Definition of campsite in English:



  • A place used for camping.

    • ‘The sociable, friendly atmosphere of most campsites means that the pastime is ideal for those looking to make new friends, or for something more.’
    • ‘There are many campsites and static caravan sites.’
    • ‘There are the remains of about half a dozen campsites, and the campers have just left tons of rubbish.’
    • ‘Good campsites are plentiful here, but the more basic Department of Conservation sites offer the opportunity to park with basic facilities in pristine wilderness areas.’
    • ‘Yesterday morning Hawes Tourist Information Centre only received one call about bed and breakfast accommodation, but lots of inquiries about campsites.’
    • ‘Eight years ago we spent a week in a tent on a clifftop campsite in Whitby.’
    • ‘Countryside campaigners have won their battle to defeat a multi-million-pound plan to transform two of the biggest campsites in the New Forest.’
    • ‘There are some particularly picturesque campsites in the surrounding countryside which could provide an alternative to B&B or a hotel.’
    • ‘Retailers, hotels, holiday camps, campsites and caravan parks have all reported increased business.’
    • ‘They plan to either turn it into a playground or build a garage or a campsite if an owner does not come forward.’
    • ‘Somewhat surprisingly for a country with such extreme landforms, Namibia lends itself to self-drive safaris using campsites or lodges for accommodation.’
    • ‘There are campsites, caravans or cheap B&B's on both sides of the river.’
    • ‘Our campsite is probably only half full and most of the summer houses haven't been opened up yet.’
    • ‘Today's campsites are well equipped and beautifully located, with all mod cons to hand.’
    • ‘Although there were no outbreaks of the disease in East Yorkshire, visitor numbers slumped after rights of way and campsites were closed.’
    • ‘There are plenty of campsites, as well as cabins for hire.’
    • ‘If your budget is tight rent a safari-equipped vehicle, camp in recognised campsites and hire a guide when you feel that you need one.’
    • ‘Sure, there is a sandy Mediterranean beach a few miles away, and campsites, restaurants and bars catering for families on holiday in the new century.’
    • ‘Two giant campsites have been set up for the protesters.’
    • ‘There are few public campsites and very few shops along the trail where you can buy food, so the best and easiest bet is to stay at B&Bs.’
    bivouac, encampment, cantonment, barracks, base
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