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Luxury, 4 Star and 5 Star Child Friendly and Family Hotels in the UK

Included below are 4 star, 5 star and luxury child friendly and family hotels in the UK, such as Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa. These hotels have all indicated that they welcome children and are excellent places to take the whole family.

Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa

Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa, Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley, Cheshire

Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley

Children of all ages welcome
Sitting in the rolling Cheshire countryside close to historic Chester, the Portal Hotel Golf and Spa has ample space inside and out to make yourself at home. Major attractions are the three challenging golf courses but if teeing off isn’t your bag,... more

The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel, The Square, Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

The Square, Bishop's Castle

Children of all ages welcome
The Castle Hotel is located in a quiet square in the small market town of Bishop's Castle, midway between Shrewsbury and Ludlow. In the heart of the Shropshire Hills there is much to explore, both in Shropshire and neighbouring Wales. It is... more

Borrowdale Gates Hotel

Borrowdale Gates Hotel, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria

Grange-in-Borrowdale, Keswick

Children of all ages welcome
The Borrowdale Gates Hotel is a luxury four star country house hotel, set in three acres of grounds, nestling amongst the rugged beauty of the stunning Borrowdale Valley, described by celebrated fell walker Wainwright as “the loveliest square mile in... more

Langley Castle

Langley Castle, Langley on Tyne, Hexham, Northumberland

Langley on Tyne, Hexham

Children of all ages welcome
The genuine 14th century Langley Castle is set in a 12 acre woodland estate with brush-mown lawns, restored to a magnificent and comfortable hotel. All guest rooms are luxuriously appointed, some Feature rooms in the main Castle have sauna, spa baths... more

Inver Lodge Hotel

Inver Lodge Hotel, Iolaire Road, Lochinver, Highland

Iolaire Road, Lochinver

Children of all ages welcome
High on a hillside overlooking the pretty fishing village of Loch Inver, guests at the Inver Lodge Hotel can expect to see Atlantic seals flipping in the harbour, salmon and trout in the loch and golden eagles soaring overhead. This is a place to... more

Castle House

Castle House, Castle Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

Castle Street, Hereford

Children of all ages welcome
Castle House hotel, a privately-owned boutique hotel,is tucked away in a peaceful part of the ancient city of Hereford and overlooks the castle moat.Its 24 bedrooms and suites are quirky and unique, and very luxurious. Fine food and wines are part of... more


Greywalls, Muirfield, Gullane, East Lothian

Muirfield, Gullane

Children of all ages welcome
The elegant Scottish Edwardian country house Greywalls, which has garnered awards for its service and restaurant, sits on the edge of Muirfield championship golf course and has simply gorgeous views across East Lothian and the Firth of Forth. A... more

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa, 9 Fore Street, Evershot, Dorset

9 Fore Street, Evershot

Children of all ages welcome (Special children’s menus, board and card games, children’s DVDs available on request, cots, baby kits consisting of moisturising wipes, nappy bin, changing mat, disposable nappies and talcum powder, teddy bear and mini hot water bottle at turndown during the winter months, swimming nappies, safety packs – electrical wall socket covers, toilet seat locks and cupboard door locks, child size bathrobes and slippers, wellington boots, bath bubble maker, babysitting service)
Enjoy the comfort and serenity of Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa, a Relais and Chateaux property, set in the picturesque village of Evershot in the heart of the beautiful Dorset Downs. Accommodation at Summer Lodge is exceptional... more

The Carlyon Bay Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

The Carlyon Bay Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort, Sea Road, St Austell, Cornwall

Sea Road, St Austell

Children of all ages welcome
The Carlyon Bay Hotel is the perfect hiding place in glorious Cornwall. Perched atop cliffs overlooking St Austell Bay with dramatic views, it really is a photographers dream! All guest rooms are furnished to a high standard many with breathtaking... more

Bath Spa Hotel

Bath Spa Hotel, Sydney Road, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Sydney Road, Bath

Children of all ages welcome (spa restrictions apply)
The Bath Spa hotel has taken to heart the concept of the English country house retreat and produced an experience you won’t want to end. Think thick pile carpets, plush upholstery, swagged curtains, croquet (and tennis) on the lawn and five-star... more

Malmaison - Glasgow

Malmaison - Glasgow, 278 West George Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

278 West George Street, Glasgow

Children of all ages welcome (Cots available on request)
Hallelujah! Team Glasgow’s bright lights with a stay at Malmaison, once an Episcopal church, now super chic city hotel. Experience the luxury standards this boutique hotel group is famous for: cool contemporary furnishings (with a tartan twist),... more

The Imperial Hotel

The Imperial Hotel, The Promenade, Llandudno, Conwy

The Promenade, Llandudno

Children of all ages welcome
The Imperial Hotel is centrally situated on the Promenade boasting impressive views across the bay. The elegant Victorian facade is both impressive and reminiscent of a bygone era. The beautifully designed bedrooms all come with modern facilities as... more

