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Did someone say road trip? Escape the city in a cool campervan available to rent in London

You can pick up your own set of wheels in London before setting off on a staycation

Fancy setting off in a VW campervan? (Image: Aldershot News and Mail)

Thinking of a staycation this summer? Why not hire your own campervan to explore the countryside?

It's an ideal way of getting away from the city in your own wheels - and with dozens available for rent based in London, you won't have to travel far to pick one up.

Website Camperbug lists campervans available to rent across London.

Vans on their website can be rented for the weekend, for a week or longer- and the vans all have cute names to boot.

Babs(Image: www.camperbug.co.uk)

Babs the camper is one of the retro vehicles available to rent, a VW Transporter T2 that sleeps two people. There's also a one ring gas hob, a small sink and fridge to keep you going.

For the larger group, there's Merlot the red T2 camper based in south west London. The stylish van sleeps four, and is "fully equipped for your campervan adventure".

Bohdi(Image: www.camperbug.co.uk)

Or if you're after something more modern and sporty, Bodhi might be more up your street. Converted in 2014, the vehicle is "in his element when near the sea" so maybe a trip to the coast is in order.

Merlot(Image: www.camperbug.co.uk)

All you have to do is sign up to the website at www.camperbug.co.uk and make an enquiry about any van on the site.

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