Resources for Motorhome Beginners

Welcome!  This page is for excited but daunted motorhome newbies and it’s where you’ll find all the tips, tricks and hacks we have learnt in a life-time of camping and motorhome travel. We’ve made our fair share of mistakes along the way and often had to learn the hard way…we want to help you avoid that!  Enjoy being a motorhomer, it really is a wonderful way of life!

If you want all our beginner resources (and a few extras just for you) in one place, take a look at our ebook ‘A Complete Guide for Motorhome Beginners’. This book brings all our learning into one easy to read, downloadable volume which you can take with your wherever you go.  

A Complete Guide for
Motorhome Beginners

The ebook all new motorhomers should read” John – Londonderry

From picking up your new motorhome to touring Europe, find out everything you need to know about being a motorhomer in this comprehensive guide.

The Best Top Tips for Motorhome Beginners

Motorhome Tips for Beginners

So, you’ve decided to buy a motorhome…great decision! You’ve joined a growing family of people who love the freedom of motorhoming. The ability to get away spontaneously and change your mind half way there to go somewhere else is priceless.  

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motorhome checklists

The Best Printable Motorhome Checklists

If you’re a motorhome owner and planning a trip,storing your motorhome or even buying a a new one, you’ll find all the motorhome checklists you need to keep motorhome life running without a hitch…(see what I did there?).

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first motorhome trip

How to Take Your First Motorhome Trip

Going on your first motorhome or campervan trip with your brand new shiny van is a bit of a rite of passage. A shake out is a great idea to make sure things work, get to know your van and understand what kit you need to enjoy the motorhome lifestyle.

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Ten Questions We Always Get Asked About Motorhome Life

Ten Questions About Motorhome Life

People are fascinated by motorhome life; existing motorhome and van lifers share stories and tall tales about their escapades and those uninitiated are intrigued about living life in a tin box. We get asked a lot of questions about our life style; here are the top ten questions and our no holds barred, totally honest answers…

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An Easy Motorhome Weight Guide

An Easy Motorhome Weight Guide

After a recent shock at the weighbridge, we decided to do some research into motorhome weights, how they are calculated and what it all means. Motorhome weights guides can be a bit wordy and complicated; read our easy motorhome weight guide and hit the road safely.

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that time we broke the bed

Motorhome Mishaps; That Time We Broke the Bed

It was late July and 43° in western France; I could hear Phil’s voice echoing in my memory as I stood in the motorhome wondering how I was going to explain our predicament; a predicament with the worst possible timing and consequences for the next couple of weeks.

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motorhome tips

Ten Things NOT To Do in a Motorhome

Full-time motorhome life is both the greatest thing ever and the worst thing ever…usually dependent on the weather and how much wine you’ve drunk the night before! For us, it is overwhelmingly the greatest thing ever, because we follow our list of ten things NOT to do….

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An Easy Guide to Motorhome Toilets, Waste & Water

An Easy Guide to Motorhome Toilets, Waste & Water

In a motorhome, there’s no plumbing to take everything away, or fill everything up again. Your motorhome toilet, waste and water has to be managed on an almost daily basis. This easy guide to motorhome toilets, waste and water systems will explain how it all works.

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How to stay safe and legal in your motorhome

Staying Safe & Legal in Your Motorhome

If you live or travel in a motorhome then you need to know how to stay safe and keep on the right side of the law.  You will find everything you need to know here about staying safe and legal in your motorhome.

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