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Best Christmas Gifts for the Campervan Fan 0

Best Gifts for the Campervan Fan 2024

Ah the joys of the glorious frosty and crisp mornings of winter… unless you’re a campervan fan, as you ain’t going far in this weather! However the next best thing to being in the...

VW T7 California Camper Concept 0

VW T7 California Camper Concept

There’s a new classic in our midst – the VW California – and it’s an absolute beauty! OK so it’s still a cramper but finally VW have designed something that takes inspiration from all...

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Brittany 2018 Camper Van Trip

At the last minute thanks to impending snow in April we decided to drive south instead of north to the Lake District & the Isle of Skye as planned. Being based in Brighton for...

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4×4 Fiat Ducato Campervan Prototype

It doesn’t look like Fiat will become the first ever commercial vehicle manufacturer to go into production with a 4×4 camper but they’ve certainly turned a few heads with this new prototype. It’s a...

Lucy Wadham – The Secret Life of France

Lucy Wadham – The Secret Life of France

This most fascinating book of revelations of French life is an absolute must-read for anyone with an interest in France in particular, or even just keen to understand the complexities of immersing yourself in another...

Tim Cahill – Road Fever

Tim Cahill – Road Fever

Hold on tight for an incredible and hilarious story of an actual road trip fromTierra del Fuego, Argentina, to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska that took place in a record breaking 23 days. It’s an incredible...

Ben Hatch – Road to Rouen

Ben Hatch – Road to Rouen

Brighton boy Ben Hatch does what every budding author and Francophile would love to do and pulls off a laugh out loud comedy charting the trials and tribulations of close-proximity campervan trips to France....

Gerald Brenan – South From Granada

Gerald Brenan – South From Granada

Now re-released this excellently descriptive book of life expatriating to the Sierra Nevada region of Adalucia, Spain is a joy to read. Written in part as a travelogue and part-biography English author Gerald Brenan is...

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Habitat Melamine Campervan Crockery

Like you we’re always on the look out for nicer tupperware (see you in Lakeland!) and finally a decent high street (?) brand has come up trumps with something colourful, durable and light. Pop...

GRP Camper High Top Roof Polish - 0

GRP Camper High Top Roof Polish

I found mixed information on how to tackle the annual renewal of a campervan high top so thought I’d throw together my efforts on video. It’s all a bit hand held but I think...

Huttopia, Versailles 0

Camping Huttopia, Versailles, Paris

Address, long/lat: Website. 31, rue Berthelot 78000 Versailles. 48.794261, 2.161026. Google maps link. Star rating:  What we didn’t like: no shop What we liked: closest you’ll get to the palace of Versailles in a campervan, easy...

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Camping Le Sabot, Azay le Rideau, Loire

Address, long/lat: Website. Le Sabot 37190 Azay-le-Rideau. 47.258734, 0.469745. Google maps link. Star rating:  What we didn’t like: basic, cheaper campervan aire right next door What we liked: clean for age and level of comfort, very...

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Camping La Venise Verte, Coulon, Marais Poitevin, Deux-Sèvres, Vendee

Address, long/lat: http://www.camping-laveniseverte.com/ 178, rue des Bords de Sèvre 79510 COULONN. 46.315013, -0.609095. Google maps link. Star rating:  What we liked: lovely riverside location, shady, nice pool, play area, very quiet, boat & bike rental What...

Aire at Challans, Loire Atlantic 0

Aire at Challans, Loire Atlantic

Address, long/lat: 22-24 Boulevard Viaud Grand Marais 85300 Challans. 46.850764, -1.874466. Google maps link. Star rating:  What we liked: recreation field adjoining allowing you to get out of the van and run around, campervan services,...

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Camping le Lac du Ribou, Cholet, Vienne

Address, long/lat: http://www.lacderibou.com/ Allée Léon Mandin 49300 CHOLET. 47.036500, -0.841974. Google maps link. Star rating:  What we liked: great swimming pool complex, nice shady pitches, family friendly but also quiet, BBQs allowed What we didn’t like: no...

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Aire nr Le Mans (Arnage), Sarthe

Address, long/lat: Rue du Port 72230 ARNAGE. 47.930323, 0.184115.Google maps link. Star rating:  What we liked: right on the river bank, campervan servicing facilities, lovely ride along the river, shops nearby What we didn’t like: small...

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Aire at Oissel, Seine Maritime

Address, long/lat: Quai de Stalingrad, Oissel. 49.336676, 1.090349.Google maps link. Star rating:  What we liked: riverside, peaceful, water & chemical toilet facilities, free What we didn’t like: very little Riverside location Very peaceful free spot

Aire at Le Touquet, Pas-de-Calais 0

Aire at Le Touquet, Pas-de-Calais

Address, long/lat: Allée de la Royale air Force, 62520 Le Touquet-Paris-Plage. 50.514267, 1.618007. Google maps link. Star rating:  What we liked: quiet at night, free What we didn’t like: noise from the airport, a long...