Ladram Bay

Ladram Bay celebrated as South West’s top holiday park at tourism award finals

The South West’s best holiday park has been officially named as Devon’s family-owned Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Budleigh Salterton.

The business beat hundreds of other eligible parks to take the top gold accolade in the Holiday Park of the Year category of this month’s South West Tourism Excellence Awards..

Judges announced their decision at the glittering awards ceremony at...

Ladram Bay is celebrated as Devon's top holiday park at tourism award finals

Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Budleigh Salterton has been named as Devon's top holiday park by judges of this year's Devon Tourism Awards.

The family-run business beat scores of other eligible parks to take the overall gold honour in the Holiday Park of the Year category of the annual contest.

The announcement was made at the glittering awards ceremony held at Torquay’s Riviera...

Devon holiday park set to mark 80th anniversary with year of celebrations 

Eighty years of providing happy holidays on the Devon coast are being marked in 2023 by the family owners of Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Budleigh Salterton.

The five-star park is possibly the oldest in Britain to have remained under the same family's ownership for such a length of time – and a full year of celebrations is planned.

They will come to a climax in June when an...

Booking boom is good news for all, Devon park tells MP

Britain's recovery from the pandemic will still be providing a shot in the arm for East Devon businesses until well into next year, a county holiday park has told its MP.

Ladram Bay Holiday Park said that autumn bookings were at their highest levels ever – and that a record number of families have already made their reservations for 2022.

Simon Jupp MP heard the positive...

Eamonn and Ruth roar at star's splashdown on Devon park

Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Devon recently helped draw roars of laughter from presenters Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford on ITV's This Morning.

It happened when the show's Josie Gibson pitched up at the park's private beach this summer to learn how to stand up on a paddleboard.

The former Big Brother star got off to a perfect start – but then caused hysterics back in the...

Top Devon park picked for main event in tourism awards

Steps to keep customers and team members safe over the past 12 months have helped Ladram Bay Holiday Park to secure a place in the 2020 Devon Tourism Awards.

The family-owned park was announced as a finalist this month after award judges reviewed its long list of successes and achievements during the last year.

Providing guests with peace of mind during their stays, adding new...

Sharon's "Banksy" brings home her Devon holiday heaven

Every day, Sharon Sweet is able to gaze out of her window at the blissful sight of Devon's Ladram Bay with its gentle blue waves lapping the picture-perfect beach.

It's an idyllic view, and one which mum Sharon never tires of - even though she and her husband Garry live 50 miles away in Bridgwater, Somerset.

That's because Sharon has turned her garden wall into a giant...

All smiles as top Devon park's delighted guests return

They may now clap their hands instead of shouting "Bingo!", and order their food on apps - but guests at Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Devon couldn't be more delighted to be back.

That's the finding of director Zoe House who says that she and her team have been overwhelmed by the messages of support and thanks received from customers since re-opening.

The Budleigh Salterton...

Your holiday is on us, Devon park tells crisis heroes

Seventy-five nights of happy holidays have been handed to NHS workers by Devon's Ladram Bay Holiday Park as a "thank you" for their dedication and bravery.

The family business said it wanted to give away a free night's stay for every one of the past 75 years it has been welcoming guests to its seaside park in Budleigh Salterton.

It means that when the park is allowed to re-...

Green is theme as Devon park celebrates new holiday year

Songs, dance and music helped Ladram Bay Holiday Park raise the curtains this March on its 77th year of providing quality family holidays by the sea.

Employees at the Budleigh Salterton park were given a sneak preview of the floor show lined up for this year by its in-house entertainment team.

The occasion was the park's annual conference which traditionally takes place in...