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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 The Old Ship Hotel. These hotels have all indicated that they welcome children and are excellent places to take the whole family.

The Old Ship Hotel

The Old Ship Hotel, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex

Kings Road, Brighton

Children of all ages welcome
The oldest hotel in the city, dating back to 1559, The Old Ship in Brighton is simply soaked in history and has been host to numerous luminaries through the centuries including Charles II and Paganini. With simply glorious views looking directly over... more

Salthouse Harbour Hotel

Salthouse Harbour Hotel, 1 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk

1 Neptune Quay, Ipswich

Children of all ages welcome
The Salthouse Harbour Hotel Suffolk goes beyond what you expect and exudes its 4 star status in every curious corner, eccentric sofa and unstuffy cushion. The sea-salted brickwork exterior has been restored & rejuvenated into a ship shape... 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

Lavenham Old Rectory

Lavenham Old Rectory, Church Street, Lavenham, Suffolk

Church Street, Lavenham

Children of all ages welcome
Lavenham Old Rectory is a stunning boutique residence renovated by its current owners to the highest standard. The three individually designed large en-suite house rooms and the contemporary Coach House Suite and Stable Suite offer 5-Star... more

The Kensington Hotel

The Kensington Hotel, 109/113 Queen's Gate, London, London

109/113 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London

Children of all ages welcome
The Kensington Hotel has been reborn following a £20million refurbishment, creating a sense of contemporary, memorable luxury and a private club ambience to historic surroundings. Combining intimacy, attention to detail and perfect service with all... more

Ettington Park

Ettington Park, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon

Children of all ages welcome
If I say this is the sort of place that popstars playing nearby stay at (it is), it might give you an idea of what Ettington Park near Stratford Upon Avon is like. A Neo-Gothic Mansion surrounded by 40 acres of parkland and with outside dining... 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

The George in Rye

The George in Rye, 98 High Street, Rye, East Sussex

98 High Street, Rye

Children of all ages welcome
The George in Rye dates back to 1575 and boasts an original ballroom perfect for lavish weddings and banquets. Located in the centre of Rye and recently refurbished to create a stunning south coast hideaway. Comfortable bedrooms are individually... more

The Magdalen Chapter

The Magdalen Chapter, Magdalen Street, Exeter, Devon

Magdalen Street, Exeter

Children of all ages welcome (All children Stay FREE when sharing with an adult)
New to the ancient city of Exeter is The Magdalen Chapter, once an eye hospital and now a stunning contemporary 59-bedroom hotel. Quite wonderfully preserved, this Grade I listed building retains its character and sense of place in the history books... more

The Grange Hotel

The Grange Hotel, 1 Clifton, York, North Yorkshire

1 Clifton, York

Children of all ages welcome
The Grange Hotel, built in 1829 is a classic Regency townhouse, formerly known as Bootham Grange. There are thirty six bedrooms including three superb four posters and a well appointed suite with its own sitting room, they are all well equipped to... more

Hotel du Vin - Winchester

Hotel du Vin - Winchester, Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire

Southgate Street, Winchester

Children of all ages welcome
From the stuffed moose’s head nosing over the sitting room’s roaring fire to the stylish leather stools lined up awaiting your custom at the uber-cool Champagne bar, Hotel du Vin Winchester (the first in the chain) oozes European charm. With only 24... more

Cotswold House & Spa

Cotswold House & Spa, The Square, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

The Square, Chipping Campden

Children of all ages welcome
A glorious Regency Grade II listed townhouse in the heart of Chipping Campden. Choose from one of our 28 peaceful, luxurious rooms. We have room sizes and styles to suit everyone from deluxe doubles to suites with their own gardens and hot tubs.... more

Draycott Hotel

Draycott Hotel, 26 Cadogan Gardens, London, London

26 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea, London

Children of all ages welcome
The Draycott Hotel is steeped in Edwardian splendour with its high ceilings and fireplaces. Victorian antiques are in abundance with each bedroom being theatrically themed containing prints, photos and posters of their theatrical namesakes. All of... more

Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa

Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington, Durham

Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington

Children of all ages welcome
5 Star Rockliffe Hall hotel resort nestles in 375 acres of grounds in the picturesque village of Hurworth. This magnificent country house style hotel offers a state-of-the-art Spa and world-class golf making it the perfect place to escape and relax.... more

The Kingsmills Hotel

The Kingsmills Hotel, Culcabock Road, Inverness, Highland

Culcabock Road, Inverness

Children of all ages welcome
The Kingsmills Hotel is set in 4 acres of manicured gardens and grounds, in the heart of Inverness. All bedrooms have glorious views of the surrounding grounds and all are light and airy, some feature their own private patio and terrace. There are a... more

The Pear Tree at Purton

The Pear Tree at Purton, Church End, Swindon, Wiltshire

Church End, Purton, Swindon

Children of all ages welcome
The Pear Tree at Purton hotel, formerly the Vicarage, is an elegant Cotswold stone building set in seven acres. On the outskirts of the Saxon village of Purton, nestling in the Vale of the White Horse between the Cotswolds and the Marlborough Downs.... more

Park House Hotel

Park House Hotel, Bepton, Midhurst, West Sussex

Bepton, Midhurst

Children of all ages welcome (spa restrictions apply)
A 'hidden gem' in a beautiful and very peaceful, rural location, Park House is a quintessentially English, small luxury country house hotel which nestles under the South Downs in the newly designated 'South Downs National Park'. It has just built six... more

West Lodge Park Hotel

West Lodge Park Hotel, Cockfosters Road, Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire

Cockfosters Road, Hadley Wood

Children of all ages welcome
West Lodge Park Hotel is a 4 Star country house hotel set in 35 acres of grounds, an ideal base for visiting the capital, or for a relaxed, peaceful break. All fifty nine individually decorated rooms offer excellent facilities with views over the... more

Callow Hall

Callow Hall, Mappleton Lane, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Mappleton Lane, Ashbourne

Children of all ages welcome
Callow Hall is a splendid Victorian country home standing in 35 acres of private gardens. As soon as you step inside, the life of the nineteenth century comes alive with a beautiful main staircase, stunning fireplaces and portraits of Queen... more

The Old Government House Hotel & Spa

The Old Government House Hotel & Spa, St Ann's Place, Guernsey

St Ann's Place, St Peter Port, Guernsey

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, swimming nappies, toys, activity packs, safety packs – electrical wall socket covers, toilet seat locks and cupboard door locks, child size bathrobes, bathtime treats, babysitting service)
The Old Government House Hotel & Spa is the most historically famous hotel in the Channel Islands, dating back to 1858. Today she retains many of the features from that bygone era but encompassing every modern facility that you would expect of a... more

The Atlantic Hotel

The Atlantic Hotel, Le Mont de la Pulente, Jersey

Le Mont de la Pulente, St Brelade, Jersey

Children of all ages welcome
For a getaway on the island of Jersey, The Atlantic Hotel can provide holidaymakers with ocean views whilst offering luxurious accommodation from its fifty bedrooms, with specialised executive suites also available. The Atlantic Hotel has a... more

Hotel du Vin - Bristol

Hotel du Vin - Bristol, The Sugar House, Bristol

The Sugar House, Narrow Lewins Mead, Bristol

Children of all ages welcome
Hotel du Vin Bristol is set inside a grade II listed restored Sugar House and the owners have carefully created a boutique-feel inn while maintaining much of the character of the building. The 40 rooms are brimming with original features, from the... more

Seckford Hall

Seckford Hall, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Woodbridge

Children of all ages welcome
Pull through the gated entrance of Seckford Hall and roll up the elegant graveled drive – first impressions of this Suffolk based hotel won’t fail to make you giddy with excitement. The beautiful Tudor façade, with its old brick walls and huge carved... more

Jesmond Dene House

Jesmond Dene House, Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

Children of all ages welcome
Jesmond Dene is a grand house with contemporary style - a leafy setting near the heart of the city. Forty well-designed rooms in a richly historic building offer understated luxury and rather good food. Overlooking the wooded valley of Jesmond Dene,... more

Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall, Hambleton, Oakham, Rutland

