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Family-friendly places to stay in Yorkshire

The county's size and diversity means there’s a wide choice of family-friendly accommodation in Yorkshire, from city boutique hotels and self-catering apartments to glorious castles, classic seaside hotels, camping and glamping sites, lodges and coastal holiday parks. There are also lots of charming rural B&Bs and cottages. Scroll down for our hand-picked recommendations for places to stay in Yorkshire.


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Forest Holidays: Keldy Cabins

Whether in a sunlit glade or a woodland hideaway, a Keldy Cabin is a perfect base from which to explore all that the North York Moors National Park has to offer.

Malham Tarn - The Yorkshire Dales

The perfect mix of activity and nature takes place at this all-inclusive holiday centre in The Yorkshire Dales.

Holiday Inn York

Located just outside York city centre, this is a family-friendly hotel where kids eat free.

Natural Retreats Yorkshire Dales

Luxurious, family-friendly eco-lodges in a peaceful stretch of private woodland.

The Lawrance Luxury Aparthotel

Luxury self-catering serviced apartments in the historic, family-friendly city of York.

Captain Cook’s Haven, near Whitby

A quiet self-catering family holiday and break location on the North Yorkshire Coast, with indoor pool and playground.

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Forest Holidays: Cropton Cabins

Holiday cabins on the North York Moors, with plenty of family activities and experiences including horse riding, zip wire and forest skills.

Brimham Rocks Cottages

Luxury cottages set in landscaped gardens with children's playground and games room in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

The Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

A luxury retreat in North Yorkshire, with a year-round heated outdoor pool and a fabulous spa.

The Bay

The site is well laid out, and you can even walk from the site to the beach. Cottages and lodges are well equipped making them ideal when you holiday with kids.

Cottages in Yorkshire

Family cottages in rural and coastal Yorkshire; for families with young children, active families and families who want to relax in a self-catering holiday home.