Yorkshire Vehicle Hire

Wild with Wanderlust: Defender Camping in Yorkshire


🐶 Dog-friendly | 🛌 Sleeps 2 Adults | 🚙 4 Land Rover Defenders to Hire | ❤️ Min stay 3 nights | Tried & Tested | From £155pn

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Ready for a wild camping thrill ride unlike any other? Defender Camping is the fabulous wild camping experience from Yorkshire Vehicle Hire in Little Ayton, North Yorkshire. And boy, it’s a real bobby dazzler.

Take the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors as your playground, add a meaty Land Rover Defender 110 XS and place a RoofBunk tent on top – the result? Total freedom to explore new lands by day, with the stars in your eyes and the ground at your feet come night.

defender-camping - yorkshire vehicle hire: tent box at night

defender-camping - yorkshire vehicle hire: equipment

Without doubt, this is one of the best UK adventure weekends you can have – we absolutely loved our trip. For this unique defender camping experience, Yorkshire Vehicle Hire provides every single thing you need:

The sleek wheels to take you wherever you want to go (with its 5 seats, large boot, and head-turning iconic design). The fabulous 2-person rooftop tent (with its weather-proof outer, memory-foam mattress, and ample pockets, hooks, and compartments for a cosy hangout). And the cooking and camping equipment to keep your wild camping Yorkshire adventure hassle-free, including a gas stove, bbq grill, cutlery, tea & coffee, kitchen table – and even the collapsible kitchen sink!

defender-camping - yorkshire vehicle hire: tent and view

defender-camping - yorkshire vehicle hire: in tentbox

Tried & Tested by Claire (our Ed-in-Chief)

The set-up of your RoofBunk tent is super simple: it opens and closes in seconds thanks to a gas strut system and it comes with a telescopic ladder so you can climb up and down easily.

Should you want to bring more of the family on your roadtrip, Yorkshire Vehicle Hire also offers ground tents. All you need to do is decide who sleeps where and what campsite to head for.

Even then, Tom, the owner of Yorkshire Vehicle Hire, has you covered with a list of camping suggestions and spots that’ll put you in the heart of North Yorkshire’s beauty.

In truth, we can’t recommend this defender camping experience enough – even if you’ve never wild camped before or driven a Defender before, it is simply brilliant. The only problem is, once you’ve tasted the adventure and held the keys in your hand, you will not want to give them back.

God’s own country is waiting – isn’t it time you went to meet it?

The Essentials

  • Price £155 per night
  • March – Oct Minimum 3 nights/Nov – Feb Minimum 2 nights
  • 3 Nights minimum (March – October)
  • Dog-friendly: bring them along, too, for £25
  • 2.5M awning included, awning room and tent Xtender available
  • Comes with all the camping and cooking equipment you need, including a rooftop tent,
  • Choose from 4 iconic Land Rover Defenders: SidneyDefender 110 XS (5 seats); Milly Defender 90 (2 seats); Sheila Defender 110 XS Utility (Dog Friendly/5 Seats); Bruce Defender 110 XS (Dog Friendly/5 Seats)
  • Optional add-ons include a bike rack/mountain bike hire, a pizza oven, and a craft beer box
  • Wind and rain proof tent
  • Sleeps 2, but additional ground tents can be added for a full family adventure

Eye Candy


Sydney defender 110 - camping experience

Sidney | Land Rover Defender 110


Roof tent, 5 seats, large boot space and drive away awning. Perfect for a longer break with its large boot or if you are taking your 2 or 4 legged little friends. This beast comes equipped with A/C, heated front seats and electric windows.

Milly defender 90 - camping experience

Milly | Land Rover Defender 90


Iconic Land Rover Defender 90 with our unique roof tent, 2 seats and drive away awning. This little pocket rocket is ideal for a weekend getaway to the Lake District or Northumberland. Being a 90, she is a lot easier to drive if you are not used to large, manual 4x4s.

Shelia defender 110 XS - camping experience

Shelia | Land Rover Defender 110 XS | Dog Friendly


Roof tent, 5 Seats, built in dog box and pull out awning. Comes equipped with A/C, heated front seats and electric windows.

land rover defender with roofbunk tent wild camping in Yorkshire

Bruce | Land Rover Defender 110 XS | Dog Friendly


Roof tent, 5 Seats, large boot space and drive away awning. Ideal for a longer break with its large boot or if you are taking your pet pooch. Comes equipped with A/C, heated front seats and electric windows.

From £155pn
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Defender Rooftop Camping
Little Ayton Ln
Great Ayton, England TS9 6HY
United Kingdom

07712 660372

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