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UPDATED MARCH 2021. PLEASE NOTE: The earliest campsites should be able to reopen in England is April 12. Sites with shared facilities will have to remain shut until at least May 17. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have not announced when domestic holidays will be allowed, or when campsites are set to open.
Want to spend some time getting back to nature at one of the best UK campsites? Then grab your sleeping bag and dust off that two-man pop-up you’ve had since your first music festival. Not only is camping eco-friendly, affordable, and a chance to live and sleep in some of the wildest locations around the country, it’s also set to be one of the best and easiest ways to have an adventure this summer while the rules around international travel are still up in the air.
In England, self-catered accommodation, including Airbnbs and campsites, will be open for holidays from April 12. Sites with shared facilities will be allowed to open from May 17. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are yet to announce when domestic holidays will be allowed, or when campsites will reopen. While these dates are subject to change, it’s worth noting that popular locations are already getting booked up, especially for July and August. So, it could be wise to start thinking about your plans sooner rather than later.
Whether you’re an outdoor-living enthusiast with all the gear, or a fair-weather glamper with no idea, we’ve scoured the UK to find the most beautiful and unusual sites to guarantee everyone’s a happy camper. Read on for 13 of the best UK campsites.
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