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What is eco camping?

Our holidays and weekend getaways shouldn’t cost the Earth, and an increasing number of us are keen to make greener choices when it comes to trips away. Fortunately, with an emphasis on self-sufficiency, smart use…

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What to take camping: our essential guide

With months of lockdown behind us, this year’s camping season looks set to be an extra special one. After all, if you’re looking for Covid-safe self-sufficiency, gorgeous surroundings and a hint of adventure, a camping…

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Caravanning for beginners in the UK 

Restrictions are easing, temperatures are rising, and campsites are opening up. In short, if you’re the proud owner of your very first tourer, everything’s finally coming into place for an amazing UK caravanning holiday.  How…

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Travelling to Europe after Brexit in your caravan or motorhome

From January 2021, the rules for travelling between the UK and European Union countries are set to change. If you are planning a motorhome or caravan holiday in Europe, here’s what you need to know……

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Caravanning in winter

Touring adventures don’t have to come to an end when the clocks go back. In fact, whether it’s Christmas with a difference or a last-minute escape from the January gloom, caravanning in winter can easily…

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Master Caravanning For Beginners in 8 Simple Steps

Caravanning for beginners can seem a different holiday prospect for some. Yet, the idea of a self-contained, self-sufficient getaway is more appealing than ever at the moment. Offering the freedom to explore the best of…

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Nate Murphy on van life and chasing summer

Nate Murphy is a Youtuber whose interest in rock climbing found him a passion in converting vans into self-sufficient campervans: a way to travel cheaper. His expertise and previous Industrial Designer experience, encouraged him to…

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Top caravan and camping sites in Wales 

UPDATE 22/09: Due to the recent rise in coronavirus cases, there are multiple local lockdowns being put in place by local authorities. Travelling is not banned, but it is not recommended at this time. If…

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Top 10 Motorhomes of all time

Following on from the success of his top 10 caravans article, Shield Total Insurance asked top caravan historian Andrew Jenkinson to name his best ever motorhomes and give us an idea why they mean so much to…

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Post-lockdown holidays: Back to basics caravanning

As lockdown restrictions start to ease, the UK’s campsites and holiday parks are reopening their gates. The 2020 caravanning holiday experience is going to be a little different to what we’re used to, but it…

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What is eco camping?

Our holidays and weekend getaways shouldn’t cost the Earth, and an increasing number of us are keen to make greener choices when it comes to trips away. Fortunately, with an emphasis on self-sufficiency, smart use…

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What to take camping: our essential guide

With months of lockdown behind us, this year’s camping season looks set to be an extra special one. After all, if you’re looking for Covid-safe self-sufficiency, gorgeous surroundings and a hint of adventure, a camping…

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