Dorset is a county on the English Channel Coast in the South West of England and is a great place for a motorhome holiday for numerous reasons. The county town is Dorchester which is well worth visiting and the towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch which are now part of the county of Dorset are only a short drive in your motorhome from Dorchester.
Most of the county of Dorset is rural and has a low population density except for the South East of Dorset where over half of the population live, so if you want shopping and entertainment head for South East or for a rural motorhome holiday you can choose any other region of Dorset. Neighbouring counties of the county of Devon are Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire
The County of Dorset was made famous by the legendary writer Thomas Hardy in his books, and it is easy to see why he fell for its charms, the quiet winding roads, historic buildings and views have not changed in centuries and are a sheer delight.
There are many great places to visit in the county of Dorset on your holiday such as East, North and West Dorset and the seaside towns of bridport and Christchurch, Bournemouth and Poole, Weymouth and Portland which are all lovely seaside towns that offer something different for motorhome holiday makers.
Bridport in Dorset is the place to go if you like your food as it is well know for it's superb range of food, it is also a great starting point to explore the Jurassic Coast and a short distance from the lovely West Bay harbour.
Christchurch is also close to the Jurassic coast and is one of our favourite places to visit when we are on holiday in Dorset and is another great place to eat with great restaurants and a annual food and wine festival in May. It also has a wonderful harbour with great views all around.
Weymouth has a long sandy beach and an elegant Georgian seafront, this is more of a full on resort with plenty of attractions and a promenade that attracts plenty of visitors during peak seasons. Weymouth in Dorset is a place to take the kids on a motorhome holiday as there are the usual amusement arcades and seaside type entertainments that the kids will love.
The 'Isle' of Portland offers motorhome holiday maker's amazing views of Weymouth and other areas and is home to some spectacular and unique wildlife and is a very peaceful place where you can take time out and enjoy the fresh air.
Finally Bournemouth & Poole is another place to see with a good combination of beaches and seaside attractions mixed with great shopping and superb entertainment, this is the place to go if you have a family with different ages and interests.
The county of Dorset has a long and interesting history, high on the hill over Cerne Abbas village is the famous Cerne Giant, this is an 180ft high male figure that is believed to be an ancient symbol of fertility that attracts thousands of visitors each year.
There are many medieval buildings that you can visit, such as Cranborne Manor with its wonderful gardens and the very impressive Sherborne Castle that was the home of the one and only sir Walter Raleigh.
Maiden Castle is another sight to take in on your motorhome holiday not only is it a 4000 years old but the castle is also the largest in Europe and you can also visit the beautiful village of Powerstock which is only a short drive away.
You can take your motorhome to the Sea Barn Farm Camping Park, which provides possibly the best base for your motor home in Dorset, this fully licensed camping site welcomes tents and motorhomes with tents. Rugged hills surround Purbeck and Corfe and stretch out towards to the chalk-cliffed coloured coast. This campsite would be a good choice for visiting Dorset and it's surroundings
If you want to be closer to Weymouth on your motorhome holiday in Dorset then why not try the West Fleet Holiday Farm in Chickerell with it's breath taking views of the Jurassic coast. This is a great campsite for the kids and has a large play area, swimming pool and entertainment in the clubhouse and bar.
Dorset is a great destination for a motorhome holiday and the hospitality of the local people who speak in a curious dialect is something that still exists today.
There is so much you can see and do for everyone no matter what your age, and there is always the Jurassic coastline to see which is one of Dorset’s, and the World’s, most amazing stretches of coastline.
Just take some time to decide what you want from your motorhome holiday and choose the places in Dorset that match what you are looking for - you will definitely find what you are looking for in this amazing part of the UK.
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With motorhomes there is a model to fit every need, so we can get exactly what you require. Motorhomes typically come in three variations which accommodate various needs and numbers of people. And we can easily manage which one is best for you or advise you on which we would recommend for you and you can make the final decision.
If you are searching for the ideal motorhome holiday vehicle in Dorset then were confident that we can get you the right motorhome. We can arrange all the details of your motorhome holiday in Dorset whether your live locally or on the other side of the UK. And the true advantage of a motorhome holiday is that you can go wherever you like so if you want to stay around Dorset or wish to travel further the choice is yours.
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The first custom motorhomes were built in the early 20th century and were rather strange looking vehicles that weren't exactly pretty. Most of the early motorhomes were no where near as complex as modern examples and were usually built onto existing motor vehicle structures. Nowadays many large companies produce motorhomes like Ford Motors and Fiat who produce a large amount of European motorhome vehicles.
Motorhomes come in a variety of sizes and classes from two person motorhome to seven person motorhomes. One of the more common types of motorhomes are the Integrated style or A-Class which is generally considered to be the most luxurious and accommodating motorhome. With high end bathroom amenities and top quality cooking facilities and kitchen layouts mean you can live in comfort and style. So to get a fantastic Dorset motorhome today just contact us here at Holiday Motorhome Hire by completing our enquiry form.
Hiring a motorhome has many benefits over a traditional holiday. By hiring a great motorhome for you and your family you will have fewer restrictions on where you can go and what you can do. You can make the decision between dining in or out and if you stay in you have all the great kitchen amenities to make great meals. And every morning will bring new choices and decisions on how to enjoy your motorhome holiday.
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