Carry on camping: A UK camping snapshot

on Campung... Camping is becoming an increasingly popular choice of holiday for thrifty Brits. With the recession being a major influence behind the rising "Staycation" trend, we investigate the effect of this, and the potential benefits of the camping holiday! of people planning 12% an annual holiday in 2012 are considering going camping more spent on camping trips in 2011 than 2010 (source: GHTS) 30% One in three people has taken a camping or caravanning holiday in the last three years, up from lone in five in 2009 (source UK camping in Easter 2011 increased by 188% over the previous year. (soutce: The Camping & Caravanning Club) (source Mintel aon) There are a number of likely reasons why people are choosing to holiday in the UK in 2012... SaseaBonabi £. Diamond Jubilee LONDON 2012 Recession Benefits of Camping Hoothen Average trip length OCCC Less Stressed 4.3 Nights Happier! Costing = £149 More Closer Family Relationships Socially Integrated (source:VisitEngland aovo) 28% 43% 29% Motorhomes 20 Camping trips by UK residents UK Cатping 15 £- Trips to France & Spain Transport Costs in 2010 (millions) 95% less CO2 than a trip to the Med 5 - Ш 62% Less Time 92% UK Spain France Camping (source UKTS) Чhапрing. UK camping trips in 2010 52% Seaside 30% 300+ sites in UK & Ireland 25% Countryside 2nd Increase in "Glamping" sites in the UK & Ireland from 2010-211 Bell Tents Wigwam's Most Popular UK Camping Destinations Tipi's 15%3 Fof campers go here Yurts Pods Cornwall (source (source: ©Sarah Bonnar 2012 LArm weathe Coravans Tents

Carry on camping: A UK camping snapshot

shared by Busines4Sale on Sep 10
A great little infographic showing how UK holiday makers embrace camping despite the unpredictable weather.




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