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Vinyl Solutions partners with Away Resorts for £10 million development at Sandy Balls Holiday Village

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Vinyl Solutions will be the sole decking supplier for the new accommodation at the UK holiday park operator’s new £10m development

The new development features 108 new accommodation units at Sandy Balls Holiday Village in the New Forest, Hampshire

Vinyl Solutions has been selected as a partner and sole supplier of decking for the major development at Sandy Balls Holiday Village in the New Forest, Hampshire. Pioneering UK holiday park operator Away Resorts is investing £10 million into creating and landscaping a new development of 108 new accommodation units in its woodland retreat, continuing the evolution of this famous UK holiday destination.

Kingston Park and Leisure Homes

Kingston Park and Leisure Homes Lodge

Building a 4-storey building in Central London feels like a long way from delivering a number of lodges to some of the most exclusive holiday parks in the UK, but its exactly this experience that sets Kingston Park and Leisure Homes from the other players in the market.

The company was formed in 2016 as part of the sector leading Kingston Modular Systems who are one of the UK’s best modular building architects and manufacturers.  The company has taken all of its precision engineering experience, high profile project management and architectural skills to deliver a new generation of leisure homes that are already being recognised for their quality, luxury and durability. 

April Open Days At Park Leisure's 12 Luxury Holiday Parks

April Open Days At Park Leisure's 12 Luxury Holiday Parks

Park Leisure’s 12 luxury holiday parks are set to open their doors to the public throughout April with a series of special ‘Break Free’ open days - encouraging prospective holiday home owners to come and experience life on park at one of their stunning locations.

Handpicked for their areas of natural beauty and stunning scenery, each of Park Leisure 2000 Ltd’s 12-strong portfolio offers a range of amenities with some including their own restaurants, leisure complexes and gyms, as well as spa facilities. From coast to countryside, there’s a destination to suit everyone and an abundance of activities to help owners Break Free from the daily grind and truly unwind.

Eco-friendly Cumbria park pulls plug on dirty dish chores

Eco-friendly Cumbria park pulls plug on dirty dish chores

The estimated 95% of men who do the family's dishes when on holiday have been handed a reprieve by Lake District holiday park Skelwith Fold.

That's because the Ambleside business is providing its touring guests with free use of an automatic dishwasher which takes just five minutes to clean and dry a full load.

Specially designed for touring caravan and motorhome users, the super-fast machines have recently become a familiar sight on many parks in mainland Europe.

But Skelwith Fold, according to the Dutch manufacturers Easy Be, is now the first UK park to install the eco-friendly facility for its guests.

It means that the party's official washer-upper can now jettison the J-cloth in favour of a cup of coffee while technology takes over the toil.

The Great-Grandparent Getaway: How A Four-Generation Holiday Can Improve Health & Happiness

The Great-Grandparent Getaway: How A Four-Generation Holiday Can Improve Health & Happiness

Whilst many of us are busy planning our 2019 holidays, new research has revealed it’s not just parents and children who need a getaway. It turns out that there are plenty of benefits for our grandparents and great-grandparents too, especially when it comes to their health and happiness.

Due to an ageing population in the UK, there are now more great-grandparents than ever before. So, Parkdean Resorts, the UK’s largest holiday park operator, has teamed up with Dr James Brown, Biogerontologist from Channel 4’s Old People’s Home for 4 Year Old’s (OPHF4YO), to reveal why we should all consider a four-generation holiday.

Further Increase In Exhibitors, Space & Visitors - All in CARAVANING

Further Increase In Exhibitors, Space & Visitors - All in CARAVANING

China’s caravaning and camping market is growing steadily and experiencing a promising boom. This is also benefiting All in CARAVANING, which will be held at the Etrong International Exhibition & Convention Center in Beijing from 14 to 16 June 2019. This eighth event – which is the leading trade fair for campervans and caravans in China – is expected to see another increase in exhibitors (previous year: 700 exhibitors, including campsite exhibitors) as well as an expansion of the exhibition space to around 37,000 square metres. “We are very pleased about the development of All in CARAVANING, which shows the rising interest in this type of holiday among the Chinese population.

Tony and Karen appointed new managers at five star holiday park on the Shropshire/Powys border

Tony and Karen appointed new managers at five star holiday park

A premier five star holiday park on the Shropshire/Powys border has welcomed new managers.
Tony and Karen Wharton are delighted to have taken the helm at the picturesque Seven Oaks Holiday Park at Crew Green, near Shrewsbury.
Previously in charge of a holiday park in Bala for ten years, the couple succeed Ron and Margaret Brace, who have retired after nine successful years at Seven Oaks.
Owned by Shrewsbury-based caravan and motorhome dealership Salop Leisure, Seven Oaks is set on the banks of the River Severn and offers spectacular views across the Shropshire countryside and Welsh Marches.

The Changing Face Of UK Holiday Parks

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A MARKETING PERSPECTIVE by Kally Carder

I’ve worked in the industry for a number of years, as a PR and social media consultant for Nobull Comms, working with a number of holiday park operators. The last five years has seen a raft of changes, with mergers and a major increase in turnover of companies working within the sector. Here I’ll look at how this will affect marketing campaigns now and in the future.....

In 2016, the total turnover of the UK’s 100 biggest caravan and holiday park companies was up 9 per cent from £2.46bn five years previously, according to research by Ortus Secured Finance. With the recent merger of Park Resorts and Parkdean the landscape has changed further still.

Owning a Park Home or Lodge Overseas - is clearly a HIT

Owning a Park Home or Lodge Overseas  - is clearly a HIT

If the footfall through Tingdene’s Visitor Centre at the beginning of March was anything to go by, the idea of owning a park home or lodge overseas is clearly a hit for many couples in the UK. 

Tingdene Homes and Caravans in the Sun hosted their first joint Open Weekend to mark the beginning of their relationship and promoting the availability of park homes and lodges overseas. 

William Kay, Owner / MD of Caravans in the Sun, was welcomed by Simon Sleep, Northern Business Development Manager for Tingdene Homes.  Simon commented “ We are very excited to be working with William and enthusiastic to be taking park homes and lodges into places like Spain, France and Italy”

Best holiday park in Devon receives 5 stars for outstanding caravan and camping facilities  

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Cofton Holidays’ award-winning run continues with news that the South Devon holiday park has received one of the highest accolades in the world of camping and caravanning for the second year running. 

The family-run business located near the pretty coastline of Dawlish Warren, has been awarded the AA 5 Pennant Gold accreditation for its outstanding camping offering and facilities. Cofton has 450 caravan and tent pitches, including over 50 hard standing pitches.