Park Holidays Martello Beach Nr Clacton, Essex
Located just outside of Clacton but right on the beach, the Martello Beach Holiday Park offers families a range of activities and is also pet friendly from just £9.50pp with the Sun
We know that choosing the right holiday park can be an absolute minefield. Will the kids get bored? Is it close enough to the beach? The list goes on, so we have pulled together the complete guide to the Sun holiday parks. Discover your favourite park, see what each park has to offer and have your top 4 ready to hand for when the holiday codes promotion opens and to avoid disappointment.
The Park Holidays Steeple Bay resort in Essex offers beautiful views across the Mayland Creek, as well as outdoor pool and children's adventure play park.
A popular Sun holiday park, located on the seafront, perfect for beach walks, plus an indoor pool for those rainy days makes the Parkdean Resort at Coopers Beach perfect for a family holiday.
Just outside Clacton and within walking to the beach, Seawick Holiday Park offers a range of entertainment and children's activities, including indoor and outdoor pools.
Offering an outdoor pool and within easy reach of the beach, The Orchards Haven Holiday Park is a perfect summer getaway by the sea.
Located just outside of Clacton but right on the beach, the Martello Beach Holiday Park offers families a range of activities and is also pet friendly from just £9.50pp with the Sun
With easy access to St Osyth Beach for sunny days and an indoor heated pool with flume for colder days, the Park Holidays Resort at St Osyth Beach is an ideal family holiday park.
Just a 15 minute walk to the beach, the Parkdean Resorts Valley Farm offers visitors pools, entertainment, sports courts, crazy golf and much more for all the family.
Popular for its lively shows and evening entertainment, Highfield Grange also features a 200ft waterslide which is sure to please everyone. There is also a large Tesco within walking distance for self-catering guests.
One of the smaller sun holiday parks in Essex, the Parkdean Resorts at Weeley Bridge is situated on a beautiful site with fishing lake. It's also next to Weeley train station, perfect for those without a car.
Situated in the beach town of Walton-on-the-Naze, the Parkdean Naze Marine Resort is just across the road from the beach and a 15 minute walk from Walton Pier, featuring indoor pool, as well as a cafe, bar and takeaway.
With a lovely new indoor swimming pool, an outdoor pool and steps from the beach, Park Holidays UK Dovercourt is great fun for all the family.
Situated in the south of Felixstowe, the Suffolk Sands Holiday Park sits right on the coastline and is perfect for those looking to enjoy a quieter holiday, perhaps as a couple.
A great fun holiday park, close to the beach and with an indoor swimming pool with waterflume, this if a fantastic park for the family to enjoy.
Set in the Suffolk countryside amongst woodlands and two fishing lakes, the Carlton Meres Holiday Park is ideal for those looking for a quieter, more relaxing sun holiday park.
Located right by the sea and close to the Africa Alive! wildlife centre, Kessingland Beach is a lively holiday park with plenty of entertainment on offer, as well as indoor and outdoor pools.
Between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth, the Broadland Sands Holiday Park enjoys a great location close to the sea, as well as a range of activities including heated outdoor pool and 45m flume slide.
As part of the Sun Holiday Codes promotion, enjoy free entertainment passes at Pontins Pakefield, as well as indoor heated pool, plus the park has its own beach access.
Recently acquired by Park Holidays UK, Parkfield Holiday Park is in a fantastic location along the Suffolk coast, ideal for an enjoyable break away.
With a 9-hole golf course, indoor pool with splash zone, plus situated close to the beautiful Norfolk Broads, you'll have plenty to see and do when staying at the Haven Hopton Holiday Park.
The Haven Wild Duck holiday park is perfect for those who want to explore the countryside. Hire a bike or take a walk out into the local area to discover woodlands and nearby Burgh Castle.
Close to the ruins of Burgh Castle and six miles outside of Great Yarmouth, the Parkdean Resorts Cherry Tree provides a fantastic holiday experience for families with a range of activities on offer.
On the edge of the Norfolk Broads, Breydon Water is made up of two holiday parks, so it's a lively resort to take the family, with lots to do and plenty of entertainment.
If you want to treat the family, Parkdean's Tropical Waterworld Pool is sure to be the next best thing when the sun doesn't shine. Plus it's just a ten minute walk from Great Yarmouth train station.
