Now that we’re in spring and the weather is finally starting to get warmer a trip to the beach will be a perfect day out.

According to The Beach Guide there are 112 beaches listed in North Wales! This can make it hard to choose which beach you want to visit along the coastline. To help you out we have done some research and found the best beaches in North Wales that you will want to visit. From Anglesey all the way across to the Clwyd area and right the way down the Llŷn Peninsula. Have a read through the list below and make sure you take note of the ones that take your fancy.


Talacre Beach, Clwyd

  • where? Talacre, Holywell, CH8 9RP
  • dog friendly? Yes
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, restaurant, bakery & café

Talacre Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Due to this being the only beach in Flintshire, Talacre Beach is extremely popular with locals and tourists. The main reason this beach is so popular is because of the Point of Ayr lighthouse, this grade II listed building dates back to 1776 but hasn’t been in use since 1884. Still to this day it is a major monument in Flintshire. When the tide is out you can walk out to the lighthouse which stands 18 metres above the sand. Overall, Talacre is quite a large beach with miles and miles of golden sands for you to enjoy and huge sand dunes that you can explore.


Porth Dinllaen Beach (Morfa Nefyn), Gwynedd

  • where? Lon Golff, Porthdinllaen, Pwllheli, LL53 6DB
  • dog friendly? Yes
  • parking? Yes, National Trust car park 19 min walk away
  • facilities nearby? Yes, restaurant and pub

Nefyn Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

If you are on the Llŷn Peninsula you will want to go to the beautiful village of Porthdinllaen. Here you will find Porth Dinllaen Beach/Morfa Nefyn beach. If you are in this area you will want to explore both beaches on the coast, Morfa Nefyn and Porth Dillan. The best way to do this is to park at the National Trust car park and either walk along the beach or go across the golf course and then down to the beach. When the tide is out this is a beautiful stretch of golden sand with a pub right on the front serving a range of delicious food and drink options.


Llanddwyn Beach (Newborough), Anglesey

  • where? Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, LL61 6SG
  • dog friendly? Yes
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? No, sometimes ice cream van and food van in car park

Llanddwyn Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Located on the south-western tip of Anglesey is where you will find Llanddwyn Beach, also known as Newborough Beach. It is backed by Newborough Forest & National Nature Reserve so not only can you enjoy a beach day here you can also enjoy a forest walk. At the far end of the beach you will find Llanddwyn Island which has various historical landmarks like the Twr Mawr Lighthouse, St Dwynwen’s Church and the Pilots’ cottages. So not only is it a great place for a beach day it’s also a great place to explore and learn about the history of the island.


Morfa Bychan – Black Rock Sands Beach, Gwynedd

  • where? Porthmadog, LL49 9YH
  • dog friendly? Yes (not on the northern end)
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, restaurant

Black Rock Sands Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

The main thing that makes Black Rock Sands so popular is because most of the year you are able to drive onto the beach. Which means you can bring as many things as you want to the beach knowing you don’t have to walk for ages to your spot on the beach! It also means it’s a popular beach for water sports as people bring their own motor boats and water bikes to this beach. During low tides you can explore all the caves and rock pools and see if you can find any crabs or other marine life living around that part of the beach.


Llandudno – West Shore Beach, Clwyd

  • where? Llandudno, LL30 2AG
  • dog friendly? Yes (not between May – September)
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, restaurant & café

Llandudno West Shore Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Just below the Great Orme which is a huge limestone headland in Llandudno is where you will find West Shore Beach. During a low tide it becomes an extremely popular place to go if you like kite surfing, kite flying or you just want to enjoy a beach day on a sunny day. This beach also makes the perfect base if you then want to explore a bit further and head up to the Great Orme to take in the amazing views. Llandudno West Shore beach is also well known for its incredible sunsets so if you stay into the evening you will be able to experience that too.


Trearddur Bay Beach, Anglesey

  • where? Trearddur Bay, Holyhead, LL65 2UL
  • dog friendly? Yes
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, café, restaurant & pub

Trearddur Bay Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Located on Holy Island in Anglesey is the beautiful Trearddur Bay Beach. Perfect for beach days, crabbing and splashing around in the sea. It’s also the perfect place for water sports with the most popular activities being windsurfing, kayaking and bodyboarding. There is also a long promenade behind the beach that is perfect for a stroll in the sun with amazing views along the coast. There are plenty of cafés, shops and restaurants close to the beach too which means you can easily stay here all day.


