Best family friendly hotels in UK

These hotels offer a spectacular standard of service and facilities for families. Indoor swimming pools, all weather play areas, family rooms and spas, nature trails, babysitting services and beautiful views and locations all add to the family experience.
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Here are the Good Hotel Guide’s Editor's Choice selections for best family hotels.

2023 Editor's Choice Family Hotels

Best family friendly hotels in UK

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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Complimentary Breakfast for Two Special Offer

New Milton

If you’ve the cash to splash, Chewton Glen takes some beating. Keep the kids busy with cooking classes, indoor and outdoor pools, golf and tennis, check them into the kids’ club while you check out the spa, and enjoy relaxed family dining together. The treehouse suites get a huge family thumbs up.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • gym
  • parking
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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Winter Coastal Break Special Offer

Aberdovey

Generations of families have visited this easy-going hotel five minutes from the beach. Today, it’s as family-friendly as ever, with play areas and games room, tennis, putting green and indoor pool. Most rooms have space for an extra bed, and there’s a child-listening service so adults can relax in the evenings.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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The Blakeney Hotel

The Blakeney Hotel

Holt

Its quayside location makes this hotel perfect for seal-watching trips, as well as for crabbing, fishing, water sports and beach expeditions. Back at base, enjoy the indoor pool together before adults take a well-earned rest and admire the estuary views while kids hit the games room.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • cycling
  • golf
  • babyfriendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
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Homewood

Homewood

Bath

You can feel the playful, relaxed air as soon as you arrive at this Georgian mansion, with its topiary animal sculptures outside, and slightly mad decor within. The outdoor pool is open year round, there’s a complimentary pantry to raid, and kids stay free in the holidays.
  • spa
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_pool
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • boutique
  • gym
  • weddings
  • electric_charging_point
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Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

You can only stay in the pig arks and bell tents in the summer, but all year there’s a family-friendly vibe here with a soccer pitch, tennis court, cycling and fishing. Kids can tuck into high tea, leaving parents to savour a four-course tasting menu and to try Ballyvolane’s gin, Bertha’s Revenge.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
  • boutique
  • golf
  • veganfriendly
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

The whole family can enjoy this Victorian folly of a castle, where the most relaxed of atmospheres prevails amid the ornate-ceilinged rooms with wood panelling. There are 15 acres of grounds to explore, interconnecting and family rooms, and food everyone can enjoy together.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • dog_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
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The Tawny

The Tawny

Consall

Lure them there with promises of a visit to the nearby theme park, Alton Towers. They won’t want to leave when they see the retreats scattered around beautiful grounds, perfect for letting off steam, some with outside baths for four. There’s an outside pool, indoor games room and kids’ menu.
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • garden
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • child_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
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Calcot & Spa

Calcot & Spa

Tetbury

With everything from a crèche to a cinema, Calcot is family heaven. Get the kids exploring some of the 240 acres on bikes, or sign them up for disc golf and tennis. Follow it up with family splash time in the spa pool, and eat together in the country inn or gourmet restaurant.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • romantic
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • tennis
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
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The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Isle of Colonsay

Take the kids back to a holiday from yesteryear, starting with the ferry ride to this island hotel. Hire bikes and explore the island, stopping at white-sand beaches to spot dolphins and seals. Back at base, there’s a kids’ menu and a relaxed atmosphere in the bar and restaurant.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
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Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

There’s something for everyone at this baroque Victorian mansion overlooking the Fowey estuary, with a crèche, cinema, library, den, spa, indoor pool and Wind in the Willows-inspired outdoor play area. The flexible dining showcases the best of Cornish cuisine, and a sandy cove is a short walk away.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking

2022 Editor's Choice Family Hotels

Best family friendly hotels in UK

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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Complimentary Breakfast for Two Special Offer

