One of the top parks in Wales has unveiled an ambitious addition to the site facilities to help visitors get more from their lodges.
A PLUSH NEW Ludlow caravan site got ministerial approval this week when John Penrose MP arrived to cut the ribbon.
Penrose, the Tourism and Heritage Minister joined local MP Philip Dunne for the unveiling of the new 135-pitch Ludlow Touring Park. Developed to five star standards by Shrewsbury-based Morris Leisure, the 20-acre site sits alongside the River Teme. Caravanners start arriving from Wednesday, May 9.
Dare we dream of a more prosperous 2012? Hoburne Holiday Parks certainly is as booking figures are up steeply on the same time last year.
The family-run park group says booking figures are up 11 percent across all seven of its sites on the same period last year, although individual parks have even more impressive figures, particularly Hoburne Park, Christchurch where figures are up a whopping 50 percent. Across the company’s seven parks in Dorset, Hampshire, Devon, Somerset, the Cotswolds and Cornwall, an 11 percent overall rise is reported.
Haulfryn Finlake has been named Holiday Park of the Year in the Devon Tourism Awards.
The prestigious park, occupying over 130 acres of open countryside near Newton Abbot, is ideally placed for visits to Teignmouth and Dawlish on Devon's south coast and is now on the shortlist for the South West Tourism Awards as a result of the win.
It may not have the kudos of the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts but Skelwith Fold Caravan Park's August Summer Show demonstrates that its guests are a talented bunch. The Ambleside caravan site, which has static vans as well as tourers, put on its fifth exhibition showcasing guests' paintings, photographs and poetry inspired by one of the UK's most popular holiday destinations, the Lake District.
Having been awarded Best UK Holiday Park Operator 2010 Parkdean continue to work hard to make sure that their visitors have a fantastic time whilst on holiday.
They’re proud of the quality of their holiday homes, the cleanliness of the parks and the friendliness of the staff. All of their parks are awarded 4 or 5 stars by the relevant Tourist boards and with your help they'd love to add retain the title!
One of Cornwall’s biggest caravan sites, Hendra Holiday Park, will be switching to solar power this week. The site’s new 10-acre solar farm, which contains 5000 230W solar panels and is calculated to provide more than half of the site’s current power needs, will be activated on 8th July.
The 1.15MW array will produce the equivalent electricity to 255 home’s annual usage and will save 1,015 tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum.
Top 100 finalist Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park in Montgomeryshire has added 'Glam' camping pods to its touring pitches offer.
The adults-only Welsh site, which is open all year, is offering the pod accommodation in addition to its 83 touring pitches. They are an ideal holiday base solution if your caravan is undergoing maintenance or if want to go away with friends who don't have a caravan.
If you’re tempted by holiday home ownership but still haven’t taken the plunge, Haven have come up with an offer that will let you dip your toes in the water without breaking the bank.
This season they are offering new Owners the chance to buy their own caravan holiday home from less than £8000.
Haven offer a wide choice of locations all around the UK and a great social life combined with the satisfaction of owning your very own home from home. Most Owners live within easy driving distance of their chosen park and make regular use of their holiday home during the season.
The team at Practical Caravan have been busy choosing their top 100 sites for 2011.
Find out who won, region by region and overall by clicking here.