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A camping experience is something that can be enjoyed by anyone and Europe has a vast amount of places to venture off to. Scotland, Cornwall, Devon and France all offer something different yet all allow you to really get to grips with the fundamentals of what camping is all about.

With so much on offer at the various destinations through out Europe you and your family will be hard pushed to pick just one of these popular destinations. Some people opt to move between campsites, and who could blame them with something so do in each one as well as the freedom to move around and really explore the countryside.

This blog post will highlight some of the best places to go camping in the UK and help you narrow the search for the perfect holiday destination right here in the UK.

camping in Culzean Castle in the UK

First on the list is Culzean Castle in Ayrshire Scotland. This stunning club site is located with in the grounds of a castle. The site offers fantastic views across the ocean looking out towards that Isle of Arran. The castle is situated in the edge of the cliff faces the sea and is a fine example of Robert Adams architecture, and is well worth the trip alone.

North of England Camping

Choice number two is Barnard Castle, based in County Durham in the North of England. This popular destination is well known for being a good base for exploring Teesdale and the Yorkshire Dales. This location is a must for walkers and cyclists that are looking for somewhere different to explore. Known as ‘Barney’ by the locals this is a place that will be a talking point for weeks after your holiday.

Staffordshire camping

Our third option is Cannock Chase in Staffordshire and is part of Central England. Surrounded by stunning hills and forests and a range of wildlife this is a treat for those who really enjoy the great outdoors. Situated on the edge of what some consider being one of the Midlands’ greatest beauty spots, this is an ideal location for walkers who are looking to explore somewhere new.

Hertfordshire camping holiday

Location four is Hertford in Hertfordshire in the South East of England. Close enough to catch the train into London yet a million miles away from the everyday stress of work and the daily grind. Based on the outskirts of the country town this is an ideal place for a little adventure not to far away.

South Devon Camping

Dartmouth in Devon provides site number five. Located in the popular South west of England, this site looks out over the breathtaking South Hams coast. This Dartmouth site is a five minute drive away from the Dartmouth town that is full of local shops and stunning views. The award winning Blackpool Sands is a near by beach that offers a great day out for all the family.

So there we have just five, out of many hundreds of popular locations situated in the UK alone. Camping in Europe offers many more popular destinations ideal for the camper. If the UK isn’t your ideal destination then what not try an Abroad Camping Holiday for a wider choice of destinations?

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