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Eco-friendly campsite planned for the south

Mon, 22 Dec 2014

What the campsite could look like
What the campsite could look like

A new eco-friendly campsite which has been inspired by Africa could be created in the south of the Island.

Planning permission has been submitted to erect three safari style lodges to the rear of Beechcroft Farm on Gansey.

The people behind the plans want to create accommodation for holidaymakers who are interested in eco-tourism but who still want their "creature comforts".

Each tent would sleep up to eight people and have en-suite toilet and shower facilities - the campsite would operate between May and October.

Economic Development is supporting the idea saying camping is becoming increasingly popular and there are a lack of facilities in the south.

The application was submitted on December 10th and is currently pending consideration.


 

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