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Ponies on Ashurst campsite in the New Forest

Camping in the Forest: Woodland Campsites in the UK

About Camping in the Forest

The Camping and Caravanning Club run Camping in the Forest sites on behalf of Forestry England and Forestry and Land Scotland. Providing unrivalled woodland campsites in some of the UK's most stunning forests.

Camping in the Forest offers 16 idyllic forest campsites throughout England and Scotland. With a variety of facilities on offer ranging from full facility, to more back to basics camping, there is something for everyone. View the brochure or browse by location below.

Club members receive 15% discount all year round off the standard pitch night prices. Find out more about Club membership.

16 Camping in the Forest campsites

Aldridge Hill - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Hampshire
4 (1)
Family fun on the edge of Ober Water

Aldridge Hill Campsite

Deep in the New Forest, this beautiful locations selling point is unspoilt simplicity. The stream that runs alongside this campsite is a focal point- look out for free roaming ponies and cattle around here.
Ashurst - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Hampshire
5 (1)
Camp in a beautiful forest glade. Please note that dogs are not allowed at this campsite due to ground nesting birds.
Key Facilities
  • The site has dedicated accessible facilities for disabled campers, including level access shower and equipment.
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • Showers on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.

Ashurst Campsite

Set in a beautiful New Forest oak glade, Ashurst provides the best in family-friendly camping. This level-grounded site is located on the eastern side of the New Forest and close to the village of Ashurst, making it the perfect woodland retreat.
Bracelands Forest of Dean
Central England, Gloucestershire
4.5 (4)
A distinctive and spacious campsite with panoramic views
Key Facilities
  • The site has dedicated accessible facilities for disabled campers, including level access shower and equipment.
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • There is a motorhome service point on site for disposal of grey waste and filling up of fresh water. Some Club Sites may also offer a stop off service for none camping members on payment of a small fee (please check with site or on dedicated web page).
  • Pets welcome on site.
  • Showers on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.

Bracelands Campsite

With panoramic views across the River Wye on one side and the wide expanse of the forest on the other, Bracelands campsite really is perfectly placed. The copper beech trees are a striking feature of this spacious site which has a relaxed and informal atmosphere and the kids will love having lots of wide-open green space to play in. Bracelands caters for everyone, with glamping options available, making pitching up a doddle.
Cashel - Loch Lomond Camping in the Forest Site
Scotland, Dunbartonshire
4 (14)
Breathtaking scenery on the banks of Loch Lomond
Key Facilities
  • There is a children’s play area on site. Facilities can vary, with some play areas restricted to young children only.
  • Fishing facilities on (or near) site.
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • Pets welcome on site.
  • There is a restaurant or takeaway on (or near) site.
  • Showers on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.

Cashel Campsite

When we say you’ll be camping on the banks of Loch Lomond, we mean it. Situated right on the banks of the loch (close enough for a morning paddle), Cashel campsite is the perfect location from which to appreciate the breathtaking scenery of western Scotland.
Cobleland - Trossachs Camping In The Forest Site
Scotland, Stirlingshire
5 (4)
Camping by the banks of the picturesque Forth
Key Facilities
  • There is a children’s play area on site. Facilities can vary, with some play areas restricted to young children only.
  • The site has dedicated accessible facilities for disabled campers, including level access shower and equipment.
  • Fishing facilities on (or near) site.
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • Pets welcome on site.
  • Showers on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.

Cobleland Campsite

Situated right on the banks of the River Forth, Cobleland caravan and camping site is an ideal base for exploring the Trossachs or, simply sitting back and enjoying the views.
Denny Wood - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Hampshire
0 (0)
A peaceful grassland campsite among scattered oaks

Denny Wood Campsite

A beautiful grassland site providing relaxed camping spots in an idyllic setting. Brockenhurst, which has a wide range of shops and amenities, is just a short drive away.
Glenmore - Cairngorms Camping in the Forest Site
Scotland, Inverness-shire
4 (3)
Spectacular views and a range of watersports on Lake Morlich’s sandy beach.
Key Facilities
  • The site has dedicated accessible facilities for disabled campers, including level access shower and equipment.
  • Pets welcome on site.
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • Showers on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.
  • There is a motorhome service point on site for disposal of grey waste and filling up of fresh water. Some Club Sites may also offer a stop off service for none camping members on payment of a small fee (please check with site or on dedicated web page).

