Motorhome and Caravan Shows

The Spring Show on 22nd/23rd March is our first outdoor show of the year and returns to Newark for the 8th great year. A firm favourite with weekend campers and...

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Coachman Pastiche 460/2

The Coachman Pastiche 460/2 is a luxury 2-berth caravan built and fitted out to make your experience of holidaying in it as smooth as possible; but without compromising on comfort...

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Spring Clean!

New cleaning fluid for motorhomes and tourers makes light work of cleaning panel streaks and UPVC window frames

Supplier: Chemicals Direct Tel: 01270-500043
www.stores.ebay.co.uk/chemicals-Direct-Ltd
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Wandahome charity pull

On behalf of KCFM’s 3 month challenge to raise money for Macmillan, Cancer Support, Wandahome pulled a caravan over 3 miles from Brough Police to their offices in South Cave...

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Bailey fit safety bolt

The WSL Caravan Wheel Safety Bolt is the first bespoke wheel bolt designed for the caravan industry. It represents a huge leap forward in the technical development of a...

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Leisure World Group - First Birthday

The Leisure World Group is celebrating their 1st Birthday of Ebor and Tyneside Leisure World – They are holding three events at all their Leisure World Sites from Friday 5th...

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John Wickersham chooses Bailey Orion

Caravan industry legend John Wickersham has just bought a new Bailey Orion from Venture Caravans in Daventry – picture above is of him collecting his new purchase with his daughter...

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Eterniti Caravans

The first ever Eterniti caravans were handed over to their exciting new owners on the 14th February and it was a very special occasion in more ways than one!
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Swift - comming to the boil?

Swift Group manufacturer of Caravans, Motorhomes and Holiday Homes has made a strong start to the New Year with encouraging sales figures ahead of last years from the major shows...

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Bailey of Bristol - 65 Years

Founded in 1948 Bailey Caravans is the longest established UK independent manufacturer with sixty five years experience in caravan design and production. During this period it has grown to become...

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Dragon heads for the hills

The Lake District has always been known to attract millions of visitors including TV and film stars but one holiday park in Bowness on Windermere has seen more than their...

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Tracker does its job!

Stolen Sterling Eccles Sport quickly recovered with help of Tracker and Police.

It can be a nightmare when you find your caravan stolen! It certainly was for Torksey Caravans in Lincolnshire...

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NEC Report

October NEC Caravan Show sees nearly 100,000 visitors in seven days!

The eagerly awaited NEC Caravan and Motorhome Show this October was being viewed as a tester for the...

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Caravan Savers Club

Caravan Savers Club – the new on-line and totally free caravan club has been launched.

In these difficult financial times caravanners need to share information to help them make the...

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Elddis Xplore - quality and lightweight

Elddis Xplore offers quality and lightweight at an affordable cost-can it keep up with the competition?

Elddis came into the entry level market in 1988 with the Wisp range, light and...

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Retro Caravan Calendar 2014

Andrew Jenkinson , author and regular contributor to the leading caravan magazines, has put together a new Classic Caravan calendar for 2014.

The images used in the calendar have been...

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The Story of Sprite Caravans

This is a book that only one man could write and only one man could bring together. It isn’t just the result of painstaking research to ensure accuracy Andy Jenkinson...

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Bailey Unicorn 2013

Since its launch two years ago the Bailey Unicorn has become a favourite of discerning caravan owners providing the unique combination of superior performance, award-winning design and market leading value...

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New Caravan - Eterniti to launch at NEC

Brand New Caravan Manufacturer Eterniti has recently appointed two new members of its management team to help gear the company towards its official launch at the Motorhome and Caravan Show...

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Morecambe Holiday Park achieves 4 stars

The largest park of North West holiday park operators, South Lakeland Parks has achieved its first ever 4-star rating from national tourist board, Visit England. Ocean Edge Holiday and Leisure...

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New caravan improvement book

Ever wanted to improve or modify your caravan but have been to afraid to start, well this new book from Veloce Publishing by Lindsay Porter might just give you...

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Jenkinson on the Beeb

Andy Jenkinson’s latest book The Story of Sprite Caravans www.veloce.co.uk has recently been used to influence a 5 minute slot on the BBCs One Show on 4th May....

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Bailey Unicorn Marathon Winner

A Bailey Unicorn Alu-Tech caravan has successfully completed a marathon endurance test on the AL-KO test track in Germany.

