Accommodation

Camping, caravanning and motor homes

Most of Britain’s camp sites and caravan parks open only for about 6 months of the year (typically from Easter to October), but you will need to make reservations in advance. Helpful organisations include the Camping and Caravanning Club and the Caravan Club, which publish lists of their member parks and operate their own grading systems.

Camping or caravanning pitches typically cost around £20 per night. For a list of sites, check www.pitchup.com, www.coolcamping.co.uk or the Forestry Commission website.

Motor homes give greater freedom to explore at your own pace and a wider choice of places to stay, including most campsites and caravan parks. Some operators will let guests pick up their vehicle directly from an airport or ferry terminal.

Looking for inspiration? Here are some of the nation's most stunning camping spots, from beaches and lakes to forests, mountains and more. 

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