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Children's Author Opens New Chapter Of Park Visits

Claire captures young imaginations at Holme Valley Camping and Caravan Park in Holmforth,

Holiday parks with the David Bellamy Conservation Award are once again being invited to give their younger guests an entertaining new take on the environment.

The UK Is The Biggest Nation Of Caravan Lovers

The UK loves the caravn holiday more than anyone

Caravan holidays are on the rise and we have seen some major numbers over the past 3 years, and despite the traditional British weather giving us a soggy summer so far, the UK is the number one destination for caravanners in Europe according to a new study.

Go Worldwide For Less With The Club

Get more bang abroad for your buck

Going further for less is the ultimate goal for any leisure vehicle owner. So, if there is a chance to take a motorhome tour in a different part of the world for less money you'd be crazy not to go.

Workmates Doing Their Best To Help Fulfill Colleagues Bucket List

Darren Lloyd with Salop Leisure colleagues Ed Glover and Chris Skitt who are taking on a 24 hour duathlon to raise money for him and his family to achieve bucket list wishes

They say that cancer affects one in three people, soon to be one in two, and I am sure most people reading this have come into contact with this awful disease in one way or another. In this instance it has affected someone at a Shropshire based leisure company and workers are banding together to help make life better for this individual and his family.

Loch Lomond Parks New Crown

Under the spotlight at the Scottish Hospitality Awards

Lomond Woods Holiday Park has been named at this month's Scottish Hospitality Awards as Scotland's finest park, beating hundreds of other businesses to the title

Cornwall Park Hands Over £600k To Fair Pay Firm

ABI chairman Mel Copper  seals the deal with Patrick Langmaid of Mother Iveys Bay

The minimum wage was introduced to ensure that companies had a base level for what they could "legally" pay an employee. But over the years what was the bare minimum has now become the norm, where as some companies fail to even meet that. One park in the South West is doing its part to make sure the living wage is met by other parks by handing over a £600,000 contract to a caravan company sharing its ideals.

MP Meets Wales Parks Family Driving Quality Tourism

Meadow House parks luxury lodges

The "entrepreneurial spirit" of a Wales park-owning family was praised this spring by MP Simon Hart during the celebrations to mark 2019 Wales Tourism Week.

Pet Friendly Round Of Ap-Paws For The Club

Customer rated top pet friendly sites

Taking the pets on holiday is an essential part of a lot of family holidays here in the UK, but there are still a lot of sites that are not very pet friendly. To keep the holiday location options open the Caravan and Motorhome Club are launching a brand new "Paws of Approval" campaign to award their best dog friendly sites

Wildlife Drama Unfolds At Lancashire Park

Inside the house: guests egg on the great tit as it fashioned its nest and brought four tiny chicks into the world

Due to being humans and moving about quite a bit we do tend to encroach onto a lot of areas that houses wildlife. Knowing the effects that holiday sites can have on nature this Lancs park is going to extreme measures to help the local wildlife, and even live stream some dramatic wildlife goings on.

The On Site Plastic Pollution Revolution

Park take a stand against plastic

In the news and on social media recently you may have seen some public unrest over the choice McDonald's made to remove all plastic straws from their branches to help reduce the increasing wave of plastic pollution. Now it seems the world is embracing this eco spirit as one site bans the plastic straw to stop further damage to the environment.

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Grand Theft Auto With A Caravan Attached

Police give chase to a tow car and caravan

We all know that caravans are a target for would be thieves and vandals. What you may not expect is for someone to try and pinch a towcar, swap the plates over and then have a police chase with a caravan attached. Some people really do not care for the rules of the road.

Coachman Sales Increase

Despite a tough market Coachman are thriving

Hull based caravan manufacturers have seen a huge rise in sales following what has been a tough time period for the industry as a whole. They have also seen more success as KABE have purchased a percentage of the business.

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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.