Holiday park operator Away Resorts secures Coppergreen brand in expansion move

By Brett Gibbons

Leading UK holiday park operator Away Resorts is set to acquire the Coppergreen brand to expand its UK portfolio to 27 locations.

Coppergreen has 370 lodges across four parks in Yorkshire, Scotland, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. The acquisition will increase the presence of Away Resorts in the North of England and in Scotland, and growing the number of visitors the group welcomes every year to over 750,000.

Renowned for its quality accommodation, Coppergreen, offers countryside retreats in attractive settings.

It has been a front runner of sustainable and eco-friendly facilities having made significant investments in its estate to develop its parks to the highest specification and quality.

This acquisition follows a milestone year for Away Resorts, with the company welcoming guests in record numbers and receiving substantial investment.

Carl Castledine, Away Resorts' chief executive, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Coppergreen to the Away Resorts family to support our ambition of forming the leading UK holiday park provider.

Barmouth Bay in Wales is a park operated by Away Resorts (CJB Photography)

"Coppergreen’s prime locations and leadership in sustainability will further enhance our offer as we look to provide perfect holiday destinations for UK holidaymakers.”

David Copley, chief executive at Coppergreen Leisure Resorts, added: “Away Resorts has a reputation for driving innovation across the industry and is the ideal owner for the business. We look forward to seeing what the team goes on to achieve in its next successful chapter.”

Founded in 2008, Away Resorts operates parks in Lincolnshire, Isle of Wight, North Wales, New Forest, Hayling Island, Cornwall, and Essex.

Offering a variety of accommodation options from the classic caravan to its exclusive Rockstar accommodation, all are dog-friendly destinations.

Many parks are jam-packed with fantastic facilities, from on-site restaurants and bars to indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

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