Best Places to Camp and See Dolphins and Whales

If you are looking for whales and dolphins in the UK, you should know that there are a lot of places that offer you the chance to catch a glance at these amazing creatures. Since there quite a few, you could try all of them to see which offers the best view.

Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park

Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park

This might be the best place to visit in order to see whales and dolphins since you will have a direct view on the Cardigan Island national reserve. It is common to spot bottlenose dolphins. You can pitch a tent for only £16 to enjoy everything that nature has to offer.

Teifi Meadows

Teifi Meadows

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This camping location also offers a path that offers a great view of Cardigan Bay. This place is slightly less expensive than the previous one. You can find a place for camping from only £13. If you prefer to have more comfort, you can rent a hut for £60.

Ayres Rock Hostel

Ayres Rock Hostel

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If you take a trip to this location you will be able to see seals and otters in the bay nearby. In some cases porpoises and basking sharks also appear. Here you will find holiday homes to rent if you have more money to spare. However, if you are on a budget, you can pitch a tent for £6.

Grannie’s Heilan’ Hame Holiday Park

Grannie’s Heilan’ Hame Holiday Park

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Even though this is a big holiday park, it still offers the possibility to spot seals. Bottlenose dolphins also make an appearance from time to time. The best thing about the park is that it offers a lot of amenities besides places for tents, such as TV, Jacuzzi, kids’ clubs and also a sauna.

Callanish Camping

Callanish Camping

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The Hebrides are a great location for observing marine animals. There are a lot of places for you to pitch a tent and you can be sure that if you visit this location you won’t have to break the bank. The truth is that it’s not that important where your tent is: you go to such a location to observe wildlife.

Glenmore Caravan and Camping Park

Glenmore Caravan and Camping Park

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This location is only three miles from the town of Bellycastle. You can take the ferry from here to Rathlin Island to see the seals. Just as it is to be expected, you can find a place to pitch a tent at £16 which isn’t too expensive if you come to think of it.

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