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Here is your latest caravan/park news!

3rd February 2022

2022 Play Pass prices released

Its official! We open for bookings from 11th March and Haven have just released 2022 Play Pass prices.

Head over to our Play Passes page to see what is included and how much they are going to cost this season.

6th November 2021

2021 Season ends

What a wonderful season we have had, welcoming our lovely guests and their families to our caravan.  The feedback we have received whether good or constructive has been outstanding.  We retain our 5* rating on our ukcaravans4hire advertising page and we enjoy reading the hand written feedback in our guest book in the caravan.

It has been a tricky year, what with COVID-19 delaying opening and limiting numbers in activities and play pass numbers, but we have made it through to the end of the season with lots of happy guests.

Looking forward to the 2022 season, which begins 11th March 2022, we are making a few changes but our prices will remain competitive and previous guests will still receive their 10% discount (during mid/low season only).

From March though, we will no longer be offering linen hire, this is mainly due to cost and implementation issues.  All guests will need to bring their own bed sheets, pillow cases and towels.

All that remains for us to say is THANK YOU to all our guests, stay safe and well, enjoy Christmas and New Year and we look forward to welcoming you back to our caravan in 2022.

24th June 2021

Park news - Important safety update

In line with government legislation and in accordance with health and safety advice private use of electric scooters, segways, hoverboards and balance boards are NOT PERMITTED on any Haven park. 

Please do not bring personal electric scooters, segways, hoverboards and balance boards with you to our caravan.

Our terms and conditions will be updated accordingly.

7th June 2021

Entertainment venue and swimming bookings

-Haven have emailed this week to announce that tables in the Mash and Barrel and the Showbar can be booked up to Sunday 20th June.

To allow more guests to enjoy the entertainment venues, Haven have added more session times.  They are, however, continuing to see very high levels of demand for tables and still operating under social distancing guidelines with reduced capacities.  During this time, they ask that all guests book tables carefully and considerately so everyone can enjoy the entertainment venues.

As private guests you can visit the entertainment venues when on park to see if there are tables available to book on the day or go to  Your registration code is the code you received from Haven when we registered your arrival.

Remember, if you have a table booked that you no longer require, please cancel it so it frees up the table for someone else's enjoyment.

-Haven are also opening the swimming pools earlier and closing them later to allow for more guests to have fun in the pools! 

Swimming sessions will continue to be available to book on a Tuesday for the upcoming Friday-Thursday.

As private guests, if you have purchased play passes, you can book swimming by visiting the activity hub when on park.

As a reminder, please arrive at the pool swim-ready, and the showers will remain closed.

27th May 2021

News from Haven about private letting guests ... That's you!

Haven want to make all private letting guests, due to arrive in the next few weeks, aware that they are experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for all our facilities, including our activities, swimming pools, entertainment venues and restaurants.  They are following government guidance to keep everyone safe which means they are running at a reduced capacity and some venues and activities may already be fully booked.

When you arrive on park, please ensure you check availability before buying Play Passes.

The teams on park are working hard to to add lots of sessions for activities, swimming and entertainment venues.

If you have a booking in the next few weeks, we will have emailed this news to you.

12th May 2021

Latest Government Announcement

Following on from the latest Government guidance change announced on Monday 10 May, Church Farm Holiday Village can open more of their facilities on your park from Monday 17 May.

  • All indoor dining and bar areas will be open for you to enjoy a pint away from the British weather, or tuck into a family meal. Our restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an amazing new menu to choose from.

  • Arcades can once again open.

  • Haven entertainment teams have been busy rehearsing and are ready to entertain you on stage once more as our entertainment venues can open (Play pass guests only).  Entertainment schedules for May will be available on park.

Church Farm Holiday Village would like to remind you that from 17 May social distancing will still be in place, but is changing to include the rule of six and a maximum of two households mixing indoors.

10th April 2021

Latest News

The Mash & Barrel Terrace & Kids Play Area is open daily from 12-9. 

  • Church Farm Holiday Village has rented a marquee for the terrace decking areas to keep you sheltered and warm while you enjoy a drink or meal. 

  • For your safety and to comply with Government Restrictions, the details of every party member will need to be captured when visiting the Mash & Barrel. 

  • For the first few weeks, there is no pre-booking required.  Just turn up and the staff will do the rest.  The 90 minute per visit time limit still applies.

Car Hangers

  • Security staff will be issuing, on arrival, dated car mirror hanger tags when checking in your vehicle.  This will reduce the frequency that you will be required to produce your "O" or "P" passes each time you travel in and out.

Mini Market

  • Open daily 8-8 daily from 12th April

Showbar, Inside Mash & Barrel, Arcade and Outdoor Pool

  • Will re-open 17th May (earlier if permitted)

Swimming Pool (Indoor) 8:30 - 9:30 first slot - 3-4 last slot

  • Swim slots are 1 hour long each

  • Changing rooms and showers are closed, as per government rules.  Please arrive showered and swim ready

  • Activity hub will advise on process for getting access to swimming

Sports/Leisure Activities

  • Open daily

  • Archery, Segways, Target Shooting and Ranger Activities are permitted to run

  • All other activities will resume once permitted

  • Poolside activities, other than swimming, remain unavailable until permitted

  • Activities need to be booked via the activity hub

Resort Safety and Guest Arrival

  • Any extra guests arriving, not included in you caravan stay, must be registered as an arrival before they arrive.  We can arrange this for you and security will challenge anyone attempting to enter the park without prior arrangement.  This is for your own safety.

8th April 2021

What's open to enjoy?

Church Farm Holiday Village have announced they will be open, with most of the usual activities and facilities you've come to expect. 

They will continue to follow all Government restrictions every step of the way, which means they are unable to open the entertainment venues and arcades, and cannot offer indoor service for restaurants and bars, but will be operating outside dining and bar facilities. During your time on park the rule of 6 will be in place and a maximum of two households can mix outdoors.

 For a full list of which facilities are open during your stay, please click here.

25th March 2021

Haven road map to re-opening (in England)

Step 1: 12th March to 11th April

  • Holiday park closed

Step 2: 12th April* to 16th May

  • Accommodation will be open but limited to one household per unit

  • All facilities will be open including indoor swimming pools, with the exception of ShowBars, arcades, indoor dining, creative activities, indoor play, Airspace and aqua parks in swimming pools

  • Government restrictions: Social distancing in place, adhere to rule of six, no more than two households mixing outdoors and all mixing indoors to remain as one household

Step 3: 17th May* to 20th June

  • Accommodation will be open but will be limited to two households per unit

  • All facilities will be open as normal

  • Government restrictions: Social distancing in place, adhere to rule of six, no more than two households mixing indoors

Step 4: from 21st June*

  • Accommodation will be open as normal

  • All facilities will be open as normal

  • Government restrictions: All social distancing measures will no longer be required

*earliest start date, the Government will confirm 1 week prior. Church Farm Holiday Village will follow all the latest Government guidance every step of the way