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UK Caravan Tour – Our Top Picks in the UK – Presented by Bailey Wales


Following on from our series of blog posts focusing on touring caravanning in Wales & across Europe, our focus for this month is turned to the best locations to visit in the UK.

Carvanning is an extremely exciting activity that has a wide range of health benefits. Many people in the UK love carvanning due to the fact that they can unleash their inner explorer and visit some of the most beautiful places in the nation. We have compiled our top picks for places to visit across the UK with your touring caravan.


Thinking of Purchasing a Touring Caravan?


If you are thinking about purchasing a touring caravan, now is the perfect time to make a purchase. Whether you are a first time buyer or are experienced in going on caravanning trips – there is a caravan for you. As mentioned, it’s great to explore the great outdoors and get active during the summer. Going on a caravanning trip allows you to engage in a variety of activities that are great for physical fitness as well as for wellbeing. 


Should you be considering purchasing a touring caravan then we have a wide range of preloved and new touring caravans available. Our team of caravan specialists are highly experienced and can help you choose your new touring caravan. 


Take a look at our top picks for a UK caravan tour. We have selected a variety of locations that are great fun for the family and are wonderful to visit with your caravan. Have you been anywhere on our list? Let us know today!


1. The Scottish Highlands – Scotland


The Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands are renowned for their beauty as well as the wonderful activities that you can partake in when visiting this wonderful area of Scotland. There’s huge expanses of areas to explore and it is the perfect destination for those who love experiencing and exploring the great outdoors. Couple that with the wonderful food and great hospitality and this is a wonderful place to explore with you and your family.


Places to Visit


  • Loch Shiel – Lochalsh
  • Loch Ness (Beware of the Monster)
  • Glenfinnan
  • The Numerous Caravan Parks


Fun Fact – You may remember Glenfinnan Viaduct from the Harry Potter series in which it was the filming location for scenes from 3 of the films. In-fact, a large variety of locations were used in the Scottish Highlands to film various scenes of the famous film franchise.


2. Dartmoor National Park – Devon


Dartmoor National Park

Offering a rich history, Dartmoor National Park is perfect for those who love ancient history. It has the largest number of archaeological remains in Europe and has a wide range of areas to explore. With a wide range of walks and cycle routes, exploring Devon is a fantastic way to get out and about and enjoy a lovely caravanning holiday with all the family.


Places to Visit 


  • Neolithic Tombs
  • Cranmere Pool
  • Clapper Bridge
  • The Moor Itself


Fun Fact – Being an area of huge archeological significance, the first humans to arrive on the moor did so at around 10,000BC! 


3. Purbeck Heritage Coast, Dorset 


Purbeck Heritage Coast

Perhaps more commonly known as the ‘Jurassic Coast’,  this coastline is a beautiful place to visit with your family and offers picturesque scenery as far as the eye can see. There’s a huge range of activities to go on and famous landmarks making the Purbeck Heritage Coast a wonderful destination to visit, especially in the summer months. Whether your family loves to go on hikes or relax on the beach there’s something for everyone.


Places to Visit


  • The Tank Museum – Bovington
  • Corfe Castle
  • Durdle Door
  • The Jurassic Coast


Fun Fact – The Jurassic Coast is one of the most important sites for fossils from ‘The Mesozic Era.’ This was the era in which all of the giant reptiles and dinosaurs existed. Although you’d think a T-Rex would be the scariest possible find, an 8-ft long fossil skull of a Pliosaur was found at the coast. This ‘sea monster’ was 52 ft. long and would be able to eat a T-Rex in one mouthful! 


4. The Lake District – North West England


The Lake District


A popular holiday destination, well known for its expansive forests, lakes and mountains – The Lake District is a fantastic place to visit with your family. The Lake District National Park is filled with areas in which you can enjoy a hike in the idyllic countryside surrounded by the mountains and valleys that make this one of the most scenic destinations in the UK. With the caravan areas that you can pitch up in, this is a fantastic destination for a touring caravan holiday.


Places to Visit


  • Windermere
  • Scafell Pike
  • Langdale Valley
  • Wastwater


Fun Fact – Although it may seem as if the main attraction of visiting The Lake District is to take in the wonderful scenery – it’s a place of great culinary significance. The Lake District is the home of the Cumberland Sausage and there are as many as four Michelin-Star Restaurants in the area!


5. Somerset & Wiltshire




The South West is a highly popular holiday destination with Somerset & Wiltshire housing picturesque and famous monuments and towns / cities. In the heart of the West Country, you can find a wealth of historic areas and in Wiltshire. From the mysteries of Stonehenge in Wiltshire to the historic town of Bath in Somerset there’s a huge amount of historical and beautiful scenery in this area of the UK.


Places to Visit


  • Stonehenge
  • Bath
  • Cheddar Gorge
  • Avebury


Fun Fact – Although people around the world will accredit cheddar with cheddar cheese, there is only one producer of cheese left in the village of Cheddar –  The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company


As the UK has many places to visit and explore with your touring caravan, there is likely a place that didn’t make it onto our list. Have you visited any of these fantastic locations? Is there a place in the UK that you have visited with your touring caravan that you loved? Is there anywhere on our list that you would like to visit in the future? Let us know today!