Useful Links

Places to Camp in the UK

The best online campsite directories we have found: – probably the most established and popular campsite database – award-winning website with many features you can select and search on.  For example click here to find family friendly campsites on

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. – directory of all the touring campsites and caravan parks in Scotland. Over 500 listed with suitability for tents, campervans, caravans and statics. – 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. for a selection of over 3,500 campsites in the 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 for tent reviews.

Camping Parties for Kids

For more information on kids party ideas see

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