Outdoor World

20 of the best campsites in Europe

A tent is your cheap ticket to wild beauty spots across Europe, from Swedish reservoirs to Greek beaches with walk-to, wildlife and stargazing on tap Le Clos du Lac , Provence, France Setting Mountains Pitches 50 Activities Fishing, swimmingPerched at 1,485 metres on the leading edge of Ecrins national park, this mountain site offers Instagrammable views from the tent door and a range of picture-perfect outdoor experiences. Serre-Poncon lake is a short walk away, for swimming or angling, and nearby Boscodon forest has a host of hiking trails. At the…

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The best secret beaches, pubs and places to stay in the UK

For those who like to keep situations low-key, our columnists recommend lovely, quiet coastal blots, and cosy saloons and boltholes with superb views BEACHES Killard Point , Ballyhornan, County Down Walk out through orchid-studded pastures to reach this remote headland with sandy inlets and skylarks. Swim in crystal water with starfish and closes. You are on the Lecale Way, a little-known coastal roadway that retraces the remote western shore of County Down. Continue on to the south to find an island isthmus and a multitude of deep ducts known as…

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