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National planning policy is generally supportive of new tourism development, particularly in locations where the rural economy will be supported.  CMP has achieved planning permission for a very wide range of holiday let proposals across the country.

Conversion of existing buildings to form tourist accommodation

Nenmead Farm, High Ham

Planning permission granted for the conversion of a redundant Dutch barn and altered farm store building into a self-catering holiday let.


Caravan, Camping and Glamping sites

Shepherd Hut, Scottish Borders

Planning permission granted for a shepherd hut and associated landscaping to provide tourist accommodation.

Winery, Shaftesbury

Planning permission obtained for 2 contemporary log cabins and 3 camping pods as part of a farm diversification scheme.

French’s Farm, Suffolk

Full planning permission obtained for 3 log cabins to provide self-catering holiday accommodation.

This business is now up an running. The cabins are proving popular and are enjoying excellent occupancy.

Hardington Mandeville

Planning permission granted for a small glamping site just outside the village consisting of a log cabin and 2 shepherd huts.

West Lydford

Planning permission granted for the siting of up to 6 bell tents and the erection of 2 utility buildings.

Biddisham, Axbridge

Permission obtained for log cabins. Application included the preparation and submission of a Flood Risk Assessment.

Marketing and feasibility studies

North Curry

Permission granted for the siting of 3 shepherd huts to provide holiday accommodation. Applications for tourist accommodation require the submission of detailed marketing and feasibility studies in order to satisfy the relevant tourism policies.

This farm diversification scheme was located on the Somerset Levels in an area prone to flooding, though the site itself was in Flood Zone 1. A Flood Risk Assessment was submitted as part of the application.

Little Norton

Planning permission granted on appeal for the stationing of 1 fully accessible log cabin and 2 shepherd huts to provide holiday accommodation in a rural location at the foot of Ham Hill.