The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd

Contact details

Member - Full
Holidays and Travel
Catherine Davies
The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd  
02476 475348
Greenfields House, Westwood Way, Westwood Business Park, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 8JH, United Kingdom

About The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd

CCCCompany Overview

Formed in 1901, The Camping and Caravanning Club is the oldest and largest club for camping. The Club operates over 100 Club Sites, 15 of which are franchised and 20 Camping in the Forest Sites across the UK. The club’s mission is to ‘have highly satisfied members’ of which there are over half a million.

Franchise Overview

The Camping and Caravanning Club is the world’s oldest and largest camping club. Franchisees of the Camping and Caravanning Club open and run their own camp site, promoting it to 528,000+ members. Members can enjoy over 4,000 places to camp in the UK, including Camping in the Forest Holiday Sites. As a Camping and Caravanning Club franchisee, you will be part of one of the most successful outdoor organisations in the UK.

The Friendly Franchise is proud to be a full member of the British Franchise Association.

CCCKey Information

  • Network Size: Over 100 units
  • Franchise Type: Opportunity for both management and job
  • Typical Start-up Cost: Depends on size/location
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £400,000
  • Franchise Location: Outdoor sites
  • Market: B2C

To understand exactly what is, and what is not, included in this financial information, click here (opens in a new window).


We offer our franchisees a comprehensive training and development programme aimed at providing you with the knowledge and skills required to set up and run your sites ‘in the spirit of The Friendly Club’.

Daily Life of a Franchisee

CCCWorking in partnership with the Club, you will have help, advice and assistance to get you started – and support once you are up and running. No days are the same as a Club franchisee!

Franchisees are expected to be hands-on in the running of their campsite, undertaking a wide variety of jobs from pitching campers and cleaning toilets to manning the reception and cutting the grass.  Franchisees will also be required to complete all the day-to-day business and finance tasks involved.

The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd Case studies

  • Denise Ingram and Gabriel Hutchings

    The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd: Denise Ingram and Gabriel Hutchings

    Denise Ingram and Gabriel Hutchings were seeking a new opportunity that would also enable them to have a complete change of lifestyle, following the sale of their thriving organic vegetables business that Gabriel had started from scratch.

  • Nicky Sellier and David Weller

    The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd: Nicky Sellier and David Weller

    Becoming franchisees with The Camping and Caravanning Club has enabled Nicky Sellier and David Weller to realise their ambition to have a business of their own and a completely different lifestyle as well.

  • Karen and Greg Baines

    The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd: Karen and Greg Baines

    After many years working in education, teachers Karen and Greg Baines decided they would like to do something completely different in a new sector where they could work together.

  • Jayne and Chris Woods

    The Camping and Caravanning Club (franchising) Ltd: Jayne and Chris Woods

    Booking a family camping holiday turned out to be the first step on the path to a very welcome and complete change of lifestyle for Jayne and Chris Woods, franchisees at the Teversal, Nottinghamshire campsite of The Camping and Caravanning Club.

    ChipsAway International Ltd - Franchisee case study

    Former Sales and Marketing Director, Andy Cornell, had been made redundant twice in three years. So, he decided to take his career into his own hands and become his own boss rather than risk the threat of redundancy again. Now, 6 years down the line, Andy has been named Franchisee of the Year 2016, and Business Mentor of the Year three years in a row!

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