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Caravan Holiday Parks, Suffolk

Caravan holiday parks in Suffolk are ideal for those seeking independence, self-catering holidays, fresh air, fun expeditions, and fantastic value for money. Here are some of our top holiday park accommodation options for you:

Happy Days Retro Vacations Holiday Park

If you’re looking for a piece of vintage Americana in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, be sure to visit Happy Days Retro Vacations. This tree-lined trailer holiday park in Suffolk offers all the modern amenities and tranquillity you could expect from glamorous camping and caravan holidays. As one of the Top 20 UK Glamping destinations, featured in The Times for five years in a row, Happy Days Retro Vacations is the perfect holiday park for couples and families alike. You can also hire this site for exclusive parties, and it has a great location five miles from the beautiful Suffolk Coast just outside of Saxmundham.

Visitors can choose between bringing their own tents, camper vans, and vintage caravans or lodging in one of the retro American Airstream caravans offered by the site. Guests can make use of a fire pit found at each trailer at no cost, with burning wood available at the onsite shop,  and kids can enjoy the exciting garden play area. Happy Days Retro Vacations offers fantastic facilities such as family-style showers, housing toilets, and shower blocks along with wash-up sinks with hot water. It is undoubtedly one of the best holiday parks and caravan sites in Suffolk.

Gralyn’s Caravan Park

Gralyn's Caravan Park Website |
Gralyn’s Caravan Park Website |

Gralyn’s Caravan Park is a quaint countryside holiday park located just outside Woodbridge. Here, history buffs can explore Sutton Hoo Anglo-Saxon village and Bentwaters air base to learn more about the fascinating history of East Anglia. Nature-enthusiasts can enjoy a day of rowing at Thorpeness a mere thirty-minute drive away, walking the golden sands of Aldeburgh beach, or exploring some of the many charming villages on Suffolk’s beautiful coastline. There are also various nature trails in the area and other beautiful beaches to be enjoyed along the coastline.

Gralyn's Caravan Park Website |
Gralyn’s Caravan Park Website |

Kings Forest Holidays

Kings Forest Holidays Website |
Kings Forest Holidays Website |

Kings Forest Holidays, West Stow, is an Adult Only caravan site boasting twenty vast pitches within walking distance of the stunning Kings Forest. A nature enthusiast’s paradise, visitors can enjoy long walks across the wide-open horse fields or nature trails through the tranquil forest, where they may see Fallow Deer grazing the lush terrain. There are facilities for washing up at the Shower and Toilet Pavilion,

Those looking for more comfortable lodging can opt for their own holiday home. The site offers various wonderful self-catering holiday homes, each sleeping two to four people. There is a Log Cabin, ideal for visitors travelling with their furry companions, and holiday homes with amazing views of the forest or Wideham Farm.

Peewit Caravan Park

Peewit Caravan Park Website |
Peewit Caravan Park Website |

Peewit Caravan Park, Felixstowe, is a thirteen-acre parkland located just a short drive from the seafront stretch of Felixstowe beach. This tree-lined site is nestled in a tranquil setting and welcomes families with motorhomes, tents, old or new caravans, and owners of holiday homes who can’t resist returning every year.

Haw Wood Farm Caravan and Camping Holiday Park

Haw Wood Farm Website |
Haw Wood Farm Website |

Haw Wood Farm Caravan and Camping Park, Southwold, offers visitors wide-stretched pitches with a peaceful atmosphere and easy access to the gorgeous beaches of Southwold, Dunwich, Walberswick, and Aldeburgh. Ideal for a seaside breakaway, the site also boasts an exciting Play and Play Crazy Golf Course and some of the most magnificent star-gazing opportunities under the dark night sky – perfect for a family holiday or a romantic getaway.

The site welcomes visitors between March and January, and dogs on leashes are welcome to join the fun.

Polstead Camping and Caravanning Club Site

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Countryside near Polstead by Robert Edwards, CC BY-SA 2.0 | Wikimedia Commons

Polstead Camping and Caravanning Club Site offers a myriad of activities to keep the whole family amused. Located on the outskirts of a conservation area in the peaceful countryside of Suffolk, visitors can enjoy the beauty of the ancient woodland of the area through winding footpaths around the lovely village. The site also offers excellent facilities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

The Moon & Sixpence Holiday Park, Woodbridge

Short-stay and tourer caravans are welcome at The Moon & Sixpence, which is ideally suited for couples and families. The site is also dog friendly!

There are plenty of activities onsite, but a refined, peaceful atmosphere is maintained as group bookings are avoided. Limited sites are available, so get in touch early to book your spot!

Cakes and Ale Holiday Park

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Abbey Lane, Leiston by Geographer, CC BY-SA 2.0 | Wikimedia Commons

Cakes and Ale Holiday Park, Theberton, consists of 45 acres of breathtaking grounds in close proximity to Leiston Abbey, an unmissable ancient monument, and the RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary.

Read more about this lovely family-friendly attraction, here!

Ideal for exploring the heritage of the Suffolk Coast or simply enjoying a laid-back holiday, Cakes and Ale offers easy access to Southwold and Aldeburgh, as well as Leiston, Eastbridge, and Saxmundham, bringing local attractions and services within reach.

