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29th July 2015 | Regional News, UK Holidays

6 Fantastic Events Across the UK this August!

We know that it can be difficult to find things to do which will entertain whole family. That’s why we’ve done all the work for you and hand-picked six fantastic events across six stunning regions this August…


Falmouth week – 7th-16th August

Overlooking the world’s third deepest natural harbour with more than 450 yachts racing over eight days, Falmouth Week is the largest sailing regatta in the South West!

As well as watching the exciting sailing on the water, there’s lots to do on shore too including a marching carnival, fireworks, party nights, rock pooling, live music and much more so don’t miss out! Plus, you can even take a trip on the water yourself to watch the sailing up close.

Just 17 miles from Mullion Holiday Park


DevonSandcastle competition!

Hope Cove Weekend – 28th-31st August

Check out Hope Cove this August and take part in a brilliant weekend of fun for the whole family.

Hope Cove Weekend will be held from Friday 28th-Monday 31st August with lots to do from children’s races, live music and sandcastle competitions to delicious food, drink and much more!

Just 8 miles from Challaborough Bay Holiday Park


Dorset & HampshireBirds of Prey

Poole Town and Country Show – 1st & 2nd August

For the 7th year running, Poole Town and Country Show is located in the idyllic setting of Upton Country Park and is a must-go!

With all sorts of entertainment including birds of prey, The Goat Show, the Purbeck Gun Dogs, arts & crafts, delicious food and more, this show is not to be missed. Bring along your canine friends on Sunday 2nd August for the Companion Dog Show – with all proceeds going to Marie Curie Cancer Care!

Just 4 miles from Sandford Holiday Park


NorfolkGreat Yarmouth Fireworks

Summer Fireworks at Great Yarmouth Central Beach – every Wednesday

Every Wednesday for seven weeks through summer you can see the skies of Great Yarmouth light up at 10pm for a stunning fireworks spectacular on Great Yarmouth Central Beach.

Come along from 8pm where there will be fun for all including live music, great entertainment and more! Plus, our top tip for the perfect viewing place – head to the seafront Esplanade and ‘ooo’ & ‘ahhh’ to your hearts content at this amazing display.

Just 3 miles from Cherry Tree Holiday Park


South WalesVintage Fair

Porthcawl Lions Vintage Fair – 1st August

If you’re into your vintage cars and motorcycles, the Vintage Fair is the perfect place to visit if you’re in headed to Wales this August!

Located at Porthcawl Rugby Grounds, this great event will be held from 10am and as well as these vintage vehicles there will be stalls, vintage artefacts, delicious food & drink and much more!

Located just 2 miles from Trecco Bay Holiday Park


ScotlandHighland Games

Nairn Highland Games – 15th August

The traditional Highland Games are Nairn’s biggest event of the year, with lots going on from 9.30am onwards.

With Highland dancing, heavy events – such as tossing the caber – piping, tug of war and much more, this spectacular event will provide tons of fun for the family. Don’t miss the march through the town at midday too!

Less than one mile from Nairn Lochloy Holiday Park

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