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Park Holidays UK adds more new holiday parks to its portfolio

Major holiday parks operator Park Holidays UK has acquired three additional holiday parks as the group continues its expansion across Britain. The two new holiday parks in Scotland and...

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MP visits Padstow Park to welcome Holidays for Heroes

Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park in Padstow welcomed MP Scott Mann this month (26 Nov) when he visited to greet key workers enjoying no-cost “holidays for heroes”. Mr Mann,...

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Polperro Holiday Park providing the cream of Cornish holidays

One of Cornwall’s most stunningly situated holiday parks has been re-christened Polperro Holiday Park which celebrates its unique location. With a new name, it takes its title from the...

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Padstow holiday park thanks key workers

A Padstow holiday park has thanked key workers and their families with free holidays. Around 200 lockdown workers will enjoy free holidays this November at one of Cornwall’s most celebrated...

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Holiday Park in Padstow asks guests to help clean toilets

Guests taking holidays at a major Cornwall holiday park this summer are being asked to help keep the park open – by swapping the beach for a toilet brush....

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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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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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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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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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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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Cornish holiday parks family and staff toast two top green awards

Two holiday parks in southern Cornwall, owned by an 85-year-old family business, are celebrating after being named as winners of a top environmental award. Stonerush Lakes park near Looe,...

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Cornwall holiday parks celebrate green awards success

Botanist David Bellamy has named four Holiday Parks, Caravan Parks, and Campsites in Cornwall as being among the greenest places in Britain for families to enjoy a holiday. All...

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Park Holidays UK to host hundreds of free holidays for Thomas Cook staff

Park Holidays UK has invited more than 600 Thomas Cook staff and their families to enjoy a weekend by the seaside so that they can say “a proper goodbye”....

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Cornwall holiday park creates a real buzz in green awards

Honey bees and butterflies have helped a family’s Cornish holiday park to wing its way to victory in a national environmental awards scheme. Tehidy Holiday Park near Redruth has...

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Cornwall holiday park teams with ABI to champion fair pay

Living wage campaigner and Cornwall holiday park owner Patrick Langmaid has sealed the deal on a £600,000 contract he awarded this summer to a like-minded supplier. Patrick, who owns...

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Cornwall holiday park chief elected BH&HPA chairman

Andrew Baragwanath, owner of Ayr Holiday Park near St Ives in Cornwall, has become the national chairman of the British Holiday & Home Parks Association (BH&HPA). Mr Baragwanath was...

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Cornwall holiday park hands £600k deal to fellow “fair-pay” firm

Padstow holiday park owner Patrick Langmaid has handed a £600,000 buying contract to a UK holiday caravan manufacturer – because it believes in paying its staff a living wage....

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Super-star holiday park Hendra plans new £1.5m spend

Staff  and the family owners of Hendra Holiday Park in Newquay are celebrating after scooping the English tourist board’s highest possible grade for excellence. The news that Hendra has...

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Padstow holiday park rolls out new weapon in war on plastics

Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park in Padstow, Cornwall, has stepped up its fight to keep local beaches clean by investing in special equipment which can rid the sand of micro-plastics....

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Bee-friendly Cornish holiday park creates a buzz in green awards

Staff at a Cornwall holiday park are flying high after honey bees, butterflies and birds helped wing them to a top environmental accolade from Professor David Bellamy. The world-famous...

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