Helping the RAF community take a well-deserved break

Need an affordable break? The RAF Association runs a variety of holiday homes where you can enjoy a low-cost family holiday at a choice of pleasant, relaxing locations. Our accommodation caters for not only RAF Association members, but also serving and ex-RAF and their families. Much of our accommodation has been funded and is maintained by branches and RAF Association members, which enables us to offer such affordable holidays while remaining a viable, cost-effective option for the charity. You can enquire about taking a break in any of our holiday properties in Norfolk, West Sussex and Scotland

Applicant eligibility: Serving personnel, veterans, or spouse, widow/er, or dependent of someone who has served.

For further details, brochure or application form please contact:

Telephone: 0800 018 2361 Email: wingsholidays@rafa.org.uk

Holidays in Scotland

Dunbar Holiday Home

The Dunbar Holiday Home is on the Thurston Manor Holiday Park. The home provides a fantastic-value break and is available to all serving and former-serving RAF personnel and their dependants.

The fully wheelchair accessible holiday home accommodates up to four people. It has two twin bedrooms, a bathroom with walk-in shower and spacious lounge/dining area with TV and DVD player.

With a great selection of on-park facilities – fly fishing lake, swimming pool, sauna, solarium, gym, shop, launderette, children’s play park and much more – there is no need to leave the park during your stay. The recently refurbished, restaurant and family room is the perfect place to make new friends in a relaxed environment, with games and entertainment also available. There is a no-pets policy, however assistance dogs are allowed.

The season runs from February – December and prices start from £249 / week.

Holidays in Norfolk

Hemsby Chalets

The RAF Association offers self-catering holidays in our six holiday chalets near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk.

Located only a few hundred yards from a beautiful sandy beach, the chalets are available for members, serving and ex-RAF personnel to book.

The chalets make the perfect base, whether you want to explore the scenic Norfolk countryside, take advantage of entertainment for all ages or simply relax. Each fully-equipped chalet can accommodate a maximum of four people.

Our six chalets each include:

• Two bedrooms – double and twin
• Lounge/dining area
• Well-equipped kitchenette with electric oven and hob
• Bathroom with electric shower
• Lights, hot water and cooking facilities powered by electricity (included in the chalet fee)
• Cot and highchair available on request
• Friendly chalet reception team to assist you as required
• All chalets are non-smoking and pets are not permitted in the chalets

Local amenities include three swimming pools, golf, boating, fishing on the Norfolk broads, horse-riding and amusement arcades as well as shops, a market, restaurants and cafes. Other places of interest include Sandringham House, Wildlife Parks and American Theme Parks. All can be visited by coach departing just across the road from the site.

Temporary membership of several nearby clubs is also available, offering everything from bingo to cabaret nights and children’s entertainment.

The price to stay at Hemsby Chalet is £223 / week and the season runs from April – October.

Holidays in West Sussex

Selsey Holiday Home

The RAF Association offers self catering holidays in a well appointed two bedroomed mobile holiday home situated on the South Coast, near Chichester at Selsey, West Sussex.

Located in the quietest area of the Green Lawns Leisure Park, close to a beautiful beach the holiday home is available to all of our members to book, as well as serving RAF personnel.

Selsey holiday home makes the perfect base, whether you want to explore the scenic Sussex countryside, take advantage of entertainment for all ages or simply relax.

• Double and twin-bedded rooms
• Double stowaway sofa bed in the lounge, therefore providing accommodation for up to 6 people
• Spacious lounge/dining area
• Fully equipped kitchen
• Secluded outside grassed area, garden chairs, table and sun umbrella provided
• Double Glazing throughout
• Walk in shower (disabled friendly)
• Child-friendly self-contained veranda with lockable gates
• Wheelchair accessible (with assistance) interior and ramp access.
• Free inter-site courtesy bus and wheelchair access Bunni Express train in the summer
• There is a no-pets policy, however assistance dogs are allowed

 

Selsey is within easy reach of Fishbourne Roman Palace, Goodwood, Petworth House, Tangmere aviation Museum, the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum and Bognor Regis RAF Association Club. You will be able to access to all of Bunn Leisure’s facilities including an open air pool, water park, undercover sports area, playing field, bars and cabaret entertainment.

The accommodation was originally funded by donations from members and branches. Letting fees are kept at reasonable rates and allow for a reduced welfare rate.

Bookings are available between April and October. Prices start from £399 / week.