9 Best Caravan Parks on the Isle of Wight: Seaside Breaks for Families
This slice of heaven on the south coast could be exactly what your looking for.
With sandy beaches, great local food and a ton of outdoor activities, you can enjoy a memorable holiday here with family and friends.
It was difficult to narrow it down, but we have compiled what we believe to be the 9 best Isle of Wight holiday parks with a great range of activities and attractions for both kids and adults to enjoy.
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The Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat is a great choice of park for couples who would love a small and intimate break away.
This 5-star rated holiday park is part of the Evermore Lodge Collection and has its own private shingle beach and a gym on the park.
Cheverton Copse in Sandown is a lively family run caravan park with a homely feel and loads for the kids to do.
The Bay Colwell is a nautical themed holiday park, a stone’s throw from the Isle of Wight’s very own Colwell Bay on the West Coast.
A bit of a mouthful, but no less serene, is Appuldurcome Holiday Park and Gardens which are ideal for a peaceful holiday escape.
Whitecliff Bay Holiday is as lovely as it sounds, set amongst the beach and shore in a bay, the facilities are by far some of the best around.
Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat
Cowes, Isle of Wight
With a fitness centre and walking/cycling trails onsite, you will be sure to have a relaxing time amongst the peaceful woodland backdrop. Pets are welcome.
The accommodation here is cool, quirky, has a studio style layout and sleeps up to 6 people. You will have access to a fully fitted kitchen, wood burner and large TV in the bedroom area as well as a heated outdoor hot tub just outside (certain models). This little corner of heaven is in a secluded spot with easy access to all the park’s amenities.
This holiday park is a few minutes’ drive from the Cowes towns and beach. The two Cowes towns are separated by a floating bridge and a great place to see some sights and pack in some holiday fun without venturing too far from the resort.
- Beach 3 miles
- Woodland Walks
- Sun Terrace
Sleeping arrangements vary from 1-bedroom properties that can sleep 2, perfect for couples, right up to large caravan homes that have 4 bedrooms and sleep up to 10, ideal for large families or a group of friends
Woodside Coastal Retreat
Wootton, Isle of Wight
Explore and follow the woodland trails and nature reserves which lead you from your accommodation to the Bistro Bar and Restaurant where you can enjoy a range of delicious lunches and dinners. Pets are welcome at this holiday park too, so even your canine family members don’t need to be left out.
In particular, and for a mid-size budget, The Osbourne Premier Lodge has it all. Sleeping up to four people with two bedrooms, open plan dining room, a deck patio with a hot tub and en-suite bathrooms with a shower, you can really put your feet up, relax and feel at home here.
This holiday park is based in Wootton, which was host to the Isle of Wight Festival in 1969. Notable places to visit include Wootton Steam Railway Station and Heritage Centre, Butterfly World and Dore Hill Farm Emporium. If you fancy something different, then the nearby town of Fishguard is home to the Celtic Cycling Trail, Point of Ayre Lighthouse and The Ocean Lab Visitor Centre.
- Woodland Trim Trail
The Lodges at The Woodside holiday park sleep from two up to eight people and are good for a large family or group looking for somewhere comfortable to stay whilst suiting a range of budgets.
Ryde, Isle of Wight
Just a few minutes from the local beach with serene sands and rugged rock pools, an Isle of Wight holiday here is reminiscent of the best childhood memories.
Nodes Point caravan park is situated near Bembridge on the east side of The Isle of Wight. This place is full of history and heritage, walking trails and cycling routes and with easy access to the beaches, there is lots to see and do. Bembridge is claimed to be the largest village in England, has its own airport and is home to The Cliffs of Dulver, three beaches and a harbour. If you like a bit of retail therapy, then the area is packed full of shops, restaurants, cafes and local entertainment.
Why not give one of the spacious caravans a try? These static holiday homes are a comfortable and stylish home from home and the ideal way to spend a holiday with the kids.
The Wolverton caravan is twelve feet wide, has two bedrooms and sleeps up to six people. Pets are allowed and if you have a baby, highchairs and cots can be reserved at the time of booking. This caravan provides everything you need to enjoy a fabulous family holiday.
Sandown, Isle of Wight
A fantastic holiday park with plenty of activities for the kids and adults to enjoy. The woodland area is great for long walks along the many trails and the Sandown and Shanklin beaches are nearby if the kids want a pony ride along the sands.
Sandown is packed with things to do and is well suited for children and family orientated holidays.
With two beaches near the resort and golf and bowling facilities at Sandown pier, you can easily lose a day here enjoying the sights and paddling in the sea. Sandown is also host to The Isle of Wight Zoo, where you can take a peek at the big exotic cats and Madagascan Lemur or head over to The Dinosaur Isle Muesum of Fossils.
If you want a taste of luxury, the Arundel Gold caravans certainly tick all the right boxes. Sleeping up to six people, this accommodation has a family bathroom and a huge open plan layout. Central heating for those chilly evenings in and a TV with Freeview and a functional kitchen will make you feel right at home.
The Bay Colwell
Freshwater, Isle of Wight
Plenty of relaxation is provided for the adults and lots to do for the kids. This resort has a brand-new soft play centre, an indoor heated pool, a children’s outdoor play area and an exclusive coffee lounge. Pets are welcome at this holiday park.