New Milton

Slick treehouse suites and fab facilities including a spa, pools, tennis courts, golf course, kids’ club and cookery school are the recipe for the perfect family break in this New Forest country house. It’s not cheap, but it’s worth it.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • gym
  • parking
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - 'Stay Longer Save more' Special Offer

Salcombe

Get bacon bait from the kitchen and go crabbing at the gorgeous beach which shares this hotel’s name. When you’re done with sand and sea, there’s a pool back at the Makepeace family’s hotel, as well as tennis, snooker and board games.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
  • surfing
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Headlam Hall

Headlam Hall - 'Winter Escape' Special Offer

Darlington

While there isn’t a kids’ club, there’s plenty at Headlam to keep the youngsters busy, with gardens to explore, family-friendly slots in the pool, and both tennis and golf. Early tea and an informal atmosphere complete the picture.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • historic
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Winter Coastal Break Special Offer

Aberdovey

You only need glance at the all-day menu, with its fish platters for adults, fish fingers for kids, to see that Trefeddian caters for all generations. Play tennis or golf, go swimming, sailing or pony trekking, or hit the nearby beach.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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Special offer
Cowley Manor

Cowley Manor - Spa and Stay Special Offer

Cheltenham

This grand Italianate mansion decorated with 1960s pizzazz comes with wellies for woodland walks, family swimming time in the spa’s two pools, and rooms for all sizes of families. Some rooms have interconnecting doors for up to seven.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
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Temple House

Temple House

Ballymote

When you’ve been rowing on the lake near the ruins of a Knights Templar castle and explored the acres of woodland around the Perceval family mansion, kids’ supper is served in the kitchen while adults eat communally in the dining room.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • historic
  • country_house
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • parking
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • romantic
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

Towers and battlements are part of the fun at this Victorian folly of a castle, where no one bats an eyelid if the tinies scatter their toys round the elegant drawing room. Everything from baby monitors to dressing-up clothes is on hand.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • dog_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown

Snettisham

Forget the fancy kids’ club and full-on facilities – this Norfolk pub is more about its family-friendly attitude. There’s a play area in the garden, a kids’ menu, a miniature steam railway at Norton Hill next door, and beaches nearby.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • foodie
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange

Bradford-on-Avon

Quirky decor and a laid-back atmosphere reign in this refined Jacobean mansion. There’s a spa for adults and free childcare for kids, both family and formal dining, and ducks, pigs, chickens and a rabbit to pet in the extensive grounds.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • veganfriendly
  • historic
  • parking
10
Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

It’s family holiday heaven in this elegant but relaxed hotel, with everything from a crèche and cinema to a pool and playground. Add to that Cornish cuisine, a spa and a sandy cove nearby and you’ll see why guests are as happy as clams.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking

2021 Editor's Choice Family Hotels

Best family friendly hotels in UK

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Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Complimentary Breakfast for Two Special Offer

New Milton

Be prepared to be nagged to return here once the youngsters have experienced the fairytale children’s club, indoor and outdoor pools, cooking classes, golf and tennis. And if you book a treehouse suite, they may never agree to leave.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • gym
  • parking
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Special offer
Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Winter Coastal Break Special Offer

Aberdovey

A favourite for multi-generational families, and five minutes from the beach, Trefeddian has oodles of space for all ages. After time in the pool or in the indoor or outdoor play area, there’s early supper or kids’ menus at family meals.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel

Abersoch

It’s no surprise that parents who visited this coastal hotel as children return with their own families: it has everything from high chairs and cots to a games room and outdoor pool. It’s gloriously relaxed, with different dining options.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
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Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Mawgan Porth

This sister hotel to the nearby adults-only Scarlet goes all out for families, with dawn- to-dusk activities. Take them surfing on the beach or enjoy a family spa session. You’ll find all the clobber you need for young children, too.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • surfing
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • with_cooking_school
  • gym
  • wildlife_watching
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Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

