Saunas are renowned for their health benefits. They clean your pores, can reduce blood pressure and they are super relaxing. Whether you’re at the end of a strenuous day of hiking, cycling, kayaking or sightseeing or you simply love the feeling of being steamed into blissful calm, a sauna is a welcome addition to a motorhome campsite.
We’ve selected some great examples of UK motorhome campsites with saunas that also offer a number of other benefits for travellers. From family-friendly campsites to spa accommodations with mind-blowing views, we’ve got it covered. Here are some of the best camping sites with saunas across the UK.
- Trevornick Holiday Park
Ideally suited for families, Trevornick Holiday Park claims to have something for everyone and we are inclined to agree. Alongside the sauna, spa, heated pool and jacuzzi, there’s a golf course, three fishing lakes, a kids club, an outdoor skills club, four restaurants and a wide range of evening entertainments.
If all that doesn't pack out your holiday, check out the surf school at Holywell Bay, just a short walk down the road. There’s also the beautiful Fistral and Whipsiderry beaches a few miles away. Special mention to the fabulously-named Lusty Glaze beach, where you can try abseiling with Abseiling Newquay or simply relax at the beach bar and restaurant.
Trevornick offers a variety of motorhome pitches, including grass lawns, semi-hard pitches and dog-friendly fields. Please note the sauna is only available for people 18 years and over. There is a small charge of £3 per person, per use.
Price: Check the Trevornick Holiday Park website for pricing. The hosts offer a range of deals throughout the year so it’s well worth checking their offers webpage or signing up for the newsletter.
Location: 50.385332934427105, -5.1297414302581235
- White Cross Bay
Situated on the shores of the picturesque Lake Windermere, White Cross Bay is a great choice for travellers looking for a motorhome campsite with a sauna. This pet-friendly site is ideal for families, couples and small groups with plenty of facilities and a gorgeous woodland location. In addition to the sauna, there is a heated pool and steam room as well as plenty of on-site entertainment to keep both kids and adults amused.
Fans of watersports are well catered for. With Windemere right by and Ullswater and Conniston close at hand, there are plenty of opportunities for sailing and kayaking. You can also book on to one of the many boat trips including the Ullswater Steamers. Stuck with a rainy day? No problem. Visit the charming World of Beatrix Potter or learn about boat building at the Windermere Jetty Museum.
Pricing: White Cross Bay offers motorhome pitches as well as a variety of static caravans and lodges. Check the website for details.
Location: 54.39691317620042, -2.931410266724427
- Faskally Caravan Park
Close to the attractive town of Pitlochry, many times winner of the Scotland in Bloom competition and nestled among some of the country’s most spectacular scenery, Faskally Caravan Park is a wonderful location to get to know this part of the world.
A number of nature trails lead directly from the park including the steep but rewarding climb to the scenic view point at Craigower. An hour or so’s drive takes you to Inverness, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth or Stirling. Or you can simply relax on site, soaking in the jacuzzi or cleaning both body and mind in the sauna. Sessions last 90 minutes and costs £2.00 for children and £3.00 for adults (under 3s can use for free). Check the website for opening times.
Pricing: Faskally offers a good amount of pitches, all with electric hookup (although you need to bring your own cable). Prices start at £27 for two people in low season and £30 for July and August. There is a 10% discount for five nights or more, and long term rates are available.
Location: 56.72151370229422, -3.770497193863874
- Wowo Campsite
If you want to get back to nature and learn a thing or two about bushcraft and the environment, consider booking a spot at the Wowo Campsite. A visit to this lovely campsite promises a veritable smorgasbord of relaxation opportunities. There’s the sauna and spa (open all day Saturday and Wednesday afternoons only) as well as a program of workshops including yoga, foraging, and art classes. There are several interesting options for kids too like circus workshops, archery and fencing.
Wowo offers a wide range of camping and glamping options as well as non-electric pitches for vans of VW Transit size or less. As you can imagine, campfires are very much welcome at Wowo as are canine companions.
Pricing: Rates start at £10 per person off-season. If you want to book a weekend between May and October, the hosts advise it is best to do so months in advance as they are usually booked out for the summer weekends by early Spring.
Location: 50.99268012071654, -0.007001830243876808
- Sandy Balls Holiday Park
Want to recharge your batteries surrounded by glorious woodland and in the company of loveable alpacas? Head over to Sandy Balls Holiday Park in the heart of the New Forest. There’s the sauna and spa facilities that you’ve been craving plus a plethora of on-site activities for holidaymakers of all ages. Choose from archery, cycling, axe throwing and walks with the aforementioned South American mammals or journey through the forest on a segway to discover the New Forest’s oldest tree on Good Friday Hill.
Pricing: Sandy Balls offers a range of caravans and lodges with pricing dependent on the level of luxury you are looking for, though even the Classic (budget) options offer plenty of comfort.
Location: 50.930339989495046, -1.759921430245353
Cardigan Bay, West Wales
Brongwyn Touring Caravan And Camping Park And Cottages
With less tourist crowds than Pembrokeshire and just as many wonderful places to visit, Cardigan Bay is a great destination for motorhome holidaymakers. The coastal paths and views are magnificent and you might even spot the local dolphin community, the largest population in Europe.
To explore this magical area, you’ll need the ideal accommodation, and we’re willing to bet that Brongwyn Touring Caravan And Camping Park And Cottages will fit the bill. This 4-star family-friendly site has both grass and hard-standing pitches as well as a number of 4 and 5-star cottages. The golden sands of Mwnt beach are just three miles away and you’re half an hour drive from New Quay, where you’ll be in one of the best locations to spot one of our cetaceous friends while eating delicious fish and chips from The Lime Crab or one of the other popular takeaways on the seafront.
Travellers staying at Brongwyn are welcome to use the lovely facilities at the Aqua Serena Country Club five minutes walk away. For £10 you can enjoy the swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym and kids can join family pool sessions for £3 (under 3s swim for free).
Pricing: Check the website or contact the owners to find out about rates and availability.
Location: 52.10821994558616, -4.615368760903805
As we reach the end of this article, we hope you are getting excited about booking your UK motorhome campsite with a sauna. Naturally, you’re going to need the perfect vehicle to escort you to your spa-filled sanctuary. If you don’t own a campervan, take a look at the motorhomes for hire on Goboony. You’re unlikely to find one with its own steam room but we’re sure you’ll find a vehicle that will take you from A to B and back again in style and comfort. Happy travels!
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