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Snowdonia Classic Campers

UK Wales North Wales Gwynedd Porthmadog

  • Adults only
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Pets permitted
A trio of awesome vintage campervans ready for exploring Snowdonia and beyond

Based in the heart of one of the UK's most dramatic landscapes, Snowdonia Classic Campers offers adventurers a choice of three retro campervans for the North Wales roadtrip of a lifetime. Bessie, Nell and Poppy are original dubs from the early 1970s and come complete with pop-top roofs, rock and roll beds, plus interior living area and kitchenette (with gas stove and sink).

From their base near Pantglas (where you can also leave your own vehicle free-of-charge), these cool campers are perfect for exploring the wild beauty of Snowdonia National Park. Besides the various Cool Camping-approved campsites with amazing mountain views, Snowdonia is brimming with charming settlements like Betws-y-Coed and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The latter is home to the historic Llechwedd Slate Caverns, now an award-winning attraction and host of Zip World. Further west, the breathtaking beaches of the Llŷn Peninsula await. Be sure to visit the sailing mecca of Abersoch, the peculiar Italianate village of Portmeirion (home to Festival Number 6), and the famous beachside-pub Ty Coch Inn at Porthdinllaen beach.


All our campers include full UK insurance for one named driver, breakdown cover, a first aid kit, smoke alarms, gas safety certificate, and more.
Three vintage 1970s VW campervans. 


Vintage Campervan Seats 4 Sleeps 4
Over 40 years old, Poppy is a proper style icon, the epitome of retro-chic with her beautiful bright ‘poppy’ red and white paint work, matching curtains and modern interior. Poppy loves nothing more than pulling up and discovering somewhere new.


Vintage Campervan Seats 4 Sleeps 4
Bessie is a right-hand drive, 1974, late Bay campervan, with her pop-up roof she's lots of standing room and ample sleeping space. Bessie loves nothing better than touring the highest passes in Snowdonia and taking in the spectacular views of Snowdon's peak, the highest mountain in Wales (higher than any in England) at 3,560 feet.


Vintage Campervan Seats 4 Sleeps 4
Nell is a right-hand drive, 1973 late Bay camper-van, painted in the same hue as the bluest of summer skies. She loves nothing more than roaring off on her next camping trip, and, we have to say, it’s what she does best.

The Owner Says

Snowdonia Classic Campers is a family run campervan hire business passionate about vintage VW campers. Our classic VW campervans have been lovingly restored back to their original glory with a modern twist for comfort.

Located in the heart of Snowdonia our aim is to ensure that our customers have a fun holiday, where you can relax, chill out and take life at more leisurely pace or if you choose experience high adrenaline adventure. The mountains and coast of Snowdonia is arguably the best place for adventure in Britain, with its majestic mountains and stunning coastline, it's packed with castles, and now boasts an innovative surf lagoon and record breaking zip lines.

Being VW enthusiasts and avid campers ourselves we know exactly how to make your holiday special. Our beautiful retro VW girls come fully equipped with everything you need for a camping roadtrip from table and chairs, to that all important corkscrew, all you need to bring are your clothes, some bedding and yourselves. If you need a hand in planning your trip we can help with advice on where to stay and places to visit.

We offer a professional, friendly service to make your holiday in one of our campers a fantastic memorable experience.

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Contact Snowdonia Classic Campers, Pant Mawr, Pantglas, Garndolbenmaen, Gwynedd LL51 9DX

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Pantglas, Garndolbenmaen, Gwynedd


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