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Gwalia Falls, Tresaith Beach, Cardigan, SW Wales

Beach-side holiday park on this simply stunning clifftop setting

Bluestone Wales National Park Resort, Pembrokeshire

Experience the family friendly adventures & activities of this luxury resort

Clydey Holiday Cottages in Pembrokeshire, south west Wales

Shared activities: indoor pool, kids club, games room, indoor soft play, luxury cottages

Sykes Cottages - click for more information & to book online

Great selection of cottages in Wales at very competitive prices

Fron Fawr Holiday Cottages in Pembrokeshire, south west Wales

Perfect self catering holiday destination if you want to take the family pet with you

wales holiday cottages, parks, lodges & hotel accommodation

Wales offers a great option for your family holiday. Enjoy the beaches, the valleys or the hills. Wherever you go on holiday in Wales mean you are never far from the mountains or the sea so it should certainly find something that will suit your whole family. But why choose my website to find your next amazing family holiday? Here are just a few reasons.
  • WE ONLY HAVE FAMILY FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION all of which will give you & your family a very warm welcome.
  • A HUGE CHOICE OF PLACES TO STAY, not only by location but also by type - cottages, apartments, lodges, hotels or parks - so basically I offer you a ONE STOP SHOP, at last a website that makes finding your holiday easy.
  • TRUST and SECURITY is VITAL FOR YOU & ME, so for some holidays, you book directly with the owner OR for others I have teamed up with reputable businesses and you book online directly with them - all of them are ABTA or ATOL members so they are fully trustworthy allowing you peace of mind.
  • RECOMMENDED HOLIDAYS BY OTHER FAMILIES who have been there and experienced them - as a mum myself I know that the best holidays we have been on are those that have been recommended by likeminded people.
  • BEST PRICE GUARANTEES are offered by many of my partner companies so you won't find yourself paying more than anyone else if you book elsewhere. You, too can ALWAYS pay the lowest possible price.
  • TELEPHONE 01244 352241 If you are looking for advice or to book a UK holiday then I have teamed up with another operator who have their own call centre to provide you with this service - lines open until 9.30pm every single day! Bookings made directly with owners are completed via the online forms on each property page or by clicking through to the owners' website from their property page
  • HOLIDAY SEARCH find your accommodation using the search box on the left; clicking on the holiday collections or property name on the left; reviewing the table summary showing the features of each property below; or via the interactive map below
  • IF ALL ELSE FAILS then I am more than happy to help! if you provide me with as many details as possible including where, when, budget & any other requirements by completing the form at the bottom of the page. This is a FREE service - but bear with me as I work for myself so will do my best to get back to you as soon as I am able

Recommended regions to visit on your family holiday in Wales

Pembrokeshire in South West Wales is such a popular holiday destination, I have separated it out into its own are - click here for holiday cottages in Pembrokeshire with its relaxed way of life, with stunning beaches and gorgeous scenery. For the holiday visitors there are many places to visit including walking around the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, family friendly cycle tracks for example from Saundersfoot to Stepaside, so many beaches that you will always find a quiet one, numerous castles and plenty of adventure activities including coasteering, surfing, Oakwood theme park, quad biking and the Tree Tops adventure trail at Heatherton. We can also recommend Folly Farm for the younger children with both animals, play areas and old-fashioned fairground rides.
We also offer cottages in many other regions of Wales such as the Brecon Beacons or discover the coastline or the castles, then head for Mid Wales with the beautiful regions of Powys and Dyfed - Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Powys. North Wales is dominated by the Snowdonia National Park! North Wales covers the regions of Clywd and Gwynedd - Wrexham, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Conwy, Gwynedd and the Isle of Anglesey.
All of the holiday accommodation that we offer you is family friendly. Cottages, parks, lodges, hotels & self catering apartments have services such as babysitting, kids club, baby equipment, DVD players, games rooms and swimming pools to keep all of the children occupied whilst you enjoy your holiday too!
If you have any self catering holiday cottages to recommend in Wales then please click on "Make a Holiday Cottage Recommendation" to send us a review, or if you would like to advertise your own property as a family holiday destination then please click on "List my holiday accommodation on Recommended Family Holidays".

