50 BEST Toddler Friendly Holidays In The UK That Won’t Break The Bank!
Looking for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK that won’t cost the earth? Here are our top picks on the best UK holidays for toddlers including amazing cottages, big and bustling holiday parks and stunning hotels.
#1. Shorefield Country Park, The New Forest
Shorefield Country Park is just 3 miles from the New Forest and close to the beach. The park is set in 100 acres and has an indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool, onsite Bar and Grill, daytime activity programme and play area. A great choice for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK!
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#2. Red Rescue Retreat, The Lake District
Perfect for fire engine loving toddlers, this former fire truck is perfect for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK! There are 2 bedrooms, an open plan living area complete with a fire pole, fully equipped kitchen and even a sauna! The twin bedroom has fantastic fire engine bedsteads and funky sleeping bags, and the spacious master bedroom (accessible up a ladder!) has a comfy king-size bed, TV and gated lockable fireman’s pole. There’s also a cabin in the fire truck with children’s fireman’s costumes and the trucks disused hose pipe for toddlers to play with.
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#3. Trevorrick Farm Cottages, Cornwall
Experience life on a Cornish farm at Trevorrick Farm Cottages where toddlers can help feed the animals, play on the pretend combine harvester and go swimming in the indoor heated swimming pool. Plus the famous fishing port of Padstow is within walking distance. Don’t miss the amazing playground with pretend tractor and combine harvester! This is a great place to go on holiday with a toddler in the UK!
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#4. Mazzard Farm Cottages, Devon
Mazzard Farm in East Devon have 6 award winning cottages just a few miles from the seaside town of Sidmouth. They offer great value accommodation in luxury cottages and have a fantastic playground for toddlers as well as gorgeous gardens.
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#5. Netttlecombe Farm, Isle of Wight
The Isle Of Wight – the perfect place for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK! Tucked away in rolling hills close to the seaside resort of Ventnor, Nettlecombe Farm has everything you need for a fantastic holiday. Stay in a cozy cottage with amazing views, watch your toddlers play in a safe, fenced off play area and best of all help out with the daily animal feeding which takes place on the farm. Don’t forget your wellies!
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#6. Glamping At Humble Bee Farm, Yorkshire
Humble Bee Farm is a working farm less than 5 miles from the beach in the idyllic Yorkshire Wolds. As well as being the home of lots of happy animals, Humble Bee Farm also offers toddler friendly glamping experiences for families looking to enjoy life on the farm without sacrificing any of their home comforts. This includes stays in Wigwams, Yurts, Bell Tents and luxury cottages – all surrounded by rolling Yorkshire countryside with a fantastic playground for toddlers.
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#7. Talehay Cottages, Cornwall
Talehay Cottages is a collection of 5 toddler friendly 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 toddler friendly holiday in a quiet location, but within easy reach of some of Cornwall’s best beaches and attractions.
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#8. Troedyrhow Holiday Cottages, Cardigan Bay
Troedyrhiw Holiday Cottages is a collection of 5* holiday cottages set around a courtyard 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 love the playground, doing some wildlife spotting and running around on the large grassy area. 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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#9. Hall Farm Holiday Cottages, The Peak District
Welcome to Hall Farm Cottages in the Peak District! Run by parents Emily and Tom, this collection of family friendly cottages has all the key ingredients for an amazing holiday with toddlers. There’s loads for babies and toddlers at Hall Farm including a brand new playbarn, outdoor play area, loads of wide open space and friendly chickens to meet!
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#10. Oakdene Forest, Hampshire
Oakdene Forest is an incredible choice for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK 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. There’s loads for toddlers onsite including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool and a fab play area.
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#11. Sandhills Holiday Park, Dorset
Sandhills is a small, popular holiday park overlooking the beach and Mudeford Quay in Dorset which is great for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK. It’s across the road from the beach and it is also close to Bournemouth with its famous beach and gardens. Sandhills has a beautiful outdoor swimming pool, a paddling pool and an outdoor playground for little ones.
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#12. Ribby Hall 5* Holiday Village Near Blackpool
Ribby Hall offers 5* toddler 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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#13. 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. Toddlers will love the Hobbit and Fairy’s Secret Village plus the Blue Lagoon Waterpark, indoor Adventure Centre and the circus themed soft play. Enjoy the evening entertainment as part of the dinnertime shows.
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#14. Fallbarrow Holiday Park, Lake District
This 5* 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. The park itself is very peaceful and has a range of caravan accommodation to suit all budgets. 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. Short breaks are available.
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#15. Tattershall Lakes, Lincolnshire
Tattershall Lakes in Lincolnshire is amazing for toddler friendly holidays in the UK. 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! Don’t miss the new heated outdoor swimming pool!
