Major Clacton park now flies Park Holidays UK banner


Essex’s “sunshine coast” is set to have an even brighter outlook following May’s announcement that Park Holidays UK has expanded its presence in the region.

Long-established Martello Holiday Park in Clactown.

It means that holiday guests and holiday home buyers now have four major park options in the Clacton area, all under the banner of one of Britain’s fastest-growing leisure firms.

Martello Holiday Park adjoins the group’s St Osyth Beach and Seawick holiday parks, both of which have benefitted from substantial investment in guest facilities over recent years.

Park Holidays UK says that Martello, St Osyth’s Beach and Seawick will comprise Clacton’s largest holiday park development under single corporate ownership.

Traditional family fun is a feature at Clacton's Martello
Traditional family fun is a feature at Martello

The other holiday park in the area owned by Park Holidays UK, which was founded just over 25 years ago, is Oaklands Holiday Park just north of the other three near the village of St Osyth.

With its direct access ton’s sandy beaches, Martello provides a raft of facilities which include indoor and outdoor pools, day and evening entertainment, and children’s activities.

Group directo the group’s existing portfolio of parks in southern England which now comprises 29 coastal sites:

“Like our other parks, Martello has won for itself over the years a loyal following of repeat visitors and holiday home owners,” he said.

“Martello has a very exciting future with Park Holidays UK. We are committed ton area.

“This is good news not just for custors.

“We’re delighted to our first season,” added Tony.

There is more information about Park Holidays UK on its website at