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Free Venue Hire for Christmas Parties

Posted on October 30, 2017 by Becky Rapson

If you are planning a Christmas party for friends, family or work colleagues, Newquay View might be the perfect option for you.  We have a choice of two spacious venues which are just perfect for evening parties and can cater for 30 – 400 guests.  We are offering free venue… Read more »

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A May Week in Bude

Posted on May 8, 2017 by Becky Rapson

May is a fantastic time to visit Cornwall. The days are long, the weather is generally good and there are less people around, so you can enjoy some of our most beautiful sites in perfect solitude. What’s more there is always a lot to do in and around the Bude… Read more »

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Easter Weekend Fun

Posted on March 14, 2017 by Becky Rapson

If you are joining us this Easter we have some great Easter Weekend activities lined up for all of the family to enjoy, plus you will be the first to experience some of our brand new, 2017, live entertainment shows.  Plus there are some amazing last minute deals available including… Read more »

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New Caravans Available for 2017

Posted on March 3, 2017 by Becky Rapson

As the new season draws closer we are starting to take delivery of our new holiday caravans at all Peter Bull sites.  All of our holiday caravans have been upgraded since 2015, so are excellent quality, but this year you might be lucky enough to stay in one of our… Read more »

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Great News for Tourers

Posted on February 20, 2017 by Becky Rapson

Peter Bull Resorts is happy to announce some excellent new touring facilities for both Bude Holiday Resorts and Widemouth Fields available for the 2017 season.

New Super Pitches for Bude
At Bude Holiday Resort, the closest campsite to the UKs Best Coastal Town 2016, we are creating a brand new touring park facility with 100… Read more »

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Introducing…Our Latest Addition to Glamping

Posted on February 17, 2017 by Becky Rapson

Our brand new Luxury Glamping Pods have arrived at Widemouth Fields and Newquay View Resort!  The new pods are stylish, modern and have some great space saving features, but with only two at each park you’ll need to book these up quickly!
The attractive glass front on our luxury pods allows… Read more »

5 things to do in Cornwall during May and June

Posted on January 19, 2017 by Matt

Thinking of visiting the North Coast just before the summer? Congratulations, you’ve picked one of the best times of the year.  The holidays are cheaper, the days are longer, the weather always seems to be good and it’s considerably quieter than peak season. It is the ideal time to bask… Read more »

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Get ready for Christmas Cornish Style

Posted on November 21, 2016 by Matt

Cornwall has everything you need this winter to get you in the Christmas Spirit. Showcasing a vast array of Christmas Fairs and Markets, why go anywhere else?
 
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1st December – 4th December 2016
 
Enjoy the spirit of Christmas and celebrate this December, in this special Cornish town. With live… Read more »

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Truro Dazzling Christmas Lights & Parades of Cornwall

Posted on November 21, 2016 by Matt

Why take an expensive European City Break when you can enjoy the beauty of Cornwall and its very own popular magical winter wonderland. From Victorian Markets, Lantern Parades, to Famous Chefs cookery demonstrations, Cornwall has everything you need to get you into the festive spirit this Christmas.
Newquay Lantern Parade and… Read more »

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Will Cinderella find her Prince in Porth?

Posted on November 17, 2016 by Matt

The popular rags to riches tale: Cinderella is coming to Newquay View Resort this December.
Performed by professional touring company Wonder Productions, the one-off performance will raise money in aid of Cornwall Wildlife Trust.
The performance will be the only showing in the county and promises to be a fantastic event for… Read more »

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All Year Caravan Fun!

