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We’re keen bloggers here at Silver Bay Holiday Village and we love nothing more than giving our luxury lodge owners and friends an insight into life at our holiday resort on Anglesey. With our weekly blog, we like to update you on key topics that make us and our lodge owners tick. From things to do to the best restaurants to visit (including The Deck House, of course!) you’ll have plenty of reading material to help you plan your next Anglesey break.

We also post about upcoming events on site including everything from beauty events to annual parties, so if you want to keep ahead of the game and make sure you get tickets, keep checking back!

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It’s that time of year again! The summer holidays are just round the corner and we’ve got so much planned for you this summer. Take a look at the summer holiday activities planner below and keep reading for more information on the fabulous activities we have in store.

Silver Bay Summer Activity Planner 2018

Events at The Deck House

 

Summer party 2017

Celebrate the start of the summer holidays with our owner’s exclusive summer party. We’ll be kicking off the celebrations at 4:30pm with the children’s buffet and entertainment followed by food, live music and dancing for the adults until 1am. Tickets for this year’s party will be available through our online booking system only, making it more convenient to book and avoid queues over the phone. Tickets are limited to eight tickets per holiday lodge, plus there will be a notes section for any special requests. You can access the online booking system here and tickets will be available until 10am on Thursday 19th July. If you have any difficulty using the system please call the Owner Services Team on 01407 860860 and we’ll be more than happy to guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have.

We’ll also be hosting a disco on Saturday 4th August, casino and disco on Sunday 26th August and we will be serving a roast dinner every Sunday throughout the summer holidays.

Summer Holiday Activities

 

Beach Mudder 2017

Beach Mudder is back and this time it’s bigger and better. Join us on Saturday 25th August from 1:30pm for a fun obstacle course for the whole family. Warning, you may get wet! Make sure to register your team at the Spa and Leisure Complex.  

Also this year our sandcastle competition has taken on a new twist and will take place from Saturday 18th to Friday 24th August. During that time we’ll be asking you to build your amazing creation and upload a photo, people will then be able to vote for their favourite and the person with the most votes will be announced after the Beach Mudder on Saturday 25th August. To enter the competition please register at the Spa and make sure to keep an eye out for more details on how to upload your photos.

On Saturday 4th August from 10am to 2pm, weather permitting, we’ll be hosting our fishing competition. Entry will be £10 per boat, £5 per rod for adults and under 16s go free, and all proceeds will go to the RNLI, who will be present on the day. We’ll be awarding prizes for the heaviest fish and mixed bag species so make sure to register your interest at The Deck House or Beach Hut.

We’ve also introduced some new activities this summer, including Welsh for beginners, cooking skills, teddy bear picnic, St John first aid awareness for children and tie dye art.

We look forward to seeing you all here at Silver Bay and hope you have an amazing summer. Remember, all activities must now be booked through our online booking system and activities will become available 24 hours prior, you can access the booking system here.


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What an incredible summer it’s been. From our annual fishing competition to our owner’s summer party, the fun hasn’t stopped!

Sadly, we’re waving goodbye to the warmer months now, but before we do we thought we’d revisit the very best of the best of summer 2017.

Keep an eye out – you might even make an appearance!

 

The Owner’s Summer Party

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Right at the beginning of summer we hosted our annual owner’s party in The Deck House! The Runaway Babies band made a magnificent return, and everyone danced the night away with friends and family in abundance.

A taste bud-tingling buffet was put on by the magnificent chefs, and all of the staff involved we’re on top form, ensuring a brilliant night was had by all.

Mr Trix the clown even made an appearance, much to the delight of the young members of the Silver Bay family!

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Busy Bayers

It was another amazing summer for our busy bayers activities. From snorkelling to wild survivors, new friends were made and the fun times were in full swing.

A centre point of our Busy Bayers activities this year was, of course, our new addition to the holiday village – the Silver Bay bees! Activities such as building our bee hotel and Bee Creative, where we designed some beautiful bee collages, kept everyone thoroughly entertained.

