11 Best Jersey Camping and Glamping Sites

A great way to reconnect with nature as well as each other

Whilst Jersey has an incredible variety of accommodation options, the best way to get to know the heart of the island is through a camping experience. Boasting some of the best scenic landscapes and idyllic spots, Jersey Channel Islands is an island that showcases Mother Nature at its finest. Basing yourself in the midst of this exquisite nature offers a deep insight into the island and there is no better way to experience Jersey. Jersey campsite holidays are a great way to reconnect with nature and if you’re travelling as a group, a great way to reconnect with each other. Camping in Jersey is a truly wholesome experience allowing you to wake up to the sound of the birds, enjoy nights under the stars and throw yourself into everything the outdoors has to offer. Thankfully, Jersey is home to an abundance of camping accommodation and you will be surprised by the spectacular camping sites available. 

Reasons to Camp in Jersey

For some travellers, camping is their go-to accommodation whilst for others, it can seem a bit more of a stretch. With so many camping options in Jersey, there is a great Jersey campsite to suit everyone and there are also an abundance of reasons why choosing a camping holiday on the island is an excellent decision.

Freedom and Flexibility

Of all the accommodation options, camping in Jersey offers the most freedom and flexibility. Avid campers are all about spontaneity and going with the flow. By having no itinerary, it is easy to spend more or less time than planned in place and pack up when you want to. You may find yourself in awe of a certain location in Jersey and want to hang around a bit longer. Alternatively, the island has so much to see that you may be frequently moving locations to experience the best that Jersey has to offer. Whatever your plans, camping offers you the freedom to change your mind, leave early and extend your stay easier than if you chose other accommodation options. Whilst some campsites in Jersey are popular and book up fast, many have last minute availability allowing you to change plans at short notice. Even if your first choice is booked up, the island’s small size means that there is always another phenomenal option just a short distance away.

Last Minute Availability

Whilst there are specific sites and camping experiences that are popular and do book up well in advance, on the whole, camping typically has greater last minute availability than other accommodation options. The spontaneity of a Jersey camping experience is all part of the fun with many leaving it until short notice to plan a camping trip or decide where to head to. Campsites therefore generally have excellent last minute availability allowing you to book a camping trip in Jersey at the last minute or change your plans with ease.

Affordability

Depending on the camping experience you sign up for, camping generally has greater affordability. Whilst glamping and select Jersey campsites may come at a premium, the traditional camping experience is incredibly budget-friendly. Depending on the location and the facilities of the campsite, the cost will vary but the facilities you are typically paying for are limited and therefore highly affordable. In most cases, you simply hire a basic pitch for the night for a low fee and the campsite will come with shared bathroom facilities. The more money you save on accommodation, the more money you have to explore the island, visit Jersey’s attractions and try the island’s phenomenal food.

Variety of Options

Camping is not all about pitching a tent and getting stuck in, there are a wide variety of camping options to suit everyone. Many people love the rugged and wholesome experience of classic camping but it is not for everyone. However, Jersey has endless options for camping and in addition to campsites, there are also caravan sites for you pitch a caravan or motorhome. Alternatively, you may choose to stay in a camping barn with a solid roof over your head. If, however, you are looking for a more luxurious experience, glamping is the way to go. Glamping offers all the benefits of camping but with all the amenities of staying in a hotel, the best of both worlds.

Ultimate Relaxation

Jersey camping and connecting with nature is the ultimate peaceful relaxing holiday experience. Surveys and studies have revealed that camping for just one night relieves stress and has many health benefits. Children in particular are said to benefit greatly from camping experiences. The combination of time in the fresh air, time with loved ones and time getting back to basics has a massive impact on little ones. You may also find a digital detox is on the cards due to lack of signal and internet facilities, great for resetting the mind. Camping etiquette is also very relaxed in general with welcoming surroundings and friendly neighbours.

Enjoy the Outdoors

The ultimate reason to choose camping is for the love of enjoying the outdoors. With so much beautiful surroundings, Jersey Channel Islands is the perfect destination to experience the outdoors. Camping in Jersey provides you with unlimited time in the fresh air from waking up to the sounds of the birds to laying under the stars at night. Jersey camping is an experience the whole family will love with plenty of outdoor activity to enjoy. In addition to exploring Jersey’s phenomenal countryside and coastline, back at the campsite, you can play games, spark up a barbecue and even toast marshmallows over an open fire. Whatever camping experience you wish to enjoy, you can find it in Jersey.

