Our Price Match Promise

All properties we list are committed to offering Baby-Friendly Boltholes clients their best available rates. If you find the same break cheaper anywhere else, we will refund the difference and offer you a BFB £50 gift voucher for your troubles.

Please note: Any price-match request must be made within 24hrs of making a booking request via Baby-Friendly Boltholes for the same accommodation, same dates, same number of guests and same items included. Match is unavailable for date-limited flash sales, rates requiring promo codes, mystery accommodation bookings or minor prices difference due to currency fluctuations of less than 3% using rates displayed on www.xe.com

Parent Rated

The reviews on our listings are 100% verified as being only from parents who have booked the accommodation via Baby-Friendly Boltholes and experienced them with young children. Plus, we have special reviews by our ‘Parent Panel‘ team.

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Handpicked Escapes

Our properties are personally selected for their combination of style and child-friendly touches. Check the ‘Fast Facts’ on each property page for exactly what child-friendly facilities, services & gear can be found there.

Top Ten

Foodies

Here’s our pick of the 10-best escapes if great food is a major motivator when selecting a break.

Foodies

Best Rated by 2016 Guests (UK)

  • 1. Fallow Deer

    Hampshire & New Forest

    This cottage in the New Forest has something of Hansel and Gretel about it, but it's the friendly owners and their gaggle of animals that enchants kids and adults alike and has resulted in this cottage featuring in the 10-Best Rated list since it launched in 2012

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  • 2. Hyde Paddock

    Hampshire & New Forest

    The owners of Fallow Deer also own this lovely cottage just down the road and are clearly amazing hosts since they’ve snagged No 1 and 2 in Best Rated of 2015! Their warm friendly hospitality and the luxurious hot tub at Hyde Paddock earned consistently amazing reviews in 2015!

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  • 3. The Cowshed

    Dorset

    This country chic Dorset cottage has spent the last spent the last five years in the top half of our 10-Best Rated lists with endless glowing reviews from families who luxurious interiors, thoughtful welcome pack, baby gear and toys, plus the nationally acclaimed good food pub a short stroll away!

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  • 4. Tiptoe Cottage

    Hampshire & New Forest

    New to BFB in 2015 this lovely cottage and its thoughtful owner, Jane, quickly earned fantastic reviews, as much for its lovely interior and brilliant baby/toddler gear as Jane’s thoughtful welcome packs, which always include a wonderful home-made surprise!

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  • 5. Spindle Cottage

    Hampshire & New Forest

    Spindle Cottage is a true New Forest gem, combining a stylish home from home experience with a setting in the heart of the New Forest National Park where spot the wild pony or deer can become a daily activity!

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  • 6. Twin Cottage

    Hampshire & New Forest

    A regular in our 10-Best Rated lists since 2010, the slipper bath, French antique style bed, romantic fireplace and wild ponies on the doorstep make this New Forest cottage an idyllic rural retreat for grown-ups, whilst the high quality nursery gear and lovely wooden toys make it a real hit with mini guests too!

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  • 7. Old Dairy

    Cornwall

    Guests raved about this stylish cottage with its lovely gardens, play gear, friendly hosts and location only a few miles from a sandy beach, but it was the egg collecting and pig feeding that proved an extra big hit with mini guests.

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  • 8. Clydey Cottages (Jasmine)

    Wales - West

    Cottage clusters don't come much better than this luxurious farm stay in Pembrokeshire. Guests return year after year for the fun feeding rounds, indoor pool, gourmet ready meals and soft play barn with kids club.

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  • 9. Fron Fawr (Aneirin)

    Wales - West

    Perfect scores all round from guests in 2015 who especially loved the brilliant new play barn which, added to the outdoor play area and covered barn filled with ride-on toys, make it hard to drag toddlers away and all too tempting to simply kick back and relax on site day after day, despite Devon’s many attractions being a short drive away!

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  • 10. Ynys Pandy

    Wales - North

    The stunningly beautiful Snowdonia National Park setting won this cottage huge praise in 2015 but the long list of baby gear, interesting toys and helpful owners earned just as much praise.

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Best Rated 2016 Guests (Overseas)

  • 1. Mas du Jouas – Rocamadour Suite

    Midi-Pyrenees

    This friendly mini boutique hotel is the kind of place that strips off the baggage of everyday life and lets families focus on enjoying each other and the, more than likely, great company around them.

