Do you fancy a last minute getaway for Christmas to spend some quality time with the family? It is completely doable with campsites over the UK staying open and offering heated facilities through the Christmas period.
Here are UK’s top 5 Christmas campsites:
1. Wells Touring Park - Somerset
Wells Touring Park is open all year round. It's only a short walk from Bath train station and in the centre, you will find Bath’s Christmas market. All the streets will be lit with hundreds of Christmas lights making your Christmas truly magical.
Wells touring park is an adults only campsite, it offers a laundry shop and a heated toilet block along with full-service hardstanding pitches.
2. Lee Valley Campsite Sewardstone - London
Lee Valley campsite is right next door to the River Lee Country Park offering cycle routes, walking trails and wildlife. You can be in central London in about 40 minutes by getting on the bus and then the underground so it’s a great mix of city and country. Some people tend to visit Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park when staying here over the Christmas period.
Lee Valley haspitches with electric, heated shower blocks, a shop and playground. There’s also a bar, golf course, café and fishing nearby as well
3. Lytton Lawn Touring Park - Hampshire
This campsite is in the heart of the New Forest, the grounds of the palace house are made up of immaculate lawns and historical pieces. From December 17th the palace house will be decorated and carol singers will be present whilst hot fruit punch is served. The grounds also have one of the largest outdoor Christmas trees in the New Forest, fully decorated.
There are two pitch types available, a shop, toilet and shower facilities and play areas.
4. Hawthorn Farm - Kent
The campsites surrounding areas are filled with history, with castles and cathedrals.Deal is a small seaside town to visit with lots of cafes and restaurants. There are several good walks starting at the site into the countryside.
Between pitches, there are trees and hedgerows which provide privacy to your pitch.
5. Rivendale Caravan & Leisure Park - Derbyshire
The campsite is set in the Derbyshire Peak District. There are endless beautiful gardens with fountains, a maze and the famous water cascade. From November 5th, Chatsworth house is decorated for Christmas with a Wind in the Willows theme and the stable lit up. Hardstanding pitches are available along with a heated facilities block and laundrette. There is an onsite cafe, restaurant and pub.