Scottish Hospitality Awards - Best Caravan Site!

16 June 2016

Blairgowrie Holiday Park wins a Scottish Hospitality Award

Blairgowrie Holiday Park (Wood Leisure)

Scottish Hospitality Awards - Best Caravan Site!

Blairgowrie Holiday Park (Wood Leisure), a local family business from Perthshire, beat off some stiff competition last Monday night (13th June) and were crowned Best Caravan Site of the Year at the Scottish Hospitality Awards held in the Crowne Plaza, Glasgow. The strong competition included fantastic entries from Pine Trees Leisure Park, Sands of Luce Holiday Park and Belhaven Bay Caravan & Camping Park. The Wood family and park managers took to the stage to collect their prize from award winning radio presenter Gina McKie. Margaret Wood, Owner of Wood Leisure Holiday Parks said: 

We are absolutely ecstatic to have won this award, our team and family have worked extremely hard over the years and we’re delighted it has paid off. Our category had some extremely tough competition which has made the win extra special. Thank you to all our loyal customers who nominated us.”

Please see attached photo of the Wood family and park managers with the award, from Left to Right; Margaret Wood, Calum MacGregor, Jenna Morrison, Bruce Thomson, Carlie Woods, Kirsty Wood Thomson, Sarah Wood MacGregor, Colin Wood.

The family started the business over 30 years ago when Colin & Margaret purchased Blairgowrie Holiday Park in 1981. With the foresight to develop a top quality, all year round holiday business, they invested heavily in the park. The Woods then extended their portfolio with the purchases of four further sites including; Lomond Woods Holiday Park, Loch Lomond in 1994, Corriefodly Holiday Park, Perthshire in 2000, Deeside Holiday Park, Aberdeenshire in 2008 and finally Campsie Glen Holiday Park, Stirlingshire in 2010, all five parks are branded under the Wood Leisure name.

Over the last 35 years of Blairgowrie Holiday Park being owned and managed by the Wood family, it has gone through huge development and upgrading projects to make it the ‘5 star’ holiday park it is today. Providing a range of accommodation options from deluxe hot tub lodges, self-catering caravan holiday homes, touring and motorhome pitches – there is a holiday experience for all! Holiday home ownership opportunities are also available, allowing customers the freedom to enjoy holidays throughout the year at their leisure.

Along with the accommodation and pitches on offer, the park boasts modern family bathroom and shower facilities, two play areas and laundry facilities. The park prides itself in being peaceful and friendly but with a variety of restaurants, shops and activities in Blairgowrie and the surrounding area – customers won’t be short of things to do.

Situated in the heart of Perthshire, Blairgowrie Holiday Park is the ideal base to explore the regional’s bountiful charms. Attracting visitors from the UK, Europe and worldwide, the park offers a central location, consistently high quality accommodation and exceptional service where customers can enjoy all that Scotland has to offer. The focus at Blairgowrie Holiday Park, and all Wood Leisure holidays parks is on high quality accommodation with exceptional customer service. Even with the continually rising standards and new criteria from Visit Scotland, Blairgowrie has retained 5 star status for 26 years. In 2015 & 2016, the team were awarded with a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ from Trip Advisor and Booking.com award, emphasising the ongoing commitment to provide the best holiday experience to all customers.

Wood Leisure are hugely aware of the importance customer feedback plays in maintaining and improving the quality of their products and services. They currently operate an ongoing customer feedback survey to ensure they receive regular feedback from their customers which is continually reviewed and suggestions/comments implemented. With their continued reinvestment into the park and training for their team, the passionate family aim to provide an outstanding holiday park for many years to come!!

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