Instead of camping, visitors to England can choose to experience the champing service – overnight at the abandoned church.
“Champing” is a combination of “church” (church) and “camping” is a word used to describe a unique tourism service in the UK. When using this service, visitors will experience sleeping overnight at the abandoned church.
It is known that in 2015, the Church Conservation Committee – a British organization specializing in the protection of ancient churches – developed the Champing service for the purpose of tourism development and maintenance of historical sites. The commission used the grounds of abandoned churches to make hotel rooms.
The cost for a night at the abandoned church is about 57 to 69 euros (about 1.5-1.8 million VND), including services such as candles, lanterns, kettles, sleeping spaces and houses. toilet. In addition, guests must pay another fee to be served breakfast.
Fiona Silk, project director, said that when you spend the night at the abandoned church, visitors will feel the difference. Every early morning, visitors will feel the peace and comfort when seeing the sunlight shining through the glass windows.
When you spend the night at the church, visitors can see bats nesting. In particular, visitors can organize parties and are not prohibited from drinking alcohol. Most customers when using this service always feel the peace inside the church’s premises.
Up to now, there have been 6,500 guests using the overnight service at the abandoned church. For British people, this is an interesting domestic travel service during the period when foreign travel is frozen because of the Covid-19 pandemic.