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Best Holiday Park in Scotland 2022 named

Blairgowrie Holiday Park in Perthshire has been crowned as the Best Holiday Park in Scotland 2022 at this year’s Scottish Hospitality Awards. But there were double celebrations by the...

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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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Scottish Holiday Park stars in BBC bay watch

BBC viewers will soon be taken behind the scenes at one of the most popular Scottish holiday park to discover the impact which 2021 had on its owners, staff...

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Holiday Park in Scotland is the country’s very best, says AA

Brighouse Bay Holiday Park in Scotland has been named by the AA as the best campsite in Scotland. The Dumfries and Galloway family-run business near Borgue beat hundreds of...

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Family’s Scottish holiday parks get £1m boost as bookings boom

A Scottish family’s holiday parks group has announced a £1 million investment this January after reporting a surge in advance bookings for 2021. Argyll Holidays, which owns eight holiday...

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MSP joins Cairngorms holiday park in re-opening celebrations

Scottish Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing MSP paid a visit to a Cairngorms holiday park on July 03 to help mark the re-opening of self-contained holiday accommodation across Scotland. Mr...

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Argyll Holidays lays on luxury lodgings for crisis workers

One of Scotland’s most picturesque holiday home parks is providing free five-star holiday homes to front-line workers battling the coronavirus crisis. Hunters Quay Holiday Village on the shores of...

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Scottish holiday parks can stage come-back, leisure boss tells BBC

Confidence in the ability of Scotland’s holiday parks to stage a full recovery after lockdown was voiced by one of the industry’s leading figures on BBC Radio Scotland this...

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Award for family helping put Dumfries on tourism map

The family who helped pioneer camping and caravan holidays in Dumfries and Galloway have been given a special “thank you” by their trade association. Auchenlarie Holiday Park in Gatehouse...

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Family’s Loch Lomond holiday park crowned Scotland’s best

Lomond Woods Holiday Park has been named at this month’s Scottish Hospitality Awards as Scotland’s finest park, beating hundreds of other businesses to the title. Stepping up to receive...

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Fife holiday park swings into action after girls’ playground plea

Bosses at Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park in St Andrews, Fife, have stepped in to make the playful wishes of two young girls come true. Ten-year-olds Drew and Chloe met...

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Parks “essential” to Scotland’s economy says tourism minister

Scottish tourism minister Fiona Hyslop MSP paid tribute to Scotland’s holiday parks sector in Edinburgh this week (22 November) when she took the platform at the industry’s annual conference....

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Perthshire holiday park’s new family owners woo luxury lovers

Summer has seen the launch of a substantial investment project at Callander Woods Holiday Park in Perthshire following its acquisition earlier this year by Wood Leisure. The family-owned parks...

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Award judges pick Perthshire holiday park for top Scottish honour

There were cheers for Scotland’s holiday park owning Wood family this summer when their Blairgowrie Holiday Park in Perthshire took first place in a major awards final. Scotland’s Best...

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All-action Scottish holiday park sports its £2.5m makeover

The family owners of a holiday park in southern Scotland, recently subject to a £2.5 million makeover, have thrown down a series of sporting challenges to guests. They include...

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Green award for Argyll holiday park hitting half-century

As a West Highlands holiday park prepares to mark its golden anniversary in 2018, the family owners have been praised for achieving the gold standard in countryside care. Resipole...

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Parks “vital” to Scottish tourism, says minister

Scottish tourism minister Fiona Hyslop MSP told holiday park owners meeting in Edinburgh recently that their businesses are a vital component of the country’s tourism industry. The minister made...

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Family’s loch-side holiday park is Scotland’s glamp champ

Lomond Woods Holiday Park has been crowned as Scotland’s premier destination for glamping breaks in a major tourism awards scheme. Members of the family-owned business stepped forward to receive...

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Loch holiday park wins double splash in tourism awards

Customers of a Scottish loch-side holiday park have made waves by voting it into two major categories of a major tourism awards scheme. Now Lomond Woods Holiday Park could...

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Deeside holiday park creates its own glamping dream

Two enterprising members of staff at an Aberdeenshire holiday park have won praise after they took on a challenge to dream up perfect surroundings for glamping pod guests. It...

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