What if I told you that you could have an amazing road trip right here in the UK? That you could opt for a full week, a weekend, or even an afternoon, and still get the fulfilling freedom and wind-filled hair of a glorious road trip? Find out our top 5 road trips in England, covering this entire glorious country, and let your adventures begin!
Travelling by motorhome is an amazing way to discover the United Kingdom and Ireland. A chance to get lost on endless roads through mystical landscapes, and come closer to nature, all in the comfort of your own home on wheels. Forget about 5 star hotels as you will experience 5 million stars with the starry sky above your campsite. But where can I spend the night with my motorhome? What types of motorhome stopovers are there and how can I find a motorhome parking near me? Can I also camp in the wild?
Bedfordshire is home to many attractive landmarks for all ages, ranging from the historic Elstow Abbey, to Whipsnade Zoo, to beautiful natural landscapes. With summer rapidly approaching, checking these places off your bucket list is a must for all travel enthusiasts. And what better way to do so than taking a camping trip to Bedfordshire? You can wake up to a luscious green view as you sip your morning coffee, before hitting the roads, all with staying at some of these 7 must-visit campsites in Bedfordshire.
A motorhome is a magnificent way to escape the grind of day-to-day life, travel the world and experience ultimate freedom. There’s just one obstacle between the United Kingdom and lots of other unique countries, cultures, landscapes and cities: A whole bunch of watery blue!. Fortunately travelling by ferry is an amazing experience which, besides spectacular views, might give you the opportunity to spot some exotic sea animals. But many questions accompany the decision to travel by ferry. What would be the best spot for me to take the ferry? What can I expect of motorhome ferry prices? In this blog I will show you some convenient ferry routes for motorhomes, give you an indication of the expected costs and provide you with some practical tips that will help you cross the briny deep.
With warmer days heading towards us, it is time to start planning your summer holiday! Many mistakenly think you have to travel abroad for a fantastic summer trip, but this isn’t the case when you live somewhere as gorgeous and varied as the UK. So instead of booking a flight, consider renting a motorhome and heading to one of these amazing summer holiday destinations right here in the UK.
Many of us travel by motorhome for the freedom it provides, being able to go anywhere at anytime. And what demonstrates that kind of freedom better than being able to sleep wherever you want with free camping and parking for campervans! Free overnight motorhome parking in the UK can be tough to find, which is why we’re helping with some of the top places for free campervan parking in the UK, but showing how you can find them too!
Motorhome travel isn’t always the cheapest holiday experience, but it doesn’t have to be that way for your trip to Ireland. You can reduce accommodation costs through looking for free motorhome camping options in Ireland, so that you can see the Emerald Isle with your mind free from budget woes. Find out more about what wild camping and free campervan overnight parking entails, and the best places to do so in Ireland!
People often think camping trips, or holidays in general, can’t include their beloved pet. This is completely false! If you plan right, bringing your dog on holiday can ensure you have the best holiday yet. We’ll help you along the way, giving you places to visit, tips for at the campsite and the best dog friendly campsites in the UK. Let’s get started!
If you’re looking for South of France road trip ideas, look no further than the Route Napoleon. This road trip will allow you to combine sight-seeing with a historical twist. Following Napoleon Bonaparte’s 1815 march from Elba to Grenoble, you’ll get to dive into the culture and history of southern France. Given that the route avoided large cities, you’ll get to see the more rural regions of France and enjoy the tranquility and beauty.
Ever considered throwing caution to the wind and just heading out on the road for the trip of a lifetime? An example of this would be Freek and Inge, perhaps not your first thought when you consider #vanlife. They decided to take on a huge challenge, one rarely done before… to travel through South America in their Volkswagen T3! After drooling over their trip through amazing Instagram photos, we decided it was definitely time for an interview.