The beaches and scenery in this beautiful part of the Isle of Wight are postcard perfect and you will enjoy exploring the local area and all it has to offer. Take a stroll around The Farringford Estate or go and watch the fascinating act of glass blowing and have a go at making your own sand art in Alum Bay Glass.
No stay in the Isle of White would be complete without booking one of The Bays premium cottages available for holiday makers. These buildings are simply stunning. All the space you need to make yourself comfortable within the property is only heightened by the outdoor hot tub, enclosed in your own private area and garden. Nautically themed throughout, pictures just don’t do it justice.
Orchards Holiday Park
Newbridge, Isle of Wight
The Orchards is host to a large static caravan park with generously sized accommodation to suit a couple up to a large group or family. Perhaps better suited to couples looking to take a break, this location is dedicated to the comfort of its patrons with the Permain caravans containing a fridge/ freezer, microwave, a large television with DVD player and bedrooms with added en-suites.
Newbridge is a spectacular part of the Isle of Wight with a beautiful backdrop. Walk the hills and trails, make memories, discover your own special spots and enjoy what this holiday park has to offer.
If you feel like an afternoon out after a lazy morning on the caravan site, Tapnell Farm Chessell Pottery is always welcoming to visitors, you can even have a go at painting your own ornaments and don’t forget to enjoy a cup of tea and a scone in the adjoining café before you head back to camp..
Caravans at this holiday park vary in range depending on luxury. For a small 2 bedroom holiday home that sleeps 4 people, prices are as low as £220 per week. For a slightly larger model that sleeps 6 with 3 bedrooms, prices start at £330 per week.
Wroxall, Isle of Wight
Situated in the old walled grounds of Appuldurcome house, an 18th Century English baroque country house, this place is breath-taking, and you can even pick your own fruit from the trees as you walk the grounds.
The caravan site has all you need for the best family holiday including an outdoor heated pool, a play area for the children, a café, bar, restaurant and regular family entertainment.
This caravan park and popular holiday destination is in Wroxall, a seaside village North of Ventnor and has a lot to offer the tourists. Local attractions include The Owl and Falconry Centre, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Ventnor Heritage Centre and Botanical Gardens, an equestrian centre and The Shanklin Treasure Trail. The list could go on. If you want to pitch up and relax on the beach for the day, there are five local ones to choose from.
With the baroque style interior in keeping with the grand grounds, the caravans on this site are inviting and comfortable. The Boniface accommodation which is pet friendly and central heated offers a large living area with Television, a fully kitted-out kitchen area and bedrooms with a separate shower. Stay here for a week in a 3 bedroom caravan costing £265.
Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park
Bembridge, Isle of Wight
The resort has a heated indoor and outdoor swimming pool with a flume, a jacuzzi, a kids club and play area, family entertainment area, zorbing, snorkelling and its own shop, bar and restaurant. As if that’s not enough, the children even have access to an indoor play area, crazy golf, hoverboards and AquaJet’s.
There is so much for a family to do here, you mightn’t even have time to leave the park but, if you fancy venturing a bit further afield, there is a load of things to do in Whitecliff Bay. A real seaside area with sandy beaches and magnificent mainland views and warm, shallow waters for paddling and sandcastles. If you have a sense of adventure, the mega stand up paddle boarding is made for you!
The best value accommodation at this park for a family is a chalet. These mini homes are ideal for up to eight people and some of the chalets allow pets. These buildings are like little apartments with separate sleeping, relaxing and dining areas, the best base for a day of fun packed activities. Everything you need is provided including bedding, a bath or shower and a TV or, if you want to try something completely different, try the Vibrant Rockstar caravans with 55” TVs and soundbar!
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Full of adventure, this location is a hit with adults and children alike, but because of the hills and steps is not a suitable location for wheelchair users.
There are a lot of activities here including swimming pools, a jacuzzi, children’s dedicated play areas, amusement arcades, a café and kids club, a restaurant, bar and shop and nightly entertainment. As an added bonus, this park is located next door to Lower Hyde’s sister park, The Languard and you will have access to all the facilities of both.
Shanklin, Isle of Wight has a large number of top attractions including Shanklin Chine and some beautiful coastal walks. Take a trip to Shanklin Beach for an ice- cream or spend some time in Rylestone Gardens exploring and enjoying the surroundings.
The Catamaran Lodge was new to this holiday park in 2019 and is a great upgrade on the previously available accommodation. The property sits on the edge of a woodland area with an open plan design, a choice of bedrooms, a kitchen with a fridge freezer and a veranda with a hot tub. A caravan park couldn’t get more indulgent than this.
The Isle of Wight is off the South-East Coast of England and is home to some of the most stunning scenery in the Country. This small Island is prone to a pleasant climate and is just a short ferry crossing from Southampton docks.
This location has been a popular tourist destination since the Victorian era and remains an ideal destination for a holiday or long weekend break away. The Isle of Wight is well worth a visit at any time of the year, but in the summer you can enjoy a wealth of outdoor and water sport activities on one of the many beaches that are on offer.
Golf is also extremely popular on the island and Freshwater Bay is definitely one we would recommend.
In order to help you decide on the right location for your get away, we have hand-picked and reviewed the nine best holiday parks on the Isle of Wight.