Park News

Conservationist David Bellamy David Bellamy set to celebrate community-minded parks - Hundreds of holiday and residential parks that reach out to their local communities will be put under the spotlight in this year’s David Bellamy Conservation Awards. With assessments for the 2015 accolade winners now coming in, scheme organiser Rufus Bellamy says he is keen to celebrate parks acting as “good neighbours”. Early feedback from assessors, […]
Beverley Holidays Dirty work! Beverley Holidays’ pair raise money good cause - Two senior managers from South Devon’s Beverley Holidays recently got down and dirty in a very good cause when they took on the punishing Royal Marines 10K Commando Challenge, raising almost £700.00 for Devon Air Ambulance. The two toughies were Nicola Furneaux, manager of Beverley Holidays (right), and Katy Lamsin, manager of its sister site […]
Golden Sands Holiday Park Parks in plea for tourism champion at Westminster - Park In Please for Tourism One of Britain’s largest holiday park groups, Park Holidays UK, is urging David Cameron to create a new full-time post of tourism minister in his coming cabinet reshuffle. Tony Clish, company director, says that Britain’s tourism providers have played a major role in the country’s economic recovery, and the industry […]
Wyldcrest Park Massive Refurbishment at Port Haverigg - A £1.2 Million refurbishment programme is taking place at one of Wyldecrest’s soon-to-be flagship Holiday Parks at Marina Village, Port Haverigg. Plans include new tarmac roads throughout the entire site, drives for all plots, new plot bases and also a brand new play area. All of this is to improve, not only the quality of […]
Grand designs live Claim your FREE tickets and Reach the Summit at Grand Designs Live - Pathfinder Homes, a Devon based manufacturer is going to be the star of the show at top UK Home Design show in London. The UK’s leading manufacturer in luxury lodges and residential park homes are preparing to attend the grandest, highest regarded home design show at the Excel London this May. Grand Designs Live, returns […]
smoke detector Smoke Alarms to Become Law - From October of this year, new Government legislation will mean that holiday park owners and other landlords will be required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. It is believed that the move could help prevent up to 26 deaths and 670 injuries a year. England’s 46 fire and rescue authorities are […]
skelwith fold pods Lake District Caravan Park finds Pods are Perfect for friends -   Super-luxury pods on a Lake District caravan park are proving a hit with people who want to take a break with their friends – but keep their own space. Skelwith Fold says its new Hideaway pods have been warmly welcomed by holiday home owners wanting to share their experiences with another couple, but not […]
Dog walking at Old Oaks Touring Park Glastonbury: home of Britain’s most Fido-friendly park? - It’s famous the world over for its music festival – but now Glastonbury is also hitting the right note for dog lovers, thanks to the Old Oaks Touring Park. The award-winning camping and caravan site, say visitors, puts pooches on a pedestal by providing them and their owners with a whole kennel-load of dog friendly […]
Bees at Drovers Way park copy Buzz of excitement as Tees Valley park’s new guests fly in - The family owners of a Tees Valley holiday park are welcoming thousands of extra guests this year – each of which will be accommodated and fed for free. For Drovers Way Holiday Caravan Park near Stockton-on-Tees in NE England is now a safe haven for honey bees which have been dropping dramatically in number over […]
Dave Sheath, MD of Compass Insurance copy Holiday parks in broadband plea to politicians - Holiday parks which struggle with sluggish broadband connections have used the run-up to the general election to voice their concerns to parliamentary candidates. Compass Insurance says that many park businesses which met with politicians during the campaign period took the opportunity to call for a faster broadband service in rural areas. Compass, which provides insurance […]