Family friendly hotels in the Lake District and Lancashire

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If you’re looking for family friendly hotels and holiday stays to entertain the kids, English Lakes Hotels has some great venues.

Our child friendly hotels offer an array of fun activities, outdoors and in, with leisure pools, watersports facilities and entertainment.

Our Lake District family hotels include Low Wood Bay on Windermere and The Wild Boar in nearby Crook.  Meanwhile, Lancaster House is another child friendly hotel in Lancashire with lots of space and pool facilities.

 Best family hotels Windermere - Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa is perfect for a family holiday in the UK, with lots to offer for both kids and parents.  The swimming pool is a key draw of course, and then there’s the chance for families to get out onto Windermere for some boating, kayaking or paddle boarding fun.  Hotel guests benefit from a 10% discount on watersports bookings.

As far as hotel activities for children are concerned, there’s also a selection of free to use lawn games. Mum and Dad can relax whilst the kids try their hand at Croquet, Boules or Softball.


Family friendly Lake District hotel - The Wild Boar near Windermere

The Wild Boar has acres of rural woodlands to explore and play in.

One of the most popular family friendly hotel activities for children and their parents is our falconry experiences.  These can be booked at both Low Wood Bay and The Wild Boar.  See the thrill on your children’s faces as they fly the birds of prey to and from their gloved hand.  With the expert tuition of an experienced falconer, they get to see these fabulous raptors at close quarters.


Child friendly hotels in Lancashire - Lancaster House Hotel

The Sandpiper health club at Lancaster House is another popular feature of our family hotel in Lancashire.  Kids love nothing more than to splash around in the pool whilst they’re on holiday. And it gives parents the chance to unwind with a refreshing glass of their favourite tipple.  Or they can take advantage of the sauna or hot tub for a bit of R&R whilst the children play.

And watch out for our latest deals and discounts in The Foodworks restaurant at the hotel.  There are often great value meal deals to be found for a family meal together in house.


Family friendly hotels - more activities for children

Our family friendly approach is personified by our very own children’s club. Sam’s Club has been specially designed to keep children aged 2 to 15 years old entertained for their whole holiday.

Sam is the hotel group’s mascot, a cuddly dog who is the focal point of entertainment for children staying with us.

And to welcome you all for your stay with us, when you arrive each child gets their own Sam’s Club 'goody bag', neatly arranged and placed the bed after you’ve checked in.

Children can also take part in a host of fun activities put on in and around our hotels throughout the year.  Christmas is an especially exciting time for a family hotel stay, and we always have lots of festive fun and games on the go to keep the kids royally entertained.


Hotel room charges for children

All of our Lake District family hotels have child and family friendly rooms to accommodate all age groups. So whatever your requirements, we will go the extra mile to cater for you all.

Infants requiring a cot and sharing a room with two full paying adults are accommodated free of charge for bed and breakfast. And for each child aged 15 and under sharing a room with two full paying adults, there is a cover charge of £25 per night which includes breakfast.


Sam's Club menus

All our family friendly hotel restaurants and bars welcome children and have tailored menus for those up to the age of 12.

Our chefs prepare a wide selection of dishes for children to enjoy. Then there’s the added fun of colouring in the menus during meal times whilst the adults have time to recharge!

Every time you buy a meal from the Sam's Club menu, English Lakes Hotels donates 20p to the Noah Initiative charity in Kenya. These donations are specifically to help provide school lunches for African children.

A Sam's 'Paws for a cordial' bottle can be purchased for £2.  Once acquired, children can enjoy free cordial refills at any English Lakes Hotels venue.

High chairs and booster seats are also available for younger children.