Family friendly hotels for Christmas

Christmas is always about spending quality time with the people we love, and few things make the festive season more magical than seeing it through the eyes of your children. Good food, good wine and magical decorations are all part of what we’re looking forward to, setting the scene for fun, games and giggles with the family.
Woolley Grange, Bradford-on-Avon

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Featured hotels with Seasonal Special Offers

Family friendly hotels for Christmas

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Special offer
The Cottage in the Wood

The Cottage in the Wood - 'Stay Four Nights Get One Night Free' Special Offer

Malvern Wells

At Christmas they include a range of packages to really help you celebrate the season. It includes fine dining with a five-course lunch on Christmas Day, welcome cocktails on Christmas Eve, a Bucks Fizz breakfast and lots of seasonal decorations.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • restaurant_with_rooms

Featured hotels with Special Offers

Family friendly hotels for Christmas

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Special offer
The Cavendish

The Cavendish - Sunday Stayover Special Offer

Baslow

The Cavendish marries a sense of grandeur with the warm welcome of a boutique hotel. Exquisite food is the order of the day, while luxurious furnishings add a sense of plush decadence as well.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • gourmet
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • weddings
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
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The Lygon Arms

The Lygon Arms - 'Dogs Stay Free' Special Offer

Broadway

A coaching inn dating back to the 1300s, The Lygon Arms is all about log fires, vaulted ceilings and ancient wood panelling - perfect for Christmas!
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • babyfriendly
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • walking
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Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - 'Celebrate a Special Occasion' Special Offer

Oakham

With log fires and spectacular Christmas trees, this magical country house hotel is perfect for Christmas and New Year.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gourmet
  • walking
  • romantic
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 'Winter Escape' Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

New Milton

Mince pies, mulled wine and afternoon tea are just part of the joys of Christmas at Chewton Glen spa and hotel.
  • 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
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Three for Two Winter Escape Special Offer

Salcombe

It's just a ten-minute walk to a beautifully uncrowded beach through National Trust land from this ocean-facing hotel, purpose built for families and fun.
  • 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
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Special offer
The George of Stamford

The George of Stamford - Up to 20% Discount Special Offer

Stamford

Festive parties and sumptuous food and drink abound at this 17th century historic house with breathtaking sea views at Christmas.
From £195.00 per night
  • wifi
  • weddings
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • historic
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • golf
  • outdoor_dining
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • romantic
  • child_friendly
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The Nare

The Nare - Traditional Four Day Break Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

At this seaside hotel, Christmas is all about home-made mince pies, crackling fires and black-tie dining.
  • 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
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Special offer
Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - Midweek Dinner and Breakfast for Two Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

A Cotswold Christmas would not be complete without the perfect country house to spend it in.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • parking
  • romantic
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • honeymoon
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Special offer
Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Taplow

This magnificent mansion and its spectacular gardens make for a fairytale location for Christmas.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • walking
  • historic
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
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The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District, with views to the Howgill fells, this large village inn offers classy food and bright bedrooms for walkers and gentle explorers alike.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
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The Devonshire Arms

The Devonshire Arms - Four nights for the price of three special offer

Skipton

Part of the Duke of Devonshire’s Yorkshire estate at Bolton Abbey, the Devonshire Arms has grown from a 17th-century inn to a country house hotel with spa, fine dining and helipads.
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • gourmet
  • wifi
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • historic
  • spa
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • walking
  • weddings
  • garden
  • cycling
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • bird_watching
  • disabled_facilities
  • veganfriendly
  • for_winelovers
  • fishing
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • rooms_with_a_view
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The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge - 2 nights for the price of 1 100% Flexible Special Offer

Huntingdon

The ivy clad 18th century townhouse hotel is all about festive parties and convivial celebrations at Christmas.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_winelovers
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
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Special offer
Augill Castle

Augill Castle - 10% Discount Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

With its towers and battlements, this Victorian-folly castle in 20 acres of grounds looks the real deal yet is ‘extremely laid-back – you can’t fail to feel at home’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • babyfriendly
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Special offer
Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall - Sanctuary Spa Getaway 25% Discount Special Offer

Seaham

From deliciously decadent dining and spa days with added sparkle to dancing the night away at the hotel's glitzy New Year’s Eve ball, visit for a magical two or three-night Christmas mini-break by the Durham coast.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • gourmet
  • walking
  • country_house
  • for_winelovers
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Special offer
Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Three for Two Early Bird Special Offer

Babbacombe

Perched above pebbly Babbacombe beach and bay, in the lee of tree-covered cliffs, this family-friendly hotel mixes traditional seaside inn with New England chic.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • babyfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
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Special offer
The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - Three Nights for the Price of Two Staycation Special Offer

Chipping Norton

The Feathered Nest Inn offers a warm, hearty welcome, great food, real ales, wines and spirits and sumptuous rooms.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • veganfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
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Special offer
The Dial House

The Dial House - Third Night Free Special Offer

Norwich

From hampers to wreath masterclasses, Christmas at the Dial House is as stylish as you would expect from this charming hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • historic
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • seaside
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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast from £99 per Person per night Special Offer

