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Affordable Family Holidays

  Why holiday in the UK? a comparison on cost and more  We are looking at one of the big holiday questions as we explore how families can get the most value from their holiday experiences, by comparing holidaying in the UK and abroad.  Read on as we look at 8 reasons why destination UK… Read more »

Charity trek helps spread a little sunshine

The Harrison Holidays team has been seeking to spread a little bit of sunshine, by taking part in The Hadrian’s Wall Trek for The Sunshine Fund.     The fundraising trekkers are Elise Robertson, Jessica Barrow and Kirsty Bruton, who are all part of the finance team at Harrison Holidays.     Their efforts have… Read more »

Celebrating Awards Success

We are celebrating an incredible award win for our fabulous Group Finance Director, Elise Robertson, who has been named Finance Director of the Year in the 2024 Finance Awards North West.     The awards brought together businesses across the North West, who all gathered at the beautiful Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester last week… Read more »

A Fundraising High Break Potted for Lancashire Mind

Thanks to the talents of professional snooker player Ian Burns and our team at Riverside Holiday Park in Southport we’ve raised £2,500 for charity Lancashire Mind, which is based in Chorley, but works across the county to make a difference to people’s mental health. Central to the fundraising was a snooker event hosted in the… Read more »

Stop Press!! Introducing the world’s first mobile holiday park

Harrison Holidays proudly announces the launch of the world’s first mobile holiday park. The holiday park that travels the world before your very eyes makes the impossible possible! You’ve heard of mobile homes, but this is an entire holiday park that has the capacity to move around the globe to far flung places that you… Read more »

Hop into Easter holiday family fun with Harrison Holidays

We are unwrapping the ultimate guide to Easter 2024 activities to enjoy with the kids at Harrison Holidays across our holiday parks.  With Spring in full flow, there is so much to look forward to; from traditional Easter egg hunts and Easter crafts to appearances by awesome dinosaurs and colourful clowns! All guaranteed to make… Read more »

Our Golf course at Percy Wood

UK Holidays Unpacked – Your Ticket to Hassle-Free Holiday Fun

We’ve all had enough of the grey start to 2024, but Spring is around the corner and with lots of people currently finalising their plans for the Summer, we’ve been looking at some of the reasons why a staycation ticks all the boxes. At Harrison Holidays we really have our fingers on the pulse when… Read more »

Making a break for Lancashire Mind

Tickets are on sale for a night full of entertainment at Riverside Holiday Park in Southport.  Join us on Saturday, 24th February for a Charity Snooker Exhibition in support of Lancashire Mind with professional snooker player Ian Burns. A night of magic snooker This will be an evening packed with excitement that will see high… Read more »

Join Us For This Year’s Caravan Show Season

We are kicking off 2024 by taking a team road trip. First we are heading to the Caravan Motorhome Show in Manchester in January and then in February it will be destination Birmingham for the Motorhome and Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show.  Both shows are firmly established on the calendar for those who love exploring,… Read more »

12 Days of Christmas with Harrison Holidays

The celebrations for Christmas are continuing at Harrison Holidays, as we look to the New Year and to the happy holidays that lie ahead in the coming months.  And as our gift to you, we are taking you into 2024 with one of our best ever holiday offers.   Welcome to  12 Days of Christmas… Read more »

Best Static Caravan Manufacturers and Models

Selecting the best static caravan manufacturers and models is a crucial step in discovering your dream vacation abode. Rushing this decision might lead to post-purchase regrets. In the end, the choice boils down to your individual vision for a second home. Crafting this vision is a one-of-a-kind journey, tailored to your specific desires. Within this… Read more »

Get ready to unwrap Christmas surprises from Harrison Holidays

The elves at Harrison Holidays have been busy coming up with ideas and inspiration that will bring some seasonal sparkle and joy to all!  Our festive treats start with the opening of our exclusive Advent Calendar from 1st December and continue as we invite you to join us for our 12 Days of Christmas extravaganza. … Read more »

