Your guide to the best UK campsites for adults | Quieter Campsites
Enjoy a relaxing camping holiday on any of the below campsites, frequently booked by campers looking for a quieter break. Specifically selected for being tranquil touring sites, these are ideal for an adult camping trip away*. Members of The Camping and Caravanning Club can save 10% on Club Site fees year round - find out more.
One of our top campsites for couples; here you’ll be in prime walking and cycling country. Take your pick from never-ending lake and hillside trails directly from the campsite. Or, for a more relaxed pace of life, aboard one of the many boat trips available. Take the chance to tour the lakes on a hop-on hop-off trip, enjoying the sights and sounds or even try your hand at fishing with a trip from one of the marinas.
Pitch up on this secluded retreat next to the Avon and Kennet Canal and explore the surroundings at your own pace. Ideal for walkers and cyclists, you’ll never be short of things to do on the days you fancy off-site. You can walk to the town of Devizes from the campsite where there are regular weekly markets of varying stalls. Wadbury Brewery, in Devizes is a traditional Victorian brewery offering beer tasting. Further afield you’ll find Stonehenge, the Avebury Stone Circle, and the Westbury White Horse.
This quaint campsite is just 3 minutes off the M74 and a tranquil touring site for anyone looking to stop off in Scotland. Moffat is just a five minute stroll from the campsite, where you’ll find a variety of shopping, a weekly market and a few points of interests to look out for. The Star Hotel appears in the Guinness World Book of Records as the narrowest hotel in the world and a toffee shop established over 125 years ago offers a selection of sweet treats. Other recommended places to visit include the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, Moffat Museum and the Grey Mare’s Tail waterfall – one of the UK’s highest.
With the beach just a short cliff top walk away, a takeaway on-site and plenty to do further afield if you choose, Scarborough offers plenty of holiday options. This campsite is ideal for dogs, with a designated walk on-site. The on-site shop stocks essentials so you won’t need to venture far from site. If you do fancy a day out, why not head to RSPB Bempton Cliffs to catch a glimpse of the puffins (mid - April to mid-July), or take a walk to Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre.
Pitch up within the Royal Estate, in a wonderfully secluded spot. Many of the pitches on this wooded site are set amongst the trees- giving a real feeling of tranquillity. Explore the country park of the Sandringham Estate- open to the public with scenic walking paths to choose from. Options for a daytrip away from the campsite include RSPB Snettisham, Hunstanton Seal Sanctuary, Holkham Hall and much more.
Pitch up and explore the Malvern Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering over 100 miles of walking and cycling paths. If walking and cycling aren’t you’re thing, don’t worry because Worcester, Malvern and Upton are reachable by car or bus from the campsite where shopping, afternoon teas and more await you. Croome (National Trust), Eastnor Castle, Witley Court and Gardens and the Malvern Museum are all reachable by car.
Camp with views of an Iron Age hill fort, in a location allowing you to explore much of what Wiltshire has to offer. The campsite itself welcomes pets, has a chemical disposal point, motorhome service point and jumbo grass only pitches for larger tents so all units are well catered for. Spending time off-site is easy with Stonehenge, Avebury, Salisbury Cathedral and Longleat nearby. With the Normans, Saxons and Romans all having left their mark on Wiltshire there’s never a shortage of place to explore.
A great base for exploring the city of Oxford, you’ll be just one mile from the city centre, an easy bus ride from just outside the campsite entrance. The University Museum of Natural History, Ashmolean Museum, Botanic Gardens, Blenheim Palace and Oxford Castle are all nearby. Dogs are welcome on the campsite and with the Thames Path just a few minutes’ walk from the campsite, there’s plenty of opportunities for a walk at your own pace.
Explore the city, coast and countryside from Canterbury Club Site. Whitstable, Herne-Bay and Broadstairs are all costal locations worth visiting whilst the city of Canterbury is just a few miles from the campsite. There’s a bus stop just outside the campsite entrance with busses into the city but it’s also an easy walk for those up to the challenge. Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury Roman Museum and Canterbury Norman Castle are all worth a visit whilst in the city.
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