As his name suggests, Sir James is dead posh. Hop in and you’ll find ingenious planning makes great use of space, with plenty of beds and seats, all beautifully upholstered. A kitchen with fridge and running hot water, toilet/shower, 240v electrical hook-up and a gas heater will take care of your other creature comforts.
Everything’s built and finished to a professional, modern standard and, being a Volkswagen T5, he’s reliable and easy to drive, too.
Sir James is a top-quality conversion by Devon-based Retro Tourers, and offers all the comfort of a motorhome with far more fun - ideal for a funky family glamping trip.
- Collect from: North West
- Size: Roomy
- 4 belted seats
- Sleeps = 2 Adults 2 Children
- Full size double (120cm x 190cm), single bed above the cab (90cm x 190cm) and a small bed single on front seats (50cm x 140cm)
|Mon-Thur (Day rate)||£59||£86||£100|
|Fri-Sun (Day rate)||£83||£121||£140|
|Min hire period||3||3||3|
Note: for bookings of 7 days or more all days are priced at the Monday to Thursday day rate.
- Make: Volkswagen
- Model: T5
- Registration: this is emailed when you book
- Engine: 1.9 litre Diesel, 5 speed Manual gearbox.
- Fuel Efficiency: 40mpg
- Maximum Speed: 70mph
- Size: 6m (l) x 2.05m (w) x 2.85m (h)
- Weight: 2500kg
- Belted seats: 4
Two just behind
It's original used was a pick up van used by tradesmen. The body is made of aluminium and the conversion was carried out in Devon.
Sleeping & Seating
Sir James has a Full size double (120cm x 190cm), single bed above the cab (90cm x 190cm) and a small bed single on front seats (50cm x 140cm) which accommodates:
- 2 adult(s)
- 2 child(ren)
There is sociable seating for up to 6 people inside Sir James .
There is a Gas Heater to warm you up on colder days.
- two gas hobs for cooking
- Water Tank
- Running hot water.
- Fridge: compressor (12v only)
SMEV 2 burner LPG hob and sink
Water is provided by: 41 litre fresh water tank and a 41 litre grey water tank
Truma combi 4e (electric and LPG) for hot water and heating
- Shower: Yes
- Built in toilet
- Electrical Hookup (240v)
- Leisure Battery
- 12v Cigarette Lighter Sockets
Storage under seats and in above locker cupboards, wardrobe also.
Where is Sir James?Sir James lives in a part of Liverpool called Huyton. It's about 20 mins from liverpool airport and a ten minute walk from the local train station.
Customer Car ParkingStreet parking is available: If you are coming by car you are welcome to park it where Sir James 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.
|Bedding for 2||£12|
|Towels (2 large fluffy ones)||£8|
|Breakfast Hamper for 4||£21.5|
|Bedding for 4||£24|
|Barbecue, grill, bag of English woodland charcoal||£10|
|Bedding for bunks (3 children's sleeping bags)||£20|
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.
Sir James 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
Sir James is suitable for travelling with children.
The top bunk is a full size single bed and could maybe squeeze 2 littlest ones up there (90cm x 190cm). The front bed is suitable for a child up to about 10 years old (50cm x 140cm).
Get in touch for a quote.
Note: Dates subject to change without warning