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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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Gull Rocks Beach holiday park in Holywell Bay

Lodge demand “through the roof” as staycations surge

The decades-old dominance of static caravans on Britain’s holiday parks is now at an end, says a leading independent holiday homes specialist. The traditional caravan has been relegated into...

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Scott Mann MP and Mother Iveys owner Patrick Langmaid

MP praises park’s free holiday plans for lockdown heroes

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann has paid a visit to a Padstow holiday park where free stays are being offered to those who kept Britain going through the corona...

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Park Holidays UK see booking surge

Holiday Parks see September soaring as families say “more, please!”

September is shaping up as an extra August this year – but without the high season prices, according to major leisure group Park Holidays UK. It says that the...

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Shorefields a natural winner once again

New Forest holiday park is a natural winner once again

Honey bees and wild flowers have helped a New Forest holiday park, Shorefield Country Park, to win success in a national environmental award scheme. For the 23rd year in...

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The Quiet Site on Ullswater near Penrith

Quiet Site brings top VisitEngland award home to Cumbria

Family and team members at The Quiet Site in Cumbria are celebrating their triumph in the finals of the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2020, announced on Monday 17 August....

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Robot mowers at St Michaels Caravan Park

Birdsong is back as Worcs holiday park rolls out its cutting edge robots

Robots are taking over the world of grass cutting at a Worcestershire holiday park – and providing guests with an even greener environment to enjoy their stays. That’s because...

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Riviera Bay Holiday Park in Brixham

It’s all hush-hush despite boom at top Devon holiday park

Families have been flocking back to Riviera Bay Holiday Park in Brixham since it came out of lockdown in July – but operators Park Holidays UK aren’t making a...

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