Conservation award winners will attract mobile home owners

Motorhome owners and campervan fans looking to plan a holiday at a park that has a strong environmental ethos should consider multiple David Bellamy Conservation Award (DBCA) winners Camping in the Forest.

The company will be no strangers to many mobile home owners but for those uninitiated to life at a Camping in the Forest site the fact that they managed to come away from the DBCA 2012 awards ceremony with 16 rosettes will surely impress anyone looking for an environmentally friendly site. The awards scheme is based on a parks attitude to its natural surroundings, and those that take part in the DBCA scheme all come under the scrutiny of wildlife experts based in the area of the campsite. The assessors look at how the campsite managers integrate the needs of local wildlife around the needs of holiday makers, reduce their use of energy, water and other resources, and at the same time increase its recycling programme. The parks support of local communities is also taken into account.

In fact the company is a joint venture between the Forestry Commission and the Camping and Caravanning Club (CCC) which offers CCC members more choice than ever before. CCC Director, Robert Louden, said “This new partnership gives us 50 per cent more pitches (5,500) to offer to our holiday makers, and our 550,000 adult members, who love the freedom and back-to-nature experience of camping in the great outdoors. Over the last few years, we have invested significantly in developing the camping side of this business, and now we plan to invest and grow it for the future. Most of all, we’re looking forward to giving campers the very best way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, in beautiful Camping in the Forest locations.”

Award winning sites that have demonstrated the exceptional lengths they have gone to, to protect and enhance the natural environment and as such will attract holders of motorhome insurance policies include: Aldridge Hill, Ardgartan, Ashurst, Beddgelert, Cashel, Christchurch, Cobleland, Denny Wood/Matley Wood, Glenmore, Hollands Wood, Holmsley, Ocknell/Longbeech, Postern Hill, Roundhill, Setthorns and Thorpe.