The North West England Family Hotels Guide

hotels and other accommodation for families travelling with children


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the half-timbered exterior of this fine hotel is quintessentially English, inside there are elegant rooms, a sophisticated spa and creative dining

The Midland

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Edwardian hotel much-loved by Mancunians and visitors alike with elegant and stylish interiors, luxurious rooms and fine dining restaurants

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set in 40 acres of private parkland just off the M65, a luxury hotel with contemporary rooms and suites and award-winning dining and spa

Sun Inn

Kirkby Lonsdale

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a 17th century inn, set at the heart of an historic market town, where traditional features and contemporary style pleasingly fuse together

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elegant, 19th-century mansion, set in 38 acres of grounds, where original character and charm features alongside contemporary touches

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boasts a classy, Georgian Quarter address, between the city's two cathedrals, and has stylish rooms with oak floors and comfy beds

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a traditional country house that has retained many of its original features that sits in 20 acres of quiet grounds overlooking Lake Windermere

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set in 19 acres of gardens, this popular, independently owned hotel has a wealth of leisure facilities and a luxurious, pampering spa

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a grand Edwardian house set in acres of lakeside gardens and woodland with refined guest rooms and plenty of space to simply relax and unwind

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this former coaching inn sits just outside of Blackburn with access to the countryside of the Ribble Valley; rooms are smart and comfortable

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after a multi-million pound refurbishment this neo-Gothic building is now an elegant hotel where original features blend with contemporary style

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behind the elegant fa├žade of the city's former Free Trade Hall lies a sophisticated hotel with a choice of dining venues and luxurious spa

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stylish and elegant hotel, a Victorian manor and modern addition, set alongside Mere Lake and featuring extensive spa and leisure facilities

Hotel Football

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modern hotel located opposite Old Trafford Football Stadium and close to Salford Quays, a football/sporting theme is featured throughout

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a handsome Art Deco hotel, restored to its former glory of 1930s sophisticated glamour, with stunning views over Morecambe Bay

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seaside sophistication can be seen in spades at this ultra-modern hotel, it has a stylish Lord Street address, elegant rooms and refined dining

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for a city stay, choose this restored Victorian former cotton mill, offering a range of well-equipped boutique suites and studios, all with kitchens

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set in landscaped gardens in a quiet and relaxing spot beside Lake Windermere with spa facilities, elegant rooms and lake views

Briery Wood Hotel

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a traditional country house hotel set amidst peaceful fields and woods and ideally located for Lake Windermere and pretty Ambleside

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an independent, family-run hotel set in wooded gardens and offering fine dining, relaxing spa and leisure facilities and its own traditional pub

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