Holgates Silverdale has been voted the UK’s best holiday park for families

Holgates Holiday Park in Silverdale was recently presented with 2 major awards at this year’s Spring Camping and Caravan Show which was held at Birmingham’s NEC. During the show, a team from the Practical Caravan Magazine announced that Holgates has won their Practical Caravans award in the Top 100 sites catagroy which is given to the best camping and caravan park in the North West region.

As well as picking up this most sought after regional award, Holgates Silverdale also won the ultimate accolade which is the Practical Caravans Best Family Park 2013. This is given in recognition of the facilities, quality of experience and level of customer service offfered by Holgates Silverdale.

Michael Holgate owner of Holgates Silverdale said: ‘’We want to say a great big thank you to all our guests who voted for us. Overall over 11,000 votes were cast in this year’s awards, by you, our guests, not a panel of experts or judges, so both of these awards really do mean a great deal to the team at Holgates Silverdale.

He added: ‘’We all know that choosing the right site can play an important part of any touring holiday and if you get it wrong you can ruin your trip. So winning the award for best Northwest Camping & Caravanning Park and UK’s Best Family Park 2013 is a real thumbs up for what we do across the group, especially as we have been voted for by the people who use our sites. Its important that we as a team get it right and that we constantly strive to attain the highest possible standards, ensuring that our guests keep coming back and that they get the very best out of their holiday.’’

So why not head to Holgates Silverdale for your 2013 holiday and discover this idyllic family park for yourself?

All the ingredients you need for a fantastic family break are right on your doorstep at Holgates Silverdale – there’s plenty of sand to get in between your toes, room for the kids to run about, huge endless skies making for perfect sunsets and heaps and heaps of things to do, definitely guaranteed to keep everyone happy – making for the perfect family escape!

There are woods to explore, nearby beaches to play on, a host of cycle routes including several places in the Arnside & Silverdale AONB where you can get off road, especially if you want to get wet and tired, and Trowbarrow is the perfect spot to try heaps winding and uneven trails around the quarry floor and through the woods.

There are local walks like the gentle climb up to the ‘Pepper-Pot’ at Silverdale, where the whole family can indulge in a bit of food foraging and collect blackberries on the way and perhaps the kids could turn them into a delicious blackberry and apple crumble later, that’s if they don’t eat them on the way round! Or you could stroll over Arnside Knott and settle down to sit and relax on the pier and enjoy the sun set whilst tucking into fish and chips from Arnside Chip Shop.

Leighton Moss Nature Reserve is only a stones throw away and there is heaps to do in the summer months with pond dipping sessions during the day, night time deer watches at Jackson and Griesdale meres in the evenings and family map challenges right around in the reserve to keep the entire family entertained!

And if that’s not enough there’s plenty to do at Holgates Silverdale  – guests have access to the leisure club, complete with a swimming pool complex with its sensational 17m heated swimming pool, complete with bubble pool, turbo seat, spa pool and toddlers’ pool, as well as an ultra-relaxing sauna and steam rooms, a fully equipped gym and putting greens. The kids are safe to roam or let off steam in the games room, soft play area or the two outdoor adventure playgrounds.

Guests also have access to the bar and restaurant the perfect place to refuel with a coffee and a tempting slice of cake or stopping for a well-deserved meal cooked to order from our extensive menu using only the  freshest possible local produce. They can even stock up in the onsite shop, which offers a full range of essentials including freshly baked bread.

Silverdale Holiday Park is the perfect place to explore the beauty of the coastline and the majesty of the Lake District, the site offers accommodation 52 weeks of the year including; luxurious modern 12ft wide caravan holiday homes. The caravan holiday homes offer fully furnished, utterly comfortable accommodation. This is camping with all your home comforts thrown in! Each holiday home comes complete with full central heating, has a lounge with TV, fully equipped kitchen including microwave and fridge freezer, a dining area, bathroom with shower, one double bedroom and two twin bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 people.

Prices for caravan holiday homes start from £284 for a week’s break, £184 for a weekend break and £184 for a mid week break. The site also has 80 touring pitches with fees starting from £33 per night including electric hook up and there are also 6 tent pitches on site complete with electric hook up starting from £33 per night.

For further information about Holgates Silverdale, the fees, sister sites and visiting the area please log onto www.holgates.co.uk or call 01524 701508 or e-mail info@holgates.co.uk