What’s better than soaking up the sun on the beach, cooling off in the sea and finishing the day with good old fish and chips? With Midsummer in the air, it’s time to embrace all the fun of seaside holidays and make the most of the sun (when you can catch it!). These coastal caravan parks promise seaside adventures and unbeatable views.
Pentewen Sands, Cornwall
Sitting on half a mile of private beach, Pentewen is hard to beat when it comes to location. With the beautiful Mevagissey Bay on the doorstep, you can roll out of bed and get straight onto the sand. Kids will love the indoor water park and beach play area while kayaks, stand up paddleboards and small boats are available to hire from the nearby Cornwall Watersports Centre. On site are tennis courts, bike hire and al fresco dining courtesy of the Seahorse Restaurant and Bar.
Ladram Bay, Devon
This popular park sits just above a private sand-washed pebble beach along Dorset’s stunning Jurassic coast. The sheltered bay is a stone’s throw from the site, which offers an indoor swimming complex, soft play, climbing wall, activity sessions and a restaurant with a terrace overlooking the bay. Down on the beach, you can hire kayaks, paddle boards and more or enjoy a dip in the calm waters. Grab a light bite from the Beach Shack or enjoy dinner at Pebbles Restaurant complete with unbeatable views.
Abererch Sands, North Wales
You can’t ask for much more from a seaside caravan park than four miles of private beach just metres from your pitch, which is exactly what Abererch offers. Along with stretches of sandy coastline, the bay accommodates water skiing, boating, swimming and more. On site are spacious pitches, an indoor swimming pool, children’s play area and laundry facilities. With views of Cardigan Bay and Snowdown, the caravan park is perfectly placed for exploring the best of North Wales, including Caernarfon Castle and Portmeirion.
White House Beach, Suffolk
For a peaceful stay next to the shingle and sand beach of Kessington, consider White House Beach. Perfect for walkers and dog owners, the park offers pitches on the main site and closer to the beach. Nearby is Covehithe Beach, a secluded area of coastline in the Benacre Nature Reserve, and the sandy South Beach with plenty of places to eat and drink. On site, you’ll find good facilities including laundry, a family washroom and WiFi as well as a dog walk from the site and bike hire.
Wold Farm, Yorkshire
This Yorkshire gem sits on the Flamborough Headland Heritage Coast and offers dramatic coastal views. From the site, you can take a private footpath along a route exclusive to guests that includes a picnic area halfway between the park and Bempton Cliffs. Nearby, Flamborough Head offers five beaches and miles of coastal walks featuring bays and caves. Keep an eye out for local wildlife like puffins and deer. The site offers simple facilities and is a short drive from Bridlington and Fraisthorpe Beach.
Three Cliffs Bay, South Wales
Tucked away in the heart of Gower, this serene camping and caravan park sits on a cliff, giving stunning views across the coastline and is just a 10 minute away from Three Cliffs Bay itself. It also borders the Wales Coastal Path so there are plenty of walks and bike rides nearby plus Rhossili Beach is just a 15 minute drive. Picnic tables and fire pits available to hire on site, which can be delivered to your pitch. The site shop sells fresh bread, local meat and homemade cakes.
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