Dragon heads for the hills

The Lake District has always been known to attract millions of visitors including TV and film stars but one holiday park in Bowness on Windermere has seen more than their...

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Morecambe Holiday Park achieves 4 stars

The largest park of North West holiday park operators, South Lakeland Parks has achieved its first ever 4-star rating from national tourist board, Visit England. Ocean Edge Holiday and Leisure...

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York Marina: New Caravan Club Site

Caravan club site York York Marina is proud to announce the launch of a brand new Caravan Club Certified club site located just four miles from the vibrant city...

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New Windermere Camp Site

The Camping and Caravanning Club has continued to expand its site network by adding Braithwaite Fold, Bowness-on-Windermere Campsite to its list of Lakeland destinations. The site officially opens on Thursday,...

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Camping and caravanning on the up!

The Office for National Statistics show that a total of 5.43 million camping trips were made last year, an increase of 29% on the year before, and is proving to...

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Site bookings up 12%

Domestic holidays look like being the flavour of the summer again this year.

The majority of The Camping and Caravanning Club’s 109 Sites are now open for business with advanced bookings...

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Online campsite software

A Belfast entrepreneur, Andrew Norris from Queen’s University, is investing £160,000 in his online campsite software business to create six new jobs and boost sales.

CampStead Ltd offers an integrated...

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Top CL owners honoured

Top Caravan Club Certificated Location Site Owners Honoured at Westminster Awards Ceremony

Owners of the top three Caravan Club Certificated Location (CL) sites were honoured on 29 March 2011 during a...

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Free Camping for Armed Forces

Isle of Skye Camping and Caravanning Club Site is waiving all pitch fee costs to serving members of the armed forces on Saturday, June 25, 2011 on behalf of Help for Heroes.

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Moray caravan site buyout plan

Community ownership is well known in the Highlands with a number of crofting communities having bought their crofts and grazing lands from the feudal landlord. Now it looks like the same may be going to happen with a static caravan site that could be purchased by the community of people who own the caravans on the site.

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IOW 5 night pitch and ferry offer

Red Funnel Ferries has arranged a 5 night Isle of Wight camping & touring package special offer. It’s available on selected dates throughout 2011 for car and tent, caravan, trailer-tent, motorhome and motor-caravan.

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Cornish staycation

The new buzz word staycation as it is known, has become increasingly popular, with the cost of family holidays abroad on the increase, and the value of the pound weaker, families are choosing to holiday in the UK. Camping and caravanning in the UK is at the top of the list for a brilliant staycation.

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Northern Ireland Caravans Bill

Caravan owners will be better protected from bad practice by site owners, following the Assembly’s approval of the Caravans Bill today.

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Cheap European Touring

Experience a low season European touring holiday at a reduced rate by purchasing The Camping and Caravanning Club’s 2011 CampingCard ACSI. The off-season discount card is available to both...

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Site scoops diversification award

Caravan Club Affiliated Site Owners Scoop Diversification Farmer of the Year Award in the Farmers Weekly annual awards.

David and Jayne Newman who run a Caravan Club Affiliated Site at popular...

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Freezing site fees

The Camping and Caravanning Club has frozen its 2011 site fee prices before VAT on all of its UK Club Sites for the first time in 10 years.

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Comprehensive campsite manual 2011 - 2012

The Camping and Caravanning Club has launched an exclusive travel-size edition of ‘Your Big Sites Book’ for 2011/12.

Following the success of the user friendly ‘Your Place in the Country 2010’,...

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Garden centre site

New Forest Camping and Caravanning Club Hideaway Certificated Site at garden centre.

Green-fingered campers can gaze at geraniums, purchase a palm and take home thyme at the new Certificated Site at...

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Barnard Castle Caravan Club Site Now Open

We reported previously that the Teesdale Barnard Castle Caravan Club Site was close to completion and the target date for opening was 1st August 2010. We are now please to...

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The Caravan Club welcomes Roger Williams MP

The Caravan Club is running a campaign to raise the awareness of the economic value of caravanners to local communities. As part of this they have invited MPs who represent...

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Get into camping

The Camping and Caravanning Club’s New to Camping campaign is continuing to flourish as families again opt for a UK summer holiday rather than jetting off abroad and the club...

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Dog Camp

Dog lovers can give their pooch a holiday from heaven at Lakeside Certificated Site at St Clears, Carmarthenshire SA33 4DW – with a full dog ‘playground’ available! Site Owner Huw...

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Club Site in Practical Motorhome top 50

Hereford Camping and Caravanning Club Site has been voted the leading and most friendly site in the Heart of England Region by Practical Motorhome Magazine readers.

The Club’s success continued into...

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New Certificated Site

When David Wardell looked at an overgrown patch of land he had purchased, he saw more than just weeds – he saw potential. In just 18 months he has transformed...

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£2 Million new Caravan Club site

The Caravan Club has added a beautifully located coastal site to its network. The Club officially opened its new site at Littlehampton on 15th July, welcoming the Chairman of Arun...

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Retro Caravan Revival

You’ve tried glamping, think camping pods are for hobbits and you still want to experience an outdoors holiday. Well its time to consider a retro caravan. But don’t buy one,...

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Siteseeker shows other site finders the way

The Camping and Caravanning Club has improved its SiteSeeker camp site search facility. The new search directory went live on Tuesday, June 15 and gives users more control when searching...

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Cheddar Goes Green

No not the cheese, the Camping and Caravanning Club Site at Cheddar in Somerset. The site now offers Environmentally aware campers the opportunity to enjoy innovative eco-friendly facilities.

Franchisees,...

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Camping and Caravanning Club budget sites

As the purse strings tighten after the latest Budget cuts, The Camping and Caravanning Club’s Certificated Sites can provide a welcome break – from just £3 a night!

These smaller sites...

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Wi-Fi on Club Sites

The Caravan Club is extending it’s Wi-Fi service to 20 more caravan sites this summer. That adds up to 60 sites where laptop and smart phone owners will be...

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Explore Skye by Car

Goodness knows how you are going to get to Loch Greshornish with your camping gear and no car but if you do there’ll be a hire car waiting for you...

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Free Sites Guide

Practical Caravan magazine have very kindly published their 2010 top 100 sites guide on-line free of charge. The guide is a compilation of the top 100 sites as voted for...

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Caravanning - the NEW old-fashioned holiday

Although many people look at camping and caravanning as an oldies holiday activity, modern families are finding it an increasing worthwhile way of spending their limited holiday time and budgets.

Although...

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Caravan News snippets from the web

  • Golf ball hail

    Freak weather events now a serious hazard for tourers as well as static caravans. A few aluminium panels dented in this?

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  • VAT climbdown

    The government could be set for a climbdown on plans for a “caravan tax” measure announced in George Osborne’s Budget earlier this year.

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  • Sheffield the caravan capital of the UK

    Sheffield has more caravan and motorhome owners than anywhere else in the UK

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