Glenmore Campsite

Glenmore is located right by the sandy beach of Loch Morlich which is in the heart of the Scottish Cairngorms. Its lake-side location gives both access to a range of watersports and plenty of walking trails for a gentler holiday.
Hollands Wood - New Forest Camping in the Forest
South West England, Hampshire
0 (0)
An award-winning campsite in beautiful woodland
Key Facilities
  • The site has dedicated accessible facilities for disabled campers, including level access shower and equipment.
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • Pets welcome on site.
  • Showers on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.

Hollands Wood

Come caravanning or camping at Hollands Wood and you’ll find yourself deep in the heart of the New Forest. Hollands Wood is very popular with families, groups and young people, so in high-season advanced booking is recommended.
Holmsley - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Dorset
3 (4)
Beach and forest – the best of both worlds
Key Facilities
  • There is a children’s play area on site. Facilities can vary, with some play areas restricted to young children only.
  • The site has dedicated accessible facilities for disabled campers, including level access shower and equipment.
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • There is a motorhome service point on site for disposal of grey waste and filling up of fresh water. Some Club Sites may also offer a stop off service for none camping members on payment of a small fee (please check with site or on dedicated web page).
  • Pets welcome on site.
  • Showers on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.

Holmsley Campsite

Situated on the southernmost tip of the New Forest, this picturesque site has the best of both worlds. There are acres of woodlands and grassland for the kids to explore and the unspoilt beach at Barton on Sea is just a ten minute drive away.
Longbeech - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Hampshire
5 (1)
Tucked away in ancient beechwood. Please note there are no toilets or showers at this site so your own chemical toilet is required.

Longbeech Campsite

Longbeech is perfectly placed for you to explore the northern part of the New Forest and is just one mile from our Ocknell campsite.
Matley Wood - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Hampshire
4 (1)
Picturesque secluded woodland campsite

Matley Wood Campsite

Matley Wood is a small and secluded campsite in a beautiful woodland setting. Set in a forest glen this idyllic campsite is great for those who wish to relax and connect to nature.
Ocknell - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Hampshire
4 (4)
Heathland campsite with spectacular views
Key Facilities
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • Pets welcome on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.

Ocknell Campsite

Ocknell is a dream campsite for walkers and cyclists who can enjoy the many footpaths and cycle paths through the forest.
Postern Hill - Wiltshire Camping in the Forest Site
South West England, Wiltshire
5 (7)
A woodland park in Wiltshire
Key Facilities
  • Pets welcome on site.
  • There are washbasins on site.
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.

Postern Hill Campsite

With 4,500 acres of the Savernake Forest to explore, camping on Postern Hill allows for both relaxation and the chance to explore. From the moment you arrive you’ll love the secluded site which is hidden within the rich canopy of the ancient forest.
Roundhill - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Hampshire
0 (0)
A spacious campsite from which to enjoy the forest

Roundhill Campsite

Roundhill campsite has many hidden corners and enclaves and you’re welcome to pitch where-ever you like. In a beautiful setting which strikes a nice balance between woodland and open heathland, this spacious site is the perfect location from which to appreciate the New Forest.
Setthorns - New Forest Camping in the Forest Site
South East England, Hampshire
4 (6)
A true back to nature camping trip
Key Facilities
  • There is a motorhome service point on site for disposal of grey waste and filling up of fresh water. Some Club Sites may also offer a stop off service for none camping members on payment of a small fee (please check with site or on dedicated web page).
  • Pets welcome on site.

Setthorns Campsite

Pitch up between the pines and oaks where Setthorns provides a relaxed haven, abundant in wildlife. Connect with nature as wild ponies and deer pass through the campsite or explore the forest off-site on one of the many walking or cycling trails.
Sherwood Pines - Sherwood Forest Camping in the Forest Site
Central England, Nottinghamshire
5 (23)
Located near the enchanting woodland of Sherwood Forest, this campsite is a great base to explore Nottinghamshire.
Key Facilities
  • Wireless internet access through various other providers. Note: may only be available on parts of the site.
  • There is a children’s play area on site. Facilities can vary, with some play areas restricted to young children only.
  • There is a designated dog walk on site.
  • There is a motorhome service point on site for disposal of grey waste and filling up of fresh water. Some Club Sites may also offer a stop off service for none camping members on payment of a small fee (please check with site or on dedicated web page).
  • The site has flushing toilet facilities.
  • Showers on site.
  • The site has dedicated accessible facilities for disabled campers, including level access shower and equipment.

Sherwood Pines Campsite

Our Sherwood Pines campsite can be found near the ancient woodland of Sherwood Forest. You may have heard of the legend of Robin Hood, well, this is the forest behind the story. As well as the myth and tales connected to the beautiful woodland here, there are many more reasons to go camping in Sherwood Forest.

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