There’s nothing we like more at Parent Friendly Stays than a well-equipped, quality self catering cottage as a family holiday destination. Cottages offer relaxing home-from-home comfort while the huge variation in size, location and facilities available provides almost unlimited flexibility to meet the most demanding holiday requirements for children of all ages.

From barn conversions and historic cottages through to luxury houses, lodges and chalets, here’s our collection of child and family friendly holiday cottages across the UK.

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Pagel, France

Pagel is a unique self-catering gite and lodge complex in the south of France. Full of child friendly facilities including play areas, swimming pool and a kids club, plus parent friendly extras like babysitting, BBQ nights and freshly delivered breakfasts, there’s something for everyone here to guarantee a relaxing

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Cottages in the Ottery Valley, Cornwall

This attractive complex of four family friendly holiday cottages, all of which sleep 4-5 people, benefits from a range of shared facilities including a shared heated outdoor swimming pool, games room, and beautiful walking routes through the scenic Cornish countryside right on your doorstep.

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Hillcote, Cornwall

Hillcote is a beautiful family friendly townhouse providing luxurious holiday accommodation for up to eight people in North Cornwall.  A wide range of child friendly activities in the nearby town of Wadebridge can be found within easy walking distance, while the well-equipped and comfortable property itself offers an enclosed

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The Railway Cottage and Carriage, Somerset

The Railway Cottage and Carriage are two attractive child friendly holiday properties set in a stunning location adjacent to the historic West Somerset Steam Railway.  Aside from offering unique views of passing steam locomotives in a beautiful countryside setting, visitors also benefit from private hot tubs for each holiday

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Lavender Hill Holidays, Somerset

Lavender Hill Holidays is home to a collection of luxury eco-friendly holiday properties in west Somerset including a cosy cottage, beautiful barn conversion and two incredible treehouses.  All the family (and pet) friendly properties benefit from spectacular views, private hot tubs and the use of an on-site swimming pool;

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Stickwick Manor and Cottages, Devon

Stickwick Manor is home to three delightful child friendly self-catering cottages set in spectacular scenery on a working farm on the edge of Dartmoor. Visiting families benefit from a range of high quality amenities including an indoor games barn, outdoor play area, daily animal feeding, cosy log fires, on-site

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Broadgate Farm Cottages, Yorkshire

Broadgate Farm offers luxury-self catering cottages in the Yorkshire Wolds, set in nineteen acres of grass and woodland. There’s plenty of safe outdoor space for children (and pets!) to enjoy and a wealth of family friendly days out in the local area, including the Yorkshire coast.

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Hall Farm Holiday Cottages, Peak District

Hall Farm comprises three beautiful stone-built holiday cottages situated in the heart of the Peak District countryside. Both pet and family friendly, the self-catering cottages benefit from stunning scenery, a safe and private setting with extensive private grounds, and facilities including a games room and outdoor play areas.

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Birdforth Hall Holiday Cottages, North Yorkshire

Birdforth Hall Holiday Cottages offers beautifully converted self-catering accommodation set in peaceful surroundings near the Yorkshire Dales.  Visiting families will enjoy the indoor pool, games room, hot tubs, shared BBQ garden, extensive grounds and optional food hampers and ready meals.

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Tomich Holidays, Scotland

Tomich Holidays offers family and pet friendly holiday cottages and lodges set in the spectacular Scottish Highlands.  Family friendly facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, games room and children’s play area, while a village cafe and pub are within easy reach.

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Hameau de Montengrand, France

Hameau de Montengrand offers chic child friendly cottage holidays in the Midi-Pyrenees region of south France.  On-site amenities perfect for families include a heated outdoor swimming pool, play areas and animal feeding; while parents will enjoy optional extras including fresh croissant and bread delivery, home-cooked ready meals, pizza nights,

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Luccombe Holidays, Dorset

Luccombe Holidays offers self-catering cottages on a family farm in the heart of the Dorset countryside. A wealth of family friendly activities are available including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna, animal feeding, horse riding, games room, outdoor play area, fairy door hunt, beautiful walks and more.

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Emerald Coast Gites, France

Emerald Coast Gites is a small complex of stylish cottages and glamping lodges in Brittany, France. Family friendly features include two heated covered swimming pools, outdoor play areas, soft play and resident animals; plus superb peak season extras including organised children’s activities, a private bar and on-site dining options

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Nethway Farm Holiday Cottages, Devon

Nethway Farm offers family friendly self-catering holidays in the heart of South Devon, just a mile from the sandy beaches of the south coast. Facilities for visitors include an indoor heated swimming pool, play barn, outdoor play area, soft play, and helping feed the resident farm animals. 

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Aberdovey Hillside Village, Wales

Aberdovey Hillside Village is an idyllic complex of child friendly holiday cottages and apartments situated in private grounds at the heart of Aberdovey, a seaside village in the southernmost part of Snowdonia National Park, West Wales. Aside from superb panoramic sea views and walking distance to beaches and the

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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

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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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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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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

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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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Corffe, Devon

Corffe offers self-catering cottages centred around a sunny courtyard in the picture postcard village of Tawstock, North Devon.  Family friendly facilities include an indoor heated pool, hot tub, tennis court, adventure play area and acres of private gardens and woodland.

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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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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

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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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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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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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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

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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

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