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15th August 2014 | Latest Availability, Park News

Exciting August Events – the Summer’s Not over Yet!

Thinking of snapping up a last minute getaway this August? We’ve found a few hidden gems that we think will make your holiday well worth it. Why not try out one of these fantastic events and create a holiday memory to cherish. With plenty of events & activities to do around all 24 of our award winning holiday parks, we’ve selected a few of our favourites for you to explore during your stay.


Want to be in on a little secret? – Torbay at War – 70th Anniversary D-Day Exhibition August & September

Just four miles from Torquay Holiday Park

This family friendly exhibition reveals all about one of the biggest events of the 20th Century…D-Day. Find out about all the top secret documents, uniforms, weapons & rarely seen photos so you can discover what it was really like living in the past.

Be part of history at the Torbay Royal Regatta 23rd-27th August

Just four miles from Torquay Holiday Park

One of the oldest regattas takes place right near our Torquay holiday park at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. Grab the family and head out to witness the red arrows flying display on the 27th along with a continental market every day, a Fair in the Torre Abbey Meadows & a firework display to brighten up the August evening on the 25th. There is fun for all the family and its great way to be part of the 200 year history of this unmissable regatta.

Dorset & Hampshire

Reach for the sky at Bournemouth Air Festival – 28th-31st August

Just 12 miles from Sandford Holiday Park

This is more than just an air show; it’s a festival of display teams from the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy & the Royal Marines. Watch beach assaults, awesome jets, pilots, aircrafts, helicopters, fireworks, entertainment & much more all at this fantastic festival. There’s even 3 miles of pop up trading stands so you might just find that perfect holiday gift.

Ever wanted to fly a kite or create your own? Portsmouth International Kite Festival 23rd-25th August

Just 13 miles from Hayling Island Holiday Park

Portsmouth welcomes the 23rd International kite festival to Southsea Common where you will be able to watch some of the best kite performances with people coming from as far as Singapore, Japan, New Zealand & the USA. You can even try your hand at flying a Kite or why not join in one of the workshops and create your very own kite.


Build up a head of steam at Morval Vintage Steam Rally – 23rd-25th August

Just two miles from Looe Bay Holiday Park

The Morval vintage steam rally is a fun filled family day out with vintage tractors, cars, motorbikes, military vehicles as well as commercial and stationary engines. It’s a great way to learn about all the old cars & see how we have developed. Enjoy trade stands, craft tents, hot food & the usual beer tent in place for an afternoon beverage in the Cornish sun.

Be part of the action at the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta – 28th-31st August

Just 19 miles from Sea Acres Holiday Park

Falmouth will be welcoming a nautical epic with over 47 tall ships from around the world arriving for one weekend only. For the first three days, the ships are open to the public for a unique opportunity to explore on deck and learn about life on board these giants of the sea. This means you can be part of the experience and learn all about being at sea and the places they travel! There will even be a firework display which isn’t to be missed!

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