What Are The Best Campsites On The Isle Of Wight?
When visiting the Isle of Wight, whether this is for a long weekend or a couple of weeks, it isn’t uncommon for people to bring their touring caravan, motorhome or tent. Instead of booking accommodation options like a hotel or a holiday home, they will book a pitch on a campsite instead and it is fair to say that there are a number of benefits to doing so, one of the most notable that it can be a much more affordable option.
Thankfully, the Isle of Wight is fully prepared for camping holidays and alongside the many holiday parks on the island, there are also a number of brilliant traditional campsites too. No matter whether you’re wanting to be on the coast or in the countryside, there will be the perfect campsite for you. So, to help anyone who is currently looking for somewhere they can park their caravan or pitch their tent, below are some of the best campsites on the Isle of Wight.
When searching for a slightly smaller campsite, Heathfield Camping is the perfect choice. This family-run campsite is located in the rural West Wight on the outskirts of the Freshwater village and they have 75 generously spaced pitches, 60 of which also have electrical hookup.
This is a camping and caravanning club listed campsite and it is situated on the site of a non-working farm. If you’re staying in a tent, Heathfield Camping has an amenity building with showers and toilets, so you will have everything you need. With a large separate flaying field and 2 public BBQ areas with picnic tables, it’s a brilliant Isle of Wight campsite to consider.
Carpenters Farm Campsite
Located half a mile from the village of St. Helens and next to The St. Helens Marshes Site of Special Scientific Interest, Carpenters Farm Campsite is another beautiful traditional campsite. Extending over 16 acres, this campsite offers an uncrowded and relaxed camping atmosphere.
This is another of the best campsites on the Isle of Wight that offers all of the basics, including electric hookups, a shower and toilet block, laundry room, WiFi and also a children’s play area. It is in a great location too and you’re able to reach the nearest beach, St. Helens Duver, on foot and there is also an abundance of local pubs and restaurants nearby too.
Grange Farm Camping
Grange Farm Camping is another family-run campsite and it offers camping grass pitches as well as camping pods and holiday caravans. This is a slightly bigger camping site and it is on the South West of the island in a coastal location, boasting 360° sea and countryside views.
This campsite is open seasonally from the 1st of March to the end of October and with 60 acres of camping, wildlife and farm-land, there is plenty to do on-site. If you’d prefer, they do offer 10 hard-standing pitches too, some with electric hookup, and all campers are welcome to use the amenities block as well as the many other facilities on-site as well.
The Orchards Holiday Park
Many don’t realise that The Orchard Holiday Park has touring caravan, motorhome and tent pitches available. This well-known camping site is situated in Newbridge on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and it is undeniably a fantastic campsite, it’s award-winning too.
This is one of the best campsites on the Isle of Wight for a number of reasons and it is incredibly popular. Their 160 touring pitches provide views over the surrounding countryside and again, they also offer electric hookup and a facilities centre. Unlike some of the other smaller campsites on the island, this site even has indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools as well.
Booking an Isle of Wight camping site
It is fair to say that there are so many amazing campsites here on the island and you really will be spoilt for choice when arranging your next visit. If you choose to book any of the Isle of Wight campsites mentioned above, you can trust that you will have a brilliant holiday and your caravan, motorhome or tent will be in the perfect location for you to explore everything that the island has to offer.
You can find out more about the best campsites on the Isle of Wight by exploring the rest of our website today and we invite you to browse through the many different options available to you in this regard. We can also tell you everything else you need to know too, such as bringing your caravan on an Isle of Wight ferry, and you can rely on us to provide you with a number of useful visitor guides and lots of helpful information.