Mother's Day retreats with Pitchup.com
Mar 11 2014 Posted by Samantha Marsh
--Devon, Northumberland, Wales, Hampshire, Scotland--
Looking for an extra special gift for Mum this Mother’s Day? Why not consider whisking her off to one of these glorious getaways with Pitchup.com. All of these hand-picked holidays are affordable, tasteful and perfect for a girly weekend away with Mum. From Devon to Dumfries, these marvellous Mother’s Day getaways offer something for every type of guest.
1. Relax and rejuvenate in Devon – from £11.25pppn
Tavistock, Devon: Pitchup.com has availability on its cosy pods at Woodovis Park this Mother’s Day with prices starting from £45.00 per night, pods sleep up to four people (£11.25pppn). For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Treat Mum to a well-deserved break at this super-relaxing site set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Devon/Cornwall border. Surrounded by peaceful countryside, this site’s selling point has to be the ‘infrared therapy cabin’ which uses infrared rays as part of a deep heat treatment to warm the back’s blood vessels – perfect for frazzled mums needing to unwind. Follow this by soothing away holiday stresses in the heated pool or spa room. Elsewhere, the beautiful beaches of Devon are within easy reach, as is the market town of Tavistock – the home of the cream tea.
The pods sleep up to two adults and two children and come complete with double-glazed windows, lockable French doors, sheep’s wool insulation, a heater, an electric socket, lighting, a table and two chairs. On-site amenities include twinkling clean loos, hot showers, wifi, a parent and baby washroom, a launderette, a bath, and a licensed shop.
2. Shop ‘til you drop in the North East – from £10.83pppn
Wooler, Northumberland: Pitchup.com has availability on its wooden pods at Riverside Country Park this Mother’s Day with prices starting from £21.66 per night based on two adults sharing (£10.83pppn). Please note guests must stay a minimum of three nights. For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Sitting on the edge of Northumberland National Park sits this family-friendly, well-maintained site that offers fantastic facilities and easy access to the bustling cities of Gateshead and Newcastle. Surrounded by 80 acres of woods, this welcoming site boasts an indoor swimming pool to splash around in and a Jacuzzi to bubble away any stresses this Mother’s Day. For evening enjoyment, there’s also a lounge bar and restaurant with free wifi, Sky Sports and weekend entertainment. Or, for a spot of retail therapy, hit the A1 for an easy ride to the shopping city of Newcastle, or buzzing Gateshead – home to shopping heaven the Metrocentre.
The compact pod sleeps up to two adults and a small child – dogs are also welcome at no additional charge. Included in the price is 10-amp electricity and on-site facilities which include toilets, showers, a launderette, a shop, a children’s play area and the pool/Jacuzzi.
3. Chill out in Ceredigion from £8.75pppn
Lampeter, Ceredigion: Pitchup.com has availability on its plush pods at Cwmcoedog Farm this Mother’s Day with prices starting from £35.00 per night and sleep up to two adults and two children (£8.75pppn). Please note guests must stay a minimum of two nights. For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
What better way to treat Mum this Mother’s Day than by clinking glasses of champagne in a hot tub overlooking cracking Welsh countryside, on a site where the camping pods are so classy they have their own heated towel rails? That’s what’s offered at this family-friendly working farm site in a wooded valley near the town of Lampeter. Mums can also enjoy a glass of wine on the patio beside the hot tub whilst younger guests are pre-occupied at the outdoor play area or on the trampoline. Plus, the stunning coast of Cardigan Bay is just five miles away – where guests may even spot a dolphin or two!
The camping pods overlook a fishing lake and sleep up to two adults and two children. They are furnished with two single beds and a bunk bed which can be converted into a double bed, plus a camp bed for a child. They all feature electric hook-up and access to a smart bathroom pod with shower, loo and washing facilities. Other on-site amenities include a laundry room, secure bike storage and a games room.
This is just a small example of sites available with Pitchup.com this Mother’s Day. Other examples include:
The Old Thorns Manor Hotel – Liphook, Hampshire: Situated in the grounds of a luxury manor hotel with all pod guests receiving access to the hotel’s top-notch facilities – this site is the perfect place for a girly weekend. Facilities include a first-class spa, a champagne and cocktail bar, a Starbucks and a fitness centre. Pods feature beds, sofas, TVs, mirrors, heaters and tea and coffee making facilities. Prices start from £75 per night based on two adults sharing (£37.50pppn).
Castle Point Caravan Site – Rockcliffe, Dumfries and Galloway: Stay in a luxury six-berth caravan with fantastic sea views over the stunning sandy beaches and marvellous mountains of Scotland. The warm climate, wealth of walks and unsullied scenery makes for a perfect break away from it all this Mother’s Day. The caravans are fully-furnished and feature modern amenities such as HD TVs, DVD players and wifi. Prices start from £60 per night based on six people sharing (£10pppn) for a seven night holiday.
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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 outdoor accommodation in the UK, Ireland and France. The site provides users with a simple platform in which they can search and book an outdoor 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 accommodation 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 UK wide camping and caravanning sites/parks 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 and unique outdoor accommodation options, which may not have previously had a web presence.