Motorhome Hire Midlands

The new Rockin Vans Redditch showroom isn’t just a great place to hire out VW campers. Our new depot is also the perfect place in which to hire a motorhome in the Midlands!

Motorhome Hire Midlands

Midsize Motorhome Hire

Our VW campers are fantastic for smaller groups wanting to get the most out of a holiday around the UK. However, we haven’t forgotten about larger groups or families. Rockin Vans have a range of luxurious motorhomes that are perfect for groups of up to six. Our motorhome hire in the Midlands can allow you to have a family holiday that you won’t soon forget. We’ve picked out a range of great family activities for you to enjoy in the Midlands so that you can make the most out of your motorhome rental. However, if you’re looking for further inspiration, please do feel free to ask our team. You can reach us via our contact form, or in your nearest depot.

So, let’s just roll into it. These are some places that we recommend you visit with your family in your motorhome hire in the Midlands.

Sandwell Valley County Park, West Bromwich

We know that a park doesn’t sound all that thrilling, but we assure you that it has plenty of activities that will guarantee the entire family. If you’re just wanting a break from driving in your motorhome hire in the Midlands, this is the perfect place for a walk. You’ll be treated to some gorgeous natural sites around the park. However, we know that most kids won’t be entertained by a nature walk for long. Thankfully, Sandwell Valley has you covered. It contains a fully restored Victorian farm with animals and a small museum. If they’re needing to run off some energy afterwards, there is a large park with a high ropes aerial course, playground and zip wire. There’s no way that your family won’t have a fantastic time.

Hoo Farm, Telford

We’re a fan of a farm. Who doesn’t like animals? Along with the usual suspects, sheep, pigs and the lot; this farm has tons of animals that you wouldn’t typically see on a farm. Hoo Farm offers you the chance to see more of the world with your motorhome hire in the Midlands. They have a range of animals from around the globe, including; Arctic Foxes, Caracals, Wallabies, Zorillas, Desert Hedgehogs, Lemurs, Meerkats and Clawed Otters. There are additional experiences on offer in which you can feed the animals, watch sheep racing or even be a keeper for the day. It’s a fantastic place for your whole family to enjoy.

Thinktank (Science Museum), Birmingham

Maybe zoos aren’t for you. That’s alright, how about a trip to a science museum? There are many museums dotted throughout the Midlands, but the science museum is particularly great for families. This is because of the interactive aspects of the exhibits on display. It’s split into two collections; Science & Industry and Natural Sciences. Both have a range of exhibits that are constantly refreshed and kept up to date. They also have a fantastic outdoor science garden and a mini-city for children to enjoy. For those who want to see an unobstructed view of the stars, the Thinktank also has a great Planetarium. It’s a great day out with tons to do.

National Space Centre, Leicester

Caught the science bug from the Thinktank? No worries. There are plenty more places for you to visit with your motorhome hire in the Midlands. Did you know we have a National Space Centre? It’s located within Leicester. It’s the best place for space enthusiasts in the United Kingdom. The National Space Centre has six galleries, all of which contains some amazing structures and artefacts. We can not overstate just how fantastic this site is for both adults and children. From ‘The Universe’ exhibition to the ‘Tranquillity Base,’ there are so many interactive visits that give you an insight into space.

Plantasia and Maze World, Warwickshire

Let’s bring it back to Earth. There is nothing better than getting lost in your motorhome hire in the Midlands. If you’re a fan of exploration and mazes, Plantasia has the UK’s largest collection of permanent mazes. There are six mazes; each one is themed around a continent. To keep the kids (and the children at heart) motivated, there are reward stamps to collect in the middle of each maze. If you manage to collect them all, you get a small prize. Once you’ve done that, there is a treetop trail and some animals to keep you entertained.

These are just a few of the many fantastic family locations available for you to visit with your motorhome hire in the Midlands. For more information on our newest depot and the vehicles available, please feel free to get in contact. Our team would be delighted to help.

VW Campervan Hire Midlands

VW Camper Hire in Scotland and London

You may have missed our announcement, but we have a brand-new depot in Redditch. This means that folk in the Midlands have even easier access to some fantastic adventures.

