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Best family friendly hotels in West Country

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The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty - Two Night Signature Tasting Menu Getaway Special Offer

Tavistock

What do Jennifer Saunders and David Bowie have in common? Both have stayed at this ‘superbly relaxing’ spot overlooking the Tamar valley.
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  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
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Lewtrenchard Manor

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Okehampton

A ‘wonderful hotel’ with that ‘special feel’ of family ownership, Sue and James Murray’s manor house delights with its ‘history, beauty and style’.
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  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
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  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
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  • for_wine-lovers
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

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Salcombe

‘We rate this very highly in almost every respect.’ Praise from a reader for Keith Makepeace’s much-loved, family-run, family-friendly, dog-friendly hotel in a ‘gorgeous’ coastal setting.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
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  • seaside
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  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
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  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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The Nare

The Nare - Traditional Four Day Breaks Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

A great place for three-generation family holidays; adults are cosseted by immaculate service and comfort, while children are kept busy with lovely Carne beach, swimming pools, tennis and family painting sessions with a resident artist.
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  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
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  • indoor_pool
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  • cooking_school
  • view
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  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

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Mawgan Porth

It is not that they’ve put away childish things at this contemporary hotel set into the hillside above Mawgan Porth beach. It remains very family-friendly, but there is plenty for adults.
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  • disabled_facilities
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  • seaside
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  • conference_meeting
  • view
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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Widbrook Grange

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Bradford-on-Avon

‘The place abounds with creative uses of old, mainly farm, paraphernalia.’ Guide inspectors enjoyed Nick Dent’s diverting Georgian farmhouse turned dog-friendly hotel with most rooms in converted outbuildings.
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
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  • gourmet
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  • historic
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Cary Arms & Spa

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Babbacombe

‘The lodging-houses at Bablicome are magnificent to be seen, And the accommodation there would suit either king or queen.’ William Topaz McGonagall extols the beauties of Babbacombe, where Lana de Savary’s hotel sits just above the beach, at the foot of a wooded corniche road.
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  • golf
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  • dog_friendly
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  • romantic
  • seaside
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  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
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Stoberry House

Stoberry House - Winter Four for Three Night Special Offer

Wells

‘Fabulous views’ over the cathedral and the Vale of Avalon to Glastonbury Tor await at Frances and Tim Meeres Young’s 18th-century coach house, run as a ‘faultless’ B&B.
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  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
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  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • vegan-friendly
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The Eastbury Hotel

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Sherborne

The ‘lovely’ walled garden surrounding this small hotel gives it a country house vibe in the middle of this historic market town.
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  • child_friendly
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  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
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  • conference_meeting
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • baby-friendly
  • spa
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange - Winter Break Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

One of the first country house hotels to welcome families, this mellow Wiltshire manor continues to delight all ages. Extensive grounds contain a grass maze and play garden with tractor; indoors, there’s a crèche, games room, pool and spa.
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  • conference_meeting
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  • wheelchair_accessible
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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Prince Hall

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Dartmoor

In ‘an amazing situation’ amid ‘bleak and beautiful Dartmoor’, Chris Daly’s 18th-century manor house-turned-hotel is ‘truly special’ with ‘lovely staff’, say Guide readers.
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • wheelchair_accessible
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Castleman

Castleman - Midweek Special Offer

Blandford Forum

If you’re in search of ‘a comfortable and homely experience’, look no further than Barbara Garnsworthy’s former dower house in an ‘unspoilt’ estate village within the former royal hunting ground of Cranborne Chase.
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  • fishing
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  • exceptional_value
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Dart Marina

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Dartmouth

‘Yet again, everything was of the highest standard.’ Regular visitors once more praise Richard Seton’s spa hotel overlooking the River Dart (come by boat, by all means).
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Pendragon Country House

Pendragon Country House - Two and Three Night Special Offer

Camelford

We can’t say whether King Arthur stabled Llamrei in the equestrian centre next door, but the once and future king lives on in this small hotel near Tintagel, named after Uther Pendragon.
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The Castle at Taunton

The Castle at Taunton - Two-night Romantic Somerset Break Special Offer from £385

Taunton

In the town centre, a ‘beautifully furnished, traditional, very comfortable and cheerfully run’ hotel stands inside a wisteria-festooned medieval castle. Extended and rebuilt over centuries,
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Watersmeet

