Introducing Shield’s new Information Centre - for those that appreciate the joys of caravanning, motorhoming and camping. Whether you are looking for a caravan buyer’s guide; handy hints; reviews of the latest models; dates of forthcoming motorhome shows or the ideal caravan and camping holiday destination; our extensive library of useful reference material offers both expert comment and insight into the world of outdoor leisure today.
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Interested in the history of the touring caravan?
We asked the renowned caravan historian, Andrew Jenkinson, to provide a plotted history of the touring caravan. Andrew's expert comment and rare archive photos gives a unique overview of the development of the modern day British caravan - from its origins back in the 1860's and "the Wanderer" horse drawn caravan.
Folding caravan - Gobur Carousel Clubman
Gobur Folding Caravans are one of only two UK manufacturers of solid-sided folding caravans. The Gobur Company have been selling direct to the public for some years. Find out why this particular caravan design still hold its appeal with the caravanning public after 40 years.
Build your own motorcaravan
Do you fancy the challenge of constructing a motor caravan yourself? We asked John Wickersham, the respected technical expert and author of such titles as "Build your own Motorcaravan" and "Caravanning Handbook", for some practical guidance and advice on how to build your own motorhome or DIY self build.