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  • 2. Montengrand - Pierre’s House

    Midi-Pyrenees

    It’s no exaggeration to say that the word "paradise" is often heard at Montengrand and its easy to see why - a picture-perfect row of five romantically quaint but beautifully renovated 2-3 bedroom cottages, nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

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  • 3. Montengrand - La Petite Maison

    Midi-Pyrenees

    Once they've arrived and become enchanted, few families venture far from Montengrand although the very charming and well preserved medieval town of Mirepoix is just five minutes away by car and crammed with pretty shops, useful services (banks, pharmacies, doctors etc.) and family-friendly cafes and bistros.

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  • 4. Artagnan

    Midi-Pyrenees

    This impressive villa and heated private pool holds an enviable record for appearing in the BFB Best Rated by Past Guests lists every year since we added we began the ratings. Super-friendly hosts and owners, Tim and Razia, not only maintain the villa to exceptional standards but also offer fantastic pre-arrival shopping and an informal ‘Kids club’, allowing parents to utterly relax.

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  • 5. Caserio del Mirador – Isabel

    Valencia

    Caserío del Mirador enjoys a peaceful setting amongst almond trees and olive groves with a stunning, far reaching view down the valley to the Mediterranean coast that makes a fantastic first impression.

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  • 6. La Grange

    Loire

    La Grange is a smart family gite from which to discover all the highlights of France's scenic Loire Valley famous from it's fairytale castles and fine wines to it's stunning scenery and above average sunshine.

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  • 7. Le Sarrail – Maison Olive

    Languedoc-Rousillion

    Guests raved about the super cool interiors, fantastic communal kids play facilities and stunning scenery at this cluster of chic villas just outside the famous walled Cite of Carcassonne.

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  • 8. La Maison de Maitre – Coco Suite

    Aquitane

    La Maison de Maitre is a very special find indeed - a glamorous blend of French country chic interiors with the best elements of self catering.

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  • 9. Villa Pian Di Cascina – Montefalco

    Tuscany and Umbria

    Here, relaxation begins before guests even arrive as a long list of baby and toddler gear, arrival night meal options and a thoughtfully stocked 'honesty grocery basket' complete with wine, beer, cereal, jams, pasta and sauces, means there's no need to start packing a month before the holiday.

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  • 10. Wide Open Space Villa

    Provence/Cote D'Azur

    Just a short distance from the belle époque beauty and vibrancy of Cannes, Nice and Monaco, the aptly named ‘Wide Open Space’ is a haven of peace and tranquility.

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Boutique

  • 1. Le Sarrail - Maison Citron

    Languedoc-Rousillion

    Who says you have to give up boutique holidays when you have kids? Well not here! Le Sarrail is a cluster of four newly converted luxury houses.

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  • 2. Villa Cervarolo

    Puglia, Italy

    Villa Cervarolo (sleeps 6) combines a rustically beautiful setting overlooking a rolling valley with a mod/trad architect designed exterior and glamorously minimalist interior.

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  • 3. The Cob & Red Barn

    Holworthy (nr Bude), Devon

    Earning high rankings in our guest ratings surveys over the past few years with more 'outstanding' comments than we can shake a stick at! Both are studies in funky contemporary design with a family-friendly edge.

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  • 4. Mesmear- Barn

    Cornwall

    Arriving at Mesmear the gorgeous rural setting, sparkling swimming pool and three beautifully restored 18th century barns (sleeping 4, 4 & 10) hint at the sophistication you will find within.

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  • 5. Water Meadow Cottage

    Cotswolds

    As a 200-year old hunting lodge on the Blenheim Palace Estate – this is not just a holiday cottage, this is a unique experience for parents to spoil themselves with a really indulgent break.

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  • 6. White Cottage

    Suffolk

    If The White Company made cottages, this could be it! Cool yet cosy, simple yet luxurious, the owners of White Cottage have struck a fine balance of style and comfort then added unique fun extras to make families squeal with delight.

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  • 7. Domes of Elounda

    Elounda Bay, Crete

    This all-suite boutique hotel offers everything on the average sophisticated parent's wish list from stylish interiors, stunning views, cool bars, well respected dining and a luxurious spa, to an exceptionally family-friendly approach.

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  • 8. Tresbos Farmhouse

    Midi-Pyrenees

    This incredibly charming 19th century farmhouse is now a wonderfully family-friendly retreat sleeping up to eight (plus cots) in glamorous eclectic style. Nestled amongst 15 acres of grounds with a large outdoor pool and a lovely enclosed garden.

