Our Top 5 Family Campsites in the UK!August 4, 2016 • Get Outdoors
We’ve handpicked our favourite family campsites across the UK to inspire you and your family where stay and what to do if you’re still searching for the perfect camping holiday.
Trevornick – Newquay, Cornwall
“Embrace the freedom of the outdoors” and take a trip to Trevornick for a truly amazing camping trip. You can hit the beach, swim in the sea, wander all around the woodland, enjoy some fine food or even special spa treatment- all available on site. Just a stones throws from Holywell Beach, Cornwall is an old favourite when it comes to camping and shouldn’t be missed for a family holiday. Trevornick offers the ultimate experience, escape away for a truly wonderful friendly and family orientated camping holiday.
Cloud Farm Camping Exmoor – Done Valley, Devon
Located on the Somerset border, Cloud Farm is a fantastic get away for all adventurous families. Hosting some spectacular views, the site has plenty of room for tents to be pitched all year round. With shallow streams and rivers to explore and wonderful wildlife on display, it’s the perfect outdoor summer holiday. Wake up with ponies, red deer, herons and buzzards and immerse yourself deep into the super Southern scenery. It’s also worth mentioning that your younger scamps (under 3s) can camp for free!
Fforest Fields – Wales
Fforest Fields is a fantastic retreat for families to visit, its so remote that it doesn’t centre on its post code! But don’t worry you can still find it and is easily accessible from any area of England. Find your route here! The camping park is four miles from the historic market town of Builth Wells, renowned for all things outdoors! There are thousands of acres to cover. With moorland rich in wildlife, fishing lake, boating and swimming lakes, it sounds pretty perfect right?
Thistledown Farm – Stroud, Gloucestershire
Set up camp at Thistledown Farm, with three idyllic locations to choose from – you will be spoilt for choice on where to lay your head. But for a truly wild experience, we recommend the Elderflower Orchard which is located towards the top of the farm. You can share tales around your very own campfire and wake up in the wilderness for an awesome long weekend treat. Even better, it will cost you just £5 per night. For a different experience, be sure to check out the 2nd and 3rd pastures. also available to camp in with all amenities covered.
Glenmore Campsite – Aviemore, Scotland
Described as “a magnet for outdoor and nature enthusiasts”, Glenmore Campsite is the perfect opportunity to introduce your youngsters to wildlife, and whilst on holiday – what could be better? Explore the 280km of footpaths and trails across its diverse lands; keep your eyes peeled for Deer, otters, ospreys and even golden eagles! With a nearby beach you can relax in the sun after any adventure. But it isn’t just a summer hotspot, Glenmore is also incredible to visit in the winter months and hosts some of the UK’s finest ski and snowboard runs. Think you’re up to the challenge, book here.
Here’s what we recommend for a family camping trip! Be sure to check out top tips for camping from Up All Hours here.
- Muddy Mac – Red
- The Adventurers Notebook
- Cosy Cloud Fleece – Electric Blue
- Classic Wellies – Navy
- Truly Lovely Den Kit
- Drift Base Layer Bottom – Wine