When you’re looking for the best log cabins for babies and toddlers, the location and facilities can make all the difference. That’s why we’ve put together a guide to help you find the perfect family friendly holiday in the UK.
It’s good to know that you don’t have to travel far to have an incredible, family-friendly holiday this year. With a huge range of log cabin holidays for babies and toddlers in the UK, you won’t have to worry about the stress of getting on a plane or venturing into busy overseas airports.
To help you, we’ve picked out some of the best log cabins for babies and toddlers in this guide. We’ve specifically chosen these log cabins because they’re set in beautiful countryside areas but are also close to a great range of baby and toddler friendly activities. What’s more, most of these lodges include options to add essentials such as travel cots and high chairs. Here’s our selection of log cabins that spans the UK…
#1. Finlake Holiday Resort – Chudleigh, Newton Abbot, South Devon
This huge holiday complex is set in one of the sunniest and warmest regions of the UK. All the better for enjoying a log cabin holiday for babies and toddlers then! On top of that, there’s an array of activities to keep little ones busy during their time here. That includes an outdoor play area and heated pool when the sun’s out, and an indoor water playground and soft play to keep boredom at bay on rainy days! There’s a wide range of toddler friendly log cabins for you to choose from, including stunning Scandinavian-style lodges amongst 130 acres of Devonshire countryside. You can even add travel cots, stair gates and high chairs to ensure you’ve all the essentials you need.
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#2. Cheddar Woods – Cheddar, Somerset
You’ll find some of the best log cabins for babies and toddlers in the beautiful county of Somerset. Cheddar Woods cabins are set in the Mendip Hills, where craggy cliff faces contrast with the gentle evergreen fields to create a classic vision of the English countryside. But it’s not all about woodland walks here. Little ones will love the heated indoor children’s pool and children’s play area, while you’re welcome to unwind in the on-site Eden Spa. The accommodation has a sleek, contemporary style and if you’re looking for a baby friendly log cabin with hot tubs, you’ll find one here.
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#3. Oakdene Forest – St Leonards, Ringwood, Hampshire
Oakdene Forest is an incredible choice for a log cabin holiday for babies and toddlers because it’s close to some brilliant attractions. For instance, it’s just half an hour’s drive to the amazing Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park theme park in Southampton. If you’d also like to enjoy the on-site activities, you’ll be well catered for. There’s a Go Juniors kids’ club for 3-7 year-olds, so it’s great for older toddlers. Plus, you can look forward to family-friendly entertainment at the Oak Showbar. The baby friendly log cabins here include pine lodges with travel cots and highchairs available.
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#4. Crowhurst Park Lodges – Battle, East Sussex
For a slice of history during a log cabin holiday for babies and toddlers, Crowhurst Park Lodges are perfect. The log cabins here are set within 170 acres of beautiful green space in the grounds of a 17th-century country house. You can still head to the Manor House during your stay, to enjoy the family-friendly bar and restaurant. Some of the toddler friendly log cabins here are even placed within a Victorian walled garden. Inside, the log cabins have a lovely wood-furnished style, while there are patios for picnics in the English sunshine.
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#5. Landal Kenwick Woods – Louth, Lincolnshire Wolds, Lincolnshire
Open green space and dense woodlands are constant features of a stay at Landal Kenwick Woods, set in a 320-acre, 19th-century estate. The baby friendly log cabins here have much to recommend them, including the option to add travel cots and highchairs. You can also expect a glossy, modern kitchen and decking with lovely countryside views. Plus, there’s plenty of fun for grown-ups during a holiday here, as the log cabins are near to a 190-acre, 18-hole golf course that has a Grade II-listed clubhouse.
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#6. Exmoor Gate Lodges – Waterrow, Wiveliscombe, Somerset
Just look at those views. The ruffled green leaves of mighty oaks stretch for as far as the eye can see at the Exmoor Gate Lodge complex set in the Exmoor National Park. Along with the greenery, toddlers will love the play area with small slides and a see saw. The toddler friendly log cabins with hot tubs here have modern furnishings and appliances, and are decorated in warm, neutral tones. It’s also good to know you can add travel cots and highchairs for your added convenience. If you’d like to explore more of the area, you could visit Longleat Safari Park to see friendly animals up close.