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          cottage name recommendations rating bedrooms number onsite    location dishwasher or washing machine tv dvd internet pool or woodburner highchairs or cots catering or pets welcome garden or playground price guide other features
Clydey Cottages, Penrallt, Pembrokeshire, Wales 75 4.9 1-4 beds 15 Rural YY YYY YY YN NN YY £480- £3,600/wk Multiple award winning cottages, animal feeding, accessible, hot tub
Bluestone Wales, Pembrokeshire 20 5 1-4 beds   Rural YY YYY YY YN YN YY   Short breaks, over 100 activities, leisure pool, disabled access, spa
Gwalia Falls, Tresaith Beach, Cardigan Bay 18 4.9 2-3 beds   Coast YY YYY NY YN YN YN £187-£1,415/wk Short breaks, stunning sea views, walk to beach
Penrhos Park, Aberystwyth, West Coast Wales 9 4.6 2-3 beds   Coast YY YYY YY YN YY YY £175-£1,205/wk Short breaks, golf onsite, tennis, hot tubs
Croft Farm & Celtic Cottages, Pembrokeshire Coast, Cardigan 6 5 2-4 beds 8 Coast YY YYY YY YN YY YY £500-£2,055/wk Animal feeding, play barn, sauna, gym
Lane Holiday Cottage, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Mid Wales 6 4.8 5 beds 1 Rural YY YYY NY YN NY YN £560-£1,130/wk Short breaks, rural views yet 1.5 miles from village shop & pub, accessible
Gwynfryn Farm Cottages, Pwllheli, North Wales 5 4.5 1-4 beds 11 Coast YY YYY YY YN NY YY £318-£1,500/wk Tennis, animal feeding, hot tub, indoor play, games, short breaks
Fron Fawr Cottages, Pembrokeshire 3 4.3 2-4 beds 5 Rural YY YYY YY YN NY YY £400- £3,000/wk Leisure facilities 5 miles away at Clydey, beach 5 miles, hot tub
Croft House, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire Coast 1 5 6 beds 1 Coast YY YYY YY YN YN YY £1,280-£3,565/wk Shared pool, animal feeding,short breaks, private hot tub
Upper Calffield Farmhouse Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales 6 beds 1 Rural/ Coast YY YYY NY YY NY YN £959-£2,189/wk Short breaks available, 2 miles to the coast, pub serving food & real ales
Dawns Y Don Cottage, Aberystwyth, West Wales 3 beds 1 Coast YY YYN NY YN NY YN £529-£977/wk Sea views, walk to beach, Jun-Sept only
Brynteg, Caernarfon, Snowdonia, North Wales 2-3 beds   Rural YY YYY YY YN YN YY £245-£1,609/wk Short breaks, activity holiday, hot tubs
Asheston Eco Barns, Penycwm, Pembrokeshire 2-3 beds 5 Rural/ Coast YY YYY NY YN NN YY £420- £1,365/wk WTB 5* Wheelchair & eco friendly, beach 3 miles
Meadow Cottage, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire 3 beds 1 Coast YY YYY YY YN NY YY £650-£1,765/wk Leisure complex 1 mile away with indoor pool, private hot tub
Cae Du Cottage, Snowdonia National Park 6 beds 1 Rural River YY YYY NY YY NY YY £1,050-1,990/wk Short breaks from £700 for 4 day wkend
Brecon Cottages, National Park, Powys, South Wales 1-3 beds   Rural NY YYN YY YN YY YY from £215-£549/wk Short breaks, gym, apartment style, tennis
Celtic Manor Resort Hotel, Newport, South Wales                     Golf, luxury hotel, spa, activities, childcare

