Are you excited for your next camping trip but worry about finding a campsite that will be well suited to your kids as well? You are looking for family friendly campsites that are safe, clean and ideally have something extra that you can enjoy, like a nice playground for the kids or a place with a pretty view for lunch. Since often people get stuck on choosing the best campsite for family camping, we put together this list of 10 family friendly campsites in the UK for you. Enjoy the read!
1. Barn Farm (near Matlock, Derbyshire)
This campsite is ideal for families and even school trips or any other adventure with many people traveling together; it’s located in a vast, beautiful place in nature with plenty of space to run around in and even possibility of encountering some (not dangerous) animals around. There is even a games room with table football and air hockey for colder evenings or rainy days. A night here costs £7.50 for an adult and £3.75 for a child.
GPS: 53.157193, -1.636651
Birchover, Matlock DE4 2BL, UK
2. Britchcombe Farm (near Farringdon, Oxfordshire)
Although this campsite is not the most modern, it is the definition of low-impact camping and the perfect spot for a true getaway into nature; surrounded by absolutely stunning nature, with the possibility of campfires and beautiful views all around, it is the perfect place for family camping! On top of all this, the owners are incredibly helpful and kind and always ready to accommodate you. Adults will pay £6 a night and children £3.
GPS: 51.582373, -1.557170
Uffington, Faringdon SN7 7QJ, UK
3. The Green Caravan Park (Wentnor, Shropshire)
This beautiful site is located in the Onny Valley and has been run by a family for the past 21 years. Through it runs the East Onny river, but since it is very shallow and slow, it is not dangerous for children. Kids can enjoy paddling on the river and everyone will appreciate the beautiful surroundings. You will pay £14 for a family of four.
GPS: 52.533916, -2.913418
The Green Caravan Park, Wentnor, Bishops Castle SY9 5EF, UK
4. Coombe View Farm (Devon)
This campsite is about a mile and a half away from the Branscombe beach, a vast, beautiful, pebbly beach perfect for some family fun. The campsite offers a cricket pitch and a lot of space for kids to play games or run around. Closeby, there are cows and ponies the children can watch too. A night here for a family of four costs £16.
GPS: 50.706391, -3.130866
2 Sellarswood, Branscombe, Seaton EX12 3BT, UK
5. Cornish Tipi Holiday (near St.Kew, Cornwall)
If you want an unusual, unique camping experience, this campsite is perfect for you. Have you ever dreamt of sleeping in a tepee and having a once in a lifetime experience? Well, now you can! This campsite is equipped with tepees 18ft high, so you and your family will be comfortable. Each tepee is equipped with floor rugs, lanterns, kitchen equipment, camping stove and coolbox! But remember to bring your own sleeping bags. On top of all this, the site is vast and beautiful and has a clear lake in its midst. For a large tent that sleeps four, you will pay £435 a week, which is truly a bargain with what a fun and adventurous holiday you will get out of it!
GPS: 50.581749, -4.770917
Tregildrans Quarry Trelill, Bodmin PL30 3HZ, UK
6. Woodlands Grove Caravan & Camping Park (Devon)
This one is one of the best family friendly campsites around; not only do you get to be in beautiful nature but when staying two nights or more, you also get a free pass to visit the 90 acre leisure park that offers farm and play zones and many fun rides! This campsite has even won an award for the best family campsite in Europe, so you can expect only the best; immaculate bathrooms and showers, laundry rooms and even baby rooms to make camping with toddlers easier for you! Definitely a ten out of ten for this one. For pricing, contact the campsite directly as they vary a lot throughout the year.
GPS: 50.357284, -3.672069
Woodlands Leisure Park, A3122, Totnes TQ9 7DQ, UK
7. Callow Top Holiday Park (Derbyshire)
If you want to try camping a little differently, a little more glamping-like, then this site is the place for you; from outdoor heated pools to a cafe/bar onsite, games field and even a big shop, you won’t miss anything when staying here. You will pay around £17-£34 per night, but it will definitely be worth it!
GPS: 53.026176, -1.744741
Buxton Rd, Ashbourne DE6 2AQ, UK
8. Rosedale Abbey Country Caravan Parks (North Yorkshire)
This beautiful camping spot is part of a national park and includes fun things like rope swings over the river, game fields for football or volleyball and incredibly breathtaking nature all around. This one is perfect for kids that are interested in wildlife and like to play outside and of course includes bathrooms and shower facilities. A pitch here costs from £14 a night.
GPS: 54.353284, -0.889079
Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8SA, UK
9. Kelling Heath National Park (Norfolk)
Not only do you get all that the usual campsite offers, with facilities, vast spaces and wonderful nature. Here you and your children can join some of the activities like pond dipping, star gazing or joining a walk on a trail where you learn about the nature around you and the history of the place. Closeby to beautiful, vast beaches, this campsite is wonderful for families with children. You will pay from £16 a night for a pitch here.
GPS: 52.928740, 1.136934
Weybourne Rd, Holt NR25 7HW, UK
10. Treloan Coastal Holidays (Truro, Cornwall)
In this campsite, you will be walking distance from the sea, with a view of the fishing village just under the hill it is situated on. You can expect a friendly atmosphere with very caring management and great facilities. Situated quite close to little towns and villages, you will definitely not get bored staying here for a few days with your children! Pitches cost from £13 a night here.
GPS: 50.175492, -4.979233
Treloan Ln, Gerrans, Portscatho, Truro TR2 5EF, UK
Hopefully this list helps you decide where to take your family and reassures you that there are plenty of family friendly campsites all around the UK and your children will have a wonderful time going on a caravan holiday with you! Rent a campervan from one of our many listings at Goboony and set off on the family adventure of a lifetime!