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What’s new for 2022 | Haven

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We listened to feedback from our guests and owners and have made some changes around how those who have booked the Haven package can access our on park swimming, activities and entertainment, to ensure everyone has the opportunity to have a brilliant holiday in 2022.

Lots of our guests and owners on park like to pre-plan their break and that means being able to book in a time to swim before they arrive. However, we know there are also still a lot of guests who want the freedom to turn up and swim. This year, you can do both!

Let’s go into a bit more detail about these new booking processes and read on to find out about a series of fresh and exciting new developments coming this season to some of our guests' most beloved parks.

New park developments for 2022

New activities, facilities and venues

We’re always looking at ways to improve and develop our parks to offer even more ways for our guests and owners to enjoy their break with us! As a result we are introducing lots more new and exciting activities and facilities in 2022 such as:

  • Adding over 500,000 free activity spaces*

  • Over 10 million swim sessions across our holiday parks*

  • 5 new Mini Aerial Adventures*

  • 9 new Jump towers*

  • 8 new Climbing Walls*

  • 5 new Burger King® venues. Two of which are the 2nd and 3rd Burger King® Pods in the country

  • 4 new Cook's Fish and Chips venues

  • 5 of our parks now have cashless arcades

  • The Family Arcade at Cala Gran and Greenacres now includes a new walk-in Prize Shop and a luxury air-conditioned Adult Gaming Centre (AGC). Plus there is a new walk-in Prize Shop in the arcade at Devon Cliffs and Combe Haven

  • Costa Proud to Serve in all of our restaurants

  • All parks will have the new LED screens in the entertainment venue*

  • Brand-new boathouse at Thornwick Bay which will enable us to deliver activities on the lake. This will include: booking point, changing facilities, toilets, drying space for wetsuits/life jackets, storage for paddles and a floating jetty*

  • Plus lots more!

*Please note: Available for those who have purchased the Haven package with their break.

Slim Chickens at Hafan y Môr and Devon Cliffs

Slim Chickens at Hafan y Môr and Devon Cliffs

Famous for its chicken tenders and hugely popular in the USA, Slim Chickens offers good old Southern hospitality, serving up cooked-to-order premium chicken with a side of Blues music.  

Brand new to Hafan y Môr and Devon Cliffs, Slims offers family seating, intimate tables, booths and large platters cooked fresh to order. Choose from Slims’ signature buttermilk marinated chicken and house specialities, including crispy tenders, alongside a range of 15 signature dipping sauces. Also on offer is a wide selection of fresh chicken sandwiches, wings, salads and wraps, as well as vegetarian options and sides such as pickles and mac ’n’ cheese.

Stay tuned – Slim Chickens is also coming soon to our Primrose Valley park!

Open now at Hafan y Mor and Devon Cliffs!

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Adventure Village at Thorpe Park, Lincolnshire

Adventure Village at Thorpe Park, Lincolnshire
Adventure Village: a festival of fun now open at Thorpe Park

Our biggest Adventure Village yet is now open and is jam-packed with a host of incredible activities for all ages. The classic Aerial Adventure is joined by a mini version for the youngest daredevils along with a whole host of other features that fill this area of excitement. A new and improved Crazy Golf course complements karts that can hired and brought around the park and bikes that can be hired for a journey further afield. Feel the adrenaline rush as you take on The Jump. A multi-use games area is sure to entertain all, and a Bark Yard obstacle course is being built so that dogs don’t miss out on any of the fun.

An Outdoor Stage hosts incredible entertainment throughout the day, while guests can sit back and relax with a refreshing drink from the Outdoor Bar and a delicious snack from Seaside Treats.

Open now.

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Marina Bar and Stage at Kiln Park, South Wales

Marina Bar and Stage at Kiln Park, South Wales
Kiln Park's Marina Bar: a place to relax and make memories

Kiln Park’s new Marina Bar and Stage is another space for all the family to enjoy throughout the day and evening. The state-of-the-art stage us raised to the next level by luminous lighting and digital screens that double up as a great place to catch all the sporting action.

The bar is a great place to enjoy a drink or two whilst the kids are entertained by the fantastic team at Kiln Park. A Wonder Shop will also home in on the action, giving all guests a place to pick up a souvenir and a few sweets.

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New park developments - Adventure Village at Allhallows, Kent

New park developments - Adventure Village at Allhallows, Kent
The Jump: just one of the new adventures coming to Allhallows

Our Adventure Villages are where some of the greatest holiday memories are made, so it’s fantastic news that Allhallows is going to get one of these to call its own. There are lots of thrill-seeking activities to try including Aerial Adventure, The Jump and our Bungee Trampolines. They'll be joined by a range of more relaxed activities for a day of laid-back fun.

Crazy Golf, Sand Play and Kart Hire are just some of the other experiences that will be on offer. When the weather allows, performances will be held on a dedicated outdoor stage, with a Seaside Treats stand close by for something to enjoy before, during or after the show.

A brilliant Bark Yard is the icing on the cake of this area, ideal for dogs and yet another reason why guests love bringing their furry friends with them on a Haven holiday. Please note that Touring is not available at Allhallows.

Opens: Summer 2022

Marina Bar and Stage at Allhallows, Kent

Marina Bar and Stage at Allhallows, Kent
Your all-new Marina Bar will be full of fantastic features

Allhallows sits on a beautiful stretch of the Thames Estuary, and a new Marina terrace will bring the backdrop to life with stunning views across the impressive waterway. It will be joined by the features that make our Marina areas the place to be on park for all things entertainment.

The stage will serve up shows that engage every generation, with state-of-the-art lighting and digital screens adding to the immersive experience. Nail-biting sporting events will also be broadcast brilliantly in this versatile space. A new Papa John’s is being put in place for pizza lovers, and a Wonder Shop will sell a range of treats, sweets and souvenirs.

Open now!

New booking processes for 2022


We know that swimming is one of our most popular activities, so we have introduced thousands more swimming slots this year for those who have booked the Haven package and are offering the choice of both turn up and swim options and pre-bookable swimming slots. 

  • Arrive and swim in our outdoor pools all day and in our indoor pools after 6pm with no need to book. For indoor swimming pre-6pm you can book slots before and during your stay.

  • There is no booking required for anyone wanting to swim in our standalone outdoor pools, or for those swimming indoors after 6pm.

  • You'll be able to book up to 14 pre-6pm indoor swim slots from four weeks before your break start date and throughout your entire stay with us on park. Each swim slot lasts for 60 minutes.

*You can pre-book swim slots at haven.com/experience.


Guests who have booked the Haven package can pre-book free activities and ones you’ll need to pay a little extra for in advance (booking window opens 4 weeks before arrival). Activities can also be booked whilst you’re on holiday, but we recommend booking ahead for anything you’re sure you want to try.

*You can pre-book activities at haven.com/experience.


Make a restaurant table reservation up to 4 weeks before your break. You can also book tables whilst on holiday and there is no need to book outdoor dining, simply turn up and we’ll get you seated 


If you want to catch some entertainment, if you've booked the Haven package, just turn up and bring your Play Pass along, as there is no need to pre-book. 

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