Nature and Tourism

Padstow Holiday Park cares deeply about the environment. We are always striving to find perfect harmony between nature and tourism.

The Retreats @ Padstow Holiday Park proudly holds the Gold Standard, by The David Bellamy Conservation Award Scheme for our blend of nature and tourism. This is a result of our continued efforts to increase areas for wildlife to thrive and at the same time reduce our impact on the environment. Padstow Holiday Park is also a Bee Friendly park.

We a lucky enough to experience a wide variety of animals. Owls, hedgehogs, bats and the occasional woodpecker can been seen on the park.

What We Do for Nature and Tourism

  • We use a wide range of native flowers for year round appeal to both guests and wildlife
  • Hedges and specimen plants create privacy and screening and provide varied habitats for many animals
  • Our wildlife area provides food, water and shelter for a wide variety of plants and creatures
  • We have many nesting boxes to cater for the diverse range of birds that have made our park their home
  • The low level lighting around the park is sensitive to nocturnal species

What We Do for the Environment

  • Reduce, reuse and recycle is a key principle to the running of Padstow Caravan Hire
  • We recycle glass, plastics, metal, card, paper and garden waste
  • Where possible we minimise single-use plastics
  • We use environmentally friendly cleaning products.
  • Our ozone based sanitiser effectively eliminates 99.99% of bacteria and viruses, yet amazingly reverts to water and oxygen
  • Electric vehicle used on the park
  • Low energy lighting around our park
  • Water saving measures reduce water usage
  • Rainwater collection for plants
  • We employ locally
  • Wherever possible use local suppliers and services

What Can You Do?

Whilst staying at The Retreats @ Padstow Holiday Park you can make a difference too.

  • Recycle your paper, card, plastic, cans and glass
  • Consider your energy usage, particularly the central heating
  • Turn off lights when leaving a room
  • Minimize water consumption by not leaving taps running
  • If possible walk to Padstow or catch the bus
  • Carry out a beach clean whilst on holiday, find out more