It’s a home rather than a hotel, say owners Jenny and Justin Green, and a very family-friendly one at that. You can expect trampolines and a tree house, animals to feed, eggs to collect, bikes to ride and games galore. There are glamping tents in summer.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
  • boutique
  • golf
  • veganfriendly
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

If staying in a Victorian folly of a castle isn’t enough of a treat for the kids, there’s a games room, cinema and tennis court at Augill. It’s antique-filled but relaxed, with some seriously romantic bedrooms for the grown-ups.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • dog_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange

Bradford-on-Avon

An unstuffy atmosphere reigns in this Jacobean manor with crèche, where little ones can go egg collecting or pond-dipping while adults enjoy the spa. Kids can tuck into high tea before being tucked up, and there’s fine dining for grown-ups.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • veganfriendly
  • historic
  • parking
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Calcot & Spa

Calcot & Spa

Tetbury

It’s not just about the kids at this play-and- stay option, which has set splash times in the pool, so adults get some quiet time. On hand is everything from a crèche to a cinema, plus more baby gear than some people have at home.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • romantic
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • tennis
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
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The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Isle of Colonsay

It feels like a family holiday from yesteryear at this easy-going island hotel, reached by ferry. There are beaches to comb, seals to spot and bikes to hire. Families and locals mingle in the bar and the restaurant has children’s menus.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

Take a hotel on Chesil Beach with fossils and smugglers’ tales galore, add a huge indoor play area with traversing wall and soft play area, a spa with indoor pools, plus an Ofsted crèche, and you’ve got the recipe for a happy family holiday.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • seaside
  • historic

2020 Editor's Choice Family Hotels

Best family friendly hotels in UK

1
Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Complimentary Breakfast for Two Special Offer

New Milton

Be warned: you’ll raise children’s expectations sky high by taking them to this super-luxury hotel. Will anything ever match sleeping in a Treehouse suite with hot tub, 35 feet above ground? Or fun and games in the new fairytale children’s club?
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • gym
  • parking
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Special offer
The Nare

The Nare - 'Christmas Country House Party by the Sea' 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.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • walking
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Special offer
Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Winter Coastal Break Special Offer

Aberdovey

Generations of families have enjoyed the view across Cardigan Bay from this popular hotel that’s just a five-minute dash from the beach. But first you have to tear yourself away from the games room, indoor pool, putting green and tennis court.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
4
The Blakeney Hotel

The Blakeney Hotel

Holt

Even north Norfolk’s glorious beaches have their drizzly days, and families will find happy refuge here in the games room (pool, table tennis, darts) and indoor pool. Children’s lunch and tea is served, as well as half portions from the adult menu.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • cycling
  • golf
  • babyfriendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange

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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • veganfriendly
  • historic
  • parking
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Calcot & Spa

Calcot & Spa

Tetbury

This converted Cotswold farmhouse has just the right level of sophistication to make it feel special, offset by an unstuffy atmosphere, a superb spa, crèches and children’s clubs for under- and over-eights and bikes for cycling round the grounds.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • romantic
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • tennis
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
7
The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Isle of Colonsay

Children love the adventure of a ferry ride to an island. Here there are bikes to hire, dolphins and seals to spot and white-sand beaches – as well as the purest of air. Not to mention board games, a kid’s menu and a laid-back vibe.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
9
Roundwood House

Roundwood House

Mountrath

Set in 18 acres near the unspoilt Slieve Bloom mountains, this is a wonderfully relaxed and relaxing family home. Cots, kid’s supper and child beds are offered, with babysitting on request – though it’s worth staying in for Paddy Flynn’s superb dinners.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • country_house
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • historic
  • horse_riding
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

‘I’m bored’ is just not an option at this friendly hotel on the Dorset coast. A huge indoor games room, swimming pools for all ages, a skittle alley and fossil hunts are on tap; an Ofsted crèche, high tea and baby listening give parents a break.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • seaside
  • historic