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#16. Loch Lomond Holiday Park
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 Loch Lomond which you are free to explore. It’s also 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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#17. The Sands Resort, Cornwall
The Sands Resort is a baby and toddler friendly hotel just outside Newquay. The Sands is toddler heaven with 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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#18. Thirlmere Lodge, The Lake District
Thirlmere Lodge is a gorgeous 3 bedroom lodge on the shores of Lake Windermere with a hot tub and access to an indoor swimming pool and toddler play area. It’s set in one of the most popular holiday parks in the Lake District and is just a short walk from the Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockholes.
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#19. The Hobbit Hole, Devon
Check out this GORGEOUS Hobbit House in rural Devon! This unique cottage is hobbit themed throughout and has a hot tub too. There are 2 stunning bedrooms, an enclosed garden, parking for 2 cars and there are plenty of sandy beaches nearby too.
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#20. Carmel Hideaway, Wales
Carmel Hideaway is a super stylish 2 bedroom log cabin on Anglesey which has a wood fired hot tub, enclosed garden and play area! The beach is just 5 miles away. Families will love the open plan layout, stunning views and light and airy interior. Outside there is large garden with a lawn with fantastic views of the Snowdonia National Park. Toddlers will love the swings in the corner of the garden!
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#21. Atlantic Reach Holiday Resort, Cornwall
Just outside Newquay, Atlantic Reach Holiday Resort is great for toddler friendly holidays in the UK. There are indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a football pitch, indoor soft play and packed entertainment schedule. There is also a Kids Club for tiny tots where little ones can take part in fun activities like story telling, clay modelling and arts and crafts. The beach is 15 minutes away.
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#22. Cardigan Bay Holiday Park, Pembrokeshire
This 5* holiday park in Pembrokeshire is a popular choice for families looking for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK. 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. Toddlers will also love the children’s playground, football pitch, onsite restaurant and disco during peak times. Poppit Sands beach is in walking distance.
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#23. Hopton Holiday Village, Norfolk
Hopton Holiday Village is perfect for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK. It is ideally located in the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth just a short walk away from the beach. Great Yarmouth boasts 15 miles of beach including the Pleasure Beach theme park, circus and plenty amusement arcades to keep you all entertained! Toddlers will love the amazing heated indoor and outdoor swimming complex, Splashzone and indoor soft play area. Plus there are toddler activities such as the Nature Trail, Pirate Treasure Hunt or RNLI Water Safety sessions.
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#24. Whitecliff Bay, Isle of Wight
Whitecliff Bay is a fantastic place for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK. It’s got 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. Whitecliff Bay has loads 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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#25. Sandy Balls Holiday Village, The New Forest
If you want to combine a trip to Peppa Pig World with a toddler 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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#26. Waterside Holiday Park, Devon
Waterside Holiday Park is a beach loving toddler’s paradise! It’s close to Paignton and is within walking distance of Saltern Cove which is a small rocky and pebbly beach which is great for rock pooling. Onsite there is an outdoor heated swimming pool, paddling pool and kids playground. Don’t miss a trip to beautiful Goodrington Sands – an award winning Blue Flag beach which is ideal for swimming and sand castle building!
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#27. Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park, The Peak District
If you are looking for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK, Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park is definitely worth considering. It is nestled in the Peak District countryside with magnificent views, whilst also being close to Alton Towers and Chatsworth House. The Tissington Trail is a fab traffic free cycle trail running between Ashbourne and Buxton which runs alongside Ashbourne Heights – a great opportunity for family friendly bike rides. The park has loads of facilities for babies and toddlers including a swimming pool and outdoor playground.
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#28. Seaward Cottage, Dumfries & Galloway
Seaward is a super impressive 3 bedroom cottage in the fishing village of Portpatrick in Dumfries & Galloway. It’s 5 minutes walk to the beach, harbour and playground, and there are plenty of clifftop walks nearby. Seaward cottage is a really spacious cottage with bags of room for the whole family to relax and spread out. There is also a large enclosed garden with BBQ.
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#29. Ruda Bay Holiday Park, Devon
A holiday at Ruda Bay Holiday Park is heaven for toddlers! 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, toddlers 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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#30. Daisy Decker Bus – Yorkshire Coast
This fabulous converted bus is a must for families looking for a unique toddler holiday! The bus is also just a 5 minute drive from the seaside resort of Withernsea, and has its own enclosed garden with a picnic bench and swings!
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#31. Granary Barn, Wales
Granary Barn is a spacious cottage with a hot tub in the rolling hills of Mid Wales close to Cardigan Bay. It’s located within 65 acres of organic meadows and woodlands that families are free to explore during their stay. Toddlers will love the fantastic shared play area which includes a pirate ship!
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#32. The Lobster Pot Beach House, Yorkshire
The Lobster Pot Beach House is an amazing 2 bedroom beach hut at The Bay holiday park just 10 mins walk from the beach. There are great facilities for babies and toddlers including an indoor swimming pool, gym and children’s playground.
