With less than three months remaining until the Tour de France begins; excitement is rapidly building in the world of cycling. The Grand Depart of this year’s Tour will begin in Yorkshire, bringing thousands of visiting fans with it.
Stage 2 will see participants travel from York to Sheffield over a 200km route, on Sunday the 6th July. Thousands of visiting fans will be looking to plan weekend camping visits based around Stage 2, with many of them looking to base themselves around the Steel City.
Camping Sheffield will be one of many local campsites providing accommodation in the Sheffield area over the weekend encompassing 4th-8th July. With an extremely impressive array of services on offer, they are laying a fantastic claim to be the best campsite available to fans looking to plan a stay around Sheffield for this year’s Tour. Their campsite business is made up through Green Directions and Totally Tipi:
A local business offering an inspiring ‘green’ venue which can be used for conferences, meetings, training events and hospitality purposes. Almost all the electricity provided for their site – where Camping Sheffield will be based – is provided by wind turbines and solar panels.
Green Directions were presented with the Gold Award for the Green Tourism Business Scheme in 2012. In in the same year they were also winners in the Innovation and Design/Build categories of the Sheffield Telegraph Environment Awards. They were also shortlisted for the 2013 Green Tourism Gold Star Awards along with Wembley Stadium and the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.
A Yorkshire family-run company who hire Tipi tents; which are stunning structures which help create an enjoyable atmosphere during events and weddings. They will be providing a giant triple tipi Tent structure that will form a breathtaking centerpiece for Le Tour site.
The Camping Sheffield Tour de France site itself will provide customers with spacious 6×6 metre pitches. The 10-acre area that it encompasses provides picturesque, spectacular views of the Peak District. There are 170 pitches available that can hold up to 500 people between them. The site can also accommodate up to 10 camper vans.
As well as being able to provide fans with information on where to go and advice on local cycling routes; perhaps most importantly they are located just 3 miles (4.5km) from the Stage 2 route – as it passes though the Bradfield area of Sheffield. The site is located in an area that won’t have any road closures affecting the immediate areas, making it easy for fans to move from place to place. It is also only 6 miles from Sheffield city centre.
You can contact Camping Sheffield at firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively by calling 07527553712.
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