Bristanbul Tour Days 1 and 2

The Bristanbul tour was as fun as it was ambitious, 21 countries in 21 days. I was fortunate enough to get an invite on the tour, spaces are not very easy to come by. I was originally going to do all 21 days but due to obligations back in the UK I could only complete 18 days. Over 18 days I was able to complete legs 1, 2 and 3 of the tour as well as visit 10 countries I had never been to before.

The Bristanbul tour in depth article

The Bristanbul tour in depth article

Cornwall Park Cream Of The Crop

TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp (right) congratulates Phil and Becki Osborne on their VisitEngland 2018 award

The South West of England is a holiday hotspot and has been for as long as I can remember. This family run park in Cornwall has been named among the country's top three touring destinations. As if you really needed any more reasons to visit this beautiful part of the country.

Design Award Winner- Micro Motorhomes

Who has won the Micro Motorhome Award

Back in February, at the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show at the NEC, the Caravan and Motorhome Club held their annual 'Motorhome Design Awards'. The awards celebrate the variety of makes and models of the motorhome industry all while choosing the best the market has to offer to ensure the public make the best decision they can when purchasing.

Go Back And Time With Lee Davey And His Son Charlie

Lee Davey and his son Charlie in the 1976 Bailey Maestro they refurbished for the Bank Holiday adventure

Journalist and caravan enthusiast Lee Davey, along with his 10 year old son Charlie, will be embarking on a journey to retrace the steps family members took during the Second World War. Ahead of the D-Day anniversary they will setting off on their trip with the help of The Caravan And Motorhome Club.

Cumbria Park Rooting For The Future

Branching out: Michael Holgate (rear) says staff played a big part in putting 500,000 years of tree life into motion

The conservation of the British countryside is something I feel very strongly about and love the efforts being put in by parks and sites all across the UK. A Cumbrian park have planted a half a million years worth of tree life in a major conservation project.

TomTom Launch New Caravan Sat Nav

Gone are the days of stopping to read your map or the arguments that come from the co-pilot holding the A-Z upside down. The satellite navigation industry has changed the way we drive and for those of us who love to take our caravans and motorhomes away they are a godsend. Recognising the demand TomTom have launched their new TomTom Go Camper for help the touring industry cruise easy.

Post 1997 Towing Law Could Lead To £1000 Fines

Are you facing a potential £1000 fine with your touring set up?

There is no denying the rise in popularity of the touring holiday, or the 'staycation' as it is now being referred to. As the demand grows so does the amount of people who are new to towing who may not be fully aware of the laws that regulate towing and other various licence restrictions.

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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

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