Essex might not immediately strike you as a top English camping destination, but Bouncers Farm are doing their part to change that perception. Just 4 miles from the coast, this idyllic small-holding comes complete with apple trees and farm animals aplenty. For a touch of refinement, why not rent one of the gorgeous gypsy caravans for the summertime opera festival.
, Wickham Hall Lane, Wickham Bishops, Essex, CM8 3JJ. Open Easter–Oct and 4 weeks over Christmas and New Year; Tents from £12 per night; Gypsy caravan (sleeping up to 5) £80.
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