Discover the rolling hills, winding rivers, and hidden heathlands of this historic English county.
This leafy county just west of London is best known for its diverse landscapes and historic outdoor attractions. The Thames Path winds through the county’s northerly reaches, while chalk hills and ancient heathland dominate to the west and south. A haven for hikers, bikers, and nature lovers, there’s something to discover year-round, including England’s oldest road and a 900-year-old royal residence. Camping options include riverside retreats, no-fuss field pitches, and exclusive glamping experiences.
The green surrounds of this county town are a great launch point for outdoor adventure. Whether you want to explore open spaces such as Dinton Pastures Country Park or Fobney Island Nature Reserve, stroll the Thames Path, or head into London for a day of sightseeing, the region’s kid-friendly campgrounds and riverside retreats provide plenty of overnight options, including back-to-basics camping and luxury glamping.
Home to Windsor Castle, Ascot Racecourse, and Legoland Windsor, this region is another top spot for family holidays, while outdoor attractions such as Braywick Nature Reserve, Ray Mill Island, and Windsor Great Park offer plenty to keep hikers, bikers, and wildlife-watchers busy. Riverside campgrounds and pet-friendly caravan parks are a common sight along this stretch of the Thames Path.
North of Berkshire, these adjoining Areas of Natural Beauty boast chalk downs, wildlife-rich thickets, and England’s oldest road. A network of footpaths, cycle trails, bridleways, and canals make the region easy to explore, while a broad scattering of campgrounds, including caravan parks, tent pitches, and riverside retreats, offer plenty of accommodation options.
This Berkshire suburb is home to diverse Sites of Specific Scientific Interest, including the Broadmoor to Bagshot Woods and Heaths, Swinley Forest, and Wykery Copse. The area is a favourite among mountain bikers as well as wildlife watchers, while campers can make themselves at home on luxury glampgrounds, simple farmland pitches, and family-friendly holiday sites.