3 Belted seats 2 Adult berths

If you are looking for Campervan hire in The Lake District, look no further than Emma for your perfect adventure companion. Classy and cool, she has been brilliantly designed and built to create a sense of spaciousness while being compact and easy to drive. Simplicity is everything with Emma. With a fixed bed there is no daily faffing to worry about. Her carpentry is perfectly simple - nothing extraneous, everything finished to perfection - it comes as no surprise that she was created by a master carpenter. She has an easily dismountable table inside or you can add the camping chairs and table as an Extra for the full outdoor experience. With an instant awning, even the rain doesn't need to stand in your way. Based near Kendal in Cumbria, 'the Gateway to the Lake District' she has everything on her doorstep from stunning lake views to mountain road passes. With loads of storage, including a separate storage box for your muddy gear and the option of a bike rack for two bikes, she is ready and raring for adventure.

Essential Information

Hob Refrigerator Kitchen Sink Toilet Awning Extra Storage Water Tank Capacity:  25 litres

About the Campervan

Description of Beds: Short Double bed (5'7" or 1.7m)

Description of Seating: The vehicle is equipped with a single driver's seat and a double passenger seat. All fitted with 3 point seat belts. The double passenger seat can be turned round to face the cabin for additional seating. There is a wooden storage box which also serves as seating for two and an extra foldable chair which can be used when you eat your meals by the table.

About the area: Emma will be parked on our drive in Burneside, 5 minutes from Kendal. You can leave your car on our drive whilst on your travels or take the train straight to Burneside to pick her up. If preferred, we can collect you from Oxenholme main line station for an additional charge.

Parking: Off street parking. You can leave your car in EMMAs spot on our drive.

Cooking Equipment: The kitchen is equipped with the following: 4 Cups | 4 Glasses | 4 Plates | 4 Dishes | 1 Frying Pan | 2 Pans | Kettle | Cafetière | Toaster | Cutlery Set with 4 Knifes, 4 Forks and 4 Spoons | Kitchen Knives | Bottle Opener and Corkscrew | Chopping Board | Peeler | Salad bowl | Tea Towel | Whisk | Spoon Set | Bin | Grater | Measuring Jug | Can Opener | Lighters | Washing up bowl, brush, sponge and washing up liquid | Cleaning products |

Water Facilities: 25 Litre Portable Container with electric tap

Type of Heating: Emma's heating is electric and can only be run when connected to a 240v hook up which can be found in most campsites.

The Toilet: Hey, we all do it. The toilet is available as an extra. It is a portable chemical toilet that comes with a privacy tent. If you're spending all your time on campsites you may feel you do not need it. If you do decide to take it we ask that it comes back empty and clean inside and out.

Conversion Story: The vehicle was born in the Lake District and started off as a works vehicle for a local tradesman. John Purcell is a carpenter renowned for his excellence in hand crafted furniture. He turned his passion for carpentry to his vehicle when he decided to convert his Crafter into a Camper Van. He used all locally sourced materials with the main kitchen and furniture being made from Ash from his neighbours' woodland. His aim with the camper van was to make it spacious and maximise every inch of space, which has been done to perfection.


Pick up / Drop off Times

- Pick up Drop off
Sunday 10:00AM - 6:00PM 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Monday 10:00AM - 6:00PM 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday 10:00AM - 6:00PM 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday 10:00AM - 6:00PM 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday 10:00AM - 6:00PM 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday 10:00AM - 6:00PM 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM - 6:00PM 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Note: Campervan Hire prices are per 24 hours. The default pick up and drop off time is 2pm. If you request a pick up or drop off outside of this, the owner will quote you for the additional time. Typically this is £12.50 per additional hour.

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Vehicle Spec

  • Vehicle Type: Campervan
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Crafter 2.5 TDI
  • Year: 2007
  • Vehicle Length: 6 metres
  • Vehicle Height: 2.7 metres
  • Max Laden Weight (MAM): 3500 kg
  • Payload: 880 kg
  • Transmission: manual
  • Fuel Type: diesel
  • Registration: emailed when you book

Note: The hire of this vehicle is arranged by Quirky Campers ltd acting as the agent on behalf of Emma's owners. We make every effort to ensure that all the vehicles listed with us are of a high standard but cannot guarantee the condition of the vehicle. If you experience any problems please notify us as soon as possible.


