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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Fifth Wheel Celebrates its 10th Birthday

Caravan and tourer manufacturer Fifth Wheel Company is celebrating their 10th birthday with an exclusive Experience Day for all caravan and motorhome enthusiasts.
The itinerary of the day on Saturday...

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Bailey Retreat Type Approval

Bailey is pleased to confirm that their Retreat Leisure Home range has been awarded EC Whole Vehicle Type Approval.

In order to achieve this standard a caravan must conform to the...

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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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Getting back to nature in Sweden

The forest “hotel” Kolarbyn two hours to the North West of Stockholm takes getting back to nature to a whole new level. The Eco-Lodges bring to mind the sort of...

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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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Rough Guides - Put York On Top

Rough Guides reveal Britain’s favourite small cities – York takes the crown
Rough Guides, the British-based travel publisher asked Britons to name their favourite small city or town and the...

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80,000 reasons to celebrate

Dethleffs celebrate their 80th year in production this year and coincidentally will complete their 80,000 motorhome. To keep the symmetry in this story the company have announced that they will...

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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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Site bookings up 12%

Domestic holidays look like being the flavour of the summer again this year.

The majority of The Camping and Caravanning Club’s 109 Sites are now open for business with advanced bookings...

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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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Don't Cry for me ...

The Camping and Caravanning Club is exclusively offering its members the opportunity to experience an escorted motorhome tour of Argentina. The 44-day tour departs from the UK on September 15,...

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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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Get out in the Lakes this Easter

Windermere’s a great place to visit at Easter and there’s even more to do this year.

Eggs, chocolates, bunny rabbits, quizzes, children’s party games and treasure hunts are all the traditional...

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New Caravan & Camping Forest Holidays

Forest Holidays has released an exclusive travel-size Caravan & Camping brochure for 2011, providing campers with all the tools they need for a real back to nature camping experience.

The user...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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VW California Winner

The VW California camper van, worth over £43,000, is the perfect home from home vehicle with everything you need to eat, sleep and live on the open road.The exciting prizes...

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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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Camping documentary beats lingerie model

The BBC Four documentary about the development of camping as a leisure activity in the UK, “Britain Goes Camping”, actually beat Danielle Lineker’s “My New Stepfamily” and Peter Andre...

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The BBC is going camping tomorrow

There are two programmes on camping going to be shown on BBC Four tomorrow 20th July 2010. The first at 9PM (21:00) is part of BBC Four’s The...

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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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Canna glam camping

Fancy trying something a little different this summer? The new thing to do is glamour camping or Glamping. All of the benefits of sleeping under canvas in the fresh air...

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Swift 2011 Holiday Home Static Caravan Range

With six years experience in the holiday home – static caravan market the Swift group are now firmly established as one of the leading manufacturers. This experience is evident...

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2011 Swift Champagne Holiday Home

The top-of-the range Champagne, already the largest holiday home in the line-up, is growing larger and more luxurious for the new season. An increase in body length to 12.78m...

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2011 Swift Bordeaux Holiday Home

The Bordeaux range was a new addition last season and is the next specification level up. This range continues with improvements to the lounge and dining space by optimising...

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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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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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Mobile Phone call cost capped

If you have ever returned from a trip abroad to find a huge mobile phone bill on your door mat new rules will come as a pleasant surprise.

From July...

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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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Camping Pods

Campers Kept Cosy in Thetford Pods

Campers looking for a cool, cosy night can enjoy three additional Camping Pods at Thetford Forest Camping and Caravanning Club Site. The huge success of...

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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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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.

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Auto-Sleepers design and drive award

Named after the quintessentially English region in which it was created, Auto-Sleepers new coachbuild, the Cotswold EB, came top in the coachbuilts over £54,000 class and then went on to...

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Swift Talk

Social networking for caravan and motorhome enthusiasts. The branding tends to cause confusion – is it for any caravan enthusiast or am I expected to own a Swift caravan?

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Opera House ...

on wheels – innovation in folding camper design but at what price? folding camper

The newest most beautiful, incredibly expensive folding camper in the World. 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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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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