Camper Bug Blog

Enjoy a Cumbrian adventure in your camper  November 13th, 2019

  Outdoor adventures in Cumbria! Image by Robert J Heath on Visual Hunt / CC BY   The next stop on our virtual road trip is Cumbria, a vast region in the North-west of England where raw, untainted beauty captures both the imagination and the soul. Cumbria is a much-loved dwelling place and muse of [...]

 

Why is Loch Lomond great for family holidays? Here’s why!  April 5th, 2019

    Securing the perfect location for a successful family vacation can either make or break the entire escape. Select a too-tame setting, and you’ll hear plenty an exclamation of dismay from the adventurers and sports fans in the family. Add too much bustle, and the older travellers dismally watch as hopes for a leisurely [...]

 

Four prime campsites for mountain loving campers!  March 21st, 2019

    The wind rustles through layers of lush green foliage creating a soft rustling of leaves. The birds of the mountains call out in cheery chirps and elaborate song. The sun struggles to reach the floor of the thick woodland, creating a restful dance of shadows. You’re in a mountain range, or atop a [...]

 

Top 03 spots for nights of stargazing  February 28th, 2019

    Believe it or not, an increasing number of wanders and campers elect to shut down technology and turn all concentration to the heavens. Welcome to the captivating world of stargazing! The new pursuit is sweeping the globe by storm and the UK boasts of some of the darkest skies in Europe. You’ll find [...]

 

The top 7 sites for thrill-seekers touring Wales  February 21st, 2019

  Wales is loved for its astounding beauty, sheer cliffs, sun-kissed beaches, thick mountain landscapes and abundance of national parks, yet the home of quirky sports like bog snorkeling and coasteering, remains comparatively untapped by daredevils in search of an adrenaline rush. Here are the top 8 activities that capture Wales’s strong appreciation for daring [...]

 

Five pristine Irish islands to get away from it all  February 7th, 2019

  Ireland’s isles have rugged charm and their varying terrains entice a range of acitivities. To get the most out of your trip, ditch the traditional hotel stay for a campervan or motorhome hire. Don’t be held back by check-out times, hotel room views or itineraries! 1. Aran Islands Why Set off the west coast [...]

 

The best locations in Cairngorms National Park to go tent camping  February 1st, 2019

  Scotland is the only section of the United Kingdom that embraces wild camping away from authorised campsites. With the exclusion of modern conveniences like hot showers and toilets, campers can savour life on the open land and drink in Scotland’s’ breathtaking beauty. Tent camping is a great way to appreciate the majestic outdoors while [...]

 

Take in the best views at Snowdonia National Park  January 8th, 2019

    As the largest national park in Wales, Snowdonia National Park contains a plethora of stunning views, coastlines, wetland, beaches and some of the highest peaks in Wales. If you’ve been tempted to visit, we’ll provide all the reasons why your next motorhome or campervan holiday should pass among the jagged summits, wild landscapes, [...]

 

Take the scenic route to the Highlands!  November 26th, 2018

  Ditch the bustling cities for a refreshing route dishing out captivating scenery, stunning coastline and charming villages. Take a van ride to one or more of the locations listed below, stop by the regions historical sites, and you’ll understand why nothing quite beats a scenic ride through the gorgeous landscapes of the UK! Need [...]

 

Swap a campsite for a cave at Lake District!  November 21st, 2018

  If you’re on the lookout for penthouse views over northern Lake District, we’ve got just the place! Trade an overnight campsite stayover in favour of the captivating “Priest’s Hole! The cave is neither dark nor foreboding, and a shallow overhang maintains effective protection from the elements. The cave contains a wide mouth which keeps [...]