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Our Top 10 UK Holiday Parks with Outdoor Pools

Make a splash in one of our favourite outdoor swimming pools


Parkdean Resorts by Parkdean Resorts on 28/04/2020
Two kids splashing in an outdoor swimming pool

When summer hits and temperatures begin to soar, there is nothing quite like plunging into a refreshing swimming pool to cool off. From taking a leisurely swim to racing down waterslides, outdoor pools are fun for all the family. But you don’t have to travel abroad and splash the cash to enjoy splashing around. Here at Parkdean Resorts, we have a great selection of holiday parks with outdoor pools all across the country.

With staycations on the rise in the UK, we’ve compiled a list of some of our top holiday parks with outdoor pools to leave you feeling inspired and itching to book your next break. Come on in, the water is lovely...

1. Sandford Holiday Park

Poole, Dorset

A family playing with a beach ball in the outdoor swimming pool at Sandford Holiday Park

Located just a stone’s throw away from the Dorset coast, Sandford Holiday Park has everything you need for the perfect family getaway. Boasting both indoor and outdoor swimming pools and added extras such as inflatable kayaks and snorkelling, there are activities for kids of all ages to enjoy! The outdoor pool is heated too, which is perfect for summer days and nights.

From the picturesque countryside setting to a whole host of water activities, there is something to keep everyone entertained at this lively family holiday park.

2. Vauxhall Holiday Park

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

A girl sliding down into the outdoor swimming pool at Vauxhall Holiday Park

Just minutes from the seaside, Vauxhall Holiday Park is the perfect setting for a fantastic family holiday. With so many facilities and activities available, you’ll be spoilt for choice on what to do first.

Vauxhall is the ideal holiday park for your water babies, thanks to the Tropical Waterworld! The Tropical Waterworld is not just a pool, but a next-level outdoor splash zone packed with fountains, jets and slides. Kids and parents alike will be racing for a go on the wet and wild obstacle course!

3. Lower Hyde Holiday Park

Shanklin, Isle of Wight

The outdoor swimming pool and flume at Lower Hyde Holiday Park

Situated in the seaside resort of Shanklin, Lower Hyde Holiday Park offers the perfect setting to explore all that the Isle of Wight has to offer. From the scenic countryside and a village packed full of character, to the fun amusements and nearby sandy beaches.

Lower Hyde offers fun-filled swimming pools for memorable holidays spent lounging in the sun and splashing around. Why not take a break from the adventure playground and head to the pool outside for a whizz on the enormous flume?

4. Hayling Island Holiday Park

Hayling Island, Hampshire

A boy playing with a beach ball in the outdoor swimming pool at Hayling Island Holiday Park

Looking for your own slice of paradise? Hayling Island Holiday Park provides a stunning location with easy access to all the delights that the island has to offer!

But with more activities and entertainment than you can shake a stick at, you’ll have plenty to do on park too! With pools both indoor and outdoor, this unique holiday park is perfect for tiring out the kids and staying active during your break.

5. Kessingland Beach Holiday Park

Kessingland, Suffolk

A family stepping out of the outdoor swimming pool at Kessingland Beach Holiday Park

Located just a short walk from the shore, Kessingland Beach is the perfect holiday park for all the family!

From kids who love swimming and splashing around, to mums and dads who prefer to take it easy, the pool complex at Kessingland Beach is second to none. The outdoor pool even has a spa bath, which is perfect for relaxing on those sunny afternoons.

6. Manor Park Holiday Park

Hunstanton, Norfolk

People swimming in the outdoor swimming pool at Manor Park Holiday Park

Manor Park Holiday Park offers the perfect location for a splash-tastic afternoon with the kids! With both indoor and outdoor pools to choose from, you can enjoy a dip in the water whatever the weather.

The sun lounge area is the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing drink and top up your tan whilst watching the kids making a splash!

7. Cherry Tree Holiday Park

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Families enjoying the outdoor swimming pool at Cherry Tree Holiday Park

Another Great Yarmouth favourite, Cherry Tree Holiday Park is packed full of activities and facilities to keep the whole family entertained! Spend your summer days swimming outdoors and splashing in fountains or take part in the water activities on offer.

Cherry Tree also provides an outdoor pool dedicated to toddlers, so your little water babies can splash around safely.

8. Bideford Bay Holiday Park

Near Bideford, Devon

The outdoor swimming pool at Bideford Bay Holiday Park

The cliffside views at Bideford Bay are one of the many benefits of this family-friendly holiday park. But whilst stunning views are a major plus, families come to Bideford Bay for the fantastic facilities and activities on park.

With both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, Bideford Bay has everything you need for a thrilling and fun-filled stay, whatever the weather!

9. California Cliffs Holiday Park

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

A girl sliding down the flume at the outdoor swimming pool at California Cliffs Holiday Park

For a beach-side break that you’ll never forget, head to California Cliffs Holiday Park. With Great Yarmouth nearby, this lively family holiday park offers the perfect base for a summer getaway.

Soak up the sun and relax before taking a dip in the pool to cool off. Looking for some peace and quiet? Entertain the kids with a selection of water activities or a shoot down the flume!

10. Highfield Grange Holiday Park

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

A family enjoying the outdoor swimming pool at Highfield Grange Holiday Park

If you’re looking for a getaway that boasts a gigantic pool complex that is second to none, then Highfield Grange is the holiday park for you. Located in the bustling resort of Clacton-on-Sea, Highfield Grange offers a 200ft water flume that the kids will be itching to take a ride on from the moment you arrive!

Looking for a pool where you can also enjoy a sunny afternoon? How about a heated indoor pool that connects to an outdoor pool, allowing you to swim straight through?

So there you have it - these are just ten of the fantastic outdoor swimming pools that we have on offer at a selection of our holiday park locations. Feeling inspired? Take a look at some of the water activities we have available to keep the kids entertained.