Coastal Holidays with Parkdean Resorts
Many of our holiday parks are situated in some of the UK’s top coastal destinations, from the spectacular scenery of northern Scotland to the sandy shores of the Isle of Wight. In fact, 26 of our holiday parks are just steps from the beach, with many more just a short drive away.
Whether you’re after a classic bucket and spade holiday filled with days at the funfair, trying your luck on the arcade or tucking into some fish ‘n’ chips along the promenade, or a relaxing escape at one of the UK's Blue Flag beaches – you’ll find it all with Parkdean Resorts.
Our coastal holiday parks are ideal for families and couples alike, with fantastic beaches and local attractions nearby, there’s something to keep everyone entertained. As well as amazing locations, you’ll also be able to enjoy great facilities on park, including swimming pools, restaurants, bars and fabulous entertainment.
Holiday Parks with Direct Access to the Beach
You’ll be able to enjoy direct access to the beach from 16 of our holiday parks, meaning your toes could be in the sand within seconds of leaving your holiday home! Browse our beachside holiday parks below.
Catch a wave at Croyde Bay Beach, just steps away – one of the UK’s top surfing spots.Find Out More
Complete with Essex’s lively seaside charm, Walton-on-the-Naze is perfect for beach-lovers.Find Out More
Stroll out onto Trecco Bay’s very own Blue Flag beach, directly on the park’s doorstep.
As well as the highlights above, you'll also be able to enjoy direct access to the beach from the following holiday parks.
Holiday Parks just a Short Walk from the Beach
Many of our holiday parks are just a short 5 to 10 minute walk from the beach, meaning you can leave the car by your caravan and head down for a day on the sand without having to pack the kitchen sink! With 10 parks to choose from, just minutes from the sea on foot, there’s a location for everyone.
Follow the trail through the grassy dunes to reach Holywell Bay’s spectacular secluded beach.Find Out More
The sights and sounds of Great Yarmouth Beach are just a few minutes away – fish ‘n’ chips are essential!
Step through the peaceful dunes to reveal spectacular views across sweeping Druridge Bay.
Spectacular Ynyslas Beach awaits, with its sand and shingle shore minutes away from Brynowen Holiday Park.Find Out More
Sheltered by the harbour wall, sandy Eyemouth Beach is just a short stroll from Eyemouth Holiday Park.
Award Winning Beaches
Blue Flag Beaches
The prestigious Blue Flag award is only bestowed on the country’s best beaches – as a sign of water cleanliness, environmental care and fantastic facilities. Both Trecco Bay in South Wales and Challaborough Bay in Devon were awarded flags in 2019.
Seaside Award Beaches
The Seaside Awards are a seal of approval for the country’s best beaches - and you’ll find a number of award-winning beaches near our parks. From Hunstanton in Norfolk to Whitley Bay in Northumberland – our parks are next to some of the UK’s best beaches.
TripAdvisor Award Beaches
You’ll find a number of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice award-winning beaches on the doorstep of our parks. With Cornwall’s Fistral Beach, Wales’ Rhossili Bay and Dorset’s Bournemouth and Weymouth Beaches featuring in 2018’s top ten list.
Dog Friendly Beaches
We know that no family holiday is complete without your four-legged friend, that’s why we offer pet friendly accommodation at 66 of our holiday parks. As well as accommodation that welcomes dogs, you’ll also find a range of dog friendly beaches near our parks – walks on the beach couldn’t be easier! Below, we’ve picked out some popular dog friendly beaches near our parks as inspiration. Don’t forget to check on local council websites for information about seasonal dog bans and look out for signage at the beach.
With over 6 miles of beach to explore, Pendine Sands is sure to tire your pooch out. Restrictions only apply to a small stretch of the beach.
Camber Sands’ impossibly soft and white sandy beach runs for over 2 miles, with seasonal dog restrictions only applying to a small stretch.
Your dog will love splashing in the azure blue surf at Crantock Beach. This sandy sheltered bay welcomes dogs all year-round!
Go for walkies along the promenade or play fetch on the south side of the beach near the lighthouse, which welcomes dogs year-round.
One of Norfolk’s most popular sandy beaches, Scratby Beach is a haven for dog walkers, welcome on the sands throughout the year.
Just 15 minutes from Sandylands Holiday Park, Seamill Beach is a hidden gem for pet owners, with dogs welcome to roam free all year.
Britain's Seaside Destinations
With thousands of miles of coastline to explore, Britain is brimming with fantastic beachside destinations. From hidden coves in Cornwall to vast sweeping stretches of sand in Scotland – there’s a beach for everyone.
Whether you’re ripping up the surf, building sandcastles, unwinding with a good book or stretching your legs on a coastal walk, you’ll find hundreds of reasons to choose a beach break for your next UK holiday.
Beach Break Activities
Looking for some inspiration for beach break activities? Check out some of our favourite things to do below.
With some of the UK's finest surfing beaches near our parks, this one's top of the list.
Explore the weird and wonderful creatures that call our coastline home, from starfish to crabs, who knows what you'll find.
Nothing puts a smile on little faces like seeing a kite soaring into the sky-it's a picture-perfect family moment.
Don't forget to pack balls and bats for some great family fun on the sand.
Buckets and spades at the ready! Challenge your family and friends to see who can build the biggest sandcastle.
Where better to stop for lunch than with your toes in the sand? Grab some snacks from the park shop and hit the beach.
You're on holiday after all! Pack a blanket and a good book, lay back and simply enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Britain's coast is a haven for marine life. Gaze beneath the surface and who knows what you'll encounter, from cheeky seals to colourful fish.