A guide to the best baby and toddler friendly cottages for 2020 including fab cottages in Cornwall, Devon, Norfolk, Yorkshire, Wales and Scotland. Read on to discover amazing cottages for babies and toddlers in the UK.
#1. The Bay Filey- Yorkshire
The Bay Filey is a holiday village with 160 stylish holiday homes and direct access to a sandy beach. The holiday homes range from 1 bedroom apartments to deluxe 4 bedroom cottages with sea views, and are all set in parkland, countryside and meadows. Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, days out at the beach or playing out in the parkland, woodland and meadows where the holiday homes are located.
The Bay has direct access to a 5 mile wide stretch of sand and when the tide is out you can walk right into the seaside town of Filey where you can go for a donkey ride, play in the paddling pool or have fish and chips. There is also a gym, sauna and steam room for adults, and an onsite restaurant serving family meals. All the holiday homes have TV’s, DVD players, board games – cots and highchairs are provided.
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#2. Clydey Cottages, Pembrokshire
Clydey Cottages is a cluster of cottages which are geared up for families with babies and toddlers looking for a holiday in Wales. Toddlers will love helping Farmer Malcolm feed the animals and collect the eggs in the daily animal feeding sessions. Plus, there is a playground, swimming pool and an indoor soft play and playroom onsite – plenty to keep toddlers busy!
All stays include complimentary childcare so parents can book a spa treatment or relax in the hot tub while the little ones have fun with their friends.
Learn More – https://www.clydeycottages.co.uk/
#3. Knowle Farm – Devon
Experience life on the farm at Knowle Farm in the heart of South Devon. Set in 44 acres of idyllic countryside, Knowle Farm is heaven for babies and toddlers who can drive cars on the toddler race track, meet the friendly farm animals or play to their heart’s content in the play barn. Plus, the cottages are just 30 minutes drive away from Devon’s famous sandy beaches.
Learn More – https://www.knowle-farm.co.uk/
#4. Glynn Barton Cottages – Cornwall
Glynn Barton have 8 delightful baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages in a forest in the heart of Cornwall. Family run by James, Pippa, Freddie and Max, Glynn Barton specialises in offering holidays where the whole family can relax – parents included!
Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, toddler ride on park, playbarn, daily animal feeding and egg collecting – and parents can recharge their batteries by taking a dip in the hot tub, booking a soothing massage or simply using the Babysitting service so they can go out and enjoy one of Cornwall’s famous restaurants. It’s no wonder Glynn Barton has such a high percentage of returning families who go back every year!
Learn More – http://www.glynnbarton.co.uk/
#5. Bridge End Farm Cottages – The Lake District
Bridge End Farm have 7 baby and toddler friendly cottages located in the Eskdale Valley in the Lake District. The cottages have all been recently refurbished, and have loads of baby and toddler equipment available to borrow. They are in a great location just 20 mins from a sandy beach and close to the Ravenglass Narrow Gauge Steam Railway and Muncaster Castle. Each cottage has its own private patio with garden furniture to chill out on, and children’s TV channels.
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#6. The Olde House Cottages – Cornwall
Farm holidays in Cornwall don’t come much better than the Olde House on Penport Farm in North Cornwall! Boasting 32 cottages on a 500-acre working farm, the Olde House is surrounded by lush countryside and is just a stone’s throw from the famous fishing villages of Padstow and Port Isaac. There is beautiful brand-new swimming pool (including a toddler pool), indoor playbarn, pets corner and best of all – tractor and trailer rides around the farm during school holidays!
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#7. Flear Farm Cottages – Devon
Relax and do as much or as little as you want at Flear Farm Cottages in the South Hams in Devon. Surrounded by beautiful beaches and countryside, these luxury holiday cottages are the ideal place to escape from the daily grind and spend quality family time together. With a heated indoor swimming pool, amazing play barn and 27 acres of countryside to explore, plus a Spa and Treatment Room for Mum and Dad, this is a special place where the whole family can have a break.
