||A Somerset campsite has been named Britain and Ireland's finest in the AA Campsite of the Year Awards which were announced yesterday.
Coinciding with the launch of the AA Caravan and Camping Britain and Ireland Guide 2013, the AA picked campsites and touring parks which catered for motorhomes, caravans and tents that had shown exceptional quality and attention to detail, going above and beyond to make them stand out above their peers.
The overall winner was named The Old Oaks Touring Park, close to Glastonbury Tor in Somerset. An adult only touring park, the venue boasts views of the Mendip Hills, superior pitches and state of the art toilet block to give a luxury feel to the exemplary campsite.
The awards are as follows:
AA Best Campsite of the Year Overall Winner
The Old Oaks Touring Park, Glastonbury, Somerset
AA Best Campsite of the Year
England - The Old Oaks Touring Park, Glastonbury, Somerset
Scotland - Milton of Fonab Caravan Site, Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross
Wales - Caerfai Bay Caravan and Tent Park, St David's, Pembrokeshire
The Roger Almond Award for the AA's Most Improved Campsite
Hollins Farm Camping and Caravanning, Far Arnside, Lancashire
Best Holiday Centre
Freshwater Beach Holiday Park, Bridport, Dorset
Regional AA Campsite of the Year
South West England - Carnon Downs Caravan and Camping Park, Truro, Cornwall
South East England - Kloofs Caravan Park, Bexhill, East Sussex
Heart of England - Woodhall Country Park, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire
North West England - Lamb Cottage Caravan Park, Whitegate, Cheshire
North East England - Vale of Pickering Caravan Park, Allerston, North Yorkshire