50 BEST Baby And Toddler Friendly Places To Stay In Cornwall
Cornwall is a great place for a holiday with a baby or toddler. Gorgeous beaches, loads of fun things to do with toddlers – and no flying involved! The icing on the cake is a perfect baby friendly or toddler friendly place to stay with everything you need to have a special family holiday. These are my recommendations on 50 fantastic places to stay with babies and toddlers in Cornwall.
#1. Trevorrick Farm Cottages
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.
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#2. Bosinver Farm Cottages
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.
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#3. Glynn Barton Cottages
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!
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#4. Tredethick Farm Cottages
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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#5. The Olde House Cottages
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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#6. Tregongeeves Farm Cottages
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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#7. Court Farm Holidays
Make Court Farm Holidays your ‘Cornish Home from Home’ and discover the spectacular North Cornish coastline and countryside which is just a few minutes’ drive away. Run by fellow parents, Court Farm Holidays has dedicated baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages, an indoor swimming pool, soft play, outdoor play area and a bunch of friendly farm animals to meet and feed. Parents aren’t forgotten at Court Farm Holidays either –escape to the Spa, take part in yoga or even book a babysitter and head out for a romantic (child free!) meal – pure heaven!
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#8. Talehay Cottages
Talehay Cottages is a collection of 5 lovingly converted stone cottages close to the beautiful harbour towns of Fowey and Polperro in Cornwall. Talehay offers great value accommodation in a peaceful location just 10 mins drive from some of Cornwall’s best unspoilt beaches. There’s plenty of space for toddlers to let off steam at Talehay including a 3 acre field and meadow, plus a playground for even more outdoor fun! Talehay Cottages is a great choice if you’re looking for an excellent value cottage in a quiet location, but within easy reach of some of Cornwall’s best beaches and attractions.
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#9. The Sands Resort, Cornwall
The Sands Resort is a family friendly hotel just outside Newquay. There is something for everyone at the Sands Resort including spacious Family Suites with a separate sleeping area for little ones, various children’s dining options and a Spa. Parents can make use of the baby listening service whilst catching up over good food and wine in the Restaurant. Babies and toddlers will love the bouncy castle, swimming pool, soft play area and outdoor play area (especially the pirate ship!).
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#10. Polean Farm Cottages
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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#11. Treworgey Cottages
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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#12. Sandymouth Holiday Park
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. There are loads of facilities for babies and toddlers at Sandymouth, including an 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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#13. Atlantic Reach Holiday Resort
Just outside Newquay, Atlantic Reach Holiday Resort has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, entertainment and over 200 holiday homes. There are amazing leisure facilities at Atlantic Reach holiday resort including a gym and a Spa. Toddlers will love the 2 swimming pools, football pitch, indoor soft play and packed entertainment schedule. There is also a Kids Club for tiny tots. The beach is 15 minutes away.
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#14. St Minver Holiday Park
This holiday park in Cornwall is set in a parkland setting and has luxury lodges, and a heated indoor swimming pool with separate toddler pool. It is set in the grounds of an old manor house and is just minutes away from Polzeath, Daymer Bay and the Rock beaches. There is loads for toddlers at St Minver Holiday Park including a soft play area with ball pool,nature trail and adventure play with fun park. There is a Kids’ Clubs for preschool children to 10 year olds and evening entertainment.
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#15. Landal Gwel An Mor
This 5* holiday resort in Portreath is a peaceful site with luxury lodges, a Wellbeing Spa and an onsite farm. Toddlers can take part in the Meet The Animals sessions at the onsite farm which includes hand feeding and cuddling reindeers and foxes!. There are also unique ‘Gruffalo Experiences’ which are inspired by the book. There is loads to do onsite at Gwel An Mor including taking a dip in the warm indoor swimming pool, outdoor play area and indoor soft play. The lodges are all furnished to a high spec with all the mod cons – the perfect place to relax after a day at the beach!
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#16. White Acres Holiday Park
The 4* White Acres Holiday Park is just 5 miles from Newquay set in 184 acres of rolling Cornish countryside. Families can choose to stay in a range of caravans suiting different budgets and all family sizes. Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, toddler pool and Galleon adventure play area with climbing frame and dinosaur slide. Older children may like the agility course with tyre swings. There is also a mini tenpin bowling alley and amusement arcade for rainy days. A Kids Club is available for preschool children – 10 year olds. Family friendly evening entertainment takes place too in the Lakeside Club.
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#17. Fowey Hall Hotel
The fantastically toddler friendly Fowey Hall Hotel is just 15 minutes from the Eden Project and is baby, toddler and parent heaven! There are family friendly rooms, an indoor swimming pool, outdoor playground, family friendly dining – and the beach is nearby!