Caravan Site Fees Explained

When looking to buy a static caravan as a holiday home there is lots to think about and consider. The first thing to consider is where, what area or region you want to have your holiday home. Once you know where, you can search for all holiday parks are in the region. When you look… Read more »

Caravan holiday homes

When researching buying a caravan holiday home at a Harrison Holidays Park, one of the most important and rewarding decisions you’ll make is choosing the perfect caravan. We have a variety of options available, both new and pre-owned. The most popular brands we sell include Willerby, ABI, Carnaby, Sun Seeker, Atlas, and Delta, amongst others…. Read more »

Staycations – Holidaying with Kids in the UK

Staycations have become very popular in recent years, as families have rediscovered the joys of holidaying in the UK. And what better place to enjoy a staycation with your kids than at a Harrison Holidays holiday park? Harrison Holidays parks With nine parks across the North of England, Harrison Holidays has something for everyone. So… Read more »

Announcing the arrival of our new App!

NEW! We are thrilled to reveal that our new web app is about to land, making holidaying with Harrison Holidays even better! Starting from October, when you book your stay with us you will be able to take advantage of our new app that gives you all the inside info on staying at our parks…. Read more »

Meet the Bookings Team

Meet The Team Our Bookings Team are a crucial part of the magic when it comes to ensuring that holidaymakers have the best possible experience with Harrison Holidays.  They’ll come up with ideas on which park meets your wish list, they’ll match you to your ideal accommodation and they’ll give you the friendly service that… Read more »

Summer Events near our Holiday Parks

Our holiday parks are on the doorstep of some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes, beaches and national parks.  And for days out there is everything from theme parks to zoos;  walking trails to stately homes to enjoy. There are also lots of headline events to combine into your vacation, with this really being the… Read more »

Summer at Harrison Holidays

Everyone at Harrison Holidays is brimming with joy as the summer is upon us and there is so much to look forward to.  The good times are here (literally!). Before sharing some of the summer happenings we have to give a shout out to the Harrison Holidays gardening teams and all they have done to… Read more »

Team Harrison Holidays put their best feet forward

The team from Harrison Holidays have been putting their best feet forward with some fundraising pursuits that have seen them embarking on trekking, walking and marathoning adventures.  This has all been in aid of some local charities close to their hearts. First out of the blocks was Elise Robertson, who is Group Finance Director and… Read more »

Easter at Harrison Holidays

Make your 2023 Easter Eggs-ceptional Spring is about to burst into life and here at Harrison Holidays we have been busy consulting with the Easter Bunny to come up with a whole basketful of ideas to make your Easter at one of our beautiful holiday parks truly memorable. And it’s not just the little ones… Read more »

British Red Cross’ Ukrainian Crisis Appeal Donation

As a family business, it is always family values that are at the heart of everything that we do as a team at Harrison Holidays. So when we heard the news of the escalating conflict in Ukraine 12 months ago, and the devastating impact that it was having on families, we knew that we wanted… Read more »

North West’s Biggest Static Caravan and Lodge Show

From the 12th to 15th January, we are excited to announce that we will showcase over 60 holiday homes at our Southport Caravan Show. Join the Harrison Holidays team and explore a large display of new and pre-owned caravans, and delve into the lifestyle of owning a Holiday Home. This is a great opportunity for… Read more »

Harrison Holidays to Offer Free Site Fees on All 2023 Holiday Home Sales

We are delighted to announce an irresistible offer to help first time buyers purchase their own holiday homes and lodges in our prestigious parks across the north of England. With prices from just £19,995, this offer  helps to make the purchase of caravans and lodges a more affordable option for the frequent holidaymakers among you… Read more »

10 Great Things To Do In Lancashire

If you’re planning a trip to Royal Umpire Holiday Park in Lancashire, you might want to explore this beautiful North West county and discover all it has to offer before you spend your evening in one of our premium glamping pods or on our pristine touring or camping site. Royal Umpire can be found close… Read more »

Jubilee Events At Harrison Holidays

Queen Elizabeth II is the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee and to mark the 70th anniversary of HRH’s ascension to the throne on 6 February 1952, celebrations are being held all across the UK and the Commonwealth, from street parties to fairs, and more. Harrison Holidays have got the bunting out for… Read more »

