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Finlake Resort & Spa Winter 2022 Newsletter

Finlake Holiday Resort, Chudleigh, Newton Abbot
2021 Christmas Owner event

We would like to thank everyone who attended our December Christmas event! 

 Looking to the year ahead and our scheduled owner events, we wanted to share the below dates with you for your diaries. We will of course be able to share more specific information with you as and when plans are confirmed:  

  • Easter – Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd April 
  • Summer – Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd July 
  • Christmas – Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd December 
Dog Walking Area

We are pleased to share that our dog walking area will be finalised in the coming months, but we just wanted to give you a little sneak peek of the location! 

Food and Beverage  

During January and February, why not pop into The Hub and try the new winter warmer specials, all made with locally sourced ingredients! New dishes may include but are not limited to, shepherd pie, stews, broths, homemade soups, fish pie, and bangers and mash.  

Joy 

See ‘Joy’ out and about over the park during the peak season, serving a variety of different food options such as a wood-fired pizza, classic chip shop fish and chips, homemade burgers, and even some classic street food.   

Sirona Spa

Why not try something new in the Sirona Spa this year? Take a look at our full list of treatments and take your pick!  

Sporting events to keep an eye on in 2022

We are delighted to be able to bring the below sport to you live in both The Retreat and in the Moorland Suite:  

Winter Olympics – 4th February – 20th February 

Six Nations – 5th Feb – 19th March  

NFL Super Bowl LVI – 13th February  

Cheltenham Festival – 15-18 March  

Randox Health Grand National – Saturday 9 April  

English FA Cup Final – Saturday 14 May  

24 Hours of Le Mans 2022 – 11-12 June  

The Championships Wimbledon – 27 June – 10 July  

Cycling: 2022 Tour de France – 1-24 July  

London Marathon – Sunday 2 October  

FIFA World Cup Qatar – 21st November – 18th December  

Devon Country Pursuits

The amazing Devon Country pursuits will be back from the Easter half term, all the way through to September, offering their range of brilliant activities which include, but are not limited to: 

  • Axe throwing  
  • Archery 
  • Segway’s
  • Laser tag 

To book, please visit https://finlakeresort.co.uk/activities/ or call Finlake Falls on 01626 563 250 

Haulfryn’s David Bellamy Blooming Marvellous Pledge for Nature 

Further to our last newsletter, we have been delighted to get going with our David Bellamy Blooming Marvellous Pledge for Nature!  

 Work has already begun to get rid of stray branches on the grounds, thin trees, and foliage where required, as well as to remove all overgrown and tired wildflower areas. We are also looking to do some tree replanting as we head into the spring.  

 If you would like to join us in helping create our parks ‘blooming marvellous’ please do contact Debbie in sublet to see how you can get involved.  

Meet the Team

Gemma Foster  

Role at Finlake – Park Manager 

What I like to do in my spare time – Gym, paddleboarding with my family, watching football and F1 

Favourite Holiday Destination – Maldives 

Favourite Food?  – I love all seafood! 

Favourite Film? – Love films by Nicholas Sparks – they always make me cry! 

If you could meet anyone (past or present) who would it be? – Steve Jobs (although David Beckham is a close second)! 

Matt Green 

Role at Finlake - Deputy Park Manager 

What I like to do in my spare time – Spend time with my wife and kids 

Favourite Holiday Destination – Hawaii or anywhere hot and sunny!! 

Favourite Food?  – Indian 

Favourite Film? – James Bond Films  

If you could meet anyone (past or present) who would it be? – John F Kennedy  

James Wetherell 

Role at Finlake – Leisure Manager  

What I like to do in my spare time – Trail running is a great passion of mine, so any chance I get you will find me out in the fresh air exploring new trails all over Dartmoor

Favourite Holiday Destination – America, Chicago – I was fortunate enough to travel all around the states a few years back. Would be a dream to do it all over again

Favourite Food?  – Anything Italian. Love a good pizza with some nice garlic bread- all the carbs   

Favourite Film? – That’s a tough question. I think a good action movie. If I had to pick just one maybe The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

If you could meet anyone (past or present) who would it be? –  I would love to meet David Goggins. He is an ex-Navy Seal turned ultra marathon runner

Emma Bowman 

Role at Finlake – Customer Relations Manager  

What I like to do in my spare time – I sing bass in a barbershop acapella chorus and have competed all over the country. Highest achievement has been a silver medal at the international competition for which I am very proud. 

Favourite Holiday Destination – Spain  

Favourite Food?  – I love a good Chinese  

Favourite Film? - Harry Potter or any musical  

If you could meet anyone (past or present) who would it be? – Whitney Houston 

Useful Contacts

How to contact the right department for your query. 

Just call 0800 464 0900 and select the number for the department you wish to speak to, or you can reach us by email:  

Sublet 

finlake.sublet@haulfryn.co.uk  

Leisure 

finlake.activities@haulfryn.co.uk  

Sales 

finlake.sales@haulfryn.co.uk  

Food and Beverage 

finlake.f&b@haulfryn.co.uk  

Main Reception 

info@finlake.co.uk  

Spa 

sirona.spa@haulfryn.co.uk 

If you have any specific queries about your lodge and you don’t sublet, please contact Emma Vooght in the sales team.  

For any enquiries relating to the sublet lodges, please contact the sublet team. 

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