The Telegraph Travel


The Isle of Purbeck is the perfect destination for family camping holidays, with great beaches and picnic spots, atmospheric inns, artisan food shops, markets, and pop-up cafes.

Camp at: The ever popular Burnbake Campsite (01929 480570;, which this year has a new and exciting food option. Sarah Peters’s quirky pop up café will be on-site offering “global menus using local produce” ( Burnbake’s charm lies in streams, rope swings and the delightful nooks and crannies created by the trees among which you pitch your tent. This place oozes a laid back festival atmosphere. Come early as you can’t book, except for Bank Holiday weekends.