Wednesday 10 July 2024

Wenallt Campsite, Felindre Farchog, Crymych, Pembrokeshire

Wenallt Campsite, Felindre Farchog, Crymych, Pembrokeshire

Wenallt Campsite in Felindre Farchog offers camping and glamping facilities, set on a delightful 30-acre sheep farm. It is situated on the banks of the River Nevern near Crymych in Pembrokeshire.

The campsite provides a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Guests can paddle, canoe, swim, or fish on the River Nevern, which is also home to an array of wildlife, including otters, dippers, and kingfishers.

Guests can stay in a shepherd’s hut located in a private enclosed area overlooking Wenallt Pond. The hut is ideal for a romantic getaway and includes a toasty wood burner, a kettle, a double bed, and bed linen. Shared facilities, including modern wet rooms (please bring £1 coins for the shower meter), 2 toilets, and a glampers' kitchen, are a short walk away.

On-site, there are 10 grass pitches surrounded by spectacular countryside where guests can pitch wherever they like. Features include:

- Tents, caravans, and motorhomes welcome.
- Spacious pitches (not allocated).
- Well-behaved dogs allowed (kept on leads).
- BBQs allowed.
- Modern wetrooms.
- Campers' kitchen.
- Rallies and groups welcome.
- Access to woodland walk.
- Onsite seasonal tea rooms.
- A pub, The Salutation Inn, is down the road.
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Burnbake, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset

Burnbake, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset

Burnbake near Wareham is a 12-acre partially wooded campsite situated between Corfe Castle and Studland on the Isle of Purbeck. Its superb location is ideal for exploring Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.

The campsite features 22 forest lodges that can sleep between 4 and 6 people. Each lodge comes with a wood-burning stove and a hot tub, and a selection of lodges are now dog-friendly. An electric car charging point is available at reception.

The facilities at Burnbake Campsite are excellent, being regularly checked, cleaned, and well-maintained. There are two purpose-built centrally located buildings. The original main building includes both gents' and ladies’ facilities with loos, hot showers, and washing sinks with mirrors. Two unisex toilets with baby change facilities and a hairdryer in each are also available. A separate laundry room offers coin-operated washing machines and tumble dryers.

Both buildings have washing-up sinks, and behind the shop, there is a chemical loo disposal point. Two large fields adjoin the site for group games. An on-site café, operated separately from the campsite, is open most weekends throughout the season and every day during school holidays, offering breakfasts, hot and cold drinks, and evening meals.

The well-stocked shop opens twice a day. Milk, bread, and cakes arrive daily in time for breakfast. Alcohol, Calor gas, charcoal, cooking, and camping equipment are also available. Campfires are allowed in containers off the ground, which are available for hire in the shop.

The site has 10 electric hook-up points available on a first-come, first-served basis, with an additional charge of £7.00 per night. Campervans are welcome too.

Safari tents are also available, serving as a ‘home away from home’ for up to 4 or 6 guests. These tents are fully equipped with comfy beds, provided bed linen (guests need to bring their own towels), a relaxing sofa with blankets and cushions, a sociable dining table with chairs, and a kitchen space stocked with crockery, cutlery, and cooking equipment. They also feature a fridge with a small freezer compartment, an electric hob, toaster, sink, and stove kettle. The tents offer cold drinking water from the kitchen tap but no hot water. Additionally, they have interior lighting, electrical plug sockets, external seating on a decked porch, a fire pit, and close access to shower pods and private portaloos.

Dogs are welcome at Burnbake free of charge, but they must be on a lead at all times and cleaned up after.

Studland offers three miles of sandy beach with excellent safe bathing, sailing, and windsurfing. The seaside resort of Swanage provides good swimming, tennis, putting, bowls, and other leisure activities. The campsite has direct access to bridleways for walking, running, or biking.

Additionally, a 7-acre field attached to the main campsite is available for hire, in part or as one area, for events, scout camps, large group camps, etc. Telephone for additional details and charges.

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Bluecaps Farm Glamping, Cousley Wood, Wadhurst, East Sussex

Bluecaps Farm Glamping, Cousley Wood, Wadhurst, East Sussex  

Bluecaps Farm Glamping offers stunning glamping accommodation in Cousley Wood near Wadhurst. Situated in the beautiful countryside of East Sussex, it is ideal for a peaceful and tranquil breakaway.

Their charming glamping accommodation is located on a working farm that spans 300 acres of glorious grounds and woodland.

In January 2016, they welcomed Poppy, their beautiful new Shepherd's Hut, to their glamping family. This bespoke British-made hut is available year-round, providing a serene countryside retreat regardless of the weather. Inside, there is a spacious double bed with bedding and ample storage underneath. Poppy's compact kitchen area includes a butler sink, cupboards, wooden worktop, toaster, kettle, and induction hob. It also features a fold-away table with two chairs, and comes equipped with crockery, cutlery, and a slow cooker. A plug-in cool box ensures food stays fresh.

In June 2016, they introduced Forget-me-Not, another Shepherd's Hut designed for four people, with sturdy bunk beds suitable for adults. Both Poppy and Forget-me-Not are powered by mains electricity and boast cosy log burners, complete with provided logs, kindling, and firelighters.

Sunflower, added in 2018, follows the footprint of Forget-me-Not but offers more space, including a sofa in its furnishings. Finally, Daisy joined them in October 2019 as a solar-powered Shepherd's Hut, similar to Poppy but with a single gas ring for heating water, alongside a double-ringed log burner suitable for cooking. Daisy also includes a cool box with freezer packs and access to an external kitchen with a double-ringed gas cooker.

Each hut provides a unique glamping experience with access to an individual outdoor area featuring a fire pit/BBQ, table, and chairs. Guests only need to bring towels, a torch, wellies, and slippers to complete their stay.

There are many beautiful walks within easy access of the Bluecaps Farm Glamping site. With numerous quiet country lanes and bridleways to discover, there are plenty of opportunities to immerse oneself in nature. For an added dimension, guests could even book a llama trek and enjoy the scenery with a furry friend by their side.
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Rynys Farm Camping Site, Betws-y-Coed, Gwynedd, Snowdonia National Park

Rynys Farm Camping Site, Betws-y-Coed, Gwynedd, Snowdonia National Park

Rynys Farm campsite enjoys a picturesque setting in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, just 2 miles from the charming village of Betws-y-Coed. Managed by Lois and Euros, this friendly campsite is known for its impeccably clean facilities. The campsite boasts stunning views from your caravan or tent, overlooking the Machno Valley or towards Moel Siabod. For those seeking a glamping experience, there is also a Shepherd's Hut available and the entire site now offers WiFi access.

The campsite primarily accommodates tents, camper vans and a few touring caravans. Electric hook-ups are available. The site is open from April 27th to the end of September for tents and until the end of October for caravans, with a maximum stay of 21 days for caravans. Campers can park their cars next to their tents. The toilet block, housed in a converted traditional stone farm building, features hot showers (metered - 10p pieces), hot and cold water, shaving points, and dishwashing facilities. A metered power point for hairdryers and a phone charging station (£1 per hour) are also available. Additionally, there are facilities for chemical toilet disposal.

Static Caravan
The static caravan can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children. It is simply furnished with an emphasis on cleanliness and offers breathtaking views. Electricity, gas, and linen for the double bed are included. Guests only need to bring food, toiletries (including towels), and sleeping bags for the children. The caravan includes a shower, toilet, double bedroom, and a twin bedroom for children. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave and other essentials, and there is a TV with Freeview. This caravan is available for rent from early June to mid-October.

Shepherd's Hut
The cosy Shepherd's Hut, perfect for a luxury camping or glamping experience, sleeps 2. Set in an elevated position at the edge of the campsite, it offers spectacular mountain views. Inside, there is a fold-out double bed/seat and a wood-burning stove for colder evenings. The hut is available year-round, with logs provided for the first few days. It features electric lighting and a couple of free sockets for charging devices. A fridge and a two-ring gas stove are provided. Guests need to bring bedding, towels, food, and toiletries. Outside, there is a seating area with a wooden picnic table and two folding chairs, perfect for relaxing or dining while enjoying the view and fresh mountain air. Guests have access to the site's toilet block with hot showers, hot and cold water, shaving points, and dishwashing facilities.

Rynys Farm Campsite, just 2 miles from Betws-y-Coed in the Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park, is south-facing and offers stunning views of the mountains and the Machno Valley. It is an ideal base for exploring the lakes and mountains of Snowdonia, engaging in local walking, climbing, and mountain biking, visiting historic castles and monuments, or simply relaxing on-site.

Whether you prefer a traditional camping experience, a stay in a static caravan, or the luxury of glamping in the Shepherd's Hut, Rynys Farm Campsite provides a peaceful retreat in a beautiful setting.
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Tuesday 2 July 2024

Ship & Anchor Campsite, Ford, Arundel, West Sussex

Ship & Anchor Campsite, Ford, Arundel, West Sussex

The Ship & Anchor Campsite offers a delightful camping experience situated along the River Arun, conveniently located between Arundel and Littlehampton. The campsite is within walking distance of Ford railway station and is licensed for camping and caravanning. It also features a historic pub and restaurant dating back to 1664.

