UK Enterprise Awards 2018

SME NEWS / UK Enterprise Awards 2018 145 , Cotswold villages with their thatched Inns are within a short distance, as well as the beautiful town of Stratford-upon-Avon with its many attractions and excellent shopping. There are also country walks to the River Avon and the village of Luddington. The park has been a family business for over 55 years, and UKE18139 Camping Location of the Year 2018 Set in some of England’s most beautiful countryside, Dodwell Park is the ideal place to bring a tent, caravan or motorhome and tour the fascinating, historic Stratford-Upon-Avon and the surrounding areas. Proud to have recognised this beautiful site in our UK Enterprise Awards 2018, we decided that itwas high timewe profiled it to showcase themajesty andnatural beauty that it has to offer. the team believe that attention to detail and a warm welcome for our customers are keys to its success. Its wardens are trained in local knowledge and in dealing with people in a friendly and helpful manner. The customers’ interests always come first, and the team pride themselves on employing a friendly approach and on welcoming existing customers back time and time again as well as welcoming new visitors to the park. Although Dodwell Park is designed as a secluded getaway, there are also plenty of amenities and facilities so that guests do not feel entirely cut-off from the outside world. The park has a very good bus service which runs from directly opposite the entrance, and there is a shop that opens 365 days a year, selling the daily essentials so that visitors never want for anything. To ensure continued innovation, and that it is always offering the very best possible guest experience, the park works hard to constantly evaluate the technology market and ensure it is implementing the solutions guests need, whilst also offering them a space where they can escape from the stress that comes from being constantly connected. Technology has its limits for the team at the park, but one essential advancement that was needed was to accept the need for online booking and to partner with a cutting-edge UK company to provide this for customers. This has been in place for a few years now, and is an essential part of the park’s business during times when the office is closed. Ultimately, the team at Dodwell Park are very proud to have won the SME award for Camping Location of the Year 2018. It is testament to their efforts as a team, and they are very proud of this achievement and look forward to further success in the years to come. Operating in an ever- evolving industry, and with Brexit on the horizon, the business faces many challenges ahead; however, the team are committed to turning these into opportunities and increasing the number of satisfied visitors it has hosted over the years still to come. One thing remains certain: camping at Dodwell Park will always be a truly delightful experience. Dodwell Park is a small family-run campsite, very clean and quiet, and set in lovely Shakespeare countryside just two miles south- west of Stratford-upon-Avon. From this rustic rural idyll, visitors can visit Shakespeare’s birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s cottage and Warwick Castle. Charming Dodwell Park Company: Dodwell Park Contact: Julian Bennett Address: Evesham Road, Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 9SR, UK Phone: 01789 204 957 Website: