Darwin Escapes wins 12 top industry awards

Leading holiday park operator Darwin Escapes has scooped a dozen travel industry awards for its resorts around the country. The company was presented with its awards at the prestigious annual Hoseasons 2018 Awards held at The Celtic Manor in South Wales.

Darwin Escapes operates 22 holiday parks throughout the UK offering a variety of holiday styles including secluded boutique lodge retreats, luxury lodge resorts with state-of-the-art leisure facilities and family-oriented traditional holiday parks.  Overall, the award-winning company took home 12 awards, with 5 being Diamond Award Winners – for the locations that top their category - and another 7 locations which won Diamond Awards. 

And for the second year running, Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat also won Best Large Park in Britain as well as a Diamond Award.

Keswick Reach is a stunning new holiday resort in the Lake District, which opened in Winter 2016. Its holiday lodges are luxuriously equipped and there is an on-site gym, a spa and a bar and brasserie. Electric car charge points are also available.Darwin Escapes Lodge

A dog friendly holiday resort, there is even a dog wash to clean pets after a day exploring the countryside.

The Darwin Escapes Diamond Award Winners were:

Beach Cove Coastal Retreat – Best Relax & Explore in Dorset, Devon & Somerset Small Parks

Sandymouth Holiday Resort – Best Relax & Explore in Cornwall Big Parks

Bath Mill Lodge Retreat – Best Lodge Escape in Dorset, Devon & Somerset

Canterbury Reach Lodge Retreat – Best Lodge Escape in South of England

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat – Best Lodge Escape in North of England and Best Large Park in Britain


Darwin Escapes’ award winning Diamond Award Locations were:

Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat, Dorset

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa, Devon

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, Isle of Wight

Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park, North Wales

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat, Lake District

Piran Meadows Resort & Spa, Cornwall

Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa, Somerset


Lindsey Esse, Group Managing Director of Darwin Escapes, said: “This was a hugely successful night for Darwin Escapes.Lindsey Esse Darwin Escapes

“The annual Hoseasons Awards are the most anticipated of the year for British holiday companies and we are delighted to win 12 awards.

“We are seeing an increasing demand from people looking to buy in an outstanding holiday resort and to regularly holiday in the UK.

“It is why we are investing millions of pounds to create some of the best holiday parks in the country complete with everything from luxurious spas and private hot tubs to great restaurants and beautifully landscaped grounds.

“As a company, we are dedicated to giving our holiday owners and holidaymakers the best possible customer experience. Our dedicated staff work so hard to keep the parks looking beautiful and running smoothly so our guests can sit back and enjoy their holiday.

“We are setting new standards for the UK holiday park industry by creating brand new parks in stunning handpicked locations which provide holiday makers and holiday home owners with accommodation and facilities to rival 5 star hotels.”



November 16, 2018

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