family holidays in the UK

If you’re searching for the ideal family holiday, then you’re in the right place.

Our family holiday parks are open nearly all year round, including Christmas and New Year, plus, we have a selection of locations that are just perfect for your family holiday.

Whether you’re looking for week-long holidays or family weekend breaks, we have idyllic destinations to cater for your needs in various regions across the UK. Explore our range of family holiday parks below and find your perfect holiday match.

why choose family holidays with Darwin?

Choosing a family break away with Darwin Escapes means enjoying the best of everything for everyone in your family. We have a huge range of locations waiting for you, whether you’re looking for a summer holidays getaway or a family weekend break with your little ones.

  • Multiple award-winning locations
  • Coastal resorts, mountainside retreats and everywhere in between available
  • Range of facilities, entertainment and activities at our resorts
  • Facilities include swimming pools, outdoor play areas and activity programmes
  • Huge variety of resorts, from Cornwall to North Wales
  • All resorts are pet-friendly for the whole family to enjoy a break
  • Variety of accommodation, including static caravans, lodges and cottages
where can you holiday in the UK?
our family holiday parks

If you’re looking to keep the kids entertained during your next break, then we have a range of family holiday parks in our collection in various locations across the UK.


Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa

Cheddar, Somerset

Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa offers great family facilities and a fabulous local area to discover. Nestled in the Mendip Hills, you can climb, walk and hike to your hearts content.

  • Activity programme for all ages
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Onsite spa for the adults
  • Bowling alley
  • Pool tables
  • Bistro with children’s menu

Cheddar Woods


Piran Meadows Resort, Newquay

A short drive away from the famous sandy beaches and home to a range of facilities, a great family static caravan holiday can be had here at Piran Meadows.

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor play areas
  • Indoor soft play
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Bistro and bar

 Piran Meadows Resort


Sandymouth Holiday Resort, Bude

Perfect for little ones, our resort has everything you need for family holidays in Cornwall, including caravan accommodation and facilities.

  • Outdoor pirate ship play area
  • Outdoor splash zone
  • Indoor soft play area
  • Bistro and bar
  • Close to the beach

Sandymouth Holiday Resort

North Wales

Talacre Beach Resort, Holywell, Flintshire

Located on the North Wales coastline, within walking distance of the beach, this popular family destination is ideal for family holidays.

  • Daily children’s entertainment programme
  • Activity programme
  • Children’s playroom
  • Small arcade
  • Bistro and bar
  • Outdoor play areas across the whole resort
  • Only a short 10-minute walk to the beach

Talacre Beach Resort


Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa, King’s Lynn

If you’re looking to combine luxury lodges with on-site facilities and activities which are perfect for younger children, then Norfolk Woods is the resort for your family holiday.

  • Activity programme for all ages
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Onsite spa for the adults
  • Bowling alley
  • Pool tables
  • Bistro with children’s menu

 Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa

luxury family holidays

Discover family holidays with your older children at these exciting resorts where you can explore the local attractions and activities.

Lake District

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, Cockermouth

Perfect for older children who are ready to discover the stunning Cumbrian countryside. Keswick Reach is perfectly placed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it easy to explore endless walks across the Lake District.

  • Copper Fells bar and bistro
  • Onsite spa
  • Relaxation suite with Jacuzzi
  • Gym
  • Close to walking trails
  • Dog and bike wash

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat

Isle of Wight

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, Rhyde

Our resort is perfectly placed to explore the Isle of Wight with its numerous nearby attractions including Monkey Haven and the Seaview Wildlife Encounter.

  • Bistro and bar onsite
  • Gym
  • Ideally located to explore the whole island
  • Within walking distance of the beach

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat.

Peak District

Rivendale Lodge Retreat, Ashbourne

Located on the Tissington Trail, this resort is perfect for those outdoor family holidays with endless cycling trails and easy wandering walks.

  • Bistro and bar onsite
  • Pool tables
  • Located on the Tissington Trail
  • Close to Derby city
  • In the National Peak District Park
  • Dog wash


your family holiday accommodation

Here at Darwin Escapes, we have a huge range of accommodation perfect for family breaks.

Enjoy a week-long holiday in one of our fully-equipped self-catering lodges where you’ll find comfortable sofas, open plan living spaces perfect for game night and a fitted kitchen stocked with everything you need.

Settle down and relax with your little ones after a long day exploring. With a choice of twin and double bedrooms, ensuites and family bathrooms included, you’ll know there’s enough room for the whole family.

Whether you’re looking for a two-storey lodge for your large family, a static caravan for you and your loved ones, or even a 12-bed cottage, we have the perfect accommodation for your UK family holiday.

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family holiday FAQs

All our resorts are child-friendly, however if you’re looking for a resort with specific child-focused activities for your family holiday, check out our list of holiday parks that have everything you need to entertain your little ones.

Click on the name of the resort to visit their website.

You can hire them during the booking process. Or, if you have already booked, please call our customer service team on 01993 835020 and we can help to add one on to your booking for your family break.

Yes, all of our resorts are pet-friendly so the whole family can enjoy a break away. Please make sure to add your pet to your booking so we can allocate the correct holiday accommodation to you.

This is resort dependent. Generally, you’ll find outdoor play areas, indoor soft-play, a swimming pool with activity schedule and much more. Please visit the facilities page at your chosen resort to find out exactly what is available for your little ones on your family break.

It’s super simple with our holiday search function. Choose your resort or region, then make sure to add all your family on to your booking, select your dates and click ‘search’. Click the button below to get started.

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No, there will be a charge for certain activities. The cost will be resort dependent.

Yes, all of our activities and facilities are designed with all ages in mind. Toddlers will love our workshops where they can get creative, or our soft play areas to burn off some energy. Older children will enjoy the physical activities available, including bowling areas and swimming

All activities vary at different resorts, please check the facilities page at your chosen resort for more detailed information.

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