Category Archives: Blackburn

Peak District Motorhome tour

Why not hire from Easicampers  in Blackburn we have a wide range of campers and motorhomes, anything from 2 berth to 6 berth for all your family needs one of the most beautiful places you can visit is the national peek district

The Peak District is a beautiful national park in the north of England, known for its rolling hills, picturesque villages, and outdoor activities such as hiking and rock climbing. Some popular places to visit in the park include the towns of Bakewell and Buxton, as well as the peaks of Kinder Scout and Mam Tor. Be sure to check the weather forecast and bring appropriate clothing and gear for your outdoor adventures.

Covering an area of approximately 555 square miles (1,440 km²). The park is located primarily in the counties of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, but also extends into parts of Greater Manchester, South and West Yorkshire, and Cheshire. The park is divided into two main areas: the Dark Peak, which is mostly moorland and home to the highest peaks in the park, and the White Peak, which is mostly limestone hills and dales. The park offers a diverse range of landscapes, from rugged moors and rocky outcrops to gentle hills and rolling countryside, making it a popular destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing, and cycling.

The Peak District has many beautiful and popular locations to visit. Some of the top locations include:

  • Chatsworth House: A grand country house set in a stunning estate, with beautiful gardens, a farm, and an adventure playground.
  • Castleton: A picturesque village known for its four show caves, including the famous Blue John Cavern.
  • Dovedale: A popular spot for hiking and picnicking, with a beautiful river valley and limestone cliffs.
  • Hathersage: A charming village with a swimming pool and outdoor heated pool, surrounded by beautiful countryside.
  • Bakewell: A charming market town, famous for its Bakewell Pudding and home to many independent shops, cafes, and restaurants.
  • Buxton: A spa town and home of the natural thermal springs, the Pavilion Gardens and the Opera House.
  • The Heights of Abraham: A hilltop park in Matlock Bath, offering panoramic views of the Derbyshire Dales and access to underground caves.
  • Kinder Scout: The highest peak in the Peak District, a popular spot for hiking and panoramic views.
  • These are just a few examples, but the Peak District offers many more opportunities for outdoor activities and sightseeing.

Here are some popular camping sites in the Peak District:

  • Castleton Club Site – situated near the village of Castleton, this campsite offers easy access to local attractions such as the Blue John Cavern.
  • Ashbourne Camping and Caravanning Club Site – located near the market town of Ashbourne, this campsite offers a variety of activities including cycling, walking, and fishing.
  • Peak District Camping Barns – offers a unique camping experience in traditional barns located in the heart of the Peak District.
  • Longnor Wood – a peaceful campsite located in the heart of the Peak District, surrounded by beautiful countryside and perfect for those who love nature.
  • Carsington Water – a large, family-friendly campsite with a range of amenities and plenty of opportunities for water sports and outdoor activities.

Please note that these suggestions are based on popularity and reputation, and it’s always a good idea to check the official website of the campsite for the most up-to-date information and availability.

For more information

Please call 01254 495 999

Or email Blackburn@easihire.co.uk

Romantic Getaway in Blackburn

You can contact Easicampers in Blackburn to make a reservation for a camper van on February 14th or before for your romantic getaway. You can check availability on our website https://easicampervanhire.com/campervan-hire-blackburn/ and make a booking, or you can call or email us to inquire about reserving a van for that date. Be sure to have your driver’s license and credit card ready for the reservation.

Before collecting your camper van from Easicampers in Blackburn, you will need to:

  • Confirm your booking: Contact Easicampers to confirm your booking and ensure that everything is in order and pay your 250 deposit (unless booking is within 6 weeks of travel it will be full amount)
  • Review the rental agreement: Make sure you understand the terms of the rental agreement and any additional fees that may apply.
  • Check insurance: Check if you have insurance coverage for a camper van rental, or consider purchasing insurance from Easicampers
  • Bring required documents: Bring a valid driver’s license and credit card for the reservation, as well as any other required documents specified by Easicampers.
  • Review the van: Before leaving the lot, take the time to review the camper van with the representative and report any damages or defects to them in order to avoid any confusion later.
  • Familiarize yourself with the camper van: Before you hit the road, make sure you are familiar with the camper van’s systems and operation, such as how to use the stove, refrigerator, and toilet, and make sure you know where the emergency equipment is kept. All our colleagues have the knowledge to help you and will go through how to operate the campervan before you leave

