Top Geocaching Locations in the UK
There are millions of Geocaching trails throughout the UK however if you’re stuck for inspiration there are a few sites which act as great bases, surrounded by hidden treasures.
Geocaching in the New Forest
Our New Forest holidays are located perfectly for both cycling and walking which makes them great for Geocaching too! With beautifully natural surroundings, a range of wildlife including new forest ponies and deer, as well as huge network of footpaths and walkways, the new forest is a great location for families interested in Geocaching.
Ashurst is surrounded by over 1,300 caches which makes it one of the best sites for a geocache adventure. The idyllic forest setting, footpaths and cycle routes with free roaming ponies offers something to keep people of all ages and abilities entertained.
Similarly, the area surrounding our Setthorns site boasts over 1,000 caches. Setthorns is perfect for older groups and couples wanting to get close to nature. You’ll pitch up amongst the pines and oaks within the beautiful forest and might even get a visit from a wandering pony or two.
Geocaching in Cornwall
We have 2 campsites in Cornwall that offer great Geocaching opportunities in the South West!
Bude is a beautiful location, bordered by hedges with its own field. The site is situated between Crackington and Boscastle which provides lots of walking & Geocaching locations. There are over 350 caches to discover in this area.
The ever charming Veryan, on the Roseland Peninsula in south Cornwall is surrounded by pretty villages and little hamlets. The South West Coast Path, the longest National Trail in Britain is 630 miles long and is just a mile and a half from the campsite. There are over 600 geocaches along this path and the surrounding areas, all of varying difficulty levels.
Geocaching in Northumberland
On Northumberland’s Heritage coast, with over 30 miles of sandy beaches we have two top sites for Geocaching.
Beadnell bay is a top fishing site as well as the home of over 140 caches within a 10 mile radius. Beadnell is a great site for couples, with sandy beach walks to enjoy and lots of wildlife to look out for. There is a mix of easy and challenging caches to find and lots of local eateries to keep you sustained whilst on your adventures!
A little further along the coast is our Dunstan Hill site, a quiet spot well known for its beaches and of course Dunstan Castle. Over 70 caches are available to track down locally and there are plenty of nearby woodland walks to place your own cache if you feel like it.
Geocaching in Wales
Snowdonia National Park is a top spot for Geocaching. You’ll find a mix of easy and challenging geocaches, with a number of serious geocaches in the area.
Bala campsite is within the national park and is just six miles from the lake it’s named after. There are over 250 caches in the area and is also under an hour’s drive from Snowdon itself which has over 1,500 caches to look for.
Llanystumdwy has just 70 pitches and is located between mountains on one side and the sea on the other. This provides beautiful scenery and great walking areas being in an ideal location to explore both Snowdonia National Park and the Lleyn Peninsula which extends 30 miles out into the Irish Sea. Within 10 miles of the site are over 130 caches of mixed difficulty levels.