Hambleton, Oakham

Children of all ages welcome (cots available, charge applies)
People arrive at Hambleton with good, sturdy intentions about long rambles, bird watching, shooting and other countryside activities, but most just succumb to the sheer comfort of the hotel, curling up with a book by one of the log fires. Affiliated... more

Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel

Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel, Rhydycroesau, Oswestry, Shropshire

Rhydycroesau, Oswestry

Children over 3 welcome
Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel specialises in relaxing short breaks. Set in 5 acres of beautiful grounds it's the perfect retreat from the madding crowds. All bedrooms are individually furnished, several with Jacuzzi baths or private patios, and the... 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

The Cambridge Belfry

The Cambridge Belfry, Cambourne, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Cambourne, Cambridge

Children of all ages welcome
Want to combine the pretty pavements of Cambridge city with the beautiful surrounding rural countryside? Get the best of both worlds at The Cambridge Belfry, a contemporary lakeside hotel, set in glorious green space that’s within easy reach of the... more

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa, Main Road, Nantwich, Cheshire

Main Road, Worleston, Nantwich

Children of all ages welcome (childrens access to Health Club is limited to specific times)
19th Century Georgian Splendour - Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa is a magnificent country house hotel set in 38 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens near Nantwich, Cheshire. This Georgian mansion has retained much of the ‘Old Hall’ charm with cosy... 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

The Rubens at the Palace

The Rubens at the Palace, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, London

39 Buckingham Palace Road, London

Children of all ages welcome
The Rubens at the Palace offers aristocratic grandeur combined with the latest comforts and technology. Overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, it’s surrounded by London’s most popular attractions, shops, theatres and museums. The... 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

St Brides Spa Hotel

St Brides Spa Hotel, St Brides Hill, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

St Brides Hill, Saundersfoot

Children of all ages welcome
St Brides Spa Hotel is located on a headland overlooking Saundersfoot harbour with elevated views over Carmarthen Bay. This contemporary hotel also houses a Welsh art gallery featuring works by local artists. Bedrooms are individually styled some... more

The Fairlawns Hotel and Spa

The Fairlawns Hotel and Spa, Little Aston Road, Birmingham, West Midlands

Little Aston Road, Aldridge, Walsall, Birmingham

Children of all ages welcome (over 16s only permitted in Spa)
Fairlawns Hotel and Spa is situated in Walsall and offers an extensive accommodation service, with sixty rooms in total that come complete with Internet access and satellite television. This modern hotel is set in landscaped grounds and welcomes... more

Hotel du Vin - Poole

Hotel du Vin - Poole, Thames Street, Poole, Dorset

Thames Street, Poole

Children of all ages welcome (dining restrictions for under 5s)
Hotel du Vin Poole , a beautiful old Georgian mansion house covered in creeping ivy, sits within the old medieval port area of the city, a short trot from the quayside of the world’s second largest harbour. The former home of a wealthy family who... more

The Lake Country House Hotel & Spa

The Lake Country House Hotel & Spa, Llangammarch Wells, Powys

Llangammarch Wells

Children of all ages welcome (under 8yrs, restricted dining)
This former Victorian hunting lodge has been sympathetically converted into a luxury spa hotel hidden away down a series of Welsh country lanes. Fifty acres of grounds are laid out with rolling lawns, rhododendrons and riverside walks. Guests can fly... more

Stoke Park Country Club, Spa and Hotel

Stoke Park Country Club, Spa and Hotel, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire

Park Road, Stoke Poges

Children of all ages welcome
You pretty much want to move your life lock, stock and barrel to Stoke Park after a day or two at this Grade 1 Palladian mansion complete with tennis courts, golf course, polo lounge, ballroom, gym, indoor pool, spa and salon. Built in 1795 for the... more

The Vineyard

The Vineyard, Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire

Stockcross, Newbury

Children of all ages welcome
The Vineyard has been described as a temple to Californian Wine. Just outside Newbury, about an hour from London, it certainly lives up to its reputation, and more. The cellar holds over 30,000 wines from the new and old worlds, as well as the... more

Moor Hall Hotel & Spa

Moor Hall Hotel & Spa, Moor Hall Drive, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Moor Hall Drive, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield

