Buckets of camping and caravanning and spades of sand across the UK with Pitchup.com
Aug 5 2013 Posted by Samantha Marsh
Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside…so the saying goes! The UK is privileged to have some excellent beaches and Pitchup.com offer advantageous camping and caravanning sites that present holidaymakers with unique access to some of the finest beaches.
This August Pitchup.com recommends four very different beach destinations:
Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall
Seaview International Holiday Park
Located at the gateway to the Roseland peninsula on the south coast of Cornwall with views of the sea and nearby Dodman Point, this multi award-winning park offers all that you require.
Offering touring, tent and motorhome pitches, with electric available as well as non-electric for tents, there are pitches to suit all requirements. Porthluney Beaches are just a mile away.
After the beach: Why not head to the Lost Gardens of Heligan or the Eden Project?
Central electric grass pitch from £22.00 per night based on two guests
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Ninham Country Holidays
Ninham Country Holidays is just a short ride through gorgeous countryside to the sandy beaches and thatched roofs of Shanklin, the island’s top resort. As well as being highly decorative, the large pond is good for fishing, as it’s stocked with carp, perch, roach and rudd. There’s also a heated outdoor pool, ideal for a relaxing soak after a day at the beach.
After the beach: Why not take a ride on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway?
Green non-electric pitch from £16.50 per night based on two guests
Dyfi (Dovey) Valley, Wales
Located in the heartland of rural Wales, at the southernmost point of the Snowdonia National Park, Gwerniago is a working farm run by a Welsh speaking family. The campsite is situated just outside the village of Pennal between Machynlleth and Aberdovey in the beautiful Dyfi (Dovey) Valley. You may not be expecting golden sands around here but you will be amazed at the quality of beaches close by. Head to Ynyslas Beach, located at the mouth of the estuary close to the RSPB Ynys-hir Nature Reserve.
After the beach: Why not explore the unique RSPB Ynyshir, the home of the BBC Springwatch programme?
Non-electric grass tent pitch from £15.00 per night based on two guests
Quarry Pods at Dunsdon Farm
Tents can be wooden in the 21st century. Even if you’re camping in an historic stone quarry, which is where the modern camping pods of Quarry Pods at Dunsdon Farm are set, just a mile from the Devon/Cornwall border and seven miles from the bude-iful coast at Bude. Explore the stunning beaches of Crooklets and Summerleaze.
After the beach: Why not feel like a king or queen at Tintagel Castle?
Camping Pod – The Nest from £140.00 for two nights based on two guests
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A day at the seaside has never been easier and Pitchup.com ensures you the perfect beach for your requirements. All you have to do is pack the bucket and spade and off you go!
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Notes to editors
Founded in 2009 by former lastminute.com man, Dan Yates, multi-award winning Pitchup.com is a free guide to all types of camping and caravanning in the UK, Ireland and France. The site provides users with a simple platform in which they can search and book a camping or caravanning holiday with total ease. The customer experience from landing on the home page 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 a site based on more than 80 criteria, such as adults only and campfires allowed, and view nearby events, Good Pub Guide pubs and VisitBritain attractions. Users can also search on the offers page to find the best deals available. Pitchup.com features over 5,000 camping and caravanning sites/parks throughout UK & Ireland with France recently added into the equation. It enables users to search for all types of parks and sites from the major brands right through to one off campsites which may not have previously had a web presence.