Photo: motorhome from Fell and Dale Motorhome Hire

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Who can drive?

There can be up to 2 drivers, each aged 23-75. They must have held licences for at least two years. No special licence is required - a car licence is sufficient.

Does it have...

  • a toilet: Yes
  • a shower: Yes
  • heating: Yes
  • a fridge: Yes
  • a freezer: Yes
  • a cooker: Yes
  • a microwave: Yes (Compass Avantgarde 194 only)
  • a kettle: Yes
  • a dining table: Yes
  • a large rear storage cupboard: Yes (Compass Avantgarde 194 only)
  • a bike rack: Yes (Compass Avantgarde 194 only)
  • gas: Yes
  • AdBlue: Yes
  • Manual (handbook): Yes
  • first aid kit : Yes
  • fire extinguisher: Yes
  • 24-hour assistance: Yes

Do we need to empty the chemical toilet?

Yes - you will be shown how to do this and we supply the chemicals.

What is the fuel consumption?

Compass Avantgarde 194: approximately 33mpg - obviously this can vary depending on the conditions and driving style.

Where can motorhomes stay overnight?

Campsites are good for electric hook-up, shop or other facilities and meeting other adventurers!

Some other locations eg pubs, farms, shops allow motorhomes to stay for free, on the understanding that you might buy something from them eg a meal and drinks in a pub. See Brit Stops to buy a guide to these locations:

More information about where to stay:

Lake District:

Lake District - campervans and where to park

Lake District - campsites on the LDNP site

another list of campsites in the Lake District

Yorkshire Dales:

Yorkshire Dales - campsites


Scotland - campsites