All are welcome at the Ship & Anchor campsite, whether arriving by tent, campervan, caravan, tent box, or boat. The site offers 120 pitches for tents or motorhomes and 24 hard-standing electric pitches. There are also 50 seasonal pitches available, with inquiries welcome for those interested.

- The pub and restaurant warmly invite visitors to enjoy freshly prepared meals crafted by skilled chefs using locally sourced ingredients.
- Wifi is available in the pub.
- A small food shop onsite sells basic provisions, and a nearby Tesco provides more options.
- The campsite has its own private slipway for boat launching, and kayak hire is also available.

The campsite is located just 3 miles from the historic town of Arundel, renowned for its Norman castle and cathedral dating back to 1066. It is also 3 miles from Littlehampton, known for its charming old harbour and sandy beaches popular since Queen Victoria's era. Both destinations are easily accessible by road, rail, or scenic walks and cycling along the picturesque banks of the River Arun.
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Strafford Motorhomes, Horsham, Brighton

Strafford Motorhomes, Horsham, Brighton

Strafford Motorhomes offers a premium selection of motorhomes for both rental and sale in Brighton, East Sussex.

For Hire:
As one of the leading providers of full-size motorhome rentals in East Sussex, Strafford Motorhomes prides itself on introducing the latest models each year to its loyal customer base. Customers, including leisure travellers and corporate clients, trust Strafford Motorhomes for its consistent delivery of clean, reliable, and modern motorhomes at rates that are guaranteed to be more competitive than those of national rental companies. The company’s commitment to customer satisfaction ensures reliability and excellence day after day.

For Sale:
Strafford Motorhomes also offers a range of high-quality used motorhomes for sale. Since its establishment in 1995, the company has prioritized excellent customer service and competitive pricing, cementing its reputation as a premier independent dealer of used motorhomes in the South of England. The customer network includes enthusiasts who enjoy holidaying in the UK and frequently venture into mainland Europe.

Based in Brighton, Strafford Motorhomes is ideally situated to meet the needs of holidaymakers, families, and businesses alike. The company has earned the trust of numerous small to midsize businesses along the South Coast and is a preferred choice for many families seeking reliable holiday accommodations.

The sales team at Strafford Motorhomes oversees the resale of rental motorhomes, acquires new and used vehicles for resale, and fulfils custom orders for loyal clientele throughout the UK.
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Otter Moss Glamping, Brampton, Cumbria,

Otter Moss Glamping, Brampton, Cumbria, 

Otter Moss Glamping in Brampton offers charming glamping accommodations set amidst the stunning countryside of Cumbria. Guests can choose from a pod, shepherd’s hut, cabin, and bell tent, each providing a unique and comfortable stay.

The pod is situated on 2/3 acres of beautiful grounds, featuring a small lake with three islands. Guests can enjoy their own boat for a magical experience, with the lake perfect for paddle boating and other water-based activities. Sharing the site with the pod are the bell tent and shepherd’s hut. The pod is well-equipped with a double bed, two single beds, a double ring gas stove (with two canisters provided), pots, pans, cooking and eating utensils, tea, coffee, sugar, four camping chairs, and boules. It also includes low-volt electricity, a small heater, toaster, and kettle. Outside, there is a fire pit to enjoy the scenic surroundings.

Shepherd’s Hut:
This handcrafted hut is ideal for a romantic getaway, featuring a cosy wood burner, en suite bedroom, comfy bedding, and an oil-fired heater. Additional facilities include a full-size fridge, kettle, toaster, two-ring gas stove, utensils, crockery, and more. Guests might even spot resident red deer while dining al fresco in the afternoon sun.

Bell Tent:
The luxurious 6-meter bell tent is perfect for a country retreat. Inside, there is a super king bed (with bedding and towels provided), a small wood burner (wood not provided), cupboard space, a double ring camping stove (with two gas bottles provided), stove top kettle, pots and pans, cooking and eating utensils, and two camping chairs. Outside, a fire pit offers a cozy spot to stargaze. The tent shares a washroom with the pod.

Located in the Eden Valley on a private estate, the cabin offers a peaceful escape from modern life. This retreat is perfect for nature lovers and includes a luxurious king-size bed, microwave, two-ring gas stove (with one gas canister provided), brazier/BBQ, kettle, fridge, and electricity. A converted shed serves as a fully functional washroom exclusively for cabin guests.

Local Attractions:
Otter Moss Glamping is ideally situated for exploring the area. A charming pub is only 2 miles away, and the region offers numerous scenic walking and cycling routes. Hadrian’s Wall is right on the doorstep, and Ullswater is just 40 minutes away, making it a perfect base for discovering the beauty of Cumbria.
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