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With a heated indoor swimming pool, restaurant, shop, takeaway and launderette, there is everything you need on site.
A short walk will take you to the gloriously sandy Scratby beach. A short drive will take you to the wonderfully traditional seaside town of Great Yarmouth, with its bounty of amusements, shops, bars, restaurants and of course, the marvellous Pleasure Beach providing thrills for all the family.
Please note California Sands Holiday Park facilities are generally closed towards the end of October until the following March and are subject to park operation and discretion. 2cHolidays cannot be held liable for any disruption which is under park control.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic some parks may restrict or withdraw facilities and services for the foreseeable future for private let guests.
Facilities are subject to opening times and a small charge may apply for swimming
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California Sands Holiday Park is a brilliant family friendly chalet park. It is located in the lovely seaside village of Scratby. Along the Norfolk coast, Scratby is known for its beautiful beach. Furthermore, the location is ideal to explore seaside towns in Norfolk such as Great Yarmouth. If you’re looking for chalets to hire in Norfolk, then California Sands is the place to go!
At California Sands there is everything you could possibly need for the perfect holiday! Whilst the site is quieter compared to other caravan parks, this does not stop California Sands being a popular holiday destination. This is due to its superb location as Scratby Beach is only a short walk away. Therefore, it is perfect for a relaxing seaside break! Moreover, the beach welcomes doggies and boasts miles of glorious sands. With our pet friendly chalets, California Sands is brilliant for a holiday with your pooch.
Not only is the beach only minutes away, but there is also great amenities at the holiday park too. First of all, California Sands features a brilliant heated indoor pool and amusement centre. As well as great eateries such as a restaurant and fish ‘n’ chips takeaway shop too. Last but not least, the park has a fantastic on-site Oasis clubhouse. The venue hosts lively family evening entertainment and live shows which are guaranteed to be enjoyable for everyone.
Here at 2cHolidays, we have a superb 7 berth dog friendly chalet for hire. Previous guests who have stayed at the chalet have left excellent reviews such as ‘Thank you for a lovely stay. The chalet is lovely and set out well. The kids didn’t want to leave! We look forward to coming again soon.’ Undoubtedly, a seaside break at California Sands is a brilliant family holiday.
Additionally, we have neighbouring chalets which are excellent for larger families! The two properties can accommodate up to 10 guests in total. So there is plenty of space for everyone! Furthermore, all of our chalets at California Sands have a cosy feel, homely touches and are spacious throughout. As well as some feature extra touches such as WiFi, and outside furniture. All in all, the chalets at California Sands are superb for families!
Scratby is in a great location for exploring Norfolk. There are so many attractions to visit nearby California Sands. Including busy seaside towns and Norfolk’s finest attractions. Additionally, there are so many local attractions near to Scratby as well. The popular seaside village called Hemsby is only a couple of miles away from the park. It is definitely worth a visit! Furthermore, accessing Hemsby is so easy & simple. On foot, you can walk along the shore and take the scenic route. Alternatively, you can jump in the car and within 5 minutes you will find yourself in the heart of the Hemsby.
Hemsby thrives with families and friends spending their holidays together. Holiday makers love spending days on the beach and enjoying an ice cream on the glorious sands. As well as spending some holiday pennies at the amusement arcades. Moreover, during the winter season between November – February, Hemsby is home to many seals. You might even be lucky enough to see some grey seals with their pups!
Additionally, Hemsby also features a crazy fun house for kids! MB’s Fun House is an exciting indoor play area where children can let off some steam. Diving in the ball pit, whooshing down the slide and climbing on the obstacles. There is everything you could possibly need for a fun family day out! There’s a bar for the carers to enjoy a relaxing drink. Whilst the younger members of the family let loose on the indoor adventure playground. The MB complex also includes great amusement arcades games! Full of traditional 2p slot machines, fruit machines and crane grabbers with lots of prizes to be won. Additionally, there are trampolines for children to have a bounce on too.
The traditional (and well-loved) seaside town of Great Yarmouth is only a 10 – 15 minute drive away from the holiday park. Great Yarmouth is a fantastic seaside resort! It is Britain’s third most popular seaside town to visit. With each year, the town attracts around 5 million visitors. It is famously known for being a fantastic holiday destination for families. This due to its beautiful sandy beach, delicious ice cream parlours and amazing amusement arcades. Without a doubt, there is definitely something everyone will enjoy.
Moreover, the seaside resort features crazy golf courses, two theme parks named ‘Joyland’ and ‘Pleasure beach’. As well as a huge variety of amusement arcades along the sea front. Be sure to pack your holiday pennies! This is so you can spend an afternoon on the 2p slot machines winning prizes. For those rainy days, there are plenty of indoor activities available as well. Such as roller-skating, watching a film at the cinema or visiting the sea-life centre. Furthermore, there are lots of pubs and restaurants serving mouth-watering food with live entertainment.
Unlike most seaside towns,Great Yarmouth also has award winning gardens called Merrivale Model Village. The garden has a great variety of 16 different landscapes of model villages. From castle gardens to a Victorian seaside scene, there are so many enchanting scenes and villages to see. Undoubtedly, all members of the family will enjoy exploring the models. The attraction boasts an incredible garden railway with roughly 350 meters of railway track running throughout the garden! The railway has a variety of different style of trains too. Moreover, there is an old penny arcade which is full of retro amusement games and is an amazing exhibit.
The fun doesn’t stop there at Merrival Model Village, you can enjoy a traditional 9-hole game of crazy golf overlooking the Wellington pier. This is included in a standard admissions ticket, so there is no additional costs. Therefore, visiting the model village is an inexpensive day out for families.
Aside from the model village, the stadium at Great Yarmouth is great for some family fun! It is the perfect place to spend the afternoon together, having a laugh and watching the greyhound’s race. Try your luck, pick your pup and see if you win! Furthermore, the restaurant offers delicious meals and refreshing drinks as the races commence. In addition, the restaurant boasts brilliant views overlooking the racetrack. The greyhound races take place every Monday, Thursday and Saturday evenings. So there is plenty of opportunity to visit on race night.
Not only does greyhound racing take place at stadium, but there are other events too. Great Yarmouth hosts its own ‘fast and furious’ motor racing events! This includes banger racing, stock car racing and three-wheeled vehicles too. You can enjoy the thrill of watching motor racing every Wednesday evening throughout the summer season. Without a doubt, an evening at the races (whichever you choose) is a great bit of family fun!
A short distance away from California Sands Holiday Park is the steam train ride touring through the Norfolk Broads. Only 40 minutes drive away from Scratby in Alysham, is Bure Valley Railway. It is a brilliant day out! Throughout the year, they host fantastic events which you can enjoy and get involved with. A train ride for a family of four is only £37.00 for a return ticket. It most definitely worth every penny! Enjoy the picturesque countryside views as you ride the train. Furthermore, you are able to hop on and off to explore the local areas.
California Sands is the ideal holiday destination for families looking for a seaside break. Especially for those who require more spacious accommodation than a caravan. Our dog friendly chalets are particularly great for the dog lovers too. To enquire about all our availability, contact our friendly bookings team on 01362 470888 – option 1. You might even be able to save yourself up to 30% off too when booking direct with 2cHolidays!
California Sands, California Rd, Great Yarmouth NR29 3QN