Top 3 Camping Destinations
After spending the entire day strolling on muddy trails, enjoying a refreshing dip in the pristine blue waters of the forest and witnessing wild animals in their natural surroundings, you can just kick back and relax by the fire side with steaming cup of coffee and delicious marshmallows. Pitch up your tents, unpack some dry, nutrient-rich snacks, light a roaring bonfire and prepare yourself to curl up in your sleeping bags as you gaze at the sparkling stars above. That’s life, all, peaceful, relaxed and comfortable!
While camping has its own wonders, finding a perfect campsite for your family is quite a challenge! Here are top 3 camping destinations for enthusiastic travelers. Here, you can escape from the daily hustle bustle of fast city life and bask in the glory of Mother Nature.
1) Jerusalem Farm, Booth, New Yorkshire:
Located amidst the most gorgeous green valley in the Pennines, Jerusalem Farm is a blissful paradise for cyclists and hikers. If you’re looking for a secure place where you can jog and hang out with kids, you must visit this farm. It has special trails for walking and cycling, spots where your kids can build dens and interact with farm animals.
You won’t find complex infrastructure anywhere around it. The only manmade structures here are a riding school for beginners, a thrilling playground for kids and rural houses without lots of frills for farmers. Additionally, you may visit Eureka, which is Britain’s first science museum for kids.
Availability: April to September.
Costs (per night): £5 per adult and £3 per child.
2) Red Shoot Camping Park, New Forest, Hampshire.
Spread over 100 pitches, with 45 electric hook-ups on it, the Red Shoot Camping Park is a glorious site in itself. The spot is steeped in family life and the management has been handed over three generations. Therefore, the owner values family fun over business.
The true joy of Red Shoot lies in lush green canopy of New Forest, playground for kids (that has ropes, swing bridges and fireman’s pole), the Red Shoot Inn that specialises in serving scrumptious cuisine to the campers and a well-stocked shop for buying emergency supplies. Moreover, there’s New Forest Water Park, Monkey World, Marwell’s Zoo, Reptile Centre and Liberty’s Raptor where you can spend a jolly time with your families. Sounds exciting, isn’t it?
Availability: March to October
Costs (per night): £15 to £25 per pitch for a couple (parking spot included) and £4 per child (below 14 years).
3) Polgreen Camping Site, St. Magwan, Cornwell.
Located on the North Cornish coast, this remarkable camping ground provides excellent opportunities for fish farming, farm-works and surfing. It’s a 20-minute walk to the nearby beach where you can participate in water activities.
You can tour the farm and do household chores in pre-built family bell tents that come with furniture, cooking equipment, barbecues and other facilities for campers. Feeling energized? Walk up to the Aquarium (Newquay), Eden Project, Watergate Bay or the National Trust Beach (Bedruthan Steps) for a fun-filled family experience.
Availability: July to August.
Costs (per night): £18 per adult, £10 per kid (below 12 years) and free for babies.
Now that you’re all geared up to spend your mosquito-free hours in the woods, watching and clicking pictures of rich biodiversity, you can spend a wonderful time at these destinations. If you’re planning to get there via road, make sure that you have all the necessary papers. Apply for online driving license on the official website of your state to get your driver’s ID proof.
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