Camping and caravanning was popular way before celebrities turned it into glamping. Its simplicity and freedom not only made it affordable but also improved its appeal especially for those nature lovers with a love for the open road. What was once frowned upon as a poor man’s holiday has certainly crossed financial boundaries, with over 18 million British people choosing camping or caravanning as their preferred style of vacation every year.
There certainly isn’t a shortage of styles to suit every budget and every taste, from the humble pitch up tent to glamorous caravans that more than substitute for the luxury of many a hotel experience. Check out Planet Camping for a caravan to make the trip all the more memorable.
And with the freedom to pack up and go at any given time, there are a number of sites that we would recommend for a memorable trip.
With its prime location out in the West Midlands, Worcestershire provides an excellent central point from which to explore the surroundings in your Caravan. And with an impressive number of state of the art Caravan parks to select from, there is no reason not to make this trip! Offering the best of both worlds to those wishing to be out in nature with the attraction of the city life, the area boasts a range of attractions for everyone. With more than just a little rest and relaxation in mind, visitors are spoiled for choice in this culturally and historically rich County with must-sees like the Worcester Cathedral and Croome Court.
The Orchard Lodge Caravan Park in Warwickshire is steeped in history and culture with the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon, as one of its tourist highlights. In addition to this, Anne Hathaway’s cottage is a must-see as are the ruins of the iconic Kenilworth Castle that will have the kids bursting with excitement. This is a countryside and history lovers dream.
Offering ease of movement with most attractions in close proximity, the East Midlands County of Northamptonshire is an escapists dream. With unrivalled entertainment for kids, as well as a variety of walking trails, the path for a perfect family day out is well paved. And of course, it boasts the impressive architecture of 78 Derngate, the only house in England that was designed by Charles Rennie McIntosh.
If you’re seeking adventure, North Wales is a destination of choice for many who prefer to leave the bounds of England. Boasting stunning sea views and picturesque mountain views, Snowdonia National Park offers a peek into the beauty of nature that no words can describe. The amazing seaside walk, the Great Orme in Llandudno, is something not to miss. This experience is also offered by tram with the Great Orme Tramway. And then there’s the oldest railway in the world. Founded in 1832, the Ffestiniog Railway offers awe-inspiring trips from the Porthmadog Harbour to Blaenau Ffestiniog. There is definitely something to tickle every fancy in the picturesque County of North Wales, and it’s well worth venturing a little further out to get a glimpse.
With so many attractions across the UK, there is definitely no shortage of eye-catching beauty and activity, regardless of the area that you’re from. The freedom of a Caravan staycation is undisputed, offering leisure and freedom to do you, with no rush at all. Caravan fanatics have experienced this joy for years, and we know that you may just be feeling a little fear of missing out. Perhaps it’s time to take the leap and see this life from a different perspective! You may never want to leave.