A seaside adventure is something every camper looks forward to, and if you are in the UK, you will find ample opportunities to experience one. Yes, coastal camping is what we are going to talk about in this article.
The UK is blessed with an extensive, wondrous coastal topography that provides perfect places for setting up camps and enjoying the blessed richness of beaches and cliffs. You can experience the bliss from the Isles of Scilly to Scotland, but we have shortlisted a few but the best coastal campsites for your convenience.
So, without further ado, here are five coastal campsites in the UK that you should definitely check out:
1. Kintra Farm, Isle of Islay
Kintra Farm is a relatively secluded site but offers an amazing landscape for a camping adventure. It is established on a Hebridean sheep farm, where you can camp quite conveniently in the dunes, gaze at the rejuvenating sun set, and enjoy the comfort of quietness and tranquillity which every camper deserves.
The campsite opens from May to September and hosts all necessary basic facilities for its campers. If, however, you want luxury added to your camping adventure, you can book B&B rooms or cottages instead.
2. Sango Sands Oasis, Sutherland
This campsite is as wild and remote as its sounds, but if offers some of the most spectacular views to its visitors.
Sango Sands is placed in a position where you can easily watch the sun go up and down over the ocean with equal serenity. All you need to do is pitch your tent atop a cliff and get down to any of the two famous sandy beaches for enjoying the natural bliss.
The campsite opens from April to October, but locals say that one can camp here for free during off season.
3. Aberafon, Llyn Peninsula, Wales
AberafonLlyn Peninsula is an amazing campsite for those campers who are crazy about sea fishing, sailing, and surfing.
The campsite straddles between the sea and the mountains and offers picturesque settings for setting up your camp. Pitch a tent on one of the low cliffs and launch a boat and explore the blue sea.
Apart from fishing and surfing, the campsite has many other facilities to offer such as wakeboarding and paragliding.
The site opens for campers from Easter to October, and if you happen to be here during that time, make sure you check out the lovely town of Caernarfon.
4. Troytown Campsite, Isles of Scilly
Remember the legendary city of Troy, well, the campsite is named after it, and it is as amazing and adventurous as the legend itself. So, why not hurry up and camp here?
Offering the best beach weather in Britain, Troytown is operated by farmers who own the sole dairy farm based in Scilly. When you reach the site, your baggage will be transported on a tractor and you can avail basic amenities from local shops also run by farmers.
You can relax and spend a quality time on the beach or while boating. You can even head to the only pub in the site and booze until your drop. It is recommended that you bring along your binoculars because the island does not have streetlights and you can stargaze spectacularly.
5. Overstand campsite, Norfolk
Overstand campsite opens from July to August and is a perfect campsite for those who prefer traveling light.
Situated atop a cliff in Norfolk, the campsite has many shops, fame centers, and a café to entertain its guests. There are a pub and a post office in the nearby Overstand village where you can avail basic items for camping.
Now, about traveling light, you can book one of those pre-pitched tents the campsite offers and reduce so much load from your bag-pack.