Cofton named SW Holiday Park of the Year
Cofton Holidays, a campsite near Dawlish Warren in Devon has been awarded Gold in the Holiday Park and Village of the Year category at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2018/19.
Now in its ninth year, the South West Tourism Excellence Awards saw a record 651 entries across 27 different categories. Finalists were selected from across the region, which covers the Isles of Scilly, Wiltshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. Cofton Holidays were up against The Park, Cornwall, Rockley Park, Dorset, and Lady’s Mile Holiday Park, Devon.
In addition to winning Gold Holiday Park of the Year and Silver Responsible, Ethical and Sustainable Tourism awards at the Visit Devon Awards 2018, Cofton, was named as a finalist in the Hoseasons 2018 Diamond Awards for Family Run Lodges and Parks. In November it achieved Silver Dog Friendly Business of the Year; Bronze Social Responsibility and Sustainable Tourism; Bronze Tourism Event or Festival of the Year, and Bronze Serviced Accommodation of the Year awards at the 2018 Herald Express South Devon Tourism and Hospitality Awards.
The campsite, which is also a Premier Park, is set within 80 acres of Devon countryside and offers a choice of touring pitches, including hardstandings and RV pitches, and is open all year.
Cofton’s facilities include a heated indoor pool with a splash pad area and hydrotherapy loungers, a gym, restaurant, pub, steam room, sauna, fitness studio, soft play area, playground, sports wall, outdoor pools and much more. Guests also have access to five coarse fishing lakes, miles of cycle paths and nature trails that take visitors through woodland to the golden sands of Dawlish Warren beach and nature reserve.
Free kids’ clubs take place each day throughout the school holidays, from Easter through to the October half term. Other free activities on site include the new £50,000 Woodland Adventure Area which features a 25m zip line, a climbing cage, rope ladders, balance beam, balance lines and scramble nets.