Our Campervan Trips


A record of our Campervan trips, both in the UK, and mainland Europe.

It is meant to be light hearted, but, I have tried to include photographs and information on our stop overs, which may be of interest to those wishing to travel the same way.

More information may be obtained by going to the main blog and selecting from labels, in the right-hand margin.

2017 - Spain and France

Chertsey (UK), Windsor, Canterbury, Poitiers (France), Oloron Ste Marie, Benicassim (Spain), St Lary Soulon (France), Moissac, St Priest Taurion, La Ferte Beauharnis, Neufchatel-en-Bray

- Preparation

- Bonding with Grandchildren

- To France, Baie-de-Somme and Poitiers

- Oloron, Somport Tunnel and Benicassim

- Bielsa Tunnel, St Lary Soulon

- Moissac

- St Priest Taurion

- La Ferte Beauharnais and Neufchatel-en-Bray

2017 - UK: Northumberland

A short outing to Powburn, Northumberland, only an hour from home, but, no less enjoyable for that! A detour via Druridge Bay Country Park

- River Breamish Caravan Club Site, Powburn

2017 - UK: Scottish Borders

A short ( 4 day) trip to the Scottish Borders, Melrose.

Gibson Park, Melrose

2017 - UK: Ashwell (Baldock) and St Neots

Two weeks, in Baldock and St Neots. Good cycling country, we are told, to allow Kathleen to become thoroughly familiar with her new bicycle.

Ashridge Farm, Ashwell

St Neots Camping and Caravan Club Site

2016 - France and Luxembourg

Canterbury (UK), Le Cateau-en-Cambresis (France), Alzingen (Luxembourg), Saverne (France), Plombieres-les-Bains, Tournus, La Clayette, Gien, Briare, Chateau-Thierry, Coucy Le Chateau, Gravelines, Windsor (UK) 

- To France and more, perhaps 

- To Canterbury

- To Le Cateau-en-Cambresis

- To Luxembourg

- Alzingen and Saverne

- Plombieres-les-Bains

- To Tournus

- To La Clayette

- Gien

- Briare

- To Chateau-Thierry

- Coucy-le-Chateau and Gravelines

- Dover, Rainham, and Windsor

- Home   

2016 UK

Ashbourne (Derbyshire)

- To Ashbourne

- Cycling, Tissington Trail

- Matlock and Home

2016 UK

Staveley, Ludlow, Oxford, Denham, Windsor

- To Staveley

- To Ludlow

- To Oxford

- Cycling the Thames path

- Denham

- To Windsor (Queens Acre)

- Bonding with Grandchildren

- Home

2016 UK

Garstang, Keswick

- Garstang and Lancaster Canal

- Keswick 

- Inevitable Friars Crag walk and home!

2016 UK


- Chertsey, introduction to new Grand Daughter

2016 UK 


- A very brief York visit

2015 France

Cambridge (UK), Montreuil-sur-Mer, Neufchatel-en-Bray, Maisons-Laffitte, Paris, Nevers, Chalon-sur-Soane, Annecy, Digoin, Chagny, Autun, Montbard, Chalons-en-Champagne, Le Cateau-en-Cambresis, Gravelines.

- Preparation, such as it is.

- Cambridge

- To Dover, and Montreuil-sur-Mer

- To Neufchatel-en-Bray

- To Maisons-Lafitte (Paris)

- To Nevers

- To Chalon-sur-Soane

- To Annecy

- To Digoin

- Cycling Canal du Centre

- To Autun

- To Montbard

- To Chalons-en-Champagne

- To Le Cateau-enCambresis and home 

2015 France - Spain

Rugles (France), Uzerche, Narbonne, L'Estartit (Spain), Cambrils, Benicassim, Bonansa, Montrejeau (France), Pujols, Eguzon-Chantome, Marboue, Neufchatel-en-Bray, Welwyn Garden City (UK)

