Top 12 Great Yarmouth Holiday Parks 2020
Great Yarmouth, or ‘Yarmouth’ as its known locally, is a wonderful seaside resort for all members of the family. Great Yarmouth beach can be found behind the long promenade known as ‘The Golden Mile’, although its actually much longer than a mile! It has a number of attractions located along the promenade, as well as numerous amusement arcades, cafes, restaurants, gift shops and food and drink kiosks serving amazing milkshakes, slushies and Doughnuts!
There are so many Things To Do in Great Yarmouth, many find themselves returning as they haven’t managed to see and do everything they want to.
It is a popular holiday destination with families, both young and old, including multi-generational families. Due to the large amount of reasonably priced holidays parks in the local area, and having so many Dog Friendly Beaches, lots of people choose to bring their dogs away with them too.
There are a number of Great Yarmouth Holidays Parks both in and near Great Yarmouth, including Haven, Parkdean Resorts and Park Holidays sites. There are also a few large independent holiday parks and a couple of these can be booked through Hoseasons. All of which provide excellent facilities and entertainment for the entire family.
If you prefer a quieter break, with less entertainment, there are a number of Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses and Great Yarmouth Hotels to choose from, as well as a couple of camping sites and Great Yarmouth Caravan parks without a large amount of entertainment, so as you can see, there really is something for everyone.
Haven Great Yarmouth
Haven in Great Yarmouth offers a choice of four Great Yarmouth Holiday Parks, both in and near Great Yarmouth, all offering amazing facilities and within a short distance of a local beach (some with direct access).
At present holidays being taken at these parks during 2020, are Haven Hideaways, which include self-contained accommodation, supermarkets and takeaways, launderette and outdoor play areas.
If you are booking for 2021 it is anticipated that everything will be open and available.
Seashore Holiday Park can be found at the far end of the Great Yarmouth seafront looking out across the Dunes. The Seashore Great Yarmouth Park has had huge investment into the park during the last two seasons, with a brand new indoor Shore Water Park, a restyled Coast House Bar and Grill and new indoor and outdoor play areas to keep the little ones busy.
One of the great things about Seashore Holiday Park Great Yarmouth is that it has direct access to the dog friendly beach and dunes, which is prefect as dogs are welcome at the Seashore holiday park. Accommodation on-site is a choice of self-catering caravans, or the option to purchase your own.
You can catch a land train just outside the door of Seashore, which will take you all the way along the Golden Mile, so you don’t even need to use your car!
Haven Holiday Parks Near Great Yarmouth
Wild Duck Great Yarmouth can be found in the beautiful village of Belton, less than 6 miles from Great Yarmouth. The Wild Duck Holiday Park offers the closeness of the seaside resort without the hustle and bustle of the busy seafront experience, Wild Duck is set within a leafy, rural area, with forest trails and wooded areas to explore. Facilities at Wild Duck include both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, outdoor play area, archery, crazy golf and fencing are all on offer.
If you are wanting to get even closer to nature Wild Duck Belton offers Glamping, Camping Pitches and tourer pitches. It is within easy reach of the Roman Fort at Burgh Castle, and the Norfolk Broads, yet only a few miles from both Gorleston and Hopton Beaches, so this park really does offer everything.
Caister-on-sea Holiday Park was first opened in 1906, it is located a few steps away from the sandy beach at Caister, and only a short distance away from the Norfolk Broads. The Caister holiday park has lots to offer on-site including zip wires, abseiling and climbing walls. For the little ones a soft play area and the entire family will love the heated indoor pool. Dogs are welcome to accompany you on your holiday to Caister
2020 sees the introduction of the NEW – Adventure Village – Aerial Adventure and Mini Aerial Adventure courses, play areas, 4×4 Off-roaders plus much more.
Caister on Sea Holiday park has a choice of accommodation, including self catering caravans, touring and camping, or if you are looking for a little bit of luxury, why not check out their stunning Deck Houses, exclusive to Caister on Sea Caravan park, they offer a modern and unique feel, with lots of space for the entire family, the deck houses sleep up to 6 people.
Hopton Holiday Village is located 7 miles outside of Great Yarmouth. It has direct access to Hopton beach and a short drive to the golden sandy beach at Gorleston. Its also on the Norfolk Broads doorstep.
The park has both indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, an indoor splash zone, tennis courts, 9 hole golf course, four food and drinks venues.
