50 BEST Baby & Toddler Friendly Cottages In the UK
#1. Coulscott House & Holiday Cottages, Devon
Nestled in its own secluded valley, Coulscott House & Holiday Cottages are just 1 mile away from one of North Devon’s best beaches and are in a great location to explore the spectacular north coast. There are 7 stunning baby & toddler friendly holiday cottages at Coulscott plus an indoor swimming pool, soft play, children’s farm animals and outdoor play area. This is a a great choice for families looking for a superb toddler friendly holiday in Devon with plenty of facilities for the little ones and loads to do in the local area.
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#2. Fire Truck Retreat, The Lake District
Perfect for fire engine lovers, this former fire truck has loads to keep mini fire fighters happy! 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, dressing table and the 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 little ones to play with.
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#3. 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. 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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#4. North Hayne Farm, Devon
North Hayne Farm in Devon is toddler heaven! Toddlers will love feeding the friendly farm animals and having a donkey ride on Frosty or Abbott, the resident North Hayne Farm donkeys! Plus there are 2 outdoor play areas, a playbarn, tractor park and even a Peter Rabbit and Stick Man activity trail! Busy toddlers can also get stuck into den building, seasonal workshops and Free Rangers forest school sessions! There’s also plenty of beaches nearby and fantastic attractions like the Big Sheep.
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#5. Lower Campscott Farm Cottages, Devon
Lower Campscott Farm is a fantastic cluster of baby and toddler friendly cottages and lodges in Devon. They are set in 35 acres of stunning Devon countryside and are just 10 mins drive from Woolacombe and the gorgeous harbour town of Ilfracombe. There’s loads for babies and toddlers at Lower Campscott including helping Farmer Tony feed the animals, walking the Shetland ponies and egg collecting. Toddlers will also love the tractor and trailer rides around the farm, weekly farm tours and cuddling the guinea pigs and rabbits in the Pets Corner. There’s also a fantastic play area and loads of family friendly days out nearby.
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#6. Nethway Farm Cottages, Devon
Nestled in a hidden valley in the heart of South Devon, Nethway Farm Cottages is just a mile away from the sandy beaches of the south coast. There are so many things for babies and toddlers at Nethway Farm including an indoor swimming pool, massive outdoor play area, new under 7’s play barn and friendly farm animals which love being fed.
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#7. 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!
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#8. Knowle Farm, Devon
Experience life on the farm at Knowle Farm in the heart of South Devon. Set in 44 acres of idyllic countryside, Knowle Farm is heaven for babies and toddlers who can drive cars on the toddler race track, meet the friendly farm animals or play to their heart’s content in the play barn. Plus, the cottages are just 30 minutes drive away from Devon’s famous sandy beaches.
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#9. Glynn Barton Cottages, Cornwall
Glynn Barton have 8 delightful baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages in a forest in the heart of Cornwall. 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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#10. 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 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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#11. Flear Farm Cottages, Devon
Relax and do as much or as little as you want at Flear Farm Cottages in the South Hams in Devon. Surrounded by beautiful beaches and countryside, these luxury holiday cottages have a heated indoor swimming pool, amazing play barn and 27 acres of countryside to explore, plus a Spa and Treatment Room for Mum and Dad.
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#12. Tregongeeves Farm Cottages, Cornwall
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! 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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#13. Malston Mill Farm, Devon
Check out the gorgeous outdoor swimming pool at Malston Mill Cottages in Kingsbridge, South Devon! It’s the perfect way for toddlers to keep cool on a hot summers day! Malston Mill Cottages are also just 8 miles from the coast and have excellent facilities for babies and toddlers including a superb outdoor swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, soft play for under 5’s, playground and beautiful landscaped gardens to explore. Salcombe, Totnes and Dartmouth are within easy reach of Malston Mill.
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#14. Home Farm Cottages, Norfolk
Home Farm Cottages is a collection of 20 baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages in North Norfolk, which are just a short walk from the beach. There are loads of things for babies and toddlers including an indoor swimming pool, outdoor play area, and a brand new indoor soft play just for pre-schoolers! The seaside resort of Cromer is just a 20 minute drive away, and the village of Weybourne with its village shop with tea room and family friendly pub is a 5 minute stroll away.
