Covid workers enjoying a free holiday stay in Cornwall

MP meets staff enjoying free stays away from front-line

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann swapped the Common s for Constantine Bay recently to meet key workers enjoying a free respite break at a boutique holiday retreat. Mr Mann...

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Winter will equip Skelwith Fold for fresh challenges

Top Cumbria holiday park says it’s time to re-imagine UK holidays

A Lake District caravan park, Skelwith Fold, plans to re-open next year as a holiday destination which squares up to the challenges of a new post-Covid world. The family-owned...

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West Mersea Holiday Park complex

Essex holiday park set to receive a £1m birthday gift

A popular holiday park on Mersea Island is to receive a one million pound birthday present from the company which acquired it exactly a year ago. Park Holidays UK...

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Bath Chew Valley

Somerset holiday park set for its cracker of a Christmas

A family-run Somerset holiday park, re-opened on 02 December after lockdown, now aims to become the county’s most Christmassy place to stay. Bath Chew Valley Caravan Park, in Bishop...

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Sales soar at Park Holidays UK

Buyers join waiting lists as park holiday home sales soar

Park Holidays UK has moved to reassure holiday home buyers that the waiting lists now in place on some of its parks will not be a permanent feature. The...

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Henry Wild at Skelwith Fold

Holiday park’s double whammy as 200 trees face the axe

The family owners of an Ambleside holiday park have begun a race against time after suffering their second blow this year from a deadly disease. Skelwith Fold caravan park...

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Wayside Lakes

Sales at Yorks holiday park hit £1m as Britons seek “safe haven”

An upmarket holiday park in the North York Moors National Park has enjoyed a record-breaking year, despite the economic disruption caused by the pandemic. The 10-acre Wayside Lakes development,...

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Park Holidays UK mascot Loopy launches the food bank collection

Park Holidays UK reverse Christmas to boost food banks

Park Holidays UK is urging its staff and customers to start their Christmas countdown early this year – and help put festive food on the tables of people in...

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Families refuse to be cheated out of their winter breaks, and are re-booking their November stays in December

December set to be “as busy as summer” says parks group

December could be one of the busiest months of the year at Park Holidays UK after hundreds of families learned that their hopes for a November break had been...

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Patrick Langmaid has had to tell key workers that their promised free holidays can no longer take place

Dismay as Cornwall park is forced to pull plug on free holidays for lockdown heroes

The owner of a Cornwall holiday park has spoken of his “gut-wrenching dismay” at having to cancel more than 130 free holidays for lockdown heroes in November. Patrick Langmaid...

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With waters warmer than the Mediterranean, Dovercourt park's new £2m pool will have a seaside theme

New £2m pool is just start of big splash by holiday parks group

Park Holidays UK is plunging £2 million into the building of a new luxury pool at Dovercourt Holiday Park in Harwich – and says it’s bracing itself for “a...

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Michael Holgate says staff are keen to make wildlife as welcome as the holiday park's guests

Team effort gains green accolade for Cumbria holiday parks

All 160 holiday park staff at Cumbria’s Holgates Group, based in Silverdale, have been told to take a bow by the judges of a major environmental accolade. The company’s...

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Shamba Holidays 50,000th guests

Nostalgia in the New Forest as park guests go off-grid!

Camping guests at a New Forest touring park, Shamba Holidays, went back in time this summer – and voted it an experience to remember, for all the right reasons!...

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Glamping pods

Parents picking pods for autumn escapes, says holiday parks group

Young families with a taste for outdoor living enjoying all the fun of camping – without the flap of putting up a tent, says Park Holidays UK. The group...

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Gwendreath Farm Holiday Park on the Lizard Peninsula

Go-ahead for Cornwall lodges with real southern comfort

A family-run holiday park in Cornwall has been given the green light to create a new development of holiday lodges on a cliff-top location with dramatic sea views. But...

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Poston Mill gives the same VIP welcome to wildlife

Hereford holiday park in clover as bees help it gain green award

A family’s Hereford holiday park is buzzing after hearing that its efforts to protect honey bees have helped scoop a major environment accolade. Poston Mill, near Peterchurch, has won...

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Team Trethem

Top Cornwall holiday park gets set to welcome grown-ups only

One of Cornwall’s most highly-awarded holiday parks, Trethem Mill on the Roseland Peninsula, has announced that it will be a child-free zone from April 2021. Jane and Ian Akeroyd,...

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View over Park Cliffe to Windermere

Top award for Windermere’s green holiday champions

Assessors for a major environmental award scheme have named Windermere’s Park Cliffe as one of the greenest places in Britain to take a holiday. Bellamy Conservation Recognition The family-run...

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Leaves may be turning, but Henry Wild is determined to celebrate Easter this autumn to help local businesses

Lancs holiday park hatches an autumn Easter to help local businesses

A Lancaster holiday park is planning to help other local businesses recover some of the trade they lost during lockdown – by moving Easter into autumn. Moss Wood caravan...

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Winter season caravan holidays

Holiday Parks declare two-month extension to holiday year

Families can enjoy two extra months of staycations this year – thanks to a decision by Park Holidays UK to extend the opening season at almost half of its...

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