David Jones, Reward Finance Group, with Paula O’Donnell, the Engine Shed
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£1m Glamping Development gets Funding

24th February 2020

A £1m glamping and leisure complex next to the North Yorkshire Moors railway is set to be completed in the spring, supported by funding from Reward Finance Group. The three-acre site, which is being developed […]

Plans for new Lakeside Holiday Park
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Plans for new Lakeside Holiday Park

24th February 2020

A complex of timber lodges, static caravans and glamping pods is being proposed at Swannington Lakes on the edge of Coalville, Leicestershire. In total 106 twin timber lodges, 82 caravans and 20 glamping units are […]

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Lock up Your Phones

24th February 2020

In light of research that shows 83 per cent of Brits think that the country needs a digital detox, Visit Isle of Man is encouraging visitors to relinquish their smart phones in return for ‘analogue’ […]

Traditional canvas bell tent, in Thailand.
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Stand-out Growth in UK Glamping Market

24th February 2020

The glamping market in Europe by revenue is expected to grow at over 11 per cent from 2019–2025 according to a report published by market research specialist Arizton. The UK was the stand-out growth market […]

Iain Beaumont
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Unique Event, Unique Opportunity

28th January 2020

The Open Air Business Gathering is just weeks away and promises to deliver a pre-season pick-me-up for venue, glampsite and outdoor event professionals. Join the party! Once a year, outdoor hospitality and events professionals gather […]

Lowdhams Airstream caravan
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Lowdhams is Sole Airstream Importing Dealer

27th January 2020

The return of Airstream Inc. to the UK two years ago was much heralded, with a strong presence at events and an extensive marketing campaign. Lowdhams Airstream Direct has just become the sole UK importer […]

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VisitBritain forecasts Record Year for Tourism

27th January 2020

Forecasts from national tourism agency VisitBritain indicate that 2020 is set to be a record year for inbound tourism to the UK. Spending by overseas visitors is predicted to reach a record £26.6 billion in […]

Plans for new glampsite in Merthyr Tydfil
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Glamping Permission for Bike Park

27th January 2020

The Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council has given permission for 36 glamping pods and five cabins at BikePark Wales in Merthyr Tydfil. Due for completion in April, the development accompanies a new green flow trail, […]

Farm Business Innovation Show 2019
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REVIEW: The Farm Business Innovation Show

10th January 2020

The largest show for diversification has closed its doors for another year. Event director Reece Morris shares some staggering facts and figures. Before we officially say goodbye to the Farm Business Innovation Show 2019 and […]

World of Park and Leisure Home Shows attending outdoor event
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World of Park and Leisure Homes Shows

9th January 2020

Following the success earlier this year of the first ever World of Park and Leisure Homes South of England Show, organisers are pleased to confirm that the show will be returning and World of Pod […]