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It’s holiday planning time…

Now, you’ve had your turkey and your Christmas pudding, pulled your crackers, fallen asleep in front of The Wizard of Oz again, and all of a sudden, it’s Boxing Day! Now Boxing Day, as you know, is traditionally the day on which you decide where you’re going on holiday next year. Here at Dolittle Holidays, we’re offering you a little incentive – if you … Read More It’s holiday planning time…


Well, who’da thought it? Updated.

Back in the long hot summer of last year, we told you about finding a well surrounded by willows. So, fast forward to January, and after a pretty rainy winter, the well has filled with water! And not just water, but newt tadpoles, too! Lots of the little blighters! After a bit of online research, we think they may grow up to be Iberian … Read More Well, who’da thought it? Updated.

If you have nowhere to go, we can help.

Para quem perdeu sua casa nos incêndios terríveis aqui no centro de Portugal, temos três tendas em nossas terras que têm camas e são confortáveis. Existe uma cozinha ao ar livre, banheiros compartilhados e um lugar para se sentar, fora do sol. Se você não tem para onde ir, você pode ficar, gratuitamente. Estamos em Moita Negra, perto de Santiago da Guarda, em segurança. … Read More If you have nowhere to go, we can help.


What we’re about

A couple of years ago, your hosts – Ali (her) and Dave (me, see above) were on holiday somewhere in Portugal. We dreamt of a retreat from the pressures of urban living. Comfortable camping in the heart of rural Portugal, exclusively for grown-ups, a sideways move from the tourist traps and the bland blare of identical tour reps. So here it is, the dream … Read More What we’re about

We’re open!

So the tents are up, and we’ve had our first guests. A lovely group of people from our home town of Sheffield! They’ve loved it here – a real get away from it all break. And we went to some new places with them – one of them was the reservoir at Pedrógão Grande – we all went on a dinghy and had a … Read More We’re open!

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