When you think of your honeymoon, I’m guessing your mind didn’t immediately jump to Wales, and that’s okay! But now take a few minutes, and actually consider visiting Wales in a campervan for your honeymoon. We’ll tell you why to take a campervan, and the most romantic honeymoon destinations within Wales. And why Wales? This stunning country is severely underrated, as many forget the dramatic mountains, breathtaking coastlines and picturesque villages it holds. You get to stay closer to home, avoid time wasted on travel and keep your holiday on a budget. Whether you’re from Wales, live in Wales, or simply feel like trying something new, this is the honeymoon destination for you!
What could be better than combining Isle of Man short breaks with the thrill and excitement of a motorcycle race? By camping in a motorhome for it all! Enjoy the comfort and freedom of a campervan whilst joining the thousands flocking to the annual Isle of Man motorcycle race. Find out all about this exciting event, and how to make the most of your Isle of Man TT camping trip in a motorhome!
The South West Coastal is an amazing road trip in Scotland that is only starting to be widely recognised, as till now everyone had considered the North Coast 500 to be the ultimate Scotland road trip, the Scottish route 66! Read up on why you should go for this road trip route instead, taking in the beautiful region of Dumfries and Galloway. Check out our Scotland road trip planner, and then get the engines running and partake in this trip yourself.
Are you ready for the newsflash of the century? Your romantic, amazing honeymoon does not have to be abroad! You don’t have to spend thousands in the Bahamas or Portugal or Paris. You can have the perfect honeymoon right here in Scotland. Shocking, right? But seriously, so many forget that there are so many romantic honeymoon destinations right here in the UK, and even less consider the possibility of enjoying them in a campervan! Read on to find out our top 5 honeymoon destinations in Scotland, and why you should enjoy them in a motorhome.
Often when our mind wanders to honeymoons - don’t deny it, we’ve all had that daydream!- it will go straight to white stunning beaches, clear waters and romantic villas. We associate honeymoons only with places like Hawaii, Thailand and the Seychelles. But this may not be possible for all, due to budget and time constraints, or perhaps some of us simply yearn for a more original, but still romantic, honeymoon destination!
With all the exciting events coming to Silverstone this summer, and it being a great place to visit all year round, it is important to work out how your stay will work! In order to maximise time at the track, minimise time in traffic and spending over your budget, Silverstone camping in a motorhome is the only way to go! Read on to find out how you can organise your camper hire, find camping near Silverstone and things to do in the area!
We couldn’t help but notice Oliver and Sofia’s gorgeous photos across the globe as they explored New Zealand in a campervan, so we made sure to catch up with them once they had returned! They shared their New Zealand road trip with us, including tips for anyone looking to enjoy a similar experience. New Zealand is an absolutely stunning country, and the best way you can explore this vast land is behind the wheel of a motorhome, as that is actually how Goboony began.
If you’re from the UK, you have certainly heard of the North Coast 500 by now. Known alternatively as the Scottish Route 66, this heavenly drive has quickly become the face of Scottish road trips. But for those of you unfamiliar with the famed NC500 route, or simply looking for a more exact description, we are here to help! We’re going to run you through the entire North Coast 500 road trip, from start to finish. This will naturally include your North Coast 500 motorhome accommodation as well as things to do on the way. So before you pack your bags and organise your campervan hire in Scotland and let's find out your NC 500 route and itinerary.
Camping is often mistakenly interpreted as a summer activity, accompanied only by scorching weather and school holidays. But camping can be a great activity, whether with friends or family, throughout the entire year. Camping trips can be the ideal getaway for a weekend, a half term break or even during winter! To ensure this is always possible and to minimize disappointment, it is important to know which campsites in Scotland are open all year round. Here are 5 campsites in Scotland for you to peruse, along with who they’re suited for, how to get there and any other details worth knowing!
A region bursting with history and beautiful nature, Northumberland is the perfect destination for a road trip adventure in the UK. You will be hard pressed to see all of its fascinating sites in one trip, but this blog will show you what to do in Northumberland so you get the most out of your time there! We will also help you find the best places to camp in Northumberland with a list of our favourite campsites.