Top 10 Best Holiday Parks in Cornwall for Family Holidays

Cornwall has always been a longed for holiday destination and for good reason. It has picturesque golden sandy beaches, hidden caves and tall rugged cliff faces, small coves and coastal path walks for the perfect family holiday in Cornwall. There’s the beautifully bleak and remote Bodmin moor to walk whilst soaking in the dramatic landscapes, or maybe a quick visit over to St Michaels Mount at low tide.

Traditional fishing villages and larger towns to visit with their many independent stores and fine eateries. Maybe take in a show at the spectacular open air Minack Theatre perched high on a Cornish clifftop with far reaching views over the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. There is also the Eden project, beautiful gardens, Flambards and so much more for the family to enjoy in Cornwall.

Cornwall's biggest attraction, besides the Cornish pasty, are the beaches and the great surf, with people traveling from all over the world to surf the waves and some of the best beach holiday parks in the country. Wherever you decide to surf we are sure you’ll have a great time and don’t forget you can always do your bit in keeping Cornwall beautiful by picking up some plastic on your way home.

Cornwall really does have it all and in order to allow visitors to appreciate what the county has to offer, there are a fantastic selection of family friendly holiday parks in Cornwall. There are a great selection offering cheap caravan holidays in Cornwall competing to provide families with the best accommodation, facilities and activities for your family to enjoy  and some great dog friendly caravan parks in Cornwall. Below we have tried to include some of the very best family caravan holiday parks in Cornwall, however if you feel we have missed an absolutely not to be missed holiday park then please do let us know.

The best holiday parks in Cornwall for Conrwall family holidays

Perranporth, Cornwall

Perran Sands Holiday Park has everything a family could wish for and look forward to. It is within walking distance of the beautiful Perranporth beach, with its golden sands and clear waters to enjoy. Whether that's building sand castles with your little ones on or surfing the exhilarating Atlantic waves. There are plenty of surf schools locally so if it's something you and your family have wanted to try, then why not give it a go. If it's walking that you prefer, then why not take in the beautifully dramatic views of this Cornish coastline and if you do fancy dropping back down to the beach from up above, then Perranporth has some great sand dunes for a spot of sand boarding and wildlife spotting. Of course if you have brought your golf clubs with you then the Perranporth links golf club just a shot away.

Perranporth has everything you should need to enjoy your Cornish family holiday, from well stoked surf shops to Ice cream parlours and of course not forgetting the local pubs and restaurants serving freshly caught fish and refreshing drinks. Perfect after an adventurous or lazy day spent on the beach.

If you and your family prefer to stay very close to the Holiday park, then Perran Sands has a everything you should need including beach access, pools with lazy rivers, arcade machines, a sports bar, Papa John's pizza takeaway and mini market should you wish to cook yourself. There's a climbing wall and Segway’s and on site entertainment. The Holiday Park offers a variety of accommodation choices from glamping pods through to luxury lodges so why not go and check it out for yourself.

Why is Perran Sands a Great Family Holiday Park in Cornwall?

  • Beach side location and perfect position for coastal path walks.
  • Various accommodation options to suit your budget and family needs.
  • Onsite sports bar, cafe, fish and chip shop and others.
  • Dog friendly with dog friendly beaches nearby


Perran Sands Holiday Park
Tel: 01872 573 551


Perran Sands Holiday Park

Families Enjoying a Lunch Time Drink on the Holiday Park Pub in Cornwall

Hayle, Cornwall

Riviere Sands Holiday Park has an enviable location of being within stepping distance of the beautiful St Ives Bay coastline and its spectacular surroundings. The stunning white sandy beach is perfect for learning to surf on and the Holiday park boasts its own surf school, but if it's the non-salty water you prefer then head to the heated swimming pools both indoor and outdoor so you can enjoy the water no matter what the weather is like. They even offer RNLI water safety training amongst other onsite activities such as den building and archery to keep the kids entertained.