detailed information on family holidays in wales

holidays in pembrokeshire Clydey Holiday Cottages, Pembrokeshire, Wales - a cluster of 10 luxury holiday cottages with absolutely superb family facilities, located just 20 mins from the beach. Set within 10 acres, onsite there is an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, gym, outdoor hot tub, games room, indoor soft play, daily animal feeding & supervised kids club.
holidays in wales with swimming pool Bluestone Wales, Pembrokeshire, Wales - luxury holiday village with both lodge & cottage accommodation to sleep 2-14 people each plus over 100 onsite acitivites. The huge leisure pool is a great hit with the kids, as is the indoor adventure centre & high ropes course. Its also near the beach. Ideal all year round holiday destination for short family breaks or longer holidays. In my opinion its a bit like a more luxurious, cheaper version of Center Parcs. Pet friendly & disabled accessible
gwalia falls beach holiday in wales Gwalia Falls, Tresaith Beach, Cardigan Bay, west Wales coast - breathtaking location to watch the dolphins in the bay from the cliff top or the beach. A quiet seaside resort with 2-3 bed accommodation in lodges, apartments or luxury mobile homes, some with private hot tubs. Walk to the restaurant & pub serving food & explore Cardigan Bay from the Ceredigion coastal path. Superb for a relaxing beach holiday in Wales for the whole family.
holiday park in wales with pool Penrhos Park near Aberystywyth on the west Wales coast - gorgeous smaller holiday park in a stunning setting with luxury holiday lodge & caravan style accommodation. Superb golf facilities with its own 18 hole golf course, 9 hole course & driving range. Also private hot tubs with the lodges, indoor heated swimming pool, small gym, sauna & onsite restaurant. Perfect base to watch the birds of prey too & less than 2 miles to the beach.
wales farm holiday cottages with pool Croft Farm & Celtic Cottages, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire Wales - 8 cottages of 2-4 bedrooms rated 4* & 5* with indoor heated swimming pool. Super family friendly - daily animal feeding, indoor play barn, adventure playground & for parents who don't want to self cater, daily fresh cooked bread and meal deliveries to your door. Poppit Sands blue flag beach is 5 mins away.
holiday cottage mid wales Lane holiday cottage, near Llandindrod Wells, Powys, mid Wales - is a luxury 5 bedroom cottage that sleeps up to 10 people in comfort with 4 bathrooms too. Enjoying stunning panoramic views across the Elan Valley in a rural setting yet only 1.5 miles away from the village shop & pub serving food. Pet friendly & wheelchair accessible cottage, ideal for large group holidays or short breaks.
gwynfryn holiday cottages north wales Gwynfryn Farm holiday cottages, Pwllheli, north Wales coast - set on a working dairy farm yet just 1.25 miles from the coast this small complex of 11 holiday cottages is super family friendly. Indoor heated pool, shared hot tub, tennis court, indoor soft play, games room, gym, animal feeding - something to keep the whole family happy including the dog as they are pet friendly too. Ideal base to explore the wonderful Llyn Peninsula.
pembrokeshire holiday cottage wales Fron Fawr Holiday Cottages, Penrallt, Pembrokeshire, Wales - five 4* & 5* rated pet friendly holiday cottages set within stunning countryside with private enclosed gardens, 48 acres of grounds to explore, shared hot tub & play area. Guests may also use the leisure facilities at Clydey. The sandy beach is just 5 miles from these cottages.
large group holidays pembrokeshire Croft House, Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales - a luxury 6 bed self catering cottage that is ideal for large group holidays with its own private hot tub. A former farmhouse that is now available for weekly bookings or short breaks all year round. Located just 4 miles from Cardigan bay & many, undiscovered sandy beaches. Also access to shared indoor heated swimming pool, daily animal feeding on the farm & indoor & outdoor play areas. Pets welcome too.
