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Lancashire Vs Yorkshire

If your planning on hiring a motorhome from Easicamper’s in Wigan there are boundless amounts of places to visit.

The counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire have been at loggerheads for centuries, nowadays its just deciding who has the best Tea, Cricket or Rugby League teams.

Why not decide which county you would like to visit in one one of Easicamper’s Wigan great range of leisure vehicles

No fighting now Guys.

If you’re planning to visit North and East Lancashire in a campervan or motorhome, you’ll have plenty of beautiful places to explore. Here are some recommendations for places to visit in those regions:

  1. Pendle Hill: Located in the Borough of Pendle, this iconic hill offers breathtaking views and is steeped in history, particularly associated with the Pendle Witch Trials. It’s a great spot for hiking and enjoying the countryside.
  2. Ribble Valley: A picturesque area known for its rolling hills, charming villages, and the meandering River Ribble. Visit villages like Clitheroe, explore scenic walking trails, and enjoy the local food and drink.
  3. Forest of Bowland: Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Forest of Bowland is perfect for nature lovers. It’s a peaceful and unspoiled area with abundant wildlife, woodlands, and tranquil walking trails.
  4. Lancaster: This historic city is home to Lancaster Castle, which offers guided tours. You can also explore the charming streets of the city center, visit the Maritime Museum, and take a stroll along the Lancaster Canal.
  5. Morecambe Bay: A stunning coastal area with vast tidal flats and beautiful sunsets. Take a walk along the promenade, visit the Eric Morecambe statue, and enjoy the seaside atmosphere.
  6. Haworth Art Gallery: Located in Accrington, this beautiful gallery houses a collection of Tiffany glass and hosts various art exhibitions throughout the year. The surrounding parkland is perfect for a leisurely stroll.
  7. Burnley: Visit the Weavers’ Triangle, an area that showcases Burnley’s industrial heritage. Explore the historic buildings, including the Queen Street Mill Textile Museum, and learn about the town’s cotton-weaving history.
  8. Rossendale Valley: Known for its stunning landscapes, the Rossendale Valley offers opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and horse riding. The area is also home to the scenic reservoirs of Cowpe and Calf Hey.
  9. Boundary Mill Stores: If you enjoy shopping, the Boundary Mill Stores in Colne is a popular destination. It offers a wide range of discounted products, including clothing, homeware, and outdoor gear.

Remember to check for campervan-friendly campsites or designated motorhome parking areas in these locations. Enjoy your trip!

North and West Yorkshire offer a wealth of stunning landscapes, historical sites, and charming towns and villages to explore. Here are some must-visit places in these regions that you can enjoy while traveling in a motorhome:

  1. Yorkshire Dales National Park: A picturesque area with rolling hills, valleys, and charming villages. Visit Malham Cove, Aysgarth Falls, and the Ribblehead Viaduct.
  2. York: Explore the historic city of York, known for its medieval architecture and stunning York Minster. Walk along the ancient city walls, visit the Jorvik Viking Centre, and wander through the Shambles.
  3. Harrogate: This elegant spa town is famous for its beautiful gardens, such as the Valley Gardens and RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Enjoy the historic Turkish Baths and explore the town’s independent shops and tea rooms.
  4. Haworth: Visit the village of Haworth, home to the Brontë Parsonage Museum. Discover the literary history of the Brontë sisters and explore the picturesque streets and moorland surroundings.
  5. Skipton: Explore Skipton Castle, one of the best-preserved medieval castles in England. Take a leisurely boat trip along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal or explore the town’s market and independent shops.
  6. Bolton Abbey: Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Bolton Abbey offers scenic walking trails along the River Wharfe. Visit the ruins of the 12th-century Bolton Priory and enjoy a picnic in the beautiful surroundings.
  7. Ilkley: Nestled on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, Ilkley is known for its charming town center and the famous Ilkley Moor. Take a walk up to the Cow and Calf rocks for panoramic views of the surrounding area.
  8. Ripon: Explore the historic city of Ripon, home to the stunning Ripon Cathedral. Visit the UNESCO-listed Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, a magnificent 18th-century landscape garden.
  9. Richmond: Discover the Georgian market town of Richmond, with its cobbled streets and Richmond Castle. Enjoy a walk along the River Swale or explore the nearby Yorkshire Dales.
  10. Knaresborough: Visit Knaresborough and explore the enchanting Mother Shipton’s Cave, the oldest tourist attraction in England. Take a boat trip along the River Nidd and enjoy the views of the iconic Knaresborough Viaduct.

