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Caravanners warned of carbon monoxide poisoning and urged to use CO alarms

Effects of carbon monoxide poisoning highlighted in campaign

A carbon monoxide alarm can detect CO emissions and save lives

A carbon monoxide alarm can detect CO emissions and save lives

Couple to sell everything they own to embark on caravan trip of a lifetime

James and Michelle hope to sell everything in their home to raise money for their ambitious plans

12 month European caravan trip on cards as couple sell worldly possessions

The Caravan Club has bogus email under control

Spam emails that have caused problems for The Caravan Club are now under control

The Caravan Club contains and stops bogus email containing threat of virus

Almost 100 objections to caravan site plans in Somerset

Plans to develop a field in Somerset into a caravan and camping site has caused concerns from many

Proposal for caravan and camping site sparks opposition from all sides

Camping and Caravanning Club study shows kids who camp perform better at school

A study has revealed kids who camp perform better at school

Kids who camp perform better at school and are healthier and happier than those who don't, survey shows

Railway crossing causes a problem for caravan owner

Caravan gets stuck while travelling over level crossing

Railway crossing traps driver towing a caravan

Bee sanctuaries to be introduced to over 100 holiday parks across British Isles

Henry Wild, of Skelworth Fold Caravan Park, pictured with his bee hotel

Bee sanctuaries to be introduced to over 100 holiday parks across British Isles

Bob Smithers replied to Patrick slavin's discussion 13 pin connecter
"Hi a friend of mine has one of the conversion type that's a pain but if you give it a spray of Silicone that seems to do the trick helps keep the damp out to. Good luck Bob S "
1 hour ago
keith charteris posted a discussion

gloucester south new services...

i called at gloucester northbound last year going back home from cornwall,and they were best ive been in...i noticed the new southbound ones are now open,have anybody tried the caravan parking area there yet...and we always use facilitys seperate so,s someone with van..do any of you leave van alone..???always worry it may be took you do here of it...See More
2 hours ago
Robin Green updated their profile
14 hours ago
Colin 1066 replied to Colin 1066's discussion What do you keep in your front chest of drawers ?
"How funny . We take our dog with us and recently took our rabbits, but  Ferrets. (Perhaps that's for another discussion: usual pets ). We were about the drawers that it would make sense to us to take out the drawers and replace it with a…"
14 hours ago
Clive Slade replied to Colin 1066's discussion What do you keep in your front chest of drawers ?
"We have the following things that live in there permanently... Book on British Insects, Book on British Flowers note book/Journal that my wife keeps on our various outings. Remote for the TV, brush and comb, plastic box with pens, pencils, postits,…"
15 hours ago
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15 hours ago
Clive Slade replied to Patrick slavin's discussion 13 pin connecter
"I think it depends on who made the connector... I have 2 on different trailers and have not had any issues with mine, but did have an issue with a new one I bought for a test cable, which was a cheap Chinese one off of Ebay. I have a 13pin to 7pin…"
15 hours ago
Vera Scanlon replied to Patrick slavin's discussion Being in a caravan while being towed
"Its not allowed is it .. I thought without seat-belts and it being fit for purpose,  carrying passengers in the rear of a caravan was against the law https://www.gov.uk/towing-with-car "
16 hours ago
Patrick slavin posted a discussion

13 pin connecter

Took the caravan out over the bank holiday weekend to Rosedale abbey, lovely place, when hitching up to go I had a little difficulty in connecting the 13 pin electrics to the towbar but after a a lot of twisting & pushing finally got connected. When hitching for the journey back I had the same problem but this time found it impossible to make the connection. Fortunately the warden was on hand to help. He fetched his tool kit & got the electrics connected. He told me the pins had gone…See More
16 hours ago
Colin 1066 posted a discussion

What do you keep in your front chest of drawers ?

