Lodges with hot tubs are not just for couples and romantic breaks. Families can enjoy hot tub holidays too, combining luxury lodge accommodation with an active holiday park experience.
We have chosen some of our favourite parks below which we think would be perfect for family holidays.
Some have indoor swimming pools and plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained. And of course after all the action, you can return to the comfort of your lodge and enjoy a soak in the hot tub!
Brynteg, in the heart of Snowdonia, is the perfect place for a family holiday – peaceful and relaxing, yet with a fabulous choice of activities to keep you busy! The indoor heated pool has inflatable canoes and snorkelling – and there’s a poolside bistro where you can enjoy lunch and drinks.
Brynteg Prestige Lodge VIP 3 offers spacious accommodation for six and has its own private hot tub. Nearby Greenwood Forest Park in Gwynedd is a great family day out with treetop towers, jungle boat adventures and a family of stunning peacocks!
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Crowhurst Park Lodges
Crowhurst Park in Battle, East Sussex is an award-winning development of pine lodges in the stunning grounds of a 17th century country estate. There’s a whole range of activities on offer – while mum and dad relax in the sauna and steam room, the kids can enjoy inflatable canoe fun and WaterWalkerz in the children’s pool.
We highly recommend Garden Plus, a wonderful lodge set within a secluded Victorian garden. It sleeps four people and has its own private hot tub. You can enjoy a fun day out at Fort Fun Family Fun Park in Eastbourne with the Niagra Slide and a massive indoor soft play area. Read More >
Devon Hills Holiday Village
Devon Hills is a lively park in a gorgeous setting near Paignton in Devon, just three miles away from Torbay. Active kids can try their hands at archery and disc golf as well as the many water sports on offer, and there’s a lively activity programme for the under sevens too.
Superior Country Four VIP Platinum is a luxurious family lodge for four with an outdoor hot tub and decking area with patio furniture. For great days out, Devon is full of family attractions – Paignton Zoo, home to thousands of animals and plants, is less than a mile away. Read More >
Finlake Lodges, in Newton Abbot on the edge of Dartmoor, is the perfect place for an activity-filled family getaway. There’s a fully equipped gym, tennis courts and leisure club for mum and dad, while three to seven year olds can be kept busy with Go Juniors and older kids can splash to their hearts’ content in the indoor pool.
We love Woodland Deluxe Lodge Six – it’s a two-storey Scandinavian style lodge with a balcony and private hot tub, perfect holiday accommodation for a family of six. The lodges are a couple of miles from Canonteign Falls, England’s highest waterfall. With a children’s assault course, forest garden and nature trail, it’s a great family day out. Read More >
Great Glen Water Park
Families will love the many activities available at Great Glen Water Park, which nestles on the shores of Loch Oich and Loch Lochy in Inverness-shire. There’s something for all ages – from fencing and archery, canoeing and tennis to fishing and white water rafting!
Struan Cottage is a luxury detached cottage for up to ten people; it has its own garden with spectacular views across to the mountains and a private outdoor hot tub. If you’re fascinated by Loch Ness, you could visit The Official Loch Ness Exhibition Centre in Drumnadrochit, a world famous exhibition that takes you through the story of ‘Nessie’ with animations, lasers and special effects. Read More >
Families will revel in the peace and quiet of the countryside near Cowes in the Isle of Wight, whilst still being able to enjoy the many activities that Gurnard Pines has to offer. There are two swimming pools – one indoor and one outdoor – as well as play areas, junior activity programmes plus tennis and archery for older kids.
Solent Villa 2 Plus is a spacious two-bedroomed bungalow for a family of four, with French doors that lead onto a verandah with an outdoor hot tub. For a family day out, you could head to Amazon World, just eight miles away in Newchurch – it has over 200 species of birds and animals, including armadillos and crocs! Read More >
Hengar Manor Country Park
We love Hengar Manor – it’s set deep within Bodmin’s gorgeous countryside and is close to some of North Cornwall’s finest golden beaches. There are 35 acres to explore as well as a host of activities for the whole family, including an indoor leisure centre and pool, fishing, tennis and crazy golf.
For a larger family party, Hengar Park Lodge Plus sleeps up to ten people and has its own six-person outdoor hot tub. No holiday in North Cornwall would be complete without a visit to the Eden Project in St Austell, just 15 miles away. Read More >
This is a fabulous location – just a couple of miles from Dunoon in Argyll and close to the Scottish Lochs, it’s surrounded by superb walks and wildlife. There are two indoor heated pools and a variety of activities for children of all ages – including badminton, disc golf and WaterWalkerz.
We can recommend Rowan Premier 4, a spacious family lodge for four people with a handy barbecue area and private outdoor hot tub. For a day out the whole family will enjoy, you could head to Argyll Forest Park in Ardgartan for forest walks, horse riding, fishing and maybe even a picnic. Read More >
We love the sheer variety of family activities available at Oakdene Forest in Ringwood, Hampshire. Set within the rugged surroundings of the New Forest, it has an indoor pool with a 34 metre flume, an outdoor heated pool with water jets, plus crazy golf, football and fencing.
We can recommend Rhododendron Lodge 3 for families – it sleeps up to six people and has a verandah with hot tub. Adventure Wonderland in Bournemouth is a great family day out with Alice in Wonderland games and nail-biting adventure rides. Read More >
Piperdam, near Dundee, is a lively destination for a family holiday; it’s in a beautiful setting surrounded by Angus countryside and close to a 40 acre loch. There is a large indoor heated pool and leisure centre, and lots of activities for all ages, including archery, golf and quad biking.
Osprey Lodge Plus is a superb family holiday home – it sleeps six people and has its own private outdoor hot tub. Visitors of all ages will enjoy a visit to the Sensation Science Centre in Dundee where they can enjoy the hands-on exhibits that demonstrate the wonders of science. Read More >
Lively Talacre Beach in Flintshire, between Chester and Snowdonia, is set beside miles of golden beaches and is well placed for exploring the numerous attractions in the area. It has a tropical indoor pool where youngsters can try out WaterWalkerz, snorkelling and Sea Scooters.
Talacre Birchwood Lodge sleeps up to six people and is luxurious and contemporary with its own decking area and outdoor hot tub. There are plenty of family friendly places to visit in the area – The Palace Fun Centre in Rhyl, around seven miles away, has ten pin bowling and the spine tingling Terror Towers! Read More >