Remember to check for motorhome-friendly campsites in these areas, as some locations may have specific restrictions or guidelines for overnight stays. Enjoy your motorhome adventure in North and West Yorkshire.

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Campervan and Motorhome hire touring England

I have had a lot of enquiries over the recent weeks for our brand new ford zefiro motorhomes over at wigan Easicampers so I have put together a tour of England that I thought you may fancy or to give you some ideas for your own tour maybe.

Day One
In the afternoon when you collect your motorhome make the short journey to Liverpool. In Liverpool a must see is the Beatles Museum at Albert Dock. After visiting Liverpool head directly North to the Lakes District for an overnight stay.

Day Two
Time to spend a day in the Lakes District or perhaps take a ride on Lake Windermere or visit the steam boat museum. In the afternoon drive over the magnificent Falk stone Pass and overnight in Ullswater.

Day Three
Up early the next morning as we are heading East across the Pennines, down to Hawes and through the Yorkshire Dales to England’s east coast and the birth place of Captain James Cook- Whitby. Make sure that you stop in at Bishop Auckland for North East England’s Best Chippie- Beadles

Day Four
After awakening in Robin Hood Bay start to head towards York. The highlights of York are the York minster Cathedral and the National Rail Museum. Spend most of the day in York before leaving late afternoon heading through Southern Yorkshire past the remains of the Yorkshire mining industry, across the Humber Bridge and onto Lincoln.

Day Five
Up early the next morning as you travel from Lincoln to London there are some beautiful sites and stop over points along the way.

Day Six
Head directly west out of London along the M4. Stop off to visit the Queen’s alternative London home at Windsor. Continue west before exiting (exit 14) and heading south through Hungerford to Stonehenge. Next take the A36 up to the Georgian / Roman Bath Spa town of Bath. You can either stay overnight in Bath or head down to Wells and Cheddar Gorge.
In the morning, visit Lincoln Castle and for the Da Vinci Code Tour in the Lincoln Cathedral.

Day Seven
After some early morning cheese tasting in Cheddar Gorge perhaps a spot of spelunking in the Wookey Hole might be in order. Then head east and pick up the M5 and head north past Bristol and Gloucestershire to the Iron Bridge Gorge- home of the Industrial Revolution. Then head back to Wigan to return you motorhome home have a great trip!!

Please do not hesitate to contact the team over at Easicampers Wigan and we will be happy to help you further or you can make a booking on-line at

Motorhome places to stay in Wales

There are numerous motorhome stopovers in Wales that you can consider for your Easicampers Wigan motorhome trip. In addition to commercial campsites and caravan parks, you can also explore options listed on platforms like Park4Night. These resources provide information on suitable locations for motorhome stopovers, including free or low-cost overnight parking spots.

To find motorhome stopovers in Wales using Park4Night or similar platforms, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Park4Night website or download their app.
  2. Use the search function to specify your desired location in Wales.
  3. Explore the available options and filter the results based on your preferences, such as free parking or amenities provided.
  4. Read the reviews and descriptions for each stopover to assess if it suits your requirements.
  5. Choose the stopovers that appeal to you and plan your route accordingly.

Remember to adhere to local regulations and respect the environment when staying at motorhome stopovers. Always practice responsible camping and leave no trace behind. Enjoy your motorhome adventure in Wales!

Visit is a popular campsite booking platform that offers a wide range of campsites in Wales. Whether you’re looking for a coastal retreat, a countryside escape, or a campsite near popular attractions, has numerous options to choose from. Simply visit their website, enter your desired location in Wales, select your preferred dates, and browse through the available campsites. You can filter the results based on your specific requirements such as facilities, activities, and accommodation types. Happy camping!

Easicampers Wigan is only an hour from the Wales/England border at the northern end so once you’ve picked up your motorhome from our location.

There are other websites that can provide camping spots even the big family sites like Haven and Hoseasons have camp sites for touring

For more details on our motorhome and campervans rentals from Easicampers in Wigan get in touch with us the following ways

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Festival Season 2023

With Festival season upon us for 2023 Easicampers Wigan has some great deals for motorhome’s & campervans. Are you a die hard festival goer looking for something a bit more luxurious that the usual tent? We have you covered, from small VW Caddy California 2 berth right up to a 6 berth motorhome.

