holidays with a babysitting service

Family friendly holidays with a babysitting service

babysitting serviceFamily holidays are always great fun, but most parents recognise that you can never fully relax when you’re in charge of the kids. So often the best laid plans for a relaxing meal or couple of drinks will end up scuppered by a child refusing to go to bed on time. That’s why we’ve compiled the following Parent Friendly Stays selection of cottages and hotels with a babysitting service – to make sure you get the chance to have some quality time of your own.

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. size: six self-catering cottages each sleeping 2-6 people features:

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. size: five self-catering cottages each sleeping 4-6 people features:

Gitcombe House Country Cottages, Devon

Gitcombe House is a complex of luxury self-catering properties near Salcombe, Devon. There are eight cottages of various sizes to choose between, and the complex benefits from plenty of child friendly features including both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. size: nine self-catering cottages each sleeping 2-12 people features:            

Sands Resort Hotel, Cornwall

Sands Resort Hotel is a family friendly hotel located between Padstow and Newquay in Cornwall. The hotel offers plenty of child-friendly activities including a swimming pool, crazy golf, an adventure playground, soft play area and more; and for the adults there’s a luxury spa, baby listening service and the option of babysitting. size: large hotel

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. size: eight self-catering cottages each sleeping 2-6 people

Crylla Valley Cottages, Cornwall

Crylla Valley Cottages is a family-run complex of child-friendly holiday cottages set in 18 acres of gardens and woodland in the Tamar Valley area of Cornwall. There’s plenty of activities on-site to keep the kids occupied and each stay at Crylla Valley also includes free entrance to a nearby country club with swimming pool and

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.

Little White Alice Holiday Cottages, Cornwall

Little White Alice is a family friendly holiday cottage complex situated in 25 acres of the Carnmenellis countryside in Cornwall. Little White Alice is designed with children and families in mind and there’s loads on site to keep the kids occupied including a play area, swimming pool and animals to feed. size: six self-catering cottages

Crieff Hydro Hotel, Perthshire

The Crieff Hydro Hotel is a family friendly leisure complex in Perthshire, Scotland featuring both a hotel and self-catering accommodation. Residents benefit from a huge range of on-site activities including swimming, horse riding, water sports and a cinema and there’s also free childcare at the on-site kids’ club leaving grown-ups with time to relax in

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:          

New Park Manor Hotel, Hampshire

New Park Manor is a luxury hotel located in the middle of the New Forest, Hampshire. The hotel is designed with families in mind and has a number of child and parent-friendly facilities including a crèche – perfect entertainment while the adults make the most of the hotel’s luxury spa! size: 21 bedroom hotel including

Cranmer Country Cottages, Norfolk

Cranmer Country Cottages is a family friendly self-catering cottage complex of eight properties in North Norfolk. The complex benefits from various shared facilities on-site including an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, a children’s adventure play ground, a games room and extensive grounds. size: eight self-catering cottages each sleeping 2-6 people features: