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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.

THESE DAYS, family holidays mean including Fido and Bruno. Pic. Park Holidays

PAW-SOME HOLIDAYS - DOG FREINDLY

This summer, the Great British public reconnected in their droves with our furry housemates – that’s our pets, not the partners who have stopped shaving during lockdown. According to the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association, a whopping 3.2 million people welcomed a new pet to the family during the pandemic.

Switched on holiday parks up and down the country recognise the earning potential and have made themselves ready to host guests and their furry plus ones.

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CURTAIN RAISER – Holiday Park & Resort Innovation Show 2021

CURTAIN RAISER   CURTAIN RAISER You will need to plan ahead to maximise the potential of your visit to The Holiday Park & Resort Innovation Show which makes a welcome return. The not-to-be-missed event will be opening its doors at the NEC Birmingham on Wednesday and Thursday November 10 and 11. Europe’s leading event for…

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THREE GENERATION GRAMPING HOLIDAYS

THREE GENERATION GRAMPING HOLIDAYS Many families with children are taking more than just suitcases on their holidays this year – they are also making room for grandma and grandad. That’s the finding of major Lake District holiday park Skelwith Fold which reports a rise in multi-generation holidays booked for summer and autumn. The park’s Henry…

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£250K PLAY ZONE UNVEILED

£250K PLAY ZONE UNVEILED   Family-owned Landram Bay has sunk a quarter of a million pounds into a new play zone to create one of Devon’s most exciting play opportunities: “Mums and dads know that kids get their biggest thrills from being active, so we went all out for the best possible experience,” said park…

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BUSINESS LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME   Parkdean Resorts, the UK’s leading holiday park operator, has partnered with Cranfeld Executive Development, to provide Parkdean Resorts personnel with elite leadership and management training. The bespoke talent development programme, the first of its kind in the holiday park sector, is aimed at unlocking the development potential of leading talent in…

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MAXIMISING VISITOR SPEND ON SITE

MAXIMISING VISITOR SPEND ON SITE   For park operators, a cashless payment system is an opportunity to incentivise and increase visitor spend. Easy, quick, and safe payments also offer a great customer experience. In the wake of COVID-19 cleanliness is still front of mind for all of us. Contactless is the safe payment of choice,…

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GAME-CHANGING INTERNET COVERAGE

GAME-CHANGING INTERNET COVERAGE Holiday Parks no longer have to put up with nightmare broadband connections thanks to the introduction of ParkLink™ from Vital Wifi which enables super-fast speeds ‘Direct to the Van’ at a fraction of the cost of fibre. It uses revolutionary technology designed to deliver consistently high-quality broadband across wide open remote outdoor…

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TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS WITH SPATEX VISIT

TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS WITH SPATEX VISIT Thinking of installing a hot tub or swimming pool or updating your current facilities? Then SPATEX 2022, at the Coventry Building Society Arena, Tues 1st to Thurs 3rd February, is a must-attend event. As the UK’s only dedicated annual exhibition, entering its 25th year, over one hundred companies, from…

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CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF SALTEX EVENT

CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF SALTEX EVENT Those associated with the holiday park industries will have the opportunity to see a wide range of innovative new products and services from prominent suppliers when SALTEX opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on November 3 and 4. SALTEX will be taking place for the 75th time this…

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MINT CONDITION

MINT CONDITION   How to ensure your site is always keeping up appearances reports Emily Martin… Holiday parks have to keep many plates spinning but you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression and, as they say, the devil is often in the detail. Creating the perfect holiday experience for guests is…

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BELLS AND WHISTLES

BELLS AND WHISTLES     Sue Hollingshead digs deep into the latest glamping trends… As we come towards the end of the glamping summer season there can’t be any doubt that it has been a manic year for the sector. We have seen new product introductions, new campsites, and a generally flurry of activity trying…

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ICING ON THE CAKE – HOLIDAY HOT TUBS

