Family friendly pubs for a half term break

29 January 2018

Not going skiing or further afield for some winter sun this half term?  Then why not book a short break at a family friendly pub with rooms, each one specially selected as suitable for parents and children alike – most of them are dog friendly too!  Here are some of David’s top recommendations but you will find many more here
The Crown Hotel, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

Children are well provided for at this rustic-chic inn a stroll from the Quay; come for seasonal menus, owner-brewed ales, and stylish, family suites with separate children’s rooms.
Read more about this pub with rooms in NorfolkThe Battlesteads, Hexham, Northumberland

A truly inspiring eco-inn close to Hadrian’s Wall, run with passion by hands-on owners offering home grown and locally sourced food, luxury lodges and it’s very own Dark Sky Observatory.
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Assheton Arms, Downham, Lancashire

An historic country inn in a stunning conservation village with appealing, crowd pleasing menus, close to the Forest of Bowland, ideal for the outdoorsy family. Don’t miss Family Sundays.
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The Townhouse, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire

Just two minutes walk from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and five minutes from Shakespeare’s birthplace, the informal and very comfortable Townhouse is perfectly located to explore the lovely town of Stratford.
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Queen’s Inn, Hawkhurst, Kent

Spruced up in a contemporary style, with 8 funky bedrooms and a lively bar, this child friendly village inn is an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions on offer in Kent.
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The Bell Inn, Bramshaw, Hampshire

Ponies wander past this classic New Forest inn, refurbished in country-chic style and perfect for family rambles, off-road cycling and a cracking round of golf next door.  The Manor Rooms are ideal for families.
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The Old Stocks Inn, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

Expect the unexpected at this boldly revamped Cotswold inn on Stow’s square offering super comfy rooms, a secret garden and a cool café next door.  Families can expect a big welcome and the family bunker room is perfect for kids.
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The Gannet Inn, St Ives, Cornwall

This super stylish inn offers a contemporary smart but very relaxing place to stay with spacious family rooms, good traditional food, Spa facilities at its sister hotel, and a fabulous beach just a stroll away.
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