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  1. Travelspeak bingo - the cringing Pitchup.com guide to travel writing clichés

    January 14, 2016
    by | Pitchup.com's top tens | industry news | misc

    Chocolate-box cottage, nestled in the countrysideAt Tranquil Woods Glamping, immerse yourself in a world of wonder away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. This magical rural retreat is a hidden gem, offering a stunning glorious escape, nestled in rolling hills and featuring quality accommodation dotted throughout to offer you and your loved ones ...

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  2. Twenty countries, two continents and a massive gong - Pitchup.com in 2015

    December 2, 2015
    by | about Pitchup.com


    'I work in a business which develops websites and has done for 20 years, and I've got to say your website is immense! I use websites daily in my personal life and my job and am honestly critical of most of them. That said yours is probably the best ...

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  3. To raptor-ous applause - the big Pitchup.com guide to falconry and UK birds of prey

    October 26, 2015
    by | wildlife and nature

    Golden eagle in flight. Pic by Tony Hasgett, Birmingham UK.


    Pitchup.com has been accosting birds of prey.


    Well, only one of us, eggsxactly - this very writer, who recently spent five days in Cambridgeshire on the LANTRA beginner falconry course. (Owl be honest, the falconer's knot nearly finished me. And on the first day I wanted it made ill-eagle.)


    And ...

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  4. More gimmicks and gadgets! Our 2015 camping top ten

    October 2, 2015
    by | Pitchup.com's top tens | about camping

    Nifty duvet suit. Pic courtesy of lazypatch.comIt's Chriiiiiissst-mas!


    Well no. No, it isn't. And we do apologise for mentioning the C-word so early. But we must admit we have been pondering on presents this week (presents to be given to us, natch, not presents we give others. The very idea.)


    We have also been ...

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  5. A handle on Hendl - the Pitchup guide to German food

    August 28, 2015
    by | destinations | food and drink | guides

    Deutschland delicacies mapFrühstück, Abendessen and Mittengessen… they sound much more fun than boring old breakfast, lunch and dinner, do they not? (Or brekker, lunch and tiffin as we say in Pitchup.com parts.)


    Ja, we're continuing our belly-busting run through the tasty tasty cuisine of Europe this month after our previous ...

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  6. A pizza the action - the Pitchup.com guide to Italian cuisine

    July 24, 2015
    by | food and drink | guides

    Italian food mapAs we mentioned last month, we're rather fond of food at Pitchup.com. And so we're zipping, Pacman-like, through the cuisines of Europe (we'll probably get to the booze soon enough too).


    It was sunny Spain last month and now it's the turn of Italy – ...

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  7. Mucho muncho! The Pitchup.com guide to Spanish food

    June 19, 2015
    by | culture | food and drink

    Mucho muncho mapWe do like our food at Pitchup.com. And thus we have written food blogs accordingly – on our top ten British food trails, finding areas of gastronomic delight when camping, the best UK food festivals and rolling along on a British cheese roundup.


    But. Now that we're bigger ...

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  8. ‘Take that, kingface’: the Pitchup.com guide to Magna Carta 800

    May 22, 2015
    by | history and heritage

    'Sign it or I'll run ye through with this sword.'Gadzooks, the Magna Carta is 800 years old this June! Bad King John – he of the high taxes and fights with France – may not have realised that the document he was gently persuaded to sign by teed-off barons way back on 15 June 1215 would become a symbol ...

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  9. Wandering wildlife - the Pitchup.com pick of the UK's best wildlife walks

    April 17, 2015
    by | guides | wildlife and nature

    'Go away, strange human.'Spring, glorious spring… daffs, bluebells and dol—phins…


    The appearance of One Sun this week has had us stirring off winter sluggishness and finally considering some form of activity apart from manipulating the computer mouse and remote control.


    We've even been birdwatching a bit — the pic on the left ...

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  10. Group bookings are here!

    March 23, 2015
    by | pitchup.com news

    Grouping around a VW camperCongratulations to us! Well, congratulations to you, our lovely customers – but we’re pretty ruddy chuffed with ourselves as well. (Modesty has never been one of our failings.)


    In response to overwhelming demand (yes really, our customer service team is frazzled), we’ve now added a ‘group bookings’ feature to our ...

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