1/  The Cowshed, Blandford Forum, Dorset

This trendy 2-bedroom cottage, includes Wi-Fi and a huge 32in Flatscreen TV with DVD and Freeview for dad. The highlight for the little ones at this place, will probably be the enclosed garden with a sandpit and teepee. When it comes to food, you can choose between getting some delicious home-made ready meals delivered or some snacks from a supermarket close by.

How much? At Baby Friendly Boltholes seven nights are available for £945, June-September 2014, in the two-bedroom cottage (sleeps four).

More info: The Cowshed, Blandford Forum, Dorset or call 0203 603 1160

2/  Villa Pia, Tuscany, Italy

Located at the foot of the medieval castle of Lippiano, Tuscany, this lovely villa is a great place to relax without any responsibilities for cooking and cleaning. British owners Morag and Kevin, make it possible for several families to live under one roof, like friends. With 17 bedrooms there is certainly enough space to accommodate all travellers, interested in this concept.

How much? At Baby Friendly Boltholes seven nights are available for £1,350 in a family room in June.

More info: Villa Pia, Tuscany, Italy or call 0203 603 1160

3/  Pian Di Cascina, Umbria, Italy 

Renting a holiday apartment at Pian di Cascina means doing your own cooking won't be required. Just 30 minutes from Perugia airport, baby and toddler gear is already provided, as well as a pre-bookable grocery shopping service. There is also a pool to cool down and a hammock that will get even the most stressed out dad into holiday mood.

How much? At Baby Friendly Boltholes seven nights are available from €900 in June 2014 in the two-bedroom Assisi apartment (sleeps four-five).

More info: Pian di Cascina, Umbria, Italy or call 0203 603 1160


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