Hot Tubs in the Countryside

Family & Pet Friendly Hot Tub Holiday Cottages in Yorkshire

Posted on April 8, 2013 · Posted in Yorkshire Holiday Guides

You may have seen our post last year, documenting some of the best hot tub holiday cottages in Yorkshire. Because the majority of these locations were predominantly geared to adult guests, we decided to flip the coin and take a look at what Yorkshire has to offer when it comes to finding hot tub holiday cottages suitable for those with children and pets. Thanks to for their awesome pet friendly hot tub lodge suggestions!

Sands Farm Cottages – Pickering, North Yorkshire

Sands Farm Cottages

Child Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: 4/7 Cottages

Set within 1.5 acres of gorgeous grass paddocks and overlooked open farmland in the rural village of Wilton on the edge of the Vale of Pickering, Sands Farm Cottages provides everything a family could wish for in a country retreat. Equipped with garden hot tubs in 4 of the 7 cottages, large children’s playground and wide open fields for sports games, Sands Farm Cottages is a must for families who enjoy fun and relaxation in equal measures.

A small on-site farm home to 2 pet goats is located within the shared courtyard, a real winner with children and adults alike.

Ideal For: Those looking for a traditional family country holiday, with endless amounts of space for activities and exploration.

Visit the Sands Farm Cottages Website

The Stables – Howardian Hills, North Yorkshire

The Stables

Child Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes

Boasting an array of fantastic on-site luxury features, including a mini-gym, treatment room, sauna and relaxation area, along with an exciting games room that includes table tennis, football and pool table, there is something for all the family at the The Stables holiday cottage in the North York Moors.

A luxury barn conversion that provides a fun filled base to explore the delights that North Yorkshire has to offer, perfect for day trips to the coast, or adventures in the vast surrounding countryside. A more elegant day can be enjoyed at the nearby walled city of York with the Jorvik Centre, Railway Museum, the stunning Minster, fantastic shops and ghost tours to please all the family.

Ideal For: Luxury accommodation for families with varied interests.

Visit The Stables Website

Sycamore Cottage – Harwood Dale, North Yorkshire

Sycamore Cottage

Child Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: No

Sleeping up to 10 people, this 5 bedroom modern holiday cottage is ideal for families that are demand space and comfort in equal measures. On top of the private hot tub, Sycamore Cottage also boast an indoor games room and shared man-made pond and marshland area, ideal for wildlife fanatics. The outdoor activity frame ensures there is plenty to keep the kids at play while you relax from the onlooking garden spa.

This recently converted 1830’s barn benefits from a wealth of character and charm, epitomised perfectly by the elegant vaulted beamed ceilings. The cottages are set in stunning countryside surrounded by woodland walks and breathtaking views over the Dales.

Ideal For: Large families looking to see the best that Yorkshire has to offer.

Visit the Sycamore Cottage Website

Swaledale Holiday Cottages – Richmond, North Yorkshire

Swaledale Holiday Cottages

Child Friendly: No
Pet Friendly: Yes

Take in the breathtaking views and fresh air of the Yorkshire Dales all from your perfectly positioned hot tub at Swaledale Holiday Cottages. These stylish 1 bedroom, dog friendly cottages are as picturesque as the scenery that surrounds them.

For outdoor enthusiasts, there’s fantastic walking and cycling opportunities for all abilities right from the doorstep. The walk over Kisdon Hill to Muker and Keld is featured in the Ramblers’ Top 50 Walks in the UK.

Ideal For: The perfect romantic destination for couples who love the great outdoors plus the luxury of a hot tub with the best view in the Yorkshire Dales!

Visit the Swaledale Holiday Cottages Website

Swallows Nest Cottage – Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Swallows Nest Cottage

Child Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes

Named after the birds that visit the area each year, Swallows Nest epitomises everything that a family hot tub holiday should include. Situated on a bustling farm, don’t be surprised if you come across a freshly laid egg on your morning stroll as you take in the acres of glorious farmland that surrounds your cottage. Thatched gazebos above your hot tub provide useful shelter from rain and direct sunlight, creating a child friendly hot tub environment.

With two bedrooms, both en-suite, Swallows Nest is ideal for family holiday. Take a look out of the windows and you’re likely to see nesting swallow, a broody hen, or maybe even a roe deer! Farm walks are literally on your doorstep, so too are fun days out across the great Yorkshire coastline, providing endless possibilities for adventures and fun filled days out.

Ideal For: Families who want to experience farmyard living and the joys of the Yorkshire coast.

Visit the Swallows Nest Cottage Website

Think we have missed a fantastic hot tub holiday cottage in Yorkshire? Let us know in the comments below and we may feature it in a future blog post!

Photo Credit (Taken at Hotel Glymur, Whale fjord Iceland that has several outdoor hot tubs)