aa campsite of the year england & overall 2021 trophy

AA Overall Campsite of the Year 2021!

Posted on: 15th November 2021


AA England and Overall Campsite of the Year 2021

South Lytchett Manor holiday park in Dorset has been named by the AA as the UK’s top destination for campers, glampers, caravanners and motorhome owners.

South Lytchett Manor team with AA trophy

The family business beat thousands of other eligible parks to take both the England and the overall British Campsite of the Year titles in the AA’s 2021 Caravan and Camping Awards.

“South Lytchett Manor Caravan Park never fails to impress”

Owners David and Jo Bridgen and Managers Debbie and Phil Tonks were delighted to receive the award, announced in a virtual ceremony by the AA on Wednesday Afternoon.

Park owner Joanne Bridgen said:

We are beyond delighted to receive this award. It is recognition of the hard work, dedication and continuous strive to improve by the whole team here at South Lytchett Manor over the past 15 years. We have always worked hard to provide the best experience for our guests and to provide genuine and meaningful holidays for all. Winning the Overall Campsite of the Year for 2021 means we are continuing to move in the right direction and to have that recognition has brought a smile to everyone’s face.

5 Star Campsite Facilities

South Lytchett Manor used the time that they were unable to be open in the past two years constructively and focused on the years to come by expanding and improving amenities and facilities on the park. The two biggest improvements included six new Glamping Pods and a New Café.

The new Glamping additions to the Park, handcrafted by staff onsite, have been fully booked since re-opening and include underfloor heating and eco friendly materials.

Similarly, the new cafe onsite serving hot drinks such as freshly ground barista coffee, tea, hot chocolate and lots of local Dorset goodies including fresh bakery products, cream teas and Jessica’s Cakes has been equally successful. This was created after knocking through the shop to create a much more open environment and welcoming environment.

dorset glamping pods interior
south lytchett manor on-site cafe

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