Camping in and around the Birmingham area offers some fantastic sight
seeing opportunities and adventures for couples, families and those wanting to
explore on their own. The city is in a geographically central position, meaning
that it is a popular choice with many campers thanks to its accessibility.
The areas around the city are both scenic and interesting, some of which
include the precise inspiration for J.R.R Tolkien’s books. These sights include
the Shire Country Park and Egbaston Waterworks Tower situated east of the beautiful Edgbaston Reservoir.
Camp Sites In Birmingham
There are many campsites around Birmingham, below is a sample of some of
the most popular sites:
- Blackgreaves Lane campsite is located off Junction 9 of the M42 in SuttonColefield, Warwickshire. It offers basic facilities and is a site only open to members of the Caravan Club. Postcode: B76 0DA
- Reindeer Park lodge is an award winning site which has five pitches alongwith electrical hook ups. There are laundry, shower, kitchen and toilet facilitiesall available on site. Just 15 minutes from Birmingham, this site also offers wi-fiand fresh and waste water supplies. Postcode: B76 0DE
- Marston Caravan and Camping Park is situated in Warwickshire near to theNEC which is perhaps why it is so popular with campers. It is a very large sitethat contains playing equipment for children as well as a laundry, showers and toilets. Postcode: B76 0DP
- Somers Wood Caravan Park is a five star park for adults only. It is set ina peaceful location with spacious pitches. All pitches are hard standing withelectrical hook-ups. Wi-fi is available on site and there are showers, toilets anddisabled facilities. Postcode: CV7 7PL
- Clent Hills is a peaceful site 440 acre site in the heart of the countryside yetonly 15 miles from the centre of Birmingham. The Cotwolds are within sightof the Clent Hills site and the Midlands Safari Park and Black Country LivingMuseum are also close by. Postcode: B62 0NH
- Drayton Manor Theme Park campsite is right next to the theme park whichis one of the country’s top attractions. It is a in a peaceful location and has 90pitches as well as a children’s play area and a shop. Postcode: B78 3TW
Before you go camping you’ll need a tent, caravan or a motorhome. Make sure you do your research - here are some good resources for choosing your tent or if you are more serious about camping you may want to consider a motorhome.
Attractions In Birmingham
Birmingham is the vibrant ‘second city’ in the UK. It has a buzzing city life
appeal and there is rich helping of culture, music and sport in and around it.
Major attractions are close by to many different campsites in Birmingham.
Below are some of the most well-loved Birmingham tourist attractions.
- Cadbury World
- Thinktank Planetarium
- Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- National Exhibition Centre
- National Sea Life Centre
- Aston Hall
- Worcester and Birmingham Canal
- The Electric Cinema
- Birmingham back-to-backs
- The Library of Birmingham
- Museum of the Jewellery Quarter