Camp it up


It’s all about coastal camping this August, according to Coast Magazine’s Madeleine Barber.  What’s more, her version of camping combines getting back to nature with the thrill of glamping.  What’s not to love?

Think airstreams, clifftop yurts, circus caravans and outright oddness… If you’re looking for an alternative adventure in the UK, Coast has some top ideas.  These are our favourites…

For a Tipi Village check out Cornish Tipi Holidays in Pendoggeett, Cornwall.  This glamping village – consisting of 20x 18 ft high tipis styled in an authentic North American fashion – is located in Tregildrans Quarry, a forested valley around a spring-fed lake and less than two miles from the coast.

If circus caravans are more your thing check out Baby Moon Camp, near Guisborough, North Yorkshire.  Escape to the circus and choose from one of three show wagons fit for a ringmaster.  The ethos of Baby Moon is love:  for nature, yourself and each other.  Explore the Magic Herb Garden, meditate in the White Picket Fence Garden, or try one of the therapies which include yoga, aromatherapy massage and osho tarot reading.

Get immersed in the sea with one Fishguard Bay Resort’s seaview pods in Pembrokeshire.  With ocean views, each pod is fitted with a double sofa bed, two bunks, a fridge, television and kettle.

If you’re looking for something totally out there, Windmill Campersite, near Newport, Isle of Wight might have just the thing.  Find alternative places to rest your head at Windmill, which has an outdoor barbeque/ pizza oven named Big Bertha and a musical ShowerShack.  From beehive camping pods and Hector the ramshackle shepherd’s hut to disused helicopter Galahad, there’s nothing ordinary about this destination.

Futon Company says:  Camping, glamping, call it whatever…these coastal breaks are all about small space living at its best.  When space is a premium you need to make smarter decisions about how you live.  We have plenty of expert ideas to give you a helping hand when you’re embracing compact living on the move…

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