Dorset is home to some popular tourist resorts such as Bournemouth with offers 6 miles of golden sandy beaches and a nostalgic pier with striped deck chairs. If it's a traditional seaside holiday you are after then Dorset is the place. Once you have chosen Dorset as your holiday location then you will need some quality holiday accommodation. Dorset holiday parks offer great value for money in some stunning locations and are a good choice for a family friendly self catering holiday. This type of holiday gives you the flexibility and freedom to spend your time as you choose. Holiday parks in Dorset tend to offer many activities on site such as swimming pools or kids clubs, but the parks can also be a good base for family days out. Chesil beach is a deep shingle strip popular with families and runs for 18 miles east of Lyme Bay.