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#8. Tregongeeves Farm Cottages, Cornwall
Tregongeeves Farm Cottages is a collection of luxury baby and toddler friendly cottages in Cornwall. Close to gorgeous Porthpean and Pentewan beaches, the 7 cottages are set in 22 acres and have loads of things to keep even the busiest toddler active! The 7 super modern cottages at Tregongeeves Farm Cottages are the ideal place to relax and spend time together as a family. Toddlers will love the superb indoor heated swimming pool and Spa bath, friendly farm animals and making new friends in the playbarn.
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#9. Home Farm Cottages, Norfolk
Home Farm Cottages is a collection of 20 baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages in North Norfolk, which are just a short walk from the beach. There are loads of things for babies and toddlers including an indoor swimming pool, outdoor play area, and a brand new indoor soft play just for pre-schoolers! The seaside resort of Cromer is just a 20 minute drive away, and the village of Weybourne with its village shop with tea room and family friendly pub is a 5 minute stroll away.
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#10. Bosinver Farm Cottages – Cornwall
Bosinver Farm Cottages come highly recommended by parents for the sheer range of baby and toddler friendly things to do on the farm. This includes playing in the indoor play barn, going on pony rides and feeding the animals and collecting eggs. They really have thought of everything at Bosinver – you can even borrow a set of baking equipment if you fancy getting busy in the kitchen with your little one on a rainy day!. In case you have any free time, the (free) Wild Kids Club runs regular guided activities such as den building, pond dipping and campfire building
Learn More – http://www.bosinver.co.uk/
#11. Croft View Cottage – The Peak District
Award winning Croft View Cottage is a cozy baby and toddler friendly cottage in the Peak District. It’s in a good location for visiting Chatsworth, Bakewell, the Heights of Abraham and Crich Tramway Village, and has toys, a dolls pram, books and DVDs. There is also a large garden, sea saw, paddling pool and swing. Baby and toddler equipment is available to borrow.
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#12. Troedyrhiw Holiday Cottages
Troedyrhiw Holiday Cottages is a collection of 5* holiday cottages in Cardigan Bay, West Wales. They are situated on a 13-acre small holding with loads of adorable farm animals such as miniature Shetland ponies, Kune Kune pigs and chickens. Toddlers will also love the fab playground and large grassy area which is perfect for letting off steam. Troedyrhiw is also in a great location to explore Cardigan Castle and beaches and bays of the unspoilt Ceredigion Heritage Coast and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The beautiful National Trust beach of Mwnt is just 5 miles away.
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#13. Low Costa Mill – Yorkshire
Low Costa Mill Holiday Cottages are a collection of 7 cottages just outside the market town of Pickering in North Yorkshire. They are set in a stunning rural location with a mill stream flowing along the boundary of the estate.
There are 10 acres of grounds to run around in, a large lawn for playing games, a climbing frame, swings and garden toys for toddlers to play with. There is also an onsite swimming pool which is heated to a toasty 30 degrees, so there is plenty to do onsite whatever the weather. You can get to the coast within 30 mins and the historic city of York is also easily accessible within an hour drive.
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#14. The Cattle Sheds – Norfolk
The Cattle Sheds is a 3-bedroom barn conversion in an area of outstanding natural beauty in North Norfolk. Set back from the road, it offers complete privacy and its own courtyard and garden. The cottage is light, and airy with an open plan living area, well equipped kitchen, dining area and sunroom. The Cattle Shed is 1 mile away from Mundesley with its Blue Flag beach, 15 mins from Cromer and 26 mins from Sheringham.
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#15. Trevorrick Farm Cottages – Cornwall
Trevorrick Farm near Padstow is perfect for a toddler farm holiday in Cornwall. There are loads of grassy space outside for little ones to play along with a giant ‘play’ combine harvester! One of the best features of Trevorrick Farm Cottages is the indoor pool heated to 29 degrees – great for a rainy day. For young bird spotters, Trevorrick Farm Cottages have a couple of barn owl boxes with infra red cameras inside so you can view the barn owls from the comfort of your own cottage! Animal feeding takes place at 8.30am every day. Located just 3 miles away from Cornwall’s Crealy adventure park, Trevorrick Farm Cottages is in a great location for a family holiday.
