BioLite Wood Burning CampStove : a review

The verdict: A sturdy little fella that deals with the job of boiling a large jug of water above it's head with enthusiastic glee. Man and fire, a relationship intertwined since the dawn of time. Around the campfire we developed cooking food, which in turn enabled our brains to grow…

Camping in England: Why you’ll love it

Thinking of camping in England? Make like a famous sneaker brand and just do it. This is a country that lets you get under its skin as soon as you leave the cities and make for the villages and countryside that England still has in abundance. Camping in England is…

RV novice on a California roadtrip

Currently, Campsited features campsites across the Ireland and the UK, and we have ambitious plans to go global. Sophia has been supporting our social media for the last year and is a digital nomad, which is a fancy way of saying she works from anywhere in the world. So when…

Camping in Ireland: Why you'll love it

If you’re thinking about a camping trip in Ireland, you’re onto a good thing. The country might be small but its reputation for good things is supersized. From glaciated lakes to a coastline that defies description, and food that will have your mouth watering at breakfast, lunch and…

Clifden Eco Beach Camping and Caravanning Park: Why we love it

Dolphins, a sandy beach, rugged views of the Atlantic, and climate neutral accommodation, Clifden Eco Beach Camping and Caravanning Park makes going green easy... and enticing. The parks takes its spectacular surroundings seriously and seeks to add to and enhance the environment, hence the serious eco credentials. This is a…

Nagles Doolin Camping and Caravan Park

Nagles Doolin Camping and Caravan Park has to be situated on one of the most stunning stretches of land ever. With the Burren on one side, the Cliffs of Moher on the other, and facing the Atlantic, you’ll be forgiven if you don’t know where to look first.…

Glamping with kids - luxury is not just for adults

Hands up - we LOVE all kinds of camping. You show us a pitch and a campfire and we’re there in jig time. For us, nothing at all can beat the freedom of the tent! We also love how camping constantly invents itself. It’s an ever-changing adventure and…

Avoid burnout by spending time outdoors

Burnout is an issue. Technology is great and comes with many advantages, but there is also no doubt that since email has been around, and laptops, tablets and mobile phones became essential items, most of us are always “on”. We wake up in the morning and reach for our phone…

Camping in crazy, beautiful, wild places

Camping in crazy, beautiful, wild places. Campers are an adventurous lot. You know it right? We’re always thinking of the next adventure, and camping always delivers the goods! If you’re on the lookout too for an unusual, out-of-this-world camping adventure, the list below might just be what you’…

Welcome to our new website, designed with love especially for you!

Anyone who has launched a website will know that a lot of work goes on in the background that never sees the light of day! It’s a long process and progress is made in fits and starts. But when you flick the switch and the new site goes live,…

Camping in the Borders and Lowlands: some of our favourite things to do

A camping holiday in this beautiful part of Scotland gives you the best of both worlds: city life and countryside. As well as the bustling cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, you’ll find historic houses and castles, country parks and nature reserves within easy reach. And with a wide selection…

Camping with kids in the Borders and Lowlands: 10 fun things to do

We think the Borders and Lowlands are a great destination for a family camping holiday. It’s a part of Scotland with lots of kid-friendly activities up its tartan sleeve – with castles, nature reserves and local wildlife ready for you and your youngsters to explore. Here on Campsited you’ll…

5 must know camping tips

Outdoor lovers are an ingenious bunch. No matter their preferred style of getting close to nature, whether they are glampers or fans of a traditional tent and sleeping bag, they all have a few tricks up their sleeves to turn camping trips into the best holidays ever. To make the…

Camping in the Highlands: our top 10 things to do

The Highlands is one of our favourite destinations for a camping holiday, and rightly so. From rugged mountains to deep blue lochs, it’s fun to explore miles of unspoilt landscape where the red deer rule the hills and eagles rule the skies. Yes, the Highland weather can be changeable,…

Camping with children in the Highlands: 10 fun things to do

With rugged mountains, deep blue lochs and grassy glens, the Highlands is a fantastic place for a family camping holiday. Kids of all ages will fall in love with this beautiful part of Scotland – for its wildlife, its history and its culture. And here on Campsited you’ll find a…

