The Caravan Club recently welcomed a couple of respected guests to one of its sites in Derbyshire.
Poolsbrook Caravan Club had a visit from the mayor and mayoress of Chesterfield, with the pair surveying the newly-acquired park.
Around £1.9 million was spent on buying and upgrading the site, which provides more than 55,000 bed nights per year.
The development of the former colliery involved local tradesmen wherever possible and helps the local economy, with guests spending more than £470,000 per annum.
Aimed at being the greenest caravan site in the UK, Poolsbrook was designed to used energy-saving technology to limit its environmental impact.
“The mayoress and I found the visit to Poolsbrook Country Park Caravan Club Site extremely interesting,” said mayor Adrian Kitch.
He added that the caravans, facilities and atmosphere were most impressive and that he now understands the popularity of the site.
In other news, a ferry operator recently pledged to grant Brits free caravan carriage to Denmark and The Netherlands on selected days.