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Just Go Motorhomes - Road Trip the South West

When it comes to exploring the wonders the South West had to offer, travelling by motorhome offers the flexibility to get off the beaten track and explore at your own pace. By utilising the great transport and parking facilities offered by local councils across the region you are free to go wherever you wish.

So why not road trip the South West of England and discover its hidden gems…?

Day 1: Just go to Wiltshire

Country Lanes with JustGoCountry Lanes with JustGo © VisitEngland

Travel Time/Distance: 2.10 hours / 197KM

Home to some of the iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites like Avebury and Stonehenge plus ample walking routes, cycling opportunities and areas of outstanding Natural Beauty there is plenty to keep you busy.

Camping in Wiltshire is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful countryside. With a variety of campsites to suit different needs and situated near to fascinating landmarks or towns Wiltshire is the perfect place to visit in your motorhome. 

Camping in Bude, CornwallCamping in Bude, Cornwall © VisitEngland

Travel Time/Distance: 1.29 hour/ 95 KM

Park your motorhome up at one of the amazing sites and enjoy the stunning scenery that surrounds you. Once you have got yourself set up why not take a walk along the sweeping cliffs while admiring the breath taking views of the coast line or take a trip to one of the glorious beaches.

Enjoy some traditional seaside fun with the family and grab an ice-cream at Weymouth or visit West bay and Lyme Regis to enjoy stunning backdrops while tucking into some delicious fish & chips.

As some of the streets can be a little narrow, why not use one of the many park and ride facilities located in the area.

Plan your Dorset visit

Travel Time/Distance: 1.33 hours / 105 KM

Enjoy the country side and immerse yourself into the local environment while being only a stone’s throw from all the attractions and beaches.

South Devon is the perfect setting for water sports and some stunning views. Or why not get stuck in and book yourself a surf lesson at one of the many registered surf schools around the North Devon coast? If the big waves are a little too much, most offer body boarding and other water sports.

Visit Surf Southwest for more

 

On the Cape, CornwallOn the Cape, Cornwall © VisitEngland

Travel Time/Distance: 1.32 hours / 139 KM

The picturesque County of Cornwall is a must go destination for visitors to the UK and has a large choice of campsites that will meet all needs. From beaches, buggy-friendly walking routes to watersports and historical castles Cornwall has something for everyone.

Head into town and find a tea room or café and enjoy a Cornish cream tea or explore the must see St Michaels Mount, discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history. Be careful not to get caught by the rising tide!

Why not grab some famous Cornish pasties for dinner and head back to your motorhome to relax and enjoy.

Woolacombe CampingWoolacombe Camping © VisitEngland

Travel Time/Distance: 2.20 hours 215 KM

Somerset is a great area to take your motorhome for a camping holiday, from campsites set up on farms where you can enjoy the wildlife and nature to those that sit on the coast and give you beautiful panoramic views.

Visit Wookey Hole Caves and attractions where you can wander through the prehistoric valley of the dinosaurs or Pop into the 19th Century Paper Mill house which has a variety of fascinating attractions which include the Victorian penny Arcade.

Find out more about the Wookey Hole Caves 

 

Roman Baths at Bath SpaRoman Baths at Bath Spa © VisitEngland

Travel Time/Distance: 1.14 hours / 59 KM

Bath has a few campsites that you can use as the base of your journey, alternatively if you are staying in Wiltshire or Somerset you can travel to Bath and stop at one of the Park and Rides to head into the centre from there.

As a world heritage site, it has bucket loads of interesting things to see and do as well as a great selection of independent shops and suppliers selling locally sourced goods and crafts. Why not relax at the Thermae Bath Spa, take a stroll around the ancient Roman Baths, blow your own glass bauble or try adrenaline pumping motorsports.

If you want to learn more about Bath why not participate in one of the many guided tours where you will be shown everything that the city has to offer.

Find out more about guided walking tours of Bath

Balloons over the Suspension Bridge, BristolBalloons over the Suspension Bridge, Bristol

Travel Time/Distance: 36 Minutes / 20 KM

With the exception of the camping and caravanning site there are no campsites in the centre of Bristol. However, with it being surrounded by the countryside, there are plenty of options to choose from that are within easy reach of Bristol so that you can enjoy everything this amazing place has to offer.

Bristol has a lot of culture and is full of museums, street art, and history.

Go on a walking tour of Bristol and discover its unique creative culture, or visit At-Bristol Science Centre where there are loads of exciting interactive attractions offering hands-on Discovery.

Find out more about Bristol's street art

Family in the Forest of DeanFamily in the Forest of Dean

Travel Time/Distance: 51 Minutes / 53 KM

Forest of Dean is popular for camping due to the parks being situated in spectacular scenery. This makes it an ideal place to visit in your motorhome.

You can take a ride on Dean Forest Railway and enjoy the views or stop off at Lydney Town and visit Bathurst Park where you can enjoy a picnic or the paly area.

If you are looking for something more active visit Forest Adventure which is in the heart of Forest Dean where you can do activities such as canoeing, caving, raft-building and more.

Discover more things to do in the Forest of Dean 

JustGo MotorhomesJustGo Motorhomes

Travel Time/Distance: 1.15 hours / 79 KM

The Cotswolds creates a perfect setting for a memorable camping trip. There are many sites to choose from that you can use as your base for exploring the area.

Go out and explore the nature and wildlife while taking in some breath taking views of the rolling hills.

With access to public transport such as trains and buses you can explore further afield than just around your campsite making this the perfect place for an adventure holiday.

More about Just go…

Operating since 2003, Just Go have a wealth of experience and expertise to ensure an outstanding motorhome hire experience. Offering the largest self-drive motorhome fleet in the UK, choose from a wide range of luxury motorhomes to suit families, couples or groups of friends. Located just 35 minutes from London, collect and return your Just go motorhome conveniently at their depot just off the M1 at Junction 12 and road trip the South West of England.

For more information or to book your Just Go motorhome trip please visit our website www.justgo.uk.com or alternatively call 01525 878 000.

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