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The best camping spots close to London

If you can't wait to get outside and experience the joys of camping, we've selected some of the best camping spots in and close to London. You don't need to live in the countryside to enjoy a camping trip, and many of these camping locations are just a short drive from the capital. At London Gases, we also deliver our BBQ gas and logs to homes across London, so you've got everything you need for your outdoor adventure.

Glamping in Kent

The staycation is here to stay, and in nearby Kent, there are loads of incredible glamping spots just a short drive from London. Stay in a bohemian yurt in a farmer's field with fabulous facilities and plenty of Instagrammable backdrops. Organise a glamping trip with friends in Kent for a luxurious camping experience near London, without all the hard work!

Eco-friendly camping in West Sussex

If you want an incredible getaway to enjoy some much-needed peace and quiet, check out some of the UK's best eco-friendly camping sites in Sussex. From quiet spots in secluded bluebell woods to wild camping and cooking dinner on your own fire, find an eco-friendly camping site and remember to leave no trace after your stay. Make sure to look out for 'secret campsites' which feature incredible treehouse hideaways and wildlife in abundance.

Get close to nature in Cambridgeshire

If you've missed nature during the lockdown, Cambridgeshire has woodpeckers, stoats, butterflies and more and this beautiful county is a train ride from London. Check out a range of unique camping sites across the region, and if you're feeling adventurous, check out a bushcraft workshop or learn to forage.

Camp close to London at Lee Valley

If you're reliant on public transport, you can get to the River Lee Country Park in just 30 minutes. There are cabins to hire as well as plenty of space for camping and caravan spots too! If you want to experience the beautiful surroundings on foot or by bike, there are also 1,000 acres of hiking trails and traffic-free cycling routes.

Get outdoors today!

With decades of experience, London Gases can provide you with the ideal solution for cooking and staying warm during your camping trip, whether you need BBQ gas, coal or logs!