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Top ten holiday parks in the UK

With more and more families choosing holiday parks, here at Snaptrip, we’re not surprised why. Allowing you to tailor your holiday to suit each and every one of your needs, holiday parks are the ultimate family getaway.

Are you looking for a holiday park embedded deep in the countryside or located by the rugged cliffs of the coast? Does a long car drive to a remote park sound like a dream, or have you got little ones so would prefer a break closer to home? Located in scenic locations across the UK, wherever you choose, marvel the surrounding area from the comfort of your holiday home.

With access to holiday parks at any season, all year round, they’re a cheaper alternative to holidays abroad. And with great entertainment, fantastic facilities and every other amenity you’ll ever need, every member of the family is guaranteed to have fun.

With holiday parks providing every type of accommodation possible, choose from static caravans, pine lodges to luxurious apartments. Here at Snaptrip, to make things easier, we’ve listed the top 10 holiday parks in the UK. So, what are you waiting for? Spring into action and snap one of these today!

Top ten holiday parks in the UK

  1. Tattershall Lakes
  2. Devon Cliffs Holiday Park
  3. Craig Tara Holiday Park
  4. Trecco Bay Holiday Park
  5. Sandy Balls Holiday Village
  6. Hembsy Beach Holiday Park
  7. Marton Mere Holiday Village
  8. Sandymouth Holiday Resort
  9. Golden Sands Rhyl
  10. Ilfracombe Holiday Park

1. Tattershall Lakes

Location: Lincolnshire, England

Nestled in the heart of the gorgeous Lincolnshire countryside, this glistening Lakeland paradise is one of Lincolnshire’s finest attractions. Home to friendly staff, fabulous fields and wonderful waterscapes, it’s an unrivalled escape from reality.

For those with a thirst for adventure, the Tattershall’s stunning 85-acre water ski lake and 45-acre jet ski lake are the ultimate attractions. For those who feel more comfortable on the sidelines, how does kicking back in a luscious lakeside hot tub sound? Or, for an afternoon of utter tranquillity, the park’s spacious fishing lakes provide just that.

Sat on England’s Eastern shore, Lincolnshire is a location with everything to offer. From its bustling city centre and rich rolling countryside, to and its stunning sandy coast, its full of amazing activities and stunning sights, that we highly recommend.

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2. Devon Cliffs Holiday Park

Location: Devon, England

A tranquil haven set high upon the Devon cliffs, this charming caravan park boasts stunning sea views, a fantastic range of facilities and plenty of great entertainment for all the family.

With heated outdoor and indoor swimming pools, an aerial adventure course, indoor bowling alley, adventure golf course and much more, you’ll be spoilt for choice on what to do next.

What’s more, you’ll have beautiful stretches of sandy beaches just three miles away and the lovely countryside of South Devon right on your doorstep. Meaning there’ll be plenty of opportunities to get outside and spend some time with nature.

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3. Craig Tara Holiday Park

Location: Ayrshire, Scotland

Craig Tara Holiday Park offers action-packed adventure for all the family. Enjoy the stunning country and sea views from the comfort of your luxury caravan or apartment. Spacious, furnished to a high standard and close to all the action, the accommodation at Craig Tara is second to none.

With plenty of things to do both within the park and the surrounding area, there’ll never be a dull moment. The little ones can enjoy kids clubs like the Lighthouse Harbour Adventure Village and Splashaway Bay. Whilst the older kids and adults can be thrilled by the Jump and crazy golf.

You’re bound to work up an appetite with all the fun you’re having. So, make sure you stop off at any one of the six food and drink venues nearby. Located in Ayrshire, this is more than an excuse to venture out to the surrounding area for an after-dinner walk. Follow any walking trail and enjoy the stunning scenery of the Scottish county.

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4. Trecco Bay Holiday Park

Location: Mid Glamorgan, Wales

Sat on Wales’ southern shores, this incredible holiday and caravan holiday park certainly knows how to keep families entertained. Despite being one of the biggest holiday parks in Europe, it’s still bursting at the seams with exciting activities, unmissable entertainment and top-notch accommodation.

But it’s not just size that matters. Trecco Bay Holiday Park has also racked up more than its fair share of impressive awards and incredible reviews. The brilliant beach spot was named one of the best family breaks in Britain by the Daily Mirror and one of the best in Europe by the Daily Star.

It’s also won five consecutive Blue Flag Beaches and Seaside Awards for its flawless sandy stretches. And, as if that weren’t enough, it’s managed by the three-time winner of the best camping and mobile home holiday company in the UK.

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5. Sandy Balls Holiday Village

Location: Bridgend, Wales

Nestled in the beautiful New Forest National Park, Sandy Balls Holiday Village is the perfect holiday spot for families, couples or friends. Relax in the tranquil forest setting, far away from the stresses of everyday life, and take some time to reconnect with nature and one another.

If you’re the adventurous type, then Sandy Balls Holiday Village definitely won’t disappoint. There’s plenty of exciting things to do around the holiday park itself. There’s forest laser tag, forest segway and archery meaning kids (and energetic grown-ups) will be kept entertained.

