Camping and Caravanning in Somerset

Somerset Tourist GuideThere are a great number of sites providing camping and caravanning in Somerset. Most cater for motor homes, touring caravans, and tents. Electric hook-ups are generally available if required. Most sites have a good range of facilities, including laundry facilities, a site shop, a children’s play area, etc. Some of the larger sites have swimming pools and onsite restaurants and bars. If you really want to get away from it all and do not mind roughing it, many farms offer basic camping facilities in the summer months.

Camping and caravanning in Somerset is very popular. During the school summer holidays and at weekends, it is essential to pre-book if you are planning a trip at this time. You may want to think about the campsite’s proximity to towns or attractions you are interested in visiting, or whether you want to stay close to a beach.

The History of Somerset

Most caravan and campsites welcome families with children. Many also accept dogs provided they are kept on a lead. Southfork Caravan Park is convenient for the A303 and accepts dogs, it is also able to provide fishing permits for the River Parrett and other lakes in the area.

For those with young children, Cornish Farm, near Taunton, provides a family shower room with plenty of space, and facilities for the disabled. The site also has excellent laundry facilities. The location is ideal for access to Exmoor and many of the main attractions in Somerset.

For adults looking for a relaxing break away from the noise of young children, Cheddar Bridge Caravan Park may be right for you. The site is exclusively for adults. Nearby is the historic village of Cheddar, with the backdrop of the Mendip Hills and the famous Cheddar Gorge and Caves.

The U.K. County of Somerset

Whatever your needs you will be sure to enjoy camping and caravanning in Somerset.