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Fergus Ewing at Grantown-on-Spey Caravan Park

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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Military guests line-up with park manager Steven Mure and head of sales for Argyll Holidays Fiona Kelly

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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Sandrum Castle Holiday Park

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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Auchenlarie Holiday Park

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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Clayton Caravan Park in Fife

Drum roll for Fife holiday park taking top conservation award

Staff at Clayton Caravan Park near St Andrews are celebrating after their commitment to the natural world was recognised with a major green tourism accolade. The Fife park has...

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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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Tourism minister Fiona Hyslop MSP

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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Fife holiday park four times a finalist in major awards

Staff and managers at a Fife holiday park are celebrating after customers voted them into not one but four categories of a major tourism award scheme. It means that...

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Flap-free Scottish glamping on rise, say holiday parks

More younger people than ever are visiting Scotland, thanks to the popularity of fresh-air holidays which don’t involve the flap of putting up a tent. That’s the view of...

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Stirling holiday park splashes out on green energy pool

  Guests taking the plunge at a top-rated holiday park near Stirling will now be swimming in some of Scotland’s most environmentally-friendly waters. Campsie Glen Holiday Park in the...

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Scottish holiday parks score new activity goal for kids

This year, youngsters staying at parks owned by Abbeyford Leisure in SE Scotland will truly be in the premier league of activity holidays. For on top of the many...

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