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Awards

 2014
WINNER

Marketing on Mobile Awards: Winner for 'Travel / leisure / sports / mobile strategy / campaign' category and Runner-up for 'Mobile optimised / responsive website'

 2013
RUNNER-UP
 

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

 2011
WINNER

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

 2011
SHORTLISTED
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Lovie Awards: Shortlisted, Travel/Tourism category

 2011
WINNER

Red Bull / Real Business Future 50 awards: Winner

 2011
WINNER

TravelMole Web awards: Winner, Travel directory category

 2011
WINNER

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

 2010
FINALIST

Good Web Guide: Finalist, Website of the Year

 2010
WINNER

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

 2010
FINALIST

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

 
 

Press coverage

Media coverage

1st June 2015: Sunday Times Travel Magazine, The Knowledge: The seven rules of camping

1st June 2015: Ideal Home, Appy talk

3rd May 2015: Western Morning News, Five coastal breaks across the UK and Europe

1st May 2015: Camping Magazine, Law of the campsite

19th April 2015: Western Morning News, Late deals

18th April 2015: The Times, Europe's 20 best glamping sites

12th April 2015: The Scottish Sun, Where to be a happy glamper

5th April 2015: The People, Pitch up in Andalucia

1st April 2015: Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Save on group travel 

1st April 2015: your-hols.com, Which of these 20 travel April Fool stories is the real deal?

22nd March 2015: Western Morning News, Go wild about survival skills with a stay in the Westcountry

18th March 2015: Made in Essex, Cool and quirky holiday ideas

12th March 2015: Thejc.com, Five reasons to holiday in a tent

10th March 2015: TravelDailyNews.com, British travel businesses revel in the benefits of strong pound 

9th March 2015: your-hols.com, 10 Easter holiday deals

1st March 2015: Farmers Mart, Diversification boosts income for farmers, says Pitchup.com founder Dan Yates  

1st March 2015: Woman & Home, Self insider

28th February 2015: Liverpool Echo, Go west!

28th February 2015: Birmingham Mail, Go west!

26th February 2015: feetontheground.holiday, New Airstream camping in Italy

23rd February 2015: Metro, The Hot List

22nd February 2015: dailyrecord.co.uk, What can be cooler than wild winter camping? 

21st February 2015: Shropshire Star, Campsites can boost income for farmers

20th February 2015: Pembrokeshire Herald, Park Farm named the ideal place to 'pitch up' 

19th February 2015: Westmorland Gazette, Site has fastest growth

15th February 2015: The Sun, Bargain

9th February 2015: Travolution.co.uk, Android overtakes iPhone for user revenue according to Pitchup.com

7th February 2015: The Times, Travel Doctor

7th February 2015: The Daily Telegraph, What's new in Cornwall

5th February 2015: Scarborough News, Something to crow about for visitors

2nd February 2015: www.imrg.org, Pitchup.com booking stats reveal Android outperforming iPhone for first time

2nd February 2015: www.internetretailing.net, Pitchup.com booking stats reveal Android outperforming iPhone for first time

1st February 2015: Sunday Mail (Glasgow), Wild about the west

1st February 2015: Essentials, The big chill

29th January 2015: www.mirror.co.uk, Sun, sea and Sandringham: Norfolk camping break is (almost) fit for a Queen

28th January 2015: www.businessweek.com, Pack your bags for the Eurozone

23rd January 2015: Cornish Guardian, Book in Bude

20th Januray 2015: www.traveldailynews.com, Blue Monday? Not if you get outside says Pitchup.com

19th January 2015: Derby Telegraph: Holiday park has pitch perfect sales

17th January 2015: The Times, The 50 best holidays in Spain 

12th January 2015: www.kentonline.co.uk, Family attraction named as most popular place to camp in South East 

11th January 2015: The Scottish Sun, Hols for under...

9th January 2015: www.lynnnews.co.uk, North Runcton campsite named as top-selling site in East Anglia 

8th January 2015: www.cosmopolitan.co.uk, 9 holidays under £200

7th January 2015: www.mirror.co.uk, Bank holidays 2015: Snap up the cheapest hotels now

7th January 2015: www.morningadvertiser.co.uk, Business booster: Setting up a pub campsite

6th January 2015: Travel Daily News, January holiday bookings soar as temperatures drop

4th January 2015: The Scottish Sun, Hols for under...

27th December 2014: The Scottish Sun, Visitors on the up

25th December 2014: Southern Reporter (Borders), Peebles top seller

21st December 2014: The Scottish Sun, Slope off for some ski fun

19th December 2014: Peeblesshirenews.com, Rosetta is 'most appealing'

14th December 2014: The Scottish Sun, Hols for under...

