Pitchup.com news

Cheddar Petruth Paddocks named top-selling site in south west by Pitchup.com

Nov 24 2015 Posted by Jardine Howlett

Cheddar Petruth Paddocks in Cheddar, Somerset has been named by outdoor accommodation specialist, Pitchup.com, as its top-selling campsite in the south west for 2015.

The figures, compiled from Pitchup.com’s bookings for 1,605 camping and caravan sites throughout Europe, show Cheddar Petruth Paddocks led the way for visitors ...

Coming to America: Pitchup.com breaks into the U.S. market

Nov 5 2015 Posted by Jardine Howlett

Signs agreement with Cruise Inn, other U.S. parks listed, now in 18 countries worldwide

Outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com, which allows users to search, review and book over 1,500 campgrounds and RV parks throughout Europe, continues its expansion with the announcement it has entered into the United States ...

Have yourself a merry little ‘glamping’ Christmas

Jul 13 2015 Posted by Samantha Marsh

Cosy glamping breaks from Pitchup.com

If Last Christmas you stayed at home for the whole of December, why not make 2015 a Wonderful Christmastime and enjoy a Happy Christmas holiday with Pitchup.com?

The outdoor holiday specialist has a great selection of wonderful Winter Wonderland accommodation throughout the UK ...

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General news

Go Scottish – and Welsh – on 25 January

Jan 25 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

Happy Burns Night – and St Dwynwen's Day!

Canny celebrators will know this is the eve of Burns Night and Burns Supper, the Scotland-wide celebrations of the birthday of national poet Robert Burns. But it’s also St Dwynwen's Day, the Welsh version of Valentine’s Day, which we know ...

New gallery opens in Hastings – in a three-man tent

Jan 9 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

We think this will be the smallest photo gallery in Britain – and the only one set up in a traditional tent.

The Tent Gallery, set up by Hastings artists and camping fans Martin Symons and David Fowler, is a nine square foot display area which will host a number ...

New budget flights to Cornwall from Southend and Liverpool

Dec 18 2012 Posted by Laura Canning

Cornwall fans will find it easier to get to the county from next summer, with easyJet announcing a new route to Newquay from both Southend and Liverpool.

It will be the first time in its history the budget airline has flown to Newquay.

easyJet estimates an extra 20,000 passengers ...

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Camping and caravanning news

Caravan industry worth £6billion a year to UK economy

Jan 15 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

Even with concerns that the UK economy is heading for a triple-dip recession, things are still going strong for the caravan industry.

Recent figures by the National Caravan Council (NCC) show that not only is the industry proving resilient to financially difficult times, but that it’s making a major contribution ...

Grandfather camps out for five days to get Dorset beach hut

Jan 8 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

He’s done it…after a five-day campout, 68 year old Keith Duell has rented the only hut on a Dorset beach available for more than six weeks.

Keith started the campout on 2 January to secure the only long-term hut on Mudeford’s windswept Avon Beach, which became available yesterday (7 January ...

Police appeal after caravan stolen from Leicester home

Jan 3 2013 Posted by Laura Canning

Police in Leicester have appealed for information after a touring caravan was stolen near Oakham.

The white Swift Rapide was taken between 13 and 14 December from Casterton Lane in Pickworth, with local police asking for anyone who saw the caravan being removed from the property or who saw the ...

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