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With a range of holiday parks dotted across the UK, you really are spoiled for choice when you choose Allens Caravans. However, this choice can often lead to indecision, with many holiday-goers left wondering which location is best for me?

Practical Considerations

All our parks offer high quality facilities and easy access to amenities, but there are so many other factors to consider when choosing which of our parks to holiday at, and the most important things to consider are the practicalities.

Pitch Size

Depending on the size of your caravan, and whether you’re thinking of bringing an awning with you, you need to think about what size pitch you need. This will also depend on how many people are thinking of coming and how much room you’ll need i.e. whether or not you’ll be BBQ’ing on a summers evening and if you’re taking any pets on your travels. Ideally, you’ll want to look at investing in a slightly larger pitch in case you need the extra space. However, remember that prices will vary depending on the size of the pitch so you need to consider your budget and how much you can afford to spend too.

Keep in mind that you’ll need a bit of extra cash for going out, food and leisurely activities so the best thing to do is review your budget and the prices offered by different sites. This will help you to make a decision on the best site for you.

Facilities

One of the most important things you need to think about is the facilities that each site offers. For example, you may be looking for a site that offers a nice restaurant, nearby local amenities and a swimming pool. If this is the case, you’ll probably want to look at a site that is near a town or village that can offer the exact activities you’re looking for as well as the other facilities you ideally want. However, if you’d prefer something that offers a variety of walks and hikes, it may be worth looking into a site that’s located near the countryside or mountain range.

If you’re unsure of exactly what the park offers, don’t be afraid to just ask. The parks’ customer service teams are there for a reason and it’s always better to query before you book to avoid choosing the wrong site for you. Click here to view our luxury range of UK caravan sites now!

Price

As mentioned before, site prices can vary, making it vital that you look into how much you can afford and how long you want to stay. By reviewing your budget in this way, you can set aside a certain amount for each detail and still be left with enough to enjoy yourself on your trip away. It’s worth remembering that time of year, pitch size and the facilities offered will all have an impact on the final price so think carefully about each site before making a choice. Again, if you’re struggling to find price details on the website, get in touch with the company and ask about what they can offer you.

Type of Holiday

When you’ve settled on the practicalities, the next thing you’ll need to consider is the type of holiday you’re hoping to have.

Water Holidays

If a water holiday is what you’re after, you’re in luck. Many of our luxury caravan parks in Wales and England are conveniently located in proximity to some of the most stunning waterside locations and attractions the UK has to offer.

Swallow Falls, North Wales
North Wales is famous for its stunning natural landscape, with mountains, rivers and waterfalls carved into it over millions of years. Swallow Falls at Betws y Coed and a whole host of other awe-inspiring waterfalls call North Wales home, and they are all in easy distance from our Sunbeach Park.

Punting in the Cotswolds, Oxford
Long-haul cruises may be a great way to sail around Europe, Asia or the Florida Keys; after all, your accommodation, transport and entertainment are all rolled into one easy package. However, cruises can be an expensive habit, and if you prefer tailor made trips, you might find the static itinerary a little limited. Punting in the Cotswolds though, specifically the city of Oxford, will give you your fix of life afloat, whilst offering you the freedom to explore the city and surrounding area.

The Lake District, Northwest England
The Great Lakes of the United States are a sight to behold. Ancient, astoundingly deep and incomparably large, they are a superb example of the size and scale of America’s natural topography. Water sports, fishing, and walks along the shorelines are all popular pursuits, whilst businesses and communities have thrived beside them. The Lake District in England’s Northwest plays host to some equally impressive lakes; Lake Windermere being one of the most iconic. Our Lake District, as well as being a better choice logistically speaking, has the added bonus of rolling countryside and pretty villages nestled among majestic peaks and lakes.

Overstone Lakes Fishing, Northamptonshire
The fishing facilities at our wonderful Overstone Lakes park in Northamptonshire are second to none, and the accommodation, onsite facilities and natural backdrop are just as, if not more beautiful than anything on offer elsewhere. Plus, this kind of fishing trip is far more practical and cost-effective than some alternatives. Follow this link and have a look at how gorgeous Overstone Park is!

Barmouth Beach, North Wales
Malibu is one of the most desirable destinations in the world, with its golden sands, deep blue water and fun surfing culture. Just because this is a beach fit for the Beach Boys though, doesn’t mean it hasn’t got stiff competition elsewhere. Barmouth beach in North Wales is a beautiful seaside location, with the rugged terrain behind and the crystal blue skies and waters in front. Little fishing boats, water sports, and even marine wildlife make this beach town the ideal spot for water lovers.

These five retreat ideas are just an example of the wonderful waterways and destinations across the UK. Many are hidden treasures that you can discover at your own pace, whilst others are more iconic. However, all are well worth a visit, especially when you consider how time-efficient and cost-effective it is to get the same great experience you could elsewhere.

Serenity Holidays

If adrenaline-fuelled adventure isn’t quite your thing, our caravan parks offer plenty in the way of relaxing and enjoying a more serene type of holiday.