Just for fun really. Since changing our caravan we do not have one any more.We thought we used to keep ...eg.Word Search Even changing caravans we would empty the drawers from one to the other.See More
17 hours ago
Jan sandercombe joined Marcus Dubois's group

Coachman

Innovation is the watchword of this British luxury caravan manufacturer which has been making high-end caravans for over twenty years.
17 hours ago
Clive Slade replied to Xyplex's discussion Bailey Unicorn S3 BBQ Point
"You could well be right, I don't think the dealers know though, so they make things up just to try and confuse us. :) Thinking about it though, I can't see how you can loose pressure in a pipe, without actually having a leak somewhere, as…"
19 hours ago
David Balls joined Marcus Dubois's group

Buccaneer

The sister brand of Elddis is a prestige line of caravans and one of the highest specification touring caravan ranges on the market today. Celebrating a 40th anniversary, the range is produced in limited numbers and craftsman-built.
20 hours ago
Peter Brock replied to Mick Murphy's discussion Hi-style 544 (2012) in the group Swift Caravans Group
"Hi Mick we had a similar problem on our old Challenger 480 but it was 10 years old. It was down to the top hinge rail for the 3 front windows. Some of the screws had loosened of which stopped the top of the windows clamping onto the rubber seal. I…"
20 hours ago
Mick Murphy replied to Lindsey Dyson's discussion Damp problems with swift? in the group Swift Caravans Group
"I had problems with my 2012 544 hi style, check all round the front windows and sun roof window if fitted for damp."
23 hours ago
Mick Murphy added a discussion to the group Swift Caravans Group

Hi-style 544 (2012)

Hi, i have had quite a few issues with water ingress on the front of my van, it has been in for the work to be done and all seemed well....until i just had a week away and whilst traveling between sites ( in heavy rain i must say) when pitched up i noticed water on the inside window seals & on the window sill along the front? its going back in again! but i wondered if anyone else had experienced the same problem?See More
23 hours ago

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.

How to use your sat nav the right way

With an abundance of in-car technology available, it pays to be vigilant when hitting the road

Following on from a recent pilot scheme incorporating the use of sat navs during UK driving tests, CaravanTimes speaks to Garmin to find out how to get the best out of your sat nav device safely and efficiently

The CaravanTimes guide to the oddest general election polling stations in the UK for 2015

Where will you be casting your vote during this year's general election?

CaravanTimes takes a look at some of the quirkiest polling stations across the UK, including the trusty caravan

Best British music festivals of 2015: when and where you can go partying with your leisure vehicle

Rock or pop, funky or indie, no matter what you like, in the UK you will find the music festival perfect for you

Glastonbury, Reading, Donington and many other festivals will be providing enough space for you and your leisure vehicle in 2015. The question is, which festival will your choose?

Simple dinner recipes to try on your next caravan holiday

With recipes like the one for this Pizza Margherita there will be no need to fret over dinner on holiday

Dinner time on holiday doesn't have to be stressful with these recipes

13 pin connecter

Took the caravan out over the bank holiday weekend to Rosedale abbey, lovely place, when hitching up to go I had a...

gloucester south new services...

i called at gloucester northbound last year going back home from cornwall,and they were best ive been in...i notic...

What do you keep in your front chest of drawers ?

Just for fun really. Since changing our caravan we do not have one any more. We thought we used to keep ...eg.Word...

Being in a caravan while being towed

Did anyone notice on BBC panorama "who will win the election", Richard bacon & Nate Silver were travelling in ...

Bailey Unicorn S3 BBQ Point

We are expecting our delivery of our Bailey Unicorn S3 Cartagena on 2nd week in June 2015 I have just come to real...

Tracker Battery

Can anyone please help as to where in my 2012 Bailey Unicorn Valencia the tracker battery is located? Its gone fl...

Tracker Battery

Can anyone please help as to where in my 2012 Bailey Unicorn Valencia the tracker battery is located? Its gone fl...

Towbar questions....

Hi folks, got the 163 PS Insignia Sports Tourer on a 2013 plate and we want to sort a towbar in advance of us pick...

"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...

12 volt problem

Hello, i have a Pegasus 2 Bologna, problem i am having is when hooked up to mains voltmeter shows 13.4 volts as so...