THE UK’s best campsites and caravan parks were revealed at the annual AA Awards.
The awards revealed the winners for the 2021/2022 season, ranging from the best regional sites to the best glamping site.
Simon Numphud, Managing Director of AA Media, said: “We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Caravan and Camping Awards and to have the opportunity to celebrate these sites providing vacationers with great camping and caravanning experiences. the highest quality.
“As the hospitality industry has reopened in recent months, we have seen UK tourists exploring the UK more than ever, taking advantage of incredible campsites and caravan parks across the country. We hope that our latest Caravan and Camping Guide will help them discover even more fantastic vacation destinations, including our wonderful winners.
Here are the winners to add to your bucket list for your next stay:
Camper of the Year – South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping Park, Dorset
Voted best campsite of the year, South Lytchett is located in the grounds of historic Poole Manor House.
It was praised for its ‘year-to-year’ improvements, which recently included a new cafe, six new glampings and 21 pitches, as well as other luxuries including shepherd’s huts with underfloor heating and free Wi-Fi. Fi free.
Prices start from £ 15 for non-electric pitches.
Best Scottish Campsite of the Year – Brighouse Bay Holiday Park, Dumfries & Galloway
Brighouse Bay Holiday Park in Scotland came out on top, with guests both close to the beach and able to enjoy the on-site 18-hole golf course.
Their locations were acclaimed, having been “carved in the meadow”, as well as their leisure offer for families.
Prices start from £ 20 a night for standard pitches.
Best Welsh Campsite of the Year – Pencelli Castle Caravan & Camping Park, Powys
Pencelli Castle Caravan & Camping Park has one of the best locations in the heart of Brecon Beacons National Park.
The campsite won the award for its “attention to detail” which included heated toilets, drying rooms for clothes and boots and a nearby bus service.
Prices start from £ 12 per person for the pitches.
Best Campground in the South West – Woodland Springs Adult Touring Park, Devon
Woodland Springs Adult Touring Park, located in Dartmoor National Park, is also in a national park.
The campsite has been praised for being “very quiet” as well as further renovations including a new reception and shop, as well as new premium pitches and additional toilets.
Prices start from £ 25 a night for pitches.
Best campsite in the South East – Swiss Farm Touring & Camping, Oxfordshire
Swiss Farm Touring & Camping is a short walk from the town of Henley-on-Thames, which means it is perfect for visitors heading to the Henley Regatta.
It was praised for its spacious pitches, as well as for its outdoor swimming pool.
Prices start from £ 19 a night for pitches.
Best Campground in the Heart of England – Wheathill Touring Park, Shropshire
Located between the towns of Bridgnorth and Ludlow, Wheathill Touring Park also won an award this year.
The campsite offers not only great views but also great onsite facilities and is close to a pub serving great food and beers.
Prices start from £ 29 per night for pitches.
Best Campground in the Northwest – Lamb Cottage Caravan Park, Cheshire
Lamb Cottage Caravan Park in Whitegate has been voted the Best in the North West, which is an adults-only campsite.
It has been praised for being peaceful and spacious, as well as being an ideal base for walks in the nearby woods.
Prices start from £ 30.50 a night for the super locations.
Best campsite in the North East – Ladycross Plantation Caravan Park, North Yorkshire
Ladycross Plantation, in Whitby, is set in 95 acres of forest for a feeling of private camping.
It won the award for the best campsite in the North East because of its smart toilet blocks with underfloor heating and touchless showers, as well as the increase in pitches and walks in the woods.
Pitches start from £ 15 a night for pitches.
Best Holiday Resort – Park Foot Caravan & Camping Park, Pooley Bridge, Cumbria
Guests of Park Foot Caravan & Camping Park, winner for its holiday center, can choose from all kinds of activities
They were praised for their options, which include pony treks, as well as a fully stocked restaurant and bar.
Prices start from £ 35 a night for electric pitches.
Most Improved Camping – Riverside Camping, Gwynedd
Riverside Camping has all kinds of options for travelers who want to be close to Snowdonia, with grass pitches and caravan service pitches.
They won for being the most improved, with praise for the cafe / restaurant, volleyball and bocce facilities, and their new luxury lodges with mountain views.
Prices start from £ 22 a night for pitches.
Best Small Campsite – Red Bank Farm, Lancashire
Close to the beach, the Red Bank Farm is the winner of the small campsite category.
With only a few vacation homes and pitches, there are also stunning views over Morecambe Bay, and also has an on-site cafe.
Prices start from £ 8 per person for the pitches.
Best Glamping Site – Concierge Glamping, West Sussex
Chichester Glamping Concierge has been rated as ‘first class’ for people who enjoy luxury camping.
It was praised for its spacious pitches, local produce shop, breakfast baskets, and extras such as full-length mirrors, luxury toiletries, and rainfall showers.
Prices start from £ 32 a night for pitches.