Discover the best baby friendly holidays in 2020 ranging from amazing hotels for babies in Europe, through to cozy cottages and bustling holiday parks in the UK. Do you have any recommendations about holidays for babies?
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#1. The Elounda Waterpark and Residence Hotel, Crete
The Elounda Waterpark and Residence hotel has been recently refurbished and has fresh modern 2 bed rooms and a redesigned bar and restaurant. There are 3 outdoor swimming pools and a little splash park with waterslides for babies – plus a playground too. The All Inclusive option is good for families wanting a great value holiday.
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#2. Constantinou Bros Athena Beach Hotel, Cyprus
This fab hotel is a firm favourite with families with babies and toddlers. It’s in a stunning beachfront location and has 2 kids pools and a little playground. There is also an indoor pool which is useful if you are travelling in early spring or late summer. The All Inclusive Plus package is great value as it includes selected international branded drinks, a stocked mini-bar on arrival and a great choice of dining options. 2 bedroom suites sleeping up to a maximum of 5 are available.
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#3. TUI Blue Atlantica Mare Village, Cyprus
The TUI Blue Atlantica Mare Village opens in April 2020 and offers a fab combination of fun filled kids clubs, amazing splash parks and amazing food. There is a focus on wellbeing at the TUI Blue Atlantica Mare Village as the Healthy Eating Challenge encourages little ones to try new foods. There are also parent and baby wellbeing sessions for under 3’s as well as family wellbeing sessions for all ages. There is a splash park, a baby pool, and BabyClub creches for 0-2 year olds. The hotel also has a fully equipped Baby Lounge and parent and toddler activity sessions. Family rooms are available.
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#4. Belvedere Village Apartments, Lake Garda, Italy
This large village style complex has got loads of fun things for babies including 3 massive swimming pools, a splash park and a children’s playground. There are also 2-bedroom family apartments with air con and basic kitchenette facilities. Both Peschiera resort and Gardaland theme park are close by.
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#5. Kiani Beach Resort, Crete
This amazing all inclusive complex is located on the outskirts of Kalyves village overlooking a sandy beach. Babies will love the pirate ship themed playground, and kids pool with little slides and a fountain. The hotel offers a great All Inclusive option, and family rooms are available.
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#6. Bluestone Holiday Resort, Pembrokeshire
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 babies 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 to explore. Newly opened is the indoor Serandome where toddlers can play in the fab water play area whatever the weather!
Families also get complimentary entry to the Blue Lagoon Waterpark, the indoor Adventure Centre and the circus themed soft play. There is also evening entertainment as part of the dinnertime shows.
#7. Pirates Village, Majorca
This pirate themed hotel is the perfect choice for swashbucklers looking for a fun filled holiday! Life is centered around the Pirates Tower Pool, which is a large lagoon shaped swimming pool with a separate area for babies.
Toddlers will love the Pirates Bay Splash Park with water slides, waterfalls and caves, and the Pirates Mini Cave Club is a kids club with a difference – there is a bouncy castle, games and a little stage. The hotel is a 15 minute walk from the beach at Santa Ponsa and close to the bars and restaurants.
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#8. Melia Cala Galdana, Menorca
The 5* Melia Cala Galdana hotel is in a great location right on Cala Galdana beach, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in Menorca. The Melia has 2 outdoor swimming pools, a shady children’s playground and a Creche for children aged 8 months+ The crèche is open between May and October and has books, toys, sleeping areas, a soft play area and a TV and DVD player. Family rooms and suites are available at the Melia too.
A great choice for families wanting a baby friendly holiday near a stunning beach.
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9. Balansat Resort, Ibiza
This baby friendly resort is in a great location just metres from the beach in the bay of Puerto De San Miguel. There is a fantastic kid’s splash park with little waterslides, sprinklers and fountains as well as a swimming pool with a children’s section.
Bright, modern and spacious family apartments are available.
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#10. Fantasia Bahia Principe, Tenerife
The new Fantasia Bahia Principe is a brand new 5* hotel in Tenerife which is amazing for babies and toddlers! There is a fairytale Cinderella style castle, heated kids swimming pool, all days kids clubs (for children aged 3+), mini discos and evening entertainment. Babies and toddlers will love the 2 splash parks and 5 outdoor swimming pools and playground. There is also plenty for adults at the Fantasia Bahia Principe Tenerife including 3 a la carte restaurants and of course the rejuvenating the Spa.
