10 BEST Quirky Places To Stay With Babies & Toddlers
Discover the BEST quirky places to stay with babies and toddlers including a converted bus, lighthouse cottage and even a fire engine! Perfect for families looking for somewhere ‘different’ to stay with babies and toddlers!
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#1. Daisy Decker Bus – Yorkshire
This fabulous converted bus is a must for families looking for a unique place to stay with their toddler! 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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#2. A Lighthouse Keepers Lodge – Sunderland
Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage is a cosy seafront house at the end of Souter Lighthouse overlooking the sea in Tyne and Wear. The Lighthouse was built in 1871 to warn ships of the dangerous rocks at Whitburn Steel, and this cottage was the home of the lighthouse keeper and his family. There are stunning sea views from the cottage and an enclosed garden for little ones to play in. Souter Lighthouse itself is great for babies and toddlers. As well as climbing the 76 steps to the top of the lighthouse, there is also a pirate playground and wildlife garden. And of course, you will have the beach the play on!
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#3. Stockford Lodge – Dorset
Stockford Lodge is a quirky 2 bedroom fairytale themed cottage close to the coast in Dorset. It has 2 acres of grounds, a wood and stream for toddlers to explore – perfect for families looking for something ‘a bit different!’
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#4. Red Rescue Retreat – Lake District
Perfect for fire engine lovers, this former fire truck has loads to keep mini firefighters happy including fire engine beds and a fireman’s pole! A great option for families looking for a quirky toddler friendly cottage in the Lake District.
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#5. The Wild Duck – Norfolk
The Wild Duck is a quirky 3 bedroom converted boat dating back to the 1870’s and is just 200m from the beach! The perfect place for families looking for a quirky place to stay with a toddler! The boat nestles behind the dunes overlooking Snettisham RSPB reserve on one side and The Wash and beach on the other. The boat has 3 bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen and outdoor seating area.
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#6. Ship Themed Cottage in Devon
Lavender Cottage Hideaway is a stunning ship themed cottage just steps from the sea in Appledore, Devon. It has a wooden playhouse in the garden and a ship themed loft bedroom with a ship wheel and bell!
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#7. The Beach Huts – Sussex
The Beach Hut is a beach hut themed cottage tucked away on a private farm in Sussex. Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool and the cottage is also within easy reach of the beach at The Witterings.
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#8. Pendeen Lighthouse – Cornwall
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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#9. Carmel Hideaway – Scotland
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. There is also the wood fired hot tub which is a great way of enjoying the views! Carmel Hideaway is all set up for alfresco dining with outdoor garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ. Toddlers will love the swings in the corner of the garden!
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#4. Showman’s Wagon At Folly Farm
Roll up, roll up! Fancy something a bit different? Check out the Showman’s Wagons at Folly Farm adventure park in Pembrokeshire! These funky fairground styled caravans are themed around fairground rides which you will find in the vintage fairground at the Folly Farm attraction right next door – choose from a carousel or waltzer themed caravan! Each wagon has two bedrooms and sleeps two adults and two children. They also have an open plan kitchen and dining area, a double room, single room with two bunk beds and a family shower room. Unlimited free entry to Folly Farm is included for the duration of your visit.
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