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Our parks are a perfect family holiday destination if you’re looking for fun activities, safe play areas and family friendly accommodation. Not only are there great activities, from swimming pools to treasure hunts, we also pride ourselves on being in some of the best family locations the UK has to offer.
Yorkshire is known for its spectacular landscapes, stunning beaches and rugged cliffs, making it the perfect destination for year-round family holidays.
Yorkshire covers an area half the size of Belgium, with a population as big as Scotland’s, it is almost a country in itself. It has its own flag, its own dialect and its own celebration, Yorkshire Day (1 August).
Families have long been drawn to this region for walking and cycling, framed by some of Britain’s finest scenery – brooding moors and green dales rolling down to a dramatic coastline. With a history to match its breath-taking views, from Roman times to 21st century, it is hard to think of a better location for your next family adventure.
Whether you're looking for countless atmospheric towns and villages to explore, abbey ruins, craggy castles, classical gardens, beach fun, outdoor life on the Yorkshire dales or strolls on the North York Moors, you are truly spoiled for choice, making Yorkshire a family holiday gem.
The Bay Filey
The Bay Filey holiday village is located on the coast of Yorkshire offering an unrivalled setting for a perfect holiday, set in superb surroundings with great beach access and stylish homes with fantastic facilities to match.
With so many activities on offer at the Bay Filey, you'll be excited to wake up and discover what's new every day. There's everything from SUP boarding to archery, football to fencing.
Facilities include an indoor swimming pool and children’s pool, there is also a sauna, steam room and a new fitness suite, as well as a tennis court and archery range. We also now have Bike Hire and Lake Kayaking.
If you need to keep active and stay fit whilst enjoying a break in fabulous surroundings then a holiday at The Bay Filey is perfect for the whole family.
With more than 100 miles of beautiful shoreline, discover secluded coves, stunning beaches and picturesque fishing villages. Nearby is the Edwardian seaside town of Filey, offering its own five mile stretch of beaches.
A little further away is Whitby where you can discover its fascinating histroy and walk in the footsteps of Captain Cook and Count Dracula. If you prefer to check out the local wildlife Flamborough Head and Bempton Cliffs are known as wildlife havens.
You can’t get further west than the ancient Celtic kingdom of Cornwall, blessed with the southwest’s wildest coastline and most beautiful beaches.
Cornwall is a favourite UK location for family holidays with its milder climate, stunning coastal walks and over 300 beaches. It is the ideal setting for your next trip as a family, whether it’s exploring the space age domes of the Eden Project, sampling the culinary creations of a celebrity chef or basking on a deserted beach, Cornwall guarantees to inspire the whole family.
While the staple industries of old – mining, fishing and farming – have all but disappeared, Cornwall has gone on to reinvent itself as one of the nations creative corners. Since 2006, Cornwall’s historic mining areas have formed part of the UK’s newest Unesco World Heritage Site, the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape. Giving those little explorers some wonderful insight into the ways of old.
If your family is on the more active side of life Cornwall is renowned for its water-based activities, the Cornish beaches offer some of the best surf and wildlife the UK has to offer. With an endless supply of activity-based centres and schools, no matter what your level there are opportunities for the whole family to take part and enjoy the Cornish coast.
Our own Retallack Resort is known to be the best place in Cornwall for watersports, with an Aqua Park, Water Zorbs, Cornwall's only FlowRider surfing wave and a Wake Park. So you won't need to travel far to get active when staying at Retallack.
Set in the heart of Cornwall, Retallack Resort provides the perfect base to explore some of the UK's finest beaches and charming harbour towns.
Retallack is also the best place in Cornwall for watersports. We've got a HUGE Total Wipeout-style Aqua Park and Water Zorbs, SUP Boarding, Cornwall's only FlowRider surfing wave and a Wake Park!
At Retallack we understand that when you're on a family holiday, it's important to take some time to be yourself. The kids' club at Retallack allows you to enjoy some time to be you, while the children have some fun of their own making new friends.
The Retallack also offers the whole family some amazing dining experiences, from dining in the Restaurant to family pizzas or relaxing afternoon tea in the Lounge and burger and chips with the sand between your toes at Retallack Beach, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
The tip of the southwest peninsula, Cornwall has a rich history and a beautiful and varied landscape. With beautiful old tin mines, country villages, sandy beaches and sparkling waters, it is the perfect destination for a UK getaway.
Experience the wonders of the Eden Project and explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world or immerse yourself in mystery by visiting Tintagel Castle, said to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Newperran is one of the UK’s top-rated holiday parks/campsites with modern, clean facilities and distant sea views. The wide open playing fields and green country lanes that adjoin this large holiday site make it a perfect place for families and dog-owners to unwind.
