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About Touring Holidays - Holiday Companies
 
This section lists the companies that provide family touring holidays along with a summary of what they offer. If you need more details, please click on the links to visit the company website or request their brochure.
For details of trekking and walking tours, go to our Trekking & Walking guide or look at our Cycling guide for cycling tours.
 
Companies Listed
Go Camping UK, Park Resorts, Vacansoleil.
 
Go Camping UK

Go Camping UK offer a variety of family cycling and camping holidays in Norfolk and Suffolk. There is a self-guided camping and cycling tour around the Suffolk Coastal Route passing through heathland, forests and rural countryside. Maps, easy to follow directions and a breakdown backup service are provided, plus all your luggage and food is transferred for you whilst you cycle from campsite to campsite. Or try the all-inclusive activity breaks based on the stunning north Norfolk coast. The family friendly cycling breaks offer a wide range of activities including a cycle based treasure hunt exploring sights and attractions around the North Norfolk countryside. Your time will be spent with the Go Camping UK team and fellow campers within a relaxed atmosphere, where meals and activities are enjoyed together. Finally, for a very easy going cycling and camping break, cycle some of the supplied routes and trails around one of Go Camping UK’s Suffolk campsites, ideal for young families with some shorter routes and off road trails.
Destinations UK: Norfolk, Suffolk.
Accommodation Accommodation is in ready pitched luxury eurotents or standard eurotents on a choice of campsites throughout Norfolk and Suffolk, selected for their stunning locations and unique camping experiences.
The ready pitched luxury eurotents offer a high degree of camping comfort and come equipped with fridge, lighting, table, chairs and a fully equipped kitchen with crockery, utensils and cooking equipment. Each tent can sleep up to 6 people. Racks are also provided to store and secure your bikes.
The ready pitched standard eurotents offer camping comfort at an affordable price and come equipped with lighting, table, chairs and a kitchen equipped with crockery, utensils, cooking equipment and cool box. The tent can sleep 4-6 people on camping airbeds.
Activities Cycling: Go Camping UK supply a range of bikes from mountain bikes, for exploring the forests and heaths, to hybrid bikes, ideal for the tour holiday. All children from age 1 upwards are catered for with a range of child seats, trailers, tag-a-longs and children’s bikes.
Other Activities: The Norfolk activity week includes orienteering, boat cruise and a cycle treasure hunt.
Childcare None.
Minimum Age Younger children are catered for with a tag-along, kiddy trailer or child seat until they are able to ride independently, usually about 8 years old for a tour or activity break, Small bikes are also available for children aged about 5 and older on the single campsite holidays.
Park Resorts

With 21 great family Parks to choose from, you are sure to find one to suit you. You can enjoy the freedom of camping in some of your favourite coastal holiday hotspots. Facilities available on the Parks include shops, restaurants, swimming pools, play areas and free live evening entertainment. Make the most of the great facilities on Park, and explore the local area.
Destinations UK: 21 coastal resorts.
Accommodation Bring your own caravan, tent, trailer tent or motorhome. The following types of pitches can be booked:

Standard Pitch - a grass pitch only and does not include electric hook-up.
Serviced Pitch - a grass pitch with electric hook-up.
Hard Standing Serviced Pitch - a hard standing pitch and includes electric hook-up, direct water supply, and a TV Ariel.
Super Pitch - includes electric hook-up, direct water supply, and a TV aerial

Activities Sports Resorts events: A range of sports activities are available including 5 a-side football, archery, crazy golf, tennis, and table tennis.
Water Resorts events: A range of water activities are availalbe including swimming, swimming lessons, rafting, snorkelling, scuba experience, spa bath and fun flumes.
Evening Entertainment: Live entertainment for all the family is provided at many of the Parks including shows, live bands, visiting cabaret, party theme nights, competitions and dancing.
Childcare Kids Clubs: 5-11 year olds can join the children's club to enjoy a fun-packed programme of entertainment and games.
Teenagers Club: A programme of activities for children aged 12 - 16 years.
Minimum Age None
Vacansoleil
Vacansoleil Camping Holidays offers holidays to around 360 top campsites in 16 European countries, including a pitch reservation service for those with their own tent, caravan or motorhome. To help you choose the best campsite for your needs, you can find a short video clip of most of the campsites on the Vacansoleil website.
Destinations Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland.
Accommodation Accommodation is in your own tent, motorhome or caravan. The pitch price includes electricity, 2 adults, a car and your own tent or tourer. The Vacansoleil prices are usually no more expensive than if you booked directly with the campsite
Activities Many of the campsites have swimming pools and children's playgrounds onsite. The actvities available vary by campsite but include cycling, crazy golf, walking, tennis, volleyball and waterpolo. A family activity programme is offered at some campsites, which includes themed games, sports tournaments, Olympics, bingo and campsite rallies.
Childcare Vacansoleil offer the 'Camping Kids' Club at a selection of campsites.
Kids Clubs: Supervised activity sessions for children aged up to 8 years and 8- 12 year olds including arts and crafts, sports, games and shows.
Teenagers Club: Teenagers can join in on a range of activities including tennis, waterpolo and volleyball tournaments.
Minimum Age None
 
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