Best UK Road-Trips for Wildlife Lovers

Quirky Routes – Nature Lovers Guide to the UK

The top UK road-trips for nature and wildlife lovers to enjoy in the summer, 2024. Quirky Camper’s wildlife tour of the UK offers opportunities to see all the diverse wildlife that inhabits this green isle. All the best spots across seven different road-trips. See marine life in Cornwall, majestic deer in the Lake District, wonderful birdlife in the Peak District, birds of prey in the wilds of Scotland, dolphins off the Welsh Coast and puffins on the rocks of Northern Ireland. 


The wilds of the Yorkshire Dales and the Yorkshire Moors are renowned for their diverse and enchanting native flora and fauna. From wild moorlands to lush green valleys, the landscape varies as much as the animal life. It is the perfect escape for nature lovers, this road trip takes in the dramatic landscape and offers up the best of Yorkshire Wildlife for campervan travellers to explore. 

Yorkshire Wildlife Road-Trip 

Distance – 154 Miles 

Duration – 6/7 Days 

Route – Check out our google map route here 

Stop One 

Yorkshire Wolds

The Yorkshire Wolds are a mystical and beautiful area to explore, there’s plenty of wildlife to see here, but be sure to keep your eyes on the open Wolds in the early morning to spot the illusive hares speeding across the Yorkshire countryside. The best time to see them is in early spring, when they enjoy the wide open spaces. Take a walk along a part of the Yorkshire Wolds National Trail to make the most of the spectacular, breath-taking landscapes. 

Stop Two 

Yorkshire Arboretum 

Red Squirrels are now a rare sight in the UK but luckily they remain living in the Northern parts of the UK including in the great forests of Yorkshire. You can visit Yorkshire Arboretum which maintains a colony of Red Squirrels to help boost the resident population. To see Red Squirrels in the wild and in their natural habitat the Snaizeholme woodlands are a great place to take in the forests that they call home.

Stop Three

Adel Dam Nature Reserve 

Adel Dam Nature Reserve is home to over 36 species of tree, the high canopies protect this diverse woodland, which is home to Great Spotted Woodpeckers and beautiful, bright Kingfishers. Take a stroll around this delightful woodland and wetland reserve and make use of the lake-side hides, with a bit of patience you could be lucky enough to spy a flash of blue! 

Stop Four 

Yorkshire Dales National Park 

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a vast haven for British wildlife, home to a wide variety of species including some rare mammals that have been spotted more frequently in recent years. A local favourite is the charming Otter, always a sign of cleaner waterways, sightings of Otters in the rivers of The Yorkshire Dales are becoming more common. These cheeky animals are hard to spot and often nocturnal, but a walk along the banks of rivers such as the River Ure at dusk or dawn is the best chance of spotting them.  

Stop Five

Studley Royal Deer Park 

Located in Ripon, North Yorkshire the Studley Royal Deer Park Walk is a great way to admire majestic deer and stags, there’s three species of deer in Yorkshire, Red Deer, Roe Deer and Fallow deer, and some 300 of them call the Studley Royal Deer Park home. They can be seen all year round, but be aware of the annual mating season which can make visiting the deer dangerous. There’s well signed walks around the park that make for a perfect day adventure. 

Best Yorkshire Campsites 

Prospect House Farm Campsite

A small, family run rural campsite in the heart of the North York Moors, tucked alongside the chocolate box village of Thornton Le Dale and close to Dalby Forest, this family friendly site lets you immerse yourself in nature, and escape all the chaos of modern life.  

Address – Prospect Pl, Thornton Dale, Pickering YO18 7LQ 

Facilities – Toilets | Family Friendly | Campfire Allowed | Showers 

The Dalesbridge Campsite 

Perfect for exploring the Yorkshire Dales, and within easy distance of the Yorkshire three peaks, this is the site for the hikers, walkers and wanderers. A quiet, idyllic campsite nestled amidst the greenery of trees and open meadows. This site is pet friendly and family friendly and welcoming to all. 