Testing was undertaken to assess the suitability of the vehicle...

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Swift Challenger S 514 Winners

Mr and Mrs Lloyd of Brynock were the lucky winners of a brand new Swift Challenger Sport 514 after entering The Caravan Club’s ‘Find the Freedom’ competition. The online competition...

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You Can Caravan Show

The ‘You Can Caravan Show’ will run from Friday March 16th until Monday March 18th 2012 at the Teesside Caravans complex in Thornaby.

The event will have FREE admission and...

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Catterick’s Leisure World franchises confirmed

In the latest stage of the developments of its new Ebor Leisure World and Tyneside Leisure World outlets, Catterick Caravans has announced franchise agreements for the sale of new caravans...

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York Marina: New Caravan Club Site

Caravan club site York York Marina is proud to announce the launch of a brand new Caravan Club Certified club site located just four miles from the vibrant city...

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Bailey Retreat

Designed for people who know where they are going – the Bailey Retreat is a new kind of leisure vehicle introduced to cater for the growing number of people who...

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Concordia from Dunster House

Dunster House roll out a new range of tourers – Concordia – it’s a range so different for them-they actually look conventional-but one which should gain admirers.

Concordia is the new...

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Swift do £4 million in Manchester

A move of venue to Event City and a string of new model launches helped the market leading Swift Group to start 2012 in style by doubling last year’s sales...

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Swift Group Sponsor Hull University Students

The Swift Group are pleased to announce sponsorship of the Hull University Formula Student Team for the 2011/12 academic year. Formula Student focuses on building future engineering talent by designing...

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Swift Award Winners!

Swift Group, the UK’s leading manufacturer of caravans and motorhomes, is celebrating again after picking up two prestigious awards at the recent 2012 Caravan magazine awards, with the Swift Challenger...

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Bailey Unicorn Cadiz

Bailey to add twin single fixed bed model to unicorn range in the new year. Hot on the heels of the Pegasus Rimini, Bailey will be adding the new Unicorn...

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New Swift Layouts

The Swift Group has been quick to take advantage of the instant success of the new Swift Challenger and Sterling Eccles Sport ranges, launched in October, by announcing three more...

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Swift's New Sport

Swift’s new Sports are aimed at the mid –market and offer stylish well equipped tourers for the cash. With the success of the Swift Challengers and Conquerors new profiles last...

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2012 show cancelled

It is with great disappointment that a decision has been taken to cancel the 2012 Boat & Caravan Show, the UK’s largest event for individuals and families wanting to get...

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Swift £20 million sales

Four new motorhome ranges and three new touring caravan ranges helped the market leading Swift Group combat the current poor economic climate and record sales of over £20 million at...

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Calendar 2012

Andrew Jenkinson has put together a new Classic Caravan calendar for 2012.

This stylish calendar rolls back the years with twelve classic caravanning scenes from the 1960s and 70s....

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Bailey Price Freeze

Bailey of Bristol has enhanced its reputation for producing market leading value for money caravans by announcing a price freeze on all of its touring caravan model ranges. As a...

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Bailey Awards

The Bailey touring caravan range enjoyed its best-ever showing at The Caravan Club Caravan Design Awards with three category wins and three top-three placements in the 2012 Competition. Every range...

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Coachman 2012 range

Coachman to showcase revolutionary 2012 range at The Motorhome & Caravan Show. Read Coachman’s newsletter here.

Following the fantastic feedback from retail events across the country for our new ranges, we...

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Eco-conscious mini Caravan

The Splash, Eco-conscious mini Caravan – you gotta love it!

If you love the outdoors as much as I do and weekend trips are “your thing” then you’re going to want...

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Bailey Parts Direct

Bailey’s new parts website gives caravan owners the convenience of ordering genuine Bailey parts and accessories on-line and having them delivered either straight to their home or to their caravan...

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2011 Bailey Orion Test

Ranger replacement is radical retro styled range with GRP exterior cladding, 400/2 is smallest in five van line up we check its credentials’ .

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Steve Trossell to retire from Swift Group

Swift Group have announced that Product Director Steve Trossell is retiring after 17 years with the company. The move comes as James Buckley, Swift’s new Chief Executive shapes his...

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Lights out?

Lightsure on as the lights go out! Here’s a great new product, from Einstein Ideas Ltd, that not only gives you peace of mind, but just might save you from...

