Lizzie Pope
Digital Editor

See other News articles filed in ‘Practical Motorhome on TV’ written by Lizzie Pope
   
We go touring in a VW campervan, review an impressive Bailey and hope to crown a British motorhome the fastest in the world, only in our new TV show

You don't want to miss our brand new TV show, exclusively on The Motorhome Channel, sponsored by Motorhome Depot, because as well as the usual expert reviews of motorhomes for sale and fabulous touring inspiration, we've been involved in a thrilling world record attempt!

So be sure to tune in. Our shows are broadcast on The Motorhome Channel, which is on Sky 192 and Freesat 402. You can also watch the show live online by clicking here. Each show is aired 10 times across a two-week period – please scroll to the bottom of the page for our detailed programme schedule.

Our latest TV show kicks off with the Practical Motorhome Bailey Approach Autograph 540 review. Our Group Editor Alastair Clements has checked out this 'van, which is based on the new Peugeot Boxer cab. It’s the range’s entry-level motorhome, yet accommodation inside is far from cramped – plus there’s a 6ft 4in electric, drop-down double bed! Watch our TV show for the full review.

Then it is time to join Practical Motorhome’s Clare Kelly, who’s pitched her Volkswagen California at Rudding Holiday Park in North Yorkshire. She’s exploring Leeds, which is perfect for a city break if you fancy a weekend away in your 'van. There are lots of shopping opportunities in this stylish city, but Clare can’t wait to explore The Tetley – find out what happens here and what there is to see and do. She also follows the Owl Trail, a free city tour, before enjoying lunch at Trinity Kitchen.

Back on site at the quiet yet family friendly Rudding Park, it’s time to enjoy a drink at The Deer House, the on-site family pub. There’s also a great play area for kids, as well as a swimming pool. Watch Clare's campsite review, only on The Motorhome Channel.

We stay in the north of England for our next item, as Andy Harris is at Elvington Airfield near York for a very special reason – he’s here for a Guinness World Record attempt! British firm Creation Campers has taken a Fiat Doblo campervan conversion and prepared it, in order to try and break the land speed record for motorhomes. As well as revealing the secrets of this campervan and its perfectly serviceable facilities, Andy meets the team going for the world record attempt, before witnessing the attempt himself. Can a new record be set? You’ll only find out if you watch our TV show! Tune in on Sky 192, Freesat 402 or watch live online.

Then Andy is checking out a very different motorhome, that’s been converted to suit the needs of its owner, who is a quadriplegic who goes touring solo. His motorhome has been transformed by Coachbuilt GB, and Andy meets two other owners who are having a ‘van converted, too. Marilyn and Steve are looking for adventure, despite the fact that Steve is wheelchair bound. They used to go caravanning, but now want to try motorcaravanning – in fact, they want to sell their house and live full time in their new motorhome! They’ve plans for grand European tours and might even head to the US. We wish them all the best. Get more on their story in our new TV show.

This edition of our TV show, produced in association with Information TV, will be broadcast between Monday 10 November and Sunday 23 November 2014, at these times, on these days: 

  • Mondays at 8.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 5.30pm
  • Thursdays at 6am
  • Saturdays at 11am
  • Sundays at 11am

Remember, our shows are on The Motorhome Channel, which you can watch live online or on Freesat 402, or Sky 192. Missed previous shows? Catch up with our expert motorhome video reviews, travel features, advice and more, only on the Practical Motorhome YouTube channel – and if you subscribe, you'll never miss any video content again.

Share with friends

Follow us on

Most recent motorhome reviews

The Practical Motorhome Hymer B-Class DynamicLine 588 review – 1 - This four-berth Hymer motorhome costs from £73,500 OTR, £85,128 as tested (© Nick Harding/Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome Elddis Encore 254 review – 1 - The Peugeot Boxer-based Elddis Encore 254 is powered by a 130bhp, 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine that's Euro 6 compliant (© Andy Jenkinson/Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome Eura Mobil Terrestra A 570 HS review – 1 - The Eura Mobil Terrestra A 570 HS is sold through Geoff Cox and it has a 3500kg MTPLM (© Peter Baber/Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome Chausson Welcome 630 review – 1 - Our test motorhome’s bronze cab (an option available with Welcome trim) is certainly a very smart finish (© Lizzie Pope/Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome Leisuredrive Vivante LWB review – 1 - The two-berth Leisuredrive Vivante LWB has a licence-friendly 3000kg MTPLM – it's priced from £58,990 OTR (© Andy Jenkinson/Practical Motorhome)
The Practical Motorhome – Benimar Mileo 313 review – 1 - Here we are testing a 2016 model – read our Benimar Mileo 313 review for details of the 2017-season updates (© Bob Atkins/Practical Motorhome)