The OPUS Owners Weekend 2018

The trend-setting OPUS® Camper has opened an entirely new market since launching the multi-award winning AIR OPUS® in early 2017. Plenty of excited customers had pre-ordered and were awaiting delivery of their campers; one of the first to collect were Steve & Judy Lumb in June 2017. The Lumb's had already planned many exciting adventures and saw the opportunity to share tips, campsite recommendations, offer advice and share memories with fellow owners.

The OPUS members summer get together

The OPUS members summer get together

Try Out The Luxury Life Before You Buy It

Tour in style with Go Luxury

Adventures can now be done in style with a luxurious touch as a brand new motorhome hiring service has been launched. So take to the road and indulge yourself in with a top notch touring home from Go Luxury.

Welsh Park Group Makes New Acquisition

Guests enjoy far-reaching views across the countryside at Brightwater Lakes, now part of Thornley Leisure

North Wales based holiday parks group Thornley Leisure Parks has announced its acquisition of Brightwater Lakes in Mid Wales, one of the region's most highly regarded holiday retreats. The deal was signed in late June this year, and brings to nine the number of parks now in the group.

Travelworld Aid Ultra Marathon Success

Keith Roberts with his support crew and Carado

Keeping fit is so important, especially as we are all getting a little bit older each year. For beginners, start with a walk or a jog. For the more experienced among us why not get a motorhome from Travelworld and go on an ultra marathon like 62 year old runner Keith Robinson.

Mini Beasts Arrive Across Cumbrian Parks

Home for dinner: the park group's Ellen Cartwright checks for new occupants in one of the mini-beast mansions

When you think of guests being eaten your mind may shift to something like Jurassic Park. The guests being eaten this time round are not humans but 6+ legged creatures who have been given free accomodation, much to the delight of the local birds, at a cumbrian holiday park.

Burstner 2019 launch - More Than Just Fair Weather Friends.

We bring you some exclusive info from the Bustner range direct from Germany

The attractive, luxury, well built German motorhomes from the Erwin Hymer group have always been popular in the UK. Burstner outsell any other German Hymer group motorhomes or intact any other German motorhome in the UK. Fans of Burstner and Burstner owners seem to shout from the rafters about how much they love them but that German engineering means they last well and are incredibly well built.

Judges Declare Family Park A Beacon In The Beacons

Erwlon Caravan and Camping Park's spotless facilities and warm welcome for guests helped to clinch the award

There were congratulations all round this summer for the family owners of a SW Wales holiday park when it was named as the outright winner of a top tourism prize. Erwlon Caravan and Camping Park in Llandovery scooped the gold accolade for caravan, camping and glamping parks in the Carmarthenshire Tourism Awards.

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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.