The best campsites for winter motorhome holidays revealed

Guide to winter campsites

The Canterbury Camping and Caravanning Club Site in Kent has been declared the best location in the UK for taking a winter motorhome break.

Research carried out by the experts at discovered it had eight key factors that make it a the perfect place to enjoy a getaway at this time of the year.

Among the considerations were proximity to attractions, the quality of winter weather, the price of a pitch, the number of things to do in winter, the amount of all-weather attractions, and visitor reviews.

The Canterbury site is just a short walk from the city centre, where 267 winter attractions are listed on TripAdvisor.

Its location means it boasts warmer and drier weather than many other parts of the UK, and it was also found to represent good value for money for Kent.

Motorhomes enjoying a winter break in Canterbury can visit its famous cathedral and the historic neighbourhood known as the King’s Mile.

Here you’ll find an eclectic mix of independent shops, cafes and pubs, which are perfect for getting cosy after a wander around the city.

Natalie Drewery, operations director at, said: “Demand for holidaying in the UK has never been higher. It’s fantastic to see so many people out camping, caravanning, and rediscovering the beauty of the UK, but it also means securing a pitch for the summer is harder than ever before.

“A motorhome holiday in the winter months is one of the best ways to explore the UK. The campsites are a lot more quiet and tranquil – there’s something magical about parking up to views of peaceful fields of frost.”

Here’s the rundown of the top five sites for winter motorhome holidays:

1. Canterbury Camping and Caravanning Club Site, Kent

2. Cambridge Cherry Hinton Caravan and Motorhome Club Site

3. Brighton Caravan and Motorhome Club Site

4. York Rowntree Park Caravan and Motorhome Club Site

5. Bridlington Caravan and Motorhome Club Site