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Blow away the winter cobwebs with a spring farm break

Mar 18 2016 Posted by Jardine Howlett

Take your pick of beautiful farms at home and abroad with outdoor holiday specialist, Pitchup.com


If the winter weather has kept you indoors for too long this winter, now is the time to book a spring escape.  Try a farm with Pitchup.com and enjoy stunning natural settings and ...

Pamper your pooch with Crufts-inspired doggie-friendly holidays from £14 per night

Mar 18 2016 Posted by Jardine Howlett

It’s the 125th anniversary of Crufts this weekend, so if you’re feeling inspired by all the lovely doggies and want to pamper your pooch, check out these dog-friendly holidays from Pitchup.com.  


Here are the site’s top picks for a paw-fect getaway!


Dogs go free in Devon...


For the ...

Pitchup.com announces record New Year trading figures

Jan 8 2016 Posted by Jardine Howlett

Outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com reports record growth in the first seven days of New Year trading, with overall bookings up 78% year-on-year.


The website, which features over 1,605 bookable camping, caravanning and glamping sites in the UK, Europe and USA, has seen huge demand for static caravans with ...

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General news

Go Scottish – and Welsh – on 25 January

Jan 25 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

Happy Burns Night – and St Dwynwen's Day!


Canny celebrators will know this is the eve of Burns Night and Burns Supper, the Scotland-wide celebrations of the birthday of national poet Robert Burns. But it’s also St Dwynwen's Day, the Welsh version of Valentine’s Day, which we know ...

New gallery opens in Hastings – in a three-man tent

Jan 9 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

We think this will be the smallest photo gallery in Britain – and the only one set up in a traditional tent.


The Tent Gallery, set up by Hastings artists and camping fans Martin Symons and David Fowler, is a nine square foot display area which will host a number ...

New budget flights to Cornwall from Southend and Liverpool

Dec 18 2012 Posted by Laura Canning

Cornwall fans will find it easier to get to the county from next summer, with easyJet announcing a new route to Newquay from both Southend and Liverpool.


It will be the first time in its history the budget airline has flown to Newquay.


easyJet estimates an extra 20,000 passengers ...

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Camping and caravanning news

Caravan industry worth £6billion a year to UK economy

Jan 15 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

Even with concerns that the UK economy is heading for a triple-dip recession, things are still going strong for the caravan industry.


Recent figures by the National Caravan Council (NCC) show that not only is the industry proving resilient to financially difficult times, but that it’s making a major contribution ...

Grandfather camps out for five days to get Dorset beach hut

Jan 8 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

He’s done it…after a five-day campout, 68 year old Keith Duell has rented the only hut on a Dorset beach available for more than six weeks.


Keith started the campout on 2 January to secure the only long-term hut on Mudeford’s windswept Avon Beach, which became available yesterday (7 January ...

Police appeal after caravan stolen from Leicester home

Jan 3 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

Police in Leicester have appealed for information after a touring caravan was stolen near Oakham.


The white Swift Rapide was taken between 13 and 14 December from Casterton Lane in Pickworth, with local police asking for anyone who saw the caravan being removed from the property or who saw the ...

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