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Hire a Campervan in London

When you hire a campervan in London every adventure in England and Wales becomes a possibility. From the beaches of the south coast, through the rolling hills of the countryside to the mountains of Wales and the north of England, immerse yourself in millennia of history, explore buzzing cities, and marvel in the quiet beauty of the landscape. With its great travel links to the rest of the UK and Europe, London is the ideal place to start your dream road trip with your campervan rental.

Starting from 69 £ / night

Pick Up Your Campervan Rental in London Here

The roadsurfer London campervan rental station is around 12-minute drive from Heathrow airport, 45-minutes from Gatwick, or 30-minutes from London Paddington station with the Elizabeth line. The station is also situated in close proximity to the M4 and the M25 so you don’t have to travel across London and be stuck in traffic to set off on your road trip.

London

London

Address

Tavistock Works
Tavistock Road
West Drayton UB7 7QX
United Kingdom

Getting to the station

From Heathrow Airport: Take the bus (U3, 222 or U5) to the “Ferrer’s Avenue” stop. It is only a few minutes from here to the roadsurfer station.

From London Central Station: Take the train from “Paddington Station” to “West Drayton Station” (National Rail or with the Elizabeth Line). From here, it is only a 5-minute walk.

Parking Information

There is a small car park at the West Drayton station (Paid parking). Alternatively, you can park at Heathrow Airport (Paid parking).

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roadsurfer Motorhome & Campervan Fleet in London

Ready to hit the road and discover the UK? Our compact and cleverly designed T6.1 California Ocean, otherwise known as Surfer Suite at roadsurfer, is the ideal campervan model for your road trip. Driving on the narrow country roads in England won’t be an issue with this model, plus the reversing camera will make it easier when other cars want to get by.

Please note that our UK roadsurfer’s are right-hand drive.

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Surfer Suite VW T6.1 California Ocean (Right-hand drive in UK)

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Automatic pop-up roof
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS

Your roadsurfer Advantages



Unlimited mileage


Free 2nd driver included


Rebook or cancel with the Flex option up to 48 hours before departure


Road assistance and comprehensive insurance packages


Free camping equipment and kitchen utensils included


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Motorhome and Campervan Hire With roadsurfer in London

If this is your first time hiring a campervan in London, welcome! When you rent a small motorhome in London from our roadsurfer station you’re in the ideal place for exploring the whole of the UK. Here are some tips for getting started on your road trip including where to fill up on water, buy last minute essentials, and where to fill up with petrol before you return your roadsurfer.


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campervan hire london
Campervan Hire London

Motorhome and Campervans With Ready-To-Go Camping Equipment

When you hire a campervan in London you can be on the road right away, trusting that your roadsurfer home on wheels is fully stocked. Your campervan comes with an awning, camping table and two chairs to enjoy the space outside of your vehicle. The kitchen box allows you to save money on eating out: you’ve got all the pots, pans, and utensils to cook up your own meals. There’s even a corkscrew and bottle opener, and a cafetière plus mugs for your morning coffee or tea, although you’ll want to bring dish towels, sponges, and eco-friendly dish soap. When you rent a small motorhome from London you will need to bring your own bedding, or you can hire what you need from the station. The full details can be found in the equipment list on our website.

Best Time to Hire a Campervan in London

London is in the southeast of England which is one of the warmest parts of the country. As with the whole of the UK, the warmest months of June-August are the busiest, but the most likely to bring sunshine and hot weather, perfect for touring the coastline and enjoying the beach. Summer is also a great time for festivals!

April, May, September and October bring more rain, but if you’re not afraid of a few showers then you’ll find everywhere is less busy, and you’ll experience the vivid colours of nature as everything blooms and then dies off.

Filling and Emptying Water Tanks in London

When you rent a motorhome in London you’ll need to fill up on fresh water and then empty your waste water at the end of your trip. Unlike America and continental Europe there are not many places to do this other than campsites, so the best option is to start and finish your adventure with a stay at a campsite that has these facilities. Some campsites allow you to use their facilities for a small fee if not staying there. This map when filtered for ‘Aires with disposal services’ shows available waste disposal sites – you can see how rare they are in the UK, so a campsite with these facilities is ideal.

Petrol Stations Near Our London Station

You’ll need to return your roadsurfer campervan rental with a full tank of fuel. A few options near our station are:

  • Shell – 209 High Road, West Drayton, UB7 7QP
  • Gulf – 127-141 Station Rd, West Drayton, UB7 7ND
  • Esso – 1 Mill Rd, Middlesex, UB7 7EQ

Parking in London

Parking in central London isn’t always easy with a campervan, and you’ll need to be aware of the Congestion Charge zone, making sure to pay online if you enter it during charge times. The best options are to park and use public transport to access the city centre.

  • With the Elizabeth line now running from West Drayton station, a short walk from the roadsurfer station, it’s never been easier to explore London for a day using public transport. Park at the Fairfield Road car park or check Just Park for reservable spots in the area.
  • Drive 45 minutes to Richmond and park in the Old Deer carpark in Richmond (Park Ln, Richmond TW9 2RA). It costs £15.25 per day and is a 3-minute walk from Richmond station. 
  • You can park for free in Richmond Park, ] make sure to check the current closing time to ensure you don’t get stuck. Take bus number 430 from the Danebury Avenue/Minstead Gardens stop to Putney Station for a train into central London.
  • Drive 30 minutes to Ealing Common and park for £3 per day on Warwick Road. From here, it is a 10-minute walk to Ealing Broadway station for trains into central London.

Food Shopping and Last-Minute Essentials Near Our London Station

When you rent a roadsurfer campervan in London you should find everything you need included, but for any last-minute essentials as well as food there is a Tesco and an Aldi just a few minutes’ drive from the roadsurfer station, and an Asda superstore a 10-minute drive away. Tesco and Asda also supply clothes, bedding, homewares and toiletries. If you need a separate pharmacy there is a Boots just a 3 minute walk from our station. If you have many things to buy, try Lombardy Retail Park, a 25-minute drive away which has a Sainsbury’s supermarket, Superdrug pharmacy, clothing stores and food outlets.

  • Tesco: High St, West Drayton, UB7 7FP
  • Aldi: High St, West Drayton, UB7 7QN
  • Asda: Millington Rd, Hayes UB3 4AZ
  • Boots: 14-16 Station Rd, West Drayton UB7 7BY
  • Lombardy Retail Park: Coldharbour Ln, Hayes UB3 3EX

Coffee Shops Near Our London Station

There are three Costa Coffee shops near our London campervan hire station if you want to grab something hot to eat or drink before hitting the road. You’ll find them at 9A High St, West Drayton UB7 7QG; 114 High St, West Drayton UB7 7BB; and on the ground floor at the Tesco mentioned above.

Camping Near London

If you hire a campervan in London and don’t plan on arriving at your first destination until the next day, here are some handy spots for camping on your first night. Cherstsey Camping and Caravanning Club is a 30 minute drive south, Wyatts Covert Club Campsite is 20 minutes north, and Home Farm Camping and Caravan Park is 40 minutes north west, near the M40

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