The winners of the AA Caravan and Camping Awards have been announced, with South Lychett Manor Caravan & Camping Park in Poole, Dorset, being crowned both Overall Winner and Campsite of the Year for England.

Brighouse Bay Holiday Park in Brighouse Bay, Dumfries & Galloway scooped the Campsite of the Year for Scotland award, while Pencelli Castle Caravan & Camping Park in Brecon, Powys took the title for Wales.

The winners will all appear in the AA Caravan and Camping Guide 2022, where every site will have been visited by an AA Campsite Inspector. They, in turn, grade each location from one to five, based on facilities available and hospitality.

The full list of winners are:

Overall Winner and Campsite of the Year for England

South Lychett Manor Caravan & Camping Park, Poole, Dorset


Brighouse Bay Holiday Park, Brighouse Bay, Dumfries & Galloway


Pencelli Castle Caravan & Camping Park, Brecon, Powys

South West England 

Woodland Springs Adult Touring Park, Drewsteignton, Devon

South East England

Swiss Farm Touring & Camping, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Heart of England

Wheathill Touring Park, Wheathill, Shropshire

North West England

Lamb Cross Caravan Park, Whitegate, Cheshire

North East England

Ladycross Plantation Caravan Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire 

Holiday Centre of the Year 2021 – 2022

Park Foot Caravan & Camping Park, Pooley Bridge, Cumbria

Most improved campsite of the year 2021-2022

Riverside Camping, Caernarvon, Gwynedd 

Small campsite of the year 2021-2022

Red Bank Farm, Bolton le Sands, Lancashire

Glamping site of the year 2021-2022

Concierge Glamping, Chichester, West Sussex

Commenting on the results, Simon Numphud, Managing Director at AA Media, said: “We are delighted to announce the winners of the Caravan and Camping Awards 2021 and have the opportunity to celebrate those sites offering holidaymakers the highest quality camping and caravanning experiences.”

“As the hospitality industry has reopened over the past few months, we have seen British tourists exploring the UK more than ever, enjoying incredible campsites and caravan parks across the country. We hope that our latest Caravan and Camping Guide helps them discover even more fantastic holiday destinations, including our wonderful winners.”

Lead image: South Lychett Manor Caravan & Camping Park

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