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Motion ref. S6M-02266

Brighouse Bay Holiday Park Wins Prestigious National Title

Submitted by: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, November 25, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Donald Cameron, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Kenneth Gibson, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Colin Smyth, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament congratulates the Brighouse Bay Holiday Park at Borque in Kirkcudbright on winning the coveted national award of Campsite of the Year in the latest AA Caravan and Camping Awards, recognises its achievement, which cements its place as a top UK tourist destination, with the AA inspectors being impressed by the campsite and describing the business, operated by the Gillespie family, as being a "top class park…with superb views"; notes that the park has been attracting visitors to the Solway Coast for over 40 years, and wishes the holiday park every success in continuing to welcome people to the area, as the hospitality industry looks to move forward after having suffered badly during the COVID-19 pandemic, when vital business was lost.