In the popular seaside town of Shanklin on the south-east coast of the Isle of Wight, Luccombe Hall Hotel is a mere 25-minute drive from the island capital, Newport, and just a little further from the nearest ferry port. Children's discounts make it a great-value option.
Within four acres of grounds, it has huge amounts to offer families, whether you're on a short break or a longer holiday. When the weather is good, head for the sandy beach accessible through the gardens, have a game of giant chess, take a dip in the outdoor pool, play a round of mini-golf, and let the kids can enjoy the play area with its swings and trampoline.
If the weather is having an off day, there's an indoor pool and an indoor play area with a ball pool for younger kids and a trampoline for older ones. Additional family-friendly facilities and services are the baby-listening service, children's high tea, and family rooms, and parents can enjoy the use of the hot tub and sauna.