Our Wild Survivor attendees also earned a Silver Wild Challenge award from the RSPB for all the amazing work they’ve done to help nature. We’re incredibly proud of everyone involved.

Fitness & Spa

We’ve also been making sure that everyone keeps fit over the summer! Our outdoor bums and tums was a popular class, and we’ve also been offering private, 1-2-1 swimming lessons. It has been a real joy seeing children learn to swim in our pool alongside our excellent instructors.

Alongside promoting fitness this summer, we’ve also been pushing self-care. The Spa at Silver Bay has launched a brand-new brochure full of fantastic treatments that our lodge owners and locals have been making the most of. From shellac nails to facials, take a look here for the brochure and pick your perfect treatment! Make sure you also keep an eye out for our September offers which are as follows:

  • Our Superfood Pro Radiance facial is now just £45, reduced from £60!
  • Our Pro Radiance Flash Balm & Illuminating Eye Balm is now just £50, reduced from £71

 

The Deck House Entertainment

It has been an incredible summer of fun in the Deck House this year! We’ve had everything from fashion shows to live musicians, and wine tasting evenings.

Highlights include singer and guitarist Kiana, live music with Mojo, an evening of fashion, fizz and shopping with Mrs Jones, and our wine taste evening featuring our preferred wine merchant John Fearon Wines. There really has never been a dull moment this summer!

Wine tasting at The Deck House

Beach Activities

When you’ve got a picturesque beach like we have, it’d be foolish not to host a range of summer activities along the coast – which is why Silver Bay Beach is always a staple of our summer schedule.

This year saw the return of Beach Mudder, and our owners battled once more to take the crown – congratulations to our winners the uniquely named Psycho Unicorns. We also hosted our annual sandcastle competition which saw everything from bee parties to Pierce’s truck, winners included The Goddards, Becky & Grace, Erica Keasberry and Theo! And 2017 also saw our fishing competition return. Split into junior and adult categories, our winners were Ed Wilson, Rowen Dier, Holly McLean Watts and Noah Rockliffe. Kevin McLean also put on an excellent BBQ!

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This summer also saw us become the proud owners of a Seaside Award from Keep Wales Tidy for our immaculate coast. You can read more about that over here.

 

Summer 2017

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We’re sad to say goodbye to summer, but also ready for a magnificent end to 2017! Our Halloween Party will be making a comeback, as will our Christmas and NYE celebrations. Make sure you keep an eye on our Facebook account for our brand new autumn Deck House menu, as well as our half-term planner where we’ll be bringing back loads of exciting activities to keep the run times rolling!

To find out more about owning a property at Silver Bay, please call us on 01407 860 860, or click here. Make sure you also keep an eye out for upcoming opening days over on our social accounts.

 

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As the nation heaves a sigh of relief and waves goodbye to early mornings and hectic school runs, there’s a fizz of excitement in the air as the summer holidays edge ever closer! 2017 is looking to be an absolute gem of a holiday season at our Anglesey holiday village, featuring endless bouts of Silver Bay fun for everyone no matter what your age or interests.

Spend time boogying on down to our owner’s summer party, or enrol your little ones to try their hand at something new with our Busy Bayers activities, another summer of fun and sunshine is waiting just for you…

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Summer Activities at Silver Bay

We’re pleased to announce that we have an incredible 300 activities taking place over the next few weeks to keep everyone entertained (and boredom firmly at bay)!

As well as the return of favourites such as wild survivors, we’ll be hosting an array of new activities including 1-2-1 swimming lessons for those hoping to take to the water, as well as Rookie Lifeguard Training for those between ages 8-12. Water safety for all is high on our agenda this year, as you may have noticed with our RNLI lifeboat visits (they’ll be dropping in again on the 28th of July at 6pm)!

Our summer activities will be running between Saturday the 22nd of July and the Friday the 1st of September, and will once again feature our adult only swimming sessions most mornings between 09:30 and 10:30.

