Things to do
Whichever of our hotels you choose, you're guaranteed to find the following facilities and activities.
Ofsted-registered Four Bears Den
90 minute daily session per night's stay
With treatments from age 6
Expect daily story time with milk and cookies
We have daily screenings complete with popcorn
Open all day and stocked with board games
Outdoor Play Areas
With swings, slides and giant games
Indoor Games Rooms
With table tennis and table football
Family Scavenger Hunts
Follow the clues to uncover the treasure
Pop by and say hello to our resident friends
During school holidays
We've handpicked some of our favourite things to see and do to give you a head start when you start planning your trip.
Explore the New Forest
There's a whole host of walking and cycling routes in the New Forest, some a little more challenging than others. So get started on an off-road adventure or a ramble with the family as you spot resident ponies and deer.
Spend an afternoon at Readymoney Cove
Sheltered by soaring cliffs, this sandy beach is a great spot for family days out - crabbing gear and ice cream in hand. Guests can pop by reception for all the equipment necessary.
Hire a boat on the Fowey estuary
Hire your very own boat and set sail along the estuary with the little ones. This exhilarating experience is the best way to discover our corner of the Cornish coast.
Explore the grounds at Woolley Grange
Follow our Sheep Trail, visit the animals in The Good Life Garden, or create a masterpiece in our outdoor Artist's Corner.
Take to the Kennet and Avon Canal
Hire a boat or paddleboard and discover our local landscape along this idyllic stretch of water.
Take part in a guided fossil walks
Roam the shores of Chesil Beach with our resident palaeontologist, Andrew, in search of fossils and prehistoric remains.
Spend family time at The Verandah
Whatever the weather, you'll find plenty of ways to fill your day in our Verandah, including crazy golf, a climbing wall, and free-play arcade machines.
Hire a bike and explore the National Trust estate
Hop on a bike and explore the 1,800-acre National Trust estate that surrounds our stately manor.
Local attractions worth a visit
An idyllic beach for families with young children Porthluney is about 40 minutes away but well worth the journey and there is a large car park right next to the beach. Unlike many others, …
New Park Manor
Nestled in the New Forest National Park, Furzey Gardens is a hidden woodland garden just waiting to be explored.
A great spot for rock pooling To reach Porthpean, you’ll need to drive towards St Austell – there’s a car park about 150m away. The beach is great for rock pooling and on a clear day, you can …
New Park Manor
New Forest Water Park
The New Forest Water Park offers family-friendly activities on the water including an aqua park, standup paddling boarding and more. Find out more
Cornwall’s secret world of play and trains Perfect for all the module train lovers out there and those with younger children. There are lots of trains to ride on and fun for all the family. …
New Park Manor
Long Down Activity Farm
A fun-filled day out for your whole family with lots of daily activities that allow you to get up close with some farm animals including goats, duks and lots more. There is also an indoor play …
A perfect day out for thrill-seekers Adrenaline Quarry is home to lots of activities for older children including go karting and a big zip wire. For lunch, head into Looe and walk around the …
Lanhydrock is a National Trust country house and estate a short drive from the hotel. Discover Victorian life: from a glimpse into life ‘below stairs’, to the luxurious areas, such as …
Discover the history-filled harbour About 20 minutes away by car. Walk around the harbour and go into the Shipwreck Treasure Museum for a great history lesson on the local coastline and harbour. …
The Roman Baths
Head to historic Bath where you can visit the Roman Baths, the only Roman site in the UK. You will be able to explore its history as these are well-preserved thermae in the heart of the city. You …
Explore the small fishing village and watch the working harbour in action About 30 minutes away by car or you can catch the Fowey-Mevagissey Ferry! It’s a small fishing village and one of only a …