Following a survey of several thousand Brits, Campsites UK has compiled a bucket list of everyone’s favourite views. From Cornwall to Scotland and everywhere in between, there’s something to inspire your next day trip, weekend break or camping holiday. Now you’ve just got to decide how to fit them all in…
A- Alum Bay Beach
This area is famous for its colourful sand cliffs and view of the Isle of Wight Needles. Its coastline makes for quite the dramatic view and a treat for ardent geologists.
B- Brighton Beach
This characteristically British seafront is unmatched by its sandy equivalents. No- one can deny the charm of Brighton’s pebbled beach, seafront restaurants and the picturesque skeleton of the West Pier silhouetted against the sunset.
C- Cheddar Gorge
Not a cheese-eating marathon, but a National Trust area in Somerset full of caves and iconic landscapes. If exploring the pinnacles and crags of Britain is your thing, then Cheddar Gorge is your best bet.
D- Durdle Door
Like an archway in the limestone rock of the Jurassic coast, Durdle Door attracts a lot of attention as a result of its abnormal shape. Not to mention the beautiful beach and turquoise waters of Dorset.
E- Eileen Donan Castle
A picturesque Scottish castle situated on an island surrounded by three different lochs. Elegant and architecturally striking are two phrases that spring to mind.
F- Fistral Beach Newquay
One of the best places to surf in Cornwall and not bad for sunbath either. The beach boasts exotic looking sand and sea, as well as rolling dunes.
Explore the Highland magic of Glencoe in Scotland, an area renowned for its huge mountain peaks, waterfalls, paths and striking scenery. Just a two-hour drive from the centre of Scotland, the views are worth the journey.
Situated on Holy Island, the town of Holyhead floats off the shore of Anglesey. The harbour acts as an important Irish Port while the incoming boats make for a pretty spectacle.
I- St Ives Bay
Boats bobbing on crystal waters and the sun setting behind the lighthouse on Crab Rock- we challenge you not to stand in awe of this magical scene.
J- John O’Groats
The most Northern point of mainland Britain is definitely one for the list. Gorgeous coastal walks, sea views and the iconic signpost are just three reasons to venture North and then some.
K-King Arthur’s castle Tintagel
Home to the legend of King Arthur and Merlin’s cave. The remains of this ancient castle overlook gorgeous coastal views of the sea and rugged beach below.
L- Lake Windermere
The second best view in the UK and a magical location in the Lake District. We suggest checking out all the best angles here ___hyperlink__
M- Mam Tor
An incredible sight in the Peak District form its overwhelming 1,695ft height. Stand and look out from the summit with a sense of awe and pride.
N- Norfolk Broads
Make your way down the network of rivers and lakes on a hire boat and take in the Norfolk views. With 7 rivers and 63 broads (lakes) you’re bound to find the perfect waterside bar or restaurant to take your fancy.
O- Overlooking Woolacombe Beach
Situated between Morte Point and Baggy point, Woolecombe has been awarded ‘England for Excellence Gold Award’ for best family resort. The village also hosts a selection of great pubs and restaurants.
P- Poole Harbour
Sailboats, yachts, quaint little streets and a community feel- all the things that make Poole harbour a lovely place to visit. This Dorset location will have you lapping up every last second of the views.
Q- Quantock Hills
Not one in our survey but England’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956. The Somerset woodland and oakland gives birth to a colourful spectrum of flowers just as beautiful as its award suggests.
R- Old Harry Rocks
Take a picturesque walk along the chalky cliffs, left adrift on the Dorset coast. For the more adventurous, why not think about hiring a kayak from Studland Beach to get the full impact?
S- Sussex Downs from Devil’s Dyke
Lush green grass and rolling hills stretch as far as the eye can see, except, after the scenic walk up the Dyke, you’ll be able to look south to the sea as well! Beautiful.
T- Tenby coastline
The Welsh coastal resort that used to be a stronghold, hence the wall built across its front. The multi-coloured houses and sandy bay have no doubt won the town its attractive reputation.
U- Ullswater Lake
The second-largest in the Lake District but no less breathtaking. Enjoy the view from a hike, or on the lake itself with watersports hire, boat trips and fishing.
V- View over The Solent
This strip of sea runs between the Isle of Wight and mainland England and is popular for the views looking out. Although a major shipping route, the area is also a great spot for watersports.
W- White Cliffs of Dover
This self-explanatory location is Britain’s favourite view according to our survey. Whether it’s the sheer scale of the cliffs or the familiarity of returning from France, there’s just something about it that we love.
A national park of moorland and woodland resting between Somerset and Dorset. Perfect for wildlife sightings, the area is just teeming with life and plenty of natural wonders.
Y- Yorkshire Dales
Home to beautiful scenery and an excellent location for wildlife, the National Park is 1,762 square kilometres of natural splendour.
This village wasn’t in the survey but it’s too pretty not to be our letter Z. Housing around only 400 people, there is an obvious community spirit and some great views over Dartmoor.