holidays with animal fun

Animals on siteFrom a young age, many children are drawn to animals and find them a constant source of fascination, humour and wonder. So at Parent Friendly Stays we’re a big fan of holidays which give our children the option to spend time around animals – like helping collect the eggs on a farm in the morning or feeding the resident rabbits or pony. Below is our list of child friendly holidays with animals on site.

Torridge House Cottages, Devon

Torridge House Cottages is a family friendly complex of nine self catering cottages set on a farm near the historic town of Torrington in North Devon. There’s a swimming pool, games room and plenty of outdoor space to keep the children entertained, not forgetting a wide variety of pets and farm animals to feed!

Old Hall Farm Cottages, Suffolk

Old Hall Farm is a complex of three family friendly cottages in the Suffolk countryside. Despite its relatively small size the complex is well equipped for family friendly holidays featuring an indoor swimming pool, games room and acres of farmland ready to explore. size: three self-catering cottages sleeping 3-6 people features:        

Croft Farm and Celtic Cottages, Pembrokeshire

Croft Farm is a family friendly complex of self-catering cottages set in six acres of the Pembrokeshire countryside. The complex is designed with children in mind with lots of on-site family activities including an indoor heated swimming pool and a large play barn with entertainment for children of all ages. Type: ten

Saunton Sands Farm Cottages, Devon

Saunton Sands Farm is a family friendly complex of self-catering cottages in North Devon. The complex benefits from an indoor swimming pool, hot tubs and fishing lakes and is located less than a mile from the beautiful beach at Saunton Sands. size: twelve self-catering cottages each sleeping 3-5 people features:           

Fox Valley Cottages, Cornwall

Fox Valley Cottages is a complex of family friendly holiday cottages near Looe in Cornwall. The complex benefits from a number of child and parent friendly features including an indoor swimming pool, play area, spa and sauna. Type: 11 self catering cottages Size: from 2-6 people per unit Cost: from £950 per summer week for a

Northway Holiday Cottages, Devon

Northway Holiday Cottages is a delightful complex of self-catering cottages less than half a mile from the north Devon coast. There’s plenty on site to keep kids and adults happy including a swimming pool, hot tub and games room, in addition to extensive grounds. Type: nine self catering cottages Size: from 2-13 people per unit

Merlin Farm Holiday Cottages, Cornwall

Merlin Farm is an attractive complex of parent and child-friendly cottages near Mawgan Porth on the north Cornish coast, with an attractive beach within walking distance. There’s lots of safe outdoor space, animals to help feed and a babysitting service for the benefit of the grown-ups. Type: six self catering cottages Size: from 2-6

Belsford Court Cottages, Devon

Belsford Court Cottages is a small family friendly complex of self-catering properties in Devon, approximately three miles from the market town of Totnes. There’s lots to keep children occupied including an indoor swimming pool and for mum and dad there’s a hot tub, sauna and babysitting. Type: five self catering cottages Size: from 4-6

Glynn Barton Cottages, Cornwall

The Glynn Barton Cottages are a complex of child friendly self-catering cottages set in 13 acres of Cornish countryside. There are eight cottages in a range of different sizes, and lots of on-site family-friendly facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and children’s play area. Type: eight self catering cottages

Wheeldon Trees Farm Holiday Cottages, Derbyshire

Wheeldon Trees Farm is a complex of holiday cottages in the Derbyshire countryside, close to the villages of Buxton and Bakewell. There’s lots to keep the kids occupied including an adventure play area and games room, and for the grown-ups there’s an on-site babysitting service so you can head out for a relaxing evening meal.

Burnfoot Holiday Cottages, Northumberland

Burnfoot Holiday Cottages is a complex of family friendly self-catering properties near the village of Netherton in Northumberland, close to the edge of the Northumberland National Park. size: eight self-catering cottages each sleeping 2-10 people features: