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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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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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BLUE SKY THINKING

BLUE SKY THINKING The cloud holds the power for switched on holiday business… If we have learned anything from the global pandemic crisis, and its impact on our holiday business, it is surely the importance of access to user-friendly, joined-up management systems. From on-line marketing to ‘click to confirm’ buttons, as the Covid-19 curtain was…

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KNOWLEDGE IS PLAY POWER

KNOWLEDGE IS PLAY POWER Knowledge is power in all facets of our holiday park provision but especially in the key aspects of play. Getting the play recipe right means the best use of precious revenue and increased customer loyalty for those that include play as part of their offering. Recent research is therefore vital as…

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INCLUDING THE KITCHEN SINK!

INCLUDING THE KITCHEN SINK! Sue Hollingshead investigates the glamping journey… When it first sprouted shoots, we could expect a glamping holiday to be in a pod of some description, or a glammed-up tent. Today, we can expect glamping accommodation to be almost anything that has a touch of luxury and quirkiness about it. “Over the…

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PEACE AND TRANQUILITY

PEACE AND TRANQUILITY Seafield Caravan Park offers the ultimate getaway location… Situated adjacent to the picturepostcard village of Seahouses on the Northumberland coastline, Seafield Caravan Park offers its guests the ultimate peaceful getaway and a five star holiday destination. What sets Seafield apart is its dramatic setting and breath-taking outlook. Most pitches on the newest…

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STAYCATIONS SPARK HOLIDAY HOME BOOM

STAYCATIONS SPARK HOLIDAY HOME BOOM Park Holidays UK is reporting an explosion in demand from new holiday home buyers with enquiries soaring fuelled by the likelihood that overseas holidays will be a no-go this year and possibly next. Park Holidays UK director Tony Clish says his group hopes to avoid rationing the distribution of holiday…

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SOARING BOOKINGS FOR OCTOBER BREAKS

SOARING BOOKINGS FOR OCTOBER BREAKS Verdant Leisure, a bespoke holiday park operator with ten holiday parks in Scotland and the north of England, is reporting a continued trend for staycation bookings this autumn, with October bookings doubling on autumn 2019. “We’re continuing to see recordbreaking bookings across all our UK parks,” says Verdant Leisure’s Chief…

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BEST OF BRITISH TOURISM ON VISIT TO BUTLIN’S

BEST OF BRITISH TOURISM ON VISIT TO BUTLIN’S The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP – Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport – has visited Butlin’s Bognor Regis to see first-hand how domestic tourism is booming despite COVID-19 restrictions still being in place. Mr Dowden met with holidaymakers and staff – including…

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INDUSTRY SUPPORT FOR KEY WORKERS

INDUSTRY SUPPORT FOR KEY WORKERS Britain’s caravan and camping parks have been praised by government tourism minister Nigel Huddleston for accommodating front-line NHS workers and others in urgent need of accommodation during the coronavirus crisis. The British Holiday & Home Parks Association reports “a massive industrywide response” following the closure of all its 2,900 member…

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PRIME BBC SPOT FOR BREAN SANDS

PRIME BBC SPOT FOR BREAN SANDS Viewers of BBC’s The One Show were given a sneak preview of how a major Somerset holiday park was getting ready to welcome back its much-missed guests. The popular magazine show went behind the scenes at Holiday Resort Unity in Brean Sands as it put the finishing touches to…

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SURGE IN CARAVAN PURCHASE DEMAND

SURGE IN CARAVAN PURCHASE DEMAND The UK’s largest digital marketplace for new and used cars, Auto Trader, has reported that views of caravan adverts increased 18% last week and views of motorhomes adverts increased 17%, compared to the previous year. A survey of 2,000 UK adults which the brand carried out to examine this trend…

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NORFOLK WELLNESS RESORT PROPOSED

NORFOLK WELLNESS RESORT PROPOSED Consultation has begun on a proposed 200 acre ecowellness resort in Ashwicken, Norfolk, comprising of 154 floating and lakeside holiday lodges including treehouse accommodation, a clubhouse on the water and associated boat house. There will be a specialised focused on water-based pursuits including rowing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, fishing and open…

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WINTER OPENING LIFELINE

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…

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Family’s Holiday Park Is A Natural Winner

Family’s Holiday Park Is A Natural Winner Moss Wood has been heralded as Lancashire’s torch-bearer for businesses with a conscience. Judges in the Lancashire Tourism Awards named the family-run park as first place in the ‘ethical, responsible and sustainable’ category of the awards, beating a strong line-up of contenders from across the North West. It…

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Wish You Were Here? Beachcombers Idyll With Winter Walking Breaks

Wish You Were Here? Beachcombers Idyll With Winter Walking Breaks Visitors to Cornwall this winter will be enjoying stunning views, watching the sunset over Holywell Bay and cosying up by the fire while enjoying winter breaks at Trevornick Holiday Park near Newquay. Crisp sea air, deserted beaches and quiet coastal paths make for an invigorating…

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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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