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Coachman appoint new Sales Director

Coachman Caravans have appointed Martin Fitzpatrick as its new Sales Director. Martin will take up the role on 6th June 2011, and joins the Coachman team from major caravan...

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Western Isles for Caravanners

In an effort to encourage motorhome owners and caravanners to visit and keep coming back the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) have produced a helpful information leaflet on...

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Check your wheel nuts torque

The recent recall of Bailey Unicorn single axle caravans, because of incidents where the wheel became detached, has highlighted a serious issue for all caravanners. If you pull out your...

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Bailey Unicorn Recall

Bailey of Bristol have issued this urgent recall notice to all owners of the new Bailey Unicorn single axle models.

bq.PRODUCT RECALL: ALL SINGLE AXLE UNICORN...

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Happy Campers

Evidence collated by The Camping and Caravanning Club has revealed that camping really does make you richer in mind, body and soul.

Over 60 research studies reviewed by leading academics at...

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Camping and caravanning on the up!

The Office for National Statistics show that a total of 5.43 million camping trips were made last year, an increase of 29% on the year before, and is proving to...

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Important Tyre Safety update

TyreSafe has issued an update to its popular caravan tyre safety leaflet giving revised axle load and tyre inflation pressure tables for caravan owners.

The update has been issued following technical...

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Bailey Delivery Charge Announcement

Perhaps inevitable but Bailey of Bristol have today been forced to increase their delivery charge for new caravans.

Bailey Announcement
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Garmin GTU 10 tracking device

Garmin, the satnav company have launched a miniature device that allows you to track and ringfence your valuables. Provided you can recharge it at least every 4 weeks it offers...

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Green Driving Important for caravanners

Soaring fuel costs make green driving essential! The IAM is urging drivers to adopt fuel saving techniques or pay the price at the pumps, as the £6 gallon arrives.

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Lunar buys caravan #3

Lunar are a getting a bit nostalgic about their early years of production and have stumbled across the third ever caravan they produced, a 1969 Lunar Saturn. The caravan from...

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Bailey Orion - small and lightweight

A ‘van designed to allow you to get the most from the great outdoors Orion is a new type of caravan. It is lightweight, compact and affordable whilst at the...

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Caravans go free with Condor

Travel to Cherbourg from Portsmouth and take your Caravan for Free. If you can fit in with the dates on offer, have a caravan under 5.5M in length and can book before 31st May 2011 you could be in for a bargain.

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IOW 5 night pitch and ferry offer

Red Funnel Ferries has arranged a 5 night Isle of Wight camping & touring package special offer. It’s available on selected dates throughout 2011 for car and tent, caravan, trailer-tent, motorhome and motor-caravan.

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NEC Show - A success for Swift

Swift Group, the UK’s leading touring caravan, motorhome and holiday home company, saw the pattern of strong sales in 2011, started at Shows in Manchester and Scotland continue at the major Boat Caravan and Outdoor Leisure Show at the NEC last week.

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Northern Ireland Caravans Bill

Caravan owners will be better protected from bad practice by site owners, following the Assembly’s approval of the Caravans Bill today.

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Join the 'Big Pitch' camp out

The Camping and Caravanning Club wants to get the nation smiling again! That’s why during National Camping and Caravanning Week 2011 (May 30 to June 5), the Club is urging people to encourage family and friends to experience and enjoy the great outdoors on the night of the ‘Big Pitch’ camp out on Saturday, June 4.

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Harrogate 'a great place for a caravanning holiday'

Whilst Harrogate’s Tourism team may wish to promote the town’s modern attractions of cafes and shopping most people will come for a more traditional holiday of sight seeing and...

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Bailey Alu-Tech a winner with the club

The new Pegasus Genoa completed a hatrick of wins for Bailey Caravans at recent Caravan Club Awards Evening. The Genoa claimed the title for the Best 2-Berth between £12,000 ad...

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Bailey Orion - a double winner.

The all-new Bailey Orion 400-2 proved that bigger is not necessarily better by collecting two titles at the recent Caravan Club Awards Evening. This model won both the Any Caravan...

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The Caravan Club’s latest Sites Directory & Handbook published

The new 2011/12 edition of The Caravan Club ‘Sites Directory & Handbook’, published exclusively for Club members, has been despatched and Club members are eagerly making holiday plans. The handbook...

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A static caravan for the price of a mansion!

A holiday lodge (basically a double width static caravan) has recently been sold for what is thought to be a UK record price £550,000. The four bedroom holiday home has...