Harrison Holidays supports Ukraine relief efforts with donations from Sales

UKRAINE CRISIS APPEAL What we’re doing Harrison Leisure Group have announced they are to add their support to the worldwide relief efforts in Ukraine, by donating £500 every month from the sales of holiday homes for the 2022 season to Red Cross who have helped more than 750,000 people since the conflict began. This includes… Read more »

10 Reasons To Visit Southport This Summer

While international travel restrictions have been largely lifted, many Brits have rediscovered the joy of a good old fashioned British holiday in the last couple of years. Our beautiful country has so much to offer, from exhilarating nights out to the theatre and fine dining to the beautiful countryside and incredible coastline. It might leave… Read more »

Where to Stay in the North West

Headed on holiday, but not sure where to stay in the North West? Staycations are hotter than ever, but choosing the ideal spot can be tough. Coast or country? Culture or nature? At Harrison Holidays, we’ve got a truly exciting range of ideas for where you can spend your next break, for the ideal getaway… Read more »

Where to Stay in Lancashire

Wondering where to stay in Lancashire these upcoming holidays? Staycations are the new normal, but where should you be looking? We’ve long believed staycations are the best kinds of holidays, so here is Harrison Holidays’ inside scoop on the best place to spend your break. Explore the coast of Lancashire A classic seaside holiday is… Read more »

Buy a Chalet North West

Itching for a staycation that’s relaxing, fun, and available whenever? You’ll always feel at home when you buy a chalet North West in one of our spectacular holiday parks! Harrison Holidays has a continually updated range of splendid chalets for you to own and make your own, in our modern, well-run and brilliantly sited holiday… Read more »

Buy a Chalet Lancashire

Sick of cancelled flights and overbooked accommodation? Ready to create some lasting memories with the family, and endless holidays at the drop of a hat? Harrison Holidays has a range of gorgeous holiday parks for you to choose from in the stunning Northern countryside. If you’re looking to buy a caravan Lancashire is the place… Read more »

Family Breaks in North West

Step away from the desk and into the countryside when you join us at Harrison Holidays for your family breaks in North West. We have four exquisite holiday parks in superb locations throughout the region, each with modern, well-equipped accommodation options to make you feel at home on the coast or the country. In our… Read more »

Family Breaks in Lancashire

Spend your holidays in style and skip the hassle of an overseas trip – Harrison Holidays has a range of family breaks in Lancashire in the heart of the English countryside. We offer comfortable stays with a range of unique and classic activities in the nearby region when you stay in one of our top-rated… Read more »

UK Holidays in the North West

Come and enjoy the countryside with Harrison Holidays when you spend your UK Holidays in the  North West at our beautifully maintained, well-equipped holiday and caravan parks! Harrison Holidays’ Riverside Holiday Park, Brooklyn Holiday Park, Royal Umpire Holiday Park, and Abbey Farm Holiday Park are all located in the quiet, scenic Lancashire countryside, where you’ll… Read more »

UK Holidays in Lancashire

Ready to relax and escape the big city with some great UK Holidays in Lancashire? With Harrison Holidays, you can enjoy a relaxed summer getaway your way in our beautiful holiday parks! Our caravan and holiday parks are located in scenic Southport, Ormskirk and Preston within the county of Lancashire and boast a range of… Read more »

Buy a Caravan North West

Fed up of planning, booking, and queueing every time you want a holiday? With a holiday home of your own, you can enjoy all the upsides of a getaway without all the fuss! Harrison Holidays’ Riverside, Brooklyn, Royal Umpire, and Abbey Farm Holiday Parks are our idyllic staycation destinations in the gorgeous British countryside. At… Read more »

Buy a Caravan Lancashire

Keep missing out on booked-out accommodation and drained by searching for the right holiday rental? If you’re ready to enjoy more holidays in a private, beautiful holiday home of your own, Harrison Holidays has the very best options for all of your holidays in Lancashire. We have brilliant country homes for sale in our holiday… Read more »