These are followed by a range of sports activities designed to keep the children active, such as dancing and supervised gym sessions. Arts and crafts are also a focal point and include nature painting and leaf mobile making, and we even have a range of outdoor activities featuring activities such as kwik cricket, frisbee, dodgeball and much, much more to make the most of the great weather!

To explore the sessions we have available in full, please browse our flipbook below.

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Silver Bay Summer Party – 29th July

Every year, we host a summer party especially for lodge owners at our very own Deck House. It’s a chance to mingle with friends old and new, and revel in the live entertainment and fabulous buffets!

This year, we’ll have a children’s entertainer in the house making sure the little ones are kept busy, and The Runaway Babies, a Silver Bay favourite, will be returning once more to fill your evening with upbeat songs so you can shake what your mother gave you!

Tickets are limited availability, and can be purchased from reception on 01407 860 860 or at reception@silverbay.co.uk. Prices are £12 for adults and £9 for children. Don’t miss out on a night of dancing, excitement, and great company! Make sure you keep an eye out for our brand new gin selection at The Deck House. It includes Bulldog, Monkey 47, Egerton Pink & Blue and much more!

 

Dates For Your Diary

There’s just so much happening this summer that it can be hard to know where to begin, so we’ve pulled together a list of key dates for your Silver Bay diaries below!

  • 23rd July – The Big Quiz will be back every Sunday night over the summer break in The Deck House!
  • 28th July, 6pm – RNLI Lifeboat visit.
  • 27th-30th July – The Holyhead Festival
  • 29th July 6pm- The Owner’s Summer Party
  • 15th-17th August – The Anglesey Show
  • 19th August – Live Entertainment at The Deck House
  • 25th -28th August – Holyhead Sailing Festival

 

The Deck House and Spa At Silver Bay Deals

To signal the arrival of the summer holidays, we’ve got some amazing offers on for all of our lodge owners!

Over the holidays, kids can eat for £1.50 at The Deck House with every adult meal purchased. This offer is available between 5:30pm and 6:30pm daily, so don’t miss out!

And that’s not all! Every Sunday over the summer, we’ll be offering a scrumptious roast dinner between 12noon and 9pm. Prices are £12.95 per adult and £5.95 for children.

At the Spa at Silver Bay, our July Product of the Month is the fabulous British Botanical Hand & Nail Butter Cream which is now reduced from £18 to £14. You can also score yourself our ‘Ultimate Holiday Package’ including a half leg wax, underarm wax, bikini wax and a shellac manicure and pedicure for just £65, saving a whopping £28 pound on RRP.

Our August treatment of the month is an ELEMIS intensely cleansing salt scrub in lime and ginger or frangipani for 30 mins at the reduced price of £28 from £35.

August will also see another amazing product of the month offer, and we’re excited to announce that it will be our wonderful Skin Nourishing Body Cream which will leave you feeling silky smooth and rejuvenated! This product is reduced from £30 to £20.

To keep up to date with all the latest holiday village happenings over the summer months, take a look below at the flipbook.

Summer 2017

If you weren’t already excited for summer this year, we’re certain you will be now! We hope you’ve enjoyed browsing through all the exciting activities we have planned. If you have any question or queries about any of the above events, please don’t hesitate to call reception on 01407 860 860.

 

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With warm beach weather approaching (we even had a mini heatwave over Easter!) and longer days just around the corner, summer is on the way here at Silver Bay Holiday Village.

Our calendar is jam-packed full with events that you and your loved ones won’t want to miss. And as well as making sure Silver Bayers have plenty to do, we’re also going to be digging deep for charity.

For a full run down, take a look below and pop these all important dates into your summer calendar of fun!

 

18th June – Snowdon Sunrise Charity Walk

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We always take great pride in doing our bit for local charities, which is why we’ve decided to get the Silver Bay team together and embark on the Snowdon Sunrise Charity Walk 2017.

