Top 5 places to visit with your caravan!

March 22nd, 2016

If you are an owner of a caravan, you will know how relaxing and wonderful it is to see the different parts of the country, all while travelling around in your own portable home. You are able to visualise and experience the most magnificent views from first hand, and create the most wonderful memories that you will be able to cherish forever. Here at Safe and Sound Insurance, we believe that satisfying our customers is key and we want to make sure that you are informed and aware of the most popular places to visit in your caravan within the UK.

  • Brecon Beacons Caravan Club Site (Powys, Wales)

At this wonderful campsite, you will be able to experience the most stunning views of the central Beacons from the comfort of your own caravan. There are many things to do here and it would be particularly beneficial and of interest to ramblers or those who enjoy the outdoors. At this site, you are able to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Brecon Beacon countryside, as well as being able to explore the towns and villages in the area. Close to the site is a relatively popular walking route which many people take their dogs on, this leads to a quaint stream and woodland area which also features an adventure course. This is ideal for children and adults – so no one feels left out! Close to the site, there is a pub. It is around a ten minute walk away, giving visitors the chance to relax a little more and embrace the country life.

Ideal for: Walking, climbing, mountain biking or caving.


  • Burrs Country Park Club (Lancashire)

Based around the splendid River Irwell and the remains of two old cotton mills, this site is ideal for the whole family as it offers a range of different activities and a taste of history. Contemporary art, countryside walks and steam trains passing by are just a small glimpse of what this site can offer you and your family. It can be seen as an extremely relaxing place to visit and just allow time to pass you by, but also experience and appreciate the wonders of the history of nature. However, if you do decide to venture further afield and want to visit a larger city, Manchester is just half an hour away via the Tram link which takes you directly in to the centre of the city. Therefore, you may decide to stay at this site if you decide to attend any big football matches, concerts, or even just want to give yourself some retail therapy.  Who wouldn’t want to treat themselves?

Ideal for: climbing, abseiling, canoeing and walking.

  • Hillhead Caravan Club (Devon/Cornwall border)

Here at this coastal campsite, you can enjoy great fun for all your family as this campsite offers some of the most stunning views of the sea and the coastlines that surround the area. At the Hillhead site, there is plenty of entertainment and activities for both the children and the adults meaning that it is a holiday for everyone to enjoy! Some of these activities include; playground, indoor complex, shop, bar, restaurant and takeaway. Something for everyone! However, if you do feel like venturing out further than the site, there is a coastline close by that runs for miles with the most glorious white sandy beaches. There is also an 18-hole golf course, steam railway trips and a zoo. If you do feel as though you need to indulge in a shopping spree, the busy town of Brixham is less than two miles away giving you the opportunity to shop till you drop!

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  • Strathclyde Country Park Caravan Club (Scotland)

Nestled on the edge of the magnificent parkland, this site is a perfect location to visit if you are looking forward to spending some time with all of your family. From the site you are able to visit the Country Park easily as it is just a short ten minute walk. Once you arrive at the Country Park, however, you have the opportunity to explore 1,000 acres if mature woodlands, wetlands and wildlife. The beauty of this scenery can truly take your breath away. This site can be suitable for all ages as the fun-filled theme park M & D’s is close by, which boasts a variety of rollercoasters and rides that will give the whole family an opportunity to have fun and let their hair down! If you are looking to venture further afield, the Scottish capital Edinburgh is only an hour’s drive away. This means that you can spend the day within an urban environment and return at night to stay in your picturesque campsite.

  • Low Wray Campsite (Cumbria)

If you are going to visit this lovely campsite, make sure you take in every little detail around you. With direct access to Windermere lakeshore, it sure won’t disappoint you. The enticing choice of walks and different tourist attractions will be the reason that you fall in love with this fantastic location within the heart of The Lake District. Be sure to visit the towns and watch people go by as you relax and take everything in. Or go for a walk on some of the UK’s most popular and well known trails and mountains, with views that will mesmerise and stay with you forever. At the campsite you will have the chance to visit the Lakeside beach and go for a paddle or a dip, or you can hire a bike and enjoy the Lake District life from a different perspective.


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