With a pirate themed play area, lots of activities and an indoor pool with multilane slide, there's plenty to do at Haven Seashore. Plus, this sun holiday park is right on the beachfront.
Another fantastic beachfront holiday park, perfect for long walks on the beach or building lots of sandcastles. The Haven park in Caister offers indoor pool with slides plus climbing wall.
Located within walking distance of the beautiful Scratby Beach, the Summerfields Holiday Park offers that perfect summer getaway, with a heated indoor pool for those colder summer days.
Another park right by a beautiful sandy beach, the Parkdean California Cliffs is the perfect summer holiday for those wanting to stay in the UK. Lots to do and a fantastic beach to explore.
Walking distance to Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary and the beach, Manor Park offers guests a range of great facilties, plus it's in a great location for exploring the local area.
A popular holiday park on the east coast, Golden Palm offers a range of accommodation options, plus show nights with top entertainers and an indoor pool with water slides.
This Hoseasons holiday park is a 15 minute walk to the beach and a 20 minute drive into Skegness.The Fantasy Island Theme Park is closeby by for some extra evening activities.
The Golden Anchor caravan park sits on the coast outside Chapel St. Leonards. This quieter resort is perfect for a more relaxing holiday, but guests can also use the facilities at nearby Golden Palm Resort.
Golden Sands holiday park sits close to a stunning stretch of sandy beach and across the road from The Seal Sanctuary Wildlife Centre. An outdoor and indoor pool is also on offer plus two fishing lakes.
A popular choice for couples, Towervans Caravan Park enjoys a quiet setting around a fishing lake. Just a short walk away and you'll reach the beautiful, sandy Mablethorpe beach and town centre.
During the day, the wide range of activities and facilities provide ample entertainment, as does the nearby beach for sunnier summer days, while the evening brings a host of live entertainment.
One of our favourite holiday parks with the sun codes, Haven Thorpe Park offers a great range of indoor and outdoor activities including pool with slides and a lazy river. It's also right next to the beach.
A fab resort with an outdoor heated pool, regular live music and events, and a range of caravan options are all just a short walk from the golden sand beach.
Being close to the beach, with an all weather sports court, indoor pool and minature golf, everyone will enjoy a stay at Withernsea. In the evening enjoy dinner at the Boathouse Restaurant before live entertainment.
A thoroughly popular holiday village, Sand Le Mere sits on Yorkshire's stunning coast and boasts a variety of activities and evening entertainment for all the family.
Right next to the sea, Parkdean's Skipsea Sands holiday park features a fishing lake, indoor pool and a bowling alley, as well as a small on-site convenience store.
Sitting on a beautiful stretch of beach on the Yorkshire coast, Parkdean Barmston Beach offers a heated outdoor pool during the summer months and a stunning coastline to explore.
With an indoor swimming pool with slides, activity barn, Nature Rockz activities and much more, there's no reason for the kids to be bored here.
Right next door to Reighton Beach, Haven Reighton Sands offers everything you would expect of a Haven holiday park, including outdoor pool and lazy river, 9-hole golf course and plenty of evening entertainment.
At the top end of Reighton Beach is Haven's Primrose Valley holiday park, a very popular sun holiday park with indoor swimming pool and slides. There's plenty of food and drinks options too, if you want to dine out.
Set on a clifftop, Haven Blue Dolphin has stunning views out to sea and the coastline walks are a great day out, but if you're spending time in the park, there's a whole heap of activities to keep everyone busy.
Just a few minutes walk from to the beach, Parkdean Cayton Bay features an all weather sports court, indoor pool with flume, amusements, crazy golf, children's activities and much more.
With incredibly sea views from the park and easy access to the beach, Crimdon Dene is a popular Sun holiday park. It's a smaller park but still offers a variety of activities and entertainment.
A smaller holiday park but in a great coastal location. Parkdean Whitley Bay offers a quieter stay with some entertainment and activities on-site. Be sure to head out and explore the local area.
With lovely, clifftop views, coastal walks are a great activity at Sandy Bay Holiday Park. Don't forget the kid's club, indoor swimming pool and evening entertainment too.
This popular Sun holiday park is just a few minutes walk from the expansive, sandy Cresswell Beach and a great base to explore other areas of Northumberland.
Solway Holiday Village features an indoor pool with spa and jacuzzi, as well as tennis courts, all weather sports court and indoor play area, plus an entertainment complex for the evenings.
