Top summer camping hotspots in Holland and Germany
For those looking for a last minute summer holiday that won’t break the bank, a camping break in the Netherlands or Germany could be the perfect solution. A host of options are on offer all easily accessible with Stena Line’s Harwich to Hook of Holland ferries, from spots in quiet, quaint to beautiful coastal pitches available from as little as €20.50. What’s more families wanting to bring their four-legged friend with them can do so with Stena Line. Crossings start from just £115 each way for a family of four and the dog. With Stena Line a camping holiday in Europe is more accessible than ever before – just don’t forget the tent pegs!
Campsite de Bregman, The Netherlands (90 minutes from Hook of Holland)
Campsite De Bregman in Schoorl has a number of pitches marked out for ease. Families can opt to rent bungalows and there is a playground nearby for kids to burn off some excess energy. Ideal for active families, the site has various cycle routes where you can bring your dog along. If you don’t fancy cooking, there is Horeca restaurant on the camping site serving delicious meals. Oh and by the way don’t tell the kids that there is wi-fi is available throughout the campsite – shh!
Campsite prices start from €31.50. www.campingdebregman.nl/
Campsite Hof Domburg, The Netherlands (1hr 45 minutes from Hook of Holland)
Located in Zeeland, campsite Hof Domburg is perfect for beach-loving families. A short walk from the beach, the campsite boasts a sauna, steam room, and fitness room for the adults, and three swimming pools and even a water slide for the children. There are also lots of family friendly activities available on the site such as arts and crafts classes, puppet shows, kids clubs as well as archery.
Campsite prices start from €53.90. www.roompot.com
Texel Yurts, The Netherlands (2hrs 50 minutes from Hook of Holland)
Those wanting to ‘glamp’ in style can enjoy a break at Texel yurts. Located next to the quiet National Park Dunes the yurts are owned by a couple who encourage families to experience a more relaxed way of life. Families can beachcomb, go on a local guided bird watching tour, chop wood, and make lasting memories. What’s more in the neighbouring village there is a local farm that sells freshly baked bread, cakes, ice cream, and lots of local produce. Whilst here, take a seat on the terrace and enjoy a cup of coffee with some freshly made Dutch apple cake.
Campsite prices start from €148. www.texelyurts.nl/en
Campsite Freizeit am Emsdeich, Germany (3hrs 30 minutes from Hook of Holland)
Germany’s Lower-Saxony is a popular destination with UK holidaymakers, especially with campers. Families can choose from over 350 pitches in this peaceful location. There is a golf course, barrel-shaped log cabins, a restaurant and even a lake for to take a dip in. Families can rent go-karts or a canoe to explore the surrounding areas. After a fun-thrilled day parents should take advantage of the on-site sauna.
Campsite prices start from €20.50. www.freizeitpark-am-emsdeich.de/GB/country/index.php
Camping Park Lüneberger Heide, Germany (4hrs 50 minutes from Hook of Holland)
Awash with purple heather in the summer, this eco-friendly site boasts three acres of camping space. Nestled in the heart of Lower Saxony is the delightful Lüneberg Heath Campsite, where families can reconnect. There are lots of activities for all the family including golf, horse riding, tennis, nearby swimming pools and even a beauty shop. The campsite is close to a petting zoo too and kids can make friends round the campfire making s’mores. And the fun doesn’t stop there! The campsite is very close to Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen and the Heide Theme Park boasting lots of fun rides.
Campsite prices start from €31. www.camping-lh.de/
Stena Line offers twice-daily, seven hour return crossings between Harwich and the Hook of Holland. Fares start from £49 one way for an adult and car.www.stenaline.co.uk/ferry-to-holland.
To make a booking visit www.stenaline.co.uk or call Stena Line on 08447 70 70 70