Prestatyn Beach, Clwyd

  • where? Nant Hall Rd, Prestatyn, LL19 9LN
  • dog friendly? Yes (restrictions in summer)
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, café & bar & ice cream parlour

Prestatyn Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

In the coastal resort of Prestatyn you will find a five mile long stretch of sand that is created from 3 different beaches. As well as the sandy beach there is also a wide promenade which cyclists and walkers use which starts in Prestatyn and can go all the way across to Rhyl. The beach is separated with rock groynes and by the car park you will find the Beach Hut Café & Bar where you can enjoy a bite to eat and drink with indoor and outdoor seating.


Abersoch Beach, Gwynedd

  • where? Abersoch, Pwllheli, LL53 7DP
  • dog friendly? Yes (not on northern part between April & September)
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, beach café

Abersoch Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Abersoch is an extremely popular place for holidaymakers which makes Abersoch Beach one of the most popular on the Llŷn Peninsula. This area is renowned for its water sports and sailing and Abersoch Beach is the place to go for it, there is a centre where you can hire boards and kayaks to try out the sport yourself. As well as that the beach is huge so there is plenty of room to find a space to chill for the day. Along with a café that serves hot and cold food and beach essentials.


Lligwy Beach, Anglesey

  • where? Lligwy, Dulas, LL70 9PQ
  • dog friendly? Yes
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? No

Lligwy Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

You will find Lligwy Beach on the north eastern side of Anglesey not far from the coastal village Moelfre. The beach itself is over half a mile long at its widest point and is surrounded by limestone rocks making it quite a sheltered beach. As well as the beach being great for relaxing it’s also popular for water sports like kite surfing and wind surfing. If you are wanting to explore the area you will find sand dunes line part of the beach also.


Kinmel Bay, Clwyd

  • where? The Promenade, Kinmel Bay, Rhyl, LL18 5NL
  • dog friendly? Yes
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, café

Kinmel Bay Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Recently, Kinmel Bay has been awarded a 2021 Seaside Award. Also known as Sandy Cove Beach, Kinmel Bay is an extremely popular place to go for tourists in the summer months and water sport lovers. As well as the large sandy beach you will also find a narrow promenade that goes through the nature reserve here. This beach is also a popular place to see grey seals in the waters so make sure you keep an eye out for them.


Harlech Beach, Gwynedd

  • where? Harlech, LL46 2UG
  • dog friendly? Yes (not in section by holiday park between April & September)
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes in town

Harlech Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Harlech Beach is a peaceful place to go and enjoy the impressive view of the historic Harlech Castle. The beach itself has plenty of flat sand to relax on but there are also so many amazing sand dunes that you can explore. You can easily spend the whole day here with family as kids can enjoy running through the dunes and building sand castles along with relaxing in the sun. There is also a shop and café within walking distance from the beach too.


Whistling Sands Beach – Porthor Beach, Gwynedd

  • where? Aberdaron, Pwllheli, LL53 8LH
  • dog friendly? Not allowed on beach between April & September
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, café

Whistling Sands Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Although it does look like this beach could be abroad in some tropical island it is in fact towards the most south western point of the Llŷn Peninsula. This is a beach that isn’t as known as some in the area but it is definitely one you will want to go to when you are next in North Wales. This stunning golden sands beach is backed by large grassy cliffs with a variety of different walks you can enjoy around the area. The name “Whistling Sands” actually came from the noise the sand makes underneath your feet during a dry spell due to the unusual shape of grains of sand that are here.


Benllech Beach, Anglesey

  • where? 64 Bay View Rd, Benllech, Tyn-y-Gongl, LL74 8TT
  • dog friendly? Not allowed on main section from May till September
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, café & restaurant

Benllech Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Known for being one of the most popular beaches in Anglesey, Benllech Beach is on the eastern coast and can offer a long stretch of beautiful golden sands. You will find this beach is extremely popular with both tourists and locals and is definitely worth a trip if you are in the area. Whether you want to just sit and relax, or swim in the ocean, look around the rock pools or do a spot of sea fishing. There is something for everyone to enjoy at Benllech Beach.


