Static caravan parks provide accommodation in caravans, also known as holiday homes. They're a popular holiday destination in the UK, especially among those who prefer to avoid flying and/or the expense of a holiday abroad. In many cases, they are located in areas of outstanding natural beauty, especially in coastal areas.
Accommodation is far more comfortable than many first-timers expect. While of course relatively tight on space, static caravans provide all of the extra luxuries and home comforts that you would expect in any other type of accommodation. Since they all have full self-catering facilities, you don't have to fork out extra money to eat in restaurants either. They all have modern kitchens, toilets and showers.
Static caravan parks themselves provide a lot of facilities in most cases, such as a small shop, a cafe or restaurant and often much more. Some provide swimming pools, gyms and other facilities, making them ideal for family vacations.
Many of the best deals are exclusive to the Internet, but your local travel agent may also be able to help. One of the most up-market companies is Haven, where you can find last minute week-long summer holiday deals from £449. Find out more at haven.com.
There are many other companies offering even cheaper deals such as Hoseasons at hoseasons.com, offering week-long breaks for as little as £308 in places like Aberdeenshire, right on the beach. Parkholidaysuk.com has even cheaper deals on offer, such as £233 for one week in Felixstowe, also on the beach.