The 21 Best UK Campsites With Ensuite Facilities
As April 12th approaches, many of us are itching to get away camping but with public facilities on campsites only opening up on 17th May, the options are to look at campsites with ensuite facilities or to use your own sanitary equipment.
If you just go camping once a year and don’t already have the necessary equipment, buying what you need to be ‘self-sufficient’ may end up costing more than the camping pitch itself.
We don’t have toilet and shower facilities in our VW Campervan so the idea of being able to book campsites with ensuite facilities is very appealing.
Even when the restrictions are lifted, you may feel more comfortable with booking campsites with showers and toilets for your own use – so this guide is not just for those few weeks between April 12th and May 17th.
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We have not been and tested these campsites with en suite pitches. This is just a round-up of UK campsites with ensuite facilities to help you with your search.
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Campsites in Wales with en suite facilities
Little Haven Campsite
Set in an organic meadow in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, this eco-friendly campsite has 15 pitches offering back to nature camping. It is a member of the Greener Camping Club
Address: Little Haven Campsite, Lower Foxhill, Walton West, Little Haven, Pembrokeshire, SA62 3UA
Ensuite accommodation: Pitches for tents and small campervans (no electric hook up) with individual toilet facilities and hand basin for each pitch. Raised campfires allowed.
Facilities: Communal chest freezer. Minimal facilities to help maintain the natural feel of the campsite.
Nearby beach: Little Haven and Broad Haven (15 minute walk)
Contact: email@example.com or 07980 622 673 / 07980 706 001
Pen Back Farm is a working farm near Tenby on the Pembrokeshire / Carmarthenshire border with a 4 acre woodland area to explore. It is a member of the Greener Camping Club.
Address: Cowpots Camping, Pen Back Farm, Ciffig, Whitland, SA34 0NG
Ensuite accommodation: 20 camping pitches with eco-friendly bathroom pods (with compost toilet and off-grids shower), picnic bench and a firepit.
Facilities: Honesty shop / The Cowshed for wood fired pizza and ice cream made on the farm.
Nearby beach: Telpyn Beach
Kitewood Camping is a small woodland campsite in Pembrokeshire close to the coast. It offers eco-friendly camping and is a member of the Greener Camping Club.
Address: Kitewood Camping, Fishguard, SA65 9QF
Ensuite accommodation: 12 woodland camping pitches and 2 tipis each with a compost toilet and shower with hot water, covered campfire area with picnic table (no electric).
Facilities: Communal games area
Nearby beach: Aberfforest
Set in a wildflower meadow with views towards the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Member of the Greener Camping Club which you need to be a member of to book (£10 membership). The site is huge with only a few pitches so you have an enormous amount of space and privacy.
Address: Coastal Meadows, Marros, Carmarthenshire, SA33 4PW
Ensuite accommodation: 8 non-electric camping pitches , 3 of which are suitable for campervans with individual firepits and a canvas shelter with a picnic table.
Facilities: Electric bikes / kayaks/ games shed / mobile pizza oven / children’s play area / woodland trails / tiny onsite shop
Nearby beach: Marros Sands (within walking distance)
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01994 453214 / 07983 887863
Campsites in the Lake District with ensuite facilities
Hillcroft Caravan Park
Set in the Ullswater Valley near Penrith in the heart of the Lake District with a selection of accommodation including glamping pods and lodges as well as traditional camping pitches.
Address: Hillcroft Park, Roe Head Lane, Pooley Bridge, Ullswater, Lake District, CA10 2LT
Ensuite accommodation: touring and camping pitches with or without electric hookup with the ability to hire private bathrooms with whirlpool bath, toilet and sink.
Facilities: Children’s play area / games room / onsite shop
Nearby beach: N/A – but look at these places to swim in the Lake District
Contact: email@example.com or 017684 86363
Campsites in the South West with ensuite facilities
Campsites in Cornwall with ensuite facilities
Trevella Caravan & Camping
Trevella Park is a large, 5 star campsite near Newquay in Cornwall with lots of accommodation options. It is close to some of the best places to visit in Cornwall including The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Tintagel and St Michael’s Mount.
Address: Trevella Park, Crantock, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5EW
Ensuite accommodation: Ensuite pitches suitable for caravans, motorhomes and campervans only (en-suite shower and toilet) with electric hook-up
Facilities: Large outdoor swimming pool / fishing lake / children’s playgrounds / onsite shop / games room
Nearby beach: Crantock Beach
Contact: 01637 830308
Campsites with ensuite facilities in Devon
Billingsmoor Farm is a 400 acre working organic dairy farm in Devon, located between Exmoor and Dartmoor. The campsite is car-free making it perfect for families looking for a real camping experience. As it is a working farm, you may have the chance to see the animals being fed and can even request your own chicken coop next to your tent.