Children of all ages welcome
Family owned for more than 50 years, Best Western Premier Moor Hall Hotel and Spa has excellent facilities and offers the most personal of service. Take to the verdant landscape of Sutton Coldfield and retreat to one of 82 clean and comfortable... more

Kinnettles Castle

Kinnettles Castle, Forfar, Angus

Forfar

Children of all ages welcome
Kinnettles Castle is truly magnificent. With nine bedroom suites in the Castle and two further suites in the Gate Lodge, this Scottish Baronial Mansion house has played host to many celebrities, sports stars and discerning guests. Now open as a... more

Nira Caledonia

Nira Caledonia, 10 Gloucester Place, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

10 Gloucester Place, Edinburgh

Children of all ages welcome
Sitting within an elegant row of Georgian townhouses lining the famous cobbled streets of Edinburgh, Nira Caledonia appeals to the well-travelled amongst us. Shorn of tired images of stags heads and tartan, here it’s all about modern interpretations... more

Malmaison - Dundee

Malmaison - Dundee, 44 Whitehall Crescent, Dundee, Angus

44 Whitehall Crescent, Dundee

Children of all ages welcome
Malmaison Dundee, the newest addition to the thriving Malmaison group. With opulent bedrooms and suites and of course the signature Brasserie, this beautifully designed hotel was well worth the wait. Just a mere 10 mins drive from the airport or less... more

Bailbrook House

Bailbrook House, Eveleigh Avenue, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Eveleigh Avenue, London Road West, Bath

Children of all ages welcome
Just a hop, skip and a jump away from the historic centre of Bath, Bailbrook House is set on a hill within 20 acres of rolling west country grounds and has impeccable views over the city and the Avon Valley beyond. Built in the 1790s, the mansion... more

Basingstoke Country Hotel

Basingstoke Country Hotel, Scures Hill, Basingstoke, Hampshire

Scures Hill, Nately Scures, Nr Hook, Basingstoke

Children of all ages welcome
Within easy driving distance of Windsor Castle, Legoland and Hampton Court palace, the pretty Basingstoke Country Hotel makes a lovely spot for a break or business meeting. There’s free wifi throughout the hotel, 100 smart, modern bedrooms with comfy... more

The Swan Hotel

The Swan Hotel, High Street, Southwold, Suffolk

High Street, Southwold

Children of all ages welcome (cots available, £15 per night charge applies)
The Swan Hotel has matured into a fine hotel of sophistication and impeccable style. The small garden, created around a bowling green, is a peaceful place to enjoy the vibrant colours of an exceptional array of plants. All bedrooms are uniquely... more

The Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa

The Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa, Boreham Road, Warminster, Wiltshire

Boreham Road, Warminster

Children of all ages welcome (Children Swimming Times Indoor Pool 8.00am-10.00am & 3.30pm-6.00pm)
Welcome to The Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa. Without doubt one of the finest, luxury hotels in Wiltshire. Located within easy reach of Bath and Salisbury (off the A36), only 6 miles from the famed Longleat Safari and Adventure Park. Set in 27 acres of... more

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa, Llanwddyn, Welshpool, Powys

Llanwddyn, Lake Vyrnwy, Welshpool

Children of all ages welcome (children under 18 years old requiring treatments must be accompanied by an adult. Over 18's only in our Thermal suite..)
For over 100 years the Lake Vyrnwy Hotel has been offering some of the best hotel views in Wales. The Victorian reservoir immediately below this purpose-built hotel is a birdwatcher’s delight, offering sightings of goshawks, peregrines, buzzards and... more

The Manor

The Manor, Northampton Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Northampton Road, Weston-on-the-Green, Oxford

Children of all ages welcome
Weston Manor Hotel is a delightful luxury country house dating back over 900yrs situated as the centre piece of Weston-on-the-Green. Sitting on the edge of the Cotswolds countryside, this historic building and wonderful grounds make it a beautiful... 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

The Bloomsbury Hotel

The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16/22 Great Russell Street, London, London

16/22 Great Russell Street, London

Children of all ages welcome
Sitting grandly on Great Russell Street just around the corner from the British Museum in London is The Bloomsbury Hotel, a classic Lutyens design. The hotel is at the heart of some of London’s finest Georgian architecture and if you are after a true... more

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