Tourist accommodation

Forest Holidays Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Forest Holidays Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Client: Forest Holidays Forest Holidays is the largest operator of luxury forest cabins in the United Kingdom and they have expanded their product by introducing innovative tree-house accommodation units at a number of their sites. We have been working with Forest...

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Forest Lodge Feasibility Study, Dorset

Forest Lodge Feasibility Study, Dorset

Client: Rempstone Estate We were commissioned by the Rempstone Estate to assess the potential of developing a self-catering lodge business which would work well alongside an existing campsite business. Working with the Rempstone Estate in Dorset we carried out a study...

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Thanet Accommodation Study

Thanet Accommodation Study

Client: Thanet District Council The investment in the Turner Contemporary Gallery and Dreamland has transformed the tourism product in Margate; however, the town and the wider district need to grow short-break and business tourism to maximise the impact and benefits...

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Caravan Park Marketing Action Plan, South West England

Caravan Park Marketing Action Plan, South West England

Client: Private landowner As part of our work we reviewed the current marketing initiatives carried out by the caravan park’s operations team. Our work focussed on setting out an marketing action plan format with ‘quick win’ opportunities to help promote the unique...

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Tourist Accommodation Feasibility Study – Gwent Levels

Clients: Newport City Council and Monmouthshire County Council The Gwent Levels Accommodation project covered the rural area in Monmouthshire and Newport – from the River Rhymney to the Wye and bounded by the M4 to the north. The Gwent Levels are environmentally,...

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Glamping Feasibility Study, South East England

Glamping Feasibility Study, South East England

Client: Private landowner Working with the landowner, we were commissioned to carry out a feasibility study to assess the opportunity of developing a luxury glamping business in an attractive woodland setting. "I engaged Planning Solutions Consulting Limited to...

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Visitor Accommodation Feasibility Study, Lepe Country Park

Visitor Accommodation Feasibility Study, Lepe Country Park

Client: Hampshire County Council Working with Hampshire County Council we assessed the opportunity to introduce tourist related accommodation within Lepe Country Park to help attract additional visitors and increase income.  We carried out a detailed study which...

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Delamere Forest Site and Market Assessment

Client: Forest Holidays We were commissioned to work with Forest Holiday’s senior management team to assess the opportunity of introducing their luxury forest cabin product in Delamere Forest in Cheshire as part of a wider masterplan for the activities around the...

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Vision and Destination Development, Basingstoke Canal

Vision and Destination Development, Basingstoke Canal

Client: Surrey County Council & Hampshire County Council Constructed between 1788 and 1794, The Basingstoke Canal runs for 32 miles through Hampshire to Surrey where it joins the Wey Navigation and beyond to the River Thames. It has a continuous tow path and has...

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Future Potential – Forest Cabins in the UK

Future Potential – Forest Cabins in the UK

Client: Forest Holidays As part of a feasibility study for forest cabins we provided a scoping study on the future business potential of the Forest Holidays product in the United Kingdom and in particular the opportunity to expand the portfolio of forest cabin sites....

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Operational Review and Due Diligence, Holiday Cottages

Operational Review and Due Diligence, Holiday Cottages

Client: Bank We were commissioned as specialist commercial advisers /mentors to work with the owner of a self-catering holiday cottage business.  We reviewed the business operation and performance to identify approaches to increasing revenue generation.  This involved...

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Business Plan, Self Catering Cottages, Wiltshire

Business Plan, Self Catering Cottages, Wiltshire

Client: Oaksey Park Oaksey Park is an award winning self-catering holiday cottage development, which also incorporates a golf course and club house. Working with the landowner to identify additional income streams we assessed the opportunity to introduce a cluster of...

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Planning Advice, Holiday Lodges, Midlands

Client: Private We advised a client on the development of a small cluster of self catering lodges which would link in with wider tourism infrastructure development. Our work supported a successful planning application. The lodges have now been developed. How can we...

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Evaluation of a Rural Camping in the Vale of Glamorgan

Evaluation of a Rural Camping in the Vale of Glamorgan

Client: Creative Rural Communities Working for Creative Rural Communities, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Rural Regeneration team we were commissioned to carry out an evaluation of the innovative Perfect Pitch Project. Perfect Pitch was a trial to assist landowners...

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