The Games Room at Hill Top Farm in Hawes, Yorkshire Dales

Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages With A Games Room

Holiday Cottages With a Games Room can really make the holiday - especially on rainy days. Cottages with games rooms can be perfect for holidays out of season - especially on dark evenings. Gone are the days when most people’s idea of a games room was a table with a pack of cards, and some tired board games and jigsaws – always with a few cards and puzzle pieces missing. Not any more! These days, games rooms in holiday homes often have large items such as table football, pool or snooker tables, and all kinds of technology connected to Wi-Fi and Smart TVs. Virtual reality consoles, arcade machines and full-floor games are all favourites among kids and groups of grown-ups alike. Also long gone, are the days when games rooms in holiday homes were located in dark,  basements. Today’s games rooms tend to be integrated with the rest of the property, and many of them are beautiful chill-out spaces in their own right appealing to young and old alike.

A pebble-dash, terraced holiday cottage in Ammanford with table and chairs for two in the front garden.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

Lothlorien Cottage is a delightful rural cottage surrounded by natural beauty. The pet-friendly cottage is near Ammanford in South Wales and Pembrokeshire, at the base of Black Mountain. It offers visitors seclusion, modern comforts, a lovely garden, and many places to enjoy the sunshine.

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Exterior of an end-of-terrace rural holiday cottage with a large bay window and walled front garden. and
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Our cottage provides self-catering accommodation in Snowdonia. We are small, dog-friendly, and located 5 miles from Betws y Coed. We are away from the hustle and bustle of Betws y Coed but close enough to take advantage of all the shops and restaurants. The village has a shop, pub, and restaurant.

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Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

Immerse yourself in resort-style luxury at this large and stunning eco-holiday cottage in the Shropshire countryside. Indulge in the four-bedroom cottage’s pool, play tennis, relax on the balcony or by the pond and in this grand eco-friendly cottage with four-poster beds, the latest technology and an open fire.

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An arched  brick gatehouse converted to holiday cottages.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

The Treasury is an elegant romantic cottage within the grounds of the private Wolterton Park Estate in Norfolk. The pet-friendly luxury cottage for two boasts exposed brick walls and great character, as well as fine furnishings and an open fire. Couples can also enjoy the private estate and its 150 acres of grounds.

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Stone-built, barn conversion exterior with a raised, secure BBQ terrace.
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4

The Old Cart House is a large luxury barn conversion in the North York Moors, situated on a hill farm in Farndale near Helmsley; a genuinely stunning renovation from top to bottom, this large holiday home in North Yorkshire boasts top-of-the-range decor throughout and contemporary finishes, perfect for group and large family holidays. Pets welcome.

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Exterior of a stone-built Highland holiday cottage with a hot-tub on its deck.
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

The rural holiday cottage near Muir of Ord in Ross-Shire sits at the foot of the Scottish Highlands and offers whisky Masterclasses. The large and pet-friendly holiday home also boasts beautiful grounds, authentic décor, a hot tub and an open fire, plus accessibility for people with disabilities.

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A 3-storey, brick-built mill conversion alongside the mill race.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Puddle Cottage is part of an 18th-century water mill in the quiet Warwickshire village of Tredington, on the edge of the Cotswolds. It is in a charming riverside location with its own secluded garden and steps leading down to the mill stream. Pets are welcome. Fishing is available on-site.

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A 2-storey holiday cottage in Ulverston in a convrted stone barn surrounded by a low stone wall.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

A cosy romantic holiday cottage in the Lake District for couples near Ulverston, Thimble Cottage is a Cumbrian barn conversion featuring a galleried double bedroom and open plan living area; the cottage lies in a secluded area, close to Ulverston, Coniston, and Furness Coast beaches.

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Gable end of a stone-built Dorset holiday cottage overlooking a shrub-filled front garden.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

Discover The Old School House for unforgettable self-catering holidays in Dorset. This converted Victorian school in Piddletrenthide seamlessly blends historic charm with modern comfort. Relax by the wood-burning stove, enjoy a reading room, and savour meals in the bright kitchen/diner. Three well-presented bedrooms include an en-suite double, a twin, and a skylit single. The family bathroom boasts a bath and a separate shower. Charming gardens and proximity to Dorchester and the Jurassic Coast make this pet-friendly cottage an ideal choice. Explore the full description for an enticing getaway.

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Games Rooms: A Holiday Haven for Guests of All Ages

When you picture your dream holiday, what comes to mind? Sandy beaches, breathtaking vistas, and delicious cuisine? Absolutely! But have you ever considered the incredible fun and memories a games room can bring to your getaway? Games rooms aren't just for kids; they're an all-ages haven of entertainment. Whether you're a kid at heart or travelling with a family, here's why you should be excited about the prospect of a well-equipped games room during your holiday.

For Adults:

1. Stress Relief and Relaxation

Holidays are meant for relaxation, and a games room offers the perfect way to unwind. Engage in a friendly game of pool or a strategic chess match, or test your aim in darts. It's a fantastic way to release stress and have a great time while doing it.

2. Social Bonding

Holidays often mean spending quality time with friends or loved ones. What better way to bond than through games? From intense card games to friendly foosball matches, a games room fosters social connections and laughter.

3. Indoor Activity on Rainy Days

Mother Nature doesn't always cooperate with your holiday plans. When rainy days strike, a games room is your sanctuary. It keeps the fun going, no matter the weather outside.

4. Competitive Spirit

Are you a competitive soul? Challenge your travel companions to a round of air hockey or a video game tournament. Friendly competition adds an exciting edge to your holiday experience.

5. Nostalgic Fun

Rediscover your inner child by playing classic card and board games from your youth. Nostalgia has a way of making holidays even more special.

For Children:

1. Endless Entertainment

Kids have boundless energy, and a games room provides a safe and entertaining outlet. There's never a dull moment, whether they're into video games, board games, or active games like table tennis.

2. Learning Opportunities

Many games promote critical thinking, strategic planning, and problem-solving skills. It's a fun way for kids to learn while on holiday without even realizing it.

3. Family Bonding

A family that plays together stays together. Games rooms encourage families to spend quality time together, away from screens and distractions. Whether it's a family tournament or a cooperative board game, shared experiences create lasting memories.

4. Independence

Older kids and teenagers can enjoy some independence in a games room. It's a safe space for them to socialize, make new friends, and engage in age-appropriate activities.

For All Ages:

1. Diverse Game Selection

Games rooms cater to a wide range of interests and preferences. From classic board games to cutting-edge video games, there's something for everyone. This variety ensures that every guest finds their favourite pastime.

2. Weather-Proof Fun

Regardless of the weather, games rooms provide a reliable source of entertainment. When the sun is scorching, or the rain won't quit, you'll have an indoor oasis of fun.

3. Quality Family Time

Multi-generational holidays often include a mix of ages and interests. A games room bridges the generation gap, offering shared activities that everyone can enjoy together.

4. Memorable Holidays

Holidays are all about making memories, and a games room adds a unique layer of fun and excitement to your holiday. The laughter and camaraderie created in a games room will be cherished long after your trip is over.

So, consider choosing accommodation with a games room when planning your next holiday. It's more than just a room filled with games; it's a hub of laughter, bonding, and pure enjoyment. Whether young or young at heart, a games room promises endless entertainment and unforgettable moments to enhance your holiday experience. Don't miss out on the chance to level up your holiday fun!