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AWARD-WINNING CAMPING AND CARAVANNING

The past few years have been very big for us at Long Hazel Park, where we have made a great deal of improvements to our grounds and facilities. With a complete overhaul of our Shower Block, new fully serviced pitches and lots of new landscaping, we're very pleased to have been recognised by a number of awards and hospitality inspections.

VisitEngland 5 Star Touring & Camping Park Somerset

VISITENGLAND INSPECTION 5* TOURING & CAMPING PARK

We obtained a 5* rating in our VisitEngland assessment for 2023/2024, making us the only five star caravan park in South Somerset. We are incredibly proud of our rating from VisitEngland, which reflects our extensive upgrades and improvements across the touring park, including the installation of fully serviced pitches and new additions to our shower block.

 

VisitEngland assessments are on the spot checks, without prior warning that inspectors will show up, giving a true reflection of day-to-day goings on. We're assessed across 54 different categories!

Adult Only Caravan Park Somerset 4 Pennants Gold

THE AA INSPECTION 4 GOLD PENNANTS

In 2023, our annual inspection from The AA brought great news, as we upheld our Gold Award on top of our 4 pennants for the second year in a row. The AA's Four Gold Pennants are only awarded to the top small sites in the UK.

 

Much like VisitEngland, The AA visit us without prior announcements, so all inspections are a fair representation of how the park looks every day. The AA have been particularly supportive of our enthusiasm for a green lifestyle for many, many years.

Top-100-Touring-Sites-UK-Premier-Parks

PREMIER PARKS TOP 100 SITES 2024

Premier Parks approached us to join their Top 100 sites in late 2021 and we were thrilled to join! You may have seen us in several of the Out and About Live magazine publications already! We are the only Premier Parks Top 100 member in South Somerset and you may have seen our photographs being used in the 2022 Premier Parks campaign.

5 star caravan park Somerset

Tripadvisor have awarded us a Travellers' Choice award for 2024 based on our excellent reviews from our guests. The Travellers' Choice award is given to the top 10% of all attractions, accommodation and restaurants in the world.

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS' CHOICE 2024

Practical Caravan Top 100 Sites 2024

PRACTICAL CARAVAN TOP SITES 2024

Thanks to votes from our customers, we've been named one of the Practical Caravan Top 100 sites for 2024. This is our second time in the list of the Top 100, published by the UK's biggest caravanning magazine.

Best campsite for cycling

PRACTICAL CARAVAN BEST SITE FOR CYCLING

Alongside our Top 100 listing, we were awarded the Best Site for Cycling in 2024! With lots of pedal cycle, electric bike and hand cycling routes on our cycle routes page, you can plan lots of great cycling routes for your holiday.

South West Tourism Awards best Camping and Caravanning Park

SOUTH WEST ENGLAND TOURISM EXCELLENCE AWARDS GOLD
CAMPING AND CARAVANNING PARK OF THE YEAR

The South West England Tourism Excellence Awards awarded us their top regional Camping and Caravanning Park of the year. The South West England Tourism Excellence Awards cover the largest of the nine regions of the UK, from Gloucester all the way down to the Isles of Scilly. We were the only VisitEngland 5* finalist; the only adult only finalist and the only representative in the competition from South Somerset.

Best camping and caravanning park Somerset

BRISTOL, BATH & SOMERSET TOURISM AWARDS GOLD
CAMPING AND CARAVANNING PARK OF THE YEAR

The Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards voted us their top regional Camping and Caravanning Park of the year. The tourism awards are held in conjunction with VisitEngland and are a great representation of some exceptional businesses across a wide range of categories in our corner of the world.

Award winning caravan park campsite Somerset

BRISTOL, BATH & SOMERSET TOURISM AWARDS
ETHICAL, RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE GOLD AWARD

For 2023, we have been awarded a Gold Award in the Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable category for our commitment to green living, accessibility and the environment. We are very proud of our ethical credentials, including our successes in four categories of the David Bellamy Pledge for Nature and brand new accessible facilities.

Bristol Bath Somerset award winning caravan park

BRISTOL, BATH & SOMERSET TOURISM AWARDS
WINNER OF WINNERS

The Bristol, Bath and Somerset 2023 awards saw us crowned "Winner of Winners". The award was a complete surprise, awarded on the night of the ceremony, where we were given the title as the winner of 50 other winning businesses in the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards.

Take a look at us collecting our trophies at the awards ceremony for the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards 2023. We're joined by 50 other award-winning businesses in the region, including some fantastic attractions we recommend you visit during your stay on our Visit Somerset and Local Attractions pages. Video credit: Neil Warren.

From BBS Tourism Awards' press release:

"Two surprise awards were announced.  The first went to Nell Barrington for her Outstanding Contribution to Somerset Tourism for her work supporting tourism in the area for the past 24 years. The second, a Winner of Winners award, went to family run Long Hazel Park, Sparkford, for their commitment to excellence and providing the best possible visitor experience."

Dragons Den award caravan park

THEO PAPHITIS SMALL BUSINESS SUNDAY OFFICIAL WINNER

In Spring 2021, we entered Theo Paphitis' small business competition and were successfully chosen as business of the week on our first attempt.

Caravan park campsite award winning

GUMTREE SMALL BUSINESS BLAST OFF RUNNER UP

In August 2021, we were chosen by Gumtree as one of their runners up in their Small Business Blast Off competition for our contributions to housing key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Caravan magazine top adult only sites

Read all about us in the press! We've been written about in everywhere from local magazines to national press and a fair few caravanning and camping magazines! We've even been featured on the telly!

COME AND STAY!

Places to stay Sparkford near Haynes Motor Museum

We're open all year with space for tents, motorhomes and caravans of all sizes. Take a look at our availability on our online booking system by clicking the button below.

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