Address – The Dalesbridge Campsite and Cabins, Austwick, Lancaster LA2 8AZ

Facilities – Open Year Round | Toilets | Showers | Pet Friendly | Family Friendly | WIFI | Hook-Ups | Campfires Allowed

Best Yorkshire Campervans for hire 

The brightest of our Yorkshire based campervans to take you across Yorkshire spying all the wildlife this stunning land has to offer.

MANGO – Hire From Dewsbury

The happy go lucky Mango is a charming companion for a wildlife road-trip across Yorkshire. This colourful, bright and airy campervan is fully equipped for whatever you can throw at her. With a bike rack for those seeking exploration on two wheels, an outside shower for rinsing off muddy boots, and solar panels for off-grid exploration, you couldn’t ask for a better travel buddy.

Bike Rack | Dining Table | Festival Friendly | Inside Shower | Solar | Toilet | Fixed Bed | Heater | Outdoor Shower | Fridge | Stove 

HAPPY CAMPER – Hire From York 

Happy Camper is bound to make any hire feel like the happiest of campers. Everything from the cosy dining area for dinners with a view across the Yorkshire Moors, to the in-built toilet and shower, are made for comfort and ease. This luxurious campervan will have you traversing the wilds of the Yorkshire Dales with all the modern comforts of home. 

Bike Rack | Heater | Pet Friendly | Solar | Toilet | TV | Awning | Dining Table | Inside Shower | Dining Table | Fridge | Stove 

The Lake District 

The Lake District is famous for its stunning scenery, vast lakes and picturesque villages, but there’s also abundant wildlife across England’s largest National Park. Lush green valleys, deep forests, wide lakes and waterfalls are just the beginning of things to explore and places to see. 

Lake District Wildlife Road-Trip 

Distance – 88.2 Miles 

Duration – 3-4 Days 

Route – Check out our google map route here 

Stop One 

Whinlatter Forest and Dodd Wood

A rare mountain forest at the North of the Lake District with stunning vistas over Bassenthwaite Lake, Derwentwater and Keswick. Worth a visit for the dramatic scenery alone, it’s also home to one of the rare birds of prey species native to the UK, the Osprey. You may also be lucky enough to see the local Red Squirrels, whether you’re walking, mountain biking or cycling there’s plenty to explore for everyone. 

Stop Two

Haweswater RSPB Reserve 

This expansive wildlife reserve is home to plentiful species of birds. At Haweswater, you may be lucky enough to spy the elusive Red Squirrels as they scurry around the trees, or catch a glimpse of Ring Ouzels as they soar over the hills, wild salmon can be found in the rivers and Mountain Ringlet butterflies flutter over the alpine wildflowers.

Stop Three

Ennerdale Water 

This pristine lake is the site of an innovative re-wilding project and is now home to a large variety of fish species in the clear waters of the lake, alongside rare species of duck and waterfowl. The Ennerdale Forest and Valley is one of the largest in Cumbria, being off the normal Lake District tourist track it is a much quieter destination to explore which means more chances to spy the local wildlife. Red squirrels scurry across the trees, deer reside in the forests and birds and butterflies fill the skies. 

Best Campsites in the Lake District

Parkgate Farm Holidays 

A hidden gem of a campsite and the perfect base for exploration of the Lake District. This site offers plenty of facilities for the whole family. Perfect for peace and tranquillity, this lush campsite will be a breath of fresh air for all who visit. 

Address – Parkgate Farm, Irton, Holmrook, Cumbria, CA19 1YN

Facilities – Toilets | Showers | WIFI | Laundry | Family Friendly | Pet Friendly | Electric Hook-Ups | Campfires Allowed 

Moss Howe Farm Campsite 

This charming campsite is located on a working farm, tucked away in the quiet hills of Witherslack, this tranquil spot is peaceful and perfect for a nature filled getaway. There’s onsite bike hire and walking tracks just a short distance away so however you plan to explore the area, this is a brilliant base. 

Address – Moss Howe Farm Campsite, Church Road, Witherslack, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria & Lake District, LA11 6SA

Facilities – Bike HIre | Toilets | Showers | Wifi | Laundry | Shop | Family Friendly | Pet Friendly | Campfires Allowed 

Best Lake District Campervans for hire  

Our pick of the best campervan for exploration of the Lake District. With everything you need at your fingertips, what better way to explore the wilds of this stunning national park than in your very own home on wheels? 