Camping in North-East Scotland: 10 of our favourite things to do

Heading to Scotland for your next camping trip? Then the North-East has a lot to offer fans of the great outdoors. With miles of stunning coastline, this is an area steeped in history as witnessed by the many castles and relics you’ll see here. It also has a worldwide…

Camping with kids in North-East Scotland: our top 10 things to do

If you’re planning a family camping trip in Scotland, then the North-East has loads to offer. There are fairy tale castles to fuel young imaginations and spectacular wildlife set to inspire a whole new generation of mini David Attenboroughs. So get your holiday off to a cracking start and…

Camping in the North-West of England: top 10 fun things to do

Thanks to Liverpool and Manchester, this is the third most populous region of England, but it certainly doesn’t stop there. The North-West also lays claim to the tallest mountain (Scafell Pike), the biggest lake (Windermere) and the second largest area of national parks. It’s all about contrast – and…

Camping with kids in the North-West of England: 10 of the best things to do

With Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester to pick from, when it comes to a camping holiday the North-West will leave you and your family spoilt for choice. Will it be the Lake District or the fells? Or maybe a trip to the seaside? And of course Campsited has plenty…

Camping in the Midlands: 10 of the best things to do

From the hills of Herefordshire, through the heart of England and out to the nature reserves of the Lincolnshire coast, the Midlands is a region with a surprising amount to offer. Holidaymakers can take their pick from a wide range of activities and sightseeing musts. 1. Mighty oaks from little…

Camping with kids in the Midlands: our top 10 things to do

Expand your horizons with a family holiday in the Midlands – where you can take in the rolling Malvern Hills, the sandy beaches of the Lincolnshire coast or maybe the bright lights of the city. There are plenty of kid-friendly activities to get stuck into and, with so many locations on…

Favourite camping recipes: Thai Style Moules by Martin Dorey

This week Martin Dorey, regular Campsited contributor, writer and lifelong camper, shares his favourite recipe. It’s one that has seen him through lots of camping trips and that has also helped him in lots of other ways too. Here he tells us a little about how it came to…

What inspired me: Martin Dorey, aka ‘The Camper Van Cook’

Martin Dorey is a man who is doing his best to make a career out of writing about the great outdoors. His books – and the recipes, tips and stories in them – have been shared by many campers in the UK and beyond. In fact, if you own a camper van,…

What inspired me: meet Lauren, aka The Helpful Hiker, and her family.

Lauren Mosely is a woman who has spent a lot of time outdoors. She runs a blog called The Helpful Hiker in which she writes about her adventures in camping and walking and shares information and tips about the places she’s been. It’s interesting, entertaining and well worth…

The great Bumper Dumper bonanza!

Last Friday we posted on Facebook about a nifty camping and outdoors accessory. We said "For those who can't live without life's little luxuries while camping, may I present the Bumper Dumper!" We didn't quite expect that the post would reach 60,000 people and be shared over 300 times!…

Work, life and play in the great outdoors: with Fiona Outdoors

What inspires you to get off the sofa and out into the great outdoors? Is it conquering your fears, going new places or feeling the sun on your face? Or is it the thrill of the chase? Or finding new and better places to stomp? For Fiona Russell, a journalist…

Camping in Winter - The Ultimate Guide.

YOUR ULTIMATE WINTER CAMPING GUIDE Welcome to the Campsited winter camping guide. This is when it gets serious! Camping in winter is a lot of fun, but it is not the same as pitching your tent in a warm and sunny meadow by a stream in the middle of summer…

How to survive a rainy camping trip with kids

The vision is idyllic – you and the kids escaping the stresses of life, hanging out as a family in The Great Outdoors, flopping into bed at night exhausted from all the fresh air and fun. The reality may be quite different, however, if the rain decides to join you as…

What Inspired Me: Shelley from Camping with Style.

What was it that started your camping journey? Was it the lure of the great outdoors? Was it the need to reconnect with nature? How about spending quality time with your friends and family but without the distractions of the everyday world? Perhaps it was a way of getting over…

Camping with kids in South Wales; 10 of the best things to do.

There are some vital ingredients to having a great camping holiday with kids. Wales, happily, has all of them. From water sports and indoor activities to museums and adventures, a family camping adventure in Wales will be one to remember. And, with a great choice of sites on Campsited, you’…

Camping with kids in North Wales; 10 of the best things to do.

