The UK’s Best Campsites for 2022!

More and more families have taken to camping since the beginning of lockdown. With the open fresh air, on-site activities and quality family time… we can see why!

Due to this rise in demand, we have seen UK campsites grow from strength to strength. This means we have even more sites to choose from when it comes to booking your next family trip.

As experts in family camping, we know just what to look for to ensure the campsite you book will be nothing short of excellent. From beautiful scenery to outdoor swimming, woodland walks to home comforts, we’ve compiled the very best campsites for 2022.

The UK’s Best Campsites for 2022: As Chosen By The Family Tent Shop

South Lytchett Manor Caravan and Camping Park in Dorset

Winning the AA Campsite of the Year 2021 and Best Touring Caravan and Camping Park at the South West Tourism Awards 2020-21, this site ensures a pleasant and peaceful stay for your family.

Set in the grounds of a former Manor House, South Lytchett Manor offers spacious pitches with a private parking spot and electric hook up.

With a shop and on-site bakery, you won’t ever have to wander too far. However, there is a number of local takeaways and a pub within a short walk, should you want to!

Park Foot Holiday Park

Based just 1 mile from Pooley Bridge, Park Foot Holiday Park boasts stunning scenery.

Guests of the holiday park can use their private beach completely free of charge to paddleboard and fish!

Their on-site restaurant, TJ’s, offers the ideal place to unwind after a day of activities. There’s even a bar, beer garden, playground and table tennis.

As a family-run camping site, Park Foot know what it means to make your family holiday special, it’s no surprise they receive such outstanding reviews.

Archer’s Red Bank Farm

Archer’s Red Bank Farm won AA’s Small Campsite of the Year 2021 for their family-run, idyllic site in Morecambe Bay.

If you’re looking for a cosy, quiet site for your family then Archer’s may be the place for you.

Their on-site Café selling homemade food and cakes, and child-friendly Pet Corner are just two of the reasons families return to Archer’s every year.

The close shoreline means you get outstanding views of the sun setting over Morecambe Bay, truly offering the very best in English camping.

Catgill Farm

Catgill Farm offers outstanding camping in the Yorkshire Dales.

Run from their family home for over 60 years, Catgill puts family fun in the heart of everything they do. You can even leave the car at your pitch as there are so many sights within a short walk.

From spectacular views over the Wharfe valley to stargazing at night, it’s the perfect place for a relaxing getaway.

Wasdale Campsite

This National Trust campsite brings your family to the feet of Scafell Pike, England’s tallest mountain.

Perfect for families that enjoy a long walk, Wasdale Campsite provides you with breath-taking scenery whilst hiking up Wastwater and Wasdale head.

If you’re looking for nature and adventure on your next camping trip, then Wasdale may be the place for you!

Lincoln Farm Park

If you’re looking for activities for both you and the kids then Lincoln Farm Park is the place for you!

Set in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, this site boasts the luxury of 2 indoor swimming pools, a jacuzzi, a steam room and a sauna!

So, while the kids are off playing in the games room and play area, you can take a well-deserved break.

With all there is on offer and the peaceful countryside on your doorstep, it’s a perfect weekend break.

Henlow Bridge Lakes

Henlow Bridge Lakes is situated in Henlow, Bedfordshire. This campsite is home to two picture-worthy fishing lakes, Roger’s and Younger’s.

You can enjoy the beautiful views while your children enjoy themselves in the large play area on site.

There’s even chance to fish in the lakes, which makes for a fun activity for all the family!

On top of all the family fun, Henlow Bridge has even won awards for its state of the art amenity block.


If you’re looking to branch out of England, Camusdarach is located in the most beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands.

You won’t find yourselves short of stunning scenery at this site! With only a short walk down through the sand dunes to the beaches, it will certainly be a break to remember.

Your family can even try their hand at sea kayaking and boating, the perfect site for those looking to be close to the water!

Woodside Country Park

Woodside Country Park is one for those who love to be amongst nature and the wonderful wildlife that brings!

It has won the David Bellamy Gold Awards for conservation every year since 2005, which shows just how much they have worked to preserve the natural wildflower and woodland areas on site.

The kids can go pond dipping and even swim in the Cider Mill pool! This site is great for getting your kids away from technology and off into the great outdoors.

Cornish Tipi Holidays

In the Cornish countryside, Cornish Tipi Holidays offer a slice of tranquillity for your family camping trip.

Adding a little magic for the younger ones, all tipis and tent pitches are dotted around the 20-acre site, full of natural wildlife to spot.

You are even encouraged to start your own campfires in your very own fire pit and sit out under the stars.

From swimming in the lake to the strict no car rule, Cornish Tipi Holidays offer a rare break away from normal life.

Ready to Book Your Next Camping Holiday?

With so many wonderful sites to choose from, it may take you a while to decide where you want to go next!

When your family is ready for their next trip, it’s best to double-check through your camping equipment before you go.

Whether you’re new to camping and are looking to buy your first tent, or need to add a few items to your camping kit, here at The Family Tent Shop, we have everything you need.

Get in touch with us for advice on all things camping, we’re more than happy to help!

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