How to Convert a Campervan


  • 20 chapters from 16 experts + The Quirky Campers Team

  • 300+ pages of tips, how-tos and VANSpiration

  • 6 popular layout options, with adaptation options

  • Detailed insulation comparison table

  • Gas & electric advice from professional engineers

  • Digital copy available for convertors on the go

  • FREE limited edition timeline poster



Ever dreamt of trading in the daily grind for a life on the open road? Well we’re here to make your dreams come true ( just call us your fairy VANmothers!)

Converting your own camper is the perfect way to unleash your creativity and craft something that is perfect for you; built to meet your needs, with your style and utilising all your best ideas. But designing and building a campervan can be overwhelming. When five blogs advise five different approaches, where do you turn? That’s why we’ve gone directly to the experts; bringing you gas system information from a gas engineer, vehicle advice from a mechanic and upholstery tips from a trimmer.

Whether you’re looking to become a full-time vanlifer, weekend warrior, or you are building to rent; dive in and get everything you need to kickstart your journey.

We are opening up for pre-orders for the following products:

Beautifully designed hardback book

  • A conversion manual that would look beautiful on any coffee table
  • 325 pages of tips, explainers, diagrams, tables, worksheets and beautiful images of converted vans

Conversion guide ebook V2

  • Perfect for converters on the go
  • Downloadable worksheets for printing
  • Sent to your inbox on 3rd May

Book launch: 29th April at the Greenbank in Easton, Bristol

  • Complimentary Quirkilicious cocktail on arrival
  • Goody bag
  • Interact with other van lifers and first-time converters
  • Q&A with Lindsay & David, Owners of Quirky Campers
  • Be the first to get your hands on the book

Join our Book Owners Club

Would you like access to the hardcopy book, the ebook, virtual workshops and downloadable resources? Then our Book Owners Club is for you. Providing you with access to the following…

Virtual workshops and how-to videos:

  • How to Own a campervan
  • Planning Your Campervan
  • Using Sketchup for Vans
  • Fitting Windows
  • Installing Insulation
  • Cladding your Campervan
  • LPG Gas in your Van
  • 12V Electrics
  • Campervan Interior Design
  • Masterclass with Pro Converters Rustic Simplicity

Downloadable resources included in this package:

  • Printable booklet of worksheets
  • 4 detailed Budgets + Budget Template
  • Base Vehicle Cost Comparison Tool
  • Income Estimator for Hiring Out Your Campervan


About Quirky Campers

Quirky Campers is the home of handmade campervans in the UK. Founded in 2010, we have been hiring out beautiful bespoke campers ever since. As well as campervan hire we also host the UK’s only directory of professional campervan converters, a campervan sales platform and host the annual handmade festival Camp Quirky.

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297mm x 210mm






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