We are so excited to be able to share some fabulous family-friendly holiday cottages from Dorset Hideaways on Holiday Tots.
Whether it is an autumn break, a cosy winter weekend away or planning for a summer holiday in 2021, the self-catering cottages are perfect for any family escapes, anytime of the year.
Dorset Hideaways have over 100 holiday cottages to choose from but we at Holiday Tots have picked ones worthy of a mention for being great for families with young children:
A glorious three bedroom barn conversation set amongst beautiful countryside. The barn is totally surrounded by fields, making it very exclusive and private. The perfect location for out doorsy families that enjoy a walk or adventure. There are many footpaths leading to many walks with amazing views of the coast. Dogs are welcome, so they can enjoy the walks too.
Blagdon Lower Barn has been converted to a high standard with a modern kitchen, open plan living and three bedrooms, two with en-suite bathrooms.
Located two miles from Martinstown, which has a local pub, The Brewer’s Arm and Dorchester is only four miles, with shops, cafes, restaurants and a sports centre.
Yet another stunning conversion with open plan living that opens up to a decking terrace making it a perfect spot to laze around and spot wildlife, with fabulous views of Marshwood Vale.
This family friendly two bedroom escape has been converted from an mid-century milking parlour and an ancient cart/shed, it is the place to recharge your body and thoughts.
Hoods is located in Bridport, making it a perfect location to explore the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site. There is also a nearby village called Symondsbury, with a fab selection of walks including to the top of Colmers Hill, a famous landmark.
As well as babies and toddlers being welcome, dogs are also welcome. Enjoy dog walking at Cogden, a National Trust beach, where dogs are welcome all year round.
This lovely farm cottage was built in the 1860s and is in a perfect location for families looking to explore what the New Forest has to offer.
Evergreen cottage has three bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom. It can sleep up to 6 guests and has a sitting and dining area, including a family room. The large enclosed garden has a lovely sitting area, making is a lovely spot to sit outside and enjoy the regular visits from ponies, cows and pigs at the gates.
Perfectly positioned for families not only looking to explore the forest but adventure out to the coast, with this only being a 10 minute drive. Over a mile away is a little village called Burley, with fab tales of dragons, witches and pirates – sounds like fun right!
Last but not least, this is the biggest of the bunch, an award-winning Grade 11 listed, three-storey Georgian townhouse in Christchurch.
The Quay can sleep from 10-25 making it great place to celebrate those special occasions with extended family and friends (when we are allowed to again, of course). There are 11 bedrooms in the main house and the corner wing. Both the main house and corner wing have separate kitchen, dining area and two enclosed gardens, safe for the little ones and the furry ones.
Christchurch is a fab location for those looking to explore the south coast, including Mudeford, Southbourne and Bournemouth. The New Forest is also nearby, only being 5 miles away.
So there you have it, four fabulous, very different holiday homes, ideal for a family holiday in the UK and all set in stunning locations. Dorset Hideaways have such a beautiful selection of child-friendly properties, it was difficult to just pick four! Take a look at the Holiday Tots website for more information.