Californian Grills

Californian Grills

Californian Grills is a UK-based company fabricating steel barbecues based upon the Santa Maria grill which originated in the Santa Maria Valley, California. Run by a husband and wife team, the couple had lived in […]

Plastic Pods

From Marinas to Meadows

Plastic Pods offers an innovative approach to the garden room and glamping market. Marina Boats, a boat manufacturer, ventured into a side project that has rapidly expanded during the past year. Plastic Pods has supplied […]

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665% Surge in Dog-friendly Holiday Searches

According to a recent study based on research conducted by Devonshire holiday park Cofton Holidays, nearly half of Brits (44%) got themselves a new pet over the lockdown period and are searching for suitable pet-friendly […]

Salop Lesire resort

Leisure Firm to Build Glamping Pods

Salop Leisure, which operates the Love2Stay resort on the outskirts of Shrewsbury, has applied for planning permission to extend its business in order to manufacture glamping pods and holiday lodges. “The proposed development will help […]

Waggoners Campsite


Waggoners Campsite at Hampton Estate, Surrey Supplier: Reworkshop Off Grid & Camping, 07714 719441,, Product: Composting toilets and firepits Details: A dose of nature 60 minutes from the hustle and bustle of London, […]

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Social Media Planning

Lisa Bullen outlines how to save time by planning out your social media and suggests some easy wins. Keeping on top of your social media can become a chore, which is why having a content […]

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Finding Money

Funding the development of a rural tourism business can be a minefield. Here rural mortgage consultant Jim Richards shares his tips for securing finance. There are many reasons why you may think commercial lending by […]

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Graphic designer Andy Tuohy on redesigning Leafy Fields Glamping’s logo and signage. The starting point for any design or redesign is consultation with the client. I talk with them about what they are trying to […]

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Case Studies

Hedgerow Luxury Glamping

A child free, pet free retreat on a working farm. With a large mortgage to pay, Mark and Hilary Berry juggle a working dairy farm with five (soon to be six) luxury glamping units. We […]

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Entrepreneurs Chat

Amber Lort-Phillips

We talk to Wales’ Business Woman of the Year winner, Amber Lort-Phillips, about developing new business ventures at Lawrenny Estate. Working in the wellbeing industry for over three decades, Amber Lort-Phillips is a health and […]

The Glamping Show
Industry Tips

PREVIEW: The Glamping Show 2021

Can you afford not to be there? Exhibition manager Dan Wiseman explains why this year’s Glamping Show should not be missed. The recent boom in domestic travel has seen a huge increase in business for […]