School holidays have just begun in England, in Scotland children are two weeks into their holidays, but caravan parks in our region are reporting up to a 50% reduction in visitor numbers.
Many are blaming the weather. However some hotels are reporting an increase in numbers. One theory is that bad weather is making people chose hotels.
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