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Nature’s Playgrounds: Top Family-Friendly Campsites in the UK

When it comes to family holidays, finding the perfect destination that combines fun, adventure, and relaxation can be a challenge. However, with the freedom and flexibility offered by hiring a campervan or motorhome, your family can explore some of the UK’s most beautiful and family-friendly campsites. At GM Campers, a leading campervan and motorhome hire company in Somerset, we are passionate about helping families create unforgettable memories. Here, we highlight the top family-friendly campsites in the UK that are perfect for your next getaway.

1. Cornish Tipi Holidays, Cornwall

Cornish Tipi Holidays is a magical campsite nestled in the heart of Cornwall, offering a unique blend of nature and adventure. With woodland trails, a private lake for swimming and boating, and tipis for a night under the stars, this campsite is perfect for families looking for a mix of comfort and wilderness. The proximity to Cornwall’s stunning beaches and charming villages makes it an ideal base for exploring the region. By hiring a campervan from GM Campers you can stay in the luxury of the Cornish Tipi Holidays site as your base, for examole, but use your campervan to explore more or Cornwall, staying over when and where you wish.


  • Private lake for swimming and boating
  • Woodland trails and nature walks
  • Close to Cornwall’s beaches and attractions

2. Hollands Wood, New Forest, Hampshire

Hollands Wood in the New Forest is a haven for nature-loving families. Set amidst ancient woodlands, this campsite offers direct access to miles of walking and cycling trails. The New Forest ponies roaming freely add a touch of magic to the experience. With spacious pitches and modern amenities, it’s a perfect spot for families to connect with nature while enjoying the comforts of their campervan or motorhome.


  • Situated in the heart of the New Forest
  • Excellent walking and cycling trails
  • Modern facilities and spacious pitches

3. Forest Fields, Powys, Wales

When you hire a campervan you have the freedom to holiday where you like. Forest Fields in Powys, Wales, is a family-run campsite known for its welcoming atmosphere and stunning natural surroundings. Families can enjoy activities such as kayaking on the lake, exploring the local hills, and participating in campfire evenings. The site’s facilities are top-notch, ensuring a comfortable stay while you explore the Welsh countryside.


  • On-site lake for kayaking and swimming
  • Family-friendly activities and campfires
  • Beautiful Welsh countryside setting

4. Sandy Balls Holiday Village, Hampshire

Despite its novelty name, Sandy Balls Holiday Village, located in the New Forest, offers a wide range of activities and amenities designed to keep the entire family entertained. From indoor and outdoor swimming pools to archery and cycling, there’s something for everyone. The village’s proximity to the New Forest National Park means endless opportunities for exploration and adventure and, of course, hiring a campervan gives you even more scope and comfort in exploring the area at your leisure, with the family.


  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools
  • Variety of family activities, including archery and cycling
  • Close to New Forest National Park

5. Trewan Hall, Cornwall

Trewan Hall in Cornwall is a picturesque campsite set on the grounds of a historic manor house. The site offers extensive grounds for children to explore, a heated outdoor pool, and evening entertainment during peak season. Its location makes it easy to visit nearby beaches and attractions, providing a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.


  • Historic manor house setting
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Close to Cornish beaches and attractions

6. Kelling Heath, Norfolk

A bit futher afield, Kelling Heath in Norfolk offers a unique camping experience set in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With plenty of activities for children, including a nature trail, adventure playground, and regular nature walks, it’s an ideal destination for families looking to immerse themselves in nature. The site’s eco-friendly practices ensure a sustainable stay. Again, if you hire a motorhome from GM Campers, you can explore the wider area in complete comfort.


  • Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Nature trails and adventure playground
  • Eco-friendly campsite with sustainable practices

7. Bay View Farm, Cornwall

Bay View Farm in Cornwall offers breathtaking views of the sea and easy access to the beach. This campsite is perfect for families looking to enjoy coastal activities such as surfing, rock pooling, and beachcombing. The site is well-equipped with modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay.


  • Stunning sea views and beach access
  • Ideal for coastal activities
  • Modern amenities and family-friendly facilities

Hire A Campervan or Motorhome – GM Campers

Exploring the UK’s family-friendly campsites after hiring a campervan or motorhome from GM Campers opens up a world of adventure and fun. These campsites offer a perfect blend of nature, activities, and comfort, ensuring that every family member has a memorable holiday. Ready to embark on your next family adventure? Contact GM Campers, your trusted campervan and motorhome hire company in Somerset, and start planning your perfect getaway today.

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