The Top Motorhome Destinations Around The UK

Hitting the road in a motorhome is one of the best ways to explore the UK’s amazingly diverse culture and spectacular scenery.

From the tranquil to the energetic, there are motorhome sites to suit every traveller.

We’ve picked some of our favourite standout destinations for all types of motorhome holidaymakers looking to soak up Britain’s beauty.

Remember, it is a legal requirement to insure your motorhome or campervan. So, if you haven’t already, then make sure you look over some motorhome insurance comparisons to ensure you get cover that works for you.

Best place to take animals in a motorhome

The magnificent Peak District is full of beautiful walks and trails, which are perfect for exploring with your four-legged friends.

Bakewell Camping and Caravanning Club Site is within the national park and a dog-friendly site for motorhome owners who want to bring their pets on holiday.

The site has designated dog walking areas and bins. And the nearby town of Bakewell, with its dog-friendly pubs, provides the perfect setting for unwinding after hikes.

The Fab Four at the fabulous Chatsworth House, which we visited from Bakewell C&CC Campsite.

Best place to take children in a motorhome

Miles of sandy beaches and dramatic scenery make Cornwall a firm favourite for families taking a motorhome holiday.

The Polmanter Touring Park in St. Ives provides the icing on the cake for those travelling in the area with children.

Tennis courts, mini golf and a heated outdoor swimming pool keep the kids entertained, as well as an outdoor playground, indoor soft play area and a games room.

There’s also an on-site bar providing adults with a sanctuary to kick back and unwind.

St. Ives Image by Roman Grac from Pixabay

Best adults-only motorhome destination

If you’re looking for a more peaceful and relaxing motorhome escape, there are many adults-only parks across the UK.

Award-winning Wayfarers Park in Cornwall is children and dog-free. Located in the quiet village of St. Hilary, this is the perfect base for exploring beaches, pubs and restaurants in the area.   

There is also a licensed on-site bistro.

Adulting doesn’t have to be hard… Photo by Manuel Meurisse on Unsplash

Best motorhome destination for wildlife spotting

On the North West coast of the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales, the Penrallt Coastal Campsite provides motorhome travellers with unrivalled access to wildlife.

Holidaymakers can walk 15 minutes down the coastal path to pooling coves where you can be lucky enough to spot grey seals, bottlenose dolphins, harbour porpoise and even pilot or minke whales.

Guillemots, razorbills, and kittiwakes are among the diverse range of birds hunting for fish.

And the landscape inland is home to rabbits, hedgehogs and shrews, as well as buzzards and peregrine falcons.

Grey Seals Image by Alicia_Chan from Pixabay

Best beach destination in a motorhome

You don’t have to head south to find some incredible beaches. Nestled in the Scottish Highlands, near Mallaig, Camusdarach is a simply stunning motorhome destination that’s hard to beat if you’re looking for a coastal getaway.

Crystal clear sea and sparkling sand is set against spectacular views of the Isle of Skye, Rhum and Eigg.

Local campsites have space for motorhomes and are within walking distance of the beach.  

Scotland has amazing beaches! Durness Beach Image by 3157171 from Pixabay

Best cycling destination in a motorhome

The Lake District is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a fantastic destination for a motorhome holiday. There are endless routes to explore on your bike making it especially good for cycling enthusiasts. 

Waterfoot Park, Ullswater is a stone’s throw from Pooley Bridge with loops of the Eden Valley, the Lakes and Dales on the doorstep.

Off-road cycling routes around glorious Ullswater are medium to hard and feature stunning vistas.

There is also an on-site bar to enjoy a well-earned drink after a day’s cycling.

Lake Ullswater Image by Stephen Wood from Pixabay

Best community destination in a motorhome

Stunning coastline and idyllic villages make Devon a superb area to explore in a motorhome.

The award-winning Lady’s Mile Holiday Park is near the pristine beaches of Dawlish Warren.

There is plenty to keep children and adults entertained on-site, with two pools, a playground and on-site bar and restaurant, which creates a great community spirit.

During peak season there is also on-site entertainment where you’ll end up laughing and singing with fellow visitors.  

Image by Andreluiz Cunha from Pixabay. Please note that campfires may not be permitted on campsites.

Best pub destination in a motorhome

Long walks and cosy pubs are a staple of motorhome holidays in the Lake District.

For those who don’t want to worry about finding their way back from dinner and drinks, the Wheatsheaf Inn complete with campsite offers the perfect solution. 

The 17th century pub features Cumbrian ales and a locally sourced menu for holidaymakers to enjoy.

And the pub’s campsite is spacious and family-friendly with space for 10 tourer vans.

Image by Andreluiz Cunha from Pixabay

Best motorhome destination for views

Stunning views of Ben Nevis and the surrounding mountains are the order of the day for motorhome owners staying at the Glen Nevis Caravan & Camping Park.

Near Fort William, the striking landscape has been used to films parts of Harry Potter and Braveheart.

Immersed in nature, there are plenty of walks and cycle tracks, while Ben Nevis is only a short walk from the site.

Ben Nevis Image by SupportITNI from Pixabay

Best five-star destination

Situated in the stunning Somerset countryside, close to Glastonbury, Old Oaks has picked up multiple awards for its facilities and grounds.

The adults-only site has a range of different pitches with the top level offering a paved patio area with bench, fire pit and bird table.

There’s also an on-site shop and take-away options, while the location is a jumping off point to explore the local area on foot or by bike. 

Glastonbury Tor Image by Neil Morrell from Pixabay

Best eco-conscious motorhome destination

Just off the coast on Mersea Island in Essex, Fen Farm is a peaceful spot perfect for motorhome travellers looking for an eco-conscious stay.

The site has been awarded the David Bellamy Gold Conservation Award for work done to protect the environment in and around the campsite.

This includes wild flower areas and planting red squirrel friendly trees. There are also solar assisted heated showers, as well as recycling points.

Image by Siggy Nowak from Pixabay

This is a sponsored post on behalf of InsureMy.

Cover Photo by Kevin Schmid on Unsplash

Below – The Fab Four at Bakewell Bridge, taken when we stayed at Bakewell C&CC campsite!

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Published by Jacqueline Lambert @WorldWideWalkies

AD (After Dogs) - We retired early to tour Europe in a caravan with four dogs. "To boldly go where no van has gone before". Since 2021, we've been at large in a 24.5-tonne self-converted ex-army truck called The Beast. BC (Before Canines) - we had adventures on every continent other than Antarctica!

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