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ELGRAND TOUR: THE BLOG

Life on the open road - campervan tips, inspiration, campsites, Shore Campers updates and more...

Summer 2020: the great staycation

Earlier in the year we had no idea what kind of a summer to expect, but it thankfully turned out to be a positive one! From July, we welcomed lots of people to our lovely new campervan HQ to collect … Read More

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Campervan paddleboarding holidays

Campervan paddleboarding holidays

There is a certain synergy between campervanning and paddleboarding, both providing freedom to explore at your own pace. And now with inflatable –hence more portable- SUPs (stand up paddleboards) accessible and popular, especially since lockdown, what’s stopping you? A paddleboard … Read More

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Campervan HQ Barn

What’s it like to hire a Shore Campers campervan?

So, what’s it really like to hire a campervan from us? Whilst every adventure is unique, the one thing that is constant will be the campervan and your Shore Campers experience. Everything you need for camping is included We started … Read More

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Campervan Checklist

Shore Campers’ campervan trip checklist

Lots of people ask us what they need to bring with them and what comes in the campervan. We provide an inventory list of what’s in the campers in the hire pack you’ll receive closer to your trip, but in … Read More

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Campervan sunset in Bournemouth

Honeymoon campervan hire

With the stresses of wedding planning, working out a honeymoon in a foreign country in the time of coronavirus could just be a step too far. Why not choose a holiday that is simple, stress-free and with freedom like no … Read More

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Last updated:24/09/20 Since 4th July when we were able to re-open, we’ve had a successful summer enabling all your campervan staycations and adventures! Under current government guidelines, taking a campervan to go on holiday or for overnight stays is allowed … Read More

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Compare the campervans 2020

People often ask us what the differences are between the campervans. The truth is… not much! They are all beautifully converted Nissan Elgrand E51s (luxury MPVs imported from Japan). They come with power steering, electric windows and a rotating front … Read More

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Emergency accommodation for key workers

Emergency accommodation for key workers

Just as a reminder, our campervans are available as emergency accommodation for key workers who need somewhere to stay – e.g. if they need to isolate themselves away from vulnerable people or if they are working away from where they … Read More

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Free Campervan Colouring Sheets

Free campervan colouring sheets

When the campervans are out on hire, we usually include a couple of colouring pages and colouring pencils for families in with the paperwork bundle in the van. So in case you are missing us and want to channel your … Read More

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we love Elgrand campervans

The best things come in small packages

…AKA why we love campervans over motorhomes Over the past few years we’ve toyed with the idea of trying out motorhomes or diversifying Shore Campers to include a motorhome rather than just campervans. For clarity, a campervan is a self-contained … Read More

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