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Campervan travel and destination guide

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Looking for inspiration for your next campervan adventure?

Whether you want to stay in the UK, travel to Europe or adventure worldwide, we have all the inspiration you need to explore the world in your campervan.

Guide contents


UK campervan destinations

A campervan is the perfect way to explore the United Kingdom


England by campervan

England is the birthplace of Shakespeare and the Beatles, with London as a globally influential centre at its heart, and there's so much to discover by campervan. From ancient monuments like Neolithic Stonehenge and Hadrian's Wall, to the many national parks, chocolate-box rural villages and pretty coastal harbours, there's something for everyone.

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CORNWALL: The six best beaches to visit in your campervan

Cornwall Beaches in a Campervan

With more than 300 beaches spanning the 250-plus miles of coastline, you are spoilt for choice

We show you six of the best beaches to visit in your campervan. From vast, sandy beaches that are popular with families to secluded tiny coves, there are coastal delights here in spades.

Cornwall beaches  

Dorset:

Take a look at the five best beaches in Dorset to visit in your campervan

Visit Dorset  

Devon:

Here are the seven best beaches in Devon to visit in your campervan

Visit Devon  

Somerset:

The most sensational campsites in Somerset for campervanners

Visit Somerset  

More England campervan travel inspiration

  • A Chichester weekend

    Campervan travel inspiration: a weekend in Chichester

    Visit Chichester  

  • Historic Durham

    Campervan travel inspiration: Durham

    Visit Durham  

  • Castles at Christmas

    Campervan travel: Campervans and castles at Christmas

    More about castles  

  • A Cornish holiday

    Memories of a campervan holiday in Cornwall

    Memories of Cornwall  

  • A beach holiday in Cornwall

    Campervan travel inspiration: A beach holiday in Cornwall

    A beach holiday in Cornwall  

  • More great UK travel adventures

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Scotland by campervan

Every campervanner craves getting off the beaten track and going off-grid, somewhere remote and beautiful. Mainland Scotland offers this in spades. Being largely mountainous and surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic ocean, it’s paradise for outdoor sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and artists. Scotland boasts numerous islands, including Skye, Mull, Orkney, Shetland and the Hebrides, to name a few – all of which are easily reached by campervan.

Scottish campervan travel inspiration

  • Ancient Scotland

    Exploring ancient Scotland in a campervan

    Visit ancient Scotland  

  • Festive Scotland

    A festive campervan escape to Scotland

    Festive Scotland  

  • A weekend in Stirling, Scotland

    Get a real sense of Scottish history with a visit to the beautiful city of Stirling

    Visit Stirling  

  • A Scottish Hebridean adventure

    Discover Scotland by campervan on a Hebridean adventure

    Scottish Hebrides  

  • More great Scottish travel adventures

    Even more Scotland travel destinations available from Campervan magazine

     

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Wales By Campervan

Wales has over 1,680 miles of Atlantic coastline, with the Bristol Channel in the south and the Irish Sea to the north and west. Wales is largely mountainous, boasting over 1,500 square miles of national park land spanning the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia. With a rich and diverse history, there’s plenty of cosmopolitan cities, historical towns, ancient castles and much, much more to explore in your campervan.

Welsh campervan travel inspiration

  • A wild weekend in Snowdonia

    Explore the natural beauty of Snowdon in Wales

    Visit Snowdon  

  • The best campsites in Wales

    Editors' picks of the best campsites in wonderful Wales

    Visit best Welsh campsites  

  • More great Welsh travel adventures

    Even more Wales travel destinations available from Campervan magazine

     

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European campervan destinations

Exploring Europe in a campervan is an amazing adventure that everyone should try

With over 50 countries and 750 million people, Europe is the birthplace of western civilisation. A vast history awaits to be discovered, from ancient Greece to ancient Rome. With over 150 million square miles of panoramas and diverse landscapes and cultures, you could spend a lifetime exploring the wonders of Europe. And what better way to do it than from the comfort of your own campervan?

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IRELAND: The west coast of Ireland by campervan

Cornwall Beaches in a Campervan

From Galway to Sligo on the Wild Atlantic Way: An Irish adventure

From Loch Corib and Aughnanure Castle, through The Twelve Pins and lunch at Roundstone, to Kylemore Abbey and Westport House. The complete adventure to inspire you to visit Ireland.

Visit Ireland   

Germany:

A cultural campervan tour of Germany, at Nürburgring, Heidelberg and Sommerach

Visit Germany  

Norway:

Taking a campervan all the way to the Arctic Circle in Norway

Visit Norway  

Switzerland:

An awesome campervan adventure in alpine Switzerland

Visit Switzerland  

More European campervan travel inspiration

  • Ireland slow roads

    Campervan travel: Taking the slow roads of Ireland's west coast

    Ireland slow roads   

  • German Christmas Markets

    A campervan tour of Christmas markets

    Christmas markets   

  • Touring Norway

    Chilling out with a campervan tour of Norway

    Visit Norway   

  • Sunny Spain

    Come to Spain by campervan, stay for the cycling

    Visit Spain   

  • Spanish Pyrenees

    With stunning mountains, pretty villages, rugged canyons with rivers of clear blue water, skies full of stars and sunny café terraces

    The Spanish Pyrenees   

  • Holland: Dutch Delights

    Campervan travel: Discovering the delights of Amsterdam & Alkmaar

    Visit Holland   

  • Hiring a campervan in France

    Hiring a campervan in France: A diary of a trip to France with family and friends

    Hiring a campervan in France   

  • More great European travel adventures

    Even more European travel destinations available from Campervan magazine

     

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Worldwide Campervan Destinations

Explore the world in a campervan, nowhere is beyond your reach

It takes a bit of daring and a love of an adventure to really explore the world. Here are our most popular inspirational articles from campervanners travelling the world. Their stories might just inspire you to take the journey of a lifetime in your very own campervan, or a hired campervan on a fly-drive holiday.

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USA California: Cruising California in a campervan

Cornwall Beaches in a Campervan

From hiking the John Muir Trail to Yosemite National Park, California is amazing!

The Sierra Nevada of California must be among the sunniest and balmiest mountain ranges in the world. This is the story of two weeks spent campervanning through the Yosemite backcountry, climbing mountains, dodging bears and negotiating wild river crossings.

Visit California   

More worldwide campervan travel inspiration

  • USA: Grand Canyon

    Grand Canyon adventures in a campervan

    Visit the Grand Canyon   

  • The Australian Outback

    Exploring the Australian Outback in a campervan

    Visit Australia   

  • New Zealand

    A campervan tour of New Zealand’s South Island

    Visit New Zealand   

  • Africa: Kenya

    A campervan adventure in Kenya

    Visit Kenya   

  • South Africa

    A campervan trip to the South African Kruger National Park

    Visit South Africa   

  • Shipping to the USA

    How to ship a campervan to the USA

    Read more   

  • More great world travel adventures

    Even more travel destinations from around the world available from Campervan magazine

     

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Book a campsite

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Find that perfect touring park in the UK and Europe by using our comprehensive Campsite Finder facility, which includes more than 3,500 UK campsites and holiday parks for campervans and motorhomes. You can also discover the top 100 campsites in the UK and Ireland with Premier Parks.

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Campervan Magazine

Campervan is the exciting monthly magazine that will give you all the inspiration you need to explore the world in your campervan. Every issue is packed with real-life campervanning experiences, inspiring travel ideas in the UK and further afield, the best campsites to stay on, campervan road tests and reviews of the latest models, and much more!

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