The Dandelion Hideaway
PANEL DISCUSSION - Glamping
About Sharon Earp
In 2010 Sharon founded The Dandelion Hideaway, establishing a back-to-nature, holiday experience on a farm in rural countryside. The ambition was and remains, to offer exceptional holidays with a collection of supremely, luxurious canvas cottages.
In 2017 The Dandelion Hideaway achieved a significant milestone, winning the most prestigious award in the industry, VisitEngland’s Excellence in Tourism Award for Glamping Provider of the Year; officially the Best Glamping Provider in the Country.
A rich pedigree of awards, The Dandelion Hideaway is the only glamping destination to have been shortlisted and awarded in the VisitEngland Excellence Awards for Self-Catering Accommodation in 2014, 2015, 2016.
In 2015, The Dandelion Hideaway was presented with the VisitEngland ROSE award in Recognition Of Service Excellence. This award is given to a handful of properties that are deemed to be exceptional.
The Trip Advisor story is the icing on the cake, having achieved the Certificate of Excellence every year since opening; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Sharon is chair of the North Warwickshire, Hinckley Bosworth Local Action Group, which forms part of the Programme for England (RDPE), responsible for overseeing the implementation of grant funding, whilst influencing rural development.