Here are some recommendations of places to visit not far from the Easicampers Blackburn branch,

Yorkshire is a beautiful county in the north of England, with a diverse landscape that offers many options for a romantic getaway in a camper van. Some of the best places to consider include:

  • North York Moors: This national park offers stunning views, peaceful countryside, and charming villages. There are plenty of places to park up and enjoy a romantic picnic or walk.
  • The Yorkshire Dales: This area is known for its picturesque villages, rolling hills, and limestone scenery. It’s a great spot for hiking and cycling.
  • The coast: The Yorkshire coast offers a range of options for a romantic getaway, from the traditional seaside towns of Scarborough and Whitby to the more secluded beaches at Robin Hood’s Bay and Runswick Bay.
  • The Howardian Hills: This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is home to picturesque villages, historic houses, and beautiful countryside.
  • York: The historic city of York is a great destination for a romantic getaway, with its medieval walls, quaint cobbled streets, and famous Minster.
  • Leeds: The city of Leeds has a lot to offer, from shopping, culture and dining to the beautiful Leeds Castle, which is set in 500 acres of parkland.

These are just a few examples of the many romantic getaway destinations in Yorkshire that you can explore in a camper van. It’s always good to check with local authorities and authorities regarding any restrictions and regulations before you plan your trip.

Now we have talked about how to book and ideas of where to go let’s take a look at our range of campers,

The VW California Ocean is a camper van produced by Volkswagen. It is based on the popular VW T6 Transporter van and is designed for comfortable and convenient travel.

The California Ocean comes equipped with a range of features to make your camping experience as comfortable as possible, including

  • A pop-up roof that provides additional sleeping space for two people
  • A kitchenette with a two-burner gas stove, sink and refrigerator
  • A fold-out table and seating for four people
  • A heating and ventilation system
  • A variety of storage compartments

And some additional features like a LED lighting, a sound system and a parking assistance

The California Ocean is also a great vehicle for road trips and travel, as it is easy to drive and park, and offers good fuel efficiency.

It is a popular choice among campers and road trippers looking for a compact, yet comfortable and well-equipped camper van.

The Fiat Toleno L 2 Berth is a campervan produced by the Italian car manufacturer, Fiat. It is a compact and lightweight vehicle that is designed for comfortable and convenient travel for 2 people.

The Toleno L 2 Berth has several features that make it suitable for camping, including:

  • A kitchenette with a two-burner gas stove, sink and refrigerator
  • A variety of storage compartments
  • Toilet and shower room
  • A heating and ventilation system
  • Sleeping space for two people (this transforms into the sleeping area)

It is also a great vehicle for city trips and road trips, as it is easy to drive and park, and offers good fuel efficiency.

It is a popular choice among campers and road trippers looking for a compact, yet comfortable and well-equipped campervan. It’s a great option for couples, or small groups of friends who want to explore the country in a compact and easy to drive campervan.

The Auto-Trail Tribute 669 4 Berth & tribute t615 is a motorhome produced by Auto-Trail, a UK based manufacturer of motorhomes and campervans. It is a spacious and well-equipped vehicle that is designed for comfortable and convenient travel for 4 people.

The Tribute 669 4 Berth has several features that make it suitable for camping and road trips, including:

  • The 669 has two double bunk beds at the rear and the T615 has an over cab bed and dinette area that turns into a second bed
  • A well-equipped kitchen with a three-burner gas hob, oven/grill and a refrigerator
  • A washroom with a shower, toilet and sink
  • A variety of storage compartments
  • A heating and ventilation system

And some additional features like a satellite navigation, a reversing camera, a sound system and a parking assistance

The Zefiro 675 6 berth motorhome is a model produced by a company called Rapido, which is a French manufacturer of motorhomes. This model is a spacious and well-equipped vehicle that is designed for comfortable and convenient travel for 6 people.

The Zefiro 675 6 Berth motorhome has several features that make it suitable for camping and road trips, including:

  • A fixed double bed, a dinette that converts into a second double bed, and a bunk bed
  • A well-equipped kitchen with a three-burner gas hob, oven/grill and a refrigerator
  • A washroom with a shower, toilet and sink
  • A variety of storage compartments
  • A heating and ventilation system

The VW Grand California is a campervan produced by Volkswagen. It is based on the popular VW T6.1 Transporter van and is designed for comfortable and convenient travel.

