Dream-A-Way New Caravan Opened by Formula one Legend

Wow what a terrific day we all had at the official opening of Dream-A-Way’s latest addition to our fleet of luxury holiday homes at beautiful Sandy Bay




Smiles and cheers were the order of the day as Dream-A-Way President, Nigel Mansell CBE cut the tape and welcomed friends, supporters and special guests to view the inside of the stunning new holiday home
Named after Dream-A-Way’s long standing supporter and Vice President, Charlie Thomas 88 years, who accompanied Mr Mansell in the celebration



We were joined by Dream-A-Way Patron Sir John Evans accompanied by Lady Evans, the Lord Mayor and Lady
Mayoress of Exeter, Councillor and Mrs Prowse, Devon Cliffs senior management team, committee members and invited guests


The first family to enjoy this special holiday home were the Swift family from Exeter and mum Jo said

Vans_137“It was a huge honour to meet Mr Mansell and the Dream Team. The new caravan is awesome and Molly and Hope had an amazing holiday. We cannot praise and thank Dream-A-Way enough as they have all worked so hard to get where they are today”


Following the official ceremony the guests were invited to join Mr Mansell at the stunning South Beach – where they all enjoyed complimentary fizz and delicious canapés generously supplied by Bourne Leisure




Vans_297Nigel Mansell stunned the guests with his unbelievable table magic including one card trick specifically for Charlie Thomas





Councillor Prowse said:

“Thank you for inviting us to join you all at yet another milestone in the history of Dream-A-Way. It was our first visit to the site and to say that what we saw with open eyes of the great work you do, is an understatement. Congratulations on caravan no 8 – what an achievement”


Dream-A-Way now own 8 luxury holiday homes at Sandy Bay and one at Ladram Bay All have ramped access and balconies and 3 have internal adaptations to assist our wheel chair guests


They purchased their first holiday home in 1999 and since then over 10,000 guests have enjoyed holiday breaks at the award winning East Devon resorts


David Bennett the General Manager for Devon Cliffs commented:

“Haven Devon Cliffs are very proud to work with and have Dream-A-Way as Holiday Home Owners. Such a wonderful Charity and worthy cause To have this as an option on our park is a pleasure and a privilege allowing so many guests who otherwise couldn’t enjoy it to spend life changing time with us. Well done from all the Devon Cliffs team to Jeff and the entire Dream-A-Way Team who do such amazing work.”


Vans_118A very proud chairman Jeff Merrett MBE remarked:

“Dream-A-Way are extremely proud of our luxury fleet and grateful to our wonderful volunteer team who maintain and clean these lovely holiday homes. Our fleet provide thousands of people with a tremendous holiday experience which would not be possible without the generous support of our many active fundraisers and supporters”


On behalf of our wonderful legend Charlie Thomas, we would like to offer sincere thanks to everyone who has helped us to make the impossible, possible



For more information on Dream-A-Way please take a look at their website www.dream-a-way.org  email info@dream-a-way.org telephone 07796 442 144



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