Parks set to UK economy

Glamping, such as in safari tents at Skelwith Fold park in the Lake District, helps to fuel local economies

RESEARCH from the UK Caravan and Camping Alliance (UKCCA) shows that nearly £5 billion is due tors

Plus, holiday park and campsite operators will spend a further £100m every year for the next three years on site maintenance and improvements – this is money that will further boost local trade economies.

Rory Stewart MP represents Penrith and The Border in Cumbria, a constituency which includes a large part of the Lake District where tourism is now worth £3bn a year.

Mr Stewart said: “Visito stay.

Earlier this summer, Rory Stewart MP met with Daniel Holder of The Quiet Site in Cumbria

“I know from visits to delivering the very highest standards.

“The importance of to recognise their enterprise and hard work.”

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“And it is no wonder more than a fifth of all domestic holidays in England take place in the great outdoors with our huge variety of caravan parks and campsites up and down the country. The summer holidays are just around the corner and with the ease and convenience of booking a holiday at home, now is the perfect time tourism across the country and also boost local economies.”

The UKCCA research also shows that holiday park and campsite visitor attractions.

Barney Reynolds, owner of The Swan Inn at Hanley Swan near Worcester, said: “The Swan benefits hugely from having two large campsites a short walk away and I anticipate the business they bring in adds £8,000 a week to sometimes go out and buy local produce and support local businesses.”
Caravan and camping holidays are increasing both in demand and popularity, and with the summer months set fair and sunny, this sectourism economy.

Full details of the UKCCA research can be found at

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