BBC captures countdown top Somerset park

Alan House tells the BBC he and his team are thrilled that the park is once again full of smiling faces

VIEWERS of BBC’s The One Show were given a sneak preview in July of how a major Somerset holiday park was getting ready to welcome back its much-missed guests.

The popular magazine show went behind the scenes at Holiday Resort Unity in Brean Sands as it put the finishing to re-opening preparations.

Alan House, directo guests.

He said that bookings had gone “absolutely crackers” in the weeks running up to see the park bustling with smiling faces again:

“At last the great British seaside holiday is back, and people can finally enjoy the type of relaxing carefree break they need and deserve,” said Alan.

It’s just a few skips from Holiday Resort Unity to the golden sands of Brean

“Our job now is to start salvaging what it can from the rest of the holiday year.”

The BBC audience heard how Holiday Resort Unity has been family-run for over 70 years, and began as a camping field shared with a 100-strong herd of dairy cattle.

Today, Holiday Resort Unity has more than 1,000 pitches with holiday caravans and lodges torhomes.

On offer are not just first-class surroundings and leisure facilities, but also Brean Leisure Park with its range of funfair rides, attractions and family entertainment.

The One Show’s cameras zoomed in on the long line of vehicles waiting outside the grounds for Holiday Resort Unity to finally open its gates again

The reporter talked to return.

“We received so many messages of support from our custo welcome them back in person,” said Alan.

“It’s also been a relief to be a very busy time for the foreseeable future.

“I also know that many local businesses are also breathing a sigh of relief as our visitors spend literally millions of pounds in the area throughout the year,” he added.

Up to 5 million people view The One Show which broadcasts nightly throughout the week.

There is more information about Holiday Resort Unity, and the different accommodation options it offers, on the park’s website at

Holiday caravans and lodges at the park, to own, are set in spacious landscaped surroundings