Christmas and New Year breaks 2023
Christmas & New Year breaks for all the family
You can now spend the most wonderful time of the year on a Haven holiday park, with festive, Christmas and New Year breaks on offer at Seashore, Norfolk.
New for 2023, Seashore will welcome families for two distinct breaks. For Christmas breaks, arrival is on Friday 22 December, and departure is on Wednesday 27 December. For New Year breaks, arrival is on Friday 29 December 2023, and departure is on Tuesday 2 January 2024. Get all the family together and start planning your festive Haven break!
What to expect over the Christmas and New Year periods
You'll have access to all the wonderful features and facilities at Seashore during your special December, Christmas or New Year break. A highlight of any Seashore visit has to be a visit to the incredible The Shore Water Park - with an indoor pool, flumes and plenty of splash features to keep you entertained. There will also be a fantastic festive line-up of activities and entertainment to get you in the Christmas mood.
On a Christmas break, arrival is on Friday 22 December, and departure is on Wednesday 27 December.
For New Year breaks, arrival is on Friday 29 December 2023, and departure is on Tuesday 2 January 2024.
Take a look at what you can expect on a festive break at Haven.
How do I book Christmas Day dinner?
If you're booking a Christmas week break, Seashore's Coast House restaurant is serving a three-course dinner with all the trimmings on Christmas Day, so you can celebrate the festivities in style.
You can secure a spot for you and your party at Christmas Day dinner in our checkout extras, subject to availability.
Simply select a two-hour time slot from the drop-down and look forward to a fantastic three-course festive meal! Slots are available at 11:30 and 13:30. There will be vegetarian, vegan and NGCI (No Gluten Containing Ingredients) options.
Christmas Day dinner is priced at £50 for adults (ages 16+) and £25 for children (ages 5-15). Infants (ages 0-4) can enjoy Christmas Day dinner for free.
You can also add Christmas Day dinner after booking your Christmas week break through My Account. This option will be available up to seven days before your arrival.*
*subject to availability. The Coast House is open on Christmas Day for Christmas Day dinner only. Dogs aren't allowed into The Coast House on Christmas Day. Papa Johns and Burger King will also be open.
What's included in a Christmas or New Year break?
On a Christmas break, arrival is on Friday 22 December, and departure is on Wednesday 27 December. For New Year breaks, arrival is on Friday 29 December, and departure is on Tuesday 2 January. Here's what's included in a Christmas or New Year Haven break:*
Accommodation in a cosy grade of your choice at Seashore Holiday Park, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
A Christmas tree in your accommodation to get you in the festive mood (Christmas breaks only)
Access to festive entertainment throughout the day and evening - kids will love dancing along to the Seaside Squad while adults enjoy a refreshing drink in Seashore's state-of-the-art Marina Bar and Stage
Access to book free and paid-for activities
Access to The Shore Water Park throughout your stay
*subject to availability
Festive entertainment and activities
Throughout the festive period, there'll be a full Christmassy entertainment line up with our fantastic Haven cast.
Get those festive jumpers at the ready for our Christmas Jumper Party
Everyone loves a pantomime at Christmas, right? Aladdin – the Hero of Shangri-La is perfect for some fun family entertainment. Keep your eyes peeled for the magical characters while you’re out and about on the park
Stays before Christmas Eve can also enjoy:
Start the day the festive way and join us for a special Breakfast with Santa
Join our magical elf workshop and get ready to meet Santa in The Santa Experience. Learn some signature Christmas elf dances, make decorations and write your letter to Santa*.
*Subject to availability and an additional charge
What festive extras can I book?
Breakfast, lunch or dinner can be booked in The Coast House restaurant, and there'll be a range of options with a festive twist.
There will be an appearance from Father Christmas himself at our Santa Experience. This is a pre-bookable, paid-for session featuring a family disco, festive craft sessions, a gift each, and a visit with Santa. You can pre-book this activity up to 12 weeks before your festive break.
If you're staying over Christmas Day, a three-course Christmas Day dinner is pre-bookable as a paid-for extra before you confirm your booking
There will be a Boxing Day brunch for breaks over Christmas too, which can booked after you've confirmed your break
There will be a New Year's Day brunch for breaks over the New Year period, which can booked after you've confirmed your break
How do I book Boxing Day brunch?
If you're booking a Christmas break, Boxing Day brunch can be enjoyed in Seashore's Coast House restaurant. Here's how to secure a spot:
Head to haven.com/experience after you've booked your festive break and enter the booker's surname and your holiday reference number, which you'll find in your holiday confirmation email
Set the date as 26 December and select 'Food & Drink' and then The Coast House restaurant
Choose your time slot and book a table for the desired number of guests
How do I book New Year's Day brunch?
If you're booking a New Year break, New Year's Day brunch can be enjoyed in Seashore's Coast House restaurant. Here's how to secure a spot:
Head to haven.com/experience after you've booked your festive break and enter your holiday reference number (you'll find this in your holiday confirmation email)
Set the date as 1 January and select the Coast House restaurant
Choose your time slot and book a table for the desired number of guests
Frequently asked questions
On a Christmas break, arrival is on Friday 22 December, and departure is on Wednesday 27 December. For New Year breaks, arrival is on Friday 29 December 2023, and departure is on Tuesday 2 January 2024.
Here’s a breakdown of the food and drink venues at Seashore*, the holiday parks hosting Haven's festive breaks.
The Coast House
Cakery and Pizza Deck
A mini market for all the essentials
*Some venues will be closed on Christmas Day, excluding Papa Johns, Burger King, and The Coast House's Christmas Day dinner
Yes! Both Christmas and New Year breaks are dog-friendly. Dogs are catered for in the same way as a regular Haven break. Dogs aren't allowed in The Coast House on Christmas Day or New Year's Eve.
Breaks will include accommodation in a caravan grade of your choice. If you're staying over the Christmas week, we’ll complete it with its very own Christmas tree to get you in the mood for the festivities!
By car: follow signs for Great Yarmouth. Cross the River Bure on Acle New Road and turn left at the first roundabout, onto the A149 New Quay. Head north as it becomes Caister Road. Turn right at Jellicoe Road (just before Great Yarmouth Racecourse), then turn left on North Drive. The entrance to Seashore is on the left of this coastal road.
By train: the nearest station is Great Yarmouth. There are direct trains to Norwich, and connections to cities across the UK from here.