Takeover worth £1.2 billion in works for caravan giant Parkdean

The former bosses of one of the companies which merged to form Parkdean Resorts are working on an audacious £1.2bn deal to buy back the enlarged caravan and camping business

Parkdean Resorts

Parkdean Resorts

Multi-million pound caravan park to open

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat interior

A brand new multi-million pound caravan park is set to open in Cumbria later this year, with more than 140 holiday homes on offer

Video shows caravan veer off road when trying to overtake

Caravan rolls over in Sydney

This dashcam footage shows the terrifying moment a caravan driver careered into a barrier as he tried to overtake a truck

Caravan holiday park donates thousands to charities

Mother Iveys Bay Holiday Park staff: L to R: Wes Locke, Alison McColville, Sean Still, Mark Stevens, Karen Yeo, Sorin Moldovan

Thanks to the generosity of its visitors, Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park, near Padstow, is donating £2,500 each to two local charities

Essex caravan park plans vetoed again

Possible site location at Port Flair

Plans for a 70 pitch caravan park in Essex has been rejected by the local council for a second time

Pound devaluation pushing up staycation numbers

Brexit boost for staycationers

The devaluation of the pound against other currencies is persuading many people to plan their holidays in Britain next year, as jetting off to sun-kissed areas of the world is set to become much more expensive

Take a look at the 2017 Swift motorhome innovations

New Escape for 2017

With the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017 firmly behind us it is time to take an in depth look at the new innovations in Swift's motorhomes this year

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The first ever Bailey caravan was produced in 1948 by Martin Bailey

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Elddis caravans have been in production since 1964

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Caravan Insurance, worth the expense?

Caravan Insurance

First of all, insurance for caravans is not mandatory. The basic law stipulates any self-propelled vehicle must be insured meaning motorhomes are bound by the regulations but caravan owners are left with a decision to make

How to deal with surface damp


Following on from our previous feature on water ingress, we now turn our focus to the less serious yet ever-present, slightly vexing conundrum of surface damp

How to deal with damp

Damp is the presence of unwanted moisture in the structure of a building, which is either the result of intrusion from outside or condensation from within

Thousands turn out for Elddis open weekend

Elddis factory weekend

To trek hundreds of miles to Durham to see Elddis's latest ranges can seem daunting for some but that is exactly what thousands of spectators have done this weekend, reflecting just how popular their factory weekend is becoming

Bailey Unicorn Cadiz

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Final Caravan

Over the last several years we keep thinking we have bought our final caravan as we are in our 70's.  However we h...


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Stolen caravan upholstery- replacement help.

We have a 2009 Sterling Europa 540. A few weeks ago it was broken into and half the seats where taken! We are tryi...

Buccaneer floor delamination on 6mnth old van

I have a 6 mth old Buccaneer Cutter. The floor has delaminated as well as other infuriating faults. I contacted my...

Fully serviced adult site recommendations

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Seasonal Pitches in Lancashire, cheshire or Shropshire

Hi everyone Does anyone know of a good campsite offering seasonal pitches with winter storage. I would be really g...

Lunar Delta TS 2016

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mitsubishi outlander phev

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