- South to Spain for the sun

- Rugles to Uzerche to Narbonne

- Narbonne to L'Estartit

- L'Estartit, Cambrils, Benicassim

- Benicassim

- Benicassim to Bonansa to Montrejeau

- Montrejeau to Pujols

- Pujols to Eguzon-Chantome to Marboue

- Marboue to Neufchatel-en-Bray to home

2014 France

Honfleur, Chateau de L'Olonne, Ille de Re, Soubise, Coulon, Saumur, Rugles, Neufchatel-en-Bray, Gravelines

- To Bordeaux, perhaps, for autumn sun

- Dover and on to Honfleur

- Chateau de L'Olonne, and French Dental Treatment

- Ille de Re
- Soubise
- Coulon, and, slowly, toward home

- Saumur

- Rugles, Neufchatel-en-Bray and Gravelines

2014 UK


- To Cromer, Incleboro Fields Cc Site 

2014 France - Spain - Portugal - Spain - France

Montoire-Sur-Le-Loire, Lac de Ville St Girons, Burgos, Caceres, Quateira, Marbella, Roquetas de Mar, Altea, Benicarlo, Capmany, Nefiach, La Couvertoirade, Faverolles, Neris Les Bains, Dry, Neufchatel-en-Bray, Gravelines

- Packing for the sun!

2013 France - Germany - Luxembourg - Belgium

Gravelines (France), Charleville-de-Meziers, Braubach (Germany), Eschwege, Berlin, Badeparadies-Eisweise, Geisenheim, Longuich, Alzingen (Luxembourg), Aywaille (Belgium), Bruges, Bredene, Wissant (France), Wimeraux, Licques. 

- Berlin bound

2013 France - Spain - Portugal - Spain - France - St Neots

Gravelines, La Ville-aux-Dames, Cadillac, St Jean-de-Luz, Ribadedeva, Barreires, Burela, Santiago de Compestella, Estela, Fatima, Sitiva, Lagos, Parque da Gale, Quateria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Alhama de Murcia, Gandia, Valencia, Peniscola, Sitges, Collioure, Narbonne, Trebes, Salles sur L’Hers, Uzerche, Cahors, Marboue, Neufchatel-en-Bray, Graveline, St Neots

- Portugal, for the sun, is the plan

- A very wet drive south, but, sun at St Jean-de-Luz

- To Santiago-de-Compestella, and still it rains

- To Fatima, no, you have not been redirected to the Vatican website

- Lagos, sun at last!

- Portuguese Aire, and, a faded Albefuria

- Quateria

- Cadiz

- Cordoba and the EHIC card

- Gandia

2012 France, Germany, Austria, Hungary 

Peterborough (UK), Hondschootte (France), Charleville-de-Meziers, Dun-sur-Meuse, Pont-a-Mousson, Erpfingen (Germany), Ubersee, Bad Waltersdorf (Austria), Keszthely (Hungary), Budapest, Papa, Klosterneuberg (Austria), Stocach, Kaiserberg, Charmes (France), Stenay, Catillon-sur-Sambre, Gravelines.

- Peterborough and on to France

- Charleville-de-Meziers

- to Germany, Ubersee

- Austria and Hungary, Keszthely

- Budapest

- Vienna

- St Gilgen

- Charmes, France

- Stenay, Gravelines and Home

2012 UK

Adlington, Newport, Cheltenham, Bristol, Charmouth, Lymington, Devizes, Windsor.

- Preparation

- Chorley

- Newport

- Cheltenham

- Bristol

- Tiverton

- Charmouth

- Lymington

- Devizes

2011 UK

Richmond, Market Rasen

- Richmond, Hargill House

- Market Rasen

2011 France -  Germany - Switzerland

Rainham (UK), Guines, Catillon-sur-Sambre, Nancy, Eguisheim, Freiberg (Germany), Markelfingen, Interlaken (switzerland), Thonon-les-Bains (France), Annecy, Santenay, La Charite-sur-Loire, Gien, Brezolles, Neufchatel-en-Bray, Gravelines, Henley-on-Thames (UK).

