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SPRINGTIME NEED NOT JUST BE IN PARIS, so we hope you'll buy our April issue (it's in the shops now) and enjoy the romance of France with us. For life on the edge, visit volcanic Auvergne, and if you like cycling, here are the best sites near quiet, scenic cycle tracks in France.

SPRINGTIME NEED NOT JUST BE IN PARIS, so we hope you'll buy our April issue (it's in the shops now) and enjoy the romance of France with us. For life on the edge, visit volcanic Auvergne, and if you like cycling, here are the best sites near quiet, scenic cycle tracks in France.

 

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Back in Britain, we review top campsites in the beautiful Severn Valley and report the latest new sites and fresh tourist attractions for 2013.

 

This issue comes with a complimentary British Holiday Parks Guide to more than 2000 independent campsites.

 

Plus there's still time to book a place on our Reader Rally in North Devon: 3-6 May, just £42 per pitch for 3 nights!

 

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TRAVEL

 

Your Tours: Fabulous France

Visit the lush green volcanic mountains of Auvergne for easy, low-cost touring with Ruth Bass, who finds the source of health-giving mineral water... and delicious cheeses

 

Pedal your own Tour de France

From mountain ridges to historic towns, Irene Sergent describes her favouirite voies vertes, or cycle tracks, from the north to the south of France


The northern highlights

Geoff Crowther finds out where The Heroes of Telemark was filmed, enjoys sparkling seas and unusual churches in his 4300-mile Scandinavian tour

 

 

Good sites guide: Severn Valley

We review ten top motorhome-friendly sites along the fast-flowing River Severn. They're ideal for visiting the Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Go Ape in the Wyre Forest, and the home of this beautiful Sumatran tiger: West Midlands Safari Park

 

LATEST NEWS


Buying a Ford-based family ’van secondhand

We challenged Nick Harding to find two family-sized Transit- based coachbuilts and here he compares a four-berth 2007 (07) Eura Mobil Profila 675 VB and a seven-berth 2007 (57) Hymer C682 CL. Both have overcabs, but which is best?

 


NEW: Auto-Sleepers, Knaus and Hobby 

 

In this month’s big live-in test, we examine the £53k four-berth Auto-Sleepers Broadway FB, which has only two travelling seats. Plus we review the £41k Renault Master-based Hobby Premium Van 55 GF, a two-berth with four travelling seats. Finally, we look at the £47k two-berth Van Ti550 MD, from Knaus, following its recent UK comeback

 

Stacie's super-savers: Prize draws galore!

Exclusive giveaways: we have three Heavy Duty Juicer multichargers for your gadgets, seven copies of The Countryside Companion and VW festival fun at Santa Pod. Plus there's a half-price stay at Callow Top Holiday Park and a budget break on the Isle of Wight

 

 

Buying and owning your motorhome

The Buyers' Guide is back, listing all the brand new motorhomes on sale in the UK today. Use it to decide which floorplan is for you before you head to a show or a forecourt and start haggling! Don't miss our experts' advice: from torn blinds to blocked gas regulators and GRP repairs. Plus: Gentleman Jack puts refillable cylinders into his Wentworth

 

 

 

Kate Taylor

Practical Motorhome

27 February, 2013

 

PS: Practical Motorhome May 2013 issue celebrates Great British Touring Holidays!

 

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