Canterbury

A passion for Kent produce, a monthly dining club, tee times and transport to nearby golf clubs, including Royal St. George’s, are among many reasons to commend Marc Bridgen’s village gastropub.
  • wifi
  • parking
  • golf
  • good_value
  • weddings
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • garden
  • historic
  • foodie
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Special offer
The Cottage in the Wood

The Cottage in the Wood - 'Stay Four Nights Get One Night Free' Special Offer

Malvern Wells

At Christmas they include a range of packages to really help you celebrate the season. It includes fine dining with a five-course lunch on Christmas Day, welcome cocktails on Christmas Eve, a Bucks Fizz breakfast and lots of seasonal decorations.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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Special offer
Lucknam Park

Lucknam Park - Gourmet Getaway Special Offer

nr Chippenham

Down a mile-long avenue of lime and beech trees, this ‘very grand and lovely’ 18th-century mansion exults in 500 acres of parkland and gardens.
  • babyfriendly
  • celebrity_chef
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • gym
  • horse_riding
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • spa
  • tennis
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • with_cooking_school
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • cycling
  • historic
  • electric_charging_point
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Special offer
Cuckoo Brow Inn

Cuckoo Brow Inn - Three Night 15% Discount Special Offer

Far Sawrey

From sumptuous breakfasts to five course Christmas Day lunches, the festive season at Cuckoo Brow inn is a treat.
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • historic
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Special offer
The Dunstane Houses

The Dunstane Houses - 'Stay Longer, Save More' Special Offer

Edinburgh

This luxury boutique hotel is a magical place at any time of year, but at Christmas The Dunstane Houses takes on all the charm of this historic city.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • veganfriendly
  • dog_friendly
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Special offer
Mallory Court

Mallory Court - Winter Staycation Special Offer

Leamington Spa

Mallory Court is a four-star hotel and a member of the Relais and Châteaux group, which means you know when you visit you’re in for a superb treat, especially when it comes to food at Christmas.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • golf
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • rooms_with_a_view
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Special offer
Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange - Seasonal Midweek Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

This traditional festive country house party offers fun for the whole family at Christmas.
  • 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
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Congham Hall

Congham Hall - Summer Adventure Special Offer

King's Lynn

From spa treatments to exceptional food, Christmas at Congham Hall is always luxurious.
  • 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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Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel - 'Sunday Stayover' Special Offer

Talland-by-Looe

Sub-tropical gardens with spectacular sea views are lent an extra touch of magic by the witty artwork that fill them at this 'quirky' hotel, which also features unusual furnishings within.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Special offer
Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Beaulieu

Treat the family to exquisite festive dining or country pub comforts at the Montagu Arms Hotel in The New Forest.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • parking
  • for_winelovers
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • wildlife_watching
  • country_house
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
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The Atlantic Hotel

The Atlantic Hotel - Free Dinner Offer

St Brelade

Overlooking St Ouen’s Bay on Jersey’s west coast, The Atlantic has a hint of ocean-cruising glamour with its retro, streamlined looks, fine dining and emphasis on relaxation.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • spa
  • surfing
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor - Weekend Break Special Offer

Fleet

'An excellent place for a family reunion with young children', this Georgian manor house above Chesil Beach, on Dorset’s Jurassic coast, has a seriously impressive list of facilities.
  • 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
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Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall - Two Night Weekend Break Special Offer

Fowey

A new ‘cool contemporary look' combines with 'a huge sense of fun’ at this Victorian mansion on a hilltop with 'beautiful views' over the Fowey estuary, fondly believed to have been Kenneth Grahame's model for Toad Hall.
  • 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
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Special offer
Titchwell Manor

Titchwell Manor - Complimentary Pre-Dinner Cocktail Special Offer

Brancaster

A dinner of Christmas classics re-worked, Christmas is a romantic and intimate escape.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • foodie
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The White Horse

The White Horse - 'Complimentary Fizz' Special Offer

Brancaster Staithe

Visit The White Horse, Brancaster Staithe for a truly wonderful festive treat this winter in a spectacular part of a natural coastline
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • golf
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • pub_with_rooms
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The Traddock

The Traddock - Summer Special Offer

Austwick

Few places could be more perfect for a traditional Yorkshire Christmas, than this gorgeous manor hour. Bring the dog and combine good food with brisk walks on Christmas Day.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • country_house
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • weddings
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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No. 1 Pery Square

No. 1 Pery Square - Two Night 'Hike & Spa' Special Offer

Limerick

The town house hotel, overlooking Limerick’s People’s Park, packs a lot into its Georgian rooms, from a spa and swish restaurant to a choice of period and chic bedrooms.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
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Polurrian on the Lizard

Polurrian on the Lizard - Autumn Special Offer

Mullion

In a ‘wonderful clifftop position’ on the Lizard peninsula, this relaxed hotel exults in stunning coastal views over Mount’s Bay.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • gym
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • tennis
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • outdoor_dining
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • surfing
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • cycling
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Cringletie House

