Holiday inspiration

We’ve all been there. You’re itching to go away and booked some time off, but you can’t quite decide on where you want to go. Decisions, decisions, decisions. Allow us to point you in the right direction with a bit of inspiration. We’re passionate about the entire Haven experience, from our offering on parks to the wonderful sights and sounds along the brilliant British coast. Sit back, relax and explore all the ingredients needed to make your staycation that little bit more special.

Inspiration for your UK break

Weekend breaks at the seaside
Weekend breaks at the seaside

This special range of seaside destinations have been handpicked for time and convenience. They’re just a couple of hours drive from major cities dotted up and down the country.

Weekend breaks at the seaside
Exmoor National Park, Somerset
Best UK weekend breaks

This enticing set of counties each offer their own unique set of warmth and vigour when they host you for a much needed break away from it all.

Best UK weekend breaks
Coastal escapes for couples
Best coastal breaks for couples

Treat your loved one to memories that will last a lifetime with this shortlist of seaside towns for the pair of you to visit. North, south, east and west are all covered in the special set.

Best coastal breaks for couples
Couple breaks
Most romantic getaways

You don’t need to jet off for romance. Take a peek at our quintessential list of the UK’s greatest escapes for some love and affection with your other half.

Most romantic getaways

Halloween activities

Celebrate the most frightful time of the year in style with our team’s favourite set of activities. Find out what makes Halloween at our parks a spooky source of fun!

Outdoor activities

See the activities we just love to host when we step into the great outdoors. From Junior Segways to Aerial Adventure, see why we just love these fun-filled experiences at our parks.

Indoor activities

When the weather is rearing its ugly head, you need to take shelter! See this fantastic range of indoor activities hosted on parks, guaranteeing fun come rain or shine.

Autumn walks

There is nothing more refreshing than a walk whilst the trees are shedding their leaves. Take a look these special, scenic strolls along some of the UK’s finest stretches of coastline.

Dog friendly beaches all-year round

Finding a great beach is one thing, but making sure it welcomes your furry friend with opens arms is a whole different challenge. This list gives both of you the opportunity to visit all-year round.

Dog friendly pubs

This set of pubs tick every box for humans and dogs alike. Head for these hideaways, grab a drink and rest safe in the knowledge that your best friend will be well catered for.

Getting the most out of your break

Glamping at Haven
Glamping with us

Glamping has been the holiday trend of the past few years. Come and see the different glamping options we have at a whole host of our parks dotted up and down the nation.

Glamping with us
Summer activities at Haven
Summer holiday activities

There’s no better way to mark a sporting summer than by having a go yourself. We have a whole host of sports covered at our parks. Find out our favourites here.

Summer holiday activities
Glamping Half Term Holidays
Half term glamping

Craving that quick half term getaway? See how our parks provide the pinnacle of the glamping experience – giving you a family break that’ll live long in the memory.

Half term glamping
Family friendly accommodation to stay in over half term
Half term accommodation

Enjoy our quintessential list of the best accommodation for a quick family getaway. You’ll be inspired to book something a little different for your next break.

Half term accommodation

Things to do near us

Beaches in the UK
Top beaches all-year round

Stunning stretches of sand await you on this list of beaches that aren’t just ones for the summer. Come rain or shine, these are staples of the seaside that are great for all 12 months of year.

Top beaches all-year round
British Museum
Best museums

Who doesn’t love a good museum? Come and see our shortlist of the best museums dotted across the country. A park of ours is always within a reasonable distance by car.

Best museums
Steam train
Best heritage railways

Who doesn’t love a good museum? Come and see our shortlist of the best museums dotted across the country. A park of ours is always within a reasonable distance by car.

Best heritage railways
The Lakes, Lake District
Underrated places to visit

Some sites are so good that they steal the limelight. This set of attractions may be lost in the noise, but the experiences they offer bring any holiday to the next level.

Underrated places to visit

Things to do in the UK

The country we call home is full of enticing experiences that are the ticket to memories that last a lifetime. You’ll find awe-inspiring, all-encompassing and all-embracing attractions dotted up and down the landscape, with one of our prestigious parks never too far away.

Beaches in the UK

Our parks and the regions that host them are home to the best beaches the UK has to offer. Discover our series of beach articles and be inspired to book your next break by the seaside.

Your Olympic experience with us

Archery
Archery

Archery is one of the Olympics' most enticing sports and this article shows you how we bring the glory and drama of the sport onto our parks.

Archery
Basketball
Basketball

One of the world’s most prestigious sports is brought to life by the seaside at each of our parks dotted up and down the country. You could be the next star of the future!

Basketball
Cycling
Cycling

Cycling isn’t just a sport, it’s a way of life. Our parks are the perfect place for a spot of cycling, with scenery and serenity never far away. Learn from the masters at the Olympics.

Cycling
Climbing
Climbing

One of the freshest sports on the Olympic itinerary, climbing is one of the most popular activities at our parks. A Haven holiday could be the start of something special.

Climbing

Golf

We’ve always loved our golf, so when the sport was added to the Olympic itinerary we were jumping for joy. Whatever form of the game you prefer, we’ve got something for all the family.

