Top 10 places to visit in your motorhome before summer’s out

Summer may be drifting away from us, but there’s still time to enjoy a motorhome adventure. Here are some locations for inspiration, including some you may not have considered before.

Cornwall

Cornwall is the motorhomer’s mecca. With 400 miles of coastline – and world-acclaimed beaches to boot – it’s the perfect multiple stop motorhome break.

If you want to go off grid, there are some free places to park your motorhome overnight, with a little research.

Discover the legend of King Arthur at Tintagel Castle, explore Cadgwith Cove and take a small boat to St Michael’s Mount. And, if you don’t mind donning a wetsuit, catch a wave on Fistral Beach.

Read the full Travelworld guide for Cornwall here: https://www.motorhomes.co.uk/travel-guides/cornwall/

 

The Lake District

The rugged and scenic Lake District makes for a perfect location for a long weekend getaway. Whether you’re looking for the peace of parking up near to one of 16 beautiful bodies of water or the bustle of Ambleside and Keswick, there’s something for everyone.

Families that enjoy outdoor activities will have plenty to keep them occupied, including abseiling, climbing and sailing.

Read the full Travelworld guide for Cumbria here: https://www.motorhomes.co.uk/travel-guides/cumbria/

 

 Snowdonia & Anglesey

If you haven’t taken your motorhome to North Wales yet, you’re missing out.

From admiring the huge skies and breath-taking scenery or hiking mountains and cycling coastal paths, this is the place to visit.

Spend a couple of nights in Snowdonia National Park and test yourself by climbing the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands. If that sounds a bit too much like hard work, there’s a train which will take you to the summit.

The Italianate village of Portmeirion is worth a visit for its brightly coloured buildings and Roman architecture, and you could even take a trip on the fastest zipwire in the world near Bethesda.

Take your motorhome over the iconic Menai Suspension Bridge to reach the Isle of Anglesey, where fine coastal walks and beautiful sunsets await.

Read the full Travelworld guide for Wales here: https://www.motorhomes.co.uk/travel-guides/wales/

 

Isle of Wight

If the current situation has left you uneasy about travelling abroad, a trip to the Isle of Wight at least offers the illusion of being overseas without leaving the UK. The short one-hour ferry crossing from Portsmouth or Lymington will be exciting for any little ones in tow.

Tranquil touring parks make the perfect base for exploring this interesting island, which boasts miles of sandy beaches and interesting dinosaur walks.

 

Northern Ireland

This amazing country remains undiscovered by many – but it certainly shouldn’t be ignored.

This is an area that has inspired writers and artists throughout time with its unspoiled coastline and stunning valleys.

There’s a reason the Causeway Coastal route has been ranked among the top five road trips worldwide. The route, which starts just minutes from the heart of Belfast, winds along the coast and between steep cliffs. It’s absolutely awe-inspiring.

There are some excellent motorhome parks available, some in designated areas of Natural Outstanding Beauty.

 

Caithness

If you enjoy long drives, head to Caithness, the most northern county in the UK.

Home to John O’Groats and Dunnet Head, the Caithness offers solitude and sublime views.

What’s more, if you visit at the tail end of summer there’s a fair chance you will be treated to a spectacular, life-affirming, never-to-be-forgotten Northern Lights show.

Read the full Travelworld guide for Scotland here https://www.motorhomes.co.uk/travel-guides/scotland/

 

Norfolk

With rolling hills and national walking trails, Norfolk has much to offer the motorhomer.

Bird watching and golfing are all popular pursuits in in this beautiful county, and visitors can also soak in the history and culture of the area by taking a visit to one of the many stately homes or buildings in the centre of Norwich.

Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile is a paradise for people who enjoy the seaside – and a great place for kids.

Read the full Travelworld guide here: https://www.motorhomes.co.uk/travel-guides/norfolk/

 

Pembrokeshire

Travelling by motorhome is Pembrokeshire is a real treat for the senses, even if you will have to practice your reversing skills to deal with some of the lanes!

Alongside the most beautiful beaches are quaint market towns like Tenby, a plethora of castles, cathedrals, houses and even a lighthouse.

If you like a wander you will be blown away by the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, an unbeatable 186-mile walking trail.

There’s plenty for the little ones, including Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo and Oakwood Theme Park.

Read the full Travelworld guide for Wales here: https://www.motorhomes.co.uk/travel-guides/wales/

 

Dorset

Dorset boasts a UNESCO World Heritage Site coastline, as well as pretty villages and towns.

The famous Jurassic Coast is a whopping 95-mile long and contains millions of fossils from millennia past.

If it’s old school traditional seaside entertainment you crave, you won’t be disappointed with a trip to Bournemouth, Swanage or Weymouth all within easy reach.

Abbotsbury Swannery is home to the world’s only managed colony of nesting mute swans.

Read the full Travelworld guide for Dorset here: https://www.motorhomes.co.uk/travel-guides/dorset/

 

The New Forest

The New Forest isn’t very new anymore – in fact, it was planted by William the Conqueror in 1079.

Covering parts of Wiltshire, Dorset and Hampshire, the area is a haven for wildlife with wild ponies, pigs, cattle and deer.

There’s plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, including water sports, cycling and hiking.

There are numerous picturesque villages to visit and its motorhome campsites are rated amongst the best in Britain. What are you waiting for?

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