Taking place on the 18th of June, all funds raised will go towards the all-important Wales Air Ambulances. And best of all, you can join us too! Just make sure you book via Breese Adventures.

The Wales Air Ambulance team will be trekking along with us, and we’ll be walking between 1am and 9am under the guide of the Anglesey moon, led by headtorch lights! It’s a magical walk and an experience that you’ll never forget. We hope to see you there!

If you can’t participate, but would like to donate, simply visit the GoFundMe page here.

 

3rd and 4th June – Menai Raft Race

As we’re an island, there are always lots of exciting water-based activities going on. From boat voyages to adrenaline-pumping sailing, if you’re a watersports enthusiast, you’ll love Anglesey.

This year, we’ve decided to get involved with local water sports activities ourselves, and for the first time ever will be taking part in the Menai Raft Race! This annual event is an Anglesey classic, and on the 3rd and 4th of June our Grounds Maintenance Team will be heading out on the water and racing locals who have endeavoured to build their best rafts!

If you’re interested in Raft Silver Bay, like our page on Facebook where you’ll find a collection of upcoming images full of all the latest updates. And best of all, this event also raises a lot of money for local causes – which makes the Menai Raft Race one of the most important events in the Anglesey calendar.

 

Summer 2017 – Date TBC – Guinness World Record Attempt

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This summer we’ll be hoping to make Silver Bay a record-breaking holiday park – and we need your help! From gathering as many superheroes as we can on the beach at one time, to building the world’s highest stack of coins on a holiday park, we want to know which event you’d like to do the most – and we need your votes on social media.

We’re also looking for even more special ideas, so if you have something that you’d like to put on the table, perhaps the most amount of people snorkelling in wigs at once, or maybe the largest amount of sandcastles shaped like Disney characters on one beach, let us know right away on Facebook.  

Our Guinness World Record Attempt is an event that we can’t wait to launch this summer when we welcome everyone back for six weeks of sun, fun and excitement. We’ll be posting more details soon about the attempt and when it will be taking place. Make sure you check back so that you don’t miss out!

 

Summer 2017 at Silver Bay Holiday Village

We hope you can make it to our events this summer, and if you don’t feel like taking part feel free to pop down and cheer us on! The team and our lodge owners will really appreciate your support.

To find out more about any of the events call us on 01407 860 860.

 

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The weather on our island follows the path of quintessential British seasons. From the long, warm summers to snow coated winters, each season brings something new and fresh to the table – and we adore them all.

Below we’ve outlined the average temperatures you can expect during your holidays on the island, as well as some stunning photography captured during the seasons we love the most. We even discuss the wildlife that thrives, as well as the best seasonal events to mark on your calendar!

SPRING ON ANGLESEY

Spring is the beginning of something special, the time for fresh starts and beautiful, blooming flowers. Moreover, on Anglesey, our island is transformed into a natural paradise. Animals appear from their winter burrows, and the sense of new life and beginnings is everywhere you look.

Stretching between March, April and May, the temperature highs reach between 8, 11 and 13 degrees Celsius – perfect conditions for stepping outdoors and exploring the beautiful nature right on our doorstep. Daffodils will be blooming across the island during this time of year, as will breath-taking, brightly coloured tulips.

Spring also sees some magnificent events on the Isle. This year Mother’s Day will be falling on March 26th, and we’ll even be hosting a special Mother’s Day lunch at The Deck House.

Water wildlife is thriving in spring, and visitors to the island can expect to see dragonflies and butterflies fluttering across the picturesque, spring sky. Nesting colonies also appear on the coast of Anglesey, and are the perfect spot to witness a wide range of marine birds.

As far as springtime events on the island go, we welcome back the Farmer’s Market down by Menai Bridge on the third Sunday of every month. The Vintage Rally at the Anglesey Showground will also be coming back on the 20th-21st of May, so why not witness the rare and vintage motors under the glow of the spring sunshine?

