Bloomin' Marvellous Site

Green-fingered campers can gaze at geraniums, purchase a palm and take home thyme at the new Certificated Site at Wolvercroft World of Plants, on the edge of the New Forest National Park.

Campers will find themselves nestled near to the garden centre and café, where they can enjoy a hearty cooked breakfast before enjoying the varied plants and shrubs available both on-site and in the store.

Henry Fookes, Site Owner, said: “This site is fantastic for nature lovers – not only can they relish the delights of the National Park, but they can also purchase the locally grown plants we stock.

“The site itself offers full facilities and a peaceful experience – as a Camping and Caravanning Club Hideaway Certificated Site we pride ourselves on giving people a real break from the pressures of everyday life.”

Certificated Sites (or CSs) are a member-only benefit for Camping and Caravanning Club members. With over 1,400 CSs dotted around the country, you can be sure there’s always a CS nearby, wherever you want to be.

To book a pitch on the Wolvercroft World of Plants Site, please visit www.siteseeker.co.uk or call 01425 652437. For more information about Certificated Sites please visit www.certsites.co.uk

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Editors Notes

  1. Five ‘Van Site Certification - The Law: Under the Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1977, sites accommodating no more than five caravans can be granted an exemption certificate which exempts them from the provisions of the Public Health Act 1936 and the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960.
  2. The Camping and Caravanning Club is 109-years-old and is the largest and oldest Club in the world for all forms of camping. It has 110 award-winning sites throughout the UK and, through a partnership with the Forestry Commission, Forest Holidays now runs a further 20 Camping and Caravanning Touring Sites and six Cabin Sites.
  3. www.newtocamping.co.uk was launched on Monday, May 18, 2009 and incorporates all forms of outdoor holidays.
  4. National awards include:
  • Practical Motorhome 2010 Top 50 Sites Regional Winner – Hereford Club Site
  • Caravan/Motor Caravan 2010 Top 101 Sites Winner – Sandringham Club Site
  • AA Campsite of the Year Heart of England 2010 – Teversal Club Site
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - Family Friendly Facilities Overall Trophy Winner
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - Individual Category National Award Winner (England)
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - Family Friendly National Award Winner (England)
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - Individual Attendant Team National Award Winner (Glencoe Club Site – Scotland)
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - ‘Champions League’ – Standards of Excellence
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - National Category Award Winner (Holiday Parks) – Teversal Club Site (England)
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - National Category Award Winner (Holiday Parks) – Dunbar Club Site (Scotland)
  • CCC Best Certificated Site 2009 – Hill Farm CS, Derbyshire
  • David Bellamy Conservation Award 2009 – Verwood Club Site (Gold)
  • David Bellamy Conservation Award 2009 – Inverewe Gardens Club Site (Gold)
  • David Bellamy Conservation Award 2009 – Horsley Club Site (Silver)
  • David Bellamy Conservation Award 2009 – Delamont Country Park (Silver)
  • Which Motorcaravan Site of the Year Runner-Up – Little Trethvas Farm CS
  • Practical Caravan 2009 Top 100 Parks Regional Winner (Scotland) – Lauder Club Site
  • Practical Caravan 2009 Top 100 Parks Regional Winner (north-east) – Bellingham Club Site
  • MMM 2009 Camping & Caravanning Site of the Year – Thetford Forest Club Site

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