Family master suites are available with big comfy beds and blackout blinds to give you the best chance of a lie in! All Inclusive is available.
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#11. La Carabasse Holiday Park, South of France
La Carabasse is a stunning holiday park in the Languedoc, on France’s Mediterranean coast. It has got a massive lagoon style swimming pool with a toddler area and also direct access to the beach which is just 800m away. The nearby town of Vias Plage has everything from bars and restaurants to discos, shops and even a fun fair. La Carabasse is only 10 minute drive from Béziers airport.
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#12. Landal 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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#13. Ribby Hall Village, near Blackpool
Ribby Hall offers 5* baby friendly holidays at their holiday village near Blackpool. Each break includes 4 nights luxury accommodation, access to the new family swimming pool with water slides and splash zone, 2 indoor soft play areas and an outdoor adventure play area. High chairs and travel cots are also included.
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#14. Royal Son Bou Family, Menorca
Regularly voted Trip Adviser’s best family friendly hotel in Spain, the Royal Son Bou Family Club is a great choice if you are looking for a baby friendly hotel in Menorca. There is a huge children’s swimming pool with a pirate ship and waterslides, and this area is enclosed and surrounded by artificial grass. The hotel is great for beach lovers too with direct access to Son Bou Beach, which is the longest on Menorca.
There is a Kid’s Club for babies aged 0 -2. One and 2 bedroom apartments are available.
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#15. The Almrya Hotel, Cyprus
The Almrya Hotel in Cyprus is renowned for providing excellent facilities for babies. There is a specially designed children’s swimming pool which is shaded by an awning to protect them from the sun on hot days. There is also a Baby Go Lightly service which lets parents’ pre order essentials such as potties, high chairs, prams, sterilisers and even crayons, colouring books, books and children’s DVDs.
There is an indoor playroom and an outdoor playground, as well as a crèche which you can book when you arrive (extra cost).
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#16. Magic Natura Animal Waterpark & Polynesian Lodge Resort– Benidorm, Costa Blanca
The Magic Natura is Europe’s first animal and water theme park located just outside Benidorm. All guests get free entry to the Terra Natura Animal Park and the Aqua Natura Waterpark so it is great choice for animal lovers and water babies!!
The animal park has over 1500 animals including tigers, rhinos and elephants and there aren’t any bars or barriers to stop babies being able to see everything. Accommodation is in 1 bedroom / 2 bedroom Polynesian lodges and some of them have a Jacuzzi!
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#17. Hard Rock Hotel, Tenerife
This unique hotel is perfect for families looking for a baby friendly hotel in Tenerife. There are incredible swimming pools including a lagoon, lots of sunbathing spots and even Balinese beds and hammocks to chill out on. There is a kids splash park with fountains, jets and waterfalls, and a playground with a sandpit. Free Kids Clubs at the Hard Rock Hotel are available for children aged 6 month plus.
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#18. Adrian Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel, Tenerife
The 5* Adrian Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel has impressive seaviews over to the neighbouring island of La Gomera. Adults will love the infinity pools, stunning gardens and spa and babies will love the pirate ship, indoor soft play and Roni, the hotel mascot. There is a kids club for children aged 10 months – 3 years where little ones can do arts and crafts, play games and listen to stories. There are 3 restaurants and a kids buffet is served in one of the restaurants.
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#19. H10 Suites Lanzarote Gardens, Lanzarote
The H10 hotel is great for families looking for a fab holiday with a baby. Little ones will love the pirate ship in the swimming pool, splashing in the shallow swimming pool and the playground. The hotel has recently been refurbished, and is just a few minutes’ walk to the beach as well as being close to the resort of Costa Teguise. Family suites sleep up to 4, and have a balcony or terrace with a pool and garden views.
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#20. Princesa Yaiza, Lanzarote
This beachfront hotel is great for families with babies and toddlers, who are also looking for a bit of luxury. For the little ones, there are 3 children’s swimming pools, an indoor soft play area specifically for children under the age of 8 – and of course the beach, which is on the hotel’s doorstep.
3 of the hotel’s 8 restaurants are family friendly, and there are special Family Suites with 2 bedrooms , 2 bathrooms and a microwave and kettle. Items like baby warmers and pushchairs can be hired from Reception.
