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Motorhome and Caravan Show 2022

All About the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2022 and What To Do After Making a Purchase

The Motorhome and Caravan Show 2022 is the UK's biggest leisure vehicle show. Find out everything you need to know about the show and what you can do to get your new caravan, camper or motorhome ready for the road.

Motorhome and Caravan Show 2022 General Information

The show is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m on the 18-23 October 2022 at NEC Birmingham. Pets, other than assistance dogs, are not allowed at the show and should not be left in unattended parked vehicles.

Ticket Information
Tickets to the show cost £12.00 if you book before 23:59hrs 17/10/2022. If you buy tickets after that date, the cost is £15.00. There is a £1.25 transaction fee. Children who are 15 years and under can get a free ticket to the show but must be accompanied by a paying adult or senior. There is a maximum of four children per adult.
You must purchase your tickets online. Tickets will not be available to buy on the gate. Tickets are day specific and can only be used one time.

Parking is included in the ticket price. There are over 16,500 spaces available for pre-booking. There are 22 slow-charging electric vehicle charging points for guests with hybrid or electric vehicles, eight of which can be pre-booked. You can get to the venue from the car parks by wheelchair-accessible shuttle-buses or by following the fingerpost signage on the walking routes.

Things To Do at the Motorhome and Caravan Show

Your ticket to the show allows you to be one of the first people to get a look at new leisure vehicles from all the major manufacturers and dealers. There are more than 12 football pitches worth of vehicles to look at. Be sure to take full advantage of the opportunities:
  • Browse, get inside and compare the new season's motorhomes, campervans, caravans, holiday homes, trailer tents, lodges and accessories.
  • Get inspired by industry experts and enthusiasts.
  • Experience the freedom of a leisure vehicle with your own safe holiday space.
  • Talk to manufacturers about their newest innovations.
  • Shop for new vehicles and accessories.
  • Boost your motorhome maneuvering and towing skills with free expert-led tuitions.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to win a holiday for two in Australia and a Swift Basecamp 6 with a Vango awning.

What To See at the Motorhome and Caravan Show

There will be a variety of leisure vehicles, supplies and accessories on display at the show.

The show will feature a whole hall of campervans. Campervans from all the top manufacturers will be on display:
  • Autohaus
  • Bilbos NI
  • CMC Reimo
  • Devon Conversions
  • Dreamer
  • Hillside Leisure

You will also find models from Jerba Campervans, Murvi, Malibu, Redline Campers, Vanworx, Vantage Motorhomes, Westfalia and WildAx. If you are looking for a panel van conversion or motorhome, there will be new models from Adria, Auto-Sleepers, Brownhills, Chausson, Coachman, Empire RV and many more.
Step inside the vans to compare high-tops, pop-tops, layout configurations, fittings and specifications of the newest vehicles. Technical experts will be available to answer your questions and help you choose your favourites. There will also be trained instructors offering free campervan test drive sessions.

There will be more than 400 caravans from UK and European manufacturers on display. Exhibitors will be showing new models throughout the week. The Camping and Caravanning Club will hold a free towing tuition every day of the show.

The top UK and European manufacturers will have a huge display of motorhomes, and several will launch new products from their stands. Explore and compare all the top models and ask the experts about their newest designs. If you need to brush up on your manoeuvring skills, there will be 20-minute sessions every day.

Folding Caravans and Trailer Tents
The UK and Europe's top folding caravan and trailer tent retailers and manufacturers will be at the Motorhome and Caravan Show to display their latest models. Watch expert demonstrations to find out how easy it is to put up, take down and tow these models.

Awnings help make your outdoor living space more comfortable. You will find awnings from Bradcot, Dorema, Hill View Awnings, Outdoor Revolution and more pitched-up and ready to explore.

You can explore a variety of accessory options at the 2022 show:
  • Awnings and porches
  • Security systems
  • Technology
  • Leisure products

Campsites and Holiday Parks
Representatives from campsites and holiday parks from throughout the UK and Europe will be at the show to help you choose your next destination. Whether you are planning a short stop or a long road trip, these destination exhibitors can help.

Planning Your Visit to the Motorhome and Caravan Show

To get the most out of your trip to the show, it is best to plan your visit.

Food and Drink
There will be a selection of restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, hot food and drinks on site. There are also picnic areas where you can enjoy any food you brought with you. You can find out more about the food and drink options by contacting Amadeus before the event.

Onsite Campsite
The Caravan and Motorhome Club will host a temporary onsite campsite at the NEC. Space is limited and tickets to the campsite must be booked separately. For pave pitches, the cost is £42 per night and £32 for Sunday 23 October. For shingle pitches, the cost is £37 per night and £27 for Sunday 23 October.

Standard pitches measure 9 metres x 10 metres and have a maximum occupancy of six people. Electric hook-up pitches are a maximum of 16 amps. Fresh water is available, but it is a good idea to fill up your tank before you come to the site. Black and grey waste disposal will be available. There are bars and restaurants a short distance from the campsite.

Overnight camping is not allowed anywhere else on the NEC site. Visitors who park overnight outside of the campsite may be towed.

Disabled Access to the Motorhome and Caravan Show
All levels of the NEC are wheelchair accessible, and the main entrances have automatic doors. Wheelchairs are available free of charge to Blue Badge holders and for £5 for other visitors. You can rent a scooter for £15 per day. Pre-booking is advised. Carers accompanying a registered disabled visitor may request a free ticket to the show. There is disabled parking on site, but it can not be pre-booked.

Accessories for Your Leisure Vehicle

You just bought your brand-new leisure vehicle. Now what? There are a variety of accessories that can make your new caravan or motorhome a more pleasant place to spend a holiday.

Water Hose
You need a way to connect your vehicle to the water source at your campsite. Purchase a few water hoses in different lengths to ensure you can make a good connection.

Water Filter
You will use water from many different sources as you travel. Some water is drinkable out of the tap. Some has sediment and particles that need to be filtered out. A motorhome water filter can help ensure you always have access to drinkable water.

Caravan & Motorhome Toilet Rolls
To avoid unpleasant clogs in your caravan's plumbing system, you need toilet paper that dissolves quickly. It is best to purchase camping toilet rolls made specifically for use in leisure vehicles.

You can't count on your camping spot being level. Aside from the discomfort of sleeping on an uneven surface, not levelling your caravan or motorhome can damage your refrigerator. Fortunately, you can purchase caravan and motorhome levellers to fix this issue. It is also advisable to purchase chocks to ensure your vehicle doesn't roll away while parked.

Wi-Fi Accessories
Purchasing a leisure vehicle from the Motorhome and Caravan Show can be a great way to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, but sometimes it is still nice to be able to stream your favourite show or look up information about your destination. Wi-Fi accessories, such as booster kits, routers and hotspots, can help you stay connected while on the go.

Cooking Gear
If you don't want to rely on takeout or cold sandwiches for your entire holiday, stock up on cooking gear. There are a variety of options, including hobs, stoves, cookers and grills.

Camping Chairs
You won't be spending all of your time in your caravan or motorhome. Camping chairs are an essential item for making your outdoor space comfortable and functional.

Campsites are often dark at night, and you may not always be able to make a campfire. Lanterns provide light for evening activities.

After the Motorhome and Caravan Show

Leisureshopdirect is run by a dedicated crew of avid motorhome owners and caravanners. We have more than 140 years of combined experience, access to a pool of caravan service engineers and a wealth of technical knowledge. After you purchase your new vehicle at the Motorhome and Caravan Show, visit us online to find all the bits you need to get your vehicle ready for your next holiday.