Useful Links

Places to Camp in the UK

The best online campsite directories we have found:

ukcampsite.co.uk  - probably the most established and popular campsite database

pitchup.com - award-winning website with many features you can select and search on.  For example click here to find family friendly campsites on pitchup.com

Caravan Sitefinder - to find the top campsites, caravan sites and caravan parks in the UK.

The UK tourist boards offer campsite listings of quality-graded sites. Use the links below to click through to camping and caravanning site listings.

enjoyengland.com       visitwales.co.uk       visitscotland.com

ScottishCamping.com - directory of all the touring campsites and caravan parks in Scotland. Over 500 listed with suitability for tents, campervans, caravans and statics

coolcamping.co.uk - If you looking to camp somewhere a wee bit different and really rather cool  then of course the Cool Camping books will offer some great ideas.

lovecamping.co.uk for a selection of over 3,500 campsites in the UK.

information-britain.co.uk - for a great directory of what's on and what to see around Britain.

Tent Reviews

The choice of tents out there is vast and it's difficult to know what to buy - for some good reviews from the most seasoned of campers, (ukcampsite has a great following in the camping world) see ukcampsite.co.uk/tents for tent reviews.

Camping Parties for Kids

For more information on kids party ideas see uk-entertainers.co.uk

More about Getting Started in Camping

Discover Touring is a national campaign in its third year, run by The Caravan Club to help newcomers in caravanning and motorhoming get started.

Caravan Club Discover Touring

The Camping and Caravanning Club launched a similar campaign, New to Camping, aimed at helping newcomers to camping too, get all the information and advice they need.  Contented Camping was a sponsor of this campaign in 2010.

Camping and Caravanning Club New to Camping

 

Family motorhoming on site
 
Colourful tents
 
Dad and son with tent

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