Whether you're thinking of staying closer to home or perhaps you want a quick trip away in your caravan, we look at ten of the most interesting campsites in the UK, and why you should consider visiting them.
Whitefield Forest Touring Park
Whitefield is a family run touring park that has been open since 2007, and it's open from Mid-March to Early October. The family has worked closely with the Forestry Commission to ensure that the natural beauty of the land has remained intact, and this is what makes this place so special. It is beautiful, and the perfect place to take your whole family.
The Hop Farm Campsite
If you have children, then The Hop Farm Campsite is one of the best places that you could visit. Located in Kent, this is one of the most child-friendly campsites in the UK, with a variety of outdoor and indoor play areas, funfair rides as well as The Magic Factory. There is plenty to do, so your kids will never be bored, and this makes it one of the most interesting campsites that you can visit.
Riverview Holiday Park
If you head North of the border, to Angus, you will find Riverview Holiday Park. This is quite a quiet place, but it overlooks a lovely sandy beach, which provides lots of fun for you and your family. Or, if you want to take a romantic stroll along the beach, feeling your toes in the sand, this could be the perfect place. It is a member of the British of Best Group, and also has an indoor play area for your little ones to enjoy.
Brighthouse Bay Holiday Park
In Dumfries and Galloway, you will come across Brighthouse Bay Holiday Park. Here you will find some wonderful all-weather facilities, meaning that no matter what the weather is like, you are going to have no issues with being here. Further than that, you can even experience pony trekking, which is a wonderful thing for people of all ages to enjoy. This park is run to the highest possible standard, so you don’t have to worry about a thing!
Plassey Leisure Park
Heading over to Wales now and into Wrexham, open from February to January, Plassey Leisure Park is certainly somewhere that you don’t want to miss. There are 120 pitches around the edges, and the entire park is set over 247 acres of land. It used to be a Dairy Farm, so the place is vast, with plenty of facilities for you and the whole family to enjoy.
Trawsdir Touring Caravans And Camping Park
If you are looking for somewhere that can offer you sea views from almost every pitch, and there are 142 of them, then Trawsdir Touring Caravans and Camping Park is the place for you to be. The site managers can help you position your unit if you need help with this, and the facilities for this place are shared with the sister site across the road. There is even a private beach down there, making it one of the stand out campsites that you need to visit.
The Bridge Caravan Park And Camping Site
With a total of 120 pitches, 53 of which providing electricity, The Bridge Caravan Park and Camping site in Monmouth deserves to be on this list. This is a family run park, and up until a few years ago was still a working farm. All 20 of the places for tents provide 5A electricity so even campers won’t be left without. Do keep in mind with this site that the space between pitches can be quite small, especially when the place gets busy, but this brings a new, friendly atmosphere to your camping experience. While you might be close together, it allows you to meet some new people.
Blair Castle Caravan Park
This site is on the grounds of Blair Castle, making it an attractive option for those who love this kind of architecture. With a total of 250 pitches, there are plenty of places for you to choose from. As you are on the castle grounds, you are going to receive a gift voucher to get into the castle and explore all the walking trails that are on offer. If you are someone who loves history, then this is undoubtedly going to be a place for you to consider.
Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park
Head further into Scotland and find Fife because there you will discover Craigtoun Meadows Holiday Park. This is a small campsite with only 58 pitches; it is in a beautiful location, which means you are going to have plenty of opportunities to have fun! Head into St.Andrews, and you will find some excellent entertainment options, and don’t forget the biggest benefit of this site, there is electricity available to all of the areas!
Webbers Caravan and Camping Park
In Exeter, Devon, you will find this beautiful caravan and camping park with plenty on offer. There are 115 pitches, all of which offer electricity, so you don’t have to worry about not having any while you are away. Something interesting about this site is that even though it has been brought up to date, it still maintains its rural charm that attracts people here. As rolling fields surround the site, you can enjoy watching some wildlife as you take a long, relaxing stroll around the park.