11 Campervan Adventures Wrapped Up Into One
Hire a campervan in the Midlands and explore 11 UK counties all wrapped up into ONE. We're located within easy reach of West and East Midlands which makes us a perfect starting off point to visit all 11 counties.
VW Campervan Hire Midlands - Davanco Leisure
Before we tell you about our beautiful neighbouring counties, here's a little about us.
Davanco Leisure was formed by Dan and Laura who are passionate about VW Campervans and campervan travel. The glorious Peak District National Park is just down the road. And, being in the heart of the UK, we're close to many of the UK's wonderful and varied regions.
We set up Davanco Leisure campervan hire a year ago. And our aim is to share our love of campervan travel with fellow campervan explorers.
What's not to love about hiring one of our high-end, well-equipped VW T5 and T6 campervans? It's the freedom to set off on a journey to wherever you want, at whatever speed, and whatever the time of year,
So, whether you're a first-time VW campervan hire Midlands explorer or a regular customer, hire from us and you're guaranteed dog-friendly, family-friendly, well-equipped VW campervans, with a very BIG dash of our campervan passion thrown in.
A Hop-By-Hop Drive Through 11 Midlands Counties
Book a VW campervan hire Midlands from us and travel to:
Derbyshire and the Peak District lends itself perfectly to campervan travel. Enjoy fantastic scenic views along the lush White Peak and through the rugged moorland of the Dark Peak. There are views a-plenty, iconic mill towns, picture-book villages, and lots of walking trails.
Named the 'Creative County’, Staffordshire is home to peaceful waterways, the craggy peaks of the Staffordshire Roaches, the moss-covered cave of Lud’s Church, and the Heritage Canoe Trail. Start your campervan hire adventure in The Potteries and visit working pottery museums. Then wind along the A518 through Brewing country and attractive farmlands, and drive on into Shropshire.
Shropshire is known as a quiet county, but don't be deceived. It's full of historic castles, industrial heritage sites, and busy market towns. Visit Ludlow for its famous Food & Drink Festival, Ironbridge Gorge - the birthplace of the industrial revolution, and Shrewsbury, the birthplace of evolutionary thinker Charles Darwin.
Explore this stunning county in your VW campervan hire and travel through real Cider country. With a stunning natural backdrop full of unspoilt countryside, ancient woodlands, meadows, and gardens, Herefordshire is best seen from the road. Park up and stroll alongside the crystal clear waters of the River Wye, and stop at market town Hereford to watch a livestock market in full swing.
Worcestershire is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Take a leisurely drive on quiet roads in the unspoilt countryside around the Malvern Hills, and try out the Teme Valley scenic leisure drive. Worcester is famous for the most picturesque cricket ground in the country.
Stratford-upon-Avon (Birthplace of Shakespeare), Leamington Spa, and Birmingham are some of the must-see cities and towns in this Midlands county that's steeped in history. Visit Warwick and Kenilworth castles. And see the series of 21 canal locks covering less than 2 miles at Hatton Locks, an amazing example of industrial ingenuity.
Northamptonshire is known as the Rose of the Midlands. Drive your VW campervan along the slow route of this county, and see traditional rural life, beautiful country parks, and pretty villages with thatched cottages. Don't miss Camp Quirky 2019 at Market Harborough - the Handmade Campervan Festival.
Rutland may be landlocked, yet it's England's smallest and arguably prettiest undiscovered county. Uppingham is famous for its antiques and galleries, You can drive from south to north Rutland in 30 minutes. No excuse though for not taking time to stop at beautiful Rutland Water for an idyllic picnic at this gorgeous wildlife haven.
The history of this county stretches back 2000 years. Visit the burial place in Leicester of Richard II, the last English king to die in battle, and Bosworth battlefield where he drew his last breath. If you feel like a walk instead of a drive, leave your campervan at a local campsite and walk part of the 100-mile circular walk around the entire county.
Lincoln Cathedral was named Best Cathedral in England in 2017, take a tour of its roof for some stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Fill the campervan fridge with local delights and stock up on Lincoln sausages, Lincolnshire plum-bread, Poacher cheese, haslet, and chine. There's nothing like being well-prepared for the next campervan stop-off.
Drive back through Nottinghamshire en route to your campervan drop-off in Derbyshire, and explore Robin Hood country and Sherwood Forest. This scenic trail offers picturesque places to picnic, with lookouts and spectacular views along the way.
VW Campervan Hire Midlands - It's That Easy
So, it really is that easy to cover the 11 neighbouring Midlands' counties close by to us. We'll be featuring more about each county in articles to come, this is just a snapshot guide.
Wherever you are based in the UK, we can guarantee a super friendly VW campervan hire experience. We take pride in maintaining our campervans to the highest spec, and we are very happy to advise on best camping spots, best routes, what to pack, and the best time of year to hire.
We look forward to seeing you very soon.