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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Test: 2013 Nu Venture Rio

For over 20 years the small motorhome manufacturer has been meeting a customer base who want detail and quality finish. Nu Venture caters for a niche end of the market...

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Kimberley add Carado

Kimberley Caravans & Motorhomes add Hymer’s Carado motorhomes to the range available at their Burtree site.

Kimberley Caravans & Motorhomes, who recently won Practical Caravans Owner Satisfaction gold award for the...

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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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Bailey Motorhome wins Design and Drive Award

Well-established manufacturer of touring caravans, but newcomers to the motor caravan scene, Bailey of Bristol has scooped the top award in The Caravan Club Motor Caravan Design and Drive Competition...

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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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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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A Scottish Tour – MotorhomePlanet.co.uk

Roland Head from Motorhome Planet gives us a brief taster of a wonderful motorhome trip to Scotland. It sounds like this should be on everyone’s “Bucket List”.

In 2010, we completed...

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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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Elite Camper Conversions

It seems the pressure of high fuel costs and storage is forcing some motorhome users to look at alternative motorhomes that are perhaps not just cheaper to run but also...

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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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Motorhome Insurance - EU gender directive

The EU gender directive has outlawed discrimination on the basis of gender for a number of years but there has been an opt out which allows insurers to use gender as a rating factor for the cost of insurance premiums. A Belgian consumer group has challenged this opt out in the European Court of Justice and the judgement is due to be delivered on 1st March 2011.

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Auto-Sleepers launch 4 new models

Auto-Sleepers have announced the introduction of 4 new models of motorhome to be launched at the upcoming Boat & Caravan at the NEC show in 22 – 27 February...

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Escape Motorhomes

Swift Group have announced a New Improved Escape Range

The new range offers 5 models, including a new 696, providing a great choice of layouts:

* 622 –...

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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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Leisure Drive Vivante

Derek Andrews Leisure Drive has been in production for over 40 years and his experience and dedicated staff produce one of the best known conversions in the UK. We checked...

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Practical Motorhome 100th Edition

You know when you are getting on a bit when time flies that fast you hardly notice it. I can hardly believe that Practical Motorhome has been on the shelves...

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Top Gear meets Last of the Summer Wine

Our trio of loveable rouges are set the task of building themselves a motorhome complete with a working toilet. The comedy that ensues is derived from the extraordinary designs they,...

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Peak Leisure Vehicles - New Showroom

The lid has finally come off, literally in Kirk Langley, as local company Peak Leisure Vehicles embarks on a major showroom refurbishment that will see the whole roof taken off...

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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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60 years of VW Camper

VW are celebrating 60 years of production of the veritable VW camper. Much loved by surfers, Kiwi European tourers and older couples alike. Demand for this type of campervan remains...

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Auto-Sleepers new website

The team at Auto-Sleepers have been working over the recent months on a brand new and completely revised website. They set themselves the target of creating a pleasurable experience for...

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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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Northern Motorcaravan Show

Don’t miss the Northern Motorcaravan Show at the Cheshire County Showground, Tabley near Knutsford on 16th – 18th July 2010

Note: Unfortunately, pre-booking has now closed however you can still pay...

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Leisuredrive Camper

VW T5 Crusader motorcamper from Leisuredrive

Leisuredrive are proud to be in their 40th continuous year of trading and perhaps this new campervan model illustrates best what has kept them in...

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IOM Speed Limits

Speed limits for motorhomes and vans may be set to rise on the Isle of Man. Residents are being consulted about a proposal to increase the speed limit for larger...

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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?

Having said...

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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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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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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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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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