You want me to strip an engine?

Were back tracking a bit here as we need to catch up. Time flies when you're having fun! This is the progress of operation #Betsysfacelift We spent the weekend stripping down the engine and cleaning up as many parts as possible. Its not that the engine particularly needs a lot of work doing on it, … Continue reading You want me to strip an engine?

Dubfreeze Day!

The first VW show of the season had arrived! And boy, didn’t we know it, we were stood in a long queue of people waiting to get their VW fix! We probably arrived at the wrong time in fairness as we had to queue a good 20 mins to get through the gates! There were … Continue reading Dubfreeze Day!

As promised…

I have completed setting up our social media accounts! YouTube, well, It's been hmmm... different...embarrassing... hilarious to say the very least! And yep, I STILL hate the sound of my own voice but apparently Tom hates his too so that's cool, least I'm not the only one! Personally, I think the outtakes are the best … Continue reading As promised…

Introducing the New and Improved Little Vanventures Team! #Operationbetsysfacelift

Hi All, Over the next few months, the Little Vanventures team will be expanding to help fulfil operation ‘Betsys Facelift’. The team will now consist of: Tom – Emilies Dad and Betsys first restorer (project leader) Emilie – Will do as I’m told (Whilst posting progress to social media) Tom – Will also do as … Continue reading Introducing the New and Improved Little Vanventures Team! #Operationbetsysfacelift

Betsy is finally getting a facelift!

For anyone who hasn't met Betsy, she's our beautifully pink 1970s Volkswagen Bay Window. You can learn all about Betsy here. Betsy is starting to look very tired and sun damaged in her old age so we thought it was about time we spruced her up a little and gave her some serious TLC! Betsys … Continue reading Betsy is finally getting a facelift!

Please, leave me as you found me.

Well, not quite me, but these lovely camp spots we are having the pleasure of sharing with you. It's really important for us that we leave places as we find them when we have been wild camping as not to ruin it for the next person or to tarnish the name of campers/caravanners/vanners. We have … Continue reading Please, leave me as you found me.

Lake District – Coniston

My first sleepover in Betsy was at Coniston. I had been up there walking the weekend before with a friend and noticed a cute little hideaway at the side of the road. There was a bit of a run down out building set aside from the road and a little cave and waterfall - It … Continue reading Lake District – Coniston

Meet the Vans – Betsy

Betsy is my 1972 pink Type 2 bay window VW and we love her to bits! Read more about her here!

Who are we?

Hello and welcome to Little Vanventures blog. Now, you're probably wondering who we are and why we decided to start a blog, so here goes... We are Tom and Emilie, we live in North West Lancashire and we absolutely LOVE exploring! At the moment, this is not something we are doing full time, so this … Continue reading Who are we?