The Grand California comes equipped with a range of features to make your camping experience as comfortable as possible, including:

  • A kitchenette with a two-burner gas stove, sink and refrigerator
  • A fold-out table and seating for four people
  • A built-in toilet and shower
  • A heating and ventilation system
  • A variety of storage compartments

And some additional features like a LED lighting, a sound system, a navigation system and a parking assistance

The Grand California is also a great vehicle for road trips and travel, as it is easy to drive and park, and offers good fuel efficiency. It’s a larger version of the California Ocean, and it offers more space, better insulation and more luxury features.

It is a popular choice among campers and road trippers looking for a comfortable and well-equipped camper van, with a little bit more luxury.

And introducing new for this year on Easicampers fleet

The VW Caddy California is a campervan produced by Volkswagen. It is based on the popular VW Caddy van and is designed for comfortable and convenient travel.

The Caddy California comes equipped with a range of features to make your camping experience as comfortable as possible, including:

  • A kitchenette with a two-burner gas stove, sink
  • A heating and ventilation system
  • A variety of storage compartments

And, some additional features like a LED lighting, a sound system, a navigation system and a parking assistance

The Caddy California is also a great vehicle for road trips and travel, as it is easy to drive and park, and offers good fuel efficiency. It’s a compact campervan that offers the same features of the bigger California Ocean, but in a smaller package.

Coming soon please check before booking

To book or for more information

Please call

01254 495 999

Or email

Blackburn@easihire.co.uk

Escape to Yorkshire part one

Thinking of an Easter or summer get away? We have just what you need here at Blackburn EasiHire with our amazing range of campers and motorhomes, we have everything from 2 berth to 6 berth, all shapes and sizes to suit all your family needs,

You don’t need to travel far from our Blackburn branch to find some amazing locations,

Such as

Silloth House Campsite,  a lovely family run site, 

  • Walking distance to local village pub and shop
  • Near to Settle famous market town    
  • Load of walking and cycling routes
  • Close to the 3 peaks Yorkshire
  • White Scar caves
  • Ingleton Waterfalls
  • Beautiful setting with all round views from your tent or caravan
  • Onsite dogs walk with river 
  • Lots of space for kids & adults to play and relax
  • See the horses and sheep…. kids love them
  • Free wifi
  • Motorhome and camper van accessible,

The Three Peaks of Pen-y-ghentIngleborough and Whernside are among the best-known hills in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Every year thousands come to reach the top of at least one or to conquer all three in one go.

With spectacular scenery and fantastic walking opportunities, this is a great place to spend a few days, staying in the area and soaking up the scenery.

All our camper and motorhomes come with piece of mind and undergo strict checks before you set off on you adventures,

Only 34 miles away from you Blackburn location wow

Please contact

01254 495 999 or 01942 821 080

Or you can visit

https://easicampervanhire.com

Blackburn Motorhome travel tips

If you’re interested in renting a campervan from Easicampers in Blackburn, the first step would be to visit our website or give us a call to check availability and make a reservation. You may need to provide some personal information such as your driver’s license and credit card/debit card details to secure your booking.  you are also able to pay via bank transfer

You should also check their terms and conditions, as well as any additional costs or fees that may apply (e.g., mileage fees, insurance, etc.). Make sure you are familiar with the details of the rental agreement before you finalize your booking.

It’s also a good idea to check the condition of the campervan before you drive it away, and to report any issues or damages to Easicampers. You will be responsible for returning the campervan in the same condition as when you received it.

Please make sure you also check the insurance coverage and that you can drive a campervan, and that you are aware of the road restrictions and required permissions if any.

If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Easicampers team. We should be able to help you with all the details you need to make your campervan rental a success.

Want to hire a camper but are unsure if you can drive them on a car licence

Typically, most rental companies will allow you to rent a campervan with a standard British driving license if you meet certain requirements. These requirements may include:

  • Being over a certain age (25 to 75)
  • Having held your driving license for a certain period (usually a year or more)
  • Having a clean driving record

It’s also worth noting that we may require additional documentation such as a passport or utility bill to verify your identity, so be sure to have these documents on hand when you pick up the campervan.

You should also be aware of the laws and requirements of the country where you plan on driving the campervan, as they may differ from those in the UK, particularly if you are planning on crossing any borders.

Finally, it’s good to also check what kind of insurance coverage is included in the rental package or if you need to get an additional coverage for the period of your rental, as you will be liable for any damages or accidents that occur during the rental period.

