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Family Holidays in Cornwall

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Award-winning family hotel in Cornwall

We’ve been previously awarded Best for Families by Conde de Naste Johansens and are current Gold winners for the 20/21 & 21/22 Cornwall Tourism Awards.

On the lookout for a family friendly hotel in Cornwall? Discover the best family destination and look no further than The Carlyon Bay Hotel. Discover an all-inclusive family holiday, when you book a stay with us, you'll unlock access to all our facilities from indoor and outdoor seasonal swimming pools to tennis courts and much more. 

Imagine a luxury family holiday intertwined with nature along the Cornish coast. Imagine days spent exploring rock pools on a private beach, where an adventure awaits around every corner, where you're encouraged to run free along 250 acres of beautiful private grounds and pool days in sparkling indoor and outdoor pools is just the beginning. 

Imagine no more, at The Carlyon Bay Hotel your dream holiday is a lot closer than you may think. Whisk your family away to the Cornish coast and let our 4-star hotel act as the backdrop to your lifelong memories. Family holidays in Cornwall have never looked so promising. 

To book your ultimate family holiday call our friendly reservation team on 01726 812304

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Family-friendly facilities

Our hotel has one of the best reputations in the UK for our family-orientated holidays. With deep family virtues, we’re proud of the reputation we have built up for providing top-class family holidays going the extra mile to add additional perks whilst staying with us, from discounted days out, fantastic children's facilities, complimentary treats for under 15’s during school holidays and family entertainment. 

This is why we’ve previously been awarded ‘Best for Families’ by Conde de Naste Johansens. Discover our range of outstanding facilities including 18 hole championship golf course, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spa facilities, 250 acres of playground, and luxury accommodation and dining for everyone. 

Our range of family rooms will offer you the variety you need when looking for the perfect family-friendly hotel. From interconnecting rooms, extra beds, and cots, we will make sure everything is ready and waiting for you so you can start enjoying your holiday from the moment you arrive.

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Carlyon Bay Hotel Brother and Sister Exploring Rock Pools at the Local Beach

School Holidays

Finding time out of school holidays can be tough that’s why our fantastic family holidays only get better when joining us throughout the school holidays. With our jam-packed entertainment programme, and numerous perks for children 15 and under we’ve got you covered for your family break.

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Your Family Holiday Includes:


Luxury accommodation, many with extra beds, cots, and a selection of interconnecting rooms. 

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Swimming Pools

Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, including separate children's paddling pool.

Outdoor Play Area

Let the little ones stretch their legs as they take to our outdoor play area. With a swing alongside a climbing frame and slide, there's plenty of fun to be had.

Dining Options

Superb choice and variety of dining times for children of all ages. Plus high chairs, booster seats, and child-friendly cutlery and crockery.

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Complimentary Infant Pack

Includes a bottle warmer, changing mat, sterilisation kit, plug covers, night light, and feeding equipment. 

Babysitting Services

Babysitting services can be recommended to you throughout your stay, this service will need to be booked directly with the provider by you. 

Family Attractions

Special discounted rates into some of Cornwall's very best family attractions.

Junior Golf Coaching

Our expert PGA professionals can offer junior golf coaching as well as family golf coaching. With equipment provided if required. The spectacular clifftop setting of our championship golf course will take your breath away, simply enquire about rates. 

Bike Hire

We can arrange bike hire so that you can explore the beautiful lanes and trails of Cornwall, a wonderful way to enjoy the stunning countryside and coastline. Simply enquire about rates. 

Close to the Beach

You are never far from the sea at Carlyon Bay Hotel, with Cornwall Waverunner Safaris at Carlyon Bay Beach or Polkerris Watersports offering additional activities. Simply enquire about rates. 

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