You will find a list below of the most popular festivals here in the UK. At Easicampers Wigan we don’t charge extra for Festival hire

  1. Glastonbury Festival: Glastonbury is one of the UK’s largest and most prestigious music festivals. Taking place between 21st June-25sth June 2023
  2. Reading and Leeds Festivals: These twin festivals take place simultaneously over the August bank holiday weekend. Reading Festival is held in Reading, while Leeds Festival is held in Leeds. The festivals this year are due to take place 25th-27th August
  3. Isle of Wight Festival: This festival is held annually on the Isle of Wight and attracts a diverse range of artists and attendees. The Isle of White festival takes place this year between 15th-18th June.
  4. Download Festival: Known for its focus on rock and heavy metal, Download Festival is held at Donington Park in Leicestershire. Download festival is due to take place on the 8th – 11th June 2023
  5. Wireless Festival: Wireless is a popular urban music festival that showcases hip-hop, R&B, and grime. Download festival this year is between the 7th & 9th July.
  6. Kendal calling festival is very popular with families with plenty to do and see, its great for young children also, the dates for 2023 are 27th July -30th July.
  7. Bluedot festival is a unique festival at Cheshire’s iconic Jodrell bank, another family favourite with arts, culture, scienceand amazing music. This years festival is between the 20th & 23rd July

You can contact us on 01942 778899 for your quote, we look forward to helping you plan your festival hire.

Grand California 4 Berth

New for June 2023 to the Easicamper’s fleet in Wigan is the Volkswagen Grand California 4 berth. This is a camper van that can comfortably sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 11 or 3 adults.

It’s equipped with all the amenities you need for a comfortable camping experience, including a kitchenette with a stove, refrigerator, sink, and cabinets for storage. The vehicle also features a bathroom with a shower, toilet, and sink.

Easicamper’s Wigan is a rental company that provides the Volkswagen Grand California for hire. We offer various packages that cater to different needs and budgets, including short-term and long-term rentals. The rental price typically includes insurance, roadside assistance, and basic equipment such as cookware and bedding.

Featuring plenty of space to take home comforts on the road, the Grand California fits beds for two adults and two children, a separate wet room and comfy living space into a safe, efficient package. The white surfaces create an airy atmosphere, helped by the optional panoramic skylights. Enjoy open plan van life wherever you go.

A defining feature of the all-new Grand California is the separate wet room. The compartment includes a toilet, shower and space-saving sink. There’s also integrated shelving and storage for toiletries and towels. The ventilating skylight clears steam quickly and motion-sensing lights as standard add a touch of style.

After a day of exploring, rest and relax in the Grand California’s generous lounge area. Captain’s chairs and the comfortable fixed bench surround the central table to create a space to be together, and the large windows let light in and give wonderful views of your destination.

If you’re planning a camping trip and want the convenience and comfort of a camper van, the Volkswagen Grand California from Easicamper’s Wigan could be a great option for you. Be sure to check availability and make reservations in advance to secure your rental.

For more details on this brand new vehicle contact us on 01942 778899

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Motorhome hire from Manchester airport

Easicampers Wigan is just a short ride away from Manchester airport, we are really conveniently located just a short walk from Wigan train stations making it an ideal choice for anyone flying in to Manchester airport. We also have great transport links here in Wigan so that you can get straight on your journey from our depot.

We have some great ideas for places that you could travel to from Manchester airport which we have listed below

If you are looking for the best destination to travel to in a motorhome after collecting it from Manchester Airport, there are several options available to you, depending on your preferences.

One option is to head towards the Lake District National Park, which is located approximately 90 minutes drive from Manchester Airport. The Lake District offers stunning scenery, with its famous lakes, mountains and valleys, making it a great place for outdoor enthusiasts. There are several campsites and motorhome parks located in and around the Lake District, offering a range of facilities and amenities.

Another option is to explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park, which is located approximately two hours drive from Manchester Airport. The Yorkshire Dales offers picturesque countryside, with its rolling hills, moors and valleys, making it a great place for hiking and cycling. There are several campsites and motorhome parks located in and around the Yorkshire Dales, offering a range of facilities and amenities.

Alternatively, you could head towards the coast and explore the stunning coastline of North Wales. The North Wales coastline offers a range of attractions, including beautiful beaches, historic castles and scenic coastal walks. There are several campsites and motorhome parks located in and around North Wales, offering a range of facilities and amenities.

Ultimately, the best destination to travel to in a motorhome will depend on your personal preferences and interests. However, these three destinations offer a great starting point for your motorhome adventure.

