[Tagging] Approved - Tag:tourism=camp_pitch

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 29 23:18:21 UTC 2019

On Sun, 30 Jun 2019 at 09:06, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>

> Re: "slab=yes/no to show whether there is a slab on the pitch"
> I find this confusing. Is this different than surface=concrete? or
> surface=paved?

A bit different, yes.

Have a look at https://images.app.goo.gl/2qBV3P3R2wc7wmV27

The surface of the pitch is grass, but there is also a concrete slab in
place. You can see that the motorhome on the next site is parked on the
grass, but their awning is out over the slab, which is where they have
their table & chairs out. Sites in caravan parks may or may not have slabs,
& this is something that campers want to know about.

Re: "off-ground only" for fires - this value has never been used for
> the key openfire. I find it confusing; I think of an open fire as a
> wood fire on the ground, not charcoal in a portable grill.

True, but they can also be wood burning such as:

Some caravan parks will only allow fires if they are off the ground, as
they don't want their grass burnt!

However, the key "openfire=" has never been extensively discussed, so
> it may be ambiguous in actual use.

May be something that has to be done!


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