The park, Sunnyside Croft at Arisaig, on the Fort William to Mallaig road, is a winner of the David Bellamy Conservation Award at its top gold level. The celebrity botanist Professor Bellamy said that the family team behind the park, Julie and Ian Bryce and their two children, had created a wildlife haven on the Road to the Isles coastal route.
It was 11 years ago that Julie and Ian swapped their Glasgow building contracting business for a rural lifestyle on the 45-acre croft which looks out to the islands of Eigg and Rum.
Three years ago, they decided to dedicate a part of the croft to 40 pitches for touring caravans, motor-homes and tents.
A raft of different environment-friendly measures contributed to the award following an audit by David Bellamy's Conservation Foundation.
Initiatives include the dedication of wildlife corridors around the edge of the park and the creation of wildlife habitats from brash heaps for insects and small mammals to bird boxes.
David Bellamy applauded the site for the scores of indigenous trees planted by the couple and their maintenance of the traditional hedgerows, both providing valuable wildlife habitats and the moves made to minimise energy usage, including the use of recycled glass "eco-wool" to insulate the toilet and shower building.