Wensley – Hire from New Hutton

All the comforts of a campervan with all the size and convenience of a car! This 2 berth campervan is far from cheesy and hosts all the ingredients to create a romantic weekend away. Spacious enough inside to kick back and relax but small enough to guide through countryside roads with ease, there really are no limits with Wensley.

Air Con | Festival Friendly | Pet Friendly | Solar | Toilet | Storage | Heater | Outside Shower | Fridge | Stove

BRAMBLE – Hire from Kendal

Ripe and ready for stealth off-grid adventures, this 3 berth pet-friendly camper is located in the glorious Lake District neighbouring the Yorkshire Dales and Scotland. Named after its fruity friend, Bramble has been kitted out with some sweet decor and functional features including internal hammock hooks providing you with an alternative place to relax and unwind.

Bike Rack | Storage | Outside Shower | Toilet | Dining Table | Heater | Pet Friendly | Fridge | Stove | 6ft + Bed | 

The Peak District 

The Peak District was the first National Park ever created in the UK, its 555 miles of stunning land draws visitors from all over the world. The Peaks are split into the Dark Peak and the White Peak, each a diverse and unique landscape that offers a home to a varied and exciting range of British Wildlife. From the wild moorlands, rocky crags, deep woodlands to the reservoirs and farmlands, there’s plenty to explore. 

Peak District Wildlife Road-Trip 

Distance –  58.9 Miles 

Duration –  3-5 Days 

Route – Check out our google map route here 

Stop One 

Stanage Edge and Ladybower Reservoir 

The Hope Valley is a beautiful expanse of the Peak District encompassing Stanage Edge as well as the Ladybower Reservoir and dam, they are popular among walkers, hikers, climbers and wildlife photographers who come to the area to catch glimpses of the native wildlife. It’s famous for sightings of Red Grouse, and several other species of birds that call the moors their home, including wheatears, stonechats, merlins, and short-eared owls. 

Stop Two

Derwent Edge and Londendale Valley

While not close, these are two two spots where you are most likely to spot the rarest and most elusive of the Peak District mammals, the Mountain Hare. The Peak District is home to the only colony of Mountain Hares in England, easily spotted in winter by their distinctive white coats; wildlife photographer enthusiasts come from far and wide to glimpse this mythical creature. 

Stop Three

Lyme Park 

Lyme Park and House is a stunning place to explore, with 1,400 acres of land to discover. There’s the grand and historical home, the formal gardens, the woodlands, all surrounded by the rugged moors. With a resident Red Deer population at the deer sanctuary, it’s an easy way for families to get up close and personal with nature. 

Stop Four

The Roaches 

Located on the Western Edge of the Peak District, The Roaches are a craggy outcrop popular with climbers and walkers, and a spectacular spot for seeing wildlife. From the top of these peaks you gain vistas across the open heather clad moorlands. From here you can often spot the Red Deer herds that roam wild on the moors, and watch the birds of prey that sometimes fly overhead. 

Best Campsites in The Peak District 

Bank House Farm Campsite 

A family run campsite set in the heart of the Peak District, perfect as a base for exploring both the North and South of this stunning National Park. It’s a low key laid back site where pets and families are welcomed and there’s plenty of facilities available for all your needs. 

Address – Hulme End, Hartington, Buxton, Derbyshire & Peak District, SK17 0EX

Facilities – Toilets | Showers | Fishing | Wifi | Laundry | Shop | Family Friendly | Pet Friendly | Campfires Allowed 

Beltonville Farm Campsite

Set between Buxton and Bakewell, this small, back to basics campsite offers a relaxing countryside vibe with grass pitches against a stunning background of rolling green hills. The handy onsite Farm Shop offers local produce, there’s a cute Cow Shed Cafe for delicious cooked breakfasts and there’s even live music on the weekends if you’re looking for something livelier!

