Uncover Britain Road Trips: Mayflower Footsteps and Roots self-drive campervan trip


Uncover Britain Road Trips are curated self-drive tour guides which will fuel your sense of adventure.

Not just pinpoints and things to do, Uncover Britain Road Trips help you make a deeper connection.

They’ve gone the extra mile to encompass travel essentials with the inspirational – so you can explore and discover more.

Self-drive road trip tour guides include adventure, tops tips and inspiration. Enjoy the freedom to choose your own route at your pace. Designed to be fully adaptable, your perfect road trip starts here.

Whether you are an experienced motorhomer, or new to campervanning – if you have you have your own, or intending on hiring – our guides are ideal if you are looking to be in the driver’s seat yet leave no stone unturned to make the most of your adventure.

The comprehensive, flexible tour guide literally gives you the freedom to head off the beaten track, linger for a while, or pick out the places and attractions to suit your pace.

The tour guides include adventures, top tips and inspiration plus experience more with Hidden Gems, that can be hard to find on the internet.

Be spontaneous with our Secret Stays® for stopovers or choose from a fantastic range of campsites from the quirky and unusual to the larger sites with luxury facilities.

Mayflower Footsteps & Roots Road Trip Tour

​The fascinating story of the Mayflower voyage, and the stories behind the Pilgrims, can be discovered with this trail around the important places and the significant people who are part of the narrative.

As the ship that transported English Separatist passengers – who became known as the Pilgrims – the Mayflower is one of the most important ships in history.

Sailing across the Atlantic more than 400 years ago, the passengers were heading towards a 'new promised land' where they would establish the Plymouth Colony in 1620.

With an opportunity to uncover the full story, you can travel from Worcester in the Midlands and learn about Edward Winslow's Worcestershire.

Travelling to the northern Pilgrim villages will reveal the history and narrative of the religious persecutions in England at the time and expose the motivations behind what drove the colonists forward.

Following the trail to the east coast to the Wash and beyond, learn of the first attempts to escape for a new life and about the imprisonment of some of the people who were held here.

Follow the nautical trail across the south coast tracing the various stops and starts of the Mayflower before culminating in Plymouth for the final chapter before the sailing in 1620.

​On this Mayflower Roots and Footsteps trail, you can choose your own voyage of discovery and decide where to begin your own story, following the trail to the places that interest you most, with our self-guided tour, maps and app. The tour guide is priced at £39.

The tour guide includes the following highlights:

  • Winslow’s Worcestershire
  • Pilgrim Northern Towns & Villages
  • Pilgrim Eastern Footsteps
  • Nautical South Coast
  • Plymouth Sailing

The guide includes:

  • Over 30 pages of useful information in one place
  • Options for 3-21 days touring
  • Downloadable APP and digital walks
  • Up-to-date embedded links and contacts
  • 13 cities, towns and villages included
  • 65+ attractions and days out 
  • Around 90 Secret Stays and 70 campsites 
  • 35+ tours, walks, trails and audio options
  • Around 30 food and drink suggestions
  • Save hours searching and checking
  • Easy to download format - print or save on mobile
  • Useful suggestions for your chosen timeframe
  • Updated regularly

Find more information about this tour here.

Campervan or motorhome hire – Coming in 2022

Looking to hire a fun campervan or a spacious motorhome? Uncover Britain Road Trips provides you with options available for your trip and dates and connect you to one of its selected partners.

  • Choose a date and meeting / starting point plus your preference of vehicle type.
  • They find your best available options from one of the hand-picked hire partners.
  • Secure and tailor your hire with the owner directly to customise your break.
  • For your convenience, airport or train station meet and drop can be included for you to continue your journey conveniently and without disruption. Simply complete your intended travel details on our website at and the team will be in touch.
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