Ever thought of trying a family caravan holiday? Things have come on a lot in recent years, and you might be surprised by the standard of the accommodation and the facilities too.  See below for four of our top picks for places you might want to visit on your next caravan holiday.

North Yorkshire

Choose a caravanning holiday in North Yorkshire, and you’ll have a multitude of things to attract and entertain you, from the smuggling coast to the rolling countryside of the Dales. From bustling market towns to historic cities, there is bound to be something to attract and entertain you. Head into York and tour the splendours of York Minster, take afternoon tea at Betty’s or simply enjoy a little retail therapy. Alternatively, visit the stately delights of Castle Howard. Head into the Dales and learn about the traditional way of life at the Dales Countryside Museum, enjoy a plethora of tea rooms or a family meal at one of the quaint country pubs. Visit the Welcome to Yorkshire website to plan your holiday in this diverse region.

North Devon

North Devon provides a number of options for family caravanning holidays. During your stay, you’ll have a chance to enjoy dramatic cliff top walks, rocky coves, sandy beaches, castles, historic houses and medieval towns. Step back in time in the hillside village of Clovelly, where you’ll see cobbled streets, picturesque whitewashed cottages and an attractive harbour. Explore the North Devon Coastal Path which will take you as far as Hartland Place, a popular location for TV costume dramas or learn about lost Hartland Quay. Discover the friendly town of Great Torrington to learn more about a key siege of the Civil War or uncover the beauty of Dartington Crystal.


Visit the Snowdonia area of North Wales to enjoy a breathtaking family holiday. Here you can benefit from the delights of a National Park covering 823 square miles, not only will you have a chance to visit Snowdonia – the highest mountain in England and Wales, but you’ll have waterfalls, valleys and gorges at your fingertips, along with 200 miles of beaches. If you enjoy outdoor activities, you’ll find these aplenty in Snowdonia with opportunities for water sports, golf and fishing. Alternatively, sit back, relax and let one of the great little trains of Wales take the strain and enjoy the stunning landscape from the comfort of a carriage. If history and culture interest you, there are a number of castles in the area, along with the charming village of Portmeirion – perfect for all lovers of quirky architecture or the famous pottery.


Alternatively, enjoy a caravan holiday in Anglesey. Here, you’ll find miles of beaches, scenic bays and picturesque villages, all in a location dubbed an area of outstanding natural beauty. Visit in spring, and you’ll find a wide variety of wildflowers, in addition to seabirds nesting in the cliffs. Anglesey has a fascinating history incorporating Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements, later being a stronghold of the Celts. Step out on to the Anglesey Coastal Path to see more of the dramatic scenery or visit Beaumaris Castle and discover a World Heritage listed site. There is plenty to entertain all of the family in Anglesey.

We hope these four suggestions have inspired you to enjoy a family caravanning holiday. Now’s the time to plan your next holiday and discover all the UK has to offer.