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Family friendly luxury hotels in the UK

With school holidays just around the corner, we’ve rounded up the best family friendly luxury hotels

By Charli Tomney | 23/05/2024

Looking for a unique experience for you and the family this Summer? Top 50 Boutique Hotels prides itself on the diversity of its list of luxury hotels across the UK. We have something for every taste and family-friendly is no exception. From Devon to Yorkshire, we have the perfect hotels for your next family getaway.

Time with your loved ones is so important, and a break from the hustle of daily life is a necessity to allow yourself some R&R. Our beautiful hotels are the perfect place to create new memories with your children and partners, so let’s take a look.

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The Mitre, Hampton Court, Surrey 

The Mitre in Hampton Court is a perfect family getaway. This stunning hotel, steeped in history, offers three family rooms with bunk beds, comfortably accommodating up to four guests.

Nestled on the banks of the Thames, it's ideal for family walks and exploring the historic surroundings. Not to mention the historic Hampton Court for a day of educational fun.

The hotel also offers fantastic family dining with five exceptional options. Enjoy a meal at the 1665 Riverside Brasserie or relax at the Coppernose Café and Wine Bar. For a lighter treat, afternoon tea by the river is a must. The Mitre also provides delicious picnic baskets for family outings along the Thames.

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Beaverbrook, Leatherhead, Surrey 

Beaverbrook in Surrey is a wonderful place for a family getaway, whether for one night or several. Fully equipped cottages feature six bedrooms featuring bunk beds that can be tucked away when not in use, meaning a comfortable set up for a family of four. They offer plenty of packages to ensure your next trip is perfectly planned.

The hotel boasts a private cinema with plush velvet sofas, an outdoor play area complete with treehouse and tee pee, not to mention indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Beaverbrook even has its own Kids Club which is hosted by Sharky & George which is packed with high-energy activities which takes place every weekend.

You’ll be spoilt for choice for food at this fantastic hotel, children can enjoy bento boxes at The Dining Room, stone-oven baked pizza with a range of delicious toppings at The Deli, and an Anglo-Italian menu in The Garden House.

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Lympstone Manor, Exmouth, Devon 

Lympstone Manor is the perfect destination for families looking for a luxurious vacation. Enjoy spacious family rooms, a delicious children’s menu, and exciting onsite activities for everyone.

Family-friendly rooms are designed to the unique needs of those travelling with children, this includes interconnecting rooms, z-beds and cots and even bunk beds in the Shepherd Huts which include skylights so little ones can watch the night sky.

The hotel offers appetising children’s menus with a variety of dishes that kids will love, made with the freshest, highest quality ingredients. Overlooking the Exe Estuary and Devon’s Jurassic Coast the hotel sits among 28 acres of parkland, perfect for family adventures. You can also take full advantage of the pool, tennis court and croquet lawn.  

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Another Place, Penrith Cumbria 

Another Place in Cumbria offers an active yet relaxing family getaway. Enjoy an array of physical activities as well as exploring and soaking up nature. For young families, Micralite Strollers are available for guests to borrow as well as baby monitoring tablets and babysitting available during your stay.

Various dining options for children are on offer, including a kids' menu in The Living Space and a three-course menu in Rampsbeck Restaurant. Most dishes can be made child-friendly, and both restaurants have highchairs. Pantries with microwaves, washing up facilities, and fridges are available for baby food preparation.

You won’t be short of activities at this hotel with swimming, paddle-boarding, kayaking, fishing, sailing, archery, skiing, pony-trekking, and walking and cycling trails all on offer.

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The Harper, Holt, Norfolk 

The Harper in Norfolk welcomes families and offers several family rooms and two cottages perfect for multigenerational trips. The Family Room comfortably accommodates four, while the cottages provide more privacy, a kitchen, and extra beds.

The hotel boats several eateries including a couple of sister pubs just a stone’s throw from the main dwelling both with kids menus including pub classics and they’ll even provide a colouring activity.

The North Norfolk coast offers plenty of seaside fun. Enjoy playing in the sand, paddling in the shallows, watersports, fishing, wildlife spotting, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and the Holkham Hall high-ropes course.

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Middleton Lodge Estate, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Middleton Lodge in North Yorkshire is a beautifully restored country estate set in 200 acres of parkland. They offer family bedrooms; some are complete with bunk beds for little ones and others have space for additional fold down beds.

The Coach House offers a children’s menu day to day with simple and delicious dishes as well as a Sunday lunch offering and afternoon tea for those lazy days.

Explore the gorgeous grounds or make the most of the local family attractions like Piglets Adventure Farm Park with circus workshops and animal interactions or Stockeld Park, Europe’s largest indoor playground.

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Lime Wood, Lyndhurst, Hampshire 

Lime Wood Hotel in Hampshire offers adventure and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the New Forest’s nature with meadows, grasslands, and gnarly trees, perfect for family adventures and wildlife spotting.

Little ones are well looked after at this hotel with cots and extra beds available at an additional cost. Children’s menus are available at Hartnett Holder & Co as well as an afternoon tea on offer at Raw & Cured.

Bikes are available on loan to explore the grounds and surrounding areas and for parents wanting a night off, the hotel can link you up with local trusted babysitters.

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