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Park reviews: Taking you to adventure with Parkdean Resorts


Every weekend is an excuse for a new adventure with a choice of holiday homes on Parkdean Resorts’ 62 parks. They’re in some of the UK’s most beautiful destinations, so you’re spoilt for choice.

This year, Parkdean Resorts offers you this invitation: “With so much to enjoy all year round, isn’t it time you saw where a holiday home could take you?”

A holiday home can take you…

… to great facilities

An attraction of holiday home ownership on a Parkdean Resorts park is the comprehensive facilities these parks offer. These are parks where the focus is firmly
on families.

You can relax, or keep fit, in the parks’ indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Little ones will never tire of the parks’ adventure playgrounds and will love making friends at the kids’ clubs.

When it comes to evening entertainment, Parkdean Resorts has got that covered, too. From enjoying meals in the restaurants to taking in the entertainment in the parks’ Showbars, there’s something for everyone.

When you choose ownership with Parkdean Resorts, you’ll get to enjoy it all, with something new to discover each time you visit your holiday home.

… to a new lifestyle

Buying a holiday home with Parkdean Resorts means you’ll be joining an amazing community of like-minded owners, so it’s easy to make friends, especially as there are owner-only events, trips and parties taking place at many of the parks throughout the year.

… to Essex and East Anglia

From beaches to peaceful woodland retreats, whatever your pursuit of preference, there is a park for you.

In this issue we focus on 12 of Parkdean Resorts’ 62 parks, in Essex and East Anglia. Pick your park – and then start your journey to finding your perfect holiday home by arranging an appointment – call 0333 2076709 or go to parkdeanresorts.co.uk/ownership

In East Anglia... Heacham Beach

Heacham Beach in Norfolk

With a beach 200 metres away, the seaside fun never ends at Heacham Beach in north Norfolk.

Facilities include an indoor pool, sports court and tavern. Attractions include Hunstanton and Sandringham House and several nature reserves.

Manor Park

Golden sands and sunsets are the important features here, together with proximity to the Victorian resort of Hunstanton. The park has indoor and outdoor pools plus an adventure playground and is close to the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

California Cliffs

Sandwiched between coast and countryside, California Cliffs is in a privileged spot. Hemsby is the nearest beach, just seconds from the park.

You can find kayaking, archery and wild swimming at nearby Fritton Lake and, on the park, kids’ clubs, crazy golf, a go-kart track plus indoor and outdoor pools.


A huge arc of golden sand lies on the doorstep of Summerfields. Great Yarmouth is a short drive away. Scratby Beach provides paddling and kite flying. Plus, owners at Summerfields have access to the neighbouring California Cliffs and its facilities.

Cherry Tree

This park’s location, at the gateway to the Norfolk Broads, offers both fun and tranquillity. Neighbouring Great Yarmouth and the vast Gorleston Beach, this is an ideal base for seaside fun.

Cherry Tree is set in leafy grounds, with nature trails. The park has a sports court, crazy golf and indoor and outdoor pools.

Breydon Water

Breydon Water in the Norfolk Broads

A seaside base right by the Norfolk Broads, Breydon Water, at Burgh Castle, has a gym, outdoor and indoor pools and a sports court. Great Yarmouth is just five
miles away.

Kessingland Beach

Hop over the dunes and you’re straight onto the beach! From Southwold Beach to the silence of the Broads, there are so many sights to discover. Park facilities include swimming pools, all-weather playgrounds, a sports court and crazy golf.


Non-stop family fun is on offer at this park, near to Skegness. For contrast, there are the big-sky views of Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve, or you can fish at the park’s two lakes.

Southview has an indoor pool, sauna and steam room. From ball games at the sports court to golf on the nine-hole course, there are plenty of activities, plus a gym. There is a choice of dining options, plus entertainment.

In Essex...

Coopers Beach

On Mersea Island in Essex, a true island retreat, approached by a causeway and with spectacular sea views, dining at the Boathouse Bar & Restaurant, direct beach access and a swimming pool.

Highfield Grange

This park, close to the traditional resort of Clacton-on-Sea in Essex, has both indoor and outdoor pools, a 200-ft flume, a huge playground, a multi-sports court – and more. Plus, nearby are the long pier at Walton-on-the-Naze and the quaint seaside town of Frinton-on-Sea.

Weeley bridge

Also near to Clacton-on-Sea, this park is in a countryside setting, so you get the best of both worlds, with the coast not far away. Nearby attractions include exotic gardens, the East Anglian Railway Museum and fishing off the pier at Walton-on-the-Naze.

Naze Marine

Walks from the doorstep of your holiday home are one of the attractions of this park, situated at Walton-on-the-Naze. Watch the boats on the Walton Channel, enjoy Walton’s sandy beach...

There are lots of attractions including, on the park, evening entertainment, indoor pools and an adventure playground.

Parkdean Resorts’ 2020 model range

Parkdean Resorts’ new range of holiday homes offers something for all budgets. So, whatever your priorities in terms of specification and luxury, you’ll
find it easy to choose your ideal holiday home from Parkdean’s carefully chosen ranges, made by Swift, Willerby, Carnaby, ABI and Prestige Homeseeker.
Some of these holiday homes are available in a choice of sizes and layouts.

Swift Loire

You may like to start by taking a look at the first range, where the ethos is affordability and value for money.

These are excellent starter holiday homes: the Swift Loire (bright, fun and functional), the Willerby Grasmere (amazing value for money, with central heating) and the Willerby Kelston (spacious, super-practical and great value).

Carnaby Oakdale

A little more luxury – and still great value for a modest outlay.

Choose from the Willerby Castleton (with a dining area that’s designed for media as well as meals), the Swift Bordeaux (with an open-plan layout), the Carnaby Oakdale (with seating incorporating stowaway footstools), and the ABI Windermere (with a country look).

Swift Vendee

Higher in specification and offering sumptuous holiday living.

Homes in this range are the Swift Vendee Lodge (with classical styling), the ABI Ambleside (with a window seat in the main bedroom!), the Carnaby Chantry Lodge (plush and luxurious) and the Carnaby Glenmoor Lodge (with a country house theme).

ABI Beaumont

The next step up is Parkdean Resorts’ third range, three models
offering homes of style and sophistication. These are the ABI Beaumont (refined, with a touch of classical class in the decor), the Willerby Waverley (sophisticated, with a kitchen island unit) and the Willerby Vogue Classique (with a skylight in the main bedroom, a reclining settee and an American-style fridge-freezer).

Lodge Range

At the top of Parkdean Resorts’ portfolio is the lodge range, at 20ft wide, and with luxury at their heart.

These are the Willerby Portland (with a classic country cottage feel, and beautiful pastel shades), the Willerby Pinehurst (with a traditional feel and a kitchen island breakfast bar), the Prestige Homeseeker Burleigh Coastal (with a beachy chic look and spec including a dishwasher and washing machine) and the Swift Toronto lodge (available with a triple bunk room!)