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#7. Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat – Tilford, Farnham, Surrey
Welcome to an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. The Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat is situated in Surrey Hills, where richly forested woodlands create a serene countryside idyll. While you’re there, you can wander to Box Hill, or spot the ducks at Frensham Ponds. The baby friendly log cabins at the lodge retreat have quality furnishings, modern appliances and a fully equipped kitchen, so it’s easy to enjoy dinner as a family. There’s an on-site children’s play area, while the little ones will also love visiting the nearby Birdworld to see lots of feathered friends!
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#8. Sherwood Castle Holiday Forest – Sherwood Forest, Rufford, Nottinghamshire
Fancy reliving the days of Robin Hood on your next UK holiday? The toddler friendly log cabins here are actually set within the historic Sherwood Forest, home to the myths of Robin Hood. Little explorers will find lots to interest them in the park, as there’s an on-site bug hotel, bird feeding platform and woodland trail. Plus, the play area for 1-5 year olds will be ideal for toddlers. Head further into Sherwood Forest and you’ll discover the legendary story of Major Oak, an ancient tree that’s at least 850 years old!
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#9. Bassenthwaite Lakeside Lodges – Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria
The natural beauty of the Lake District is all yours to enjoy at the Bassenthwaite Lakeside Lodges. From these baby friendly log cabins, you can easily wander to see the mirror-like waterfront of Bassenthwaite Lake itself, or go to the children’s outdoor play area. Plus, little ones are sure to find it fun at the Pencil Museum at the nearby town of Keswick. The toddler friendly log cabins with hot tubs here have modern interiors, stylish furnishings and plenty of outdoor space around them.
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#10. Loch Lomond Holiday Park – Inveruglas, Argyll, Southern Highlands
Enjoy the great outdoors of the Scottish Highlands at Loch Lomond Holiday Park. They are some of the best log cabins for babies and toddlers in Scotland because they are set right by the banks of the glassy waters of Loch Lomond. From here, you could easily explore the historic county of Argyll, where islands and lochs sculpt the landscape in wonderful ways. And although it may seem you’re amidst truly rural countryside, you’re actually just one hour’s drive from Glasgow. It’s the perfect day-trip distance to discover the city’s toddler friendly attractions, such as the fascinating Glasgow Science Centre.
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#11. St Andrews Forest Lodges – Kincaple, St Andrews, Southern Highlands
St Andrews is famous for its iconic golf course, one of the oldest golf courses in the world. And in fact, its just five minutes away from the baby friendly log cabins at St Andrews Forest Lodges. But even if you’re not an avid golfer, there’s so much to discover nearby. Head to the coast of the Tentsmuir Forest National Nature Reserve and there’s every chance you may spot seals and dolphins gliding close to the shores. Alternatively, make the 15-minute drive to Dundee to enjoy the exhibits at Dundee Science Centre and see the creativity and craftwork at the V&A Dundee.
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#12. Griffon Forest – Flaxton, York, Vale of York
All of the toddler friendly log cabins with hot tubs here are set within the 100 acres of naturally beautiful woodland that make up Griffon Forest. There’s a network of walking and cycling trails that weave through the woodlands, while you’re welcome to simply relax at the on-site, family-friendly restaurant. You’ll enjoy unwinding at the cosy log cabins, and they have the option to add travel cots and highchairs too. Take time out on the timber decking, or venture out to the city of York to visit the National Railway Museum and York’s Chocolate Story.
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#13. Aysgarth Lodges – Aysgarth, Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales
You’ll have time to admire all the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales at this toddler friendly log cabin retreat. The lodges are set close to the Aysgarth Falls, where water cascades over rocky tiers to create an incredible sight. All of the accommodation here features baby friendly log cabins with hot tubs. Meanwhile, interiors are modern, sleek and spacious. From the lodge, it’s easy to enjoy a day trip out to explore the Yorkshire Dales, including the iconic Bolton Castle in Wensleydale.
