June 23rd, 2016
After what’s set to be the wettest June on record it might not feel like the height of summer, but it is the height of the caravanning season. Every year half a million Britons take to the highways and byways to indulge in one of the nation’s favourite pastimes. And after a long wet winter lying idle motoring organisations are urging caravan owners to carefully check their tyres before hitching up and hitting the open road. Read the rest of this entry »
June 7th, 2016
The UK is the perfect playground for caravanning, but if you are planning on going further afield make sure you’ve got everything covered: Read the rest of this entry »
April 29th, 2016
With winter a fading memory it’s time to spring clean your caravan and hit the open road. Caravanning is one of the country’s favourite hobbies and with so much to explore on our doorstep it’s easy to see why. In recent years caravanning has undergone a renaissance and now there are over a million caravans in the UK. It’s also big business; contributing over £6 billion to the economy every year.
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June 15th, 2015
What do Helen Mirren, Chris Martin and Jamie Oliver have in common? That’s right: they are all fans of caravanning. While some celebrities hang out at The Groucho Club our Top Ten prefer the Camping and Caravanning Club. Read the rest of this entry »
April 2nd, 2015
Easter marks the start of the caravanning season, but before you hit the open road it’s time to give your caravan a little TLC. Take the following steps to make sure your caravan is ready for the Bank Holiday weekend. Read the rest of this entry »
June 12th, 2014
Britain is the undisputed caravan capital of Europe (boasting more than one million caravans) and it’s easy to see the attraction. Caravanning offers the freedom of the open road combined with convenience of home comforts.
Sadly all those home comforts mean that caravans can provide rich pickings for criminals. Most caravan crime is opportunistic; so don’t give criminals the opportunity. Take the following steps to make sure your caravan is secure: Read the rest of this entry »
September 18th, 2013
As the nights draw-in and the leaves start to fall from the trees it’s impossible to ignore that fact that it’s autumn, and that means the end of the caravanning season. So it’s time to pack-up your caravan and prepare it for hibernation, remembering that any time spent winter-proofing your caravan will be well rewarded in spring. Read the rest of this entry »
August 15th, 2013
Caravan owners tend to be a mild mannered bunch, but proposed EU legislation has got them seeing red. The European Union plans to introduce an annual MOT-style test for caravans weighing over 750 kg. Caravaners and the government have united to ‘resist’ the plans claiming that the legislation could seriously damage the economy by reducing the number of people holidaying in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »
June 12th, 2013
As a nation we are often accused of being obsessed with the weather, and having just experienced all four seasons in a single day it’s easy understand why. What’s more surprising is that despite everything that the skies throw at us; we are still in love with the great outdoors.
In fact, one in every 100 adults is a member of the Camping and Caravanning Club and there are an estimated 500,000 caravans on UK roads. But if there’s one thing that the Brits love more than a wet weekend in the country, it’s getting hold of a bargain. So here’s how to find the very best caravan insurance at the very best price: Read the rest of this entry »