The most romantic camping spots revealed ahead of Valentine’s Day
New research by GO Outdoors has ranked the best spots across the United Kingdom for luxury camping and romantic camping based on a variety of factors, including price and internet access, as well as the availability of hot tubs and adult-only campsites.
The research also looks at the best places for active camping, luxury camping, and camping for families.
The UK’s top ten areas for couples camping:

Rank

Camping area

% of campsites open all year

% of campsites with internet access

% of adult only campsites

% of peaceful campsites

% of campsites with hot tubs

% of pet-friendly campsites

Couples camping score /10

1

Hadrian’s Wall

58%

42%

18%

79%

24%

85%

8.60

2

Somerset

44%

48%

19%

70%

15%

81%

8.12

3

Cambridgeshire

48%

44%

16%

72%

16%

92%

7.64

4

Isle of Skye

59%

68%

18%

64%

0%

68%

7.53

5

Gloucestershire

50%

46%

15%

60%

17%

90%

7.17

6

Swansea

26%

58%

16%

63%

5%

89%

6.95

7

Carmarthenshire

40%

35%

17%

88%

13%

17%

6.94

8

Norfolk

38%

50%

15%

65%

8%

82%

6.78

9

Suffolk

38%

59%

13%

75%

7%

79%

6.73

10

Conwy

42%

62%

12%

62%

15%

81%

6.62

Hadrian’s Wall is the ultimate spot for couples camping, with a total score of 8.60/10. 24% of campsites in this area feature hot tubs – far more than any other area in this list. It also has a variety of adult-only campsites (18%), for example, The Larches Caravan Park, which is home to beautiful landscapes and is fully serviced with water, waste and electricity.
Somerset, known for its rolling hills, sandy beaches and stunning areas of natural beauty, ranks second.  Around 70% of all Somerset campsites are peaceful, and 15% have hot tubs, making for an extra special getaway. Around 44% are open year-round, and 19% of campsites are adult-only – more than any other location in the rating.
Cambridgeshire, one of the most popular places to camp in the country, concludes the top 3: of all Cambridgeshire campsites, 72% are peaceful, and 16% have hot tubs, making them perfect for couples wanting a romantic getaway. In addition, almost half of the campsites in Cambridgeshire are open year-round, while 16% are adult-only.
The Best Places for Luxury Camping: 
 

Rank

Camping area

% of campsites with internet access

% of campsites with toilets

% of campsites with showers

% of campsites with hot tubs

% of campsites with glamping options

Luxury camping score /10

1

Buckinghamshire

25%

100%

100%

25%

100%

9

2

Fort William

73%

100%

100%

7%

53%

8.49

3

Hay-on-Wye

38%

100%

96%

21%

67%

8.45

4

Conwy

62%

100%

100%

15%

38%

8.36

5

Isle of Skye

68%

100%

100%

0%

68%

8.35

6

Warwickshire

48%

100%

100%

4%

67%

8.1

7

Cambridgeshire

44%

100%

100%

16%

40%

8.07

8

Dumfries & Galloway

73%

98%

98%

10%

43%

7.89

9

Cairngorms

73%

97%

97%

10%

57%

7.83

10

Hadrian’s Wall

42%

97%

91%

24%

70%

7.78

Buckinghamshire tops the list for the best location for glamping or luxury camping in the UK. 100% of all campsites we looked at in Buckinghamshire have glamping accommodation, and 25% have hot tubs. In addition, a quarter of campsites have internet access, and all have showers.
Tucked away in the Scottish Highlands, Fort William is a popular camping spot for lovers of hiking and beautiful scenery. Campsites like Bunroy Park and Glen Nevis Caravan, and Camping Park offer charming glamping pods for visitors. Over half of campsites in Fort William have glamping pods, and 73% have internet access. Also, 3 in 4 campsites in the area have internet access, and 100% have showers.
The famous Welsh market town of Hay-on-Wye is a peaceful area for luxury camping. Accommodation options range from shepherd’s huts at Valley Yurts and teepee tents at Starry Meadow to glamping pods and even a converted bus at the Majestic Bus.
Looking at campsites in Hay-on-Wye, 67% have glamping options, 21% have hot tubs, 38% have internet access, and 100% have showers.