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Meadow Bay Villages, a newly formed holiday & residential parks group led by highly experienced operators and backed by long-term, sector-committed institutional investors, are pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Billing Aquadrome and three other holiday parks across England.

Delivering unparalleled quality and service to all our guests and owners


Meadow Bay’s management team has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the operation of holiday and residential parks nationwide and is dedicated to actively engaging with and nurturing the owner communities, as well as enhancing the holiday experiences through direct investments into the newly acquired sites.

This first landmark acquisition for Meadow Bay Villages comprises more than 2,600 occupied pitches, has significant on-site development potential and presents a unique opportunity for the group to establish a platform for growth across the UK leisure sector.

Commenting on the acquisition, Geoffrey Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Meadow Bay Villages previously serving in management roles at Cove Communities and Bourne Leisure, with over 32 years of experience in the holiday sector, expressed enthusiasm for the venture, stating:

“We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Billing Aquadrome, Hayling Island Holiday Park, Golden Leas Holiday Park, and Cogenhoe Mill and we relish the opportunity to engage with both owners and holidaymakers to offer a best-in-class experience whilst progressing exciting plans for further investment and development at these already great locations. Delivering value to our customers through an engaging and reliable service is at the heart of our proposition, and we very much look forward to developing the communities at our parks.”


Billing Aquadrome

Located in the Nene Valley, in the heart of Northamptonshire, With fantastic facilities, stunning country walks and fully-stocked fishing lakes there really is something for everyone at Billing Aquadrome. Perfect for families, couples and groups alike and not forgetting your four-legged friends!


Golden Leas

Offering all you would expect from a traditional seaside destination, Golden Leas is in a pretty special part of the world. The golden sand of Leysdown’s award-winning Blue Flag beach is just 10-minutes away, perfect to explore time and again.


Hayling Island

Venture off the mainland to discover a world away from the everyday, where life moves at a more leisurely pace. The peaceful village atmosphere at Hayling Island, awarded The David Bellamy Gold Award for Conservation, gives you the space to fill your days however you want.