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CaravanTimes guide to caravanning in Wales

Take a look at our guide of some of the best caravan sites Wales has to offer

With so many parks to choose from, we've narrowed it down to some of the best places to pitch up in Wales

With so many parks to choose from, we've narrowed it down to some of the best places to pitch up in Wales

Towing gone wrong

Didn't exactly plan his route, did he?

Remember our feature on the beginner's guide to towing? Well, here's what not to do

Guide to towing a caravan for first timers

Don't let the prospect of towing weigh you down

If the prospect of towing a caravan for the first time is what's stopping you from buying one, fear not, CaravanTimes is here to help! Here are our top ten tips for towing

Marchi Mobile's eleMMent Palazzo: the world's most expensive motorhome

This mobile mansion is sure to stand out on roads

The eleMMent Palazzo has everything you could possibly need -and want - in a luxurious home - and it's on wheels

New Bailey Unicorn tested to the extreme in freezing cold test chamber

The cold testing chamber facility at Alde tested the new Bailey Unicorn to the extreme

The third generation Unicorn is tested to the extreme once again as it faces its coldest challenge ever inside the cold chamber at Alde's climate centre. But how would it react to temperatures of less than minus 15?

Pedal powered caravan

Not the most spacious of bedrooms

The inventive Housetrike could be the salvation of the homeless

National Parks improve broadband connection

Caravanners in the nation's National Parks will soon benefit from improved broadband connections

England's National Parks are on track for improved internet connectivity

Bob Smithers replied to Paul Gaynard's discussion carver motor mover

"Hi I  am still using mine it's been on three caravans just replaced the rollers tends to be a little noisey but who cares it  is a well made piece of kit and you can still get spares if needed. Take it Bob S."

1 hour ago
Alan Smith replied to Paul Gaynard's discussion carver motor mover

"As far as I know Carver were the first to go into production with movers,I got one soon as they were available this had hand control which had to be connected by wire,it was a good mover and did the job as well as those I have had since."

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Janet replied to Janet's discussion Bailey Maru older model

"Hello Raymond. Thankyou for your reply. At last I know I have not dreamed up the maru I so loved. It was excellent as I am on my own with 2 whippets (not the same two!) and they sat on the rear bench seat and I had the side dinette all to myself. I…"

19 hours ago
Profile Icon Andy cherry, martin westley, Frank Doheny and 6 more joined CaravanTimes
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Geoff replied to Jan and Jay Punshon's discussion What Do You Tow With?

"Alan I remember putting rubber spring assisters  on my car a MK1 Granada , When I think of the things we did then to survive  and overcome problems of one kind or another , the police would soon be on us now . maybe not a bad thing"

yesterday
Raymond Wood replied to Janet's discussion Bailey Maru older model

"My parents had one either late 70's or early 80's. It was a very good caravan for its time and they loved it but is long gone. Given any survivors would now be thirty years old I think any left will be difficult to track down."

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Raymond Wood replied to Paul Gaynard's discussion carver motor mover

"We had one on our Eldiss for five years without problem. It had lever actuation which was positive but a bit heavy. The controls were similar to all others and simple to use. The only reason we no longer have one is the dealer who sold ourt next…"

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Paul Gaynard posted a discussion

carver motor mover

Hi all I have been offered a used carver mover for my van , has anyone had any experiences with this make good or bad. I would appreciate any comments.Thank youPAUL See More

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Lee Richardson posted a discussion

Caravan wardrobe Hangers

These Hotel Security Hangers are available for less than a tenner for ten on Amazon.The wardrobe rail slips nicely through the ring and if required the hanger itself can be removed from the ring very easily. We do fasten to the top button of shirts and blouses to stop the garment from sliding off the hanger.… See More

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Alan Smith replied to Jan and Jay Punshon's discussion What Do You Tow With?

"Started caravaning in 1970 towing with a 1300cc Morris Marina with a 3inch clutch and leaf springs which needed spring assisters even so the leaves broke more than once,I remember returning home with a block of wood supporting the back end.The…"

yesterday
Alan Smith posted a status

"Caravaner since 1970,had 14 vans all but one from new,now on my fourth Luna (clubman CK).Tow with 04 Vauxhall Signum."

Tuesday
mark johnson replied to Joe Jeffrey's discussion What do you do?!

"hi all am 42 and was a site joiner for 20yrs had a career change and now a gas mainlayer working for northern gas networks , and love getting away in the caravan  "

Tuesday

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.

Guide to towing a caravan for first timers

Don't let the prospect of towing weigh you down

If the prospect of towing a caravan for the first time is what's stopping you from buying one, fear not, CaravanTimes is here to help! Here are our top ten tips for towing

How does the Bailey Approach Compact 540 cope with a music festival?

Chris Jefferies looking pleased as punch with the Bailey 540

We put the new compact motorhome from Bailey to the ultimate test, mixing wild camping with inner-city driving

FEATURE: See the Emerald Isle by Caravan

The Cliffs of Moher are one of the magnificent Irish escapes at your fingertips

Full of picturesque scenery and stooped in rich history, Ireland is an ideal holiday destination for the entire family. What better way to discover its wonders than by caravanning?

Airstream - An American Tale to Celebrate 4th July

From humble beginnings: the Airstream has become an American mainstay

For over 80 years, Aistream has been an American tradition. But, how did the successful company come about? To celebrate American Independence Day, CaravanTimes has the scoop just for you

carver motor mover

Hi all I have been offered a used carver mover for my van , has anyone had any experiences with this make good or ...

Bailey Maru older model

Hello Members Does anyone know of a Bailey Maru with an end bench seat and side dinette. Presumably a 2 berth mode...

What Do You Tow With?

Just a bit of fun.... What is your towcar and what is it's best feature? ...

Caravan wardrobe Hangers

These Hotel Security Hangers are available for less than a tenner for ten on Amazon. The wardrobe rail slips nicel...

What do you do?!

Happy Monday guys! Following on from numerous posts introducing ourselves to the forum, I thought it might be int...

Need to sell!

Owing to purchase of new van I am selling a Ventura Cadet porch awning. This was purchased July 2013 and has hardl...

Witter ZX88 cycle carrier

Witter ZX88 cycle carrier carries up to 4 cycles. Suitable for all saloons and estates but not 4x4s. Complete with...

A sad situation

Have you noticed how often someone joins a forum, and often the first thing they do is ask some technical question...

new nissan x trail..

just been and had a look at new nissan xtrail,impressive in looks and kit ect,but....only a 1.6 engine 130 bhp,thi...

new unicorn

just had an e mail off bailey saying new unicorn out soon...didnt think it had been out that long to be replaced,o...