Take a look inside the East Coast caravan which is fit for a pirate
Shiver me timbers! Here’s a cabin fit for any pirate – or landlubber – situated handy – m’hearties – for ships and the sea.
From the outside, the caravan at Reighton Sands looks like your everyday static ‘vessel’ but climb aboard and embrace a buccaneer’s berth.
Owned by Keith and Claire Webster, it is the UK’s first fully-themed, part interactive static caravan perfect for both young and old pirate lovers.
The couple worked with an external company to create the pirate’s paradise which comes complete with sails, treasure maps and swords.
It also has a personalised greeting in a bottle as well as a mysterious clues to solve a combination lock on a secret booty cupboard door.
A family with young children said: “I cannot tell you how great this caravan is
“There is amazing attention to detail, even the handles in the galley – kitchen – are skulls.
“There is a rug treasure map, and with just a small willingness to suspend belief, you can believe yourself to be on the ship from Pirates of the Caribbean.”
Keith and Claire are selling their caravan.
It can be booked through that can be booked through UKcaravans4hire.comGareth Irving, Managing Director UKcarvans4hire.com said: "Given the current climate, everyone is looking forward to a holiday and getting away but it can be hard to find that special place for your whole family to enjoy that doesn’t break the bank.
“It’s great to see caravan owners making such an effort to ensure families have a fantastic time during a staycation - the themed caravans with interactive fun activities certainly provide a memorable experience for the whole family."
Does this sound like the perfect holiday home for you? To help you brush up on your “Pirate Talk” before you walk the plank, UKcaravans4hire.com have put together a list of popular pirate phrases that will make it even more fun to enjoy your time on the ‘ship’.
The pirate catchphrase of grumbling or disgust
Ahoy, Me Hearties!
Hello, my friends, crew members, etc.
Yes Sir, right away!
Blow me down!
Phrase of amazement or shock
Clap of Thunder
A strong, alcoholic drink - Grog is a pirate’s favourite drink (a mixture of rum, water, lemon juice, and sugar)
Dead Men Tell No Tales
No survivors left behind
Hang ‘Em from the Yardarm
A punishment served to a prisoner
Lad, lass, lassie
A child or young person
Stolen money or belongings
Pieces of eight
Spanish coins in pirate treasures
Surprisingly, not the toilet! This is at the farthest point of the ship above the Captain’s headquarters.
Run a Rig
Play a joke or a trick on someone
Do you get it? or Do you understand?
An insulting name
Shiver me timbers’
An oath, expressing fear, annoyance or surprise - Blackbeard (AKA Edward Teach) was a well known terrifying pirate. You would often hear pirates in his presence mutter “Shiver me timbers!”.
Son of a Biscuit Eater
Another insulting name
Three Sheets to the Wind
Very drunk, intoxicated
Walk the Plank
If you hear this, you’re doomed - off the board into the deep ocean and possibly lead up to a meet-up with Davy Jones.