About Freedom Camping Club
Who we are
Freedom Camping Club are a family orientated club. Our
purpose is to identify and make available safe and suitable
locations for the purposes of enjoyment and engagement with
the natural environment this country has to offer. We believe
strongly that recreational camping and caravanning has a
significant role to play in developing strong social family
bonds and creating memories of family interaction which in
today's technology driven world is sometimes forgotten.
We are an exempted caravan and camping organisation, authorised by
the government to administrate
campsite certificates, enabling sites to be used as caravan and
camping parks without need for planning permission or a
licence from their
We are authorised to administrate exemption certificates
paragraph 4, 5 and 6 of the
First schedule, Caravan
sites control of Development Act, 1960 and section 269 Public
health act 1936.
We are one of the few exempted organisation in
England who have this authorisation, others include The
Camping and Caravanning Club, The Caravan Club, The Central
Council for British naturism and The Second chance children's
We are a fully formed club with a committee, club
constitution and code of conduct.
What we do
We issue exemption certificates to small non-commercial
sites so they can operate as a campsite. There is no need for
planning permission or a licence from your council. We assess
your site, to ensure it is safe and suitable for use and then
issue a certificate.
There is no limit to how many caravans, tents, motor homes
you can apply to accept, however we do have criteria which
will limit occupation by factors such as access, locality,
impact on neighbours and the facilities you have available.
Any one can join the club as a member. Its free to join and
we give 1 free night camping to members every year.
Members can take advantage of the low cost and a diverse
array of camp sites around the country. Getting access to
places that would not normally be available or would cost
We have regular competitions, giving away camping
equipment, camping vouchers and sometimes cash prizes.
Our purpose it to facilitate the meeting of two specific
groups of people. People who own land and want to make it
available for use and people who want to visit places of
interest for recreation and relaxation purposes.
We licence, administer, advise and promote campsites.
We offer search facilities to members to find camp sites
and incentives to visit, revisit and enjoy.
We have an open club policy, we are non exclusive,
accepting of all regardless of colour, race, gender, economic