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Champing™ in the Media

Champing™ on BBC South East Today, March 2015.

Did You Know Facts 26/02/17 – UK Agency Wants You to Camp in Medieval Churches

The Westmorland Gazette 02/02/17 – Churches to open its doors to campers

Atlas Obscura 30/12/16 – In England, You can Camp In…

Sonntagsblatt 01/11/16 – Camping in der Kirche

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

Amanda’s Wanderlust – 13/06/16 – A Heavenly Intro to Champing in Surrey

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

Conversant Traveller – 24/09/15 – Champing – sleeping in your own private church
The Guardian – 29/05/15 – Holy nights: camping in a church
The Church Times – 30/01/15 – There wasn’t a sermon…but we fell asleep anyway
The Australian – 23/08/14 – Champing at the bit
The Sunday Times – 10/08/14 – A room with a pew
Champing™ on BBC Radio 4’s ‘You and Yours’ programme, April 2015

BBC Travel Show – 25/02/17 – Episode 161 Kent

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

Premier Christianity – 09/01/17 – ‘Champing’ numbers rise four-fold

Süddeutsche Zeitung – 15/06/16 – Bett des Herrn

Nene Living – May 2016 – A room with a pew and let us stay

National Geographic Traveller India – 18/03/16 – Champing, Museum Pyjama Parties & Other Unforgettable Sleep Experiences

Eastern Daily Press – 16/02/16 – Would you go camping in a church? You can near Reepham.

The New York Times – 30/05/15 – Camping in Church? Make Way for Champers
De Telegraaf – 29/01/15 – Nieuwe trend: champing
The Daily Mail – 11/08/14 – Glamping? Try champing!

Champing TV

Champing™ TV

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)!

Champing™ Comments


Dr Loyd Grossman CBE FSA, former Chairman for The Churches Conservation Trust on why he thinks Champing™ is great!

Tracey Crouch MP, Minister for Heritage tells us why she loves Champing™.