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#18. Holywell Bay Holiday Park
Holywell Bay Holiday Park is located in the stunning Ellenglaze Valley just a short walk from the sandy beach at Holywell Bay. It has been awarded a David Bellamy Gold Award for Conservation and is just 7 miles from Newquay. There are fantastic facilities for babies and toddlers at this park including an outdoor heated swimming pool with a waterslide, toddler paddling pool, under 5’s playground and a fab entertainment venue. There is also a kids club which runs activities such as storytelling, treasure hunts and competitions. The park offers a range of comfortable bungalows and caravans.
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#19. Bedruthan Hotel
The Bedruthan Hotel is set in a stunning clifftop position above the beach on the North Cornwall coast. It is also within walking distance of the famous Bedruthan Steps. The facilities for babies are excellent at the Bedruthan Hotel – there are baby exploring play areas including ball pools, slides and swings plus wooden ride on toys and even a baby rocking horse. There is loads of baby equipment available to borrow including baby back packs and bottle warmers. Toddlers will love playing on the outdoor wooden ship, in the adventure playground or bouncing on the trampoline. For rainy days, there is an indoor jungle tumble, play room and an indoor swimming pool.
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#20. Marsland Cottage
Marsland Cottage is a cozy 3-bedroom cottage on a working dairy farm near to Bude. Outside there is a private enclosed garden with patio area (access via the shared garden) with a BBQ for al fresco dining in the summer months. Toddlers will love the indoor playbarn which has a trampoline, play towers, scramble net, slides, play castle and cottage, ride on toys and a small slide.
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#21. The Boathouse Roundhouse
The Boathouse Roundhouse is a luxury family friendly yurt in Cornwall – no need to rough it at this yurt as it provides all the mod cons and luxurious touches you would expect! You can reconnect with the great outdoors at The Boathouse and make use of the hot tub and outdoor pizza oven to make your stay even more special! The yurt is near to Bude so is handy for the beach and days out.
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#22. Wheel Dream
Wheel Dream is a family friendly lodge on a holiday resort in Helston, Cornwall. Each lodge has a wood fired hot tub and there is a restaurant, bar and children’s play area onsite. There is a fantastic open plan living area with kitchen and dining facilities, plus a comfy sofa and chairs for a family of 4. The lodge has modern interiors and luxury touches throughout as well as a little garden and hot tub – perfect for a relaxing family holiday!
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#23. 44 Upper Stables Cottage
44 Upper Stables is a luxurious 3 bedroom baby and toddler friendly cottage on an exclusive resort a few minutes walk from the beach in Cornwall. The resort has excellent leisure facilities including a large indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, tennis courts and a children’s play area. There is a comfy open plan living and dining area with a TV and DVD player along with a well-equipped kitchen. Outside there is a private garden with seating for up to 5 people.
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#24. Minster Apartment, Sandbank Holiday Park
Minster Apartment is a fantastic 2-bedroom apartment on a self-catering holiday park near St Ives. The apartment is a 10-minute walk from Gwithian Sands which is a 3 mile long beach – perfect for a bit of sandcastle building and paddling! Toddlers will love the shared gardens and play area which includes a sandpit, summer house and tonnes of toys!
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#25. 3 Coastguard’s Cottage
3 Coastguard Cottage is a stunning 3-bedroom former Coastguard’s Cottage which is fantastic for families looking for a baby and toddler friendly cottage in Cornwall. The cottage is in a remarkable location a few moments away from Helford Cove and has access to a shared outdoor heated swimming pool which is open between May and September.
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#26. Endymion Cottage – Porthtowan
Endymion is a spacious and beautifully decorated cottage which is ideal for families looking for a toddler friendly cottage in Cornwall near the beach. The cottage is set back from the cliff top and is within waling distance of the sandy beach at Porthtowan. Great for holidays with family and friends.
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#27. Polurrian Bay Hotel
The family friendly Polurrian Hotel has a number of 2 bedroom suites, along with 180 degree views of the Cornish coast from its glass fronted vista extension. All bookings include 2 hours complimentary childcare a day in the onsite crèche, where there are fun activities such as face painting, arts and crafts and baking. There is also an onsite family cinema in case of bad weather.
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#28. Argus Cottage at Pendeen Lighthouse
Check out this gorgeous lighthouse cottage overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at Pendeen Lighthouse just 6 miles from Lands End! Argus Cottage is one of two holiday cottages available at Pendeen Lighthouse (along with Solebay Cottage, which sleeps 4 people) and has a dramatic location on a granite headland on the North Cornwall Coast within a Site of Special Scientific Interest and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s a really cozy cottage with 2 bedrooms (1 double and 1 single) with a sitting room with sea views, kitchen, dining room and bathroom. Outside there is a large, walled patio to the rear of the property.
