We’ve 20 pages of Irish touring inspiration in our February 2017 magazine, plus a trio of new motorhome reviews, DIY tips, used buying advice and more

Want to visit Ireland in 2017? Grab our latest issue and start planning your adventure today!

Read about our Group Editor’s holiday tracing his family history in south-western Eire. He took his wife and daughters away for a two-week tour in Practical Motorhome’s long-term Bailey Approach Advance 665, taking in castles, beaches and much more – and even a spot of pony-trekking.

Or follow Ruth and Geoff Bass on their trip to County Kerry. Then check out the Dingle Peninsula with Patrick Jones. We’ve lots of holiday ideas for you!

Looking for a new ’van?

We’re also reviewing three new motorhomes in our February 2017 issue – on sale now.

Check out the Benimar Mileo 313. It’s a well-priced, well-specified six-berth overcab that promises to tick all the boxes for touring families.

We’ve also got something for couples who love motorcaravanning. The Leisuredrive Vivante LWB is the latest version of a much-loved classic, now based on the Volkswagen T6.

Plus, we take a look at the Mobil Terrestra TA 570 HS. And with its fabulous, panoramic rear lounge, we think you should have a look, too. This Fiat Ducato-based four-berth coachbuilt could be another great option for families.

Win show tickets!

There’s loads more packed into the February 2017 edition of Practical Motorhome. We’ve 10 pairs of tickets to give away to the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome and Holiday Home Show that’s running at the SECC in Glasgow from 2 to 5 February.

Love gadgets and taking them with you in your ’van? Not only are we testing a wallet-friendly touch speaker and a DAB/FM radio, we also show you how to fit a handy USB socket to your motorhome, so you’re always able to keep your devices charged.

And if you love your ’van but want to change its look, David Terence investigates reupholstering. Changing the interior fabrics can give your motorhome a whole new look – and same-day refurbishment by professionals can revitalise your pride and joy in a jiffy!

Elsewhere, Nick Harding checks out a brand-new motorhome-servicing company. Find out more about the Chichester-based Reliance Caravan and Motorhome Services on page 76. And discover where the newest Hymer dealer in the UK is.

Nick also travels to Marquis Leisure’s South Yorkshire branch to give us the low-down on three nearly-new ’vans that show you what you can get for your money on the secondhand market. Featuring models from Auto-Sleeper and Autocruise, there’s great value to be had if you’ll consider used motorhomes for sale.

There’s all this and much more in the February 2017 issue of Practical Motorhome – including our comprehensive 2017 buyer’s guide listing over 1160 ’vans. Get stuck in!

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