There was a fantastic swimming pool with flumes, slides and a wave pool; a fairground with merry-go-round, flying swings and other thrilling rides; acrobats and clowns in the circus; play areas, and a long list of other activities like archery, football, go-kart racing and a climbing wall.
At the heart of the park in the main centre a series of entertaining (and noisy!) shows, and places to sit and relax and get something to eat and drink.
Some of the committee decided to leave the frenetic pace of Butlins and went for a walk along the endless promenade, sitting by the sea eating the most delicious, enormous ice-creams - ahh, bliss!
At 5.30 the weary but happy families made their way back to the coaches for a snooze on the way back to Reading, where they thanked us for a lovely time.