 

SUMMER ON ANGLESEY

As the temperature rises and the days draw out longer, when summer arrives on the island, you can’t help but feel e Between June and August, visitors flock to Anglesey to make the most of our award-winning coastlines, and it’s the perfect opportunity to dive into new experiences on the sunny Isle.

As roses and wildflower meadows bloom across local gardens and heritage sites, and right here at Silver Bay, summer is when the most magical memories of the year are created.

Temperatures reach highs between 15 and 17 degrees coupled with the famous Anglesey island breeze. If you’re a water baby, you’ll discover an Anglesey summer is perfect for spending the day by (and in!) the ocean.

Dolphins appear on our coast in both spring and summer, and you can see them from the coast or take a lovely boat trip. One of the most popular providers of these trips are Seacoast Safaris, and although dolphin sightings can’t be promised, you’ll definitely be able to see some puffins over on Puffin Island.

As usual, we’ll be hosting our annual Summer Party here at Silver Bay Holiday Village, exclusive to holiday home owners. We’ll also be launching our Tough Beacher competition, our play on the ‘Tough Mudder’ races, as well as reopening our ‘Snack Shack’ down by the beach.

When exploring the island, summer activities to note include the ever-popular Anglesey County Show between the 15th and 16th of August which will feature a range of places to shop and view some of the finest livestock around. Also taking place is The Great Strait Raft Run on the 3rd and 4th of June, which is a rafting event held between the slade port of Felinheli and the Menai Bridge designed to raise money for charity.

 

AUTUMN ON ANGLESEY

When the air has a little bite and the wind whirls across an abundance of reds and golds, you know autumn has arrived. The sun settles lower in the sky casting a hazy glow over the island, we welcome the autumnal months with open arms onto Anglesey.

It’s such a special time of year for whimsical rambles through one of our many nature reserves, and it’s also a fantastic time of year to experience some of the most picturesque views as the island takes on a new, rustic look.

Red squirrels appear during these months, spreading from September to November, and temperatures start to drop again, reaching highs of only 13 and 10 degrees celsius.

Salmon also flourish during this time of year, and many can be seen jumping out of rivers all over Wales – and the Menai Straits are a good spot for salmon fishing. Seals can also be seen on the coast, so make sure you cast a watchful eye while on your coastal walks.

If you’re hoping to spot some beautiful flowers during autumn on the island, you’re in for a treat. Look out for some beautiful Dahlias – Anglesey Abbey tends to be full of these striking and colourful plants.

Yet perhaps one of the most spectacular sights are the amber, yellow and crimson leaves as they drift towards the ground, providing the forests and woodlands with a rich carpet of colour. Make sure you explore our woods on site and across the island and enjoy a shuffle over the crunching leaves – childhood nostalgia at its finest.

In early autumn, one of the island’s most famous marathons, The Ring o’ Fire will be taking place between the 1st and 3rd of September, making the most of the last of the summer sunshine. We’ll also be hosting our Halloween party at The Deck House yet again, so make sure you practice your pumpkin carving and pick out the spookiest outfit you can find!

 

WINTER ON ANGLESEY

The final, and perhaps one of the most beautiful seasons on the island – winter is not one to be missed.

Stretching between December and February, a chill settles into the air with temperatures reaching to a maximum of 7-8 degrees celsius. And when the skies are blue, but the cold is bracing, it can be one of the most refreshing times to explore the island – especially if you fancy heading to the coast and breathing away those winter cobwebs!

Stunning seabirds migrate during this period on the island, so watch out for them painting the sky with their beautiful formations. Porpoises can also sometimes be seen, having a year-round presence along the Welsh coast.

Flowers, snowdrops and winter aconites flourish during the colder months. As the trees grow bare these plants breath a sense of new beginnings yet to come, creating a very beautiful sight indeed – perfect for professional and amateur photographers alike.