Dinas Dinlle Beach, Gwynedd

  • where? 1 Parc Llanfair, Dinas Dinlle, Caernarfon, LL54 5TW
  • dog friendly? Not allowed on main section from May till September
  • parking? Yes
  • facilities nearby? Yes, café

Dinas Dinlle Beach - the best beaches in North Wales

Dinas Dinlle Beach is an extremely popular beach due to the size of it, once you get through the small area of small pebbles you will get to the vast span of stunning golden sands. Another great thing about this beach is when there are clear skies in the summer you can see all the way across to Llanddwyn Island which is on Llanddwyn Beach mentioned in the list above! If you love water sports then you will be pleased to know that jet skis, power boats, scuba divers and wind surfers are frequently used here.


We have four different resorts in North Wales where you can own a holiday home which means you will have plenty of time to get through this list and visit all the beaches.

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All of us at Darwin Escapes are proud to say that every single one of our resorts across the UK are pet-friendly.

That means that you never have to leave your furry friend behind when you are going off to enjoy a staycation. But we understand that sometimes it can be hard trying to remember everything you’d need to pack for the holiday. So we thought we would use our pet friendly holiday knowledge and put together the ultimate checklist of exactly what to pack for your pet-friendly holiday. Have a read below and see which things you need to add to your own checklist so you have everything you need to ensure your four-legged friend has the best holiday with you.


checklist for your pet-friendly holiday

  • collar & lead (short & long lead)
  • food bowls
  • their usual food
  • treats
  • bed/basket for them to sleep in
  • travelling water bowl
  • stain remover
  • waterproof jacket
  • warm jumper
  • medicine
  • toys
  • brush
  • crate or pen
  • towels
  • poo bags
  • lint roller
  • old blankets
  • rucksack to carry things in for walks
  • pet insurance
  • cool mat

our most popular pet-friendly resorts

1. Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat

where? The Lake District

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • walking trails and hikes nearby
  • hot tubs with selected accommodation
  • gym & spa on site
  • copper fells bistro & bar

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2. Rivendale Lodge Retreat

where? The Peak District

Rivendale Lodge Retreat - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • outstanding natural area
  • bistro & bar
  • hot tubs with selected accommodation
  • discover the famous Tissington Trail

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3. Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat

where? Cornwall

Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • discover the Cornish countryside and coastline
  • enjoy beach walks
  • hot tubs with selected accommodation
  • right by the iconic Mullion Cove Harbour

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4. Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

where? Devon

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • explore the Jurassic Coast
  • spa & hydrotherapy pool
  • woodland walks through Axe Valley
  • bistro & gym

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5. Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa

where? Norfolk

Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa - what to pack for your pet friendly holiday

key features:

  • discover woodland walks nearby
  • hot tubs with selected accommodation
  • indoor heated pool & spa
  • bistro & shop on site

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Start planning your pet-friendly escape today at one of our amazing resorts that are across the UK.

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No matter what time of year you are around Oxfordshire, a trip to one of these nature reserves will always go down well.

Scattered all around Oxfordshire you will find so many protected areas of importance that have been made into beautiful nature reserves. So whether you are looking for somewhere to enjoy a country walk or you just want to explore the local wildlife and plants you will be able to do so in Oxfordshire. To make things easier for you we thought we’d do all the research and put together a list of large and smaller nature reserves that are near and around Oxfordshire below.

large nature reserves near Oxfordshire


Cotswolds AONB

The Coltswolds - Crickley Hill

Covering almost 800 square miles, The Cotswolds covers a huge area of England and is the largest AONB in England. Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire are all covered within the Cotswolds. Throughout this area you will find quaint and unique villages with stone buildings along with market towns that are always busy. And there are also plenty of quieter places you can head to if you want to take in the views of the countryside and enjoy a walk. There are over 3,000 miles of footpaths that you can explore so you will be spoilt for choice with all the walks within the Cotswolds.

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The Chilterns AONB

Chiltern Hills AONB

Our Springs Resort & Golf Club is located inside the stunning Chilterns AONB. Covering around 324 square miles and covers the counties Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. It was designated as an AONB in 1965 and has some of the most incredible landscapes. Whether you are wanting to walk through one of the many woodlands that are located in The Chilterns AONB or learn more about the Chalk Streams and the history behind this area. You will find that there is something for everyone and you will all enjoy your time exploring this beautiful part of England.

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North Wessex Downs AONB

North Wessex Downs AONB

The North Wessex Downs was designated as an AONB in 1972 and is 670 square miles making it the third largest AONB in England. The area covers the counties Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. All around the North Wessex Downs you will be able to find chalk streams, woodlands, river valleys, ancient monuments and beautiful historic towns and villages that are waiting for you to explore. There are also a great range of long distance walking routes if you are wanting to spend the day on foot taking in all the incredible views of the area.

