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All website links checked and updated August 2023

Camping and Caravanning Organisations in the UK and Ireland

The Camping and Caravanning Club Major UK club for all tent campers, motorhome owners and caravanners with many large sites and smaller Certificated Sites for members only. Also local District Associations organise meets and temporary sites across the UK at low cost. Ferry bookings, insurance and overseas holidays are also offered usually at discount rates. They also offer members' discounts with various retailers
The Caravan & Motorhome Club Main UK club for caravanners and motorcaravanners with over 200 club run sites and many Certificated Locations for members only. Local centres run rallies. Ferry booking service, insurance and overseas holidays also available. They also offer members' discounts at various retailers and discount entry to many attractions in the UK
The MotorCaravanners Club A smaller club exclusively for motorcaravanners, mostly running organised meets. They have a few certificated sites

Brit Stops
For an annual membership subscription you can stay for one night free at more than 760 locations such as farm shops and pubs in the UK. This operates in a similar way to France Passion and other schemes in Europe
The Motorcaravan Club of Ireland Club for motorcaravanners in Ireland

Motorhome and Camping links

Motorhomers' Blogs, Websites and Travel Journals

Under the Awnings

Brian Martin's website has useful blogs, editorial features and podcasts for motorhomers, caravanners and camping enthusiasts.

Julie and Jason have been touring Europe and North Africa almost full time for many years and their excellent website details all their trips with lots of motorhome advice based on their good (and bad!) experiences.

Our Bumble

Joanne and Craig have been travelling around Europe in their motorhome since 2014. Keep up to date with their latest adventures on their informative blog.
Motorhome Adventurers Tragically Esther died in a mountaineering accident in 2020 Dan has kept ther website online in her memory updated 2023
Do Your Dream Ryan and Mel's campervan adventure, a personal diary of adventures covering their trips to Europe in a campervan. In 2018 they visited Scandinavia and are now planning their second self-build van (Dec 2018)
Travels in a VW Camper (Langdale-Associates)
Motorhome enthusiasts Sheila and Paul Barker's website with detailed travel logs about their trips to Slovenia, Hungary, Greece, Pyrenees, Alsace-Lorraine, Sicily, Denmark, Croatia, Slovakia, Sardinia and Corsica, Czech Republic and Sweden. 
updated for their 2018 tour of the Baltic States (Nov 2018)
Magbaz Travels Barry and Margaret Williamson's excellent website. They have been full-timing mostly around Europe for 20 years and have completed three round the world trips. Their site is regularly updated and has an interesting article about their travels from Greece to the UK  and back in 2018.
Farewell after 16 years: this site is no longer updated but the mountain of useful information is still accessible

Motorhome Vagabond

Gary's interesting blog about fulltiming in a motorhome in the UK
updated with details of their short trip to Scotland in 2018
Motorhome Forums and Discussion Groups
Wildcamping forum A large UK based forum with lots of posts about all things to do with motorhomes as well as details of wild camping places - subscription required
Motorhomer forum A very active online motorhoming forum set up by the owner of the wildcamping forum with lots of useful posts.

Motorhome Facts forum An online motorhoming community site with an active forum but not as busy as in previous years.
Motorhome List A UK based Motorhome owners newsgroup which can be accessed by subscribing through Mostly motorhome related topics and answers to queries about motorhomes and touring. Can be accessed through the list owner's website
Out & About Live forum Forum run by the publishers of MMM and Which Motorhome magazines. Motorhome Matters is the liveliest section. 

C&MC Club Together

A members discussion forum on the Caravan and Motorhome Club website with mostly just a few regular contributors.
Other Motorhome related links
Scottish Camping A useful website with lots of information about camping and touring in Scotland
CMCA Australia The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia website
ukmotorhomes Andy Clarke's (MH-List group organiser) website - lots of useful information and other links. Also has a list of motorhome stopovers and a Motorhome Market for motorhome free-ads

Campsites and guides to Sites and Aires 
Note: these include links to sites that we haven't personally visited.
See European Camping pages for our recommended sites

Book and review 9,709 holiday parks and campsites in the UK, Europe and the Americas. We have used this site to book commercial sites in the UK with no booking fees

A most useful website listing most campsites in the Uk and some abroad, with reviews of sites and equipment. Lots of search options.
A website giving details of hundreds of campsites throughout the UK. Specific searches such as sites suitable for motorhome sites can be easily found.

Out and About Live Campsite Finder
An Over 6,000 UK Campsites and top European camping locations to search and help you find your perfect Pitch.

Listing over 3,100 caravan and campsites with location maps, links to their websites and reviews
Search for Sites
A comprehensive website and mobile App listing almost 40,000 sites including aires and stop-overs in the UK and Europe. Registration is free and they can be downloaded to popular SatNavs

A very comprehensive Android and iPad app (All Motorhome Parkings) from NKC, the Dutch motorhome association, listing 24,000 sites and parking places with lots of reviews (mostly in Dutch - annual subscription))
A French website and App listing over 53,000 places to park and service points throughout Europe. (monthly subscription)

Archies Campings

link not secure 2023
Go Motorhoming / Vicarious Books

A useful source for buying guidebooks to motorhome aires and campsites and their own books Go Motorhoming Europe and All the Aires guide to France in English (with some contributions from us!).
Aires guides to Spain & Portugal, Benelux and Scandinavia. and stockists of ACSI and other European camping guidebooks and road atlases.

