Essential Information

  • Collect from: Bedminster, Bristol, South West
  • Size: Roomy
  • Belted seats: 3
  • Sleeps: 2 Adults
  • Bed types: There is a full length single bed (200cm x 80cm) which transforms into a double by adding an extra section (150cm x 43cm)
  • License Required: Standard UK/EU license
  • Europe
  • Shower
  • Festivals
  • Smoking
  • Pets
  • Tow bar
  • Heating
  • Air Con.
  • Built-in Toilet
  • London L.E.Z.
  • All we can say is wow! Would highly recommend

    Matt Skinner ~ July 2018
  • Love Amelia. Phil has clearly put a lot of love into it and it shows!

    Pippa Carson ~ July 2018
  • Van is very well made and has the perfect cosy feeling.

    jamie angell ~ July 2018
  • Great company and fantastic vans

    Celia Duff ~ June 2018
  • Amelia is so well equipped - I definitely recommend it!

    Xevi Vigué ~ July 2018
  • Perfectly equipped and comfortable. Amelia made our holiday!!!

    Katy Pook ~ November 2017
  • It has been finished really well. Amelia was a joy

    Charlotte Aiken ~ July 2017
  • Great van, perfect for lounging whilst watching the world go by.

    Steve Taylor ~ August 2018
  • She's an incredible van, so well thought-out inside. Would highly recommend.

    WILL STAHL-TIMMINS ~ August 2018

Note: The hire of this vehicle is arranged by Quirky Campers ltd acting as the agent on behalf of Amelia'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.

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.

Further Information

  • The Vehicle
    • Vehicle Type: Ford, Transit
    • Registration: emailed when you book
    • Vehicle Year: 2007
    • Engine:
      • Size: 2.4 litres
      • Fuel: Diesel
      • Transmission: Manual
      • Gears: 6
    • Size: 6m x 2.5m x 2.9m (LxWxH)
    • Weight:
      • Maximum: 3500kg
      • Unladen: 2800kg
      • Payload: kg
    • 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 converted it into a wonderful high tech camper with an integrated Sony sound system and flat screen 21" TV. With a one off handmade wood burner made in Glastonbury by Snail stoves. It's 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.
  • The Accommodation

    Sleeping & Seating

    Amelia has a There is a full length single bed (200cm x 80cm) which transforms into a 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 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
    • Portable toilet available as extra: Outdoors chemical toilet with tent

    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.

  • Location & Parking

    Where is Amelia?

    Amelia lives on the Bristol flyer bus route from Bristol airport, next to BV Studios in Bedminster where all the artwork inside her is made. Opposite the Windmill Hill City Farm, who sell local and organic produce and conveniently close to ASDA supermarket.
    Address
    BV Studios
    37 Philip Street
    Bedminster
    Bristol
    BS3 4EA
    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 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

  • Extras

    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
    Towels (2 large fluffy ones) £8
    Camping Furniture (table and 2 x chairs) £10
    Chemical toilet with tent £10
    Fire kit- Logs/Kindling/Newspaper £8
    Camping Furniture (2 x chairs) £5
    Hammock £8
    12v cool box £8
    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.

  • Insurance, Breakdown & Drivers

    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 £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.

  • Usage
    • 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

    We have a ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ policy with pets. In other words we’re happy for you to take your dog as long as you bring it back in a condition that we never would have known!

    European Travel

    Yes you can take Amelia outside the UK. Breakdown and insurance for European travel are included in the standard booking cost. Please note European travel include Republic of Ireland and the EU27. For other countries, please get in touch before you book and provide us with the dates, vehicle and countries to be visited.
    Get in touch for a quote.

    Mileage Limits

    • Full Price High Season – unlimited mileage
    • All other seasons and discounted bookings:
      • 200 miles per day
      • and then20 pence per mile
    This will mean the vast majority of customers won't be charge any extra.

    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.
  • Season dates
    FromToPrice
    01/09/201831/10/2018Mid
    01/11/201819/12/2018Low
    20/12/201806/01/2019Low Mid
    07/01/201907/02/2019Low
    08/02/201924/02/2019Low Mid
    25/02/201931/03/2019Low
    01/04/201922/05/2019Mid
    23/05/201923/06/2019High
    24/06/201930/06/2019Glastonbury
    01/07/201901/09/2019High
    02/09/201931/10/2019Mid
    01/11/201918/12/2019Low
    19/12/201905/01/2020Low Mid
    06/01/2020TBCHigh

    Note: Dates subject to change without warning

  • Prices

    Prices for 2019 Low Low Mid Mid High
    Mon-Thur (Day rate) £54 £66 £79 £91
    Fri-Sun (Day rate) £75 £93 £110 £127
    Weekend (3 days)
    Week (7 days)
    Min hire period 3 3 3 5

    Notes: Prices may change without warning and for certain events will vary. Please click the 'Check Date & Price' button to get an exact quote.