Address – Millers Dale, Buxton, Derbyshire & Peak District, SK17 8SS

Facilities – Toilets | Showers | Shop | Open Year Round | Pet Friendly | Campfires Allowed | Cafe

Best Peak District Campervans for hire 

The roads that span the Peak District are great for road-tripping, they glide between dramatic moorlands and enchanting woodlands. There’s plenty of picturesque campsites that will let you get up close and personal with nature. Hiring a campervan is the best way to get around and find those out of the way places filled with wildlife. Here are the best of bunch of campervans available for hire nearby. 

Wallace – Hire from Sheffield 

Wallace is a super flexible campervan for hire in Sheffield that is suitable for family road trip holidays as well as being a perfect adventure base for one or two people! Wallace can sleep up to 4 people; two downstairs and two in the pop top. During the day, you can use the pop top to give you lots of headroom, but with it down, it means you can easily fit in most car parks and is super easy to drive.

Awning | Storage | Heater | Pet Friendly | Stove | Dining Table | Toilet | Sink 

Belle – Hire From Sheffield 

Nestled in Sheffield just a short drive from the M1, Belle is ideally located to explore the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales, The Lake District and beyond. With crisp white walls and warm wooden cladding; minimalism truly is key in this camper, making the space feel light and airy throughout. Every inch of Belle has been designed to accommodate young families from her soft curved edges to extensive storage great for tidying away toys, games and adventure gear.

Heater | Stove | Bike Storage | Dining Table | Festival Friendly | Fridge | Toilet | Isofix 


Known for its unique plantlife, stunning coastal scenery, warmer weather, beautiful waves and of course wonderful wildlife, Cornwall is always high up on the list of tourist destinations in the UK. A campervan wonderland there’s adventure and wonder from the top all the way to Lands End. 

Cornwall Wildlife Road-Trip 

Distance –  98.8 Miles 

Duration –  5-6 Days 

Route – Check out our google map route here 

Stop One 

Padstow and Puffin Island 

Just off the coast of Padstow is an island that homes the only breeding colony of Puffins still in Cornwall. Take a sea voyage on one of the local boats and you may even see some of Cornwall’s other sea-life on the trip. Padstow itself is a charming fishing village with a lobster hatchery that’s always worth a visit.   

Stop Two

Gwithian and Godrevy 

The long sandy beach of Gwithian is a hot spot for beach goers and surfers alike. Follow the coast around and you’ll have panoramic views from the headland, looking out over Godrevy lighthouse and the resident grey seal colony. The seals can be found relaxing on the beach, enjoying a break from the waves tucked away in a secluded cove visible from the top of the cliff. 

Stop Three

Hayle Estuary RSPB 

This RSPB Sanctuary is a haven for bird watchers. This wetland reserve is home to a variety of bird species including flocks of Teals and Wigeons, even sometimes the occasional Ring-billed Gull from North America. Every year, up to 18,000 migrant and wintering waterfowl flock to the Hayle estuary, in summer if you’re lucky, you may catch sight of an Osprey. 

Stop Four 

Lands End 

The waters off the Cornish Coast are home to a vast array of sea life from Dolphins, to Whales to Basking Sharks. The most frequent sightings of dolphins and whales come off the South West of Cornwall, boat trip wildlife safaris run from Lands End and Penzance and offer a chance to see the coast from a new perspective alongside the local sea wildlife. If a boat trip isn’t for you – you can often see whales and dolphins from the beaches around Lands End. Take a walk along the coast and watch out for telltale spouts of air on the ocean – sure sign of marine life beneath!

Stop Five


Falmouth Bay is perfect for watching Cornwalls diverse world of marine life from the shore or from a boat. The deep waters of the bay, local estuaries and ocean reefs make the perfect environment for varied marine life to thrive throughout the whole year. Often spotted in the bay are basking sharks, minke whales, bottlenose dolphins, and even on occasion humpback whales. Watch from the bay walls or check out local sea safari companies such as Orca Sea Safaris.

Best Campsites in Cornwall

The Old Stables Campsite 

A secluded campsite in South West Cornwall, This charming campsite is a great family friendly site that is just a short drive away from Gwithian beach and Godrevy. There’s plenty of facilities and you can enjoy all the charms of the Cornish Coast from this relaxing base. 

