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Top Family Stays for 2021

Published: 30th December 2020

Planning a family getaway in 2021? To help inspire you we've rounded up 20 of our favourite family-friendly CoolStays. Just because they welcome small people, doesn't mean there's any compromise on style. These places are all gorgeous, with luxuriously comfy interiors and stunning locations - whether floating on the Thames in the heart of London, buried deep in the New Forest or perched in the hills of the wild and beautiful Highlands. Find your dream family getaway right here, ready for whenever travel is safe for you.
Marners Rock

Marners Rock

Fowey - Cornwall

Beautiful apartment with a balcony overlooking the Fowey Estuary on the southeast coast of Cornwall, perfect for seaside escapes with family or friends.

Sleeps 6

From 260/night

Higher Wiscombe

Higher Wiscombe

Higher Wiscombe - Devon

A collection of award-winning cottages just a few miles from the Jurassic coast, with a heated outdoor pool and stunning country views.

Sleeps 6 - 32

From 79/night

Lower Keats Glamping

Lower Keats Glamping

Tytherleigh (nr. Axminster) - Devon

Beautifully furnished and with superb countryside views, a lodge at Lower Keats Glamping delivers all you could want from a Devon break

Sleeps 6

From 85/night

The Dairy House

The Dairy House

Illminster - Somerset

A stunning detached stone cottage set within the grounds of the Dillington House Estate in Somerset...

Sleeps 16

From 290/night

Odd Ways

Odd Ways

Beaulieu - Hampshire

Spot wild ponies, relax in the peace and tranquility of nature, and venture out to explore the New Forest at Odd Ways.

Sleeps 8 +4 kids

From 350/night

Olive

Olive

Bramshott - Hampshire

Rest up and recuperate in the Hampshire countryside in your very own double decker bus - a unique way to enjoy the peace and quiet of nature.

Sleeps 5

From 160/night

Kiora

Kiora

Whitstable - Kent

Luxury beach-front house in the charming town of Whitstable; where glorious sea views and sunsets await.

Sleeps 8

From 229/night

Bumble Barn

Bumble Barn

Canterbury - Kent

Sleek contemporary self-catering eco-lodge with space for six guests, ten minutes from Canterbury

Sleeps 6

From 250/night

Two Storey Luxury Safari Tent

Two Storey Luxury Safari Tent

Woodbridge - Suffolk

Sustainable luxury safari tent in acres of pretty Suffolk meadowland offering wonderful access to this beautiful part of the country.

Sleeps 8

From 171/night

Pine Tree Cottage

Pine Tree Cottage

Woodbridge - Suffolk

Enjoy drinks beside the outdoor heated swimming pool and relax in the beautifully-styled boutique cottage in Suffolk.

Sleeps 6

From 221/night

Ling House

Ling House

Kings Lynn - Norfolk

This self-catering country house - set in the Norfolk countryside on the famous Sandringham Estate - is ideal for large groups of friends and family alike.

Sleeps 12

From 414/night

The Harpy Houseboat

The Harpy Houseboat

Tower Bridge - London

An historic London floating home with the postcard view of Tower Bridge - The Harpy is like no houseboat youve ever seen!

Sleeps 10 adults and 2 small children

From 700/night

By the Wye

By the Wye

Hay On Wye - Powys

Comfy, luxurious eco-friendly safari tents in the woods on the bank of the river Wye in Herefordshire.

Sleeps 6

From 145/night

Upper Valley Barn

Upper Valley Barn

Powys - Wales

Gorgeous six bedroom barn conversion with hot tub and valley views, brimming with character near Powys.

Sleeps 14

From 251/night

Bob's Lodge at Winchcombe Farm

Bob's Lodge at Winchcombe Farm

Upper Tysoe - Warwickshire

Two storey timber cabin with decking-mounted sleeping dome, plus hot tub, telescope and loads of outside space.

Sleeps 6+2

From 335/night

Birdholme Glamping

Birdholme Glamping

Stanton on the Wolds - Nottinghamshire

Enjoy a luxury glamping experience complete with private hot tub - set among woodland and meadows in Nottinghamshire at Birdholme Glamping.

Sleeps 4 +2 kids

From 165/night

Hidden River Cabins

Hidden River Cabins

Carlisle - Cumbria

Built from half-logs, these stunning river-view cabins bring a continental chalet feel to Cumbria, with the beautiful Scottish Borders and Lake District within reach

Sleeps 6-10 per cabin

From 190/night

Menzies Steading

Menzies Steading

Aberfeldy - Perthshire

Grand, luxurious holiday home in Perthshire that offers giant spaces, super-comfy furnishings and modern fixtures.

Sleeps 10 +2 kids

From 495/night

Eagle Brae

Eagle Brae

Beauly - Highland

Luxurious, hand-crafted log cabins nestled in the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands for an eco-friendly escape.

Sleeps 2-6 per cabin

From 195/night

The Boat House at Rothiemurchus

The Boat House at Rothiemurchus

by Aviemore - Highlands

Cosy, and stylish, traditional and modern, this lovely Scottish house is surrounded by the most magical Cairngorms scenery.

Sleeps 6

From 286/night

Author:
Claire Wills
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills

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