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Welcome to Articles, a place for longer reads and Advice Hubs

Our longer pieces of content live here! Sometimes a blog just isn't enough, so we've added articles - collections of longer reads covering topics such as travel advice, wild camping and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We're adding more regularly, so come back soon for more long-form camping content.

If you're looking for a shorter read, head over to our blog for holiday inspiration, top tips and advice.

Accessible Camping Hub

Accessible Camping Hub

Whether you're a first timer or regular traveller, accessible travel can be a minefield if you're not sure where to look for trusted information. Luckily, we hold information on thousands of accessible campsites across Europe. Here, we bring together all our knowledge, advice and top tips for accessible travel because we believe travel should be open to all.

Visit our Accessible Camping Hub

Les Plus Beaux Villages de France
Village in Brittany

Camping in Les Plus Beaux Villages de France

Translated to English, the Most Beautiful Villages of France is an organisation that brings together some of France's prettiest villages.

Part of France's great appeal is its diversity; the landscapes, the cuisine, the architecture, the traditions – every region has its own signature.

France's most beautiful villages

National Parks of England, Scotland and Wales
Brecon Beacons National Park

Camping in the National Parks of England, Scotland and Wales

From the chalky South Downs and foreboding dark peat of the Peak District in England to the coastal splendour of Wales's Pembrokeshire Coast and the vast mountain ranges of Scotlands Cairngorms, the UK really has it all.

Camping in the UK's National Parks

Areas of outstanding natural beauty
Cotswolds AONB

Camping in the AONBs of England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Each Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has its own unique characteristics – exemplified by its landscape, habitats, wildlife and cultural heritage. The role of the AONB organisation is to protect and safeguard it for future generations. Today the 46 AONBs cover around 18% of the UK countryside and 20% of the English coastline.

Explore camping in the UK's AONBs

Wild Camping Guide

Wild Camping Guide

Eco-friendly campsites have sprung up all over the country, where the golden rule is to be as environmentally thoughtful as possible.

Aside from our listed camping sites - individuals, couples and families are also venturing into the great outdoors and discovering their own perfect off-grid camping spot. This is known as wild camping.

Read our in-depth guide to Wild Camping

Mental Wellbeing Hub

Mental Wellbeing Hub

Our mental health is just as important as our physical health. COVID-19 has, for many, brought to light the vulnerabilities that we all have when it comes to our mental wellbeing. The best thing we can do is talk.

Visit our Mental Wellbeing Hub to find out more about the benefits of nature and camping, advice, tips and charities and organisations that can help if you aren't feeling 100%.

Head over to our Mental Wellbeing Hub

Travel Advice Hub

Travel Advice Hub

With a little upfront planning, travelling is easy but it always pays to be aware of any changes to your travel plans, disruptions along your route and other alterations to international travel rules.

This section covers everything from Brexit and Coronavirus to accessibility and tips for learning a new language.

Read our travel advice

Great Camping and Caravanning Road Trips

Great Camping and Caravanning Road Trips

We've got ourselves in gear and documented some of our favourite routes including suggested campsites and must-see attractions.

We've also included some great city camping options and a list of all the UNESCO-listed sites for you to explore. 

Explore the open road

Camping with Kids

Camping with Kids

Camping with kids is always an adventure. It's an activity perfectly suited to the little ones, providing them with the ideal balance of a fun, educational and healthy lifestyle, and of course, memories that will last a lifetime and inspiration that passes through generations.

Let's go camping!