This weekend however, we decided to test out how sporty the Auto-Trail V-Line Sport 635 really is.
In this week's blog we look at how the Tribute performs for a family that is considering entering the motorhome market. We took the "Diaz" family, Mum Reina, Dad Tomas, Son Leo (11) and Daughter Sol (8) to Camp Bestival in Dorset for 4 days of family festival fun.
A story on mobile cocktail business, Fancy Flutes and why they've been causing quite the stir at various UK events.
An enormous fire has ripped through 160 caravans causing £1 million in damage at a site in Somerset
Cheshire's largest caravan dealership, Leisure Sales, has unveiled its brand new online accessory store
According to a poll, Bailey caravans and Auto-sleeper motorhomes are the most popular vehicles for first time buyers
Manufacturers Swift Group is developing a new £8 million purpose built modern manufacturing facility at its headquarters in Cottingham, Yorkshire
Today myself and the rest of the CaravanTimes team had the pleasure of attending Bailey's 2020 product launch in Swindon where we saw the brand new Alicanto Grande range
In some unfortunate and sad news it has been reported that the Preston based caravan manufacturers Luna have gone into administration, but all may not be lost as they seek to find a buyer to keep the doors open.
It has been a bit of an odd 3 years since the decision to leave the EU was announced. The GBP has had its ups and downs, the political climate has been, for lack of a better word, shambolic and the future does still seen quite uncertain. But one thing that has remained strong despite all this chaos is the strength of the Great British tourism economy, of which the caravan world is a firm backbone of.
The Caravan and Motorhome Club are feeling very proud as they once again show their continued support of the Prince's Countryside Fund and National Countryside Week. This year National Countryside Week will be running from the 29th of July to the 4th of August.
Fossil fuel is slowly but surely becoming a dirty word around the world and everywhere you look renewable and recyclable products are replacing old environmentally damaging ones. Now that the electric car is rising to power will we see the electric motorhome that's up to the task?
Over the next few weeks all the major leisure vehicle manufacturers will be showing off their new 2020 stock at exclusive product launches across the UK where press, dealers and industry leaders get to have a sneak peak. One of the season's first was the Adria launch which took place on the 4th of July and here's what's new from the Solvenian manufacturers.
Across our forums we have been asked quite a few questions over the years about the fitting of air con, what work needs doing, is it worth it and will it damage the van. These are all great questions which without being answered lead to people not bothering with having systems fitting and missing out on the benefits. So let us clear up some of this based on our visit to several on board air con manufacturers.
Best-selling caravan manufacturer with a group incorporating Sprite and Sterling brands
One of the best known names in the industry, Bailey of Bristol is the oldest caravan manufacturer in the UK.
Over the last fifty years Elddis has built up a reputation for building great value tourers and motorhomes.
There really is nothing worse than sitting back with your feet up and then out of the corner of your eye you spot a trail of ants marching across your caravan toward something that has been dropped in the kitchen. Or even worse than that a couple of those horrid little mosquitos buzzing around just waiting for their dinner. Here are some handy little tips to keep the bugs at bay.