QUIRKY CAMPERS TOP TEN Campervans of 2023

2023 has been an extraordinary year here at Quirky Campers, marked by a parade of spectacular campervans and some very happy road-trippers. With an increasing number of travellers looking for sustainable holiday options, staying local has never been more popular. Our campervans have been travelling the length and breadth of the UK, offering a great way to keep both feet on the ground and still experience an awe inspiring journey.

Picking a favourite campervan is virtually impossible so instead of playing favourites let us present a run down, in no particular order of the top ten best Quirky Campervans from 2023. Every single one of our campervans is handpicked for their unique and beautiful conversions, so no two are ever alike, just like our wonderful customers and their amazing holidays, we believe that wherever you’re going, and whoever you are, we have the perfect campervan for you. So sit back, relax and enjoy the absolute Cream of the Quirk. 



Best Compact Campervan Award

Popular Features – Portable Toilet and Outdoor Shower

Pet Friendly | Festival Friendly 

What the customers say:

‘Brilliant and well designed van. A mini home away from home and tons of great touches, would highly recommend.’ – Josh

Bee is a 2 bed, 3 berth cosy campervan that has taken 2023 by storm. Bee is a Festival Friendly and Pet Friendly campervan, located in Warrington in the North of England between Liverpool and Manchester, which makes her perfect for those travelling up to Scotland. With rental prices starting from £82.00 a night Bee gives you a lot for your money. Bee’s reverse camera and sensors make her smooth and easy to drive, as does the compact size and automatic transmission. 

Perfect for two going off on an adventure, Bee’s Off-Grid system will keep you going for days of exploring. Including the always popular features of a portable toilet and outdoor shower, Bee has proven again and again that she’s worthy of Quirky’s Best Compact Campervan Award. 



Best Scottish Campervan Award

Popular Features – Heating & Fan 

Pet Friendly | Festival Friendly 

What the customers say:

Very pleasant weekend. Everything worked well. Good instructions and trouble free handover and delivery. Would be very happy to book again for a longer trip.’ – Gillies

Coming in hot is Isla, our most popular Scottish based campervan. This Scottish beauty is ideal for travellers flying into Edinburgh ready to explore the wild Highlands of Scotland. Festival friendly and pet friendly, Isla is a two person campervan that’s open to all travellers. The spacious design of her interior, cosy wooden panelling, and white washed cupboards make her picture perfect for renters. 

A ceiling fan for summer nights and heater for the winter ones make her a year round travelling superstar, and a 6ft+ bed makes her beloved and comfy for all. An indoor portable toilet and outside shower provide modern facilities for those looking for a little luxury. Renting prices for Isla start at £102.00 per night. Isla is your road-trip all rounder, perfectly placed for realising the campervan dreams of anyone who books her. 



Most Romantic Campervan Award

Popular Features – TV/DVD Player & Inside Shower

Pet Friendly | Festival Friendly | EU Travel Friendly 

What the customers say:

Had a brilliant time hiring Casper and adventuring North Devon. Easy booking process and the owners were excellent hosts throughout my hire…’ – Della

Casper is the campervan for those looking for a little bit more luxury in their van life. Stepping inside her door is like walking into a hotel suite. Complete with indoor shower and toilet, all the modern amenities are available. Located in Somerset, Casper is popular among those travelling down to the South Coast to explore Devon and Cornwall. 

Pet and festival friendly, this campervan is flexible for all your needs, Casper’s prices start at £97.00 a night, so even if you’re looking for a campervan to take on a longer trip into the EU, Casper’s got you sorted. Casper’s popular features include a fantastic awning which provides cover and expanded space for evenings of eating and relaxing outdoors on warm summer nights, there’s ample storage for all gear, a heater for nippy nights, and solar panels for off-grid capabilities. Ready for weekends away or long slow travel, Casper is a versatile and practical campervan that you won’t want to miss. 



Best Adventure Campervan Award

Popular Features – Bike Rack & Inside Shower

Pet Friendly | EU Travel Friendly

What The Customers Say:

‘Deets was so much fun! We took her for a long weekend off grid in November and it was perfect. We were able to get outside whatever the weather knowing we had a cosy home to come back to.’ – Henry + Amy

Located in Romsey, just North of Southampton, Deets is the EU friendly campervan that’s ready to roam. Perfect for two, Deets has all the gear needed for a campervan adventure. Deets has optional extras for everyone, including a bike rack, paddleboards and plenty of storage space which means you can take all your gear with you, whether you’re mountain biking or paddleboarding. 

