Escape football fever: girly getaways with Pitchup.com to avoid the FIFA World Cup (12 June - 13 July)
May 19 2014 Posted by Samantha Marsh
--Cornwall, West Wales, Hampshire--
Dreading the madness of the FIFA World Cup this summer and just want to head away with the girls? Then look no further than these glam getaways from outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com that combine a touch of class with great locations. Offering everything from spas and hot tubs to champagne bars and Starbucks, these gorgeous glamping sites are found in some of the UK’s most picturesque spots, providing the ultimate girly retreat this football season. Pitchup.com bookings are confirmed instantly online, so there’s no waiting for a request to stay to be confirmed.
Boutique bell tent retreat to Cornwall, from £10pppn
Liskeard, Cornwall: Pitchup.com has availability on its bell tents at Little Upton Boutique Belltents this football season with prices starting from £40 per night based on four people sharing (£10pppn). Two-night minimum stay. For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
This is just the place for a glamorous girls’ getaway this football season. Where else offers first-class entertainment in an open air amphitheatre, hot showers in a converted piggery, and impeccable glamping accommodation fit for a queen? Located on the edge of Bodmin Moor, Little Upton Boutique Belltents is a bijou glamping site offering the chance to escape football fever.
The spacious bell tents feature homely touches such as twinkling fairy lights, outdoor dining furniture, tea light chandeliers and a cosy woodburning stove. There’s one double futon bed and up to two further single futons in each tent, and a ‘balcony’ on raised decking which provides the perfect place to sunbathe and enjoy the site’s glorious views.
Classy camping in West Wales, from £11.25pppn
Lampeter, Ceredigion: Pitchup.com has availability on its camping pods at Cwmcoedog Farm this season with prices starting from £45 per night based on four people sharing (£11.25pppn). For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
How better to spend time away with the girls than by sipping champagne in the comfort of a hot tub on a glamp site so posh it even has its own heated towel rails? This is what’s on offer at the classy Cwmcoedog Farm, a friendly working farm in a beautiful wooded valley near Lampeter. For a superb day out, go dolphin spotting at Cardigan Bay, just five miles away.
The camping pods contain two single beds and a bunk bed which can be converted into a big double bed. Includes a heated towel rail and double electric plug socket. Showers and toilets on site.
Glamp in the grounds of a luxury manor hotel, from £37.50pppn
Liphook, Hampshire: Pitchup.com has availability on its camping pods at The Old Thorns Manor Hotel this season with prices starting from £75.00 per night based on two people sharing (£37.50pppn). For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Old Thorns Manor Hotel is an impressive manor hotel in the heart of Hampshire, with luxury camping pods in its well-maintained grounds. Glampers receive access to all of the hotel’s first-class facilities including a luxury spa, an Elevation Health and Fitness Centre, the Atrium Champagne and Cocktail bar - and even a Starbucks!
All pods feature a twin or double bed with bedding and linen, a sofa, wooden floors, a flatscreen TV, a mirror, a heater, and tea/coffee-making facilities. Showers and toilets on site.
For more information, visit www.pitchup.com
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Notes to editors
All prices correct at writing; subject to availability.
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 selected parts of Europe. The site provides users with asimple 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. It’s also possible to check out bathing water quality in the surrounding area. 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 European destinations continually being 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.