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other smaller nature reserves around Oxfordshire


Mowbray Fields Local Nature Reserve

Mowbray Fields Local Nature Reserve

This tranquil nature reserve is located right in the heart of Didcot and is open to visitors all year round. There is no car park at the nature reserve but you can park carefully and considerately around the residential area nearby. There is a pond and wildflower meadow that was sown in 2001 and has become a haven for over 200 different species!

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CS Lewis Nature Reserve

Although CS Lewis Nature Reserve is located right near the A40 and is surrounded by houses you will be able to enjoy a peaceful and tranquil experience here. With a woodland and large pond that previously belonged to Oxford author CS Lewis. He has said that he enjoyed going here when writing his book series about Narnia!

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Dry Sandford Pit Nature Reserve

Dry Sandford Pit Nature Reserve

Enjoy a half mile walk around the reserve all year round. The Dry Sandford Pit Nature Reserve is the perfect place to visit if you want to see some honeycombed cliffs, flowery fen, and take in all the views on the circular walk. If you look carefully in the cliffs, you may find some visible fossils from creatures dating back to the Jurassic era.

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Asham Meads Nature Reserve

The Asham Meads Nature Reserve is made up of 3 damp meadows, a pond, hedges, a scrub and an oak plantation that dates back to the 1930s. Enjoy the vast grasslands as you explore the nature reserve. This area is also really popular with rare butterflies so you will want to keep your eye out for these during your time at Asham Meads Nature Reserve.

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Heyford Meadow Nature Reserve

Heyford Meadow Nature Reserve

If you want a nature reserve you can enjoy a walk through no matter what the weather then Heyford Meadow Nature Reserve will be perfect. With a board walk that provides you with access over the wetter areas all year round you can take in all the views and the wildlife that live here. Oxfordshire’s County flower is called The Snake’s Head Fritillary and you can see the purple flower alongside the board walk when they are in bloom.

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If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Oxfordshire we have our stunning resort with a Tudor-style house from 1893.

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We’ve found the best dog-friendly beaches for you and your four-legged pal when you’re on your pet-friendly holiday to our Piran Meadows Resort in Newquay

Whether you’re searching for the best dog-walking areas with stunning scenery or looking for a full family day out with your pooch, these sandy beaches are the perfect place for you. Enjoy the summer sun and surf the waters of the Cornish coast with your dog when you visit these beaches on your pet-friendly holiday to Cornwall.

Fistral Beach

Distance from resort: 20 min drive | Postcode: TR17 1HY | Dogs allowed all year round

One of Cornwall’s most popular beaches, with a surf centre, cafes, surfboard and wetsuit hire company – there’s so much to do here. With such a vast expanse of golden sands waiting for you, you’ll love a dog walk or a day sunning yourself at Fistral Beach.


Crantock Beach

Distance from resort: 20 min drive | Postcode: TR8 5RN | Dogs allowed all year round

A large, golden sandy beach that’s perfect for getting away from the busy summer crowds. Explore Piper’s Hole cave towards the western end of the beach, which has carvings dating back over 100 years.


Holywell Bay

Distance from resort: 20 min drive | Postcode: TR8 5DD | Dogs allowed all year round

This a beautifully deceptive cove, hidden behind large sand dunes you’ll find a mile stretch of white sandy beach waiting for you. Holywell Bay takes it’s name from the hidden cave in the northern side of the cliffs, which you can explore during the low tide.


Watergate Bay

Distance from resort: 20 min drive | Postcode: TR8 4AD | Dogs allowed all year round

Ideal for long walks along a sandy beach during low tide. The Extreme Academy calls this beach home, offering surfing, kitesurfing, and kite buggying, you can also enjoy delicious food with Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Restaurant on the beach front.

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Take a look at our list of top five dog-friendly beaches near Bude, Cornwall below, and enjoy a stroll with your four-legged best friend!

When you’ve found our perfect pet-friendly Cornish holiday spot at our beautiful Sandymouth Holiday Resort, the next step is to find the right sandy beach for you and your dog to explore. We’ve found all the nearest dog-friendly beaches near Bude for you and put them in one handy list, so you can explore the stunning Cornish coastline on your getaway.

