10 UK Campsites that Allow Campfires

There’s something special about sitting around a campfire at night, watching the flames flicker into the air. Here are ten campsites around the UK that allow campfires.

Treloan Coastal Holidays

Cornwall

www.coastalfarmholidays.co.uk

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There are braziers to borrow and logs to purchase at this Cornish campsite with magnificent views over the Roseland Peninsula. There’s also a communal campfire around which there are music and poetry sessions held every Wednesday throughout the summer.

Riverside Lakes

Dorset

www.riverside-lakes.co.uk

A chilled out tucked-away campsite with 55 pitches, including seven pre-erected bell tents, dotted around a series of picturesque lakes. Braziers are available to borrow free of charge and a log kit (logs, kindling, matches and firelighters) can be purchased. There are also communal fire pits throughout the site.

The Blackberries Camping Park

Wiltshire

theblackberriescampingpark.co.uk

Within walking distance of the UNESCO Heritage Site city of Bath, this relatively new campsite is beautifully landscaped beneath a canopy of trees. Besides pitches for tents, caravans and motorhomes, there are glamping pods, shepherd’s huts and pre-erected bell tents. Every pitch has its own fire pit.

Hayles Fruit Farm

Gloucestershire

www.haylesfruitfarm.co.uk

In the heart of the Cotswolds and within the grounds of a renowned fruit farm with pick-your-own fruit and a farm shop. A number of fire pits are available to borrow free of charge subject to logs being purchased from the farm shop.

The Orchard Campsite

Suffolk

www.orchardcampsite.co.uk

One of the few campsites in the UK that allows on-the-ground campfires (rather than braziers). Group bookings are accepted too, making this a great site for friends and families to come together. The site is relaxed, informal (pitch where you like) and surrounded by willow trees beside the River Deben.

The Pig Place

Oxfordshire

thepigplace.co.uk

An adults-only camping area situated on the banks of the Oxford Canal. Rare breed pigs are reared on site, which provide breakfast (from the on-site farm shop) in the morning. There are fire pits beside the canal with logs and kindling for sale in the farm shop.

Bank House Farm

Derbyshire

bankhousefarmcamping.co.uk

In the White Peak area of the Peak District, this campsite lies beside the River Manifold and has wonderful, scenic views. Campfires are allowed in 9re pits or containers, with fire baskets available to hire. Logs and kindling for sale.

Bwch Yn Uchaf

Gwynedd

bwch-yn-uchaf.co.uk

A scenic riverside campsite close to the shores of Lake Bala in North Wales. Next door is the Bala Lake Railway that chugs out of the station for open carriage journeys during the day. Fires are accepted within fire pits and wood is available to purchase.

Usha Gap

North Yorkshire

www.ushagap.co.uk

A delightful small, informal and basic grass campsite in Swaledale, one of the most picturesque of the Yorkshire Dales. Fires are allowed as long as the grass is not scorched. Fire pits are available with logs and kindling.

Fortrose Bay Campsite

Highlands

fortrosebaycampsite.co.uk

A beachside campsite on the Black Isle Peninsula, overlooking the Moray Firth. Walk along the beach to Chanonry Point, regarded as the best spot in Britain to see bottlenose dolphins. Campfires are allowed on the pebble beach.

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