Campsite needs help to open in Worcestershire

We are a family of 4 (with Badger the dog) who have worked hard over the last 8 years to achieve our dream of owning and running a Campsite.  I sold part of my business, we worked extra hours, invested and saved and finally moved to The Heath in 2018.  We are sat in the Vale of Evesham, with beautiful traditional orchards at our side driving us to passionately care and actively volunteer for local landscape charities and to make our Campsite as eco friendly as possible, kind on the environment and to encourage the wildlife around us to thrive.  We have full planning permission, a Groundsman ready and waiting, customers on our database and Log Pods ready to go in place. However, recent worldwide events have delayed our build and more importantly drastically reduced the amount we can borrow to achieve the finished site.  We are looking for funding to support the costs of adding utilities to the site, such as water, electric and our sewerage plant. The funding we hope to achieve via GoFundMe would help towards paying for our electric to be installed, which along with the water installation going ahead over the next few weeks, will help us achieve the funding to finish the bigger projects such as the sewerage system. The site will be open 365 days of the year and benefit those wanting to stay in the UK, for weekend breaks, family holidays or for outdoor enthusiasts that can enjoy the walks and cycle routes right from the comfort of their caravan or tent. Our disabled facilities,  road lay and hardstanding pitches will support those in a wheelchair and we will be hosting foraging and local produce events that support and encourage people to buy local. Funds would be used within the next 6-8 months for a 2021 opening, where we hope to invite all those supporting us to our open event and to stay with us in the future. (think of it as paying now for a free holiday next year?) Any support would be so very much appreciated, not just from myself and Jim, but from our boys who ask nearly every day "When is the campsite going to be open?"  Everything is in place, we just need that final push, that spring board, that pat on the back from anyone; friends, family, outdoor enthusiasts, caravan obsessionists - you know - the people who care and believe, who will stay with us and enjoy the views.....have I told you about the views?

Donations

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  • Nicki Moran 
    • £40 
    • 14 d
  • Katherine Holland 
    • £80 
    • 1 mo
  • Jane Ramsden 
    • £5 
    • 1 mo
  • Fiona Petrie 
    • £50 
    • 1 mo
  • Shirley & Tony Judd 
    • £100 
    • 1 mo
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Organizer

Jacqui Dance 
Organizer
Norton, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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