Tregenna Castle Resort - Hotel Family Rooms
Child friendly hotel, Cornwall – Child Friendly Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall
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About Tregenna Castle Resort - Hotel Family Rooms
For a family break there’s something to keep everyone happy whatever their age
Tregenna Castle Resort is the perfect place for families looking for a Cornish break with lots of activities thrown in as well as seaside charm, coastal walks and a partnership with a local surf school for the more adventurous. Perched high on a hill with stunning views overlooking the fantastic St Ives coastline, this resort boasts extensive leisure facilities with, beauty treatment rooms and hair salon, fully equipped gym, indoor and outdoor heated pools, sauna, hot tub, squash, table tennis, croquet, tennis and badminton courts plus an 18 hole Golf Course. There is an abundance of spacious family rooms available at Tregenna to suit all tastes and size of party, together with a large number of self-catering apartments dotted around the 72 acre estate. The on-site childcare facility, Castle Kids Club, provides lots of fun activities to fully occupy the little ones – and a totally worry-free way for parents to enjoy their holiday.
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Family Rooms - Spacious accommodation for all tastes
Built in 1774 as a two storey home with a romantic battlement parapet, the attractive ivy clad Grade II listed Tregenna Castle has been sympathetically extended with two large side wings. The 80 en-suite bedrooms include Castle rooms in the original building, some with sea views and family rooms on the second floor of the West Wing with a double sofa bed. One of the family rooms can accommodate six with a double bed, two singles and a double sofa bed. For a sea view there are the spacious West Wing rooms, two of which have four poster beds. Behind the hotel and with views of the golf course are one and two bedroom apartments each with open plan kitchen, living room and dining area. The one bedroom apartments have a galleried bedroom.There is an abundance of spacious family rooms available at Tregenna to suit all tastes and size of party. At Tregenna there are eight large family rooms for multiple occupancy and 10 large bedrooms with sofa beds that will comfortably take a family of four.
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Tregenna is a brilliant place for children. Castle Kids, the hotel’s childcare facility, runs a varied programme of entertaining activities that our younger guests love. Castle Kids is open everyday from 8.30am - 5.30pm excluding Bank Holidays and certain days over the Christmas period. Prices are charged hourly or daily. Castle Kids is one of the first nurseries in Cornwall to achieve the ‘Outstanding’ status in every category under new inspection criteria by OFSTED. There is a hugely varied programme of activities that include arts, crafts, sports and cooking. In addition to the extremely well equipped nursery, children attending Castle Kids also benefit from the supervised use of the two swimming pools on site, not to mention the subtropical gardens, adventure playground and vast open spaces the grounds provide.
There is a wide range of activities for kids and adults alike at Tregenna. From on-site facilities including Castle Kids to partnerships with local surf schools, there really is something for all ages. The estate itself offers 72 acres to run around in, with secret gardens and woodlands to explore. The outdoor pool is a favourite in summer but indoors there are ball sports courts and another swimming pool to enjoy. Children can enjoy the fresh air and let off some steam in the outdoor playground. Ideal for children under 8 years old, this secure play area is set back from the road but also is a convenient walking distance from the hotel for little legs. Featuring toddler friendly swings and slides, the play area is designed to match the look of the castle, a perfect opportunity for children to play princes and princesses. Additional free activities for kids are offered during half term and school holidays only.
Food and Restaurants
There’s a bar, lounge and two restaurants at Tregenna; the main restaurant and The Brasserie which is less formal. Tregenna’s restaurant offers an impressive menu that showcases the best of locally sourced food from freshly landed fish locally sourced meat and the herbs come from Tregenna’s very own herb garden. The Brasserie Restaurant has been recently refurbished in November 2014 creating a relaxed, friendly and informal dining experience. From delicious coffee and hot chocolate to fine wines and main meals, the choice is yours. The spectacular views of the coastline make it the perfect place to enjoy good food and drink.
A family room for 2 adults and 2 young children (ie, one under 3 and one 3-5yrs) you’d be looking at £190 per night B&B in the winter months, through to 2 adults and 2 older children (ie 10-15yrs) it would be £310 B&B in the peak of summer holidays.
Location and things to do
Set in 72 acres on high ground, Tregenna Castle Hotel overlooks St Ives Bay and is 20 minute walk to St Ives harbour and town. For surfing, head to the Blue Flag Porthmeor beach. Ideal for families is Porthminster beach with almost half a mile of sand and calmer sea conditions. The small sandy cove of Porthgwidden beach offers beach huts for hire. One of the finest beaches in the world, Carbis Bay is just outside the town, and offers calm sea conditions. Outside of St Ives, nearby places to visit include Cornwall’s most famous landmark of Land’s End; the world famous cliff top open air theatre of Minack in Penzance and the Poldark tin mine near Helston. Don't forget to visit the magical St Michaels Mount only a short drive from Tregenna but check out the tide times first to avoid disappointment.
St Ives is a fantastic destination for children and teenagers and there is so much to do that you will want to come back again and again.
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