A new survey of 200,000 campers has revealed the five most popular campsites in the North East.

With an average score of 9.3/10 across the region, it is clear that there are many gorgeous spots to visit.

From the historic Hadrian's Wall to the wild Northumberland National Park, the region offers a mix of dramatic landscapes and cultural landmarks.

The survey was carried out by Pitchup and that is also where you can book a trip.

Here are the top five campsites in the region that you should visit this summer:

1. Woodcroft Farm

The Northern Echo: Woodcroft Farm

Luxury cabins featured on Robson Green's Weekend Escapes.

Hamsterley Forest 20 minutes’ drive; Durham 35 minutes.

Firepit, fully equipped kitchen and ensuite shower room.

2. West Hale Gate Caravan Site

The Northern Echo: West Hale Gate Caravan Site

Quiet Yorkshire Wolds caravan site just outside Burton Fleming.

A 15-minute drive from the beaches at Filey and Bridlington.

Adults-only site on a working poultry farm; no dogs allowed on site.

3. Old Pasture Park

The Northern Echo:

Dog-friendly adults-only site with a lake seven miles from York.

Peaceful countryside location near cycling tracks to York and Selby.

Close to dog-friendly pubs in nearby villages; bus service outside.

4. Butter Hill Caravan Park

The Northern Echo: Butter Hill Caravan Park

Small North Yorkshire site with views of the White Horse of Kilburn.

In the North York Moors National Park, 10 minutes drive to Thirsk.

Two pubs are within walking distance of the site and Cleveland Way is close by.

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5. Heathfield Caravan Park

The Northern Echo: Heathfield Caravan Park

Excellently-maintained site in the Nidderdale valley.

Direct access to the Nidderdale Way; 1.5 miles from Pateley Bridge.

Spectacular views, large pitches, shop, library and spotless amenities.