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Featured Articles!
Tribfest Festival 2015 Exclusive UKCampsite.co.uk Discounts
With many top tribute bands Tribfest enables families to enjoy an affordable, fantastic, fun weekend away, meeting fellow festival friends old and new, whilst listening to some great live music. UKCampsite.co.uk members can claim discounted entry!
Herts Camping Exhibition May 2015
Two great shows held in May and July in Codicote, Hertfordshire and Wokingham Berkshire. Both displaying a massive range of tents and accessories from a variety of brands.
SoulPad 4000 Ease Bell Tent
SoulPad make and sell canvas and cotton bell tents, true luxurious glamping, that will make you the envy of fellow campers. Here we look at the 4000 Ease with sewn-in groundsheet. Find out more and have a chance to win one as well as a Glamping Holiday!
Highlander Aeolus 4 Air Frame Tent
The Aeolus 4 is a Classic 4 person tunnel tent with sewn-in groundsheet, but with no poles to assemble, instead designed with Airpole technology. Available from Military 1st - find out more and grab a chance to win one!
Outdoor Revolution Ibiza Suspension Chair TwinPack
Brand new for 2015 the Ibiza Suspension Chair is only 5.5cm thick when folded, so it's easy to store in the caravan or car. The chair seat is totally flat until you sit on it and the elastic moulds to the body! Win a Pair of Chairs!
OLPRO Windbreaks
These new 4 Pole (15.75 foot) windbreaks from OLPro have fantastic designs. They are lightweight and compact with fit together steel poles, and are ideal for caravanners, tenters and motorhomers. Find out more and win one!
Shackerstone Family Festival 2015 Exclusive UKCampsite.co.uk Discounts
A great family fun day or weekend away in September in Leicestershire. Featuring air displays, aerobatics, jousting, and more. Camping available on site too! Take advantage of our exclusive discount and book your tickets now!
KAMEI Husky L Roof Box
The Husky L roofbox includes all the essential attributes of any KAMEI box - really good looks, ease of use, top quality mouldings, excellent security, wide opening on gas struts plus so much more. Available from the Roof Box Company. Win one here!
Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks
Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks has 4 award winning parks surrounded by spectacular NT countryside next to 3 miles of Blue Flag sandy beach! We're giving you the chance to Win a 1 Week Stay Camping or Touring on an Electric Pitch
Clarke IG2200 2.2kW Inverter Generator
A 2.2kw portable generator that features inverter technology to provide pure, stable power for computers and other sensitive equipment. Ideal for camping and caravanning. Read our review, enter our competition to win one
OLPRO Quality Melamine Sets
Melamine sets include plates, bowls and mugs - all safe for eating alfresco whether it be barbecueing, camping or caravanning. Win two sets!
Outwell Constellation Sleeping Bag Range
Constellation is Outwell's top performing sleeping bag range that offers superb quality, inspired features and performance fill. Brushed, ultra-soft outer, cotton lining and Isofill filling ensure the very best in camping comfort.
Outwell Bamboo Furniture and Tableware
Environmentally-aware campers can enjoy the fantastic new additions to the Outwell eco-friendly ranges of bamboo outdoor furniture and tableware. Find out more and win some!
Upper Hurst Farm Camping and Caravan Site, Derbyshire
Upper Hurst Farm offers first class camping and caravanning in the Peak District National Park, with fabulous facilities and unrivalled panoramic views over the surrounding beautiful countryside. Find out more and get a chance to win a holiday there
June 2015 Stratford Motorhome Show
The Motorhome Show returns to Stratford upon Avon in June, featuring all the latest Motorhomes from the leading manufacturers and a host of accessories, plus weekend camping available. Read more and claim DISCOUNTED ENTRY, and win tickets!
HandiMoova Off-road Foldable Hand Trolley
The innovative HandiMoova is a multi-purpose, foldable hand trolley which is capable of tackling any terrain, including steps! Perfect for lugging gear at home, a campsite, or festival! Find out more and win one!
Campsites and Caravan Parks Open All Year
Looking for a campsite or caravan site which is open through the winter months? You'll find Christmas, New Year, and winter snow, and early spring sites here.
Caravan insurance, trailer tent and motorhome insurance
Advice on your caravan insurance, tent, or motorhome insurance with online quotes. Up to 20% off Caravan Guard touring caravan insurance, folding camper and trailer tent insurance, as well as a generous discount off motorhome insurance
The Tent Reviews and Photo Showcase
Thousands of tent reviews and photos from all the popular manufacturers, with user uploaded photos, reviews and more. Leave a review for your tent for a chance to prizes! Upload your own tent photos
Stolen Caravan, Motorhome and Trailer Tent Database
A list of stolen caravans, motorhomes and trailer tents, and advice about theft preventative measures you can take.
 
