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?
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.
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!
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!
As gorgeous as the UK is, sometimes a trip across the Channel is exactly what you’re looking for! Bring your motorhome abroad with you for a budget-friendly and freedom-filled holiday in Europe. We’ll tell you the ways you can bring your campervan to Europe, what you need to know and some fun extra tips! So grab your best beret, prepare for some delicious waffles and start reading.
Many motorhome travellers look for overnight options outside of a campsite, either for flexibility, budgeting or more freedom. This leaves two options; wild camping and overnight parking. We’ll outline both to you, and help you find overnight parking options across the UK and Europe. So read on to discover how you can enjoy the ultimate freedom of motorhome travel without being constricted to a campsite.
Have you ever considered what freedom means to you? For me, and many other women, it’s the chance to travel alone and not feel terrified the entire time. As women, we’re often warned against solo travel or camping alone, but this doesn’t have to be the case. Allow me to introduce my good friend; motorhome travel.
Motorhome hire and travel is a phenomena sweeping the globe, with the amount of campervan trips rising annually. Individuals of all ages, from families to elderly couples to young groups of travellers, are organising motorhome hire for their holiday. And not just summer holidays as you’d expect, but during all seasons, bank holidays and even ordinary weekends! If you’re considering joining this trend, but fear that you may be ill-suited to the motorhome hire lifestyle, then read on to discover whether motorhome travel works for you.
Have you ever spent Valentine’s Day camping? Whether the answer is yes or no, you should go romantic glamping with your partner this year! Enjoy a delightful motorhome camping trip together and feel closer than ever. We’ll tell you exactly why this is the ultimate cute Valentine’s idea, and how to go about making it special for the one you love.
When you begin planning a ski holiday, does your mind immediately jump to motorhomes? That’s alright, ours didn’t either. But that all changed when we took a motorhome on a ski holiday, and we’re here to tell you why you should try it too! Enjoy the winter wonderland first hand as well as more time with your family or friends. These are a few of the many benefits of a motorhome on ski holidays!
The luck of the Irish stretches to having the most delightful national day, celebrated across the globe. You have most likely heard of St. Patty’s Day, or one of the various names attributed to it, but do you actually know the origins of these festivities? And more importantly, how will you be celebrating it this year? Read up about this emerald and chartreuse tinted day, including the best ways to celebrate it right here in the UK!
Are you tired of feeling so trapped in the city? Spending day after day surrounded by buildings and traffic. Can you remember the last time you had a breath of fresh air? Real fresh air, not the kind your humidifier produces. If this is the case for you, it is time for you to make a change, to take life back into your hands. You need a city break, you need freedom, you need a campervan. The life of a motorhome traveller can seem daunting to beginners, but it really does not have to be that way. Read this article, go find yourself a lovely motorhome, and then we can officially pronounce you a motorhome owner, a van lifer.
Can you name something better than cosying up on the sofa with a good book in your hands, and a warm cuppa sitting next to you? We can’t, except… perhaps heading to a literature festival to engage with everyone else who loves doing this! At a literature festival you have the opportunity to meet both fellow fans and renowned authors, participate or listen to lively debates- and discover new things to add to your reading list. The United Kingdom is absolutely filled with literary festivals, but we’ve narrowed it down to out top 5 festivals, suited for a variety of audiences. So now it is time to get reading, get going, and then get reading again!
Are you planning an exciting road trip and could use a little help making sure you manage to see all you want without wasting too much time or having to constantly be in a hurry? In this blog, we bring you a list of some helpful road trip planning apps and some tips on what to make sure you have planned before leaving for a road trip and what is better to keep for the road, once you see what kind of pace you are happy with and what is important for you to see. A road trip planner can make all the difference between a chaotic vacation and an unforgettable, fun holiday - so have a read through this article for some vacation prep!
Germany is one of the best countries for a road trip, due to the close proximity of the cities and the wonderfully high speed limits on highways! But when entering another country, it is vital to inform yourself of the rules and regulations, to avoid a run in with the law from disrupting your holiday. So we’ve collected everything you need to know for driving around Germany, including an explanation of German road signs!
Have you heard about surf camp holidays? Attending these camps has become a huge trend in the last years and there are good reasons why. Though you may associate the word ‘camp’ with bad food, cold tents and your childhood years, surf camps are very different to that. They are for people all ages, though you will mostly find adults there, so no need to worry that you will feel out of place. You will always have delicious meals and beautiful, clean rooms to stay in and will be surrounded by an amazing group of teachers that will introduce you to the wonders of surfing! Due to its weather conditions, Portugal is the most common home to surf camps and we bring you this little guide so you can figure out what is the perfect surf camp in Portugal for you!
Ah Switzerland, home to lakes, villages and the ever reaching peaks of the Alps. Its central position in Europe makes it ideal for a road trip, driving to the classic Zürich, beautiful Geneva and medieval Lucerne. But before you climb into your motorhome, it is important to consider the toll roads, vignettes and regulations you should know to avoid any issues later. We’ll provide you with everything you need to know about tolls roads in Switzerland, so you can focus on packing and preparing for the overload of chocolate and cheese!
Camping trips take a lot of planning, like any trip but even more. You’ve got to think about food, toilet paper, things to do, how to keep clean and so much more. But first you’ve got to get your foundations, the actual furniture to sit on and eat off. And that’s why we are here to help, providing you with the best camping furniture options for your next trip!
Are you excited to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle of the city and spend your next vacation in nature? Maybe you’ve got a campervan booked, walking tours ready and can’t wait to live life in a much simpler way at least for a few days, yet you are still missing something… something easy, authentic and fun. How about going on a foraging tour or walk with people who know all about what the great outdoors in the UK has to offer and can teach you a thing or two? If this sounds like something you would enjoy, this article provides a little 101 into foraging and some tips on where to find good tour guides. Remember, it is really important to go foraging with someone that knows what they’re doing and it’s good to find out a bit about it beforehand too, which is why we bring you this foraging guide for the UK. Enjoy the read!