Latest addition is The Marina Bar and Stage – prepare to be spellbound by the innovative flexible space creating magical, cosy corners one evening and huge gala events spaces the next, a multi-level indoor soft play area, Oodles family amusements centre, Cook’s Fish and Chips and Papa John’s Pizza, so plenty to amuse the entire family.
Hopton Holiday Village has a choice of self catering caravans for you to stay in, luxury lodges, adapted caravans or an option to purchase your own caravan.
Parkdean Resorts Great Yarmouth
Parkdean Resorts have a number of Great Yarmouth Caravan Parks, situated throughout the area, enabling holiday guests to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the seaside town and yet still feel as if they are getting away from it all, there are a total of parks holiday parks in the area, providing affordable caravan holidays in Norfolk, all offering a little something different.
Due to the current situation, please check with each individual site to see what activities they will be offering and what is open at each of the Great Yarmouth Holiday Parks.
Vauxhall Holiday Park is located just on the outer edge of Great Yarmouth, within walking distance of Great Yarmouth Train Station. You are able to walk from the park directly to the seafront.
On your way you will pass through Great Yarmouth Town Centre, don’t miss Regent Road with its vast array of novelty shops and food outlets.
Vauxhall Holiday Park Great Yarmouth is known for its vast array of activities available on site, so it will be a difficult choice whether to stay on the park or go exploring!
The under 12s will adore The Den and the treehouse adventure playground. The teens aren’t forgotten, they will love the chilled out vibe at the Hideout.
Splash about in the Tropical Waterworld pool or tee off in jungle adventure golf. After that there’s snooker and mini-bowling. The park has two entertainment venues for all your night-time adventures. There is a huge choice of places to stay, including spacious caravans that can sleep up to 8. Comfortable apartments and luxury lodges that can sleep up to 6 people.
However if you wish to get closer to nature you could opt for a touring pitch or camping pitch. Both of which are available at Vauxhall Great Yarmouth. For something a little different how about glamping in a mega pod which can sleep up to 4 people. It allows you to appreciate the great outdoors with a few home comforts.
Parkdean Resorts Near Great Yarmouth
Breydon Water Holiday Park is the first of the Burgh Castle Caravan parks, just a short stroll from Burgh Castle Roman Fort. It comprises of two holiday parks in one, Yare Village and Bure Village. You can literally walk out onto the Norfolk Broads from these two parks. Only a short drive for all of the days out in Great Yarmouth.
These two parks are some of the prettiest Norfolk Holiday Parks, although they are classed as Great Yarmouth Holiday Parks. You really wouldn’t think it when you are sitting outside on your veranda, admiring the view.
The Golden sandy beach of Gorleston is less than a five minute drive. (top tip – drive out of the park and turn right, it’s much quicker than the route going left!)The doughnuts and ice-creams are amazing, and the little arcades always give the children lots of prizes to take home, from the 2p pushers!
Yare Village has fantastic entertainment, an outdoor pool with slide, all weather sports court, adventure playground. Great fun for all the family.
If you are looking for something a little more relaxing, why not relax in the indoor pool at Bure Village. Maybe go for a workout in the fully-equipped gym. It also has an adventure playground. The great thing is, no matter which site you are staying at, you can use the facilities at both. Accommodation at Breydon Water can sleep up to 8 people in caravans, it’s pet friendly too. You also have the option to camp or bring your tourer.
California Cliffs Holiday Park is located 6 miles from Great Yarmouth, with a beach on its doorstep, the California Cliffs offers a fantastic selection of activities for you to enjoy whilst on the park, if you can tear yourself away from the traditional seaside town of Great Yarmouth.
California Cliffs has both an indoor and outdoor pool with water flume, Crazy Golf and Go Karting are available for a small fee, an all weather multi sports court adventure playground and amusement arcade will keep even the small people amused.
There are a number of caravan options available on-site and can sleep up to 8 people. Some are also dog friendly so there’s no need for your furry best friend to stay home, let them enjoy the break with you.
Cherry Tree Holiday Park is situated in a picturesque little village called Burgh Castle. It is a short journey into Great Yarmouth, or a relaxing visit to The Norfolk Broads, the village also has a well preserved Roman Fort that is free to visit and explore, and is the perfect place to watch the sun set over the Broads. If you are looking for a slightly less busy seafront, I recommend Gorleston which has a magnificent Golden sandy Beach.