Kayaking and Canoeing

Our Kayaking sessions tie in terrifically with the Olympic inspiration served up on our TV screens. Few activities are more relaxing than a paddle along the lovely lakes next to some of our parks.

Surfing

With some of our parks in what can only be described as a surfer’s paradise, it’s incredibly exciting to see surfing in the Olympic schedule. Practice with us and you could be the next surfing superstar.

Swimming

Swimming is the first sport we associate with the Olympics at Haven. Whether you’re up for a splash or some lengths, the greatest form of exercise can be practiced at all our parks.

Tennis

Admire Roger Federer’s backhand? Love Serena Williams’ serve? You’re never far from a tennis court at one of our parks so you can have a go at the stunning skills the stars make look so easy.

Our favourite recipes

Our favourite vegetarian recipes

We’ve handpicked our favourite vegetarian recipes designed to satisfy your tastebuds. These delicious options are tasty personified, with all ingredients available at our onsite supermarkets.

Our favourite family recipes

There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal in the comfort of your caravan, so we’ve compiled our list of easy recipes for all the family to get their teeth into whilst you’re with us on park.

Our favourite easy breakfasts

Whether you’re an early riser or a night owl, allow us to show you our breakfast-inspired list of dishes that are guaranteed to set you up perfectly for a day of exploring whilst on holiday with us.

Our favourite vegan recipes

It’s the health trend that has everyone talking. We’ve put together our quintessential list of succulent vegan recipes that make it easy to maintain a meat and dairy free diet with us.

Our favourite healthy recipes

A healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to stop whilst you’re on holiday. Our list of health-inspired recipes help you maintain all the good habits of regular life, have a read and put these into practice.

All things caravans

Static caravans
10 reasons we love caravan holidays

Nothing quite says seaside like a classic caravan holiday. In this piece, we delve into why we love this timeless staycation space that’s been welcoming guests to the beautiful British seaside for decades.

10 reasons we love caravan holidays
The caravan holiday checklist
The caravan holiday checklist: Your essential guide to packing

We’ve all been there. You’ve booked your next great escape from the hustle and bustle but are unsure what to expect when you arrive. Use our handy checklist so you’re prepared once you arrive.

The caravan holiday checklist: Your essential guide to packing
Top caravan holidays near the beach
Top caravan holidays near the beach

The caravan is the undisputed symbol of a few-days foray to the seaside, with endless options. We’ve rounded up our collection of the best places to go just a stone’s throw from the beach.

Top caravan holidays near the beach
Sustainable UK caravan holidays at Haven
How to enjoy a sustainable UK caravan holiday

Climate change moves further up the news agenda with each passing year, so we’ve compiled a list of ways to enjoy a sustainable holiday when you come to the great seaside spaces hosted by us.

How to enjoy a sustainable UK caravan holiday

Top caravan parks and destinations

Top UK holiday destinations for families

Our team of writers have compiled the ultimate list of places to go on holiday with the family. Every corner of the country is covered in this list that will have you planning your next trip away with the loved ones.

Our top dog friendly caravan holiday destinations

A holiday should be a great occasion for all, including the furry one in the family. In this piece we round up the best places to bring your pooch, with one of our 33 dog friendly holiday parks never far away.

Best UK holiday parks for toddlers

We’ve complied our list of the best Haven parks to bring your toddlers to. A range of activities, events and places to visit make these the cream of the crop, guaranteed to keep little ones entertained.

Best UK holiday parks for teens

Finding the right holiday for everyone in the family can be a challenge, but fear not, you’ve come to the right place. Here we list our best parks for teens to enjoy, with great memories all round.

Best UK holiday parks for couples

This set of prestigious parks are just the ingredient needed for a romantic getaway with your better half. Located north, south, east and west, you’re never too far from one of these seaside masterpieces.

Activities for all ages

Lake Kayaking
Top activities on park for adults

We’re welcoming an ever-increasing number of adults of all generations heading on a break without kids, so we thought we’d round up the best Stay+Play activities to add something extra special for adults.

Top activities on park for adults
Aerial Adventure at Hafan y Mor
Top activities on park for teens

The best experiences for teens on our parks all in one place. Head here for thrill seeking activities that make memories that last a lifetime. Everything from Aerial Adventure to Archery is featured here.

Top activities on park for teens
Nature Rockz
Top activities on park for kids (5-12)

Sometimes it’s a hassle booking activities with loads of different age restrictions. Here we round our best activities up and down the country for kids aged 5-12. Variety in abundance is guaranteed.

Top activities on park for kids (5-12)
Mini Aerial Adventure at Hafan y Mor
Top activities on park for little ones (0-5)

Whether it’s their first holiday or they’re already a seasoned campaigner of beautiful British getaways, our activities always add something extra for the youngest in the family. See why here.

Top activities on park for little ones (0-5)

Terrific types of activities

Top creative activities on park

Our activities don’t just entertain Stay+Play guests, they educate them too. We’ve compiled the best of the lot that are guaranteed to get the creative juices flowing on any staycation with us.

