We feature five of the best new motorhomes spotted at the NEC show, along with essential camping gear, in the 40th episode of our Motorhome Channel TV show

Join us on The Motorhome Channel for our 40th TV show – and it’s an NEC show special.

That’s right, our latest TV show was filmed at last month’s Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show at the NEC Birmingham. Watch online, on Sky 192 or on Freesat 402 at the times listed below.

We’ve packed a lot into this show and we start with a look at the new long-wheelbase Ford Transit based Murvi Morello, Practical Motorhome’s Editor Niall Hampton taking us round this high quality conversion. Space efficient, with good levels of kit, it has a compact washroom, a wide, open lounge and a double bed that's easy to make up. Join us on The Motorhome Channel to find out more.

Then, Practical Motorhome’s Test Editor Mike Le Caplain reviews the Danbury Go Trend, priced from £37,095 and also based on the latest Ford Transit. Inside you’ll find the classic, campervan layout with a smart, sophisticated finish, not to mention a lot of kit, including a full cooker. And, at the touch of a button, the seats fold to create a double bed. Tune in for Mike’s full review.

Andy Harris is also at the NEC show, considering various accessories for your motorhome or campervan. He’s pondering covers – what’s the point and are they really just too much hassle? He also discovers some snazzy illuminated splash-backs, an innovative mirror, a battery that would be great for wild campers and kit for getting you online on tour. Then, after the break, he’s talking about mirror protectors and portable, resealable sealant dispensers. If you need to top up your touring kit, this episode of The Motorhome Channel is essential viewing.

The next ‘van to fall under our spotlight at the NEC Birmingham is the WildAx Pulsar. Niall’s on hand to take us round this Citroën Relay-based motorhome. This campervan has sliding doors on both sides, a well equipped kitchen and a washroom, quite a lot in a relatively small space, so Niall meets WildAx’s MD to find out how they’ve done it. Watch this interview and get inside this campervan only with us on The Motorhome Channel.

Tune in and you can also see the new version of the Horizon MCV, based on the all new Mercedes-Benz Vito. Niall meets James from Horizon MCV to find out what updates customers can expect from this new base vehicle – and from the campervan itself.

Finally, Niall gets to grips with the brand new Bailey Approach Advance range, designed for those new to motorcaravanning, or those moving to motorhomes from touring caravans. Based on the new Peugeot Boxer, there are models in the range that can sleep between two and six people. There’s the two-berth, end-lounge Bailey Approach Advance 615, the two-berth 635 with a front parallel lounge and an end-washroom, the 640 with a fixed double and a corner washroom, plus the six-berth 665 that features a drop-down double. And we’re sure many of you will be pleased to hear that all the motorhomes in the Bailey Approach Advance range have an MTPLM of 3500kg, so anyone with an ordinary car driving licence can get behind the wheel. 

Well, we said we’d packed a lot in to the 40th episode and you really don’t want to miss it. All our TV shows are broadcast 10 times across a two-week period. This episode will be aired between Monday 16 March and Sunday 29 March 2015 at these times, on these days:

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

Look for The Motorhome Channel on Sky 192 and Freesat 402. In addition, Practical Motorhome works with Information TV to produce these shows and they’re all shown live on the Information TV website. That's also where you'll find more detail on setting up your satellite TV to receive the show. And if you’ve missed a show, head to our Practical Motorhome YouTube page where you’ll find lots of footage from previous episodes.

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