Haven’t got a car? Want to go far? But not so far you can’t lug your camping gear there? Here is our pick of seven campsites that are just a train ride away
PRICE UPDATES: May 2018
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£6-7 taxi ride from Penzance station.
Pitch price: £6 per adult, £3 per child.
Around £10 taxi ride from Weymouth station.
Pitch prices: £9 Sun-Thur, £18 Fri-Sat (from £4.50 for kids).
£5 taxi ride from Trowbridge station.
Pitch price: £7 plus £7 per adult and £3.50 for kids.
Take the train to coastal Ravenglass from Barrow-in-Furness, then make the rest of your journey (40mins) by miniature steam train.
Pitch price: £7, children £3.50.
Located 50 yards from Tyndrum station, with arrivals from Glasgow and Oban three times daily. Pitch price: £8.
Edale station is a 5 minute walk from the site.
Pitch price: £7, children £5.50.
About £3 taxi ride from Clitheroe station.
Pitch price from: £10 per two-person tent.
There are a few other benefits of train travel to your camping destination:
- You’re forced to take a lot less so it’s the perfect minimal weekend away
- No grotty car to clean when you get home
- You get an awesome view – trains tend to cut through the countryside – ogle-worthy vistas make the journey part of the adventure
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