Address: Billingsmoor Farm, Butterleigh, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 1PQ
Ensuite accommodation: tent only camping pitches with private toilet facilities with sink, firepit and picnic bench.
Facilities: Onsite forest school / onsite forest
Nearby beach: Sandy Bay
Contact: 01884 855800
Smytham Holiday Park
Smytham Holiday Park is a large holiday park in North Devon near Barnstaple with a wide range of accommodation. It is ideal for family camping holidays in Devon with the Tarka Trail (disused railway line) nearby which is great for cycling with kids and Coombe Martin Dinosaur Park as well as the beautiful north Devon beaches.
Address: Smytham Holiday Park, Little Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PU
Ensuite accommodation: Grass and hard-standing pitches with their own cedar cabin housing private bathroom facilities and washing up area.
Facilities: Outdoor heated swimming pool / children’s play area / games room
Nearby beach: Westward Ho!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01805 622110
Camspites with ensuite facilities in Somerset
Warren Farm Holiday Centre
A large holiday park in Somerset with lots of accommodation options (if you are not just looking for ensuite pitches) close to the long, sandy beaches of Brean Sands and close to the popular UK holiday resort of Weston Super Mare.
Address: Warren Farm Holiday Centre, Warren Road, Brean, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 2RP
Ensuite accommodation: 3 ensuite pitches available for motorhomes, caravans or tents – each with a private pod with toilet and shower and electric hookup.
Facilities: Play barn (soft play) / fishing lake / games field / onsite restaurant / kids club
Nearby beach: Brean Sands
Contact: 01278 751227
Campsites in Yorkshire with ensuite facilities
Catgill Farm Camping & Glamping
A beautiful, award-winning family-run campsite on the Chatsworth Estate with a small stream meandering through the site and views over the Wharfe Valley in the Yorkshire Dales. No cars on campsite after initial arrival making it safe for children. There are other accommodation options available if you are not just looking for ensuite pitches.
Address: Catgill Farm, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, BD23 6HA
Ensuite accommodation: Bell Tents and Camping with electric hook up (for tents and small campervans). Private toilet and shower for each electric hook up site.
Facilities: Raised firepits allowed (can be hired onsite) / onsite shop
Nearby beach: N/A – but check out the Stepping Stones at Bolton Abbey
Contact: email@example.com or 01756 710247
How Stean Gorge Camping Park
How Stean Gorge Camping Park is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (Nidderdale) in Yorkshire with beautiful views of the Yorkshire Dales. There is a huge wealth of outdoor activities available from canoeing to rock climbing to canyoning and more.
Address: How Stean Gorge, Lofthouse, Harrogate, HG3 5SF
Ensuite accommodation: 10 pitches, 10 toilets and 10 showers with firepits but no electric hookup – tent only.
Facilities: Onsite café / onsite shop / lots of outdoor activities
Nearby beach: N/A – check out these wild swimming spots in the Yorkshire Dales
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01423 755666
A peaceful, non-electric tent only campsite set in acres of meadowland in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park offering back to nature camping. The rural setting in the heart of the Dales provides plenty of opportunity for family-friendly walks.
Address: Stablefell Camping, Marsett, Nr. Lake Semerwater, North Yorkshire, DL8 3DG
Ensuite accommodation: Non-electric tent only pitches each with a portaloo and a fire pit
Facilities: Minimal facilities to maintain the natural feel
Nearby beach: N/A – check out these wild swimming spots in the Yorkshire Dales
Contact: email@example.com or 07581 167408
Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC Campsite
Set in 30 acres of parkland near Kirkby Lonsdale with views over the Yorkshire Dales, it is the ideal spot for exploring the North Yorkshire Dales and perfect if you’re looking for Lake District campsites with ensuite facilities.
Address: Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC Campsite, Underley Park, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2DS.
Ensuite accommodation: Level grass pitches and hardstanding with electric hook-up and some with ensuite facilities for tents, campervans and caravans (toilet only – shower slots can be booked)
Facilities: Coffee bar and beer garden
Nearby beach: N/A – but check out these wild swimming spots in the Lake District
Contact: 015242 59162
Sand le Mere Holiday Village
Sand le Mere Holiday Village near Hull is one of the top Yorkshire holiday parks with a wide range of accommodation (if you are not just looking for campsites with ensuite facilities). Located close to Filey Beach, voted Beach of the Year by the Sunday Times in 2018.
