AA Caravan and Camping Awards 2018

Britain’s best campsites – revealed

The very best spots for caravanning and camping have been revealed today as the AA announce the winners of the AA Caravan and Camping Awards 2018.
Awards winners – the best sites

Amongst those celebrating is The Old Oaks Touring Park in Glastonbury, Somerset, winners of AA Campsite of the Year for England 2018 and Overall winner.

Brexit and the fall in the value of the pound has helped contribute to the rise of glamping and luxury options available, helping to ensure these camping and caravanning sites remain firm family favourites for holiday destinations. More and more sites now provide the likes of luxury yurts and huts in addition to the more traditional family holiday options.

Brand new guide

All winners will feature in the 50th anniversary edition of the AA Caravan & Camping Guide. Each of the 800 sites included in the guide have been visited by one of the AA’s experienced Campsite Inspectors, grading sites from one to five Pennants, based on their facilities and hospitality. Only the parks of the very highest standard are awarded the coveted Gold Pennant award. Each entry within the guide includes location, ratings, contact details, directions, prices, opening times, facilities and a description to help select the right site for your needs.

The winners of the 2018 AA Caravan and Camping Awards are:

AA CAMPSITES OF THE YEAR 2018

ENGLAND AND OVERALL WINNER: Old Oaks Touring Park, Glastonbury, Somerset

SCOTLAND: Trossachs Holiday Park, Aberfoyle, Stirling

WALES: Red Kite Touring Park, Llanidloes, Powys

AA REGIONAL CAMPSITES OF THE YEAR 2018

SOUTH WEST: Trevalgan Touring Park, St Ives, Cornwall

SOUTH EAST: Whitefield Forest Touring Park, Ryde, Isle of Wight

HEART OF ENGLAND: Cakes & Ale, Leiston, Suffolk

NORTH WEST: Skelwith Fold Caravan Park, Ambleside, Cumbria

NORTH EAST: Herding Hill Farm, Haltwhistle, Northumberland

HOLIDAY CENTRE OF THE YEAR 2018

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, Wooton Bridge, Isle of Wight

MOST IMPROVED CAMPSITE OF THE YEAR 2018

Wheathill Touring Park, Wheathill, Shropshire

SMALL CAMPSITE OF THE YEAR

Seal Shore Camping & Touring Site, Kildonan, Isle of Arran

GLAMPING SITE OF THE YEAR

Runach Arainn Glamping, Kilmory, Isle of Arran

Buy the 50th edition of The Caravan and Camping Guide
Christopher Macgowan 

@motorhomenews 

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