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August Late Availability

Some last minute summer availability - hopefully not the last of the summer wine!

2020 - the hardest run race to the UK booking page! Sorting out a holiday is stressful enough when everything is 'normal' - this summer though has been particularly chaotic and the uncertainty around quarantine rules has exacerbated things even more. If quarantine rules aren't an issue for you then book your ferry and head over the channel for some late summer loveliness - our European partners have some fabulous family friendly accommodation ready and waiting. Otherwise we have some last minute staycation delights too but do be quick - dates get snapped up super fast.

Away with the Kids

By Donna


21 July 2020

La Julerie

Discover the beautiful rural settings of Brittany, France, visit the local historic towns or splash in the clearest, turquoise waters at the stunning beaches. Take in the sun, relax and enjoy the excellent family facilities at La Julerie.

Availability

La Vieille Ferme from 22nd August

Les Etables aux Hirondelles from 22nd August

Les Ecuries from 26th August

Le Grenier from 22nd August.

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

The Courtyard at Ste Catherine

Embrace the French sunshine at this gorgeous gite complex and B & B. Perfect for individual families or larger groups, accommodation here is set around pretty gardens, with a wonderful heated pool and play area.

Availability

Coco sleeps 6 w/c 22nd August

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

Vidamar Resort Hotel Algarve

A fabulous five star experience in the Algarve set among natural beach dunes with the Atlantic on one side and Salgados Lagoon nature reserve on the other. The food is delicious, the service incredibly friendly and the spaces perfect for a family break.

Availability

Various room types available.

Contact the hotel for details: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

Villa Pian Di Cascina

Book one of the gorgeous villas at Pian Di Cascina, in a beautiful part of Umbria. With stunning scenery, excellent home-cooking and excellent facilities for children of all ages Pian di Cascina combines kid friendly with grownup R & R perfectly. Not forgetting that pool and it's gorgeous views!

Availability

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

Royal Hotel Sanremo

Take things easy and treat yourself to a stylish jaunt on Italy's beautiful Riviera of Flowers where you'll be charmed by the perfect mix of luxury with a family friendly atmosphere.

Availability

Several room categories available.

Contact the hotel for details: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa

Family friendly accommodation in one of England’s oldest coaching inns located in the pretty Sussex town of Midhurst. For bookings up to 31st August Children and Dogs are accommodated free. T&C's apply.

Availability

Contact the hotel for details: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

The Grove

The Grove is an impressive yet welcoming five-star retreat, make it your base for a relaxing family break and explore its award-winning spa, championship golf course, mouth-watering restaurants, luxury bedrooms and plenty of activities to entertain all ages. With manicured gardens, historic woodland and country trails this is a true haven for families looking for time out.

Availability

Contact the hotel: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

- Summer Escapes – 25% off 3 nights or more

- Football Escapes – new dates added for 27 – 29 Aug

- Outdoor pool and Ralph’s beach is open for residents only

- The Glasshouse is currently an a la carte restaurant in line with government guidelines

- New family activities – Laser Clay & Archery

- Asher’s Woodland Trails – explore the trails by foot, bike or Segway.

Brackenborough Hall Coach House

Let this listed 18th Century former coach house, near Louth, stir your emotions and imagination with its charming original features and unique character. Sympathetically converted into three huge apartments, all with extra sofa beds, Brackenborough really is a gorgeous rural escape.

Availability

1st - 4th September for 4 nights

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

Casa do Lago

An amazingly child-oriented family holiday home in sunny Portugal. Enjoy special times with your children in the heated outdoor pool, private playground or table football - and make sure that you check out the water-sports offering on the nearby sandy beach. Quarantine restrictions have now been lifted on Portugal - it's a great time for some late summer sun.

Availability

29th August - 5th September

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

Bouchon Haut

Set in the Gascon countryside Bouchon Haut is a beautifully restored farm house. Elegantly furnished, this accommodation is the perfect retreat from the chaos. There are toys to keep the children happy and a pool to cool down from the late summer sun. The surrounding area is waiting to be explored - riverside villages, canoeing and authentic French restaurants are all within 15 minutes drive. Bouchon is a real gem.

Availability

From the 25th August.

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

The Olde House

The Olde House nestled on the North Cornwall coastline, ticks ALL the boxes for a getaway. Packed to the rafters with fabulous things to do for all the family, from spa treatments and splashing in the indoor heated pool, pet's corner to table tennis, this is a truly wonderful place. Problem may be trying to tear the kids away should you fancy a day out.

Availability

Lower Stable for the week commencing 28th August - £1070

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

Court Farm Holidays

Court Farm Cottages in the peaceful Cornish countryside offer a genuinely family friendly farm stay experience. Plenty to do with babies and lots of activities for children, this collection of farm cottages is a great base for a late summer break.

Availability

28th August - Dolphins Beach Retreat, 3 x bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 guests plus infants in cots.

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.

Smallicombe Farm

Perfectly situated for coast and countryside, Smallicombe Farm is the ideal place to experience farm life, collect eggs, feed pigs, enjoy the space and the fresh air and then nip to the coast to search for fossils. After a hard day playing you'll be sure of a peaceful nights sleep in this award winning rooms.

Availability

The Inglenook, 4 nights from 31 August 2020. Ground floor self catering ideal for a family of two adults with one child in bed or cot. Cost £295.

Contact the owner: direct contact link available at the bottom of the property page.