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All website links checked and updated September 2016

Camping and Caravanning Organisations in the UK and Ireland


Brit Stops
For an annual membership subscription you can stay for one night free at more than 370 locations such as farm shops and pubs in the UK. This operates in a similar way to France Passion and other schemes in Europe
The Camping and Caravanning Club Major UK club for all tent campers, motorhome owners and caravanners with many large sites and smaller certificated sites for members only. Also local districts organise meets and temporary sites across the UK. Ferry bookings, insurance and overseas holidays also offered.
The Caravan Club Main club for caravanners and motorcaravanners with over 200 club run sites and many certificated locations for members only. Local centres  run rallies. Ferry booking service, insurance and overseas holidays also available.  
The MotorCaravanners Club Smaller club exclusively for motorcaravanners mostly running organised meets
The Motorcaravan Club of Ireland Club for motorcaravanners in Ireland

Motorhome and Camping links

Motorhomers' Blogs, Websites and  Travel Journals

Our Bumble

Joanne and Craig have been travelling around Europe in their motorhome since 2014. Keep up to date with their latest adventures on their informative blog.

Zappys Blog

A very useful website with lots of motorhome related topics in particular water system purification and wifi, sat navs etc.


Motorhome Adventurers
Esther and Dan's fascinating detailed blog about their long term travels around Europe from the UK to Switzerland and the Spanish coast. They have also written about their experiences in searching for and buying finding their first motorhome.

Mature Meanderers

Guy Heitmann lives in Massachusetts USA and has written an interesting blog about his recent trips to the UK and Germany
Life on 4 Wheels
Ali and Chris's blog about their motorhome "Van Diesel" and their eventful trip around Europe
Europe by Camper Adam and Sophie's blog about travelling in Europe in their Adria Twin campervan. Includes country guides, equipment and import advice and a comprehensive breakdown of their annual costs. Also lots of useful information about getting on the internet in Europe (see also Motorhome WiFi company link below)
Do Your Dream Ryan and Mel's campervan adventure, a personal diary of adventures covering their trips to Europe in a campervan. In 2015 and 2016 they are going to tour Asia backpacking, wlking and cycling.
Motorhome Travel Les and Graham's Motorhoming website with lots of information about touring in Europe and the UK and other useful pages, links and videos
Travels in a VW Camper (Langdale-Associates)
Motorhome enthusiasts Sheila and Paul Barker's website with detailed travel logs about their trips to Slovenia, Hungary, Greece, Pyrenees, Alsace-Lorraine, Sicily, Denmark, Croatia, Slovakia, Sardinia and Corsica, Czech Republic. 
updated in 2016 with details of their recent trip to Sweden
Magbaz TravelsBarry and Margaret Williamson's excellent website. They have been full-timing mostly around Europe for 10 years and have completed three round the world trips. Their site is regularly updated (2014)

Motorhome Vagabond

Gary's interesting blog about fulltiming in a motorhome in the UK
(updated Feb 2014)
updated in 2016 with details of an interesting trip to Iceland in a campervan
How Katie Pulled Boris Keith and Gail Mashiter's website about his recently published amusing book on their adventures in buying an RV and touring France and Spain 
Motorhome Forums and Discussion Groups
Motorhome Facts forumA large online motorhoming community site with very active Forum. Members also organise rallies across the UK.
Motorhome ListA (mostly) UK Motorhome list members newsgroup which can be accessed by subscribing through Yahoo Groups. The place for lots of lively and useful technical and light-hearted discussions.
Out & About Live forumForum run by the publishers of MMM and Which Motorhome magazines. Motorhome Matters is the liveliest section. 

