9 Top Holiday Parks in the UK for Families with Kids

Find the ideal site for you and the family

By William Coleman

In this article, we are going to be showing you some of the most popular family holiday parks from fantastic locations across the UK, including Cornwall, Wales & Scotland.

Let’s dive straight in..

1. Stanwix Park – Cumbria

This holiday park is one of those where you get the best of both worlds, an enviable location in the heart of the Lake District whilst enjoying a variety of activities and attractions. For kids, you are in for a treat as you have two large swimming pools, ten pin bowling, tennis, bike hire, soft play area, video games and adventure play park.

If you want to head offsite with your children, the Lake District National Park, Roman Wall & Gretna Green are all within easy reach and provide superb days out.

2. Loch Lomond Holiday Park – Scotland

Now this fantastic resort in Scotland is for anyone who loves spending time outdoors and exploring. It provides a luxury escape whilst allowing you to experience fun filled activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, jet skiing, fishing and hill walking.

With its rural location you can enjoy a truly tranquil break, however, Glasgow is still only an hour away by car. There are a number of local restaurants and shops all within a 10-mile radius of the caravan park.

3. Cardigan Bay Holiday Park – Wales

A private owned park situated in a secluded valley just 300 yards from the award winning Poppit Sands Beach and with great facilities onsite, you can enjoy a memorable welsh break here. The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path is on your doorstep meaning you can walk for miles exploring the majestic coastline.

If you are looking to stay onsite, then relax in the indoor heated tropical pool with a retractable roof for when that great British weather kicks in! Let your children run around in the adventure playground or spend a couple of hours in the amusements!

4. Cofton Holidays – Devon

An award-winning park located in 80 acres of lush woods and meadows boasting it’s own private fishing lakes and just a mile from the glorious Devonshire coast. This park has luxury running throughout providing a relaxing stay with plenty to do and see. Some of these include coarse fishing, sauna, steam room, two swimming pools, family entertainment and woodland walking & cycling trails.

Further afield, you have the idyllic Jurassic Coastline which is a must see when in the South West of England. The historic city of Exeter is also within driving distance if you want to spend the day shopping.

5. Sandymouth Holiday Resort – Cornwall

With a multi-million-pound renovation, this park has been transformed into a truly unbelievable destination for a family holiday. Just 15 minutes’ drive from Bude and set in 24 acres of stunning meadowland, it’s easy to see why this resort is so popular.

On your doorstep you have rock pools, surf schools, bodyboarding, kayaking and sailing all available locally. If you want to stay at the resort, activities such as archery, fencing, fishing and football can be enjoyed.

6. Searles Leisure Resort – Norfolk

With great access to the Norfolk coast and world-famous Broads, you are in a prime location at this holiday park. If your kids need hours of endless fun then there sure to have it here with fishing, two swimming pools, a splash pad, crazy golf, tennis, golf, soft play area and an adventure playground. What more could you ask for!

There are plenty of quaint villages, shops, restaurants and the sea life centre close by for you to explore. Sandringham House & Holkham Hall are both just a short drive away.

7. Thornwick Bay – Yorkshire

Thornwick Bay is one of those holiday parks that just impresses you every time you visit due to the constant improvements they make and new facilities they are opening. From Aqua Inflatables & Water Slides to Archery & Football Coaching, these are just a handful of the many activities they have available for children.

Due to the park being located on the Yorkshire coast, you get to enjoy a variety of walks and bird watching opportunities. There is also a golf course within driving distance and the popular resort of Scarborough is only a 30-minute drive.

8. Golden Sands Holiday Park – Northumberland

Just 200 meters from the beach, this luxury holiday park has it’s clubhouse refurbished with an adult only bar and family room, children’s play area, games room, 5 a side football pitch and skatepark. There is also a small gym and a golf practice area for anyone looking to improve their game.

Locally there’s plenty to do including the UK’s largest water park, horse riding, leisure centres and a range of high-end golf courses.

9. Orchard’s Holiday Park – Isle of Wight

Located in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the western side of the island, you can enjoy an indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool with a shop, supermarket and take away all available onsite.

You are also just a 10-minute drive from Colwell Bay & Compton, with glorious sandy beaches and the idyllic harbour town of Great Yarmouth.

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