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The International Camping Club’s YouTube Channel

Rome was not built in a day…

Progress made bit by bit. Having a strategy too helps.

The International Camping Club is building the largest and fastest growing network of camping websites online.

Our aim at the International Camping Club is to link campers with the camping resources they are looking for online. Simples….

The Camping Club on YouTube
www.YouTube.com/TheCampingClub

YouTube

YouTube is a very handy resource online for finding all sorts of information. For campsites and camping business it respresents an opportunity to promote themselves visually and in an interacting way.

The ICC’s new YouTube channel will be part of the advertising and promotional medium through which the International Camping Club will be promoting campsites and camping businesses.

Features videos will also be distributed across our fast growing network of camping related websites and online camping resources.

We set up a trail for this in 2009 and the tree trail basic videos we launched have had in some cases near on 10,000 views. This goes to demonstrate than there are lots of ways to promote your campsite online and online promotional videos it just another great string to the bow…

We might not be building Rome but we are building the largest camping network online.

Promotional Videos Online

Promotional online videos don’t have to cost the earth, they just take a little planning and you need some base footage and pictures to work with. Interviews, scenery shots and more can be included and it is a quick way to say a lot about your camping businesses.

We can show your video you have already made or make a promotional video for you. It does not have to cost the earth and often the more basic videos or less polished vidoes make better watching that the high level expensive vidoes.

Website: www.YouTube.com/TheCampingClub

Fishing Campsites

For owners that run Fishing Campsites, those campsites where you can go fishing, we are launching a series of Campsites and Fishing websites.

Our previous blog post mentioned Campsites with Fishing.

Also in the series is Fishing Campsites…

Campsites Where You Can Go Fishing

If you run a campsite where you can go fishing we want to hear from you.

Our aim is to link camping resources with campers looking for those camping resources online.

Part of the International Camping Club network.

Ways to contact us….

  • Via the International Camping Club Website
  • Via Twitter at www.Twitter.com/CampingClub
  • or Twitter.com/Campsites

Follow us and drop us a private message via Twitter if your interested in promoting your “Fishing Campsite” via our online camping network.

 

Lake District Camping Sites.co.uk | Launch

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Continuing with the rapid expansion of our camping network in 2011-12 we have launched a sister site to our Lake District Campsites website which is one of our regional websites.

Camping in the Lake District

LakeDistrictCampingsites.co.uk

Phase I of our Lake District Camping Sites website is now live.

Camping in the Lake District

The Lake District being on of the UK’s National Parks is a  great place for fab camping holidays as the views, surroundings  and wildlife are outstanding. The Lake District in Cumbria UK in the North West of England is a stunning place for a camping  holiday.

There are a number of ways to get your campsite listed or featured on  Lake District Camping Sites.co.uk. Via the International Camping
Club sites registration facility, by becoming one of the top voted  campsites for the Lake District and Cumbria on  500 Best Campsites so get your campsite nominated, or by subscribing  for a listing on the central  National Park Campsites website, via the International Camping Club.

The Lake District is a great destination for walking and hiking holidays with many famous peaks to explore. Climbing and watersports are also popular activites when camping in the Lake District.

Our aims at the International Camping Club are to promote camping and camping sites and touring sites around the UK and the world.

Websites for popular locations include a National Park Locations and other regional websites in the UK such as Campsites in Yorkshire and Peak District Campsites and two examples.

Campsite Directory was one of our first camping websites in 2006  and features over 2000 campsites around the UK, over 750 camping shops and retailers and 500 plus days out and places to visit.

With a growing portfolio of camping websites we are in a unique position to help promote camping businesses and campsites.

Progress can be followed for Lake District Camping Sites on Twitter and Facebook.

Website: http://www.LakeDistrictCampingSites.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Expansion of our camping and campsite website portfolio continues apace during 2011 and 2012.

Campsites with Fishing Lakes or Fishing Rivers

Our Campsites With Fishing website new in phase I launch for 2011 aims to feature campsites and camping grounds in the UK that have fishing lakes or fishing rivers on site or close by.

Campdites With Fishing

CampsitesWithFishing.co.uk

Aimed at promoting campsites to keen fisherman and fisherfolk…

We will be featuring sections for campsites with fishing lake facilities onsite ot close by the campsite.

And a section for campsites with a fishing river or fishing rivers close by or running through the campsite.

You can also follow our progress with the Fishing Campsites website on our “campsites” Twitter or our Best Campsites Facebook pages.

Fishing camping websites in one of our sectors.

Regional camping websites are other sectors and a growing numbner of other specialist areas where we aim to help to promote campsites and camping online.

Website: http://www.CampsitesWithFishing.co.uk

UK Best Beaches

In 2011-12 we are adding a range of coastal, seaside and beach related holiday websites to our portfolio.

UK Best Beaches

UKBestBeaches.co.uk

Key to a coastal series is a guide to the UK’s best beaches and links to other sites that will help you find great beaches around the UK.

