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We welcome Queensberry Bay to the Verdant Leisure Family!

We are proud to announce that we have added another fantastic park to the Verdant Leisure portfolio!

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Queensberry Bay holiday park from the water

We're finalists in the Amazon Growing Business of the Year awards!

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We have been announced as finalists in the Amazon Growing Business of the Year awards!

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Verdant Leisure announce plans for all eight holiday parks to ‘Go Green’

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Verdant Leisure has announced that all leisure parks will stop providing single use plastic bags in entertainment complexes and shops. Their ‘Go Green’ campaign will also see all eight leisure parks in Northern England and Scotland provide only paper straws in on-park bars and restaurants.

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Verdant Leisure announced as finalist for two UK Business Awards

Verdant Leisure has been named as a finalist in the Customer Centric Organisation category for the 2018 UK Business Awards (UKBA). Graham Hodgson, Verdant Leisure’s CEO, has also been shortlisted for the Inspirational Leader Award. This honour is the latest in a quartet for the holiday park operator, after also being shortlisted for two prestigious Lloyd’s Bank Business Awards this week.

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Verdant Leisure Announced as Finalist in the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

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Today, Verdant Leisure has been shortlisted for The Lloyds Bank Mid-Market Business of the Year Award AND The Customer Focus Award for the 2018 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Verdant Leisure is a bespoke holiday park operator offering self-catering holidays and holiday home ownership at its eight 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.

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Verdant Leisure Nominated for 2018 British Travel Award

Verdant Leisure has been nominated for the Best UK Family Holiday Park Operator in the prestigious 2018 British Travel Awards (BTAs). The winners will be determined by the consumer, who has until 30 September to cast their vote, with the successful companies announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner, being held in London on 28 November 2018.

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Verdant Leisure joins Disability Confident scheme

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Verdant Leisure has joined the UK Government Disability Confident scheme as level one Disability Confident Committed.

This nationally recognised scheme helps organisations to think differently about the recruitment, retention and development of disabled people and gives employers the support and knowledge to attract disabled talent.

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Confused about GDPR?

We know that you will be inundated with emails and social media posts about GDPR right now. We also know that you may not feel like you know enough about it, so we wanted to give you a bit of an insight.

GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation and helps protect your privacy. It means that we need you to opt in to receive communications from us regarding our exclusive offers, events and news.

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Verdant Leisure to support Teenage Cancer Trust

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Verdant Leisure has announced it will support Teenage Cancer Trust as its 2018 Charity of the Year.

The bespoke holiday park operator aims to raise £30,000 for the charity by hosting fundraising activities at Verdant Leisure’s head office and charity open days throughout the year at all eight of its Leisure Parks.

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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

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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

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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!

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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!

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Reception staff welcoming, efficient and able to deal with any queries/problems.

Mr Agnew, Riverside

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The holiday was brilliant. Nice and relaxing as always. Been coming to Pease Bay since I was 6 months old and as always everything was excellent. Already booked up for next year.

Mr Anderson , Pease Bay

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Delighted with everything. Lovely location and amenities. Food was tasty. Offered enough for children.

Mrs McGraw, Thurston Manor

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Lovely, well kept park. Exceptional clean and comfortable caravan right on the seafront. Good food and value for money in the restaurant. Friendly staff.

Mrs Blain , Pease Bay

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Really enjoyed our stay, will defo be back. Lodge cleanliness was second to none. Reception staff and security excellent.

Mr Anderson , Thurston Manor

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Nice park and nice friendly staff. Good food in restaurant at a good affordable price.

Mrs Reeves, Pease Bay

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Park staff are a credit to your company. The touring area was very well kept, pitch size was great and fully serviced. Good to see recycling point's. Toilets were clean. The bar was lovely and prices were very reasonable. Overall we had a great time and will be back.

Mr McBride, Coldingham Bay

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Scoutscroft is a lovely site with a small family run feel. I loved my stay here so much that I'm actively planning on holiday home ownership. The staff in the restaurant and bar were incredibly friendly and really made me and my wife completely at home. I love this place. Come and experience it for yourself. It's not all flashing lights like bigger places,  it feels real.

Mr Kennedy , Scoutscroft

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Pease Bay is a lovely peaceful site which is well kept, clean and right on the beach.

Mrs McAllister, Pease Bay

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Very relaxing holiday park, very well managed and maintained to a very high standard. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Very well organised and answered all our questions. Our first lodge holiday and we will return again very soon. Will recommend to family and friends.

Mrs Kennedy, Thurston Manor

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We're celebrating our 8th birthday with a huge holiday giveaway

On Monday 24th September we will celebrate eight years of spectacular family holidays in the North of England and Scotland. To commemorate the anniversary, we will give eight of our lucky social media followers the chance to win a family holiday.

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