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The north east of England has stunning scenery, beautiful coastlines and an amazing history.
Head to Tyne & Wear for city breaks to lively Newcastle and Sunderland and the traditional seaside resorts of Whitley Bay. North Yorkshire not only offers the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and the traditional family holiday resorts of Filey and Scarborough.
The North East of England is filled with friendly people, and has a fascinating industrial heritage and is now one of the UK's top centres for science and technology research.
Here are the best holiday parks, in North East England, including Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and North Yorkshire.
Whatever type of family holiday you are looking for, here are some of the best family holiday parks, perfect for an affordable family holiday in England's beautiful North East.
This park has an indoor swimming pool, entertainment centre, children's adventure play area and is handy for many local attractions. Accommodation is self catering chalets or caravans.
is situated in the heart of the Durham Countryside. Set amongst magnificent surroundings this charming park offers tranquillity and relaxation in a beautifully secluded location. It features a children’s play area with zip wire and is conveniently located for Beamish museum, local castles, historic houses and gardens, not to mention the famous Hadrian’s Wall.
is the perfect countryside retreat for all the family. Just a few miles from the beautiful Durham Dales and Hamsterley Forest you can enjoy walking, cycling and horse riding along with pretty market towns, historic attractions and waterfalls to visit, so it is the perfect location for those exploring the great outdoors and local area.
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With it's own golf course and boating lake, this park has been nominated as Caravan Park of the Year. It offers a luxury spa, riding and boasts historic Italianate gardens. There is also a kids club, indoor swimming pool and day and evening entertainment. Accommodation is in self-catering caravans.
Situated on a cliff top overlooking a sandy beach this park offers indoor swimming pool, a beach Showbar with family entertainment, children's adventure playgroundkids club and a Koi Carp Lake. Accommodation is a choice of two and three bedroom caravans.
Thoughtfully landscaped, this park has been awarded the David Bellamy Gold Award for Conservation. Budle Bay nature reserve is just a short walk away, while endless golden beaches and miles of sand dunes are also nearby. The park has an outdoor heated splash pool and children's play area and accommodation is a choice of two and three bedroom caravans.
This park has direct beach access and is close to Alnwick Castle - Hogwarts to Harry Potter Fans! The facilities include kids club, indoor swimming pool, day and evening entertainment and an all-weather bowling green. Accommodation is in self-catering caravans.
This holiday park features entertainment for kids and grown ups, kids clubs, indoor pool with water chutes, an adventure playground and a koi carp lake. It is close to several local attractions and accommodation is self catering chalets or caravans.
Just 200m from golden sandy beaches, this park has indoor swimming pool, children's entertainment, kids club, outdoor play area and a multi sports court. Accommodation is a choice of two and three bedroom caravans.
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Near to Whitley Bay's magnificent sandy beaches, the park has an indoor swimming pool, showbar with entertainment, kids club and entertainment adventure playground and an all weather multi sports court. Accommodation is a choice of two and three bedroom caravans.
Atop a cliff overlooking the Filey coast this park has go-karts, volleyball, archery, kids' clubs, play areas, all-weather pools, sports, leisure and entertainment facilities. Accommodation is in self-catering caravans with pitches for caravans and camping available.
This park boasts an indoor Waterworld Fun Pool with water-jets, slides, fountains and flume. Outside activities include an all-weather multi-sports court, an adventure playground, volleyball and basketball, plus a crazy golf course. In the evening you can enjoy cabaret, discos, dancing and lots more in The Oasis Showbar.
Flamingo Land has it's own zoo, thrilling theme park rides and superb shows which all are free for the duration of your stay. You also enjoy a range of leisure activities including tennis, golf, and a superb gym and an indoor pool complex. There is also an excellent selection of restaurants and dazzling entertainment programme.
Primrose Valley offers climbing walls, a funfair, fishing, a boating lake and £6 million state of the art pool complex, plus kids' clubs, play areas, all-weather pools, sports, leisure and day and evening entertainment facilities. accommodation is self catering caravans or chalets with pitches for caravans and camping.
With cliff top views over superb sandy beaches this park has direct beach access. The park offers kids' clubs, play areas, pool, sports, leisure and day and evening entertainment facilities. accommodation is self catering caravans or chalets with pitches for caravans and camping.
Situated right next door to a Blue Flag beach and ideally positioned to explore the coastal countryside, this park has a fabulous indoor pool as well as plenty of open spaces for the kids to run around. In the evening there is live cabaret, discos and dancing, plus a big screen and Sky TV.
have cottages in North Yorkshire and Northumberland, with everything from a log cabin and a shepherd's hut to stone cottages and stately homes. Perfect for a really big family get-together. There is a big selection of regular sized family cottages so don't think they only cater for big families.
Holiday cottages and self-catering holidays in Northumberland, County Durham and the north east of England. Accomadation in all sizes with dog-friendly options.
O&R specialise in self-catering holidays on two outstanding sites near Alnwick Castle & Gardens. With sixteen spacious, luxury holiday cottages at Ross and at Outchester, as well as a 18th century, fairytale tower overlooking the sea. All in a perfect location on Northumberland's Heritage Coast.
Specialists in quality holiday cottages in prime locations throughout Northumberland, with locations from the Scottish Borders and all along the superb Northumberland Heritage Coastline.
If you need some ideas on what to do while you are in the North East, here are some places to find out about all the best attractions and places to visit.
is the gateway to the official North East England visitor's guide websites. These include This is Durham, Newcastle Gateshead, Northumberland, Hadrian's Wall Country, North Tyneside, Sunderland and Tees Valley Life.
Holiday accommodation, attractions and tourist information plus holiday cottages, hotels, bed and breakfast and guest houses in the whole of Yorkshire including North Yorkshire and the moors, and the Yorkshire Coast
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