Get in the Christmas spirit with Pitchup.com from £6.25pppn
Nov. 24 2014 Publicat per Samantha Marsh
--Carmarthenshire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire--
The weather outside may be getting frightful, but don't worry! Outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com has released three of its top winter pods with availability this December, perfect for enjoying a cosy getaway with family and loved ones this holiday season.
Bryncoch Farm, Carmarthenshire: from £6.25 per person per night
Carmarthenshire, Ammanford: Pitchup.com has availability on its camping pods at Bryncoch Farm this December with prices starting from £25 per night based on four people sharing (£6.25pppn).
Set on the edge of the Black Mountains around a small, picturesque lake, these peaceful pods provide the perfect holiday getaway. Located within the Brecon Beacons National Park, Bryncoch Farm is also close to Carreg Cennen Castle and Aberglasney Gardens.
A cosy and well-earned holiday break and winter scenery is what visitors can expect upon arriving at Bryncoch Farm this December. The camping pods feature a futon sofa and a bunk bed, a heater and Wi-Fi. The site has shower and toilet facilities.
Mains Farm Camping and Caravan Site, Cumbria: from £8.75 per person per night
Cumbria, Penrith: Pitchup.com has availability on its family camping pods at Mains Farm Camping and Caravan Site this December with prices starting from £35 per night based on four people sharing (£8.75pppn).
Set in the English countryside, these pods are located in either a beautiful orchard or an open former farmland. There’s plenty to explore nearby: walks around the Lake District and Eden Valley; picture-perfect moments at Hadrian's Wall and the Scottish border; or holiday shopping at Penrith's markets.
The wooden pods sleep up to two adults and two children. On-site facilities include shower and toilet blocks in converted stables, two kitchen areas, washing and drying facilities, and a children's play area.
Hillcrest Park, North Yorkshire: from £8.00 per person per night
North Yorkshire, Richmond: Pitchup.com has availability on its camping pods at Hillcrest Park this December with prices starting from £40 per night based on five people sharing (£8.00pppn).
Enjoy the pastoral panoramas from any spot of the grounds of this tranquil former farm. Raby Castle is one of the greatest medieval spectacles in the country and can be found nearby - so close in fact, it can even be seen from the site. Guests can also discover the world's first steam train to take on paying passengers at the Darlington Railway Centre and Museum.
The Hillcrest pods are heated and well insulated. On site there are bathroom and toilet blocks, laundry and dishwashing facilities, a small campers' kitchen and a large exercise area for dogs.
For more information visit www.pitchup.com. All prices correct at time of writing.
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Founded in 2009 by former lastminute.com man, Dan Yates, multi-award winning Pitchup.com is a free guide to all types of outdoor accommodation in the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Croatia, Luxembourg, Austria, Poland and Switzerland. Pitchup.com, which currently lists over 5,800 sites, provides users with a simple platform in which they can search and book an outdoor holiday with total ease: the customer journey from landing on the homepage through to booking a holiday can be completed in as little as four pages. The site also goes beyond traditional searches by allowing users to search for accommodation based on more than 80 criteria, such as adults only and campfires allowed, and view nearby events, Good Pub Guide pubs and VisitBritain attractions. It’s also possible to check out water bathing water quality in the surrounding area with data provided by the European Environment Agency. Users can also search on the offers page to find the best deals available.
In 2013 Pitchup.com became the first business of its type to launch a bookable mobile app and site, making the site easily accessible to users of mobile and tablet devices. The mobile site, m.pitchup.com, now accounts for 21% of bookings.
Pitchup.com enables users to search for all types of parks and sites from the major brands right through to one-off campsites and unique outdoor accommodation options, which may not have previously had a web presence.
Awards include Best UK Travel Website of the Year at the British Travel Press Awards 2011, and most recently Best Travel / Leisure / Sports / Mobile Strategy / Campaign at the Marketing on Mobile Awards 2014.