Sandford Holiday Park, Dorset

If you are planning a UK break this year then take a look at our Top 10 family holiday parks in Dorset. The famous Jurassic Coast is a great choice for families and has so much to offer.

The dramatic coastline has long sandy beaches and plenty of opportunities to try your hand at fossil hunting. Away from the beach, the New Forest is within easy reach where you can explore ancient woodland or look out for the wild ponies. 

Dorset also has plenty of family friendly attractions including Monkey World which is home of over 250 rescued and endangered monkeys and apes. Of course a trip to Dorset would not be complete without a visit to Peppa Pig World at Poultons Park. Little ones will love meeting their favourite characters and enjoying the rides.

So if you do have budding little fossil hunters in the family and you fancy exploring Dorset, here are some of the family-friendly holiday parks to choose from:

This 5 star park has an enviable coastal location and is an ideal base for exploring the Jurassic Coast.

  • Indoor heated pool and bubble pool
  • Beaches nearby
  • Children’s play area
  • Indoor soft play
  • Family entertainment
  • Amusements

Learn more about Chesil Vista Holiday Park

Tucked away in Poole Harbour, Rockley Park offers everything including seaside fun and plenty of natural spaces to explore, plus activities for all the family. This park is a great choice for families with babies and toddlers.

  • Indoor and outdoor heated pools with waterslides and/or flumes
  • SplashZone
  • Climbing Wall
  • Crazy Golf
  • Kids activities – from tots to teens
  • Indoor and outdoor play areas
  • New Pic and Bobble Pottery
  • All weather sports court
  • Family entertainment – entertainment passes included
  • Luxury spa

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A peaceful park, Hoburne Park is a great base for exploring the Jurassic coast and the New Forest National Park

  • Indoor and outdoor heated pool
  • Kids club
  • Indoor soft play
  • Amusements
  • Nature trail
  • Hot tub
  • Family entertainment

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Weymouth Seaview is a smaller park however it still offers a wide choice of facilities and activities to keep all members of the family happy.

  • Indoor and outdoor heated pools with waterslides and/or flumes
  • Kids club
  • Indoor and outdoor play areas
  • Kids activities – from tots to teens
  • New Pic and Bobble Pottery
  • Amusements
  • Beaches nearby
  • Family entertainment – entertainment passes included

Learn more about Weymouth Seaview

Set in the heart of a pretty harbour village, with golden sand right on your doorstep, West Bay is a firm favourite for a family holiday.

  • Indoor heated pool with water slide
  • Kids club
  • Adventure playground
  • Amusements
  • Beach access
  • Family entertainment – entertainment passes included

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With lots of activities for all kids, from tots to teens, Littlesea is ideal for a family holiday. Located on the dramatic Jurassic Coast, there’s plenty of exploring to do in the local area and family attractions to visit.

  • Indoor and outdoor heated pools
  • Kid’s club
  • Kid’s activities – for tots to teens
  • Adventure golf
  • Indoor and outdoor play areas
  • Nature Rockz
  • 4×4 off roaders
  • All weather multi-sports court
  • Family entertainment – entertainment passes included
  • Beaches nearby

Learn more about Littlesea Holiday Park

Set in 55 acres of woodland, Oakdene offers a tranquil family holiday away from the bustle of everyday life. Get out and explore your surroundings or take a splash in the pool. You can choose from a range of accommodations to suit your budget and there is also a range of optional activities available.

Family-friendly facilities and activities include:

  • Indoor heated pool with flume and a shallow area for young children
  • Outdoor swimming pool (summer months)
  • Kids Club with daytime activities (ranging from babies upwards)
  • Family-friendly entertainment every night
  • Meet and greets with the Squirrel Squad
  • Outdoor playground
  • Indoor arcades
  • Adventure golf
  • Food and drink venues with table service
  • Food delivery service straight from the restaurant to your accommodation

Learn more about Oakdene Coutry Park

Sandhills is a smaller park and ideal for a quieter family holiday by the sea. Located right next to the beach, the kids will love spending long summer days building sandcastles and exploring. Back on the park, there are plenty of facilities to keep all members of the family entertained.

Family friendly facilities include:

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool (peak season only)
  • Children’s splash pool
  • Adventure playground
  • Gym
  • Family bar
  • Superfast internet in accommodation
  • Pets welcome

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Set in the beautiful Char Valley Woodlands, Wood Farm Holiday Park is a great base for a relaxing family holiday. The site itself offers an indoor heated pool and a large fishing lake. It is also a great location to explore the historic Jurassic Coast and the nearby seaside town of Lyme Regis.

Family friendly facilities include:

  • Indoor heated pool
  • Adventure playground
  • Tennis Courts
  • Family fishing lake
  • Family bar
  • Café
  • Mini mart shop
  • Pets welcome

Learn more about Wood Farm

Sandford Holiday Park is jam packed with facilities for families and ideal for a family holiday on the gorgeous Dorset coast. This award-winning park offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools with slides and plenty of water activities. It also has soft play for little ones and an outdoor adventure playground. The park is also only 30 minutes from the stunning Durdle Door.

Family-friendly facilities include:

  • Indoor heated pool
  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Waterslide
  • Kids club
  • Adventure playground
  • Soft play area
  • Mini golf
  • Multi-sports court
  • Amusement arcade
  • Wildlife nature trail
  • Outdoor ‘n’ Explore programme
  • Various dining venues

Learn more about Sandford Holiday Park

Find out more about what Dorset has to offer for a family holiday on our destination page. Have you been on holiday to Dorset? Tell us how you got on.

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