The UK offers are surprising range of experience and landscapes for campers considering its compact size. There are camps set up with eco-ethics, for outdoor thrill seekers, those seeking serenity and those who wish to be swept away by the majesty of the views. They offer tent camping, cabins or motorhomes, often provided on site accommodation or you can bring your own. If you bring your own motorhome insurance is a must. Here four unique campgrounds in the UK:
Bwlchgwyn Farm and Pony Trekking- Wales
Starting in resplendent Wales with spectacular views over the Mawdach Estuary, Bwlchgwyn Farm and Pony Trekking is situated smack-bang in the middle of a large livestock farm overlooking the pretty, Llyn peninsula. As well as rolling farmland, your site overlooks views of the Snowdonia Mountains as they reach the the sea.
The on-site pony trek is great for both learners and expert riders, and will take you around the Mawdach Estuary or along the beach.
Ecopad Holidays- Cromford Derbyshire
Built from sustainable and natural materials on at the southern tip of the Peak District on what they call ‘ New House Organic Farm’, Ecopad has recycling facilities, is powered by wind and solar energy with has composting toilets and solar cooking facilities. Locally produce eggs, vegetables and meat are available for purchase, and there are wood-burning stoves for cool nights.
About a half an hour drive away you’ll find caverns to explore, a Go Ape fun park with its zip wires and Tarzan swings. For something more refined nearby Chatsworth House spreads across 1,000 elegant acre parks with a 100-acre English garden.
Bloomsburys- Biddenden, Kent
This campsite is also a creative garden centre with its own restaurant, café, a delicatessen, fish shop, holistic therapy room, arts and crafts workshop, not to mention a particularly luxurious campsite.
Wander the lush gardens where carved stoneware sits under leafy florage and flowers hem fountains, while spotting some rare plants. Also worth a visit for gardener loving campers is the nearly Sissinghurst Castle, home to the famous Vita Sackville-West’s English garden.
Wild Boar Woods-Horsted Keynes, West Sussex
Wild Boar Wood Campsite offers woodland camping spread over 40 acres and tranquility with historic Bluebless locomotives nearby. It’s a small scale camp that doesn’t allow loud music or noise after 10pm but does offer possibilities for long walks and exhilarating hikes in nearby countryside. Enjoy the abundant wildlife that includes butterflies, rabbits, hedgehogs and foxes as the frolic between the fields and forest. Hike along the nearby River Ouse as it meanders through picturesque countryside and drop in at a local pub for ale.