Meet your match this Wimbledon season with Pitchup.com
Jun 24 2014 Posted by Samantha Marsh
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Following Andy Murray’s success in the first round of Wimbledon, why not draw some inspiration from the sporting star and grab your racket for a good old round of tennis? Outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com has revealed four fantastic deals for sites across Europe which offer guests the great opportunity to test out their tennis skills. Mini Andy Murrays in training will love the range of outdoor activities available at these super sites. Save up to 25% on getaways to destinations including Cornwall, Inverness, Bourgogne and Gerona. Guests will love these ace retreats!
Newquay View Resort – Cornwall, from £3.19pppn SAVING 25%
Newquay, Cornwall: Pitchup.com has availability on its non-electric tent pitches at Newquay View Resort this Wimbledon season with prices starting from £12.75 per night based on four people sharing (£3.19pppn), saving £4.25 per night (25%). For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Sitting between the stunning Cornish countryside and Newquay’s beautiful beaches, this family-friendly holiday park offers plenty to keep campers entertained during their stay. Beach activities, live entertainment, country walks and super surf trips are all on offer at this fun-filled resort, as well as the chance to play a spot of tennis nearby. There’s a kids’ club to keep little ones busy whilst the parents relax by the indoor or outdoor heated pools, and there are plenty of places to eat and drink including a bar, a takeaway and a delicious diner.
The non-electric tent pitches include one windbreak and free use of all park facilities including the swimming pools, club bar, entertainment and children’s club. Electric hook-up points available, serviced toilets, shower facilities, washing-up areas and a launderette.
Southerness Holiday Village – Dumfries and Galloway, from £5.25pppn
Southerness, Dumfries and Galloway: Pitchup.com has availability on its non-electric grass pitches at Southerness Holiday Village this Wimbledon season with prices starting from £42 per two-night stay based on four people sharing (£5.25pppn). For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Located at the foot of the Galloway Hills, this family-friendly holiday village boasts fantastic sea views and superb facilities and activities to suit all ages and tastes. There’s a fun-filled children’s club catering for everyone from tiny tots to active teens - they can make a splash in the indoor pool with flume and toddler pool, have fun in the soft play area, have a go at crazy golf, or take part in a range of outdoor games and sports. Meanwhile, adult guests can relax in the Jacuzzi, admire the stunning views of the Solway Firth and spot some local wildlife. The whole family can enjoy the lively schedule of evening entertainment in the Sunset Showbar.
The non-electric grass pitches sleep up to eight people per unit. Price includes access to all on-site facilities.
Domaine des Monts du Mâconnais – Bourgogne, from £16.29pppn
Dompierre-les-Ormes, Bourgogne: Pitchup.com has availability on its three-bedroom lodges at Domaine Des Monts Du Mâconnais this Wimbledon season with prices starting from £130.35 per night based on eight people sharing (£16.29pppn). For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Boasting beautiful views, natural surroundings and plenty of activities, this fantastic site in the French region of Dompierre features cosy lodges and huts providing comfortable accommodation whatever the weather. In addition to the indoor heated swimming pool, guests also have access to the dedicated sports area with a football pitch, tennis and péntanque courts, and bike and quad rentals. There are plenty of attractions to visit in the nearby area including Touroparc zoo, the prehistoric caves of Grottes de Blanot, and Bernard Dufoux’s chocolate factory.
The spacious three-bedroom lodges are fully-furnished and feature a double bedroom, two twin rooms and a sofa bed. There’s also a cosy living room with TV, a fully-equipped kitchen, a bathroom with separate toilet and a terrace with garden furniture. There’s free wifi available throughout the site.
Camping Valldaro – Gerona, from £8.15pppn
Platja D’Aro, Costa Brava: Pitchup.com has availability on its electric grass pitches at Camping Valldaro this Wimbledon season with prices starting from £48.87 per night based on six people sharing (£8.15pppn). For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Situated in the Costa Brava near the crystal blue sea, the green valleys and mountains, and the long sandy beaches, this is a Spanish escape with a difference. Here, guests can find modern facilities in natural settings - including a swimming pool with Jacuzzi, a children’s playground, a restaurant and two supermarkets. Guests will find plenty to do at the campsite with a dedicated entertainment team organising sport tournaments, a kids’ club, themed nights and buzzing parties. Nearby, guests can find the seafront with its beautiful beaches and bays.
The electric grass pitches feature 10-amp electricity, awning, car and gazebo. Each unit sleeps up to six people. The campsite has four toilet blocks with disabled access, laundry room and washing-up facilities. Price includes access to all on-site facilities.
For more information visit www.pitchup.com. All prices correct at time of writing.
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