Whatever the weather Deets is ready, there’s heating for warming up and a ceiling fan for cooling off. If you’re looking for a snuggly night, there’s even wifi for movie watching when the rain’s coming down, levelling jacks are available to even out the wheels at night so you’ll never be sleeping on the wonk. The list of features in this campervan is endless, the kitchen is fully equipped so you can cook up anything on the double gas hob and store all your goods in the fridge and cupboard space. Deet’s fixed bed means there’s no need to worry about putting it up and down each night, but there’s still plenty of space in this spacious campervan, you can even sit down fo dinner at Deet’s dining table. Deet’s pricing starts from just £102.00 per night, and the only feature that Deets is missing is you! 



Most Unique Campervan Award 

Popular Features – Pop Top & Automatic Transmission

What The Customers Say:

‘Elton was a dream! The owners were thoughtful, responsive, and very easy to communicate with throughout the entire process…’ – Shannon

There’s no van quite like Elton, this campervan always stands out from the crowd with his retro vibes, fabulously decorated not just on the outside, but inside as well. The interior is decked out in glorious yellow, brown leather and fabulous floral prints, making Elton a blast from the past but with all the modern day amenities. Elton’s small size and automatic transmission make him a dream to drive around the Scottish countryside. 

Throw into the mix the rear parking sensors and sat nav and you’ll be nipping around in Elton in no time. Elton may be small but there’s plenty of space for all in this Edinburgh based campervan. With 4 belted seats, and space for four to sleep in the pop-top and converted bed, Elton is ready for families, friends or couples, to voyage into the unknown. Elton’s off-grid capabilities include a 200W solar panel to keep your small gadgets running while you’re on the move. Nights in Elton start from just £102.00, so book now for a taste of that Scottish freedom.



Most Photogenic Campervan Award

Popular Features – Hot Water Shower & Full Oven 

Festival Friendly | EU Travel Friendly 

What The Customers Say:

‘We loved our time with Ike. Packed full of features, with a great fit and finish. Really clever use of space inside the van…’ – Charlie

Ike is a bold, bright and beautiful 3 berth campervan built with epic road-trips in mind. Not content with just looking great, Ike is ready for anything. Festival and EU travel friendly, you’re free to go wherever the mood takes you. This Bristol based campervan is tailor made for family campervan adventures. A spacious sofa converts into a huge 6ft+ bed at night so even the tallest explorers can get a good night’s rest, there’s also a bonus camp bed that hovers above the main bed for one child. 

The solar panels and inverter provide enough power to keep you off-grid for even wilder explorations, and the huge water tank provides plenty of hot water for the indoor shower. Ike’s fully equipped spacious kitchen has a hob, refrigerator and full oven. Ike has a wood-burner and a heater for keeping the chilly evenings at bay, and creating cosy evenings in. The double JBL speakers and a bike rack give you those extra special features that make a trip truly unforgettable. A night in Ike starts from just £100.00, no detail is too small for this wonderful campervan so you’re sure to have the trip of a lifetime.              



Best Modern Campervan Award 

Popular Features – Air Conditioning & Indoor Shower 

Festival Friendly 

What The Customers Say:

‘Franky was a joy to drive, beautifully kitted out, very comfortable and had everything we could possibly need. We had a wonderful holiday!…’ – Jules + Simon

The fabulous Franky is a luxurious campervan conversion based in London. This clean cut, wood panelled beauty has so many features it’s a miracle they all fit in the one van. Franky has air conditioning and a ceiling fan so you’ll stay cool no matter how hot it gets. If you’re travelling in the winter months, not to worry, Franky has a great little heater to keep you warm. Franky has not one but two showers, indoor and outdoor, take your pick for washing off the day’s activities, whether you’ve been dancing away at a festival or hitting the hiking trails. Franky’s prices start from £139.00 a night, a little slice of luxury in the campervan world. 

Stay cosy and comfy in Franky’s massive bed, at over 6ft long there’s plenty of space to stretch out. Franky’s kitchen contains everything you need, including the kitchen sink, a stove and refrigerator, and even a dining table. Easy to drive Franky has both reversing sensors and a sat nav to make your trip as smooth as possible. If you’re heading off-grid there’s no need to be without your modern conveniences, Franky comes with a portable toilet, solar panels and an inverter, so you can head off the beaten track without needing to go back to the stone age!



