Best Family Camping Sites in London
Camping in London! Yes, it is true; there are camping sites in London where you can enjoy a rustic holiday with your family. Forget about the usual London attractions like Buckingham Palace, London Eye and take some time out for camping in the capital city of UK with these astounding campsites:
Lee Valley Camping and Caravan Park
Around 3.5 miles away from the Tottenham Hale underground, Lee Valley Camping and Caravan Park is one of the hottest campsites in the city. Not just the site is visually appealing, but the major London attractions like Oxford Street, Buckingham Palace and London Eye are at a comfortable distance from it. The 1,000 acre River Lee Country Park is just at the doorstep with walking trails, a boating lake, and forests with rare wildlife. And, if you want to have a go at mountain biking, then Epping Forest is the place for you.
If you want to explore and camp at this beautiful campsite, then you need to book a hotel near Tottenham Hale tube station to remain close to this campsite. If you are not able to find that, then take help from website like www.londonhotels4u.com that has a wide range of hotels near Tottenham tube station.
Abbey Wood Caravan Club Site
Filled with towering trees and spacious grounds, this wonderful campsite is a major campsite for nature lovers. A total of 210 pitches (10 of them are seasonal) and 100 tents are available at this campsite. Facilities at this campsite include disabled access, Wi-Fi access, laundry facilities and a golf range within 5 miles. In addition to this, railway connections are available to the Abbey club site.
If you have inclination towards science, then Abbey Wood Caravan Club Site has the solution for that too as Greenwich observatory is around 7 miles away from it.
A sprawling 14 acres of beautiful landscape and open camp area awaits you at Theobalds Park. Camp with your family at this site and share your pitch with squirrels, rabbits and other farm animals. There are 90 pitches at Theobalds Park, with some of them being self-catering accommodation. Central London is just 30 minutes away from this camp. Pitch in your camp at Theobalds Park and let the fun roll out!
Crystal Palace Caravan Club Site
Crystal Palace Caravan Club Site is located around 10 miles away from Central London. This camp site has 126 pitches and is extremely popular among visitors and locals alike. There are facilities like laundry, public telephone booth and toilet and showers. In addition to this, there is BBQ facility available too. Swimming pool and cinema are also nearby. The pitch, however, should be vacated by 12 noon everyday.
You need not go to remote places to experience the true charm of camping. Just visit these campsites in London and have the most authentic feel of rustic life while remaining in the city.
Author’s Bio: An avid nature lover living in the concrete jungle that is London. Priyank has visited the vast majority of the campsites in and around London.