Posted on November 4, 2016 by Matt

Caravans these days have all the mod cons of a real home from home, including heating and double glazing so you don’t need to limit your caravan holidays to the warmer months.   Often the problem is trying to find a site that is open when you want to visit.
Peter… Read more »

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Winter Walks

Posted on November 3, 2016 by Matt

If you are joining us over the winter period you are in for a treat, as we finally get Cornwall to enjoy for ourselves. It is a fantastic time to rediscover favourite beaches and explore the brooding moors or discover woodlands.
It is easy to find a bit of seclusion and… Read more »

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7 reasons to buy with us now

Posted on October 18, 2016 by Matt

1. Location, location, location.
Cornwall. You know where it is, you know how beautiful it is. We don’t need to sell you on that, all our parks border main towns and are a short walk to the nearest beach, but are private and comfortable enough to offer shelter and elegance you… Read more »

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Winter Pool Times

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Matt

Newquay View Resorts’ huge 22 metre heated indoor pool will remain open for guests and locals alike this year, with membership options available for those who want to regularly swim with us! All options include free use of our new Sauna and Steam room to help you warm down after… Read more »

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Newquay View Resort Proud to Sponsor Rowing Club

Posted on September 9, 2016 by Matt

Newquay View Resort recently revealed the new team shirts for the junior rowers at Newquay rowing club amidst the unveiling of the state of the art new extension.
The resort, which was bought over by Peter Bull Resorts three years ago has had a complete new facelift. Changing to now become… Read more »

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New facilities planned for popular Bude Holiday Resort

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Matt

Cornwall’s planners have given the go-ahead for much needed improvements to be made at one of Bude’s best located holiday parks.
 
Plans approved by the Council have paved the way for a full upgrade of the popular touring park, which is set just back from the beautiful coastline.  Improvements to the… Read more »

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ESCAPE Magazine out now

Posted on August 17, 2016 by Matt

Interested in finding out more about our resorts and the local areas?
ESCAPE magazine is a great way of finding things to do in the local area like what beaches to visit and where to eat, news on our own latest development and a comprehensive guide on our latest finance offers… Read more »

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Things to do in Cornwall when it rains (Because it’s a British Summer after all)

Posted on August 12, 2016 by Matt

On holiday at the moment? Has the standard British summer got you aching for things to do that don’t solely focus on being drenched? Don’t worry, here are a few things you can do when topping up your tan isn’t possible.  For the sake of the adventurous, this list will… Read more »

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Why become a holiday home owner?

Posted on July 8, 2016 by Matt

Having a second home near the seaside is one of many people’s dreams, but from the 1st April of this year the taxman added an extra 3% rate of stamp duty on second homes. For many, this extra cost has been the final straw.
But you don’t need to give up… Read more »

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Newquay View Resort Open Event

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Matt

 
On Wednesday 1st June, Newquay View Resort’s open dayevent gave hundreds of locals, holiday makers and partners the chance to join its team to mark the relaunch of Newquay’s largest holiday park.  The adventurous resort is forging a new future as a sporty, family-friendly place for a quintessentially British seaside… Read more »

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twenty five year friendship

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Matt

 
A touching story of friendship hit us here at Newquay View Resort on Friday May 27th. Two broad northern lads reunited on Fistral beach to celebrate 25 years of friendship, but with a twist in the tale.
The two men, now approaching their late 40s, met up in 1991 to attend… Read more »

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The new Endless Pool Elite

Posted on May 18, 2016 by Matt

 
Introducing our latest phase in the development process here at Newquay View Resort. A brand new Endless Pool Elite provides a unique and highly remarkable swimming experience for athletes, surfers and those wishing to improve their swimming abilities.
We are welcoming our new partners in this exciting venture. Cornish Swim Academy are now on… Read more »

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Best places to shop in Bude

Posted on May 12, 2016 by Matt

Bude is great, there is no question of doubt; it’s a Celtic, cultural beauty in the north boundaries of Cornwall. The infamous Bude canal that meanders majestically through the heart of the town, leading down to the lush Summerleaze beach, holds many historically significant stories of the industrial revolution and… Read more »

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May Day Bank holiday

Posted on April 28, 2016 by Matt

 
What’s it all about? 
Deep routed in Celtic traditions, the May Day Bank holiday derives from the Pagan festival of Beltane – the ancient anglicised Galelic festival which celebrates the in-between of the spring equinox and summer solstice.