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Woolacombe

On the South West Coastal Path, this former Edwardian gentleman’s retreat has cliff-top views of the three-mile-long beach.
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  • child_friendly
  • walking
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  • spa
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  • view
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
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  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Green House

The Green House - £50 Per Room Per Night Special Offer

Bournemouth

Ethical hospitality is a priority at this hotel in a handsome Victorian villa close to the seafront.
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  • parking
  • conference_meeting
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  • seaside
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
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Pentillie Castle

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St Mellion

Historic grounds tumble away from this ‘magnificent, lovingly restored’ castellated mansion on the banks for the Tamar river.
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  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
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  • parking
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  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
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  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • eco-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • vegan-friendly
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The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn

Tisbury

A local hot spot ‘in the middle of nowhere’, this thatch-roofed 14th-century inn is worth the trip down a winding country lane in the Nadder valley.
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  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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  • for_wine-lovers
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  • parking
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More best family friendly hotels in West Country

Best family friendly hotels in West Country

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Tresanton
Tresanton, St Mawes
‘Expensive certainly, but it’s worth paying for quality.’
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  • child_friendly
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  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
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  • seaside

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Best family friendly hotels in West Country

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The Bull Hotel

The Bull Hotel

Bridport

In the centre of this bustling market town, a family-friendly (Fullers) hotel in a handsome Grade II listed former coaching inn. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, menus include moules frites and steak frites. Quirky rooms have bold wallpaper. The flower-filled courtyard garden is ideal for sunny days and balmy nights. https://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/the-bull-dorset.en-gb.html?aid=311076
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  • child_friendly
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Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

Chippenham

Within the Bowood Estate, a purpose-built country house with adjacent golf facilities and an award-winning spa (infinity swimming pool, gym, rock sauna, crystal steam room, aromatherapy shower and relaxation room, and treatments. The Shelburne Restaurant, Bar & Library have all-day dining and parkland views. Guests receive complimentary access to Bowood House & Gardens (April to October). Chippenham is a 6-mile drive away.
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  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • golf
  • gym
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • spa
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The Keep

The Keep

Yeovil

A smart, well-appointed B&B situated in the heart of town. A Continental breakfast is served in a contemporary dining area, or may be taken in the room.
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  • b&b
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
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The Hatch Inn

The Hatch Inn

Taunton

Overlooking the Blackdown Hills, a welcoming, dog-friendly country pub in an 18th century coaching Inn. It is surrounded by rolling fields and the Neroche Staple Fitzpaine Herepath  (a 13.5 mile off-road trail) is close by.  Bedrooms are neat and comfortable, and supplied with tea, coffee, bottled water; Chard is large enough to accommodate a family of four. In the bar, local ciders and wines accompany home-made food, such as calves liver with crispy bacon, creamy mash and gravy or Dover sole Benoit with Fowey mussels and a white wine crème fraîche sauce, and a choice of vegetarian and vegan dishes, all based on locally sourced ingredients.
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  • walking
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The Highworth

The Highworth

Swindon

Inside a Georgian town house, an elegant bar, restaurant and hotel, overlooking the high street of a charming market town. Some of the ‘high’-dubbed bedrooms retain an antique fireplace and have an eye-catching feature wall. Evening menus in the modern restaurant include European dishes such as chicken and mushroom Stroganoff or king prawn and crayfish risotto. A wide choice of light bites, sharing boards, burgers is available at lunchtime; roasts on Sundays. An enclosed, sunny courtyard has tables, chairs and parasols. Six miles N-E of Swindon town centre.
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Marazion Hotel

Marazion Hotel

Marazion

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  • vegan-friendly
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  • seaside
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St Elizabeth’s House

St Elizabeth’s House

Plymouth

In Plympton St Maurice, on the edge of the city, this Georgian manor was once a convent. Now a hotel and events venue, tranquillity remains in calming, modern bedrooms and in the surrounding nine acres of gardens and sweeping lawns. Local and regionally sourced produce appears on the restaurant’s fine dining menus: perhaps curried white crab with pea panna cotta, pink grapefruit and fresh pea shoots; Tournedos Rossini – fillet of Devon beef on crispy crouton with chicken liver parfait, dauphinoise potato, wild mushroom and baby onion jus.
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  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • boutique

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Last updated: September 25, 2019