Visitors to CCM Show soar in 2017

The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2017 finished on 26 February with over 94,000 visitors through its doors: 7,023 more than 2016. The weekend peaked with 25,349 visiting the show on Saturday and over 45,000 visitors attending across the two days of the weekend.

Consistent national media coverage reflected the interest caravans, camping and motorhomes have around the country

Consistent national media coverage reflected the interest caravans, camping and motorhomes have around the country

Swift Group report record performance at the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show

The success of the Basecamp caravan has exceeded expectations

Swift Group has reported a surge in sales in the last week at one of the UK's biggest retail events with growth versus 2016 of 26 per cent on touring caravans and 34 per cent on motorhomes, surpassing the success of previous years by some distance, and delivering Swift's best performance in a decade.

Dave Williams: It has never been a better time to join the motorhome market

Dave Williams reveals what AutoSleepers have got planned for the year ahead

Dave Williams of AutoSleepers joins CaravanTimes at this year's Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show at Birmingham's NEC to discuss his thoughts on the show, his advice for potential buyers and what AutoSleepers have in store for the year ahead.

New CAMC report reveals over 16 million touring trips expected by 2030

The number of touring trips where the main form of accommodation is camping or caravanning will rise by six per cent

Caravan and motorhomers with a thirst for adventure and sense of freedom will lead to an increase in the number of caravan and motorhome holidays, according to an Inspiring Adventure Report published this week by the newly renamed Caravan and Motorhome Club.

Harvey Alexander: The Caravan and Motorhome Club want to inspire new generations

The Caravan Club had not changed its name since 1959

The Caravan Club will now be known as the Caravan and Motorhome Club to inspire new generations to experience the adventure of travel in the great outdoors. The Club's Director of Marketing, Harvey Alexander, explains the reasons for this evolution.

Caravan and Motorhome Club joins Martin Dorey on an Arctic Adventure

Martin Dorey will join <i>CaravanTimes</i>, The Caravan and Motorhome Club and Bailey of Bristol on this Adventure to the Arctic

The Caravan and Motorhome Club has announced plans to inspire more people to consider touring holidays by taking part in an arctic adventure, along with Martin Dorey and Bailey of Bristol, this spring when two caravans, a campervan and a motorhome will visit 12 countries in 16 days.

Matt Allwright: The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show is about adventure

Matt Allwright explains why he loves going to the CCM Show

CaravanTimes meets Matt Allwright at this year's Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show at the NEC in Birmingham, and he talks about his love for adventure and the outdoors in this video interview.

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