Campervan didn't do it justice. Having lugged a canvas sack around New Zealand, there was not much about the gleaming, white vehicle that reminded me of camping.

Inside there was a fully stocked fridge, three gas hobs, two sinks and a hot shower; this was a campsite on wheels.

I had just been handed the keys of a 2018 Autotrail Tribute 720. The road and all its possibilities opened up ahead.

However, with this great 4-cylinder diesel-powered vehicle came a great many questions: Which button does what? How free is "freedom" camping? Did we have to pull over to allow


Of motorhomes and what to do with them