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#14. Darwin Forest Country Park, The Peak District
Darwin Forest is a 5* holiday park set in a forest in the Peak District. Some of the holiday homes even have their own hot tub. There is an indoor swimming pool, indoor soft play and outdoor adventure playground for babies and toddlers. Cycle hire is available and there are plenty of bike trails to explore the forest using your own steam.
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#15. Sandymouth Holiday Park, Cornwall
Sandymouth Holiday Park is just a short walk from Sandymouth Bay and only 15 mins drive from Bude. There is a range of static caravans and holiday lodges which can sleep between 6 and 8 people. Free WIFI is also provided. Babies and toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool and outdoor splash pool, sports pitch and activity programme. There are also activities for toddlers include Clown Academy and Pirates Paradise!
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#16. Fallbarrow Holiday Park, Lake District
This holiday park is in one of the best locations in the Lake District; on the shores of Lake Windermere and a 5-minute stroll into Windermere town centre itself. Toddlers will love the outdoor playground, sports court and feeding the ducks from the shores of the lake. The Boathouse Bar and Restaurant serves family friendly food, and there is a Deli onsite too.
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#16. Ullswater Heights Holiday Park, The Lake District
Ullswater Heights holiday park is 6.5 miles from Ullswater lake where you can take a trip on the famous Ullswater Steamers or visit Aria Force waterfall. Toddlers will love playing in the playground and best of all – visiting the park’s own petting farm! Chloe Ann’s Farm has farmyard favourites and rare breeds and runs interactive sessions which involves meeting rabbits, alpacas, goats and sheep. Little ones can also help feed the animals every Thursday and Saturday between 1pm and 2pm.
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#17. Norfolk Woods Holiday Park, Norfolk
Norfolk Woods is a brand-new holiday resort with luxurious lodges (some with hot tubs!) in Norfolk. There is an indoor swimming pool with a splash area for toddlers, as well as a sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. Parents can escape to the Norfolk Woods Spa for some well-deserved pampering. There is also a family friendly Bistro onsite (which sells Costa coffee!) and a gym too. The Go Juniors activity programme offers activities for children aged 3 – 7. The Queen’s Sandringham estate is just a 20-minute drive away, and the Sea Life Centre at Hunstanton is also close by.
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#18. Bluestone 5* Holiday Park, Wales
Bluestone is a 5* holiday park in Pembrokeshire, south west Wales set in a forest with luxurious lodges, a spa and an indoor waterpark.
The 4 night midweek Toddler Breaks at Bluestone start from £199 per family and have loads of activities and entertainment specifically for toddlers such as singing and dancing, story telling, puppet shows, mini beast hunts and pond dipping. There is also a Hobbit and Fairy’s Secret Village for toddlers to explore!
Complimentary entry to the Blue Lagoon Waterpark
Indoor Adventure centre with its circus themed soft play
Indoor Serandome with water play area.
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#19. Landal Kielder Waterside, Northumberland
Kielder Waterside is an award-winning holiday park with luxury self-catering forest lodges, an indoor heated swimming pool and sauna, restaurant and bar and the Kielder Water Birds of Prey Centre. It is set on the stunning shores of Kielder Water which is ideal for forest walks, cycling or simply just running around. Families can take the Osprey Ferry across the lake, let off steam in the playground or take part in the fab activities for children aged 3+ – Little Tikes, Pirates Adventure or Little Archers is sure to be a favourite with little ones!!
Indoor heated swimming pool
Forest walks and cycle trails
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#20. Forest Holidays – Keldy, Yorkshire
Forest Holidays offers holidays and short breaks in some of the UK’s most beautiful forests, and peaceful Keldy Forest in Yorkshire is no exception. There are 59 woodland forest cabins including cabins with hot tubs and stunning forest views. There is even a treehouse which sleeps up to 10 people! The Forest Retreat is where you can hire bikes, and book activities such as Mini Forest Rangers where little ones can learn about plants and trees, play games and make forest crafts.
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With such a wide-ranging selection, we’re sure we’ve helped you to find some of the best log cabins for babies and toddlers in the UK. All that’s left to do is simply decide where you’d like to stay for your next UK break!