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Camping Inspiration: England


  Camping in the UK: Travel destination guide

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Introduction: Camping destinations in England

Pack your tent and explore everything England has to offer

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England has so much to offer for campers. From ancient monuments like Neolithic Stonehenge and Hadrian's Wall, to the many national parks and chocolate box rural villages – not to mention countless bustling seaside resorts and pretty coastal harbours – there's something for everyone.

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Camping in the Lake District

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The Lake District is the outdoor capital of England, with millions of visitors every year. It’s just as popular with outdoor adventure seekers as it is with those looking for peace and quiet and it’s a great camping destination. We've got a selection of great articles to give you inspiration

Lake District Guide  

New Forest

Experience atmospheric forest trails and romantic heathland as well as free-roaming ponies and deer

New Forest  

Yorkshire Coast

Superb beaches, traditional seaside resorts and quaint villages make Yorkshire a superb camping destination.


Camping in Cornwall

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From vast, sandy beaches that are popular with families to secluded coves, Cornwall is full of coastal delights. Add the inland attractions and you have one of Britain’s leading holiday destinations. Our Cornwall articles will give you lots of ideas for a camping trip to the southwest

Cornwall Guide  

Peak District

The Peak District National Park covers over 500 square miles and is a paradise for lovers of the outdoors with loads of campsites to base yourself.

Peak District  


From stunning scenery to quirky attractions, North Devon offers everything you could want in a camping holiday destination.


Camping in Norfolk

Norfolk Broads

Miles of unspoilt coastline, beautiful countryside and loads to do make Norfolk a holiday hotspot. You'll find plenty of inspiration for a camping trip to Norfolk here

Norfolk Guide  


Helping you choose the best place to camp in the UK


Camping in the UK gives you freedom, adventure and the chance to get closer to nature, whether it is a night on the Cornwall coast or a week's holiday in the Highlands of Scotland.

Home is where the heart is, and that's especially true when it comes to camping in the UK. Sometimes we forget just how much there is explore in the UK.

And with the disruption to travel by coronavirus and Brexit, the one thing that seems certain is that more people will be holidaying at home.

Expert information for picking where to camp

Family holidays are so important and we want to help you choose the right destination for your next camping trip. To give you inspiration, we’ve hand-picked some of our favourite UK camping destinations.

Some, like the Lake District, Cornwall and the Scottish Highlands, are obvious. Others are maybe less well-known, but they are all magnificent and should definitely be on your camping bucket list.

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