The Perfect Pitch….The Future

I know, camping may well be the furthest thing on your mind on this very cold, dark winters’ morning. Bear with me. Picture this… warm hazy nights cuddling under canvas,  the warm glow of campfires and rosy cheeks from a day exploring the Wales Coast Path…

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A Rough Guide to setting up a Campsite….

Anyone that has set up a campsite knows that it’s a minefield. Planning, Licencing, Health & Safety, Marketing…..the list goes on. So it’s fair to say that we learnt an enormous amount during the process of helping our landowners set up the five Perfect Pitch campsites this…

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Perfect Pitch Evaluation

So you came, you camped, (hopefully) you enjoyed, and then you shared your experience with others…including us. Not only did we ask our campers what they thought of the trial but we also asked our campsite owners themselves, local businesses and the local community. And we…

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Tell us what you think…

Right, now that our sites have closed for the season….. we’d love to hear what you really thought about our campsites.  Loved them..hated then, please tell us. We really want you to be honest. We can take it. And  for your trouble, we’ll enter you into a prize…

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28 Days…

There has been lots of discussion and questions about the 28 day ‘rule ‘ of late, and so to clarify a little, here it is in a nutshell… Landowners/ tenants can use their land for up to 28 days/nights as a campsite for tents without needing planning…

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Information, Information…

Well we did it, a day jam packed with as much information as our Happy Campers could take, and we lived to tell the tale.  I cant lie, I wasn’t sure quite how the day would go, bearing in mind we had so many guest…

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Didn’t we have a lovely time?

Great day, great company, great campsites, and great enthusiasm from all of the campsites we visited and from all of our landowners and tenants. We were especially impressed by everyone’s frankness and honesty and we definitely learnt a lot. My three top lessons from the day were:…

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Time to bring in the experts

Ok, time to get serious. Before we get too carried away with the really exciting side of this project, the marketing and branding, we have to get serious too. Granted, Nicola and I have thrown ourselves into this project, but all things considered, we are…

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Spoilt for Choice

For us the first stop was the planning department; now, you don’t need planning permission to host a campsite for up to 28 days (tents* only) so for our trial this summer each campsite will run for four weeks. However, we want to work with…

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Picking pitches

Many thanks to our assessment panel members who endured muddy boots, muddy fields, a muddy mini-bus and most importantly had to make tough decisions about which of the proposed campsites would be included in the camping trial. Despite this spate of great sunny weather we…

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