Other Motorhome related links
Scottish Camping A useful website with lots of information about camping and touring in Scotland
cmca.net.au The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia website
 
Motorhome Magazine (USA) Worldwide Motorhome-Caravan Rentals, dealers,
Government tourism links, Chat and Free Web-mail accounts based in Vancouver Canada
fmca.com FMCA - Family Motor Coach Association
an American organisation for motorhome enthusiasts
ukmotorhomes.net Andy Clarke's (MH-List group organiser) website - lots of useful information and other links. Also has a list of motorhome stopovers and a Motorhome Market for motorhome free-ads


motorcaravanning.co.uk


Neill King's website with lots of motorhome related information and accessories for sale some at discount prices

European Campsites and guides to Sites and Aires 
Note: these include links to sites that we haven't personally visited.
See European Camping pages for our recommended sites


   UK
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Campsites.co.uk
A useful website giving details of hundreds of campsites throughout the uk. Specific searches such as sites suitable for motorhome sites can be easily found.

Out and About Live Campsite Finder
An Over 6,000 UK Campsites and top European camping locations to search and help you find your perfect Pitch.
 

UK-Sites.com

Listing over 3,100 caravan and campsites with location maps, links to their websites and reviews
  Europe
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Archies Campings
A very useful website with downloadable POI's for thousands of campsites throughout Europe. Mobile apps are also available
Go Motorhoming
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Vicarious Books
A useful source for buying guidebooks to motorhome aires and campsites and their own books Go Motorhoming Europe and All the Aires guide to France in English (with contributions from us!).
Also aires guides to Spain and Scandinavia recently published
Camping Links Europe a portal site with over 300 links to European camping guides including useful POI and MS Autoroute downloads
Wohnmobil Stellplätze very useful lists with an English page in CSV format of aires and stellplatz in most of Europe, frequently updated 

ACSI camping card


The ACSI low season discount card scheme which we have found to be very useful; also links to the ACSI site guide and DVD
  France
Motorhoming FranceA website with details of aires and campsites in France, and access to over 5,000 images and touring resources. (a subscription site) 
France Passion An organisation which offers nearly 1700 free overnight stops for camping-cars, mostly at vineyards and farms throughout France. Members pay an annual subscription of about €26 and are offered the chance to buy some home produce at each location.   
Campingcar-infos A useful website listing aires in France with maps and GPS references. Also has useful comments by users (mostly in French) which are available on a USB memory stick for €15 or a download for €8 - an excellent reference for a laptop!
i-Campingcar  Another useful website (in French) listing many aires with users' comments and free downloads of POI's
Twin Lakes Caravan Park Twin Lakes Caravan Park is a picturesque English family owned site near Montendre  north of Bordeaux in the Charente-Maritime region, France. We cater for those seeking a quiet and restful holiday in rural France away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. We have two fishing lakes. 

Municipal Campsites

A website listing all the municipal campsites in France which can offer good value camping in many towns.


CampingFrance


A list of all French Federation campsites
 

Camping en France

Selected French campsites (mainly larger ones)
  Italy

camperonline.it
 Comprehensive website for campervans in Italy

  Spain


Camperstop Sierra Espuna

A privately owned motorhome aire in Totana, Murcia with excellent facilities and views across to the mountains.
Camping Park Pizarra A newly developed British owned camping park in the village of Pizarra near Alora on the Costa Del Sol and 30 minutes drive from Malaga
AreasAc A guide listing most of the official motorhome aires in Spain with latest news and links to tourist sites
 Switzerland
Swiss Terroir
The Swiss free stopover scheme for motorhomes similar to France Passion and Brit Stops (see entries above)

Magazines
MMM


Motorhome Motorcaravan Monthly is a top selling monthly UK magazine with lots of articles by experts and enthusiasts, also they publish another monthly magazine Which Motorcaravan.
The website also hosts a lively forum Out and About Live

Practical Motorhome


A monthly UK magazine from another publisher with articles on Motorhomes, touring and DIY 

General Tourist sites

France 4 FamiliesThis is a website aimed at providing useful advice to families holidaying in France and includes not only advice on camping, but also tons of advice on the best places to visit.
Slovenia Info The official Slovenia Tourism website

Provence Beyond
A useful link for tourist information about Provence and other areas of France
Motorhome related companies and other useful links
(PLEASE NOTE We do not imply any recommendations and may not have any personal experience of these companies)
Sites and guides
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My America Holiday


holidaysA website with blogs about holidays in the USA including some tours in RV's and travels to the National Parks. They also offer a holiday booking service for all types of holidays in the USA.
Motorhome Holiday Swap holidays Holiday swaps arranged for Campervans, motorhomes and RV's
Insurance
Safeguard InsuranceinsuranceSafegurad Insurance deal exclusively with insurance for motorhomes and caravans and offer inclusive European breakdown cover.


