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Basecamp at Mendip Activity Centre

Lyncombe Drive, Churchill, BS25 5PQ


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Basecamp opening gate


Basecamp is a family campsite in the heart of the beautiful Mendip Hills. Surrounded by ancient woodland, the spacious campsite is perfect for families, small groups and adventurers seeking a UK based holiday or weekend away.

Hidden high on the Mendip Hills, this is the perfect base to explore Somerset, Bath, Bristol and the South West.  Mendip Basecamp is open from the May half term onwards and all bookings can be made online

This “nearly wild” campsite has all the freedom of wild camping with acres of space and a family orientated feel with the added luxury of flushing toilets and hot showers. Other features include:

Fire pits allowed and available to rent

Camp shop and coffee-lounge

Fully licensed bar and cafe onsite

Camp where you like

Check out anytime

Friendly dogs welcome

Toddler play area

Peaceful, surrounded by ancient woodland

Mendip Lodge
Our licensed country lodge is open until late every day and is just a short walk from camp. The best local beers, cooked breakfasts, loaded fries and stone-baked pizzas.

Safari-style tents & bunk rooms available
If you’re not a camper, Basecamp has bunk tents and bunk rooms available to hire. Book a steel framed bunkhouse tent for up to six people, or an indoor lodge room for up to 9 people. Just bring a sleeping bag!

Outdoor adventure activity centre
The campsite is in the heart of Mendip Activity Centre. Activities are not compulsory but if you’re feeling adventurous, choose from frisbee golf, skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, climbing, caving, kayaking, archery and more. There are activities for everyone aged 4+!
















  • Bar
  • Food shop

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Facilites for disabled guests
  • Family Friendly
  • Fire Pits
  • On-site car parking
  • Real log/coal fires

Key Features

  • Accessible
  • Families

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Free Parking

Specialist Features

  • Activity breaks
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families

Show Facilities

Opening Times

Season (3 May 2024 - 1 Sept 2024)

* All weekends and school holidays from May – September


Friday, 30th August 2024 - Sunday, 1st September 2024

Fire eater performing to crowd at nightHarvest Home Festival at Mendip Activity CentreMendip Activity Centre and Mendip Basecamp have teamed up with the Rotary Club of Wrington Vale to bring you a family festival to see out the summer holidays!
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