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Stealth Q58 Intrepid

Stealth isn’t like any ordinary tourer-its rectangular profile and very contempary interior gives the brand a uniqueness that can’t be matched, we check out the Q58 Intrepid the Stealth’s latest...

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Google Street View helps caravan crime

Derbyshire Police have appealed to Google to release the registration number of the vehicle which may help them track down a caravan thief but strict UK data protection laws prevent...

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50th Boat and Caravan Show

The Boat & Caravan Show, the UK’s largest show for outdoor leisure, taking place from 22 – 27 February 2011 at the NEC Birmingham, has confirmed the UK’s leading...

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Bailey Unicorn Caravan of the Year

Bailey of Bristol’s Unicorn Barcelona is the Go Caravan Magazine
Caravan of the Year for 2011.

Every new season model is included in the judging for this competition and they were...

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Cool camper meets retro caravan.

There’s a growing market for smaller two berth caravans that marry easy towing abilities with classic simplicity. Many of these a tear drop shaped mini caravans but Herefordshire based firm...

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NCC Show

Birmingham’s NEC will now be the venue for the just-launched Motorhome and Caravan Show, to take place in autumn 2011.

Following the recent announcement of a new consumer-facing caravan...

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Bailey Unicorn wins design award

Bailey of Bristol’s award winning Unicorn range has received further recognition from Practical Caravan Magazine in their Tourer of the Year Caravan Design Competition, with the best-selling Unicorn Valencia claiming...

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Swift NEC report

New models and beat the VAT creates all time record £32 million sales for Swift at NEC Show

The Swift Group, saw the launch of four new ranges...

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Site scoops diversification award

Caravan Club Affiliated Site Owners Scoop Diversification Farmer of the Year Award in the Farmers Weekly annual awards.

David and Jayne Newman who run a Caravan Club Affiliated Site at popular...

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Classic Caravan Calendar 2011

Andrew Jenkinson has put together a new Classic Caravan calendar for 2011. With images from the 70’s and 80’s we can all feel nostalgic about those heady days of caravanning.

The...

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Caravan Crime Project

A new working group has been launched in an unprecedented move against caravan-related crime.

The Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (AVCIS), the National Caravan Council (NCC), The Camping and Caravanning...

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Freezing site fees

The Camping and Caravanning Club has frozen its 2011 site fee prices before VAT on all of its UK Club Sites for the first time in 10 years.

VAT...

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Friendly Club - Friendly Face

The Camping and Caravanning Club has expanded its social media network by adding a Facebook account and a WordPress blog to its online range of services.

The Club already has an...

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Labour of Love

Margaret and Leo Beckett have taken delivery of a new Bailey Pegasus 514 from Lowdham Leisureworld of Gunthorpe near Nottingham. The Pegasus is the Becketts 4th Bailey caravan and replaces...

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New Swift ranges boost sales

Swift Group received a massive boost following the launch of the new Swift Challenger and Conqueror, Sterling Eccles and Elite ranges by achieving just over £3.5 million worth of sales...

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Isabella asymmetric awnings

New trends in caravan design offer opportunities for new trends in awnings. An awning transforms the usability of your caravan on site, so much so that most caravanners see their...

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Bailey announces price freeze on Alu-Tech Caravans

Bailey of Bristol has announced its determination to retain its position as a producer of market leading value for money caravans by announcing a price freeze on its Pegasus and...

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Bailey discontinue Pageant series 7

Bailey continues its relentless switch to Alu-Tech construction across its touring caravan ranges with the announcement of the discontinuation of another of its long standing caravan brands. Sadly the Bailey...

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Barnard Castle Caravan Club Site Now Open

We reported previously that the Teesdale Barnard Castle Caravan Club Site was close to completion and the target date for opening was 1st August 2010. We are now please to...

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The Caravan Club welcomes Roger Williams MP

The Caravan Club is running a campaign to raise the awareness of the economic value of caravanners to local communities. As part of this they have invited MPs who represent...

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Get into camping

The Camping and Caravanning Club’s New to Camping campaign is continuing to flourish as families again opt for a UK summer holiday rather than jetting off abroad and the club...

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Dog Camp

Dog lovers can give their pooch a holiday from heaven at Lakeside Certificated Site at St Clears, Carmarthenshire SA33 4DW – with a full dog ‘playground’ available! Site Owner Huw...