Abbot’s Salford
At Abbot’s Salford, you have the convenience of energetic activities, as well as those that are perfect for winding down in the evening or getting an early start in the morning. For the adventurous types, the park is complete with Pitch and Putt Golf, and live entertainment in the evenings! On the other hand, you have scenic riverside and meadow walks, not to forget river fishing for more relaxed individuals.

Sunbeach
If you prefer sunset skies and beachfront locations though, Sunbeach is for you. Not only can adults enjoy a stroll along sandy shores in this tranquil destination, but teenagers can socialise and get involved in the games room on site! There is something for everyone at this park, with a wonderful children’s play area too, so even teeny tots can make the most of their time away from home.

The Springs
Last, but certainly not least, you have The Springs; a romantic holiday park that is ideal for couples who want a break from busy city life, either to have a relaxing swim in the indoor pool, or embrace their wild side with water sports. The park itself consists of six lakes, all of which offer a lovely walk in the evening after a long day of peaceful activities or exciting amenities.

If you have any questions about which of our parks is best for your preferred type of holiday, simply get in touch with our team. We are always happy to help you get to know an area, as well as what is on offer there, and what it is like at the park you will be calling home for the duration of your break.

More About Our Parks

If you’re still unsure about which park is the best fit for your requirements, here is a broader overview of our parks.

Worcestershire

With the bulk of our holiday parks residing in Worcestershire, it’s pretty safe to say that we know this little corner of England inside out! Situated in the West Midlands, Worcestershire is a thriving county which is absolutely jam-packed with wonderful attractions, sights to see and places to visit.

 

Some of the most popular attractions in Worcestershire include:

  • West Midlands Safari Park – The ideal family-friendly day out, West Midlands Safari Park has everything a child could wish for, including animals, rides and much more!
  • Broadway Tower – Perched on the hill overlooking our Leedons Park site, Broadway Tower is always a favourite with tourists
  • The Malvern Hills – Perfect for enjoying relaxing walks out in the English countryside, the Malvern Hills span three counties, including Worcestershire
  • Worcester Cathedral – The striking Gothic architecture of Worcester Cathedral dominates the city’s skyline, but inside, visitors can discover King John’s tomb and a 235-stair tower – certainly not for the faint-hearted!
  • Croome Court – A lovingly-restored 18-century mansion house, perfect for a cultural day out. You can also take a stroll around the accompanying parkland or impressive walled gardens

Five of our holiday parks are located within the county:

  • Abbot’s Salford – Situated on the doorstep of Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s country, our Abbot’s Salford park offers the perfect escape for those looking for a little peace, quiet and relaxation
  • Leedons Park – For a break in the shadow of historic Broadway Tower, Leedons Park is the choice for you. The park also features state-of-the-art leisure facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool for guests to enjoy whatever the weather!
  • Severnside – Sitting pretty on the banks of the River Severn, the aptly-named Severnside provides an enjoyable getaway for the whole family
  • The Springs – Right in the heart of Worcestershire, The Springs is the ultimate destination for those looking to enjoy a luxury static caravan holiday in the UK
  • Weir Meadow – A popular choice among those who enjoy a spot of fishing, Weir Meadow is also a favourite due to the natural beauty of its outstanding location

Warwickshire

The West Midlands county of Warwickshire is probably most well-known for its strong connection to William Shakespeare. Although it is the Shakespeare link that drives a significant chunk of the county’s tourism, Warwickshire has much more to offer, including:

  • Warwick Castle – The iconic image of Warwick Castle is one that many people are familiar with, but why not plan a visit to see it for yourself?
  • Stratford-upon-Avon – Shakespeare connection aside, Stratford is still a wonderful place to visit, and with such picturesque sights, make sure not to forget your camera!
  • Stratford Butterfly Farm – Thousands of butterflies including rare varieties inhabit a tropical greenhouse – the ideal way to get up close and personal with one of nature’s most beautiful creatures
  • British Motor Museum – The whole family is sure to love a visit to the British Motor Museum. With the world’s biggest collection of historic British cars on show, you might need to come back for a second visit!
  • Kingsbury Water Park – This expansive country park is home to fifteen lakes, walking and cycling trails and plenty of opportunities to relax in scenic surroundings

Orchard Lodge

Our Warwickshire holiday park, Orchard Lodge, is located in a peaceful rural location just seven miles from the hub of Stratford-upon-Avon. Open 10 months of the year, the park sits in an area famed for its natural beauty and rich heritage. With so many attractions on its doorstep, you’ll be spoiled for choice!