Sandymouth Bay

Distance from resort: 5 min walk or 5 min drive | Postcode: EX23 9HW | Dogs allowed all year round

Super close to our resort, this beautiful sandy beach is only a five-minute walk away from your holiday home. The walk to the beach is quite steep and is not suitable for buggies or wheelchair users. Around two miles long, the beach is mostly pebbles during high tide but stretches out to golden sands during low tide.


Summerleaze Beach

Distance from resort: 15 min drive | Postcode: EX23 8HN | Dogs allowed all year round

A very popular beach with it being only a five-minute walk away from Bude town centre, but because of the vast size of this beautiful beach, it very rarely feels crowded. Popular with surfers, in particular, there are quite powerful waves here, so please take care if swimming. You’ll also find a fabulous sea-water bathing pool, which is protected from the swells and perfect for all weathers. You could also enjoy the Bude Tidal Pool, which provides sheltered swimming all year round! A fabulous family day out can be had at Summerleaze Beach. (N.B: dogs on leads between 10am and 6pm from 21st May to 30th September)


Breakwater Beach

Distance from resort: 15 min drive | Postcode: EX23 8HN | Dogs allowed all year round

Across the town from Summerleaze Beach, behind the breakwater (hence the name), is this pretty, quiet, shingle beach. Surrounded by grassy cliffs and open to the Atlantic Ocean, the waves are very powerful here. But you’ll enjoy a peaceful stroll with your fur buddy.


Northcott Mouth Beach

Distance from resort: 15 min drive | Postcode: EX23 9EL | Dogs allowed all year round

A fabulous expanse of sandy beach waiting for you to explore.


Widemouth Bay

Distance from resort: 20 min drive | Postcode: EX23 0AH | Dogs allowed all year on Black Rock & South Beach. Restrictions on the main beach: no dogs from 15th May to 30th Sept, between 10am and 6pm

Two miles of open sand to explore, Widemouth Bay was recently awarded the Blue Flag Award. Known for the fascinating rock formations, called ‘The Bude Formation’, this beach is not to be missed. Popular with surfers as it is exposed to the Atlantic swells, the beach also has a range of cafes, public toilet facilities and free parking!

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Whether you’re looking for a sandy beach dog walk or a full family day out with your best four-legged friend, we’ve found the best dog-friendly beaches in South Cornwall for you

When you book a holiday to Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat in South Cornwall with your pooch, walking on the golden sandy beaches is surely at the top of your list! All Cornwall’s beaches are dog friendly, although some do have certain restrictions during the summer months. We’ve put together our top four choices for you in this list, so you’ve got your pick of the best dog-friendly beaches in South Cornwall.

 

Caerthillian Cove

Caerthillian Cove on a sunny day, during high tide, with clear water washing over the rocks.

Distance from resort: 15 min drive | Postcode: TR12 7JX | Dogs allowed all year round

A pretty rocky inlet behind Lizard Point, this little cove is popular with bird watchers all year round and has an abundance of wildlife and perfect picnic areas.


Housel Bay

Distance from resort: 15 min drive | Postcode: TR12 7NU | Dog restrictions: no dogs from 1st July – 31st August, between 10am and 6pm

A beautiful hidden cove at the bottom of craggy cliffs. A wonderful place for a wander with white sand and turquoise water. Be careful, as you can become cut off during high tide.


Polpeor Cove

Distance from resort: 15 min drive | Postcode: TR12 7NU | Dogs allowed all year round

Very close to Lizard Point and the above Housel Bay. This stunning cove is dominated by the Old Lizard Lifeguard Station, with dark grey sand and beautiful blue water – a truly picturesque place for a stroll with your dog.


Kennack Sands Beach

arial photo of Kennack Sands

Distance from resort: 15 min drive | Postcode: TR12 7LT | Dogs allowed all year on the Eastside. Restrictions on the main beach: no dogs from 1st July to 31st August between 10am and 6pm.

A popular family beach, Kennack Sands is sheltered from the wind by being on the eastern side of Lizard Point. It’s also popular with surfers and has some interesting World War II defenses still standing along the east side of the beach.


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Have you ever thought about owning your own holiday home? We’ve got the top 10 reasons why buying a luxurious holiday home could be the right decision for you

There are endless reasons why holiday home ownership could be right for you, but we’ve put together the top 10 reasons and benefits that having your own personal escape brings.

