One of the favourite features for many of us is to have a beautiful sandy beach close to our potential ‘forever home’. Almost 1 in 4 people have always expressed an interest in having a lovely park home bungalow in a park near a beach.
Thankfully being an island helps us to be surrounded by some amazing beaches & quaint villages & towns.
So if you have always wanted to retire by the sea, we have a large number of residential parks very close to some great sandy beaches & quaint beach towns & villages.
All these parks have homes to view & many of them have plots which would let you bespoke your home & get the most out of your retirement property.
Brand new, furnished homes start at £89,995 & would come furnished with furniture including sofas, tables, beds & also all appliances in the kitchen like fridge-freezer, washing machine, etc. You can also get them semi or unfurnished if you like.
Homes & plots are available to view anytime by prior appointment.
We list below the top 10 parks close to some really spectacular beaches:
Westover Park: Located on the border of Pembrokeshire & Carmarthenshire, this extremely popular park is located close to the world-famous beach of Tenby.
However, it boasts of a multitude of amazing beaches including the lovely sandy beach – Telpyn (less than 8 miles from the park)
The Park has spectacular views over the open countryside and is a very popular park.
The sandy Pentewan beach is less than 6 miles and is a great, big clean beach for swimming & surfing.
Another beautiful beach Porthpean (6 .1 miles from park) is another gorgeous beach worth visiting. A Single track road leads down to a large car park. There is a cafe on the beach & an outbound activity centre plus sailing club.
The more popular beaches & towns of Looe & Polperro are within a 25 mile radius as well.
This Park which lies in the sunniest region of the UK & no surprise it is home to a multitude of beaches. It has the Bognor Regis beach (2.3 miles) famous for its promenade & the Elmer beach (3.6 miles) close-by.
This Park close to the Preston city-centre but still tucked away in a quiet, peaceful spot is less than 15 miles from the lovely sandy St Anne’s beach which has an expansive sandy beach, Victorian Pier historic windmill & stylish independent shops.
The extremely popular Blackpool beach is less than 15 miles & was recently awarded its first blue flag as well putting it on par with other world renowned sites including the Mediterranean Sea and the Pacific coastline.
This cosy park located in Rustington village which boasts of a magnificent coastline includes several miles of beaches. It is the perfect place to relax & top-up your tan. The West beach is about 4 miles from the park & Climping beach is about 4.5 miles
This cute park on the east coast is situated in a beautiful village & the popular Skegness beach is about 25 miles away. Another gorgeous beach Ingoldnells is about 27 miles out
Skegness has been voted as one of the cleanest beaches in the UK & boasts of golden sands and multitude of attractions. Good parking is available and within close walking distance of the many amenities of Skegness town. Horse and cart rides around the town can be picked up alongside the beach
Positioned close to the beautiful Conwy Castle and nestled on the edge of Snowdonia Mountains while still less than one mile from the beach, Bryn Gynog Park is an undiscovered jewel in North Wales.
Conwy Morfa Beach (2 miles) Plus at least 10 or more sandy beaches in a 12-mile radius
The beautiful seaside resort town Llandudno is only 4 miles away and every May bank holiday, it holds a spectacular three day Victorian carnival so come along and enjoy all the fun of the fair!
The park is set in acres and offers spectacular views across the village, ideal for walking the dog or an afternoon stroll.
The extremely popular Coombe Martin beaches (2 miles) – a beautiful beach with rock pools & caves. The beach is stunning scenery with cliffs & a lovely village – a true gem of North Devon coast.
Newberry Beach (1.6 miles). The stunning Valley of the rocks & the villages of Lynton & Lynmouth are less than 16 miles away.
Beechfield Park: situated in the middle of Bognor Regis & Chichester & surrounded by beautiful countryside, sandy beaches, fishing villages, historical and family attractions, offering incredible things to do for everyone.
Bognor Beach 4.5 miles, Elmer Beach 3.8 miles
This Park boasts of an awesome location being situated on the gorgeous Dorset coast.
Durley Chine Beach (award-winning Blue Flag beach) is less than 4.5 miles from the park, has amazing views of Bournemouth to the left & the Old Harry Rocks to the right. The parking at this particular Beach is quite easy as Disabled spaces on a flat road leading along to Beach with no steps.
Branksome Dene: lovely sandy beach less than 5 miles from the park. It has a large car park (£2 per hour) with toilets. It has some lovely views from the clifftop, has clean-soft water & is actually quite a hidden gem!
We have now settled into our home & the park & love to explore the surrounding areas. We just Pack a Picnic & Go & head out to visit a new town or a beach.
We often visit the various beaches around our park which are all less than a 30 minute drive from our home. With so much to explore & see, we are enjoying every moment of our retirement!
Steve & Carol (Westover Park)