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South Lytchett Manor park glamping pods

Lockdown gamble pays off for Dorset glamping park

A couple who took a risk on giving their Poole glamping park a major makeover during lockdown say they are delighted that the gamble has paid off. Joanne and...

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Back of Beyond touring and glamping park

Dorset glamping park pair strike gold in AA awards

Back of Beyond, a hideaway touring and glamping park near the New Forest in Dorset, is now officially providing its holiday guests with gold standard hospitality. AA Top British...

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Plassey Holiday Park team

Cheers as Wales holiday park is declared a green champion

Staff and the family owners of Plassey, a Holiday Park in Wrexham are celebrating after learning that their wildlife-friendly business has scooped a major green accolade. This month, the...

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Double first for Wales holiday parks family toasting two decades

Staff and the family owners of a Pembrokeshire holiday parks group are celebrating after scooping two top honours in two prestigious award schemes. Celtic Holiday Parks, which this year...

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Skelwith Fold safari tents

Holiday Parks set to deliver £5bn summer boost to UK economy

Research from the UK Caravan and Camping Alliance (UKCCA) shows that nearly £5 billion is due to be spent in rural tourism economies during the summer months by holiday...

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Wales holiday parks toast two decades with new wildlife scheme

A Pembrokeshire family which swapped farming for a flourishing future in the leisure industry is this spring celebrating 20 years of success. Celtic Holiday Parks, which owns three multi-award...

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Guests are shooting stars at Wales holiday park’s glamping launch

Pride of place in a new £1.5 million investment at Plassey Holiday Park in Wrexham has gone to a “glampers paradise” of super-luxury guest accommodation. But when the 250-acre...

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Minister opens up Wales holiday park’s new pampering paradise

Wales tourism minister Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas opened a new chapter in luxury holidays recently when he cut the tape on a Pembrokeshire holiday park’s latest development. Called Celtic Escapes...

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Pleasures are in-tents for glamping guests at Cumbria holiday park

Safari camping has been taken out of Africa and into Ambleside this year, thanks to a Cumbria holiday park which is challenging guests to go small game hunting. Skelwith...

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Lakeland holiday park unveils insomnia cure for softies

Experts have advised sheep-counters that a weekend’s camping can be a cure for insomnia – but now a Cumbria holiday park has announced an even softer option. Skelwith Fold...

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Cornish couple’s holiday park marks forty fun-filled years

Four decades of providing idyllic Cornish seaside memories are being celebrated this autumn by a family who turned a bus depot into a dream destination. Porth Beach Holiday Park...

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Digital detox? “Not us!” Dorset holiday park guests tell BBC

Guests at a Dorset holiday park spoke for the nation this summer when BBC television news decided to find out just how addicted we are to our digital devices....

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Fresh air holidays at Ladram Bay Holiday Park

All the fun of camping without pegs, poles or the palaver of erecting a tent are now on offer at Ladram Bay Holiday Park near Budleigh Salterton in Devon....

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Windermere holiday park makes splash in tourism awards

The Lake District’s top holiday park for 2016 has been named in the Cumbria Tourism Awards as Park Cliffe, based on the shores of Windermere. The family-owned business, said...

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“Passion pod” poetry to feature in arts festival

Romantic poems inspired by love-nests set in a forest glade are to form a new category in a Lake District park’s annual arts and crafts festival. Skelwith Fold in...

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How Paignton holiday parks are putting on the glitz

Glamping now has a glitzy new neighbour at two top-rated Devon holiday parks: it’s called “glaravanning” – and is taking luxury living on holiday to a whole new level...

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Park woos Lakeland lovers with heavenly Hideaways

Pod-life has reached a new pinnacle of pampering at a top Lake District holiday park where couples can now snuggle under the stars whilst cocooned in comfort. Skelwith Fold...

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