Practical Motorhome revealed its Top 100 Sites for motorcaravans at an exclusive award ceremony during the Spring Caravan and Camping Show.
The Top 100 Sites guide book is available free of charge with the May 2013 issue of the Practical Motorhome magazine, which goes on sale 14 March 2013, but in a sneak preview here, we’re able to reveal the sites and winners from the national categories: Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
(below) in Co Fermanagh clinched the national award for Northern
Ireland, but owner Cathal O’Dolan told us they owed a
lot to Top 100 rivals Ballyness Caravan Park
in Co Antrim. “We got a lot of help and advice from Ballyness Caravan
Park when we started. They set the standard that we aspired to.”
reckoning that spotless facilities are the key to running a successful
site was confirmed by one of his guests, who told him: “You have a
fantastic location and the scenery is lovely, but if the washrooms were
dirty, none of that would matter.” Cathal adds: “We have a very loyal
customer base, people take pride in the park.”
Scotland’s nine finalists were:
Grantown-on-Spey Caravan Park, The Highlands
Kippford Holiday Park, Kirkcudbrightshire
Lochside Caravan & Camping Site
Muasdale Holiday Park, Argyll
Seal Shore Camping and Touring Site
Yellowcraig Caravan Club Site, East Lothian
The national winner for Scotland (below) was Kippford Holiday Park.
Most of the eight Welsh finalists were located in the north of the country. The finalists were:
Bron Derw Touring Caravan Park, Conwy
Hunters Hamlet Touring Caravan Park, Conwy
The Plassey Leisure Park, Wrexham
Tyddyn Du Touring Park, Conwy
Tyddyn Isaf Camping and Caravan Park, Isle of Anglesey
Tyddyn Llwyn Touring Park, Gwynedd
Yr Helyg (The Willows) Touring Caravan and Campsite, Gwynedd
The Plassey Leisure Park (below) took the 2013 national gong.
Congratulations to all the finalists, regional and national winners. We’ll reveal the overall winner of the Top 100 Sites 2013 on this site soon. Voting for Top 100 Sites 2014 kicks off at Easter.