Driving on a European licence

As you have a European driving license, it should be valid to drive in the UK, but please also make sure it is up-to-date and not expired.

It’s also worth noting we require additional documentation such as a passport or utility bill to verify your identity, so be sure to have these documents on hand when you pick up the campervan.

You should also be aware of the laws and requirements of the country where you plan on driving the campervan. It’s best to check with the Easicampers team about it, as they may differ from those in the UK, particularly if you are planning on crossing any borders or taking the campervan out of the UK.

You may add some extras to you camper booking

When hiring a campervan from Easicampers, there are a few extras that you may want to consider adding to your rental to make your trip more comfortable and enjoyable. Here are a few examples of extras that you may want to consider:

  • Linen and bedding: Some campervan rental companies may include linen and bedding in the rental cost, but others may require you to bring your own or rent them as an extra.
  • Kitchen equipment: Some rental companies may provide basic kitchen equipment such as pots, pans, and utensils, but you may want to bring your own or rent them as an extra if they are not included.
  • Camping chairs and table: if you want to spend some time outside of the campervan, having comfortable seating and a table can make your experience more enjoyable.
  • Outdoor equipment such as roof racks and roof boxes, this could help you to carry more luggage and other equipment.
  • Additional Drivers: if you want to share the driving with someone else, you might want to consider adding an additional driver to your rental agreement.

 It’s always a good idea to plan ahead and book any extras in advance to ensure they are available when you need them.

Thinking of an Easter or summer get away? We have just what you need here at Blackburn EasiHire with our amazing range of campers and motorhomes, we have everything from 2 berth to 6 berth, all shapes and sizes to suit all your family needs,

You don’t need to travel far from our Blackburn branch to find some amazing locations,

 The lake district is perfect for a family get away

top places to go in the lake district

The Lake District is a beautiful and popular destination in the UK, known for its stunning scenery, outdoor activities, and rich cultural heritage. Here are a few top places to visit in the Lake District:

  • Windermere: The largest natural lake in England, Windermere offers opportunities for boating, fishing, and swimming. There are also several towns and villages along the lake’s shore, each with its own charm and character.
  • Coniston Water: This lake is another great spot for boating and fishing, and is also home to the Ruskin Museum, which tells the story of the area’s mining heritage.
  • Grasmere: This picturesque village is famous for its association with the poet William Wordsworth, who lived and wrote in the area. The village’s main attraction is the beautiful St Oswald’s Church, where Wordsworth is buried.
  • Kendal: This historic town is known as the “gateway to the Lakes” and is a great base for exploring the surrounding area. It’s also home to several good museums and art galleries, including the Museum of Lakeland Life.
  • Ullswater: The second largest lake in the Lake District, Ullswater offers a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, cycling, and fishing. It’s also home to several historic sites, including the ruins of the ancient Roman settlement at Glenridding.
  • Wasdale: This remote valley is home to some of the highest mountains in England, and is a popular destination for climbers, hikers, and walkers. The valley is also home to the ancient St Olaf’s Church and the Wasdale Head Inn, one of the oldest pubs in the Lake District.
  • Derwentwater: A large lake located in the north of the Lake District, Derwentwater is surrounded by beautiful scenery, from rolling hills to craggy peaks. There are several boat trips you can take to enjoy the lake, and also several interesting towns in the shore of it, like Keswick.
  • Langdale: Langdale is one of the most popular valleys in the Lake District, with breath-taking views, an abundance of ancient and modern history, and a wide range of outdoor activities. Langdale is perfect to see and hike the peaks, or visit traditional inns, and finish your day in one of the valley’s great campsites.

These are just a few of the many wonderful places to visit in the Lake District. I hope this gives you a good starting point for planning your trip and enjoying all that this beautiful area has to offer.