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#33. Cresswell Towers Holiday Park, Northumberland
Cresswell Towers Holiday Park is located at Druridge Bay in Northumberland is a 5 min walk from a long sandy beach. Back at the park, there is a heated indoor swimming, pool, playground, family friendly entertainment and food and drink available in The Tower Tavern.
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#34. Tummel Valley Holiday Park, The Highlands
Tummel Valley holiday park is in an ideal location for exploring the Highlands and is just 13 miles away from the Highland town of Pitlochry. The park has an indoor heated swimming pool with tots sessions, children’s splash pool, adventure playground and nature trail. There is a range of toddler friendly caravans and timber lodges situated in a woodland setting.
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#35. Auchenlarie Holiday Park, Dumfries & Galloway
The Auchenlaire holiday park is located in beautiful Dumfries and Galloway and has direct access to a sandy beach and is just a short walk from the Galloway Hills. The park boasts its own indoor heated swimming pool, bistro with evening entertainment and kids indoor and outdoor playground. Don’t miss a trip to the Galloway Forest to explore the forest trails and family friendly cycling.
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#36. Hiraeth Cottage – Gower Peninsula
Hiraeth Cottage is a stunning toddler friendly cottage located in the beautiful village of Scurlage in the Gower Peninsula. It has a shared hot tub, play area and indoor swimming pool and is close to loads of sandy beaches. A great choice for families looking for a toddler friendly holidays in Wales!
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#37. Barmouth Bay Holiday Park, Wales
Barmouth Bay holiday park is in an ideal location – between the mountains of Snowdonia and the sea. The holiday park has direct beach access, an indoor heated swimming pool, a play area and a packed activity schedule (during school holidays).
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#38. Hoburne Park, Dorset
This relaxed holiday park is close to the sandy beaches of Bournemouth, as well as the New Forest (and Peppa Pig World!). Toddlers will love the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, as well as playing in the outdoor play area. There is also an indoor play area for rainy days and an amusement arcade. A great choice for families looking for a toddler friendly holiday in Dorset.
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#39. Haggerston Castle Holiday Park, Northumberland
Haggerston Castle is the perfect place for a toddler friendly holiday in the UK. Haggerston Castle has landscaped gardens, beautiful lakes and a heated indoor swimming pool. There is also an entertainment complex, Burger King, Papa John’s Pizza and fab activities for toddlers such as Nature Rockz, Learn to Bike sessions (aged 2+) and pottery painting. The beach is just 3 miles away.
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#40. West Bay Holiday Park, Dorset
This beachfront holiday park is perfect for toddler friendly holidays in the UK. The park is just a 200m walk from the beach where you can go fossil hunting, build sandcastles or if you are brave enough, have a dip in the sea! Back at the park there is a heated indoor swimming pool, fab adventure playground and family friendly restaurant.
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#41. Riverside Holiday Park, Northumberland
Riverside Holiday Park is a toddler friendly holiday park on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. It is a just a short stroll from the little of Wooler, and has an offsite swimming pool for guests, outdoor play area and bar and restaurant. Bamburgh, Seahouses and Alnwick are also close by.
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#42. 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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#43. White Acres Holiday Park, Cornwall
The 4* White Acres Holiday Park is just 5 miles from Newquay set in 184 acres of rolling Cornish countryside. Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, toddler pool and Galleon adventure play area with climbing frame and dinosaur slide. 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. A great choice for a toddler friendly holiday!
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#44. 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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#45. Converted Train Carriages In North Yorkshire
Train mad toddlers will love staying at the Old Station converted 1st class train carriages near the market town of Pickering in North Yorkshire. The carriages have been lovingly restored, and have all the facilities you would expect from 4* accommodation as well as 2 acres of grounds outside, a long platform to ride bikes up and down, games, toys, books and DVDS.
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#46. The Merton Hotel – Jersey
The Merton Hotel is a toddler friendly hotel in Jersey close to the beach and St Helier. There are large family rooms, with separate sleeping areas for baby, and loads of facilities to keep active toddlers entertained. They will love the Aquadome which is a subtropical dome heated to 27 degrees with a water slide, cascades and lazy river. There is also an outdoor play area, crèche and indoor play room.
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#47. Cayton Bay Holiday Park, Yorkshire
Cayton Bay is a lively holiday park near the resort of Scarborough. The park is near to the beach but also has its own indoor swimming pool with waterjets, slides, fountains and flumes. Toddlers can let off steam at the soft play or make new friends at the outdoor playground. There are a variety of lodges and caravans for all family sizes and budgets.
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#48. 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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#49. Crealy Theme Park & Resort, Devon
This award-winning theme park is the largest in the Southwest with over 60 rides, attractions, live shows and even a zoo. There are rides specifically for Under 5s and over 200 animals to visit – plus a massive indoor play area in case it rains! Why not take your time and spend a few nights at Crealy Resort? The resort is next door to the theme park and has its own exclusive restaurant and club house. Complimentary theme park access is included!!
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Can you recommend any toddler friendly holidays in the UK?