Bryony Symes
Staff Writer

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The September issue of Practical Motorhome hits shops today, while subscription copies have gone out with a very special cover of beautiful Islay.

Yep, it's time for the latest instalment of Practical Motorhome magazine! The September issue is on sale now, and it's got plenty to inspire you to tour further, plus a sneak preview of even more new 'vans we can expect for the 2020 season. 

We've also got a brand new competition for you; a Michelin Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, plus four extra sensors, is up for grabs! Simply enter here

If you're lucky enough to be a subscriber, you'll have a special cover showcasing the beautiful landscape of Islay, the star of our first touring feature that will entice you up to Scotland's pristine beaches. As Andy McCandlish and his family found out, there's more to Islay than just the distilleries that its famous for. 

We also take you on a marathon five-week tour of France and Spain with David and Anne Dean, where they discover spectacular landscapes and historic towns. 

Plus, find out all about the sport of stone skimming as Lee Davey takes his son to the Welsh Open Stone Skimming Championships. It's held in Llanwrtyd Wells and gave the pair a great excuse to visit the area - and gain some key skills in the art of skimming!

We also bring you the first in a brand new series of travel inspiration features revealing all you need to know about top touring destinations, starting with south Dorset. We've also picked out some handy apps to help you make the most of your tours.

As well as full reviews of both the Hillside Leisure Hopton, a high-top version of the VW Crafter, and the luxury 4-berth Auto-Sleeper Corinium FB, we've also got a bumper season preview section. 

As all the Continent's biggest manufacturers revealed their new launches for the 2020 season, we were there to find out what we can expect.

Take a look at the previews to find out the newest offerings from Adria, Sun Living, Carado, Chausson, Hymer, Hobby, Knaus, Laika, Niesmann+Bischoff, Pilote, Rimor and Rapido. 

Plus, all the latest news from this year's Commercial Vehicle Show, where the focus was on low-emission vehicles. 

In terms of technical advice, we take a look at common mistakes on tour and how to avoid them, Sam Coles guides you through the process of making a magnetic locker/door catch, and we share some simple tips for keeping your valuables safe while on the road. 

All that and more is crammed into our latest issue - along with some beautiful photography - so head out and buy yours today. 

To make sure you get the exclusive subscriber cover on future issues, you can subscribe today, while our summer subscriptions sale of 5 issues for £5 is still on!