Campervan Hire in Leeds

Using Leeds as a starting point is a great way to begin an adventure in Yorkshire and beyond. With plenty of motorhomes and campervans for hire in Leeds, there is plenty to choose from for the aspiring road trip adventurer! The ideal location of Leeds is in the fact that you are quite literally starting your adventure with Areas of natural beauty on all sides. To the Northwest of Leeds you will find the Dales, an extremely beautiful expanse of rural delights, with waterways forests and moors to satiate all you ramblers and nature lovers out there. To the Northeast you have the North York Moors national park, which as you might have guessed is an exquisite moorland. Heading south, you will find the famous Peak District which you can read more about here. To summarise, Leeds might be one of the best cities in the UK to start your journey into the wild! Campervan hire in Leeds will be made quick,cheap and easy through a simple search of what is available to rent on our site, which will provide you with numerous choices and varieties of vans for your journey.

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Campsites in Leeds

Now it is time to check out campsites in Leeds,and for this you could always head for a motorhome campsite in the Dales or further afield. For near the city itself, Glenfield caravan park is a great choice. With 30 hard standings suitable for motorhomes, and great facilities including secure storage, hook-ups, seasonal pitches, and even discounts for people wanting to have longer stays. St Helena’s campsite in Horsforth is another great site to stay at. Right next to the site you will find None-go-byes Farm, a lovely place with a farm shop, a lovely walk and several animals including ponies and even a few wallabies! The farm also has well stocked Fishing Ponds for you avid anglers out there. If you get thirsty after a day out in nature, be sure to head to the  Fox and Hounds pub in Bramhope for a tasty pint to slake your thirst.

Things to do in Leeds

Want to have a great day out with the family? If you love animals, Home Farm Temple in Newsam is the place for you. The farm is the perfect place to meet hundreds of friendly farm animals, including sheep, pigs, ducks, cows and goats. A great day out for kids who have the opportunity to get hands on with the chickens and piglets roaming free in the yard! If you are interested in brushing up on some military history, the Royal Armories Museum in Leeds has a staggering number of exhibits, with over 8000 of them displayed over 5 different galleries. There are some very rare pieces here, and you can even have a look at Henry VIII’s own tournament armour!

One of the other interesting things to do in Leeds is the Thackray Medical Museum, which is the perfect mix education and fun for the kids. This museum will take you back in time to explore life among the grime and bedbugs, learn about Victorian doctors whose cure is probably worse than the ailment, and the frightening world of surgery before the discovery of pain relief. With actors and interactive displays, you’ll be entertained for hours!

Events in Leeds

Of all the events in Leeds, most people will have heard of Leeds festival, one of the UK’s largest summer music festivals. The festival features the biggest names in music each year, with hundreds of artists making an appearance. Aside from the music, there is always entertainment and a great atmosphere, making this muddy weekend in August one to remember! One great thing about it is you can hire a campervan for Leeds festival, to give you a glamping experience instead of the more traditional roughing it in a tent. But there is plenty more on offer in this bustling metropolis. If you are a fan of films, Leeds hosts its own international film festival annually. The festival is renowned for its rich and diverse selection and reverence of films from across the world. The festival also has interesting workshops and courses for young people to better understand the craft of filmmaking and is all over a great opportunity to learn and experience some of the less known aspects of film.

So there you have it! Motorhome hire in Leeds with Goboony will be the start of a great adventure, to get started simply search for a motorhome in the location you want it!