Monday, 18 March 2019

Lowes Farm Shepherds Huts, Grindon, Leek, Staffordshire, Peak District National Park

Lowes Farm Shepherds Huts, Grindon, Leek, Staffordshire, Peak District National Park

Offering stunning views over the Manifold Valley, Lowes Farm Shepherds Huts are cosy, well equipped & eco-friendly.  

The quiet, peaceful & rural location is perfect for relaxing however is still within easy reach of Leek (20 minutes), Ashbourne (25 minutes), Bakewell (35 minutes) & Buxton (30 minutes).

Each hut features:

Log burning stove (with built-in oven).
Calor hob and grill.
Onboard eco toilet.
Solar lighting.
Sheep’s wool insulation.
Double glazing.
Cool box (with ice blocks).
Oak flooring.
Individual fire pit (next to the hut).

The nearby barn has been converted for the dedicated use of the huts and houses a walk in wet room with handbasin and conventional toilet and a utility area. The utility room has washing up facilities, a small freezer for the ice blocks for the cool box and a secure cupboard for each hut that has sockets and charging points for mobile phones, ipads etc.

Lowes Farm is the perfect getaway. Great for a romantic break, getting away from the stresses of modern life, taking time out with the cute and friendly farm animals (horses, miniature sheep and chickens), introducing children to the countryside or as a base for visiting the local attractions.
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Apple County Customs, Keynsham, Bristol

Apple County Customs, Keynsham, Bristol 

Apple County Customs in Bristol is a well-established company that has been building campers for nearly a decade. With our experience in the industry, we can provide you with the best products for your dream camper. We have a very friendly team, dedicated to providing you with your dream camper, that will enable you to make fantastic memories for years to come.

We specialise in VW Transporters and we can provide many services for the Transporter range. Whether that be a Hilo pop top, full conversion, or simply a carpet line, we are more than happy to help.

Along with conversions, we also have an online and in-store shop where you can buy your camper components to build your own camper. We can also provide a range of the best awnings on the market, as we are one of the biggest Vango awning dealers in Bristol offering great prices on van awnings!

We know that your standards are high, whether you would like to purchase some small components from us or have us complete your full conversion. At Apple County Customs we strive to exceed this and provide you with nothing other than high-end products.

VW Transporters are a popular vehicle for conversions; however, we can also complete work on Ford Transits or Renault Traffics/Vauxhall Vivaros. 
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Fuzzy's Farm, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Fuzzy's Farm, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Fuzzy's Farm provides glamping accommodation within beautiful countryside. The farm is between the towns of Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted. This is a central base for accessing London and the M1 and M25.

There are 3 native American tipis on offer which all include:

Cooking utensils.
Cast iron cookware.
Portable gas stove.
Picnic bench.
Tin opener.
Washing up liquid.
Hand soap.
Rubbish bags.
Toilet rolls.
Information pack.

There are a few shared facilities which include a shower, toilet, fire pit and washing up facilities.

The farm has animals for guests to meet including pigs, sheep, alpacas, chickens, ducks and geese.

This lush green countryside is perfect for walking and exploring. The village of Potten End is a short walk away. This village has a shop and 2 pubs. The gorgeous National Trust woodlands of Ashridge & the world-renowned gardens and the house of Ashridge Management College are also right on our doorstep.
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Albedo100, Beckenham, West Yorkshire

Albedo100, Beckenham, West Yorkshire

Albedo100 sells a range of excellent sprays with light-reflective properties, ideal for camping equipment and clothing. Unlike anything you’ve seen before, our reflective sprays are a must have for campers.

Reflect – On: This new product gives you all the shine of our textile spray with a far more controlled applicator. The spray is perfect for clothes and comes off in the wash. The roll-on feature allows a more precise application, minimising the risk of product wastage.

Textile: Our spray is virtually invisible in daylight but light-reflective in the dark. In case of heavy wearing you continually add more spray for a full effect.

Permanent: This transparent spray comes with light reflective properties which sticks to most surfaces. The spray is UV-resistant and durable on most materials. Some surfaces and specific plastics may need to be treated with a primer before.

Industrial: Our spray sticks to most surfaces and is UV-resistant and durable on material such as wood, concrete, metal, stone etc. Pliable surfaces may stiffen if sprayed with Albedo100 Industrial.

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Lady's Mile Touring & Camping Park, Dawlish, Devon

Lady's Mile Touring & Camping Park, Dawlish, Devon

Lady's Mile Touring & Camping Park is a family run park providing high-quality accommodation and facilities within a picturesque location just outside the Devonshire town of Dawlish. The park is a relaxing and enjoyable place to stay, you won't even have to leave the site to enjoy a holiday full of family fun - come rain or shine.

