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On sale 4 July, 2013.
(Buy it in the shops until the September issue goes on sale on 1 August, 2013... After that it will be available as a 'back issue', while stocks last.)
IN OUR PRACTICAL MOTORHOME SUMMER SPECIAL we explore the glorious Channel Islands, review
motorhome-friendly festivals and follow the Thames to Henley.
Plus: guides to hiring a motorhome, motorhome basics and buying a used 'van at auction. We test some great new motorhomes and Gentleman Jack starts work on a fresh project 'van: Project Pilot.
Discover the Channel Islands
Let us whisk you away to the Channel Islands, where sun, sandy beaches, good food and the best of two cultures will entrance you and your family.>>Family holiday ideas
Get festival fever!
The UK hosts some of the world's best festivals – here are our favourites and tips on taking your 'van.
72 English campsites at their best
the proof that you don't need to drive far to have a great time: 72 of
our favourite campsites, with some great reasons to visit them this
summer! >>Find a campsite and book it with Caravan Sitefinder
Tours that change lives
Malcolm Johnson remembers an epic tour of Ireland, full of inspirational scenery, the cameraderie of blacksmiths and experiences he'll never forget. >>More touring tales
News, reviews and advice on buying
and owning a motorhome
The ultimate guide to 'van hire
New to motorhomes? Why not try before you buy! We find out everything you need to know about renting a camper van or motorhome, both here in Britain and overseas on an epic fly-drive holiday. Plus: read our forum for a great debate about dog-friendly motorhome hire here in the UK. >>Read more and take part in our forum online
Live-in test: Auto-Sleeper Symbol
It's compact to drive, yet has all you need, including a good rear-washroom and kitchen. The sofa and seats can become either two single seats or a double... This month's tests and buyer's guide with prices and layouts make essential reading. >>Read more: motorhome reviews
Have you seen the price of American RVs?
you'd like a motorhome as luxurious as a hotel suite, it's now possible
to buy an American RV, with a high level of kit, for about the same
price as a European 'van. We compare two excellent pre-owned Coachmen
Miradas from a pair of top RV dealers: Signature Motorhomes in
Westcroft, Wolverhampton and Travelworld in Telford, Shropshire.
We're in peak camping season right now, and some of the best sites will be full! Don't despair, try out Caravan Sitefinder's new 'check availability and book' facility. Just type in the area you'd like to visit and hit search!