Lake District Family Friendly Hotels

We’ve searched 100’s of hotels to find 10 of the best family friendly hotels in the Lake District & Cumbria. All with secure online booking for peace of mind.

All of the hotels featured below have family rooms, cots, highchairs and children’s menus, some with kid’s clubs, watersports and indoor pools and all have childrens’ attractions nearby. Most importantly they all go the extra mile to make your family holiday or short break in the Lakes extra special.

Ambleside – Rothay Manor Hotel
rothay manorA charming and individual Country House Hotel, with use of nearby private leisure club, that actively welcomes families. Family rooms, suites, baby listening services & more. The rosette awarded restaurant offers a special child’s menu and high tea. More Details & Booking >>
Windermere – Low Wood Bay Hotel
low wood bayA 4* family friendly resort hotel on the shores of Windermere between Bowness and Ambleside. Watersports centre, private jetty, kids activity club, indoor leisure facilities and comprehensive kids food & sleep extras.
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Borrowdale / Derwentwater – The Lodore Falls Hotel
lodoreA beautiful and welcoming 4* hotel set in 40 stunning acres with lake frontage, waterfall and both indoor & outdoor leisure facilities. Really goes out of its way to make children & parents happy and all the thoughtful extra family features you will need. More Details & Booking >>
Newby Bridge / Windermere – The Swan Hotel & Spa
8548-swan-125A lovely riverside setting at the southern tip of Windermere lake. Lots for children to see and do at the hotel and nearby. Indoor pool & Spa. Genuinely family friendly and welcoming. Excellent restaurant serves a special children’s menu. More Details & Booking >>
Bassenthwaite nr Keswick – The Castle Inn Hotel
bestwestern-castle-inn-hotel-keswick_151220111021217580Lots to do nearby at this relaxed family friendly 4* hotel, excellent wild animal park, fishing, Ospreys and Keswick just down the road. Indoor swimming pool, tennis, boules, putting green, Wii Sports, croquet and table tennis at the hotel. More Details & Booking >>
Kirkby Lonsdale – Whoop Hall Hotel and Leisure
the-whoop-hall-kirkby-lonsdale_use this oneA great base for exploring both the Lake District & the Yorkshire Dales the Whoop Hall Hotel has a range of indoor & outdoor leisure facilities, including swimming pool, and genuinely welcomes families with children. Children’s adventure playground. More Details & Booking >>
Near Bowness on Windermere – The Damson Dene Hotel
damson-dene-hotel-bowness-on-windermere_260920121242119197Tucked away in a tranquil location this 3* family friendly hotel is just a short distance from bustling Bowness. Indoor pool, gardens, ducks, children’s menu and baby listening monitors. Helpful staff on hand for special family requests. More Details & Booking >>
Kendal – The Riverside Hotel
riverside-hotel-kendal_160220101609269627Friendly 3* riverside hotel central for Kendal’s attractions and just 10 minutes from Windermere. Full facilities are available for babies and children and pets are welcome too. Indoor pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and gym. More Details & Booking >>
Near Grange-over-Sands – Woodlands Hotel & Pine Lodges
woodlands family friendly hotel grange over sandsEnjoy the flexibility and space of your own 2 bedroom lodge with kitchen, living room and your own private sauna combined with use of all of the amenities, bar & restaurants of this charming family and pet friendly hotel. Set in spacious gardens and wooded grounds between Windermere lake and Grange-over-Sands. More Details & Booking >>
Penrith – North Lakes Hotel and Spa
north lakes hotelWe’ve included this 4* hotel as easy to access from the M6 and perfect to break your journey with tired kids if travelling to/from Scotland. Good family rooms with fridge & fresh milk, kid’s games and activities and an indoor pool for your kids to burn off energy. More Details & Booking >>


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