Park Awards & Associatons AA-inspected camping and caravan sites are rated from one up to five Pennants, according to their style and the range of facilities they offer – so when you search for a campsite, it’s easy to find the Pennant rating that offers the best value for you David Bellamy looks at virtually every aspect of park management – from the protection of plant and animal habitats to the efficient use of energy and recycling. Helping visitors to understand conservation is also considered an important qualifying feature. BH&HPA is the only organisation established exclusively to serve and represent the interests of the British parks industry. Membership is made up of the owners and managers of Park Home estates, Touring and Tenting Parks, Caravan Holiday Home Parks, Chalet Parks and all types of Self-Catering accommodation. Best of British is a Network of independent Premier Caravan, Camping and Holiday Parks situated in some of the finest locations in the UK. Every Park is graded ‘Excellent’ by the Tourist Board, giving you the Best of British guarantee of quality. VisitBritain is the national tourism agency, responsible for marketing Britain worldwide & developing Britain’s visitor economy. Working with partners in the UK & overseas to ensure that Britain is marketed in an inspirational & relevant way around the world We believe that products grown in the soil of Dorset are particularly special and we think that they deserve extra recognition and promotion. Direct from Dorset is a brand which highlights these special products made using raw materials directly linked to the soil of Dorset Dorset Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading charitable membership body committed to ensuring that there is a secure future for Dorset’s nature – its distinctive wildlife and natural spaces. Member of the Jurassic Coast Quality Business Scheme which sets out to raise standards and encourage and reward commitment to England’s only natural World Heritage Site. Jurassic Coast Quality Business status provides reassurance to consumers, staff, colleagues, the community and the outside world that you are part of this drive for quality. We are proud to be involved with the Jurassic Coast Trust which was founded in 2002 after our local coastline was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status. The Trust focuses on conservation and helping people understand and enjoy the coast’s fascinating geology. Premier Parks is a collection of high-quality parks that have been hand-picked and visited by the editorial team behind MMM and Caravan. (5 Stars) The rating for Holiday Home, Touring and Camping Parks reflect the overall quality of the park. This includes parks, which cater for Touring Caravans and/or Tents and may or may not include Caravan Holiday Homes, some of which may be available for hire The Welcome to Excellence series of training programmes, offered through the Regional Tourism Organisations, is the most successful customer service training initiative in the UK with over 240,000 people participating since the first course was introduced in 1993.