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Highlands caravan site could boost local economy by £150,000

Plans for a 23-pitch holiday site in the Highlands promise to renew a dilapidated site and bring additional revenue to the local economy

The Highlands scenery is a huge draw for tourists

The Highlands scenery is a huge draw for tourists

Bailey of Bristol to support Chrissie Wellington MBE in 4-3-2-1 Challenge

Chrissie is a four-time Ironman Triathlon world champion

Bailey of Bristol has offered its support to participants in the gruelling 4-3-2-1 Challenge. The company provided a Bailey Approach Autograph 765 motorhome to the team, led by triathlon world champion Chrissie Wellington MBE

Caravan Club lends support to brain tumour charity

Jon (left) and Roy Fredrickson at CC Cheltenham Racecourse in 2011

The Caravan Club has lent its support to the Brain Tumour Charity Jon Fredrickson Fund. The fund has been set up in honour of keen caravanner Jon Fredickson who passed away in 2011

Adria gets new Essex dealer with Caravan World partnernship

Adria caravans are built in Slovenia for the UK market

Adria has announced that its models will be stocked in a dealership in Essex. The company has signed a contract with Caravan World near Colchester to sell its caravans and motorhomes

Caravan Club site welcomes £2.5m leisure centre as neighbours

Lakeside offers indoor and water-based activities

The Caravan Club has welcomed a new neighbour for one of its Peterborough sites. Lakeside at Ferry Meadows is now open to holidaymakers following a £2.5 million investment from Nene Park Trust

VIDEO: Caravan accident on M1 caught on camera

A flipped towing car and caravan

Another caravanning accident has been caught on video, and serves as a reminder for caravanners to observe safety guidelines when towing

Sunncamp Ultima Air inflatable awning competition closed and winners revealed

This competitions prize is an award-winning pole-free awning

We have picked the winner of our latest competition to get your hands on a Sunncamp Ultima Air 390 Plus and for our 25 runners-up, there is the prize of a Combilux LED Torch...

Profile Icon Maggie Blackwell, Claire, Stuart Mole and 5 more joined CaravanTimes
1 hour ago
Angi Holder replied to Angi Holder's discussion Rear collapsible bunk

"Thanks John, we are looking at 7 1/2 stone so should be safe, he'll only land on bottom bunk if it collapses lol."

6 hours ago
Peter Scanlon replied to Peter Scanlon's discussion Bailey Olympus 504

"Some useful stuff to check out.  Many thanks all."

8 hours ago
Terry Dawkins replied to dale tinsley's discussion hers something id like opinions on!!

"Hi Folks, Reading the comments that are coming in it appears I was not far off the mark. May I suggest that any  of you who owns a caravan have a look at how the front steady jacks are mounted and let me know if any of them are fixed to the…"

9 hours ago
G Whittle replied to G Whittle's discussion Sterling and Swift HT

"Yes we have the flashing LED rear lights as well! Our Dealer came and towed the caravan away today to hopefully fix the problem!! It is the first outing for the caravan since March!! Hope you get your new caravan ok and you don't have the same…"

10 hours ago
ANTHONY DOWNING replied to G Whittle's discussion Sterling and Swift HT

"Just seen this on Swift Talk. see link:-  as you may have this problem as well, if you were looking at the lights in bright sunlight you may not have seen it happen !!"

11 hours ago
ANTHONY DOWNING replied to G Whittle's discussion Sterling and Swift HT

"The problem I believe is caused by the lack of resistance in the light circuits, as LEDS have a much lower working resistance, thats why they use less power. So some TUGS will not register the lights working.  Im picking up my new van soon and…"

11 hours ago
Raymond Wood replied to Stewart Anderson's discussion Doctors referral

"Hi Stewart, Glad things seem to be going well and hope you can get out and about later this year."

13 hours ago
Raymond Wood replied to dale tinsley's discussion hers something id like opinions on!!

