Archive for August, 2014

Pubs & Camping. Do They Go Together?

Pubs & Camping. Do they go together?

Do pubs & camping go together? If you want some fun finding out then Campsite Chatter have helpfully compiled a list, together with a map and links to each of the various campsites or pubs.

The list is a combination of both pubs which have converted land to make it available for campers and camping parks with their own purpose built bar. The list is not exhaustive. If you know of one or more others that deserve to be included then why not mention it to us and to Campsite Chatter themselves.

I guess most of us come into two categories; those who like a spot for refreshments and socialising and those who prefer somewhere quieter and more away from it all. The big plus of course is that somewhere to book a warm meal and to sit in a comfortable chair will be close at hand.

If you want reviews of any of the places listed before you book one, then the first port of call I’d suggest is TripAdvisor.



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How Popular Is Camping

So how popular is camping?

Here are the results of a survey undertaken by the team at GO Outdoors.

How Popular Is Camping

For further analysis of the survey please refer to The Go Outdoors Survey 2014

The survey not only shows that camping is one of the UK’s favourite pastimes, but also that more and more people are willing to give it a try and also branch out to wild camping, glamping and other types of camping.

The most popular UK destinations are the Lake District and Cornwall, but it’s also interesting to note the popularity of travelling overseas to camp. France remains way out front as the most popular choice, followed by Spain, Italy and Germany when it comes to the most popular overseas destinations, but others as diverse and far flung as Iceland and Cambodia also have their advocates.

It would be interesting to have some answers to the top questions asked by the Go Outdoors Blog, including:

What is your first thought? Cold and rainy nights in the middle of nowhere, longing for a hotel bed? Or a fantastic family getaway in some beautiful scenery? – Go Outdoors Blog

Also, where is your favourite camping destination (either a place or a region)? If you want to tell us feel free to leave a reply below:

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Canvas Holidays – New Offers

The latest offers From Canvas Holidays

Canvas Holidays - New Offers,  Camping Holiday Parks

Enjoy a last chance school holiday this August with Canvas Holidays from as little as £490 per week – that’s only £70 per night per family. Click Here For More Details

Today, we’re bringing to your attention the latest offers from Canvas Holidays:

Last chance school holidays – August holidays from £70 per night
– Applies to European camping and mobile home holidays
– Available for most campsites across the programme with some exclusions
– Free air-con, free decking and free site supplements at selected campsites

Save 25% off September holidays – book by 28 August
– Applies to European camping, mobile home and lodge holidays
– Available for most campsites across the programme with some exclusions
– Free air-con and free decking at selected campsites

Save up to £175 off 2015 holidays – book by 25 September
– Applies to European camping, mobile home and lodge holidays
– Available for most campsites across the programme with some exclusions

Canvas Holidays offer luxury mobile homes, lodges and tents with self-drive or fly-drive options throughout Europe. With some of the finest camping holiday parks in Europe to choose from, and free clubs and activities for all the family, Canvas Holidays offer memorable holidays that are fully flexible to suit any budget.

To check the range of Canvas Holidays’ camping holiday parks, plus terms and conditions for these latest offers, go now to www.canvasholidays.co.uk/

Camping de l'Atlantique, Fouesnant, camping holiday parks,

Camping de l’Atlantique in South Brittany with its lovely family atmosphere is a Canvas favourite. The main attraction is the colourful water park with its pools and huge water slides.
Click Here For Further Details

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