Address – Gwithian Road, Connor Downs, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5EA

Facilities – Toilets | Showers | Family Friendly | Pet Friendly | Hook-Ups | Campfires Allowed 

Treverven Farm Camping 

A peaceful coastal campsite with spectacular views and plenty of space. Great for families there’s even a kids playground to keep everyone entertained. Just a 15 minute drive from Lands End this is a campsite tucked away from the crowds in the Cornish Countryside, a perfect peaceful paradise. 

Address – Treverven Farm, St Buryan, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6DL

Facilities – Toilets | Showers | Shop | Wifi | Laundry | Shop | Pet Friendly | Campfires Allowed | Kids Playground 

Best Cornwall Campervans for hire 

What better way to explore the Cornish Coast than in your very own campervan? Escape the humdrum of life and choose adventure in your very own rolling home. Choose from our selection of vans available for hire in the area for the road-trip of a lifetime. 

Doris – Hire from Truro 

Doris is a beautifully crafted 2 berth campervan finished to a high spec, this van delivers on all levels from the interior design to the innovative use of state of the art technology to create a luxurious rolling home. Her cosy seating area is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious breakfast, come bedtime, the seating area turns into a cosy double bed with a memory foam mattress, so you can wake up feeling rested and ready for adventures.

Air Con | Bike Rack | Dining Table | Heater | Outdoor Shower | Solar Panels | Toilet | TV | Sat Nav | Pet Friendly | Fridge | Stove 

Cornish Shores – Hire From Truro 

Cornish Shores is the perfect campervan for escaping modern life and exploring the rugged beaches and wild moors of Cornwall and Devon. This fully equipped campervan comes with everything you could need on your adventures. From an enviable kitchen with fridge, freezer, double hob and even a coffee maker, to a portable toilet, awning and impressive off-grid capabilities. If you’re stopping off at some of the stunning campsites in Cornwall, Cornish Shores has an electric hook-up, so you’ll never be short on power.

Toilet | Awning | Pet Friendly | Solar Panels | TV | Fridge | Stove | 


The vast wilderness of Scotland is brimming with wildlife that can be seen nowhere else. Its diverse and varied landscape is the perfect environment for animals, birdlife and marine life to thrive in solitude away from prying eyes. There’s plenty of places to see the animals that call Scotland home without disturbing them. Check out our road-trip of the hotspots for a chance to see some of the most impressive creatures in the beautiful landscape. 

Scotland Wildlife Road-Trip 

Distance –  574 Miles 

Duration –  7-10 Days 

Route – Check out our google map route here 

Stop One 


There’s so much wildlife to see off the coast of Oban, from puffins to seals to Basking Sharks. The best way to see all the different kinds of wildlife is from the ocean, there are plenty of boat tours running from Oban, Basking Shark Scotland specialise in multi day boat tours, kayaking and even snorkelling experiences. 

Stop Two

Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands are famous for their roaming herds of majestic red deer. They are the largest species of deer in the UK and can be found across the Scottish Highlands, from Loch Ness to the Cairngorm National Park. The deer are wild and can be found far and wide particularly in large forested areas throughout Scotland, but for great viewing spots in the South there’s The Red Deer Range in Galloway Forest Park has a viewing hide and guided visits, Glencoe, the Cairngorms and the Isle of Skye. 

Stop Three

Ben Mor Coigach Reserve and the Isle of Eigg

Ben Mor Coihach is the Scottish Wildlife Trusts largest Reserve, a safe haven for Scottish wildlife of all kinds, and one of the few places you may be able to spot a rare glimpse of the Mountain Hare. Easier to spy in Winter with their distinctive white coats, these beautiful animals love the higher climes and colder temperatures of the Scottish Highlands. They can also be seen on the Isle of Eigg. 