Important Information About Camping in Jersey

Jersey camping like all the Channel Islands is only permitted at a designated campsite which is fully licensed and ‘wild’ camping is prohibited.

If travelling with a motorhome or caravan, Condor Ferries offers transportation from the UK. Numerous hire companies are also available on the island. All motorhomes and caravans are required to have a permit that needs to be obtained prior to arrival. All motorhomes and caravans must stay overnight on registered campsites for the duration of the trip. There are five caravan sites on the island that cater for both motorhomes and caravans:

Jersey Camping Options

Jersey has so many different camping options available that there is something for everyone. From glamping pods and quirky camping barns to affordable campsites, the island is home to an abundance of different camping locations to choose from.

Luxury Jersey Camping

Just because you are embarking on a Jersey camping experience doesn’t necessarily mean you need to skimp on luxury. With numerous glamping sites featuring exceptional facilities, camping has been taken to the next level. Whether you fancy a different camping environment or tent life is just not your thing, Jersey’s luxury camping experiences fit the bill.

Jersey Zoo
Jersey Zoo

LUXURY CAMPING

Durrell Wildlife Park Glamping

Les Augres Manor, La Profonde Rue, Trinity, JERSEY JE3 5BP

The most renowned luxury campsite in Jersey is undoubtedly the famous Durrell Wildlife Camp. Nestled in Durrell Wildlife Park, home to Jersey Zoo, Durrell Wildlife Camps offers 12 glamping tents for the ultimate camping experience. These safari-style tents are tucked away behind the zoo’s Lemur Lake keeping you close to the wildlife. If waking up to the sounds of the animals wasn’t enough, Durrell Wildlife Camp offers the best facilities of any campsite on the island. Each glamping tent features its own private bathroom facilities and kitchen space. Guests can cosy up with the wood-burning stove and also enjoy free unlimited access to Jersey Zoo for the duration of your stay. Glamping has never been more wild and camping has never been more luxurious than this incredible 5 star experience at Durrell Wildlife Camp. Read more about Durrell Wildlife Camp… 

LUXURY CAMPING

Clifden Jersey Yurt Holidays

MONT LES VAUX, ST AUBIN, JERSEY JE3 8AF

Overlooking St Aubin’s Bay, Jersey Yurt Holidays is the perfect glamping experience on the south coast. Featuring three luxurious 16 foot yurts, they excellent glamping holidays for both couples and families. Of the three yurts, two feature double beds whilst the third can accommodate up to four and is the ideal size for a family quartet. This eco-friendly site is stylishly decorated throughout with yurts featuring upcycled furnishings and a wood-burning stove. The outdoor areas take in phenomenal sea views with private green spaces for each yurt complete with a barbecue, picnic table and sun loungers. Whilst facilities are in a communal block, each yurt has a designated shower and there is also a fully equipped communal kitchen space. However, the highlight is the relaxing hot tubs with views over the bay.

LUXURY & FAMILY CAMPING

Beuvelande Campsite Tent Village

Rue de Beuvelande, Jersey JE3 6EZ

As the only campsite on the island awarded five AA gold Pennants, Beuvelande Campsite is Jersey’s best campsite. In addition to the premium tents in Tent Village, the main camp at Beuvelande Campsite features a variety of pitch types to suit every budget and requirement. All standard pitches come with an electric hook up whilst super pitches offer greater space. Non-electric pitches are also available and come at a lower cost for campers who are looking for an authentic camping experience and no requirement for electricity. The on-site Tilly’s Restaurant boasts a delicious menu of breakfast, snacks and evening meals with a dedicated children’s menu also available. Other facilities include a bike hire, kid’s playground and swimming pool, great for entertaining children and weekly bingo. 

The campsite offers a selection of bell tents, safari tents and yurts as an alternative accommodation option to the main campsite. The premium tent experiences provide the perfect, private getaway with fully-equipped kitchenettes, private outdoor barbecue areas and king size beds. The premium tents are suitable for families accommodating up to six guests and close to the facilities and restaurant on site.