"Hi John, I too was worried by the reputation of Eldiss. We did look at them last year and were quite impressed by the caravan. I looked at their guarantee on line and it excludes the front and rear body panels and windows after one year and from…"

13 hours ago
Stewart Anderson replied to Stewart Anderson's discussion Doctors referral

"Hi john, I am doing less in the gym now, its not my thing. I am doing water exercise class twice a week. Its great because you cannot fall over and you can work your joints more than in the air. I still use the tread mill and a couple of the weights…"

13 hours ago
David Christopher Marsh replied to David Christopher Marsh's discussion Motorhomes with Automatic Gearboxes

"Thank you Tony. I was looking at the foam topper only last night. As we have very little storage I might go the route of Chris's suggestion with the Duvalay product.  Your input is much appreciated, thank you. Regards, David. "

15 hours ago
David Christopher Marsh replied to David Christopher Marsh's discussion Motorhomes with Automatic Gearboxes

"Thanks for your comments Chris. I'll be looking into it as soon as we return home. Regards, David. "

15 hours ago
Tony Artiss replied to David Christopher Marsh's discussion Motorhomes with Automatic Gearboxes

"I agree we hated using the caravan with a half a dozen cushions they were so uncomfortable so we bought a memory foam topper that really gives you a good nights sleep , downside make sure you have storage for it ,but it's worth decluttering for…"

15 hours ago
Bob Smithers replied to dale tinsley's discussion hers something id like opinions on!!

" Hi Raymond I'm with you the Hobby they (to me) almost look like the static type no umpf Bob "

16 hours ago
John Shepherd replied to Stewart Anderson's discussion Doctors referral

"Hi to all of  'I was once a great deal fitter' - people. I am currently 68 yrs young and stand at 4'10" in stocking feet,I weigh 68kgs - wet through. I have had total left knee replacement in November of 2007 and…"

G Whittle replied to G Whittle's discussion Sterling and Swift HT

"Well it would be useful. It is pointless putting LED lights on caravans and the popular tow cars unable to recognise them. We are still waiting for the part to fix this problem. We feel let down by the caravan manufacturer who should have told us…"


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.

8 reasons why caravanning is the most underrated type of holiday

Pitch up and enjoy

How would you explain the joys of caravanning to someone who's never tried it before? In our latest feature, Chris Jefferies sums up his favourite bits

FEATURE: How the Caravan Club pitched in during WW1

The leisure caravanning movement began before the First World War

2014 marks the hundredth year since the outbreak of the devastating First World War, which claimed the lives of over 16 million troops and civilians worldwide. But what most people don't know is the role that caravans played in relief efforts

Feature: American designer beats the mortgage trap with caravan house

The Tiny House is currently staying in Sebastopol, California

Alek Lisefski has made the whole team at CaravanTimes re-think our living situations, with his inspiring modern creation, the Tiny House

The Caravan Club hosts Glamour Vanning event on London's Southbank

The Caravan Club's 'Glamour Vanning event took place on 29 and 30 March at the Southbank in London

The Caravan Club teamed up with Fabyouless Card to host the first ever Glamour Vanning event on the Southbank in London

Rear collapsible bunk

Hi, we have just bought a bailey ranger 500/5. Does anyone know the maximum weight that can sleep on the collapsib...

Bailey Olympus 504

Could anyone tell me whether the Bailey Olympus has jacking points for the wheels?  I am guilty of owning mine for...

hers something id like opinions on!!

are there any seasoned and experienced of you out there who have been vanning for quite some years who have regula...

Sterling and Swift HT

Have taken possession of the latest SMART HT caravan. Unfortunately there is a technical problem with certain tow ...

Doctors referral

I am lucky enough to get a referral from the doctor to get Exercise class in the pool and Gym in my local sports c...

Motorhomes with Automatic Gearboxes

We have owned several motorhomes in the past fitted with automatic gearboxes. Of these one was a 1995 Auto-Sleeper...

Issues with CaravanTimes and Signing-in.

Hi again to you all. Has anyone experienced signing-in issues accompanied by warnings of the site being a maliciou...

Tyre pressure

I have just bought a 2003 Abbey Archway 470, having gone through all the books and paperwork, i can fond nothing w...


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advice needed

hi advice needed looking at a  sprite major 6 berth  2010 model ...