Learn More – https://www.trevorrick.co.uk/
#16. Haddon Grove Farm Cottages – The Peak District
Haddon Grove Farm Cottages are award winning cottages for babies and toddlers in the Peak District. There are 1,2,3,4 and 5-bedroom cottages sleeping up to 51 guests across 10 cottages. All the cottages have well equipped kitchens, TVs, DVD players and WIFI. There is also a swimming pool, games room, children’s playground, outdoor seating and BBQ facilities. Gullivers Kingdom is nearby.
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#17. Tredethick Farm Cottages – Cornwall
Put simply, Tredethick Farm Cottages in Cornwall is baby and toddler paradise! Families return year after year to stay in these award-winning cottages which offer a warm and welcoming home away from home with bags of facilities and activities for babies and toddlers. There are animals to feed, ponies to ride, a pool to discover, a soft play to meet new friends, a balance bike track – and even a hot tub garden for Mum and Dad! Plus, the Eden Project, Fowey and amazing family friendly beaches are within a 20-minute drive. Tredethick Farm (or Terrific Farm as one little guest renamed it!) is the place to go for a holiday to remember.
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#18. Strathspey Lodge- Scotland
Sprathspey Lodge is a stylish retreat near to Aviemore in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park. There are 3 double bedrooms, a twin room and a playroom with books and toys. The lodge has amazing views across open countryside towards the Cairngorm mountain range and is close to the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, Landmark Forest theme park and Rothiemurchus. Each bedroom has a wall mounted TV and there is a table tennis table and plenty of board games to keep you occupied during the occasional wet day!
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#19. Nettlecombe Farm Cottages – The Isle of Wight
Nettlecombe Farm Cottages are ideal for families looking for somewhere to stay with babies and toddlers on the Isle of Wight. The luxurious cottages are located on a working farm just outside the seaside town of Ventnor, where there is an excellent outdoor paddling pool which is perfect for toddlers. There are beef cattle, sheep, ponies and donkeys in the meadows, and children can help feed the alpacas, chickens, emus, geese, pigs and donkeys in the daily animal feeding sessions.
You can even meet Comet and Dancer – the resident reindeer! There is also a toddler play area including a big Wendy house, wooden tractor and rustic climbing play facility. And when they have finished playing, they can just run around and let off steam in one of the three grassy play areas.
Learn More – https://nettlecombefarm.co.uk/
#20. Lighthouse Cottage – Norfolk
Fancy something a bit different?! How about a cottage located in a former lighthouse keeper’s cottage? Lighthouse Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and amazing views over the sea! The cellar has been converted to a den for children with TV, DVD player and table football. The lighthouse is open to the public on some Sundays in high season where you can climb to the top. Wroxham is 12 miles away, Norwich is 20 miles away and there are shops, pubs and restaurants within ½ mile.
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#21. Broadgate Farm Cottages – Yorkshire
Broadgate Farm Cottages are just 2 miles from the market town of Beverley, and have 4* and 5* holiday cottages set in 19 acres of grass and woodland. There are pigs, sheep, chickens and sometimes cattle and ponies on the farm, and the owners are always happy to chat to children about the animals.
The cottages range from 2 bedroom to 6 bedroom so they are perfect if you are holidaying with another family and are looking for somewhere a bit larger. The cottages are handy for visiting attractions such as The Deep in Hull, the National Railway Museum and the Yorkshire Coast.
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#22. Forest View Cottage – The Peak District
Forest View Cottage is a cute baby and toddler friendly cottage with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom on the edge of the Peak Forest near Buxton. It is a former village school house which has been converted into a semi-detached house overlooking unspoilt countryside. Outside there is an enclosed garden / patio. Baby and toddler equipment is available to borrow.
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#23. Fountain’s Cottages- Yorkshire
Looking for something a bit different? Why not check out Fountain’s Cottage which is a 4 bedroom cottage in the ground of the UNESCO Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate. The cottage was built in 1749 as originally served as a farmhouse, but is now a spacious holiday cottage with bags of character. All guests get free access to Fountain’s Abbey which has a fantastic playground, children’s activities and of course the world famous Abbey and Water Gardens.
Learn More – https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/holidays/fountains-cottage-yorkshire
#24. White House Farm Cottages – Norfolk
White House Farm Holiday Cottages are a cluster of 3 baby and toddler friendly cottages just 2 miles from the seaside village of Mundesley in Norfolk. They are located in the owner’s grounds and they all have private patios and enclosed fenced gardens. All the cottages have central heating, electricity, bedding and towels included. Travel cots and highchairs are available. The cottages are less than 15 miles from the Norfolk Broads in stunning countryside and beaches at Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea are also close by.