Malmaison - Edinburgh

Malmaison - Edinburgh, 1 Tower Place, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

1 Tower Place, Edinburgh

Children of all ages welcome
Malmaison Edinburgh puts on a show of first-class baronial hospitality in the heart of Scotland’s capital. Once a house of ill-repute, this elegant building is home to 100 plush bedrooms and suites that are thankfully a little more luxurious than in... more

The Randolph Hotel

The Randolph Hotel, Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Beaumont Street, Oxford

Children of all ages welcome (Spa restrictions apply)
Fans of the classic TV show Morse will need no introduction to the Macdonald Randolph Hotel in Oxford. The bar at this five-star city centre hotel was where Morse always got “a decent pint”, usually bought by his sidekick Lewis. But locals have known... more

The Club Hotel & Spa, Bohemia Restaurant

The Club Hotel & Spa, Bohemia Restaurant, Green Street, Jersey

Green Street, St Helier, Jersey

Children of all ages welcome
The Club Hotel & Spa is situated in the centre of St Helier and boasts a luxury spa. One of the best hotels in Jersey and one of the leading town-house hotels in Europe. All bedrooms and suites are furnished to the highest standard and all have full... more

Forss House Hotel

Forss House Hotel, Forss, Thurso, Highland

Forss, Thurso

Children over 10 welcome
Forss House Hotel is a delightful early 19th century country home, nestling in 20 acres of woodland below a waterfall on the gently meandering River Forss. In truth there can be few finer spots to linger in the big sky country, a place where time... more

Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa

Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Oxford Road, Aylesbury

Children over 4 welcome (Spa restrictions apply)
Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa is a magnificent, luxurious stately home standing in ninety acres of landscaped parkland. The house has both Jacobean and Georgian features with outstanding decorative plaster-work and panelling, its fine... more

Lime Wood

Lime Wood, Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst

Children of all ages welcome
Lime Wood is set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, a mile and a half from the small town of Lyndhurst and just an hour and a half’s drive from London. The owners say they like to think of themselves as running a luxury country house hotel... more

Northcote Manor Country House Hotel

Northcote Manor Country House Hotel, Burrington, Umberleigh, Devon

Burrington, Umberleigh

Children of all ages welcome
Northcote Manor Country House hotel provides a level of unsurpassed luxury in North Devon, offering an opportunity for complete relaxation and refreshment. The sixteen luxury bedrooms and suites are very individual in size and décor, offering... more

Mallory Court

Mallory Court, Harbury Lane, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Harbury Lane, Royal Leamington Spa

Children of all ages welcome (9yrs & over permitted in restaurant)
Mallory Court Hotel is privately owned by the Eden Hotel Collection, winners of the ‘AA Small Hotel Group of the Year’ 2014-2015. This breathtakingly beautiful Mallory Court hotel and award-winning restaurant is the perfect retreat from the stresses... more

Hendon Hall Hotel

Hendon Hall Hotel, Ashley Lane, London, London

Ashley Lane, Hendon, London

Children of all ages welcome
Hendon Hall Hotel is ideal for a relaxing break, whilst enjoying a cosmopolitan atmosphere on the edge of one of the world's greatest cities. Boasting that most precious of London commodities - extensive private grounds. Immaculately manicured lawns... more

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bolton Abbey, Skipton

Children of all ages welcome (0-4yrs Free, 5-15yrs £35 per night B&B, 15yrs+ £50 per night B&B)
Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at The Devonshire Arms Hotel This impressive 4-star country house hotel has an award-winning restaurant, spa, gym, indoor pool and 30,000 acres of land to explore on the Bolton Abbey Estate. The... more

Hotel Riviera

Hotel Riviera, The Esplanade, Sidmouth, Devon

The Esplanade, Sidmouth

Children of all ages welcome
The Hotel Riviera, at the very heart of Betjeman´s best-loved seaside resort, is the West´s most favoured hotel, on Sidmouth´s famous esplanade. Owned and managed by the Wharton family, the 4 Star Riviera is one of the select few hotels in Britain... more

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel, Barnstaple Street, Bideford, Devon

Barnstaple Street, Bideford

Children of all ages welcome
The Royal Hotel is situated at the eastern end of the ancient Bideford Bridge. Steeped in history, the Royal is a must for any heritage enthusiast and offers a way to combine the charm of the past with the conveniences of a modern hotel. After a day... more

The Cottage in the Wood Hotel & Outlook Restaurant

The Cottage in the Wood Hotel & Outlook Restaurant, Holywell Road, Malvern Wells, Worcestershire

