7 Best Places to Go Camping During Summer

Though camping can be enjoyed all year round, summer is a particularly good time. There are beautiful camping sites like Scotland, Wales and England. These are gorgeous places and ideal for camping during the summertime.

1. Scotland

  • Cleadale

Located on Isle of Eigg, Inner Hebrides, Cleadale is one of the most scenic locations for any campsite. Even the Ferry ride to the Island is wonderful as campers get to see whales and dolphins. From here, the journey to the campsite includes a beautiful sight of An Sgùrr, the highest hill of the Island. The campsite is situated in the rugged wilderness and surrounded by extraordinary natural beauty. A stunning view of the Mountains of Rum and the surrounding cliffs makes this an ideal campsite.

  • Caolasnacon

Caolasnacon is situated on the banks of the Loch Leven, in Kinlochleven, Argyll. Here campers can pitch their tents next to the water and at the same time be surrounded by the mountains. Campers feel that they are literally in the lap of nature. Caolasnacon is also an ideal place canoeing and the Loch provides a magnificent canoeing experience.



2. Wales

  • Aberafon

Located on the Llyn Peninsula, Aberafon campsite is at the foot of the GyrnGoch Mountains in Gwynedd, North Wales. Snowdoniais a major attraction. The campsite is beautiful and has a private beach, providing opportunities for surfing as well as boating. This is part of Wales’ rugged coastline and swimming in these waters is an adventure in itself.

  • Newgale

A combination of sandy beaches, spectacular views as well as weathered cliffs, makes Newgalea wonderful site for camping. It is located on the coast of Pembrokeshire in West Wales and the scenery is breathtaking. For campers, activities can also include windsurfing,kayaking,and surfing.


3. England

  • Turner Hall Farm

This is located in the beautiful Lake District area in Seathwaite, Cumbria, in North West England. It attracts climbers, walkers as well as other campers. The boulder-strewn rugged landscape and picturesque surroundings of the Duddon Valley make the campsite very special and extremely popular.

  • Hooks House Farm

The campsite of Hooks House Farm is situated on a high hill that rises above the town in Robin Hood’s Bay, North Yorkshire. It gently slopes down towards the sea and presents a panoramic view of the coastline, hills, moors and surrounding countryside. Campers also take the “coast-to-coast walk across the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors, the Lake District, and the Cumbrian Coast”.

Turner Hall Farm

4. Swattesfield

Swattesfield is a seven-acre campsite located in Thornham Magna, Suffolk. It is surrounded by woodlands and consists of two fields surrounded by a tranquil lake. It is a campsite that is ideal for campers who love to get close to nature.


5. The Secret Campsite

The Secret Campsite consists of largely secluded camping pitches that are provided with their own campfire pits. Located in Barcombe, East Sussex, the campsite is accessed by crossingan old brick railway footbridge. All the features of the campsite including the access ensures a real “nature” adventure for all campers.

The Secret Campsite

6. Pleasant Streams Farm

This is a beautiful camping site located in the rural countryside of Cornwallnear St Austell in South West England. Pleasant Streams Farmis situated by a lake and was previously a mining village. The very basics of camping such as campfires and pitching a tent are encouraged and campers experience ‘real camping’.

Pleasant Streams Farm

7. Troytown Campsite

Troytown Campsite is located in St Agnes, one of the smallest islands of the Isles of Scilly. It is a spectacular remote location and has fantastic beaches. The remoteness or isolation of the location is what makes it utterly attractive to all campers.

Thus, as mentioned above, camping is certainly an enjoyable outdoor activity that eventually becomes an adventure. Living in a tent, and being completely outdoors and surrounded by nature are the main reasons for going camping.

Troytown Campsite