We love Autumn, and not just because it becomes far more acceptable to stay in & cosy up on the sofa of an evening! The leaves start turning, the wine gets darker and there’s always an excuse for a cup of coco. That said, we can’t ignore the fact that the change in the season brings a change to the weather, so we’ve rounded up our top picks of weatherproof cottage clusters. Whether you fancy a jaunt to the Cornish coast or an escape to the country in the Cotswold, we’ve got you covered. Each option comes with access to an indoor pool, play area and more, guaranteeing a fun-filled family holiday no matter what the weather. Scroll to explore:
The 45-acre Flear Estate is a picture-perfect country idyll with the added benefits of a magnificent indoor pool and a giant indoor play barn which has mini guests grinning from ear to ear come rain or shine. It’s perfect for families in search of a child-friendly cottage in Devon.
Bruern is a haven for families in search of a rural getaway. Each cottage is luxuriously appointed and comes with thoughtful supply of baby/toddler gear. For rainy days there’s a indoor swimming pool, play cabin, games room, treatment room and more. It’s perfect for families in search of a child-friendly cottage in the Cotswolds.
A family-friendly farm stay but not as you know it. Clydey Cottages is a luxurious, rural resort with an indoor pool, soft playroom, interactive farm rounds, kids club, spa treatments and more . It’s guarantees family fun no matter what the weather. It’s perfect for families in search of a child-friendly cottage in West Wales.
Gitcombe is a family-friendly cottage cluster which sits in its own valley in the heart of Devon’s sought-after South Hams. Each of its country cottages boasts tasteful, Scandinavian influenced interiors and access to an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, soft play room, play area and more. It’s a great choice for families in search of a child-friendly holiday to the country.
Surrounded by peaceful Suffolk countryside, the ultra-swish Sheepyard Barn is a child-friendly, group retreat with its own indoor pool, play room and hot tub under the stars. It’s just the place to celebrate something special and guarantees rain won’t affect play. Perfect for multi-family or multi-generation holiday.
This brilliant cottage cluster set just outside Bude, has all the ingredients of a very successful family holiday come rain or shine. It’s walking distance from the coast with an indoor pool, play room, games rooms, treatments rooms and more. It’s perfect for families looking for a child-friendly cottage on the Cornish coast.
Greenwood Grange is a fantastic cluster of luxury cottages within an easy drive of London. It has an onsite pool, tennis courts & a pretty play yurt, perfect for mini guests. Once home to Thomas Hardy’s father, it’s now a Dorset holiday destination that’s perfect for families.
South Devon Cottages may have an enviable haul of awards & a host of national newspapers singing its praises but what most impresses us about this cluster of 5-star cottages with indoor pool & playroom is that they are so baby/child-friendly too.
Tredethick Farm in Cornwall is possibly one of the most loved farm stay on Baby-Friendly Boltholes. Parents are big fans of the relaxing hot tub garden, honesty shop, babysitting & meal service whilst babies, toddlers, and older kids love the young farmer’s club, indoor pool, soft play barn and balance bike/scooter track. Read more about Tredethick on Baby-Friendly Boltholes here
Few farm cottages can boast a go-kart track, bouncing pillow, cafe bar, petting farm and huge play barn with 3-storey soft play zone but Tapnell Farm can. Whether taking up residence in one of the pretty cottages or enjoying a glamping adventure their safari tents with hot tub, log burner, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom; a stay here is crammed full of memory-making for little ones and their grown ups. Read more about Tapnell
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