Stop Four

Loch of the Lowes, Perthshire

The Loch of the Lowes is a spectacular wildlife reserve in Perthshire, it covers over 130 hectares of woodlands, and freshwater loch. It’s the perfect place to tuck yourself away in a hide and glimpse a sight of some of Scotland’s rare birds. One of the biggest draws for bird watchers coming to this area is the chance to spy the beautiful Osprey, but there’s also Canada and greylag geese, wigeon, tufted, golden eye and mallard ducks, grey herons and so many more. From April to September you might even be able to see some of the resident beavers building their dams. There’s plenty of walking trails to discover and a visitors centre for all the information you need. 

Stop Five


The Trossachs National Park 

The Trossachs National Park covers woodlands, mountains, tranquil lochs, glens and a rocky coastline of sea lochs. Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park brim with wildlife to discover. Across the four distinctive areas of the National Park – Loch Lomond, Cowal, The Trossachs and Breadalbane, are a variety of environments that offer homes to all kinds of creatures. Head to the David Marshall Lodge Visitor Centre, a well known place to spot the adorable but elusive pine martens, where you can watch them from a specially constructed hide. 


Sango Sands Campsite 

There’s nothing that can compare to parking up on the cliff tops above award winning beaches, Sango Sands Oasis Camping offers amazing sea views from the North West tip of Scotland. A wildlife lover’s ideal spot you might be lucky enough to see whales, seals and even Bottlenose Dolphins cruise by, this is a great family friendly spot with plenty of facilities. 

Facilities – Toilets | Showers | Electric Hook-Ups | Laundry | Kitchen | Bar | 

Address – Sango Bay, Durness, Sutherland, IV27 4PZ

Badrallach Campsite

A small, friendly and quiet site located just a short stroll from the shores of Little Loch Broom. Containing only 12 grass pitches on a gentle slope it’s perfect for campervans. This is a back to basics site, a well maintained campsite that lets you immerse yourself in the tranquillity of nature, but it is well maintained with love and care. 

Address – Badrallach Campsite, Bothy & Cottage, Croft 9, Badrallach, Dundonnell, Garve IV23 2QP

Facilities – Toilets | Electric Hook-Up | Pet Friendly | Showers 

Best Campervans for hire Scotland 

Explore Scotland by road-trip with one of our amazing, unique and hand-crafted Scottish based campervans. There’s nothing more freeing than travelling by campervan – free to move as you like without having to worry about booking hotel rooms. What better way to get closer to nature? Check out our Scottish Campervans today!

Toffee – Hire from Edinburgh 

Toffee is designed to be enjoyed in the wild. Fitted with solar panels and leisure battery, you can rest assured that when you park up, Toffee can power your off-grid adventure. Cooking is a doddle in Toffee, with 2 gas burners and a grill you have everything you need to make a delicious meal after a long day exploring.

Fan | Heater | Sink | Radio | 6Ft Bed | Sat Nav | Solar Panel | Outside Shower 

Edina – Hire From Edinburgh 

Edina aka The Edinburgh Princess makes a magnificent travel companion for those seeking wild and luxurious adventures. Her whitewashed walls, terracotta upholstery and Moroccan-style flooring will add sunshine to your trip no matter the weather. Sleeping two in a double fixed bed, Edina is the perfect place for romance. 

Fan | Storage | Outdoor Shower | Solar | Toilet | Dining Table | Heater | Stove 


Adventure and wilderness awaits you on a road-trip to Wales. Come see all the spectacular wildlife on offer, discover the magnificent coastline of Pembrokeshire, the snowy mountains of Snowdonia or the rolling hills of the Brecon Beacons. There’s so much to see and do in this beautiful country and what  better way to see it all than by campervan?  

Wales Wildlife Road-Trip 

Distance –   109 Miles 

Duration –   3-4 Days 

Route – Check out our google map route here 

Stop One 

Elan Valley 

The Elan Valley is home to a special kind of landscape, filled with a wilderness of reservoirs, lakes and woodland. There’s wildlife in abundance here and so many ways to see it and explore, by bike, car or on foot. Nestled in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains of Mid Wales, this area is home to an incredible ten species of birds of prey, some are only located here in particularly seasons, but year round you may be able to catch a glimpse of kites, buzzards, peregrine falcons, merlins and goshawks. 