Here are a few tips for using a campervan in the Lake District

  • Plan: Make sure to research the areas you plan to visit and the amenities available, such as campsites, gas stations, and grocery stores. This will help you plan your route and make the most of your trip.
  • Be prepared for the weather: The Lake District is known for its unpredictable weather, so it’s important to bring warm clothing and rain gear.
  • Be aware of the roads: Some of the roads in the Lake District can be narrow and winding and may not be suitable for larger campervans. Be sure to check the dimensions of your vehicle and any low bridge heights, especially if you’re planning to take your campervan off the beaten path.
  • Reserve campsites in advance: During the peak summer months, campsites in the Lake District can fill up quickly, so it’s a good idea to reserve a spot in advance.
  • Be mindful of the environment: The Lake District is a beautiful and fragile environment, so be sure to follow Leave No Trace principles and properly dispose of any waste.
  • Have a good insurance for your campervan, make sure that you are covered for the places you are going to visit and also check if your policy covers the equipment in case something happens to it.
  • Bring all necessary equipment like, camping stove, portable toilet, and other accessories you might need during the trip.
  • Research on parking restrictions and time limits, you might not be able to park your campervan overnight on some areas, and make sure that you follow those rules to avoid getting penalties.
  • Take the time to explore and enjoy the area, the Lake District has a lot of beauty to offer and is a great destination for campervan trips.

Staying safe in the lake district

The Lake District is a popular destination for outdoor activities, such as hiking, climbing, and boating. While it can be a very enjoyable and safe experience, it is important to take the necessary precautions to stay safe while exploring the area. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe in the Lake District:

  • Check the weather forecast: As the weather in the Lake District can be unpredictable, it’s essential to check the forecast before setting out and to be prepared for any conditions that may arise. Make sure you have warm clothing, rain gear, and sun protection.
  • Plan your route and let someone know where you are going: Before heading out, plan your route and let someone know where you’re going and when you expect to return. This can help ensure that if anything goes wrong, people will know where to start looking for you.
  • Wear appropriate footwear and clothing: Wearing sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing can help protect you from injuries while out on the trails. Make sure your footwear is waterproof and your clothes are warm enough in case the weather turns cold.
  • Be aware of your surroundings: Keep an eye out for any potential hazards, such as steep drops, loose rock, or slippery surfaces, and take extra care when navigating these areas.
  • Know your limits: The Lake District is home to some challenging terrains and activities, it’s important to know your limits and to not attempt anything that you’re not comfortable with. It’s always better to be safe than sorry.
  • Respect the environment: The Lake District is a delicate ecosystem and it’s important to follow Leave No Trace principles to minimize your impact on the environment. Stick to established trails and take your trash with you.
  • Have emergency equipment: carry emergency supplies such as a map, compass, flashlight, first-aid kit, and a fully charged mobile phone, in case you encounter an unexpected situation.
  • Know the local laws and regulations: Some areas in the lake district may have restrictions on parking, fires, or overnight camping. Make sure you understand these rules and follow them.
  • Follow safety precautions when boating, swimming, or other water activities: Water safety is crucial and if you are planning on doing any of these activities make sure you understand and follow the safety guidelines.
  • Be aware of wildlife and respect animals’ territory and space, some animals like deer, sheep or others might attack if they feel threatened.

By following these tips, you can help ensure that your trip to the Lake District is a safe and enjoyable experience. Remember that nature can be unpredictable so always be prepared and mindful of your actions.

To book a camper van or for more information please call

01254 495 999

Or

Email

blackburn@easihire.com

Motorhome Vehicles

Looking to hire a camper or motorhome in Blackburn look no further than EasiHire Blackburn we have a range of campers available to hire, from 2 berth to 6 berth campers available,

We have what you need for all different needs

Check out our range

The Volkswagen California is a campervan that is built on the VW T5 or T6 platform and is designed for use as a small motorhome. The California is available in several different models and configurations, including the Ocean model, which is the top-of-the-line version and features a range of premium amenities and features. Some of the features that are included in the California Ocean model include a kitchenette with a sink, refrigerator, and two-burner stove, a fold-out table and chairs, a pop-up roof with a double bed, and a bathroom with a toilet and sink. The California Ocean is a popular choice for those who enjoy camping, road trips, and exploring the outdoors.

 The Fiat Talento is a light commercial vehicle that is produced by the Italian automaker Fiat. It is available in several different lengths and configurations, including a long wheelbase (L2) version that offers additional space for cargo or passengers. The Talento L2 is a popular choice for use as a campervan, and it can be outfitted with a range of amenities and features to make it suitable for use as a motorhome. These features might include a kitchenette with a sink, refrigerator, and two-burner stove, a fold-out table and chairs, a pop-up roof with a double bed, and a bathroom with a toilet and sink. The Talento L2 can sleep up to two people in the pop-up roof, making it a compact and practical option for those who enjoy camping and road trips.