The pitches onsite are very spacious and there is a choice of 3 areas. Our grass camping pitches accommodate tents, caravans, motorhomes and trailer tents. with optional electric hook up. If you want something even more special then out Meadow Super Pitches come with large hardstanding and grass area, electric hook up, drainage and mains water hook up.

Our safari themed tents are perfect for a luxurious glamping holiday. We have two types of accommodation available, including a 2-bed version with a king size four poster bed and twin room and a 3 bedroom version with 2 king beds and a separate twin room. The lounge comes with a sofa and a dining table. A kitchen comes with a range of superb appliances. You can unwind in your own hot tub with a glass or two.

The park also offers a range of static caravans which come in different sizes - specific information can be found on our website. There are luxury lodges which come with private parking, a decking area and modern facilities. Or why not try the luxury self catering penthouse apartment.
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Friday, 15 March 2019

10 Minimoon Destinations

10 Minimoon Destinations

A minimoon can help you and your partner to escape from it all, either during the wedding planning or after you have tied the knot. Planning a minimoon can help take the pressure off so you can enjoy other aspects of your wedding including the planning. Take a look at our website to plan a minimoon and then organise your honeymoon later on in the year. 

1. Visit Cornwall. With iconic attractions such as St Michael's Mount, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Minack Theatre, Tate St Ives, Land's End, Tintagel Castle and the Eden Project, a trip to Cornwall is a must! Cornwall has fantastic attractions & hidden treasures just waiting to be explored.

Book accommodation at East Thorne.

2. Visit Devon. This is a stunning county of great contrasts, with two beautiful coastlines, two national parks and five official Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There’s so much to visit and do including a fantastic variety of attractions, historic buildings, award-winning places to eat, thrilling outdoor activities and exciting events happening all year round.

Book accommodation at Cuckoo Down Farm Glamping.

3. Visit East Sussex. East Sussex is the perfect place to escape and discover the beauty of the South Downs National Park, dramatic coastlines and vibrant culture on offer. Home to rolling countryside, medieval villages and gorgeous coastline, this inspiring corner of England is perfect for a minimoon getaway! 

Book accommodation at The Secret Shepherd's Hut.

4. Visit Pembrokeshire. Known across the world for its legendary coastal scenery, protected by Britain’s only coastal national park, Pembrokeshire is the perfect holiday destination; golden sands backed by towering cliffs teeming with wildlife that are just as beautiful in summer as they are in winter.

Book accommodation at Top of the Woods.

5. Visit North Yorkshire. When you visit North Yorkshire, you’ll soon embrace the great outdoors. Bring your walking shoes for uphill climbs across Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors to castles and abbey ruins that frame the landscape, and afterwards, recharge in regal spa town tearooms and market town pubs over jugs of locally brewed Ruby Ale.

Book accommodation at Camp Katur.

6. Visit Cumbria. Visit Cumbria for an experience like no other in England. The market towns of Kendal, Keswick and Cockermouth offer a unique shopping experience for the urban dweller, and the busy lakes of Windermere and Ullswater provide ample opportunity for boating or watersports.

Book accommodation at Hut in the Sheep Wash.

7. Visit Wiltshire. Wiltshire is an enchanted place where you feel close to the earth and the ever-changing big skies. Renowned for its iconic white horses carved into the rolling downs, almost half of Wiltshire is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are numerous ways to enjoy the quintessentially English countryside, from walking, cycling and horse-riding to fishing, golf, canal boat trips and more. 

Book accommodation at Rushall Organics Glamping.

8. Visit Shropshire.  With UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the best-preserved steam train network in England, Shropshire has it all. Shropshire is one of the least crowded and most peaceful areas of England. Now one of the few remaining rural idylls, it has a long history of wild border conflicts which have left a legacy of atmospheric hillforts, earthworks and castles.

Book accommodation at Woodland Escapes.

9. Visit Lincolnshire. The county of Lincolnshire brings together the best of city, countryside and coast. Explore centuries of history, enjoy a vibrant shopping experience, get active in the great outdoors and hit the surf, all within an hour’s travel.

Book accommodation at New Farm Holidays.

10. Visit Warwickshire. Visit Warwickshire to revel in the heart of Shakespeare’s England. In Stratford-upon-Avon, the theatres of the Royal Shakespeare Company welcome you to witness one of Bard’s famous plays live. See signature motte-and-bailey forts and romantic Elizabethan love nests with gatehouses and towers. Miles of canals and stairway locks beckon you for pub lunches and picnics. Warwickshire ticks all the boxes when it comes to history lessons.

Book accommodation at Etties Field.

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