For families that like the outdoors, North Wales is a gold mine. There are so many great things to do all across the region with a massive variety of attractions, great locations and fantastic activities. And the camping is brilliant. North Wales is one of the best camping destinations anywhere…

Camping in North Wales; 10 of the best things to do.

If Wales is the adventure centre of the UK then North Wales is its capital. Not only is it a brilliant place to camp but it’s also an amazing place to find true adventure while you are at it. And it doesn’t matter whether you stay at a…

Camping in South Wales; 10 of the best things to do.

There is no doubt that camping in South Wales will be an unforgettable experience. And it can be as rustic or as modern – with all the mod cons as well as the kitchen sink – as you want it to be. You can stay on a sheep farm in the mountains…

Camping with kids in South East England; 10 of the best things to do.

Coming to camp with the family in South east England? You’ll never be bored, we promise! There are so many things to see and do for families with kids that it’s tough to know where to start. You can swing through the trees like a little monkey, explore…

Camping in South East England; Here’s our top 10 things to do.

Most people think of the South East of England as London. But there’s a lot more to it than just a big city. The South East has open countryside, coastline, ocean cities, rolling hills, forests and plenty to keep you busy on a camping holiday, including a huge choice…

Camping with kids in South West England; 10 of the best things to do

Camping in South West England is, as you’d expect, as family friendly as it gets. There are plenty of fantastic sites that welcome children with open arms, from big touring sites to glamping sites and certificated sites. The experience can be as varied as you want to be, with…

Visiting South West England? Check out our top picks of things to do.

The South West of England is one of the UK’s most popular camping destinations. There are all kinds of campsites available, from glamping sites in Cornwall to coastal sites in Devon and Dorset. But of course there’s plenty more to a visit to the South West than simply…

Happy Glamping in the UK

What is your idea of the perfect camping experience? Is it waking up in a comfy bed to the smell of fresh coffee brewing? Doing nothing in quiet and peaceful surroundings? Having fun around the camp fire with the family? If this sounds good then you might just be half…

Camping in Scotland: The essentials guide

Thinking of a camping break in Scotland? You won’t regret it! Scotland is more, much more than just the land of whisky, haggis and the Loch Ness Monster (as many would have you believe). It is culturally diverse, with distinct areas, great local food and a strong identity. It…

Camping in England: The essentials guide

England: home of Shakespeare, The Rolling Stones and - camping? Depending on who you believe, the father of the camping movement was English travel enthusiast Thomas Hiram Holding. As you would hope from the birthplace of canvas living, England is home to some of the most beautiful campsites in the…

Camping in Wales: The essentials guide

Wales has it all. Coast, countryside and culture - not to mention some pretty fantastic campsites. Making the journey for the first time? You’ll love it! And you'll find the perfect camping or caravan site right here on Campsited. Here are some other useful need-to-knows. 
Quick summary: Wales is…

Beautiful views. Bags of turf. A brilliant welcome. That's camping in Ireland.

By Martin Dorey Martin is a lifelong camper and campervanner. He wrote a best-selling camping bible, The Campervan Cookbook and appeared in BBC2’s One Man and his Campervan. He lives in Cornwall but visits Ireland at least once a year to explore, surf and camp. Here Martin tells us…

Camping in Ireland: The essentials guide

Packing up the tent, bucket and spades, with the excited kids for that savoured camping trip. Hopping into the trusty camper van for a few blissful days in the Great Outdoors. Joining your mates for a weekend of surfing and sleeping under the stars. There’s nothing quite like the…

5 reasons why campsites need to improve their online pitch

Grabbing a local brew, gathering around with a cup of hot chocolate and chewing the fat under a starry sky. Disconnecting from the modern world is part of what makes camping so special. But that doesn’t mean campsite owners can ignore their online presence. In fact it could be…

Are you Campsited for summer?

It’s that time of year again folks, the school holidays are just around the corner and the road beckons. If you’re packing the car for a break on an Irish campsite or holiday park this summer, now’s the time to find and book the ideal spot for…

How Campsited began

I started tweeting from @campsited on April 1st 2015. When talking to a friend a couple of days later she asked, “Why don’t you tell your story and how you got to this point? It’s interesting.” Whether it’s interesting or not I guess is for you to…