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Visiting the top 05 islands in Ireland  February 7th, 2019

  The word island generally summons images of tropical climates and refreshing breezes dancing through the palm trees. Ireland’s isles may not be the quintessential island, but their rugged charm and varying terrain entice a ranger of wanders. Enjoy a pint by the sea or leave the bustle behind in favour of tourist-free heaven! Here [...]

 

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 [...]

 

The five best castles in Ireland  January 25th, 2019

  Ireland contains a wealth of crumbling medieval castles (an estimated 1,000 defensive forts to be precise) scattered across the length and breadth of the island. These forts were owned by the most powerful families however many were deserted and left to disintegrate with time. Thankfully, a large number of these castles are now fully [...]

 

Little explored Roman ruins that deserve your time!  January 14th, 2019

    Under the guidance of Emperor Claudius, the Roman invasion of Britain began unfolding in the year 43 AD however Caesar had already stepped on British shores in 55 and 54 BC – to the complete satisfaction of the adoring Roman public. Emperor Claudius recommenced Caesar’s subjection campaigns, and soon the Romans had gained [...]

 

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 furnish all the wonderful reasons why you must take your next motorhome or campervan hire holiday among the jagged [...]

 

Our top five picks for Celtic culture and history!  January 2nd, 2019

  The Celtic tribes originated from central Europe and shared a common language, religious beliefs, traditions and culture. Celtic culture is said to trace as far back as 1200 B.C, and the first documented Celtic tribes were referred to as “Galli” or barbarians by the Roman Empire of the 6th or 7th century. The Celtics [...]

 

Make time to drop by the UK’s five best UNESCO World Heritage sites.  December 12th, 2018

  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO lists and legally protect locations and landmarks that present cultural, historical, scientific and other importance to humankind and has been doing so for over 30 years. Currently, the organisation has marked a total of 1,073 sites across the globe and 31 of the protected [...]

 

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 [...]

 

Embark on the King Arthur Trail  November 12th, 2018

  Legendary British ruler King Arthur is credited with leading armies against the Saxon invaders during the 5th and 6th century. While historians debate the very existence of the king, numerous Arthurian hotspots dot the UK and even inspired Guy Ritchie’s 2017 film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Irrespective of the films poor reception [...]