WITH loads of sandy beaches and great pubs, Norfolk is a popular choice for a UK break.
And it seems its popularity is very much on the rise for holidays this summer, with searches for the county surging 300 per cent in recent months.
There’s beaches and nature aplenty in Norfolk[/caption]
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You’re never far from the water in Norfolk, which packs in long beaches and waterways – all of which are dotted with pretty flint houses.
It’s a great place to visit for nature lovers who can roam the Norfolk Broads or spot birds at the seaside.
But there’s also the option to experience the bustle of a city, with Norwich having a beautiful cathedral, lively market and boutique shops.
There’s lots for families, couples and groups of friends to see and do, so we’ve rounded up the best holiday parks where you can stay in the region.
Thorpe Forest, Thetford
Get back to nature at Thorpe Forest[/caption]
Adults will love Thorpe Forest, where cabins come with a hot tub as standard.
The park is based in woodland on the banks of the River Thet, close to where the Norfolk and Suffolk borders meet, so there’s lots to see and do in the area including visiting Wells-Next-The-Sea, , Bury St Edmunds the Norfolk Broads, Great Yarmouth and spotting seals at Blakeney Point.
Back at the park you’re guaranteed a peaceful stay with all sorts of wildlife around and cabins that also boast barbecues for long lazy lunches and private decks.
- Stay from £68pppn
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Large families should take note of this holiday park[/caption]
Big families are well catered for at this traditional seaside holiday park in Caister-on-Sea.
It is home to Deck Houses – which provide lots of space for larger groups – and the park has direct access to miles of beautiful sandy beaches.
It also boasts an Adventure Village, where kids will be kept occupied for hours with aerial assault courses, 4×4 off-roading and indoor play areas.
- Stay from £12.50pppn
Hopton, Great Yarmouth
This Haven park is just yards from the coast[/caption]
This popular Haven park gives guests direct beach access, making it ideal for a seaside staycation.
On-site there are two pools (one comes with water slides) and palm tree fountains plus a family amusement centre. There are great food options too, including a fish & chip takeaway, plus a modern entertainment venue.
A short drive from the park is Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park and there’s also the opportunity to hire a boat to explore the Norfolk Broads.
- Stay from £49.50pppn
Wild Duck, near Great Yarmouth
Enjoy fresh forest air and be near the sea[/caption]
This Haven site is their only woodland park, so there’s lots of nature activities but it’s also right by the beach.
Kids can have a go at den building, making creature and nest boxes, or even go on a bug hunt.
Guests here get all the great hallmarks of a Haven break, too, including crazy golf, a heated indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
- Stay from £35pppn
Heacham Beach, Heacham
Enjoy waterslides and stay close to the beach[/caption]
Splash about in the heated indoor swimming pool with a waterslide at this park near Heacham Beach.
The sports court is a great place to work up an appetite before enjoying lunch at on-site The Boathouse Tavern, or if you’re feeling more relaxed – stroll to the sandy shingle beach, just 200 metres away.
Away from the beach are the Norfolk Lavender Gardens, Walsh National Nature Reserve and lively Hunstanton, which are all minutes away.
- Stay from £32pppn
Cherry Tree, Great Yarmouth
Stay right by the beaches of Great Yarmouth[/caption]
Stay close to the seaside setting of Great Yarmouth Cherry Tree Holiday Park in Norfolk, where you can unwind at the beach resort, build sandcastles or stroll the promenade.
The park itself is set in lush grounds with opportunities for fishing and crazy golf.
There’s also live entertainment and indoor and outdoor pools, so you can be as active or as relaxed as you choose.
- Stay from £33pppn
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Summerfields, Scratby, Norfolk
Kids will find lots to do at this park[/caption]
A ten minute stroll from the golden sands of Scratby beach is Summerfields Holiday Park.
It has something for everyone – with a large indoor pool (complete with spa bath), kids facilities ranging including a playground and crazy golf, and a leafy setting to unwind in.
The Norfolk Broads and Great Yarmouth are also a short drive away.
- Stay from £16.50pppn
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