It’s been a long time coming but with the UK currently in the midst of mini heat-wave now is the perfect time for motorhomes to emerge from storage. But with many of Britain’s most dedicated caravanners having already planned their trips, time is running out to book your summer holiday.
We’ve outlined a selection of the best motorhome spots in the UK for anyone still looking to book a trip a summer.
Three Cliffs Bay, Gower
Three Cliffs Bay Caravan and Camping Site sat atop a cliff on the Gower Peninsula in South Wales, is a great place to go if you want an activity filled holiday.
In close proximity to the beach, there are a host of sporting activities you can partake in including water skiing, sailing and windsurfing. There are also a number of 18-hole golf courses close-by.
York Caravan Park, Yorkshire
With its rich heritage, quaint cobbled streets and magical architecture, York is one of the most fascinating places to visit in the UK.
So if you favour a trip steeped in culture, why not try nearby York Caravan Park. Offering regular bus rides to York Minster Cathedral, visitors can enjoy the pleasures of the city without having to even take their motorhome with them.
Away from the city centre, The Vale of Pickering Caravan Park in North Yorkshire also offers excellent facilities with the North Yorkshire Moors nearby along with Scarborough and beautiful Whitby on the east coast.
Cedar Gables, Kent
Known as ‘the garden of England’, Kent is renowned for its fantastic countryside and quaint little villages and Cedar Gables is no different. A small and quiet site near Bewl Water, the area offers ideal walking, cycling, finishing and sailing opportunities.
If you’re interested in beautiful walks in scenic surroundings, Malvern is the perfect motorhome destination. With over 3000 acres of open countryside to explore and panoramic views from the summits of the Malvern Hills, Malvern is a great location for those wanting more rigorous exercise or a gentle day out.
If you’re seeking some culture, the city of Worcester with its impressive Cathedral and Royal Porcelain Factory is just a stone’s throw away too.
Lonely Farm, Suffolk
If you’re looking for a quiet, couples retreat, Lonely Farm in Suffolk provides an idyllic adults-only destination away from the hustle and bustle in a scenic part of East Anglia.
Perfect for cycling enthusiasts and with local attractions including the seaside town of Aldeburgh, famed for its delicious fish and chips, along with the RSPB reserve at Minsmere, Lonely Farm is the perfect summer getaway.
Invercauld Caravan Club Site, Aberdeenshire
Those with an interest in flora and fauna may want to explore the possibility of visiting the Invercauld Caravan Club Site in Aberdeenshire.
Located at the eastern end of the Cairngorms near Braemar, Invercauld Caravan Club Site offers the perfect base for wildlife enthusiasts and ramblers to explore the Cairngorms National Park. With Red Deer roaming its fields along with Mountain Hare, Badgers, Wild Cats, as well as the chance to spot endangered Red Squirrels and Golden Eagles, the area is an absolute haven for nature lovers.
Orchards Holiday Park, Isle of Wight
Even with the Isle of Wight Festival having already taken place the Isle of Wight remains a great destination for motorhome owners in summer. Just a short ferry trip from Southampton or Portsmouth, the island possesses over 10 award winning beaches and a blooming arts and crafts scene.
Orchards Holiday Park located in West Wight is a 5 star venue, offering some of the best scenery on the island. The Park even offers visitors the chance to enjoy a swim with its indoor swimming pool.
Polmanter Touring Park, Cornwall
Running from North Devon down to the South coast, the south of England offers some truly spectacular scenery. With sweeping moors, colourful countryside and sandy beaches the whole area is very accessible by motorhome.
Our pick of sites in this area of the UK would have to be Polmanter Touring Park. A family-friendly 5-star site with an outdoor and indoor pool, guests also have the opportunities to go fishing and horse-riding.
Are you planning a last minute getaway this summer? Where you will be taking your motorhome? Before you set off do ensure you have adequate motorhome insurance so you are fully prepared for any unfortunate eventualities.