Celebrate the lifting of lockdown with a trip to one of these amazing UK campsite locations. Whether you are after idyllic views, family-friendly stays or a place full of adventurous outdoor excursions, we have the perfect definitive list for you to peruse. From the rustic coastline of Northern Devon to the dramatic scenery of Scotland, all of these locations are currently accepting reservations so why not get ahead of the rush and book your dream staycation!

Croyde Bay Campsite

Based in a North Devon Area of Natural Beauty (AONB), Croyde Bay Campsite is a peaceful, family-friendly site that offers onsite catering, free Wi-Fi and phone charging, wide walkways and a self-service check-in/out.

This location is perfect for surfing, walking, cycling, and rock climbing, with access to the South West Coast Path and Tarka Trail. If you are looking for outstanding unspoilt sandy beaches and pretty villages peppered with old thatched cottages then this is the place for you.

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Apple Camping, Glamping Pembrokeshire

Apple Camping is an alternative glamping site located in South Pembrokeshire. They offer an eclectic collection of accommodation options including The UFO, (flying saucer) the JetStar private jet, an Airbus commercial aircraft, Geodesic Domes, (including The Pac-Man) Yurts, Bell-Tents and the Witch’s Hat.

Situated next to a working farm and less than 5 miles from both the walled town of Tenby, with its pretty harbour and the small seaside resort town of Saundersfoot with its harbour and Blue Flag beach, Apple Camping is an ideal base from which to explore Pembrokeshire, its local activities and attractions.

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Woodfire Camping, West Sussex

Woodfire Camping is a family campsire, in glorious countryside on a farm in the heart of the south downs national park. They have hot showers, campfires and wood-fired cooking, with pre-erected tents available for hire.

The track leading directly off the campsite leads up on to the 90-mile-long South Downs Way, with more fantastic views in all directions, some as far as the sea. There are also four great local pubs within walking distance, with good food and beer gardens!

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Moss Side Farm Campsite, Lake District

Moss Side Farm Campsite is located near the small rural village Broughton-in-Furness in a woodland valley with many footpaths leading directly from the farm. They are located in the heart of the Lake District, 15 minutes' drive from the nearest lake (Coniston Water) and 40 from Windermere.

A small, friendly and family-run site on a working farm with dogs, sheep, cows, ponies, ducks and hens taking up residence! Next to the campsite, they have two ladies' and two gents' showers, a freezer and a washing-up area among the site amenities and plenty of electrical sockets to charge up those devices!

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The Orchards Holiday Park, Isle of Wight

Set amongst the rolling countryside of the Isle of Wight and with stunning panoramic views over an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Solent, The Orchards is a special place to make memories, kick back and relax or explore.

Nestled among the old apple orchards in fifteen acres of beautiful, tranquil parkland and with beaches just a ten minute drive away, it’s the ideal spot for a family holiday, a get together with friends or a cosy couples retreat. There are two swimming pools to enjoy, indoor and outdoor with an indoor poolside coffee shop in our garden conservatory.

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Catgill Farm Camping and Glamping, Yorkshire Dales

With spectacular views across the Wharfe valley and a small stream meandering through the site, Catgill is a beautiful and peaceful setting in which to relax, the perfect place for a memorable stay in the Yorkshire Dales.

A walkers and cyclers paradise, there are numerous local amenities including a nearby pub as well as an onsite coffee shop and small store. Catgill Farm is situated on the edge of the national park away from areas of light pollution making it an incredible place for stargazing.

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Croft Farm Water Park, Tewkesbury

Croft Farm Water Park is a resort destination situated just outside Tewkesbury. With its own lake, water sports activities and tuition, luxury lodges, caravan and camping, it is perfect for an activity-based family holiday.

From relaxing with a book by the lake, a BBQ with friends, to action packed fun filled days windsurfing or kayaking with the family, there is something to suit all ages and interests, whatever the weather.

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Maddybenny Farm Campsite, Northern Ireland

Maddybenny is a family friendly campsite, with grass and hard standing pitches, opened in 2013 on the Causeway Coast, for touring caravans, motorhomes and tents and is centrally located between Portrush /Portstewart and Coleraine.

A great location to access many of the local sandy beaches, golf courses, scenic walks, activity centres and tourist sites along the Causeway Coast. Guests who prefer to chill can enjoy a relaxing stay in the countryside in an unspoilt secluded rural setting with views of the sea.

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Greencarts Campsite, Hexham, Northumberland

Greencarts Farm is a working farm situated in the beautiful Tyne Valley. They have a large campsite, a bunkhouse and also a camping barn all with beautiful views on the Northumberland countryside.

They are ideally located for many of the visitors attractions that Northumberland has to offer, including The National Park, Hadrian's Wall, Kielder Water, The Scottish Borders, Alnwick Castle & Gardens, and The National Trust site of Cragside. Both East and West coasts are within one hour of Greencarts Farm. 

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Linnhe Lochside Holidays, Scotland

A warm welcome awaits when you visit “Linnhe” – a luxury, self-catering holiday park in Fort William, which offers top quality holiday accommodation overlooking the wild and dramatic scenery of Loch Eil and the mountains beyond.

Fort William and Lochaber has plenty to offer to make your holiday as exciting or relaxing as you want.  You will be only a short stroll away from the shore where you can take in a fantastic sunset or watch the seals or otters play.

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Post By Rosie Burnman