Campervan Life

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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

Dorset Campervan Hire

Campervan hire in Dorset

There is no better way to explore Dorset than in a campervan hired from Shore Campers. Enjoy the freedom to go where you want, when you want – there’s lots to see and do! We’re lucky to be surrounded by … Read More

Active campervan holiday

12 awesome activities for your campervan adventure holiday in Dorset

It is fair to say we love exploring the great outdoors. We are very lucky that all around us across Dorset and the Jurassic Coast there are plenty of active outdoor sports and pursuits to take part in, some of … Read More

Campervan Christmas and Mince Pies

Christmas gifts for campervanners

Christmas is on the horizon and Team Shore Campers have been thinking about the best or most-wanted gadgets and gizmos for campervan trips. Here we share our list of great gifts for anyone who is camper crazy. Bluetooth Speaker Get … Read More

Winter landscape

Autumn/winter campervanning for the sun lovers

Growing up in sunny South Africa I’ve never been a big fan of the cold. In fact I think I just might be solar-powered as I start running low when confined to the indoors in the colder months. In our … Read More

Campervan Parking in the Field

Our new off-grid campervan parking

We’ve moved! Or at least our vans have. Over the summer we realised we needed a bit more space where we can park the vans. We also wanted somewhere that was in slightly nicer surroundings than our yard near Bournemouth … Read More

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Summer 2019 in pictures

Summer 2019 has been a blast! What a whirlwind. We’ve had a brilliant few months and have especially loved meeting all of you, our fantastic hirers, seeing big smiles on faces and hearing the stories of your travels upon return. … Read More

hire a nissan elgrand campervan

Compare the campervans 2019

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

campervanning with kids

Campervanning with kids

Packing two adults and one or two (frequently noisy and messy) children into a box on wheels for a week away may sound like a crazy idea… but it definitely isn’t! It may be a learning curve, and there could … Read More

Low impact camping

Low impact camping

We live by the ethos of “leave no trace” camping and try to make responsible decisions about where and how we camp in the van. It’s all pretty much common sense, but in essence, when you leave, the campsite should … Read More