This brings UK Best Beaches to our network of sites.

When off to the coast is is a great holiday to spend some of the time relaxing on, walking along or just visiting some of the best beaches in the UK.

Swimming, sunbathing, water sports whatever is your thing the best beaches in the UK have lots to offer for great holiday experiences.

Best Beaches on the UK Coast

We will be featuring beaches from around the UK’s coast including England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

We alos aim to feature Eire, the Rupublic of Ireland (Southern Ireland) in the series.

Clean beaches.

Beaches great for activities like windsurfing or surfing.

Our UK Best Beaches is linked to our Coastal Holiday Cottages site, Coastal Bed and Breakfasts site, Coastal Campsites site and Coastal Hotels Guide site as we also want to help users of our Coastal series of websites find the best local coastal resources.

Voting for the Best Beaches

We are planning some polls and surveys to find out what you think are the best beaches in the UK.

Website: http://www.UKBestBeaches.co.uk

 

 

 

Although our main speciality is campsites we are developing a range of holiday websites as everyone likes a change ones in a while.

In addition to campsites we also cover Holiday Parks, Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts.

One of the advantages for these other categories of holidays is that they can secure advertising on our growing portfolio of camping related websites as well as keyword targeted websites for their particular sector.

Holiday Cottages

One of the Holiday Cottages websites we are now publishing is “Holiday Cottages Search” a website aimed at those searching online for holiday cottages to rent. It is just one of the Holiday Cottages websites we are now launching.

We want to to hear from Holiday Cottage oweners interested in featuring their holiday cottage on our hoiliday cottage websites.

Holiday Cottages Search

HolidayCottagesSearch.co.uk

Why do that? What’s different from all the other holiday cottage websites?

Well there are a few important differences to most of the other holiday cottage websites.

We don’t take the bookings or deal with any of the administration of your holiday cottage. That remains under your full control.

The cost of advertising with us therefore reflects this and you will find advertising your holiday cottage with is extremely cost effective.

Basic listings start from just £29 plus vat per annum. Other options to promote your holiday cottage  include:

  • banner adverts
  • priority listings
  • featured sections
  • multi website listings
  • multi banners advert promotions
  • special offer promotions

A part of a growing network of holiday related websites advertising with us is flexible to suit your advertising budget.

We can also help with photography services, promotional video services and related promotional advertising resources.

Website: http://www.HolidayCottagesSearch.co.uk

Our expansion in the camping sector is moving at a fast pace.

Phase I launch of Campsites Search .co.uk has now been launched.

Campsites Search UK

CampsitesSearch.co.uk

Campsites Search aims to help camper in their search for campsites around the UK find campsites in the destinations and locations they want to visit.

Campsites and touring parks seeking a listing on Campsites Search.co.uk should get in touch via the International Camping Club website.

Sections for campsites in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland are planned.

Coastal and seaside campsite are also planning in association with the Coastal Campsites website.

The aim is simple… search for campsites around the UK.

Search the best campsites in Britain

Campsites Search will also be working with Top 100 Campsites and 500 Best Campsites to feature some of the top voted campsites around the UK.

Finding camping enthusiasts find great camping resources online.

Helping campsites promote themselves online in one of the fastest growing and largest network of camping websites on the world wide web.

Website: http://www.CampsitesSearch.co.uk

 

 

Another addition in our National Park Campsites series is Lake District Campsites.com

We have been expanding our network of regional camping websites in the UK during 2010 and 2011.

Lake District Campsites

Lake District Campsites

Lake District Campsites.com

Our first UK site Campsite Directory launched in 2006. Campsite Directory now gets between 1,000 and 3,000 visitors a day during peak season. In 2009 anoother addition to our growing portfolio of camping websites was National Park Campsites.

In 2009 we launched a website aimed at promoting campsites and camping in the National Parks of the UK. 2009 was the 60th anniversary of the introduction of National Parks to the UK.

We have more localised camping websites aimed as different areas and regions of the UK.

The Lake District has over 8 Million visitors are year and the beautiful scenery and landscape make this National Park a prime holiday spot for campers and camping enthusiasts. 14 Key lakes (or “waters” as they are officially known) and 42 miles of beautiful British coastline to explore.

We have added Lake District Campsites to our network of camping websites all bout Campsites in the Lake District.

Famous towns in the Lake District include Ambleside, Keswick, Bowness, Grasmere and of course Coniston but the rural water theme runs throughout the Lake District.

One of Britain’s First National Parks

The Peak District became Britain’s first National Park in 1951 closely followed by The Lake District.

It is one of Britain’s most visited established National Parks.

The Lake District is  the UK’s 2nd largest National Park at 885 square miles (2292 kilometres) and has a population of over 42,000 people.

National Park camping holidays are great for hikers, walkers and those that just love open spaces, fresh air and the great outdoors.

Rural tranquil settings with stunning views and 14 “lakes” and lots of coastline to explore.