Family Campsites in Jersey

Camping is a great experience for all the family and particularly beneficial for little ones. Children thrive on being outdoors and studies have shown that in the current digital world, outdoor experiences are more valuable than ever. Jersey offers incredible campsites suited to families with large pitches, great facilities and leisure amenities. 

FAMILY CAMPING

Palms Campsite

la route de vinchelez, st ouen, JERSEY JE3 2DB

Formerly known as the renowned Daisy Cottage, the Palms Campsite has been renovated and rebranded to come back with a bang. The Palms Campsite is one of the top camping destinations on the island and is particularly suited to families. The campsite welcomes all camping experiences with pitches for tents, caravans, motorhomes and campervans. An open area is also on offer with no designated pitches allowing large groups of campers to pitch their tents together. The whole family is welcome as the campsite is fully dog-friendly and well behaved four legged friends are even permitted in the café. The on-site Oasis Café, which opened in 2020, offers a delicious menu serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. The campsite also features a swimming pool, laundry services and a WiFi area, all great amenities for families to have access to. The campsite’s ideal location is perfect for family exploration with close proximity to the beach, surrounding ‘green lanes’ and positioned on the direct bus route to St Helier.

FAMILY CAMPING

Rozel Camping Park

La Grande Route de Rozel, Jersey JE3 6AX

The family-run Rozel Camping Park is one of Jersey’s most popular camping sites. Holder of five AA Pennants, Rozel Camping Park is a resort-style campsite offering an authentic camping experience with the benefit of exceptional facilities. Spread across four fields, the campsite features spacious pitches of varying sizes and with electric hook ups. In addition to the two blocks of bathroom facilities, Rozel Camping Park boasts great family facilities including a laundry room, family changing area and designated baby changing rooms. The campsite is also home to a heated swimming pool with a separate children’s paddling pool. In addition, the site features a children’s playground, crazy golf course and games room, all of which are complimentary for campsite guests. With views stretching to France, Rozel Camping Park has one of the most picturesque settings, taking in the view of the Jersey coast.

Affordable Jersey Campsites

When it comes to affordability, there is no accommodation option more budget-friendly than camping. Whilst the majority of campsites are highly affordable, not all campsites are created equal. Depending on facilities and location, prices can vary but you can always find something to fit your budget. These affordable options are very kind to the budget without compromising on location or facilities.

AFFORDABLE CAMPING

Bay View Camping Field at Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre

La Rue de la PouclEe et des Quatre Chemins, FaldouEt, ST MARTIN, JERSEY JE3 6DU

Set behind Jersey’s best hostel and activity centre, Bay View Camping Field offers an alternative accommodation option to the shared dormitories found at the Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre. Nestled on the cliff top overlooking the Royal Bay of Grouville, Bay View Camping Field offers the traditional camping experience with tons of space in the vast field. The camping field features a modern facilities block that has been recently upgraded. The camping experience at Bay View is all about getting back to basics and at present, electric hook ups are not available. The basic amenities on site provide guests with an immersion into the authentic camping experience. Guests of the campsite also have the option to join activities organised by the JAAC and experience a fun-filled adventure weekend. The Bay View Camping Field is the most budget-friendly tent-based campsite on the island with no extra hidden charges and even dogs can stay for free. Read more about Bay View Camping Field at Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre… 

AFFORDABLE CAMPING

Hideaway Motorhome Stopover

LA ROUTE DE BEAUMONT, ST PETER, JERSEY JE3 7YA

The Hideaway Motorhome Stopover is the top choice for motorhomes to make an overnight stop. In contrast to many campsites on the island that are only open during the peak season, Hideaway Motorhome Stopover provides a licensed location to park up 365 days of the year. The site is suitable for motorhomes only as there are no toilet or shower facilities. However, electric and water connections are provided at each pitch and there is also a chemical disposal facility. The site is close to the beach at St Aubin as well as nearby shops, restaurants and cycling trails. Set in the countryside, the campsite is a peaceful environment with only ten pitches available and is also adults-only adding to the tranquillity. Due to its remote location, an escort service is available from the airport or the ferry port to help guide guests to the site. The site is incredible value for money providing motorhome campers with everything needed at a bargain price.

