Indoor activity getaways with Pitchup.com from £6.66pppn
Nov. 11 2014 Publicat per Samantha Marsh
--Stay out of the cold at these sites with indoor activities--
--Northumberland, Hampshire, Scotland--
As winter draws in and days become colder, an outdoor holiday might seem out of the question. However, outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com offers a simple solution - they have revealed three sites across the UK which offer cosy cabin-style accommodation with indoor activities from swimming pools and games rooms, to spas and fitness centres. From just £6.66pppn.
Riverside Country Park, Northumberland: from £6.66 per person per night
Wooler, Northumberland: Pitchup.com has availability on its camping pods at Riverside Country Park this season with prices starting from £40.00 for a two-night break based on two adults and one child sharing (£6.66pppn).
Cradling the banks of Wooler Water, this friendly and well-maintained site on the edge of Northumberland National Park offers cosy accommodation for a winter stay with fantastic indoor facilities including a relaxing lounge bar (with Sky Sports and weekend entertainment), restaurant with free Wi-Fi, and a games room with pool table.
The wooden camping pods offer all the fun of camping but without the hassle of a tent. 10-amp electricity is included in the price along with access to the on-site facilities.
The Old Thorns Manor Hotel, Hampshire: from £37.50 per person per night
Liphook, Hampshire: Pitchup.com has availability on its double camping pods at The Old Thorns Manor Hotel this season with prices starting from £75 per night based on two people sharing (£37.50pppn).
Located in the heart of Hampshire, these luxury glamping pods are situated in the grounds of a five-star manor hotel – meaning pod guests receive access to all its first-class facilities. These include the Elevation Health and Fitness centre, the sports bar, the spa and the Atrium Champagne Bar. Pod guests even have exclusive use of the dedicated glamping shower and toilet facility which is within close proximity of the pods. The site is located in the South Downs National Park – making it perfect for walkers and countryside lovers.
The double camping pods are equipped with all of the luxury amenities expected of such a high-quality site. They feature wooden floors, a flatscreen TV with Freeview, a mirror, and tea/coffee-making facilities. Guests can sleep on the comfy double bed which is already dressed in bedding and linen, and there’s also a small sofa.
Loch Tay Highland Lodges, Perthshire from £28.33pppn - SAVING 15%
Aberfeldy, Perthshire: Pitchup.com has availability on its one-bedroom woodland cabins at Loch Tay Highland Lodges this season with prices starting from £340 for a two-night stay based on six people sharing (£28.33pppn) - saving 15% until 23 December.
Tucked away high on a hill with breathtaking views of a Central Highlands loch, Loch Tay Highland Lodges provides a luxury glamping experience amid some of the most stunning scenery in Scotland. Facilities include Wi-Fi, a TV and games room, and a boathouse restaurant.
Looking over the Ben Lawers mountain range and Loch Tay, the octagonal-shaped woodland cabins have contemporary furnishings throughout and feature one bedroom with two sets of full-sized bunk beds, and a double sofa bed in the living room. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a cooker, fridge/freezer and microwave, while the bathroom has a corner shower and heated towel rail. The living and dining area has faux leather settees, a flatscreen TV, iPod dock and woodburning stove.
For more information visit www.pitchup.com. All prices correct at time of writing.
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