Selected list of camping destinations across UK
Camping being an outdoor recreational activity is enjoyed by everyone, big or small. Memories of camping in Britain’s perfect pitches, in the lap of nature and away from civilization will be cherished for a lifetime. Our comprehensive list of the top camping sites in UK is given below.
The mountainous regions of the Grampian with the very best of locations, picturesque lochs, tremendous landscape, glens, heather-flecked hillsides, fresh clean air, bigger parks with cooking facilities, proximity to a village, low cost holidays with comparative cost for the pitches. That’s Scotland. By following the Scottish Outdoor Access Code this is the best place to camp.
Located in Devon, England, this Dartmoor National Park offers many reasons for camping. A camper can cycle on or off road, canoe down one of the many rivers, hike throughout the countryside, ride horses through the hills or simply explore one of the many towns and villages located within the park with their farmers’ markets and vast history. The general rule for camping applies and can be enjoyed throughout the year, but baring a few parks.
This is the best ‘green option’ for all campers as this is a cheaper option and also travelling to central London by public transport is very convenient. Privileges like Motorhomes, Campervans Caravans as well as tents and trailer tents are easily available at almost all camp sites. Abbey Wood campsite or Crystal Palace Caravan Club is a few options.
WOW! Cornwall. Truly Heaven on Earth, with its unforgetful mighty cliffs and crashing waves, the glorious sandy beaches, the wild moorlands and peaceful woodlands, the fantastic food and lively arts scene. With its 125 and more of approved and quality checked campsites, exploring this scenic countryside by its length and breadth will be memorable.
THE LAKE DISTRICT
The Lake District, a home to the highest mountain in England, Scafell Pike, also boasts of the longest lake, Windermere and that’s not all it also has the deepest lake, Wastwater. That is not all it also has fell walking, mountain biking, rock climbing, sailing, canoeing, swimming, scrambling, etc available all the year round. You could camp in Keswick, langdale, Eskdale or Wasdale all having a spectacular lake and mountain locations.
THE NEW FOREST
The New Forest national park is a rare mixture of habitat, giving a wide opportunity for nature and scientific studies. This national heritage is located in the south-central coast of England and is a part of Hampshire. It has open heartland, large expanses of sandy land covered in heather and low scrub, bogs, deciduous and coniferous forests with oak trees that are 300-400 years old. With a totally natural surrounding this is a perfect place to pitch the tent.
A must visit for all fine artists in the world. Its scenic beauty, majestic cliffs, sand dunes, broad river estuaries cascading streams, rocky outcrop all invite the artistic talent. Having the advantage of the Atlantic Ocean on its three sides Pembrokeshire also offers coasteering, kayaking, body-boarding, surfing, cycling and pony trekking.
A place that can be visited any time of the year with its miles of coastline, rural charm, amazing wildlife and of course not to forget Norwich, the heritage and shopping city. Norfolk boasts of fantastic archaeological sites from the roman and the Anglo-Saxon times. With lock-free navigable waterways, fens and forest a camper could be spilt for choices. This amazing paradise is also dubbed the birdwatching capital of Britain an amazing place for children and adult alike.
Camping on the banks of the River Gwyrfai or just sightseeing and fishing this is an ideal place for all outdoor activities. The torrent walk around Dolgun Uchaf and mountain biking are attracting a lot of tourists from all over the world.