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#25. Upper Greenhills Farm – The Peak District
Upper Greenhills Farm is a charming 3 double bedroom barn conversion on the edge of the Peak District National Park. With panoramic views of the countryside, and 3 large bedrooms, this immaculate barn conversion is a great choice for families looking for a peaceful toddler friendly cottage in the Peak District. Toddlers will love the toy box, games and books which will be waiting for them on their arrival. The Upper Greenhills is 10 minutes from CBeebies Land at Alton Towers and within easy reach of all the attractions of the Peak District National Park.
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#26. Mazzard Farm Cottages – Devon
Escape from life’s stresses and strains to Mazzard Farm in beautiful East Devon where you can recharge your batteries and have an unforgettable family holiday in this AONB. Surrounded by 17 acres of woodland, Mazzard Farm have 6 award winning cottages just a few miles from the seaside town of Sidmouth. Offering great value accommodation in luxury cottages, Mazzard Farm has plenty to keep hard-to-please toddlers entertained, as well as a wide range of pampering treatments to revitalise tired parents.
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#27. Wheeldon Trees Farm – The Peak District
Wheeldon Trees Farm is a collection of 9 baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages in the Peak District. The cottages are in an ideal location to enjoy the magnificent Peak District with Buxton, Bakewell and Matlock being close by. And if you want to have a quiet day, there is loads to do onsite at the cottages themselves including daily animal feeding, an indoor playroom and a small adventure playground.
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#28. Smallicombe Farm Cottages & B+B – Devon
Families get a very warm welcome at Smallicombe Farm in East Devon – a working farm with holiday cottages and B&B accommodation close to the Jurassic Coast. Set in 70 acres of pasture and ancient woodland, Smallicombe guarantees family fun with interactive animal feeding every day, 2 play areas and even a Fairy Trail around the farm. There are 4 beaches within a 20-minute drive of the farm, and rock pooling, fossil hunting and steam trains close by too. What more could you want on a family holiday?!
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#29. Polean Farm Cottages – Cornwall
Welcome to Polean Farm Cottages! Tucked away down quaint Cornish country lanes close to Looe and Polperro, Polean Farm has 8 baby and toddler friendly cottages which are just 2 miles away from stunning beaches. The cottages are situated on a working farm, where there are plenty of opportunities for little Farmers to help out with feeding and looking after the animals. And the best thing about stays at Polean Farm Cottages? Free pony rides and free tractor rides for all children!
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#30. Stone’s Throw Cottage – Norfolk
Stone’s Throw Cottage is a short walk from a beautiful Blue Flag sandy beach in the gorgeous coastal village of Bacton. It is a detached bungalow with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, and an enclosed courtyard garden with tables and chairs. A travel cot, high chair, safety gates, baby / toddler bath, toddler step, baby monitor, children’s cutlery is available to borrow as well as toys such as Duplo, Happy Land and a Brio train set. The seaside resorts of Cromer and Sheringham are just 12 miles away, as is Wroxham, the ‘Capital of the Broads’. Don’t miss a day out at BeWILDerwood adventure park – an amazing day out for babies and toddlers!
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#31. Birchill Farm – Devon
These 4* and 5* baby and toddler friendly cottages are set in the Devon countryside close to the beaches and also to Exmoor and Dartmoor. They are ideal for holidays with babies and toddlers. As well as 8 acres of grassland to run around in, there are alpacas, goats, ponies, donkeys and ducks to feed with Farmer Simon.
There is also an indoor play barn and an outdoor play area with a farm themed baby and toddler zone with a pretend farm shop, pony spring rider and a Birchill Farm tractor playframe! There is also a box of toys in each cottage for the children to play with and a library of children’s books to use during your stay.
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#32. Blairmore Farm – Scotland
Blairemore Farm are luxury holiday cottages on a farm near Perth. There are 6 stunning holiday cottages with wood burning stoves, Scottish inspired textiles and private gardens with BBQs. Baby packs are provided (additional charges apply) which include a cot, highchair, baby bath, nappy bin, baby gate and bumbo. Toddlers can get involved in farm life by joining in on a farm tour, helping feed the animals or picking some veg from the kitchen garden. Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews are within 90 mins drive. The Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre, Scottish Crannog Centre and Faskally Forest are also near.
