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Glamp it up... Look for places to go camping in the UK without roughing it.
No, it’s not a typo; Glamping is the new camping. An abbreviation of Glamorous Camping has brought a whole new approach to the holiday style originally associated with Girl Guide camps and Duke of Edinburgh Award Schemers as well as a new list of places to go camping in the UK.
Even the most well-heeled holiday makers are choosing to not only stay in this country but also to vacation in a tent.With the availability of tents that not only have separate bedrooms, living space and kitchens but also carpets, beds and chandeliers,there has been a boom in the elite camping industry. The humble Wellington boot has undergone a transformation and is now available in a multitude of colours and designs, some even with a kitten heel – gone are the days of a choice of just murky green or black. The beanie hat has become fashionable and layering is totally on-trend.
Campsites even offer ready built barbecues taking most of the trouble out of lighting a campfire, and enabling you to cook something much more impressive than beans on toast. Typically, glamping takes place in a structure known as a yurt rather than a tent and sites tend to be on farms and in fruit orchards.Try the Three Trees Camping in Hampshire which is an adults only campsite. Close to both the M27 and the M10, and a short drive from the historic city of Winchester, this is an ideally located campsite. Pitch fees are £10 per pitch for either 1 caravan or 1 tent plus £2 per occupant. There are no additional fees for an awning and each pitch gives ample space for anawning to be set up. The campsite also welcomes well behaved dogs but they must be kept on a lead at all times. There are also luxury yurts available for hir eat the site with hot and cold running water, cooking facilities and which are fully insulated. Prices start at £195 for a three night stay in the low season rising to £395 in peak season.
If you are looking for more traditional places to go camping in the UK rather than the more glamorous approach to the outdoor life, there are numerous campsites all over the country. Visit the UK Campsite website for information and listings on all campsites in the UK.Camping charges can vary from site to site but you should expect to pay around £10 per night for tents and £20 per night for caravans. This charge is per adult per night.