MP marks English tourism celebrations at Devon park


MP Anne Marie Morris flew the flag for Devon to Lady’s Mile Holiday Park in Dawlish as part of English Tourism Week.

The event, which runs until 13 March, is designed to the UK economy.

Anne Marie Morris, MP for Newto the Dawlish region.

The MP met with park owners Paul and Jason Jeffery whose parents, Alf and Joan, first acquired the former farm on which the park is based in 1958, shortly after which they began welcoming camping guests.

Over the following decades, the couple invested much time and energy into a world-class leisure resort, winning a raft of national accolades.

These include a to protect the natural environment.

Today, the 60-acre park provides almost 300 luxury caravan holiday homes and timber lodges for sale and hire, plus cottages, camping pods and over 500 pitches for touring caravans and tents.

Anne Marie Morris was also able to see some of the many attractions which make Lady’s Mile popular among families from both the UK and mainland Europe.

Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a 500-seat restaurant and entertainments complex, a bowling alley and plenty of children’s activities are among the facilities on offer.

Jason and Paul also manage the family’s sister park, Oakcliff, which is based in Dawlish Warren.

Anne Marie Morris heard from Jason Jeffery that the park employs almost 100 people in the main season, and that spending by park visitors also helps support many other local businesses.

Jason Jeffrey also tourism in South Devon.

“Anne Marie Morris clearly understands the importance of this region’s visitor industry, and the beneficial effect which it has on the local economy and employment,” said Mr Jeffery.

“We were delighted that the MP found time tors,” he added.

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