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Feast of Lanterns Rally

The Camping and Caravanning Club’s largest and most prestigious camping rally, The National Feast of Lanterns 2010 (NFOL) is to be held at Balado Park, near Kinross perhaps better...

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Club Site in Practical Motorhome top 50

Hereford Camping and Caravanning Club Site has been voted the leading and most friendly site in the Heart of England Region by Practical Motorhome Magazine readers.

The Club’s success continued into...

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Bailey Unicorn - pictures

Bailey launch new Unicorn range to woo back Senator owners, priced around £1500 more then Pegasus it’s a whole world apart with feel good interior. New Unicorns will be arriving...

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Great North Caravan Show

To make the most of their massively extended display area and showroom, Catterick Caravans have announced the “Great North Caravan Show” to be held from Saturday 18th September until Sunday...

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Caravan Insurance - free prize draw

Caravanwise – the caravan insurance intermediary have today announced a free prize draw which is aimed squarely at raising awareness of legal and safety concerns associated with towing mirrors....

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New Caravan Repair Workshop

Homestead Caravans has announced the opening of a brand new caravan repair workshop at it’s Essex base.

When a caravan owner has to have their caravan repaired because as part of...

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New Certificated Site

When David Wardell looked at an overgrown patch of land he had purchased, he saw more than just weeds – he saw potential. In just 18 months he has transformed...

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Optomistic Coachman Caravans

Cause for Optimism as Coachman Caravans Enjoys Most Successful Preview in 24 years Hull-based Coachman Caravans has seen its most successful trade preview ever, at its annual two-day trade show...

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Bailey "Getting Started" video

Bailey will be supplying a new “Getting Started” video to new owners as part of an updated caravan information pack. It is particularly targeted at first time buyers to give...

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Bailey Caravan Bedding

Bailey are to launch range of dedicated caravan bedding. In recent years Bailey has lead the field in fixed bed caravan design, being the first UK manufacturer to bring ground-breaking...

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First Glimpse of the new Stealth Q-Class

You saw it first on Caravan News. A first glimpse of the new Stealth Q class from Dunster House.

This spacious layout features a fixed double bed with a full mattress....

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Bailey Unicorn safe and secure

Built with practicality in mind the limited edition Unicorn range will be supplied with the latest safety and security equipment to ensure that the caravan will remain both safe on...

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New Caravan Club site Barnard Castle

The Caravan Club have been putting their money where their mouth is. As caravanning expands we are going to need more sites and the club has announced a number of...

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Caravan Club launches classifieds site

The Caravan Club has teamed up with Friday-Ad to offer a new classified service on The Club website called Caravan Club Classifieds.

Members looking to buy or sell a...

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Airstreams for sale

If you would like to check out an Airstream Trailer (caravan) and see if Clarkson was right about the bucket and chuck it there will be two on show this...

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Bailey choose Alde heating for Unicorn

The soon-to-be-launched Unicorn premium caravan range will be the first Bailey products to feature the Alde Compact 3010 wet central heating system as standard equipment. Fitted in both single and...

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Campsite cookbooks

Worried about what you are going to cook this summer in your caravan, motorhome or while camping. Worry not this selection of cook books will sort you out and not...

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Retro Caravan Revival

You’ve tried glamping, think camping pods are for hobbits and you still want to experience an outdoors holiday. Well its time to consider a retro caravan. But don’t buy one,...

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Catterick Caravans - a super showroom

Catterick Caravans, based in Richmond, North Yorkshire, has been a family business for over 25 years and now looks set for the next 25 with a much expanded showroom and...

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Diddyvans Teardrop Trailers

A teardrop trailer hand-built in Britain. This aluminium clad camping trailer harks back to an era where style was paramount and sleek design got you noticed. Teardrops are loosely based...

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2011 Swift Chamonix Holiday Home

The distinctive Chamonix is completely re launched for 2011 and is being positioned more upmarket. The solid architectural look of the new Chamonix combined with the aspirational and contemporary...

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2011 Swift Moselle Holiday Home

The class-leading Moselle range received a full makeover last season. For 2011 a combination of the latest fabrics and finishes with very visual detailed improvements to the specification, coupled...

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Sprite Caravan Range

A major success on the tourer front for Swift Group caravans has been the relaunch of the Sprite range in September 2009. This year the brand has become one...

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Siteseeker shows other site finders the way

The Camping and Caravanning Club has improved its SiteSeeker camp site search facility. The new search directory went live on Tuesday, June 15 and gives users more control when searching...

