Article: 10 tips for visiting North Cornwall with the kids

Cornwall is one of my favourite places in the UK to holiday with the kids. It has the perfect mixture of pristine beaches, fabulous food, activities for the family, quaint villages and breathtaking countryside. We’ve had several family holidays in Cornwall over the years, most recently this Easter break. With May bank holiday on our doorstep and Summer holidays around the corner, I thought I’d list out my top 10 tips for a family holiday in North Cornwall. Enjoy!

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Guest Blog: Compton Pool Farm, Devon

Name: Compton Pool Farm
Type: Self catering cottages (on a farm complex)
Country: UK
Region: Devon
Cost per night: Individually priced cottages up to approx £375, depending on party size
Facilities: Heated indoor pool, sauna, gym equipment, playground, farm animals, football pitch, tennis court, games room, rural setting
TripAdvisor rating: 5
Eco Credentials: The farm makes a concerted effort to lower their carbon rating. This area of Devon is very easy to dine in as a vegetarian or vegan and it’s easy to travel by car or train to this region.

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Guest Blog: Calcot Manor Hotel, Tetbury

Name: Calcot Manor Hotel
Type: Hotel
Country: UK
Region: Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Cost per night: Approx. £554 per night for a two bedroom ‘family room’, including breakfast
Facilities: Spa, outdoor and indoor pools, restaurant, kids creche
Tripadviser rating: 4.5

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Woolley Grange, a truly family-focused 18th century hotel only a short drive from Bath..

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Name: Woolley Grange
Type: Hotel
Country: UK
Region: Bradford-On-Avon (near Bath)
Cost per night: Cost varied from £249-£450 across low and high seasons for a family suite, per night.
Facilities: Spa, outdoor and indoor pool, complementary creche for under 8s, family activities
Tripadviser rating: 4

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Guest Blog: New Park Manor Hotel, New Forest

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Name: New Park Manor Hotel
Type: Hotel
Country: UK
Region: New Forest
Cost per night: £379 for their “Forest” room in the summer holidays that caters for up to 4 guests (worth noting they also have family suites for up to 7 guests)
Facilities: Spa, Pool, Complementary creche for under 8s, Kids activities
Tripadviser rating: 4

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A Winter Wonderland at Center Parcs, Woburn Forest

Name: Center Parcs, Woburn Forest
Type: Family resort
Country: UK
Town: Bedford
Cost: Cost for a 4 Bedroom Woodland Lodge varies from approx £859 in low season to £1499 over school holidays for a Friday – Monday stay
Facilities: Swimming complex, Spa, Kids activities
Tripadvisor rating: 4

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Guest Blog: A touch of class for adults & children in the Oxfordshire countryside..

Name: Soho Farmhouse
Type:
Hotel
Country: UK
Cost per night: Circa £800/per night for a three bedroom cabin. Minimum stay 2 nights at a weekend
Facilities: Pool, spa, gym, kids club, horse riding, crazy golf, tennis
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Guest Blog: Sands Resort Hotel and Spa, Cornwall

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Name: Sands Resort Hotel and Spa
Type: 
Hotel
Country: United Kingdom
Town: Newquay, Cornwall
Cost per night: £142 for two-bedroom family suite
Facilities: A very long list! See the blog below for more details..
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Guest Blog: A collection of Self-Catering barns in Norfolk, that cater for smaller and larger groups..

Name: Wheatacre Hall Barns
Type: 
Self Catering
Country: United Kingdom
Town: Wheatacre, Norfolk
Cost per night: £815 for a short break (Friday-Monday or Monday-Friday) in a 6 person barn in peak season
Facilities: Games barn, soft play barn, working dairy
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A clean campsite with views out to rolling hills and near the beautiful beaches of Dorset..

Name:  East Creech Farm and Campsite
Type: Camping
Country: United Kingdom
Town: East Creech, Dorset
Cost per night: £15-£21 per unit per night
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