Holywell Road, Malvern Wells

Children of all ages welcome
The award-winning Cottage in the Wood Hotel & Outlook Restaurant is for you if you´re looking for peace, relaxation, good food and wine. The Restaurant is well regarded for the consistency of the food served which is underlined by being awarded two... more

South Sands

South Sands, Bolt Head, Salcombe, Devon

Bolt Head, Salcombe

Children of all ages welcome
The South Sands boutique hotel is located right on the beach in South Sands Bay, a perfect place to relax and unwind. There are twenty-two bedrooms and five Beach Suites, offering every home comfort. The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner... more

St Georges Hotel Wembley

St Georges Hotel Wembley, 43-51 Wembley Hill Road, London, London

43-51 Wembley Hill Road, London

Children of all ages welcome
Overlooking the iconic Wembley Stadium and set next to the historic Wembley Arena, this new hotel is just 20 minutes’ drive from central London and 45 minutes’ drive from London Heathrow Airport. The hotel is also located adjacent to the London... more

L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa

L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa, La Route de la Baie, Jersey

La Route de la Baie, St Brelade's Bay, Jersey

Children of all ages welcome
L´Horizon Hotel & Spa offers an abundance of those most naturally relaxing elements - bright, warming sunlight and gently invigorating fresh sea air. There are one hundred and six luxurious bedrooms and suites and over half of them have balconies.... more

Headlam Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf

Headlam Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf, Headlam, Darlington, Durham

Headlam, Nr Gainford, Darlington

Children of all ages welcome (access restrictions to the Spa facilities at certain times)
Headlam Hall Country House Hotel stands in beautiful walled gardens with its own luxury spa and golf course. Offering rural peace and seclusion combined with accessibility to the regions main towns, cities and transport links. A blend of old world... more

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

Mawgan Porth

Children of all ages welcome
Bedruthan is a multi award-winning hotel and spa set into a cliff above Mawgan Porth Beach on the North Cornwall coast. Two generations of the same family have cherished and nurtured the hotel for more than 50 years to give guests memorable... more


Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross


Children of all ages welcome
The Gleneagles Hotel is a Five Red Star golf resort set in 850 acres of stunning scenery in Perthshire, Scotland. Designed in the style of a French château, Capability Brown, the celebrated 18th century landscape gardener, inspired the landscaping.... more

The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa

The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa, North Deeside Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

North Deeside Road, Pitfodels, Aberdeen

Children of all ages welcome (not permitted in restaurant after 6pm)
The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa is situated in 11 acres of wooded grounds and ideally positioned for visiting Scotland's scenic North East. Many of the beautifully appointed rooms have antique furniture and paintings. The Conservatory restaurant serves... more

The Pier at Harwich

The Pier at Harwich, The Quay, Harwich, Essex

The Quay, Harwich

Children of all ages welcome
Proudly overlooking the quay, the smart blue and white Pier Hotel and Restaurant at Harwich is in poll position for views over the Stour and Orwell estuaries. The hotel is actually made up of two buildings, one of which was built in 1850s and houses... more

Cringletie House

Cringletie House, Edinburgh Road, Peebles, Scottish Borders

Edinburgh Road, Peebles

Children of all ages welcome (Cots and Z-beds for children up to 12 year free of charge)
Heaped in accolades and awards for its fabulous service, beautiful location across 28 acres and luxurious rooms, Cringletie House in the Scottish Borders is a real treat of a rural getaway. This castle hotel’s restaurant is considered one of the top... more

Phyllis Court Club

Phyllis Court Club, Marlow Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Marlow Road, Henley-on-Thames

Children of all ages welcome
With 17 bedrooms overlooking the River Thames, the glorious lawns and the hotel grounds, Phyllis Court in Henley-on-Thames is all about socialising by the water. An elegant Georgian mansion set within an 18-acre plot, its sweeping lawns leading to... more

Orestone Manor Hotel & Restaurant

Orestone Manor Hotel & Restaurant, Rock House Lane, Torquay, Devon

Rock House Lane, Maidencombe, Torquay

Children of all ages welcome
Stylishly refurbished, Orestone Manor is an elegant yet contemporary country house hotel on the quiet, rural fringe of Torbay. Surrounded by mature gardens, the hotel offers sweeping sea views. Spacious and airy, the interior style of the manor is... more

Rose In Vale Country House Hotel

Rose In Vale Country House Hotel, Mithian, St Agnes, Cornwall

Mithian, St Agnes

Children over 12 welcome
The twenty-two rooms are considerately designed for your comfort, seamlessly blending ornate Georgian architecture with the modern conveniences that you require. From serene panoramic views of the woodland and garden to spacious en-suites with deep... more

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa, Lower Henlade, Taunton, Somerset

Lower Henlade, Taunton

Children of all ages welcome
The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa is privately owned by the Eden Hotel Collection, winners of the ‘AA Small Hotel Group of the Year’ 2014-2015. This elegant regency country house, cradled by both the Quantocks and the Blackdown Hills, is noted for its... more