Cringletie House - Complimentary Dinner Special Offer

Peebles

A small baronial mansion surrounded by magnificent gardens, Cringletie House adds a real touch of Scotland to the Christmas period.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • fishing
  • garden
  • horse_riding
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • veganfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
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Dart Marina

Dart Marina

Dartmouth

Christmas with a view is what you get in this picturesque seaside town with the festive season by the waterfront.
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  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • mooring_available
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • walking
  • spa
  • indoor_pool
  • gym

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Family friendly hotels for Christmas

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Family friendly hotels for Christmas

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Norfolk Mead

Norfolk Mead

Norwich

In lush grounds by the River Bure in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, a wisteria-hung Georgian house with a relaxed atmosphere. Graceful bedrooms have uplifting decor; some have a private balcony or terrace. The summer houses and cottages, which can accommodate four or six people, suit groups. Food is fresh, home-made and well-presented. Tailor-made treatments for face and body. The hotel’s day boat is available for hire.
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  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • fishing
  • garden
  • parking
  • spa
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wifi
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Eleven Didsbury Park

Eleven Didsbury Park

Manchester

A retreat from the city, the rattan swings, hammocks and sun loungers in the large walled garden of this Victorian town house make it an inviting place to hang loose. Squashy sofas encourage the laid-back atmosphere in the sitting room. Individually decorated, modern bedrooms are spread over three floors. Breakfast is in the bright conservatory. The city centre and airport are a short train-ride or drive away.
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  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • garden
  • gym
  • parking
  • romantic
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel

Lincoln

On the site of the Roman Forum, this sleek Bailgate area hotel is ‘superbly’ located between cathedral and castle. Comfortable, compact bedrooms in the main building, modishly decorated in earthy hues, overlook the castle walls or have views of the medieval cathedral. Courtyard rooms are in the peaceful 250-year-old coach house, all conveniently on the ground floor, with parking just outside.
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  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
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Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay

‘The whole family feels welcome’ at this seaside hotel, which stands in a fabulous location, on a two-mile stretch of sandy, dog-friendly beach. The modern building is breezy and bright inside, with a host of facilities to suit everyone. Bedrooms have a coastal vibe; many have views to match.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • ecofriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • gym
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • surfing
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
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The City Gate

The City Gate

Exeter

Abutting the Roman city walls, this style-savvy red brick old coaching inn (Young’s Brewery) has a lively atmosphere. Inside, a host of interesting curios including a vintage sewing machine, a ship’s masthead, and splashes of colour lend a quirky yet unpretentious vibe. Microbrewed drinks and traditional pub classics are served all day in the buzzy restaurant. In balmy weather, diners spill on to the large beer garden. ‘Boutiquey’ bedrooms are themed (water, wool, cotton).
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  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • historic
  • dog_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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Southampton Harbour Hotel

Southampton Harbour Hotel

Southampton

Jutting out over a private marina, this ocean liner-like hotel is ship-shape inside, with porthole-shaped mirrors, vintage glass fish floats and nautical bits and pieces. Bedrooms and suites, several with a Juliet balcony, are cheerily decorated with some retro touches, and supplied with decanters of gin and sherry. The buzzy sixth-floor bar has harbour views. Jetty restaurant pairs locally caught seafood with seasonal produce, eaten on the terrace in welcoming weather.
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  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • gym
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
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The Capital Hotel, Apartments & Townhouse

The Capital Hotel, Apartments & Townhouse

London

‘On arrival we discovered that our package included afternoon tea, which we enjoyed before a concert at Cadogan Hall.’
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  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • romantic
  • babyfriendly
  • for_winelovers
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • gym
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Ardanaiseig

Ardanaiseig

Kilchrenan

Swing round a winding road to this turreted, Jacobean-style baronial mansion in a beautiful setting on the shores of Loch Awe. It is filled it with a dazzling collection of artwork and statuary. From the marble-pillared drawing room there are views over gardens, loch and woodland across to the distant peak of Ben Lui. Well-supplied bedrooms might have a four-poster bed, fireplace or roll-top bath. A three-course menu is served in the informal dining room.
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  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • dog_friendly
  • fishing
  • garden
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • good_value

It’s all the more reason to leave the cooking to someone else so that you can make the most of the time together.

When choosing family friendly hotels for Christmas, we looked for the destinations that really brought the festive season to life to children as well as parents. Naturally, that means wonderful food, but also mesmerising locations, plenty for children to see and do, space to get outside and the opportunity to enjoy a convivial environment but also time for yourself as a family as well. So from spa treatments to treehouse suites, swimming pools to sumptuous dinners, here are our favourite family friendly hotels for Christmas.

From a stylish, four-star coaching inn in the Cotswolds dating back to the 1300s to an exquisite restaurant with rooms in Devon, surrounded by exceptionally beautiful countryside that’s just waiting for you to get outside in your wellies and explore. Head to one of the UK’s finest country house hotels, surrounded by manicured gardens to a five-star hotel and spa in Hampshire, surrounded by the New Forest and complete with family suites, kids cookery classes and local attractions ranging from Marwell Zoo to pony trekking.

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Last updated: January 22, 2022