VW Campervan Hire Midlands

Here at Rockin Vans, our goal is to offer you as many opportunities to travel as possible. Our small island is full of so many opportunities for adventure. You can create some precious memories, right here. As Britain has some absolutely stunning locations, it would be a shame to not utilise a VW campervan hire in the Midlands to enjoy them all. Our Redditch depot offers customers the perfect gateway in which to travel to the Midlands, Wales and beyond. If you try one our rental vehicles and catching the travelling bug, the Redditch site also has a showroom in which you can purchase your own camper conversion.

We’ll admit that the Midlands isn’t exactly the classic choice of holiday destination. When you think of holiday locations, you probably think of the Highlands, London, the Lake District or Blackpool. However, we believe that the cities here have a lot to offer. For instance, a VW Campervan hire in the Midlands can bring you to the city of Birmingham in just a couple of minutes. Birmingham is full of exciting activities, and things do. If you’re a fan of chocolate, we recommend taking a visit to ‘Cadbury World.’It’s one of only two of these sites; with the other one being located in New Zealand. Maybe you’re not particularly interested in sweets, but you still want to have a look at the past. For those wanting a look at the history of the industrial revolution, there is a really cool museum called the ‘Black Country Living Museum.’ It’s basically a reconstruction of historic buildings that you can walk through.

Birmingham isn’t the only fantastic location you can easily access via our Midlands VW Campervan hire. You’re open to exploring Wales, the English countryside and many other gorgeous places. A VW camper is the perfect vehicle in which to enjoy your travels. Not only is it supremely comfortable, but it also offers a high-performance. Due to the pop top roof, which allows for space for you need it, the van is able to perform just as well as a car. There is a misconception that campervans are difficult to drive, but this isn’t the case with our VW conversions.

The team at Rockin Vans are passionate about campervans and motorhomes. Between us, we’ve travelled the globe in campers, motorhomes and RVs. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed our time spent travelling the world in our convenient home away from home. So, we want to help spread the freedom to travel to our clients. There is nothing more liberating than being able to take ownership of your own holiday. It’s for this reason that we’ve opened up our brand-new locations. A VW campervan hire for Midland clients opens up a world of opportunity. For more information on our new depot in Redditch or any of our other locations, please feel free to get in contact.

VW Campervan Hire Scotland

VW Camper to hire from Scotland and London

It’s now March 20th! This means that we’ve hit the March equinox. Why not celebrate the start of Spring with a VW Campervan adventure!

VW Campervan Hire Scotland

Finally, Winter is over, and we can start to look forward to some nicer weather. Theoretically nicer, anyway. Regardless, it’s the perfect time to start planning for a new adventure with a VW campervan hire in Scotland. Spring is a gorgeous time of year, so it would be a shame to miss out on the sights that the country has to offer. With a VW campervan hire from Rockin Vans, you can have the freedom to see what you want to see and do what you want to do. Best of all, you’ll have minimum limitations. No longer will you spend days agonizing over holidays plans, instead you can book a van with us and have the bespoke holiday you truly want.

In particular, we would recommend visiting the Scottish Highlands during the Spring. Many people hold off until the Summer to visit the Northern parts of Scotland. This is probably because they’re hoping for some sunshine. However, by doing so they are missing out on some absolutely stunning sights that are unique to this time of year. In Scotland, new life begins to shoot up as soon as the snow clears. Colourful flowers begin to blanket the rolling hills of the Highlands, and the crisp air brings about an almost cathartic reaction. Spring is a time of new begins. Why not begin it with a journey in a VW campervan hire?

Here at Rockin Vans, we’re passionate about campervans and motorhomes. We believe that a VW campervan is one of the best camper vehicles out there. In fact, the founders of Rockin Vans can vouch for this. They spent long breaks out in an orange classic VW campervan during their childhood. This has instilled a love for the vehicle, which is why it is a staple of the Rockin Vans rental range. Our VW campervan hires in Scotland offer both comfort and high performance. Due to their size and the pop top roof, they are able to perform superbly as cars. However, they also contain a comfortable double bed, a gas stove, a fridge, a shower and a toilet. You’ll have everything that you could possibly need to have a luxurious holiday.

