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Pitchup.com sets its pegs in Ireland

Jun 29 2012 Posted by Lewis Shields

Leading camping and caravanning website, Pitchup.com, has expanded to Ireland with the addition of many new bookable sites in the Emerald Isle. Users can now take their pick from a number of fantastic outdoorsy holiday spots in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, just a short plane or ferry ride from Britain.

Pitchup.com users can filter their site searches using more than 80 criteria, such as adult only, family friendly, glamping or stunning views, as well as local events and attractions to find the camping or caravanning spot perfect for them.

Examples of new sites include:

Blarney Caravan and Camping Park, Co. Cork

Get the gift of the gab at this site, located just a short distance from the famous Blarney Castle which is home to the infamous stone.  Set in beautiful Irish countryside, yet only 8km from Cork City Centre, Blarney Caravan and Camping Park offers an excellent base from which to explore this scenic area. Prices from £20 per night for a non-electric grass pitch.

Nagle’s Doolin Camping and Caravan Park, Co. Clare

Explore the breathtaking cliffs of Moher or Father Ted’s home on Craggy Island from this west coast site. The recently opened children’s playground and onsite grocery shop make it an easy and convenient option for families, as does the fantastic entertainment in the local area, such as pitch and putt and horse riding. Prices start from £14 per night for a grass tent pitch.

Morriscastle Strand Family Caravan Park, Co. Wexford

Enjoy a beach break to this family run site, dating beck to 1969, which sits on the award winning Morriscastle beach. Along the coast is Curracloe, home to shore fishing and horse riding, and was the set for hit movie Saving Private Ryan. Prices start from £21 per night for a hardstanding pitch with electricity.

Glenmore Caravan and Camping Park, Co. Antrim

Situated in an Area of Outstanding Beauty, this site is comprised of many different areas offering something different, whether you want a family break or a romantic escape.   The site’s a haven for animal lovers, with a great deal of wildlife living naturally in the local surround. Prices from £20 per night for a grass pitch for 2 to 4 people.

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About Pitchup.com

Winner of the Travel Journalists’ Award for Best UK Travel Website of the Year at the British Travel Press Awards 2011 and Best Travel Information Site at the 2010 Travolution awards, Pitchup.com is the most comprehensive website in the camping and caravanning sector. Launched in July 2009, the site features 5,000 campsites and holiday parks in the UK and Ireland, including many in hard-to-find locations. The website enables users to search and book using more than 80 search criteria to fine-tune their holiday requirements, and features mapping technology to make getting there simple too. The site also lists accommodation near nine National Parks, hundreds of beaches, 17 World Heritage Sites and the main UK festivals and can view nearby Good Pub Guide pubs, National Trust properties and National Cycle Network routes. Website owners can also add custom Pitchup.com listings to their site.

Issued by Flagship Consulting

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Lewis Shields   020 7886 8449 lewis.shields@flagshipconsulting.co.uk

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