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#33. The Old Shippon, Dunsdon Farm
The Old Shippon is a luxury 3 bedroom baby and toddler friendly cottage in Devon. A baby pack of travel cot, highchair, stair gate and baby monitor is provided upon arrival. There are donkeys, cows and horses on site and even an Owl Cam where you can see what the resident owls are up to! The cottage is next to the Dunsdon National Nature Reserve so you can go on a mini beast hunt whilst you are staying there! Other local attractions include the Alpaca Farm and the Big Sheep.
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#34. Dairy Farm Cottage – Norfolk
Dairy Farm Cottage is a beautiful south facing cottage which is ideal for families looking for a cottage for babies and toddlers in Norfolk. There are 3 bedrooms and the cottage is less than 2 miles from the beach. Outside there is an enclosed garden with patio and furniture – perfect for al fresco dining! Plenty of baby and toddler equipment is provided.
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#35. Court Farm Holidays – Cornwall
Perfect for toddler holidays, Court Farm Holidays are a couple of miles from Bude and within walking distance of a beach. There is tonnes of baby and toddler equipment to borrow from plastic bowls and spoons through to baby carriers and buggies. The cottages are luxuriously furnished (some even have hot tubs!) and have toys and books for the little ones to play with as well as loads of outdoor toys and play equipment. Just to top it off there is there is a warm swimming pool to enjoy if it rains.
There are some larger holiday cottages at Court Farm Holidays which sleep 12+ cots and 17+ cots which are perfect for a couple of families holidaying together. There are also some friendly Kune Kune pigs and goats which enjoy meeting babies and toddlers on the daily animal feed!
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#36. Lower Wood Farm Country Cottages – Norfolk
Lower Wood Farm Country Cottages is a small cottage complex with an indoor swimming pool, play bar and bbq area for summer months! All the cottages have been awarded a Visit Britain 4 and 5 star gold rating and sit in 5 acres of beautiful open gardens and fields which are teeming with wildlife. The cottages are close to the sandy beaches of Winterton on Sea, the famous lifeboat station at Caister on Sea and Caister Castle.
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#37. Treworgey Cottages – Cornwall
There’s something for everyone at the 5* Treworgey Cottages in Cornwall! Pony loving toddlers will love the Trotting Tots club where they can go on a pony ride along the quiet Cornish lanes. And when they’ve finished riding ponies, they can go for a dip in the stunning heated outdoor swimming pool, explore the 150 acre farm, feed the friendly farm animals or even be creative and borrow a craft box to take back to their cottage. The fishing village of Polperro is just 6 miles away from the cottages, and there are family friendly beaches within a 10 minute drive.
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#38. Broomhill Manor Holiday Cottages – Cornwall
There are a cluster of baby and toddler friendly cottages at Broomhill Manor Holiday Cottages, near to Bude. They have amazing facilities for babies and toddlers – including the opportunity for toddlers to go on a pony ride at the onsite stables! The cottages are ½ a mile from the nearest road, and have an enormous lawn outside of them for running and around and playing.
There is also an indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool, Spa and Under 6s playroom packed full of toys. Outside there is a sandpit, wendy house, trampoline and wooden fort. Summerleaze Beach and the popular Bude Sea Pool are also close by. A Baby sitting service is also available.
Learn More – https://www.broomhillmanor.co.uk/
#39. Beech Farm Cottages – Yorkshire
Beech Farm Cottages near Pickering has 8 award winning family friendly cottages on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors close to York and the coast. The cottages range in size from a small cottage for 2 people to the Farmhouse which accommodates up to 10 people. There is an adventure play area, a paddock and a menagerie of animals including 2 llamas, a stable cat, chickens, ducks, & koi carp! Toddlers will love splashing about in the indoor swimming pool and parents will love the whirlpool and sauna.
