Holiday, Touring and Camping Park

This section provides you with assessment criteria and guidance information for holiday parks, touring parks, camping parks and individual caravan holiday homes.


The grading scheme:

  • Evaluates every aspect of a park in a measured, objective way
  • Recognises that there are many different types of provision on parks throughout the UK
  • Assesses a facility on its quality and conditions, not its size age or manufacturer.

PDF document Guidance Notes for Holiday, Touring and Camping Park - size 644kb


These criteria notes contain information on all the aspects which contribute to the quality grade of your establishment. Details of the percentages (and conditions) required to reach each star grade are given.


PDF document Criteria for Holiday, Touring and Camping Park - size 500kb


Holiday parks accommodation providers are also required to implement at least 15 out of (up to) 38 sustainability actions which are reviewed to achieve the minimum standards for Quality Assurance.


PDF document Sustainability Actions for Holiday Parks - size 240kb



Welcome Scheme

A range of Welcome Schemes has been developed by VisitScotland to complement our Quality Assurance Scheme. VisitScotland's Welcome Schemes recognise the efforts of quality assured businesses to cater for the needs of visitors with specific interests.  Assessment is based on the provision of facilities and services and recognises efforts made by operators to provide for visitors.


Welcome Scheme participation is now part of the Quality Assurance Scheme at no additional cost. If you wish your grading to include any of the specific Welcome Schemes you must complete the application form and your advisor will check that you meet the criteria at the time of their visit.


View the Welcome Scheme criteria documents and application form.


Digital Review

A Digital Review is available free of charge to businesses that are part of our Quality Assurance scheme. A Digital Review is carried out by your VisitScotland Industry Relationship Manager and provides an overview of your website and, where possible, your website users with feedback about possible improvements and changes.

PDF document Digital Review - size 124kb

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