Family Holiday Cottages

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It’s time to start planning your next getaway! Looking at family log cabins? Seaside cottages? Pitching your tent for some family camping? Or how about a staycation at a family holiday cottage? A quaint holiday that encourages quality time and creates heart-warming memories.

Here’s the 10 Best Family Holiday Cottages

Mangers – Flear Farm Cottages

Where: Devon

Looking for a cosy cottage with a period-type interior, then you’ve struck lucky! Mangers is a beautiful and spacious cottage, set in a great location and near the gorgeous beach! 

There’s a great BBQ area, sun terrace and of course, what’s a cottage without a relaxing hot tub? Unwind as a family after a long day of exploring and watching the world go by. The Flear Farm Cottages are great for kids too because there’s a Wendy House play barn – so they’ll be able to entertain themselves and have a ball! 

Get your racquets and have a playful competition on the tennis courts too, and when you and the family want a relaxing afternoon, visit the Dartmoor ponies, have a stroll on the woodland trail and take some time out by the stream. 

A wonderful family holiday cottage break.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Flear Farm Cottages. Devon. TQ9 7RF
  • Price Starting at £720

Bantam Cottage

Where: Devon

A jewel in the picturesque Devon. A stone-built cottage on a stunning courtyard – there are two other cottages too! Not only that but there’s a swimming pool building too – so remember your swimming cossies and pool floaties. 

In the vicinity, there is also a soft play barn for the kiddies, a game room, a trampoline and even animal petting onsite! So many activities for the kids to thoroughly enjoy, they definitely won’t get bored. And it’ll be a trip to remember. A set of family holiday cottages that will provide you with a little bit of luxury, in a cosy setting and beautiful, beautiful views.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Devon. EX34 0PQ
  • Price Prices from £385

Gara Hideaway

Where: Appledore, Devon

A stunning former fisherman’s cottage, in the tranquil village of Appledore. With a stone’s throw away from the beach, there are plenty of seaside activities to do and much to explore! Back at the cottage, there’s a wooden playhouse in the garden for you kids to have their fun in – and it also has a ship steering wheel and a bell to ring! Inside the cottage, there are plenty of stuffed teddies to play with and cuddle and the place is brightly coloured to provide that creative but warm environment. 

A fun family holiday cottage that you and the kids will love. 

Info & Pricing

  • Location Appledore. Devon
  • Price Prices from £367

The Old Church Hall

Where: Ashford, Kent

A modern but rustic cottage, with an industrial-chic vibe to it – an interesting and unique family holiday cottage. But guess what? It has a pizza oven! So whack on some pizza dough and make art! Everyone loves pizza night – especially kids. It’s a perfect family getaway, with a family bedroom and smaller rooms for the kiddies. The village is the perfect place to explore too – learn about the history of the town and find cosy spots to get lost in.

Info & Pricing

  • Location The Old Church Hall. Hamstreet Road. Ruckinge. Kent. TN26 2NU
  • Price Prices from £178

Gravel Farm

Where: Stretton Sugwas, Herefordshire

Another treehouse, pet-friendly holiday cottage?! Boy, aren’t you being spoilt! You really can’t pass up on staying in a treehouse, it’s always been a childhood dream of mine, so maybe it is for you too! A luxury accommodation built high up in the treetops in the gorgeous Wye Valley. It may be close to Hereford city…but you’ll feel like it’s a world away – with the Brecon Beacons as your beautiful view too!

You’ll be treated to a brand new hot tub…you can take your kids fishing on the private lake AND have a go on the swinging chair on the ground. It’s cute, fun, peaceful and let’s face it – your kids will LOVE the time away staying in a treehouse. And of course, this is 100% dog friendly, so your furry friends will enjoy the fresh air, the lake and….chasing squirrels.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Gravel Farm. Newmarket Road. Stretham. Ely. Cambridgeshire. CB6 3LJ
  • Price Prices from £312

Coach House

Where: Fishpools, Worcestershire

A studio conversion in the quiet grounds of Fishpools. The building is an old fashioned 16th-century timber frame – ideal for those who love the rustic, wooden vibe.

There’s a bee-utiful garden just outside with a gorgeous array of colourful flowers to brighten your day and certainly your entire holiday. 

With a stone fireplace and a wood-burning stove, you’ll be toasty warm even on those cool summer nights. Their cottage also welcomes up to 2 dogs! 

Info & Pricing

  • Location Fishpools. Kyre. Worcestershire.
  • Price Prices from £419

Foxtail Cottage

Where: Blockley, Gloucestershire

A charming terraced row cottage, built in the 19th century with gorgeous views of a deer park and the rolling Cotswold countryside! The three-story cottage combines the old and the new together – creating an ideal environment for families. It has a luxurious but welcoming feel to the cottage, truly embodying comfort and style.

The beautiful garden provides an open space for families to kick back and chill in the garden, or enjoy some outdoor activities. And with garden furniture, Mom and Dad can relax and unwind outside while the kids have their fun. Of course, your family dog is also welcome too!

Info & Pricing

  • Location Blockley. Gloucestershire. England
  • Price Prices from £635

Riverside Cottage

Where: Burnsall, Yorkshire

Step inside a cottage that is both warm, welcoming and absolutely beautiful. It’s located in the picturesque village of Burnsall, with stunning views of the riverside…and the sounds of trickling water to help soothe you to sleep.

There are plenty of areas to explore around, and short walks to the pubs – but there are also sheep along the way – which I’m sure the kids will love to see on their daily walks. 

A charming family holiday cottage, that will leave you and the kids rejuvenated and recharged.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Helwith Bridge. Settle. Ingleton & Area
  • Price Prices from £409

Garden Cottage

Where: Shropshire

A romantic dog-friendly cottage, but sleeps 3 – so a little one is more than welcome. A stunning place with a four-poster bed to truly set you in luxury. 

With a private garden, there’s plenty of space for outdoor activities, with or without a dog too – and to play with your child. Maybe even sunbathe and unwind! Nearby, there’s a games room, a swimming pool and a soft play area, so there is ample opportunity for your family to enjoy their time away.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Eaton Manor Country Estate. Shropshire. SY6 7DH
  • Price Prices from £430

Red Rescue Retreat

Where: Keswick, Lake District

Do you have kids that LOVE firetrucks? Then this family cottage is going to b l o w their minds!

They can actually stay in an old firetruck – such a unique and quirky place to vacation! 

It’s located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and of course, within the Lake District National Park. So, you’ll have plenty of activities to do, whether it’s walking, going to the lake, visiting the market towns and grabbing some ice cream (you’re allowed treats!) or visiting the museums nearby!

The firetruck has an actual fireman’s pole and a replica of tied ceiling cables – truck shaped beds. It will honestly excite your kids so much, that they definitely wouldn’t want to leave.

Psst – for the parents you’ll be spoilt with a sauna room! Now, what’s better than that? A little something for your kids and something for you too!

Info & Pricing

  • Location Keswick. Lake District
  • Price Prices from £489

So! There are plenty of family-friendly cottage choices to pick from, which are all self-catering cottages in beautiful settings that will attract all kinds of families. Whether you stay in England or explore the rest of the UK, we’re sure you’ll find your holiday cottage to vacation in. And we’ve got more choices too – pet-friendly cottages, theme park breaks and more!

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