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#40. Cwmcrwth Farm – Wales
Toddler farm stays don’t get much better than Cwmcrwth Farm in picturesque West Wales on the edge of the Brecon Beacons. Boasting 3 award winning baby and toddler friendly cottages, Cwmcrwth Farm is the perfect place for mini farmers to get involved in feeding the animals, collecting eggs and even bottle-feeding lambs in the spring. Toddlers will also love the amazing wooden play castle, sand pit and ride on tractors. With plenty of sandy beaches, castles, steam trains, and even a goldmine nearby, this is the perfect place for a farm stay in Wales.
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#41. Treberfedd Farm – Wales
Treberfedd Farm has holiday cottages and eco cabins on an organic farm in West Wales. The farm is just a 15 minute drive from the sandy beaches at Cardigan Bay and harbour towns like Aberaeron and New Quay.
There are 4 self-catering cottages which sleep between 5 and 9 people – all the cottages have wood burning stoves and 2 of them have hot tubs. Travel cots, high chairs and stair gates are provided. The eco pods provide luxury accommodation for 2 adults and 2 children (sleeping in bunk beds). There is underfloor heating, a comfy kingsize bed and chairs, a TV and ensuite bathroom – perfect for luxury glamping.
The farm is an ideal location for toddlers to learn about life on a farm. There is a farm trail, a welly walk and a play area with a tower, sandpit and swings. There are also lots of chickens, sheep and cows on the farm for toddlers to help look after!
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#42. The Malthouse, Norfolk
This beautiful 4 bedroom cottage in Norfolk has just undergone a luxurious no expense spared interior makeover and is gorgeous! The best bit about it is the playroom with a dolls house, play house, play kitchen, mini piano, toys and its very own fairy door!! There is an open plan living area with a wood burning stove, a garden, separate snug and 4 bedrooms upstairs. Outside is an enclosed landscaped garden with a hot tub and bbq! The nearest beach at Snettisham is only 2 miles away and Heacham and Hunstanton beaches are close by too.
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#43. Greenwood Grange Cottages – Dorset
Greenwood Grange is a collection of 17 luxury baby and toddler friendly cottages in Dorset. The cottages are a short drive from the seaside town of Weymouth, and have an indoor swimming pool and farm animals onsite. There is plenty of space to run around in outside as well as a full-size play yurt, toys and a football net. Toddlers can help with egg collecting duties as well as picking fruit and vegetables from the kitchen garden. The indoor swimming pool is toasty and warm and can be accessed via a keypad so you can go anytime.
High chairs, stair gates, baby baths, bed guards, night-lights, bath mats, changing mats, black out blinds, toddler steps, baby baths, waterproof mattress protectors, plastic cutlery and crockery are available to borrow. Thorncombe Woods is next door to the cottages and is great for a picnic or a bike ride. The Dinosaur Museum at Dorchester is a few minutes away, and the award-winning Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park which is aimed at 0-8 year olds is also close by.
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#44. The Salty Dog Holiday Cottage – Camber Sands
The Salty Dog is a 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Camber Sands, East Sussex. One of the best things about this fabulously appointed cottage, is the emails, stories and luggage labels which children get from Oscar the Owl before they arrive at the cottage. Oscar the Owl lives at the Salty Dog and likes to say hello to guests and greet them in flesh (well, felt actually!) when they arrive.
As well as a welcome from Oscar the Owl, children will love the playroom in the cottage, paddling pool, garden toys and playing on Camber Sands beach which is just a 5 minute walk away.
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#45. Gwynfryn Farm Holidays – Wales
Gwynfryn Farm is an organic dairy farm 1 mile from Pwllheli, which is the main town on the Lleyn Peninsula. It’s hard to imagine toddlers getting bored here. There is an indoor swimming pool, games room, soft play, tennis court, football pitch and adventure playground. Plus, there are cats, dogs, pigs, hens, goats, lambs and cows to feed and help look after.
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#46. Bruern Cottages – The Cotswolds
Bruern Cottages is an exclusive collection of 12 luxury cottages, near to Chipping Norton in the Cotswolds. All of the cottages are exquisitely designed in an English country style at the same time as providing a homely and cosy base for families. There are excellent facilities for babies and toddlers including an indoor swimming pool, playground, 2 storey wendy house and play cabin as well as 4 acres of gardens to play in.
Parents can go to the Spa and choose a treatment from the extensive list of pampering treatments available.
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