The Lake District is a mountainous region in the North West of England. While it was historically divided between three counties – Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, known as the Lakes Counties – it is now solely located within Cumbria. It is an area known for its forests, mountains, and lakes, and the Lake District National Park covers an area of 912 square miles.
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A road trip is a great way to explore several locations in one exciting journey – one that’s made easy with a camper van.
The UK has some stunning locations just waiting to be explored, a handful of which we’ve compiled below. From the peaks of Snowdonia to the cliffs of the Jurassic Coast, there’s so much to enjoy. Pick one of these amazing places and start planning your camper van road trip today!
The Jurassic Coast is a stretch of coast in the south of England, stretching from Exmouth to Studland Bay. This magical coast spans two counties – Dorset and Devon – and it is most famous for the many fossils that have been found there. This stretch of coast has been designated as a World Heritage Site, and it is a truly remarkable part of the UK.
Cornwall is a historic county located right down in the southwest of England, on a peninsula leading into the Atlantic Ocean. It is almost entirely surrounded by the sea and boasts a stunning coastline that runs for almost 300 miles. It is home to the UK’s most westerly point, Land’s End. A few miles offshore, you will find an archipelago of tiny islands known as the Isles of Scilly.
Snowdonia is located in North Wales – in fact, it is known as the adventure capital of North Wales. It is a mountainous region and a National Park boasting 823 square miles. It is concentrated around the mountains and glacial landforms of Snowdonia National Park, which includes Wales’s highest mountain – Mount Snowdon. Snowdonia is also home to trails, over 100 lakes, craggy peaks, and more.
The Scottish Highlands are a mountainous region in the Northwest of Scotland, with the famed Loch Ness at its centre. The Highlands stretch from Fort William in the west, right up to the coast by Skye, then around the north coast 500 to Durness and John O’Groats in the far north. It also runs up to Inverness, out to Elgin, and takes in Aviemore and some of the Cairngorms National Park.