Campers flock to Scotland
08 May 2009 08:07
Camping enthusiasts are increasingly looking at locations in Scotland - though this does not necessarily rule out the purchase of a travel insurance policy.
The Camping and Caravanning Club has claimed that demand for sites north of the border has grown by 30 per cent this year, as the weak pound and good weather encourage consumers to holiday domestically.
This trend could be amplified after the Met Office predicted last week that the UK will experience a dryer and hotter summer than average in 2009.
Jon Dale, spokesman for the Camping and Caravanning Club, identified that foreign tourists are also increasingly staying in the region.
He said: "The main thing is that people do appreciate that it is a cheaper alternative and people abroad do like to go to foreign climbs and Britain is an area people like to come and enjoy."
Last week, the British Resorts and Destinations Association claimed that the current domestic tourism boom will outlast the length of the recession.