13th December 2014: The Guardian, No need to hibernate

11th December 2014: Western Mercury, Campsite is best-seller

9th December 2014: www.morningadvertiser.co.uk, Pubs urged to unlock revenue potential of camping

7th December 2014: www.businessleader.uk.com, Risk pays off for entrepreneurial family following industry accolade

5th December 2014: www.bristol-business.net, Happy campers turn hobby into fast-growing business for entrepreneurial family

5th December 2014: www.imrg.org, Handheld trumps desktop for the first time as bookings soar to 50%

1st December 2014: Travel GBI, APD cuts for children receive mixed reaction from inbound and domestic trade

16th November 2014: Sunday Mirror, Top 10 family house getaways 

15th November 2014: The Sun, Fast-forward for winter

10th November 2014: Farmers Weekly, Campsite diversification boosts income for farmers

9th November 2014: www.smallholder.co.uk, Diversification boosts income for farmers says Pitchup.com

9th November 2014: The Scottish Sun, Hols for under £100

1st November 2014: Prima, Take 5...short autumn breaks

25th October 2014: The Scottish Sun, Travel

22nd October 2014: Huffington Post, Autumn Glamping: Treehouses and Yurts For All Weathers 

19th October 2014: Travelmole, Mobile bookings on the increase

19th October 2014: The Scottish Sun, Hols for under £100

13th October 2014: www.traveldailynews.com, Pitchup.com celebrating five years in business

8th October 2014: tntmagazine.com, 9 ways to spider proof your holiday 

1st October 2014: Travel GBI, Pitchup celebrates with bumper booking figures

1st October 2014: Mother & Baby, So, where was your best holiday?

30th September 2014: theguardian.com, Six examples of summer staycationing content marketing we love

24th September 2014: express.co.uk, Enjoy your own outdoor Jacuzzi - or live like a hobbit! Top 10 camping trips

1st September 2014: www.cntraveller.com, The UK's best food festivals

1st September 2014: Country Living, Health notes

1st September 2014: The Metro, The hot list

31st August 2014: The Sun, Hols for under...

30th August 2014: Daily Star, Lates and breaks

23rd August 2014: Daily Mirror, Pitch up for a spot of luxury

22nd August 2014: www.travolution.com, Pitchup.com appoints German markets sales manager

21st August 2014: www.dailymail.co.uk, Five tips to save money over the holidays and still have a great time

19th August 2014: Tescoliving.com, Top 10 family-friendly campsites in the UK

24th July 2014: Weather.com, Is this the quirkiest camping accommodation in the world?

23rd July 2014: www.mirror.co.uk, Travel insiders: National Parks Week offers the chance to explore England's glorious countryside

15th July 2014: www.traveldailynews.com, Over half of Britons research holidays on handheld devices

5th July 2014: www.thesun.co.uk, Glamping at the bit

5th July 2014: The Scottish Sun, Highland camping gets a touch of luxury

28th June 2014: The Guardian, Present tents

25th June 2014: www.telegraph.co.uk, Staycation: the buzzword that won't buzz off

25th June 2014: www.mirror.co.uk, Malvern Hills camping holiday was class in a Grass as kids go back to nature

24th June 2014: www.dailymail.co.uk, 'Staycations' rise as seven out of ten choose to holiday in the UK

22nd June 2014: Sunday Mirror, Field Good Factor

18th June 2014: www.telegraph.co.uk, Camping in Britain: Yurts on the South Downs

16th June 2014: www.travolution.co.uk, Pitchup.com streamlines consumer payments with Stripe

16th June 2014: www.tnooz.com, Pitchup earns a Stripe

14th June 2014: The Guardian, Take a breather

8th June 2014: The Scottish Sun, Excellent result for top hotel

5th June 2014: Travel Daily, Quote of the day

5th June 2014: Traveldailymedia.com, Concern over brown sign 'reduction'

1st June 2014: The Scottish Sun, Hols for under £100

26th May 2014: allaboutyou.com, 10 places to take your pets on holiday

25th May 2014: The Scottish Sun, Hols for under £100

25th May 2014: The People, Book a posh pitch invasion

17th May 2014: Thisismoney.co.uk, Find a camping spot at the last minute using your smartphone

17th May 2014: Dailymail.co.uk, Entrepreneur Dan Yates has particular reason to celebrate arrival of sunshine

11th May 2014: The Scottish Sun, Hols for under £100

5th May 2014: Techradar.com, Death of the app? How mobile is taking charge

4th May 2014: The People, Travel Q&A

1st May 2014: Family Traveller, Happy campers 

25th April 2014: Which? Travel, Best websites for UK holidays

19th April 2014: Independent.co.uk, 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: Weather.com, 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: Dailymail.co.uk, 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: Telegraph.co.uk, 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: Metro.co.uk, 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: Gocompare.com, 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 Pitchup.com 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, Pitchup.com 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, Pitchup.com 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 Pitchup.com 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, Pitchup.com looks great and is definitely worth pegging for perusal."

21st September 2009: Springwise.com, 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 www.pitchup.com - which lists over 5,000 campsites across the UK and Ireland - may be a godsend."