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The all-new 2015 Rio from Swift

The all-new Swift Rio for 2015 is a coach built motorhome squeezed into the size of a panel van. But can it live up to Swift's claims of providing comfort and space all at an affordable price? CaravanTimes went to find out

All the comfort of a coach built motorhome encompassed with the size of a panel van? We went to find out

All the comfort of a coach built motorhome encompassed with the size of a panel van? We went to find out

The Caravan Club Towcar of the Year Awards results

The SEAT Leon ST FR 2.0 TDI took home the coveted title of Overall Winner

The results for the Annual Towcar of the Year Competition are in and we've got them right here

Through the rear-view mirror: caravan rallies of yesteryear

Did they know they'd be driving into a high tech caravanning future?

A look at The Caravan Club British Caravan Road Rally, 1955

Discover a whole new world of innovation at the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2014

A plethora of innovative products await you at this year's Motorhome and Caravan Show 2014

From self-operating awnings to futuristic levelers, our latest Motorhome and Caravan Show 2014 video lets you in on what to expect

Mocha Mila: Tantalising our taste buds

Step into Mocha Mila and revisit your sweet, sweet childhood

Mocha Mila cafe in Leicestershire certainly has a recipe for success

Caravanning attracting more young people

Research shows caravanners are getting younger as more and more celebs take to our favourite pastime

Research shows the traditional stereotype of the older caravanner is out of date as more youngsters take up the hobby following a surge in celebrity caravanners

Daytime caravan ban defended

Doesn't seem that bothersome, does it?

John Gregory jumps to defence over over daytime ban proposal

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Bailey Caravans Group

An open group for owners, enthusiasts, and followers of the Bailey Caravan brand.Join Bailey Caravans GroupSee More

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David Whitehead replied to Joe Jeffrey's discussion What do you do?!

"Hi all I am the Homologation Manager for a Caravan Manufacturer I have been in the Caravan Industry for 27 years and love caravans"

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Mick Yeomans replied to Stewart Anderson's discussion Cancer treatment

"  I have a number of friends and relatives going down the same route as you Stewart, everyone's feeling positive and uplifted by the treatment and by the way they're supported by medicos and friends.   Best of luck to you."

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Raymond Wood replied to Mick Yeomans's discussion Towcar of the Year

"I can never understand these awards going to cars that are simply too light to tow a reasonable selection of caravans. The Seat Leon is not the best tow car as it is not the slightest use to most caravanners. The people marking these cars need to…"

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ken replied to ken's discussion Coat hangers

"Thanks to all who replied with suggestions to my coat hanging problems, I will certainly try all of them "

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John Shepherd replied to Mick Yeomans's discussion Kerb weight

"Hi Mick. The definition/understanding of kerbweight has been a little like the sands of the Arabian Desert. It has been swapped and change and interfered with from the European "Bosses". In the UK over the last several years it has been…"

Tony Artiss replied to Marcus Dubois's discussion Are you frustrated and suffering endless problems with your caravan?

"your lucky ,our first year service (caravan not quite a year old) wheel left loose noticed within half a mile of leaving main dealer workshop, ( didn't go there again ) second year service new service provider !! went to hook up…"

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Robert J Taylor replied to keith charteris's discussion elddis avenger..

"We bought a brand new Eldiss dealer special a few years back, after the hand over the dealer literally threw the keys at us then a week later one of the wheels fell off, despite being torqued up earlier. Then the aircon packed up. When we got back…"


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.

Mocha Mila: Tantalising our taste buds

Step into Mocha Mila and revisit your sweet, sweet childhood

Mocha Mila cafe in Leicestershire certainly has a recipe for success

Caravans: doing their part to salvage the environment

Earth needs YOU: Despite many being unaware, caravanners are doing their bit to save the planet

Caravanning is not only a great way to holiday, but it's also doing wonders for the environment

Caravan and motorhome movie quiz

Take part in this movie quiz to see who's gonna do the washing up tonight

Take part in this fun movie quiz to see how many movies featuring caravans and motorhomes you can spot

Guide to caravanning and surfing in the UK

The UK coastline boasts beautiful caravan parks with a surfer's paradise to match

Here we give you our top five caravan site choices for some of the UK's best surf breaks

What do you do?!

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

Cancer treatment

At last I have started my cancer treatment. Time to fight back and kick its assss. I have been feeling down as of ...

Towcar of the Year

   I've been reading about this and I wonder, is it just me?   The towcars are grouped by price, surely the main ...

Coat hangers

I am pretty sure this has been raised before but I can not find it on the forums, Has anyone any good ideas for ke...

Kerb weight

  I'm so confused, I've read that kerbweight is completely empty, also with half a tank of fuel, also with driver ...

Are you frustrated and suffering endless problems with your caravan?

When purchasing a new or used caravan the hope is for a lifetime of trouble-free caravanning. The reality however ...

elddis avenger..

just had a day out at elddis open day at consett,did the factory tour and noticed a van on line badged avenger,sto...

Wittier detachable towbar

Just had a wittier towbar fitted to my freelander 2 Asked the garage if I needed the paint removing around the tow...

Waste and Water Hog

Pyramid Products 45L Waste hog wastewater container, with large wheels to make it role easily on grass or gravel. ...

Full Awning

 I have a Dorema Montana awning, length, I believe is about 880-890 it's in green and grey, decent condition, alth...