Savvy adults know that when the kids are happy, everyone can relax. These parks will keep your little (and not so little) ones entertained from dawn to dusk in nature’s majestic playground. Countryside Discovery parks don’t have noisy discos or neon lights, just buckets of fresh air and a healthy dose of imagination. Perfect! And if you’re still stuck for ideas, why not DOWNLOAD our Countryside Kids activity sheets and games.

Forest Glade Holiday Park, Cullompton

Surrounded by woodland, there are endless adventures to be enjoyed right from Forest Glade’s doorstep; den building, tree climbing, becoming a nature detective, or tiptoeing between the trees to try and spot deer. Offering a safe and relaxed atmosphere, on site you will find a children’s play area and ball games area (both away from park roads), games room and soft play, all weather tennis court and an aerial runway too… but with new changing facilities and a new pool enclosure, the heated indoor swimming pool at Forest Glade Holiday Park is the jewel in the park’s crown.

Westermill Farm, Exmoor

Westermill Farm is the perfect place to escape reality in a relaxed and tranquil setting. On a working farm, it is ideal for kids with endless imagination who love nothing more than discovering something new. With excellent local walks into the valley, Exmoor on your doorstep and the seaside just a short drive away, there are hours of fun to be had in the countryside. Paddle in the steam or try a spot of fishing in the river, swing on the rope swing, explore the old tractor, and finish each day gathered around a campfire to toast marshmallows in the firepit beneath a blanket of stars. With only the sounds of birdsong, farm animals and nature’s own soundtrack, it really is the ideal childhood camping experience.

family fun girl climbing tree

Holme Valley Camping and Caravan Park, Holmfirth

Get the kids to leave iPads and other electronic devices at home and let them roam free! At Holme Valley there is a small play area for the little ones and a new bigger play area for older children too. You’ll enjoy plenty of space for kids to jump on their bikes and explore, kick a ball around or head to the woods for den building, nature trails and hide and seek. Collect a nature trail booklet from the shop or reception so that the kids don't miss out! Throughout the year, there are a variety of ‘have a go’ sessions, nature safaris, musical sessions, forest schools, circus skills, craft events and more.

Manor Farm Park, Skegness

At Manor Farm Park, there’s no shortage of exciting opportunities for the kids to explore the surrounding trees and countryside. With plenty of space to roam free and expend energy, children will love the play area, nature walks, seaside fun and animal farms nearby.

Plas Gwyn Caravan & Camping Park, Caernarfon

When Visit Wales invite you to ‘find your epic’, they may well be referring to the area surrounding Plas Gwyn Caravan Park. With culture and castles to conquer, beaches and coastline to explore, boat trips, thrilling watersports and days out steeped in history, you’ll have no trouble carving your own adventure in this part of North Wales.

family fun adventures by the stream

Silver Sands Holiday Park, Lizard

Silver Sands is an ideal base for your family holiday, with so much to see and do right on the doorstep; beaches, fishing villages, adventure parks, gardens, castles, zoo, walks, watersports, surfing…there really is something for everyone. Back on site after a busy day exploring, there’s a dedicated play area for under 6's, a newly built play area for under 14’s, a sand pit and an open grassy area where ball games can be played without disturbing campers.

Rowlands Wait, Bere Regis

A small play park at Rowlands Wait will keep the little ones entertained whilst a rope swing and surrounding woodlands provide Nature’s playground for bigger kids to follow trails, build dens and climb trees. With a little bit of imagination, you can become a nature detective, arrange a scavenger hunt, play hide and seek, build a kite to fly or set up an obstacle course to navigate…on your marks, get set, go! And for kids of all ages, the nearby tank museum has over 250 tanks on display to inspire and delight your play!

family fun children in the meadow

Tanner Farm Park, Marden

Children love Tanner Farm Park. The wide, open green spaces in the middle away from the caravan and tent pitches allow children of all ages to play safely, make new friends and have fun without impacting on the haven of peace and quiet. There’s a spotless, enclosed under 10’s playground with sandpit, slide, swing and baby swing, as well as a wooden adventure play area for older children. A large recreation field provides the perfect space for ball games, to play football and fly kites. If you’ve packed your bikes, kids will love riding up and down the circular area of ‘humps and bumps’ grass mounds, whereas the well maintained grass areas are ideal for children to learn to ride their bikes without stabilizers in a safe environment. On wet days, a small room housing a television and football table can become the perfect indoor space, also providing a teenage hub in the evenings. In the ‘Garden of England’, Tanner Farm Park is in a perfect location for some wonderful days out with your children including castles, steam trains, zoos and enchanted woods.

