Described by Jonathan as "performing the ultimate balancing act between size and privacy", this 60-acre "camping behemoth" offers seven fields, two of which are dedicated entirely to large groups. "Backing onto Epping Forest, with its magnificent ancient trees, flower-carpeted meadows, mirrored ponds and abundance of wildlife, this site feels a million miles away from London.
Details Debden Green, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2NZ (020-8508 3008; www.debdenhouse. com).
How much From £7.50 per adult and £3.50 per child.