2019 Editor's Choice Family Hotels

Best family friendly hotels in UK

1
Special offer
Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor - Autumn and Winter Special Offer

St Saviour

It’s one long round of pleasure for kids at this Jersey manor-house hotel, with nature trails and treasure hunts, cookery classes and tennis lessons, beaches and pool. Babysitting and baby listening allow carefree evening dining.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_winelovers
  • babyfriendly
  • tennis
  • ecofriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • gym
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • boutique
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Star Castle

Star Castle

St Mary's

Now here is the real thing, an Elizabethan stone house within star-shaped fortress walls. Tim the boatman offers sea trips. You can swim in the indoor pool, play tennis, go horse riding, hire an electric Scilly Cart or take afternoon tea on the ramparts.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
3
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Mawgan Porth

Baby and Toddler and Toddler and Time Out breaks are available at this super- family-friendly, Scandi-style seaside hotel. Children’s menus and sophisticated dining, a happy, laid-back vibe and plenty of activities keep everyone entertained.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • surfing
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • with_cooking_school
  • gym
  • wildlife_watching
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Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

The relaxed, welcoming atmosphere at this Georgian country house on a working farm makes everyone feel instantly at home. Young guests have woods to explore, a tree house to discover, animals to feed, new-laid eggs to collect.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
  • boutique
  • golf
  • veganfriendly
5
Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

Children thrill to stay in this fantasy castle with its free-and-easy ethos. Books and games, a cinema, flexible meal times, tennis, a playground and ‘Little Cooks’ school add up to a recipe for a happy holiday.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • dog_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
6
The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown

Snettisham

From bangers and mash and knickerbocker glory, to a walled garden with climbing frame, early suppers, high chairs, cots, crayons and colouring books, children are more than merely tolerated at this fun 14th-century pub.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • foodie
7
Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

Family rooms, all-weather play facilities, beaches for fossil hunts, a crèche, babysitters, a baby pool, flexible meal options, treatment rooms and adult-only dining keep all generations in clover at this country manor house close to Chesil Beach.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • seaside
  • historic
8
Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

‘There’s Toad Hall…’ said the Rat, ‘…one of the nicest houses in these parts.’ Nice, indeed. And with so much laid on for kids at this manor house (said to have been Kenneth Graham’s model for Toad Hall), parents can truly relax.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
9
Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

Wellies of all sizes await outdoor types at this Scottish baronial castle on the Ayrshire coast. Take a boat trip with a picnic to see seabirds on Ailsa Craig, roam woodlands, go mountain biking, play tennis, quoits, giant pick-up-sticks.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • honeymoon
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • seaside
  • foodie
10
Grove of Narberth

Grove of Narberth

Narberth

A fairy trail beguiles little ones at this Georgian mansion in gardens and woodland. With boules, croquet, bike rides, an Iron Age settlement and sandy beaches, you’ll never hear ‘I’m bored!’ Family suites and early supper are available.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • dog_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly

2018 Editor's Choice Family Hotels

Best family friendly hotels in UK

1
Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Complimentary Breakfast for Two Special Offer

New Milton

This quintessential English country house with spa, pools, kids' club, elegant bedrooms and fun tree houses, hits all the right luxurious notes for a romantic or family stay.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • gym
  • parking
2
Special offer
Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Winter Coastal Break Special Offer

Aberdovey

The Cave-Browne-Cave family have kept a welcome in the hillside at their big, white hotel above Cardigan Bay since the days of silent film, when men wore bowler hats to the beach.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
3
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Mawgan Porth

Seen through walls of windows, the sea is a huge presence at this family-run hotel ‘in a fabulous location’ on the cliffs above a surfers’ beach.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • surfing
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • with_cooking_school
  • gym
  • wildlife_watching
4
Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

With breakfast served until noon, afternoon tea by the drawing room fire, shooting, fishing and communal dining, a house-party atmosphere prevails at this Georgian country house.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
  • boutique
  • golf
  • veganfriendly
5
Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

