Travel Ideas & Advice

Travel Ideas & Advice

We hope our informative guide will help with your holiday.

At Amber motorhome hire our experienced staff can help you make the most of your trip with all sorts of travel ideas and advice.

A motorhome hire holiday can be a fantastic experience. The freedom to go where you want, when you want is something that brings many of our customers back time and time again.

A motorhome is a simple way to take all your favourite creature comforts wherever you go. Even so, before you start, it still helps to get some tips and advice.

Driving a motorhome takes some getting used to. Your position will be much higher than with a regular road car and you must be constantly aware of how much space you're taking up in the road.

Always plan ahead. Work out your route beforehand - where you're going and when you expect to get there. With a little forethought you can really make the most of your journey and uncover some unknown places of interest in the process.

Touring the UK

South West England

The South West of England encompasses Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Devon and Cornwall. These 6 counties provide idyllic landscapes, laughter-filled beaches, leafy lanes, patchwork fields or white cottages dotted along the dramatic coastline.

There are many great attractions to visit including The Eden Project, Dartmouth Castle, Stonehenge. For more information on the area visit

South East England

The South East of England encompasses Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire. When it comes to experiencing England in all its glory, the South East has a vast array of places to explore. Kent has several areas of outstanding natural beauty, as well as some of the UK's most striking Castles.

From Beachy Head with its dramatic White Cliffs to Hastings where you can experience the historic 1066 battle-site of the Norman Conquest East Sussex has something for everyone. Berkshire is the home to the world famous Windsor Castle which is the Queens official residence as well as the iconic Legoland.

The River Thames flows through the county offering some wonderful riverside walks and boat trips. Oxfordshire is home to the wonderful Cotswolds with it's sleepy villages.

Blenheim Palace is one of the UK's most beautiful stately homes and is located just outside Oxford. For more information on the area visit

The Midlands

The Midlands encompasses the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire and is also known as "The Heart of England".

If outdoor activities are what you are looking for Nottinghamshire is the place to head with numerous bike rides and walks available in the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve which was the home of Robin Hood.

Stratford-Upon-Avon is at the heart of Warwickshire and was the home of the literary great William Shakespeare, where you can experience the five Shakespeare houses as well as catching a first class performance from the world famous Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Derbyshire is the home of the Peak District. For more information visit