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Our Top 5 Parks for Kids

Discover 5 of the Best Child Friendly Holiday Parks at Parkdean Resorts


Parkdean Resorts by Parkdean Resorts on 05/11/2019
Two children eating ice lollies in front of beach huts by the sea at Romney Sands

If you’re looking for a UK holiday park suitable for toddlers, teens or somewhere in between, we have an abundance of child-friendly facilities and entertainment to make some amazing memories at Parkdean Resorts. Whether you’re planning a summer holiday or a half term family getaway, we’ve handpicked 5 of our best holiday parks to visit with children.

1. Trecco Bay Holiday Park, Wales

Family holiday parks don’t get much better than Trecco Bay, and being one of the biggest parks in Europe, you can expect a whole host of fantastic facilities to keep the kids entertained for hours. You’ll be spoilt for choice as the park features both an indoor swimming pool and an outdoor wet play zone, complete with fountains and water guns when the kids want to let off some steam. If that isn’t enough to wear them out, the large outdoor playground and indoor soft play area will surely do the trick. There are plenty of other on park family activities to get involved in too, whether it’s scoring a hole in one on the adventure golf course, hitting a bullseye at archery or battling it out on the dodgems. You can even have a game of ten pin bowling if you really want to get into the competitive spirit!

Conveniently located by the traditional seaside resort of Porthcawl, you won’t be short of fun family days out when you’re staying at Trecco Bay Holiday Park. With a Blue Flag beach on your doorstep and local attractions such as the LC Waterpark and Go Ape within driving distance, your holiday in Wales will definitely be one to remember.

A family playing crazy golf at Trecco Bay Holiday Park

Trecco Bay Holiday Park, Wales

2. Ruda Holiday Park, Devon

If you’re planning a holiday in Devon, look no further than Ruda Holiday Park if it’s all out action and entertainment you’re looking for. A highly rated park by families, take your pick from a wealth of exciting on park facilities, including the Cascades Tropical Adventure Pool - both adults and kids alike will love whizzing down the 230ft waterslide! Our amusement arcade and kids’ clubs are ideal for whiling away rainy days, and when the sun is shining, why not take part in our fantastic Outdoor ‘n’ Explore programme? Led by a Park Explorer, kids will love discovering the great outdoors and learning something along the way. Alternatively, with the renowned Croyde Bay Beach just steps away, Ruda is the perfect base if you’re keen to try your hand at surfing, with our on park surf school offering lessons to all levels of ability.

Devon is a brilliant place to spend a family holiday and with a whole variety of nearby attractions, no two days will be the same. Whether it’s a fun filled day out at The BIG Sheep or a relaxing stroll around Rosemoor, there are lots of things to do in the local area to suit the whole family.

Two children running across Croyde Bay Beach with surfboards

Ruda Holiday Park, Devon

3. Warmwell Holiday Park, Dorset

If you’re heading to Dorset on your next family break, Warmwell Holiday Park comes highly recommended by our guests who have previously stayed with children. You can expect to find all of the typical facilities we offer on our holiday parks, such as an indoor swimming pool, arcade and newly refurbished play area, but Warmwell has even more to offer when it comes to activities. Whether it’s zooming around the roller rink, venturing out on a bike ride or finding your ski legs on the 110m dry ski slope, there is plenty to do if you want to keep the kids active on holiday. Strike lucky at mini ten pin bowling, enjoy a round of crazy golf or discover all sorts of interesting creatures on one of our wildlife nature trails. The choice is yours!

If all of the excitement on park isn’t enough to keep them busy, you’ll find an array of family attractions in the local area, just waiting to be explored. Enjoy a day out at one of Dorset’s stunning beaches – Lulworth Cove and the iconic Durdle Door are just a 20 minute drive from Warmwell. Alternatively, exciting animal attractions like Monkey World and Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park are also just a stone’s throw away.

A ski instructor teaching two children how to ski down a dry ski slope at Warmwell Holiday Park

Warmwell Holiday Park, Dorset

4. Vauxhall Holiday Park, Norfolk

With so much to do on park, the kids are guaranteed to have the time of their lives when they stay at Vauxhall Holiday Park! There is endless fun to be had, from the jungle themed adventure golf course to making new friends at the multi-sports court or arcade. They won’t want to miss the Tropical Waterworld – featuring a large indoor pool with jets, an outdoor splash zone and even an inflatable obstacle course. The park also benefits from both an outdoor and indoor play area, so they’ll be prepared come rain or shine. After a day of enjoying the park facilities, the extensive evening entertainment programme is bound to put a smile on their faces. With performances from our Troupers and big name acts to appearances from the Starland Krew, it’s the perfect way to end the day before bedtime.

With the bustling seaside town and golden sands of Great Yarmouth just minutes away, there are so many family days out nearby to get stuck into. Choose from a wide range of museums, animal parks and of course, the famous Pleasure Beach to name but a few.

People enjoying the indoor swimming pool at Vauxhall Holiday Park

Vauxhall Holiday Park, Norfolk

5. Newquay Holiday Park, Cornwall

Enjoy a family holiday in Cornwall with a stay at Newquay Holiday Park and you won’t be leaving disappointed. Offering an extensive choice of on park facilities and a fantastic line up of entertainment, your biggest problem will be trying to fit it all in! Take your pick from not one, but four adventure playgrounds, with an additional indoor soft play area which is perfect for rainy days. During the summer months, the kids can take full advantage of three heated outdoor swimming pools, including an extra toddlers’ pool. Experience the ultimate outdoor adventure on the assault course or take a swing at golf on the 9-hole pitch and putt. Get back to nature on one of our wildlife trails or simply sit back and relax whilst your little ones are taken care of in our kids’ club.

The surrounding area also has plenty to offer, with 11 superb local beaches nearby and attractions such as Newquay Zoo, The Eden Project and Pirate’s Quest all just a short drive away.

A child sliding down the slide in the adventure playground at Newquay Holiday Park

Newquay Holiday Park, Cornwall

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