The best Parkdean resorts for families


by Mother & Baby |

Planning a summer UK break with your family? Why not consider heading to a Parkdean resort?

There are 67 parks in beautiful coastal and countryside locations up and down the country to choose from, so you're bound to find a resort your whole family will love.

With accommodation ranging from caravans to lodges and apartments, you'll have all the benefits of being able to prepare food for yourself as well as the options of restaurants both in and out of the parks.

Endless activities such as zorbing and bushcraft to tennis and crazy golf will keep little ones busy plus there are swimming pools at over 60 of the holiday parks, both indoor and outdoor ones with schedules of fun poolside activities from kayaking to giant inflatables.

With so many parks, we've narrowed down the top five Parkdean resorts for families.

Vauxhall Holiday Park, Norfolk

Jam-packed with activities to keep all members of your family busy, choose from the Tropical Waterworld, adventure golf, family pedal karts and treehouse adventure playground. There are two brilliant entertainment venues for fun in the evening plus tasty food across a selection of restaurants and takeaways.

Features:

  • Get wet and wild in the Tropical Waterworld pool

  • Let the cheeky monkeys loose on the Treehouse adventure playground

  • Challenge your family to jungle adventure golf

  • Grab a delicious family meal at Reedcutter's Restaurant

  • Stock up at the park supermarket or pop by the gift shop to mark your holiday

Trecco Bay Holiday Park, Wales

One of the UK’s largest holiday parks, Trecco Bay Holiday Park certainly knows how to keep the whole family entertained with an outdoor climbing wall, wet play zone, Sports Dome, Arts and Crafts Den and so much more. Nearby there are family attractions and the beautiful award-winning beach Trecco Bay beach.

Features:

  • Take a dip in the indoor pool and outdoor splashzone

  • Put your skills to the test on high ropes course and climbing wall

  • Get creative in the Crafts Den

  • Snack on fish and chips from Bay View

  • From signature wings to burgers and strips - tuck into something tasty at Thunderbird Fried Chicken.

  • Relax and watch the kids play from the Coast Bar & Kitchen's outdoor terrace

Newquay Holiday Park, Cornwall

Newquay is home to a whopping 11 gorgeous beaches, making this park the perfect location for beach babes. Practice your golfing skills at the 9-hole pitch and putt, or try your luck in the arcade. Make the most of warm weather in three heated outdoor swimming pools – or for the adrenaline junkies, whizz down the 200ft water slide.

Features:

  • Ride the 200ft water slide and swim in three heated outdoor pools

  • Challenge yourself on the nine-hole pitch and putt course

  • Tuck into a family meal at the Fistral Bar & Restaurant

  • Relax with a Costa Coffee at Tregenna Bar & Grill

  • Variety of kids' club activities for children aged 4 - 15 years old

Warmwell Holiday Park, Dorset

With a 110m all-weather ski slope, woodland walks perfect for spotting roe deer, or the peaceful fishing lakes, there’s plenty to discover at Warmwell Holiday Park. There are plenty of brilliant places to visit nearby, including the gorgeous Jurassic Coastline, historic Dorchester and lively seaside resorts such as Weymouth.

Features:

  • Take to the slopes on the 110m all-weather ski facility

  • Catch the waves in the heated indoor pool with flume

  • Explore new heights on the high ropes course

  • Check out the new look Boathouse Restaurant and outdoor canopy area

  • Unleash creativity in the new Arts and Crafts Den

Ruda Holiday Park, Devon

Boasting a sweeping sandy coastline with spectacular scenery plus one of Devon’s best surfing spots, nestled by the picturesque village of Croyde, there is lots to do both inside and outside of the park. There's a tranquil fishing lake, indoor swimming pool and adventure playground to enjoy before winding down for the evening in the bar and restaurant.

Features:

  • Whizz down the 230ft slide into the Cascades Tropical Adventure Pool

  • Hire a board and catch some waves at the Off-Shore Hire Shop

  • Enjoy fun-filled shows in the Atlantic Blue Entertainment Lounge

  • Feast as a family as Café@Ruda

  • Wrap up dinner at the Fish & Chip takeaway

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