Aldershot News & Mail : 2020-07-29

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Produced in partnershi­p with UK Government 4 Campsites in Wales open on July 25 Your guide to great staycation­s HIGH FIVE PARK LIFE Great places to stay in the South East 1 THE DRIFTWOOD, BEXHILL-ON-SEA Don’t tell anyone about this boutique hotel in Bexhill. It’s a little piece of luxury with just six rooms – each with its own character and a cosy feel. The Driftwood is only a few minutes’ walk from the beach and the stunning Modernist De La Warr Pavilion. thedriftwo­odbexhill.co.uk A “People are excited to go away again and July and August are booking up fast. We want people to experience a brilliant time with family and friends – and hopefully fall back in love with the great British holiday. “We’re lucky that with our caravan parks they legally must be five metres apart anyway, which means it lends itself very well to social distancing. ll across the UK, holiday parks have been working hard to ensure guests can safely enjoy their longawaite­d breaks, explains operations director for Parkdean Resorts, Barrie Robinson. “We’ve started to open up our parks and it was absolutely fantastic to see our owners come back to their holiday homes. They’ve given us brilliant feedback about how safe and secure our parks are, but have also said it feels normal. details and set up a tab on the way in, and you can then order food and drinks via the app and our serving team will bring it to you on a tray. “We’ve invested heavily in outdoor activities in some of our parks, like bike rides and Segways, and we’re itching to get back up and running again.” Each one is self contained and deep cleaned at changeover, so if you were feeling uneasy about being in a crowded place you can still come and stay in splendid isolation with self catering. “Our bars and restaurant­s are open too. You give your 2 NETHERGONG CAMPING Breathe in lungfuls of fresh air at this spacious campsite, which has bell tents and wagons as well as plenty of room for your own tent. It’s set in 26 acres of beautiful woodland and meadows, with a duck pond for added entertainm­ent. nethergong­camping.co.uk 4 THE ROSE, 5 WOODFIRE CAMPING 3 NAZE MARINE DEAL PARK Woodfire’s friendly owners are seasoned campers themselves, so they know a thing or two about how to host in style. Only 30 tents are allowed in the meadow and the site has a real back-to-nature feel. Wandering the nearby South Downs Way and a spot of stargazing will amuse all the family. This former pub in the heart of the chic east Kent seaside town has eight rooms. Foodies will love the choice of restaurant­s and shops, and you can also enjoy a slapup meal in the beautifull­y decorated hotel. Leave your tent at home and relax with everything you need for a great self-catering holiday at this Parkdean holiday camp in Essex. Seaside spots including Clacton and Walton are nearby and the Beth Chatto Gardens make for a wonderful trip out. therosedea­l.com parkdeanre­sorts.co.uk coolcampin­g.com PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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