Thursday 30 June 2022

The Camping Field, Luxulyan, Bodmin, Cornwall

The Camping Field, Luxulyan, Bodmin, Cornwall

The Camping Field in Luxulyan offers 35 non-electric pitches in a gorgeous countryside setting. This back-to-basics campsite near Bodmin is ideal for a peaceful holiday in Cornwall.

This is a haven for nature lovers looking to escape the pressures of modern life, surrounded by glorious countryside in all directions. The pitches are nestled in a wild meadow, with lots of space for up to 4 people. Each pitch caters for tents, caravans and campervans. Onsite facilities include:

Water hookups.
Washing-up point.
There are no showers and so guests must bring their own if required.

Directions to the site: Turn of the St Austell Road to the Eden Project, take the second left to Ebenezer, go straight through to the T Junction and turn right and then left, you’ll then see the sign for The Camping Field.

The Crown pub is only 2miles away and is great for a tasty evening meal. Only 10 minutes away is the world-famous Eden Project and Porthpean Beach is 30 minutes away. Lots of nearby trails are great for your four-legged friends. The lovely town of Bodmin is a 15-minute drive away and home to a range of shops for food and supplies.
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Widend Touring Park, Marldon, Paignton, Devon

Widend Touring Park, Marldon, Paignton, Devon

Widend Touring Park in the village of Marlon is an outstanding camping and touring site. Set in gorgeous rolling countryside near Paignton, this is perfect for an idyllic holiday in Devon. It is only 3 miles from the beaches and attractions of Torbay and close to Dartmoor National park, one of England’s finest parks.

This tranquil and immaculate park is the perfect place to escape from the pressures of modern life. Whether it’s a special family holiday or a romantic break for two, there is something for everyone. Widend is a charming garden park, boasting landscaped grounds with shrubs, hedges and trees.

There are touring caravan and seasonal pitches available, including grass and hard standing pitches which are large enough to take single axle, twin axle or 5th wheel units. The touring caravan/ motorhome pitches have 16 amp electric hook up and are well drained. Lots of fresh water/waste water points are dotted around the site.

The park is ideal for campers wanting a peaceful holiday in rolling countryside. They have newly levelled pitches for tents with a choice of electric hook up. Parking is available next to your pitch and water points are available in the field.

You can enjoy that added bit of luxury in a cosy holiday home. This well-equipped static caravan is ideal for families and comes with a range of facilities to suit all your needs. A galley kitchen comes with a round table and a curved seating area. The relaxing living area has a TV with a built-in DVD player and a gas fire to keep you warm and toasty in the winter months. Bedrooms consist of a double and a twin room. The spacious family bathroom comes with a shower.

Onsite there are a range of superb facilities:

Heating swimming pool.
Children’s play area.
The Boathouse family bar with entertainment.
Games room.
Disabled facilities.
Freshwater taps throughout the park.
Wastewater points.
Sewage disposal points.
Modern shower and toilet blocks.
Undercover washing up sinks.
Laundry room.

It is close to the beautiful coastline which offers forty miles of stunning beaches between wonderful cliffs, pretty harbours and scenic estuaries. In the resorts of the English Riviera: Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, you can enjoy great shows, superb shopping opportunities and fantastic attractions. From Kents Cavern to Babbacombe Model Village, there is something for everyone. 
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Camac Valley Caravan & Camping Park, Clondalkin, Co Dublin