The Retreat Spa awaits those craving a spot of R&R. Indulge in a heavenly massage or facial before unwinding in the sauna and spa pool. Once you’re feeling refreshed and recharged, it’s time to refuel at Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen. Tuck into tasty pizza and pasta dishes in stunning forest surrounds – life doesn’t get much better than this!

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6. Hemsby Beach Holiday Park

Location: Norfolk, England

Located in one of the most picturesque seaside villages in Norfolk, Hemsby Beach is a caravan and holiday park in an unbeatable location. With the closest sandy spot just 350 yards away, it’s very much a beach destination, with a range of accommodation and stunning holiday cottages available to book nearby.

In 2018, Hemsby Beach Holiday Park underwent a massive refurbishment. The luxury destination now boasts a range of brand new features and facilities, including a sports court with zorbing, sea scooters and a climbing wall. With a state of the art Show Bar for family entertainment in the evening, the fun never stops.

Off-site, there’s no less fun to be had, with Great Yarmouth’s famous Pleasure Beach amusement park nearby. Here you can enjoy the full selection of classically British seaside fun, as well as checking out one of the oldest roller-coasters in Britain.

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7. Marton Mere Holiday Village

Location: Lancashire, England

Nature lovers and urbanites alike will love the location of Marton Mere Holiday Park. Set beside the peaceful Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, yet just three miles from Blackpool’s famous seafront, this fabulous holiday village truly enjoys the best of both worlds.

Relax in your spacious and comfortable new holiday home, making use of the park’s fantastic facilities or else, set out to explore the beauty of the local area. With plenty to do in and around the park for both kids and adults, you’ll find that the time passes by quickly. Before you know it, you’ll all be meeting around the dinner table, telling each other stories of your adventures that day.

With indoor and outdoor heated pools, turbo paddlers and pool kayaking, there’s lots here for those who just love getting wet. If you prefer to keep yourself nice and dry, then try your hand at archery, brave the Aerial Adventure course or get creative in Pic ‘n’ Paint pottery. The possibilities are endless, so endless in fact, that you’ll never hear the dreaded words, “I’m bored!”.

And the local area is also full of things to do and see. Head to the seaside town of Blackpool and do some exploring. Thrillseekers will delight in a trip to the famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach – one of the UK’s most iconic theme parks.

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8. Sandymouth Holiday Resort

Location: Cornwall, England

Nestled in a perfect location with a stunning sea view of Sandymouth Bay, this five-star holiday and caravan park offers one of the best holidays in Britain. The area is a family holiday favourite, with beautiful beaches, bustling coastal resorts and picturesque fishing villages sitting on every side.

While the tranquil landscape lends itself to beachside walks and hilltop picnics, Sandymouth Holiday Resort is also jam-packed with adventure. Its Go Active activity range offers an ever-evolving selection of thrilling pursuits, including outdoor and indoor play areas, archery and zorbing. Ensure the kids get a load of the Pirate Ship play area and the Wicked Wizards workshop too!

With everything on-site, you’ll never want to leave this Cornish resort. From cafes and restaurants to satisfy even the fussiest eaters, a gym to keep you in tip-top shape and a small shop for the most basic of essentials. All you need is right here. 

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9. Golden Sands Rhyl

Location: Denbighshire, Wales

Set right next to the beach, the award-winning Golden Sands Rhyl caravan park is a brilliant family holiday spot. Close to the seaside town of Rhyl and a short drive away from Snowdonia National Park, this is the perfect location to explore North Wales from.

With an incredible range of onsite facilities and activities, there’ll always be something to keep everyone occupied at Golden Sands Rhyl. The family entertainment programme allows you all to have fun together, while the children’s entertainment programme will give busy parents a well-deserved afternoon off.

Feeling peckish? Head to the Sandpiper Restaurant for a tasty dinner, or else treat yourself to a takeaway from The Chippy. If you feel like cooking up a storm, then stock up at the grocery shop and make use of your well-equipped kitchen. Cosy family dinners together in the caravan are a memory you’ll always cherish.

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10. Ilfracombe Holiday Park

Location: Devon, England

Ready to find your new favourite family holiday spot? Then welcome to Ilfracombe Holiday Park. Nestled in North Devon, a short way from the beach and Arganite Bay, Ilfracombe Holiday Park is the definition of a family-friendly, seaside break.

With so much going on inside the holiday park, why would you ever want to leave? The park boasts a vast range of activities and entertainment, to keep a smile on every member of the family. Best of all, when the day is done, you can kick back in your apartment and gaze out to one of the most stunning coastlines in Britain.

Ideally located within walking distance of the stunning Ilfracombe coast and bustling town centre, booking accommodation here means putting everything the area has to offer at your fingertips. 

Devon is overflowing with five areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and two gorgeously green national parks. Be sure to visit Damien’s Hirst’s infamous ‘Verity’ and fill up on an array of award-winning restaurants, using ingredients plucked from the local landscape. 

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