Stunning Static Caravan Parks Near The Beach To Visit In 2022
Beach Holiday Parks
An essential aspect of a beach holiday parks is its proximity to a beach for most people.
So, in this article, we’ve selected five waterside holiday parks that don’t demand you to drive your pack of children and relatives by car every day on vacation.
These holiday parks have been selected from various popular beach-side resorts and counties, including Devon, East Yorkshire, Dorset, Norfolk, Blackpool, and Skegness. Some are run by well-known companies such as Butlins, Haven, or Parkdean, while others are family-run parks with even more basic amenities.
We decided by weighing location, amenities, distance from the beach, cost, and customer feedback. So put on some sunscreen and brace yourself for a week of dusting sand off your bed-sheets as we take you through our list of best holiday parks on the beach!
Norfolk’s Hopton Holiday Village, Great Yarmouth
Unique Attractions: Indoor pool, Sandy beach, Excellent facilities.
Price: Summer Holidays in 2022 start at £629, and Easter Holidays start at £149.
Hopton Holiday Village in Norfolk ranks as one of Haven’s best caravan parks. It has excellent reviews (4.5/5 on Google and 4 on TripAdvisor) and is located directly on a sandy beach.
Outdoor and Indoor swimming pools, a mini-golf court, a bowling green, and sports facilities are available at Hopton Holiday Village (some cost a bit extra). In addition, lovers of such activities can take advantage of the kiddies’ clubs, evening entertainment, and restaurants.
It’s a large site with a wide range of diverse caravan grades. The least expensive Haven caravans are known as ‘Saver’ caravans, and you can then upgrade to ‘Bronze,’ ‘Gold,’ ‘Silver,’ and ‘Signature’ grade caravans. Upgrades include wider caravans, sea views, towels, and improved kitchen facilities. They have a vast range of static caravans for sale in the UK, from simplicity to indulgence. They also have caravans for sale in Wales with models for every taste and budget.
If you’d like some classic English tat, you’ll need to drive to Hopton, which is halfway between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth.
Price: A ‘Saver caravan’ for a family of four in August 2022 costs £1023 (this price was for arrival on a Monday; a holiday starting on a weekend with Haven will usually cost a little more).
Also, consider the California Cliffs at Park Resorts/Parkdean Resorts (they have an indoor pool and are located north of Great Yarmouth).
Butlins Skegness, Lincolnshire
Unique Attractions: Celebrity shows, Funfair, Huge resort with a water park.
Sales Offer: Offers up to 30% off dining with September midweek starting at £97 + July 2022 weekends starting at £284
If you reside in the East Midlands and are looking for a seaside holiday park, Butlins Skegness should be on your choice list.
The park has direct access to Skegness’s sandy beach and many facilities and attractions. Butlins Bognor Regis has a sandier beach than Butlins Skegness, with similar reviews (4.3 on Google).
You will most likely spend a couple of hours at the Splash Water world swimming pool.
Just like other Butlins resorts, admission to the funfair is added to the price of your holiday. There are eight different rides at Butlins Skegness. You can also go bowling, mini-golf, and laser tag if you don’t mind spending some money.
Butlins Skegness attracts prominent celebrity performers, one of the resort’s main draws. In addition, kid’s TV stars and acts from BGT (Britain’s Got Talent) are frequently seen.
At Butlins Skegness, you can choose between an apartment and a room with a bathroom and a bed. You can then decide to self-cater or subscribe to one of the available dining packages.
The cost of a week in August 2022 for a family of four is £931. However, because that option does not include food or a kitchen, you’d have to pay an additional £300 for breakfast and evening meals.
Sandhills Holiday Park Dorset
Special Attractions: Quiet Park, Beachside, Outdoor pool only.
Price: £1560 for a week in a Lyndhurst apartment for a family of four in August 2022.
The Sandhills Holiday Park is conveniently located between Christchurch Harbour and Friars Cliff Beach.
There isn’t much to do on-site, but it’s close to the beach, and the reviews are generally positive (4.5 on Google).
The park has a swimming pool, a gym, a bar, and a playground for the warmer months.
You can quickly get to the New Forest or Bournemouth for a day trip, which is excellent for a bike ride.
Sandhills offers static caravans, apartments, and lodges, depending on your budget.
Scotland’s Silver Sands Holiday Park
Special Attractions: Indoor swimming pool, a Lighthouse, and Dolphins.
A rather beautiful lighthouse overlooks Silver Sands Holiday Park near the Cairngorms. It is operated by Park Holidays UK, which operates over 40 resorts, the majority of which are in South England.
The beach is next to the resort and has a wide-open, sandy expanse than a cosy cove. It is known for the occasional sighting of dolphins, which adds to its allure as an excellent spot for caravan holidays by the sea in the UK.
Silver Sands Holiday Park is reasonably well-equipped, but its popularity stems from its location. There is a small indoor pool, a playground, mini-golf, a restaurant, a gym, and a takeaway. The Cairngorms are about 60 minutes away by car, and Loch Ness is 90 minutes.
Silver Sands Holiday Park currently has a 4/5 rating from customers.
The cost of a caravan for a family of four in August 2022 is £813. As a result, it is one of the more affordable beachfront holiday parks.
Greenacres, North Wales
Special Attraction: Between beach and mountains, Indoor pool, Busy family park, Beach-side.
Price: £1012 for a week in a ‘Saver’ caravan in August 2022 for a family of two adults and two children.
Greenacres’ Caravan Park is located beside an open beach in North Wales, making it ideal for flying kites.
It’s another Haven location, and it’s among the best in North Wales. The site is also perfect for exploring Snowdonia while you’re in the area.
Greenacres is a large community with outdoor and indoor swimming pools. There are sporting activities such as fencing, archery, and mini-golf. There’s also a restaurant and a bar, pool tables, and plenty of water-based sports for kids in the swimming pool.
On most sites, reviews are mostly positive, with an average rating of 4/5.
These are just a few examples of some of the best holiday parks UK, and we hope you found this guide helpful in deciding which park to visit on your next beach vacation.