Parents can really relax at the Princesa Yaiza Hotel. The Thalasso and Spa Centre is the place for ultimate relaxation with its therapeutic treatments, Relax rooms and a la carte indulgent breakfasts. There is a creche for children aged up to 2 with a soft play, ball pool, toys and games. A great choice for families looking for a baby friendly holiday!
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21. MarBella Corfu
The 5* MarBella Corfu hotel is in great location overlooking Agios Ioannis Peristeron Beach, which is one of the quieter beaches on the island. Popular with locals, this beach has crystal clear waters and sand and shingle to play in – ideal for toddlers! There are 2 children’s swimming pools and a shaded playground with swings, slides and a roundabout. The creche is for children aged 4 months+ so parents can get a bit of me time in the Spa while the little ones are having their own fun. Family rooms and 2 bedroom suites are available. The All Inclusive option is popular with families.
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#22. Sani Beach, Halkidiki
The Sani Resort in Halidiki Greece is a 5* baby friendly resort with a range of different accommodation options including a hotel and apartments. It is set on a 1000 acre eco reserve surrounded by forests, olive groves and a stunning sandy beach.
There are great facilities for 1 year olds including a playground, multiple children’s swimming pools, children’s dining and Babe Watch Nannies who keep an eye on the children on the beach if you want to take a dip!
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#23. Bonne Anse Plage Holiday Park, Charente Maritime area of France
Bonne Anse Plage is a holiday park in the Charente-Maritime area of France. It is perfect for water babies, beach lovers and animal lovers. The holiday park has a massive swimming pool with 2 large waterslides and a toddler pool and is just 1km from a sandy beach. The famous town of La Palmyre is within walking distance and has stunning sandy beaches as well as being the home to one of France’s most famous zoos.
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#24. The Mediterraneo Bay Hotel, Spain
The best thing about the Mediterraneo Bay Hotel in Costa De Almeria, Spain is the kids splash park with a fire engine and waterslides in it. The sandy beach is also a short walk away as well as the centre of Roquetas De Mar resort. A must for fire engine lovers!
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#25. Martinhal Quinta Family Resort, Portugal
Awarded Portugal’s Leading Family Resort for 2019, the Martinhal Quinta Family Resort is a collection of townhouses and villas with private swimming pools. There are 2 swimming pools including a kids pool, and an indoor swimming pool for cooler days. There is a creche for children aged 6 months – 23 months with a soft play area, books and loads of toys. The beach is 4km away and there is a shuttle bus there twice a day. 2,3 and 4 bedroom villas are available.
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#26. Grecotel Creta Palace, Crete
The Grecotel Creta Palace is a 4* beachfront baby friendly hotel with a fab kids swimming pool complete with its own waterslides. Water babies will also love the massive outdoor swimming pool and splashing in the sea which is just metres from this hotel – pedalos, snorkelling and water sports are also available here too! The hotel is set in landscaped gardens and has 4 restaurants and 4 bars. Full board and half board options are available. Family bungalows with a flat screen TV, fridge, air con and daily room cleaning are available.
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#27. Cardigan Bay Holiday Park, Pembrokeshire
This 5* holiday park in Pembrokeshire gets rave reviews from families for its facilities, spotlessly clean caravans and close proximity to the beach which is just a 10 minute walk away. The park is family run with a laid-back feel, and prides itself on not being too noisy, busy or overcrowded.
There is an indoor tropical swimming pool with a retractable roof, and the main pool has a shallow area attached to it which is ideal for smaller children. Plus, there is a separate baby pool. Families can choose to stay in one of the caravans onsite or one of the 2 luxury lodges (with hot tubs!). Poppit Sands beach is in walking distance, but there are also lots of other family friendly beaches nearby.
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#28. The Sands Resort, Cornwall
The Sands Resort is a baby 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 will love the bouncy castle, swimming pool, soft play area and outdoor play area (especially the pirate ship!).
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#29. Haydarpasha Palace, Turkey
The Haydarpasha Palace is a seafront hotel with its own private beach and loads to do for babies. There are 3 children’s swimming pools, a children’s splash park, a bowling alley and a waterpark with slides. Parents will love relaxing in the Spa. There are 8 restaurants and the main restaurant serves a children’s buffet. Family rooms with 2 bathrooms are available.
