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Escape the elections with Pitchup.com

Mar 16 2015 Posted by Samantha Marsh

--Get back to nature with an outdoor getaway--

--Andalucia, Devon, Gwynedd and Hebrides--

Had enough of all the party political broadcasts and endless electioneering? Pitchup.com offers some of the most amazing sites across the UK and Europe where visitors can completely escape - with no TV or WiFi to bother them it's all about getting back to nature and enjoying the great outdoors.

The Eco Camel Adventure campsite in Andalucia is the best destination abroad to hide from the persistent campaigning and to get back to nature. Guests sleeping in the site's bell tents have the opportunity to stargaze; taste of the delicious, homemade continental breakfast; and to have dinner on their very own terraces with a view of the glorious Serranía de Ronda mountains. What’s more, this eco-friendly accommodation's water supply is harvested from rain water and its energy is provided from wind turbines. Pitchup.com offers accommodation here for just £32.50 per person per night. The site is open from 2 May. 

A stress-free holiday in the English countryside is what Stowford Farm Meadows bestows upon its visitors. Horseback riding, nature hikes, an exciting adventure at an undercover mini zoo and a swim in the heated indoor pool are all activities which are present at this site. Visitors pitching their tents at Stowford Meadows have access to five spacious amenity blocks, two bars for evening entertainment, a comfortable and cosy coffee lounge and a licensed restaurant. Pitchup.com offers pitches here from just £5.40 per person per night with plenty of availability in the run up to the election.

Holidays at Kings (Dolgellau) Youth Hostel are the perfect getaway from the political hassle. Visitors to this snug site have the opportunity to spend some time surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Kings Youth Hostel - a wooded valley and the slopes of the Cader Idris mountain. Apart from being provided with tent pitches, guests have access to hot showers, clean toilets, a fully-equipped self-catering kitchen, a comfortable lounge, a family-sized dining room, a drying room and a fully-licensed bar. The bar also serves hot breakfasts, evening meals and takeaway picnics! Non-electric grass tent pitches cost just £7 and the site has ample pre-election availability. 

The secluded and peaceful Skye Forest Camping offers its guests the perfect escape during the election period. Explorers in search of nature on this site will find a beach cave, a forest garden walk and plenty of hidden wildlife (which they can spy using the site’s very own wildlife hide). The tent pitches have fantastic coastal and woodland views and visitors are encouraged to socialise at the undercover communal and campfire areas. There are toilet and shower facilities on site.  Tent pitches cost just £7.50 per person per night. 

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.