What does it involve? 
The May Day holiday has several well-known traditions. Of course the infamous… Read more »

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Bank holiday breaks in Cornwall

Posted on April 28, 2016 by Matt

 
The weekends are the best, and bank holiday weekends, well, what’s not to love? 
Bank holiday’s give us something extra to look forward to, a chance to celebrate the changeable and dramatic British seasons, and with great stories connected to ancient history. Bank Holidays were established in 1834 by the Bank of England… Read more »

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New Developments of Holiday Lodges For Sale

Posted on February 18, 2016 by Becky Rapson

Luxury holiday lodges are available at our resorts to buy now
Brand new luxury holiday home lodges are for sale in Cornwall at Newquay View Resort and Widemouth Fields. Own a holiday lodge at one of two stunning holiday parks on the north coast of Cornwall which provide the perfect setting… Read more »

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5 Sports to try in Cornwall (other than surfing)

Posted on April 11, 2016 by Matt

Chances are if you come to Cornwall you’re well aware of the regions love affair with surfing. It’s impossible to escape it, you’ll see it playing in bars, you’ll find novelty surfboard key chains in every shop you come across and if you go with a mile of a beach,… Read more »

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Newquay View Resort launches brand new leisure complex.

Posted on April 8, 2016 by Matt

Newquay View Resort launches luxury lodge development and transformed leisure complex with in house Coffee House and Bistro.

One of Newquay’s largest holiday resorts has launched its latest development – a transformed leisure complex housing a new coffee house and bistro after hard work throughout the winter season, supported by local contractor,… Read more »

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A new era has dawned for Cornwall’s Widemouth Fields

Posted on April 1, 2016 by Matt

A new era has dawned for Cornwall’s Widemouth Fields, near Bude, with an exclusive new (holiday) lodge development.

Widemouth is a little jewel hidden amongst Tintagel, Launceston and Bude which surround its borders in the heart of north Cornwall. A variegated area that incorporates both a wondrous beach steeped in history… Read more »

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Easter holidays in Cornwall

Posted on March 21, 2016 by Matt

Easter in Cornwall
The lambs are fluffing up, rabbits are jumping around, flowers are flourishing and the evenings are staying lighter longer. Spring is on its merry way to us finally after a blustery winter. Time to indulge and treat yourself for getting through the relentless winter months.
What a better place… Read more »

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360° Resort Panoramas

Posted on March 1, 2016 by Matt

Fancy a quick spin around our resorts? Easier done than said thanks to some interactive photos we’ve recently worked up of our 3 resorts.

 

 
From the Newquay View Resort panoramas you can take a look over our expansive new owner’s development and see where your ideal lodge could sit. You can… Read more »

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Greenlight to eco-friendly Cornwall.

Posted on March 1, 2016 by Matt

 
Cornwall gives the green light to an eco-county.
With Cornwall Council recently adopting the first Cornwall Wide Green Infrastructure Strategy, in which towns around Cornwall are urged to take notice of their consumption rates and eco statues. It’s a great opportunity for Cornwall to lead the rest of the country in… Read more »

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Becoming a subletting entrepreneur in Cornwall

Posted on February 28, 2016 by Becky Rapson

One of our holiday home owners talks about her love for Cornwall and becoming an entrepreneur
We recently took some time out to catch up with one of our favourite holiday home owners at Newquay View Resort, with the backdrop of the park’s amazing Porth Valley views. Jane, originally from Leicestershire,… Read more »

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Cornwall’s best alternative photography spots

Posted on February 26, 2016 by Matt

Cornwall’s best alternative photography spots
So you’ve come on holiday to see Cornwall and you fancy something a little bit different? That’s ok, we can help with that. We’ve lovingly picked the most out of the way, easily missed, wild but still oddly photogenic parts of Cornwall for your navigate yourself… Read more »

