So what is it about caravanning that so appeals to the English psyche?
Well, they say an Englishman’s home is his castle, and with the best modern caravan you can take your castle on the road. You will be armed with all the mod cons you desire, a full wardrobe of clothes and cupboards stocked with your favourite foods.
What better way could there be to travel? Then there is also the price. A decent hotel room will cost close to a hundred pounds, but a pitch on a stunning campsite for a family of four can be yours for under £20. Add to this the savings made for feeding yourself, and the whole package can start to look rather attractive.
That’s why many in the UK are choosing to holiday at home, and so discover what makes the UK such a popular tourist destination. The business is booming with caravan sales weathering the recession, and site bookings increasing each and every year. Here are some suggestions to whet your appetite for the next time you decide to hitch up and go exploring. Just remember that safeguard caravan insurance is essential for peace of mind and happy traveling.
Treloan Coastal Holidays
For a great family holiday the beautiful surroundings of Cornwall are hard to beat.
The surrounding countryside offers numerous attractions, including the quaint fishing village of Portscatho and fantastic swimming at nearby Treloan Cove and Peters Splosh. Slightly further afield Polzeath and Padstow offer oodles of character and great dining. With pitches from only £13 a night you can also afford to splash out on a special night out or two.
Three Cliffs Bay, Gower
The majesty of the Welsh coast is yours to explore from this cliff top site, which perches on top of the Gower Peninsula. With water skiing, sailing and windsurfing to hand its well suited to active holiday goers, and those with families. 18 holes of the best of Welsh golf can also be had with a five-minute drive, meaning this site has something for everyone.
Turner Hall Farm, Cumbria
Its location in the heart of one of the UK's most beautiful regions marks this site as one to add to the top of your list. Walking destinations abound, offering the chance to explore some of the nations most beautiful countryside. A family pitch can be had for less than a tenner making this a true bargain.
Kelling Heath Holiday Park
This site encapsulates one of the country’s most beautiful spots, and offers over 250 acres of land to explore. It’s an efficiently organised operation offering activities for children’s and the chance of a welcome respite for parents. Nearby beaches offer memorable family excursions, and the chance to sample the excellent local seafood.
Glenbrittle, Isle of Skye
For a trip out of the ordinary this site cannot be beaten. As one of the UK's most remote locations few have the mettle for the journey, so you can expect to be rewarded by breathtaking scenery without another soul in view. There is little in the way of entertainment, but if you truly want to experience the wilds of the UK then it’s well worth a look
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