It’s time to grab the sun hats and swimming costume as you head to glorious Weymouth for your star holiday! Well known for it’s amazing scenery, from stunning Chesil beach to Roman ruins and the bustling seaside town, there really is something for everyone in this prime getaway spot on the Dorset coast.
We’ve put together our top holiday parks so that all you have to do is pick your favourite and get booking. Each park boasts an exciting array of family friendly activities and great onsite amenities for you to enjoy as well as some super cosy holiday homes for your stay.
What’s not to love? Ready – Dorset – go!
1. Haven Seaview
Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Best for: Great entertainment with beautiful views of Weymouth
Located atop a hill overlooking the glorious Weymouth countryside, this holiday park is the ideal destination for that family getaway you’ve been waiting for. With a variety of coastal walks and brilliant landmarks to discover, this park has no end of stunning walking routes. It’s the perfect base for exploring Weymouth and the hidden gems of Dorset including Bowleaze Cove, a charming dog-friendly beach set among chalk cliffs and only a 15 minute walk away.
Grab your bucket and spade and spend the day on the golden sands of family friendly Weymouth beach which is only 3 miles away. Not only was it named Winner of the Blue Flag and Seaside awards in 2019 but it was also placed in the top 5 UK seaside towns for families (by dayoutwithkids) and ranked the number 1 beach in the UK for a ‘staycation’ (by Cosmopolitan). Relax in the sheltered waters of Weymouth Bay or enjoy some seaside entertainment with a pedalo ride!
If it’s even more exploring you’re after, take the drive a few miles down the coast to Weymouth’s renowned Chesil Beach for dramatic and unmissable views. You’re only a short distance from famous stone arch Durdle Door and close to the World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast.
Facilities: As if the array of historical and countryside scenes weren’t exciting enough, this park comes with a wide range of facilities, so you can have a whale of a time even by staying where you are. With indoor and outdoor pools, a sports field, bungee trampolines and more than one play area, you definitely won’t have to worry about the kids having a good time! There’s day and evening entertainment at The ShowBar and a whole host of accommodation and holiday homes (pets allowed!) including a range of caravans, chalets and glamping options to ensure a restful night’s sleep at the end of a busy day.
2. Haven Littlesea
Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Best For: Visiting Chesil Beach and the Jurassic Coast
Littlesea by name but certainly not by nature – this large and friendly holiday park is one of the finest Weymouth has to offer. This is the place to stay for those who want to spend the day seeing the Dorset sites, including some amazing views of the Jurassic coast which is just a short walk away. Dreaming of those beach waves? At this park you can start your days with a seaside walk down to the East Fleet Lagoon and meander down the coastal path to the Jurassic Coast’s West Bay. Not bad for a morning stroll!
Not only are the beach and brilliant Weymouth Bay on your doorstep, but a coastal path walk takes you directly to Chesil Beach, a stunning shingle beach and one of Dorset’s most famous landmarks. For the history buffs in the family, take the short drive to Corfe Castle a few miles away and marvel at the castle ruins and wildlife amidst some enchanting views; an exciting trip for adults and children alike.
When you’re finished hunting fossils or trying out different watersports on the beach, head to lively Weymouth to check out it’s quaint colourful beach huts and treat yourself to some fresh seafood, a stick of rock and a spot of shopping by the sea.
Facilities: You’ve arrived in family holiday heaven at this friendly holiday park… activity junkies won’t know where to start with a choice of tennis, adventure golf, archery and even trying your hand driving 4×4 off roaders. There’s heated indoor and outdoor pools so have fun making a splash before blowing off some steam with a game of pool or having a play in the arcade. Enjoy a lovely meal at the end of a fun-filled day on the terrace at The Mash and Barrel which overlooks the lagoon. With a selection of delightful holiday homes from classic caravans to lodges, you’re all set for accommodation too. Race you to the beach!
3. Parkdean Resorts Warmwell
Location: Nr Weymouth, Dorset
Best for: Peaceful woodland getaway and exploring fishing lakes
Tranquil Warmwell is a serene spot close to some of the top attractions in Weymouth so if you’re looking for a holiday park close to some calming scenery but you still want that market town hustle and bustle and exciting sites to explore, you’ve come to the right place. This is also one for the fishing fanatics – with two well-stocked lakes nestled in between Dorchester and Weymouth, visit Kingfisher or Heron Specimen Lake and take a perch for some well earned you-time.
Go deer spotting in the surrounding woodland before heading into Dorchester town complete with Roman ruins for your history kick and riverside walks for taking the scenic route. You’ll find 8 museums to choose from all waiting for you to discover the rich history of one of the most characterful towns in Dorset. The kids will have a blast playing in the fountains and you can relax as a family in Brewery Square in one of the many restaurants.
Don’t forget to take a trip to Weymouth Bay a few miles away for a beach day in the summer months, and travel down to Lulworth Cove for a dip or even a boat trip in the blue seas as you admire the unique landforms.
Facilities: Weymouth holiday parks pack a punch when it comes to the site seeing and the onsite amenities, and this one is no different when it comes to providing family friendly goodness. Get the whole crew down to the all-weather Ski Slope for a unique experience or climb the High Ropes for that adrenaline rush. There’s a heated indoor swimming pool complete with wave machine and flume,a roller rink, archery and bowling on offer! Children have the choice of adventure playground or soft play area and you can even enjoy a fish n chip takeaway back at your cosy holiday home. There are a range of caravans and lodges to choose from and even some dog friendly options so you can bring your furry friends.
4. Haven Weymouth Bay
Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Best for: Visiting Bowleaze Cove and enjoying lively Weymouth Town
Just a mile from the beach amongst the rolling hills of Weymouth, this restful holiday park lets you relax amongst the greenery whilst being the perfect base for discovering the charm of Dorset.
Follow the path down to lovely Bowleaze Cove where you can spend a family day out picnicking along the pebble beach, going crabbing and even building dams, perfect for bonding time with your little ones. From here, wander over to the top of Jordan Hill for a bit of must-see history and enjoy finding the Roman ruins.
With Weymouth Bay and the heart of the town just a few miles away, spend an afternoon or two on the award winning beach with an ice cream in hand and the sound of the sea in your ears before heading into the town for some delicious food. You can even make your way over to Victorian Nothe fort for some spectacular harbour views or take a boat trip around the harbour yourself for the real deal.
Facilities: Any water babies visiting this holiday park have to start with the heated indoor swimming pool and outdoor pool linked by a lazy river. Follow this with a game of crazy golf before a friendly pool tournament or blow off some steam in the Sports field. Thrill seekers get ready to go karting and you’ll even have the chance to go bungee trampolining. Children have the option of two outdoor play areas and the whole family can enjoy some brilliant day and evening entertainment. With a huge variety of accommodation to choose from including caravans, apartments and chalets, you’ll be sure to find the dream holiday home for the end of that busy day. All that’s left to do is kick your shoes off and relax with a cup of tea. Ah… lovely!
Looking for more beach perfect holiday parks?
We love our top Weymouth holiday park picks, but we know choosing the ideal location for your stay is important. If you love the seaside and it’s more golden sands and pebble beaches you’re after but you want to venture out of Dorset, why not check out our list of 7 Last Minute Beach Cottages? Or maybe you fancy a stay in Skegness in the summer months? Take a look at our selection of The 4 Best Skegness Caravan Parks this 2021.
For even more holiday park options, have a browse of the Breakfree Website and find your dream destination today – get booking!