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English Tourism Week on Ambleside Holiday Park

MP Tim Farron helped celebrate English Tourism Week this March when he visited family-run Skelwith Fold caravan park near the shores of Windermere. The annual event, which ran until...

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Holiday Park in Ambleside on Dragons-style quest

A holiday park in Ambleside, Skelwith Fold, is aiming to give local products top billing in its shop this year – and is asking would-be Cumbrian suppliers to step...

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Holiday Park wins Lancashire tourism award 2022

A family’s hideaway holiday park wins Lancashire tourism award 2022. Moss Wood, near Lancaster, has been named as one of the top five socially aware businesses in the North...

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Lake District holiday parks and the RSPB

Two top-rated Lake District holiday parks and the RSPB have teamed up this spring to share with visitors the secrets of Lakeland’s amazing wildlife. Hill of Oaks Caravan Park...

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Cumbria Holiday Park wildlife gift from nature-loving guests

Guests at a Cumbria Holiday Park, Park Cliffe holiday park are helping to protect the local habitats of dragonflies and rare butterflies when they book their stay. The Windermere...

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Holiday park in Ullswater is hero of net-zero

A family’s holiday park in Ullswater, The Quiet Site, has been celebrated at the recent COP26 climate change conference for its fight against global warming. The holiday park in...

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Windermere Holiday Parks Floral Fanfare in Bloom awards

Lakeland’s Park Cliffe holiday park has returned from this year’s Cumbria in Bloom awards with a whole bunch of floral and environmental accolades. Park Cliffe is one of the...

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Ambleside Holiday Park Carbon-busting building

An Ambleside holiday park, Skelwith Fold, has cut the green ribbon on a new office complex which can generate all of its own energy – and still have some...

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Queen’s award holiday park celebrates green tourism success

The Cumbria family behind Britain’s first holiday park to win a Queen’s Award for sustainability has been presented with the official commemoration of their achievement. The Quiet Site in...

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Family holidays in Cumbria are a big hit

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...

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Ambleside Caravan Park – axed but not out

Around 200 mature larch trees which an Ambleside caravan park was forced to fell are now making a triumphant return to where they grew up. Skelwith Fold caravan park...

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Glamping gains the Hex-factor at top Cumbria holiday park

A family’s Keswick holiday park overlooking stunning mountain scenery says it has now taken glamping to a new peak of refinement. Castlerigg Hall Caravan and Camping Park is getting...

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Cumbria holiday park thanks customers donating through crisis

A husband-and-wife team who run a holiday park in Windermere say they are delighted that the lockdown has failed to frustrate their annual fundraising efforts. Susan and Derek Dickson...

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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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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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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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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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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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Motorhome newbies get soft landing at top Cumbria holiday park

First-time motorhome users are being promised a soft and sympathetic landing when they pull into one of the Lakes District’s most popular holiday parks for tourers. That’s because Skelwith...

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Cheers for Cumbria holiday park’s two chains of honour

Park Foot Caravan and Camping Park near Penrith is flushed with pride after its washrooms were named as top diamond winners in the latest Loo of the Year awards....

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