Awards & Associations
“Wildlife wonderlands, and the chance of an amazing holiday experience: these are my paradise parks!”
– David Bellamy
Cornish Tourism Awards – Gold
Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park has won Gold in the Wildlife Friendly Tourism Business Award category at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2016/17
The Cornwall Tourism Awards shines the spotlight on the stars of the local tourism industry in Cornwall and with twenty-one categories applaud brilliance in all aspects of the visitor experience. This year there has been 195 entries and 75 finalists.
Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS)
Mother Ivey’s Bay is delighted to have been awarded the Green Tourism Business Scheme Award.
The GTBS is the leading sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK. Mother Ivey’s Bay has been assessed against a rigorous set of criteria, covering a range of areas, like energy and water efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and more. Three levels can be awarded Bronze, Silver, or Gold award based on level of achievement.
David Bellamy Gold Award
David Bellamy Conservation Awards are made each year to parks which can demonstrate policies showing active concern for the environment. Assisted by local nature groups and holidaymakers themselves, David Bellamy looks at virtually every aspect of park management – from the protection of plant and animal habitats to the efficient use of energy and recycling. Helping visitors to understand conservation is also considered an important qualifying feature. Three levels of excellence can be achieved: Gold, Silver and Bronze.
The Living Wage
Mother Ivey’s Bay is the first holiday park in the whole UK to become a fully accredited Living Wage employer, offering great career opportunities, training and decent pay to all staff. For many years Mother Ivey’s Bay has paid well above the national minimum wage and it is therefore a fairly small step making the commitment to pay at least the Living Wage to all staff.
Cornish Tourism Awards
– Winner of Winners
Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park has won Winner of Winners at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2015/16
The Cornwall Tourism Awards shines the spotlight on the stars of the local tourism industry in Cornwall and with twenty-one categories applaud brilliance in all aspects of the visitor experience.
Cornish Tourism Awards – Gold
Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park has won Gold at the Cornwall Tourism Awards in the Holiday Park & Village of the Year 2015/16 category and the Access & Inclusivity of the Year 2015/16 category.
Cornish Tourism Awards – Silver
Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park has won Silver at the Cornwall Tourism Awards in the Dog Friendly Accomodation 2015/16 category.
Cornish Guardian Community Awards
The Cornish Guardian Community Awards celebrate local individuals, groups and organisations who make a real difference to the lives of so many. Mother Ivey’s Bay has been awarded runner-up in the ‘Caring Company’ category.
Visit Britain Rose Award
Mother Ivey’s Bay is delighted to have been awarded the Visit Britain Rose Award. The Rose Award highlights and promotes selected high quality holiday parks that also provide a good proportion of first class caravan holiday homes for hire. This award cannot be attained unless the establishment is already part of the accommodation scheme and attains a Four or Five Star rating.
Holiday parks cannot apply for the Rose Award: the assessor will decide whether a park is eligible for consideration when conducting the routine quality assessment. If the park is eligible, the assessor will carry on to check whether the holiday caravans available for hire meet the strict Rose Award criteria.
Mother Ivey’s Bay has received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
South West England Tourism Awards
Mother Ivey’s Bay was a previous Gold award winner of this highly acclaimed and prestigious award.
Quality and friendliness are the key themes of Welcome Host and Mother Ivey’s is committed to providing a warm welcome for all visitors.
Premier Park 2015
Mother Ivey’s Bay is a member of Premier Park. Premier Park list over 100 campsites that are independently inspected and verified, and deemed to be of the highest standard.
Cornwall’s Finest Parks
Mother Ivey’s Bay is a member of Cornwall’s Finest Parks, a group of independent premier parks throughout Cornwall.