child and family friendly holidays with safe outdoor space

Every parent knows that children need space to let off steam on holiday – it keeps them happy, fit, and tires them out to guarantee a good night’s sleep!

So whether their favourite past-time is football, cricket or just an old-fashioned game of tig, the following list of child and family friendly holidays with lots of safe outdoor space should help.

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Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore

Macdonald Aviemore Resort is a family friendly resort in the Scottish Highlands offering both hotel and woodland lodge accommodation.  Facilities include a large indoor pool complex, soft play centre, outdoor play area, cinema, restaurants, and a wide range of activities and attractions close by.

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North Farm Cottages, Northumberland

North Farm Cottages offers a range of tasteful, luxury cottages with panoramic views over the Northumberland countryside.  There’s a children’s play area and indoor swimming pool on site, while the beach at Embleton Bay is within walking distance on a well-kept path across the neighbouring farmland.

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Shorefield Country Park, Hampshire

Shorefield Country Park is a family friendly holiday park on the southern edge of the New Forest.  A range of self-catering caravans, lodges and cottages are available – some with private hot tubs – along with numerous child friendly facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, play areas and with the

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Littlesea Holiday Park, Dorset

Littlesea is a family friendly holiday park on the Dorset coast, jam-packed with facilities to keep children of all ages (and parents!) happy – from indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools and adrenaline-fuelled adventure activities to handy on-site facilities including bars, restaurants and supermarkets.

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Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, Devon

Situated in the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Devon Cliffs Holiday Park offers family friendly caravan and lodge holidays with a wealth of facilities on site – pools, play areas, restaurants, organised activities and more – plus a glorious sandy beach on your doorstep.

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Luxury countryside barns with hot tubs, Northumberland

These recently renovated barn conversions are set in the Northumberland countryside and offer high quality accommodation in a superb working farm setting.  Each cottage comes with its own private hot tub, and there’s a village pub within walking distance.

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The Esplanade Hotel, Newquay

Overlooking the famous Fistral Beach in Newquay, the Esplanade Hotel is a modern, family friendly hotel offering superb child friendly Cornwall seaside holidays. Facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, indoor and outdoor play areas, family cinema room, children’s activities during the school holidays and a surf school; while mums

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Charming cottage with countryside views, Peak District

This delightful self-catering property on the border of Yorkshire and the Peak District has a private swimming pool, beautiful views, local pubs within easy reach, and is perfectly located for walking with many routes right on your doorstep.

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Spacious farm cottage near Clovelly, Devon

This cottage is set in a lovely rural location on a family run farm in Devon.  The famously pretty village of Clovelly is just two miles away, while on-site family friendly activities include an indoor heated swimming pool and helping look after the resident animals.

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Magical treehouse holidays, New Forest

These unique treehouse retreats offer luxurious and unforgettable child friendly holiday accommodation set in the tree canopy. Sleeping up to six people, the properties benefit from stylish, comfortable interiors, a private hot tub and pizza oven on the outdoor decking, and a wealth of other family facilities including indoor and

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Coulscott House Holiday Cottages, Devon

Coulscott House Holiday Cottages are tucked away in a secluded North Devon valley and offer luxury accommodation with a wide range of family friendly facilities including indoor heated swimming pool, outdoor hot tubs, a games room, outdoor play area, animal feeding and acres of safe, open space to explore.

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Three Gables, Isle of Wight

Three Gables is a child friendly holiday home on the Isle of Wight.  The spacious cottage sleeps up to ten people in five bedrooms.

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Lakeland Leisure Park, Lake District

Lakeland Leisure Park is a family friendly holiday park near the Lake District. From indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a water sports activity centre through to an events arena, restaurants and numerous on-site activities for children, the park has all the facilities you’ll need for a relaxing child friendly

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Luxury contemporary cottages, West Wales

These converted barn cottages near the Welsh coast offer luxurious self-catering holiday accommodation with private hot tubs and shared facilities including tennis courts and a covered swimming pool.

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Perran Sands Holiday Park, Cornwall

Perran Sands Holiday Park is a family friendly holiday destination in Perranporth, Cornwall. With stunning sea views and Penhale Sands Beach on your doorstep, the park has a wealth of facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an activity hub with sports and leisure activities, and multiple restaurants.

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South Lakeland Leisure Village, Lake District

South Lakeland Leisure Village is a family friendly holiday park nestled in beautiful countryside just 15 minutes from the Lake District National Park.  Facilities include an on-site restaurant, fishing and boating lake, and state-of-the-art leisure centre with swimming pool, spa and gym.

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Bosinver Farm Cottages, Cornwall

Bosinver Farm Cottages offers twenty luxury self-catering properties on a 30 acre countryside farm in south Cornwall. Family friendly facilities include indoor and outdoor play areas, an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, farm activities and countryside trails while for parents there’s a sauna, gym, catering options, babysitting and a

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Converted former fire truck, Lake District

This Lake District holiday offers unique child friendly holiday accommodation in a former fire truck complete with fire engine beds, fireman’s pole and kids dressing up equipment. There’s also an outdoor play area, and a sauna for mum and dad to enjoy.

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Gwelfor Barn, Anglesey

Gwelfor Barn is a stunning barn conversion near Beaumaris, south east Anglesey, with exceptional sea views, direct access to the coast path and a private swimming pool.

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Forest Holidays at Keldy, North Yorkshire

Keldy is a Forest Holidays site in North Yorkshire offering family friendly log cabins in natural surroundings with log burners, hot tubs and plenty of child friendly activities.

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Forest Holidays at Beddgelert, Snowdonia

Forest Holidays at Beddgelert offers a handful of luxury family friendly woodland cabins in a sheltered glade in the heart of Snowdonia National Park.  Parent friendly facilities include private hot tubs with each property and forest-themed activities for the kids.

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Burnville Farm Cottages, Devon

Burnville Farm Cottages offers three child friendly cottages set in the heart of the Devon countryside. Facilities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a games room and a tennis court, plus 250 acres of attractive farmland to explore.

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Child friendly cottages at Holsworthy, Devon

This holiday offers a number of attractive cottages on a well-appointed complex near the north Devon coast with loads of shared on-site facilities including outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, games room, woodland walks and adventure trails.

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Luxury cottages near Liskeard, Cornwall

This holiday offers four luxury Cornish cottages set in a gorgeous 110 acre countryside estate. Child friendly facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and indoor games room.

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Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Thorpe Forest offers luxury woodland cabins, each with a private hot tub, in a delightful forest setting in Norfolk. A wealth of family friendly activities are available on-site and in the local area.

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Blackwood Forest, Hampshire

Blackwood Forest offers tranquil family friendly woodland lodge holidays in Hampshire. Guests benefit from private hot tubs, log burners and a whole host of child friendly forest activities.

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Landal Sandybrook, Peak District

Landal Sandybrook offers luxury family friendly lodge holidays in the Peak District. Facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool with toddler area, spa, sauna, play area, games room, recreation field and woodland walks.

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Imagine Roussillon, France

Imagine Roussillon is a luxury child friendly micro-resort in the south of France. Visitors to the luxury apartments near the Med coast enjoy superb shared facilities including two outdoor heated pools, and there are a wide range of parent friendly extras included in your stay at no extra cost including

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Mazzard Farm Holiday Cottages, Devon

Mazzard Farm Holiday Cottages is a small complex of luxury self catering properties near the market town of Ottery St Mary in East Devon. Children will enjoy the two play areas and acres of safe outdoor space while parents benefit from a babysitting service, on-site pamper treatments and several pubs

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