Camping Breaks at Longleat HousePosted: 2010-06-02
Here's a really interesting press release I just received from Longleat House and Safari Park in Wiltshire. You're probably aware of Longleat House already - its one of the finest historic houses in the country, and if you have children (or you are just young at heart) you are also aware of the famous safari park that surrounds the house. Now you can experience all the attractions that Longleat has to offer first hand. Why not stay with the lions (well close to the lions, anyway), by staying in the Longleat Octopad. Octo what? Read on to find out ...
Wake up to the sound of lions roaring or wolves howling with the NEW family campsite at Longleat in Wiltshire. This isn't any old campsite however as Longleat will be providing the accommodation; all you need to do is turn up with your bedding, crockery, cutlery and what you'll need for your two-night/three-night stay! Longleat is even including Passport Tickets for up to 2 adults and 2 children within the price, to ensure summer fun for all the family!
There will be two options on offer to visitors. The Longleat Octopad with its funky brightly coloured wooden walls, raised painted wooden floor and canvas roof is definitely the best option for people looking for that bit more comfort. It includes a double bed plus 2 single beds to accommodate a family of four, along with a table, chairs and rugs.
The second package meanwhile is the Longleat Bell Tent. Offering a much more traditional camping experience with four camp beds, a groundsheet, picnic chairs and a small table, the Longleat Bell Tent will give visitors a really exciting yet safe introduction to camping under canvas... no more late nights for dad as he struggles with the tent pegs!
The Octopads and Bell Tents will be pitched on a field known as '40 acres' just behind the Longleat attractions and within easy reach of the Safari Park. All guests will have access to the onsite showers and toilet facilities as well as the option to use the communal barbeque area or take up special catering packages in the Wessex Pavilion.
Packages are available from July 30 to August 26 2010 inclusive and will be offered on a 2-night or 3-night stay. The two and three-night packages start from £200 and include up to 2 adult and 2 child Passport Tickets.
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