31 BEST Baby And Toddler Friendly Places To Stay In Wales
A guide to the best baby and toddler friendly places to stay in Wales. Discover baby friendly cottages, holiday parks and hotels which are great for holidays with babies and toddlers in Wales.
#1. Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park, Pwllheli
This large and bustling holiday park is located in Snowdonia National Park with direct access to a beach. Castles, beaches and train rides are all within easy access – if you can drag yourself away from the park! There’s loads going on at Hafan Y Mor including a brand-new Dragons Lake Adventure Village with loads of fun things like an outdoor play area, dragon boat hire, sand play and low ropes course. The park also has an indoor swimming pool amusement centre and activities such as Learn 2 Bike, Football lessons, Go Karting, Mask Making, Den Building and Bug Hunting. Families can choose to stay in lodges, apartments or caravans at Hafan Y Mor.
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#2. Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort, Aberdyf
The Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort is in a great location in the middle of the beaches and mountains of Snowdonia in the heart of the National Park. It’s also 15 minutes from the pretty coastal village of Aberdyf and the beach with its fab sand dunes. Little ones will love the indoor swimming pool, and the outdoor pool which is open in summer months. There is even a Spa for parents. The resort has a wide variety of accommodation including apartments and studios within the mansion house, 2 or 3 bed lodges, villas and bungalows all set within landscaped grounds. Don’t miss the Talyllyn Railway, a little steam train which runs from the coast into Snowdonia and is just 20 minutes from Plas Talgarth.
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#3. 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. Toddlers will also love the children’s playground, football pitch, onsite restaurant and disco during peak times. 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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#4. 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 toddlers 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 for toddlers 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. Newly opened is the indoor Serandome where toddlers can play in the fab water play area whatever the weather!
#5. Trefeddian Hotel, Aberdovey
The award winning Trefeddian hotel in Aberdovey, Wales is perfect for a break with babies and toddlers. It is minutes walk from Aberdovey beach, and also close to attractions like the Talyllyn Railway. Family rooms are available (sleeping up to 5 people), and there is a complimentary baby listening service throughout the hotel so that parents can enjoy a meal when the little ones are tucked up in bed. Toddlers will love the Children’s Super Menu which offers a range of food options especially for them. Outside there is a play area, and an indoor play area and games room. There is even a swimming pool and Spa at the hotel too.
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#6. Forest Holidays – Beddgelert, Snowdonia
There are just 16 woodland cabins dotted amongst the trees – each with their own hot tub and floor to ceiling windows so you can enjoy the views! 2,3 and 4 bedroom cabins are available. Beddgelert is part of a 700 acre forest with the River Colwyn and the Welsh Highland Railway cutting through it. There is even a tiny station where you can hop on a steam train!! There is loads to do in the local area including taking part in the Mini Forest Ranger activities where you can learn about plants and trees, play games and make forest crafts. Snowdonia is where the mountains meet the beach, and there are loads of places to explore with little ones including steam trains, National Trust properties, the island of Anglesey and the seaside town of Llandudno.
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#7. Barmouth Bay Holiday Park, Tal-Y-Bont
Barmouth Bay holiday park is in an ideal location – between the mountains of Snowdonia and the sea. Run by Away Resorts, this holiday park is great for families with babies and toddlers as it has direct beach access, an indoor heated swimming pool, a play area and a packed activity schedule (during school holidays).
There is a range of accommodation at Barmouth Bay including luxury caravans and lodges (some with hot tubs!), glamping pods and tents. Short breaks at Barmouth Bay start from £112 per family for 2 nights.
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#8. Cwmcrwth Farm, Carmarthen
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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#9. Celtic Manor Resort, Newport
If you are looking for a luxury break with a baby or toddler, why not consider the Celtic Manor Resort near to Newport. This magnificent resort has a range of Family Rooms in the hotel as well as luxury lodges all set in 2000 acres of parkland.