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Swift Caravan shapes of the future

Swift Caravans has announced a complete redesign of some of its major touring caravan ranges. Swift Group has invested in the latest automotive 3D design software and their designers have...

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Caravan stolen with owner asleep inside

A North Wales pensioner woke up with a bump when his caravan hit a curb. It was only then as he gathered his wits that he realised his caravan had...

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Cheddar Goes Green

No not the cheese, the Camping and Caravanning Club Site at Cheddar in Somerset. The site now offers Environmentally aware campers the opportunity to enjoy innovative eco-friendly facilities.

Franchisees,...

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Stealth Heat

At Stealth Caravans, they know how important heating is in your Caravan, so they have
introduced some valuable systems to help your stay in the luxury caravan a much more

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Caravan Club - T-shirts

I guess there must be some caravan clubs that are a hot-bed for swingers as proclaimed on this T-shirt from Balcony Shirts .

We did a bit of digging and...

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Pre-travel tyre checks

Also see this article on caravan tyre checks

As the main summer holiday season approaches, holidaymakers should carry out essential checks on their vehicle’s tyres before setting off to ensure...

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Camping and Caravanning Club budget sites

As the purse strings tighten after the latest Budget cuts, The Camping and Caravanning Club’s Certificated Sites can provide a welcome break – from just £3 a night!

These smaller sites...

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Autosleeper Caravans

To the untrained eye a coach built motorhome is just a caravan on the back of a Fiat Ducatto or Peugeot Boxer. Little wonder then that a firm that is...

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Caravan Insurance Confusion!

Confused? You soon will be.

Price comparison sites are set to enter the caravan insurance arena but is that a good thing? Caravan insurance is a specialist area and specialists...

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HAL-Locate caravan tracking

HAL-Locate is a completely new tracking system, unique in being designed to meet the specific needs of caravan and motorhome owners and meeting the stringent requirements of the Thatcham...

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Major interview on The Caravan Channel

Nick Lomas, the new Director General of the UK’s biggest members club, the half-million strong Caravan Club, is featured on today’s new edition of The Caravan Channel, Britain & Europe’s...

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Police issue warning after caravan theft

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and offering advice following a recent theft and the attempted thefts of caravans in the Selby district.

The theft of the cream and ivory...

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New Swift Charisma and Sterling Europa ranges

The New Swift Charisma and Sterling Europa ranges offer unbelievable value with class leading specification including Grade 3 heating and insulation for all year round touring comfort. ...

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Swift Group - £30m Financing Agreement

GE Capital announced that it agreed to provide Swift Group Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of caravans, motorhomes and holiday homes, with a distribution finance facility that will provide the...

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Caravan Exhibition Goes Live

Caravan Road Rally Online Exhibition Goes Live. On 11th June 2010, the National Motor Museum Trust, Beaulieu, launched an exciting online exhibition on its website www.nationalmotormuseum.org.uk in partnership with The...

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Truma Caravan Movers

Truma Launches New R Range Caravan Movers

Truma UK has announced the launch of their brand new R Range Caravan Movers with a rather uninspiring advertising campaign featuring the headline “The...

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Wi-Fi on Club Sites

The Caravan Club is extending it’s Wi-Fi service to 20 more caravan sites this summer. That adds up to 60 sites where laptop and smart phone owners will be...

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Explore Skye by Car

Goodness knows how you are going to get to Loch Greshornish with your camping gear and no car but if you do there’ll be a hire car waiting for you...

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Towing Mirrors

Why do many caravanners treat towing mirrors as something that they can do without? It is hard to say but but the law is quite clear and perhaps as many...

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Stealth Caravans

Stealth Caravans announce new models and changes to the naming structure of their range. When Stealth Caravans first began, they decided to order their naming convention like so:-
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Free Sites Guide

Practical Caravan magazine have very kindly published their 2010 top 100 sites guide on-line free of charge. The guide is a compilation of the top 100 sites as voted for...

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Pulling your peg!

Derbyshire Caravanner Wins ‘Dragons Den’ Style Competition When Derbyshire Caravanning enthusiast Sue Coleman saw an advert in her local evening paper for a competition from a local company seeking new...

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New Lunar Models

Lunar Caravans are pleased to announce the arrival of their two new eagerly awaited models, The Quasar 556 and the Lexon 570. Aimed at the family market both models are...

