The best family-friendly hotels in England for 2023 – The Telegraph

From mini Michelin-starred meals to dedicated concierge desks for little ones, these hotels are great fun for children and adults alike
Seen and not heard? Perhaps there was a time when this summed up the attitude towards children at many English hotels. Not today, happily. From Northumberland to Norfolk, there are plenty of hotels in the UK that shout about their family-friendly facilities. Head to the right places, and you’ll find high chairs at Michelin-starred meals, sumptuous suites with separate bunk rooms, bottle-warming services and babysitters. Mini wellies and mountain bikes await at country house hotels, while city boltholes have dedicated kids’ concierges. There are junior cookery classes, riding lessons, water-sports. In fact, parents may well find themselves just a little envious… Here's the best family-friendly hotels in England.
    
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A double room is specifically for two people, where as a 'family room' either has two double beds or a double/king-sized bed with bunk beds or camp beds designed for two children.

A family room is designed to sleep four guests, either two adults and two children or up to four adults. Remember that you always have the option of adding a (usually complimentary) travel cot to any room category, too. 

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Hotels in England that are family-friendly usually offer lots to keep all ages entertained, whether that's with year-round facilities like heated swimming pools (with dedicated family swim times), playgrounds, indoor soft play or kids clubs to more seasonal activities such as summer holiday camps/childcare. Evening entertainment for children is rare (unlike the big package resorts in Europe for example), but babysitting is normally always provided at a cost. 
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