Stop Two

Cardigan Bay 

Famous as both a stunning bay with spectacular vistas out across the ocean, it’s also one of the best locations in Wales to see dolphins. Watch them from the Coastal Path or take one of the marine life watching boats to see them up close. 

Stop Three


The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park encompasses miles of golden sandy beaches, rugged rocky outcrops, and enchanting wildlife. From Strumble Head you can see porpoises, basking sharks, minke whales and even on occasion orca. Down towards Marloes peninsula you can spot grey seals and at certain times of year seal pups can be seen in their fluffy coats. 

Stop Four

Bwlch Nant yr Arian 

The visitor centre on the hill of this beautiful reserve is famous for its Red Kite feeding station, where you can witness the stunning Red Kite population. The reintroduction of Red Kites in Wales is one of the biggest wildlife reestablishment success stories in Wales. Take a day to see the Red Kites and wander the local area. There’s a wide range of way-marked walks, mountain biking trails, running trails and horse-riding trails and even a mountain bike skills park, plus a café, shop and play area for kids.


Glan Y Mor Camping 

A small picturesque campsite, set over 2.5 acres of green fields, the site sits within the grounds of the beautiful Glan-Y-Mor House. There are plenty of on-site facilities plus beautiful sea views of St Brides Bay, and within walking distance of St Davids, Caerfaibeach and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

Address – Morfa Bychan, Porthmadog LL49 9YH

Facilities – Pet Friendly | Toilets | Showers | Campfires Allowed | Kitchen | 

Hillfort Camping 

​​Hillfort campsite is a large site set in rural countryside surrounded by greenery. With plenty of space you’ll find a true escape in the great outdoors. There’s tons of great facilities and stunning views of the Pembrokeshire coastline. 

Address – Penparc, Goodwick SA64 0JQ

Facilities – Firepits | Showers | Toilets | Fridge |  Freezer 

Best Campervans for hire Wales 

There truly is no better way to explore all the wonders of Wales than by campervan. What better way to get stuck into wilderness and become closer to nature than by waking up and stepping straight into the great outdoors? Check out our Wales based campervans for your perfect travel companion today.

Sydney – hire from Mold 

Sydney is a luxurious VW campervan with a minimalist interior that’s designed for adventure or remote working. Perfect for couples or solo travellers, Sydney is equipped with all the comforts of home while allowing you to explore the great outdoors.

Air Con | Fan | Storage | Inside Shower | Toilet | Dining Table | Heater | Outside Shower | Fridge | Stove 

Heulwen – Hire from Cardiff

Turn heads wherever you go with Heulwen’s sunshine yellow exterior, it’s impossible to be gloomy when you’re travelling in this campervan. Her 360 windows make the most of the views no matter where you are, and you can cook up a storm in the fully equipped kitchen enjoying glorious vistas of lakes, mountains or beaches. Located in Cardiff, this is the perfect campervan for exploring the cragged ranges of Snowdownia, the wild ruins of North Wales, or the spectacular coastline in Pembrokeshire.

Dining Table | Pet Friendly | Fridge | Stove | Heater | Sink | Solar Panels 

Northern Ireland  

Northern Ireland is a road-tripper’s dream. A stunning coastline, vibrant and varied wildlife, exciting cities, quaint villages and picturesque mountains. Not to mention one of the most recognisable landmarks in the world; the Giant’s causeway. This 3-5 day road trip takes in some of the mountains, scoastal and lake scenery this verdant green land has to offer as well as the amazing wildlife that inhabits it. 

Northern Ireland Wildlife Road-Trip 

Distance –   184 Miles 

Duration –   6-7 Days 

Route – Check out our google map route here

Stop One 

Oxford Island

A stunningly beautiful nature reserve on the Southern shores of Lough Neagh. There’s miles of walking trails to explore the area, and hides dotted along them for birdwatching. This area is known for its abundance of bird species which thrive in the wildflower meadows, bog lands and woodlands of this spectacular reserve. Bird species found here include Jays, Buzzards, Pochards, Tufted Ducks, Coots, Chaffinches, Dunnocks, Robins and Tree creepers. 