Club Care Insurance

 

insurance Club Care Insurance can help you get the perfect Motorhome Insurance Policy today. This is a service for Camping and Caravanning Club members

Shield Total Insurance
insurance Value for money and great cover are important factors to consider when buying Motorhome Insurance. That is why the only motorhome insurance we offer is fully comprehensive. Shield Motorhome Insurance is available to people aged 25 and over
Comfort Insurance
insurance Specialists in motorcaravan/motorhome insurance, Also Private car, Home and travel Insurance tailored for motorcaravanners

Caravan Guard

insurance Caravan Guard offer insurance services for motorhome, caravan, folding camper and trailer tent owners
Motorhome Hire
South Lakes Motorhome HirehireWe are a motorhome hire company based in the Lake District offering affordable family (and pet) friendly motorhome holidays

Motorhome Connect
hire Motorhome Connect is a revolutionary concept in Motorhome Hire. An online booking and payment system designed to provide a local well maintained motorhome for your holiday which provides all the creature comforts that you would require for a relaxing break away

Motorhome Hire Scotland
hire Looking to hire a Motorhome in Scotland? Then you have hit the spot! A very warm welcome to Scottish Tourer Motorhome hire.

Freeline Motorhomes

hire Freeline Motorhomes provide motorhome rental and campervan hire services in the UK

Freedom of Scotland
Motorhome Hire
hire Luxury six berth motorhome hire based 30 miles south of Glasgow

MotorHomesUK
hire Luxury motorhome hire in the UK and Europe. Also offer a rental service for motorhome owners
Motorhome Sales

Out and About Live
Motorhome Sales
sales Out and About Live brings you a wide range of new and used motorhomes for sale from the UK leading dealers plus private sellers.
 

EmmBee Motorhomes
sales One of the largest dealers of new & used motorhomes and caravans, accessories and servicing located in Bury, Greater Manchester

Ryedale Leisure
sales New & used caravans and motorhome sales, accessories and servicing based in Leicestershire
motorhomes.mobi sales

Online showroom for new & used UK motorhomes, motorcaravans and campervans for sale, from dealers and private sellers, downloadable to your mobile


Motorhomemarket
sales A sales site operated by the owner of the ukmotorhomes.net website showcasing both private and traders' motorhomes for sale with free ads
dicar.be sales from Matthias Van Gorp :We sell used and new motorhomes and also do rental. We're based in Geel, Belgium

caravans4u.co.uk
sales Classified adverts for all used caravans, motorhomes static caravans accessories and caravans to let . Also dealers are listed


Griffin American Motorhomes   

sales A family business run by RV enthusiasts based near Bath supplying new and used American motorhomes

Tyne Valley Motorhomes
sales A family run motorhome dealership near Gateshead offering top quality new and used motorhomes for sale, servicing and accessories
Parts and Accessories
Motorhome Wifi
partsA webshop run by Adam (see Europe by Camper above) selling long range wifi antennas and adaptors for internet access across Europe. 
Outdoorbits               parts A discount accessories shop run by David Burley formerly of the Motorhomefacts forum. They also offer fitting services based in South Devon.
Caravan additions
parts Nick Thorp's useful website has lots of caravan accessories available including items essential to self build enthusiasts, such as boilers, gas heaters, water pumps, cookers, water systems etc available by online shopping, by phone or fax.
O'Briens Camping
parts Terry O'Brien is a supplier of  Dometic (Electrolux) fridges, coolboxes, portable refrigerators and freezers for caravan and camping, powered by gas, mains and 12v. Also supplies windows for motorhomes and caravans
Amperor & Associates Ltd
parts Amperor & Associates Ltd, manufacture and supply power related accessories such as voltage stabilisers and AC chargers to the motorhome/caravan/boat industry

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