Travelling with a motorhome is an excellent solution for our COVID-19 reality. It allows you to see new incredible places, while socially distancing at the same time. However, when you’re planning your first (or next) trip with a motorhome, it can be pretty tough to choose a destination. There are plenty of beautiful places, each very different, but each exactly marvellous. How can you choose only one?
Don’t worry. To help you figure out your ideal destination, we’ve come up with a list of the most beautiful places in the UK to visit with a motorhome. All that’s left for you is to do research, decide whether you want to buy or rent a motorhome, check out a list of motorhome manufacturers, find the one that offers the best option for you, and get on the road!
Ready to visit one of these breathtaking places?
In Cornwall, there are many great camping locations, where you can see the beauty of seaside landscapes with your own eyes. Wild moors, breathtaking coastlines, sandy beaches… There are also many tourist attractions for those who love active trips, and if you prefer serenity and simplicity, quaint seaside towns are waiting for you.
For those who travel with children, some camping locations offer kids’ clubs during the half-terms so you can relax, while your children enjoy some outdoor activities.
Places to See: The Camel Estuary, St Ives, Tintagel Castle and Merlin’s Cave.
Things to Do: Go sightseeing or surfing, visit holiday parks, enjoy outdoor activities.
If you need to relax, Wales with its green valleys and quiet beaches is exactly for you. Hills and forests in all the shades of green and yellow, breathtaking waterfalls, historical towns, medieval ruins, and seaside and forest wildlife – these are just a few things this region has to offer.
No matter when you go, sunny summer or misty autumn, Wales will always amaze you with its unique scenery and spectacular sights. And whether you’re a photograph looking for some fantastic scenery, or a family enjoying a vacation, you’ll always find something for yourself.
Places to See: Snowdonia National Park, the Isle of Anglesey, Pembrokeshire, Brecon Beacons National Park, Betws-y-Coed.
Things to Do: Go sightseeing, go hiking, enjoy seaside activities and food festivals.
Every nature lover will surely find something for themselves in England’s largest national park. If you want to relax in calmness and tranquillity, quiet hamlets and remote lakes are waiting for you; and if company and outdoor activities are something you prefer, vibrant villages and busy towns of Ambleside and Keswick will welcome you happily.
Those travelling with children will be amazed by the number of holiday parks, and if you want to experience something new while being surrounded by nature, there are always boat trips across marvellous lakes. The roads are mostly easily accessible for motorhomes, but be prepared for some congested lanes in summer – do research beforehand.
Places to See: Keswick village, Ullswater, Honister Slate Mine, Lake Windermere.
Things to Do: Visit holiday parks, go sightseeing, go on boat trips.
Northumberland is a windswept countryside, with long beaches, where you can enjoy the breathtaking presence of wild nature, and perfect little villages. The roads are easy to navigate, and the view is exceptional.
For the fans of Harry Potter, Alnwick Castle opens its doors, so you can explore the long corridors of Hogwarts and enjoy the broomstick training (closed in winter). For those marvelled by the seaside, the harbour of Craster offers the spectacular scenery – and you can stock up on famous kippers while there. And for all the nature lovers, miles of sandy beaches won’t leave you disappointed.
Places to See: Alnwick Castle, Druridge Bay Country Park, Amble, Craster, Dunstanburgh, Embleton Bay.
Things to Do: Go sightseeing, have picnics, explore local food, enjoy nature.
Explore the iconic route with a motorhome – NC500. You’ll pass and explore the most beautiful places in Scotland, enjoying the breathtaking landscapes, famous Scottish hospitality and food, the thrill of nature. Inverness is your dream destination whether you’re a fan of history or “Outlander”; and many serene bays will welcome those who want to relax surrounded by nature.
What’s more, NC500has one of the best driving roads in Scotland, so there won’t be any problems with it.
Places to See: Inverness, Sutherland, Caithness, Redpoint, The village of Ullapool.
Things to Do: Go sightseeing, enjoy nature, see the northern lights (in Caithness).
If you miss travelling, or simply want a change of scenery, a motorhome trip is an excellent solution. Moreover, you’ll learn that there are so many beautiful places in the UK you have never seen. Marvellous landscapes, old castles breathing history, windy shores and misty forests – once you see them, you’ll never want to leave.
But if you don’t have time for more exploring and need to turn back, don’t be sad – these places are not going anywhere. You can choose the nearest one for now, and visit the others next time.