Anglesey is always full to the brim with Christmas events during this time of year. From our Christmas and NYE parties at The Deck House to the Plas Newydd Christmas Fair and Beaumaris Victorian Christmas Markets – it’s a magnificent time to take a trip to our island and immerse yourself in your very own magical, winter escape.

 

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A huge Silver Bay thank you to all of our owners for a wonderful summer. It was fantastic to see so many of you enjoying the activities and events over the holidays. The Silver Bay team (and we hope you as well!) made some incredible summer memories including amazing dancing at the Summer Party, Mr Booth & Mr Wright we were watching you! Take a read of our latest newsletter and transport yourself back to summer at Silver Bay. There’s also some important dates for your diary so make sure you take note!

If you haven’t done already, submit your photos for the #SilverBayDays photography contest – you might win £50 in Deck House vouchers if you do! You need to raise those all-important votes to be crowned Silver Bay’s Photographer of the Summer, so be sure to share them on social media with your friends and family too!

Here’s a round-up of some corkers that have been submitted so far…

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We’ve had a magnificent summer here at Silver Bay, and when we saw our lovely residents sharing some of their favourite pictures online, it left us with a great idea for a competition!

If you fancy getting your hands on £50 of Deck House vouchers, then it’s time to pull together your very best snaps and enter them into our #SilverBayDays competition.

Whether it’s the beautiful coastal scenery, cocktails in The Deck House, or fun and games with the family, we want to see your Silver Bay Summer memories, and the finest photographer in residence will be crowned champion!

Open only to Silver Bay residents, please upload your submission via social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) using #SilverBayDays. The winner will be down to the public vote and will close at midnight on Sunday 9 October.

To find out if you’ve won, check our Twitter account on Monday the 10th of October.

Good luck!

Please note, by submitting your post to the competition, Silver Bay Holiday Village has the full rights to use your image across all future marketing campaigns, and your photo will appear across social media, website and print.


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Every August we invite all of our holiday village residents to come together and celebrate Summer in style at the annual Silver Bay Summer Party.

This year was one of our best events to date thanks to our stunning new Deck House facilities, and it was fantastic to see the smiling faces of our residents having a wonderful night with their friends and loved ones!

A family at the silver bay summer party

Alongside drinks and food, the party atmosphere quickly became contagious thanks to our cover band The Runaway Babies. It was impossible not to hit the dance floor when the band took to the stage, which you’ll soon see from our videos and photos below!

The dance floor at the deck house restaurant.

We’re glad everyone had such a superb night in our brand new refurbished restaurant, lounge, and bar. We’re already thinking about how we can top it next year! But for now, why not see if you and your family made the video below?

If you’d like to find out more about The Runaway Babies take a look at the video below or visit their website here.

Now that the Summer party is over, we’re looking forwards to remaining celebrations during 2016.

As usual, our Halloween party will be happening in October, and the little ones will get the chance to don their very best fancy dress gear. As well as this, Father Christmas will be making his annual visit towards the end of November. Word down the grapevine is that he can’t wait to see our new refurbishment!

Finally, we have the hugely popular New Year’s Eve party scheduled in at the end of December. We’ll be celebrating in style once more and bringing the new year in for the first time in the brand new Deck House.

If you think you and your family would fit right in at the Silver Bay parties, and would love the chance to own a lodge, then why not download our free eBrochure right here?

You can also fill in our contact form or give us a call on 01407 860 111 to find out more about our luxury holiday village.


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Every time the schools are off, we make a big effort to ensure that you and your little ones have plenty of exciting activities to keep you busy on your Silver Bay holiday.

Below you can find the latest timetable – and we’re sure you’ll be ready for your summer holiday in no time!

Our annual Sandcastle competition is back – which is a firm popular activity for residents, and we also have an annual tennis competition, small boat fishing competition and the “Beach Mudder” obstacle race.

We can’t wait to get started!

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If you have any questions or queries, be sure to give us a call on 01407 862 049 – also remember to book any sessions marked with a * at the spa to avoid any disappointment!

