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20th May 2014 | Latest Availability, National News, Park News, UK Holidays

Blue Flag & Seaside Awards 2014 Announced by Keep Britain Tidy

Parkdean are delighted that they have 2014 Blue Flag and Seaside Award winners surrounding many of their England holiday parks. From Norfolk to the English Riviera there are some well-deserved winners.

If you’re planning a holiday this year and can’t decide where to go, some of the best beaches are a great place to start…


Torquay Holiday Park in Devon is ideally located next to four Blue Flag winners of 2014. They are a short driving distance from park and are well worth a visit!

Oddicombe Beach: 8 minutes’ drive from Torquay
Meadfoot Beach: 15 minutes’ drive from Torquay
Broadsands Beach: 23 minutes’ drive from Torquay
Breakwater Beach: 30 minutes’ drive from Torquay

Not only that, Torquay Holiday Park is also located next to 13 Seaside Award beaches as well, meaning you have an abundance of the best beaches just a short distance away.

Maidencombe Beach: 7 minutes’ drive from Torquay
Torre Abbey Sands: 10 minutes’ drive from Torquay
Ansteys Cove: 13 minutes’ drive from Torquay
Preston Sands: 14 minutes’ drive from Torquay
Goodrington Beach: 16 minutes’ drive from Torquay
Paignton Beach: 20 minutes’ drive from Torquay

Once again the English Riviera, with its balmy weather and stylish waterfronts, is coming out on top with tourists and residents spoiled for choice.

Book Torquay Holiday Park now for June and save £10 per night but hurry, offer must end on 1 June!

Parkdean’s very own Challaborough Bay Beach has won a 2014 Seaside Award. With Challaborough Bay Holiday Park right on the edge of this secluded beach it’s the perfect coastal retreat.

Challaborough Bay – A short stroll from Challaborough Bay Holiday Park.



Within 30 minutes’ drive of the lively Sandford Holiday Park in Dorset are seven blue flag beaches for 2014 including the prestigious Sandbanks Beach.
Sandbanks Beach has retained its Blue Flag status for the 21st year in a row; no doubt some say this is the best beach on the South Coast. With lifeguards on duty during the summer months, great facilities, disabled access, clean water and loads more, this is a beautiful place for all the family to relax. While staying as Sandford Holiday Park, this beach is one not to miss.
Other beaches nearby include Shore Road, 23 minutes away and Canford Cliffs, 24 minutes from Sandford Holiday Park.

If your beaching in style then you will want to stay in style too, book early enough and you could be staying in a luxury lodge or a stylish caravan at Sandford Holiday Park.

Sandbanks Peninsular – 25 min from Sandford



Two of the finest beaches in Cornwall have also been given a Seaside Award for 2014

Polzeath Beach – 7 minutes’ drive away from the country setting of St Minver Holiday Park, the park offers the best of both worlds with the coast just a short distance away.

Porthtowan – 25 minutes’ drive away from Newquay Holiday Park & White Acres Holiday Park, this beach is popular with holiday makers and surfers alike, enticing people in with its soft sand and turquoise waters.


Trecco Bay Holiday Park in Wales has been awarded its Blue Flag status for the 11th consecutive year. The beach itself is right on the doorstep and is a beautifully sheltered beach within walking distance of Porthcawl. You have direct access to the beach every morning from your very own holiday home and there are also lifeguards on duty at weekends between May-September.

You can see the latest availability here at Trecco Bay Holiday Park and experience some of the great facilities on site including Splashland indoor swimming pool with water slides and chutes & outdoor adventure playground with zip wire!

So it’s up to you, and whichever Parkdean Holiday Park you choose you will get fantastic facilities, beautiful locations as well as Blue Flag and Seaside Award winning beaches nearby. This means that you can trust that the beach you’re visiting is clean, with top facilities and is one of the best in the world!

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