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After studying Psychology, at Cambridge University as part of a Natural Sciences degree, Bella embarked on a career in Marketing.
Over the course of 20 years she marketed brands such a Beefeater Gin, Solpadeine and Hedex, Snack-a-Jacks and Huggies nappies; and she successfully created and marketed two of her own businesses; a South West London Garden Design Practice and now an Award-Winning Glamping Business.
Longlands is in its sixth season and has been a phenomenal success, right from the outset: Longlands had an occupancy of 95% in its first year; produced a turnover of almost £200,000 in year two, in year three it generated an operating profit almost twice that of the business plan agreed with the bank; in Year five it was the first Glamping site to be awarded Gold by Visit England; and in Year six, the were awarded Gold for Glamping Business of the Year in both the South West and the Devon Tourism Awards and were recognised as one of the Top 3 Glamping sites in the country by VisitEngland.
Bella offers a one day Glamping course in which she shares her insights & secrets, whilst providing all the essential information you will need to gain planning consents, write a business plan, design your site, write a marketing plan, understand the day to day tasks of running the site, and manage the all important change over day. If you are serious about starting your own Glamping Business you cannot afford to miss this course!
For those wanting specific questions answered or a bespoke approach, Bella also offers consultations either face to face at Longlands or over the phone.
“Bella has not just been in the business, she is the business! Save yourself a fortune & get a guru!” Thomas Noel, The Gathering. See our Client page for those that have benefitted from Bella’s insights and knowledge.
NEW for 2017: A Marketing Course specifically for Accommodation Providers, including Glamping Businesses, Self Catering Cottages, Guest Houses and Hotels. Learn from someone with 20 years of marketing experience, an award winning business, and occupancy levels consistently over 90%!
A Marketing Course specifically for Accommodation Providers, including Glamping Businesses, Self Catering Cottages, Guest Houses and Hotels.£595
A one day course at Longlands providing insights, guidance and invaluable contacts & information for planning, setting up and running a successful glamping business.£595
A meeting at Longlands in one of our lodges, in which you control the agenda and ask questions specific to your site and situation.£245 per hour
Fill in this form and we will get in touch with you soon to confirm your booking.
Alternatively, contact Bella on 01271 882004 or 07798 526133.