holidays with a play area

Family friendly holidays with a play area

play areaThe Parent Friendly Stays children would, if they were allowed, spend every waking minute on a play area if they had a chance. Swings, slides, roundabouts, play houses – they’re not fussy! The following cottages and hotels all have an on site play area so you make most of the sunny days of your holiday.

Bedruthan Hotel, Cornwall

Bedruthan is an award-winning family friendly hotel and spa located above Mawgan Porth Beach in north Cornwall. The hotel offers a range of child-friendly activities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, kids’ clubs and organised activities, while parents will enjoy a range of childcare options and the on-site luxury spa. Type: large family friendly

Celtic Haven, Pembrokeshire

Celtic Haven is a self catering resort on the Pembrokeshire coast comprising 30 family friendly cottages. Facilities on site include an indoor leisure complex with swimming pool, sauna and gym, a luxury spa, games room, play area, restaurant and a nine-hole golf course. Type: 30 self catering cottages Size: from 2-12 people per unit Cost:

Broomhill Manor, Cornwall

Broomhill Manor is a luxury complex of self catering cottages near Bude in Cornwall. There’s an extensive range of child friendly facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a games room, tennis courts and horse riding, and for the parents there’s a gym, sauna, jacuzzi and babysitting service. Type: 18 self catering

South Torfrey Farm, Cornwall

South Torfrey Farm is a small complex of five family friendly self catering cottages in the heart of a working organic farm in Fowey, Cornwall. Child friendly features include an indoor swimming pool, games room and outdoor play area; there’s also farm-based fun with eggs to collect and animals to pet. Type: five self

North Hayne Farm Cottages, Devon

North Hayne Farm is an attractive and family friendly self catering farm holiday complex in North Devon featuring eight stone cottages. Child friendly facilities on-site include a games room, play barn and daily farm-based activities like donkey rides and animal feeding; and for the parents there’s a babysitting service and a private hot tub

Robin Hill Farm Cottages, Devon

Robin Hill Farm Cottages is a complex of six self catering holiday cottages near Bideford, North Devon. Shared facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, a large outdoor play area and indoor games room. Type: six self catering cottages Size: between 2 and 6 people per unit Cost: from

Trevorrick Farm, Cornwall

Trevorrick Farm is a small grouping of seven self catering properties near Padstow in Cornwall. There’s a swimming pool and play room to keep young ones entertained, and parents will enjoy the safety and seclusion offered by the rural location of the cottages (and the two local village pubs!). size: seven cottages and one caravan,

Bluestone National Park Resort, Pembrokeshire

Bluestone is a 500-acre family friendly resort in Pembrokeshire featuring a range of accommodation types and a wide range of activities to keep children of all ages occupied. On site entertainment includes a large indoor adventure centre and water park, and for the grown-ups there’s a luxury spa and various restaurants to choose between.

Village Farm and Town Foot Farm, Northumberland

Village Farm and Town Foot Farm are two small complexes of child friendly self catering holiday accommodation in the village of Shilbottle in the Northumberland countryside. The cottages and chalets share a variety of quality facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court, games room, spa and gym. Type: eight self catering cottages plus four chalets

North Bradbury Farm, Devon

North Bradbury Farm’s family friendly self catering accommodation comprises a barn divided into two cottages. There are lots of facilities on site to keep children happy including an outdoor heated swimming pool, outdoor play area, adventure playground and various farm-based fun including pony rides; and there are also a few choice features to help

Malston Mill Farm, Devon

Malston Mill Farm is an attractive complex of luxury self catering holiday cottages in the Devon countryside. Family friendly facilities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a games room, outdoor play area, gym and sauna. Type: six self catering cottages Size: up to six people per unit Cost: from £1455 per

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!

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

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. Type: nine self catering cottages Size: from 2-12 people per unit Cost: from £1500 per

Sherrill Farm Holiday Cottages, Devon

Sherrill Farm Holiday Cottages is a family friendly complex of self catering cottages in the Devon countryside near Tavistock. There’s plenty of on-site entertainment to keep families occupied including an indoor heated swimming pool, a tennis court, games room and fishing lakes. size: 13 self-catering cottages each sleeping 2-22 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

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

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.

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:          

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: