Caravanners And Adventurers Are Getting Younger

It is no surprise that campsites across the UK are capturing a much younger audience than over the past few years. With the introduction of glamping holidays and the huge increase in motorhome sales the youth of the nation are revitalizing the UK based holiday.

Best of British holiday park owners met for their annual conference in Ely, including the consortium's board members (front, from left) director James Cox, chairman Richard Legg, and directors Tara White and Keith Betton

Best of British holiday park owners met for their annual conference in Ely, including the consortium's board members (front, from left) director James Cox, chairman Richard Legg, and directors Tara White and Keith Betton

The Camping And Caravanning Club Buy 2 More Sites

On-site facilities block at Braithwaite Bridges campsite

Many holiday park companies and clubs across the UK are expanding at a very fast rate to meet the rise in demand for pitches and other "glamping" style staycations. To help keep the momentum and popularity growing the Camping and Caravanning Club has acquired two campsites in the Lake District National Park.

Jeep Compass 2.0 Multijet-II Review

We give an honest opinion on the newest Jeep model

One of the many perks of the job is being able to get our hands on the latest tow cars and deliver you a totally unbiased opinion of what you can get for your money. Having a tow car that is up to the job is one of the most important parts of a caravan holiday, especially if you like to travel far afield for you leisure time. The Jeep Compass did not seem to make a very good impression on the UK reviewers, but we have a slightly different opinion on this fab little 4x4.

Tips & Offers For Winter Touring From The Club

Make winter the new touring season

Just because we are waking up to frozen ground and ice covered cars does not mean the weekends away in the van need to stop. With so many sites being open all year round and lots of deals to be had from The Caravan and Motorhome Club you'd be mad to store the caravan for winter.

Top 10 Pet Peeves Of The Caravan And Motorhome World

Caravan Guard ask what are your pet peeves when on site

There are things in life that you simply do not like and that are "pet peeves". My list of pet peeves gets a little longer when it comes to being onsite, as I am sure it does with a lot of people. Caravan Guard recently published a list of the Top 10 peeves and we cannot help but agree with them.

Britain's Most Expensive Park Lodge?

Major park operators Park Holidays UK and holiday home manufacturers Prestige have joined forces to create the ultimate fantasy escape at Sandhills Holiday Park in Dorset.

Dometic Acquires Kampa

We met the Kampa team at the October NEC Motorhome and Caravan Show and they did not get a moment's rest due to their large range of outdoor living accessories. Following on from some recent success they have now been acquired by Dometic, on December 3rd, to strengthen their already impressive portfolio.

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TRIBUTE TESTING BLOG WEEK 3: A Question of Driving

The Auto-Trail Tribute has a 115hp Fiat engine

In Week 3 of our long term test, we look at what it is like to drive the Auto-Trail Tribute 670. In this review, I will look at different common driving questions followed by a brief summary for anyone who is a novice and also a summary for the more experienced.

FEATURE: CaravanTimes continues with its long term testing of the AutoTrail Tribute

Van conversion motorhomes have always been popular for the short breakers

In the second blog of our long term test of the Auto-Trail Tribute 670, we look at how the Tribute performs for the short getaway, that weekend reprieve or the impromptu break.

FEATURE: CaravanTimes introduces long term tests with the AutoTrail Tribute

We will be living with, in and around these leisure vehicles for long periods of time, throughout the year.

Here, at CaravanTimes we have reviewed literally thousands of caravans and motorhomes over the years. We have been involved in challenges, events and press junkets and now is the time to take it to the next level with long term reviews.

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.