The Auto-Trail Tribute T615 is a motorhome that is built by Auto-Trail, a UK-based manufacturer of recreational vehicles. The T615 model is a 4-berth motorhome, which means it is designed to sleep up to four people. It is built on a Ford Transit chassis and features a compact and practical layout that includes a kitchenette with a sink, refrigerator, and two-burner stove, a fold-out table and chairs, a seating area that converts into a double bed, and a rear bedroom with bunk beds. The Tribute T615 also includes a bathroom with a toilet, sink, and shower. Other features of this motorhome might include a solar panel for off-grid camping, a bike rack, and a TV and DVD player for entertainment. The Tribute T615 is a popular choice for those who enjoy camping, road trips, and exploring the outdoors.

The Ford Zefiro is a motorhome that was produced by the Italian manufacturer AutoTrail, which is now part of the Trigano Group. It is built on a Ford Transit chassis and is available in several different lengths and configurations, including a 6-berth model that can sleep up to six people. The Ford Zefiro 675 is a large motorhome with a spacious and comfortable interior that includes a kitchenette with a sink, refrigerator, and three-burner stove, a seating area that converts into a double bed, a rear bedroom with bunk beds, and a bathroom with a toilet, sink, and shower. Other features of this motorhome might include a solar panel for off-grid camping, a bike rack, and a TV and DVD player for entertainment. The Ford Zefiro 675 is a popular choice for families and groups who enjoy camping, road trips, and exploring the outdoors.

 For more information or to book one of these amazing campers

Please call

01254 495 999

Or email

Blackburn@easihire.co.uk

YORKS MOTORHOME

Thinking of an Easter or summer get away? We have just what you need here at Blackburn EasiHire with our amazing range of campers and motorhomes, we have everything from 2 berth to 6 berth, all shapes and sizes to suit all your family needs,

You don’t need to travel far from our Blackburn branch to find some amazing locations,

Such as

Stainforth hall

  • Nestling amongst the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales National Park on the 45-acre estate of Knight Stainforth Hall – with views which are beyond compare – is Knight Stainforth Hall Camping and Caravan Park. Just two miles from Settle, uniquely placed at the northern end of Ribblesdale.
    On the banks of the River Ribble, Knight Stainforth Hall is a manor house dating back to pre-Norman times, which belonged to the Knight Templar. The holiday park is not only ideally situated for exploring the Yorkshire Dales but is also within easy traveling distance of the Lake District and Herriot Country’s

They also have a restaurant on site

The knights table

  • From homemade cakes with a range of speciality teas and coffees through to our fabulous Sunday Roast Lunches using beef from our own family farm.

All our produce is locally sourced wherever possible, ensuring the best cuisine around and all lovingly made fresh by our two chefs who have over 30 years’ experience between them. Serving our fine fare from 11am until 8pm every day, you can be sure of a warm welcome day or night and depart with full tummies and with a smile on your face.

Only 33 miles from our Blackburn location

Please contact

01254 495 999 or 01942 821 080

Or you can visit

https://easicampervanhire.com/

Blackburn Motorhome Hire tips

Have you always dreamed of taking to the open road in a motorhome? At Easicampers Blackburn we have some great tips to make your journey easy and fuss free. If you are a beginner these tips will make your trip much easier and will allow you to enjoy your time on the road without the fuss of trying to work things out by yourself.

  • Give yourself time when you collect your vehicle to go over how all the systems work. We have staff on hand to show you around the vehicle & explain the systems, our staff are also happy to let you video the show round so that you can refer back to it if you need to.
  • Find out how to turn the lights on in the dark! This may seem like a funny thing to say, but if you are on the road and need to get out of bed during the night, or arrive back at your van in the dark, its always handy to know where all the switches are. The main control for the lights will be on the panel above the habitation door.
  • Understand how the electrical system works. You cant get the 230v or use 3 pin plug sockets unless you are hooked up to electric mains. If this is an essential thing you want to do on your trip, you will need to make sure that any campsites you book have the electric stand at your pitch. If you want to wild camp you need to be aware that anything you want to use that has a plug will not work as you dont have the facility to do so.
  • Gas bottles- The gas will power the heating, hot water, fridge and cooking facilities if you dont have the electric hook up, so its important to decide if you want 1 or 2 bottles of gas. I personally would recommend if you plan to wild camp & you are hiring the vehicle for more than 5 days, ask for 2 bottles. You really don’t want to be enjoying your holiday in the highlands and run out of gas. It’s always better to have too much than not enough.
  • Pack light- Don’t overpack for your first trip, you need to remember you don’t have full wardrobes in the motorhome, and some of the motorhomes we have are smaller than others, so storing lots of clothes or other items is not always an option. If you are unsure of how much space you have, ask the question when booking or ask to look at the vehicle you want to book so that you know what storage space you have in the vehicle.
  • Switch your fridge on at home if you plan to travel the day after you collect your vehicle. If you have the option to plug the vehicle in at home, you can leave your fridge switched on over night so that it is at a good temperature before you travel, this will also not use the gas in the vehicle. You could then pack the fridge the morning you plan to leave.
  • Make sure you know where the fuel tank & water tank is. It can be a very costly mistake to make if you accidentally put fuel in the water tank. The fuel will damage the water pump and the water tank. If you do put fuel in the water tank, stop as soon as you realise and inform us, we can advise you on the best course of action. Your water tank can usually be found about half way down the side of the vehicle, where as the fuel tank is usually on the front part of the vehicle near the passenger door. If you are unsure, please ask before you leave.
  • Check the height of the vehicle. This can be found on our website and we will usually give you a print off of the height, weight & length of your vehicle, however, make sure you check before you leave as it’s your responsibility to ensure that you don’t hit any low bridges or barriers in your vehicle as we do not cover this on our insurance.