Our best UK water parks

Our swimming pools guarantee our guests a great time, and some parks go even further with some of the best water parks in the UK. Have a peek and find the best one for you and the family.

Top thrill-seeking activities on park

We’re all about making memories that last a lifetime, and nothing does that like a thrill-seeking activity or two. Find out our favourites here and start planning your Stay+Play break with us!

Things to do around Norfolk

Cromer Beach
Our favourite things to do in Cromer

The nifty North Norfolk seaside town is a hub of fantastic things to do. See how a journey to this area of coastline is entertaining throughout with the great attractions we highlight here.

Our favourite things to do in Cromer
Great Yarmouth
Our favourite things to do in Great Yarmouth

It’s a town edged in the history books of the seaside. Great Yarmouth does what it says on the tin, and its greatness is made all the more evident by the incredible things to do in the town.

Our favourite things to do in Great Yarmouth
Our favourite things to do on the Norfolk Broads
Our favourite things to do on the Norfolk Broads

One of the most beautiful areas of the UK, let alone Norfolk, the famous Broads have been enticing many a visitor for decades. Marvel at this masterpiece yourself and visit these awesome attractions.

Our favourite things to do on the Norfolk Broads
Our favourite things to do in Norwich
Our favourite things to do in Norwich

Norwich is an ideal place for an action-packed day out with its relatively small size enriched by a whole host of things to do with the loved ones. Discover and start planning with a read of this list.

Our favourite things to do in Norwich

Enjoy the Norfolk scenery

Felbrigg Walk
Best walks in Norwich

Norfolk’s largest city is fantastic for a foray around. Stretch the legs in this arena of immense history and cultural brilliance. A day out away from the seaside to some of the gems featured is well worth it.

Best walks in Norwich
Best seaside towns in Norfolk
Best seaside towns in Norfolk

With 90 miles of coastline, it’s fair to say that Norfolk has incredible variety of seaside towns waiting to be visited. Each have their own vibe and atmosphere, so we’ve rounded up our favourites here.

Best seaside towns in Norfolk
Best Norfolk boat trips
Best Norfolk boat trips

Norfolk is simply unrivalled when it comes to waterways. The Broads, bays and beaches are brought to life by a good old trip on the water. Find out our favourite boating adventures here.

Best Norfolk boat trips
Best Norfolk coastal walks 
Best Norfolk coastal walks

The Norfolk is some of the most beautiful nationwide and the best way to discover it is on foot. Here we round up our favourite walks throughout the county, ideal for all levels of energy.

Best Norfolk coastal walks

Places to visit in Norfolk

Best theme parks in Norfolk
Best theme parks in Norfolk

We explain why a holiday to Norfolk guarantees fun with this awesome array of theme parks for you and the loved ones to head to when you go on holiday to the shining light of East Anglia.

Best theme parks in Norfolk
Things to do with kids in Norfolk
Things to do with kids in Norfolk

From theme parks to nature reserves, activities inside and the great outdoors, Norfolk is full of things to do with the kids. See how this fantastic place reaches the next level for families.

Things to do with kids in Norfolk
Norfolk history and historic sites to visit
Norfolk history and historic sites to visit

With a rich history as a strategically important area in the UK, Norfolk is full of landmarks and sites that hark back to this turbulent area. Find out our must sees in this roundup of historic sites.

Norfolk history and historic sites to visit
Best museums in Norfolk 
Best museums in Norfolk

Nothing illustrates the culture of a place more than its museums. Luckily, Norfolk has those in abundance, so we’ve whittled down a set of favourites in this museum-filled piece.

Best museums in Norfolk

Norfolk food, drink and days out

Dog friendly pubs in Norfolk
Dog friendly pubs in Norfolk

A watering hole is made complete if you can bring your furry friend along for the experience. See our handpicked list of Norfolk pubs that will welcome you and your dog with open arms.

Dog friendly pubs in Norfolk
Best restaurants in Norfolk
Best restaurants in Norfolk

For those days where you fancy indulging. From classic fish and chips to some of the finest seafood in the country, have a butcher’s at our favourite off park restaurants throughout the county.

Best restaurants in Norfolk
Best pubs in Norfolk
Best pubs in Norfolk

No trip to the seaside is complete without a tipple or two at the pub, with Norfolk having an incredible variety of options. We’ve whittled down our favourites in this awesome article.

Best pubs in Norfolk
Our favourite days out in Norfolk
Our favourite days out in Norfolk

These Haven-approved days out are just the ticket to a good time for you and the loved ones. From seaside towns to cities, theme parks to estates, you’re sure to make memories at these special places.

Our favourite days out in Norfolk

All things food

The dining guide: vegetarian

Find out how we bring vegetarian cuisine to the forefront of our restaurant offering in this article that tantalises the meat-free tastebuds and sets you up for a delicious time away.

The dining guide: vegan

We’re moving vegan delights to the forefront of our food offering and when you see the tasty dishes we preview here, you’ll be more tempted than ever to try a vegan treat or two whilst you’re away.

The dining guide: gluten-free

Our menus are full of flavour and we extend this mantra to our gluten free dishes. Clearly highlighted on our menus, simply ask a friendly member of the team to sort your gluten free greatness!