Caravelair release the family friendly Antares 476

The Caravelair Antares 476 is now on the market just in time for a long, hot summer of outdoor fun, and once the kids' school term draws to an end, the 476 is ideal to use as a family headquarters while you and your young ones enjoy a well-earned break.

The cuddly bear is unfortunately not included

The cuddly bear is unfortunately not included

Swift Group doubles up at annual Made in Yorkshire Awards

The recognition means that Swift Group now goes on to compete against other regions across Britain

Swift Group has been recognised at the prestigious Made in Yorkshire awards winning the 'Manufacturer of the Year (over £25m)' and the 'Manufacturing Apprenticeship/Training Scheme' awards.

Caravan and Motorhome Club brings CycleFest to Norfolk

CycleFest offers an action-packed itinerary of things to see and do over the Spring Bank Holiday

The Caravan and Motorhome Club has organised a fun-fuelled family cycling day out for all of you to add to your calendars - CycleFest - on Sunday 28 May 2017 at the magnificent Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.

Bumper year predicted for Caravan and Motorhome Club

2016 Club membership performance was the best since 2009 in terms of both retention and acquisition

The newly renamed Caravan and Motorhome Club has recorded its best performance ever in 2016 in terms of retaining and attracting new members. The Club has also reported an encouraging start to 2017 with a record number of occupied pitches in the first quarter, up 8 per cent from 2016.

Radio announcer perfectly sums up family camping trips from callers box

Here is a wonderful little video that sums it all up for us poor parents, right down to the crap wifi

Australian radio announcer Jon Vertigan has tapped into the heart of Easter family camping and caravanning trips with an epic horse racing commentary that all caravanners, motorhomers and campers can relate to.

In Pursuit of the Arctic: Part 1

Bailey of Bristol present a detailed account of their #ArcticAdventure

The previews and highlights have been and gone, and now the first instalment of Bailey of Bristol's #ArcticAdventure documentary is here for your viewing pleasure.

Easter Memories Part 2: We hear more of your unforgettable stories from Easter breaks past

Have a fantastic Easter everybody!

Easter 2017 is finally here and everyone at CaravanTimes wishes you all a memorable Easter break with your family and friends. But before you go, we'd like to share some more Easter memories with you from our friends at Salop Leisure and our very own Editor.

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Easter Memories Part 2: We hear more of your unforgettable stories from Easter breaks past

Have a fantastic Easter everybody!

Easter 2017 is finally here and everyone at CaravanTimes wishes you all a memorable Easter break with your family and friends. But before you go, we'd like to share some more Easter memories with you from our friends at Salop Leisure and our very own Editor.

Easter Memories: We hear your unforgettable stories from Easter breaks past

Tell us about your memorable Easter Holidays

And just like that, Easter is almost upon us. The school holidays are already underway, which has prompted the CaravanTimes office to reminisce of memorable Easter Hols gone by. So we've asked both our readers and the team from Broad Lane Leisure to share their favourite Easter memories with us.

Our 5 Favourite Leisure Vehicle Movies

Tell us YOUR favourite leisure vehicle movies

Easter is just round the corner, and if you're planning your long-weekend getaway with your caravan, motorhome or campervan and need some cinematic inspiration, we've compiled our 5 favourite leisure vehicle movies that will tickle your funny bones, pull at your heartstrings and definitely get your touring juices flowing.

Glamping: Four Weddings and a Yurt

The modern yurts are based on the original Mongolian design

In our second glamping feature of 2017 we look in more detail at glamping in yurts. That's right, for those of you that haven't heard about about yurt glamping, its real. Pre-erected and often stationary circular tents that people can stay in.

Satillite Dish

Hi,     Thinking of having a Snipe 2 sat Dish on my Swift Conqueror 580 when I receive it in 3 weeks time,     any...

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