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#30. Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort, Fuerteventura
The Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort is a beachfront Canarian village style resort next to the marina, and only 10 minutes from the airport. There is a brand new Pirate and Princess complex with a fantastic little splash pool as well as a Kids Pool and a little playground. Accommodation is in bungalows which have kitchenette facilities and air con.
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#31. Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park
The 5* Iberostar Selection Lanazarote Park has recently been refurbished and is located in a peaceful area in Playa Blanca. Located right on the seafront, this excellent hotel has a new splash park with waterfalls, tipping buckets and fountains. There is also a children’s playground and indoor soft play area specially for children aged up to 3. This also has bottle warming, cots and a baby sleeping area. It is fully air conditioned and open between 10am and 1pm daily.
All rooms have sea viewed and good sized balconies. Family rooms are available.
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#32. Flamingo Land Resort, Yorkshire
Flamingo Land is a well-known zoo and theme park near Malton in North Yorkshire. Families with toddlers can choose to stay over at the onsite Flamingo Land Resort, which offers luxurious accommodation and an entertainment and leisure complex, and is perfectly place for easy access to the zoo and theme park.
Toddlers will love rides in the theme park such as the Balloon Ride, Gallopers and Muddy Duck Tractor Ride. There are loads of animals in the Zoo ranging from big cats, such as tigers, through to farmyard animals. Don’t miss the Peter Rabbit adventure!
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#33. Clube Humbria, Portugal
The Clube Humbria is a great option for families looking for a baby friendly apartment in Portugal. Recently nominated as one of Tripadvisor’s Best Hotels For Families, the apartments are light and airy surrounding a large pool area, and the beach is just a 10 minute walk away. One of the highlights of the Club Humbria is the new splash park with tipping buckets and slides – perfect for toddlers! Away from the pool, there is also a children’s playground. The apartments are spacious and have a little kitchenette with a proper fridge and sink so you can prepare small meals.
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#34. Alfagar Alto Da Colina Aparthotel, Portugal
The Alfagar Alto Da Colina Aparthotel has amazing facilities for babies and toddlers including a splash park with tipping water buckets and fountains and a Kids swimming pool. There is also a playground with a climbing frame, slides and a shaded area for when toddlers want to let off some steam. The hotel offers plenty of day time entertainment as well as live music and cabarets in the evening.
The 1 bedroom apartments at the Alfagar are all really spacious and well equipped.
Location wise there are two beaches within a 10 / 15 minute walk from the hotel with beach bars, and the resort of Olhos De Agua is a 20 minute walk away. Albufeira resort is just over 2km away and there is a shuttle bus 3 times a day to the Old Town.
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#35. Martinhal Sagres Beach Resort, Portugal
The Martinhal Sagres Beach Resort is a 5* resort in the Algarve overlooking a stunning sandy beach with loads of things for families with babies. There are 5 kids club, including one for babies aged 6 months to 23 months, and a Baby Concierge service where you can pre book loads of baby and toddler equipment before you arrive. The resort boasts 4 large heated swimming pools and 3 toddler swimming pools dotted around the lush grounds. Families can choose to stay in either luxury hotel rooms or spacious villas – all of which have been designed with families in mind. There are also plenty of family friendly dining options including restaurants with dedicated children’s play area and a special children’s menu with a range of fresh purees for babies.
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#36. Zafiro Hotel, Majorca
The Zafiro Hotel at C’an Picafort is all about quality and luxury. For babies, there is a massive swimming pool, paddling pool and a splash park packed with fountains, jets and little slides.
Adults can relax in the indoor swimming pool, whirlpool bath, sauna and Spa. There is also a 50 seater cinema room, a sports bar and live music and shows. Location-wise, C’an Picafort’s sandy beach is 10 minutes’ walk away and the town centre is even less. The apartments are modern and spacious, and some come with private gardens. There are also apartments where you can request a DVD player or PS3 and fluffy bathrobes.
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#37. Viva Blue, Majorca
This baby friendly hotel is minutes walk from beautiful Alcudia Beach, which is one of the most popular beaches in Majorca for babies and toddlers.
There is a pirate ship swimming pool which is heated and an indoor swimming pool. The baby pool has a large umbrella above it to protect baby and toddler’s skin from the strong sun. There is also a children’s play area next to the children’s club.
There is plenty to do if you can drag your little one out of the swimming pool including boat trips, shopping in Alcudia and Inca, a horse carriage ride and a mini train ride. You can also wander into the Old Town of Alcudia or Port where there are loads of little shops, cafes and restaurants in a Roman walled town.
