Holiday and caravan parks in South West England are eyeing up expansion this summer, with reports of both large operators and small independents branching out into new markets.
New research has found that the UK’s 100 largest caravan and camping parks reeled in £2.67bn in 2016 – and that holiday parks large and small are anticipating a rise in so-called ‘staycations’ in coming months, following recent falls in the value of sterling.
Surge in holiday home sales across the UK - 13 April 2017
Sales of caravans and holiday homes across the UK are on the rise thanks to the falling pound, according to reports.
A popular South West tourist attraction has secured a six-figure purchase of a nearby caravan park as part of its ongoing expansion plans, according to reports.
Growing ‘staycation’ trend expected to boost South West holiday parks - 15 December 2016
A new study suggests that an increasing number of Britons are opting for ‘staycations’ instead of overseas holidays – a trend sure to bolster the UK’s holiday and caravan park sector if it continues.
The Country, Land and Business Association (CLA) has voiced concerns that rural business owners, such as South West caravan and holiday park vendors, are likely to face complications under the Government’s plans for Making Tax Digital (MTD).
MP praises South West holiday park sector for contribution to economy - 3 November 2016
An MP has voiced his praise for local holiday enterprises and their ongoing contribution to the economy and creation of jobs in the South West of England.
Caravan parks in the UK are likely to rise in popularity following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), according to the team behind an expanding UK holiday park.