One consequence of the Covid crisis is that the demand for country homes with a campsite in the grounds – be it for camping, glamping or caravans – has gone through the roof.
People want to escape to the peace and quiet of the countryside, but money is often an issue,’ says Carol Peett, of West Wales Property Finders. ‘A small campsite can be merged with childcare or working from home to provide an income stream.’
James Warner Smith, who edits the website Cool Camping (), which has seen its bookings increase by 500 per cent since 2019, believes that camping is perfect for these troubled times. ‘Covid transmission is low outdoors,’ he says. ‘And people yearn for the camaraderie of the campsite after being locked up all year.’
Demand for properties with campsites is strong, partly due to a relaxation of planning laws in England and Wales, allowing campsites for tents to operate without planning permission for up to 56 days, doubling the previous limit.
However, calculating exactly how much income you can expect to make from a campsite is tricky, as much depends on the location and outlook.
For a six-person pitch close to, say, a beautiful stretch of a river you may be able to charge £40 a night, while offering no more than a compost toilet by way of amenities……
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/property/article-9427959/Rural-homes-come-small-campsites-generate-extra-income.html Daily Mail Friday, 2nd April 2021
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