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Camp from £2! Visit English Heritage sites with Pitchup.com

Aug 19 2014 Posted by Samantha Marsh

--Sites near English Heritage Sites-- 

--Hadrian’s Wall, Kenilworth WW1 Heritage Walk, Newport Roman Villa--

From 11-14 September, Heritage Open Days* honours England’s fantastic culture by throwing open its doors to British architectural treasures that are usually closed to the public. To celebrate, outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com reveals its top three sites close to some of England’s most famous and beautiful Heritage Sites. Head to Cumbria, Warwickshire and the Isle of Wight from just £1.83pppn.

Solway Holiday Village – Cumbria, from £20.00pppn

Silloth, Cumbria: Pitchup.com has availability on its one-bedroom lodge at Solway Holiday Village from 12-15 September with prices starting from £301 for a three-night stay based on five people sharing (£20.06pppn).

Situated close to one of England’s most famous World Heritage Sites - Hadrian’s Wall - this spacious 130-acre site offers a harmonious location, first-class facilities and family-friendly activities. Youngsters can submerge themselves in the kids’ club, animal farm, and outdoor and indoor play centres; while the whole family can enjoy the all-weather sports facilities, family bars, entertainment complex and fabulous heated indoor pool with spa. Hadrian's Wall stretches 73 miles from sea to sea, across some of the most beautiful and dramatic country in England. Experience Roman life and uncover its fascinating history.

‘Ennerdale’ is a cosy two-bedroom lodge featuring one double bedroom and one bedroom with a single bed and a bunk bed. There’s also a modern fully-fitted kitchen, bathroom, and living area with Freeview TV.

Somers Wood Caravan Park – Warwickshire, from £7.25pppn

Meriden, Warwickshire: Pitchup.com has availability on its hardstanding electric pitches at Somers Wood Caravan Park from 12-14 September with prices starting from £58.00 for a two-night stay based on four people sharing (£7.25pppn).

This friendly five-star adults-only park is the perfect base for those taking part in the Kenilworth WW1 Heritage Walk on the 12 and 13 September. The guided circular walk starts at Kenilworth War Memorial, and takes in Abbey Hill, Spring Lane, Henry Street and Albion Street. Many men from these streets left home to fight in the Great War, some didn’t return. This walk will look at the houses they lived in, the buildings in which they socialised, and share their individual stories.

The hardstanding pitches at Somers Wood Caravan Park are very spacious with a maximum length of 26ft.  All cater for tourers and motorhomes and have electric hook-up. Calor gas is also available to purchase at the park. For a small fee you can have full internet access during your stay. On-site facilities include a heated shower/toilet block with private cubicles, hairdryers, shaving sockets, and disabled facilities.

Thorness Bay Holiday Park, Isle of Wight from £1.83pppn

Cowes, Isle of Wight: Pitchup.com has availability on its non-electric grass pitches at Thorness Bay Holiday Park from 11-14 September with prices starting from £33 for a three-night stay based on six people sharing (£1.83pppn).

Situated near the epic Newport Roman Villa, this family-friendly holiday park offers plenty of sports and activities to keep visitors of all ages busy during their visit to the Isle of Wight. Newport Roman Villa is a superb example of a third century Roman farmhouse. Come and see the bath suite, museum display and herb garden. Have a go at building an arch, making a mosaic or putting a pot back together.

The 6 x 6m non-electric grass pitches cater for tents, tourers and motorhomes. Four entertainment passes are already included in the pitch price. Includes access to the indoor swimming pool, bar, restaurant and entertainment complex.

For more information visit www.pitchup.com. All prices correct at time of writing.

*http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/

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