For some, caravanning isn’t just for the spring and summer months. Exploring during the winter can bring a whole new dimension to touring; waking up to frosty mornings, discovering scenic winter wonderlands, and returning to cosy evenings in your caravan.
If you fancy some all year round caravanning, here are our top caravan sites to pitch up in.
Woodview Campsite in Cornwall is open all year and is located near Bude on the North Cornwall / Devon border.
The site features both hardstanding and grass pitches and have a newly refurbished shower block with under floor heating!
Explore the neighbouring National Trust beach of Sandymouth, or head over to the nearby South West coast path for a windswept walk.
If golf and spa facilities tickle your fancy Rudding Holiday Park near Harrogate in Yorkshire offers winter pitches with some added benefits.
Set in the grounds of Rudding Park Hotel with beautiful gardens and woodland, this award winning caravan site features an on-site pub and access to the hotel’s spa facilities and 18-hole golf course.
Grass and hardstanding pitches available throughout the year, including Christmas and New Year.
For a rural winter retreat, book some time at the adults-only quite site Idle Hours Owlsbury Park. Perfectly situated in Crowborough, this site is perfect for exploring the South Downs, and whilst shops, pubs and eateries are all within a mile, the site still maintains a secluded atmosphere.
Explore North Wales and stay at Islawrffordd Caravan Park, located at the southern end of Snowdonia National Park coastline in the village of Talybont.
Islawrffordd boasts 75 fully serviced touring pitches, an indoor swimming pool, bar and restaurant, luxury shower blocks and direct access to the adjacent beach. And if that’s not enough, each pitch has its own TV connection the site’s own digital free-view network, so you can while away those long winter evenings.
Riverside Tourer Park in Millhouse, between Keswick and Carlisle, is an adult only caravan site, perfect for exploring the northern Lakes. The CL site is popular with Caravan Club members but also open to non-members.
Riverside is the perfect escape from it all, offering secluded hardstanding pitches, heated shower and toilet facilities, 4G and WiFi. What’s more, Riverside Touring Park is dog friendly.
For spectacular highland scenery, try Castle Cary Holiday Park, just a short drive from Newton Stuart and Galloway Forest Park in South West Scotland.
This all year round site is located around a 16th-century baronial castle and features both hardstanding regular and super pitches. The on-site Lairds Inn offers a welcome retreat at the end of a cold winter’s day, and the heated pool is ideal if you fancy sheltering from the weather.
Headon Farm Touring Park is a family and dog friendly AA 3 Pennant touring site with lawned and hardstanding pitches each with EHU, offering peace and tranquillity all year round. The site is centrally located for visiting the stunning north Cornwall coast, Dartmoor, Exmoor and the picturesque towns and villages of the West Country.
What's more, the site offers CaSSOA accredited indoor and outdoor caravan storage, so you can keep you caravan or motorhome safe and secure whilst your not touring.