A 15 minute walk to the beach and a 20 minute journey into Morecambe town centre, Parkdean Regent Bay features children's play areas, indoor pool, family entertainment and much more.
Exactly what it says on the tin, Ocean Edge caravan park sits right on the coast, offering great views from the park with all the benefits of a Parkdean holiday.
Just a few miles from Blackpool, Cala Gran Holiday Park offers a range of activities including climbing wall, archery and mini 10-pin bowling, as well as both indoor and outdoor pools to enjoy.
Located next to Marton Mere Nature Reserve and a short bus ride into Blackpool, this Haven is a popular Sun holiday park so be sure to get your codes and book early to avoid disappointment.
Pontins Southport is a 15 minute walk from the nearest station and right next to Ainsdale Beach, perfect if you don't have a car. Enjoy a range of activities and dining facilities here too.
No car? No problem. Pontins Prestatyn Sands is 15 minutes walk from the station and right on the seafront. This Sun holiday park gets booked very quickly so get in there early!
Located just a short walk from the beach, Lyons Robin Hood holiday park is on the outskirts of Rhyl and enjoys a host of facilities including swimming pool slides, minature golf, entertainment, and so much more!
Sitting between Rhyl and Pensarn, the Golden Sands Holiday Park enjoys a seaside location with large entertainment centre, indoor pool, outdoor playground and lots of kids entertainment.
Next to Tyr Prince Fun Park and walking distance to the beach, Lyons Winkups Holiday Park enjoys an indoor pool, amusements, children's play area and evening entertainment.
Only a couple of minutes walk from the sandy beach, Parkdean Ty Mawr Holiday Park is a great base for exploring the local area like Gwrych Castle and Rhyl.
This popular park enjoys a beachfront location and is just a short drive from the livelier Barmouth Beach.
A truly adventurous holiday park, Haven Hafan Y Mor is close to Snowdonia, so perfect for hikes, while back on site there's a fantastic indoor pool with slides and wave machine, as well as an Aerial Adventure.
Just north of Aberystwyth is Brynowen Holiday Park. Set on a hilltop the park enjoys beautiful views over Cardigan Bay, plus a range of outdoor pursuits in the local area to experience.
Walking distance to Manorbier train station, this holiday park enjoys a quiet countryside setting, just five minutes drive from the stunning cove of Manorbier beach.
The sister park to Manorbier Country Park, this holiday park is a great base for heading our and discovering what Pembrokeshire has to offer, including Manorbier and Skrinkle Haven beaches.
Moreton Farm holiday park is a quiet park set amongst the picturesque Pembrokeshire countryside, a short drive from both Saundersfoot and Tenby.
A great park right next to the beach, where land speed records have been set, as well as close to some stunning walking trails to enjoy the Pembrokeshire countryside nearby.
A large park set alongside a long stretch of beach in the Carmarthenshire countryside. Try the crazy golf, indoor pool and flume and amusements, or head out and discover more of the fantastic south coast of Wales.
A big holiday park set between two stunning, sandy beaches, Trecco Bay is also close to Coney Beach amusement park and a local nature reserve, so there is no chance of getting bored here.
On the edge of the Lelant Downs, St Ives Holiday Village has a range of accommodation types set in beautiful woodland. The park also boasts an indoor swimming pool with flume slide.
Accommodation here are bungalows and houses and is a great base to explore the local Cornish countryside. Visit nearby Paradise Park, Jungle Barn or try your hand on the local go karting track.
Set in quiet parkland with two lakes, and within a short drive of Newquay and Crantock Beach, Park Holidays Trevella is a wonderful stay for those who enjoy a relaxing holiday.
There are so many fun activities here, and when you've tried all of those, there are a number of fabulous Cornish beaches within driving distance.
Just outside St. Agnes is Perran View Holiday Park. Plenty of sports activities, evening entertainment and indoor pool will keep everyone busy, while a trip up to Perranporth Beach is a must for any holiday.
With indoor and outdoor pools and a lazy river, plus glamping options too, Haven Perran Sands is a great holiday park with the Sun holidays. Make sure you try out the surfing nearby too.
On the Cornish south coast is Parkdean Sea Acres, a fantastic resort just 500m from the beach, with a heap load of activities, plus there's even a scuba diving centre on site too.