There are a range of facilities to keep you and your family well fed and refreshed, such as the Coast Cafe and the Bluff Inn serving locally produced food and both have nearby play area's outside so you can relax whilst the children play. There is entertainment throughout the day and into the night, keeping the whole family entertained and there’s always the arcade to have two penny fun with the kids.

If it's further afield you wish to explore then this part of the Cornish coastline is a perfect base for a day of discovery at places like St Michael's Mount or how about exploring the town and beaches of St Ives with its many independent stores, local galleries and The Tate St Ives. When the sun finally sets on a most incredible day, why not book yourself into one of the diverse St Ives eateries ranging from rum and crab shacks, to Italian inspired food overlooking the boats gently bobbing up and down in the harbour.

Returning to the Holiday Park you have the choice of accommodation to suit your family’s needs including some with picturesque lakeside views and decking. Why not explore the accommodation and this amazing family holiday park to get your next family getaway underway.

Why is Riviere Sands perfect for Families?

  • Beachside location with its own surf school.
  • Indoor and outdoor pool and lots of great facilities!
  • Onsite bar, cafe and fish and chip shop plus entertainment.
  • Outdoor play area and lots for the kids to do on the park.

Riviere Sands Holiday Park
Riviere Towans
TR27 5AX
Tel: 01736 752132


Riviere Sands Holiday Park

A Family in a Childrens Play Area on a Holiday Park in Cornwall

Near Looe, South Cornwall

Trelawne Manor Holiday Park near to the coastal fishing village of Looe, is an amazing choice for a family holiday in Cornwall. It’s more of the case what doesn't this holiday park have? In fact it has so much to offer, you may not get to see the rest of nearby Cornwall and that would be a shame. This part of the Cornish coastline has many a secluded beaches perfect for swimming, sup-ing and discovering what’s lurking in the rock pools. There are coastal paths, wooded walks with amazing views of the local wildlife and the historic Looe Island. Or if you prefer, you could also take a boat trip around the island on a beautiful calm summer’s day. For the adults maybe a visit to Looe Valley Vineyard for a bit of wine tasting and the children will love crab fishing at the harbour.

Back at the park you have a choice of accommodation including accessible accommodation to make your holiday stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. Facilities on offer include children play areas, crazy golf, heated pools, water walking zorbs, day time entertainment for the kids and evening entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy a meal and drinks at the restaurant located within the  Manor House, or head off into Looe village to explore their fine eateries showcasing a range of freshly caught dishes. If you find at the end of the week you just don't want to leave then why not book a viewing of their range of holiday homes for sale in Cornwall, both new and pre-loved. Then enjoy Trelawne Manor Holiday Park year after year.

Is Trelawne Manor the best Conrwall Family Holiday Park?

  • A perfect pet friendly and family friendly holiday stay.
  • A variety of accommodation with choices from glamping pods to luxury lodges with private hot tubs.
  • A popular location for those who love the outdoor lifestyle with loads to do on site.
  • Holiday home ownership availability.

Trelawne Manor Holiday Park
Near Looe
South Cornwall 
PL13 2NA
Tel: 01503 272151


Trelawne Manor Holiday Park

A Family at the Play Area on a Cornwall Holiday Park

St Ives, West Cornwall

St Ives Holiday Village is perfect for those families who enjoy exploring the great outdoors, spotting the local wildlife, walking through nature trails and relaxing with a picnic in woodland settings. There is a great range of accommodation to choose from, including caravans through to unique cottages and bungalows. Some of which have been adapted for accessibility and some are pet friendly so you needn't leave your favourite tail wagging friend at home. There's lots for the children to do and enjoy such as the woodland play park and Foxy Club where they can make friends. If they love water then there's pool kayaking and heated pools with flumes.

If you prefer to stay dry, why not enjoy a round of crazy golf or a game of pool. On site there is a mini supermarket and takeaway providing you with the ability to enjoy a family meal and relaxing drink. However if you prefer to eat out for the evening, this park is located very close to the picturesque harbour side town of St Ives where you can explore it's many fine eateries, traditional fishing pubs and restaurants all serving the latest freshest catch.

