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Family cycling holiday Norfolk, first child FREE farm based adventure | UK Cycle Holidays


This Norfolk family cycling adventure is based at a working farm from which you can choose a variety of cycling tours from 3 and 26 miles in length. Depending on your chosen route you can visit Zoos, Museums and much more. The farm also has a 1 mile private road where cycling skills can be practised before hitting the quiet country lanes.

Tours start on a Sunday/Monday/Tuesday and you will stay in 4* accommodation among the former dairy, milking parlour with plenty of space to explore on this 700 acre farm. Adult price is £299 per adult based on 2 adults sharing a family room/suite for 3 nights. The first child is free then each child after that is £110.

Price includes all essential equipment. including quality bikes, tag-a-longs, seats and trailers, welcome briefing, detailed maps with special route notes and on-oad breakdown service. Optional fourth night.

Farm based Cycling Holiday ideal for families.

Shepherd’s hut in Cumbria sleeps 4; Easter availability £340 for 3 nights | Canopy & Stars


These comfortable, stylish Shepherd’s Huts are located on Scales Plantation a working sheep and cattle farm in Skiddaw, Cumbria in the North Lake District. Your hut is set on the edge of a woodland clearing surrounded by farmland and breathtaking views. These comfortable huts come with feather down duvets, sheepskin rugs  and a wood burner for a warm and cosy nights. 

The huts sleep 4 in one double and a bunk. There is an outdoor kitchen with wood burning range cooker and for washing there is a bath with shower in a private enclosed area close by. Help yourself to complimentary free range eggs.

For families looking for fun and adventure this is a great base. The Lake District National Park offers endless walking, cycling and climbing opportunities and the kids will love a tree top adventure at Whinlatter Forest Park (Go Ape).

A three night break starting on Friday 4 April costs £340. Pets are welcome at no extra charge.

Skiddaw | Shepherd’s hut in Cumbria | Canopy & Stars.

Luxury glamping at Lamorna Cove, Cornwall; short breaks from £344.40 | Bluebell via Classic Glamping



I just love this luxury seaside safari tent just a stone’s throw from Lamorna Cove in Cornwall an Area of Outstanding Beauty. Complete with two comfortable bedrooms (a double and a twin) plus an uber cool cabin bed in the main living area. There’s even a wood fired range for cooking on. Get this at the back of the tent is your very own en suite shower-room with hot water and walk-in double shower with separate WC and wash-basin next door….oh and sun loungers too!

For the kids there’s a play area and Bluebell’s eight-acre field to explore while the whole family can discover the surrounding 90 acres of farmland. A man-made lake has awesome views across the valley and a short walk through woodland takes you to Lamorna Cove with its sandy beach and canoe hire.

Spring and Autumn 3 to 6  night luxury glamping short breaks are available with weekly through the Summer. Three night short breaks available from £339.50 (based on the last weekend in March). Sleeps up to 6 and dog friendly too.

Bluebell, Luxury Glamping Lamorna Cove.

Enjoy a Feather Down Farm holiday this October half term – a unique family outdoors experience

Feather Down Farm Holidays define themselves as posh camping with children. There’s an excellent choice of farms some with availability for October half term. Autumn is a great time to stay at one of their farms – get ready for woodland walks, beautiful bike rides, conker collecting, jumping in puddles, leaf fights and cuddling up, cosy at the end of the day. Here are just two farms with availability at half term to give you a taste of what’s on offer.

Sunninglye Farm is set in the High Weald, Kent an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Your luxury canvas tent will be in a hilltop copse facing outwards with views across the surrounding fields and woodland. Highlights include a Naturewatch Hideout, raft building on the pond, brunch adventure and homemade cakes. Close to Bewl Water for outdoor activities.

New Barn Farm is set in the Bedfordshire Wolds. Highlights including pony grooming, private chicken and guinea pig care, a farm tour aboard farm buggy and safe cycle routes. There is also open access to forestry, lake sides and country parks.

Both cost £445 for the week starting 19 October 2012 and £649 for the week starting 26 October. Mid week breaks and weekend breaks ca also be booked.

Feather Down Farm Holidays – Different take on Glamping – Posh camping with children.