Staycations in North West

Discover the very best of Great Britain’s coast, country, and culture when you plan your staycations in North West England at our wonderful holiday parks! With Harrison Holidays, you can pick the ideal getaway for you at our well-maintained caravan and holiday sites in Ormskirk, Preston, or Southport. With scenic views, irresistibly rural settings and… Read more »

Staycations in Lancashire

Planning a summer full of fun staycations in Lancashire? Harrison Holidays’ wonderfully well-maintained holiday parks have all you could want for some fun in the sun! From months-long family stays to a quick couples escape to the country. Our popular parks in Southport, Preston, and Ormskirk are ready to be your staycation base. At Harrison… Read more »

Holiday Lodges for Sale in North West

Ready to recharge your batteries with a relaxing, peaceful staycation? Get away from the hectic city life and put your feet up between countryside adventures with a holiday lodge of your own. Skip the airport queues, online bookings, and craziness of packing with our opulent holiday lodges for sale in North West, and holiday whenever… Read more »

Holiday Lodges for Sale in Lancashire

Can’t wait to get out of the city? If you’re on the hunt for a peaceful, private holiday lodge of your own, Harrison Holidays’ exquisite holiday lodges for sale in Lancashire are waiting to welcome you. Nestled in our beautiful holiday parks in the heart of the unspoiled Great British countryside, Harrison Holiday Lodges bring… Read more »

Holiday Homes For Sale in North West

Want a holiday home of your own, a place to call your own? If you’re all set for a summer staycation and looking for the perfect place, Harrison Holidays’ beautiful range of holiday parks could be home to your next home. We’re sure you’ll find your ideal getaway in our stunning Brooklyn, Riverside, Abbey Farm,… Read more »

Holiday Parks in the North West

Looking forward to a quiet unwind this summer, or an exciting adventure in the British countryside? Harrison Holidays has a wide chain of beautifully located staycation destinations for you to explore with your family and friends. From rustic retreats in Preston to tranquil adults-only getaways for some peace and quiet, we’ve got some of the… Read more »

Holiday Parks in Lancashire

Ready for a staycation adventure? Harrison Holidays’ friendly holiday parks in Lancashire are perfect for the whole family, with all the facilities you need to relax, explore, and socialise in the countryside or on the coast. Located in beautiful Preston, Southport, and Ormskirk, our Riverside, Brooklyn, Royal Umpire, and Abbey Farm Holiday Parks in Lancashire… Read more »

glamping pods

Why glamping is the perfect holiday option for Spring

  Love the idea of getting back to nature? But…finding it tough to let go of all those mod cons we take for granted every day? Glamping’s your answer – the perfect combination of fresh air, nature, and the sweet creature comforts of home. If you’ve never been glamping before, there’s never been a better… Read more »

Donkey on Blackpool Beach

Northern Seaside Revival

In recent years the coastline in the North of England has been enjoying a revival of its traditional seaside towns. The trend is long overdue, with gems like Southport, Morecambe and Blackpool coming into their own and regaining huge popularity. These towns boast Victorian promenades, some of the oldest piers in Britain, countryside backdrops and… Read more » – New & Improved!

If you’re a regular holiday-maker with Harrison Holidays then you may have visited us online recently and noticed something a little different… Our shiny new website is now live and frankly, we want to tell you all about it! All in one!   The first thing returning visitors will notice is that the new… Read more »

Touring & Motorhomes Make Your Family Holiday…

What’s more fantastic than touring & motorhomes – being able to hit the road—and we mean really hit the road—in your own touring motorhome? Forget trying to stuff everything you might need into one ridiculous suitcase, and forget about those tragic budget airline charges for an extra kilo of weight. When you tour in a… Read more »

Why your perfect family holiday may be a lot closer to home than you might think!

We need a nice getaway every now and then. Preferably one that doesn’t involve travel insurance, airport parking, plane turbulence or finding a dog-sitter. But more often, we just want to spend some time quality time with the family. Relaxing, adventuring, touring, or doing something memorable. In that case, forget the stress of an overseas… Read more »