There is a superb swimming pool, a family friendly restaurant and an adventure playground as well as a busy activity programme.
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#10. 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/
#11. 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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#12. Nightsky Glamping, Abersoch
The Galaxy safari tent at Nightsky Glamping has an open plan living area with cosy wood burner, 3 bedrooms, comfortable beds with luxury bedding, private shower pod, 2 toilets and a fully equipped kitchen. There is also an outside decking area with hot tub and BBQ. The safari tents are just a 5-minute drive from the seaside town of Abersoch where there is a sandy beach and shops and restaurants. The glamping site owners also own 20 alpacas so there is the chance to try out some alpaca trekking too!
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#13. Talacre Beach Resort, North Wales
Talacre Beach Resort is a 5* holiday resort just 5 mins walk away from a sandy beach in North Wales. The park enjoyed a full refurbishment in 2019 and has a fab indoor heated swimming pool, play area and Brasserie which serves delicious food. The park also runs an activity programme for children aged 3+. There is also a park fish and chip shop and a Costa coffee shop. Talacre is in a great location to explore the magnificent Snowdonia National Park and its castles, railways and beaches.
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#14. Pendine Sands Holiday Park, Carmarthen
Pendine Sands Holiday Park is in a great location just steps away from a Blue Flag 7 mile long beach. Back at the park, there is an indoor swimming pool, 2 adventure playgrounds and a wildlife adventure trail which little ones will love. There is loads to do in the local area including days out at the seaside town of Tenby, Manor Wildlife Park and Folly Farm Adventure Park.
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#15. Treberfedd Farm, Cardigan Bay
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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#16. Celtic Haven, Tenby
Celtic Haven has 30 family friendly cottages in a resort style complex in a cliff top location just outside Tenby. The cottages sleep from 2 to 12 people. They come fully equipped with cots, highchairs, stair gates and some have enclosed gardens. Some are pet friendly too.
Celtic Haven has fantastic leisure facilities for the whole family. This includes an indoor heated swimming pool, Spa, games room, tennis courts and an outdoor adventure play area with trampoline, swings, slides and climbing frames.
Away from the resort, Pembrokeshire is known for its amazing beaches (there are over 200 of them!) which are often quieter than their counterparts in the south west. The Celtic Haven resort is just outside the seaside town of Tenby which has 3 beaches and boat rides out to nearby Caldey Island. Other great days out for toddlers near to Celtic Haven include Folly Farm, Heatherton World of Activities and the Dinosaur Park in Tenby. The resort is also within walking distance of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.
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#17. Herons Lake Retreat, North Wales
Heron’s Lake Retreat has luxury lodges in a peaceful location in North Wales surrounded by lakes, streams and woodland. Short breaks and weekly breaks are available.
1, 2 and 3 bedroom lodges are available some of which have hot tubs, and are dog friendly.
Heron’s Lake Retreat is situated in a conservation area so there are lots of walks on your doorstep. There is a wood onsite where you can go wildlife spotting. This is good choice if you are looking for a peaceful and relaxing break with a small baby.
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#18. Kiln Park Tenby
Kiln Park is a big, bustling holiday park just outside Tenby. If you want to stay somewhere with loads of activities and entertainment onsite, this is the place for you. There are so many things to do onsite at the park including heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor dancing water splash zone, kids paddling pool, onsite restaurant, soft play, indoor bowling alley and amusements.
There is a packed activity programme too including mini tennis, mini archery and swimming lessons. The park comes alive on a night as the entertainment in the show bar kicks off with everything for children through to 90 year olds.
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#19. Ty Mawr Holiday Park, Abergale
Ty Mawr is a big and bustling holiday park near Abergele in Wales. The park is a 20 minute walk from the beach, and has an indoor swimming pool with water slide and a fab adventure playground. There is loads to do with babies and toddlers in the local area including Rhyl Miniature Railway, The Welsh Mountain Railway, Snowdonia National Park and days out at the seaside towns of Llandudno and Conwy.