Newperran has a large range of facilities to keep the whole family entertained, including an indoor heated swimming pool, adventure playground, skate park and a Cottage Inn with food, drinks and a high season entertainment schedule.
With direct coastal path access from the myriad of local public footpaths and just a ten minute drive to the stunning sandy beach at Perranporth, this beautiful location will truly capture your imagination. Newperran is only 7 minutes from the main A30 link road, which connects directly to the UK motorway network at Exeter.
Isle of Wight
On the doorstep of the British mainland, a short hop across the Solent from Southampton, the Isle of Wight has always been a favourite destination for family holidays and breaks.
The UK's Holiday Island and Dinosaur Capital of Great Britain, the Isle of Wight is the perfect destination at any time of year.
Being an island there is an abundance of beaches to keep the kids happy, added by the fact that half of the island has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, means that adventures inland will be rewarded with cutesy villages and outdoor fun such as riding, hiking and cycling on minor roads and lanes, grassy tracks and bridleways.
It is no surprise that the Isle of Wight is as popular as ever. The sunny island with its charming villages, sweeping sandy shores, white cliffs and yachting scene is still the perfect location for a big family holiday or weekend break.
In some respects, time has stood still on the Isle of Wight, with Victorian promenades, amusement parks, museums, animal parks, farms galore and simple pleasures such as crabbing to be had, the Isle of Wight is a firm favourite for the traditional seaside family holiday.
Rookley Park is a beautiful collection of holiday cottages, lakehouses and caravans in a sunny parkland setting at the heart of the Isle of Wight.
Set in an idyllic countryside location and within 20 minutes' drive of half of the island's beautiful beaches, it is a perfect location for families, with daily activities and entertainment throughout the school holidays.
With indoor and outdoor pools, there's always somewhere to splash around at Rookley Park. As well as a range of family activities, a brand new entertainment programme and fishing lakes, Rookley Park is a wonderful family destination on the Isle of Wight.
At the very heart of Rookley park, you’ll discover our spacious and relaxed Bar & Eatery. This is the place to eat, meet and relax.
The Isle of Wight is famous for its beautiful beaches and seafront promenades, such as sandy Shanklin Beach and south-facing Ventnor Beach, which is dotted with vintage beach huts. Dinosaur remains and fossils can be seen in areas like Compton Bay and Yaverland Beach. On the island’s western point, The Needles are 3 huge, white chalk rocks, guarded by a 19th-century lighthouse.
It is easy to see why the Isle of Wight is still seen as one of the best UK destinations for a family holiday.
The Bay Colwell
The Bay Colwell is proudly positioned just a short stroll from the sandy shores of Colwell Bay. Previously known as Colwell Bay Holiday Cottages, this beautiful resort of cottages has been refurbished to a high standard and now offers some of the highest quality accommodation on the island.
Being located on the Isle of Wight, with its famous white cliffs and yachting scene The Bay Cowell is a perfect location for a big family holiday or weekend break.
The heated indoor swimming pool will be completely refurbished in 2019, with a new roof and improved interior. Guests will be able to take a dip inside even in the winter months.
Families are made to feel at home with our play facilities which will keep your children happy on site when they're not busy playing in the waves or building sandcastles at the beach.
The Isle of Wight has over 57 miles of coastline, featuring some beautiful beaches. If you’re looking for a traditional British seaside holiday, complete with bucket and spade, sandcastles, deckchairs and windbreaks, you’re in luck. However, the Isle of Wight also has fantastic undeveloped stretches of coastline, such as at Compton Bay; perfect for kitesurfing. Then there are beautiful coves, like Freshwater Bay and stretches of un-spoilt tree-lined sand, including Priory Beach.
There is also a huge variety of tourist attractions to visit while you're on the Isle of Wight, with everything from theme parks to a zoo, chairlift, castle and stately home.
What Aria Resorts has to offer...
Isle of Wight
Now taking bookings for 2019 ∙ Rookley Park is located in the heart of the island, within easy reach of any beach or attraction. There are a choice of two or three bedroom cottages, caravans and lakehouses, perfect for self catering holidays and short breaks all year round. Relax in our indoor & outdoor heated swimming pools. Enjoy our entertainments programme, children’s play areas, bar & eatery, in a family-friendly clubhouse.
Set in the heart of this beautiful county, Retallack Resort is a home away from home providing the perfect base to explore some of the UK’s finest beaches and charming harbour towns. Get active with the famous range of watersports, eat well in The Lookout Restaurant & Lounge or feel at ease in ESYA Spa.
The Bay Filey
The Bay holiday village offers an unrivalled setting for a perfect holiday set in superb surroundings with private beach access and a wide range of fun activities, from tennis to go-karts. The smart holiday homes, award-winning beach and newly-refurbished restaurant make this a top Yorkshire destination.