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    The best last minute camping holidays with availability for this weekend

    It has been a record summer for camping holidays this year, as domestic travellers embraced holidaying under canvas. Uncertainty about foreign travel and a relaxation of campsite planning rules have combined to fuel a boom in tent holidays, with bookings for pitches and bell tents at the UK’s largest camping portal, Pitchup.com up 173 per cent compared to pre-pandemic. Unsurprisingly, the South-West, in particular Devon and Cornwall, has been the most popular region for campers. Landowners have also taken advantage of an extension of rules that allow campsites to operate for 56 days per year without the need to apply  

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    ‘Our campsite was an apocalyptic disaster scene’: readers’ summer camping stories | Camping holidays

    ‘We lay on a portable ledge above the crashing waves’ Cliff camping seemed like a great idea during the pandemic, when we were craving adventure. After a couple of hours spotting seals, abseiling and rock climbing with our very patient guide, we abseiled down to our bed for the night, and spent the next seven hours lying on a portable ledge above the crashing waves. I spent the night going from laughter to fear. There were some moments of calm however, and we even spotted a few shooting stars. It was the most unique place I’ve ever slept, and not  

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    Camping holidays: Checks campers must make before a holiday or risk being kicked off site | Travel News | Travel

    First-time campers are advised to get to grips with their tent before heading to the campsite. However, according to one camping expert, there are some important checks which, if they are not done, could risk holiday devastation. David Scotland, the owner of camping and outdoor equipment retailer Outdoor World Direct, has revealed that the size of your tent is crucial – particularly in the post-Covid world. He is urging travellers to check the small details of their campsite bookings before setting off for their holiday. Many campsites now set out pitch specifications, and any tent which is larger than the  

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