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Five reasons to buy a static caravan in Somerset

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Somerset is one of several South West England gems. Despite having to share the limelight with likes of Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, Somerset is an incredibly wise choice for any potential second home. 

The lifestyle on offer here is a reality few places can match. We’ll explain why we rate Somerset so highly in this, the five reasons to buy a new or used static caravan in Somerset.

1. Two terrific holiday parks to choose from

1. Two terrific holiday parks to choose from

It goes without saying that for holidaymakers, Somerset is a solid choice for any length of quality time away with the family. This quite literally extends to a place that you can holiday at as when and you please. There are two fantastic Haven holiday parks in which this dream can made a reality. 

Burnham-on-Sea Holiday Park is one of our most convenient spots, close to both the breath of fresh air you come to expect from a Haven location, and an array of amenities in the town it’s named after. Doniford Bay is equally enticing, sitting on the coast just outside the town of Watchet, a picturesque Somerset spot that’s the type you see on a postcard.

2. Amenities to make every day easy

Somerset is the ideal place to set up a second home, and living here is made all the easier with the fantastic services you can access just a short distance away from your spot at one of our parks. 

Here’s what to expect: 

On park mini markets 


Doniford Bay 


Tesco Burnham-on-Sea 

Lidl Burnham-on-Sea 

Co-op Watchet 

Leisure centres 

Burnham-on-Sea Swim & Sports Academy 

Quantock Lodge Leisure 

Great for shopping 

Burnham shopping centre 

Eastover Indoor Shopping Centre, Bridgwater 

Train stations 

Highbridge and Burnham Train Station – direct services to Cardiff, Weston-super-Mare and Taunton 

Doniford Halt, on the West Somerset Railway – direct service to Minehead 

3. Where a leisurely lifestyle becomes routine

There are so many ways to adopt a routine whilst you’re away at your second home in Somerset. The owner communities at both our Sussex holiday parks benefit from exclusive events and features throughout the year, fostering a sense of community that’s priceless. 

Places like Watchet Town Football Club and Watchet Bowling Club aren’t just sporting venues, they’re places where residents come together to make memories. Similarly, in Burnham-on-Sea, the town’s Ritz Social Club hosts themed nights throughout the year. 

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4. Beauty as far as the eye can see

4. Beauty as far as the eye can see

Whether you’re five minutes from your place at a Haven holiday park in Somerset, or a few miles further afield, the scenery in front of you is likely to be picturesque. Spectacular inland areas like Cheddar Gorge tie in with the rolling hills that overlook the stunning surroundings of Glastonbury to create unique and beautiful backdrops. 

It goes without saying that the Somerset coastline ties in with this too. It’s a place where wild Atlantic crash into the land to make the walks here fantastic throughout the year, whatever the weather. 

5. Events to enjoy throughout the year

5. Events to enjoy throughout the year
Weston: a town steeped in holiday history

Somerset hosts one of the world’s most famous music festivals, Glastonbury, so it’s safe to say it’s no stranger to welcoming visitors for memories that last a lifetime. Closer to your second home, you’ll see why the likes of Weston-super-Mare are world-famous seaside. 

The combination of classic seaside fun and family-friendly events are a constant winner throughout the year. 

Important information

Let2offset - make no site fee payments until 2031

Let2offset is a contractual lettings product that offers eligible owners a guaranteed letting income at a preferential rate (calculated each year) in exchange for a stipulated number of letting breaks. It also allows eligible owners to pay their site fees and receive their letting income in 12 equal monthly instalments; the monthly site fee amount charged by Haven will be after deduction of the letting income.

‘Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031’ is available at 33 Haven parks excluding Burnham, Cardigan View, Far Grange, Garreg Wen, Lydstep Beach, Riviere Sands and Seaview.  The letting income received will vary by make, model and location. The monthly site fee payment does not include running costs e.g. utilities, rates & insurance.

“Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031” is applicable to new and existing customer purchases of new Atlas Sahara 3 Bed or equivalent or superior grade holiday home purchases made through Haven where customers have also signed up to Haven’s Let2offset contract. It is not applicable to private sales and cannot be used in conjunction with our free Site Fee promotion.  It is available across 40% of eligible Parks and applies when letting a new Atlas Sahara 3 Bed holiday home (or equivalent or superior grade for 15 weeks.

An example of how “Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031” operates under Let2offset is the purchase of an Atlas Sahara 3 Bed holiday home at Primrose Valley with a monthly site fee of £585.00 (includes purchasing discount of £45) and monthly letting income of £803.67. The monthly difference equates to £218.67, which will be credited to the owner's account. Both letting income and site fees are subject to yearly pricing reviews and the monthly site fee costs and letting income shown in the example are based on 2024 figures.

Modelled assumptions on expected annual site fee and letting income charges over the 7-year lettable life of the Atlas Sahara 3 Bed indicate that under Let2offset it is anticipated that these customers will continue to receive a monthly credit during this period, however, this is not guaranteed. The modelled assumptions are based on the historical performance of Haven over the past 5 years of trading.

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