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Welcome to Beach Campsites UK


Beach Campsites UK is a free online guide to the best British campsites situated on or very close to a beach in the United Kingdom. Browsing these pages you will find beach campsites in the most stunning locations imaginable. Beach Campsites UK is a free resource for campers and has been developed to actively promote camping in the UK. We believe that too few people have enough faith in UK beaches as real alternatives to their far-away counterparts, and most importantly we think they should be explored and enjoyed with just as much passion! What better way to do this than by camping on them? With the pound not as strong as it used to be, and with the growing environmental cost of travelling abroad, we aim to provide a useful resource for those wishing to find the best beach campsites in the UK. NEW: Read our Interview with Daniel Start, author of the book 'Wild Swimming' in our Beach Camping Guide

beach campsites in scotland



Discover the Kintyre Peninsula, Wester Ross and much much more.

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Bidesford Bay, Croye Bay and many more.

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Bridport, Swanage and many more.

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Stroll the sandy beaches of Pevensea bay and others.

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Discover such breathtaking wonders as Oxwich Bay and many others.

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From Cromer to Hemsby, experience the great beaches on offer in East Anglia

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Cornwall, home to the royal family of beaches in the United Kingdom, a must for any beach-loving camper!

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From the smooth pebbly Whitstable Bay to the grand white cliffs of Dover.

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Home to the beautiful Brean Sands

beach campsites in isles of scilly



You'd be forgiven for mistaking some of these with Thai beaches!

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A Perennial favourite with campers from all over the world

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Some stunning stretches of golden sand, dotted here and there with beautiful old castles.

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'God's country', according to Yorkshire folk. Discover the dramatic Flamborough head and many more.





Beach Campsites UK aims to provide users with an informative directory of campsites, but for more details please visit each campsite's individual website via the links provided. Please note we are not responsible for the content of third party websites.

There is now a new campsite in the Scotland section, located on the Isle of Mull. Read our accompanying article to get a taste of the amazing wildlife on offer there.

Knock up a feast the next time you visit a beach campsite!



: Check out the Guyrope Gourmet's seafood camping recipes including mussels with beer and coriander!

Have you seen our guide yet? What are you waiting for? Once you've used the main directory to find your locations, you'll find everything you need to know to prepare for the ultimate trip, including articles and tips on the best gizmos, gadgets, books and recipes. You can also use the carbon calculator to see just how much CO2 you could save by substituting a foreign holiday for a sojourn under canvas in the UK!

Surf Dude with Attitude

Alex Wade, author of the book Surf Nation gives us some advice on the best surfing spots in the UK, and which beach campsites to look out for when searching for the perfect break.

If you have any suggestions or even family holiday photos you would like to share with fellow campers, please email them to us at the address found in the contact section of this website. Help us build a comprehensive, user-generated guide to the areas and listed on this website. Do let us know of any good coastal pubs/walks etc!

What to Pack

by Leo Wallace

In order to make sure your camping break is as enjoyable as possible, you will want to make sure you've packed all the essentials. In case you're new to beach camping, here's a brief guide to just a few of thing things that you'll want to remember to take.

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