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Featured Articles!
The 2015 East Anglian Game & Country Fair
All the fun of the Game and Country Fair taking place on 25th - 26th April, at The Norfolk Showground, Norwichand. You can even camp over for the weekend - enter our competition to win tickets.
Volksworld Show March 2015 Surrey
The premier event to debut VW showcars, buy accessories and catch up with the VW scene. If you're into VDubs, buses and campers then don't miss it. Held in Sandown Park, on March 28th and 29th. Find out more and win tickets!
OLPRO Witley Picket Fence Windbreak
These new 4 Pole (15.75 foot) windbreaks from OLPro have a fantastic Picket Fence design. They are lightweight and compact with fit together steel poles, and are ideal for caravanners, tenters and motorhomers. Find out more and win one!
SoulPad 3000 Hybrid 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 3000 Hybrid with zipped-in groundsheet. Find our more and have a chance to win one
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!
Outwell Smart Air Caravan Awnings
The new Outwell Smart Air range of top-quality inflatable caravan awnings that use Outwell's One-Go Inflation Technology to make pitching an easy and quick pleasurable experience. Find out more and win one!
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
Manchester Caravan & Motorhome Show 2015
Held in January, the Northís favourite outdoor leisure show enjoys its third year at Event City, Manchester. With all of the top brands and latest models, make sure you plan a visit. PLUS Win tickets and claim discounted entry
2015 UK Spring Motorhome & Caravan Show
Held in March, the UK Spring Motorhome & Caravan Show is the first major outdoor show of the season for day visitors, weekend campers, club rallies and trade stands. Claim discounted tickets, or enter our competition to win some!
The Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2015
The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show returns to the NEC from 17-22 February 2015 with hundreds of caravans, motorhomes, campervans, tents, trailer tents, destination ideas, and accessories all under one roof. Win tickets!
April 2015 Somerset Motorhome Show
The Motorhome Show returns to Somerset in April 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!
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.
Sure Track MT3 Wireless Vehicle Tracker
Protect your pride and joy with a SureTrack covert tracking device. Ideal for caravans and motorhomes as there is no need to hard wire into the vehicle, meaning no holes drilled into that precious bodywork! Exclusive discount available
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
Winterising Your Caravan
Be prepared by following these simple guidelines to protect your caravan from snow, ice, and cold weather, whilst in winter storage, or out of use. Plus some handy care tips if you are planning winter touring.
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   (135 in total)
Outwell Smart Air Caravan Awnings
The new Outwell Smart Air range of top-quality inflatable caravan awnings that use Outwell's One-Go Inflation Technology to make pitching an easy and quick pleasurable experience. Find out more and win one!

Sure Track MT3 Wireless Vehicle Tracker
Protect your pride and joy with a SureTrack covert tracking device. Ideal for caravans and motorhomes as there is no need to hard wire into the vehicle, meaning no holes drilled into that precious bodywork! Exclusive discount available

Winterising Your Caravan
Be prepared by following these simple guidelines to protect your caravan from snow, ice, and cold weather, whilst in winter storage, or out of use. Plus some handy care tips if you are planning winter touring.

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

6 Lunar Caravans The Heart of the Holiday
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   (106 in total)
SoulPad 3000 Hybrid 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 3000 Hybrid with zipped-in groundsheet. Find our more and have 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

OLPro Knightwick 3 Tent
A new range of tents from OLPro including the Martley 6/8 berth tent, the Knightwick 3 berth tent and the Wichenford 8 berth Tent. Find out more, buy online, and even get the chance to win one!

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 2015 Easy Camp Wilmington 800 Tent
7 Robens Verve 2 Tent
8 Outwell Encounter Lightweight Tents
9 Robens Chalet 400 Hybrid Dome Tent
10 Introducing Easy Camp Tents
11 Easy Camp Boston Tents
12 2015 Outwell inflatable Tents
13 Introducing the Robens Tent Range
14 Canvas Reproofer Rain and Stain Guard
15 Wenzel Great Basin 10 Person Tent
 
See the full list of articles in this section, including another 91 entries
 
Equipment Reviews and Features   (207 in total)
OLPRO Witley Picket Fence Windbreak
These new 4 Pole (15.75 foot) windbreaks from OLPro have a fantastic Picket Fence design. They are lightweight and compact with fit together steel poles, and are ideal for caravanners, tenters and motorhomers. Find out more and win one!

AutoSock Ice and Snow Wheel Socks
AutoSock car snow socks from The Roof Box Company give normal road tyres the grip they need on ice and snow to get you home. Don't get caught by the awful winter weather again. Claim an exclusive discount, and enter our competition to win some!

