Caravans and motorhomes are immensely popular in the UK. There are well over a million vehicles across Great Britain, including both touring and static ones. People use them for short and long breaks alike, enjoying one or many of the thousands of campsites on offer.
Over the years the quality of vehicles has improved substantially. Caravans and motorhomes are now better equipped than ever before, featuring all of the comforts of home you could want. The improvements have seen more and more people take to them and start enjoying holidays without hotels or bed and breakfasts.
The very best thing about a motorhome or caravan trip is you have the ability to take all kinds of things with you on your trip, from clothes to suit any weather to bicycles and games. This means you can plan for anything and ensure you are equipped to have the very best time. It also means you can potentially save a great deal of money. This is perfect if you are on a budget or want to have more to spend on attractions and souvenirs.
Motorhomes and caravans can be taken across the UK and even further afield if you wish. In both cases you have the comfort of having your accommodation and the other facilities you need with you. This means you have far more freedom to travel and stop where you please.
Whatever your plan, one of the most important things to look at before the trip is the road rules. These will differ by country and you need to ensure you are aware of them. As part of this you should take a look at your route and make sure the roads are suitable for your vehicle. Remember motorhomes can be much taller than cars and may be unsuitable on roads with restricted head height. You’ll also want to stick to proper road surfaces as much as possible to ensure you can drive safely and effectively.
Preparation is crucial before your trip if you want to ensure you have the best experience. If you need to arrange motorhome hire you should do this early, ensuring the vehicle is equipped with the facilities you want. From here you can move on to checking your route, arranging nights at some campsites and planning what you need to take.