Champing™ in the Media
Travel AOL 17/02/17 – Quirky places for family holidays in the UK
The Westmorland Gazette 02/02/17 – Churches to open its doors to campers
Lonely Planet Travel News 20/01/17 – Forget glamping, now you can go ‘champing’ in medieval churches across England
The Times 07/01/17 – Churches are a heaven-sent place to camp
Atlas Obscura 30/12/16 – In England, You can Camp In…
Sonntagsblatt 01/11/16 – Camping in der Kirche
Get Surrey– 02/08/16 – Champing – what is it and where can I try it this summer?
BBC Radio Kent– 31/07/16 – Join Phil Harrison for Sunday breakfast (listen from 1 hour, 6 minutes)
North Norfolk News– 20/07/16 – Seven of the quirkiest places to stay in Norfolk
Mustard TV – 08/06/16 – Preserving our past: Loyd Grossman on why we should look after our oldest churches
Amanda’s Wanderlust – 13/06/16 – A Heavenly Intro to Champing in Surrey
The Guardian– 25/03/16 – Heavenly stays: top 10 church and chapel conversions in the UK
World Travel Guide – 22/03/16 – Sacred sleep: Camping in England’s churches
Viaggiatori nel Tempo – 16/03/16 – Champing ovvero dormire nelle chiese
Reepham Life – 17/03/16 – Heavenly camping breaks in Booton
Independent – 26/12/15 – From ‘on fleek’ to ‘Netflix and chill’ – the essential words and phrases of 2015
The Telegraph – 29/01/17 – Carry on Champing to lift your spirits
Oldham Evening Chronicle – 23/01/17 – Campers get chance to holiday in church
Shropshire Star – 29/01/17 – Champing in Shropshire: Stay in room with a pew at church hotel
RealClear Life – 14/01/17 – Enjoy a Camping Trip to a Medieval Church in England
Premier Christianity – 09/01/17 – ‘Champing’ numbers rise four-fold
Mail Online – 07/01/17 – Oh, Holy Nights: Holidaymakers swap glamping for CHAMPING
Into History – 30/12/16 – Bivouacking in an Old Church? Give Champing a Go!
Christian Today – 25/07/16 – Come to church this week for poets, rock stars, circus skills and ‘champing’
Kent Online – 01/08/16 – Things to do in Kent this summer: camping, champing and glamping
Süddeutsche Zeitung – 15/06/16 – Bett des Herrn
iExplore – 17/06/16 – 5 Crazy Camping Alternatives You Didn’t Know You Could Try
The Telegraph – 17/05/16 – Champing’ moves to Scotland as more churches offer overnight stays
ITV News – 25/03/16 – Champing”- church camping expands across the East
National Geographic Traveller India – 18/03/16 – Champing, Museum Pyjama Parties & Other Unforgettable Sleep Experiences
Our champs are the last word in pop-up hospitality. Everything is set up ready for your arrival and put away when you leave, it’s as if it were only a dream. See our video below for how we can transform an empty, serene church (St Thomas, Friarmere) into a cosy champ and back again, in the blink of an eye (and in the depths of chilly midwinter – check out our red noses)!
Tracey Crouch MP, Minister for Heritage tells us why she loves Champing™.