holiday cottages in wales Holiday cottages in Wales from Sykes - as a Mum myself, I know how hard it can be finding the perfect family holiday but I think this company could really help you, which is why I promote it! Sykes offers self catering holiday cottages all over Wales with options to search on your most needed facilities to make a perfect family holiday. Click the red heading title to go to their website for more information & online booking or best of all, telephone 01244 352 241 for help, more information & booking - lines open until 9.30pm.
farmhouse holiday in wales Upper Calffield Farmhouse, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, west Wales - a former farmhouse now used for large group holidays & short breaks, perfectly located just 2 miles from spectacular Newgale sandy beach. A 6 bedroom holiday home in 7 acres of grounds with countryside views. The village pub is close by serving real ale & food, just perfect for large group holiday by the coast. Pet friendly accommodation.
self catering holiday cottage in wales Dawns Y Don holiday cottage, Aberystywyth, west Wales coast - 3 bedroom cottage sleeping up to 6 with uninterrupted sea views across Cardigan Bay on the Welsh coast. Dolphins & porpoises are often seen in the area. A stunning central location with shops, pubs & restaurants all within walking distance. Pet friendly holiday cottage.
holiday accommodation in north wales Brynteg holiday park, Snowdonia, North Wales: 2-3 bedroom luxury holiday accommodation with indoor swimming pool & numerous onsite activities including indoor sports, water sports & entertainment to keep the whole family happy on holiday. Private hot tubs with holiday lodges. Superb location between the sandy beaches & Snowdonia National Park. Perfect activity holiday in Wales
wales eco friendly holiday Asheston Eco Barns, Pembrokeshire, SW Wales - 5 traditional Welsh barns converted into luxury eco-friendly holiday cottages, each with 3 bedrooms. Superb loaction, just 3 miles from Newgale "blue flag" beach, within 22 acres of countryside to explore. A safe, secluded environment for the children to play plus a dedicated children's play area. Wheelchair accessible cottages, ideal for groups.
self catering holiday cottage pembrokeshire Meadow Cottage, Cardigan Bay, Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales 3 bed self catering holiday cottage with private hot tub and stunning countryside views yet only a couple of miles to the beach. Booking also comes with use of leisure complex & indoor heated pool plus animal feeding on the farm just 1 mile away. Pet friendly holiday cottage.
large holiday cottage wales Cae Du holiday cottage, Conwy, Snowdonia, Wales - set in the Snowdonia National Park is this luxury 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom holiday home that sleeps up to 12 people. Available for short breaks or weekly holidays. Standing within its own 14 acres of grass & woodland, bounded by the River Lledr. Outside there is a still pool within the river which is a great place to swim, paddle or just laze on the banks in the summer months or equally cosy for a winter stay. Pets welcome.
holiday parks in wales Hoseasons Holidays all over Wales - offering self catering cottages, boating holidays, holiday lodges & family friendly parks. They allow you to search on numerous features & specialise in hot tubs with their holiday lodges or great value holiday parks with entertainment & activities for the whole family. I have booked through them many times & can highly recommend them. Click the red heading title to go to their website for more information & online booking or best of all, telephone 0345 498 6602 for help, more information & booking - lines open until 10pm.
luxury hotel wales Celtic Manor Resort Hotel, Newport, South Wales - 3 luxury hotels & 6 restaurants on this world class golf course, set amongst 2,000 acres of stunning parkland in the beautiful Usk Valley. 3 Championship golf courses, treetop ropes adventure course, spa & indoor pool, adventure playground, indoor soft play, games room, tennis. Early dinner, childcare & pyjama parties arranged for kids. Full disabled facilities including family bedrooms.
brecon holiday cottages Brecon Cottages, Powys, Brecon Beacons, Wales: 1-3 bedroom self catering holiday cottage style accommodation with shared indoor pool set in stunning scenery on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park in south Wales. Other onsite facilities include gym, games room, tennis court & plenty of games & space for the children to play.

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