OPEN ALL YEAR CARAVAN PARK WITH APRIL AVAILABILITY
With Spring in full swing by April, we'd love to welcome you to Long Hazel Park for a touring caravan or motorhome break. We have fully serviced hardstanding pitches available for touring caravans and motorhomes. Our shower block is heated and we're in a great location for lovely warm village inns; high quality farm to fork restaurants and fantastic walks across Somerset and Dorset. With an early Easter spanning the first weekend of April, we've got lots to see and do in Somerset:
There's so many fantastic events on this April in Somerset within a short distance from our touring caravan park.
Friday 5 - Queen Tribute - The Bohemians, Cedars Hall, Wells
Saturday 6 - What's Love Got To Do With It?, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil
Thursday 11 - The Mafreds: Hits and More in '24, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil
Saturday 13 - The Fleetwood Mac Songbook, Cedars Hall, Wells
Thursday 18 - Aled Jones: Full Circle, Westlands Leisure Complex, Yeovil
Friday 19 - The 80s Show, Westlands Leisure Complex, Yeovil
Friday 26 - Legends: The Divas, Westlands Leisure Complex, Yeovil
Saturday 27 - Paul Young, Cheese and Grain, Frome
The Bishop's Palace in Wells will be holding their Medieval Falconry Day on Saturday 13 April. In the UK's smallest city, you'll find flying displays with a backdrop of the Palace's Great Hall. Experts will explain the use of these birds during Medieval times whilst showing off their skills. You'll also be able to visit the Palace's 14 acres of grounds.
Later this month, there's also Glastonbury Abbey's Medieval Fayre on 27 and 28 April, featuring live jousting and medieval style stalls of local businesses.
WITH AN EARLY EASTER 2024, THIS YEAR'S BANK HOLIDAY DATES ARE FROM 29 MARCH TO 1 APRIL. OUR TOURING PARK NOW HAS A FINAL FEW FULLY SERVICED HARDSTANDING PITCHES AND STANDARD HARDSTANDING PITCHES REMAINING.
TO CHECK OUR UP-TO-DATE BOOKING AVAILABILITY AT ANY TIME OF THE DAY OR NIGHT, TAKE A LOOK AT OUR ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM AND BOOK YOUR 5* EASTER HOLIDAY:
There's some great comedy events this April in Somerset! Book your tickets for these great shows with household name comedians:
Monday 1 April: Bath Comedy Festival (take the train to Bath from Castle Cary railway station)
Saturday 6 April - Paul Foot: Dissolve, Strode Theatre, Street
Saturday 20 April - Iain Stirling: RELEVANT, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil
There's two horse racing events this March at the Wincanton Racecourse. As one of the Jockey Club racecourses, you will be guaranteed a great day out with track-side views. Experience some of the best young horses trained by local trainer, Paul Nicholls. We're the nearest five star caravan park to the Wincanton racecourse.
8 April - Afternoon Racing
21 April - Family Fun Day
You'll find three fantastic musical events to choose from on Friday 12 April, with something for everyone:
THE MUSIC OF JAMES BOND BY CANDLELIGHT, Wells Cathedral, Wells
CHRIS GRABHAM POP ORCHESTRA: CLASH OF THE MILLENNIUM, Westlands Leisure Complex, Yeovil
CELEBRATING GEORGE MICHAEL Featuring Steve Mitchell & Dave West, Strode Theatre, Street
For sports fans, there's some great events in Somerset this April. We're situated just half a mile away from Haynes Motor Museum, with regular buses to Yeovil and Shepton Mallet, which you can catch from Sparkford High Street.
Sunday 7 - Haynes Breakfast Club, Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford
Saturday 13 - Yeovil Town vs Dartford football, Huish Park, Yeovil
Saturday 27 - Somerset Sportive, The Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet
With May just around the corner, don't forget to book in for the Early May Bank Holiday and the Spring Bank Holiday for 2024.
The May Bank Holidays are two of the most booked in our calendar, so don't miss out!
Early May Bank Holiday 3 - 6 May
Spring Bank Holiday 24 - 27 May
Spend an evening at the Diesel and Burger evening, run by East Somerset Railway on 26 April. See the Mendip countryside from a heritage diesel multiple unit, with unique views of the line from the drivers view.
Your ticket will include a beef burger and chips with a beer, cider or soft drink. The Diesel and Burger Evening will be back again on 10th August and 11th October if you want a second round after the April journey!
There are some fantastic events at The Newt, near Castle Cary, this April. The Newt are home to 300 acres of formal gardens, woodland and farmland and are famously sponsors of the Royal Chelsea Flower Show. Whilst courses will need to be booked in advance, you can also access their gardens using an RHS Membership for free on Tuesdays, or many of our guests purchase an annual garden membership and re-visit all year.
Wednesday 3 - Hort Course: House Plants
Thursday 4 - Dawn Walk: Revelations
Wednesday 10 - Spring Wreath Making
Thursday 11 - Spring Wreath Making
Wednesday 17 - Hort Course: House Plants
Dawn Walk: Four Seasons Special - Spring
Wednesday 24 - Spring Wreath Making, The Newt
Thursday 25 - Spring Wreath Making
Join in with Glastonbury Abbey's Medieval Fayre on 27 and 28 April. The abbey will be hosting their flagship event, which last year attracted over 8000 guests looking to join in on all things ancient!
You'll find live jousting displays, market stalls, medieval themed food from local vendors and have-a-go activities to join in with.
For those looking to explore Somerset's history even further, take a look at our King Arthur page, with information on how to visit Somerset's Camelot hillfort, just 2 miles from our caravan park. You'll also find lots of history about the area:
Spend a day out at one of our 15 most local National Trust gardens, houses and places of interest. With so many National Trust members visiting us for the famous sights of Stourhead gardens and the country's longest "long gallery" at Montacute, run by the National Portrait Gallery, we'd also recommend many other days out to make the most of your membership.
With Glastonbury Tor just a short drive away, we'd recommend climbing up for views across Somerset. Lytes Cary Manor is another popular NT house, and our nearest at just 5 miles away. The Grade 1 listed gardens and house of Tintinhull with a traditional arts and craft style garden. The Priest's House at Muchelney near Langport is a medieval hall dating from 1308 with connections to local author Thomas Hardy.
With Somerset regularly featuring in the major newspapers and travel magazines as a top destination for food and drink, there's more restaurants than ever to enjoy this spring.
Enjoy locally grown food from local farms, with warmer weather in Spring enabling outdoor eating once again! You'll also find lots of great farm shops nearby, including one within a mile of our caravan park, which also accepts dogs in their cafe area.
Take a look at our top tips for eating in Somerset:
As a Premier Parks top site, and a VisitEngland 5 star Touring and Camping Park and a Practical Caravan Top 100 site, we're also a past winner of the Gold Award winner of the South West Tourism Awards Best Camping and Caravanning Park in the South West region.
We are open all year, with hardstandings suitable for all weather conditions, even if we end up with snow!
Enjoy a challenging walk around one of the most undiscovered parts of Somerset and take in some of the West Country's most important history. Nearby Cadbury Hillfort is known to be the gateway to the South West and is thought to have been occupied by King Arthur in 470-580 BC. Take a look at our history of Somerset and learn about the wonderful surroundings:
Take a look at what's on for the rest of Spring 2024 in Somerset and nearby Dorset. As a small, adult only caravan park, we're open all year with lots of five star activities and places to visit surrounding us.