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UK Places To Visit In August

If you’re in need of inspiration for your next campervan trip this August, look no further. August is the perfect time to hit the road and explore the stunning landscapes of the UK with a campervan. From picturesque coastal towns to breath-taking national parks, there are plenty of places to visit that will leave you in awe.

Lake District

Start your August adventure in the Lake District, where you can immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Wake up to stunning views of tranquil lakes and towering mountains and spend your days hiking through picturesque trails. The Lake District is also home to charming towns like Keswick and Ambleside, where you can indulge in local cuisine and browse through quaint shops. Find out where to go in the Lake District:


Head south to Cornwall, a region known for its stunning beaches and rugged coastline. Park your campervan in one of the many campsites overlooking the ocean and spend your days exploring sandy beaches, hidden coves, and charming fishing villages. Don’t miss the chance to visit the iconic St. Michael’s Mount or indulge in some delicious Cornish pasties. Visit Corwall has a great list of things to do:


For history buffs, a visit to Bath is a must to visit in August. Explore the Roman Baths, marvel at the stunning Georgian architecture, and take a leisurely stroll along the charming streets lined with boutique shops and cafes. The city is also a gateway to the beautiful Cotswolds, where you can explore the idyllic countryside dotted with honey-coloured cottages. Here’s a great list of things to do in Bath:

Scottish Highlands

If you’re looking for a taste of adventure, head to the Scottish Highlands. Explore the mystical landscapes of Glen Coe, hike up Ben Nevis, and spot wildlife in the Cairngorms National Park, including wild Reindeer. With its rugged mountains, sparkling lochs, and ancient castles, the Highlands offer endless opportunities for outdoor exploration and breath-taking scenery. Things to do:


End your campervan journey in the vibrant city of Edinburgh. Explore the historic Royal Mile, visit the iconic Edinburgh Castle, and soak in the lively atmosphere of the city’s August festivals. Don’t forget to sample some traditional haggis and whisky while you’re there. Here’s the ideal two-day itinerary for a trip to Edinburgh:

No matter where you choose to go, a campervan trip in the UK in August promises an unforgettable adventure. So pack your bags, hit the road, and immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of these incredible destinations.

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Written by Francis Milligan