If you’ve ever browsed the camping section of a bookshop or Amazon looking for a campsite review book, then there’s a good chance that you’ll have seen one of the many Alan Rogers guides. The Alan Rogers guides are well known and well established with the first having been published in 1968. These days there are several guides covering most major European countries as well as this one which is the Britain and Ireland guide.
We haven’t been campers for very long, in fact not much more than a year, but in that time we’ve very quickly come to the conclusion that we’re not big fans of sprawling corporate chain campsites. The sites we’ve enjoyed the most have all been smaller independent sites in great locations. That’s why Tiny Campsites seemed like the perfect book for us. In his new book, Guardian travel writer Dixe Wills reviews and recommends 75 campsites from across Britain that are all no bigger that one acre in size. (more…)