Late availability – save £380 on luxury family cottage Pembrokeshire break arriving 15 June 2012 for 3 nights| Clydey Cottages

With landscaped lawns, wild flower meadows, a woodland walk, animals to feed and play areas, as well as the 5 star leisure facilities this is a fantastic offer.  Clydey Cottages are offering a 3 night cottage break arriving on Friday 15 June 2012 for £600 –  a saving of £380 on the normal rate. This offer applies to Jasmine Cottage which sleeps 4 plus infants (2 bedrooms). Only a few miles from the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast and Cardigan Bay.

Key features include Clydey Young Farmers Club,a safe environment to roam freely, games room, indoor heated swimming pool, indoor & outdoor soft play areas and ride ons.

Holiday Cottages Ideally Suited For Children In Pembrokeshire Wales.

Unique Feather Down Farm stay at Sunninglye, Kent; mid-week break in June for £369

This is a popular Feather Down Farm and is pretty much booked up over the summer so grab this chance to take a mid-week break on either 11 June 2012 or 18 June for £369 (Mon-Fri). This covers the cost of the tent and bed/kitchen linen hire.

Camp in a shady hilltop copse, with each of the seven luxury tents facing outwards with views across the surrounding fields and woodland. Children love the tractor-wheel sandpit and various swings where they can play safely. Seven to eight year olds  might like to explore the farm while attempting to conquer the Sunninglye Challenge, taking them around the farm and teaching them about it as they go along. Frozen home-cooked meals to re-heat on the wood-burning stove, to cakes, to the ingredients for pizza cooked in the bread oven can all be pre-ordered.

Feather Down Farm Days – Sunninglye – The Farm.

5% early booking offer for stays between September and early January 2012; baby friendly holiday cottage Cornwall | Merlin Farm Holidays


Baby Friendly Cottages Cornwall | Merlin Farm Holidays

Wowee – what a find. Merlin Farm Holiday Cottages is a complex of 5 star award winning converted barns nestled in secluded countryside a short walk from the beautiful sandy beach on the North Cornwall coast.

For families with young children, eco-cottage Costantine is equipped with everything a parent needs – perfect for a baby friendly holiday.  There is an outdoor play area for children 6 years and under and during school holidays there is a weekly timetable for guinea pig petting, grooming the donkey and feeding the chickens.

For early bookers Merlin Farm is offering a 5% discount for stays between the 31 August 2012 and 4 January 2013. Book by 31 May 2012.

Baby Friendly Cottages Cornwall | Merlin Farm Holidays.

Save 30% on a 7 night stay; self catering holiday accommodation in Lanarkshire Scotland | Drumboy Lodge

Great offer from this 4* self-catering cottage situated on a farm near the west cost of Scotland. A 7 night stay during June has been reduced by 30% to £530. Dates include: 8th-15 June; 15-22 June and 22-29 June 2012. The cottage has 4 bedrooms plus a kids TV room and a fenced garden area.

A real farm stay experience as farm visits can be arranged to see how a Scottish farm works and with wildlife on the doorstep.

Drumboy Lodge – self catering holiday accommodation in Scotland.

Late availability self catering farm holiday Herefordshire; 7-11 May sleeps 4 £275 | Little Quebb Cottages

Last minute availability for a 4 night stay at Little Quebb Cottages. The Granary sleeps 4 and is contemporary and beautiful. Set in 4 acres of farmland it is for families looking for real countryside and there is lots of outdoor space for ball games, tree climbing and running around. A cot and high chair can be supplied on request and kids can join in animal feeding times.

Little Quebb Cottages :: Farm Holidays.

Save 10% on cottage rental on any week booked between now and the 26 May 2012 | Higher Lank family friendly farm holidays

For families with toddlers and young children family friendly holiday farmstay. A completely interactive farm experience – feed the chickens, ducks, geese, goats, lambs and pigs; collect the eggs; pony rides, trap rides, grooming, .

10% offer applies to booking a one week stay in either Humpty Dumpty cottage or Bo Peep (extras priced as usual).

late availability and special offers at Higher Lank Family-Friendly Real Farm holidays for families with toddlers and young children.