Park Resorts merges with Parkdean Holidays to create £1bn caravan park colossus

Merger will see more than 70 caravan parks across the country

Sign of things to come? Park Resorts and Parkdean merger will be worth close to £1bn

Sign of things to come? Park Resorts and Parkdean merger will be worth close to £1bn

Online caravan auction pulled by eBay over fears of encouraging illegal activity

eBay deemed the wording in Lindsay Butcher's online auction inappropriate and the sale was withdrawn

Online auction for 's***house crap caravan' withdrawn by eBay after flouting guidelines

What to expect from Coachman Caravans for 2016

New caravans, new lower weights and a prize freeze are all coming from Coachman for 2016

Coachman unveils new and updated caravans for the new season amidst reductions in weight and a freeze on prices for 2016

Caravan for sale advertised as `suitable for affairs or murders`

The rubbish caravan has garnered a surprising bid of over £75,000

Caravan owner places caravan up for auction with the wittiest online advertisement imaginable

Bailey Pegasus 4: exploring kitchen ergonomics in the fourth generation Pegasus

The kitchen inside the Bailey Pegasus 4 has thoroughly been thought out

Bailey seems to have thought of everything when it comes to the new Bailey Pegasus 4, including inside the kitchen. Check out our latest video for an up close and personal look

Coachman Caravans announce weight reduction across all 2016 ranges

Coachman's tried and tested ABC technique has ensured lighter caravans for 2015.

All 23 of Coachman's caravans for 2016 see a reduction in weight

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Lunar caravan problems

We have a Lexon 540 which we bought new in 2011. To date we have had nothing but problems with it and slow response to warranty claims. We would like to find out if this is usual or if we have just bought a Friday afternoon model and been unfortunate with poor dealer service. There are only 2 of us with no kids so we are not heavy handed users.So far we have had issues with;1) The front windows warping, this took nearly 12 month for the dealer to resolve. We were told by the dealers that it was…See More
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"hi  ray. i totally understand your points. im a lone ( dont get the violins out! ) caravanner. and im into the LESS IS MORE method. i meant either/or a cooker or micro. how effective are cookers in a van. iv heared of problems getting good gas…"
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Lunar caravan problems

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"The BIG hill end of M5 Exeter" (A380?)

Hello,  Can I ask those who know it and have towed their van up this hill how their tow car performed? I did it (j...

Fixed beds front or rear?

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