Stop Two 

Castle Espie Wetland Centre 

A diverse and fantastic wildlife rich wetland nature reserve. Castle Espie is a centre for education and rewinding, and is working towards building safe habitats for native Irish animals that are struggling in the wild. They provide a safe haven for all endangered or at risk wetland wildlife including cheeky otters, herons, amphibians, king fishers, bats, beavers, water voles, and so many more birds, mammals, bugs and even eels! 

Stop Three

The Gobbins 

The Gobbins are a unique wildlife experience, this nature reserve is accessible only by guided tour – where you’ll be guided along a nature reserve walk located right on the edge of the cliffside. This spectacular walk offers a unique and exciting perspective from which to see some of the cutest and most difficult to spot bird residents of the Northern Irish Coast – Puffins! During a trip to the Gobbins you will tour the cliffs and caverns carved out by the ocean, teeming with wildlife and offering up breathtaking views, this is a must see spot for wildlife lovers of all ages. 

Stop Four 

Rathlin Island 

This rugged and isolated island offers a quiet and tranquil beauty. Take the ferry across from Ballycastle to explore a nature reserve undisturbed by the modern world. The island is a paradise for wildlife lovers, watch seals play in the waters of the rocky shores, or visit Northern Ireland’s largest seabird colony based by the ‘upside down’ light house at the Light RSPB bird reserve. 

Stop Five 

The Sperrin Mountains 

Embrace the wild and get ready to explore the quiet and tranquil world of the Sperrin Mountains. This vast landscape is filled with an unspoilt natural beauty, there’s hikes for every ability in and around the mountains; whether you want to hike up to the highest point of Sawel Mountain, or explore the open lands around the towns. No matter where you choose to roam there’s plenty of wildlife to see. The mountains and forests teems with birdlife from peregrine falcons, to buzzards and sparrow hawks, on the ground and in the trees you can see red foxes, sika deer, pine martens and even red squirrels. The incredible rare Golden Eagle is also sometimes sighted in the skies here, so be sure to bring your binoculars!


Flesk Water Camping 

A family friendly campsite with picturesque countryside views, and just a short drive to the coast and beaches. Set in a beautiful meadow edged with trees and wildflowers its a charming natural haven for travellers and wildlife. 

Address – Flesk Water Camping, 96, Drones Road, Armoy, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT53 8XA

Open Year Round | Toilet | Showers | Family Friendly | Pet Friendly | Communal BBQ | Electric Hook-Ups | Campfires Allowed 

Share Discovery Village 

The ultimate family campsite, Share Discovery Village is such an amazing campsite your kids won’t want to leave it. With playgrounds, a pool, activites, plus water sports and everything an adventure loving family could hope for. All this alongside a natural landscape, surrounded by idyllic countryside. 

Address – Share Discovery Village, 221, Lisnaskea Road, Lisnaskea, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, BT92 0JZ

Facilities – Open Year Round | Toilets |  Laundry | Family Friendly | Showers | Pet Friendly | Swimming Pool | Kids Playground

Best Campervans for Hire Northern Ireland 

Explore the wild delights of Northern Ireland by campervan. The best way to discover the stunning landscape of this beautiful country. Take in the coastline, wildlife, mountains and inland gems from the freedom of a campervan, bring everything you need with you and travel with a home on wheels. 

Coleen – Hire from Dunmurry

Put your holidays on the map as you travel Ireland in style. Situated in the Lagan Valley, Colleen is bursting with personality and is custom built with functionality in mind. Her rear dining area quickly transforms into a cosy double bed – so whether you’re enjoying a lazy morning under the duvet or a romantic meal for two – you will always have the best spot in the house for breathtaking views. This is your chance to wander through the fabled Glens of Antrim and travel the Wild Atlantic Way, explore truly breathtaking sights and sink a Guinness in a proper Irish pub!

Dining Table | Heater | Solar | Tow Hitch | Ceiling Fan | Festival Friendly | Toilet | Pet Friendly | Inside Shower 

Are you ready to discover all the wonderful wildlife the UK has to offer? Explore our range of campervans for hire across the UK today, and find your perfect campervan companion for your next great adventure. 

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