Butlins : Bognor Regis Review…

I ca not believe how quickly this week has gone. 

You may have noticed over the past few days, I have been very quiet on the blog?

This time last week we were having fun, eating loads (sorry diet) and staying in the wonderful Wave Hotel at Butlins in Bognor Regis. We have had an amazing time over the Bank Holiday Half Term holidays, on our Butlins Ambassador break. 

Last year I was so pleased to have been picked along with 52 other Bloggers as a Butlins Ambassador.  We got to choose a 3 or 4-day break at any of the 3 Butlins resorts, then share all our thoughts from our break… 

As a family we all love Butlins, having been going for over 20 years. Perhaps more frequently in the last 5 years. We knew we would be in for a great time, with nearly everything all under one very big roof. 

When the Summer months roll round we always look for a short break. A visit to Butlins being a nice treat. We have always stayed in the apartments, never the Hotels. This year then was a different experience altogether. We got to stay in the beautiful, unique, underwater themed, Wave hotel. How cool is it using an elevator with a Jaws theme playing? or the very catchy song We all live in a yellow submarine. Great underwater themed bedrooms (review coming soon on the Wave hotel) and a games port room full of the latest games entertainment. You can imagine the children and hubby too, were in their element.

How sweet are the elephant towels?

The submarine themed children bedrooms went down great with the children. How cool are these?  They also have a TV at the ends of the beds, makes going to bed even more exciting.

Something new this year was a 1950s diner. Hot dogs, burgers, salads and shakes all ready to order! With its Rock n Roll theme and 50s fairground inspired tables.

The Sun may not have been out much last week, ordinarily that is always a disappointment, however, at Butlins you are never short of something to do. Come rain or shine. This weekend I have been worn out with the 5 days of packing in as much as possible, day and night. You seem to be non-stop with one thing and another. Checking the schedule entertainment guide one evening I realised although I was exhausted there were loads of things we missed. They can be for next time I thought.

There is so much to do inside Butlins you never need to leave the resort.

Another new feature was Scoop ice cream parlor.

One of the things we love about Butlins is once you’ve paid to go on, the rides (apart from a few) are all free. No need to worry about keep paying the children can just run to Helter Skelter to dodgems and enjoy the fair.

Me and mini me enjoying the Paratroopers, or should I say my daughter laughing at how scared I got!!

Dad missing driving?

There are lots of great shows to see at Butlins and although fitting in all the shows can be hard work we got to see-

  • Wrestling
  • Scooby Doo
  • Dick and Dom
  • Shane Richie Jnr
  • The dentist chair

As I said we missed loads too. There are only 24 hrs in a day. Trust me you will need your sleep!!

The kids love a kick-about. My boys spent hours on the sports courts each day, they loved it. My daughter occasionally decided to run off with the ball!!

Overall we had a great week, watch out for lots of reviews this week.

Thank you so much, Butlins for choosing us as Ambassadors this year. We loved every minute of our stay.

About this post- We are proud to be part of the Butlins Ambassador program where we got to choose an 4 nights stay in the Wave Hotel and review our time here…

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12 Comments

  1. Please may I?
    June 3, 2014 / 11:08 am

    Sounds like you all had a great time and what an honour to be picked to review it. You can't beat a holiday resort that caters for all ages.X x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 5, 2014 / 5:20 am

      Thank you, I am so pleased to be picked 🙂 x

  2. Tamar SB
    June 3, 2014 / 12:01 pm

    What a fun time!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 5, 2014 / 5:20 am

      Thanks Tamar, so much fun 🙂

  3. Joanna Pabel
    June 3, 2014 / 1:09 pm

    great place!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 5, 2014 / 5:21 am

      Thanks Joanna 🙂

  4. SarahMummy
    June 6, 2014 / 7:20 am

    It looks like great fun and the fairground and under the sea themes look beautiful – both modern and traditional.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 7, 2014 / 9:22 pm

      Thanks Sarah, it is great fun here 🙂

  5. Victoria MyLittleLBlog
    June 6, 2014 / 11:12 am

    oh wow, Bognor Regis looks like a small place i would never expect to see something like this, great job to Butlins

  6. pixiedusk
    June 6, 2014 / 12:55 pm

    Awww that looks so much fun! They have everything for everyone there and its my dream to visit Butlin's with my son =) #PoCoLo

  7. Clairejustine oxox
    June 7, 2014 / 9:22 pm

    Thanks for stopping by, we love Bognor Regis too, its lovely 🙂

  8. Victoria Welton
    June 8, 2014 / 7:31 pm

    I haven't been to Butlins since I was a teenager! It sounds like you had a wonderful time – I love that submarine room! 🙂 Thank you for sharing with PoCoLo x

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