Family Getaway in the UK
A family getaway can be whatever you want it to be!
Maybe you are after an action-packed adventure or perhaps quirky places with a hot tub or outdoor bath to add a bit of fun to bath time! Or maybe you need dog friendly glamping so you can bring along the four-legged members of the family too!
The UK has so many unique getaways to suit the whole family and here at ToWander UK we are proud to be able to showcase some of the best family breaks on offer.
Underground homes bringing childhood imaginations to life
The Little Shire, Somerset is the perfect place to make precious memories that will last a lifetime. ‘Wabbit’ and ‘Quackers’ are underground hideaways that are sure to impress your little ones and bring their imaginations to life. The kids can burn off some energy in the afternoon in the park and playhouse and then snuggle up for bedtime stories. Be sure to stoke the fire in the stove so your private hot tub is toasty warm to enjoy the peace once the children are fast asleep.
Sleeps 8 | Somerset | Dog Friendly | WiFi | Hot Tub
Bringing The Wild West to Dorset
Take the tribe along to explore the beautiful coastal paths of the Jurassic Coast and secluded bays not far away from Loose Reins, Dorset. Top and tail for a sleepover in the cosy king size bed or enjoy the space and transform the dining seats into a single bed with a bunk option for the kids. Take a break from cooking and buy ready prepared food onsite to enjoy al fresco with the family followed by an indulgent dessert of s’mores toasted over the fire bowl.
Sleeps 4 | Dorset | Wood Burner | Dog Friendly | Hot Tub
Sit back and relax or explore and adventure – the choice is yours
You certainly won’t get cabin fever when staying at Chestnut Cabin, Carmarthenshire. Spend the days building sand castles on the beautiful beaches of Pembrokeshire and get the whole family together to make deliciously cheesy homemade pizzas to put in the pizza oven for dinner. Light the wood burning stove and settle down for a competitive family games night in the evening.
Sleeps 5 | Carmarthenshire | Pizza Oven | Wood Burner | Hot Tub
The magic of campsite life mixed with the luxury glamping
Nyth Y Wennol ticks all the boxes for the perfect family getaway in Wales. There really is something for everyone (and all on your doorstep!) – a fishing lake with free ‘catch and release’ fishing, two rowing boats and some kayaks are available for guests to use, or you can even bring your paddle board! On the lawns there are football goals, open space for badminton or rounders and a play area with swings, a slide and a large trampoline. The kids are certainly going to sleep well…..and parents too!
Sleeps 4 | Ceredigion | Play Area | By The Coast | Pizza Oven
Pack your buckets and spades and head to the beach
The perfect place for family seaside holidays in the UK – Ocean Queens Cottage. A former fisherman’s mid terraced cottage housing eight guests in four bedrooms so there’s plenty of room for the extended family too. The beach is practically your back garden! And for those visiting with their dogs, there is a dog friendly beach just a five-minute walk away. The shops, bars and restaurants of Filey are within easy walking distance and if you can drag yourself away from ultimate sandcastle building competitions, there’s more to explore along the Yorkshire Coast. So why not finish off your day with fish and chips on the seafront of neighbouring Scarborough.
Sleeps 8 | North Yorkshire | 350 yards from the beach | Dog Friendly | WiFi
An enchanting cabin like something from a fairy tale
Guaranteed to spark a sense of childhood nostalgia and bring children’s fairy tales to real life, Woodcutters Cottage is a truly unique getaway in the UK. Nestled in ancient woodland and perfectly positioned to explore the cobbled streets of nearby Rye, a medieval walled citadel, which all foodies will love. Head to a nearby country pub for a traditional Sunday lunch with all the trimmings or practice your outdoor cooking skills back at your quirky cabin on the fire pit with a BonFire kit.
Sleeps 4 | East Sussex | By The Coast | Fire Pit | Woodburner
A haven for lovers of the great outdoors (or the great indoors)
If you’d like to take the kids for a getaway filled with fresh air and fun, Great House Farm is the place for you. Pack your picnic and blanket and head by bike to the hills of Aberedw and enjoy undisturbed views across to Breconshire. If the rain does hit, this glamping pod in Mid Wales has full Wi-Fi coverage and a smart TV so snuggle down under the duvet and login to your watch list on Netflix for a film night – don’t forget the popcorn and hot chocolate!
Sleeps 6 | Powys | Dog Friendly | Wi-Fi | Hot Tub
Bath time will never be the same again
Explore local walking trails from the door as well as the 300 acre farm The Nest is set upon. Taking the phrase ‘room with a view’ to a whole new level with its huge expanses of glass looking out over incredible views, it has all the home comforts you need when returning from an action-packed day in the great outdoors. There are two other stylish lodges with hot tubs on site at The Burrows Dolassey, so you can come with friends!
Warm the kids up in the freestanding indoor bath making bubble beards or enjoy not one but two outside baths, side by side in the fresh, country air.
Sleeps 4 | Powys | Games and Books | Outdoor Bath | Wi-Fi
Cabins fit for Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses (and four legged friends!)
The whole clan will love a visit to Acton Scott Historic Working Farm or the world’s first Iron bridge, both of which aren’t too far away from Riverside Cabins in Shropshire.
A small collection of cabins nestled away in a tranquil private woodland on the bank of the picturesque River Perry, this is an idyllic location for families looking for glamping in Shropshire. The cabins are all lovingly named after the owners Labradors, previous and past, making this a wonderful doggy haven for the members of the family with waggy tails!
Sleeps 4 | Shropshire | Dog Friendly | Private Balcony | Parking
A magical and memorable stay awaits you
Spend the day at nearby Eastnor Castle, where the kids can let off steam climbing trees or finding rope swings hidden amongst the branches. Then round your day off with an ice cream or warm hot chocolate and head back to Malvern Hills Lodge to light the wood burning stove for a cosy evening in your pjs.
This home from home hideaway which blends beautifully into the surrounding hills is one of the best places to stay in the Malvern hills with touches of luxury such as a wood-fired hot tub and pizza oven for budding little chefs to make their own creations for dinner.
Sleeps 4 | Worcestershire | Pizza Oven | Hot Tub | Woodburner
These are just a few of our favourites but you can check out our full list of Family Friendly Accommodation in the UK on our website.