Oakdown tops charts

PUBLISHED: 13:49 16 April 2015 | UPDATED: 13:49 16 April 2015

Simon Numphud, AA Head of Hotel Services (centre with glasses) presents Oakdown Holiday ParkDoreen and Roger Franks with their Award for of 'Campsite of the Year.

Simon Numphud, AA Head of Hotel Services (centre with glasses) presents Oakdown Holiday ParkDoreen and Roger Franks with their Award for of 'Campsite of the Year.

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Oakdown Touring and Holiday Park is the reigning campsite of the year after beating more than 900 other entrants from across England, Scotland and Wales.

And now AA judges are set to come back – this time to check out the competition for the 2016 awards.

Alastair Franks, whose family has owned the multi-award-winning site for 43 years, said: “We are continually investing in Oakdown and we are thrilled that the commitment shown by us and our staff has been recognised by the judges of this prestigious awards scheme.

“Now, as the judges are visiting other sites in the area, it’s a great honour for us to have them stay here – where could be better? This is the latest feather in our cap.”

David Hancock, the co-ordinator of the AA Caravan and Camping Scheme, said: “Today’s campers expect so much more than previous generations. Just because we’re away from home doesn’t mean we don’t want home comforts.

“Top campsites should be a real home from home, just like Oakdown.”

The judges said: “Oakdown is the perfect holiday base, with spacious pitches, very comfortable facilities and a warm welcome from the Franks family and their attentive team. A worthy winner.”


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