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General Manager welcomed to the helm

Posted on February 1, 2016 by Matt

 
Newquay View Resort has warmly welcomed new General Manager Sue Hogg to its helm. Sue is a highly motivated parks manager with over 30 years’ experience in improving customer experience and sales for top leisure brands including Bourne Leisure, owner of Haven parks, along with Park Leisure.
Sue is already loving life in Cornwall,… Read more »

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Cornwall’s best surfing beaches

Posted on January 19, 2016 by Becky Rapson

Visiting Cornwall for a surf vacation? This pick of the best beaches will help you suss out where to go so you make the most of your holiday, wherever you decide to surf.
 

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Just North of Land’s End, Sennen is famed for producing huge (and definitely not surf-able) waves when stormy. … Read more »

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The future of Newquay View Resort

Posted on January 6, 2016 by Becky Rapson

 
Exclusive New Owners Development – Phase 1 Update
We’re happy to release the latest plans for our exclusive new owner’s development at Newquay View Resort.  With 5 plots already reserved for holiday home lodges and caravans, our new Cornish development is already proving to be popular.
 

 
Where is the resort and what… Read more »

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Cornwall and Bude named winners of British Travel Awards

Posted on November 27, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Our beautiful home county of Cornwall and the seaside hometown of two of our resorts – Bude – have both won awards in the British Travel Awards 2015.
Cornwall won Best UK Holiday Destination/County for the seventh year in a row, and Bude was voted the Best Coastal Resort in the… Read more »

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Invest in the UK’s Best Holiday Destination

Posted on November 27, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Buying a new caravan or lodge holiday home in Cornwall has never made more sense, now that Cornwall has just been named as the Best UK Holiday Destination in the British Travel Awards 2015. And the winner of the Best UK Coastal Resort award was the wonderful seaside town of… Read more »

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Christmas in Cornwall

Posted on November 19, 2015 by Becky Rapson

When you leave one of our cosy coastal pubs and brace yourself against a howling sea breeze, and feel warm and toasty inside after an evening spent in the warm glow of the fire, and with loved ones around you. When  you visit one of the many Christmas markets brimmed… Read more »

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6 Reasons Why Cornwall is the Best Place to Run in the UK

Posted on November 3, 2015 by Becky Rapson

 If you’re a keen runner and habitant of Cornwall, it’s likely you’ll count yourself as very lucky. Running in Cornwall is breath-taking (quite literally, it’s very hilly) and there is nothing more invigorating than getting outdoors in the fresh coastal air and seeing where your feet take you. The coastal landscape… Read more »

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Bonfire Night in Cornwall

Posted on November 2, 2015 by Becky Rapson

 
Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason, Why the Gunpowder Treason, Should ever be forgot. We’ve all heard it before and we’re all just as excited each year for bonfire night! Head to one of these organised bonfire nights and fireworks displays… Read more »

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Exclusive new development at Newquay View Resort

Posted on October 16, 2015 by Becky Rapson

We are excited to announce our new Exclusive Lodge & Owners Retreat at Newquay View Resort is being developed on our Cornish resort – in its very own valley.
  

Stunning new development – coming soon!
If you have been thinking of buying a caravan or holiday home lodge but haven’t found the right… Read more »

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The Best Family Fun Activities In Bude

Posted on October 7, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Get adventurous and have fun with the family during your break in Bude. Make this holiday one you won’t forget with one of these exciting, exhilarating and fun activities!
 
