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Wild Camping with permission...

...connecting campers with land owners

Nearly Wild Camping is a growing network of locations willing to host campers who are looking for a wilder, secluded or quieter camping experience. It brings together ambassadors for the countryside, its rich heritage and wildlife, with those seeking to explore and learn through informal fun, sharing expert knowledge.

Ethical engagement with the countryside

Whether you are a camper or a potential location (or both) standard membership of Nearly Wild Camping is just £20 per year subscription via PayPal

Escape to nature with minimal impact

Members access our online directory which currently has 43 locations across the UK - many exclusive to Nearly Wild Camping members. Most offer more than just camping - open fires, local produce, pottery, nature walks, fishing, woodland camping, hammocks.....and more!

95% of our locations say YES to campfires/BBQs

47% of locations say YES  'dogs welcome'

20% of locations say YES to camper-vans

Some of the locations allow camping all year round

Be part of a movement...

All Subscribers are also shareholders of the co-operative with a say in how Nearly Wild Camping develops, the members own and run the organisation

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Help us to grow

We are a community co-operative working together for everyone’s benefit. Getting involved and contributing time, ideas or telling others about us helps us together make even more difference. Find out more about getting involved. Support us!
All subscription fees support the admin of the organisation and further development.

Go Nearly Wild Camping

Go Nearly Wild Camping

Whatever your age or definition of wild, you can have unforgettable experiences exploring our many unique camping locations across the UK. Check out the locations directory examples and map, subscribe and go Nearly Wild Camping - Be part of the revolution in back-to-basics camping!

Example locations and map

Become a Nearly Wild location

Become a Nearly Wild location

Do you have a potential Nearly Wild location? Do you want to diversify your income? Inspire people to love our countryside? Do you want to join a network of people supporting each other to do the same thing? Find out how to become a Nearly Wild location and be listed in our camping directory. You may not even need planning permission.