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  1. 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 ...

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  2. 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 – so ...

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  3. 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 than ...

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  4. ‘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 of British ...

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  5. 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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  6. 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 ...

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  7. Jerusalem, 1066 and all that: our top ten places to visit in England

    March 13, 2015
    by | Pitchup.com's top tens | destinations | guides

    Stonehenge. Pic courtesy of VisitEngland.Blimey. This has been a belter of a blog to narrow down and no mistake. Our top ten places to visit in England? That’s like asking for our favourite ten books, or top ten 3am air guitar anthems, or even our top fights in the Albert Square Queen Vic ...

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  8. On the pitch! The stonking big Pitchup guide to sport in 2015

    February 20, 2015

    Ireland V France in the 2014 Six NationsGreetings from our first blog of 2015! No, of course we weren’t overcome with laziness/uncreativity during a thing called Dry January; we were Working Very Hard instead getting ready for the 2015 season all over our UK, Ireland and European sites. Although it must be said we were ...

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  9. Ho ho ho! The Pitchup.com 2014 top ten Christmas presents roundup

    November 14, 2014
    by | Pitchup.com's top tens | seasonal

    The Tentsile Stingray. Pic courtesy of Tentsile. Have you seen our festive blog on Christmas markets? Exeter, Padstow and Lille are among our selection for markety Christmas presents this year – make a weekend of it with a holiday park or campsite nearby.


    If, however, your festive spirit is more Bah humbug and solitary than capering among crowds ...

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  10. Roman around Britain - colossally good Roman sites

    September 19, 2014
    by | history and heritage

    Probably not an actual Roman centurion Friends, Romans and country(wo)men! Did you know that a highly significant haul was hoked out from under a Colchester department store this month? Excavators at Williams & Griffin in Colchester’s High Street were mightily surprised to uncover a clutch of Roman jewellery during store renovations, probably hidden there ...

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