Swapping your usual sunny getaway for a UK staycation this season? Staying closer to home has a lot of benefits - you can pack the car up and there’s no need to endure those long airport queues. With plenty of locations to choose from too, here we help you to find the perfect one with seven of the best holiday parks with lodges and entertainment.
Location: Bude, Cornwall
Best for: Its incredible views and coastal resort location
Price: Weekly prices range from £195 to £2,000+ for the multi-bedroom luxury lodges
Sandymouth Holiday Resort is a five-star holiday and caravan park in Cornwall’s Bude. Boasting incredible sea views, close by you’ll find beautiful golden sands, traditional coastal resorts and quaint fishing villages. Spend your days at the park’s Go Active activity centre and try your hand at archery, zorbing, fencing and more. In the evening, there’s a jam-packed entertainment schedule for you to enjoy before heading back to your private holiday lodge.
Location: Devon, Exmouth
Best for: Exploring the local nature and rich countryside
Price: Prices for a week long stay here go up to £1,460 but weekend breaks are less
Situated high up on a beautiful cliffside, Devon Cliffs is a family-friendly holiday resort that boasts a range of lodge accommodation and a vibrant entertainment calendar. Ideal for all ages, you can choose from indoor and outdoor swimming pools, bowling, adventure golf, and more. Outside of the park lies South Devon’s dog-friendly countryside which makes for a great exploration too.
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Best for: Its traditional British seaside feel
Price: Lodge prices vary from £169 to £715 depending on the size of the accommodation
If you’re searching for a UK coastal break, look no further than Hemsby Beach Holiday Park which is just 350 yards from the sea! Plus, when you’re not at the beach, there’s plenty of activities to enjoy as well as the nearby Pleasure Beach theme park in Great Yarmouth. Accommodation is varied too - with everything from luxury lodges with hot tubs to larger family pads, big enough for everyone to enjoy.
Location: Ayr, Scotland
Best for: Its indoor water park and family-friendly swimming pools
Price: Weekly prices go up to just over £1,000 but midweek stays and weekend breaks are cheaper
Scotland’s Craig Tara Holiday Park offers high-standard accommodation as well as endless fun for all ages to enjoy - including the Lighthouse Harbour Adventure Village and Splashaway Bay. One thing’s for sure, kids of all ages - even those big kids - are sure to love the on-site water park. Located on the west coast, you can also enjoy incredible views of Ayrshire’s countryside as well as staggering coastal scenes.
Location: Tattershall, Lincolnshire
Best for: Its on-site water sports and activities
Price: For a luxury lodge that sleeps all of the family, prices go up to £1,962 for a week’s stay
What really sets Tattershall Lakes Country Park apart from the rest is its 85-acre water ski lake and 45-acre jet ski lake. Plus, if you fancy a quieter activity, there’s plenty of lakeside hot tubs for you to relax in. When you’re not by the water, this Lincolnshire park has endless countryside to explore before you head back to your wonderful lodge - complete with all the family comforts needed for a short break.
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
Best for: Those who enjoy exploring the local nature and seeing wildlife up close
Price: Weekly prices for the biggest lodges go up to around £850
Nestled in the local Nature Reserve is the Marton Mere. Peaceful and relaxing, a holiday here allows you to explore the local countryside and make the most of the natural beauty. If you’re looking for something a little livelier though, Blackpool’s centre is just three miles away. On site, there’s a water park, football academy and activity centre to be enjoyed too.
Location: Rhyl, Wales
Best for: A varied holiday that everyone will enjoy
Price: Prices for a family-sized lodge with all the amenities go up to £1,100 for a seven-night stay
Golden Sands Rhyl makes for the perfect holiday with direct access to the beach as well as nearby Snowdonia. The holiday park itself also has lots going on with a colourful entertainment programme for adults and children. Spend your days on the bicycle track, in the heated pool or at the adventure playground. And, in the evening, relax in the Sports Bar or Carousel Bar with a glass of something nice.