October Half Term Campervan & Motorhome Hire Holidays!
School’s out for…. half term! October half term is all about family, fun and outdoor activities and with campervan or motorhome hire you’ll find it all as you discover the magic of autumn in your Bunk Camper.
Take your home on wheels on an unforgettable camping holiday in Scotland, from our depots in Edinburgh or Glasgow or go on a journey to Ireland and take the family for a driving adventure like no other. Either way, this half term, there’s something for everyone with anything from Giants to witches, colourful forests or exotic wildlife along the way!
To help get you on the open road, we’ve highlighted some of the best family-fun places to go this October Half term.
A small country with a big reputation! Helped along by its awe-inspiring landscape and fascinating friendly people, there’s always good reason to travel Ireland and half term is no different. With the children off school, why not travel in style with Bunk Campers “6 berth” Grande motorhome and see the sights with maximum space and comfort? Along the way you’ll find many different sights to cherish.
The Giant’s Lair- Armagh
Take a journey along the enchanted Slieve Gullion Forest Park. This magical storybook is brought to life before your eyes as you trek the mile long trail entwined with fairy houses, art features, dragons and giants. Situated just an hour from our depot in Belfast, park your motorhome outside the Giant’s forested mansion and the whole family can sit around the giants table, stroll to the ladybird’s house or drop in for a cup of dandelion tea.
Rathwood Halloween Pumpkin Train- Carlow
One of the ultimate Halloween adventures is the Pumpkin train in Carlow. Swap camper for steam engine as you and the whole family take your fancy dress aboard the spooktacular pumpkin train. On the way, pick your favourite pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, decorate with friendly witches and stop for your free hot chocolate in the family restaurant. The event, located just a short distance from our depot in Dublin runs from 24th-31st October, and is sure to be “a treat without the trick” for the whole family.
Stoping off in your camper in Wicklow, located along Ireland’s wondrous Ancient East, gives you an opportunity to discover some of Ireland’s most ancient sights and secrets from the earliest high kings to modern day poets. Taking place 24th-28th October, the Footfalls Wicklow Walking Festival highlights a number of these thrilling sights. Here, you and the kids can explore fields from the days of the famine and ruined sixth century monastic settlements before stopping off to enjoy a picnic at your camper. All of Bunk Camper’s campervans and motorhomes for hire come equipped with a kitchen kit and kettle, gas hobs for cooking and fridge to keep food fresh. Don’t forget to pack your “wellie” boots for the fields!
From Castles to museums or woodland walks and mountain climbs, Scotland provides the backdrop to some of the best experiences around this half term. With so many things to do and see on your journey, campervan hire will help you see it all. One of our great family fun campers is the Vista Plus which offers both space and motorhome comfort as you explore Scotland’s attractions with the family.
The Kelpies Tour/ Falkirk Wheel- Falkirk
Home to world’s largest equine sculptures, Falkirk acts as a central point to Edinburgh and Glasgow making it an ideal first stop on your campervan and motorhome hire from either of our Scotland depots. Boasting attractions’ including The Kelpies, The Helix and Kinneil Railway, Falkirk is also home to the world’s first and only revolving boat lift and visitors can ride the wheel and learn all about it at the visitor centre. From modern wonders to historical treasures Falkirk really has a treasure-trove of things to do for those of all ages.
The Enchanted Forest- Dundee
If you’re taking your home on wheels towards Scotland’s North Coast 500, one of the great stops before you get there is Dundee. Here, The Enchanted Forest, set amidst the stunning autumn woodland of Faskally Wood in Highland Perthshire, is Scotland’s premier sound and light event. Voted Scotland’s “best large event” it is a showcase of visual and innovative design and with the forest as a natural backdrop you’ll find a lighting show that is out of this world. Suitable for all ages, this unforgettable event runs the whole month until the 30th October and is not to be missed.
Mountain Bikers Paradise- Fort Williams
For those looking for adventure and excitement as they tour Scotland, look no further than the relentless Exposure 24 Bike race. This classic bike ride is great for those looking for non-stop cycling or non-stop socialising. It takes on the peaks and troughs of the Ben Nevis encapsulating the breath-taking views that make Scotland’s landscape one of the most amazing around. Why not pick up our Nomad camper and hit the road to the race. The Nomad is great value in October with prices from only £70 per night, and offers functional accommodation and car hire in one. Perfect for your biking holiday!
With the charming countryside on offer and history and beauty in abundance, few countries inspire quite like England. The natural landscape is just one reason for the family to travel the country and to add to that, this half term, you can take the family on another magical adventure into the country’s great outdoors with plenty of fun and events to offer.
Witch and Wizard Training- Buckinghamshire
Among those events (and located under 2 hours from our depot near London Gatwick), and located in one of England’s most family friendly towns, is Witch and Wizard training in Buckinghamshire. This half term will give all the kids the chance to channel their inner witch and wizard with training in the woods in Cliveden. Begin by choosing a wooden wand with the power you wish to possess and learn how to cast a spell. Continue on your spellbinding journey into the woods where you must collect natural things with which to brew your potion. On your way back, enjoy the welcoming sight of your Bunk Camper. With on board heating as standard, the family can put their feet up after a day with the kids in England’s great outdoors!
All of our campervans and motorhomes for hire in the UK & Ireland are modern and come fully equipped with everything you need to get on the road this half term. With your transport and accommodation in one, get off the beaten track in your own home on wheels and enjoy a family break around the UK this October.
To book your October half term camper holiday, simply use our handy booking engine, email [email protected] or call +44 (0) 2890 813057. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be updated on the latest promotions and travel tips!