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#20. Presthaven Holiday Park
Presthaven Holiday Park is a fab baby and toddler friendly holiday in Wales. You definitely won’t get bored here! Toddlers will playing in the indoor swimming pool or splashing around in the outdoor lazy river in the summer. There are ‘Learn To Bike’ lessons for children aged 2 1/2+ and Nature Rocks sessions where little ones can get their hands dirty and learn outdoor skills. The park also has direct access to sandy Presthaven beach and the resort of Rhyl is within easy reach.
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#21. Greenacres Holiday Park, Porthmadog
Greenacres Holiday Park is in a great location right on Black Rock Sands and the foothills of Snowdonia. There are indoor and outdoor pools and a soft play area for little ones. Toddlers aged 3+ can learn how to ride their bikes and there are Nature Rockz sessions where they can get their hands dirty and learn about nature. The park has a wide range of 2 and 3 bedroom caravans for all budgets and family sizes.
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#22. Quay West Holiday Park, Cardiganshire , Mid Wales
Quay West is a vibrant holiday park with stunning views over magnificent Cardigan Bay from its dramatic cliff-top setting just a mile from New Quay. The sandy beach is just a short walk away down a woodland path. On site, there is an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, splash park, play area and even a bowling alley. The park organises activities for little ones including ‘Learn to Ride’, Nature Rockz and even swimming lessons for children aged 4. Don’t miss a trip to Mwnt Beach is a sheltered sandy cove owned by the National Trust.
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#23. New Pines Holiday Park, Nr Ryll
New Pines Holiday Park is a small 5* holiday park for babies and toddlers in Wales. It is close to the centre of Rhyl and just a few miles from the stunning waterfalls near Dyserth. There’s a indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and steam room and family friendly dining and entertainment. There is also an outdoor play area. The beach is a 5 minute drive away.
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#24. Trecco Bay Holiday Park
Trecco Bay Holiday Park is one of UK’s largest holiday parks in Porthcawl, Mid Glamorgan. There is a Blue Flag beach on your doorstep and dodgems, a bowling alley, indoor swimming pool and an outdoor wet play area on the park. Toddlers can let off steam at the outdoor play area and indoor soft play area. Plus there are a great selection of bars, restaurants, fast food outlets and amazing evening entertainment onsite. Don’t miss a day out at Margam Country Park nearby where you can wander a 1000-acre estate in search of deer.
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#25. Florence Springs Glamping, Pembrokeshire
Florence Springs Glamping is located just 3 miles from the seaside town of Tenby in the Pembrokeshire National Park. The site offers a mixture of luxury safari tents, hobbit houses, yurts and treehouses each of which have their own outdoor wood burning hot tub. All guests get discounted passes to Heatherton Leisure Park which has plenty of activities to keep toddlers busy. The luxury safari tents have 1 double, a twin and a King size raised cabin bed and a bath with overhead Shower. There is also an open plan living area with TV, log burner, dining area, sofas and galley kitchen. Outside there is a spacious veranda with garden furniture, barbecue and outdoor hot tub.
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#26. Larkhill Tipis and Yurts, West Wales
Larkhill Tipis and Yurts is an award winning 20 acre smallholding close to the fantastic beaches at Cardigan Bay in West Wales. All the tipis and yurts have comfy beds, sheepskins and wood-burning stoves. The smallholding is set on the edge of 4 acres of woodland and has a playground, bbq facilities and a shared kitchen. Don’t miss a day out at Folly Farm with its farm and playground!
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#27. Croft Farm & Celtic Cottages Pembrokeshire
There are 10 cottages sleeping from 3 people to 12 people on Croft Farm in Pembrokeshire. This is a great choice for families looking for a baby or toddler place to stay in Wales. There is daily farm animal feeding, a heated indoor swimming pool and a toddler playbarn with ride on toys, a pretend shop, sand pit and wendy house.
