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Upper Nidderdale campsite wins top tourism gong at White Rose Awards

Studfold caravan and Camping Park… Winners at the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards. November 2014. A lovely piece from Local Journalist Lucinda Abbott. Thank you

Nidderdale News

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Ian Walker of Studfold, second from right, with Harry Gration, Ben Hirst and Amy Garcia. Photo credit: Welcome to Yorkshire.

A family-run business in Lofthouse was named best caravan holiday park in Yorkshire at the White Rose Awards in Harrogate last night.

Studfold Caravan and Camping Park has been a finalist in the category for the past four years but this is the first time it has come out as the winner.

The Walker family have farmed the land at Studfold for over 400 years through 16 generations. The campsite was established in the late 1950s when a fisherman asked if he could put his caravan in one of the fields.

Ian Walker, who attended the event on the Great Yorkshire Showground on behalf of Studfold, said: “It was a fantastic evening. I was convinced that we wouldn’t win and when we were announced as the winner it all became…

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