The Egerton House Hotel

The Egerton House Hotel, 17/19 Egerton Terrace, London, London

17/19 Egerton Terrace, Knightsbridge, London

Children of all ages welcome
The Egerton House Hotel is a luxury boutique townhouse hotel occupying a conveniently central yet pleasantly secluded position deep in the heart of exclusive Knightsbridge, overlooking two pretty tree-lined garden squares. The hotel has thirty... more

Wivenhoe House

Wivenhoe House, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester

Children of all ages welcome
Surrounded by pretty manicured gardens, woodland and tranquil lakes, this 18th-century manor house hotel is situated in a peaceful setting within acres of historic parkland, yet only minutes from the heart of Colchester. The hotel offers luxurious... more

The Woolacombe Bay Hotel

The Woolacombe Bay Hotel, South Street, Woolacombe, Devon

South Street, Woolacombe

Children of all ages welcome (under 16s not permitted to use any of the sporting facilities or hire any sports equipment without the supervision of a parent or guardian or designated adult member of the family.)
With panoramic views over the North Devon coastline and some of the finest beaches in Europe, the Woolacombe Bay Hotel is in a peachy location, sitting between two National Trust headlands and with direct access to three miles of golden sands.... more

Hinckley Island Hotel

Hinckley Island Hotel, Watling Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire

Watling Street, Hinckley

Children of all ages welcome
Hinckley Island Hotel is a four-star hotel in the historic county of Leicestershire. In the heart of the Midlands, this stylish and contemporary hotel has 362 bedrooms, including 19 premium rooms and four suites, and is surrounded by beautiful... more

Simonstone Hall

Simonstone Hall, Simonstone, Hawes, North Yorkshire

Simonstone, Hawes

Children of all ages welcome
Simonstone Hall hotel is set in magnificent countryside near the market town of Hawes in Upper Wensleydale. A beautifully restored Country House Hotel with spectacular views over the dale and surrounding fell. The house is privately owned and has... more

The Nare Hotel

The Nare Hotel, Carne Beach, Truro, Cornwall

Carne Beach, Veryan-in-Roseland, Truro

Children of all ages welcome (dining restrictions apply for under 7s)
The Nare Hotel offers the comfort and elegance of a country house by the sea in a secluded and tranquil setting. It combines the highest standard of service, a pleasant relaxing atmosphere and stunning sea views. The Hotel stands alone in extensive... more

Loch Ness Lodge

Loch Ness Lodge, Brachla, Inverness, Highland

Brachla, Loch Ness-side, Inverness

Children over 12 welcome
The Scottish baronial style Loch Ness Lodge, with its sweeping lawns and gob-smackingly gorgeous views directly over the water, makes for a rather dreamy holiday stay. The seven luxurious bedrooms are uber-tasteful, with gorgeous furniture featuring... more

Hart´s Hotel

Hart´s Hotel, Standard Hill, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Standard Hill, Park Row, Nottingham

Children of all ages welcome (cots available, £15 charge applies)
Located on the ramparts of the old Nottingham Castle, Hart’s Hotel is a modern boutique hotel with stunning views over the city as soon as you walk in through its doors. It’s also home to Hart’s Restaurant, a celebrated dining room that is situated... more

The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse, 2 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

2 Greenside Place, Edinburgh

Children of all ages welcome
The Glasshouse hotel has clean contemporary lines behind the facade of an old church - Edinburgh´s hip boutique luxury hotel. An oasis from the City, the hotel boasts the only rooftop garden in Edinburgh offering unparalleled views, a perfect place... more

Bridgewood Manor

Bridgewood Manor, Nr Bluebell Hill, Chatham, Kent

Nr Bluebell Hill, Walderslade Woods, Chatham

Children of all ages welcome
From the smart leather sofas and welcoming blazing log fire in the lobby to the peaceful courtyard where staff serve drinks as you sit and chat with friends or colleagues, the Bridgewood Manor hotel in Rochester is a welcoming stop for business or... more

Gore Hotel

Gore Hotel, 190 Queen's Gate, London, London

190 Queen's Gate, London

Children of all ages welcome
A quintessentially British hotel, just a glance from Hyde Park and the Royal Albert Hall, The Gore offers luxury, privacy and undeniable character in equal measure. Since 1892, The Gore has been one of the capital's truly great hotels. The ethos... more

Marine Hotel & Spa

Marine Hotel & Spa, Cromwell Road, North Berwick, East Lothian

Cromwell Road, North Berwick

Children of all ages welcome
Whether you are a golfer looking to be spoilt for choice, a foodie who knows a great menu when they see one or a spa lover keen to escape the everyday stresses of life, the Marine Hotel and Spa in north Berwick should tick all the boxes. Set on the... more

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