With its towers and battlements this Victorian-folly castle, in 15 acres of grounds, looks imposing yet is ‘a wonderful place to relax, kick back and take it easy’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • dog_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
6
Calcot & Spa

Calcot & Spa

Tetbury

Amid 240 acres of native woodland, rewilded organic meadow and grassland, this 16th-century stone manor house offers a real escape to the country.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • romantic
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • tennis
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
7
The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Isle of Colonsay

The ferry from Oban brings you to the sole hotel on a beautiful island of fine sandy beaches, heather-clad hills, wild goats, ancient woodland, peat bogs and tidal flats. NOTE: The hotel announced as of August 4, 2022 that it was under new ownership and management.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
9
Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

‘As a family we have said we need to try to visit once a year at least,’ write readers after a visit to this child-friendly, dog-friendly hotel occupying a Georgian manor house above Chesil Beach.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • seaside
  • historic
10
Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

‘The friendly, local staff are all smiles’ at this fun, stylish hotel occupying a baroque Victorian mansion on a hilltop above the Fowey estuary.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking

2017 Editor's Choice Family Hotels

Best family friendly hotels in UK

1
Special offer
Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor - Autumn and Winter Special Offer

St Saviour

'Unbelievably perfect in every way', Malcolm and Patricia Lewis's manor-house hotel (Relais & Châteaux) sits in landscaped gardens with a lake and specimen trees.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_winelovers
  • babyfriendly
  • tennis
  • ecofriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • gym
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • boutique
2
Special offer
Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Winter Coastal Break Special Offer

Aberdovey

The Cave-Browne-Cave family have kept a welcome in the hillside at their big, white hotel above Cardigan Bay since the days of silent film, when men wore bowler hats to the beach.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
3
Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel

Abersoch

Guide readers are unswervingly loyal to this family-friendly country house by the sea, with peerless views to Snowdonia across Cardigan Bay, run by the Fletcher-Brewer family since opening in 1948.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
4
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Mawgan Porth

Seen through walls of windows, the sea is a huge presence at this family-run hotel ‘in a fabulous location’ on the cliffs above a surfers’ beach.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • surfing
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • with_cooking_school
  • gym
  • wildlife_watching
5
Tresanton

Tresanton

St Mawes

‘You feel as though you’re on the French Riviera’ at Olga Polizzi’s seaside hotel ‘in one of the most idyllic locations you could hope to come across’.
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
6
Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

With its towers and battlements this Victorian-folly castle, in 15 acres of grounds, looks imposing yet is ‘a wonderful place to relax, kick back and take it easy’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • dog_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
7
Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange

Bradford-on-Avon

It may be a grand Jacobean manor but fun and frolicking for all the family is positively encouraged at Woolley Grange which has all bases covered from crèche and cinema to spa and pools.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • veganfriendly
  • historic
  • parking
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The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Isle of Colonsay

The ferry from Oban brings you to the sole hotel on a beautiful island of fine sandy beaches, heather-clad hills, wild goats, ancient woodland, peat bogs and tidal flats. NOTE: The hotel announced as of August 4, 2022 that it was under new ownership and management.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

‘As a family we have said we need to try to visit once a year at least,’ write readers after a visit to this child-friendly, dog-friendly hotel occupying a Georgian manor house above Chesil Beach.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • seaside
  • historic
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Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

‘The friendly, local staff are all smiles’ at this fun, stylish hotel occupying a baroque Victorian mansion on a hilltop above the Fowey estuary.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking

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Congham Hall

Congham Hall - Autumn Break Special Offer

King's Lynn

Thirty acres of parkland surround this Georgian merchant's manor house in the Norfolk countryside, renowned for its fragrant garden of 400 herb varieties.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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Calcot & Spa

Calcot & Spa

Tetbury

Amid 240 acres of native woodland, rewilded organic meadow and grassland, this 16th-century stone manor house offers a real escape to the country.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • romantic
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • tennis
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
Last updated: November 29, 2022