Run Cottage Touring Park

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Run Cottage Touring Park by Chris McAuley, CC BY-SA 2.0 | Wikimedia Commons

Run Cottage Touring Park, Woodbridge, is a nature lover’s dream, with a diverse variety of wildlife and native birdlife to see, including barn owls, sparrows, deer, and rabbits. This family-run site is also home to a tranquil stream inhabiting moorhens, ducks, and even the majestic kingfisher. If you are a nature lover or appreciate the beauty of wildlife, Run Cottage is the ideal destination for you.

On the A12, just before you reach the turn-off to Aldeburgh and Snape, you’ll find Mollett’s Farm, Benhall, a certified site that welcomes Caravan club members only, along with many other attractions. Be sure to book your pitch well in advance as there are only five available to visitors. Mollett’s Farm is the ideal place to explore and learn more about the Suffolk Heritage Coast, and offers quaint cottages and self-catering studios for those who prefer more comfortable lodging.

The White House Beach Caravan Club Site

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John Carver / Caravan Club site White House Beach, Kessingland, Lowestoft | Wikimedia Commons

The White House Beach Caravan Club Site has a pitch for every preference, with sites next to the shrubs and willow on one end and the stunning beach on the other. The early summer months boast rainbow-coloured wildflowers, such as the Yellow Poppy, making this a great holiday destination for lovers of nature.

Note that the pitches on the beachside cannot be booked in advance. Visitors must arrive on or after noon but no later than eight pm at night.

Marsh Farm Caravan Site

Adrian S Pye |
Adrian S Pye |

Marsh Farm Caravan Site and Fishing Lakes, Sternfield, is located close to Saxmundham and the Suffolk Coast – an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This beautiful farm is an unrivalled treasure ideally situated in the serene countryside of Suffolk and offers 200 sites along with four well-stocked fishing lakes. It is home to a well-preserved caravan site of 30 acres that provides visitors with electric hook-ups and awe-inspiring views of the surrounding lakes and countryside.

Note that it’s recommended to call this family-run camping site to book your spot ahead of time.

Carlton Meres Holiday Resort

Park Holidays’ Carlton Meres resort is another Suffolk holiday site that is situated inland and has many wonderful things to offer if having direct beach access is not your main priority. While it is not located directly on the coast, you can get to the ocean in about 20 minutes by car, and some of the more expensive camping pitches overlook a lake.

There are both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant, an amusement arcade, a gym, fishing opportunities, and evening entertainment on-site. Each swimming pool is simple and quiet, offering a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle.

The less expensive accommodations consist of two or three-room mobile homes. If you’re not travelling on a budget, you may choose from two-room holiday homes, which are considerably more spacious and serve as the ideal location for short breaks to the great outdoors.

Broadland Sands Holiday Park

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JThomas |

Park Holidays, a large chain with around forty family-friendly vacation spots in Southern and Eastern England, operates Broadland Sands Family Holiday Park.

Broadland Sands is unlike other popular holiday destinations in that it perfectly combines the excitement of family fun in a holiday park with the peace and silence of the coast of Lowestoft. Most review sites award it a solid score of 4/5, and it includes a large indoor swimming pool with a flume, minigolf course, a playground, tennis courts, food establishments, and many other outdoor sports.

The best thing about it is definitely its proximity to a sandy beach, as its name may suggest.

Pakefield Holiday Park

The prime location of Pakefield Holiday Park can be found on the picturesque sunrise coast of Lowestoft and offers panoramic sea vistas and direct access to a sand and shingle beach.

The site provides wonderful services such as a heated outdoor pool, a family restaurant and bar, children’s play areas, and live evening entertainment.

There are many destinations to discover near Pakefield, including Belle Vue Park, Africa Alive, Nicholas Everett Park with Pets Corner, Oulton Broad, three exquisite Blue Flag beaches, and the Pleasurewood Hills theme park.

Read more about this fun family attraction, here!

The family-friendly seaside town of Southwold can be reached in around 20 minutes from this holiday park. Southwold is noted for its vivid display of beach huts and offers a delightful day out on the shore. Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, two of Britain’s classic coastal destinations, are even closer.

Kessingland Beach Holiday Park

Parkdean Resorts Website |
Parkdean Resorts Website |

Parkdean Resorts is a significant caravan park company that manages Kessingland Beach Holiday Park. They currently operate nearly seventy holiday parks across the UK, mostly on the Suffolk Coast, as a result of a merger with Park Resorts a few years ago.

Despite falling into the lower end of the price range when it comes to Suffolk holiday parks, Parkdean Resorts Holiday Parks still achieve outstanding reviews from visitors. Kessingland Beach Holiday Park received a score of four out of five on TripAdvisor and an even higher score on Google Reviews.

The site has both a heated indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Parents can watch from the restaurant as their kids splash and have fun on the playground or grab a snack from the onsite shop (located a short walk from the entertainment area) when the day comes to an end.

Lowestoft is just a short drive away, so visitors can enjoy all the local attractions found here.

Tingdene North Denes Caravan Park

Tingdene Lifestyle Parks Website |
Tingdene Lifestyle Parks Website |

Known for being the most easterly caravan park in the UK, North Denes offers direct beach access at Ness Point and a tranquil atmosphere that makes it well worth visiting. It also has a variety of static caravans and holiday homes for sale.

It is conveniently located near some of East Anglia’s most popular attractions, making it an excellent holiday destination for the whole family. It is also located near Norfolk, where visitors can enjoy exploring the rich history and heritage of the area as well as the Norfolk Broads.

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