Camac Valley Caravan & Camping Park,  Clondalkin, Co Dublin

Camac Valley Caravan & Camping Park is a family-friendly camping and caravanning site that is located outside of Clondalkin in Co Dublin. The pitches are nestled within a beautiful countryside location, at the edge of a 300-acre park where there are long walks, natural wildlife, playgrounds and fishing lakes, yet only a short bus ride from the Dublin city centre. The Camac Valley offers the best of both worlds.
There are 113 hard stands, fully powered (10 amp) pitch with water tap & an outlet for grey-water & room for 70+ tents.
The excellent facilities include showers, toilets, laundry rooms, chemical toilet disposal areas, baby changing room, wet weather room/campers kitchen, library, a fabulous children’s playground and free high-speed broadband internet.
The reception area is the hub of information and they sell Camping Gaz, maps of Dublin and Ireland, postcards and postage stamps. Hot and cold drinks, snacks and ice cream are all available from the camp shop.
They are unable to cater for commercial vehicles or units other than specific tourist units.
There is no better base for those who are in the area to enjoy fishing and to explore Dublin City. Fishing is available only a 15-minute walk away and has an upper coarse lake that is stocked with carp (on average 4 – 6 lbs) as well as perch, bream, trench & rudd. The lower lake is for fly fishing and is stocked with rainbow trout (on average 3 - 5 lbs). The city centre is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of entertainment, restaurants, bars and many other places of interest.  
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Tuesday 28 June 2022

Lowe Caravan Park, Thetford, Norfolk

Lowe Caravan Park, Thetford, Norfolk

Lowe Caravan Park is a small family run business located in the heart of Norfolk and is situated in the quiet village of Saham, 2 miles from the market town of Watton. This site is suitable for adults only and is open all year round except Christmas and New Year.

This is an ideal park for touring and motor homes. Site amenities include:

Modern toilet/shower block.
Elsan Disposal.
Flow gas stockists.
Tea room.

There are plenty of things to do and places of interest in the surrounding area. Such as:

Grimes Graves - 10 miles.
Gressinghall Dereham - 12 Miles.
Sandringham House - 25 Miles.
Richmond Park Golf Club - 2 Miles
Dereham Swimming pool -8 Miles
Walks - Great Eastern Pingo Trail & Peddars Way Trail.
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Sycamore Lakes Park, Burgh le Marsh, Skegness, Lincolnshire

Sycamore Lakes Park, Burgh le Marsh, Skegness, Lincolnshire

Sycamore Lakes is perfectly positioned in Lincolnshire by the side of the picturesque village of Burgh le Marsh, close to Skegness, Lincolnshire. The park has a 4 star touring & camping site with self catering lakeside cottages & log cabins all situated at the edge of the well-stocked fishing lakes.

The touring caravan site offers spacious level pitches which have hook-ups. The static caravan park is nestled within a lake and woodland setting, next to the sales office & reception where staff will be very happy to help with any enquiries & viewings.

Sycamore Lakes touring caravan site has:
Spacious level touring motor home pitch's with hook-ups
Prestigious amenity block.
Disabled WC & shower.
Laundrette facilities.
The Lakes Restaurant & Bar.
Tackle & Bait shop.
Children's separate kite & ball area.
3 miles from Skegness.
Dog walk & footpaths.
Rest room onsite.

All adjacent to the grounds of the lakes, plenty of space for you and your family to relax.

The log cabins provided have been carefully designed with the pine interior throughout giving a Scandinavian style and elegance of its own, each unit accommodates 2-5 persons and each includes: Spacious open plan lounge with a television, well equipped fitted kitchen, dining area, giving panoramic views through large sliding patio doors.

Bathrooms incorporate bath, shower, WC and hand basin. One double room, second room with single and bunk beds. Continental quilts and covers provided, cots available.

Sycamore Lakes cottages accommodate 2 to 6 people. Each has tastefully furnished lounge with television, well equipped fitted kitchens and dining area. Bathrooms with bath shower or shower, two bedrooms, double and twin beds, continental quilts and covers provided. Cots available.

In addition to the cottages, there are a collection of self catering apartments available on site, with the largest sleeping up to 8 people. These modern and comfortably appointed holiday homes are perfect for couples, small families or breaks away with family and friends. The 'Eagles Nest' and 'Jenny Wren' apartments are situated side by side if you require a larger family or group party allowing to sleep 8+3.

There are 4 well-stocked lakes with three of them having carp to over 25lbs, Rudd, Roach, Tench & Perch. There is also a fishing tackle shop on site.

For those who don't want to leave, there is a selection of static caravans available for sale; please call for more information. The park is close to Skegness which has many attractions and things to do such as the Skegness Illuminations, beach, Fantasy Island and Skegness Pier.
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Monday 27 June 2022

Abbey Farm Caravan Park, Llantysilio, Llangollen, Denbighshire

Abbey Farm Caravan Park, Llantysilio, Llangollen, Denbighshire 

Abbey Farm Caravan Park is set in the Llantysilio community just outside the town of Llangollen in Denbighshire. The caravan park provides excellent facilities for static caravans, tents, pods and lodges. They have a shop with a butcher’s counter and a bistro.

