Wales’ Coastal Path Is Coming!

We just wanted to remind you that all of our new lovely campsites are accessible from the Wales Coast Path, which is all set for a great launch on May 5th 2012, making Wales the first country in the world where you can walk around the…

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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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We Need some pointers

Off to Gower on Tuesday with all our landowners and tenants to get some pointers on how to run a campsite, hoping to come back with some really useful lessons and ideas, and hoping that the mist will not shroud us this time! Come on…

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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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Coastal Camping – my story.

Hello, My name is Nia. Am am the other half of the team looking after the Coastal Camping project at Creative Rural Communities. Ok…here we go. First and foremost I feel I must confess. This is my very first ever blog post (if that’s what…

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