3 VARTA Lights and Lanterns
4 PitchPal - Perfect Pitching Every Time
5 Varta Alkaline Portable Powerpack
6 HandiMoova Off-road Foldable Hand Trolley
7 OLPRO Quality Melamine Sets
8 Mini Inflator Airbed Pump
9 Outwell Range of Equipment
10 Sleepy - The Wearable Sleeping Bag
11 What's new for 2015 from market leaders Oase Outdoors ApS,
12 Nemesis Ultra Caravan Wheel Clamp
13 Aquaroll Insulated Cover from OLPRO
14 Magoo Compact Camping Mirrors
15 Aldi Specialbuys
 
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General Articles   (50 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.

3 2014 Towsure Easter Hunt Competition
4 Yeomans Outdoor Leisure
5 Custom Made Maps from Ordnance Survey
6 UKCampsite.co.uk Christmas Gift Guide
7 Lidl POIs for TomTom & Garmin
8 2013 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
9 Caravan Show Task for The Apprentice
10 Viking Ambleside Trekking Bike
11 fizibiz Cliqloc Fizzy Drink Can Lid
12 VW Camperhire
13 2013 Towsure Easter Hunt Win £500
14 LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Manchester
15 Extremities Silk Gloves and Balaclava
 
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Specialised Camp Site Listings   (56 in total)
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!

5 Best of British Caravan and Camping Sites
6 Caravan Club Launch "Easy Book" for 2015
7 Tent Only Campsites ( No Touring Caravan Pitches )
8 UK Holiday Homes & Static Caravans for Sale - Buyers Guide
9 Sites which have Rally Fields or cater for Rallies
10 Campsites and Caravan Parks which do not allow Dogs
11 Campsites near this year's Games in Scotland
12 Campsites or Caravan Parks with Wifi Internet Access
13 Campsites which allow fires, fire advice
14 Pubs with Campsites
15 Adults Only Camping and Caravan Sites
 
See the full list of articles in this section, including another 41 entries
 
Towing and Towcars   (17 in total)
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

2 The driving licence you need to tow a caravan or trailer
3 New EU Tyre Labelling Rules
4 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2013
5 New MOT Rules for 2012
6 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2012
7 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2011
8 Discovery Named Best Towcar 2010
9 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2010
10 Towbars and the MOT Test
11 Towsure Towbars and Accessories
12 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2008
13 Before Setting off on a Journey
14 MAD Suspension Systems
15 Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2007
 
See the full list of articles in this section, including another 2 entries
 
Shows and Events and Days Out   (134 in total)
The 2015 East Anglian Game & Country Fair
All the fun of the Game and Country Fair taking place on 25th - 26th April, at The Norfolk Showground, Norwichand. You can even camp over for the weekend - enter our competition to win tickets.

Volksworld Show March 2015 Surrey
The premier event to debut VW showcars, buy accessories and catch up with the VW scene. If you're into VDubs, buses and campers then don't miss it. Held in Sandown Park, on March 28th and 29th. Find out more 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!

Manchester Caravan & Motorhome Show 2015
Held in January, the Northís favourite outdoor leisure show enjoys its third year at Event City, Manchester. With all of the top brands and latest models, make sure you plan a visit. PLUS Win tickets and claim discounted entry

2015 UK Spring Motorhome & Caravan Show
Held in March, the UK Spring Motorhome & Caravan Show is the first major outdoor show of the season for day visitors, weekend campers, club rallies and trade stands. Claim discounted tickets, or enter our competition to win some!

The Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2015
The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show returns to the NEC from 17-22 February 2015 with hundreds of caravans, motorhomes, campervans, tents, trailer tents, destination ideas, and accessories all under one roof. Win tickets!

April 2015 Somerset Motorhome Show
The Motorhome Show returns to Somerset in April 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!

2015 UK Summer Motorhome & Caravan Show
The UK Summer Motorhome & Caravan Show is a great event for motorhome and caravan owners and is for day visitors, weekend campers, club rallies and trade stands. Claim discounted tickets, or enter our competition to win some!

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!

10 Elvaston Steam Rally and Camping Weekend July 2015
11 June 2015 Stratford Motorhome Show
12 September 2015 Somerset Motorhome Show
13 NEC Motorhome & Caravan Show 2014
14 LodeStar 2014 Music Festival, Cambridge
15 Tribfest Festival 2014 Exclusive UKCampsite.co.uk Discounts
 
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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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