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Dig For Victory: Adapting to the changing world

Tired of crunching numbers in your FY2024 budget to improve on a disappointing FY2023 holiday park forecast? This blog could be for you.

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Rix Group acquires Prestige

Hull family business J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd has acquired a leading residential park home maker to build on its holiday home and lodge portfolio manufactured by Victory Leisure Homes. 

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Park Spotlight: Beverley Holidays, Devon

Each month, we’ll be speaking to parks and dealerships across the UK to give you some inspiration. This month, we’re catching up with the team at Beverley Holidays in Paignton, Devon to find out more about their its three parks and the fantastic facilities available. They also share some insider top tips on what to do in the local area.

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The Evolution of the staycation

Evolution by Victory is Victory Leisure Homes’ world first solution to the sustainable staycation. With the staycation boom showing no signs of letting up, the holiday home and lodge industry continues to thrive. But true sustainability is only just being truly considered – thanks to Victory.

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Team talk with Clare Cooper

This month we speak to our not-so new Learning & Development Specialist, Clare, about how she is supporting the Victory team and bringing the best out in people.


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Intern insights with Isaac Binnington

This month we speak to Isaac Binnington, our 3D CAD and Visualisation Intern, to find out what he's learnt while at Victory, what he wants to do in future, and what he gets up to in his free time…  

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Perfect picnic spots in the UK

From sausage rolls and scotch eggs, to more adventurous antipasti platters or a full afternoon tea selection, we love hitting the road and finding the perfect spot to spend the day. To celebrate National Picnic month, we’ve put together our favourite picnic spots across the UK.

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Park spotlight: Yorkshire Spa Retreat

Nestled on the edge of the Howardian Hills, and a stones’ throw from the North Yorkshire Moors, this park is the epitome of luxury. With exquisite dining experiences, indulgent spa facilities and amenities which are on par with a boutique hotel, there’s no wonder Yorkshire Spa Retreat is part of the exclusive Hoseasons Magnificent Collection. 

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Escape to Scotland: Why a trip north is the perfect way to spend your summer

You can find our holiday homes and lodges on a whole host of parks, stretching almost the length and breadth of the country. We have picked out some of our favourite Scottish escapes to give you a taste of how to spend your upcoming holiday, while staying in a Victory.

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Team talk with Allannah Harraway

This month we speak to Allannah Harraway, our Senior Interior Designer and Visualiser to find out how she brings our holiday homes and lodges to life, what she loves about Interior Design, what inspires her, and how she relaxes in her free time…  

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Park spotlight: Argyll Caravan Park

Nestled amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of Scotland's Argyll and Bute region, Argyll Caravan Park is a hidden gem. With its idyllic location and captivating natural beauty, this park offers a truly enchanting escape for those in search of a tranquil retreat. We sat down with the team to find out more about their lovely park…

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How to choose the right bedding for a perfect night’s sleep

In this guide, we’ll explore the key things to consider when selecting bedding for your holiday home or lodge and provide you with useful tips to help you make the right decision. From materials to thread count, we'll cover it all to make sure you find the ideal bedding for a restful and refreshing sleep.

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Team talk with Robbie Rix

This month, we speak to Robbie Rix – one of our 3D CAD Engineers and board member of the Rix Group, our parent company. He joined Victory fresh out of school with no experience in 3D CAD but has since become a highly valued member of the drawing team.

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We're supporting the Jamie Loncaster Memorial Fund

In honour and memory of one of Victory’s team members, Darren Bainbridge-Austin, who sadly died of cardiac arrest last year, Victory’s chosen charity for the next two years is the Jamie Loncaster Memorial Fund.

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Park spotlight: Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park

Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park is a 5* award winning holiday park located just over a mile from St Andrews town centre. The park has been welcoming proud holidaymakers and homeowners to their park for over 40 years. Open from March to January each year, it’s a great place to own your own Victory home.

