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Blog posts from June 2013

  1. Worst. Guests. Ever. A roundup of nightmare guests

    June 27, 2013
    by | guides




    Tents. Not soundproof.

    Campsite guests, h

    ouse guests or hotel guests  – we all have our tales of woe about those of the nightmare variety. Tales that are usually told while rocking back and forth and weeping…Whether you’re a

    campsite owner

    , a campsite guest or staying in a hotel with a celebrity ...

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  2. Take solace at the solstice: summer solstice events for 2013

    June 18, 2013
    by | seasonal




    Stonehenge at sunset
    It be the summer solstice this Friday! (And the winter solstice down under, but that’s a tad far to go on a weekend camping trip.) And then there’s

    Midsummer’s Day

    on Monday, which we think says ‘long weekend’.



    We’ve rounded up some celebratory solstice events and ...

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  3. Great expectations - the art of online reviewing

    June 12, 2013
    by | guides




    Or you could 'like' instead...
    Since we’ve

    upped our review prize to a monthly £250 Amazon voucher

    from our previous £100 (we’re generous like that), we’ve been inundated with your musings on your Pitchup.com campsite or holiday park stay.



    And, as we like to do this on the bus like a ...

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  4. Of ruins and royalty - our top Scottish castles

    June 6, 2013
    by | destinations

    Dunnottar Castle. (Pic by Eduardo Undo via Wikimedia Commons.) We’ve covered the best English castles and are now turning our attention north, partly because Scotland has the UK’s only Castle Trail (in Aberdeenshire : seventeen of them!) and partly because quite frankly we could spend all our holidays, forevermore, stomping around castles and peering out their windows wondering just how ...

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