Could you see you and your family spending this summer, and many more to come, at Silver Bay Holiday Village? If so, why not request a callback? Someone will be in touch shortly!


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When the summer months arrive, we all love to head outdoors and make the most of the wonderful weather – and here at Silver Bay, we’re no different.

We love being outdoors, and when the weather is a little warmer it can be the perfect excuse to enjoy an extra special summer party.

But if you’re struggling to know where to start with your party, don’t fear! We’ve got some fantastic tips below that you’re sure to love.

1. Pick The Right Day and Time

We all know the weather in the UK can be unpredictable, so it’s always best to try and be somewhat flexible with your party date.

If you do that, then you’ll be able to get a better idea of what the weather will be like on your party day and increase your chances of sunshine!

However, if you want to invite lots of people then you may not have that privilege. But one key thing to remember is that a party in August may be more likely to turn out better than one in June – so do your weather research!

 

2. Prepare For Anything

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Sometimes whether you plan your party months in advance or weeks, the weather can still turn on you and the heavens can open regardless. So you need to be prepared!

Consider getting a gazebo set up so that you can still enjoy being outdoors even if the rain is pouring. Also consider buying some blankets for people to throw over themselves if they get little chilly.

It’s these extra little touches that will make your party one to remember.

 

3. Encourage Others To Help

People may shy away from parties thinking about things such as what it might actually cost, but if you encourage people to also bring something with them the cost doesn’t have to become monumental.

For example, asking people to bring certain dishes and puds can save you a heck of a lot of time and money! And let’s not forget the drinks either – make sure you ask people to bring their own beer.

Your kitchen and fridge will be full in no time.

 

4. Plan something for the kids

Everyone loves a party, but they like to get up to different things. Adults like to relax and chat, whereas your kids may have other ideas.

If you plan a few activities to keep them entertained then you don’t need to worry about them growing bored and, in turn, interrupting your chill out time.

To keep them occupied why not drag out some board games or encourage a game of musical statues or pass the parcel?

These things will take minutes to prepare, but the kids will love it.

5. Consider a BBQ

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If the weather’s good, then you might want to consider having a scrumptious BBQ.

It’s a great way to cook large amounts of food fresh and you can ask your guests to bring an array of meats and veggie treats too.

Just make sure you check everything is cooked thoroughly before serving – the last thing you want is for someone to get food poisoning!

6. Make Tidying As Easy As Possible

One of the not so great things about a party is all the tidying up after, but there are a few things you can do to help make it easier for you.

By giving everyone paper plates for food, you don’t need to worry about washing everything up later.

As well as this, it’s a good idea to have a recycle box for cans and bottles that everyone can get access to easily. If it’s in a place they pass by often, they’re likely to just toss their empties in, saving you collecting them all later on your own!

It might also be a good idea to do some tidying before bed so you don’t have to wake up to a messy house the next day. Trust us, you’ll be thankful in the morning.

7. Pick The Right Music

When you have a party it’s tempting to put all your favourite songs on and that’s that. But all the best parties have an array of music and styles for all tastes – something which you should consider too.

If you set up an iPod docking station then you can allow other people to connect their music up.

You could also set up something like Spotify and comb through their playlists until you find the perfect party collection that has something for everyone.

8. Consider Your Neighbours

Everyone loves a party, but it’s not so great for those who aren’t there who are trying to get some sleep.

Always remember to be mindful of those around you whilst you’re having fun.

Turning your music down before it gets too late and lowering your voices can be a great way to keep having fun whilst also caring for your neighbours, too.

Silver Bay Holiday Park

Imagine hosting a summer party at your very own luxury lodge! That’s what our residents can do here at Silver Bay right now.

We have a great community, and we all love coming together for some summer fun. So if you could see yourself doing something similar in the near future, then take a look at our brochure.

You can request a call back if you have any questions, or call our helpful staff yourself on 01407 860 111 to find out more about our amazing Welsh holiday park.