Caravanning and Motorhome Articles   (136 in total)
Ultimate Guide to Caravan Maintenance
A guide to looking after your caravan, including tips for preparing for winter and summer. Covers internal and external maintenance, tyres, batteries, gas, electric, water systems and more

Leisure Battery Care and Charging
A UKCampsite.co.uk member has compiled a fantastic article giving information, hints and tips on keeping your caravan or motorhome leisure battery in tip top condition. Includes choosing a charger, solar panels, generators and more

OLPro Bottom & Top and Inside & Out
Brand new on the market are two essential caravan and camping chemicals - Bottom & Top toilet fluid and Inside & Out multi-purpose cleaner. These clever products do multiple jobs, meaning they save you money! Find out more and a chance to win 5 Twin packs

4 Sure Track MT3 Wireless Vehicle Tracker
5 Lunar Caravans The Heart of the Holiday
6 Outwell Smart Air Caravan Awnings
7 The Lightweight Wingamm Rookie 3.5 Caravan
8 New Sanremo caravan range from Venture Caravans
9 OLPRO Caravan Covers
10 New Awnings Improve Motorhome Life with Outwell
11 Streetwize Vehicle and Personal GPS Tracker
12 Towsure Panama 390 Porch Awning
13 Practical Caravan Owner Satisfaction Awards 2014
14 Best Lightweight Caravan Award for Lunar Quasar
15 Caravanning: A mainstay of UK tourism
 
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Camping Information and Tent Reviews   (111 in total)
SoulPad 4000 Ease Bell Tent
SoulPad make and sell canvas and cotton bell tents, true luxurious glamping, that will make you the envy of fellow campers. Here we look at the 4000 Ease with sewn-in groundsheet. Find out more and have a chance to win one as well as a Glamping Holiday!

Highlander Aeolus 4 Air Frame Tent
The Aeolus 4 is a Classic 4 person tunnel tent with sewn-in groundsheet, but with no poles to assemble, instead designed with Airpole technology. Available from Military 1st - find out more and grab a chance to win one!

The Tent Reviews and Photo Showcase
Thousands of tent reviews and photos from all the popular manufacturers, with user uploaded photos, reviews and more. Leave a review for your tent for a chance to prizes! Upload your own tent photos

Camping Trip Checklist
One of our most popular pages. Use our checklist to make sure you never forget anything again. Tick off all your gear, before every camping trip.

Basic Guidance on Electric Hook-up for Tents
This is intended for campers who have little or no electrical knowledge and want some basic guidance on EHUís

6 Retro Tipi Style - Modern Quality and Performance from Robens
7 OLPRO Abberley 2 Berth Tent
8 Gelert O.M.E.G.A. Inflatable Tents
9 2015 Easy Camp Wilmington 800 Tent
10 Robens Verve 2 Tent
11 Outwell Encounter Lightweight Tents
12 Robens Chalet 400 Hybrid Dome Tent
13 Introducing Easy Camp Tents
14 Easy Camp Boston Tents
15 2015 Outwell inflatable Tents
 
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Equipment Reviews and Features   (212 in total)
Outdoor Revolution Ibiza Suspension Chair TwinPack
Brand new for 2015 the Ibiza Suspension Chair is only 5.5cm thick when folded, so it's easy to store in the caravan or car. The chair seat is totally flat until you sit on it and the elastic moulds to the body! Win a Pair of Chairs!

OLPRO Windbreaks
These new 4 Pole (15.75 foot) windbreaks from OLPro have fantastic designs. They are lightweight and compact with fit together steel poles, and are ideal for caravanners, tenters and motorhomers. Find out more and win one!

Clarke IG2200 2.2kW Inverter Generator
A 2.2kw portable generator that features inverter technology to provide pure, stable power for computers and other sensitive equipment. Ideal for camping and caravanning. Read our review, enter our competition to win one

OLPRO Quality Melamine Sets
Melamine sets include plates, bowls and mugs - all safe for eating alfresco whether it be barbecueing, camping or caravanning. Win two sets!

