Activity-based camping ideas


While camping is an excellent opportunity to switch off and relax, it also ties in really well with  a wide range of outdoor adventures. We’ve included some of our favourites activities below to get you started with some inspiration… 

Couple with dog using map to decide which camping activities to participate in (kraken images / Unsplash)

  • Pick a route, pack your boots and get some miles underfoot with our guide to some of the best long-distance walking trails you can do while camping in the UK – or, to find shorter day walks and trails around the UK, take a look at our carefully curated regional camping guides. 

  • If you’d rather take your camping trips on the open road, you could cover even greater distances from the comfort of your own car, motorhome or campervan with our run-down of some of the best camping road trips in the UK. 

If any of these adventures take you outside of the UK, Pitchup has sites with real-time availability in dozens of countries around the world to find the perfect place to stay. Have a look at our comprehensive guide to camping abroad before setting off – it covers everything from driving in Europe to backpacking in South America.