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Press coverage


2014 Marketing on Mobile Awards: Shortlisted for categories 'Mobile optimised / responsive website' and 'Travel / leisure / sports / mobile strategy / campaign'

2013 West London Business Awards: Runner-up, West London Business of the Year

2011 British Travel Press Awards: Winner, Travel Journalists’ Award for the Best UK Travel Website of the Year





Lovie Awards logo  2011 Lovie Awards: Shortlisted, Travel/Tourism category


2011 Red Bull / Real Business Future 50 awards: Winner





2011 TravelMole Web awards: Winner, Travel directory category





2011 Travel Marketing awards: Winner (with Flagship Consulting), Best PR Strategic Campaign (Domestic)







2010 Good Web Guide: Finalist, Website of the Year




2010 Travolution Awards: Winner, Best UK Travel Information Website (vs TripAdvisor, Thomson, MSN Travel & others)


"This winner was considered, above the other contenders, to have had the biggest impact on its sector by creating a site that conveyed a personality and a real sense of fun. Judges liked the attention to detail and clever use of linking information to external sites. The site reflected an expertise and passion in the sector it serves. One judge said: 'I don’t camp but it made me want to go round the site'."


2010 British Travel & Hospitality Industry Hall of Fame: Finalist, Young Entrepreneur of the Year



Media coverage

19th April 2014: Traveller's Guide: Camping in France

12th April 2014: The Daily Telegraph [Travel], The top 10 places to stay with your dog

12th April 2014: The Scottish Sun, Late breaks

7th April 2014: Travelmole, Technology obsessed nation can still get its fix on holiday

6th April 2014: The Sun, Hols for under...

1st April 2014:, 20 top vantage points to watch Le Tour de France

25th March 2014: My Weekly, Blooming lovely holidays

25th March 2014: Bella, Beautiful botanicals

19th March 2014: Discover Britain, Different ways we like to holiday in the UK

16th March 2014:, Ask Frank

16th March 2014: The Mail on Sunday, Pulling into the US...the Rockies railroad

13th March 2014: Police Life, Outside money!

12th March 2014: Mother’s Day UK 2014: ideas for alternative travel gifts

2nd March 2014: Sunday Mirror, Top 10 sunshine campsites

2nd March 2014: Scottish Sun, Hols for under…

27th February 2014: Metro, Be-spoke camping trips...

27th February 2014:, Accommodation map launched for Tour de France route

22nd February 2014: The Daily Telegraph, How to book the best camping holidays

9th February 2014: The Mail on Sunday, Get set to spring into the great outdoors...

9th February 2014: Sunday Mirror, In tents… happiness

8th February 2014: My Weekly, Short breaks on a budget

7th February 2014: Mirror Online: In tents happiness: UK is a nation of happy campers - join in the fun…

2nd February 2014: Scottish Sun, Hols for under…

1st February 2014: Business Life (BA), Know this...

22nd January 2014: Mail Online, The best holiday bargains and late travel deals

15th January 2014: National Geographic Traveller, Where to stay

14th January 2014: Daily Express, Get packing

12th January 2014: The Sunday Times, Ultimate 100 holidays

10th January 2014: National Geographic Traveller, Where to stay

16th December 2013: Daily Mail, Save money over the holidays

15th December 2013: Sunday Express, Quick getaways

3rd December 2013: TNT, Yorkshire Dales

30th November 2013: The Sun, Don't leave it too late

7th November 2013: Shortlist, Essential apps

5th November 2013: The Sun, App of the Week

29th October 2013: Daily Mail, Money-saving holiday trips

29th September 2013: The Sunday Mirror, Deals of the Week

22nd September 2013: The Sun, Hols for under £500

16th September 2013: TNT, The Insider: Camping

18th August 2013 - The Sun, Travel round-up

2nd August 2013: Daily Mail, Five tips to save money over the summer holidays 

1st August 2013: Take a Break, It's great outdoors!

17th July 2013: Channel 4, SuperScrimpers

11th July 2013: Metro, British wild resorts

10th July 2013: The Independent, Our guide to pet friendly holidays in the UK

9th July 2013: BBC Radio Scotland, MacAulay and Co

7th July 2013: The Observer, Travel tips

4th July 2013: The Telegraph, Do Britons really hate camping?

