View from Cheddar Gorge overlooking Somerset

Recommended campsites in Somerset

Posted on: Tuesday 26th of February 2019

Somerset is probably most famous for being home of Glastonbury Festival, but if you look beyond the bright lights, and peer over the Pyramid stage, you will find a wealth of English charm, alternative culture, and spectacular natural landscapes. From Exmoor National Park and the Mendips to Bridgewater Bay and Cheddar Gorge, there is so much to discover that you’ll probably need to go back for a second helping!

Warren Farm Holiday Centre, Burnham On Sea, TA8 2RP
Warren Farm Holiday Centre is located in the coastal village of Brean Sands, set amidst stunning Somerset countryside and a large stretch of sandy beach. It’s an award-winning park with a friendly atmosphere, excellent facilities and very reasonably priced. Great for families and couples alike looking for a break by the seaside. Plenty of activities for the kids, with restaurants and nightlife to boot.

West Country Parks, Riverside Holiday Village, Bleadon, BS24 0AN
Set within the beautiful Mendip Hills and surrounded by some stunning walking trails, the Riverside Holiday Village is perfect for families. Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea are just a few minutes drive away, both offering sandy beaches and lots of family orientated activities. Local transport links are located just outside the park.

Old Oaks Touring Park, Glastonbury, BA6 8JS
If you’re looking for tranquil, unspoilt countryside, this adult only site is the one for you. Glorious panoramic views of the Mendip Hills and surrounding area, and generously spaced and landscaped pitches. The perfect ‘get away from it all’ spot to enjoy walking, cycling, touring or simply relaxing amongst the wildlife. A chance to relax, unwind and recharge your batteries.

Please note that this is an adults only site

Minehead Camping and Caravanning Club Site, Minehead, TA24 5LB
After wonderful sea views? Then step this way. The town of Minehead is just a mile and a half down the hill and is Somerset’s largest seaside resort with a long sandy beach. Enjoy a walk along the South West Coast Path, which is a National Trail that starts in Minehead, and travels 630 miles to Poole. Or explore the  wilderness of the Exmoor National Park.

Greenacres Camping
This award winning site nestles in the beautiful Somerset countryside, with stunning views of Glastonbury Tor. They offer loads of play space, big pitches, and is ideal for families. Just 45 minutes to Bristol and Bath making it a great base to explore the area further.

Please note that this site doesn’t accept motorhomes longer than 7m.

Barcdy Touring Caravan & Camping Park, Harlech, Gwynedd, LL47 6YG
Perfect if you’re after a nice quiet and relaxing stay, Barcdy is a small holiday park that lies in a secluded and sheltered vale, with wooded hills tumbling down to the rear and wide open views across the Dwyryd estuary to the front. Situated in the Snowdonia National Park between the sea and the mountains it really is a great place from which to wander and explore the area.

Cheddar Mendip Heights, Priddy, Wells, BA5 3BP
Cheddar, Mendip Heights Club Site is in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the Mendip Hills. Midway between Cheddar Gorge and Wells, there are many attractions in this area of Somerset and is an ideal base to explore the area for walking, cycling, caving and rock climbing activities. As you’d expect from a Camping and Caravanning site it has excellent, well laid out facilities, including shower and toilet block, family room and licensed shop.

Holiday Resort Unity, Brean Sands, TA8 2RB
Situated in Brean, Holiday Resort Unity offers you the opportunity to be within walking distance of all the action, with the beach just across the road and various entertainment venues, as well as being a great base for exploring Weston, Burnham-on-Sea and across Somerset. Within the resort there’s outdoor play areas, a waterpark, a fishing lake, golf course, restaurants and take-aways, a supermarket, the list goes on and on.


Travel Guide Somerset

Recommended Attractions:

  • Cheddar Gorge
  • Glastonbury Tor
  • Wookey Hole Caves
  • The Mendips
  • Exmoor National Park
  • Montacute House
  • Chalice Well
  • Bridgewater Bay

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