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#29. Cornish Fun Cottage
Family fun is the name of the game at Cornish Fun cottage which has access to Dulporth Beach which is a private beach just minutes’ walk from the cottage. This fabulous cottage has all the key ingredients for a great family holiday! It’s a good-sized cottage with a garden and a patio area plus 3 bedrooms. The cottage is just a few minutes’ walk from the golden sandy Duporth Sandy beach which is a private beach which is available for guests who stay at Cornish Fun. Porthpean and Pentewan beaches are also close by.
#30. Trevelgas Valley View Cottage
Trevalgas Valley View is a wonderful baby and toddler friendly cottage in Cornwall which is just over a mile from several sandy beaches and Bude. This beautiful cottage also has a heated swimming pool, play area and a private enclosed garden with stunning views!
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#31. Lizard Point Holiday Park
Lizard Point, formerly Mullion Holiday Park, is the perfect destination for a fun-filled holiday with a baby or toddler. It has benefited from a £1.8 million refurbishment in 2020 introducing new activities and facilities for the whole family to enjoy. There is a fab indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool, adventure playground, nature trail and soft play area. There is even an Arts and Crafts den for rainy days. Plus, it is in a great location to explore the fantastic beaches which the Lizard Peninsula is known for.
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#32. Above The Beach Cottage
Above the Beach is a superb baby and toddler friendly cottage which is ideal for families looking for a cottage within walking distance of the beach. It’s in an amazing location overlooking Trevaunance Cove and has 3 bedrooms, a light and airy sitting room on the first floor where you can take in the ocean views on the comfy seats. Outside there is a patio area with unrivalled views of the beach and sea plus garden furniture, loungers and a BBQ. Trevaunance Cove is a short walk away.
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#33. 41 Talland Bay Cottage
Talland Bay is a luxury 3 bedroom toddler friendly house near Talland Bay, Cornwall. It is set in a safe, private gated community with landscaped gardens, an indoor swimming pool and is a short walk to Talland Bay Beach.
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#34. The Olde Smokehouse
The Olde Smokehouse is a gorgeous 2-bedroom cottage in Charlestown, home of the tall ships. It’s ideal for toddler holidays as it has a sunny patio and enclosed garden and is within walking distance of the beach. Great choice for families looking for a toddler friendly cottage near the beach!
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#35. 73 Upper Barn
73 Upper Barn is a gorgeous ‘upside down’ 3 bedroom, 2-bathroom cottage on exclusive development near Falmouth. Families with toddlers will love the large indoor heated swimming pool, play area and the sandy beach which is within walking distance of 73 Upper Barn.
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#36. Piran Meadows Resort & Spa
Piran Meadows is an award winning holiday resort a short drive from the bustling resort of Newquay. It is surrounded by countryside but is in an ideal location to explore Newquay and the north coast. Toddlers will love the indoor heated swimming pool and outdoor splash zone, bowling alley and indoor soft play. There are also additional activities such as pedal balance bike lessons and horse riding. Parents will love the fitness suite, Spa, sauna and onsite Costa coffee. The park offers a range of 2,3 4 and 5 bedroom accommodation including lodges with hot tubs.
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#37. Amaroo Cottage
Amaroo Cottage is a stunning 2 bedroom cottage within walking distance of St Agnes and Trevaunance Cove. It has a spacious garden and is close to 4 beaches within the St Agnes area. This spacious cottage is all on the ground floor and has a large open plan living area leading to the gorgeous garden with decked area, garden furniture and barbecue. This spacious accommodation is all on the ground floor and has a large open plan living area leading to the gorgeous garden with decked area, garden furniture and barbecue.
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#38. Waveline Cottage
Located in the lovely village of Portreath on the north coast of Cornwall, Waveline is a great choice for families looking for somewhere to stay with babies and toddlers which is near the beach and all the facilities of a small resort. The cottage is a semi detached property which has refurbished to a high standard so families will love returning to the cottage after a day out exploring or at the beach.
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#39. Sarah’s Cottage
Sarah’s Cottage is a great choice for families looking for a toddler friendly cottage in Cornwall with a large garden and playground. There’s also a hot tub for parents to relax in after bedtime! The cottage is also within easy reach of the north and south coast so is the perfect base for a family holiday.
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#40. Wooda Farm Holiday Park
This 5* holiday park overlooks Bude Bay, and has breathtaking views of the North Cornish coastline. There are cottages, holiday homes, camping and caravans at Wooda Farm as well as a playground, woodland walk, toddler play area and soft play for the small members of your family. If you don’t fancy cooking, you can order some food from the onsite bar and grill and takeaway. There are also free tractor rides, and animals including pigmy goats, chickens and lambs to meet too.
