20 Best UK Campsites to Boost Your Mental Wellbeing in 2023

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For those struggling with their mental wellbeing, research has shown that viewing natural scenery can improve mood and reduce stress.

According to a government study, people who spend more time in nature are significantly more likely to report good health and improved psychological wellbeing. While a recent survey found that a third of Brits felt that camping or caravanning has had a very positive impact on their mental health.

Wondering where to go? Well, new research from Pitchup, has revealed the 20 best campsites to boost your wellness. The list was determined by analysing and listing all reviews on their site that contained words linked to improved mental health and wellbeing. Read on and find a site near you!

  1. Ashton Hall Caravan Park - Lancashire, Lancaster
  2. Ash Keys Caravan Park - North Yorkshire, Eshton
  3. Sandwich Lakes - Kent, Sandwich
  4. Rectory Farm Fishing and Camping Site - Norfolk, Hingham
  5. The Old Dairy Farm Caravan and Camping - Oxfordshire, Banbury
  6. Painters Farm Caravan Camping Site - Kent, Faversham
  7. Tan Aeldroch Farm - Gwynedd, Dolwyddelan
  8. Black Barn Farm - Norfolk, Salhouse
  9. West End Farm Campsite - Gloucestershire, Gloucester
  10. Colemere Caravan Park - Shropshire, Ellesmere
  11. Hobby Farm - Dorset, Bridport
  12. Grove Farm Caravan Site - Norfolk, Wells next the Sea
  13. Beechwood Caravan Park York - North Yorkshire, York
  14. Brocklands Farm - Hampshire, Petersfield
  15. Andark Lake - Hampshire, Southampton
  16. Glebe Leisure - Oxfordshire, Bicester
  17. Pengraig Campsite - Isle of Anglesey, Holyhead
  18. Idle Hours Owlsbury Park - East Sussex, Crowborough
  19. Pencarnan Farm Caravan and Camping Site - Pembrokeshire, Haverfordwest
  20. Farm Fell Campsite - Cumbria, Sedbergh

Dan Yates, founder of Pitchup commented:

“There is plenty of research out there which shows a direct correlation between getting outside during daylight hours and state of mind. Being outside is not only good for our physical health but also for our mental health. So many reviews on our website reference how positive and peaceful their stay made them feel, which is testament to the impact this kind of holiday can have.”

Visit Pitchup.com to find and book your next camping holiday and don’t forget to pack a set of our We Drifters bamboo anti-insect sleepwear, for extra peace of mind wherever you are!