Latest News and Reviews

All the latest News and Reviews from NHC-HQ. If you are thinking of renting a camper van or motorhome from us, have rented one or even own one, here you’ll find a selection of articles all related to life on the road. From product news, campsite reviews and the latest happenings at New Horizon Campers, it’s all here. Grab yourself a brew and have a browse, we welcome your thoughts, comments and ideas on any areas you’d like to see in here. Also, if you have a story you’d like to share following a trip let us know and we would be more than happy to feature it in this section.

Winter Driving Tips

With the arrival of the first few cold, frosty mornings and even a snowy day it is fair to say that winter time is truly upon us now. With this in mind we have pulled together some winter driving tips and also some rules of the road which if broken could land you in...

Britain’s First Zero Emission Zone To Launch

There are already a number of low emission zones in place and also on the horizon in some of our biggest cities so it was only a matter of time before the first zero emission zone would be implemented in Britain. The first ZEZ (zero emission zone) will launch in...

Scientific Proof Camping Is Good For You

Sitting here in the NHC office sorting out paperwork and listening to storm Christoph pound the windows, those long warm summer days out camping in the country seem an age away. Although this all seems a bit miserable I'm expecting 2021 to be more cheerful than last...

News on campsites re-opening.

Over the last few weeks we have seen lockdown restrictions easing, but nothing has been mentioned regarding campsites. We have been trawling the internet to try and find some news and at last we have some. The Camping and Caravanning Club have announced that they are...

Coronavirus update 30th May 2020

Following the latest lockdown guidance provided by the government we have been trying to seek clarification in terms of what this means for people wanting to hire one of our vehicles and get away for a long awaited break. We have been monitoring the news feeds daily...

Olive’s rear.

For those of you following the progress we're making restoring and getting Olive back on the road we have now managed to inspect and adjust the rear brakes. With Olive being stood for over 18 months these are essential checks required before we even attempt to drive...

The adventures of Olive – Episode 2

At the start of April we uncovered Olive for the first time in 18 months. We had planned to restore her earlier but having had a busy couple of years we never managed to find the time. We did a short video of us uncovering Olive back in April and posted it to our...

Olive is out of hibernation.

Last weekend we finally got round to taking the covers off Olive, our first every camper we purchased which kicked off our rental business. I say kicked off, more like inspired as we have never had Olive in a condition in which we would hire out and opted to buy...

Coronavirus – suspension of rentals

Following government guidelines and to play our part in ending this epidemic sweeping the UK we are not taking rental bookings for collection dates before the end of April. All current bookings are held and will be reviewed as we get nearer to collection dates when...

Bessie’s over-winter maintenance 2019-2020

The winter period is when we take the opportunity to catch-up on any critical vehicle maintenance issues ahead of the hire season which starts usually in Spring. For our older vehicles like Bessie we only hire through the warmer months which is typically the start of...