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Discover the National Trust's range of camping holidays in the UK, from tent campsites, glamping locations to caravan sites.

The UK Camp Site
Thousands of details of UK campsites and caravan sites, over 200,000 campsite reviews in the UK and France and Europe. Not mobile friendly.
Going camping or glamping? Find and book the UK's best sites with full descriptions, large photos and more than 2,500 to choose from.
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The Camping and Caravanning Club
Our services are developed by people who share a love of camping and caravanning in the great outdoors.

Cool Camping
There are thousands of campsites in the UK and we’ve been working hard to bring you a collection of the only the very best.

The Greener Camping Club
Our Certificated Campsites provide some of the most environmentally friendly, low impact recreational camping experiences in Wales and England.

Camping - Visit England
Looking for campsites & places to camp in England? Find the perfect place to stay at

Caravan & Camping in Scotland
Scotland is one of the best places to go on a camping and caravan holiday in the UK, with a superb range of places to camp to suit all budgets and tastes.

Camping & Cabins at YHA
At YHA, we offer family friendly, camping and cabin overnights in amazing places around England and Wales.

Camping Guide
Detailed and free-of-charge camping guide with 24,000 campsites. By campsite visitors for campsite visitors.

Camping at our Hostels in Scotland
Forget glamping, experience the Scottish outdoors on the grounds of some of our locations across Scotland but with hostel amenities nearby.

Sponsored Listings

Park Holidays UK

Offering camping and touring pitches as well as caravans, chalets and lodges at their parks across the south of England. With country and coastal locations which make a great base camp for exploring coastal parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty and all the facilities you could need on site for a rainy day.

All Outdoor Shop

The full range of outdoors lifestyle goods; tents, clothing, footwear and more at competitive prices with great customer service.

Haven Holidays - Camping & Touring

With 23 dedicated touring and campsites at beautiful coastal locations with nature on your doorstep. Get your boots on and explore the coastline at any of the campsites in England, Scotland or Wales then kick back and relax in the evenings with access to all the facilities.

Ordnance Survey Shop

The best and most detailed maps, guides and books for exploring the great outdoors in the UK. Available in print or as apps for any device.

Latest Camping News

  • Five of the UK's best adventure and wellness festivals in 2020

    Combine active, healthy days with nights of partying at an increasingly popular type of festival, where outdoor pursuits meet live music15-17 MayWith a view of Skiddaw from your tent, the 13th Keswick Mountain Festival makes the most of its Lake District setting and combines outdoor activities with live music and talks. Festivalgoers may not spend too long under canvas though, […]

  • Couple builds French cottage on wheels

    It was a love of France that inspired this couple to turn a freight van into a French-themed cottage. Zoe Fiander, a luthier, and her husband Alistair Love, a cabinet maker, spend the majority of their holidays in France. Whether they’re skiing, surfing or just enjoying good food and wine, they’ve holidayed all over the The post Couple builds French cottage on […]

  • Whale trail: the magnificent remoteness of the Light to Light walk

    Encounters with wildlife, dramatic red rocks and remnants of a bleak history are a given on this multi-day hike – but pitching your own tent is notThere’s a feeling of complete independence that comes with carrying everything you need. At the end of a solid walk it’s incredibly satisfying – even if your evening meal consists of two-minute noodles and a […]

  • Two wheels, no rules: bikepacking across Scotland

    Where hiking can be a slog, cycling offers freedom. Nowhere more so than in the Highlands, where wild camping is legal and bothies aboundIn the dog days of summer 2016 I rode my bike from Taynuilt on Loch Etive to Findhorn on the Moray Firth using the wildest and loneliest ways I could find. Logging and estate tracks, stalkers’ paths, drovers’ and 18th-century […]

  • Autumn leave: 20 great places to stay in the UK’s forests

    Where better than deep in the woods to enjoy beautiful autumn colours? We pick forest boltholes, from log cabins and cosy cottages to tree tentsSheffield Park Garden, near Haywards Heath, is famous for its autumn colours – former owner Arthur Soames planted it for the season, with richly hued species such as acer, nyssa and taxodium. Formerly the gardener’s […]

  • Camping satisfies our urge to escape. But we take our baggage with us | André Spicer

    Great claims can be made for the virtues of campsite culture, but don’t overdo the hypeThe Oxford philosopher GA Cohen thought that a camping trip was a good model of what socialism might look like. When we go camping, claimed Cohen, “there is no hierarchy among us; our common aim is that each of us should have a good time, doing, so far as possible, the things […]

  • Guest review: Aeron Coast Caravan Park

    Popular guest reviewer and adventurer, Sarah Skilton, shares her exclusive review of this beautiful campsite. We were inspired to stay at Aeron Coast Caravan Park after reading reviews online. Here’s a sample of the comments on Google, which promised: “Lovely site, great location and clean facilities “ “A fantastic place for a holiday” The site […]

  • 10 of the best hill and mountain walks in the UK: readers’ travel tips

    Hills large and small in more remote areas of the UK offer our tipsters incredible views, solitude and a thorough workoutFor anyone wishing to experience truly wild, but not too remote or challenging, mountain landscapes, the hills on the east side of Uist in the Outer Hebrides provide plenty of opportunity. On South Uist, Beinn Mhor (620 metres), Beinn Corradale (527 metres) […]

  • Vendée, France: an old-school family holiday

    From seaside fun on sleepy Noirmoutier island to gobsmacking historical reenactments at Puy du Fou theme park, this area of western France offers a delicious dip into temps perduLow tide on the Passage du Gois reveals a scene that has barely changed in centuries. As the sea retreats, people armed with rakes and shovels set out across the sand flats either side of the cobbled […]

  • Delight in Devon: an eco-cabin stay in a rescued wood

    The magic of the countryside is all-encompassing on an off-grid cabin break in rejuventated woodland, which also offers cycling routes and villages to explore‘Imagine yourself lying on a beach or swimming in the sea, or anywhere your mind wants to go.”Archery instructor Katie was trying to get me to switch off, mentally, so that I could snap back into the zone when […]

  • Boats and beach huts: a family holiday on Denmark’s Ærø island

    A Danish camping break … with three generations under canvas. It may not sound fun but this picturesque island makes it a memorable escape from ‘reality’There’s a thrill attached to going somewhere by boat. An expanse of open water separates “real life” from ice-cream-for-breakfast holiday mode, offering a much-needed mental and physical […]

  • King of the castles: a cabin stay on Northumberland's mighty coast

    In Alnmouth, new off-grid seaside huts make a great base for car-free exploring – whether you like your fortresses ruined or smartly keptAs night fell, a lighthouse beam caught my eye as it flickered across the sea from Amble. I folded away the seaside cabin’s mini-table, switched off the radio and stepped out on to the porch, waiting for my eyes to adjust to a […]

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