Our main aim at Rockin Vans is to help our clients to have their own adventures and to create their own memories. You’ll only be able to explore the best that the country has to offer if you have the freedom to move freely. If you opt for a hotel and public transport, you are limited by schedules and ticket prices. This isn’t ideal. We want you to be able to travel where you want when you want. We have depots that offer VW campervan hires throughout Scotland. For more information, please feel free to get in contact. Our team would be happy to assist you!

Campervan Hire Ireland: St Patrick’s Day

Looking for an excuse to visit Ireland?
Why not go on the 17th of March for St Patrick’s Day!

Campervan Hire Ireland: St Patrick’s Day

It’s the middle of March already. Where has the time gone? We’re hopefully almost past the worst now in terms of weather. So, you can start planning for some fantastic journeys with your campervan. The first of this month already brought around a great reason to visit Wales, with St David’s Day. Now, there is the perfect reason to visit Ireland; St Partick’s Day. Ireland is a stunning country that is worth that little extra effort you have to make to get there. There is so much to see and do, that it would be a shame to miss out. Why not make use of our campervan hire in Ireland this March 17th?

Who is St Patrick?

A ‘patron saint’ is a heavenly advocate of a nation, craft, class or clan. They are regarded as guardians over a certain aspect of life. It is largely a religious concept. In the UK, we have four patron saints; one for each country. There is St Andrew for Scotland, St David for Wales, St George for England and St Patrick for Ireland. St Patrick is a huge part of Irish culture. In fact, you could easily argue that St Patrick is the most widely celebrated of the four patron saints of the UK. Believe it or not, he wasn’t actually Irish. Maewyn Succat was born in Britain about 400 AD. At age 16 he was supposedly captured by raiders during an attack on his families estate and held in Ireland for six years. Following his release, he eventually went back to Ireland to become a missionary. When he became a priest, he changed his name from Maewyn to Patricius, which is derived from the Latin term for ‘father figure.’

He is most well-known for teaching Christianity to the Irish. St Patrick travelled throughout Ireland, preaching the Gospel and converting many people to religion. If you google, ‘when was Ireland was converted to Christianity’, you’ll usually see 432 AD as the answer. According to legend, it was largely due to St Patrick. With your campervan hire in Ireland, you can travel throughout the country as he did. Only in a much for comfortable and luxurious fashion. He was thought to have died on March 17th 493 AD, which is why he is celebrated on this date.

Why should I visit Ireland on St Patrick’s?

Really, any time is the perfect time to make use of our campervan hire in Ireland. However, St Patrick’s Day is a particularly great period in which to go. This is purely due to the festive atmosphere and the many fantastic events spread throughout the country. If you fancy a trip to Dublin, they run a St Patrick’s Festival between the 14th and the 18th of March. Along with parades and music, you’ll also be treated to guided history walks, film screenings, singing workshops and what is being cited as, the world’s largest céilí. We all know the cliché; St Patrick day is known around the world has an opportunity to drink. Which isn’t great if you’re the designated driver. However, if you’re driving in our campervan hire in Ireland, you can still take part in the festivities. The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin runs tours on St Patrick’s day. It’s like drinking, without drinking. Really, we’d advise parking at the nearest camping location and using public transport if you fear you may be tempted. Alcohol or no alcohol, a visit to Ireland on St Patrick’s day can lead to some fantastic memories that will be treasured for a lifetime.

Why utilise a Campervan hire?

Travelling during a busy festival can be a total nightmare. There is no way you’ll be able to find access to a cheap hotel, and transport prices tend to skyrocket at every opportunity. A Rockin Vans campervan hire is ideal for this reason. You’ll be travelling in a convenient home away from home. You have the comfort of a hotel, combined with the convenience of a car. All of our campervans come equipped with a comfortable double bed, a shower, a toilet, a fridge and a 2 hob gas stove. You’ll have everything you need to make the most out of your trip. Rockin Vans have depots dotted throughout the United Kingdom. Sadly, we don’t have any in Ireland yet. Thankfully, a trip to Ireland is just a ferry away in our campervans.

Get in contact

So, if you fancy a trip to Ireland, why not go for St Patrick’s day? Our campervan hire in Ireland can allow you the freedom to explore Ireland at your leisure. For more information on our campervan rental, please feel free to get in contact. Our team would be happy to answer any questions you may have.