- Preparation

- Rainham to Nancy

- Eguisheim, Freiberg

- Bodensee and Interlaken

- Thonon-les-Bains

- Annecy

Santenay, Charite-sur-Loire

- Neufchatel-en-Bray, Gravelines, Henley-on-Thames

2011 UK



2010 France - Spain - Italy - Austria - Germany - Luxembourg

Guines, Marcilly-sur-Eure, Les Rosiers-sur-Loire, Saumur, Bisccarrosse, Bidart, Pamplona (Spain), Alcossebre, Barcelona, Sant Pere de Pescador, Narbonne, Port Grimaud, St Martin de Crau, Ceriale (Italy), Cremona, Peschiera del Garda, Natters (Austria), Ruette (Germany), Rottenbuch, Donauworth, Dinkelsbuhl, Weikershiem, Koblenz, Schweich, Mersch (Luxembourg), Charlesville-de-Meziers, Le Cateau-en-Cambresis, Welwyn Garden City (UK)

- Packing

- Guines – La Bien Assise, Marcilly-sur-Eure – Domaine de Marcilly

- To Bidart (France)

- Pamplona (Spain)

- Liguerre de Cinca ,Huesca and Alcossebre (Spain)

- Gava (Barcelona) – Tres Estrellas

 - Sant Pere Pescador – Aquarius

- Narbonne – La Nautique

- St Martin-de-Crau and Port Grimaud (France)

- Ceriale – Camping Baciccia (Italy)

- Cremona and Lake Garda

- Natters - Ferienparadies Natter See (Austria)

- Reutte - Camping Reutte (Austria)

- Rottenbuch/Ammer Terrassen-Camping am Richterbichi (Germany)

- Donauworth (Germany) more Romantic Route

- Koblenz and Rhine (Germany)

- Longuich - Stellplatz – Feiten Weine & Edelbrande, Moselle

- Mersch (Luxembourg), Stenay (France)

- Charleville-Mezieres (France) and homeward

2009 UK

Huntingdon, Littlehampton, Burford, Cromwell

- Houghton Mill near Huntingdon, UK

- Littlehampton Caravan Club Site, UK

- Burford Caravan Club Site, UK

- Milestone Caravan Club Site (Cromwell near Newark) UK

2009 France - Italy - Sicily

Windsor (UK), Baie de Somme (France), Mery-sur-Cher, Vichy, Anduze, Frejus, Puccini (Italy), Assisi, Rome, Vico Equense, Praia a Mer, Sicily, Passignano sul Trasimeno, Livorno, Ceriale, Cavalaire-sur-Mer (France), La Londe-les-Maures, Oraison, Petichet, Annecy, Digoin, Jargeau, Marcilly-sur-Eure, Neufchatel-en-Bray

- Preparation

- Windsor, Rainham and Ferry

- Baie de Somme and Mery-sur-Cher

- Vichy

- Anduze, near Ales

- St Aygulf near Frejus

- Torre del Lago Puccini, Italy

- Camping Village Assisi, Italy

- Happy Village and Camping, Rome, Italy

- Selano Spiaggia, Vico Equense, Italy

- International Camping Village, Praia a Mare, Italy

- Villaggio Marinello, Oliveri/Marinello, Sicily

- Sporting Village and Camping, Mazara del Vallo, Sicily

- Scarabeo Camping, Punta Braccetto, Sicily

- Costa Verde, San Nicolo di Ricardi, Sicily

- La Spaggia, Passignano sul Trasimeno, Italy

- Molino a Fuoco, Vada/Livorno, Italy

- Bungalow Camping Baciccia, Ceriale/Savona

- Les Pinedes, La Colle-sur-Loop, France

- Au Paradis des Campeurs, Les Issambres, France

- De la Baie, Cavalaire-sur-Mer, France

- Miramar Camping, La Londe-les-Maures

- Les Oliviers, Oraison, France

- Ser Sirant, Petichet/St. Theoffrey, France

- Europa, St Jorioz nr Annecy, France

- International du Lac d’Annecy, St Jorioz nr Annecy, France

- La Chevette, Digoin, France

- Domaine de Marcilly, Marcilly-sur-Eure, France

- Sainte Claire, Neufchatel-en-Bray, France

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