Camping near London is one of life's many surprises. Beyond the big smoke of the city, it actually takes a surprisingly short amount of time before you can stumble across some of the UK's best campsites, hidden among woodland on the edge of London or tucked in the rolling hills of the green belt. Glamping sites are in abundance too, with glamping near London really taking off in recent years and a growing number of sites opening every summer. And it's all for good reason. Campsites near London offer city dwellers the chance to break from the hustle and bustle of urban life and head out to the countryside for the most direct access to nature a holiday can provide – sleeping in amongst it! The Cool Camping office is based in London, so we know, as well as anyone, just how important it can be to find a good campsite that's easily accessible from the capital. Whether it's driving to Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire or Buckinghamshire, or getting a train out to the South Downs, Surrey, Sussex or Kent, we're sure we'll have a campsite near London that's right for you. Browse our pick of the best campsites and glamping near London below and book your next escape from the city today!