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The Wood Family Journey   

The Family

The family started the business nearly 40 years ago when Colin and Margaret purchased Blairgowrie Holiday Park in 1981. With the foresight to develop a top quality, all year round holiday business, they invested heavily in the park. The Woods then extended their portfolio with the purchases of further sites including; Lomond Woods Holiday Park, Loch Lomond in 1994, Corriefodly Holiday Park, Perthshire in 2000, Deeside Holiday Park, Aberdeenshire in 2008, Campsie Glen Holiday Park (formerly Balgair Castle), Stirlingshire in 2010, and most recently Callander Woods Holiday Park (formerly Gart Caravan Park), Perthshire in 2018.

Colin has spent his entire career in the caravan holiday business and he is delighted to be followed by Rachel, Kirsty and Sarah following their university careers. Having spent their childhood on holiday parks and their formative years “learning the ropes” they are well-equipped to take the business forward and are a motivation and inspiration to the older generation.


After years of investing, Blairgowrie Holiday Park achieved a 5-star status in 1990 and along with Lomond Woods and Deeside all three parks currently hold 5-stars from Visit Scotland, with Campsie Glen and Callander Woods both joining them with a 5-star rating for 2018. Corriefodly currently holds a 4-star status from Visit Scotland and the family continue to invest and improve the parks on a rolling basis. 

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In 2015, three of our parks achieved Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor and booking.com awards.  In November 2015 Wood Leisure won Family Business of the Year in the Courier Awards − reinforcing their commitment and passion as a strong family business planning for the future!

In 2016 Blairgowrie Holiday Park won the Best Caravan Site at the Scottish Hospitality Awards.


In 2018 Wood Leisure was awarded 'Best Caravan Park Group' winner at the Scottish Hospitality Awards. All of our 6 parks were nominated in the SOLA 2018 awards, although sadly no winners this year. All of our parks achieved a TripAdvisor 'Certificate of Excellence', with Lomond Woods being awarded a TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award. Deeside Holiday Park finished as a runner-up in this years Aberdeen City & Shire Tourism Awards.

Previous awards include the prestigious Thistle Award for Customer Care, Best Park in Scotland and multiple David Bellamy Conservation Awards.

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Our Brand

2016 saw the launch of Wood Leisure (formerly known as ‘Holiday Parks’) to more accurately represent the true values and beliefs of the business, aligning ourselves with our mission and vision. The new Wood Leisure logo, which features a tree, gives reference to the family name and also to mother nature, with an emphasis on getting away from it all, relaxing and re-energising at our holiday parks. The tree itself combines a scripted ‘W’ emphasising the family’s deep-rooted commitment to quality and growth and of course, encompasses the name ‘Wood’ itself.

The holiday parks each have their own atmosphere and ambience reflecting the beautiful areas of Scotland where each park is located. At each park is a conscientious and friendly team of well-trained personnel all committed to ensuring a relaxed and enjoyable leisure experience for all of our guests. Together we aim to ensure that the business continues in the future to build on its reputation for great customer service, quality and family values.


Our holiday parks are dedicated to provide and maintain high levels of quality and service. We pride ourselves on providing high standards to all our customers, from our levels of cleanliness to customer service. 

Visit Scotland

Visit Scotland uses a five-level star-grading system to indicate the standard of customer care and range of facilities on offer at assessed establishments.

The number of stars awarded to the property indicate that it is;

  • Acceptable − 1 star
  • Good − 2 stars
  • Very Good − 3 stars
  • Excellent − 4 stars
  • Exceptional − 5 stars

For more information visit www.visitscotland.com/quality-assurance/


Our caravan holiday homes at Blairgowrie and Lomond Woods are Thistle-awarded and meet the specified criteria. Thistle-awarded caravans have been thoroughly inspected by Visit Scotland and provide top-class self-catering accommodation at affordable prices.

For more information on the Thistle Award visit www.thistleparks.co.uk

Walkers Welcome

Accommodation displaying the 'walkers welcome' badge have been inspected by visit Scotland and provide facilities specifically for walkers including drying facilities and facilities for washing clothes.

For more information, please visit http://www.visitscotland.com/quality-assurance/welcome-schemes

Cyclists Welcome

Accommodation displaying the 'walkers welcome' badge provide additional facilities specifically for cyclists and mountain bikers including bike storage and drying facilities.

For more information, please visit http://www.visitscotland.com/quality-assurance/welcome-schemes


Company Name: Wood Leisure
VAT Number: 502 7304 87
Head Office Address: Blairgowrie Holiday Park, Hatton Road, Blairgowrie PH107AL
Telephone: 01250 878123

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