Editor’s Choice

Ten of the Best Vehicle Stays

21 June 2019

Who doesn’t love a road trip? Or a rail trip, for that matter. Or how about the fresh, carefree feel of a gypsy caravan?
 
(If only it wasn’t so much of a hassle, organising the actual route!)
 
Stepping aboard a vehicle is a gateway to new adventures. So what if you could capture every bit of that amazing feeling, in comfortable and scenic surroundings that mean you can stay right where you are?
 
We’ve handpicked ten of the quirkiest vehicles to satisfy that wandering soul of yours, from cosily converted horseboxes to wondrous wagons.

Whichever takes your fancy, one thing’s for certain – once you’ve stepped aboard, you won’t want to move a muscle!
 

Fisherton Farm's Vintage Vardos

Atherington, Devon, England
A beautifully wistful collection of off-grid, bow-top wagons nestled in the North Devon countryside.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 8 adults (+ 6 children)
From
£230 / night

Hollym Park Glamping

Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
A quirky range of accommodation, set on a family-run camping and glamping site in the heart of East Riding of Yorkshire countryside.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
From
£180 / night

Bertrams

Hartland, Devon, England
Step inside a classic mystery novel, in a characterful double decker bus set on the grounds of a North Devon country house.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 5
From
£136 / night

Grand Daddy Airstream Trailer Park

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Seven gleaming, individually-styled airstreams secluded at the top of Cape Town's iconic city centre hotel.
Bedrooms: 1 per airstream
Sleeps: 2 per airstream
From
£132 / night (2 guests B&B)

Siesta Campers

Faro, Algarve, Portugal
Simply choose your favourite, fully-equipped VW campervan - then get ready for new holiday adventures in Portugal!
Bedrooms: Varies per van
Sleeps: Varies per van
From
£80 / night

The Oat Box

Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
A luxurious, vintage-styled former horse box for two, beautifully secluded amongst private, hen-dotted farmland close to Ireland's North Coast.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£120 / night

LandyCampers

Broxted, Essex, England
Indulge your wanderlust with an off-grid, self-drive adventure aboard your very own Land Rover Defender, complete with rooftop tent set-up, a cosy lounge, and all the equipment you could want!
Bedrooms: 1 or 2 roof tents
Sleeps: 2-7 guests
From
£165 / night

Beverley Thrills Caraglamping

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
A movie-and-art inspired vintage caravan with laid-back West Coast vibes, located on the edge of historic Stratford-upon-Avon.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2 (+1)
From
£85 / night

The Hoot

Southwick, Wiltshire, England
A dog-friendly, charmingly converted horse box nestled in a green paddock amongst Wiltshire's rolling hills that's ideal for off-grid relaxation.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2 (+2) or 3 adults
From
£110 / night

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