Website: http://www.lakedistrictcampsites.co.uk/

Peak District Campsites | Launch

For anyoine following what we are doing online you will have guessed we’re serious about camping websites.

We have been developing a network of regional camping websites in the UK during 2010 and 2011.

Peak District Campsites

Peak District Campsites

Our first UK site Campsite Directory launched in 2006. Campsite Directory now gets between 1,000 and 3,000 visitors a day during peak season and during 2011 is receiving a face lift.

In 2009 we launched a website aimed at promoting campsites and camping in the National Parks of the UK. 2009 was the 60th anniversary of the introduction of National Parks to the UK.

We have more localised camping websites aimed as different areas and regions of the UK.

The Peak District has over 10 Million visitors are year and the beautiful scenery and landscape make this National Park a prime holiday spot for campers and camping enthusiasts.

We are adding Peak District Campsites to our network of camping websites.

One famous town in the Peak District is Bakewell but the rural theme runs throughout the Peak District.

Britain’s First National Park

The Peak District became Britain’s first National Park in 1951 closely followed by The Lake district, Snowdonia and Dartmoor all in 1951.

It is Britain’s most visited established National Park although the South Downs, designated as a National Park in 2010 has three times as many visitors.

The Peak District is  the UK’s 7th largest National Park at 555 square miles (1438 kilometres) and has a population of over 38,000 people.

National Park camping holidays are great for hikers, walkers and those that just love open spaces, fresh air and the great outdoors.

Rural tranquil settings with stunning views.

Website: http://www.PeakDistrictCampsites.co.uk

 

 

 

There are currently four websites in our “Top 100″ Series.

Top 100 Campsites

Top 100 Campsite award

Top 100 Campsite Annual Award

Top 100 Campsites which will be featuring the top voted campsites in 2011.

Campsites are legal authorised campsites in the UK that accept tents as a minimum.

To feature on Top 100 Campsites the site must accept tents.

Campsite can also accept touring caravans, motorhomes or be holiday parks with holiday chalets, lodges, cottages or other or touring accommodation facilities on site.

Sites that feature in the top 100 campsites website each year are authorised to show the award shield on their website to let users know that are one of the top 1oo voted campsites.

See the website for more information.

Website: www.Top100Campsites.co.uk

Twitters: www.Twitter.com/BestCampsites

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/BestCampsites

Top 100 Touring Parks

Top 100 Touring Parks which will be featuring the top voted touring parks in 2011.

Top 100 Touring Parks

Top100TouringParks.co.uk

Touring Parks are legal authorised touring caravan parks in the UK that accept touring caravans as a minimum.

To feature on Top 100 Touring Parks the site must accept touring caravans.

The touring park can also accept tents, motorhomes or be holiday parks with holiday chalets, lodges, cottages or other or touring accommodation facilities on site.

Parks that feature in the top 100 touring parks website each year are authorised to show the award shield on their website to let users know that are one of the top 1oo voted touring parks.

See the website for more information.

Website: www.Top100TouringParks.co.uk

Twitters: www.Twitter.com/TopTouringParks

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/BestCampsites

Top 100 Holiday Parks

Top 100 Holiday Parks
Top100HolidayParks.co.uk

Top 100 Holiday Parks which will be featuring the top voted holiday parks in 2011.

Holiday Parks are venues with fixed holiday accommodation in site such as static caravans, mobile holiday homes, chalets, lodges and cottages in the UK.

To feature on Top 100 Holiday Parks the venue must have fixed holiday accommodation on site.

The site can also accept tents, touring caravans, motorhomes or other or touring accommodation facilities on site.

Parks that feature in the top 100 Holiday Parks website each year are authorised to show the award shield on their website to let users know that are one of the top 1oo voted holiday parks.

See the website for more information.

Website: www.Top100HolidayParks.co.uk

Twitters: www.Twitter.com/TopHolidayParks

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/BestCampsites

Top 100 Days Out

Top 100 Days Out which will be featuring the top voted venues for “Days Out”  in 2011. Places to visit in the UK.

Top 100 Days Out

Top100DaysOut.co.uk

Days Out are places of interest to visit in the UK.

Examples of days out include Theme Parks and Adventure Parks, Wildlife Parks, Zoos and Safari Parks, Museums, Heritage Sites, great beaches and other places of interest.

Place to explore and enjoy.  There are over 500 places to visit on Campsite Directory to help make planning your camping trip in the UK more interesting.

Venue that feature in the top 100 days out website each year are authorised to show the award shield on their website to let users know that are one of the top 1oo voted days out.

See the website for more information.

Website: www.Top100DaysOut.co.uk

Twitters: www.Twitter.com/TopDaysOut

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/BestCampsites

The aim of our Top 100 series is to let you have your say about what you think are the best, it also helps other find the best days out, campsites, touring parks or holiday parks.

Thank you for participating in our top 100 surveys.