Van tour: the 10 day campervan

I met this couple painting their van in a field. They’d just finished converting it into their full time home. It took them just 10 days!

Meet Gavin, Rose and their baby daughter, Jhonah. An off-grid family living in the UK, running a sustainable clothing company, Dairy Clothing LTD, from their van.

This is their home

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It took them 10 days to make

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It’s a Ford Transit dormobile. 2.5 DI.

It was a 10 seater minibus

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They spent 3 days in B&Q carpark

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Electronics

All of the electronics cost £400. That includes a 165W panel, Harvest controller, 600W inverter, battery and connectors/wires.

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110Ah battery and volt sensing charging relay

This is charged by solar and also when the engine is running using the VSR.

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Fold out sofabed

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And separate cot

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Kitchen

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They use wood for heating

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Because it has a log burner

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The cost?

£2500 all done with service – thats the van and conversion. Nice one.
I hope this inspiration for people who want to do the van thing but are on a budget and have little time. If Gav and Rose can do it whilst looking after their baby and running a business, you can too!

Congrats to them. If you see them on the road say hi.

Dairy Clothing – their business

They make custom clothes from climate neutral organic cotton and fabric that is going to waste. One and a half million tons of fashion waste goes to landfill every year. Colour and sustainability is what they’re about.
Their website: dairyclothing.com
Instagram: @dairyclothing – more build pictures on there
Thanks to Gav and Rose for showing us their new off-grid home. What do you think? Share if you like this camper. Leave comments and questions below – I always read them

Also see: This bus will make you want to live in a bus

And: Glastonbury 2016 by campervan – Europe’s biggest, filthiest and muddiest festival

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