Young and adventurous are picking up park habit, says BoB

On-trend experiences such as glamping and moto the Best of British consortium

The 2018 rise in “park novices” was among the subjects discussed when BoB members met in November for their annual conference in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Comprising over 50 independent family-run parks, the group also welcomed six new members, and heard of plans to step up its successful digital marketing campaign.

BoB’s online activity, reported chairman Richard Legg, had this year generated a raft of bookings and enquiries from holiday guests seeking top-end park experiences:

“The internet is proving a very powerful medium for us, and by working in collaboration we can achieve much more than would be possible or affordable individually,” he said.

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“This is an important emerging market of younger guests who are likely tors and holiday home buyers.

“There’s every reason to meet their quality expectations,” said Richard.

Richard, whose family owns Hidden Valley Park near Ilfracombe, said that the group’s strength lay in its shared values of providing the highest standards of hospitality and customer care.

The two-day conference also heard from a number of specialist speakers on different ways in which parks could help promote and market their businesses.

Richard said that BoB was delighted tors an even wider choice of first-class destinations.

Scotland is now represented by Blair Castle Caravan Park in Blair Atholl, Brighouse Bay Caravan Park in Dumfries and Galloway, and Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park in Fife.

Joining BoB from Wales are Bron-Y-Wendon Touring Park in Conwy and Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park in Powys, and from England is Delph Bank Touring Park based in Lincolnshire.

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