28th June 2013: The Telegraph, Cycling in Britain

14th June 2013: Daily Mail, The best websites for camping

9th June 2013: The Sun, Father's day out

30th May 2013: The Telegraph, Perfect pitch: experts pick their favourite campsites

21st April 2013: The People, My perfect day

18th September 2012: The Mirror, Stay warm under the stars this autumn with a woodland glamping holiday

9th August 2012: Huffington Post, London 2012: the medal table of commerce

31st July 2012: Stylist, The 16 best ways to celebrate the Olympics

22nd July 2012: The Sun, A no rain guarantee tested

21st July 2012: The Guardian, Travel Trash

15th July 2012: The Observer, Keeping your head above water: how to enjoy a very British style of camping

15th July 2012: Belfast Telegraph, Pack & go: late breaks

15th July 2012: Sunday Mail (Daily Record), Travel update

14th July 2012: Daily Mirror, Expansion into Ireland

9th June 2012: The Mirror, Rock 'n' pole: the camper's guide to this year's festivals

12th May 2012: The Mirror, Camp Sights

15th April 2012: The Sunday Times, Summer's best deals - from £100 a person

4th April 2012: The Daily Mail, Leap in campsite bookings as Britons look to life under canvas

21st January 2012: The Sun, For love not money

21st January 2012: The Mirror, Warm to great outdoors

14th January 2011: The Times, Carry on camping, all through winter

26th November 2011: The Sun, Try winter glamping

20th November 2011: Sunday Mirror, In the know

18th November 2011: London Loves Business, Startup spotlight: how a two-year-old business conquered camping

9th October 2011: The Mirror, The fall guy-rope...Tim Bond on where to camp among the glorious autumnal camping

5th October 2011: The Independent, Time for an autumn escape?

26th September 2011: Daily Record, Canny Scots snapping up holidays with the latest craze - glamping

14th September 2011: Coventry Evening Telegraph, Glamp it up

7th September 2011: Birmingham Mail: Glamping it up

7th September 2011: Coventry Evening Telegraph, We can't go camping without straighteners

28th August 2011: Sunday Express, Caravan trade far from static

27th August 2011: Daily Mirror, Smart campers leave phones at home

27th August 2011: Daily Mirror, Options for money-savvy campers

4th August 2011: Yahoo! UK Travel, Child-free holidays 

2nd August 2011: Newstalk, Best Travel Websites 2011 

18th July 2011:, Life's a pitch - our essential guide for novice campers

15th July 2011: The Guardian, The best travel websites ever:

"This website screams 'camping is fun!'. You can scour campsites close to festival spots or search for one best suited to your interests, whether that's hiking, families or naturism. Once you've found a site you can check availability and book online."

15th July 2011: The Times, 40 best places to camp this year

14th July 2011: Web User, 100 best websites you've never heard of

9th July 2011: The Independent, The 50 best campsites

5th July 2011: Out & About Live, Facebook (R) data used to power campsite recommendations

4th July 2011: Big Issue North, Camping without tears

2nd July 2011: Yahoo! UK Travel, 10 things every camper should know 

25th June 2011: The Sun, Mud? Crowds? That's so last year

25th June 2011: The Mirror, City breaks under canvas

20th June 2011: MSN Travel, 10 uttterly ridiculous travel terms: Glamping and tramping

Spring/Summer 2011: HSBC Liquid (customer magazine for Premier account holders), Going on staycation

July 2011: Camping magazine, Camp Sight

June 2011: Ideal Home, Camping Pods

15th May 2011: The Independent, If you're feeling the pinch, just get yourself a pitch 

30th April 2011: The Independent: The 50 best travel websites

23rd April 2011: The Times, Travel doctor

23rd April 2011: The Times, Glamp it up with the cows

9th April 2011: Daily Mirror, Cheers to the best campsites with great pubs nearby

1st April 2011: e-tid, Trailer trash is latest trend

29th March 2011: Yahoo! UK Travel, Top 5 alternative camping sites

March 2011: Reader's Digest, Website of the month

"We've been canvassing (ahem) opinion on the best camping websites, and award-winning stands out from the crowd."

