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Camping is a great way to discover the best of nature and wildlife in the UK. Whether you decide to go camping, glamping or caravanning, there's plenty to keep the whole family occupied on a budget, such as cycling, orienteering, and geocaching.

Camping with toddlers in the UK

If you're taking a toddler camping, you should be extra prepared for every eventuality, and ensure that you take a first aid kit, enough snacks to last you for the duration of your trip, any toiletries you may need for your toddler and plenty of entertainment for the drive to the campsite.

There are a few safety precautions that you should consider when travelling with toddlers which include avoiding campsites near natural dangers such as rivers and lakes, and making sure that the campsite is secure if they do try to run off. You should also take out comprehensive family travel insurance in the event of document loss or cancellations.

Campsites with Adventure Playgrounds

Charmouth campsite is in walking distance of the beautiful Jurassic coast line and the nearby Heritage Coast centre has interactive fossil displays and fossil hunting. The play area is good for children and has an assortment of equipment such as netball hoops, and a large swing area, all surrounded by grass and picnic tables.

The Star Play Area at Alton is also covered in grass and rubber and is one of the largest play areas on campsites in the UK.

Family Campsites with Entertainment

Beverley Holidays in Paignton, Devon provides lodges with sea views, as well as hot tubs, and day-long activities and entertainment for all age groups.

Cayton Bay Holiday Park has a Waterworld fun pool, crazy golf and multi-sports court for the sporty people in your family. Camping is a great way to have fun-filled holidays on a budget, whatever the age of your children or the tastes of your family.

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