5 Fantastic Destinations For a Weekend Away In The Motorhome
Owning a motorhome is like having a home on wheels, offering the freedom and flexibility to explore diverse destinations whenever you and your family feel like getting away for a few days.
With a motorhome, you can set off on spontaneous road trips to create unforgettable memories with family and friends – all while avoiding the hassle of booking accommodation.
From serene countryside retreats to bustling cityscapes, the UK offers a diverse choice of destinations and there’s always somewhere you haven’t explored before. If you’re looking for ideas on where to head off to next, here’s five cracking destinations where you can enjoy a weekend away.
Searching for somewhere where you can spend a day by the seaside? Then Northumberland offers the perfect coastal weekend escape.
Renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, Northumberland boasts sandy beaches, rugged cliffs and historic sites that make for the perfect day trip.
By parking your motorhome at one of the coastal campsites, you can explore the picturesque villages, visit Bamburgh Castle even or take a boat trip to the Farne Islands to see some seals and puffins. And with Newcastle just a short drive away, you can also check out the Northeast's most buzzing city where there’s no end of things to see and do.
The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire
The Cotswolds, with its charming honey-coloured villages and scenic views, is an idyllic destination that’s made for a motorhome weekend getaway.
Park in one of the many campsites in the area or stay at a rural pub with motorhome facilities. Explore the quaint villages of Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold, visit historic market towns like Chipping Campden or enjoy peaceful walks through the Cotswold countryside. The options are aplenty!
Snowdonia National Park, Wales
Bask in the beauty of North Wales’ iconic mountainous region by stopping off in Snowdonia. With lush landscape, stunning views and some of the best (and most challenging) hiking routes in the country, Snowdonia could be the ideal place to get away for a while.
Although most stop by to tackle Mount Snowdon, there are other attractions in the area. Explore the charming towns of Betws-y-Coed and Beddgelert and be sure to visit the serene Swallow Falls, a stunning location that could provide the ideal backdrop for a romantic day out with your partner.
The Scottish Highlands
If you're up for an extended road trip, venture into the wild and rugged Scottish Highlands for a mini-break you’ll never forget.
Explore the historic city of Inverness, discover the magical Isle of Skye and experience the unique ambience of the Highlands' remote corners. Alternatively, you can just park up and take in the breathtaking landscapes, or pay a visit to the iconic Loch Ness. Who knows, you might even spot Nessy!
The Lake District, Cumbria
Undoubtedly one of the UK's most picturesque regions, the Lake District in Cumbria is the perfect destination for every nature-loving motorhome-enthusiast.
Offering countless serene lakes, stunning mountains and charming villages where you’ll find hundreds of pubs, bars and restaurants, whether you're with family or friends the Lake District is a great place to get away for a few days.
You can park your motorhome near Lake Windermere, explore hiking trails in Grasmere or enjoy a leisurely cruise on Ullswater. The Lake District is a haven for nature lovers, hikers, and those seeking tranquillity.
So those are five destinations for you to explore in your motorhome. If you’ve recently treated yourself to a campervan or you’re considering hiring a company specialising in motorhome conversions, you’ll be glad to know the UK offers a wealth of excellent destinations.