Castlerigg Hall Caravan and Camping Park Hex Pods

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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Park Cliffe overlooking Lake Windermere

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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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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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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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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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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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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Henry Wild Skelwith Fold motorhomes

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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Park Foot Caravan and Camping Park Loo of the Year 2020

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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Cumbria Tourism Gill Haigh and Tim Farron MP at Skelwith Holiday Park

Cumbria holiday park boss delivers thanks to tourism champ MP

As customers returned to one of Lakeland’s top holiday parks this weekend, owner Henry Wild gave his personal thanks to the politician who helped make it all possible. Tim...

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The Quiet Site - Ullswater

Queen’s Award for Cumbria holiday park is a national first

A family’s holiday park near Ullswater has become the first park in Britain to win the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development. The Quiet Site in Watermillock near...

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Timber carving artist James Shelliker

Cumbria holiday park plans a wild welcome when visitors return

A popular Ambleside holiday park, Skelwith Fold, has called a temporary halt to its plans to carve out a celebration of local wildlife life in its 130 acres of...

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New claim to fame for Cumbria Tourism’s holiday park of the year

Lakeland’s newly-crowned holiday park of the year in the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2019 can also claim a more historic title, according to recently discovered documents and publications. They reveal...

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Nostalgia games were winners at holiday park’s day of old fashioned fun

Snakes alive: youngsters enjoy a close encounter with a rescued adder at the fun day’s popular petting zoo Giant snails, sack races and ceramics helped pack a Lancashire holiday...

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Adding zip to staycations wins praise for Cumbria holiday park

Families have given the thumbs-up to a Lake District holiday park which took a £150,000 gamble on creating a series of high-octane experiences for children. Skelwith Fold in Ambleside...

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Beer buffs promised a real buzz from holiday park’s new brew

Craft ale lovers are making a bee-line for a Lake District holiday park which has just launched its own micro-brewery produced pilsner lager. But it isn’t only guests who...

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Quiet Site

Waste not: MP opens Cumbria holiday park’s all-green grocery

Cumbria MP Rory Stewart helped wave the flag for sustainable tourism this June when he cut the ribbon on a new “zero waste” food shop at a Lake District...

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Green motorhomes deserve red carpet, says Cumbria holiday park

Fragile areas such as the Lake District should be doing all they can to woo visitors in motorhomes, according to the owner of a major Cumbria holiday park. Henry...

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Cumbria holiday parks are pick of the bunch in bloom awards

Holgates Holiday Parks has brought eight floral accolades back to Cumbria this month after a succession of triumphs in the North West in Bloom awards. The group’s six holiday...

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How Cumbria holiday park is smoothing the way for fell walkers

The family owners of a Windermere holiday park have taken fundraising in their stride and donated over £2,000 to help repair hundreds of much-loved upland paths in Cumbria. Park...

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