Cheap camping holidays in essex
In particular, luxury camping - also known as glamping - is expanding, with more options cropping up all the time.
Arriving to a pre-pitched yurt, pod, hut or treehouse opens up new options for those without tents, and makes it more attractive in damp weather.We have Bed & Breakfast accommodation and Holiday Cottages & Camping near the coast, perfect for those wishing to enjoy some Sea Fishing in Essex.As summer approaches, there’s never been a better time to dust off your tent and pitch up for a night under canvas.And with an ever-increasing number of options across the UK, suiting all tastes and budgets, it’s easier and more appealing than ever to get involved.“Camping seems to be an increasingly popular choice with young families now, offering more freedom and space than hotels or self-catering options and a relaxing environment for the kids to mix and play together while the parents relax,” says Jonathan Knight, camping specialist and founder of Cool Camping (uk).Pricing varies, but many pitches cost under £20 or even under £10 a night (though prices are often hiked during peak season) and facilities range from simple showers and portaloos to solar electricity, on-site shops and fire pits.
Campsites are convenient and generally friendly - but for the more adventurous, nothing beats the magic of wild camping.
Gaia Adventures (uk) offers cliff camping in Anglesey and Snowdonia, which sees adventurous souls abseil down to a small ledge suspended on a cliff.
Always safely attached, you’ll watch the sunset from your nook before settling down for a thrilling night. Cliff camping is also available in Dorset (cliff-camping.com) from £400, based on two sharing.
Try the hidden folds in the South Downs, Walland Marsh in Kent or the lonely Dengie Peninsula in Essex.
In Dartmoor, just south of Yes Tor, one of the area’s highest points, lie more isolated and quieter camping areas such as Dinger Tor, Lints Tor and Great Kneeset.
You’ll be able to enjoy a night walk with the rangers, look for shooting stars with the Island’s Vectis Astronomers and tuck into a barbecue supper. In Hampshire, Adhurst Yurts (uk) has a new, hand-built, canvas-covered cabin called Coppicers Lodge with a kitchen on its veranda and a double bed that is accessed by climbing tree. In Dorset, Quality Unearthed (uk) has a beautiful two-bedroom family Deerland Safari tent, surrounded by meadows and woods teeming with wildlife.