Willowbank Holiday Home & Touring Park

“Ideal touring base close to Formby seafront” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

SOUTHPORT, MERSEYSIDE

Official Rating
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Our Inspector's view

Set in woodland on a nature reserve next to sand dunes, this constantly improving park is a peaceful and relaxing holiday destination with mature trees, shrubs and colourful seasonal flowers surrounding neat pitches and modern amenity blocks.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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4 Pennant Campsite
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5 Star Holiday Park
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Suitable for part-time wheelchair users
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Suitable for visually impaired guests
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Suitable for older and less mobile guests

Awards and ratings may only apply to specific accommodation units at this location.

Willowbank Holiday Home & Touring Park
Coastal Road,Ainsdale,SOUTHPORT,PR8 3ST
Phone : 01704 571566

Features

Leisure
  • Playground
  • Sports field
Facilities
  • Launderette
  • Picnic Area
  • Wifi available
  • Baby bathing/changing
  • Motorvan service point
  • Calor Gas
  • Camping Gaz
Site Information
  • Total Touring Pitches: 87
  • Total Static Pitches: 228
  • Caravan Pitches Available
  • Motorhome Pitches Available

About the area

Discover Merseyside

A metropolitan county on the River Mersey, with Liverpool as its administrative centre, Merseyside incorporates the towns of Bootle, Birkenhead, St Helena, Wallasey, and Southport. In the 19th century, Liverpool was England’s second greatest port, and the area has been affected by urban deprivation and unemployment. 

When the port of Chester silted up in medieval times, Liverpool took up the slack. The first dock was built in 1715 and the port came to prominence with the slave trade. Following abolition, the port grew to a seven-mile stretch of docks, busy with cargoes of cotton, tobacco and sugar and the huge wave of emigration from Europe to the New World in the 19th and 20th centuries. In its turn, immigration brought an influx of people to Merseyside to join its expanding population, including many from Ireland fleeing the potato famines. In the second half of the 20th century, accessible air travel brought an end to the era of the ocean-going liners. Meanwhile, trade with Europe was picked up by the southeastern ports. Merseyside’s population dwindled, but it remains one of Britain’s most vibrant and interesting areas.

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