Best Family Friendly Campervan Award 

Popular Features – 2 Full Size Double Beds

Pet Friendly | Festival Friendly | EU Travel Friendly 

What The Customers Say:

‘Bear is a top notch van. Very comfortable and well equipped. Bear’s owner was fantastic to deal with – very helpful and accommodating’ – Andrew

Bear is the most popular of the London based campervans and it’s easy to see why. Located just outside the M25 in Epping, Bear is perfectly placed for access to everything the UK has to offer. Just a quick look at the photos show you how adorably pet friendly this van is, and not only that but with two full size double beds, Bear is perfect for a whole family campervan trip.  

Travelling across to the EU? Bear has your back – this spacious and open campervan is stunningly designed with long term travel in mind. Maximising space while minimising waste, Bear manages to squeeze in an inside shower and toilet combo, full kitchen with a double gas hob and plenty of cupboard storage space. A pull-out awning offers you the ability to extend your camping space even if the weather isn’t looking so good. Enjoy relaxing evenings sitting outside your campervan safe in the knowledge that bed is just a step away. Bear’s in van WFI will even keep you connected while you’re on your travels. Starting from just £105.00 per night, a trip in Bear won’t cost an arm and a leg but could just give you the world.



Best Cosy Campervan Award

Fancy Features – Outdoor Wood-burner & Outdoor Hot Water Shower 

Pet Friendly | Festival Friendly | EU Travel Friendly 

What The Customers Say:

‘Amazing experience from start to finish. Paul and Fi went above and beyond to make our trip memorable. Communication was fast and easy. The van setup was perfect.’ – Tanner + Colleen

Dolomiti is the campervan for Scandi dreaming, this cosy campervan conversion is inspired by mountains and off-piste travel. Cosy and cool collide in this pet friendly campervan, imagine hot mugs of tea around the cosy wood-burner with this professional conversion. 

Built for life off the grid and touring around Europe, whether you’re hitting up the Dolomites themselves or going local with the Brecon Beacons, full time vanlife would be a cinch in this fully equipped campervan. Dolomiti has a portable toilet, outdoor shower, a well equipped kitchen with two ring hob, and tons of amazing add-ons for fun adventures, including a portable hot water shower, outdoor BBQ and chair set, and outdoor rocket stove. For as little as just £92.00 per night, this cosy dream could be all yours.



Best Campervan for EU Travel Award

Popular Features – TV & Indoor Hot Water Shower

Pet Friendly | Festival Friendly | EU Travel Friendly 

What The Customers Say:

‘We had an absolutely brilliant time with Tyson. The bed is so comfy and the blackout curtains and covers plus the incredible amount of storage on board meant that we could take everything we needed and spend the week feeling really comfortable and relaxed…’ – Ran + Andy

Tyson is a classic all-rounder campervan, and one of the most popular vans on Quirky Campers, there’s nothing you need that Tyson hasn’t got. With a stunning wooden interior that leaves the space feeling open and spacious whilst retaining the cosy cabin feel. Tyson boasts ample kitchen space for cooking, a full size double bed and an extra single bed for children. Hot and cold running water lets you stay squeaky clean no matter what activities you’ve got up your sleeve. There’s no need to go without your little luxuries in Tyson, with a heater, fridge-freezer, full stove, electric hook-up, solar panels and inverter. Not to mention easy driving with reverse parking sensors. For full hotel mode, why not tuck in the massive fixed bed at the end of the day for a movie night in, making use of Tyson’s TV. With pricing starting from £98.00 per night, that’s a whole lot of van for your money.

Up-cycled materials are part of what make Tyson a sustainable champion. Built with a long summer travel across the EU in mind, you’ll find Tyson is uniquely suited to long trips away. Sit down to dinner at the dining table, tuck away all your gear into Tyson’s ample storage, hit up the festival season and be the envy of all the festival goers, the possibilities really are endless! And after all that, you can bring your best furry friend along for the ride as well, because Tyson is as pet friendly as they come.

We are so proud to call these campervans our Quirky Campers and we think you’ll love them too. Book now and start planning a campervan road-trip that could change your life!

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