Category Archives: Van Life

Eco Campsite UK ∼ A Review Of The Quiet Site, Ullswater, The Lake District

Eco Campsite UK ∼ A Review Of The Quiet Site, Ullswater, The Lake District - The Wilder Route. Image shows a view over the stone buildings of the campsite out to the surrounding fells.

Living close to nature, taking care of our planet & being more self-reliant, are values that we hold dear. Staying true to those values begins with the choices we make, even the small decisions, such as choosing an eco campsite in the UK, is our way of making just that little bit of difference. Situated […]

Van Life Community ∼ Connecting With Others Whilst Travelling

Van Life Community ∼ Connecting With Others Whilst Travelling - The Wilder Route. Image shows Adam stood at the door looking from our motorhome.

With over 500,000 touring vans in use across the UK alone, the van life community is strong. Meeting other people with whom you can form meaningful connections & have a deep conversation within 5-minutes of laying eyes on them, is priceless. That’s what happens when you share interests, goals & values, small talk is replaced […]

Full-Time Van Life ∼ Our Story & The Lessons We Have Learned (So Far)

Full-Time Van Life - Our Story & The Lessons We Have Learned (So Far). Image shows Kelly & Adam watching the sunrise over Lake Garda, Northern Italy.

We’ll be completely honest with you… when we started this journey back in 2018, we had no idea what full-time van life would truly be like. Almost 3-years on, we have experienced the highs, the lows & everything in-between. We have gone from travelling every day to slowing right down (looking at you pandemic), we’ve […]

Full∼Time Van Living ∼ All Of Your Questions Answered

Full Time Van Living ∼ All Of Your Questions Answered - The Wilder Route. Image shows our van driving on a road & heading into the mountains in La Rioja, Spain.

A movement that has gained a lot of traction in recent years, each ‘vanlifer’ having their own reasons for taking on full-time van living. From adventure to a cheaper cost of living, it’s an alternative lifestyle that isn’t for everybody but for us, almost three years on, it’s still working & is (mostly) pretty darn […]

How To Live Life On Your Own Terms ∼ Seven Actionable Tips

How To Live Life On Your Own Terms – 7 Actionable Tips - The Wilder Route. Image shows Kelly standing atop an arched cliff above the atlantic ocean in France.

It’s human nature to want to be accepted by those around us, especially those closest to us. We want to be unique yet yearn to fit in, we crave something different but sabotage ourselves just as that something awesome is within reach. The rather harsh reality is, however, if you really want to live life […]

as seen

as seen

The Wilder Route seen at Destinations - The Holiday & Travel Show in association with The Sunday Times
The Wilder Route seen at The Caravan & Motorhome Show, Event City, Manchester
The Wilder Route seen at Borderless Live
The Wilder Route seen in Wanderlust Magazine

as seen

The Wilder Route seen at Destinations - The Holiday & Travel Show in association with The Sunday Times
The Wilder Route seen in Wanderlust Magazine
The Wilder Route seen at The Caravan & Motorhome Show, Event City, Manchester
The Wilder Route seen at Borderless Live
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