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Holiday Park Scene Magazine

Holiday Park Scene is an essential read for everyone involved in the holiday park industries within UK and Eire.

Offering the inside track on the latest market news and reports, Holiday Park Scene covers all aspects of holiday park management from camping and glamping to the most luxurious holiday lodges.

Including everything from swimming pools to entertainment, we share advice on maximising the pulling power of holiday locations while cutting overheads.

Fresh Ideas for the Holiday Park Sector

Holiday Park Scene Magazine

Holiday Park Scene is an essential read for everyone involved in the holiday park industries within UK and Eire.

Offering the inside track on the latest market news and reports, Holiday Park Scene covers all aspects of holiday park management from camping and glamping to the most luxurious holiday lodges.

Including everything from swimming pools to entertainment, we share advice on maximising the pulling power of holiday locations while cutting overheads.

Fresh Ideas for the Holiday Park Sector

Holiday Park Scene Magazine

Holiday Park Scene is an essential read for everyone involved in the holiday park industries within UK and Eire.

Offering the inside track on the latest market news and reports, Holiday Park Scene covers all aspects of holiday park management from camping and glamping to the most luxurious holiday lodges.

Including everything from swimming pools to entertainment, we share advice on maximising the pulling power of holiday locations while cutting overheads.

Fresh Ideas for the Holiday Park Sector

Holiday Park Scene Magazine

Holiday Park Scene is an essential read for everyone involved in the holiday park industries within UK and Eire.

Offering the inside track on the latest market news and reports, Holiday Park Scene covers all aspects of holiday park management from camping and glamping to the most luxurious holiday lodges.

Including everything from swimming pools to entertainment, we share advice on maximising the pulling power of holiday locations while cutting overheads.

Fresh Ideas for the Holiday Park Sector

Holiday Park Scene Magazine

Holiday Park Scene is an essential read for everyone involved in the holiday park industries within UK and Eire.

Offering the inside track on the latest market news and reports, Holiday Park Scene covers all aspects of holiday park management from camping and glamping to the most luxurious holiday lodges.

Including everything from swimming pools to entertainment, we share advice on maximising the pulling power of holiday locations while cutting overheads.

WINTER OPENING LIFELINE

Holiday parks and campsites have welcomed the news that they could be given the green light to remain open over this winter. Following a lobbying campaign by the British Holiday & Home Parks Association, the Government has sent a message to local authorities in England, asking them to fast-track applications for a longer season.
Scottish local authorities have received a similar signal from the Scottish Government.

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Holiday Snaps – ft Graham Hodgson

Holiday Snaps – featuring Graham Hodgson Founder and Chief Executive of Verdant Leisure Limited and runs a group of 10 parks in North East England and Southern Scotland. Born in Morecambe, Lancashire, Graham is married to Louise and they have two sons, Martin and James. WHAT WAS YOUR CAREER PATH INTO THE INDUSTRY? As an…

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USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS

USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS Social media should form a key part of marketing your campsite or glamping business. Using Lisa Bullen’s personal experience of running a successful campsite, you’ll learn how to identify your target customers and promote your business to them using social media. Lisa understands how important it is to…

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VERDANT CELEBRATE IN STYLE

VERDANT CELEBRATE IN STYLE Bespoke holiday park operator Verdant Leisure recently celebrated its 10th birthday in style with gifts for staff and holiday homeowners. Through its social media pages, Verdant gave away 10 holidays to one lucky family who has a child that turned 10 years old in September. Verdant Leisure runs ten UK holiday…

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ALL THE WORLD IS A BLUESTONE PLAY STAGE

ALL THE WORLD IS A BLUESTONE PLAY STAGE Pembrokeshire‘s Bluestone Resort, turned to KOMPAN to come up with a timber-based play design for an underused area of its Welsh resort. The task was to create a play area that had adventure but also a village theme for the village green area. As this was to…

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WYBOSTON INVESTS IN SUSTAINABILITY

WYBOSTON INVESTS IN SUSTAINABILITY As Bedfordshire’s Wyboston Lakes Resort continues to search for opportunities and to introduce initiatives to be more sustainable, it has installed ten more electric car supercharger points for guests to encourage electric car usage. There is now a total of 24 charger points on the site. This latest development supports Wyboston…

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CLS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

CLS WINNERS ANNOUNCED The Caravan and Motorhome Club has unveiled the winner of its Certificated Location of the Year Award 2020 as Woody Kiln Farm, near Milford Haven in beautiful Pembrokeshire. Certificated Locations (CLs) are privately-owned, maximum five- pitch sites found across the UK, open exclusively to Caravan and Motorhome Club members. The sites entered…

