If you're looking for a sunny alternative to venturing abroad this year with the kids, then England’s South Coast may be the ideal location for your next break. Cornwall is an obvious yet brilliant choice for a family getaway. Boasting miles of outstanding golden beaches and not to mention a bucketful of attractions, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular tourist hotspot. It’s also the sunniest part of the country, seeing over 1541 hours of sunshine per year, making it the perfect destination for your next UK holiday. If you're looking for a holiday with children under 5 then check out our Tots' Breaks - perfect for families with pre-school kids.
If you're looking for the best holiday parks in Cornwall, Parkdean Resorts has 8 fantastic locations on offer that families of all ages are guaranteed to love! In this guide we’ve selected just 4 of our favourites to try and help you decide which location is right for you. We have compiled this guide based on the popularity of the park with our guests and we have highlighted in more detail why these are considered to be some of the best holiday parks in Cornwall.
1. Newquay Holiday Park, Newquay
- Where is Newquay Holiday Park? Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4HS
- Reevoo Rating: From over 400 reviews, Newquay Holiday Park is rated 7.8/10
Not only is Newquay our most popular caravan park in Cornwall, it’s also one of the best in the UK – and it’s easy to see why. If you’re looking for a park which offers the perfect blend of tranquil countryside and a buzzing programme of facilities and entertainment, this could be the park for you.
Families with children will find Newquay particularly appealing due to the trio of outdoor swimming pools and wide range of kids’ clubs, catering to all ages from toddlers to teens. The park’s location also makes it an ideal base for exploring the town of Newquay itself and its abundance of world-famous beaches.
“We had an amazing time at this park. This is one of the best parks we have ever stayed at and we will be returning next year.” - Delina via Reevoo
The three outdoor swimming pools at Newquay
2. White Acres Holiday Park, Newquay
- Where is White Acres Holiday Park? Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4LW
- Reevoo Rating: From over 300 reviews, White Acres Holiday Park is rated 8/10
Nestled in 184 acres of idyllic surrounding countryside, White Acres is undoubtedly one of the best holiday parks in Cornwall. A high proportion of White Acres’ visitors are couples and dog owners, but that being said, there are still plenty of kids’ facilities and entertainment on offer here too!
White Acres is also our biggest park for fishing holidays, with 13 lakes from which you can cast your line. Our beautiful fishing lakes are what make this park truly special – and one of our top tips would be to book a luxury lodge on our brand new development, overlooking Nelson’s Lake.
“Gorgeous surroundings and luxurious lodge. Peaceful and relaxing place, highly recommend.” - Keith via Reevoo
A fishing lake at White Acres
3. Looe Bay Holiday Park, East Looe
- Where is Looe Bay Holiday Park? East Looe, Cornwall, PL13 1NX
- Reevoo Rating: From over 500 reviews, Looe Bay Holiday Park is rated 8.1/10
Heading towards east Cornwall, you’ll find Looe Bay Holiday Park – a park which attracts families of all shapes and sizes. There are activities to suit all ages, whether it’s splashing about in the pool, teeing off on the crazy golf course or taking a relaxed stroll around the nature trail. The seaside town of Looe is also just a 5 minute drive away and there’s a bus stop right outside the park.
Looe Bay is one of our most dog-friendly holiday parks and even allows dogs in some of the indoor areas of the complex. With our bespoke 1 bedroom caravans – ideal for couples and their pooch - you won’t be short of dog-friendly accommodation either.
“This was easily one of the best Parkdean holidays I’ve been on! The area was stunning, the caravan and facilities were immaculate and the staff were very friendly. We shall definitely be going back.” - Shane via TripAdvisor
Looe Bay Holiday Park
4. Holywell Bay Holiday Park, Newquay
- Where is Sandford Holiday Park? Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5PR
- Reevoo Rating: From over 300 reviews, Holywell Bay Holiday Park is rated 8.7/10
If a smaller, quieter park is where you’d like to spend your next break, look no further than Holywell Bay Holiday Park. Providing a peaceful environment whilst still only being a stone’s throw away from the action of Newquay and a short walk to the beach, it’s understandably one of the best holiday parks in Cornwall.
Holywell Bay benefits from some unique features you won’t find at our other caravan parks in Cornwall, such as an on park surf academy, offering surf lessons to all abilities, plus a discount for Parkdean Resorts guests. It is also our only park in Cornwall to feature glamping safari tents should you wish to try camping in style!
“We had a fantastic time. Caravan beautiful, really helpful staff and in a superb location right next to the beach. We can’t wait to return, would highly recommend!” - Andrew via Reevoo
Surfing on Holywell Bay Beach
Which do you think is the best holiday park in Cornwall? To find out more information about them, simply select your park overview page from the dropdown menu.