Child friendly holiday cottages
At Belsford, we pride ourselves on offering a fabulous experience
for families, particularly those with children and babies.
Our child friendly cottages benefit from a range of onsite facilities
which are firm favourites with children, including an indoor
heated swimming pool which is maintained at a consistently high
temperature all year round.
There is also a large children's games room with pool table,
table tennis table and table football, as well as plenty of toys
for young children such as a wooden train track, children's playhouse,
books, puzzles, and a variety of other children's toys and games.
All our cottages are equipped with DVD players, and we have a selection
of children's DVDs for you to borrow.
Children visiting Belsford can also enjoy our fabulous outdoor
play equipment, including a new climbing frame with two towers
and connecting rope bridge and slide. In addition there is a toddler
play area, with swings, a toddler see-saw, and a small sandpit.
There is also a large field with footballs and goals, and a variety
of other play equipment. There is a large field by the stream with
a selection of play equipment for children to use, including football
goals and a variety of bats and balls.
The small meadering stream offers a unique adventure for
toddlers who enjoy paddling and looking for freshwater shrimps and
frogs. We provide nets and buckets, so all you need to bring is
There are plenty of animals to see at Belsford, including
our tame sheep who are very friendly and love visitors! From our
fields, you can also often spot horses, rabbits, ducks and an incredible
range of other birds. It is certainly
a bird-spotters paradise!
Along with all our onsite facilities, there is a wonderful variety
of baby-friendly and toddler-friendly things to do in the
local area. There are some fabulous, safe sandy beaches
within an easy drive; many of these have amazing rock-pools to explore.
Plus the children can go crabbing locally at picturesque
places like Dartmouth, Dittisham and Stoke Gabriel.
There is also a wealth of local family attractions to choose
from including: the Totnes
Steam Railway; various local animal farms including Totnes
Rare Breeds Farm and Pennywell
Paignton Zoo; Woodlands
Family Theme Park;
The Miniature Pony Centre; The
National Marine Aquarium at Plymouth; Torquay's
Living Coast and Dinosaur
For children who love fresh air and the great outdoors, there are
beautiful walks on Dartmoor, and breathtaking
scenery along the stunning coastal paths.
Please see our local attractions page;
our activities page; and our things
to do page for more information on families activities and excursions
in the area.
Please contact us for further information.