Hints & Tips

Security devices for your caravan

There are a number of security devices on the market which can help deter a thief and therefore protect your caravan or trailer.

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How to avoid caravan snaking

Snaking can occur when a caravan becomes destabilised from its towing vehicle, thus resulting in the unit veering or swaying side to side.

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Caravan Gas Cylinders

When not in use, your caravan’s gas cylinders should always be “shut off” at the shut off valve.

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A beginners’ guide to caravan storage

You have just bought your ideal touring caravan and now need a place to store it securely when it’s not being used.

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A Slice Of Heaven In The Dordogne

If you’re looking for a scenic, spacious campsite with secure caravan storage in France, Camping Lune Sur Le Lac in the beautiful Dordogne countryside ticks a lot of boxes.

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Unlearn the city

Living in the city carries certain perks. There’s wifi almost everywhere, and you’re never more than 10 minutes from a decent coffee. Your lunch options are indulgent, and you’re spoiled for choice when it comes…

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How to maintain and store your trailer tent

There are two important elements involved in taking care of a trailer tent: making sure the fabric sections stay dry when stored, clean and in good condition, while ensuring the trailer is in good working…

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How to keep your trailer tent safe from theft, fire and weather damage

The fact that trailer tents are compact, convenient and easy to transport makes them an ideal camping option. Unfortunately, these benefits can also mean that they are an attractive target for thieves, too. Is your…

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Touring caravan checklist: how to adjust and maintain your brakes

All UK caravans are fitted with an ‘over-run’ brake system. The good news is that these systems are safe, effective and relatively easy to maintain. Here, we’ll take a closer look at the standard caravan…

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How to waterproof your tent and protect your belongings

Even where a tent is described as fully waterproof, there’s still the risk of waking up to a damp groundsheet and wet possessions. From dealing with minor repairs through to ensuring your tent is properly…

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Security devices for your caravan

There are a number of security devices on the market which can help deter a thief and therefore protect your caravan or trailer.

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