Auto-Sleeper Symbol First Impressions

Having recently taken Auto-Sleeper away with my significant other, and before we bring you the full details of our Symbol-ic trip to North Yorkshire, we thought it prudent to bring you my first impressions of the very capable Auto-Sleeper Symbol.

Our hands on impression of the Auto-Sleeper Symbol

Our hands on impression of the Auto-Sleeper Symbol

Willerby Release Their Luxury Juniper Lodge

Willerby launch the 'Juniper' at the NEC

Static caravans bring an unrivaled level of comfort and luxury. I love touring caravans because of the variety of location they can provide, but sometimes a nice week away in a static can be just what the doctor ordered. With the all new Willerby Juniper Lodge you can staycation is absolute luxury.

Favourite Adult Only Site Named

Bath Chew's tranquil atmosphere and picturesque surroundings have made it a firm favourite for many couples

Readers of two top touring magazines have voted a hideaway Somerset touring park as their favourite "adults only" holiday spot - for the ninth year. Bath Chew Valley Caravan Park won its title in the face of stiff competition from scores of other UK parks offering a totally grown-up holiday experience.

Interview With Aquaforno Creator Tim Rhodes

We get to talk to the man behind the `BBQ In A Backpack`

The BBQ is something that we all love for so many different reasons. It brings people together, it's one of the best ways to enjoy the nice weather and its the ultimate excuse to grill food and eat too many burgers and sausages. When touring you need something easy and convenient which sometimes can jeopardize variety and quality. With the Aquaforno II you no limits on what you can cook and make life easier.

Dorset Holiday Company Adds 8th Site

Staycations are fuelling growth say Shorefield Holidays directors (from left) Sara Bertin, Simon Pollock, and Lesley Lawrence

There are no growing pains for Shorefield Holidays as they add their eighth holiday park to their already impressive portfolio. The southern England park group are expanding further as they acquire the Wilksworth Caravan Park in Dorset.

Truma App Release March 2018

Truma release key info regarding their latest app

Good new for Alde heater uses just in time for 2018 season. Truma have released their new App that will make controlling your on board heating system. We have been given some important information for anyone using, or planning to use, the App. From April 2018, you will be able to integrate the Alde compact 3020 HE with new control panel into the Truma iNet System. All you have to do is connect the heater to the iNet Box.

The Aquaforno II A Kitchen In A Backpack

BBQ, Stove, Kettle, Pizza Oven! The Aquaforno does it all and makes compact living and eating adventurous

When planning a holiday one of my first thoughts is "where am I going to eat and how am I going to cook it." The award winning Aquaforno have designed the ideal outdoor cooking stove that you can cook everything from a rotisserie chicken to a freshly prepared homemade pizza. After just one week Aquaforno have reached more than a 100% of their Indigo crowdfunding target so they can start to manufacture the kitchen in backpack

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TRIBUTE TESTING BLOG WEEK 3: A Question of Driving

The Auto-Trail Tribute has a 115hp Fiat engine

In Week 3 of our long term test, we look at what it is like to drive the Auto-Trail Tribute 670. In this review, I will look at different common driving questions followed by a brief summary for anyone who is a novice and also a summary for the more experienced.

FEATURE: CaravanTimes continues with its long term testing of the AutoTrail Tribute

Van conversion motorhomes have always been popular for the short breakers

In the second blog of our long term test of the Auto-Trail Tribute 670, we look at how the Tribute performs for the short getaway, that weekend reprieve or the impromptu break.

FEATURE: CaravanTimes introduces long term tests with the AutoTrail Tribute

We will be living with, in and around these leisure vehicles for long periods of time, throughout the year.

Here, at CaravanTimes we have reviewed literally thousands of caravans and motorhomes over the years. We have been involved in challenges, events and press junkets and now is the time to take it to the next level with long term reviews.

FEATURE: 21st century caravan construction: How are caravans made today?

Some companies have welcomed the change in technology

Regardless of your chosen caravan manufacturer, construction methods have changed unrecognisably over the last decade. Early adopters, Bailey of Bristol, were the first to change their construction with the introduction of Alu-Tech, but each of the manufacturers have done things in there own way. Below we have provided you with a quick synopsis of how all the main manufacturers make their caravans.

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