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Have you ever wondered where ashdown came up with the idea of the camping pods used at our picket pods campsite?  Since its first appearance in 2008 the Pod has become a well established and much enjoyed alternative to the tent and the holiday home that is now a widely available feature on sites throughout… Continue Reading

Picket Pods Reviews!

Recent PitchUp Reviews  Brilliant! Wonderfully warm & dry pod – a real pleasure to stay in. 15th Apr 2014 PaulRn (Family with older children, 1 review) Date stayed: Apr 2014 Recommend to friends   Visit again Liked: Nicely designed Pods. Good looking & practical. Easy to convert from day space to sleep space. Very warm & cosy on the cool spring… Continue Reading

Camping Hacks

1. Use foam floor tiles for a softer, more comfortable tent floor. 2. Point a head lamp into a jug of water for an instant lantern. 3. Also: Mountain Dew + baking soda + peroxide = lantern. 4. Make tin-can sandwich bread as a portable food option. 5. Familiarize yourself with what the poisonous plants look like. 6. Bring a tick… Continue Reading