St Ives Bay has a beautiful stretch of beaches suitable for sand castle building and surfing, or why not try a bit of crabbing along the harbour wall. If it's walking that you and your family enjoy then the coastal footpath has lots of dramatic scenery to enjoy such as golden sandy beaches to lighthouses and wildlife.

Why Choose St Ives Holiday Village for a Family Holiday?

  • Variety of childrens activities including a woodland play park.
  • Heated indoor pool including flume.
  • Crazy golf and lots more to do on site.
  • Regular entertainment including bingo and amusements.

St Ives
West Cornwall
TR26 3HX
Tel: 01736 752000


St Ives Holiday Village

Walking Through a Beautiful Woodland on a Holiday Park near St Ives

Bude, Cornwall

Bude Holiday Resort as the name suggests, is located in the officially sunniest spot in the UK on the North Cornish coast. A firm family favourite destination and family holiday park sees people returning year after year. The town of Bude is a relaxed and traditional Cornish town boasting a choice of beaches to suit your family’s needs and has an amazing outdoor natural sea pool, perfect for wild swimming and safe bathing for the little ones. Due to the towns coastal location, it is very close to the South West Coastal Path so no need to venture too far to enjoy the stunning coastal scenery whilst out walking with the children. Should they get tired and a little hungry, there are a variety of independent shops, cafe's and restaurants selling refreshing treats such as the traditional Cornish pasty, ice creams topped with clotted Cornish cream and of course who wouldn't want a locally caught fish accompanied with chips.

The holiday park offers a range of accommodation options including caravans and lodges to suit your budget and family needs and don't forget your dog as they have pet friendly accommodation in Cornwall as well! If you find that this is the ideal location for you and your family, then why not consider Bude Holiday Resort as the perfect place to enjoy by checking out their selection of holiday homes for sale.

Whilst your on the park, the children will undoubtedly enjoy the heated outdoor pool whilst the parents relax poolside, soaking up the sun or reading a book. Or maybe the Adventure playground or coastal bar and eatery providing refreshing food and drinks for you and your family to enjoy. Should you wish to explore further afield then this area of Cornwall has lots on offer to keep the family entertained from fun filled action packed adventure parks to the Eden project and maybe even a round of golf at the many links and park golf clubs.

Why Choose Bude Holiday Resort for a Family Holiday?

  • Adventure playground with nearby beaches perfect for all the family.
  • Heated outdoor pool and splash zone to keep the kids happy!
  • Coastal cafe and bar serving food and refreshing drinks.
  • Check out the amazing Bude Sea Pool, it is fantastic fun (take your wetsuits though)!

Bude Holiday Resort
Maer Lane
EX23 9EE
Tel: 0330 053 7000


Bude Holiday Resort

A Row of Holiday Homes on a Cornish Family Holiday Park near Bude

Nr Perranporth, North Cornwall

Perran View Holiday Park is located between the idyllic Cornish coastal villages of Perranporth and St Agnes and very close to Perranporth’s beach, best known for its golden sands and crystal clear surf-able Atlantic waves. Perfect for families learning to surf or parents who prefer to relax with a good book whilst the kids cover themselves in sand. This John Fowler holiday park is more suited towards those families looking for a more a quiter more relaxed feel to it due to it not offering the usual onsite entertainment package, having said that it does have lots to offer families including a play area, heated indoor pool, tennis courts and a crazy golf course to name a few.

At the end of a busy or not so busy day, why not enjoy a relaxing meal and refreshing drinks in the onsite pub whilst watching a dramatic Cornish sun set. There is a choice of two and three bedroom cottages and bungalows including pet friendly accommodation, perfect for those who never could leave their furry four legged friends at home. Some which have been adapted to include low level worktops and wet rooms with parking alongside.

