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Apr 13 2015 Posted by Samantha Marsh

--Celebrate St George’s Day with an outdoor getaway--

--Ashbourne, Bembridge, Newquay, Dawlish--

St George’s Day is just over a week away and it seems that the sunshine and spring are finally back in the UK! Enjoy the great weather and go for a great British escape with outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com.

The award-winning Callow Top Holiday Park is set in the Derbyshire region and offers fantastic walks to the Peak District. The local region also has many great places to visit like the historic spa towns of Buxton and Matlock and the thrilling Alton Towers theme park. Callow Top offers a number of facilities including an outdoor pool, amusement arcade, children’s playgrounds and entertainment with live bands, discos and quiz nights. Visitors can hire bikes, bait hooks at the fishing lake, or do some twitching in the bird hide. A pitch here starts from £17.50 per night with April guests at the park enjoying 50% off electric hardstanding touring and non-electric grass tent pitches.

Located along white cliffs, golden sands and turquoise seas, Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park is an ideal place to celebrate St George’s Day and welcome the spring. Campers at the the park can enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, indoor pool with Jacuzzi and water flume, mini golf, adventure playgrounds, soft play room and diverse activities like metal detecting and flying remote-controlled helicopters. In the evening, the entertainment continues with a cabaret starring top artists from the West End. Pitches for tents, tourers and motorhomes start from £6 per night and depending on the time of year they visit, guests can take advantage of discounts of up to 40%.

Celebrate St George’s Day and save 30% off five-night stays in the yurts at Country View Cottages and Yurts. The site is in the perfect location to enjoy 70 miles of long sandy beaches on the north coast of Cornwall and is close to Perranporth. The five yurts are furnished with beautiful rustic wooden furniture while other facilities include an outdoor heated pool and children’s play area. Apart from watersports, guests can go to Tintagel Castle, well-known for its spectacular views and historical background, or take a walk or cycle on the famous Camel Trail. A yurt starts from £94 per night and can sleep up to four people. 

The award-winning Cofton Country Holidays offers a great camping experience for the whole family for St George’s Day. Tucked into a valley, and only a mile away from the Blue Flag beaches, the site has 80 acres of meadows, orchards and woodland laced with nature trails for visitors to explore. The site offers a number of facilities including an indoor pool with massage jets and hydrotherapy bubble loungers, sauna, steam room and gym. What’s more, guests can also enjoy activities like fishing in one of the five private lakes on site. For more entertainment, there is a pub, live bands, discos and karaoke. A pitch starts from £15 per night and there is 25% off breaks taken before 20 May.

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

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About Pitchup.com 

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, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Croatia, Luxembourg, Austria, Poland and Switzerland.  Pitchup.com, which currently lists over 5,800 sites, provides users with a simple platform in which they can search and book an outdoor holiday with total ease: the customer journey from landing on the homepage 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 water bathing water quality in the surrounding area with data provided by the European Environment Agency.  Users can also search on the offers page to find the best deals available. 

In 2013 Pitchup.com became the first business of its type to launch a bookable mobile app and site, making the site easily accessible to users of mobile and tablet devices.  The mobile site, m.pitchup.com, now accounts for 21% of bookings.

Pitchup.com 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.

Awards include Best UK Travel Website of the Year at the British Travel Press Awards 2011, and most recently Best Travel / Leisure / Sports / Mobile Strategy / Campaign at the Marketing on Mobile Awards 2014.