14th March 2011: BBC fast:track, Online check-in: St Patrick's Day and weddings worldwide

8th March 2011: Farmers Guardian, Comfy camping a big opportunity for farmers

28th February 2011: Daily Star, Carry on glamping

28th February 2011: Birmingham Mail, Website of the week

10th February 2011: allaboutyou, Holidays in the great outdoors - no tent needed 

10th January 2011: allaboutyou, Have a Hollywood holiday

2011: Camping (Scout Association), Camping Considerations

4th December 2010: The Sun, Carry on camping...with winter breaks under canvas

12th November 2010: What's Good on the Web, Find a camping or caravan site for your next holiday

"For anyone who is into camping and caravanning the website has to be a must-have bookmark"

6th November 2010: The Daily Telegraph, Push the boat out

29th October 2010: Travolution, agrees tie up with Merlin

29th October 2010: e-tid, Pitchup adds Merlin accommodation finder

23rd September 2010: Travelmole, Carry on campers - sector is booming, says VisitEngland

23rd September 2010: e-tid, Theatres and tents boost UK tourism

10th September 2010: 50Connect, Discover the real outdoors with the UK's most eco accommodation

4th September 2010: Oxford Mail, Real Music Buffs

3rd September 2010: Yahoo! UK Travel, The UK's 10 most unusual campsites

31st August 2010: Bent magazine, Forget camping, let's go glamping!

27th August 2010: The Guardian: Smash Hits - Top 50 Android Apps

8th August 2010: Independent on Sunday, Kiss me quick...I feel like a traditional break

6th August 2010: Travolution, adds bookability and availability calendar

1st August 2010: South Wales Echo, How the formerly humble art of camping has moved upmarket

31st July 2010: The Daily Telegraph, More people camping than staying in B&Bs (page 3 of print version)

31st July 2010: Daily Mirror, Camping in the UK - the coolest campsites for this summer

30th July 2010: Daily Mail, Botanist David Bellamy on why campsites should protect the environment

8th July 2010: New Media Age, Site of the Week

3rd July 2010: The Sun, From yurts to lodges...why camping is the cool thing to do

26th June 2010: Daily Mirror, Camping website has introduced online booking

23rd June 2010: Coventry Telegraph, Finding your dream campsite with ease

23rd June 2010: Birmingham Mail, Dan's new website has found the perfect pitch

17th June 2010: Yahoo! UK Travel, Top 10 dog friendly holiday spots

15th June 2010: Daily Mirror, 3am

12th June 2010: The Independent, The 50 best camping gear

12th June 2010: The Guardian, Insiders' guide to independent holidays for teenagers

28th May 2010: Daily Mail, Camping holidays 2010: From spaceships to Georgian yurts, the trends in pole position this summer

27th May 2010: TimesOnline, A Guide to Camping Jargon

Summer 2010: National Geographic Green, Pitch and Pub

15th May 2010: The Guardian, UK Campsites with More

May 2010: Essentials magazine, Camping goes glamping

March 2010: Junior magazine, The glamper's guide to camping

5th March 2010: Tnooz, Tourism groups concerned about broadband infrastructure

27th February 2010: Daily Mirror, Pitch Perfect

9th January 2010: Daily Mirror, Pitch and Sup

2nd December 2009: TimesOnline, Pitch and pint: top 10 pubs near campsites

20th October 2009: Web User (UK's top-selling internet magazine), Five-star review

"Keen caravanners and campers will love this comprehensive guide to sites throughout the UK and Ireland...With its green and brown design, looks great and is definitely worth pegging for perusal."

21st September 2009:, Campsite directory with a fresh pitch

21st October 2009: Tnooz, Pitchup charts early navigation with TomTom, plots transactional move 

12th October 2009: The Daily Telegraph, Letter published on rural broadband

3rd October 2009: The Sun, Holiday Boss Tent Dare

24th August 2009: Daily Mail, Website of the week

"struggling to find a campsite with availability or one that meets your requirements? Then the new website - which lists over 5,000 campsites across the UK and Ireland - may be a godsend."