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Bailey Caravan Tyres

Bailey responds to Swift Group tyre statement Tyre quality as well as the condition in which they are kept, most notably through the maintenance of the correct air pressure,...

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Caravan Author

New Author turns his back on material world to discover ‘real life’ in his caravan Jack George Edmundson has turned his back on his previously materialistic lifestyle to pursue his...

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Tyre Safety

15th June 2010 Swift Group Press Release In a move to make sure that all their touring caravans meet the very highest safety standards the Swift Group has announced that...

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Bailey Alu-Tech

Alu-Tech body shell construction system – one day all caravans will be made this way

The Alu-Tech body shell construction system is the most significant development in caravan production technology for...

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Bailey Senator 6

The Bailey Retailer Network has enjoyed a record year with the franchise, securing in excess of 9,500 retail sales orders during the 2009 calendar year.

Instrumental in this success has...

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Stealth Caravans

Stealth are a new brand manufactured by Duster House, perhaps better known as a manufacturer of log cabins and wooden garden buildings.

Stealth comes onto the market with four layouts and...

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Caravanning - the NEW old-fashioned holiday

Although many people look at camping and caravanning as an oldies holiday activity, modern families are finding it an increasing worthwhile way of spending their limited holiday time and budgets.

Although...

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Sun shines on C&C Club

The Camping and Caravanning Club has seen a surge in bookings for the Spring Bank Holiday weekend as the country basks in the midst of a summer heatwave.

Since only last...

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Dust good for C&C Club

The Camping and Caravanning Club’s Director General Robert Louden believes that the widespread disruption caused by last month’s volcanic eruption will have a positive impact on business this summer.

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David Bellamy at new Camping Event

Television presenter Julia Bradbury and Club President and botanist David Bellamy will be The Camping and Caravanning Club’s guests at its popular New to Camping event at Warwick Castle on...

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Wide Caravans

Wider caravans behind cars to become legal after 20 April 2010
VAT no longer zero rated on new wider caravans

The NCC (National Caravan Council) has received confirmation...

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Caravan Workshops

Looking for an approved workshop for your caravan or motorhome servicing that has been checked out and accepted by the National Caravan Council, The caravan Club and the Camping and...

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SW Caravan safety

Caravan, camping and holiday parks across the South West are being offered expert health and safety advice in the run-up to the summer tourist season, thanks to a series of...

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Fire Risk

Extinguish the Fire Risk for Your Caravan Break – Summer is upon us! The combination of warmer, longer days and the swiftly approaching holiday season means that we are heading...

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Bailey Pegasus 624

Pegasus hopes to make new friends-but its quirky looks and unusual interior won’t please some, we take a look at the 624 twin axle fixed bed and hitch it to...

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Nose weight

The nose weight is the downward load of the caravan on the tow ball. Your car will have a maximum and your caravan manual will suggest a range. If the...

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Green Caravan

Now that’s what I call a green caravan.

Youtube video of an enthusiastic chap on a

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Aquaroll

Aquarolls come in 40 litre and 29 litre variants. Such a simple but brilliant idea designed over 50 years ago, even the kids like collecting the drinking water in...

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Caravan Insurance

Why?
There’s no legal requirement to have touring caravan insurance so why do caravanners typically spend in excess of £250 each year insuring their caravan?

The only legal requirement for caravan...

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UV kills Caravan Tyres

Sunny spring highlights the need for caravan tyre checks
With one of the sunniest starts to the year since records began in 1929, caravan owners should pay particular attention to...

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Elddis Caravans at NEC

Elddis showed their new Avante six berth and four berth 540 single axled fixed bed/end washroom layout, which has also been launched in the Odyssey and proved popular with buyers....

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Swift Group at NEC

The October 2009 NEC show saw Swift’s brands selling well across the board with up to 1500 units being sold.

The newly re-vamped Europa range with its contemporary interiors...

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Avoid Snaking

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – July 28, 2009: As the holiday season gets into full swing, make sure your caravan doesn’t do the same!

ABD (Association of...

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Caravan News snippets from the web

  • Golf ball hail

    Freak weather events now a serious hazard for tourers as well as static caravans. A few aluminium panels dented in this?

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  • VAT climbdown

    The government could be set for a climbdown on plans for a “caravan tax” measure announced in George Osborne’s Budget earlier this year.

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  • Sheffield the caravan capital of the UK

    Sheffield has more caravan and motorhome owners than anywhere else in the UK

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