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#15. Bosinver Farm Cottages, Cornwall
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, pony rides, animal feeding and egg collecting. 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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#16. The Malthouse, Norfolk
This beautiful 4 bedroom cottage in Norfolk has just undergone a luxurious no expense spared interior makeover and is gorgeous! The best bit about it is the playroom with a dolls house, play house, play kitchen, mini piano, toys and its very own fairy door!! Outside is an enclosed landscaped garden with a hot tub and bbq! The nearest beach at Snettisham is only 2 miles away and Heacham and Hunstanton beaches are close by too.
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#17. Troedyrhiw Holiday Cottages, Wales
Troedyrhiw Holiday Cottages is a collection of 5* holiday cottages 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 also love the fab playground and large grassy area which is perfect for letting off steam. 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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#18. Smallicombe Farm Cottages, Devon
Families get a very warm welcome at Smallicombe Farm in East Devon – a working farm with holiday cottages and B&B accommodation close to the Jurassic Coast. Set in 70 acres of pasture and ancient woodland, Smallicombe guarantees family fun with interactive animal feeding every day, 2 play areas and even a Fairy Trail around the farm. There are 4 beaches within a 20-minute drive of the farm, and rock pooling, fossil hunting and steam trains close by too.
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#19. Trevorrick Farm Cottages, Cornwall
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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#20. Farm Cottage Cromer, Norfolk
Farm Cottage Cromer is a delightful 2 bedroom baby and toddler friendly cottage a short drive from Cromer in Norfolk. Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, garden and play area for little ones. The National Trust sites of Felbrigg and Blickling Hall are a short drive away
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#21. Tredethick Farm Cottages, Cornwall
Put simply, Tredethick Farm Cottages in Cornwall is baby and toddler paradise! 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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#22. Nettlecombe Farm Cottages, The Isle of Wight
Nettlecombe Farm Cottages are ideal for families looking for somewhere to stay with babies and toddlers on the Isle of Wight. The luxurious cottages are located on a working farm just outside the seaside town of Ventnor, where there is an excellent outdoor paddling pool which is perfect for toddlers. Little ones can help feed the alpacas, chickens, emus, geese, pigs and donkeys in the daily animal feeding sessions and even meet Comet and Dancer – the resident reindeer! There is also a toddler play area including a big Wendy house, wooden tractor and rustic climbing play facility. And when they have finished playing, they can just run around and let off steam in one of the three grassy play areas.
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#23. Mazzard Farm Cottages, Devon
Escape from life’s stresses and strains to Mazzard Farm in beautiful East Devon where you can recharge your batteries and have an unforgettable family holiday in this AONB. Surrounded by 17 acres of woodland, Mazzard Farm have 6 award winning cottages just a few miles from the seaside town of Sidmouth. There are loads of friendly farm animals to meet and 2 amazing play areas; one with a trampoline and baby swing and the other one with a pirate castle, swings, slide and a football pitch. Parents can also enjoy a beauty or spa treatment in their own cottage!
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#24. Polean Farm Cottages, Cornwall
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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#25. Treworgey Cottages, Cornwall
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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#26. Carmel Log Cabin, Wales
Carmel Log Cabin, Wales 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 Log Cabin 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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#27. The Wild Duck Cottage, 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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#28. The Secret Bus, Devon
The Secret Bus is a 2 bedroom converted bus located in its own private woodland in the South Hams of Devon. It’s a 20 minute walk or a 5 minute drive from the beach and is great for bus loving toddlers! The lower deck has an open plan kitchen area, shower (with hot water!) and wash basin and upstairs there is a cosy seating area and 2 bedrooms.
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#29. 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. Filey beach is over 7 miles long with rock pools at one end and donkey rides!
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#30. Fox Lodge, Northumberland
Fox Lodge is a luxury 2 bedroom toddler friendly lodge just a short walk from the beach in Northumberland. It has a fab shared play area, games room and private decked area which is great for eating outside in the summer. It’s also close to popular places such as Craster, Alnwick and Bamburgh!
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#31. 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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#32. The Lodge, Scotland
The The Lodge is a 5* toddler friendly cottage with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There is a king size bedroom with French doors leading out to the patio area and gardens. There is also a bathroom and utility room with a washing machine. There are large mature grounds outside with a patio, BBQ, private hot tub and 2 additional seating areas. A secure gate leads down to the River Tay with its little beach.
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#33. The Old Cottage Pickering, Yorkshire
The Old Cottage Pickering is a pretty cottage for families looking for a toddler friendly place to stay in Yorkshire. It’s located in the market town of Pickering and has 2 bedrooms and a gorgeous south-facing garden with a lawn and patio and swings for little ones to play on. There are loads of amazing family friendly days out nearby.