The campsite is next to the Crusis Abbey and a small brook. The pitches are not allocated so guests can choose where they stay. There are also electric hook ups available. The caravan park accepts tourers and motorhomes and the pitches are hard standing with electric hook up.

The caravan park also has camping pods which give a more comfortable stay to campers. The original pods which have a carpeted floor table and chairs to use outside, heating, lighting and plug sockets. The pods include lighting and heating as well as a table and chairs. The mega pods are an upgrade on the standard pods and have everything a standard pod has, plus a table and benches which converts into a small double bed, kitchenette with a small fridge, microwave, kettle, cutlery and crockery. There are deluxe pods which are ideal for couples or families with children.

Facilities include:
Car parking next to pitch.
Hot showers/ toilets.
Tea rooms.
Farm/General shop.
Washing up facilities.
Dogs allowed.
Electric hook up.

There are lots of things to do within close proximity of the caravan park including walking, cycling, sailing, horse riding and canoeing. There are also many attractions to visit whilst you are here such as Dinas Bran Castle, One Planet Adventure, LLangollen Museum and Llangollen White Water Rafting.
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Tuesday 21 June 2022

Haggs Bank Bunkhouse & Campsite, Alston, Cumbria

Haggs Bank Bunkhouse & Campsite, Alston, Cumbria 

Haggs Bank Bunkhouse & Campsite set in the stunning location of Alston, the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and known as England’s Last Wilderness. The site offers visitors a friendly welcome within a warm, renovated building, touring site with electric hookups and the adjoining campsite set in a wildflower meadow offers travellers to get even closer to nature in this beautiful part of Cumbria.

The whole site has been created to help keep the environmental footprint to a minimum and there is a private spring water supply.

Haggs Bank Campsite has 2 special areas that each provides a unique camping experience. The small woodland area offers travellers to wild camp under the stars and they can even offer trees for hammock tents! Whilst the main campsite sits in part of a 4.5-acre wildflower meadow with terraced pitches to enhance the views across the picturesque valley. There are 14 caravan and motorhome pitches in total. The showers and toilets are attached to the bunkhouse and included in the price.

The alternative accommodation – The Bunkhouse, provides self catering accommodation for up to 25 in 3 bunkrooms of 5, 9 and 11 with the largest bunk room having its own en suite facilities and all bedding included. Towel hire is also available at a small additional cost. With a fully equipped self catering kitchen and plenty of space to eat together and chill out; this cosy group accommodation that provides a perfect retreat after a day spent exploring this stunning landscape.

The North Pennines has a vibrant history of lead mining which can be rediscovered at the nearby Killhope Lead Mining Museum. Take a trip on a steam train, walk behind a waterfall or see whether you can spot our local populations of red squirrel, roe deer, red grouse and even pine marten. For those wanting to explore a bit further, it's only 20 miles to Hadrian's Wall and just an hour from Newcastle.
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Monday 20 June 2022

Starchmill Holiday Pods, Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Argyll

Starchmill Holiday Pods, Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Argyll

Starchmill Holiday Pods provide 2 glamping pods located in a countryside setting close to the village of Bridgend. They are in the heart of the Isle of Islay. This is the perfect area for a relaxing and peaceful break.

Bowmore Pod:

This pod can accommodate 4 people double bedroom, bunk beds and a double sofa bed. The living space is open plan and equipped with a fridge, microwave, toaster and kettle. Outside is a spacious deck with seating and wonderful views.

Bruichladdich Pod:

This pod can sleep 2 adults and 1 child in a double bedroom and on a double sofa bed. Like Bowmore the living space and well equipped as above.

This area is a haven for walking, wildlife watching, sea fishing and whisky lovers. The Isle of Islay has 9 distilleries including Ardbeg Distillery. Other places of interest include the Rinns of Islay, Dunyvaig Castle and Carraig Fhada Lighthouse.
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