Further afield there is so much to do here and Perranporth is the perfect place to base yourself to enjoy what Cornwall has to offer. The South West Coastal Path offers perfect views for those who love the dramatic scenery and wildlife of this Cornish coast, or maybe a day spent enjoying the gardens of a nearby National Trust country house. But if it’s a day of exhilarating excitement the kids are looking for then look no further than Flambards.

Why Choose Perran View?

  • Playground area and football nets, crazy golf and tennis courts
  • Heated indoor pool and sauna
  • Relaxing and chilled out park in a great location.
  • Dog friendly holiday park with a great range of accommodation

Perran View Holiday Park
Nr Perranporth 
North Cornwall 
Tel: 01872 552623


Perran View Holiday Park

A Family Playing and Relaxing on Perran View Holiday Park

Newquay, Cornwall

Newperran Holiday Park is ideally located only a few miles away from the stunning stretch of golden sands of Perranporth beach and the more secluded and equally beautiful Holywell Bay. Another holiday park in this spectacularly enchanting area of Cornwall and for good reason sees people returning year after year for a relaxing family break. Take in the wonderful countryside scenery, small seaside and traditional fishing villages, miles and miles of the south west coastal path and the wonderful Atlantic Ocean with its superb surf.

This holiday park near Newquay has everything a family would require for a relaxing, yet entertaining visit including a heated swimming pool, adventure playground and even its own skate park. After burning off all that energy, why not retire to and relax with a meal and refreshing drinks in the Sunset Bar. However if it's more excitement and activities you need then look no further than its sister site Retallack Resort and Spa where they have an adrenaline fuelled water park including a flow rider, wakeboarding and an amazing fun inflatable aqua park.

Back at the site, they have a range of caravans and lodges for you and your family to choose from to ensure you have a perfect break away in Cornwall. If you find you and your family don't want to leave and love it so much, then why not consider buying one of the holiday homes on site ensuring that you too can become a returning visitor.

Why is Newperran is a Top Family Holiday Park in Cornwall?

  • Near to Perranporth beach, it is amazing!
  • Near to Holywell Bay, it is beautiful as well!
  • Adventure playground and skatepark
  • Heated indoor pool and seasonal entertainment

Hendra Croft
TR8 5QJ 
0330 053 7000


Newperran Holiday Park

A Mother and Child Playing on the Adventure Playground on a Cornish Holiday Park

Newquay, Cornwall

Hendra Holiday Park is perfectly situated on the outskirts of Newquay and its amazing surf beaches, ideal for your family to enjoy a northern coastline Cornish holiday by the Atlantic Ocean. There is a lot on offer here at this award winning holiday park in Newquay from the different ways for you to enjoy your stay to the facilities and entertainment on site.

Choose from a range of caravan holiday homes including dog friendly and accessible homes or bring your own tent or tourer to one of the many different pitch types including fully serviced pitches. All surrounded by lush grounds and stunning parklands, perfect for walking your dog, stretching your legs or maybe even a bit of wildlife spotting. Once you’re settled, then take your time to figure out what you and the family want to do first from taking a dip in one of two swimming pools including water flumes and river rapids for maximum family fun. There's play areas, amusement arcades, Segway’s, a skate park, outdoor gym and a whole heap of daily children’s and family entertainment on offer throughout the year.

If you ever need to leave the this action packed family holiday park, then the park is well located to explore what Cornwall has to offer, whether that's taking in a family surf lesson on the world famous Fistral beach or exploring the Lost Gardens of Heligan.
When you return from your busy day exploring then why not relax with a nice refreshing drink and a bite to eat whether that be traditional fish and chips, a pizza from Mario's Pizzeria or watching a glorious Cornish sunset at the terrace Restaurant. 

Why is Hendra one of the best Family Pakrs in Cornwall?

  • Award winning Holiday Park that has been a favourite in Cornwall for generations
  • Oasis fun pool, one of the best in Cornwall
  • Touring, camping and holiday holiday homes.
  • Live music and a whole range of other entertainment, facilities and activities.