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#41. Hendra Holiday Park
Hendra Holiday Park is located just outside Newquay and offers camping pitches, glamping, camping pods, touring caravans, motorhomes and caravans and lodge style accommodation. One of the best things about a holiday at Hendra Holiday Park is the Oasis Pool which is an indoor swimming pool with water flumes, fountain slides, geysers and a toddlers area. Toddlers will love playing in the indoor and outdoor play areas, and taking part in the wide range of activities on offer including Soccer Stars, Pirate Academy and Toddler Splash Time.
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#42. The Valley
The Valley is a complex of cottages and leisure facilities close to Truro and Falmouth. There are 5 types of 2 and 3 bedroom luxury holiday cottages, with access to extensive leisure facilities such as indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, a separate games room, a spa pool, fitness suite and play areas. There are complimentary highchairs, stair gates, bed guards and travel cots available to borrow, as well as a superb selection of toys, DVD’s and books to borrow from reception or whilst dining in the restaurant. Family dogs are welcome too.
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#43. Newquay Holiday Park
Newquay Holiday Park is a lively holiday park just 3 miles from the seaside mecca of Newquay. There are 3 outdoor swimming pools, an adventure playground, soft play, nature trail and 11 beaches nearby!!
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#44. Monkey Tree Holiday Park
Monkey Tree Holiday Park is set in 56 acres in between Newquay and Perranporh on the North coast. They have more than 50 static caravans for families to stay in, and they all benefit from a private patio, heating, parking and a complimentary welcome hamper. Bed linen is included, and beds are made up for you on arrival. Onsite facilities include a newly refurbished clubhouse, restaurant, fish and chip takeaway, bar and amusement arcades. There is an indoor play area, outdoor heated swimming pool, playgrounds, ride on cars and diggers for toddlers. There is also daily activities for the children, and a packed in house nightly entertainment schedule.
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#45. Looe Bay Holiday Park
Looe Bay Holiday Park is in an idyllic location situated amongst little fishing villages, sandy beaches and gorgeous countryside. Looe village itself is a 5 minute drive away and is a buzzing seaside resort with a little beach full of rock pools. The park itself has been awarded a David Bellamy Silver award for conservation and has loads of facilities for babies and toddlers including an indoor heated swimming pool, adventure playground, soft play area and a sun terrace. There is a range of caravans and lodges for all family sizes and budgets.
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#46. Tencreek Holiday Park
Tencreek Holiday Park is just over 1 mile away from the seaside resort of Looe which you can wander to along a country lane. It’s also within walking distance of stunning Talland Bay. Back at the park, there is an indoor heated swimming pool, toddler pool, playground and some of the best family friendly entertainment for miles around. Choose to stay in a range of 2 and 3 bedroom caravans.
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#47. Praa Sands Holiday Park
This 5* holiday park is within walking distance of one of Cornwall’s fantastic sandy beaches. It is an exclusive development of caravans and lodges with ocean views and an indoor swimming pool, playground and gym. The park is close to loads of family friendly beaches as well as Land’s End, Mousehole, St Michael’s Mount and St Ives. Choose to stay in a range of 2 and 3 bedroom caravan and lodges.
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#48. Bude Holiday Resort
Bude Holiday Resort is a lovely holiday park in a quiet location in Cornwall with direct access to the South West Coast Path. The holiday park has a variety of caravan and glamping accommodation as well as excellent facilities for babies and toddlers including an outdoor heated swimming pool with a splash zone area and a playground. Beautiful beaches such as Crooklets and Summerleaze beaches are close by too. During the summer months, the park also has free entertainment. There is also a bar and café onsite.
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#49. Seaview Holiday Village
Seaview Holiday Village has a range of chalets and stylish caravans near to Looe and Polperro and with panoramic views of Talland Bay. Onsite facilities for toddlers include an indoor swimming pool, games room, playgrounds, shop, bar, restaurant and evening entertainment. All the accommodation includes bed linen with beds made up, TV with Freeview channels, fully equipped kitchen, heating and parking. There is also a Clubhouse which serves food and has nightly entertainment. Toddler Fun Time is from 4pm and is a great way for them to let off a bit of steam before bedtime!!
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#50. The Park at Mawgan Porth
The Park is an award winning 5* holiday park for babies and toddlers in Cornwall less than 300 yards from Mawgan Porth beach. Families can choose to stay in a range of lodges and cottages and make use of the fab onsite facilities for babies and toddlers. There is an indoor swimming pool, children’s playground, soft play and even an outdoor swimming pool which is open in the summer. The restaurant serves wholesome home-cooked meals using produce from the region, as well as fresh coffee, homemade cakes and puddings. Newquay is less than 20 minutes’ drive from the hotel, Padstow is 10 miles away and the Eden Project is aprox 30-40 minutes’ drive.
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Have I missed any baby or toddler friendly places to stay in Cornwall?