Announces Camping & Glamping Awards

Popular online campsite marketplace announces the winners of its 2017 camping and glamping awards.

Shining a spotlight on the UK’s best camping, glamping and touring sites, winners in the 2017 camping and glamping awards were announced today.

Cumbrian campsite, Park Cliffe near Windermere, has won the national Popular Choice award in the 2017 camping and glamping awards, announced yesterday (20th December).

Melody Farm Shepherd’s Huts in Cornwall scooped the national Best Glamping Site in 2017 award for its great site facilities, including a swimming pool, tennis court and gym which guests can access while staying in the romantic huts.

Sandy Balls Holiday Village in Hampshire received the national Top Dog in 2017 award for dog-friendly sites, offering an on-site exercise field for pooches and the chance to rent bikes from a local company that include doggy trailers.

Blackberry Wood in Sussex has won the national award for Most Unique Site in 2017, which features a range of quirky glamping accommodation such as the handcrafted treehouses Higgledy and Piggledy, plus the chance to sleep in a converted London double-decker bus and a Wessex helicopter.

The full range of the regional and national awards can be found here.

The list includes some of the most popular and unique sites in the UK, as well as recognition for deserving newcomers

Winners include:

  • Popular Choice award (Park Cliffe, Cumbria)
  • Best Glamping Site award (Melody Farm Shepherd’s Huts, Cornwall)
  • Top Dog award (Sandy Balls Holiday Village, Hampshire)
  • Most Unique Site award (Blackberry Wood, East Sussex)
  • Greener Site award (Wild Boar Wood Campsite, West Sussex)
  • Best Newcomer award (Hazeldene Caravan and Camping Park, Carmarthenshire)

Martin Smith founder of said, “Good work deserves recognition, and each of our award winning sites has offered something above and beyond to their guests.”

The full list of award winners, including regional winners, is available on the website here: