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Verdant Leisure joins Green Tourism Scheme

Bespoke holiday park operator, Verdant Leisure has recently joined Green Tourism, the largest and most established sustainable certification programme in the world, with the aim of achieving one of their respected awards.

A Green Tourism Award means that a business works responsibly, ethically and sustainably, contributes to its community, is reducing its impact on the environment and aims to be accessible and inclusive to all visitors and staff. Businesses that meet the required standard receive a Bronze, Silver or Gold award based on their level of achievement.

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Verdant Leisure seeks new Charity of the Year for 2018

Charity fundraising by Verdant Leisure at Tough Mudder in Cheshire

Bespoke holiday park operator, Verdant Leisure is calling upon holiday homes owners, holiday guests and employees to help them choose a new Charity of the Year.

In 2017, Verdant Leisure raised over £24,000 for When You Wish Upon A Star, exceeding their target of £20,000.

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Verdant Leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of eighth leisure park

Verdant Leisure has today, 2nd February 2018, announced the acquisition of its eighth leisure park. Scoutscroft Holiday Centre in the Scottish Borders is the fourth holiday park purchase in the last 18 months for the bespoke leisure park operator. Scoutscroft is just one mile from Coldingham Bay Leisure Park, the site Verdant Leisure purchased in early 2017.

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Coldingham Bay in Berwickshire provides the perfect holiday retreat

Verdant Leisure exhibiting at the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

Riverside Leisure Park with Scottish Caravan holiday home and motorhome logo

Verdant Leisure is to exhibit, alongside leading caravan manufacturers, at the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show.

The popular show runs from the 8th - 11th of February at the SEC in Glasgow and showcases the latest models and widest selection of caravans and motorhomes, from the country’s leading manufacturers and dealers. The show offers customers the perfect opportunity to compare models, layouts and specifications. The event also allows consumers to discover more about holiday and leisure parks.

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Verdant Leisure raises over £24,000 for When You Wish Upon A Star

In just seven months since announcing When You Wish Upon A Star as its Charity of the Year, Verdant Leisure has raised an astonishing £24,000 - exceeding their target of £20,000. The money raised will go towards granting the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses.

Staff, guests and holiday home owners at Verdant Leisure’s seven leisure parks have worked together to host fundraising activities since June.

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Charity Fundraising at Thurston Manor

Pease Bay Leisure Park hosts Christmas Fair

Vinnie and Christmas tree

Verdant Leisure’s Pease Bay Leisure Park, in Berwickshire, raised over £338 for charity  onSunday 3rd December at their first ever Christmas Market.

At the festive market, held at the award-winning beachfront holiday park, market-goers could browse for locally produced goods at the 16 stalls including handmade scarfs, children’s clothes and Christmas wreaths. Pease Bay’s chef Jean, also baked a delicious selection of treats for the public to buy.

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Verdant Leisure announces £500k investment for Riverside Leisure Park

Verdant Leisure’s Riverside Leisure Park has announced a new pitch development costing £500,000. The investment work began in October this year and the project is due to be completed by 1st March 2018.

The new development will see the Wooler-based leisure park increase in size by 38 pitches. The additional space will be utilised for 31 caravan pitches and 7 new lodges.

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CGI of the Woodside phase two development at Riverside Leisure Park in Northumberland

Verdant Leisure announces winner of first UK Photography Competition

St Abb's as taken by the winner of Verdant Leisure's Photography Competition

In October 2017, Verdant Leisure hosted its first ever photography competition, the competition offered budding amateur photographers the chance to have their images published in the company’s 2018/2019 brochure.

In each of the five categories, one winner was carefully selected by a panel of judges including The Scottish Sun’s Travel Editor, Heather Lowrie and Verdant Leisure’s CEO, Graham Hodgson. Fans of Verdant Leisure’s Facebook page also voted for their favourites.

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 Win a Vinnie, Super Vinnie or Violet cuddly toy!

We're excited to announce the launch of our brand new Vinnie, Super Vinnie and Violet cuddly toys. These toys are bigger and better than their predecessor, and can be picked up in Reception at any of our parks now!

You can also enter our Facebook competition to win a toy of your choice! Read on to find out more...


