😞🤭😌 Seen and not heard? Perhaps there was a time when this summed up the attitude towards children at many English hotels. Not today, happily. From Northumberland to Norfolk, there are plenty of hotels in the UK that shout about their family-friendly facilities. Head to the right places, and you’ll find high chairs at Michelin-starred meals, sumptuous suites with separate bunk rooms, bottle-warming services and babysitters. Mini wellies and mountain bikes await at country house hotels, while city boltholes have dedicated kids’ concierges. There are junior cookery classes, riding lessons, water-sports. In fact, parents may well find themselves just a little envious… Here's the best family-friendly hotels in England.