Cherry Tree Great Yarmouth has an outdoor pool with fountain and an indoor pool with bubble pool. Not forgetting the outdoor toddler pool where little ones can splash safely. It has a Pirate themed Crazy Golf and an all weather multi-sports court to burn off the kids energy, there is a showbar for evening entertainment and family shows.
The choices of caravans at Cherry Tree Caravan Park offer accommodation that sleeps up to 8 people in their caravans, and the lodges can sleep 6 people, both options are also dog friendly. If you are looking for ultimate luxury then consider a luxury hot tub lodge.
Summerfields Holiday Park is located in Scratby Great Yarmouth. Just a ten minute walk from the beach, and a short drive to Great Yarmouth and the Norfolk Broads.
The park has a large indoor pool, with its own spa bath and sauna. Perfect for a relaxing afternoon. For the children there is an adventure playground, crazy golf and soft play area.
You are also able to use the facilities at California Cliffs just around the corner. Two holidays for the price of one.
There are various types of accommodation available at Summerfields, including 2 and 3 bedroom caravans. Holiday bungalows and apartments that sleep 4 people, and chalets that can sleep up to 7 people.
Park Holidays Holiday Parks Great Yarmout
Park Holidays have lots of amazing holiday parks throughout the UK, they currently have just one Holiday Park near Great Yarmouth.
Broadland Sands is located between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft in a lovely little place called Corton, it is in a stunning location and has excellent daytime and evening entertainment, this Corton Holiday Park has just had a new Indoor pool with flume installed and it looks fabulous, as well as adding a climbing wall and pottery station.
They have Adventure Golf, all weather sports pitch, tennis courts, adventure playground.
Accommodation choices include luxury lodges which sleep up to six people, but if you have a larger family, the caravans at Broadland Sands can sleep up to 10 people.
Independent Holiday Parks Near Great Yarmouth
Potters Resort Hopton
Potters Resort is the longest running family-owned Resort in the UK, many people think that Potters is an adult holiday, but in fact during the school holidays they have family breaks which are extremely popular, family breaks are designed to satisfy every member of the family, from toddlers to grandparents, giving you the very best in leisure and entertainment.
Activities include Laser Clays, Air Rifle Shooting, 9 Hole Pitch n’ Putt Golf, Archery, Badminton, Tennis, Volleyball, Bowls Rinks. Football Pitch, Squash, Multi-purpose Sports Hall, Netball, New Age Kurling, Pentanque, Short Tennis, Table Tennis. Rally Karts, Segway Off-Road Challenge, Call of Duty Experience, Climbing Wall, Giant’s Swing. Inflatable Assault Course, Adventure Golf, Bug Hunting, Crazy Cricket, Fun Darts, Skateboarding. KMX Bikes, Dance Classes, Jewellery Making, Glass Engraving, Card Making, Drift Karts, Quad Bikes. As you can see the children (and adults) would certainly be kept entertained.
Potters Resort is located in Hopton, between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. Accommodation is in a bungalow or Hotel.
Currently Potters are offering a slightly different holiday experience due to the pandemic, you can read more about it here.
Hemsby Beach Holiday Park
Hemsby Beach Holiday Park is located in the lovely village of Hemsby set just 350 yards from the golden sands and fantastic dunes of Hemsby beach, this Hemsby Caravan Park was refurbished in 2018 featuring some brand new features and facilities, it’s perfect for the entire family, why not try sea-scooters, climbing, lazer clays or body zorbing, the choice is yours to do as much or as little as you please.
The Quarterdeck Showbar features live shows, cabarets and local talent shows, including music from live bands and ever-popular discos. The heated indoor pool will please all family members. The younger members of the family will love the Outdoor Play Area, complete with mini climbing walls. Or maybe a trip to Ellie Elephant Club to meet some new friends and have some fun and games. Perhaps they’ll enjoy the Indoor Soft Play Area.
For the more sporty family members how about the Multi Use Games Area, Trim Trail or Fitness Room. There really is something for everyone. The accommodation Choices at Hemsby Beach include studio apartments, chalets, bungalows, lodges (with hot tubs) and caravans. The occupancy varies depending on which you choose ranging from 2 people up to 10 people.
As you can see there are some amazing choices for Great Yarmouth Holiday Parks, even in these uncertain times they have changed and adapted to enable you to all take a well earned break, the only problem you will have is deciding which one to choose!