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'Gone fishing' with Pitchup.com

Jul 24 2013 Posted by Samantha Marsh

Keen and budding anglers can now easily search online for their ideal fishing break thanks to Pitchup.com, a free guide to all types of camping and caravanning in the UK and Ireland.  Pitchup.com offers a search tool that enables users to easily find and book all holiday parks and campsites in the UK that offer onsite or nearby fishing. 

For the avid angler right through to families looking to try a spot of fishing whilst on holiday, it couldn’t be easier to find the perfect fishing break this summer.

Ideal for families – fishing and more from £35 per night…

Cofton Country Holidays, Devon: Bag a monster carp at this award-winning site with five private fishing lakes and an ideal choice for families due to the wide range of facilities and activities available onsite and nearby. In a Dawlish valley Dawlish just a mile away from Blue Flag beaches, Cofton Country Holidays is situated on 80 acres of meadows, orchards and woodland.Onsite activities include nature trails, pond-dipping and bug-hunting, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, gym, sauna and steam rooms, play areas and a pub with evening entertainment. The site has pitches for camping and caravanning.

A three-night stay with arrivals between Monday 22 July and Tuesday 20 August starts from £105 (£35 per night) for an electric grass tent pitch.

Camping pods in the Fenlands from £30 per night…

The Secret Garden Touring Park, Cambridgeshire: Get back to nature at this small yet perfectly formed campsite located in the heart of the Fenlands, an area well known for its high quality coarse fishing. The site is situated within a private and secluded two-acre nature garden, which attracts a range of wildlife due to the variety of shrubs and flowers. There is a cosy wooden camping pod complete with a double sofa bed and roof window for gazing at the stars.  There is also a microbrewery onsite producing a range of ciders and ales that can be purchased along with local sausages at the site’s shop.

Prices for the camping pod which can sleep up to four start at £30 per night.  There is availability throughout July and August with a two-night minimum stay.

Onsite fishing for the avid angler in Lincolnshire from £10 per night…

Birchwood Fishing and Camping, Lincolnshire: You don’t need to travel far for the catch of the day at this camping-only site, which has two large fishing lakes onsite, both available for day fishing.  Fish include common carp, koi carp, ghost carp, mirror carp, crucian carp, rudd, tench and bream. The largest fish caught in the lake weighed a whopping 26lbs.  Set in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside, just on the outskirts of Skegness, the site offers modern shower and toilet facilities and dogs are welcome free of charge.

Prices for a non-electric grass pitch, suitable for a two-man tent, start from £10 per night for two adults.  There is availability throughout the summer.

For all levels - river fishing in Snowdonia from £17 per night…

Riverside Camping, Snowdonia: Located in the heart of Snowdonia on a sheltered loop of the River Seiont, this site offers excellent river fishing for sea trout, salmon and brown trout. This family-friendly site, for camping and caravanning, offers a range of facilities to keep the children entertained including a playground, mini playhouse and a colouring table as well as a number of games for the entire family to enjoy such as volleyball, boules and undercover table tennis for rainy days. There is plenty of open space for all to enjoy while the shallow river, ideal for paddling, and the surrounding woodland offers adults and children a vast natural playground.

Prices for a 7m x 8m grass electric pitch start at £19 per night including 16-amp electric hookup; non-electric grass pitches start at £17 per night. There is availability throughout most of August and all of September.

Whatever your interest, Pitchup.com offers impartial and comprehensive listings of places to stay, explore and enjoy for camping and caravanning: www.pitchup.com.

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Media information:

Cass Helstrip or Samantha Marsh at White Tiger PR

Cass.helstrip@whitetigerpr.com 07968 255464

Samantha.marsh@whitetigerpr.com 07711 265666

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.