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How are AA caravan and camping sites quality rated?


Quality Standards

We assess and rate accommodation under a set of standards agreed by the UK tourist authorities – Common Quality Standards are the basis for the inspections that take place.

Caravan and Camping sites Star Rating

Ranging from 3 to 5, star ratings denote the standard of quality and variety of facilities for caravans and camping sites.

★ ★ ★ Three star parks are of a very good standard with well-maintained facilities and grounds, and attention to customer care and security. You can expect to find modern toilet blocks and also modern shower cubicles (one per gender for every 35 pitches). The parks offer some electric-hook-ups, hardstandings, wheel runs and/or firm level ground. A laundry with at least one washing machine and drying facilities will be available, and you can expect to find a children's playground.

★ ★ ★ ★ These parks have achieved an extremely high standard in all areas. You can expect fully tiled shower cubicles and some combined toilet-washing cubicles. A warden is available at all times, and there is a good level of security and supervision. At least half of the pitches will have an electric hook-up and there will be a maximum of 25 pitches per camping acre. There will also be a shop on site or nearby, and the park will have a reception area and a late-arrivals enclosure.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Premier Parks are of an extremely high standard, set in attractive surroundings with mature landscaping. Facilities, security and customer care are exceptional. You can expect to find electric hook-ups at most pitches, and first-class toilet facilities, including several self-contained cubicles ideally with a WC, washbasin and shower. At many Premier Parks you will find a well-equipped shop, a heated swimming pool, and a café, restaurant and/or bar.

AA Gold Stars are awarded to the very best camping parks with a Quality Score of 90% and above within the 3, 4 and 5 Star ratings. AA Platinum Stars are awarded to the very best camping parks with a Quality Score of 95% and above with a 5 Star rating.

Quality Assessed

This accreditation level involves a full inspection, testing all services to ensure minimum quality standards are met, but with no star rating awarded.

Read the AA Caravan and Camping Quality Standards

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