Guinea Pigs and rabbits are kept in the petting corner, and children are welcome to go and hold these whenever they want. You can also collect eggs from the chickens too. Parents will love the hot tub and sauna! The cottages are all gorgeous inside with super comfy beds – some of which have their own hot tubs and enclosed gardens. There is loads to do in the local area including days out at Dyfed Shire Horse Farm, Folly Farm and trips to the beach – Poppit Sands beach is just a 5 min drive away from Croft Farm.
Learn More – http://croft-holiday-cottages.co.uk/
#28. Aberdovey Hillside Village, Aberdovey
Aberdovey Hillside Village has family friendly apartments in a hillside position overlooking the Dovey Estuary, which is a nature reserve. The apartments are all really well equipped for families, and include free wifi and a welcome pack for children including colour crayons and stones to hide around the garden.
The 4 mile sandy beach at Aberdyfi is just a short walk away from the apartments. Toddlers will love the indoor soft play area, outdoor wooden play area and games room. Children’s books and DVDs are also available to borrow too.
Buckets and spade are available to borrow from Hillside Village. Don’t miss crab fishing off the pier!
Learn More – https://www.hillsidevillage.co.uk/
#29. Rivercatcher Cottages – Llandrillo, North Wales
There are 5 luxury holiday cottages at Rivercatcher Cottages located on the banks of the River Dee in North Wales.
Each 5* cottage is light, airy and furnished beautifully with Netflix, wood burning stoves and under floor heating. They all have a hot tub and private garden with stunning views over the Welsh countryside.
Baby and Toddler Essentials Packages are available to pre book in advance for free. These include essentials like cots, highchairs. sterilisers, changing mat, bouncer, plug in light, books and Childs Farm toiletries.
There are loads of things to do with toddlers in the local area including the Llangollen Railway, the National Trust’s Erddig and Portmeirion Village.
Learn More – https://www.rivercatcher.co.uk/
#30. Hendre House Cottages, Pembrokeshire
There are 3 cottages at Hendre House, which have been lovingly renovated by the current owners, who have also built an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, Spa, BBQ cabin and playground. The Shed is packed full of books, DVDs and games which are free for guests to use during their stay.
All of the cottages are furnished to a high standard, and have WI-FI, Freeview TV and DVD player and log-burning stoves and a complimentary supply of wood. Stair gates, baby chairs and cots are available on request for babies and toddlers and various other items can be supplied if required. Each cottage is stocked with children crockery – plastic plates, bowls, cups and cutlery to ease the worries of breakages.
The Pembrokeshire coast is close by with sandy beaches at Whitesands Bay and Newgate. The beautiful harbour town of Solva and historic city of St Davids are also close by.
Learn More – http://hendrehouselets.co.uk/
#31. Cwmiar Farm, Carmarthenshire
Cwmiar Farm is a 100 acre farm on the Llanllwni Mountain in Carmarthenshire. This is a working farm where guests are very much encouraged to get stuck into farming life and help with the farm work! The day starts at 9am where children can help feed the animals, and then there are opportunities to get involved in other farm tasks throughout the day.
There are 6 cottages which have been converted from old stone barns and a watermill whilst still maintaining many of their original features. Each cottage is cozy, furnished to a high standard with a dishwasher and washing machine in the kitchen.
The farm is located in a rural location on the Llanllwni Mountain so there is plenty of space to run around. There is a stream it the grounds where toddlers can build dams and look for frogs.
Away from the farm, there are goldmines, botanic gardens and castles nearby.
Learn More – http://farm-holiday-cottages.com/
#32. Gwynfryn Farm Holidays, Lleyn Peninsula
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.
The farm is in an ideal location to explore the beaches of the Lleyn peninsula as well as Criccleth Castle, Portmadog or the Ffestiniog or Welsh Highland Railway.
Learn More – http://gwynfrynfarm.co.uk/
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