The Camping and Caravanning Club, the oldest and largest Club for all forms of camping in the UK, has grown to a membership of 300,000 households for the first time in its long history.
The Club, which was founded in 1901, has grown by more than 5% each year in the last two years alone to reach this landmark figure. And with each household membership including up to two adults plus children, the Club now represents the interests of more than 750,000 campers, caravanners and motorcaravanners in the UK.
Club President Julia Bradbury
A number of factors have helped contribute to the Club’s ongoing success: these include warm summers in recent years, lower fuel prices and wider range of camping and glamping options, all of which mean the British ‘staycation’ is booming.
Factor in the increasingly luxurious and easy-to-use camping and caravanning equipment available today, plus the trend toward reconnecting with nature and switching off from busy day-to-day life, and it’s easy to see why camping and caravanning is all the rage right now.
In line with these trends, the Club has seen an increase in motorhomers, caravanners and tent campers pitching up on its network of over 100 award-winning