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    The nation’s best caravan and campsites are celebrating today as the AA announces the winners of the AA Caravan and Camping Awards 2017.  This year also sees the introduction of a new award – The AA Glamping Site of the Year, to celebrate the popularity of Glamping. 
    Camping is still such a popular holiday choice and with more and more people opting for ‘staycations’ caravan and camping is a fun and affordable option.
    The winners of the 2017 AA Caravan and Camping Awards are:
    AA CAMPSITE OF THE YEAR 2017
    ENGLAND AND OVERALL WINNER – Vale of Pickering Caravan Park, Allerston, North Yorkshire 
    SCOTLAND – Blair Castle Caravan Park, Blair Atholl, Perth & Kinross
    WALES - Fforest Fields Caravan & Camping Park, Builth Wells, Powys
     
     
    AA REGIONAL CAMPSITES OF THE YEAR 2017
     
    South West – Padstow Touring Park, Padstow, Cornwall
    South East – Sumners Ponds Fishery and Campsite, Barns Green, West Sussex
    Heart of England – The Old Brick Kilns, Barney, Norfolk
    North West – Castlerigg Hall Caravan and Camping Park, Keswick, Cumbria
    North East – Cote Ghyll Caravan & Camping Park, Osmotherley, North Yorkshire
     
     
    HOLIDAY CENTRE OF THE YEAR
     
    Rockley Park, Poole, Dorset
    MOST IMPROVED CAMPSITE OF THE YEAR
     Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park, Dunwich, Suffolk
     
    SMALL CAMPSITE OF THE YEAR
     Drumroamin Farm Camping & Touring Site, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway 
     
    GLAMPING SITE OF THE YEAR
    Durrell Wildlife Camp, Trinity, Jersey
    All the winners appear in the new AA Caravan and Camping Guide 2017.  Over 860 campsites in the Guide have all been visited by one of the AA’s qualified Campsite Inspectors to look at touring pitches, facilities and hospitality before grading the site from one to five Pennants, including the Gold Pennants awarded to the best parks.  Each entry within the guide includes location, ratings, contact details, directions, prices, opening times, facilities and a description to help select the right site for your needs.
     
    The AA Caravan and Camping Guide is available from The AA Shop for £12.99 and as a free app for iPhone, iPad and Android. 
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