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Which Doors Should I Choose?! Barn Doors or Tailgate… Choosing The Right Back Door For Your VW Campervan!

When it comes to transforming your VW van into the ultimate campervan, one of the crucial decisions you'll face is selecting the type of back door. Essentially, it's about how you want your van to open up to the world. There are two main options: The Barn Door or Tailgates.

Exploring the rich history of campervans… Where it all started!

Campervans are seen as iconic symbols of freedom and adventure, and they have a history as rich and diverse as the landscapes we drive them through.

Here are our top 10 reasons to buy a VW Camper!

Are you considering investing in a campervan? The VW Camper is a timeless classic that has captured the hearts of adventurers for generations. Here are our 10 compelling reasons why owning a VW campervan will make an amazing travel experience for you and your family

Spring Into Adventure: Your 2024 Guide to Spring Travel In The UK

At Custom Design Campervans, we're excited to guide you through a journey that encompasses the magic of spring travel in your custom campervan! Here are our top tips on a Spring full of happy memories in your camper...

Tips & Tricks To Maintaining Your Campervan

Neglecting maintenance can lead to costly repairs and unexpected breakdowns, putting a damper on your travels. Fear not! At Custom Design Campervans, we have created comprehensive guide, and we'll walk you through essential campervan maintenance tips and tricks to keep your vehicle running smoothly and ensure your journeys are stress-free.

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener… Unless You Switch From Plane To Campervan Travel!

Prioritising sustainability has become increasingly imperative, and the demand for eco-friendly travel alternatives is huge. Campervan travel emerges as a beacon of environmentally conscious travel and offers benefits that not only satisfy our wanderlust but also is better for our planet. Let's delve into the ecological advantages of a campervan journey.

Celebrating Valentines Day On The Road

As Valentine's Day is swiftly approaching, you may be wondering what to do with your significant other this year? Why not switch things up and take your celebration on the road? Here are some unique ideas to make this occasion truly special:

Does Your Campervan Have Everything You Need?

When heading off on a campervan adventure, it's important to ensure you have everything you need for your travels. That's why we offer an array of VW Campervan Extras designed to take your camping experience to the next level.

Our Guide To The North Coast 500

Discovering the North Coast 500 (NC500) by campervan is an incredible adventure through some of Scotland's most awe-inspiring landscapes. This scenic route spans 500 miles, showcasing the rugged beauty of the Scottish Highlands and the stunning coastline. Buckle up as we embark on a comprehensive guide to experiencing the NC500 in your campervan.

Top Podcasts For A Long Road Trip

A long road trip calls for a good podcast! Whether you seek entertainment, education, or a blend of both, here are the top five podcasts that promise to elevate your journey mile after mile.

Top 5 Walking Routes In The Uk

Do you love the outdoors but you're bored of the same old walking routes? Whether you're an avid hiker seeking a challenge or a leisurely stroller embracing nature's beauty, here are five of the best walking routes that showcase the diverse and breathtaking scenery the UK has to offer.

A Fabulous 2023!

We're immensely grateful for our incredible customers who made 2023 an absolutely fantastic year!

Warm European Campervan Destinations In January

As the winter chill wraps its icy fingers around much of Europe, January becomes an opportune time to seek warmth without straying too far. While frost blankets the north, there are pockets of Europe where the sun still shines warmly, offering respite from the cold. What better way to explore these havens than in the comfort of a campervan? Buckle up as we uncover the warm European holiday destinations perfect for a January road trip!

A Guide to Campervan Travel with Your Furry Companion

Embarking on a campervan adventure is exhilarating, but add a four-legged friend to the mix, and it becomes a journey filled with even more joy and bonding. Travelling with your dog in a campervan opens up a world of possibilities, but it requires careful planning and consideration. Here’s everything you need to know to ensure a paw-some experience:

10 Creative Campervan Storage Ideas For Your Next Adventure

Campervans are the epitome of freedom on the road, offering a compact yet versatile space for travel enthusiasts. But let's face it, maximising storage in a limited area can be a challenge. Fear not, adventurers! Here are ten creative campervan storage ideas that will transform your mobile home into an organised haven:

10 Gift Ideas for a Campervan Owner

Are you seeking the ideal gift for your campervan owner friend? Whether they're a seasoned traveller or dreaming of embarking on adventures, finding the perfect gift for a campervan enthusiast can be challenging. To help you choose the ideal present, here are ten thoughtful and practical gift ideas that will surely delight any campervan lover:

Preparing Your Campervan For Winter

The dropping temperatures and icy conditions demand special attention and care to ensure your vehicle remains cost and functional throughout the colder months. Here are some essential winter care tips to keep your campervan running smoothly and comfortably during this season:

Staying Safe In Your Campervan

Exploring the open road in a campervan is an exhilarating experience, but safety and security are paramount for a worry-free journey. Whether you're a solo traveller or adventuring with loved ones, here are essential tips to ensure you feel safe and secure in your campervan:

Celebrating Christmas In Your Campervan

Christmas in your campervan!? We appreciate this may not be the first thing that springs to mind, but the freedom to travel, the cosy interiors, and the breathtaking natural landscapes make campervan getaways an ideal choice for a festive escape.

Family-Friendly Campervanning: Tips For Travelling With Kids & Pets

A campervan trip with your family and beloved pets is an incredible opportunity to create lasting memories while exploring the great outdoors. However, it's no secret that travelling with kids and pets requires extra planning and considerations. Fear not! With the right tips and strategies, your family campervan trip can be not just manageable but also an absolute joy.

The Ultimate Packing Guide For Your Campervan Adventures

Whether you're a seasoned traveller or a first-time camper, knowing what essentials to pack can make or break your journey. Efficient packing ensures comfort, convenience, and a worry-free trip. Here's a comprehensive guide to help you pack smartly for your next campervan escapade.

The Ultimate Guide To UK Winter Adventures In Your Campervan

As winter blankets the United Kingdom with its cold weather, there's an undeniable appeal to embarking on a campervan adventure amid the season's charm. With your cosy home on wheels, you can explore the diverse landscapes, quaint villages, and picturesque views that the UK has to offer during the winter months. Here's your ultimate guide to making the most of your campervan in the UK this winter.

10 Fun Things to Do on a Rainy Day in a Campervan
10 Quick & Easy Meals To Make In Your Campervan

When you're on the road in your campervan, whipping up delicious and convenient meals shouldn't be a hassle. With a little planning and some simple ingredients, you can prepare satisfying dishes without a fully equipped kitchen. Here are 10 quick and easy meals perfect for your campervan adventures.

Top 3 Campervan Routes in the UK

Campervan travel is one of the best ways to explore the UK, giving you the freedom to go wherever you like, whenever you like. From rugged coastlines to serene countryside, the UK offers a diverse range of campervan routes that you won’t want to miss!

Branching out… Ford Transit Conversion

We just love the layout in this Ford Transit Van. The seating area has a great social feel to it. For any conversion van ideas you have please get in touch. Our team would love to hear from you.

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