Explore the UK’s Seven Natural Wonders with the Caravan and Motorhome Club
Britain’s top seven natural wonders have recently been named by the experts at the Royal Geographical Society – and the Caravan and Motorhome Club has campsites near them all.
Whether visiting the Isle of Wight, the Isle of Skye or all seven wonders, the Club’s campsites offer comfortable and cost-effective touring and camping pitches. Plus, glamping accommodation is available at two of the campsites. Here are all the options to choose, all of which are less than an hour’s drive from the nearby wonder:
The Needles, Isle of Wight
Situated on the outskirts of the small village of Newchurch in the beautiful Arreton Valley, Southland Caravan and Motorhome Club Site offers a great base to enjoy the Needles and all that the Isle of Wight has to offer.
Sandown and Shanklin are just three miles away and the two towns share the same sheltered bay with its sandy beaches and safe bathing that are perfect for families. Newchurch village with its charming Norman church is five minutes on foot and there you will also find a pleasant country inn serving fresh, hearty food.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £37.30 per night and camping pitches start from £33.10 per night.
Brand-new safari tent glamping accommodation is also available at this campsite. To find out more, visit www.experiencefreedom.co.uk/locations/regions/southern/isle-of-wight/southland/
Jurassic Coast, Dorset
Located in West Dorset, Bridport Bingham Grange Caravan and Motorhome Club Site pitches are landscaped to preserve the natural ambience of the estate and touring facilities are housed in an attractive honeystone barn at the centre of the campsite.
The historic market town of Bridport has a vibrant centre to explore and the nearby Jurassic Coast and countryside are a joy for visitors of all ages to explore.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £44.20 per night and camping pitches start from £42.90.
Haycraft Caravan and Motorhome Club Site offers easy access to the attractions of Poole Harbour, Bournemouth, Dorchester, Weymouth, Wareham and the National Trust's Brownsea Island
The magnificent Swanage Railway is nearby, allowing the opportunity to ride on heritage steam and diesel trains to Swanage town centre and the beautiful village of Corfe Castle.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £42.30 per night.
Wastwater, Lake District
Coniston Park Coppice Caravan and Motorhome Club Site is set within 63 acres of beautiful National Trust woodland, offering a scenic, peaceful base for an active holiday that will keep the whole family happy.
Being so close to Coniston Water, visitors can enjoy a range of water sports such as dinghy sailing, windsurfing and canoeing. The wonder of Wasterwater Lake is about an hour’s drive away.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £39.90 per night and camping pitches start from £37.30.
Camping pods and glamping pods are also available at this campsite. To find out more, visit www.experiencefreedom.co.uk/locations/regions/north-of-england/cumbria/coniston-park-coppice/
Dovedale, Peak District:
Located within an attractive pine plantation, Carsington Water Caravan and Motorhome Club Site in Ashbourne is beautifully landscaped, with pitches in open clearings separated by trees.
Carsington Reservoir with its great selection of leisure facilities including fishing, sailing, windsurfing and a children's playground is just a 15 minute-walk. The campsite is also an excellent base for walkers and cyclists wishing to explore the beautiful scenery of Dovedale and the surrounding countryside.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £38.50 per night
Blackshaw Moor Caravan and Motorhome Club Site is situated on the quieter, southern edge of the Peak District, offering scenic views and beautiful walking routes in the region.
Tittesworth Reservoir and Nature Reserve is just a short walk away and Alton Towers isn’t far, making it a great base for families.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £37.70 per night.
Also located near Alton Towers, Uttoxeter Racecourse Caravan and Motorhome Club Site is great for families and also golfers as it’s adjacent to a course which offer special rates or Club members.
The market town of Uttoxeter is nearby and the proximity of the train station puts visitors within easy reach of Stoke-on-Trent and Derby.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £27.10 per night
The Firs Caravan and Motorhome Club Site offers excellent facilities and a tranquil setting with views of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.
The historic town of Belper and pretty village of Matlock Bat are close by, as is a welcoming village pub.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £37.70 per night.
Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, north Wales
A pretty wooded parkland campsite, Lady Margaret’s Park Caravan and Motorhome Club Site is adjacent to the grounds of Chirk Castle in the heart of Marcher country.
There are many historic houses and castles to visit that are characteristic of Chirk within walking distance from the campsite. Further afield, there are opportunities to explore areas of outstanding natural beauty and, of course, the beautiful Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £35.90 per night.
Located between Snowdonia and old Montgomeryshire, Gwern-y-Bwlch Caravan and Motorhome Club Site features terraced pitches, some with beautiful views across the valley. The campsite is a perfect base for those who love birdwatching and fishing with reserves at Lake Vyrnwy and Ynys-Hir and a bird hide and feeding station on campsite. Walkers will also be pleased to find that the Ffordd Glyndwr long distance footpath passes the campsite. The local woodland of Llanbrynmair is great for walks too.
Touring pitches at this basic site without facilities for a family of four this summer are priced from £16.00 per night.
Loch Coruisk and the Cuillins, Isle of Skye
Morvich Caravan and Motorhome Club Site is located within a National Scenic Area and is ideal for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Located on the lush green, wooded valley floor and surrounded by picturesque hills and mountains, the campsite offers breath-taking views.
Guided walks are organised by the National Trust for Scotland (next door) which cater for everyone from the walker who enjoys a good challenge to those who prefer to take in the panoramic views at a gentler, leisurely pace. The campsite is perfectly situated for a day trip to Skye, where visitors can enjoy Loch Coruisk and the Cuillins.
Touring pitches for a family of four this summer are priced from £32.70 per night and camping pitches start from £30.00.
Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland:
Drumaheglis Marina and Caravan Park in Co Antrim is one of the few access points to the Lower River Bann, with superb natural landscapes making it the perfect riverside location. Fishing, sailing and canoeing can all be enjoyed nearby, as can miles of golden sands and the popular Antrim Glens.
The Giant's Causeway and all that the beautiful North Antrim area has to offer is also nearby.
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About the Caravan and Motorhome Club
Champions of the great outdoors – from glamping to touring – the Caravan and Motorhome Club represents the interests of around one million caravan, motorhome, campervan and trailer tent owners across the UK. Founded in 1907, the Caravan and Motorhome Club has a wealth of experience and prides itself on offering great value and high quality campsites for tourers and glampers.
Caravan and Motorhome Club membership is just £54 per year and provides members with access to 2700 quality campsites in the UK and overseas. The Club offers over 300 campsites across 14 countries in Europe including France, Spain and Italy amongst other destinations. Stays at these sites can be packaged with great ferry offers to create holidays that are protected by ABTA. The Club also offers a range of escorted and independent tours in Europe, Australasia, North America and Southern Africa, all of which are protected by ABTA. All members can take advantage of expert advice, overseas travel services, cover and insurance and exclusive member offers and discounts.
The Club offers a choice of glamping accommodation and tent camping through its Experience Freedom operation, all of which are available to non-members. Caravan and Motorhome Club members receive a 10% discount on glamping. To find out more about Experience Freedom, visit www.experiencefreedom.co.uk
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