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Check out the fabulous Dometic Heki Rooflights!

Installing Dometic Roof Vents is a great approach to enhancing the overal impression and ambience of the inside of your motorhome or caravan. They let more natural light in. Having lots of light without doubt really enhances the caravan experience, whether you're hitting the road in the summer months, have your home-away-from home on a seasonal pitch or plan lots of short winter getaways.


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How to Level Your Caravan or Motorhome

Most caravan sites are designed to offer flat and level pitches, but it's not unusual to pitch on uneven ground. So, let's have a look at how to level your caravan, motorhome, or camper van. But before we do, let's briefly go over the importance of levelling your home on wheels.


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Thetford N3000 3-way absorption fridge

We all know you are buying quality with Thetford but which N3000 fridge would be most suitable for my family? What do all the letters and numbers mean with each model? Absorption, 3-way, compression?? Not knowing a lot about caravan and motorhome fridges, it has turned out to be a confusing conundrum for me and I have gone on a mission to understand what all the fridge and Thetford terms mean!


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How Much Do Campsite Visitors Spend?

Camping Trip Statistics

Diversification, austerity, mental health awareness, and a falling sterling. What do they all have in common? They lead to growth for open-air tourism and the touring sector. But don't take our word for it. There's a report out there brimming with camping trip statistics that shows just how much staycations contribute to the economy, and what campsite visitor spend is likely to be in the years


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Aquaroll vs Aquaroll Economy

Aquaroll vs Aquaroll Economy

Find it hard to choose in the matter of Aquaroll vs Aquaroll Economy? Leisureshopdirect is on the case. We bring you all the pros and cons of both models of this iconic water carrier by FL Hitchman. Choosing between the two is a doddle with a few pointers on price, design, durability, and build.


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How to use the Alde 3020 touch screen control panel

The Alde 3020 Compact HE combi boiler gives you luxurious heating that is clean and economical, with unrivalled silent, high performance, reliability, and comfort. Powered by LPG and/or 230 V electricity, it is the perfect heating system for your motorhome


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The Isabella Ventura Air Awnings

Why are the Isabella Ventura Air Awnings so popular? We have already been on a few expeditions in our caravan this year, bringing back all the excitement of last years fun and frolics. Perhaps being a little too gung-ho, I didn’t check everything in our home away from home was fully working, just being too excited to get away! Luckily for us our caravan has remained in tip top shape and we


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The beautifullt designed Vango Montelena Caravan AirAway awning

After a totally awesome bank holiday weekend away, dreaming of future sunny times in my home away from home, I am thinking how I can make us even more comfortable, organised and relaxed. So, I am thinking that it is maybe time to get a new Caravan awning and after much deliberation I have chosed the Vango Montelena 400 Caravan AirAway awning. Read more for the reasons why..../


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Dorema

Dorema have been market leaders for years, producing innovative quality at the lowest possible prices. With Main offices in The Netherlands, all production occurs within the EU. The designated English distribution site is in Castleford, and they also have sales offices in France, Sweden, Germany, Denmark and Finland.


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Dometic 10 series Fridges

Dometic 10 series Fridges

Dometic fridges are the norm for caravans and RVs. But few caravanners know how far back this love affair between Dometic fridges and recreational vehicles goes. It all started in Sweden, the cradle of technological innovations and the birth place of Electrolux Leisure Appliances. Virtually unknown to us today, this company established the brand Dometic in the USA in 1968. Since then


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