Owning your own holiday home is much easier than you think, with our professional and friendly team taking you step-by-step through the process and offering affordable finance options, to help you spread the cost, owning your own holiday home could be just a click away. Read our finance guide for more information. In most cases, you could be in your holiday home with a couple of weeks of purchasing! Imagine starting a whole new lifestyle by next month!

Read our top 10 reasons why we think buying a holiday is one of the best things you can do…


impulsive getawaysYoung couple walking their dog along a hill by the lakes

When you own your own holiday home, there is no booking, searching for the best deal, frantically packing, and trying to stay under the airline’s weight limit. You can just get up and go! Owners often leave the necessities and luxuries at their holiday homes, meaning your packing can be as minimal as you choose, from taking all your DVDs for a movie marathon to bringing a fancy new dress for a night out in the onsite bar & restaurant.


amazing local areas

Darwin Escapes has a variety of destinations offering ownership, from North Wales to Cornwall, all our locations all have beautiful local areas waiting to be discovered. You’ll be able to spend sunny evenings strolling along the beach or heading to your local pub for a few drinks, or you may want to jump in the car for a short drive to the many retail parks, cinemas, and boutiques available around our destinations.


enjoying home comfortsfamily of 5 sitting on the floor playing board games

Your holiday home is exactly that, yours. Imagine going on holiday and being able to take your own style with you, everything inside your holiday home has been personally chosen by you and it’s exactly how you like it. Home comforts are a must when relaxing and recharging, you’ll feel at home as soon as you open the door.


reduced travel time

Owning your own holiday home means getting to go on holiday whenever the mood strikes!. When you go abroad you’ll normally spend a few months looking for the cheapest deal, then you’ll travel an hour or more to the airport, wait around in the airport for up to 3 hours, before sitting in an airplane for anything up to 8 hours. That is a lot of time spent on one or two weeks away! Whereas when you own your own holiday home, you’re generally only a few hours’ drive away from your own personal escape, and it’s waiting for you whenever you’re ready.


quality family timefamily having a running race outside their lodge with their pet dog

Modern living often means busy lives, finding quality family time can be a struggle. But owning your own holiday home means getting quality time is just a drive away, picking your little ones up on a Friday after school and heading to your personal escape is the quality time everyone needs. You can spend your weekends relaxing in your holiday home, exploring the local area, seeing friends and making the most of the facilities, there will be something for everyone.


more holidays

Due to less travel time, not having to pay every time you visit and not having to book, you can have as many holidays as you choose! Some of our destinations are open 12 months of the year, such as Hawkchurch Resort & Spa in South Devon, and some are open for 10 months out of the year, like New Pines Holiday Home Park in North Wales. Our ownership community often spend the 6-week school summer holidays at their home away from home, spending time together and relaxing, while enjoying the facilities and events taking place.


reduced cost per holiday

Did you know purchasing and running a holiday home is actually cheaper than a 2 week holiday abroad every year? Over a 10 year period a 2 week break abroad will cost you around £1.75 per hour*, over the same time period the cost of running a holiday home only costs around 50p per hour! That’s a big saving, plus you will get more frequent breaks throughout the year, not just for two weeks! Read our finance guide for more information.

*costs correct as of 2017.


no pet left behindFamily walking their pet dog through Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa

If you have a fur-baby, there no need to leave them behind, you’re holiday home is as pet-friendly as your residential home! The whole family can enjoy a holiday relaxing and exploring the local area on walks, there are so many new places waiting to be discovered (and sniffed!).


joining a friendly community

Becoming an owner means more than just finding the perfect escape for you. You’ll be joining a friendly community on the park, with all the little ones making life-long friends, with a range of family fun events to gather the community throughout the year, as well as spending time with friendly adults and enjoying the evening entertainment.


stress & guilt-free holidays

When owning your own holiday home you don’t have to feel guilty when wandering to the bar to watch the football game, or spending your day relaxing with a good book. You can truly relax and know that your family is as happy and content as you are, giving you that stress and guilt-free holiday you’ve been craving.


How does owning your own holiday home sound?

If you’ve been considering purchasing a holiday home and joining our ownership community, call our dedicated Ownership Team on 01745858010 or talk to an advisor via our Live Chat service. Darwin Escapes has a total of 8 sales locations for you to browse, each having its own unique character and offerings, we are sure to have the ideal holiday home destination for you.

Start your holiday home journey and enjoy your quality time!

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