Hendra Holiday Park
Tel: 01637 875778


Hendra Holiday Park







People Enjoying their Holiday Around a Life Guarded Pool on a Cornish Holiday Park

Bodmin, Cornwall

Hengar Manor Holiday Park is set within a country estate near to the spectacularly rugged Bodmin moor, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, mature woodlands and fully stoked fishing lakes. Your sure to enjoy a relaxing family break.

There is plenty on offer in terms of entertainment such as an indoor heated swimming pool, children's play area, tennis courts and a nine hole pitch and putt golf course. Of course having their own fishing lakes offers a joyful and relaxing lakeside day, taking in the gorgeous Cornish countryside views whilst teaching the kids how to fish and hopefully catching a few! If crab fishing is more the family thing, then look no further than a wonderful day trip to Padstow or Port Isaac, both not too far from the holiday park. At the end of the day head off for a night in the new clubhouse and family bar and enjoy a refreshing drink whilst planning your next day's adventure. All this before returning to your chosen accommodation from a superb range of villas, apartments and caravan holiday homes to suit your family budget and needs. If you decide that this is the perfect place for your family to enjoy idyllic Cornish breaks year after year, then you can arrange a viewing and consider holiday home ownership for yourself.

Why is Hengar Manor Holiday Park great for Family Holidays?

  • Idyllic country estate setting
  • Near to Cornwalls area of outstanding natural beauty
  • Pet friendly accommodation
  • Well stoked fishing lakes


Hengar Manor Holiday Park
St Tudy
PL30 3PL
Tel: 01208 228852


Hengar Manor Holiday Park

A Family Playing Golf on the Holiday Parks Onsite Golf Course in Cornwall

Holywell Bay, Cornwall

Trevornick Holiday Park is situated in the most beautiful Holywell Bay known for its golden sands, caves, sand dunes and of course the surf on the North Cornish coastline. Whether you wish for an action packed or a more relaxing Cornish getaway, then this family run holiday park has something for everyone, it really is your choice! Take a dip in the outdoor heated swimming pool and splash zone or relax and unwind in the Tranquillity Spa where you and the 'children' can choose from a range of treatments to help you unwind and relax your mind and body.

Or perhaps something a little more active like a round of golf on the 18 hole golf course with amazing coastal views, a game of pitch and put or even a game of mini golf, ideal for the whole family to have some fun whilst laughing their way around the course and it's many obstacles. If the family have always wanted to try surfing then why not head down to the local surf school where you can book yourselves a lesson. However if you prefer to stay dry and love fishing, then this holiday park has three well stoked lakes to spend a relaxing day fishing.

Bookable activities such as Cornish Archery and The Wild Tribe Holiday Club are also available and of course, entertainment is always on offer throughout the year with magicians, singers, bingo and much much more keeping you and the family fully entertained whilst you stay.

This fantastic holiday park has a range of venues where you can sit down and relax indoors or outside on the decking area with a mouth-watering hearty meal or grab a tasty snack such as the traditional Cornish Pasty whilst on the move to the next adventure. Of course if you prefer to cook for yourself, then why not visit the farm shop who sell a whole range of local produce and even doggy ice cream, that's right dogs are welcome too!

There is a wide choice of accommodation to choose from to suit your family needs and budget including caravan holiday homes, luxury lodges which benefit from bay views to a choice of three holiday cottages. But that's not all if you prefer to bring your own accommodation you can do that too. So pack up the tent or arrive in your restored camper van, whatever you choose your sure to enjoy the facilities and views on offer and make this the best Cornish family holiday ever.

If your family holiday adventures don't ever want to end then why not consider Trevornick Holiday Park for almost all year round holiday home ownership

Why is Trevornick Holiday Park a Top Family Holiday Park?

  • A selection of golf courses and fishing lakes to choose from.
  • Beachside location near to the stunning Holywell Bay.
  • Pet friendly accommodation.
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool and spa.


Trevornick Holiday Park
Holywell Bay
Tel: 01637 830531


Trevornick Holiday Park

A Child Playing Crazy Golf Overlooking the Sea