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Family camping holidays in the UK

Lisa Atkinson
3rd September 2015

1. Campfires, bushcraft and stargazing

Yurt

Trellyn Woodland Campsite’s location is hard to beat. Not only does it lie within 10 miles of a dozen coves and beaches and barely 100 yards from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path at Abercastle, but you are also within easy striking distance of St David’s, Ramsey Island (ramseyisland.co.uk) and the reconstructed Iron Age hill fort of Castell Henylls (castellhenllys.com). The campsite itself has plenty to keep you occupied, whether it’s stargazing around the campfire or learning how to make fire yourself on one of Trellyn’s three-hour bushcraft courses (from £15 per person). There are just five pitches, each with its own picnic table and campfire, while the Dragon Tipi has a double bed, two futons and a separate campfire kitchen. Upping the glampingstakes, the yurts have oak floors and handcrafted furniture, while the modern and spaciousgeodomes have panoramic windows and wood-burning stoves.

Best for kids aged: 6–12 years.

Price: Pitches £250, Family yurts from £690 – £840 (all sleep four to six)

More info: Trellyn

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