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Blog posts from July 2014

  1. Tiny houses and transformed spaces - Pitchup.com's top ten

    July 25, 2014
    by | Pitchup.com's top tens | about camping

    Earth domes in New Zealand. Pic courtesy of Living Big in a Tiny House. Mostly when our thinks drift dreamily to the type of accommodation we will cacklingly obtain when millionaires, it is of the portable and very expensive variety.


    A three-storey RV like Robert de Niro’s, a billionaire’s Earth caravan and a £3500 tent have all featured in our musings, mostly on Monday ...

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  2. 27 walking holidays! Our guide to UK walking festivals this summer and autumn

    July 17, 2014
    by | festivals and events | sports and outdoors




    Airing boots highly recommended between walks
    Although we tend to pack Inappropriate Heels when tottering off on our outdoor hols (and that’s just the Pitchup.com men), we’ll usually be found with walking boots crammed into the rucksack too.



    Our love of the striding is such that we have a special category just for ...

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  3. The wheelie big Pitchup.com guide to...family bike rides

    July 11, 2014
    by | family | guides | sports and outdoors

    Family cycling trip


    As promised in our 2014 – Year of the Cycle blog, we’ve got a grip on some of the best bike routes in the country for you to pedal off to in homage this summer.


    And we’ve focused on family bike rides, because naturally you’re hoping that repeated exposure to ...

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  4. C'est Bretagne! Ten things to see and do in Brittany

    July 4, 2014
    by | beaches, coast and seaside | destinations | family | food and drink | history and heritage | sports and outdoors

    The flag of Bretagne. Pic by Audrey AK. Brittany was once known as ‘little Britain’, but fret not, you’re unlikely to find Vicky Pollard and her cohorts here. The Celtic region of Bretagne est both très cultural et très independent, has a different feel from the rest of France, and is the only place in the country where ...

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