Loch Ken Holiday Park, Castle Douglas

Loch Ken is ideal for children of all ages with play parks, outdoor table tennis, sandpit, herb garden, giant draughts and chess set, football pitch, fishing, canoeing and bike hire. And if that’s not enough, close by you can try your hand at banana boating, water skiing, climbing, sailing, archery and much more. During busy periods, Loch Ken runs a Kids Club with lots of games and adventures for the whole family. It’s a great place to have fun, make new friends and just be a kid!

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  • Westermill Farm Holidays

    left quotesright quotesWent last year, can't wait to go back. Lovely little place. Hidden gem. Tina the owner is lovely, comes to see you before you leave. It’s the perfect little retreat. Love it.

    5 StarsEllen Candlin

  • Holme Valley Camping and Caravan Park

    left quotesright quotesAmazing campsite, really well looked after. The kids playground, river for paddling, duck pond and picturesque walks make this one of the best I've been to in the UK. Huge thanks to whoever runs this place.

    5 StarsRowan White

  • Forest Glade Holiday Park

    left quotesright quotesSuperb hidden gem of a site with just enough to keep all the family entertained while so being a good Base to explore the rest of Devon from. Friendly and helpful staff and a really enjoyable holiday.

    5 StarsJohn Cowell

  • Plas Gwyn Caravan Park

    left quotesright quotesFantastic place! Home after lovely weekend, fantastic place to take the caravan for few days. Great site well looked after clean and tidy. Friendly place to stay. Close to Caernafon, Llanberis plenty to see and do, Will be going back again in the spring.

    5 StarsRachael G

  • Bingham Grange Touring & Camping Park

    left quotesright quotesJust got back from another great stay at Bingham Grange, couldn't fault a thing, food in restaurant was top class and loads of it, wonderful friendly staff and great amenities. Loved the pitch, so well maintained. See you again soon!

    5 StarsBrian and Anne Willows

  • Loch Ken Holiday Park

    left quotesright quotesA lovely family friendly campsite. I imagine it's quieter out of season but even during the bank holiday weekend the facilities were clean. Very good facilities for all, great parks for the kids, rope swing, walks and spectacular views. Site is on the loch which is lovely. Recommended.

    5 StarsMat Bailey

  • Tanner Farm Park

    left quotesright quotesI love this site. It's set in beautiful surroundings and there are useful shops just down the road in the village, although I wouldn't touch the Chinese takeaway there with a barge pole (had food from there once and it was vile). The pitches are an excellent size and the park definitely doesn't feel crowded. All facilities are clean and well maintained.

    5 StarsAlan Smith

  • Halse Farm Caravan & Camping Site

    left quotesright quotesThis is an excellent campsite. A friendly and informed welcome in the heart of Exmoor. The site has great facilities and stunning views. WiFi was free and provided a good signal. Don't be put off by the farm tag it's all well managed and separate from the camping area. Overall an excellent campsite and one we will visit again.

    5 StarsNathan Burden

  • Disserth Caravan and Camping Park

    left quotesright quotesHad a lovely long weekend at Disserth this summer. The site has everything you could need and it sits in a wonderful peaceful little valley. The wildlife is amazing and we saw many red kites. We will definitely be going back next year.

    5 StarsRon Edwards

  • Manor Farm Caravan Park

    left quotesright quotesWent last year, can't wait to go back. Lovely little place. Hidden gem. Tina the owner is lovely, comes to see you before you leave. It’s the perfect little retreat. Love it.

    5 StarsEllen Candlin

  • Polruan Holidays

    left quotesright quotesMy favourite campsite and one I return to often! Very friendly, clean and well maintained. The owners are very helpful and welcoming. I can't recommend this place enough. Wonderful spot for relaxing. Great location for walkers too. Right near the coast and across the estuary from the usually busy Fowey.

    5 StarsMatthew Batten

  • Riverside Holidays

    left quotesright quotesFantastic site with beautiful surroundings and right by the river. The site is well kept and the wardens are fantastic and will always go out of their way to help you. Also a good base for exploring the south coast. We stay numerous times a year as always made to feel so welcome.

    5 StarsRachel Price

  • Silver Sands Holiday Park

    left quotesright quotesOur favourite family holiday. We've been returning year after year, camping as a group of four families. The site is beautifully clean and tidy, nothing is too much trouble for the amazingly helpful owners and the location is perfect for exploring one of the most stunning parts of Cornwall. We love this place!

    5 StarsJo Cooper

  • Rowlands Wait Touring Park

    left quotesright quotesWonderful site was exactly everything we look for in a site, dog friendly, children friendly nice little play area, lots of space, clean facilities. Walks from site were a bonus and in an ideal location for tourist activities. Highly recommended and were made to feel very welcome by the helpful cheery owners.

    5 StarsLinda Tyson

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