This small, family-run site on the Northumberland coast is surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty. The beach, Craster and Alnwick are within easy reach. It has 60 pitches, electric hook-up, a washblock and a launderette.
Enjoy the wonderful collection of rhododendrons and azaleas among Howick Hall garden’s 11,000 trees and shrubs. A host of old varieties of daffodil are also on display. Visit www.howickhallgardens.org for details.
Stunning lakeside views and an array of wildlife are guaranteed here. Fish in the site’s lakes and later relaxing in the bar and restaurant. There are 120 pitches, a washblock, launderette, and play areas.
The Easton Walled Gardens have been in the Cholmeley family for 14 generations and left unattended for 50 years until 2001 when restoration began. Visit www.eastonwalledgardens.co.uk for information.
This site, in a quiet corner of the Cotswolds, is exclusively for the over-30s. The 54 pitches are a generous 120sq yd each and are divided by trees and shrubs. Heated washrooms and a launderette are also available.
Snowdrops and daffodils carpet the ground as cherry trees, magnolias and maples fill the sky for Batsford Arboretum’s February opening. The spring display continues until June. Visit www.batsarb.co.uk for details.
Hurley sits on the banks of the Thames between Henley-on-Thames and Marlow. Pitches on this peaceful, 15-acre site are a mixture of grass and hardstandings. Solar panels heat the eco-friendly washblocks. There is a shop and launderette.
Set within Windsor Great Park, the Valley Gardens come alive with magnolia, daffodils, heather and azaleas in the spring. Explore the 250-acre gardens along their meandering trails for free. Visit www.theroyallandscape.co.uk for details.
Traditional family fun is the focus at this friendly site. Seasonal barbecues and outdoor games provide the entertainment – there isn’t a bar or clubhouse. Pitches are a mixture of grass and hardstandings with hook-ups. A shop, launderette and takeaway are on site and Plymouth is only a short drive away.
Spring blooms early at Mount Edgcumbe as delicate camellias start appearing from January. More than 10,000 varieties of the flower have been planted in the gardens since 1976. Join an organised camellia walk and learn all there is to know about the shrub. Visit www.mountedgcumbe.gov.uk for details.