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  • 9. Beach Break

    Cornwall

    Set minutes from the surf and sand at pretty Widemouth Bay in the Devon/Cornwall border, 'Beach Break' (sleeps 9) is owned by one of Elle Decoration Magazine's top interiors stylists and has cool interiors to prove it.

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  • 10. Luxury Stays - Yew Tree Cottage

    Yorkshire

    Yew Tree Cottage is a real find. It nestles in spacious grounds yet is in the centre of a picturesque village, enjoys a picture-perfect historic cottage exterior but also benefits from a sophisticated, sensitive, yet contemporary interior.

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Chiconomic

  • 1. Red Barn

    Cornwall

    Cool, contemporary vintage chic 2-bed barn conversion in a stunning rural setting.

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  • 2. Westbrook Court

    Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire

    In a setting about as idyllic as they come, there are 5-acres of land/fields to explore, owners Chris and Kari have lavishly built brand new special space to boutique interior design standards for frazzled parents with tots in tow.

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  • 3. Villa Rustic Puglia

    Puglia

    Trendy yet toddler-friendly Trulli nestling amongst olive groves in a scenic part of Italy's Puglia region.

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  • 4. 2 Chapel Lane

    Rutland-Central England

    Great value quintessential English village cottage with Cath Kidston-esque interiors and a fabulous concierge service.

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  • 5. La Maison De Maitre- Coco Suite

    Aquitaine

    One of the most popular properties in this category amongst BFB users.

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  • 6. Ammos Hotel - Garden View Suite

    Crete

    One of the most popular properties in this category amongst BFB users.

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  • 7. Les Limornieres - Chene

    Loire

    One of the most popular properties in this category amongst BFB users.

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  • 8. Nelson Barn

    Cumbria

    Nature abounds both inside and out at this luxurious barn conversion which combines an idyllic rural setting, in the heart of the Eden Valley, with a stylish country contemporary interior.

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  • 9. Beach Hill Cottage

    West Wales

    Seaside-chic rules the day at charming Beach Hill Cottage, just a couple of minutes stroll from the seafront in the pretty village of Mumbles.

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  • 10. The Cowshed

    Dorset

    This luxurious 2-bedroom retreat tops our past guest ratings and offers off peak breaks at great prices ... What's not to love!

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Romantic

  • 1. The Cabin

    Cornwall

    The picture-postcard good looks of the exterior of this harbour-side romantic bolthole are more than matched by its stylish interior with beautiful hand-made furnishings.

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  • 2. Chateau Ribagnac - Grand Suite

    Limousin

    Opulent bedrooms in a chateau to rival any that Disney dreamed up plus idyllic grounds.

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  • 3. Twin Cottage

    Hampshire & New Forest

    Nestled in the heart of the New Forest with an open fire, claw-foot bath and French antique-style bed.

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  • 4. Dairy Cottage

    Hampshire & New Forest

    As featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs. Small but so perfectly formed, with its luxurious bathrooms, cosy log burner and stunning picture windows, that presenter Kevin McCloud wanted to move in!

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  • 5. Windfall Cottage

    Cotswolds

    Huge fireplace, cosy designer furnishings, huge free-standing baths and idyllic rural views, all within minutes of acclaimed bistros and the spa at nearby Daylesford Organics.

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  • 6. 2 Chapel Lane

    Rutland-Central England

    Country-chic interiors and a cosy open fire in the heart of a quintessential old English village, plus optional arrival night meals, champagne, flowers and chocolates.

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  • 7. The Cottage

    Cornwall

    Coastal chic cottage set just a few hundred metres from the harbourside in the world heritage village of Charlestown; perfect for romantic evening strolls and cosy nights in.

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  • 8. Domes of Elounda

    Crete

    This luxurious suite comes with beautiful Moroccan inspired circular bath for two and a private balcony hot tub for romantic evenings under the stars.

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  • 9. La Bandita

    Tuscany and Umbria

    This self contained cottage in the grounds of a hip hotel has a stunning four-poster bed and private terrace for long lazy breakfasts.

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  • 10. Bolotho Barns- Skylarks

    Cornwall

    Romantic country retreat for two plus a baby with log burning fire, roll-top bath and comfy interiors - perfect for cosy nights in.

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