ICING ON THE CAKE     Adding a touch of hot tub luxury pays off for holiday bookings… With the rise in staycations, Yvonne and Graham Frost, owners of Slayleigh B&B in Matlock, made the decision to purchase a hot tub for their property. A hot tub not only adds a touch of luxury but…

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ECO REWARDS

ECO REWARDS     First UK holiday park is awarded sustainability Queen’s Award… A family-run Cumbrian resort has become the first holiday park to win a Queen’s Award for sustainability. The Quiet Site in Watermillock is located near the shores of Ullswater where “green tourism” has been on the agenda for over 30 years. The…

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IDEAL LOCATION AT WELSH PARK

IDEAL LOCATION AT WELSH PARK     When property guru Phil Spencer wanted to showcase the beauty of North Wales for a recent episode of Location, Location, Location, it was a Wrexham holiday park which ticked all the boxes. Plassey Holiday Park, Phil’s Channel 4 producers decided, would make the perfect backdrop to a key…

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PALANTINE EXITS VERDANT LEISURE

PALANTINE EXITS VERDANT LEISURE     PALATINE Private Equity has exchanged contracts for the sale of its stake in Verdant Leisure, the award-winning holiday park operator, to the management team backed by Pears Partnership Capital. The deal is subject to FCA approval. Verdant Leisure is a bespoke holiday park operator offering lodge and caravan holidays…

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POP-UP SITES SHOULD CARRY WARNING

POP-UP SITES SHOULD CARRY WARNING Families should be warned of the risks if they are planning to stay on an unlicensed camping site, says major holiday parks booking agency Caravan Sitefnder. Pop-up sites, the company believes, should make it clear that they do not hold a licence from their local authority, and are not subject…

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£200K SUPER PITCHES INVESTMENT

£200K SUPER PITCHES INVESTMENT   Cofton Holidays has invested £200,000 in 48 new super pitches to cope with record demand for staycations from caravaners and owners of recreational vehicles (RVs). Named as the UK’s Best Caravan/ Campsite at the prestigious iTravel Staycation Awards 2020/21, the family-run holiday park, situated close to Dawlish Warren’s Blue Flag…

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CLUB EXTENDS CAMPING SEASON

CLUB EXTENDS CAMPING SEASON     Responding to demand, the Camping and Caravanning Club will be opening a number of campsites for longer this winter including those that will enable campers to pitch-up any time of year. In total, 30 Club sites will be open beyond the traditional camping season, meaning people can still enjoy…

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EARLY WARNINGS OF HOLIDAY FAMINE

EARLY WARNINGS OF HOLIDAY FAMINE     Park Holidays UK, one of Britain’s largest holiday park groups, says that almost 50% of its bookings are now for 2022 holidays – an unprecedented figure for this time of year. They say the surge, which usually begins in December, could mean families struggling to get the holidays…

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PAW-SOME HOLIDAYS – DOG FREINDLY

PAW-SOME HOLIDAYS – DOG FREINDLY Going that extra mile for our furry friends… This summer, the Great British public reconnected in their droves with our furry housemates – that’s our pets, not the partners who have stopped shaving during lockdown. According to the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association, a whopping 3.2 million people welcomed a new…

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SIX-UP FOR CENTER PARCS IN UK

SIX-UP FOR CENTER PARCS IN UK Center Parcs has confirmed it has identified a site for its sixth UK village having secured an option agreement to acquire 553 acres of woodland off Balcombe Road in Worth, West Sussex. The forest at Oldhouse Warren, near Crawley, has been chosen because of its location (to the south…

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BALANCING ACTS – OUTDOOR ACTIVITES

GREEN ACTIVITIES like Forest Schools have never been more popular. Pic. Haven

Offering a holiday that suits the whole family can be a tricky game of swings and roundabouts. Excuse the pun. Making a holiday stay fun for the adults, the younger children and the teenagers too, is a delicate balance. Never have we been more grateful for the use of our outdoor space than coping with the challenges of the pandemic.

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