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Park FAQs for Doniford Bay

All the information, facts and figures you need to plan your stay at this holiday park.

Basic Information

Doniford Bay Holiday Park
Doniford Bay Holiday Park, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0TJ
Telephone No:
01984 632423 (calls charged at standard UK rates)
Park Open Dates:
18 March
31 October

Check-in/out Times


Check-in/out times for chalets

Standard Chalets:
Late Arrivals:
Keys can be collected from security.

Fun passes and Activity passes

Fun passes

Fun passes give you access to our entertainment complex, pools, participate in the kids’ clubs, together with the use of the leisure and entertainment facilities, which includes bars, restaurants, ShowBars and some sports and water activities. They are included in the total cost of your holiday when booking directly on our website or through a travel agent.

If you have booked your holiday privately with an owner, you will need to purchase our Fun passes to access all the facilities. You can do this by calling the park direct on 01984 632423 (calls charged at standard UK rates).

Off Peak dates:

Adult: 7 nights are £20.00, 3/4 nights are £16.00

Child (under 15): 7 nights are £10.00, 3 or 4 nights are £8.00

Peak dates:

Adult: 7 nights are £26.00, 3/4 nights are £21.00

Child (under 15): 7 nights are £13.00, 3 or 4 nights are £11.00

Activity passes (Activity bundles)
If you enjoy doing lots of activities and planning your holiday before you arrive (and saving money), then our Activity Bundle is just the thing for you.

Our bundles have either 12 or 24 passes; which you can redeem online against a whole range of activities before you arrive. This not only means that you secure places on all your favourite activities, but you also get to do the activities you want at a discounted price.

Activity Bundle 1 (12 passes) £36 in advance - £40 on park

Activity Bundle 2 (24 passes) £68 - £75 on park

Not yet booked? Activity Bundles can be added at the time of booking on ‘step 4 – optional extras’.

If you have already booked a holiday and wish to add on an Activity Bundle, please go to My Account. Once you have logged in, click on "view current holiday bookings", select your booking and click on "add optional extras".

How can I book activities before I arrive?

It couldn’t be easier - after you have made your booking and purchased your Activity Bundle, simply visit www.myhavenholiday.com where you can see all of the activities and times available to book.

And remember, if you decide not to buy your Activity Bundle before you go on holiday – you can still purchase and book your activities when you get to park at our normal price, subject to availability.

Some activities at Doniford Bay may require more than one pass; you can see a full list here. Activities do vary by park.

Common FAQ's

Park Terrain:
The park is mainly flat.
Will there be an iron available in my accommodation:
No, but irons are available to hire from our hire shop in holiday reception
Can guests bring their own BBQ:
Yes - away from gas supply
Garden Furniture:
Not available for hire
We welcome dogs on park, on the decking of the Cafe Bar and on the beach, they must be kept on a lead at all times. Unfortunately they are not allowed in our venues.
Direct Beach Access:
Yes, this is a rocky beach with steep steps.
Parking is available next to caravans or nearby
Size of Park:
Is there WiFi on park?
FREE WiFi is available in the main complex.
Sky TV:
Inside the Cafe Bar
Cash Machine on Site?
Yes, one in the shop and one in the complex

How to get here

By car

Take J23 off the M5 south of Bristol onto the A38 towards Bridgwater. From Bridgwater take the A39 towards Minehead. After about 15 miles at West Quantoxhead, fork right after St Audries garage. Doniford Bay Holiday Park is a mile further on the right.

If programming your SAT NAV device, please use Postcode: TA23 0TJ. This will guide you directly to Doniford Bay where you will be able to follow the signs for directions to the Park. You can also use Google Maps for a door to door route planner.

By train

The Nearest train station is in Taunton, 17 miles away from the Park. To plan your train journey to and from Doniford Bay, please search using the official National Rail Enquiries online planner and timetable. Alternatively, call National Rail Enquiries Helpline on 0845 748 4950.

By coach

Haven has negotiated a 10% discount with National Express, Please call 0871 781 8181 for details to plan your journey by coach. Open 7 days a week 8am - 8pm. Payment can be made by credit or debit card - please allow 4 working days for tickets to arrive. Drop Off points must be checked with National Express.

Optional Extras

Haven Holiday Protection
£24 per holiday home for 6-9 nights or £16 per holiday home for 5 nights or less.
£12 per 6-8 nights or £7 per 5 nights or less (subject to availability) Please note, our travel cots are designed to fit in the main living area only and not in any of the bedrooms.
£12 per 6-8 nights or £7 per 5 nights or less (subject to availability)
Up to £60 extra for a maximum of 2 pets for up to a weeks stay. We've reserved a number of our Standard, Deluxe and Prestige caravan holiday homes if you would like to bring your pet with you (a maximum of 2 pets are accepted, we reserve the right to refuse certain breeds). Pets are not permitted at Riviere Sands, Burnham-on-Sea or Lydstep Beach.

Park Activities

Fishing (nearest to Park):
Boat trips are available from Watchet Harbour and is also possible to fish from the bay at Doniford.
Golf (nearest to Park):
Minehead Golf Course, approx 8 miles away. Visit http://www.minehead-golf-club.co.uk for more information.
Horse Riding (nearest to Park):
Knowle Riding Centre, please ask at Holiday Reception for details.
Kart Hire:
Yes, available to hire from our Sports & Leisure Reception between 10am - 4pm. Family karts are £10/hour and the 2 seater karts are £8/hour.
Pic n paint:
Pic n paint is available between 10am - 4pm. Charges do apply.
Sand art
Sand art is available between 10am - 4pm. Charges do apply.
Tennis courts
The tennis courts are available between 10am - 4pm. We charge £5 for hire of our equipment.
Crazy Golf
Crazy golf is available between 10am - 4pm. Charges do apply.

Park Facilities

Peak Opening Time
Off-Peak Opening Time
SPAR Convenience Store (With Bakery and Off Licence)
8am - 8pm
8am - 8pm
7am - 7pm
7am - 7pm
Indoor Swimming Pool (Children under 8 and non-swimmers under 14 must be accompanied by an adult)
9.30am - 12.45pm and 2pm - 5.45pm
9.30am - 12.45pm and 2pm - 5.45pm

Reception Opening Hours

Peak (19 July - 1 September):
Off Peak (All other dates):

Surrounding Area

Nearest Town:
Watchet (3km)
Nearest City:
Bridgwater (26km)
Nearest Port:
Poole (138km)
Nearest Train Station:
Taunton (27km)
Nearest Bus Station:
Minehead (16km)
How often do buses run from the Park?

Bus runs every 2 hours between 9am - 4pm Monday to Saturday and no service on Sunday

Local Taxi Number:
01984 633777 or 01984 639141
National Express - Nearest drop off:
Taunton (27km)

Useful Links

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Utilites Provided

Self-Catering accommodation

  • Fully equipped modern fitted kitchen with half size fridge 
  • Shower and toilet (some accommodations have baths) 
  • Colour TV
  • Pillows & duvets
  • Gas, electricity & hot water may incur an extra charge

Wheelchair Facilities

Wheelchair Hire:
Can be hired from the Red Cross on 0845 331 3331
Wheelchair Friendly:

Park Terrain

Park Terrain:

The park is mainly flat.