Ryde and Land Rover Defender Camper Logos on a background image of a Land Rover with sunset view


We're super happy to be collaborating with Defender Campers, an up and coming company based in the South West offering unique camping experiences in their kitted out Land Rover Defenders.

Located in the South of Somerset, just a mile from the M5, they are at the gateway to Devon and Cornwall. From here you can explore Dartmoor, Exmoor, Somerset, Dorset, the South coast or South Wales. Their vehicles are fully prepared to take you anywhere you choose to go and include all the camping gear you'll need. Just pack your clothes and essentials and get out exploring. 

The irony of saying that converted defenders really do go the extra mile isn't wasted on us but there are a bunch of nice touches, should you want more than camping gear. Paddleboards, firepits, go pros, you name it - all available for hire. There really isn't much more you could ask for. Apart from maybe decent weather but even then, you have everything from rooftop to kettle and a load of British spirit. We've also thrown some of our outdoor wear at the cause. Waterproof, fleece lined. Defender Adventure proof. 

"Whatever form it takes, camping is earthy, soul-enriching and character building, and there can be few such satisfying moments as the smoke rising from your campfire as the golden sun sets on the horizon." 

Home Is Where You Park It

Dan, the founder is a family man, avid traveller and explorer and wanted to create "something that meant other people could share the experiences he's been lucky enough to have. It's as simple at that." - His words. 

Far from home, camp life forces a slower, more thoughtful approach to living. Mornings are savored. Coffee is sipped rather than drained. Making meals is less a chore and more an event. An evening stroll replaces the nightly TV hypnosis. In short, for a few fleeting days, we are briefly, blissfully, human again.”

We just wanted to add that actually, when you hire a vehicle from Defender Campers, you're not just signing up to a holiday of a lifetime, you're sharing a journey. #MemoriesMade 

Check out their website here and socials, @defender.campers