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5 Ideal Family Camping Locations in Europe

Britain and Europe have some of the best camping destinations in the world but you need to be en famille to enjoy the hills, lush green campgrounds and the stunning views of the channels and sea. Planning a trip to one of these best family camping spots will make sure that you have a wonderful holiday time enjoying the leafy campgrounds and the spectacular green spaces. The joy is even more especially when you are accompanied with pre teens as many of these holiday parks have kids’ clubs that offer full of fun to the tiny tots. Listed here are 5 such camping locations in Europe that are ideal for the entire family.

1. Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks, Devon, UK

South West England is one the most popular area for family camping holidays. In the summer months, both Devon and Cornwall are a Mecca for families with younger ones because of the quality and variety of facilities available and some of the best and safest beaches in Europe. In the 2013 Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Beaches Awards, Woolacombe was voted in the top 5 beaches in Europe and one of the main reasons why we have chose Woolacombe. Campsites in Woolacombe do vary in size and facilities available but one of the best, if not the best for families is Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks.

Located on the coast of North Devon, England, this seaside resort is considered among the best camping spots in Europe that are ideal for touring and camping. With facilities including holiday homes, caravans, apartments and lodges, the location also offers some of the exciting activities for kids and entertainment shows for complete families. The park also offers some great views of the sea coupled with roads that are well surfaced and many on-site shops. It also has indoor and outdoor pools where the water is as warm and great as the park’s friendly staff.

2. Fisherground Farm Campsite – Cumbria, England

This campground is excellent for children with its many facilities and various events specially dedicated to kids. Children can participate in an adventure course in the adventure playground where they can enjoy rafts on the pond and also try the climbing frames and zip wires. This child-friendly camping spot is well-known for its campfires and there are loads of logs and firelighters for reasonable prices for those who wish to enjoy their marshmallows by the campfire.

3. Domaine des Ormes – Brittany, France

This is a huge and a lush green campsite that is ideal for those who seek solitude. Children rarely get bored in this 16th-century chateau campground. It has many attractions including a golf course, water park, tree-top adventure course, climbing walls and indoor pools. It also has a cricket pitch for those who want to have fun. The fishing lake and the riding school are something that everyone wants to try when they are here.

4. Europa Silvella – Lake Garda, Italy

This small and friendly campsite that is perfectly set on a hillside is modern and offers a lot of fun for adults and kids alike all through the summers. With its own lake beach and free canoe hire, the park has a lot to offer for everyone. It also has a tennis court and a vast playground not to mention the three pools and activity clubs for kids. The campground is known for its caravans that are spacious and ideal even for large families.

5. L’Atlantique Campsite– Fouesnant, Brittany

This is a densely wooded site that is beautifully surrounded by farmlands. Campers here have direct access to the long and white sandy beach through the dunes. This campsite offers Yoga classes for fitness enthusiasts. It also has some sessions on family camping survival together with barbecue lessons. The on-site library has hundreds of books for adults and kids alike. Raft building, canoeing sessions and magic workshops are something to try when you are here.

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