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The Platinum Potty

Inspectors showered Donkey Creek's new washrooms with lavish praise

We have all been faced with that nightmare scenario where we really need to toilet and then come face to face with a scene from a horror film. This can happen on planes, trains, pubs, clubs, bars and camp sites. Once such place where they guarantee a clean lavatory just took a top award for their clean efforts.

Use Pro-Tec Cover To Keep Your Van Warm And Safe

Bespoke covers made to order my Pro Tec Covers

There have been a fair amount of frosty mornings over the past few weeks which has had people outside in sub temperatures scraping away and thick sheets of ice trying to get the caravan or motorhome ready to take on the open road. Why not invest in a cover that will save time defrosting as well as help keep your leisure vehicle safe and secure?

The Ultimate Caravan Jockey Wheel

One jockey wheel to rule them all

Could a jockey wheel be made to replace the many that are continually broken on Caravans every year? This was the mission given to the designers at Kartt, who are one of the largest manufacturers of jockey wheels, supplying the industrial and commercial trailer markets.

Swifts Big Presence At The SEC This Week

Swift expand into Scotland

Who's going to the SEC this weekend? I was there this week to see all the great vans and tech on display. One manufacturer who always puts on a eye catching stand is Swift. What are one of the UK's largest manufacturer of touring caravans, motorhomes and holiday homes doing in Scotland to wow visitors?

Go-Pods Highland Inspired Model SEC Launch

The nifty little 2 berth is set to launch tomorrow at the SEC

Campers are encouraged to come along to The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome and Holiday Home Show this weekend (Thursday 7 February - Sunday 10 February) for the reveal of the new Scotland inspired 2019 Highland Edition Go-Pod.

Marquis Model Grade III Classification

Is this the ideal winter vehicle?

As we enter February, one of the coldest months, everyone is gearing up and preparing for the new season. But there are a lot of us who are still planning on some winter getaways despite the sub zero temperatures, one of those a Marquis Leisure who's latest model will make winter seem like a bad memory as they pass some extreme weather testing.

Space Saving & Practical Tips For Compact Living

Stop stacking and start saving space

They say you cannot teach an old dog new tricks. I respectfully disagree because no matter how seasoned you are in caravan living you never stop learning, something I think we can all agree on. Also if you are new to the outdoor living lifestyle you may also benefit greatly from these little hints and tips.

Winter Tyres To Help Extended Touring

Do not let the cold snap stop you touring this winter

By now I am sure you have seen or experienced the current cold snap the UK is in the middle of. As I sit here now it is -4 outside and a "risk to life" warning has been issues due to a 7 year temperature low. Is that going to stop you from waking up in the van to an amazing frosty morning? Of course not, just make sure you have the right tyres in place.

A First Time Buyers Guide

If you're thinking about buying head to the SEC next week

Owning a caravan or motorhome offers the ultimate in freedom and spontaneity. It's great value for money and allows you to travel around the UK and further when you want and in your own comfort and style.

Travelworld Announce Famous Faces At 2019 Opening Event

The first vans have arrived at the new Travelworld site

I have already said that 2019 is going to be a big year for the industry! With sales on the rise and more parks are set to open we will have more holiday opportunities than ever. One other big grand opening for 2019 is Travelworld's brand new state of the art HQ

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Dethleffs New 7 Berth Caravan

The big bew single axle 7 berth

Having a big family usually leads to needing a larger caravan so you can make the most of your family's holiday time. This new 7 berth caravan from German manufacturer Dethleffs provides a lot of accomodation without the hefty price tag.

Win Tickets To The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

Free tickets up for grabs for the SEC Caravan Show this Feb

Who's going the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show? We are going to be there and we want you there too! Hence why we are giving away 5 pairs of tickets FOR FREE! All you have to do in answer the below question correctly to be entered into the draw for the tickets.

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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.