Happy children equals happy parents. Most of our holiday cottages are family friendly. Many provide thoughtful touches to give you peace and to occupy energetic children, whatever the weather. The following cottages have met our strict criteria and awarded family friendly status. Bring your family to one of our family friendly holiday cottages, which have been thoughtfully furnished and equipped to provide the facilities detailed below. Be it keeping the kids entertained or safety provisions, all facilities will add to Mum and Dad’s sense of relaxation.

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Little Westport
Wareham
4.8/5
Little Westport is a charming 1960s four-bedroom Colt House, in a peaceful setting with a large garden overlooking the Purbeck Hills. A perfect location for a break to enjoy walking, cycling or exploring the area.
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Holiday prices from  £580
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Woodland Lodge
Poole
0/5
One of a small selection of superior lodges that overlook Poole Bay on Rockley Park. This detached holiday lodge offers a tranquil retreat in an exclusive gated area. The idyllic enclave is just a leisurely stroll away from Lytchett Bay, a charming small sandy beach, and in close proximity to the renowned Poole Harbour. For those seeking entertainment within the holiday park, tickets can be conveniently procured, with detailed pricing available on the Rockley Park website.
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Holiday prices from  £552
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Coastguard Cottage
Worth Matravers
4.6/5
A lovely semi-detached cottage in the much sought after village of Worth Matravers, within walking distance of the Jurassic Coast.
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Holiday prices from  £569
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Denbur Cottage
Gaunts Common
4.8/5
2 Bedrooms. Denbur is a lovely semi-detached cottage, with lawned garden and conservatory enjoying a superb location in a village that takes its name from John O’Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.
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Holiday prices from  £490
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Balcony Apartment
Swanage
5/5
2 Bedrooms. Fabulous seaside apartment in Swanage. Stunning views from the balcony across the bay to the Isle of Wight. This spacious and comfortable property is equipped with all you might need for a family get away.
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Holiday prices from  £643
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Piona
Swanage
4.8/5
For a seaside break to remember, look no further! Piona is set in a prime location in the heart of Swanage in Dorset. You will have a wealth of attractions, amenities and the all-important sandy beach right at your fingertips – all just a 5 minute walk away!
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Holiday prices from  £420
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Beach Approach
Swanage
4.8/5
Settle into a lovely family holiday at Beach Approach. A two bedroom ground floor apartment. A flat walk will take you to Swanage beach and High Street, which is lined with cute cafés, boutiques, and fine restaurants. Beach Approach is perfect for families with top sights in easy reach: Swanage Railway is just a two minute stroll away; take a trip down memory lane on the vintage steam engine to the historic village of Corfe Castle.
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Holiday prices from  £370
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Purbeck Escape
Swanage
4.8/5
3 Bedrooms. Super reviews for this recent addition to our holiday homes. Purbeck Escape is a spacious, newly equipped family home.
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Holiday prices from  £454
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Magnolia Cottage
Weymouth
4.9/5
Magnolia Cottage is a beautiful and welcoming three bedroom semi detached cottage built from a mix of local Portland stone and brick. It gets its name from the magnificent Magnolia tree in the cottage style garden that it is truly beautiful when in bloom.
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Holiday prices from  £630
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Tilshead
Langton Matravers
4.9/5
4 Bedroom, 3 bathrooms. Stunning countryside views with sea glimpses. Tilshead is a beautifully designed home nestled within the lovely village of Langton Matravers. This exceptional, bespoke house was created to offer a practical yet luxurious, contemporary residence complete with large relaxing garden. Graded four star gold by Visit England, this luxury Dorset holiday cottage is ideal for large parties or families.
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Holiday prices from  £803
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Purbeck Cottage (Kings)
Swanage
5/5
3 bedroom family home with two parking spaces and large covered patio to enjoy outside dining whatever the weather.
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Holiday prices from  £365
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Wye Knot
Swanage
4.7/5
A delightful ground floor apartment with private garden is perfectly placed for a family's getaway, within easy access to Swanage beach and town attractions.
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Holiday prices from  £458
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What Makes a

Family Friendly Holiday Cottage?

Family friendly properties will provide:

  • Child friendly cutlery and crockery
  • Childrens toys, books, games and DVD’s

And two from the following list:

  • Wellies
  • Garden play equipment
  • Beach accessories and games
  • Picnic basket and rug
  • Computer console and games
  • Colouring pencils
  • Child friendly places to eat and menu’s
  • Information on local attractions

If you are coming away with a tiny one, please checkout our Baby friendly holiday cottages.  Facilities do vary so please check the cottage details.