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Watch reviews of Frankia and Auto-Trail motorhomes, get two helpings of advice from Diamond Dave and more in this week’s TV show – don't miss out!

Get stuck into this week’s show with our Auto-Trail V-Line 636 SE review. This new-for-2017 panel van conversion packs in twin fixed single beds at the rear that are 6ft long – or make them up into a large double.

Of course, when you’re not sleeping, this layout gives you a spacious rear lounge that, thanks to the barn doors, can become an al fresco experience. Tune in to see this Auto-Trail’s clever, wide-opening doors that help you make the most of sunny days, as our Editor Niall Hampton demonstrates.

You can also see the compact kitchen, all-in-one washroom and the thoughtful design of the storage. So don’t miss this week’s Practical Motorhome TV show.

We’re on Showcase TV, which is on Sky 212, Freesat 161 or Freeview 254 (you will need a smart TV for the latter). You can also watch our live stream.

Once you’ve found the channel, here’s when to watch:

  • Monday 17 October 2016 at 8.30pm
  • Wednesday 19 October at 6.30pm
  • Friday 21 October at 4.30pm
  • Saturday 22 October at 8.30pm
  • Sunday 23 October at 6.30pm
         

Watch this week’s TV show and you’ll also get more expert advice from Practical Motorhome’s Diamond Dave. In this episode, he’s talking fuel filters. Find out how to service your motorhome’s fuel filter with his expert, step-by-step guide.

After the break, we’re off to Somers Wood Caravan Park which features in Practical Motorhome’s Top 100 Sites Guide 2016. This adults-only, open-all-year site is in the Forest of Arden in Warwickshire. From its tranquil setting and its spotless washblocks, to the book exchange and on-site Wi-Fi, there’s all you could need, plus opportunities for fishing and golf. There’s also a handy bus stop nearby. See it for yourself on this week’s show.

Then, Practical Motorhome’s Reviews Editor Peter Baber is here to check out the Frankia I 740 Plus Exclusiv. It benefits from a large and comfortable, U-shaped rear lounge and an ingenious drop-down bed at the front.

Be sure to tune in on Sky 212, Freesat 161, Freeview 254 or online, because you’re sure to want to see this Frankia’s smart washroom with separate shower cubicle. And then there’s the well-specced and, frankly, rather clever kitchen, not to mention a host of other lovely touches. But make sure you’re sitting down when Peter reveals the price!

Finally, we’ve a second dose of Diamond Dave! Like to be online wherever your motorhome takes you? Then catch this week’s TV show as Dave shows you how!

He explains how to use your smartphone as a hotspot, how to use a mobile router and much more. So now equipped with all the options, you can choose how you want to stay online on tour.

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