There are two captain swivel seats and a beautiful waney edged spalted beech removable table providing a separate dining area. The dining area and sleeping area is separated by a spacious L shaped kitchen with a handcrafted spalted beech worktop and hand painted mexican tile surround.
An ex school bus, Siskin has tinted privacy glass windows all the way along both sides flooding the van with light whilst maintaining privacy for his occupants.
- Collect from: Frome, South West
- Size: Roomy
- 4 belted seats
- Sleeps = 2 Adults 3 Child(ren)
- large super king bed suitable for up to 3 with bunk above which can sleep 2 children or 1 adult.
|Prices for 2018||Low||Low Mid||Mid||High|
|Mon-Thur (Day rate)||£65||£80||£95||£111|
|Fri-Sun (Day rate)||£92||£113||£134||£155|
|Weekend (3 days)|
|Week (7 days)|
|Min hire period||3||3||3||3|
Notes: Prices may change without warning and for certain events will vary. Please click the 'Check availability' button to get an exact quote.
- Vehicle Type: VW, LT 35
- Registration: emailed when you book
- Vehicle Year: 2005
- Size: 2.5 litres
- Fuel: Diesel
- Fuel Efficiency: 30mpg
- Transmission: Manual
- Gears: 5
- Size: 6.65m x 2m x 3.1m (LxWxH)
- Maximum: 3500kg
- Unladen: Warning! not provided
- Payload: Warning! not provided
- Belted seats: 4
Sleeping & Seating
Siskin has a large super king bed suitable for up to 3 with bunk above which can sleep 2 children or 1 adult. which accommodates:
- 2 adult(s)
- 3 child(ren)
There is sociable seating for up to 7 people inside Siskin .
There is a Woodburner to warm you up on colder days.
- two gas hobs for cooking
- Water Tank
- Fridge: travel fridge 12v and 240v
dinner plates x 4
side plates x 4
bowls x 4
1 large bowl
cutlery - 4 sets
cooking utensils - fish slice x 1 ladle x 1
knives x 3
peeler x 1
bottle opener x 1
grater x 1
chopping boards x 2
pots and pans - 1x frying pan 2 x saucepans 1 x milk pan
colander x 1
wine glasses x 4
tumblers x 4
tin mugs x 3
childrens mugs x 2
Water is provided by: 75l integrated water tank with external lockable filler cap and pressure sensitive pump to tap.
- Shower: No
- Electrical Hookup (240v)
- Leisure Battery
- 12v Cigarette Lighter Sockets
kenwood in cab radio with USB socket
Ample under bed storage plus additional cupboard space below burner and in kitchen. three drawers in kitchen.
Where is Siskin?Siskin is parked outside of our home in the popular market town of Frome, just a 10 minute walk from the train station. Frome is a short drive from Bath and Bristol and surrounded by beautiful countryside, we are also lucky enough to have several great festivals on our doorstep including, Glastonbury, Shindig, Womad and Field Trip.
Pick-up and drop-off times
Default times on the bookings system are 2pm for pick-up and 12 noon for return but individual vehicle owners will have their own limitations on their availbality but will do their best to accommodate your needs.
Customer Car ParkingStreet parking is available: If you are coming by car you are welcome to park it where Siskin 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.
|Double inflatable kayak with paddles and buoyancy aids||£45|
|Car Seat - Group 0+ (infant)||£15|
|Car Seat - Group 1, 2, 3||£15|
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.
Siskin 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 £750 and £2000 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 £750).
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
Siskin is suitable for travelling with children.
bunk with ladder suitable for two children with windows in the back. The large "master bed" is also wide enough for up to three people.
Get in touch for a quote.
- Full Price High Season – unlimited mileage
- All other seasons and discounted bookings:
- 200 miles per day
- and then20 pence per mile
Driving Notes:Please bear in mind the age, size and cruising speed of the vehicle when planning your journey. Some older and/or larger vehicles travel much more slowly than what you might be used to.
Note: Dates subject to change without warning
Note: The hire of this vehicle is arranged by Quirky Campers ltd acting as the agent on behalf of Siskin's owners. We make every effort to ensure that all the vehicles listed with us are of a high standard but cannot guarantee the condition of the vehicle. If you experience any problems please notify us as soon as possible.