Address: Sand Le Mere Holiday Village,
Ensuite accommodation: Hardstanding pitches with ensuite facilities suitable for touring caravans, motorhomes and campervans only – no tents.
Facilities: Indoor heated swimming pool / children’s play areas / onsite shop / entertainment
Nearby beach: a short walk to Tunstall Beach
Contact: 01964 670 403
Campsites in the Peak District with ensuite facilities
Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park
Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park is a large holiday park with a wide range of accommodation (if you don’t need ensuite pitches) that is perfectly located to explore the Peak District National Park. The Tissington Trail (a disused railway line which is perfect for cycling with kids) is right by the entrance.
Address: Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park, Fenny Bentley, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1LE
Ensuite accommodation: Hardstanding and camping ensuite pitches (shower and toilet) with electric hook-up
Facilities: Indoor heated swimming pool / children’s play areas / onsite shop
Nearby beach: N/A – but check out these wild swimming spots in the Peak District
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01335 350 228
Campsites in Scotland with ensuite facilities
Silver Sands Holiday Park
Silver Sands Holiday Park is located on the Scottish coast with views of the Moray Firth and close to the town of Elgin near the Grampians. It is a large holiday park with a wide range of accommodation, including static caravans, touring pitches and tent camping pitches.
Address: Silver Sands Holiday Park, Covesea West Beach, Lossiemouth, IV31 6SP
Ensuite accommodation: Grass and hardstanding pitches with ensuite facilities and electric hookup suitable for touring caravans, motorhomes and campervans only – no tents.
Facilities: Indoor heated swimming pool / children’s play areas / onsite shop / entertainment / restaurant
Nearby beach: Silver Sands beach (or see nearby beaches here)
Contact: 01343 813262
Campsites in the South with ensuite facilities
Brakes Coppice Park
Brakes Coppice Park is a mid-sized park located just inland from Hastings in East Sussex with a mix of self-catering lodges, bell tents and camping pitches (if you are not just looking for ensuite facilities). It is ideally located for exploring East Sussex, including the beautiful village of Rye and many places in Kent, including some fabulous Kent castles.
Address: Brakes Coppice Park, Forewood Lane, Crowhurst, East Sussex, TN33 9AB
Ensuite accommodation: There are 7 ensuite pitches available (for tents and campervans) with electric hook-up.
Facilities: Children’s play area / fishing lake / coffee shop
Nearby beach: Hastings – although Camber Sands, one of the best beaches in the UK, is not far and worth a visit.
Contact: email@example.com or 01424 830322
Experience Sussex: Wimbles Farm
Wimbles Farm offers peaceful eco-wild camping on a farm in Sussex with 20 acreas of meadowland and a small stream running through it.
Address: Experience Sussex: Wimbles Farm, Foordes Lane, Vines Cross, Horham, East Sussex, TN21 9HA
Ensuite accommodation: 4 separate eco-camping areas and 1 pitch for a small campervan – each with an eco toilet, picnic table and fire pit.
Facilities: private fishing lake
Nearby beach: Eastbourne
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01435 810390
The Real Campsite
The Real Campsite at Park Farm is a back to basics boutique campsite (proper camping with a few luxuries) set on 380 acre arable farm in Oxfordshire with views over the rolling hills to the Cotswolds. An extra field will accommodate tents and small campervans in August only.
Address: The Real Campsite, Park Farm, Littleworth, Faringdon, Oxon, SN7 8ED
Ensuite accommodation: 8 tent only pitches with no electric hook-up. Each pitch has a private toilet shed with a sink and cold running water, campfire area and a picnic bench
Facilities: Small honesty shop, pizza oven, chicken coop to collect fresh eggs
Nearby beach: N/A – check out these wild swimming places in Oxfordshire
Campsites with ensuite facilities in the Midlands
Almost wild camping in the Shropshire Hills just west of Birmingham with camping pitches located so far apart, you practically have your own field.
Address: Hamperley Hideaways, Hamperley Farm, Crosspipes, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6PT
Ensuite accommodation: 10 ensuite pitches available for tent camping only with picnic table, firepit and compost toilet.
Facilities: Minimal to maintain natural camping feel
Nearby beach: N/A – check out these wild swimming spots in Shropshire
Contact: HamperleyHideaways@gmail.com or 07528 372471
Map of UK campsites with ensuite facilities
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