January can be a dull month for most. It’s almost as if it’s trying to give the dreaded Monday a run for it’s money, with things such as “blue Monday” and “dry January”. The Christmas holidays have flown by again and somehow you find yourself back at work counting down the days until your next holiday, fantasizing at your desk where you should take the kids next.
Summer may be months away but that doesn’t mean your next holiday has to be. Why not take a weekend break at a five star holiday park and go camping by the sea? The sun may not be as bright as it is in your memories of that time at the beach last summer but if you take the time to pull on a few extra layers, you’ll experience the beauty of camping in the winter. The chilled air and early nightfall is a perfect excuse to light that campfire early and start toasting some marshmallows.
Concierge Camping in West Sussex is a five star holiday park located in the Ratham Estate near Chichester. The Cathedral City of Chichester is in itself one of the must visit local attractions. History lovers in particular may be interested in visiting as Chichester is a well-known Roman settlement. Concierge Camping park is only a short distance to the coast and so is perfect if you feel like a visit to the beach.
If a walk is not your cup of tea and you feel like a change of scenery, the seaside town of Brighton is just over an hour away and the perfect place for a day trip. Brighton is popular for its pier, amusement arcades, shopping and festivals. If you’re looking to stay overnight you won’t be disappointed by its nightlife, which is highly reviewed. With Valentine’s day coming up why not surprise your loved one with a spontaneous trip to Brighton?
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If walking with a sea view is a favourite, take a wander along the South West coast path. With 630 miles of footpath stretching from Minehead in Somerset to Poole Harbour, it has been described as “one of the best walks in the world”. Along the coastline of Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset there are lots of Best of British holiday parks to choose from that are within easy reach of the Coast Path.
South Lytchett Manor in Dorset is near the Eastern edge of the path. Renowned as one of the best campsites in the UK, it is a favourite with motorhome owners and groups looking for campsites for rallies. Located in pretty Dorset countryside, South Lytchett Manor is an ideal base for exploring outstanding local beauty spots, places of historic interest and a wide variety of nearby family attractions.
Highlands End Holiday Park in Dorset is right on the clifftop with the path running beside it. It boasts stunning sea views along the Jurassic Coast. Many vistiors take the bus along the coast and then walk back to the park which is great day out.
Offering stunning views of the Jurassic Coast and the surrounding rolling countryside, 5-star Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Devon is the perfect destination for a family holiday. The award winning, family owned park has all of the facilities needed to keep every family member entertained.
Located on the beautiful English Riviera Beverley Park in Devon boasts breathtaking sea views and a range of luxury accommodation. The Park offers excellent facilities for touring and camping as well as luxury lodges with hot tubs and holiday caravans.
Located just two miles from St Ives town centre, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Trevalgan Touring Park is a campsite in Cornwall with a wonderfully peaceful atmosphere. They are ideally situated for families and couples to explore the delights of the West Cornwall peninsula, famous for its rugged coastal footpath, secluded coves, award-winning beaches and world-famous attractions such as Land’s End, The Minack Theatre, Tate St Ives and St Michael’s Mount.
Hendra is a family-run, award-winning family and couples holiday park in Cornwall. Situated in Newquay, it is ideally located to explore the captivating Cornish landscape. We are surrounded by beautiful countryside, only minutes from Newquay's famous beaches, 14 miles from the Eden Project and within easy reach of hundreds of holiday attractions.
Wooda Farm Holiday Park in Cornwall is a five star holiday park overlooking Bude Bay with stunning views down the North Cornish coastline and the lush, rolling countryside inland. Wooda is situated just 1.5 miles from the seaside town of Bude, with its beautiful sandy surfing beaches, many shops, trendy restaurants and stunning scenery. Local attractions include the picturesque village of Clovelly, Hartland Abbey, Boscastle and Tintagel
If you’re looking to go camping by the sea on the Welsh Coast there are a number of Best of British holiday parks featured here. Open all year, Erwlon Caravan and Camping Park is a family-run holiday park that has won many awards and takes pride in its friendly welcome. It is particularly popular with families, with its children’s play areas, family park, disabled access and pet friendly attitude.
If you’re a fan of wildlife then you won’t want to miss the chance to relax and watch Red Kites soar above you or see the brightly coloured Kingfishers by the riverbank. The coast’s varied wildlife and stunning views undoubtedly provide some promising photo opportunities for the aspiring photographer.
One of the most popular activities at this park is cycling. Their cycle route “Gold secrets” takes you on a road that sees 15 cars at the most a day. The route is designed to give you the best view of Carmarthenshire beautiful scenery whilst taking you down quiet lanes so that you are not greatly disturbed by traffic. Other sought out activities include bird watching, fishing, pony riding and walking. With this variety of activities there are plenty of reasons to get up early and make the most of your weekend in Wales.
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If you’d prefer to escape to Scotland for a few days, Riverview Caravan Park may be the holiday park you’re looking for.
Riverview Caravan Park in Angus is a friendly, family-owned park bordering the beach and championship golf course, yet it is only 5 minutes from village shopping and a supermarket.
The park is maintained to an exceptionally high standard and enjoys magnificent views across the River Tay. It is an ideal touring base, giving the perfect environment for both relaxation and outdoor pursuits.
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The park is graded Scottish Tourist Board 5* Exceptional and AA 4 Pennant.
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