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Exclusive: Hattie and Flora team up with Muddy Puddles for retro festival caravan

Muddy Puddles collaborated with Hattie and Flora to create the best retail van the UK has to offer

CaravanTimes caught up with the creative twosome, Harriet Creedy and Jodie Gardner, and received some insider information about their latest creative venture, the Muddy Puddles festival retail caravan

Exclusive: Barrel Top Wagons to launch new range at Devon county show

The new 'fab' wagons will be making their grand appearance at the Devon county show in May

The Devon-based company is set to feature their new range of living and towing wagons at the Devon county show next month. CaravanTimes caught up with Jo Henderson from Barrel Top Wagons to get a sneak preview of what to expect

How the Caravan Club pitched in during WW1

The leisure caravanning movement began before the First World War

2014 marks the hundredth year since the outbreak of the devastating First World War, which claimed the lives of over 16 million troops and civilians worldwide. But what most people don't know is the role that caravans played in relief efforts

Exclusive: Hattie & Flora create library-caravan for primary school pupils

Hattie and Flora created a retro library caravan for the pupils of London Colney school

Norah Lindsay has been chatting to creative designers Hattie & Flora, who recently created a colourful library caravan to inspire the students of London Colney primary school to read more

Alpine Caravan Services explain the secrets of their renovation success

Alpine Caravan Services gave this 1970s Abbey piper a new lease of life

An entrepreneurial Essex-family has set up a business renovating classic caravans and servicing motorhomes. Claire Powell of Alpine Caravan Services spoke to David Weston about the inspiration behind the business

Exclusive: Introducing Martha - the vintage style caravan photo-booth

Vicki Owen advises customers to grab a prop, strike a pose and smile

We've been chatting to Vicki Owen, the creator of a wonderful vintage-inspired photo-booth caravan named Martha

1950s-style Promettes to bring caravan glamour back to Brighton

Could the Promettes tempt you to visit Brighton this year?

In a nostalgic turn for the region, VisitBrighton has announced the return of the Promettes, who will provide tourists with advice from their caravan headquarters

FEATURE: Taking a look back at caravanning through the ages

Caravanning has been popular for decades

Tracing its origins, including a look at how it all began, this feature explores the concept of caravanning as a long-associated British tradition

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Bluebelle vintage caravan pop-up tea shop

Bluebelle invites you to feel warm and cosy

In a chat with the primary force behind Bluebelle Bakery, Sonja Sharkey, we discover the delights of using a caravan as a pop-up tea shop

EXCLUSIVE: George Clarke's Amazing Spaces to feature circus caravan

The Amazing Circus Caravan, coming to a festival near you

If you've been glued to your TV screens on a Thursday evening watching architect and all-round nice guy George Clarke create another space-saving wonder, then you'll be excited to see what this Thursday's episode has in store for you

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Kampa Caravan And Motorhome Awnings

A sneak peak at Kampa products on display at the NEC

Over the past week or two I have been scrolling through the exhibitor list for this year's NEC show so I can then highlight who I feel are must see exhibitors. Last week when I was doing my research I came across what Kampa had on display and really liked the look of their Air Break Pro 3 and 5. So I dug a little deeper to find out what else I could see myself using and saw that the Kampa awning range are a bit of a stand out product.

The Island vs The Make Up

With so many choices on offer we look into what makes the perfect bed

The world of the leisure vehicle is a diverse one, to say the very least. You can pick a motorhome, caravan, trailer tent, van conversion or something a bit more customer built like a converted fire truck, yes that exists, and be on holiday at the drop of a hat. What ever your vehicle of choice there is one thing that has people split right down the middle- The island bed or the make up?

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Benimar Tessoro Part 1: The 483 Full Test

The Tessoro 483 is built on a 170BHP Ford

At CaravanTimes we recently had a Benimar Tessoro 483 on test for a couple of weeks. We have done just over 2000 miles in the Tessoro and tested in various ways - as you will find out in our inspiration features coming up. But before we give you some ideas of where and why you should use a motorhome like the Tessoro we wanted to bring some information on the Tessoro range and the very interesting 483.

Bristanbul Video Documentary Part 1

Part one of the documentary is here

So as most of our readers will know, the CaravanTimes team were lucky enough to be part of Bailey of Bristols, Bristol to the Bosphoros trip. Travelling 21 countries in 21 days the team did a fantastic job to take the 2 caravans and motorhome cross-continental.