Unique Jersey Camping

One of the best things about Jersey accommodation is the abundance of unique and quirky options scattered across the island. The island is home to some incredible, one-of-a-kind camping experiences that will enhance your Jersey holiday and create memories that will last a lifetime.

UNIQUE CAMPING

Wild Adventures Jersey Overnight Bush Camp

SECRET LOCATION

Hidden away in the rugged Jersey countryside, Wild Adventures Jersey offers unique, natural experiences. Taking visitors on a journey through the wild side of Jersey, Wild Adventures offers a variety of courses such as foraging, fire by friction and education on medicinal plants. The company’s highlight however, are the Overnight Bush Camps taking you through the full experience Wild Adventures Jersey offers. Guests will have an introduction into all the courses on offer including creating fire, foraging and making cordage from plants. After the wild education, you will test your navigation skills to find the secret location where you will be spending the night. The adventure continues on arrival with a group shelter build to create your accommodation for the night. This is the ultimate camping and adventure experience on the island, a unique and wild discovery in the heart of Jersey that is educational, challenging and extremely fun.

UNIQUE CAMPING

Be Coorie Jersey CamperVan Hire

La Route du Cotes du N, Rozel, Jersey JE3 5BJ

If you want to enjoy exploring beautiful Jersey in a VW CamperVan, Jersey has it on offer for you. Be Coorie Jersey offers CamperVan hire with an array of cute and colourful campers to rent. Navigate the stunning island of Jersey in a colourful, classic camper that comes with all the camping essentials. The classic campers offer the ultimate, nostalgic camping experience and a stylish mode of transport to travel across the island. Alternatively, Be Coorie Jersey also offers three new campers available for hire that are state-of-the-art and fully equipped. The modern, luxury vans feature great facilities including a kitchenette, heating, air conditioning, a shower attachment and pop-up roof with additional bed. The vans are also solar powered and feature an eco-toilet offering all the facilities needed in an eco-conscious way.

UNIQUE CAMPING

Lewis’s Tower

La Grande Route des Mielles, St Ouen, JERSEY JE3 2FN

One of the many incredible and unique properties owned and operated by Jersey Heritage, Lewis’s Tower is an unusual accommodation located in Jersey National Park. The 19th century tower was built as an island defence and has a rich war history. Now, it is used as a fascinating accommodation base and whilst many Jersey Heritage properties have been renovated into luxury accommodation, Lewis’s Tower stays true to its heritage. The basic accommodation features electricity throughout but is not connected to any other utilities. Bathroom facilities can be used at the public toilets a short walk away and are open 24/7. The tower can accommodate up to six guests with bed set ups but guests need to bring sleeping bags and any other essentials. Lewis’s Tower has phenomenal views taking in the landscape of St Ouen’s Bay and has direct access to the beachfront. Not only does the tower have incredible surrounding scenery, it is also utterly charming and offers an authentic camping experience.

UNIQUE CAMPING

L’Etacquerel Fort

trinity, jersey

The 19th century fort on Jersey’s rugged north coast is another addition to the line-up of Jersey Heritage properties. L’Etacquerel Fort is set on the cliffside overlooking Bouley Bay and provides basic accommodation for up to ten guests. Located in a remote part of the island, the fort is a tranquil environment and oozes charm even featuring its very own drawbridge. Once inside, accommodation is basic with no connection to any utilities. With no water or electricity, L’Etacquerel Fort offers the true adventure of camping within a unique and fascinating building. However, the fort does feature a table and benches as well as a fireplace and two composting toilets onsite. If you are looking for a camping experience with a difference, you will find it at L’Etacquerel Fort.

Jersey Campsites by Jersey Region

Jersey Campsites in Trinity

Be Coorie Jersey CamperVan Hire

Durrell Wildlife Camp

L’Etacquerel Fort

Jersey Campsites in St Aubin

Clifden Jersey Yurt Holidays

Jersey Campsites in St Martin

Bay View Camping Field at Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre

Beuvelande Campsite

Rozel Camping Park

Jersey Campsites in St Ouen

Lewis’s Tower

Palms Campsite

Jersey Campsites in St Peter

Hideaway Motorhome Stopover