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The festive period is a special time of year; it is during this time that you truly get to spend quality time with your family and friends, enjoying yourselves. But, it can also be one of the busiest times of the year, with the organisation of get-togethers, delicious meals to be cooked and presents to buy and share; the time can quickly pass! Why not take the pressure off the hosts and hostesses this year and do something a little different to what you’re all used to? A family staycation may be the perfect answer, and with so many beautiful locations in the UK, you’re spoilt for choice!


Many of our holiday parks stay open over the winter months, and there is a variety of exciting and fun festive-themed activities that take place, to keep you and your family well-entertained during your visit. Here are just a handful of the festivities taking place.


Broadlands Park and Marina, Suffolk

Broadlands Park and Marina is situated in an incredible location, and it is claimed to be where the Norfolk Broads meet the Suffolk Coast. The stunning setting will provide the tranquillity and rejuvenation you and your family need over the Christmas period, and with so many great events, you’ll be as busy as you choose to be.


Christmas Carol Service

The Quayside bar and restaurant will be brimming with festive cheer as it is filled with the sound of Christmas. Come along to enjoy the performance, delicious mince pies and spiced mulled wine.

From 12 pm, Sunday 24th December.


Christmas Day Lunch

Put your feet up this Christmas and let someone else do the cooking and washing up, for a change! A traditional meal, with all the expected trimmings, will be served at the Quayside bar and restaurant, and you’re invited to come and enjoy the special day with us!

Lunch served from 1 pm, Monday 25th December. Booking essential – call 01502 500895.


Boxing Day Disco

All the family can let their hair down and have a dance together at the Boxing Day Disco; a great excuse to dress in your best!

From 2.30pm, Tuesday 26th December.


New Year’s Eve Party

The 80’s theme New Year’s Eve Party at the Quayside bar and restaurant will be a celebration to be remembered for many years to come. The evening is family-friendly, so everyone can get involved, and the fancy dress is optional but encouraged!

From 7 pm, Sunday 31st December. Ticketed event - call 01502 500895.


New Year’s Day Carvery

Celebrate the beginning of 2018 in style - squeeze in one more festive meal and enjoy a delicious carvery on New Year’s Day! With a selection of mouth-watering meats and fresh vegetables, you won’t be disappointed. 

12 pm-3 pm, Monday 1st January. Booking essential – call 01502 500895.


Waterside Park, Suffolk

With incredible views of the dramatic Suffolk coast just a short walk from Waterside holiday park, you could wake up to the wonders of nature and start the New Year in the right way!


New Year’s Eve Party

The energetic and musically genius band, the King Pins will be making the dance floor hard to resist at the New Year’s Eve party, so get your dancing shoes at the ready and come on down to join in with the fun!

From 9 pm, Sunday 31st December. Ticketed event – call 01502 730200.


It’s never too early to plan for your family short breaks UK, this festive season as the sooner its organised, the sooner you can relax into the comfort of knowing what you’ll be doing and where you will be going to spend your time with your family during this special time of year. Call us today on 0800 2707727 or visit our website ( and make your festive holiday dreams come true!