Welsh couple transform old vans into rustic campers with wood interiors

by , 01/17/15

Rustic Camper, Bill Goddard, Becky Goddard, retrofitted van, camper van

The Goddards are based in the Welsh border town of Presteigne, where Bill works as a tree surgeon and carpenter. Bill uses locally sourced wood, and he tries to allow the wooden interiors to retain the natural beauty and form of his materials. “Because we live and work in the countryside and our lifestyle is such that nature has a very direct influence on what we do,” he explained in a press release. “We mostly use wood throughout the conversions, which we source locally where possible.”

Becky, meanwhile, is the co-founder of the recycling textiles business ‘Pretty Rubbish,’ and she uses her experience working with fabric to design and create the upholstery featured in their campers. “I try to use only natural fabrics where possible for my upholstery, using cotton, wool and recycled fabrics,” explains Becky. “We source local sheepskins and hand woven wool blankets to adorn the interior.”

Each of the campervans the Goddards produce is unique, and they work directly with clients to customize them. And despite their rustic appearance, the campers contain modern, 21st-century amenities, like solar-powered electrical systems, a stove, running water, and even a hot shower.

+ Rustic Campers

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  1. detella January 20, 2015 at 11:59 pm

    The kitchen is just incredible, I love tiny, cozy places where you just can feel.. safe, with a companion by your side, this is quite nice.

  2. Queta October 21, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    how much does it cost?

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