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Coronation party ideas fit for a king

Many will be heading away to their holiday home to mark the country’s first Coronation in 70 years – giving them the ideal scenic spot in which to mark the historic occasion. If you’re hosting Coronation celebrations, here are our top tips to wow your guests…

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Explore the Cornish countryside with Tregoad Holiday Park

Tregoad Holiday Park is a 5-star rural hideaway situated in the Looe Valley, with breathtaking views overlooking the rolling Cornish hills and Looe Island. Whether you want to fish, hike, or relax, there's plenty to do in the sublime Cornish countryside - here are our top picks of things to do in and around Looe…

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Meet our new partner My Leisure Home

We’re excited to announce that we’ve signed an exclusive deal with My Leisure Home to become our sole dealer in the East of England.

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Team talk with Steph Atkin

This month, we speak to our Key Account Manager, Steph Atkin, who looks after our large group customers. Here we find out about her years of industry experience, what she gets up to in her free time and what she loves about Victory…

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What makes a best-selling holiday home?

Discover the story of the Lakewood: the holiday home that broke the mould. And get a sneak peek at what’s coming next…

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Partner spotlight: Independent Park Network

In March, we visited Phill Burton and his team at Independent Park Network (IPN), one of our new distributors located in northeast. Based at Scotch Corner, just off the A1, IPN have recently revamped their showground and have a range of Victory’s on display and can recommend the best parks in that region to own a holiday home or lodge.

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Steve Toas joins our senior leadership team

Steve’s new role will focus on ensuring that Victory’s quality is unparalleled, while forming strong relationships with customers across the UK in order to build a programme of continuous improvement.

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The best UK holiday parks for families

Do you struggle to keep the kids entertained in the holidays? From water parks to family-friendly holiday parks, theme parks to lively beach resorts, a staycation is great for all the family. Here are our top picks of parks that are best for children. They’re all near attractions that will keep the kids busy and you stress free in the school holidays. 

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On the line with Mark Henry

Mark Henry, one of our Process Managers, has been with Victory since the start. Since then he's moved through various roles and knows the ins and outs of Victory from the start of the production line to the end. We caught up with him to find out why he loves his role so much…

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Interior design trends to look out for in 2023

Our expert team of interior designers have seen a shift in design trends over the last few years. Read on to discover the design trends to look out for in 2023 and how you can incorporate them into your space.  

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The UK’s most Instagrammable holiday parks

Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and got #holidayenvy? We’ve got you covered. From sandy beaches to enchanting forests, vast lakes to picturesque meadows - here’s a roundup of the most Instagrammable holiday parks to make your grid stand out, while you enjoy staycation to remember.

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Intern insights with Megan Brooks

We recently welcomed Meg Brooks to Victory to experience different departments during her “year in industry” placement. So far, she's got to grips with HR and Marketing, and will shortly be moving into procurement. Let's find out a bit more about Meg…

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Perfect UK cycling holidays

The Great British public cycles more than five billion miles every year. With hundreds of cycling routes just waiting to be explored across the UK, we’ve put together a collection of popular routes, so you can put your best pedal forward. Make your next cycling holiday a staycation to remember!

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On the line with Sam Radford

With a safety first mentality and a keen eye on manufacturing efficiencies, we sat down with Operational Improvement Manager, Sam Radford, to find out what he has planned for Victory and what he loves about working here.

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Partner spotlight: ZedTen Caravans

We’re delighted to introduce you to our long standing distributor in South Wales, Zedten Caravans. Founded in 2001, Zedten has been offering our luxury leisure homes to holidaymakers for over 10 years. Their showground in Pembrokeshire is the largest in Wales and they have plenty of Victory’s to choose from.

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On the road with Tom Johnson

We speak to our Area Sales Manager in Scotland, Tom, about his favourite things about his "patch" and what he loves about Victory.

