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!
  • Sleeps: 2-7 guests
  • Bedrooms: 1 or 2 roof tents
  • Bathrooms: n/a
  • Minimum stay: 3/4 nights

LandyCampers is the brainchild of Max and Bela, two surf instructors who once spent an entire summer living in and out of their own beloved Land Rover Defender (or Landy for short!)

Teaching would-be surfers along the glistening French and Spanish coasts, they realised that living slow, free and easy in the beautiful Great Outdoors is something everybody should experience…

…which is why each of their individually converted Landys is perfectly equipped to take you blissfully away from the beaten tourist tracks, in style and comfort.

Simply choose your favourite Landy – a Defender 90 for two, or a Defender 110 for up to five – and get ready to hit the open road with a state-of-the-art, water-resistant roof tent, a comfy lounge in the rear, super-sturdy awning, and all the gear you’ll need to set up camp wherever you choose.

Max and Bela have seen to it that every last accessory included is of high quality, as well as ensuring you’ll have much more than the bare minimum required for an average camping break.

For starters, the roof tents feature a generous, larger-than-double-bed sleeping area with an extra-thick mattress, so there’ll be no wasted time (or breath!) struggling with airbeds in the dead of night.  The new Defender 110 ‘Fern’ is ideal for families, as it comes equipped with dual-rooftop tents, for the ultimate off-grid family adventure. The 110 also includes – as standard – side wall panels for the 270 degree awning, which allows guests to create a large fully enclosed space to eat/relax/etc once fitted – what a great addition!

And with large skylight windows, you can gaze at the stars to your hearts’ content… or simply grab a book from your on-board Landy library to help you drift off.

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At a glance

  • A small fleet of lovingly customised, fully equipped Land Rover Defenders, for you to take on a new self-drive holiday adventure!
  • Defender 90 (2 guests) or Defender 110 (5 guests) with a state-of-the-art roof tent (dual roof tent in the 110), a lounge in the rear, and all the equipment you’ll need for cooking, eating and sleeping in your chosen location.
  • Pick up and be fully introduced to your chosen Landy from the company’s Essex location, two miles from Stansted Airport and easily accessible from the city.
  • Innovative off grid additions include solar panels, a high-capacity battery, and a powered coolbox, keeping your carbon footprint to a minimum.


  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Off-Grid


Land Rover Defender 90 (2 guests) or Defender 110 (7 guests) with customised cockpit featuring Android/Apple Play infotainment system, smart storage, rear lounge, (the Defender 110 also has dual roof tent and side wing panels for the awning), solar panel, battery generator, coolbox.  Integrated foam mattress, lights, insect sheets, bedsheet, pillows, duvets and covers or multi-season sleeping bags, bathing towels, table and folding chairs, LED rechargeable camping lantern with torches, fairy lights, awning lights, EcoFlow 600w portable power station with 4 wall outlets and USB ports, Moroccan blankets, pots and pans, colander and bowls, Vango kettle, coffee maker, Vango plates, bowls, glasses and mugs, cutlery and cooking utensils, chopping board, knives, vegetable peeler, corkscrew, tin opener, cheese grater, scissors, pot stand, Vango double burner and infrared grill/gas cylinder, salt, pepper, oil, sugar, tea, coffee, beeswax wrapper and silicone lids, portable firepit and barbecue, briquettes and firelighters, eco cleaning products, 8 litre collapsible water container.

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Solar panels, high-capacity battery and a powered coolbox mean going off-grid is easy, while each Landy comes complete with a safety-customised cockpit that includes an Android Auto/Apple CarPlay-based infotainment system… so that’s your essential road-trip playlist sorted!

To begin your adventure, all you’ve got to do is collect your chosen Landy from the convenient pick-up location in Essex, just two miles from Stansted Airport and easily accessible from the city.

Here, you’ll be given a thorough introduction to your new travelling companion’s driving behaviour, and all the on-board equipment, before you head off in any direction you care to go.

Not sure exactly where you’re headed? That could well be part of the fun! But if you need a helping hand, Max and Bela are more than happy to help out with route suggestions and travel planning tips.

It’s ridiculously easy to turn a holiday into a fresh-air-filled adventure with LandyCampers, so why not swap that boring hotel room for something new and exciting instead?

Things to note

Pick up/drop off from the Essex location any day of the week usually between 9am – 7pm on weekdays. Every rental includes driver insurance, breakdown assistance, and secure car parking for your vehicle during the hire period.

Where you'll be staying

Broxted, Essex

What the guests of LandyCampers say

“We thoroughly enjoyed our time in the Defender. It’s equipped with everything you could possibly want for a camping weekend – Max and Bela have gone above and beyond to make everything as convenient and comfortable as possible. My son thoroughly enjoyed the novelty of driving in such an iconic vehicle.”

“Wonderful owners, top notch equipment and the Landy is gorgeous from all angles, inside and out! Pristine! Highly recommended!”

“We had the best time exploring Suffolk and Norfolk in the LandyCamper. Max and Bela offered lots of advice about the best nearly-wild campsites and planning our route when booking and the Defender was in perfect condition (and is easily the cleanest I’ve ever seen). It was packed full of every bit of camping equipment you could think of and they had even baked us a homemade sourdough loaf – ready for our Saturday morning bacon and egg sandwich in the open air.”

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