Padstow Park War On Plastic

How many times have you driven down a peaceful country road or stepped onto a beautiful beach to find empty plastic bottles, food packaging crisp packets and all other manner of plastic waste? It does seem to be a lot more common and is causing some serious issues with the environment. An environmentally conscious park has a new secret weapon to compact this ever growing issue

The new trommel on the park's beach with Hope Buck

The new trommel on the park's beach with Hope Buck

High Praise From MP At North Yorks Park

Kevin Hollinrake MP (left) congratulates long-serving park manager Trevor Jones and business owner Mark Goodson

April brings the English Tourism Week where the very best holiday spots get highlighted for all their hard work and get away offerings. During Tourism Week a family run North Yorks park drew some very high praise following a visit from a local MP.

A Family Caravanning Flashback

A family photo found after almost 60 years

This past Easter Bank Holiday the family got together for a bit of a reunion and to make the most out of the amazing weather we had. While going through some of my nan's old belongings my aunt stumbled across the little treasure chest of family memories that showed what the British caravan holiday was like in the 60s.

The Perfect Escape From Brexit According To The BBC

Get your slice of Brexit escape in Dorset

I think it is safe to say that Brexit has caused a fair bit of stress and turmoil for most of us here in the UK. So now that it seems to have been...paused...postponed.... why not find yourself a little slice of non Brexit relaxation time in Dorset.

Eastenders Star Goes Caravan Shopping

Danny Dyer is in the market for a new van

It is pretty much set in stone that we Brits absolutely adore the good old caravans holiday and no matter where you come from or what you have the lure is always there. One of England's most popular soap stars has been spotted caravan shopping with his son just in time for summer.

Salop Leisure Showcase Event

Salop Leisure are hosting the West Midlands Caravan, Motorhome and Destinations Show

As the weather starts to warm up everyone is flocking to the campsites and dealerships in equal measures. If you visit Salop Leisure in Shrewsbury you will be visiting both campsite and caravan superstore in the same location. From the end of April to mid May Salop are showcasing their stock offers during the largest free caravan showcase in the UK.

John Lennon Caravan Restoration

John Lennons gypsy caravan from the 60s

Well this is certainly news to me! Who knew that John Lennon was into caravans? His gypsy style caravan may not be quite up to modern standards, but what a magnificent piece of caravan history. The van is now set to go through a full restoration process following its rediscovery.

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A Family Caravanning Flashback

A family photo found after almost 60 years

This past Easter Bank Holiday the family got together for a bit of a reunion and to make the most out of the amazing weather we had. While going through some of my nan's old belongings my aunt stumbled across the little treasure chest of family memories that showed what the British caravan holiday was like in the 60s.

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Exclusive Interview With Simon Howard Of Bailey Of Bristol

Bill and Simon side by side in France on the Bristanbul tour

Last year, we are actually fast approaching the 1 year anniversary, I was fortunate enough to be selected to take part in the Bailey Of Bristol Bristanbul tour where we covered 21 countries in 21 days while towing 2 caravan and driving a motorhome. During the three weeks on the road the bond that formed within the team was one of a kind, and one of the best things to come out of the trip. So almost a year on I catch up with a friend I made on the tour, Simon Howard, to find out how one of the UK's largest leisure vehicle companies are getting on.