Its always good to know the vehicle you are travelling in and the tips above are just a few. At Easicampers in Blackburn we have lots of ideas and tips to help you enjoy your trip. Please get in touch with us on 01254 495999 and we will be happy to help with your trip and get a quote together.

Blackburn Motorhome Hire

Yorks Dales

Ripley Castle
Of all the things to do in Yorkshire why not visit Ripley Castle.  It’s a wonderful Castle due to the rich and interesting history and breathtaking views around the stunning grounds. We provide a whole variety of activities onsite and as a result you can see this beautiful venue from a different point of view!

National Railway museum
If you want a break from diesel vehicles, you can pop over to York and explore the National Railway Museum. The museum displays a collection of over 100 locomotives and nearly 250 other items of rolling stock. Virtually all of which either ran on the railways of Great Britain or were built there. It’s the largest museum of it’s kind in the UK, and therefore a must see for any locomotive fan. Whether you’re visiting from afar or live locally, the NRM (National Railway Museum) is one of great place in Yorks Dale,

The Dalesbridge
Deep in 10 acres of pure Yorkshire countryside, this site is right on the border between the green of the Forest of Bowland and the Dales. Jump in the car and you’ll be in Settle, within 10 minutes.
Campers will pitch up in a set of well drained camping fields – level and large enough to fit a total of over 150 pitches, plus their cars. If you need an electric supply, you’ll be easily hooked-up here and there are a number of hardstanding pitches for tourers with outstanding views.

Derbyshire

Markeaton Park
Markeaton Park is Derby’s most visited park and is one of the most popular attractions in the East Midlands. The park has many features that mark this history: , historic lost roads, the 18th century park and buildings and the remains of a Second World War army camp. It offers a place to escape from day to day living and city life and experience a little bit of countryside on Derby’s doorstep.

Electric Vans

Advantages of electric vans

  • Popularity

The infrastructure of electric vehicles is growing rapidly. In UK, there are more than 4800 charging locations that provide more than 7500 charging points for individuals. This infrastructure is growing to meet the increasing numbers of electric vans. One day, petrol-based vans will be the minority and other electric vans will outstand in the community.

  • Performance

When electric vehicles where first produced, they were nowhere near the stranded that they are today. Now, you will find many vehicles with fast acceleration that reaches 60 mph in few seconds. Electric-based vehicles also provide smoother driving experience with little noise.

  • Low maintenance

All  petrol and diesel vans have  hundreds of moving parts that go wrong regularly and this can end up been very expensive .whereas  electric vans have a lot less parts that can break. So, electric vans will require less maintenance costs than conventional vans.

UK Rv Hire

Got that holiday feeling??

Matt Hancock has recently advised not to travel abroad this summer and should plan for a great British summer staycation so why not take full advantage of this and take in the sites from your very own comfortable motorhome or campervan

The United Kingdom has an abundance of tranquil destinations for you to get your teeth into. Whether it’s the beaches of Cornwall or the lochs of Scotland or the North Yorkshire Moors you can take your campervan anywhere.

Motorhome hire has never been easier here in Blackburn, simply turn up get your motorhome have a guided tour around it  and off you go on the adventure of a lifetime.

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