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On the line with Kerry Collier

This month, we speak to Kerry Collier - our production administrator at Gilberdyke. A well loved member of the Victory family, Kerry provides much-needed support to our production team and wider business. Let's find out more about her…


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On the line with Gary Spence

This month, we speak to Gary Spence, our Senior Production Manager at our Hull site, about his years of industry experience, how he makes sure production runs smoothly, and what he likes to do when he’s not in the factory. Here’s what he had to say…

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On site with Jimmy Kassim

This month, we speak to Jimmy Kassim, our popular groundskeeper, who knows everyone and everything. He's been here for over 12 years and knows the factory inside out - here we find out more about his life at Victory and what makes him tick.

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Fireside chat with Steve Bulliment

This month we speak to our Research & Innovation Director, Steve, about innovation, sustainability and what he loves about the holiday home industry.

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Fireside chat with Mark Cooper

We speak to our Head of Customer Experience, Mark, about his passion for brilliant customer service and his plans for 2022 and beyond.

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Fireside chat with Jamie Kirk

This month we speak to our Commercial Director, Jamie Kirk, a proud native of bonnie Scotland with bag(pipe)s of experience in the industry. Let’s find out what makes Jamie tick and why he’s so excited about the future of Victory.

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Fireside chat with Chris Walton

Say hello to Chris Walton, our head of procurement, who looks after our suppliers to keep the production cogs turning. He's been here for over 3 years and is an integral part of the Victory family - let's find out more...


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Explore Cornwall with Lovat Parks

There’s a reason Cornwall is the first choice for a second home. Steeped in fascinating history and folklore, boasting some of the best beaches in the world, and who can forget the delightful delicacies of a pasty or traditional cream tea? If you're thinking of owning a holiday home In this beautiful destination - enjoy peace of mind with a Victory holiday home.

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A Victory with a view

If you’re looking to book a staycation with stunning scenery, or are planning your next holiday in the most ‘Instagram-able’ location, this guide is for you. We’ve curated a selection of holiday parks in locations that will truly take your breath away.

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A Great British Bank Holiday getaway

Her Majesty The Queen’s platinum jubilee is almost upon us – and what better way to celebrate than to spend the Bank Holiday weekend at one of England’s best holiday parks? Here’s our round-up of parks that will give you a right royal welcome. Just remember to pack the bunting!

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A day in CAD with Fil Migrala

This month, we speak to Fil Migrala - one of our 3D CAD Engineers. He started life at Victory as an apprentice and has become an integral part of the drawing team. Here we find out what he loves about CAD and working at Victory, and how he spends his spare time…

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6 must-have staycation items

What’s already included in my staycation rental? Have I forgotten the bottle opener? And is it really possible to ‘overpack’? We know how to holiday. And that also means knowing what to pack. So whatever your next staycation has in store for you, we’ve got you covered with our ‘holiday home essentials’ list.

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Halloween interior design tips

For interior enthusiasts, there’s more to Halloween than pumpkins and pockets full of sweets. When it comes to seasonal décor, there’s a fine line between très chic and très horrific. Allannah, our Interior Designer, is here to help you transform your holiday home for Halloween, sharing what’s trick or treat worthy when it comes to spooky spaces.

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The most haunted staycation spots

The UK is rich in history, so it’s no surprise that it’s a hotbed for spooky happenings. Whether you’re a firm believer in the paranormal, or a sceptic still on the fence, it’s all very fascinating to say the least. We thought we’d share some of the ‘most haunted’ UK spots you may or may not want to visit… read on to find out the gory details.

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The most peaceful staycation spots

If you need to escape your feed, to feed your soul and be at one with nature, this is your sign to switch off and book yourself a break away. It’s time to stop thinking about your ‘Insta-grid’ and go off-grid. Don’t know the first place to start? Try our curated guide of some of the best and beautiful remote spots the UK has to offer. 