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#34. Strathspey Lodge, Scotland
Sprathspey Lodge is a stylish 4 bedroom retreat near to Aviemore in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park. The lodge has amazing views across open countryside towards the Cairngorm mountain range and is close to the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, Landmark Forest theme park and Rothiemurchus Forest. Each bedroom has a wall mounted TV and there is a table tennis table and plenty of board games to keep you occupied during the occasional wet day!
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#35. Hillcot Cottage – Dorset
Hillcot Cottage is a charming cottage which is a great choice for a toddler holidays in Dorset. It’s just over 1 mile to the beach and has access to over 30 acres of shared grounds to explore and a fantastic outdoor swimming pool. It’s also close to the seaside resorts of Charmouth, Lyme Regis and Bridport.
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#36. Lighthouse Cottage, Norfolk
Fancy something a bit different?! How about a cottage located in a former lighthouse keeper’s cottage? Lighthouse Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and amazing views over the sea! The cellar has been converted to a den for children with TV, DVD player and table football. The lighthouse is open to the public on some Sundays in high season where you can climb to the top. Wroxham is 12 miles away, Norwich is 20 miles away and there are shops, pubs and restaurants within ½ mile.
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#37. Fountain’s Cottages, Yorkshire
Looking for something a bit different? Why not check out Fountain’s Cottage which is a 4 bedroom cottage in the ground of the UNESCO Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate. The cottage was built in 1749 as originally served as a farmhouse, but is now a spacious holiday cottage with bags of character. All guests get free access to Fountain’s Abbey which has a fantastic playground, children’s activities and of course the world famous Abbey and Water Gardens.
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#38. Gara Hideaway, Devon
Gara Hideaway is a stunning former fishermen’s cottage in the quaint village of Appledore in Devon just steps from the sea. The best bit is that it has a wooden playhouse in the garden and ship wheel and bell in the house! The cottage is set on a quiet traffic free lane in Appledore which is characterised by narrow lanes, brightly painted cottages and its bustling quayside.
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#39. Y Caban Lodge
Y Caban Lodge is a gorgeous 2-bedroom caravan on a family friendly holiday park in West Wales It has an outdoor play area, family friendly restaurant onsite and is just 1.5 miles from the beach. A great choice for families looking for a base to explore Cardigan Bay.
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#40. Bernicia Lodge, Northumberland
Bernicia Lodge is a super stylish 2 bedroom holiday cottage within walking distance of Beadnell Bay in Northumberland. It’s close to the beach, village shops and within easy reach of some of the best family friendly locations in Northumberland. It’s perfect for families who are looking for a toddler friendly place to stay in Northumberland!
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#41. Coalhill Farm, Scotland
Coalhill Farm is a luxurious cottage which is a great choice for families looking for a baby and toddler friendly cottage in Scotland. It’s located on a family run farm and has amazing sea views of the Isle of Arran, Ailsa Craig and Loch Busbie and a hot tub and playground. The cottage is located on 1 storey and has a light and airy open plan lounge / kitchen / diner with a Smart TV and French doors leading to the patio. The garden is fully enclosed with a private hot tub located in the summer house. The small play area has swings and a slide. Families are welcome to meet the friendly alpacas which live at the farm.
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#42. Plaice Two Cottage, Devon
The fabulous Plaice Two Cottage is a 2 bedroom toddler friendly cottage which has been purpose built and furnished with top quality furnishings. It’s in a fab location within walking distance of Fishcombe Cove and the seaside resort of Brixham. The cottage is located in a private area of a popular holiday park and has access to loads of shared facilities such as an indoor swimming pool, play area, space to run around and a family friendly pub.
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#43. Seaward Cottage, Scotland
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 are 3 bedrooms plus 2 bathrooms downstairs and an additional WC upstairs. There is also a large enclosed garden with BBQ.
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#44. South Crescent Cottage Filey, Yorkshire
South Crescent Cottage Filey is a 2 bedroom cottage in the centre of the seaside resort of Filey. It’s a short walk to the beach and an outdoor paddling pool and is next to a park & enclosed garden.
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#45. Evergreen Cottage, New Forest
Evergreen Cottage is a stunning 3-bedroom toddler friendly cottage in the New Forest just 10 mins drive from the coast. It’s got a gorgeous lawned garden which is perfect for running around on. If you are lucky, you might even spot ponies, cows and pigs!
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