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#38. Suites and Villas By Dunas, Gran Canaria
The Dunas Suites and Villas Resort is a pretty Canarian style resort set in tropical gardens. There are 4 swimming pools (3 for children!), a playground, and the beach is just a 15 minute walk away. The resort is also close to the upmarket resort of Melonaras with its designer shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as the famous sand dunes of Maspalomas.
Families can stay in 2 bedroom suites which sleep up to 5 people in 2 bedrooms and have a kitchenette and sun terrace to enjoy the sun on.
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#39. Tattershall Lakes, Lincolnshire
Tattershall Lakes is a holiday park in Lincolnshire with amazing facilities for babies and toddlers. There is a small lakeside beach, aeroplane themed playground and load of amazing activities for babies and toddlers such as Pirate Play, Superhero Academy, pottery painting and nature rangers. Plus, there is an outdoor cinema in summer too!
Toddlers will love the new Splash Pad which is an interactive splash park with tipping buckets, water curtains, sea squirts, play panels and a 1m high slide!
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#40. DB Seabank Resort & Spa, Malta
Located just metres away from the sparking blue waters of the Mediterranean, the DB Seabank Resort & Spa has got a children’s swimming pool with water slides, a bowling alley and the largest lagoon style swimming pool in Malta. The hotel also has a fantastic All Inclusive package which includes one dinner per stay in each of the 5 themed restaurants. Family rooms 2 bedrooms separated by a sliding door are available.
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#41. Ruda Bay Holiday Park, Devon
A holiday at Ruda Bay Holiday Park is heaven for babies! The famous Croyde Bay is close by or you can walk to Woolacombe Beach too – plus Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is also nearby too!
On site, little ones will love the Cascades Tropical indoor swimming pool with waterslides, the adventure playground, soft play and see what they can discover on the wildlife nature trail.
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#42. Holywell Bay Holiday Park, Cornwall
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 here 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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#43. 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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#44. 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 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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#45. 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.
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!
Don’t miss the nightly entertainment with leading comedians, bands and cabaret acts at the Ocean Bar (which also sells Costa Coffee during the day). Toddlers will love meeting Charlie Bear, who is the Sandymouth mascot, and who loves dancing and making friends with the little ones.
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#46. Greenwood Grange Cottages, Dorset
Greenwood Grange is a collection of 17 luxury baby 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. Babies 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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#47. Sandy Balls Holiday Village, The New Forest
If you want to combine a trip to Peppa Pig World with a baby’s first holiday, why not consider Sandy Balls Holiday Village in the New Forest.
Surrounded by the New Forest, ponies and woodland walks, this holiday park has loads for babies and toddlers including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, cycling, alpaca walks, bush craft school, an adventure playground and a soft play. There is also an onsite restaurant, shop and evening entertainment.
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#48. Craig Tara Holiday Park, Scotland
Craig Tara Holiday Park in Ayr has all the key ingredients for a fantastic family holiday. As well as direct access to a beach, the park also has a heated indoor swimming pool with waterslides, sports hall and a Lighthouse Harbour Adventure Village and Toddlers’ Play Village.
The Lighthouse Harbour Adventure Village has lots of interactive play areas and the Toddlers’ Play Village has a toy kitchen, pretend RNLI lifeboat and little shop to play in. There are also lots of activities and classes for toddlers including Discovery Babies, Aqua Jets, Gym Tots and junior science classes. Craig Tara is in a great location to explore the Ayrshire coast including the Isle of Arran, Culzean Castle and the Robert Burns Birthplace Musuem.
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#49. Whitecliff Bay, Isle of Wight
Away Resort’s Whitecliff Bay is a fantastic place to stay with babies and toddlers. It has loads of facilities for toddlers including 2 playgrounds, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, onsite entertainment – and best of all its own private beach within walking distance of the park.
There is a range of accommodation at Whitecliff Bay including caravans, luxury lodges and the new Rockstar and TriBeca VIP mobile homes. Whitecliff Bay also has lots of amazing activities for toddlers such as Pirate Play, Superhero Academy, Mad Scientist Workshops, Sand and Slime and Lava Lamps. This is in addition to puppet shows, storytime sessions, balance bikes classes and parent and toddler swimming lessons.
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#50. The Bay Filey, Yorkshire
The Bay 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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