5.0 13 reviews
We had a fantastic time exploring beautiful north wales in Emma! It was fantastic from start to finish - the welcome and service from Joe and Ann-Catrine (Emma's owners) was brilliant, and the van itself was beautifully finished with everything we needed! It was spacious, very clean and comfortable, and we miss it already! Highly recommended and we would definitely use again!
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    We had a fantastic time exploring beautiful north wales in Emma! It was fantastic from start to finish - the welcome and service from Joe and Ann-Catrine (Emma's owners) was brilliant, and the van itself was beautifully finished with everything we needed! It was spacious, very clean and comfortable, and we miss it already! Highly recommended and we would definitely use again!
    July 2022

    Bethan King

    We had a lovely Scottish trip in Emma. She drove well on tall types of roads. Bed was really comfy and lots equipment and extra pouts, pans and thoughtful assessors, A really easy pick and and return and friendly communication throughout.
    June 2022

    Paul and Jemima

    From booking to completing this trip, it was pretty effortless throughout, thanks to the help of Ann-Catrine & Joe, Emma's owners, and Quirky Campers. From the helpful videos covering every facility in the van to the reqular updates from Quirky Campers, we were well-equipped. We stuck to the Lake District (S & NE mainly) and had a couple of nights up at Castlerigg Farm above Derwent Water/Keswick and a particularly memorable last night parked-up by Crummock Water, beneath Rannerdale Knotts. The van was well-equipped, with everything we could possibly need and more. We hope to have the opportunity to do this again in the not too distant future. It enabled us to get some great walks in around Castlerigg (Walla Crag/Lady's Rake & Stone Circle); Bassenthwaite (Dodd & the surrounding woodland); Crummock & Rannerdale, as well as a great but damp run over an extended Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite. Absolutely brilliant, thank you!
    April 2022

    Lorn & Eliz

    September 2021


    We had a truly fantastic time in Emma driving around the Lake District. The van was super clean and had everything we needed including a very secure bike rack with extra locks which was perfect for us. The owners were absolutely lovely and made sure we knew where we were going, how things worked and were flexible on drop off times too which we really appreciated! Once we were away it was very easy to operate and secure the electrics, gas, water etc. Highly recommend using Emma and will certainly be booking another holiday with quirky campers in the future.
    July 2021


    This was our first time using Quirky Campers and our first campervan experience and I can safely say, it won't be our last! The range of campers available on Quirky Campers is amazing and when we found Emma the VW Crafter was available for a bank holiday wild camping adventure in the Lake District, we HAD to give it a go! Communication with Emma's owners was excellent throughout and they couldn't do enough to help make the experience smooth and enjoyable, from helping ahead of the booking with thorough, informative videos of the vans features and functions to being available during for those questions that pop up during your road trip. Emma was glorious with everything you need for an off-grid adventure. Having never driven a large vehicle before, I was pretty apprehensive but, once you get used to it it was fine (if not fun??!) I slept for 9.5 hours on one of the nights and found the bed really comfy. It did get chilly with no hook up but we had lots of layers and blankets and we're fine! Would highly recommend Emma, although maybe not to some of our taller friends - you can stand up in Emma but the bed is pretty compact (as stated in the description) so that's the only thing to consider if you're a bit taller!!
    May 2021


    Amazing few days in Emma! The van had everything we could wish for and was warm and cosy at night. We cooked all our meals in her and had plenty of storage. Would definitely recommend both QC and Emma and hope to book again sometime soon ☺️
    October 2020


    We had a great holiday with 'Emma'. Communication and handover were conducted excellently. Thanks for the whole experience.
    October 2020


    Quirky Campers facilitated our hiring of Emma, who lives in Kendal, professionally and with a smile. The van was everything we'd hoped for and then some, in terms of space and the experience as a whole. 10/10, would recommend!
    January 2019


    Had a cracking time exploring the Lake District & Emma has been a treat! We are completely sold on van life. It's been so easy to drive & then set up camp that we moved campsite every night. Matthew was friendly and helpful so thank you for our introduction to Quirky Camper - we'll be back!!
    October 2018

    Steve & Abbi

    We have had an awesome time taking Emma on our photography trip. Skye was an absolute delight, despite the hurricane like weather! Emma has been a dream to stay in (even in laybys at the roadside). Super cosy & felt like a true home from home! Emma.. we will be back!!
    October 2018


    We have loved driving Emma around Scotland! We've had a beautiful week and will recommend Emma to everyone! She handled all the single tracked roads wonderfully! Thank you!
    May 2018

    Sam and Joe

    We spent a lovely week in Emma visiting the Lake District. She is super cosy and easy to drive, so much so that we have hired her again to visit Scotland next year! Mike, her owner was very friendly and helpful and got straight back to us if we needed his advise.
    October 2008