A popular park just south of Newquay, Parkdean Crantock Beach is a short drive to a number of fantastic beaches in Cornwall. While there is activities and entertainment on site, Newquay is a short drive away.
Located slightly inland but a short drive from Newquay, Hendra Holiday Park has two fantastic pools with slides and a river rapid ride, as well as playground, amusements and lots of entertainment.
A 10 minute drive out of Newquay and you'll reach this Parkdean Resort. Three outdoor swimming pools means plenty of sunbathing, while the 200ft waterslide will keep the kids busy too. Don't forget the beaches nearby.
A countryside location within driving distance of several beautiful sandy beaches, Parkdean St Minver boasts an indoor pool plus actvities and entertainment to keep the family entertained on your break.
This caravan park is a short walk to the nearest beach for those summer sandcastles, while back on site, Freddy's Kids' Club and the indoor pool will keep the young ones entertained.
20 minutes from the beautiful harbour town of Polperro and Talland Bay beach, guests at Killigarth Manor can enjoy crazy golf, soft play area, as well as an indoor pool for those occasional rainy summer days.
A small and quieter resort in Cornwall, the Park Holidays Polperro is a ten minute drive from popular Polperro town. Evening entertainment and a kid's club will also keep the kids busy.
Set inland just outside of Looe, this sun holiday park is driving distance to several great beaches. While located in the countryside, the park enjoys a host of activities, facilities and entertainment options.
Situated in the manor grounds, Trelawne Manor Holiday Park features indoor and outdoor pools for both rain and sun, while the kid's club will also keep the little ones occupied while you enjoy the countryside.
Head out of the park to enjoy some local countryside walking tracks, while back at Tencreek, the heated indoor swimming pool is perfect for those cooler summer days.
You can't go wrong with a Butlin's. The Minehead park sits across the road from the beach but when there's so much on offer on-site, you'll certainly struggle for time to cram everything in.
With Apex Wildlife Park on one side and Burnham Beach on the other, this park is ideally located for some local exploration, of course back at the pack there's plenty to enjoy including two fishing lakes.
A quieter park but with outdoor pool and activities, Lakeside Holiday Park is a ten minute walk to the beach and 15 minutes into Burnham town centre for a fun filled, family day out.
A very popular holiday resort with outdoor pool and various fun and adventurous slides and close to the beach too. It's easy to see why this park gets booked so quickly.
A popular holiday park and close to the beach, this Pontins has a range of top activities, including go karts, talent shows, Teddy Bear Picnics, circus skills and so much more.
Sand Bay is an adults only holiday park, recommended for those over 50 years old. Activities are much more tailored to older customers but still enjoys easy access to the beach.
Just a 15 minute walk from Holton Heath train station, Parkdean Sandford boasts and indoor and outdoor pool as well as lots of local countryside walks. Poole is a short train ride away for a day out.
Located between Southampton and Portsmouth, Solent Breezes enjoys direct beach access and views across to the Isle of Wight. This countryside park is small but in a great location for your next holiday.
Lots of countryside to enjoy and a short walk to the nearest beach, Thorness Bay Holiday Park is a smaller park with indoor pool and flume and stunning views across the local countryside.
Walking distance to Shanklin train station, once you're on the island, it's easy to get about without a car. Take the 15 minute walk down to the beach or stay in the park and enjoy the facilities.
Between Shanklin and Lake, Landguard Holiday Park is a 15 minute walk to the beach. Back at the park, the indoor and outdoor pools are always popular with the kids, as is the entertainment.
A pretty park near the beach, Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park features a big outdoor heated pool, indoor pool, outdoor cinema, family entertainment and lots more to enjoy.
A coastal caravan park near the beach for those sunny summer days, Nodes Point is a popular holiday spot with families, offering entertainment, kids club and indoor swimming pool.
Seal Bay offers you so much, from the indoor pool and thrilling wave rider experience, to the mesmerising evening entertainment, plus it's right on the beachfront.
Surrounded by 10 lakes perfect for fishing, this holiday parks is just outside of Chichester and 20 minutes to the coast, so a day out by the sea is still possible when the sun comes out.
Bunn Leisure is split into several holiday parks depending on what sort of holiday you are after, whether you want a quiet and relaxing stay, or somewhere for the whole family to get involved and stay active.
The infamous Butlin's at Bognor Regis. A popular resort for many years with so much to do and enjoy, this place gets booked incredibly quickly so get ready with your codes to book!
