A video sneak peak into an Elddis retailer preview

With Elddis's new Camino launch hyped as the new caravan with the "whoa factor" we take you behind the scenes at an Elddis preview event to see what it is all about

Retailer Preview

Retailer Preview

Elite Caravans becomes official Lunar sales dealership

Elite Caravans

Northampton-based Elite Caravans has been announced as an official dealership for the award-winning caravan collections from Lunar, Venus and Alaria

Automated motorhomes now the future?

Erwin Hymer Group motorhome

Are companies unwittingly seeking to deprive us of what is great about driving or holidays in general by looking for ever more ways to automate our vehicles?

Somerset couple's park scoops gold

Lynette and Jamie Cook are presented with their award by (right) Mark Warnes, property and portfolio director of sponsors Hoseasons

Autumn turned into a truly golden season for the family owners of an Exmoor holiday park after it scooped a top accolade in the 2016 Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards.

Work begins on £200,000 touring caravan park

Work has begun on a new caravan holiday home park on the edge of the historic market town of Ludlow, which is renowned as the food capital of England

Double award win for Argyll Holidays

Argyll Holidays

It was a lucky weekend for Argyll Holidays, who scooped not one but two awards at separate ceremonies

Take a look at the Caravelair Antares 455

Caravelair Antares 455

Voted the best caravan under £17,000 at the Caravan Design Awards, the Caravelair Antares 455, i

Is caravan insurance worth the expense?

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Swift Caravans

Based in Hull, Swift are leaders in the caravan and motorhome

Best-selling caravan manufacturer with a group incorporating Sprite and Sterling brands

Bailey Caravans

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

One of the best known names in the industry, Bailey of Bristol is the oldest caravan manufacturer in the UK.

Elddis Caravans

Elddis caravans have been in production since 1964

Over the last fifty years Elddis has built up a reputation for building great value tourers and motorhomes.

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

Winter Touring

Who is away over the Festive period?  We away from the 27th until the 2nd of January. Looking forward to getting a...

Spare Parts

Hi all, we have a Bailey Senator Indiana series 5 with a cracked front window. Does anyone know of any breakers th...

Nose weight

I wonder if other people have difficulty with nose weight.  Our car has a 75 kg maximum and with our previous two ...

KIA KX3 instability.

 Anyone had problems towing a twin axle with a kia sorento kx3 2010 without  self levelling suspension. Fitted mad...

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...

help me with my control pad

Hi  I am brand new to the caravan world and purchased -collected a sterling eccles sport 6 berth 586 model 2014  I...

How can I remove black mold from my caravan fly screens?

Do any of you know how to remove these horrid black spots from our fly screens please? When we used our caravan f...

Lunar Delta TS 2016

Hi All New to this page but seriously considering buying this as a new van to make bed making and life easier for...

Are caravan shows the cheapest place to buy a caravan?

Hi all, I've put a deposit down on a new Caravan. It's a Sprite Major 6td with the diamond pack for £16,400. I've ...

Motorhome search.

My wife and I have taken early retirement and intend to travel abroad long term for the next five years. We've dec...