Get in touch with us on 01942 778899 for all your quotes and availability.

Beach holiday in the UK?

Are you looking to get away for summer but money is tight? Easicampers Wigan can help you get that family holiday in a motorhome. We have simple and easy ways to make payments to spread the cost of your motorhome, so that you can relax and start to plan your beach breakaway.

Here at Easicampers Wigan we try to help our customers the best way possible.

It could be with ideas for places to visit whilst on your travels, campsite locations or links to websites. these are only our ideas and it is always best to check with the location you are visiting first.

A beach holiday is great and the UK is littered with blue flag beaches all around.

Whether its the beaches in Cornwall and Devon ideal for surf enthusiast’s, the remote beaches in Northern Scotland or the fresh North Sea coast in Northumberland.

There are many beautiful beaches to visit in the UK while traveling in a campervan. Here are some of the best:

  1. Woolacombe Beach, Devon: This is a three-mile long sandy beach with crystal clear waters, perfect for swimming, surfing and relaxing.
  2. Porthcurno Beach, Cornwall: With its turquoise waters and white sandy beach, Porthcurno is a stunning location that’s perfect for swimming and sunbathing.
  3. Three Cliffs Bay, Gower Peninsula: Located on the stunning Gower Peninsula in Wales, Three Cliffs Bay offers dramatic cliffs and golden sands that are perfect for a peaceful beach getaway.
  4. Luskentyre Beach, Isle of Harris: This is a secluded beach on the Isle of Harris in Scotland, known for its turquoise waters and white sandy beach.
  5. Bamburgh Beach, Northumberland: This beach offers stunning views of Bamburgh Castle and is perfect for long walks, swimming and sunbathing.
  6. Durdle Door Beach, Dorset: Located on the Jurassic Coast, Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch that forms a beautiful beach, perfect for swimming and exploring.
  7. Rhossili Bay, Gower Peninsula: Another stunning beach on the Gower Peninsula, Rhossili Bay offers miles of sandy beaches and stunning views of the coastline.
  8. Camber Sands, East Sussex: This is a beautiful sandy beach on the south coast of England, perfect for swimming, sunbathing and water sports.
  9. Sandwood Bay, Sutherland: This is a remote and stunning beach located in the Scottish Highlands, known for its wild and unspoiled beauty.
  10. West Wittering Beach, West Sussex: This is a popular beach on the south coast of England, known for its clear waters, sandy beach and stunning views.

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South Coast Motorhome routes

Are you looking for some inspiration for your next trip? We have some great ideas at Easicampers Wigan for your motorhome or campervan holiday, from picturesque villages to the best routes to travel, we can help you plan every little last detail.

Take a look at a few ideas for travelling around the South Coast below:

The south coast of the UK offers a wide range of stunning coastal scenery, charming towns, and fascinating historical sites to explore by motorhome. Here are some of the best routes to travel around the south coast of the UK:

  1. The Jurassic Coast: Starting in East Devon and ending in Dorset, this route offers 95 miles of stunning coastal views and geological wonders, such as the Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.
  2. The South Downs Way: This route runs along the chalk ridge of the South Downs National Park, offering panoramic views of the English Channel and rolling countryside.
  3. The New Forest: This route offers a mix of ancient woodland, heathland, and coastline, with plenty of opportunities for wildlife watching and outdoor activities.
  4. The Coastal Castles Trail: Starting in Portsmouth and ending in Hastings, this route takes you through a series of historic coastal castles, such as Arundel Castle and Bodiam Castle.
  5. The Beachy Head Road: Starting in Brighton and ending in Eastbourne, this route offers breathtaking coastal views, as well as access to the Seven Sisters cliffs and the picturesque village of Alfriston

If you are looking for picturesque places to visit to get that perfect camera shot, take a look at some ideas below:

  1. Devon’s English Riviera: Experience the beauty of the English Riviera, including the seaside towns of Torquay, Paignton, and Brixham.
  2. Cornwall’s Land’s End: Discover the dramatic coastline and rugged cliffs of Land’s End, the most westerly point of mainland Britain.
  3. Sussex’s Seven Sisters: Admire the breathtaking views of the Seven Sisters cliffs, a series of white chalk cliffs on the Sussex coast.
  4. Hampshire’s New Forest: Enjoy the idyllic countryside of Hampshire’s New Forest, home to ancient woodlands, heathlands, and picturesque villages.
  5. Kent’s White Cliffs: Take a scenic drive along the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, with stunning views of the English Channel.
  6. Isle of Wight: Explore the picturesque island of the Isle of Wight, with its stunning coastline, charming towns, and historic sites.

If adventure is more your style, check out these ideas:

  1. Dorset’s Jurassic Coast: The Jurassic Coast offers a wide range of adventurous activities, including hiking along the South West Coast Path, coasteering, kayaking, and fossil hunting.
  2. Isle of Wight: The Isle of Wight is a great place for outdoor adventures, with opportunities for cycling, hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, and surfing.
  3. Cornwall: Cornwall is a popular destination for surfing, with world-class breaks at spots like Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay. The area also offers opportunities for coasteering, kayaking, and rock climbing.
  4. New Forest: The New Forest is a great place for cycling, with over 100 miles of off-road tracks and trails. The area also offers opportunities for hiking, horse riding, and watersports.
  5. Hampshire: Hampshire’s South Downs National Park is a great place for hiking and cycling, with stunning views of the coastline and countryside.
  6. Sussex: Sussex offers opportunities for adventurous activities like rock climbing, paragliding, and kite surfing, as well as hiking and cycling along the South Downs Way.

Remember to check for any local restrictions or regulations before embarking on your adventure, and make sure to bring appropriate equipment and gear.

Remember to plan your route carefully, as some roads may not be suitable for motorhomes & campervans. Also, be sure to check for any local travel restrictions or road closures before setting off on your journey.

For all your hire requests or questions you may have, Easicampers Wigan can help you through all your requests and queries, just get in touch on 01942 778899.

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Reading and Leeds festival

If you’re looking for campervan hire for the Leeds and Reading Festivals, there are a number of companies that provide this service. Easicampers Wigan is one of them, and you may want to check their website for information on their services and pricing.

When hiring a campervan for a festival, it’s important to choose a vehicle that meets your needs in terms of size, facilities, and budget. Make sure to book well in advance, as demand can be high, especially for popular events like Leeds and Reading Festivals.

Once you have your campervan booked, you’ll need to plan your trip and route to the festival. Make sure to check the festival’s website for information on parking and camping areas, and any restrictions or requirements for campervans.

When attending a festival in a campervan, it’s important to be prepared for all kinds of weather conditions, so pack appropriate clothing and gear. Also, be respectful of your neighbours and follow the festival’s rules and regulations to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Overall, campervan hire can be a great way to experience the Leeds and Reading Festivals, providing you with flexibility, comfort, and a unique festival experience.

For more details on our campervan hire for any festivals contact the Wigan depot

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Lincolnshire Camper stays

Want to take a trip over to the east of the country. Why not hire a VW California and enjoy a relaxing trip from the Wigan area. Just a few hours drive over you’ll find a abundance of picturesque places to visit.

Lincolnshire is a beautiful county located in the East Midlands of England, with plenty of picturesque countryside, historic towns, and coastal resorts to explore. Here are some places to visit and campsites to stay on in Lincolnshire:

Places to Visit:

  1. Lincoln – Visit the impressive Lincoln Cathedral, explore the historic Bailgate area, and take a stroll along the cobbled streets of Steep Hill.
  2. Skegness – A traditional seaside resort with a sandy beach, amusement arcades, and donkey rides.
  3. Boston – A charming town with a rich history and beautiful Georgian architecture.
  4. Stamford – A picturesque town with medieval buildings and stone bridges, often used as a filming location for period dramas.
  5. The Lincolnshire Wolds – An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with rolling hills, quaint villages, and scenic walks.

Campsites to Stay On:

  1. Orchard Caravan Park – Located in Tattershall, this campsite offers spacious pitches, modern facilities, and easy access to the attractions of Lincolnshire.
  2. Thorpe Park Holiday Centre – This Haven site in Cleethorpes has plenty of family-friendly activities, including a pool, fishing lakes, and a golf course.
  3. Old Leake Leisure Park – A tranquil park in Boston, ideal for those seeking a peaceful retreat with beautiful countryside views.
  4. Fosdyke Bridge Marina – This campsite in Spalding offers riverside pitches and access to the River Welland, perfect for boating enthusiasts.
  5. Sunnydale Holiday Park – Another Haven site in Saltfleet, this park offers a range of accommodation options, including lodges and caravans, as well as plenty of on-site entertainment.

The VW California Ocean campervan is ideal for up to 4 people travelling and sleeping with small fridge box to keep your items chilled and 2 burner hob, its great to stop off and enjoy the views with a cup of tea.

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