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Shore Campers - Campervan Hire

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Going for a paddle with Toto at Kimmeridge.
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Explore Dorset, the New Forest and beyond in converted Nissan Elgrand campervans. Located in Bournemouth, just two hours from London, it’s a great starting point for exploring the surrounding areas or longer trips further afield to Devon or Cornwall. Sleeping up to four (two adults and two children), our vans have had a full camper conversion with a with pop top roof, rock and roll bed, kitchenette with a sink, two gas hobs and a fridge. Fully supplied with all the camping and sleeping equipment you might need and even basics such as tea and coffee, you simply need to bring your clothes and your sense of adventure! Please note there are no sanitary facilities on board our vans - there is no toilet or shower. We do have a Porta Potti and camping shower available as extras should you wis...Explore Dorset, the New Forest and beyond in converted Nissan Elgrand campervans. Located in Bournemouth, just two hours from London, it’s a great starting point for exploring the surrounding areas or longer trips further afield to Devon or Cornwall. Sleeping up to four (two adults and two children), our vans have had a full camper conversion with a with pop top roof, rock and roll bed, kitchenette with a sink, two gas hobs and a fridge. Fully supplied with all the camping and sleeping equipment you might need and even basics such as tea and coffee, you simply need to bring your clothes and your sense of adventure! Please note there are no sanitary facilities on board our vans - there is no toilet or shower. We do have a Porta Potti and camping shower available as extras should you wish to take them too. Based on a luxury Japanese MPV, our vans feels more like driving a large car than a van and can easily fit into normal parking spaces. With an automatic gearbox and powerful engine, and most with 4-wheel drive, they just eat up the miles. We can be flexible and want you to enjoy your travels, so if there is anything specific you require let us know and we’ll see how we can help. ALL THE DETAILS: Cooking Equipment and Van Contents Plates, bowls, mugs, glasses and cutlery for four people Cooking utensils, knives, peeler, bottle opener, chopping board Pots and pans Coffee and tea, basic cooking condiments Dish cloths and tea towel Campervan cookbook Playing cards First aid kit Seating There are two belted pilot seats in the front, and two belted seats in the rear (Dale has three belted seats to the rear). All have 3 point belts. They all can accommodate child and baby seats (rear and forward facing). The front passenger seat is a swivel chair. Driver and front passenger airbags. There is sociable seating for three people inside the van when stationary (plus foldaway table), and two camping chairs included in the hire for use outside. See extras for additional chairs. Sleeping The vans have a narrow double rock and roll bed in the main section of the van which sleeps up to two adults, and the bed in the popup roof would suit either one adult or two small children. See extras for bedding and towels, or you may bring your own. Dale has an extra wide rock and roll bed (48') and five belted seats when on the move. Facilities Two gas hobs for cooking Sink Small fridge Water tank Electrical Facilities Electrical hookup (240v) Leisure battery 12v cigarette lighter sockets Audio equipment and sat nav Storage There are 3 small cupboards available in the kitchenette, 2 to the rear and some space for bags behind the back seats. The vehicles are compact so if you are travelling with several people you will need to pack lightly. We include a small tent which can be used for storage. Sanitary Facilities There are no toilet or shower facilities on board our vans. We do have a Porta Potti and camping shower available as extras should you wish to take them too (see below). Other Features Air con Electric window blinds Tinted windows Popup roof Extras: we can provide add-ons depending on your requirements, as below. One set of bedding - £12, or two sets of bedding £20 Sheets, duvet and pillows - please ask if you would like sleeping bags instead. Towels for two - £5 Two more camping chairs - £10 Two camping chairs for use outside (and a small table) are already included in your booking. Awning - £40 An inflatable drive-away awning (Vango Kela 2 Standard) increases your available space, and has a removable bedroom inner tent for an extra sleeping space. Ideal for families. Full instructions and pump included. Add £10 to this if you would like us to supply a double air mattress and bedding too. Inflatable paddleboard - £50 Hire an inflatable paddleboard to go with your hire. £50 per board for the duration of your campervan hire (regardless of length of time). Portable toilet set - £35 Don't get caught short on your trip with a small Porta Potti 335 portable toilet with chemicals and toilet roll specifically designed for use with the Porta Potti. Camping shower - £10 Alfresco sun-heated shower available for adventurous types! We love it but it is quite a rustic solution - all part of the camping adventure! Privacy tent - £10 A tall tent for portable privacy - especially for use with the Porta Potti or alternatively as a shower tent or changing room. Perfect for use at campsites. Infant car seat - £10 We can provide different types of car seat depending on your requirement, please contact us to discuss. You are responsible for fitting it and ensuring your child's safety. (You are welcome to bring your own - just let us know to make sure it will fit.) Bike Rack - £35 We can fit a bike rack onto the back of the campervans, ready for your bikes. Holds up to four bikes. Oil heater (winter) - £10 Additional driver insurance (per day) - £5More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
There is a refundable deposit of £500 (may be higher for drivers 21-24) held against damage. Our vans have 24hr breakdown recovery in case of any issues, and is fully insured for the hirer (depending on meeting insurance criteria). Driver must provide their driving license and a proof of address. Pets are allowed by prior arrangement only with an additional cleaning fee, please contact us for more details.
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About the Owner
Jane d
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 days trialling a Campervan experience, something on my bucket list. Found I loved it. I hired Toto from Shore Campers. I received information about the van via e mail before I picked it up and that helped when Stefan handed Toto over to...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Anne B
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review Anne. Glad you and Merlin enjoyed your time in Toto - sounds like we've managed to turn you into campervanners! Looking forward to helping you on your next adventure.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would highly recommend Shore Campers! They are so helpful and professional from the moment you contact them and have thought of everything you might need in the van. We took Jude to Scotland in September and had the best time. Jude is a dream...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank abbyfaye17
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review and recommendation Abby. So glad you guys enjoyed it and we were able to help you on this very special trip! You're welcome back anytime for your next adventure.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple of nights in the South Downs (Brocklands Farm, near West Meon) in Toto and had a fabulous time. We have done plenty of tented camping when our children were small, but this was just us and the dog and we wanted...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Alison H
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review Alison. It's fantastic to hear when our campers have great times despite the weather and it sounds like you guys made the most of it. Looking forward to welcoming you back for your next adventure!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to, around and home again from Scotland in Toto! It was a comfortable journey and Toto had everything we needed. Stefan was very responsive to any questions we had before and during the trip. We had a great time and would definitely use...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank RosieV110
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Rosie, glad you guys had such a good time in Toto. Your road trip to Scotland sounded amazing and we're very jealous! We'd love to have you guys back for another trip in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We covered quite a distance on our road trip, nearly 1000 miles over 2 weeks. I thoroughly enjoyed the smooth driving experience in Dale! A comforting relief to be in a van in the pouring rain and high winds rather than a tent or indeed...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank 473johannaw
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Johanna, thank you for your lovely review. Great to hear you guys had such a good time and it sounds like we turned you into proper campervanners. We are very jealous of your trip, ultimate road trip, not to mention the very successful fossil...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time in a campervan and we loved it. It was great fun and we would like to do it again, thanks to Stefan, his excellent communication and spot on recommendations. We are not experienced campers but Stefan guided us expertly and really understood our...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank annekek806
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the amazing feedback Anneke. It's great to hear you guys had such an amazing trip on your Paddleboard Safari Campervan Break. We do like to think our vans are something special so hearing it from our customers are fantastic. Glad to hear you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 3 vans for a family convoy to Devon and Cornwall for 5 nights. We all found Stefan, the owner, excellent to deal with, very knowledgable and patient with all our questions and concerns prior to our adventure. The vans are all well equipped...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank lmurphy46
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lee, thank you for your review and feedback. Great to hear you all had a good trip - looks like a brilliant family vacation! Nothing like a bit of a convoy trip. We'd love to have you guys back for another trip in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired Monty the camper van for three nights in July Stefan was so helpful and reassuring in the booking process as we didn’t know if we would be able to go ahead with our trip due to the pandemic. It all worked out fine...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank soozyp
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Suzi, thanks for the lovely review. It's great to hear you guys enjoyed your trip in Monty. We genuinely believe the journey is as important as the destination when it comes to campervanning so love to hear feedback about how nice our vans are...More

Reviewed 30 August 2020

A really easy experience from first finding the website. Communication was prompt and simple whether by email, text or call. Stefan was happy to accommodate our requests for small amendments to our booking. Monty was simply superb and, even during 70mph gusts, he was comfortable....More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank PeteWilk
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Thanks for the lovely review Pete. It was great having you guys for a campervan adventure and good to hear both Monty and the awning stood up to everything the weather could throw at it! We'd love to have you back for another campervan adventure...More

Reviewed 24 August 2020

We hired Toto for a long weekend in Devon for 2 adults and our 4 year old kid. From hiring the van Stefan and Jane were very helpful and patiently answered all our 500 hundred questions very promptly over email. When we collected Toto Stefan...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Jack B
ShoreCampers, VR Owner at Shore Campers - Campervan Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2020

Thanks for the great feedback Jack, a shame about the weather but you guys still made the most of it and had an adventure which is great. Good advice regarding packing, space is at a premium in a campervan so we always suggest to be...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Kettle
Stereo System
Cooker
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Conveniently located in Bournemouth, just two hours out of London, it's a great starting point from which to explore the south coast and New Forest. We can drop the van off to you direct and collect from anywhere in within half an hour of Bournemouth or we can arrange to pick up guests from local transport hubs. Guests are welcome to leave their car at our property for the duration of their stay (at their own risk).
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