Outwell Constellation Sleeping Bag Range
Constellation is Outwell's top performing sleeping bag range that offers superb quality, inspired features and performance fill. Brushed, ultra-soft outer, cotton lining and Isofill filling ensure the very best in camping comfort.

Outwell Bamboo Furniture and Tableware
Environmentally-aware campers can enjoy the fantastic new additions to the Outwell eco-friendly ranges of bamboo outdoor furniture and tableware. Find out more and win some!

HandiMoova Off-road Foldable Hand Trolley
The innovative HandiMoova is a multi-purpose, foldable hand trolley which is capable of tackling any terrain, including steps! Perfect for lugging gear at home, a campsite, or festival! Find out more and win one!

Varta Indestructible Portable Powerpacks
Read our review of these brilliant portable chargers, perfect for those who want their mobile devices to be fully charged in every moment of the day when you are out and about. And get a chance to win a bundle of Varta camping essentials woth over £100

9 Clarke IG1000 1kW Inverter Generator
10 VARTA Lights and Lanterns
11 Outwell Coolboxes, Coolbags and Picnic Bags
12 AutoSock Ice and Snow Wheel Socks
13 PitchPal - Perfect Pitching Every Time
14 Varta Alkaline Portable Powerpack
15 Mini Inflator Airbed Pump
 
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General Articles   (52 in total)
Caravan insurance, trailer tent and motorhome insurance
Advice on your caravan insurance, tent, or motorhome insurance with online quotes. Up to 20% off Caravan Guard touring caravan insurance, folding camper and trailer tent insurance, as well as a generous discount off motorhome insurance

Stolen Caravan, Motorhome and Trailer Tent Database
A list of stolen caravans, motorhomes and trailer tents, and advice about theft preventative measures you can take.

Driving Licence Changes from 8th June 2015
The tax disc has just gone paperless and now your driving licence is going to follow suit. Hereís some important info that all drivers need to know about whatís going to happen. The driving licence changes come into effect on June 8, 2015

4 Poundworld Launches New Online Store
5 Carbon Monoxide, BBQ and Fire Safety Advice
6 2015 Towsure Easter Hunt Competition
7 Yeomans Outdoor Leisure
8 Custom Made Maps from Ordnance Survey
9 UKCampsite.co.uk Christmas Gift Guide
10 Lidl POIs for TomTom & Garmin
11 2013 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
12 Caravan Show Task for The Apprentice
13 Viking Ambleside Trekking Bike
14 fizibiz Cliqloc Fizzy Drink Can Lid
15 VW Camperhire
 
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Specialised Camp Site Listings   (55 in total)
Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks
Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks has 4 award winning parks surrounded by spectacular NT countryside next to 3 miles of Blue Flag sandy beach! We're giving you the chance to Win a 1 Week Stay Camping or Touring on an Electric Pitch

Upper Hurst Farm Camping and Caravan Site, Derbyshire
Upper Hurst Farm offers first class camping and caravanning in the Peak District National Park, with fabulous facilities and unrivalled panoramic views over the surrounding beautiful countryside. Find out more and get a chance to win a holiday there

Campsites and Caravan Parks Open All Year
Looking for a campsite or caravan site which is open through the winter months? You'll find Christmas, New Year, and winter snow, and early spring sites here.

Campsite Jobs and Caravan Park Vacancies
Whether you are a site looking for new wardens, or an individual looking for a vacancy, then you're in the right place. Work and job listings all over the UK, Eire and Europe

Confirmed Weekend Late Availability!
A list of sites which have used our availability calendar facility to confirm they have available pitches for this weekend, and the following weekends!

6 Best of British Caravan and Camping Sites
7 Caravan Club Launch "Easy Book" for 2015
8 Tent Only Campsites ( No Touring Caravan Pitches )
9 UK Holiday Homes & Static Caravans for Sale - Buyers Guide
10 Sites which have Rally Fields or cater for Rallies
11 Campsites and Caravan Parks which do not allow Dogs
12 Campsites near this year's Games in Scotland
13 Campsites or Caravan Parks with Wifi Internet Access
14 Campsites which allow fires, fire advice
15 Pubs with Campsites
 
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Towing and Towcars   (18 in total)
KAMEI Husky L Roof Box
The Husky L roofbox includes all the essential attributes of any KAMEI box - really good looks, ease of use, top quality mouldings, excellent security, wide opening on gas struts plus so much more. Available from the Roof Box Company. Win one here!