Northamptonshire

‘The Rose of the Shires’, Northamptonshire is a county in the East Midlands and offers a tranquil setting for your holiday off the beaten tourist track. However, although it may not be as popular as other parts of the country, Northamptonshire certainly does not disappoint when it comes to things to do:

  • Wicksteed Park – A family-friendly amusement park, first opened in 1921 by the pioneering Charles Wicksteed. Today, the park trust continues to uphold Wicksteed’s vision of providing a fun place for children to play with approximately 30 rides plus green spaces and plentiful play equipment
  • The Canal Museum – Situated in the town of Stoke Bruerne, the Canal Museum is next to the Grand Union Canal. Take a relaxing stroll along the canal towpath to complete your visit!
  • Abington Park – Boasting lakes, aviaries, green open spaces and a museum, Abington Park really does have something for everyone!
  • Pitsford Reservoir – The ideal location for a walk, Pitsford Reservoir is located near the town of Brixworth and is also designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
  • Northampton and Lamport Railway – One for the whole family to enjoy, Northampton and Lamport Railwayis a fully-operational restored heritage railway

Overstone Lakes

Near the town of Sywell in Northamptonshire, our Overstone Lakes holiday park is packed with top-quality facilities for the whole family to enjoy. Including a heated indoor swimming pool, a live entertainment schedule and superb leisure facilities, you won’t need to go far for a relaxing, enjoyable getaway. Those looking to sample the local nightlife will enjoy the park’s close proximity to Northampton where visitors will find a hub of great bars and eateries.

North Wales

Famed for its rugged mountainous landscape and dramatic coastal scenery, North Wales is a great destination for those who prefer a more active lifestyle. Whether it’s hiking or sightseeing you fancy, North Wales has a wide range of attractions to keep you busy:

  • Snowdon – Of course, this list simply wouldn’t be complete without including Snowdon! The tallest mountain in England and Wales, there are a number of trails up Snowdon, but if you don’t fancy the climb, you can always take a trip up on the Snowdon Mountain Railway instead
  • Conwy – The historic town of Conwy is jam-packed with attractions, from its castle to the UK’s smallest house. Take a stroll around the town and take in the sights!
  • Caernarfon Castle – This dramatic castle overlooks the entire town and tells a rich story of a time long gone. Providing the perfect example of living history, the whole family are sure to enjoy a trip to Caernarfon Castle
  • Anglesey – While it may take days to explore Anglesey in detail, you can always take a whistle-stop tour of the island. Don’t miss historic Beaumaris Castle, Ynys Llanddwyn (a tidal island off Anglesey’s west coast) and the South Stack cliffs lighthouse and RSPB nature reserve
  • Llandudno – Bearing all the hallmarks of a once-grandiose Victorian seaside resort, Llandudno still has plenty to offer modern-day visitors. Take a stroll along the pier before braving the cable car up to the top of the Great Orme for fantastic panoramic views

Sunbeach

With all the familiar comforts you need in your caravan home away from home, you will always have a comfortable place to rest your head – no matter how busy your day. Sunbeach is our North Wales holiday park and is located on the coast not far from the popular town of Barmouth. With Snowdonia on your doorstep and a variety of attractions demanding your attention, be prepared for an active break!

Why Choose an Allens Caravans Park?

All of our parks are maintained to the highest possible standards and many also have a full-time park manager on-site to help you with any questions or queries you may have during your stay. Don’t just take our word for it, though.

On the popular and reputable review site, FreeIndex, we have received a number of positive reviews. Within these reviews, we have received comments complimenting the company on our services and quality of caravan parks and park homes.

One customer from Worsley commented: “We have just returned this morning from a brilliant four day break, from first getting to the park and being greeted by a lovely man, welcoming us, showing us where to go and telling us to enjoy our holiday. Booking in was easy and finding our caravan was simple. The park was clean and tidy and was very well kept.”

Another customer from Bristol said: “I purchased a holiday home with Allen’s Caravans at Sunbeach, Wales four years ago now. I wasn’t sure at first as we were used to touring with our caravan but with a variety of things to do on and around the site, I am thrilled my wife persuaded me that we should buy a mobile home on the Sunbeach site in Wales. We have made some wonderful friends with our neighbours on the holiday park and with the staff that work there. I love my holiday home. It’s the ideal place to chill out and relax.”

Here at Allen’s Caravans, we pride ourselves on the quality and sanitation of all our parks and make it a priority that our customers enjoy their time with us. We put great thought in maintaining an adequate level of customer satisfaction and encourage our staff to be friendly and cooperative when answering queries and helping onsite.

In terms of our staff, one customer from Reading mentioned how “the owner was welcoming and very helpful – taking time to chat to people is important and having a very open mind to individual idiosyncrasies equally valuable. She told me all about the local walks and viewpoints, signed me up for the free wireless available to the site. Overall a great experience and I would definitely return.”

Another holidaymaker from Henley-in-Arden left a comment saying: “I have just returned from a brilliant holiday with Allen’s Caravans – the location was ideal, the staff were superb and we had fantastic weather, now considering getting a static caravan on their holiday park site.”

Book With Us

If you’ve been convinced to spend your holidays at one of our parks but are still unsure which one to go for, please contact us. Our team are more than happy to provide information on our parks, the facilities, amenities and accommodation, as well as what there is to see and do in the local area.

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