With a big outdoor pool and indoor pool for rainy days, as well as children's club and amusements, this is a great family park. It's also close to two big supermarkets for all your self-catering needs.
You definitely won't get bored at this large park. From the outdoor pool with fun Space Bowl waterslide to the arts and crafts activities as part of the children's clubs, this place is ideal for family holidays.
Right in the heart of the Sussex countryside, this park is ideal as a base to explore the local villages, beaches, and of course, Hastings. As well as the usual activities, there is also a fish pond to enjoy.
Situated next to arguably one of the best beaches in the UK, Parkdean Camber Sands has not one, not two, but four indoor pools as well as a wet outdoor play area. Why not also hire bikes for a ride along the coast.
Just a short walk to the fantastic Camber Sands beach, Pontins is an apartment only resort, featuring a dinosaur park, pirate themed crazy golf, outdoor gym and swimming pool.
Ideal if you don't have a car, the resort is next to Romney Sands train station with the beach on one side and lake on the other. Perfectly suited to families arriving by public transport.
Although next to the coast, the nearest beach is a ten minute walk away. While on-site you have lots of activities, in the local area, you can explore Leeds Castle and Dymchurch Amusement Park.
Plenty of on-site activities like the indoor pool and kids club, while the beach and nearby town are a short drive away. It's also a great place to stay to enjoy the local countryside.
A countryside setting, just a short drive to the coast for some stunning cliff top walks, and Dover to go shopping or watch the ships, this park is great for getting out and about in Kent.
On the east coast of Sheppey, Harts is just one of a number of sun holiday parks in the area, but if you want to head out of the park, Central Beach is the place to go.
Award winning and in a beautiful setting, Hunters Quay offers you loads to do in the park and plenty to see and experience in the surrounding area..
Set in an incredible location on a cliff, Parkdean Eyemouth is walking distance to the fantastic Eyemouth beach and town centre, as well as free access to the Eyemouth Leisure Centre swimming pool.
Close to Wemyss Bay train station (although an uphill walk if not travelling by car), this Sun holiday park sits on the hill side with some fantastic views and a fun indoor swimming pool.
A small countryside holiday park, Sundrum Castle offers guests an indoor pool with flume slide, crazy golf, as well as driving distance to Ayr town centre for shops and the beach.
Set between Stevenston and Saltcoats, one of the biggest attractions here is the local sandy beach, perfect for enjoying the sunshine in the summer but there's also an indoor pool for colder UK summer days.
Set between two impressive and long beaches, this Parkdean Resort is another quieter park in the north east of Scotland, perfect for truly getting away from it all and enjoying the fresh air.
Set on the coast near the Solway Firth, Southerness Holiday Park is a great opportunity to escape the city life and enjoy the countryside with a range of activities and facilities too.
Close to Nairn and a beautiful sandy beach, this location is an ideal place for spotting the local Moray Firth dolphins and enjoying the local walking tracks and trails.
Fantastic facilities and close to the beach, when it rains, the indoor pool will keep everyone entertained, but when the sun shines, there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy here.
If access to the nearby stunning beach doesn't win you over, the chance to spot dolphins will. This park is next to RAF Lossiemouth too, so if you've got some keen plane spotters in the family, they will be happy.
Situated next to the River Tummel in the heart of Scotland, this holiday park has plenty of local woodland to be explored. There isn't much else around so this is one for a true escape from the city.
If you're after a holiday for couples, you may want to choose a quieter or smaller park with fewer facilities, which in turn, generally means fewer children.
Families are well catered for with a whole host of activities available at most holiday parks. From kid's clubs and evening entertainment to crazy golf and swimming pools with flume rides, there won't be time to get bored on a Sun holiday.
Sadly, the sun doesn't always shine in the UK, so when you've got to keep everyone entertained indoors, you need all the help you can get. Fear not though, quite a few of the holiday parks have indoor pools, perfect for those not so nice summer days.
Of course, for many, when you think of a holiday, you think of a beautiful sandy beach and the seaside. There are loads of holidays parks included in the Sun holiday codes promotion that are by the sea or within walking distance of the beach.
The best Sun holiday parks are generally Butlin's and Haven holiday parks. It really depends on what you want from your park.
You can find the latest Sun holiday codes for 2023 here.
There are loads of Sun holiday parks that allow dogs. Simply check with the parks above.