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Types of campsites

Campsites come in all shapes and sizes. At The Camping and Caravanning Club, we’d like to think we know a thing or two about camping, and over the years we’ve curated a range of different  experiences for everyone to enjoy!

Below are all of the camping options we offer (most of which are open to members and non-members).

Our network of almost 100 Club Sites will always be at our heart. Spanning the entirety of the UK, you can find our campsites on the likes of the sunny Cornish coast, the glorious Isle of Wight and even hidden amongst the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands. Our on-site teams fully manage each one of our Club Sites, there to ensure you enjoy your break to the full. We welcome all campers, but, members can save up to 30% on every Club Site booking.

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Certificated Sites

Members of The Camping and Caravanning Club have exclusive access to over 1,300 privately run campsites that accept a maximum of 10 tents or 5 caravans and motorhomes. These small campsites are called Certificated Sites (CSs) and are a great way to camp in unique locations.

Certificated Sites 

Social Camping

Our members organise thousands of camping events throughout the year - we call these Meets and Temporary Holiday Sites (THSs). They offer affordable camping in spectacular locations across the UK and give you the chance to mix with like-minded people.

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The Club has a small collection of self-catering accommodation across 10 Club Sites, including luxury lodges, static caravans, timber chalets and even a house sleeping up to 10 people. Plus, if you become a member, you can save 20% on selected self-catering stays.

Self-catering holidays

Travel Abroad

Our Travel Abroad service combines our own expertise with the best of European camping experiences, brought to you through a wide range of travel partners. If you’re looking for some great offers, guaranteed sunshine and a warm welcome from fellow members, it’s the perfect place to start your journey. Members receive great deals on ferry crossings and can take advantage of  our Early Booking Offer with Eurocamp and save up to 35% on your 2024 stay!

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Other ways to camp

Wild camping

A form of camping gaining interest, wild camping can be defined as pitching up for the night on any unofficial camping ground. Whilst it may seem idealistic to step out and camp wherever you choose, there are laws surrounding wild camping which you should be aware of. In Scotland, as long as you’ve arrived by your own means (on foot or via bicycle for example) you’re permitted to camp on un-enclosed land. Find out more about wild camping.

Listed Sites

There are thousands of commercial campsites across Britain. To help you choose which campsites to visit, we list them in our online directory. These are not officially recommended by the Club but our Voluntary Site Officers visit each of them to ensure they meet basic health and safety standards before they’re listed.

View more advice from The Camping and Caravanning Club. 



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