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Caravan Club Changes Its Name To Caravan and Motorhome Club

Caravan Club Changes Its Name To Caravan and Motorhome Club

The Caravan Club has changed its name to the Caravan and Motorhome Club to reflect the organisation's modern members. The club represents more than 1 million caravanners, motorhomers and trailer tent owners across the UK. 

Grenville Chamberlain, Chairman of the newly renamed club says, "We will focus on developing pioneering new ideas and services which share our expertise, inspire and welcome everyone to the freedom of exploring and enjoying adventures in the great outdoors."

 

Plans include the upgrading of facilities across its entire site network, including WiFi on every site by the end of the year. There will also be more worldwide travel options. 

 

Carole Nash announces new and improved premiums^ for Motorhome owners

Carole Nash announces new and improved premiums^ for Motorhome owners

Classic car and specialist vehicle insurance broker Carole Nash, has improved its Motorhome product, launching on 1 March 2017, to include recovery for vehicles up to eight metres long**, as well as introducing new and improved premiums.

 

Other elements of the insurance policy include up to £100,000 legal expenses cover in the if you’re in an accident that’s not your fault, European cover for up to 90 days and UK and European breakdown cover**. Plus, up to £2,000 contents cover and £1,000 equipment if they are lost or damaged by an accident, fire or theft if located in or on your Motorhome.

Increase in bookings on Club Sites across the Midlands

Increase in bookings on Club Sites across the Midlands

The Camping and Caravanning Club has reported an increase in the number of people camping on its 19 Club Sites in the Midlands.

Star performing site is Crowden in the Peak District, which has reported a 33% increase in the number of pitch nights booked in 2016 compared to the previous year.

Across the region, the number of bookings increased on average 7% year on year.

Crowden is a small campsite at the northern end of The Peak District National Park, with 45 pitches and a good mix of pitch types available. There is also alternative accommodation in the form of camping pods. It’s the perfect base for striding out and exploring the stunning Pennine Way.

Little Sun solar lamp is the perfect way to radiate light while helping both the planet and those most in need!

Little Sun solar lamp is the perfect way to radiate light while helping both the planet and those most in need!

The Fowndry have brought us the thoughtfully designed Little Sun solar light, perfect for all ages. But this isn’t just any solar light, as it has been created with those from the poorest areas of the world in mind. The artist Olafur Eliasson, was behind the ‘the Weather Project’ in 2003, this took place on London’s bankside and involved turning the turbine hall into a misty dreamscape with a large yellow sun as the centre piece. The aim was to highlight the social effects of climate, the same artist has collaborated with engineer Frederik Ottesen on the Little Sun.

 

James Grace Takes A Big Step Outdoors

James Grace Takes A Big Step Outdoors

Market-leading staircase design business, James Grace, is proud to announce the launch of its new Scott Storey Outdoor Living brand, a high-end bespoke decking solution.
 
The only UK provider equipped to provide curved decks, Scott Storey Outdoor Living will force a step-change in the sector.
Uniquely tailored to every home and outdoor space, the ability to design and install curved areas alongside existing features such as tiered decks, single platform decks, lighting, balustrades and glass makes for a superior design solution.

Lucky family win Hyundai car and Sprite caravan worth over £35,000 in Camping and Caravanning Club competition

Lucky family win Hyundai car and Sprite caravan worth over £35,000 in Camping and Caravanning Club competition

Laurence Lomasney and Suzanne Smith have been announced as the lucky winners of a Hyundai Tucson 1.7CRDi tow car and Sprite Freedom 6 caravan worth more than £35,000 in a Camping and Caravanning Club competition.

Laurence, 46, and Suzanne, 28, who’ll enjoy their prize with children Emma, 6, and Tom, 7, are from Hitchin in Hertfordshire, and collected their brand new car and caravan outfit from the Club’s headquarters in Coventry. Their prize also includes a year’s free membership to The Camping and Caravanning Club, and a Club Caravan Manoeuvring course for beginners.

 

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.