Family-friendly self-catering holidays in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Find cottages, country houses, apartments and lodges for a family-friendly self-catering holidays in country cottages.
When it comes to family self-catering holidays you'll want to find somewhere special which has the sort of facilities that will make your break fun and stress-free. Self-catering cottages may be rented for a week at a time or for short breaks in low season. View a list of family friendly cottages that can be booked for short breaks.
Cottages for Toddlers and Older Children
Click on the following links to find self catering holiday accommodation in England, southern and northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales with facilities for families with young children. The average family sized cottage has 3 bedrooms and sleeps about 6. We have a good selection of cottages that sleep 6 and have a cot, also cottages with toys to amuse the children and save you having to bring your own.
Family seaside cottages geared to children
Family friendly seaside cottages in England - with our lengthy coastline and enormous number of seaside towns we are spoilt for choice. Bear in mind that children prefer not to travel for too long.
Quick Search for child and baby friendly cottages
The Cottage Search Assistant allows you to enter your self catering requirements and find a holiday cottage that matches your needs. Going on holiday with babies entails taking an enormous amount of baby equipment such as pushchairs, bottle warmers, a supply of nappies and so on. A stay in a baby friendly cottage that supplies a bottle warmer, cots and highchairs can save an awful lot of packing.
Family holidays in pine lodges and log cabins
Renting a pine lodge or a log cabin for a family break has really take off in recent years. Warm and hard wearing, pine clad lodges and cabins are ideal for the rough and tumble that accompanies children. Take a look at pine lodge holidays for family breaks in England.
Many families have a dog or two and it's always a dilemma come holiday time whether to take the dog with you or to place it in kennels. Self-catering accommodation often solves the problem because you can book a pet-friendly cottage and if you can cope with kids and dogs in the car, tke the dog on holiday with you. The West Country and Devon are popular summer family holiday destinations with a large number of pet friendly cottage holidays in Devon to choose from.
Travelling with children is so much easier if your self-catering cottage is equipped with a cot, high chair, changing mat, stairgate and other essential baby equipment. A family friendly holiday where children are welcomed can make all the difference to your stay. A playground with swings or sand pit is also rather useful to keep children entertained whilst you relax and put your feet up. there are certain holiday cottage parks or complexes that specialise in family holidays and will have incorporated nature trails, pet corners, and outdoor play equipment to keep children amused. See a selection of cottages with play parks nearby.
Families look for specific factors when choosing a cottage holiday. Self-catering cottages are ideal because they provide plenty of space and often enclosed safe gardens where children can play. Entertainment for the children needs to be balanced with safety. A cottage with a swimming pool is always a boon during a holiday but it does introduce risk into the situation. Cottages on a holiday park with communal facilites may be a better option that a private pool that a child can easily access. Take a look at the pages below to choose a destination for family self catering holidays.
Family self-catering holidays in cottages and apartments for families with young children.
Family friendly self-catering accommodation in England
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Family friendly self-catering accommodation in Ireland
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Family friendly self-catering accommodation in Scotland
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Family friendly self-catering accommodation in Wales
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Farm holidays are another popular choice for family holidays with primary school age childen. There is frequently the opportunity to get involved with life on the farm, feed the animals , follow nature trails, muck out ponies and so on. Most children enjoy this type of involvement and are intrested in farms and animals.
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The Stone Barn
19th July 7 nights now with £300 OFF for parties of 10 or less only applies for bookings confirmed in May .Phone, email or visit our website for details
This special offer ends on 31-05-2013
The Lodge at Colmer, Modbury, Kingsbridge
First night free meal at our local award winning pub when you book one of the few remaining June & July weeks!! Just ring 07855 488058 to negotiate your stay at the perfect place for a perfect ho...
This special offer ends on 20-07-2013
LODGE WITH HOT-TUB ** Stay 5 nights pay for 4 ** CHRISTMAS 2013 special offer. Enjoy Christmas day in one of our luxury 5* lodges during your 5 night stay, to be taken between December 21st and 29th...
This special offer ends on 25-05-2013
Stable Cottage Luxury Self Catering
Here is our June late availability for 5 star luxury self-catering accommodation available NOW Stable Cottage Late Availability in June: We are offering a 3 night option for a luxury weekend b...
This special offer ends on 01-07-2013
Rutland Lodges at Greetham Valley
JUNE 2013 OFFERS Short break (long weekend or midweek) in Mill Cottage or a Rutland Lodge for just £325 (was £475) or a 7 day break for just £500 (was £725)
This special offer ends on 30-06-2013
Bluebell Bank, Sheplegh Court
Great offers for remaining early summer weeks. £300 off June now only £500
This special offer ends on 30-06-2013