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HOT TUB PAYBACK

HOT TUB PAYBACK Spas clinch the holiday booking deal… Open 365 days a year and based in the picturesque location of Dawlish in South Devon, Lady’s Mile Holiday Park currently offers 90 hot tubs on its lodge and mini lodge accommodation. The multi-award winning, family-run park knows that hot tubs are a key component when…

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ADDED BENEFITS FOR HOLIDAY HOT TUB EXPERIENCE

ADDED BENEFITS FOR HOLIDAY HOT TUB EXPERIENCE Specialist suppliers, Golden Coast has an extensive range of accessories designed to make the most out of hot tubs no matter what the season. When it comes to heating, costs can soar, but with the Dura Pro heat pump owners can cut bills by thousands. The inverter-driven air…

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BEST IMPRESSIONS

BEST IMPRESSIONS Never has there been more attention on outdoor space, as Sue Hollingshead reports… With the advent of a ‘new normal’ you could argue it has never been more important to ensure the outdoor space on our holiday destinations, not just meets but exceeds customer expectations. As we witness the stampede to UK holiday…

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BALANCING ACTS

BALANCING ACTS Environmentally-friendly tourism is in safe hands, as Emily Martin reports… The holiday park industry is big business. In a 2019 study, carried out by Frontline Consultants on behalf of the UK Caravan and Camping Alliance (UKCCA), it was found that in the UK alone, campsites and holiday parks generate £9.3bn in visitor spending…

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PEOPLE POWER

PEOPLE POWER The effects of the pandemic on staff retention and employment… It would be fair to say that staff retention has been a hot topic over recent months, in light of COVID-19 implecations, writes Sue Hollingshead. As we entered Lockdown in March, it was naturally a difficult time for everyone and also an unknown…

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THE PERFECT FIT

THE PERFECT FIT Hot tubs that add desirability to your holiday offering… A hot tub not only adds a touch of luxury but can also increase occupancy and revenue by up to 60%. The year of 2020 has been a year to remember with a huge demand in holidaying in the UK and in particular…

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ROLLER COASTER YEAR

ROLLER COASTER YEAR The ups and downs of 2020,as the Holiday Park Scene team reports… It was emotional to witness the end-of-week show at a leading UK holiday resort just before the start of England’s second Lockdown. Not knowing if they were going to get the opportunity to perform in December, the outstanding entertainment team…

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STRATOSPHERIC SEASON AHEAD

STRATOSPHERIC SEASON AHEAD Park Holidays UK is plunging £2 million into the building of a new luxury pool at Dovercourt Holiday Park in Harwich – and says its bracing itself for a staycation year ‘like no other’ in 2021. The group reports that it has given the green light to new investments across its 30-plus…

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WISH YOU WERE HERE – Golden Cap Holiday Park

WISH YOU WERE HERE Picture postcards from Dorset’s Golden Cap Holiday Park Guests to the real-life Jurassic Park on the scenic Dorset coast are unlikely to get bored of the scenery in a hurry. Even after the sunset, Golden Cap Holiday Park have some of the most breath-taking views from their popular Stargazer tents. Marketed…

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ADAPTING TO COVID-19 IMPACT

ADAPTING TO COVID-19 IMPACT Woodberry is a leading supplier of outdoor furniture to the UK hospitality industry, with over 100 years combined experience in the family team. As a family run company, Woodberry was fortunate that it didn’t have to shut during lockdown but the company has certainly diversified. With all customers closed, Woodberry quickly…

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QUIET SITE SECURES TOP AWARD

QUIET SITE SECURES TOP AWARD Family and team members at The Quiet Site in Cumbria are celebrating their triumph in the finals of the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2020. The Watermillock Park was named as the Silver winner in the category for sustainable tourism businesses which bring benefits to the environment and local communities. This…

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TRIPLE TRIUMPH FOR OLD OAKS

TRIPLE TRIUMPH FOR OLD OAKS Glastonbury’s Old Oaks Touring and Glamping Park has scored hat-trick of awards in a national poll carried out by the UK’s two top touring magazines. The readers of Practical Caravan and has scored a hat-trick of awards in a national poll carried out by the UK’s two top touring magazines.…

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WELCOME FOR FIRST TIMERS

WELCOME FOR FIRST TIMERS First-time motorhome users are being promised a soft and sympathetic landing when they pull into one of the Lakes District’s most popular parks for tourers. Skelwith Fold in Ambleside is going all out to win the confidence of couples and families taking their debut drive in a motorhome this year. “It’s…

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THE NEW NORMAL

THE NEW NORMAL – Swimming Pool Focus Step up your duty of care pool protocols in light of the pandemic… In the light of the global pandemic, it has never been more vital to show duty of care for your holiday park swimming pool users. You don’t just need to follow the guidance. You need…

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Recipe For Success

Running a restaurant alongside a holiday park can be a huge undertaking, involving some big decisions… and not just with the menu, writes Karen Cotton.. 

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