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Top family friendly campsites

Play areas, game rooms, swimming pools and even Wi-Fi are available on our family friendly campsites to ensure there’s something for everyone. Our family campsites are surrounded by some of the top attractions in the UK too. Find your ideal campsite below.

Family camping FAQs

What are some of the most popular destinations for a family camping holiday?

Some of the most popular areas in the UK for a family camping trip include:

Lake District 

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How can I view attractions near family campsites?

There are numerous ways to see what’s near your campsite of choice. Look at the local area information on campsite pages, search on What’s On, or view our advice hub to see a wide range of inspiration around our campsites.

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Which family campsites allow pets?

All of our family friendly campsites allow pets and have facilities to cater to your four-legged friend. Look out for dog friendly facility icons on campsites, such as whether there’s a designated dog walk or doggy shower. View a list of our top dog friendly campsites.

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Which campsites are by theme parks?

Many of our family friendly campsites are within easy reach of some of the best UK theme parks. Some of the most popular include:

Alton, The Star Club Site – 1 mile from Alton Towers Resort
Chertsey Club Site – 7 minute drive from Thorpe Park
Drayton Manor Club Site – a short walk to the theme park entrance
Walton on Thames Club Site – 25 minute drive from Chessington World of Adventures
Salisbury Club Site – 30 minute drive to Paultons Park

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Family camping holiday inspiration

Whether you're camping with tiny tots or adventurous teens, there's plenty to explore across the UK near our family campsites. Here are some ideas to kick-start your search.

Keep kids entertained at the beach

From exploring rockpools and fossil hunting to litter picking and reading new books, there are plenty of beach activity ideas to occupy everyone's time.

Delve into the UK's rich past

There are lots of ways to engage minds during a family camping holiday. Teaching kids of all ages about the UK's past is a great way to get them thinking while exploring some of the country's finest castles, English Heritage properties and National Trust places.

Enter the festival scene

No, we're not talking Glastonbury; check out some of the best food festivals and family-friendly music festivals in the UK near our campsites.

Marvel at the night sky

Camping and stargazing go hand in hand. View our best campsites for stargazing, including those in Dark Sky areas.

Find new things to do together in the great outdoors

View some of the top outdoor activities to try near our campsites.

Visit some of the UK's best fruit farms

Year-round our farmers work hard to produce the yummiest crops ready for picking. These strawberry and pumpkin picking farms near our campsites are a great way to spend a few hours outside getting close to nature.

Popular family camping locations in the UK