1. Harlequinns Leisure Centre
We begin our list with the closest leisure park to our resort, Harlequinns Leisure Centre. The park boasts one of the biggest play zones in… Read more »

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Top 10 Places to Eat In Newquay

Posted on September 29, 2015 by Becky Rapson

The Newquay foodie scene has blossomed in recent years, becoming one of the top places in Cornwall to dine out. Newquay’s restaurants, cafés and pubs offer the very best of Cornish seafood, international dishes and incredible take-away lunches. We’ve used our local knowledge and experience to pull together the very best places to eat when you stay… Read more »

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Top 10 Places To Eat In Bude

Posted on September 16, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Bude is a hub for delicious food, and with the annual Bude for Food festival on Friday 18th – Sunday 20th of September to celebrate Bude’s foodie coastline, we have pulled together some of the best places to dine during your stay with us in North Cornwall. So in no particular order,… Read more »

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10 Things To Do This October in Cornwall

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Today, the Autumnal equinox, marks the first day of Autumn. While you may be feeling sad that summer is now officially over, Cornwall in the Autumn is tranquil, beautiful and has an atmosphere unique to this time of year. The air has become crisp, the beaches have emptied and the sunsets… Read more »

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Why choose seasonal touring?

Posted on September 29, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Once you’ve left Cornwall and returned home, it’s easy to miss waking up to the stunning Cornish coast and countryside on your doorstep. This is where seasonal touring comes in. Return to the coast at any time of the year with a seasonal touring pitch at no additional cost. Get rid… Read more »

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8 Things To Do In Newquay Whatever The Weather

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Cornwall, like the rest of England, is unpredictable when it comes to the weather. One day we bask in soaring sunshine and the next the heavens have opened. For your holiday here in Newquay, we’ve put together a list of things to do in the area, without having to worry if… Read more »

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Top 10 Things To Do In Widemouth

Posted on July 7, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Near to the beautiful seaside town of Bude, Widemouth is home to our park Widemouth Fields. With amazing beaches, stunning coastal walks, Cornish heritage, fantastic restaurants and fun activities in the local area, we’ve put together the top 10 things to do during your stay with us in Widemouth.

1. Widemouth Bay
No… Read more »

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The Pros & Cons of Holiday Home Ownership

Posted on June 23, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Pros and Cons of Caravan Holiday Home Ownership
Most people have dreamt about owning their very own holiday home. It’s likely that after visiting your favourite holiday resort, you have daydreamed about returning next year to your own caravan. Just imagine the luxury of going on holiday at your own will, making… Read more »

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8 Reasons To Go Glamping

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Becky Rapson

If you’ve never been glamping before, it may seem like a nonsense word. But it really is as simple as it seems: glamorous camping. Britain isn’t very reliable when it comes to the weather, and camping is often everything but glamorous. While you may have in mind warm summer days and balmy evenings filled… Read more »

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Ultimate Newquay Beach Guide

Posted on April 16, 2015 by Becky Rapson

As a beach paradise and the surfing capital of the UK, a holiday in Newquay would not be complete without visiting its famous golden sands. Walk across two miles of golden sand at Watergate Bay, mix with the wave riders on Fistral or dare to ride the zip wire at… Read more »

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Ultimate Bude Beach Guide

Posted on April 24, 2015 by Becky Rapson

Situated on the beautiful North coast of Cornwall, Bude offers some of the most stunning beaches in the UK, inspiring painters, photographers and visitors alike. Walk along the river Neet to the picturesque sands of Summerleaze Beach, explore the rock pools at Northcott Beach, or dive in for some surfing… Read more »

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New Park at Widemouth Fields!

Posted on April 9, 2015 by Becky Rapson

All of us at Peter Bull Holiday Resorts are excited about our new acquisition of Widemouth Fields! We have been lucky enough to expand our family-run Cornish holiday company with this new property purchase. Close by is our established park at Bude Holiday Resorts, only 5 miles away. This situates the new park within the expansive countryside and… Read more »

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Rick Stein for Fistral Beach!

Posted on March 24, 2015 by Becky Rapson

The news that Rick Stein will be joining us in Newquay came around just a month ago, and we are getting more and more excited in anticipation of the big opening date. The celebrity chef will be branching out from his well established business in Cornwall at Padstow, Falmouth, St Merryn and Porthleven, to… Read more »

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