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On the line with Kevin Buchanan

This month, we speak to Kevin Buchanan, our Head of Manufacturing at our Gilberdyke site, about his years of industry experience, how he motivates his team, and his passions outside of production. Here’s what he had to say…

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Kitchen safety tips for children

The summer holidays are the perfect opportunity to create memories that last a lifetime by getting the little ones involved in cooking and preparing meals. And, because the first ingredient in the recipe for fun-filled time together in the kitchen is safety, we’ve put together some top tips and useful kit to help ensure everything runs smoothly. 

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Spruce up this spring

Spring has sprung! Well, almost. Get your holiday home ready for the season with lighter soft furnishings, brighter accessories and fresh foliage. Not sure where to start? We’re here to help. Our interior designer, Mary, shares her style predictions for spring and beyond in our blog.

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Staycation gems on the Emerald Isle

With unbeatable coastlines, ocean views, exhilarating activities and much more, you can enjoy a break in a Victory leisure home in many locations across Ireland. Here are just a few of our favourite parks…

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Victory chooses a ‘downright special’ charity of the year

Victory has announced its chosen charity for 2022, which is an organisation particularly close to the heart of one long serving member of staff. Downright Special supports children with Down Syndrome in Hull and the East Riding.

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Sweet dreams are made of SnooVe

Our SnooVe mattresses will make sure you’re as comfy as can be, but it’s not just our high quality mattresses that will help you get enough zzz’s. We sat down with Yorkshire GP Dr. Carruthers and asked him how to get the most out of bedtime…

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The perfect staycation pancakes

With Pancake Day just around the corner, there’s no better excuse to (re)introduce yourself to the various types of pancakes that originated in the country your Victory lodge is located. Whether that’s England, Ireland, Scotland or Wales, there’s a different pancake for each for you to try.

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The perfect Galentine's getaways

This ‘Galentine’s Day’, grab your girlfriends and head off to escape your responsibilities for one night with a girly getaway to remember! Our holiday homes are designed for the ‘perfect night in’ – with big sofas perfect for movie marathons, spacious bathrooms to get ready for the evening in, and kitchens perfect for dancing & cocktails!

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Preparing your holiday home for winter

During winter your home may be left for long periods of time so it’s important that you protect it from the cold conditions & nesting vermin before you leave. Here are our top tips to prepare your home for winter to avoid costly insurance premiums.

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In pods we trust

We’ve pulled together some of our fave audible delights. Perfect for listening to on the drive to your Victory or whilst you’re pottering about your leisure home. Hit play and switch off…

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Staycation for the nation

We’re celebrating and shining a light on some of our favourite UK spots – because when it comes to escaping the everyday, no one does it quite like us Brits. Check out our handy guide, make your sarnies for the road and don’t forget to pack your wellies and your big coat!

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Pumpkins, spice, and all things nice

With the autumn / winter season fast approaching, we recap over the 2021 staycation boom in the UK and what’s ahead for 2022 from our industry-leading Design and Interiors team at Victory.

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We're all going on a sustainable holiday

A new generation of holidaymakers have been inspired to stay closer to home and are now considering the environmental impact and value for money as important factors in planning their post-pandemic breaks.

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Download our new recipe collection

We’ve partnered with author and creator of Instagram sensation @_myfirstmeals Grace Mortimer to create a recipe collection specifically designed to keep children’s brains active! The collection means that children of all ages can practice a range of different skills whilst helping to increase confidence.

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A Summer Solstice staycation

Known for it's vibrant coastal resorts and charming villages, Lincolnshire is the perfect place for all of the family to create holiday memories. With seven seaside resorts across the Lincolnshire coast, stretching from Skegness to Mablethorpe, Coastfields parks are the perfect base to unwind and relax after a day exploring.

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A Christmas holiday home glow up

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas lights, treats by the fire and time with the people you care about most – and if you're spending Christmas at your Victory, you’ll  want to know how best to bring that all important Christmas sparkle into your celebrations.

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