Family Friendly Accommodation

Trust Lancaster to deliver you the perfect family holiday with many family-friendly accommodation options to make sure you and your family have a comfortable stay. Here are just a few options:

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Cheap and cheerful stays…

Holiday Inn

The Holiday Inn Lancaster offers spacious family-friendly rooms, ensuring enough space for play and even comfort to keep everyone happy. They also offer a Kids Stay & Eat Free promise, making it the perfect place to stay during your busy weekend in Lancaster. Kids up to the age of 18 stay FREE when sharing a family room, and kids under 13 stay and eat free from the special kid’s menu, when accompanied by at least one full paying adult.


Travel Lodge

Travelodge Lancaster Centre is perfectly located in the centre of Lancaster making it easily accessible to all the city’s main attractions. Travelodge offer family rooms suitable for 2 adults and 2 children to make your stay in Lancaster reasonably priced with lots of room. They also offer kids go free deal when you share a family room with 2 children under 16, they stay for free you won’t be charged any extra for the family rooms which can sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children, plus a cot.  Every family room features a comfy king size bed with four plump pillows and a cosy duvet, with additional pull out beds.


Self-catering with character…

Patty’s Barn 

Patty’s Barn is a collection of 10, restored self-catering, stone cottages all full of character and original features.  Situated on the salt marshes of Cockerham Sands and just south of the bustling, historic city of Lancaster. The perfect spot for a rural coastal retreat with family and loved ones. All of our cottages are thought out with families in mind. With open space kitchens, games room, communal area and acres of open countryside to explore.

*Location attractions include Old Holly Farm, Wallings and Giggles Softplay.


Water Babies Narrowboat Hire

Water Babies are a small family run narrowboat hire company who pride themselves on offering a friendly, flexible approach with a personal touch. They have two narrow boats for self-drive hire where you can escape the stress and pressure of everyday life, by simply floating along in stunning countryside on the beautiful lock-free Lancaster Canal. The perfect way to celebrate Lancaster Canals 200th year anniversary!


Camping under the stars…

Dolphineholme House Farm 

Dolphinholme House Farm is camping for those who like their creature comforts – rustic decor and outdoor living but with comfy bedding and all mod cons are thrown in including a hob, wood burner and coffee grinder. Preparing breakfast couldn’t be easier when the eggs are always ready to be collected from the chicken coop; fresh bacon and milk is only a larder trip away. Dolphinholme House Farm is an ideal place for families. Situated in the perfect area for picnicking and relaxing in the sun. There’s an onsite play barn too, with bales of hay, a swing, a sandpit and giant slide and much more.


Wyreside Lakes Fishery Campsite

Wyreside Lakes Campsite is award winning with a full range of facilities for overnight stays including grass electric pitches for caravans, campervans and motor homes and lush green fields for tents to camp on.

Families are more than welcome and the site offers convenient facilities such as toilet and shower block, onsite shop, arcade, clubhouse and launderette equipped with hairdryer and iron. For the children, there is a safe outdoor play area and lots of wildlife and wood to explore.


To explore more accommodation options in Lancaster please visit our ‘Stay’ page.