13 BEST Autumn Breaks For Babies & Toddlers
Discover the best Autumn breaks for families with babies and toddlers. Get ideas about weekends away with babies and toddlers this Autumn ranging from cozy cottages with hot tubs and pumpkin patches to autumn lambing weekends and holiday parks in the forest.
#1. Humble Bee Farm – Yorkshire
Experience life on the farm at Humble Bee Farm in the Yorkshire Wolds. Perfect for an autumn glamping trip, Humble Bee Farm has friendly farm animals and loads of space to run around in and let off steam. Families can choose to stay in a variety of fully insulated wigwams (some with hot tubs), yurts and bell tents. There’s even a Pumpkin Patch and Halloween Trail during October half term and guided wildlife tours from local experts so you can really make the most of the Autumn months.
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#2. Clydey Cottages – Wales
Clydey Cottages is a cluster of luxury holiday cottages in Pembrokeshire which are perfect for an Autumn break with a baby or toddler. There’s plenty to do at Clydey Cottages whatever the weather including animal feeding with the Clydey Farmer, egg collecting, letting off steam in the outdoor playground or taking a dip in the toasty indoor swimming pool. Parents can grab a bit of well deserved ‘me-time’ too and escape to the Clydey Spa.
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#3. Bosinver Farm Cottages – Cornwall
Bosinver Farm Cottages have 20 gorgeous cottages set in 30 acres of farmland and woodland in Cornwall. There’s loads to do at Bosinver for babies and toddlers including animal feeding, egg collecting, pony rides, outdoor playgrounds and a Wellie Hunt, Gruffalo Trail and Hunt the Hidden Animals Trail. The heated indoor swimming pool is great for rainy days, and you can even borrow a Nanny Pat’s Baking Box to spend a cozy afternoon baking!
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#4. Trevorrick Farm – Cornwall
Trevorrick Farm is a collection of cottages close to Padstow in Cornwall. There are friendly farm animals, an indoor swimming pool and loads of play equipment including a pretend land rover, tractor, combine harvester and train. Padstow is a 2 mile stroll away – perfect for a family walk!
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#5. 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. 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. Troedyrhiw Farm Cottages
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#6. Cofton Holidays – Devon
Cofton Holidays is a fantastic 5* holiday park which is a great choice for a toddler friendly Autumn break! There is an indoor swimming pool, soft play, 3 playgrounds, toddler friendly entertaiment and the beach is nearby too. Cofton has a fantastic range of baby and toddler friendly accommodation including cottages, lodges, apartments, caravans and an award-winning campsite.
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#7. Shorefield Country Park – The New Forest
Shorefield Country Park is in a beautiful setting just 3 miles from the New Forest and close to the beach. The park is set in 100 acres and has an indoor swimming pool, Bar and Grill and couple of play areas. Toddler activities take place in Woof’s Workshop and includes pottery painting, sand art and slime school! Shorefield is located close to Lymington which is the jumping off point for a day out on the Isle of Wight and is also 30 mins drive from Bournemouth and Poole.
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#8. Oakdene Forest – Dorset
Oakdene Forest Park is a family-friendly woodland holiday park set on the edge of the Hurn & Avon Forest with plenty of open spaces and woodland walks on the doorstep. Dorset’s sandy beaches are close by and Peppa Pig World is just 30 mins drive away. There’s plenty for toddlers at Oakdene Forest including a Go Juniors kids’ club for 3-7-year-olds, a fab outdoor play area and an indoor and outdoor swimming pool.
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#9. Bluestone – 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. Toddlers will love getting stuck into activities and entertainment such as singing and dancing, storytelling, puppet shows, mini beast hunts and pond dipping. There’s also a Hobbit and Fairy’s Secret Village for toddlers to explore! The indoor Serandome brings the outdoors inside and has a water play area and sand play area where little ones can play whatever the weather.
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#10. Slaley Hall Lodges – Northumberland
Set in 1000 acres of beautiful woodland, Slaley Hall Lodges offer the perfect opportunity for a Autumn break with a baby or toddler. There is an indoor heated swimming pool, play area and sauna and steam room at the resort. The luxury lodges sleep between 4 and 8 people and have open plan living areas, flat screen TVs, patios and countryside views.
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#11. Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa – Somerset
Cheddar Woods Resort are set in the Mendip Hills and have a fantastic range of cosy holiday homes and lodge holidays surrounded by woodland walks. Little ones will love the heated indoor children’s pool and children’s play area and there is a Spa for parents. The Mendip Hills, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury Tor, and the city of Bristol are close by.
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#12. Fallbarrow Holiday Park – The Lake District
This 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. 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. It’s a great base for an Autumn break in the Lake District.
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#13. The Macdonald Forest Hills Resort – Loch Lomond
The Macdonald Forest Hills Resort is set in landscaped gardens and woodland sloping down to the shores of Loch Ard – ideal for exploring the magnificent Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. There are one, two and three bed apartments and an indoor swimming pool, Spa and Sauna. There’s also a children’s play area, outdoor chess/draughts board, football pitches, a pitch n putt and outdoor tennis courts. Rafters Bar and Bistro is perfect for families as it has a more relaxed atmosphere and serves high quality, family friendly dishes – the ideal place to relax after a swim or a busy day exploring the Trossachs!
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#14. Gleneagles, Auchterarder
Gleneagles is one of Scotland’s most famous hotels, but did you know it also welcomes families with babies and toddlers? Sumptuous family rooms are available, and there is also an indoor swimming pool to have a dip in. The Little Glen is a magical land full of toys, games, castles and dressing up costumes. There are also specific activities for babies and toddlers at Gleneagles including hand and foot painting, sandpit and water play. Extra activities are available for children aged 3-5.
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Can you recommend any Autumn breaks for babies and toddlers?