Meet Vinnie, Super Vinnie and Violet, our new mascot cuddly toys!

 Verdant Leisure Launches it's Unique UK Photography Competition

Explore the Durham Dales when you visit Kingfisher

Verdant Leisure, the UK’s bespoke holiday park operator, is offering budding amateur photographers the chance to have their images published in the company’s 2018/2019 brochure with its unique scenic photography competition. Winners will also be awarded holidays at Verdant Leisure parks of their choice.

The competition launch follows Verdant Leisure’s 2017 survey showing that the UK’s coastline and countryside is so stunning, it led Brits to think they were looking at photos of exotic foreign climes!


 Verdant Leisure announced as finalist for Amazon Growing Business Award

Verdant Leisure has been named as a finalist in the Growing Business of the Year (mid-sized company) category for the 2017 Amazon Growing Business Awards.  Verdant Leisure is a bespoke holiday park operator offering self-catering holidays and holiday home ownership at its seven holiday parks across Scotland and the north of England. The company, established in 2010, has grown steadily and is now a key player in the industry.


Verdant Leisure has been announced as a finalist in the Amazon Growing Business Awards

 New doggy lodge for Thurston Manor

Allow your pet to relax in comfort on the decking of our doggy lodge at Thurston Manor

Verdant Leisure has launched a new type of lodge especially for customers with four-legged friends. The Doggy Lodge, situated in the Lakeside area of the park, comes equipped with everything needed to enjoy a stay with your pet pooch, from dog beds to water bowls, leads and more. What's more, the artwork and furnishings provide a beautiful finishing touch for any dog owner.


Introducing Violet

Meet Violet, Verdant Leisure’s new female mascot and new best friend to Vinnie. Holiday home owners and guests were invited to vote on social media for the new character’s name, with a choice of Violet, Verdie and Velvet.


Fun family activities at Riverside

Verdant Leisure raises £488 for Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Explore everything that Thurston Manor has to offer

Guests at one of Verdant Leisure’s parks based in the North of England have generously raised £488 for the Northumberland Wildlife Trust.


Verdant Leisure raises over £730 for Scottish Wildlife Trust

Guests at three of Verdant Leisure’s Scottish based parks have generously raised over £730 for the Scottish Wildlife Trust.


Explore Berwickshire and the surrounding area

Verdant Leisure’s Kingfisher Park raises £1,200 for a new park defibrillator

During the Easter weekend, holiday home owners at Verdant Leisure’s Kingfisher Leisure Park raised £1,200 for a new park defibrillator.


A selection of facilities for holiday home owners at Kingfisher

Our Customer Testimonials

Here’s what some of our happy customers have to say.
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Excellent customer service from the booking team, topped off by a lovely stay at Scoutcroft. A truly lovely venue with so much to do on and off site.

Del Rogers, Scoutscroft

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Will definitely be back.

June Hamilton , Thurston Manor

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Great location to stay at with very clean and tidy caravans and a similar environment in the park. Lots of things to do in the locality and Wooler is an easy 10 minute walk away. We always look forward to coming back for another stay.

R Hart , Riverside

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Excellent site and caravan spotless. Beautiful local area and facilities in the village were great. Very dog friendly area. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Mrs Brown , Riverside

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Very quiet and relaxing holiday. Visits to cities, towns , and historical places all within easy reach. Public transport is available.

C Bowes , Riverside

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All staff I met were very helpful. The caravan was very clean and comfortable the site was well cared for. Great site very good value would come there again  - see you soon.

Mr Purdham , Viewfield Manor

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Outstanding site in an incredible bay with great views,walks and beach. Ideal to relax and while away the time with a good book. Listening to the waves and birds either on the beach or in your van it's exquisite.

Mrs Scott, Pease Bay

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We had a really lovely stay at Heather View. The caravan was modern and well equipped, friendly and helpful staff and there was great play parks for our little boy.

Mrs Arthur, Heather View

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Had a great weekend here. Lovely caravan clean and warm. Lovely scenery plenty of rabbits and pheasants running around camp . Nice and peaceful too. Was met by a lovely receptionist very nice manner. Would definitely be back.

Mrs Yarr, Heather View

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Fantastic touring pitches and lovely walks to the beach.

Mrs Bain , Scoutscroft

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