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 latest happenings at New Horizon Campers, its all here. Grab yourself a brew and have a read through, we welcome you thoughts and 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 publish it here.

Five Star Camping in Scotland

The Camping and Caravanning Club's Culzean Castle club site in Ayrshire has been awarded the first ever five star award by VisitScotland. The site has 90 pitches and is just a short walk from the lovely 18th century castle and grounds. The award is based on...

Booking you camper van rental is going to get easier.

We have some exciting news here at New Horizons Campers. During October we will be updating out booking system. This will mean a much improved booking process for all our customers who are booking through our website. Checking availability of our campers, ordering...

Getting to Manchester from Australia or New Zealand just got easier.

If you are travelling from Australia or New Zealand and looking to hire a camper van whilst you are here have you considered the benefits of flying into Manchester. Qatar airways have announced further increases to their flight schedules from Doha to Manchester which...

Ever wondered why there are so many VW Transporters about…

Over 500,000 VW T6 models have been produced already since its launch three years ago. In total since the series began in 1956 there has been over 8.8 million transporters produced. Production of the transporter is carried out at VW's Hannover and Poznan plants....

No more overnight parking on Hayling Island

There has been a provision in place for the last few years now for camper vans to stay overnight at the Beachlands West Beach Car Park on Hayling Island. However, following a review by Havant Borough Council it was decided to cease the overnight parking provision at...

For the posh camper in us…

Campsites aren't what they used to be. Remember the draughty old shower blocks and toilets. Cold running water. We do and these weren't places where you wanted to hang around in for long. Over the years us campers have started to get rather choosy about where we carry...

The best and worst service stations in England

Following a study by the independent watchdog "Transport Focus" involving 9600 visitors being questioned at 111 service stations throughout England in relation to food, drink, cleanliness and friendliness of staff  the best and worst service stations have been...

M60 Smart Motorway Complete

Well after what must be four years the M60 Smart Motorway has been declared open. The smart motorway runs from Junction 8 at Sale, round by the Trafford Centre to Junction 20 on the M62 at Rochdale. If you are renting a camper from us and heading towards The Lakes or...

New Speed Limits in France

If you are thinking about heading off to France this year either in your own vehicle of hiring one of our camper vans you need to be aware that the national speed limit on ordinary roads in France is being reduced to 80km/h (50mph) from 90km/h (56mph). The change to...

VW Budburg Oulton Park 12th and 13th May Report

This year we attended the VW Budburg Festival at Oulton Park in Cheshire. We were there for two days with our camper vans for hire. It was great to meet all the lovely people that came by our stand to have a look at our campers and to discuss hiring them out in the...