Triple Award Win For Devon Park

A Devon holiday park is living on dream street following a hat-trick award win for its holiday park this month. Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Budleigh Salterton has pulled off a triple win of accolades this autumn at one of the UK's most distinguished awards event.

Winning smiles at the awards finals:(from left): Scott Drew from Hoseasons congratulates Ladram Bay's holiday sales manager Lisa Spickett, director Zoe House, and general manager Steven Harper-Smith

Winning smiles at the awards finals:(from left): Scott Drew from Hoseasons congratulates Ladram Bay's holiday sales manager Lisa Spickett, director Zoe House, and general manager Steven Harper-Smith

Salop Leisure Are Having Charitable Merry Christmas

Launching the Salop Santa Dash and Christmas celebrations at Salop Leisure and Love2Stay are Santa, Severn Hospice

With Christmas just 5 weeks away we are all starting to gear up for all the festive activities and fun. Salop leisure are fully embracing the Christmas cheer and the spirit of giving. Very shortly hundreds of Santas will be journeying from the North Pole to Shrewsbury all in the name of charity. They will be raising funds for the Severn Hospice with a charity fun run.

Scottish Caravan Show Rides Back Into Town

Caravan shows are more than just an industry highlight. They are a place where everyone comes together to see what's new, meet like minded people and plan their future holidays by looking at both new vehicles and destinations to visit around the globe. Now Scotland's largest exhibition is making a grand return to Glasgow from 8-11 February 2018.

Caravan And Motorhome Club Black Friday Special

CAMC launch their new Black Friday offer

With the Black Friday sales a few hours away The Caravan and Motorhome Club are embracing the sales season with a fantastic new member offer. Any new member who joins the Caravan and Motorhome Club from 20 November to 3 December 2017 will receive a complimentary Site Night voucher to use before 31 May 2018.

Pudsey Bear Charity Park Visit

Matt Baker pulls up to receive the £500 donation from Silverdale Holiday Park

Pudsey Bear may the the most recognisable charity mascot in our country. So when the BBC One Show's Children In Need Rickshaw Challenge journeyed into Cumbria in November it was met with more than just a hero's welcome by the locals and Silverdale Holiday Park.

Camplify Expand Headcount Following Successful UK Launch

Camplify UK's momentum builds with the addition of 2 new team members

For anyone who loves getting away on a touring holiday or wants to put their leisure vehicle to use they are not using it then you need to check out Camplify. They are the world's fastest growing, and Australia's largest, peer to peer caravan hire and RV-sharing community. The UK launch took place in September of this year. We have managed to write some articles about the company, meet the UK team and even get an interview with the company founder.

80 New Homes for Dorset Holiday Park

Families staying at Oakdene Forest Park (above) will now be able to choose from a range of luxury options

The ever growing demand for holiday homes has no sign of stopping anytime soon. The industry is in a boom right now and thousands of Brits are staying home for their holidays, as well as hordes of holidaymakers from abroad choosing the UK as holiday spot. This Dorset park has responded to the demand and is eagerly awaiting 80 news caravans.

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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.

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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

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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

Regardless of your chosen caravan manufacturer, construction methods have changed unrecognisably over the last decade. Early adopters, Bailey of Bristol, were the first to change their construction with the introduction of Alu-Tech, but each of the manufacturers have done things in there own way. Below we have provided you with a quick synopsis of how all the main manufacturers make their caravans.

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