Camping is extremely popular in the UK. Huge festivals such as Glastonbury are built around camping and there are countless great spots throughout the country that are perfect for camping.
Below are 5 of the best camping sites in the UK.
Burnbake Campsite, Dorset
Burnbake Campsite in Dorset is perfect for those who want plenty to see and do while they’re camping. Not only is the campsite situated next to the beaches at Studland Bay but the multitude of bike paths makes it perfect for cyclists too.
There are plenty of facilities at the campsite, including showers, baby-changing facilities and washing machines. There is also a small shop that sells camping equipment, making Burnbake Campsite an excellent choice for new and experienced campers alike
Bay View Farm, Cornwall
Bay View Farm is considered one of the best camping sites in Cornwall, in no small part due to the spectacular views it has to offer. In addition to the beautiful surroundings, you also have plenty of amenities, including showers, wifi and camping huts, for those who don’t want to bring their own tent.
Shell Island, Gwynedd
Shell Island in Gwynedd is Europe’s largest campsite, with over 300 acres of land dedicated to camping. What makes Shell Island such a great spot for campers is the variety of spots you can find to pitch up, including a variety of cliff-top pitches and sheltered fields.
Facilities are Shell Island are excellent, with a supermarket, showers, pub, laundry and reception area. The large space and generous facilities make it a particularly good choice for those who are new to camping and don’t want to be without too many home comforts on their first trip.
Deepdale Farm, Norfolk
Deepdale Farm is a very welcoming camp site and is suitable for those with tents and smaller camper vans. There is also the option to hire a hut or tepee if you don’t have your own tent. Prices are very reasonable at just £5-8 per night for adults and £3-4 for children. There are some beautiful beaches on either side of the campsite as well as washing facilities.
Ayr Holiday Park, St Ives
Ayr Holiday Park is in an excellent location and offer beautiful views of the surrounding area as well as being close to Porthmeor Beach – a very popular spot with surfers. The site has many facilities, including a children’s play area, showers and hairdryers.