ACSI camping card

The ACSI low season discount card scheme which we have found to be very useful; also links to the ACSI site guide and DVD

Camping-car Park
French commercial organisation which operates over 150 aires throughout France which are bookable in advance via their website or app. Annual membership subscription and daily fee.
Motorhoming France A website with details of aires and campsites in France, and access to over 5,000 images and touring resources. (now free to join) 
France Passion An organisation which offers over 2000 free overnight stops for camping-cars, mostly at vineyards and farms throughout France. Members pay an annual subscription of about 30 and are offered the chance to buy some home produce at each location.   
Campingcar-infos A useful website listing aires in France and the rest of Europe with maps and GPS references. Also has useful comments by users (mostly in French) which are available on a USB memory stick or a download for 8 - an excellent reference for a laptop! An Android App is now also available
i-Campingcar  Another useful website (in French) listing many aires with users' comments and free downloads of POI's. Has regular updates of open and closed aires
Twin Lakes Caravan Park Twin Lakes Caravan Park is a picturesque English family owned site near Montendre, north of Bordeaux in the Charente-Maritime region of France. We cater for those seeking a quiet and restful holiday in rural France away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. We have two fishing lakes. 


A list of all 9000+ French Federation campsites

Camping en France

Selected French campsites (mainly larger ones)

Comprehensive website for campervans in Italy with sites and dealer links


Camperstop Sierra Espuna

A privately owned motorhome aire in Totana, Murcia with excellent facilities and views across to the mountains.
Camping Park Pizarra A newly developed British owned camping park in the village of Pizarra near Alora on the Costa Del Sol and 30 minutes drive from Malaga
AreasAc A guide listing most of the official motorhome aires in Spain with latest news and links to tourist sites which can be downloaded to a GPS
Swiss Terroir
The Swiss free stopover scheme for motorhomes similar to France Passion and Brit Stops (see entries above). Annual subscription is about 35



Motorhome Motorcaravan Monthly is a top selling monthly UK magazine with lots of articles by experts and enthusiasts, also they publish another monthly magazine Which Motorcaravan.
The website also hosts a lively forum Out and About Live

Practical Motorhome

A monthly UK magazine with articles on Motorhomes, touring and DIY 
General Tourist sites
Slovenia Info The official Slovenia Tourism website
Provence Beyond A useful link for tourist information about Provence and other areas of France

Motorhome related companies and other useful links

(PLEASE NOTE We do not imply any recommendations and may not have any personal experience of these companies)
Sites and guides
First Aid and Outdoor Recreation
health and safety An American website from Adventis Medical with lots of advice about health and safety whilst outdoors
Link sent by Mark and Tyler
Camping safety

Outdoor safety

health and safety
Outdoor and camping safety tips from UK websites links sent by Clara

RV tips from the USA

RV checklists

Some interesting articles from Camping World in the USA about RV-ing checklists

Barbecue Safety

health and safety
A helpful article about the safe use of barbecues especially when camping and caravanning.
(Thanks to Rachel and Oliver for sending us this link)

Wonderfulwellies Camping Guide
holidays The Ultimate Camping Guide by Will of Wonderful Wellies about camping for beginners with useful checklists and tips about types of tents and sites, some of interest for motorhomers
Motorhome Holiday Swap

holidays Holiday swaps arranged for Campervans, motorhomes and RV's

Safeguard Insurance insurance Safeguard Insurance deals exclusively with insurance for motorhomes and caravans and offer inclusive European breakdown cover.

Club Care Insurance


insurance Club Care Insurance can help you get the perfect Motorhome Insurance Policy today. This is a service for Camping and Caravanning Club members
Shield Total Insurance insurance Value for money and great cover are important factors to consider when buying Motorhome Insurance. That is why the only motorhome insurance we offer is fully comprehensive. Shield Motorhome Insurance is available to people aged 25 and over
Comfort Insurance
insurance Specialists in motorcaravan/motorhome insurance. Also Private car, Home and Travel Insurance tailored for motorcaravanners. New 2020 they now offer insurance for private owners wanting to hire out their motorhomes

Caravan Guard

insurance Caravan Guard offer insurance services for motorhome, caravan, folding camper and trailer tent owners
Motorhome Hire
South Lakes Motorhome Hire hire We are a motorhome hire company based in the Lake District offering affordable family (and pet) friendly motorhome holidays
Motorhome Sales

Premium Motorhomes
sales and servicing
Motorhome and campervan dealer based near Bawtry South Yorks. Dealers for Weinsberg, Knaus,Carthago and Morelo brands. Also servicing and used motorhomes

All Seasons Leisure
All Seasons leisure based in Birtly, Tyne and Wear build campervan conversions and also supply kits. They have over ten years experience in bespoke conversions based on VW, Mercedes and other vans to each customer's specification.

Out and About Live Motorhome Sales
sales Out and About Live brings you a wide range of new and used motorhomes for sale from the UK leading dealers plus private sellers.

EmmBee Motorhomes
sales One of the largest dealers of new & used motorhomes and caravans, accessories and servicing located in Bury, Greater Manchester
Ryedale Leisure sales New & used caravans and motorhome sales, accessories and servicing based in Leicestershire sales Classified adverts for all used caravans, motorhomes static caravans accessories and caravans to let . Also dealers are listed
Tyne Valley Motorhomes sales A family run motorhome dealership near Gateshead offering top quality new and used motorhomes for sale, servicing and accessories
Parts and Accessories
Motorhome Wifi parts A webshop run by Adam (see Europe by Camper above) selling long range wifi antennas and adaptors for internet access across Europe. Lots of useful information about mobile wifi access.
page updated 17 August 2023

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