Amelia

Amelia redefines what can be achieved in a campervan conversion, offering a unique experience that blends exquisite craftsmanship with luxury features including an audio-visual entertainment system.
Handcrafted by a sculptor from reclaimed materials, Amelia’s stunning panelled interior is hung with original artworks chosen by her owner/creator to complement the ambience and features an elegant oak kitchen surface.
She simply invites you to stretch out and let go of the pressures of everyday life. But you won’t just spend your days in style – with a 21-inch TV, excellent Kenwood sound system and custom-designed woodburner, you’ll have all you need for seriously special evenings, too.

Essential Information

  • Collect from: Bristol
  • Size: Roomy
  • 3 belted seats
  • Sleeps = 2 Adults
  • There is a full length single bed (200cm x 80cm) which transforms into a short double by adding an extra section (150cm x 43cm)
Europe
Shower
Festivals
Smoking
Pets
Tow bar
Heating
Air Con.
Built-in Toilet
London L.E.Z.

Low Mid High
Mon-Thur (Day rate) £54 £79 £91
Fri-Sun (Day rate) £75 £110 £127
Weekend
Min hire period 3 3 5

Note: Special pricing and rules apply for periods such as Glastonbury Festival. Click the 'CHECK AVAILABILITY' button for an exact price for any permitted available period.
Bookings of 7 days or more are priced at the lower day rate.

Further Information

  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Transit
  • Registration: this is emailed when you book
  • Engine: 2.4 litre Diesel, 6 speed Manual gearbox.
  • Fuel Efficiency: mpg
  • Maximum Speed: 80mph
  • Size: 6m (l) x 2.5m (w) x 2.9m (h)
  • Weight: 3500kg
  • Belted seats: 3
  • Air Conditioned Cab: Yes
  • Tow Bar: Yes

Seating

Driver plus two passengers in the front. All 3 point seatbelts.

Conversion Story

Amelia was originally a Sussex fire and rescue vehicle before Tomas Hutchins of ReelWooD converted it into a wonderful high tech camper with an integrated Sony sound system and flat screen 21" TV. With a one off hand made wood burner made in Glastonbury by Snail stoves its ideal for when the weather turns out not to be, or just to relax in after a long day full of adventure. Amelia's owner Phil has added local artwork from artist at BV Studios where he makes wooden sculptures and keeps Amelia.

Sleeping & Seating

Amelia has a There is a full length single bed (200cm x 80cm) which transforms into a short double by adding an extra section (150cm x 43cm) which accommodates:

  • 2 adult(s)

There is sociable seating for up to 4 people inside Amelia .

Heating

There is a Woodburner to warm you up on colder days.

Kitchen facilities

  • two gas hobs for cooking
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Sink
  • Water Tank
  • Fridge: coolbox

Cooking Equipment

Set of 4 X 26" enamelled tin plates, 18cm bowls and 8cm mugs.
2 sharp knifes.
4 X forks, knives, soup spoons and teaspoons.
Cheese grater, bottle opener, can opener, cutting board,
Plastic spatula, spoon
10 Herbs n Spices.
frying pan
Grill tray
collapsible colander

Water is provided by: 20lt tank with electric tap

Sanitary facilities

  • Shower: No

Electrical Facilities

  • Leisure Battery
  • 12v Cigarette Lighter Sockets

Audio Equipment

In the back she has a Sony stereo with blue-tooth and mini jack connection. A 21inch high definition television with HDMI cable or USB port connection with integrated sound through the stereo.
In the front she has a touch-screen Kenwood stereo system that connects via blue-tooth or a USB port in the top glove box. This is linked to the reversing camera that has supper bright LED lights and distance sensors to make parking really easy.

Storage

Large under the bed cupboard. Many shelves and 2 smaller cupboards opposite the bed.

Other Items

Artwork is for sale. Ask Phil for the price.

Where is Amelia?

Amelia lives next to BV Studios in Bedminster where all the artwork inside her is made. Between Asda and Bedminster train station. Opposite the Windmill Hill City Farm, who sell local and organic produce.
Address
BV Studios
37 Philip Street
Bedminster
Bristol
BS3 4EA
Customer Car Parking
Street parking is available: If you are coming by car you are welcome to park it where Amelia is usually parked.

Please note parking is provided at your own risk

For the full glamping experience the following extras are available to add to your booking when you make final payment.

Option Price
Bedding for 2 £12
Sat Nav £7.5
Towels (2 large fluffy ones) £8
Camping Furniture (table and 2 x chairs) £10
Fire kit- Logs/Kindling/Newspaper £8
Camping Furniture (2 x chairs) £5
Hammock £8
12v cool box £8

There is a tick box for each of the above on the booking form. Prices are per booking unless otherwise stated. All extras are subject to availability.

You will also be able to support Quirky Campers' ethical goals by making a donation to climate change prevention and mitigation projects - we suggest £2.50 per 100 miles. See our about us page for more details.

Annual Cover:

Amelia has comprehensive insurance specifically for hiring of campervans that covers drivers which meet the following citeria:

Ages: between 23 and  75 years young
Nationality*: UK or EU driver’s licenses
Length held: Minimum 2 years
Points*: Up to two minor offenses in the past 5 years is OK (no more than 6 points)
Claims*: No more than 1 claim in the past 5 years

*NOTE: These items are flexible but the campervan owner will need to refer the driver's details to the insurer and may require some additional information. 

International Drivers from most countries can be covered but the excess is likely to be higher. USA, CA, NZ or AU have always been a yes and often with the standard excess.

The full booking form will ask for all the relevant details but feel free to drop us an email if you have any questions. There is an excess of between £500 and £1000 in the event of any damage to the vehicle. This amount is set by the insurer and is dependant on driver age, convictions, claims and country of issue (for a UK driver with a clean license it will be £500).

Full breakdown cover is also included – details are in the Campervan.

  • Take to Festivals: Yes
  • Smoking Policy: No Smoking, please.
  • European Travel: Permitted
  • London Low Emission Zone: Compliant

Travelling with Children

Amelia is suitable for travelling with children.

Both passenger seats can take forward and rear facing child seats.
Please be aware the the woodburn can get very hot so children will need to be kept clear whilst it is on.

Pet Policy

Sorry no pets allowed inside the vehicle

European Travel

Yes you can take Amelia across the water but there will be an additional charge to cover EU insurance and EU breakdown. This will vary but we expect it to be around £70 per week.
Get in touch for a quote.

Price Seasons

From To Price
01/11/2016 21/12/2016 LOW
22/12/2016 04/01/2017 MID
05/01/2017 08/02/2017 LOW
09/02/2017 16/02/2017 MID
17/02/2017 31/03/2017 LOW
01/04/2017 31/05/2017 MID
01/06/2017 16/06/2017 HIGH
17/06/2017 26/06/2017 SPECIAL
27/06/2017 31/08/2017 HIGH
01/09/2017 31/10/2017 MID
01/11/2017 20/12/2017 LOW
21/12/2017 03/01/2018 MID

Note: Dates subject to change without warning