Best family-friendly hotels in the UK

Best family-friendly hotels in the UK

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Congham Hall

Congham Hall - Sunday Special Offer

King's Lynn

Wander in the herb garden here, and breathe in the aromas of 400 varieties, planted by a former owner of this ‘lovely’ Georgian country house hotel.
  • tennis
  • activities
  • indoor_pool
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
25% voucher
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The Blakeney Hotel

The Blakeney Hotel

Blakeney

In a ‘scenic’ setting facing ‘tranquil’ marshland – ‘a joy for painters’ – the Stannard family’s ‘popular’ traditional hotel attracts all generations of regular guests, who praise the ‘remarkably high standards of service and amenities’.
From £85 per night
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Calcot Manor

Calcot Manor

Tetbury

White-glove service may be the norm at any luxury hotel, but even the youngest guests receive white-mitten treatment at this exceptionally family-friendly spot.
From £249 per night
  • romantic
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel

Abersoch

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

The Colonsay

Colonsay

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

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Mawgan Porth

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

Tresanton

St Mawes

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

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

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

Fowey Hall

Fowey

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

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

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