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Keeping Fit While Touring

Keeping fit, having a holiday and having fun, It can all be done at the same time

Trying to stay in shape is hard work, trust me I've been trying for years. Yes it can be physically hard but the mind is tough part. Whenever you think "oh I need to exercise" its common, for me, to just shut off and not what to do it. But what if you make it fun and incorporate it into your holiday and touring activities..?

Luxury Resort Recognised For Promoting Shrewsbury

Love2Stay manager Geoff Plumridge and staff members Charlotte Auterson, Steve and Kay Gallagher and Brendan Leach with the Mayor Awards for Tourism.

The high end state of the art Love2Stay has recently celebrated its first birthday. With its first massively successful year in the bag the site has also been awarded the Shrewsbury Mayor's Award for Tourism, so that's one more top prize to add to the trophy cabinet.

Interview With Lee Davey About His WW2 Caravan Adventure With His Son Charlie

Gladys on board the ferry to France with a rouge stowaway

A couple of weeks ago Lee Davey and his 10 year old son Charlie used their bank holiday to go on a time travelling adventure in a classic caravan to find out what their family members did during the Second World War.

Perthshire Park Takes Top Scottish Awards

Colin and Margaret Wood (rear, centre) with other family members and senior staff at the awards ceremony

There were cheers for Scotland's park-owning Wood family this summer when their Blairgowrie Holiday Park in Perthshire took first place in a major awards final. Blairgowrie was named as Scotland's Best Caravan Site of the Year at the Scottish Hospitality Awards which took place at Crowne Plaza, Glasgow.

Dales Park's Great Green Day Brings Charity Windfall

Crafts, cakes and eco-friendly cups have helped raise over £1,000 for charity at a North Yorkshire holiday park's green-themed fete this summer. Riverside Caravan Park in the village of High Bentham was the setting for the annual event which drew hundreds of local residents and holiday guests.

Keep Calm And Keep Blooming This Summer

Trophy triumph: Green-fingered Kim Hodson-Walker (right) with the park's Michael Holgate and Ellen Cartwright

Cumbria's Holgates Holiday Parks have returned from the North West in Bloom awards with a whole bunch of floral and conservation accolades. The six-strong group scooped no fewer than nine top prizes in the annual competition which saw hundreds of businesses and communities take part from across the region.

Football Fever Is In The Air At Park Holidays

Back of the net: holiday bookings are up 20% on last year's figures during the four weeks of the Fifa World Cup

The 2018 World Cup is almost upon us, 4 days for those who are counting, and it seems the football fever has gripped the touring nation. Football fanatics are boosting bookings over the World Cup period for the major holiday group.

Somerset Park Raises Its Rex Factor

Dog dilemma solved at a stroke the team at Coast cafe will roll out the red carpet for all four legged friends

A Somerset holiday park could soon become one of the UK's most popular doggy destinations after it opened a new cafe which is welcoming both humans and hounds. Holiday Resort Unity near Burnham-on-Sea is putting pooches on a pedestal by offering them their own food and drinks menu when they visit with their owners.

The Caravan And Motorhome Club Dorset Expansion

The new CAMC site

The Caravan and Motorhome Club has just announced its second UK site purchase for 2018, with the award winning Bingham Grange Touring & Camping Park in Dorset joining its network of over 200 Club sites.

Safari Camping LandsTo Cumbria

Hidden in a Lakeland forest glade, Skelwith Fold's safari tents are a perfect pitch for spotting the park's wildlife

A lot of sites across the UK are adding huts, yurts, pods and other forms of static and glamping accommodation to help the masses enjoy touring style holidays. Now safari camping has been taken from the plains of the serengeti and introduced to Ambleside in time for the 2018 summer.

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The All New Marquis Randger Campervan

Marquis Introduce a brand new range to the UK market

Marquis, who I am sure you know, are the UK's largest dealer network have launched the all new Randger campervans.

Travelworld Gains Prestigious Award

2018 is going to be a massive year for Travelworld

When it comes to receiving accolades and awards there is no doubt that the touring industry pull out all the stops to ensure they deliver the best to in turn receive the best. Now Travelworld have been awarded most prestigious accolade from the parent group of the brands it represents and will be rebranding the dealership and the business as 'ERWIN HYMER CENTER - Travelworld'

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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.