Editor’s Choice 2017 Family Hotels

Editor’s Choice 2017 Family Hotels

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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Step into Spring

Aberdyfi

‘A hotel with heart and soul’, this long-time favourite overlooking Cardigan Bay has been ‘well run’ by the Cave family and ‘unfailingly cheerful’ staff for more than a century.
From £65 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange

Bradford-on-Avon

Parents ‘sleep like babies’ at this ‘fantastic’ family-friendly hotel, a Jacobean manor house in ‘glorious’ countryside.
From £120 per night
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel

Abersoch

‘We had a great time at this Boris Johnson of hotels (pretends to be bumbling, actually hugely professional),’ say guests this year of the Fletcher-Brewer family’s ‘lovely, wacky’ hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay.
From £80 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • outdoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Colonsay

Carefree informality and an unpretentious ambience reign at this white-painted 18th-century inn, minutes up a single-track road from the ferry.
From £75 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
25% voucher
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Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Mawgan Porth

In an ‘excellent’ spot overlooking the beach, this post-war fun palace is ‘a winning choice for families with young children’, says a recent guest.
From £139 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Tresanton

Tresanton

St Mawes

Atop a steep hill, a higgledy-piggledy path leads to this cluster of houses forming a ‘faultless’ hotel whose panoramic views reach across Falmouth Bay towards St Anthony’s lighthouse.
From £255 per night
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

With pools, family films, play facilities, a crèche and an early-morning breakfast club, the kids are all right at this Georgian manor house in ‘beautiful’ countryside.
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

What could be more perfect for a child-friendly hotel than the house that was Kenneth Graham’s model for Toad Hall, overlooking an estuary for messing about in boats?
From £190 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

With ‘no rules – just plenty of warm, friendly staff, and wonderful food and service’, Wendy and Simon Bennett’s Victorian fantasy castle continues to win rave reviews.
From £160 per night
  • tennis
  • view
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled
  • wifi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

Run with ‘a personal touch’, this ‘luxurious’, family-friendly hotel (Relais & Châteaux), in an extended 14th-century Norman manor house, has been owned by three generations of the Lewis family.
From £195.00 per night
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • wine
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi