Holiday Parks Near Great Surfing Beaches
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If you are looking for a holiday park with surfing as one of the top activities on your list, we have a number of great locations here for you to choose from. The South West of England is traditionally known for having great surf and beaches, we have provided you with some links to great holiday parks near to beaches that are well known for having great surf. You don’t have to go to the South West though, Yorkshire and Wales also have beaches that have fantastic surf and there is also the Wave at Bristol, guaranteed waves all year around.
Our holiday parks for surfing holidays in England and Wales are near to some great beaches and are top holiday parks. The beaches are well known for their surf and the holiday parks that we have chosen are near the beach or just a short drive away. They range from parks with all of the facilities under the sun where you can literally walk to the beach, with your surfboard from your caravan, to holiday parks a short drive away that tend to be lower cost, enjoy your research and find some great holiday parks for surfing holidays. For the best last minute deals, find the latest cheap last minute caravan holiday deals with some great savings on a fantastic range of parks.
Surfing in North Devon is an unforgettable experience. With some of the most spectacular beaches in the UK, North Devon is a surfer’s paradise. From Croyde to Woolacombe, Puttsborough, Westward Ho! and Saunton, there are miles of golden sand, clear turquoise waters, and consistent waves. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced surfer, you can enjoy great conditions.
Saunton is known for its gentle beach breaks, ideal for learners and longboarding, while the more adventurous can explore more challenging surf spots like Croyde or Woolacombe at low tide along the rugged north coast. Puttsborough is sheltered from the prevalent south westerly winds and often has a more sheltered wave when the wind comes from the south. Westward Ho! Is a great break and has surf schools right by the beach and is better surfed outside of high tide.
Bantham is a small village and beach located in South Devon, England. It is situated on the south coast of Devon, close to the town of Kingsbridge. The beach is a popular spot for surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing, as well as for swimming and sunbathing.
Bantham is probably the best known beach for surfing on the south coast of Devon. The waves tend to be smaller on the south coast, depending on the swell, but when the north coast is blown out, Bantham can and does have a cracking wave. The village itself offers a few pubs, a post office, a small supermarket, and a few restaurants. Bantham also boasts some impressive views over the nearby estuary, and is surrounded by lovely countryside.
Cornwall is a surfing mecca with Fistral Beach in Newquay as the beating heart and epicentre of the culture. Newquay is often seen as the go to destination for surfing holidays in the UK and we have some great holiday parks in and around the Newquay area listed below. Cornwall is blessed though, so very blessed with some amazing beaches on the north and the south coast facing every different direction, if you are prepared to travel, you can find a clean wave in Cornwall whatever the wind directions, obviously with a bit of swell first though!
Bude is further up the north coast, easier to access and faster to reach for many with some great waves and fantastic beaches in and around the town. Summerelaze is the best known beach and if you are in Bude, the sea pool is amazing, take your wetsuit though. Widemouth and Sandymouth beaches both offer great surf and are westerly facing so they pick up the full Atlantic swell.
St Ives is just a stunning location and there are some great holiday parks in and around the town. There is great surf here and St Ives, like Newquay has beaches facing a range of different directions so you can usually get a nice wave on one of the many beaches. Carbis Bay is the pick of the bunch, it is stunning. Gwithian at the north end of Hayle beach is a great surf spot on a great beach, plenty of space and good waves as well.
Praa Sands on the south coast is a great alternative with the legendery Porthleven nearby and some fantastic beaches and holiday parks on offer, ideal for families looking for smaller waves. If you want to travel all the way down to the tip of Cornwall Sennen cove is beautiful, so unspoilt and really quite peaceful with lots to do for the family, great holiday parks and beautiful scenery, this is real Cornwall.
St Ives & Gwithian
Wales is a great destination for surfers, with a stunning coastline dotted with numerous beaches and bays that offer excellent surfing conditions throughout the year. Popular surfing beaches in Wales include Freshwater West in Pembrokeshire, Llangennith in Gower, Coney Beach in Porthcawl and Newgale in Pembrokeshire. The breaks at Rhosneigr, Porthcawl and Newgale are some of the most popular for experienced surfers, whilst Ceredigion and Aberystwyth are great for beginners. The Gower specifically has a number of beaches that face different directions and the area around Tenby picks up a decent swell as well as having stunning beaches around a beautiful town.
Wales has a well developed tourism industry and lots of holiday parks near to decent beaches that are good for surfing. There is usually plenty of space so the breaks do not get too crowded and the holiday parks near great surfing beaches in Wales are much the same. You can find a host of decent parks with all of the facilities here, perfect for a family holiday by some fantastic beaches.
South Wales, Pembrokeshire
The East Coast of Yorkshire is home to the popular surfing spots of Scarborough, Whitby, Filey and Saltburn. The North Sea offers a number of breaks, from beach breaks to reef breaks and from fast paced banks to mellow points. Withernsea and Hornsea are also popular spots for surfers.
Cayton Bay in Yorkshire is a popular destination for surfers and has a surf school open all year around with SUP, surfing and coasteering available. The bay is located in Scarborough and is known for its long, sandy beach and consistent waves that are perfect for both beginners and experienced surfers alike. The beach is well-maintained, and there are lifeguards on duty throughout the summer months. Cayton Bay is also home to a variety of surf shops and cafes, making it a great spot for a day trip.
Surfing at Saltburn on Sea in Yorkshire is a great experience for all levels of surfers. Saltburn on Sea has some of the most consistent surf on the east coast and it also has a well established surf school. The waves at Saltburn are usually quite mellow, making it a great spot to learn or practice new surfing techniques. Saltburn also offers a wide range of accommodation and amenities, making it an ideal location for a surf holiday and you can find links to holiday parks at Saltburn on Sea below.
Saltburn on Sea
Surfing at the wave in Bristol is an amazing experience. The wave is a man-made wave pool located just off the M5 near Patchway and Filton, really easy to get to and a great day out, offering a unique surfing experience for all levels. The wave offers a powerful and consistent wave, which is great for learning, improving and having fun.
The wave is man made and therefore consistent, the waves can be changed to suit different abilities. The facilities at the Wave in Bristol also include a café, shop and changing rooms, making it a great spot for a day out. There are holiday parks nearby so if you are staying here, why not enjoy a day out at the wave!