Beginners Caravan Towing Safety Video
Just starting out caravanning? Get some great caravan towing safety tips in under a minute in this video from the Highways Agency

3 The driving licence you need to tow a caravan or trailer
4 New EU Tyre Labelling Rules
5 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2013
6 New MOT Rules for 2012
7 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2012
8 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2011
9 Discovery Named Best Towcar 2010
10 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2010
11 Towbars and the MOT Test
12 Towsure Towbars and Accessories
13 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2008
14 Before Setting off on a Journey
15 MAD Suspension Systems
 
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Shows and Events and Days Out   (136 in total)
Tribfest Festival 2015 Exclusive UKCampsite.co.uk Discounts
With many top tribute bands Tribfest enables families to enjoy an affordable, fantastic, fun weekend away, meeting fellow festival friends old and new, whilst listening to some great live music. UKCampsite.co.uk members can claim discounted entry!

Herts Camping Exhibition May 2015
Two great shows held in May and July in Codicote, Hertfordshire and Wokingham Berkshire. Both displaying a massive range of tents and accessories from a variety of brands.

Shackerstone Family Festival 2015 Exclusive UKCampsite.co.uk Discounts
A great family fun day or weekend away in September in Leicestershire. Featuring air displays, aerobatics, jousting, and more. Camping available on site too! Take advantage of our exclusive discount and book your tickets now!

June 2015 Stratford Motorhome Show
The Motorhome Show returns to Stratford upon Avon in June, featuring all the latest Motorhomes from the leading manufacturers and a host of accessories, plus weekend camping available. Read more and claim DISCOUNTED ENTRY, and win tickets!

Truckfest 2015 Shows
Truckfest shows are among the largest outdoor events in the UK, and feature exciting family entertainment with weekend camping. Details of the six UK shows, plus a chance to win tickets to five of them!

2015 UK Autumn Motorhome & Caravan show
The UK Autumn Motorhome and Caravan Show is an ideal place to find your next motorhome and caravan and is for day visitors, weekend campers, club rallies and trade stands. Claim discounted tickets, or enter our competition to win some!

7 Elvaston Steam Rally and Camping Weekend July 2015
8 The 2015 East Anglian Game & Country Fair
9 Volksworld Show March 2015 Surrey
10 Manchester Caravan & Motorhome Show 2015
11 2015 UK Spring Motorhome & Caravan Show
12 2015 UK Summer Motorhome & Caravan Show
13 The Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2015
14 April 2015 Somerset Motorhome Show
15 September 2015 Somerset Motorhome Show
 
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Camping and Touring Tales, and Travel Blogs   (14 in total)
Send us your Travel Tales and Blogs
Got a camping, caravanning, or motorhoming tale to tell, a special holiday blog, or a story to share? Please send us your stories - we cant promise to make you rich, but we might just give you 15 minutes of fame!

Camping on a Whim and a Shoestring
A UKCampsite.co.uk member extols the virtues of a spur-of-the-moment trip, and the freedom of camping.

3 Nine Days in Norfolk
4 Nine Days in Norfolk Part 2
5 Nine Days in Norfolk Part 3
6 Nine Days in Norfolk Part 4
7 Nine Days in Norfolk Part 5
8 How to take a teenager on a family camping holiday
9 Pilgrimage to North Yorkshire
10 On The Road in Morocco
11 On The Road in Morocco Part 2
12 On The Road in Morocco Part 3
13 On The Road in Morocco Part 4
14 Sasha Does Caravanning - New Book
 
Camping Recipes   (41 in total)
The Pink Stuff - A Great Tradition
A UKCampsite.co.uk meet means Pink Stuff - what is it?!

2 Pea & Mint Risotto by Holster
3 Rob and Traceys Camp Recipe
4 Bowburn Curry
5 Tuna Muck
6 Cowboy Casserole
7 Sausage Casserole Beezer Style
8 Double Skillet Omelette
9 The Weatherman's Pork and Pepper Stew
10 Chicken Stew on the Cobb
11 Home made BBQ Shish Kebabs
12 Collins Camping Hot Tuna Curry
13 Steak Stew
14 Corned Beef Mush
15 Boozy Nana's
 
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