As we fall in love with the great British getaway, here’s how you can make taking more frequent vacations a habit you’ll keep by 2022
If the past few years have taught us anything, it’s the heart-stopping beauty of our home islands. From the poetic grandeur of the Lake District and Scotland’s rugged coastline, to the sandy beaches of Cornwall and sun-drenched waterways of the Norfolk Broads, we’re not stuck with fascinating places to visit. visit.
While day trips can make it quick and easy to get out of the norm, to really relax and enjoy some family free time, you can’t beat having your own establishment. to retreat whenever the mood wants.
One of the most affordable ways to own a vacation home is to consider a caravan. Haven has 38 parks located in breathtaking locations across the UK, and it can costs as little as £19,999* for a pre-owned caravan (plus location fees and operating costs). Aside from a great selection of things to keep the whole family happy in the park – owners enjoy activities for up to half price, plus exclusive events and amenities. rights – owners also love living like a local and exploring everything their park surroundings have to offer.
Here are some stunning Haven parks that you might want to consider.
If you like to combine a city trip with beach walks, a caravan at Seton Sands, East Lothian, might be for you. With views of the Firth of Forth and a beautiful beach on your doorstep, you can also check out Edinburgh highlights like the nearby Royal Mile and Royal Yacht Britannia. For a more solid experience, try Craig Tara on the west coast. In addition to the indoor swimming complex, Splashaway Bay and the Adventure Village for swimming and activities (up to 50% off all activities, one of the perks of being an owner), it also is a golfer’s paradise with Royal Troon and Trump Turnberry Golf Courses just minutes away. Furthermore, Craig Tara’s Bay Owners’ Club offers a range of owner-specific amenities, including a gym, sauna and steam room, indoor light games, and a Lounge by the owner. Owner.
Thrill addicts will love the facilities at Haggerston Castle in Northumberland. Last year, Haven installed The Jump – which involves free-falling into a large airbag – as well as a high rope course. Calmer souls will enjoy dining at Owners’ Lounge by the lake, Badger Lodge, and enjoying a day trip to Holy Island or the sandy beach at Ross Sands. Further south, on the North Yorkshire coast, is Blue Dolphin. Nature lovers will love the fishing lake and bird-watching facilities, while the whole family will enjoy a trip to nearby Saltburn Beach – crowned best in the UK for 2021.
A vertical strike course, outdoor splashing area, and recently renovated indoor pool area keep kids entertained at Cala Gran, near Blackpool, while adults relax in the steam room or at the Mash and Barrel restaurant. Blackpool’s attractions are the draw here, with Pleasure Beach, the Pier and Sea Life center all just over a 20-minute drive away. Meanwhile, at Lakeland next to Morecambe Bay, you have easy access to the jewels of the Lake District, including Lake Windermere and Coniston Water. The park itself has a lot to offer – including its own lake with a watersports center where you can try kayaking, canoeing, and windsurfing. There’s also a lovely Lakeside Owners Lounge, the Otter Lodge, to chat with old or new Haven friends over drinks or snacks.
The classic British seaside town of Norfolk, Great Yarmouth, is on your doorstep if you decide to own a caravan in Hopton. As well as the sandy beach, fun park, and museum in town, there’s plenty of on-site activity, especially at the owners-only gym, bowling alley, and Owner’s Lounge own. Also a short drive from Great Yarmouth is Mallard – Haven’s only park with a woodland setting. It’s the perfect place for kids to participate in rangers’ outdoor activities, from building caves to hunting bugs. Rainy days can be spent splashing in the indoor pool and racing down the multi-lane waterslide.
Fruit garden on the Essex coast located in a covered inlet on the River Colne. With a fishing lake, a nine-hole golf course and Haven’s list of great activities from Junior Segways to archery lessons to choose from, it won’t be a struggle to stay busy visiting the family. family. For more tranquil moments, there is also a lounge, spa and exclusive gym for the owners. Further afield there are Colchester Zoo and Walton Pier for great family-friendly day trips. In Allhallows near Rochester in Kent, there are big plans this year, with a modern Adventure Village and entertainment district opening. If you’re up for a hangout from the Huffkin of Hoo restaurant or laser marking activities and a game of footgolf, there’s Howletts Wildlife Park, Leeds Castle and Diggerland to mark your itinerary.
Perran Sands has everything you need for a beach holiday in Cornwall. Learn to surf on sandy Perranporth beach, walk the dunes with the dog, dip in the indoor pool, then refuel your caravan with a classic fish and chip dinner from Cook’s to the park. Throughout the year, there are many seasonal events at Dunes Bar just for the owners.
Turn West located just south of Aberystwyth, with easy access to Traeth Gwyn beach and its sandy cove. Owners are spoiled here with lounge and spa to deliver every luxury stay. Nearby, there’s plenty to entertain all ages, from Oakwood amusement park, with its five roller coasters, to prehistoric adventures at Tenby Dinosaur Park and the National Botanical Gardens beautiful country of Wales.
In Hafan y Mor meanwhile in North Wales caravan owners will never tire of exploring Snowdonia National Park, which is easily accessible. Owner-only facilities here include a gym and an Owner’s Lounge, known as Dragon’s Lodge. There is also the Mash and Barrel restaurant for hearty family meals, and the Coast House and Cakery for the sweet tooth.
Owning a Haven caravan means you’ll have last-minute beach adventures. The caravans offer superb amenities so you’ll enjoy all the comforts of home, while top-quality entertainment and hearty restaurants mean it’s easy to entertain friends and family family on site or plan day trips to some of the UK’s top coastal attractions.
With well-equipped amenities in each caravan, you’ll enjoy all the comforts of home but with a new local area and attractions to explore.
The great activities and hearty restaurants mean you can easily entertain friends and family on the park, too.
For more information on owning a Haven fleet, visit haven.com/ownership.
*Prices are accurate at time of press, January 2022. Cash rates for motels include standard seating, connectivity and accessories. Prices do not include 2022 site fees, operating costs, and required add-ons at the point of sale. Subject to availability. s Terms and conditions apply. Please inquire for details. The park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Bourne Leisure Limited. Registered office: 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP2 4YL. Registered in the UK (No. 04011660).
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