Spotlight on… Nice, Côte D’Azur

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Let’s face it the prospect of driving with a car full of energetic kids shouting at the top of their lungs ‘ARE WE THERE YET?’ is not the most appealing start to your holiday. Luckily many of our campsites are conveniently located close to airports, meaning you can get to your destination faster and with less hassle. Jet-setters can then […]

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The best ice-cream in Holland?

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So Holland might not be the first place which springs to mind when you’re thinking of delicious, creamy ice cream in loads of different flavours. But think again. The village of Wassenaar, home to Camping Duinrell has a delicious secret. Luciano’s ice cream. It’s a café come ice cream parlour in the centre of town, just a 10 minute walk […]

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Celebrating Pancake Day

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Did you know that the delicious crêpe originated in Brittany? If you’ve been on holiday in the region you’ll no doubt have tried a crêpe or two. They’re pretty irresistible! The best thing is that they have you covered for sweet and savoury! Have you tried a galette before? They’re usually filled with melted cheese, meats and potatoes. Galette for […]

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What’s your favourite bbq food?

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When the sun shines, it doesn’t take too long before the familiar smell of barbecue starts wafting through the air. There’s something about relaxing outside with a cool drink in your hand, friends and family around and the smell of your food cooking that makes you feel so good! Being based in Scotland though, the opportunity for barbecuing doesn’t arise too often […]

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A fresh look at France

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To paraphrase Dr Johnson, if you’re tired of France, you’re tired of holidays. It’s the destination that never ceases to intrigue, delight and inspire. Experiencing the real France means exploring villages unchanged by centuries, witnessing local festivals, eating local dishes, and above all meeting the real people for whom those magical landscapes are the background to everyday life.

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Tapas, Paella and Sangria

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Spanish cuisine isn’t quite as foreign as it once seemed. Nowadays a lot of British High Streets and shopping centres have a Spanish restaurant where you can indulge in the delicious food, although it can definitely be argued that Spanish food tastes better when sat under glorious sunshine, with a view of a beach and with a large jug of Sangria […]

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Eating & drinking in Brittany

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If you’re planning a camping holiday in Brittany, you’re probably looking forward to lazy days on the beach and exploring quaint seaside towns. But while you’re away, don’t forget your taste buds! Brittany is famous for tempting food and drink. With the freshest sea food in France, crepes and galettes galore, washed down with delicious local cider, what’s not to […]

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The food lover’s guide to Paris…

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For a day trip to Paris with a difference, let your stomach be your guide… We asked Paris-based pâtissier and food writer, Frances Leech, to share her favourite culinary adventures in the City of Lights. Her travel philosophy is for every tourist or cultural activity you do, there should always be a corresponding food stop! Now there’s an idea we can get behind! So put on your walking shoes […]

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