Decathlon announced as new sponsor of Camping Club Youth Section

Decathlon announced as new sponsor of Camping Club Youth Section

Leading sports retailer Decathlon has committed to sponsoring The Camping and Caravanning Club’s Youth Section.

Camping Club Youth is for campers aged 12 to 17, and offers the opportunity to learn new skills such as campsite cooking, map-reading, first aid and tent pitching.

Decathlon has already built a strong following among the Club’s tent-camping members, with its Quechua own-brand tents performing superbly in recent Tent Owner Satisfaction Awards.

In 2016, Quechua topped the satisfaction league table for Best Tents up to £300, and was also named Best Tent Brand. It followed this success in 2017, when it topped categories for Best Weekender Tents and Best Quick Pitch Tents.

Insurance made easy with Parksure

Insurance made easy with Parksure

Quality Insurance for Park Homes, Holiday Lodges and Static Caravans.


Parksure is part of a family run UK insurance broker;  established in 1966 we have been offering comprehensive insurance, advice and service ever since.


Family run means no call centres!!!  Instead you will always speak to a member of an experienced and dedicated team, who specialise in providing quality tailor made insurance at competitive premiums.


Over the last 40 years, we have gained a reputation for taking the time to give you the guidance and service you require and so rightly deserve.


Financial Plans to Improve the Growth of Caravan and Motorhome Market in the UK

Financial Plans to Improve the Growth of Caravan and Motorhome Market in the UK

Recent studies of the caravan and motorhome markets have shown growth in the UK, this was run by the National Caravan Council (NCC) it has shown almost a 12.5% rise in vehicle production in the last six months. The caravan industry is now estimated to be worth over £6 billion and includes manufacturing, distribution, and services.


Record number of visitors at The Caravan & Motorhome Show 2017

Record number of visitors at The Caravan & Motorhome Show 2017

It was a roaring success for the North West caravan and motorhome industry yesterday! The opening of the highly anticipated The Caravan and Motorhome Show 2017 saw visitors in their droves admire all the delights the show has to offer.


With caravans and motorhomes to suit all budgets and lifestyles, ranging from luxurious £90k motorhomes to those that rival the comforts of your average house, it’s the one-stop shop for all caravan and motorhome enthusiasts.


Holgates scoops four awards

 Holgates scoops four awards

Staff at a South Cumbria holiday parks group are celebrating after winning four top environmental awards from TV botanist David Bellamy – and a chain of honour for their first-class loos. Four parks in membership of the Holgates group, including its flagship Silverdale holiday park, have received the prestigious David Bellamy Conservation Award at its top gold level. Each park was subjected to an independent wildlife audit commissioned by Professor Bellamy, and judged to be making exceptional achievements in helping to safeguard the natural world.

Announcing the award this autumn, David Bellamy described Holgates as "fantastic flag-wavers for the causes of green tourism where nature is given the same VIP treatment as guests".


New owner for Beach View Caravan Park in Wales

New owner for Beach View Caravan Park in Wales

Savills, on behalf of a private client, has sold Beach View Caravan Park in Abersoch, Wales to a private buyer. The park had a guide price for offers in excess of £800,000.


The well established touring caravan and camping site is situated within 5 acres (2 hectares) of land on the Llyn Peninsula. The area is a renowned holiday destination and has views over Abersoch beach, Abersoch Golf Club and across Cardigan Bay. The park is graded as a 4 pennant site by the AA with permission for a total of 47 caravan touring or tent pitches all serviced with electricity. 


Caravan under floor insulation 

underfloor heating image showing insulation under caravan

Looking for a warmer caravan or park lodge?  Why should you have caravan under floor insulation? 

Your static caravan is always on grass, mud, gravel and other outdoor footings. Your caravan will be at risk from rising damp from the ground. This comes from the underside of your caravan by ground or surface water, morning due and mist, fog and rain ,  wind and sand particles plus hot and cold weather conditions, 

This will expose your caravans underside and leave your whole caravan vulnerable to rising damp. These conditions will also have a in packed on your open floor. We offer a very low cost solution to one of the biggest problems of heat  loss. We can insulate your caravan floor  to keep the warmth in.

Netatmo debuts its urban weather station: the first personal for iPhone, iPad or & iPod touh

Netatmo debuts its urban weather station: the first personal for iPhoone, iPad or & iPod touh

Personal indoor/outdoor weather station and free app lets users monitor the quality of their micro and macro living environments, accurately tracking and monitoring both weather and Air Quality.

Netatmo, a company dedicated to designing products that monitor the weather and environment, unveils its Urban Weather Station, a new device specifically designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that allows users to monitor indoor and outdoor environmental elements including temperature, humidity, air pressure, CO2 levels and more. 

Swann launches new DIY Professional HD security systems with 1080p full high definition

Solar Powered LED motion activated floodlight

Swann’s new CCTV systems provide high-quality yet affordable surveillance that allow users to deter crime, safeguard family and protect property day and night


UK – 13 September - Swann, a global leader in security monitoring solutions, has announced two new professional HD security systems – an eight channel digital video recorder (DVR8-4450) and a four channel digital video recorder (DVR4-4550). These new advanced and easy to use surveillance systems have 1080p full  high definition video to enable users to see and protect their property during the day and night.