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Is visiting a caravan shop near me a good idea?

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Owning a caravan or motorhome comes with the need for all manner of equipment and accessories for life on the road and in the great outdoors. The impulse many new caravaners have is to dash to their local accessory supplier right after they've purchased their new home on wheels. 'That caravan shop near me is the perfect place to shop and mingle' is the first thing that comes to mind when you're a

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Choosing the Best Motorhome TV

Choosing the Best Motorhome TV

Let's face it, many of our most relaxing moments are spent not in the open air, but in front of the motorhome tv. So we all want the best TV on the market for our RV. But what makes a TV 'the best' one out there? Is it the size, the weight, the display, the power, the software features, or all of the above? Come to think of it, why not just bring your favourite TV from home?

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Choosing the Best Caravan Steps

Milenco Step Range

Finding the right caravan steps for your vehicle and for your family isn't as easy as it seems. Unless you have professional advice or some very thorough research of your own to fall back on, getting it right is mostly a case of trial and error. That's precisely why any respectable caravan parts and accessory retailer will stock many different makes and models of caravan steps.

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Essential accessories for your RV

Essential accessories for your RV

Give your motorhome its first drive, and before long, you'll be looking for bargain deals on RV accessories. Even if your motorhome is kitted and decked out with all the trimmings, you're bound to need a few extras, for practical reasons. But don't worry; scouting for motorhome accessories doesn't need to be as complicated or as costly as you imagine it to be. Ask any experienced motorhome owner,

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Trendy new experiences for your next adventure

Paddle Boarding

We're not all made for adrenaline-pumping experiences, but those of us who are yearn for time away from the bustle of the city. Read more...

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Easily fit a Thule bike rack to your Swift Caravan or Motorhome

Easily fit a Thule bike rack to your Swift Caravan or Motorhome

You're finally there - the nook of unspoilt nature so beautifully portrayed in your favourite touring and adventure magazine. You read all there is to do in the area, you've brushed up on the local lingo, you drove your motorhome to it, and you're eager to wander through the lush countryside to see what everyone was raving about. What now? Well, if you have a Thule motorhome bike rack, then...

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Destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Coast

Whether it's the moorlands or the heritage houses that draw you to Yorkshire, you're likely to feel at home here, regardless of where you're from. Yorkshire destinations surpass some of the world's most popular attractions in charm, and this should come as no surprise, given their ancestry and their natural endowment. Renowned the world over for their picturesque landscape and their folklore...

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Win a Dometic Tropicool TCX35

Win a Dometic Tropicool TCX35

We are offering a great giveaway in association with Dometic of the Dometic Tropicool TCX35. It is simple to enter, simply purchase anything from leisureshopdirect.com during April 2017 and you will automatically be entered into the draw. The more times you order the more chances you get!

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Five Family Friendly UK Cycle Routes

Five Family Friendly UK Cycle Routes

Do you like your off-road and your urban bike rides nearly as much as you like roaming the country by caravan? You'd be forgiven if you did, because there are over 14,000 UK cycle routes to explore, and many family-loved saunters to be had. So, if you plan to discover the country on two wheels as you set off on self-guided cycling tours along these UK cycle routes, you'll be spoilt for choice.

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Caravan & Motorhome Club new name & other caravan news

Caravan & Motorhome Club new logo

As the touring season starts, caravanners across the country will likely notice a few changes in terms of facilities, amenities, networks and product offering from the Caravan Motorhome Club and various other companies in the leisure vehicle industry. Here are some of the latest news bites discussing major events in the world of caravanning, including buyouts, rebrandings and expansions.

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