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England’s Coolest Caravan Sites

posted by Chris Valentine

Caravanning is a fun way to explore places and enjoy time with family and friends. This is especially fun in the summer when the weather is good for adventure and indulging in outdoor activities. Many families and couples love disappearing in to campsites and making new friends, either on the road or through organizations like The Caravan Club, as they travel and pitch camp living in harmony with nature. To do this, it is important to find the right sites for your camping holiday after your all serviced up at a place like before hitting the road!

Deer’s Mead Caravan and Camping Park

Located in Norwich, Norfolk, East Anglia, this camp park was originally known as Little Haven Caravan and Camping Park. This is a park open to adults only and has a rural appeal. It has a reception and shower block. It is a site for wildlife spotting and is ideal for evening strolls. Trees surround the park and one side is borders Thwaite Common. It is also on the coastline and villages are close by including the village of Erpingham. There are pubs within walking distance that also serve the local menu.

The Secret Garden Touring Park

On the Fenland’s Capital town Wisbech, you find this touring park that is on two acres in a private garden. It attracts wildlife and is a bird spotting location for both migrant and the indigenous species. There are also butterflies here especially in summer. There are 15 pitches, with ten having electricity and water. There are modern facilities like kitchens, washrooms and laundry as well as a games room. There is a shop on site. A little distance from here you will find some museums, gardens to tour and a brewery.

Hillside Caravan Park

The Hillside Caravan Park is set in 9 acres in Herriot; it is on the east coast and close to market towns and York city. This is a modern facility which has pitches made of gravel with electricity, water, wireless internet, TV points, play area, launderette and heated block for amenities. There are several attractions to visit like Boltby Pony Trekking, Romanby Golf and Country Club, National Railway Museum and Monk Park Farm.

East Crinnis Camping and Caravan Park

This is a family campsite that has both camping and touring pitches set on a farm. It is in Cornwall and you can explore the area easily. It has a footpath where you can walk to the sandy beaches and coves. The Eden Project is nearby and guide tours are on offer. It has natural wildlife with a lake that is part of the farmland conservation. There are wonderful flowers and shrubs with fir and pine trees surrounding them in the back giving it the appearance of a well landscaped camping site. The pitches are sheltered and private. There are several attractions nearby including water sports and beaches, Lost Gardens of Heligan and ports and harbours.

Broadhembury Caravan & Camping Park

This is an action family camp or it can be a relaxing getaway for adults. This site has won an award and is set in two halves, one for adults only and the other for families. It is in Ashford, Kent and has an offer of kids free for two night weekends. They are play areas for the children and separate one for young ones under the age of 7. There is a sports filed and game room for use in good weather. The couples are has a peaceful park area called The Meadows. You can watch sunsets here or spot hares, badgers and other animals. It is also a great place for stargazing.

Facilities include heated showers, bathrooms, bay rooms, ensuite facilities for the physically challenged. There is a kitchen for those who want to self cater; a shop on site and Tesco is close by. Dogs are allowed here. This is a place known for numerous gardens with fruits and flowers.

There are wildlife parks to tour, and Canterbury is a short distance way. There are castles to tour and you can view the home of Winston Churchill on a cruise to Chartwell.

These campsites are the best places to be in for caravan trips offering both wildlife trail adventures and beach side tours. There is a choice for adult only, family or both. These showcase conservation, gardens and historical areas too.

Before you head out, make sure to have some quality tyres from somewhere like on your caravan for the best mileage and safest driving conditions


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