our May issue!
BRITAIN IS AT ITS BEST IN MAY
the cycling Tour of Britain in your motorhome, choose from 39 inspiring
getaways and stay near ten towns that roll out the welcome mat for
A good site can make or break a holiday, so
we’re proud to bring you our Top 100 Sites Guide 2013 booklet with this
issue: all the sites you rated the best.
Good Sites Guide to Cornwall
other English counties can match Cornwall’s rich blend of history,
culture, scenery, sandy beaches and fishing ports. We pick ten top
touring campsites, including four five-van CL/CS sites.
For more good campsites in Cornwall, see our Caravan Sitefinder.
The big British road race
how cycling fan Mark McKenna followed the gruelling Tour of Britain
through Cumbria and the North-West from the comfort of his motorhome.
Motorhome-friendly walking tour
Mills selects 10 of her favourite UK towns in the ‘Walkers Welcome’
scheme and recommends all the best motorhome-friendly campsites near
them, so you can make your motorhome your walking base camp.
39 steps to a great British holiday
This month’s complimentary Top 100 Sites Guide booklet inspired Travel Editor Claudia Dowell to highlight great reasons to visit all 12 regions that we’ve featured.
Rally fun for Practical Motorhome readers
you doing in May? There’s still time to book a place on our Reader Rally
at Stowford Farm Meadows in North Devon: 3-6 May, at just £42 per pitch
for 3 nights over the bank holiday!
Stacie’s super-savers: Prize draws galore!
Plus Talk, Stacie’s super-savers, Nightstops for 2013
issue starts with your letters, Holiday Hotshots, chats and exclusive
giveaways for readers. Plus the May issue has an update on our
Nightstops Scheme: our growing network of handy, safe, legal places that
welcome motorhomes overnight: all licensed as CLs by our partners at
the Motor Caravanners’ Club.
News, reviews and buying advice…
New to motorhomes?
miss our Gentleman Jack’s essential guide to motorcaravanning for
beginners! Jack has advice on touring in the UK and abroad.
Plus: if you’re buying a secondhand van, read our Mazda Bongo buyer’s guide and What to look for in a used Ducato, Buying a Leisuredrive VW T5, and a luxury A-class costing up to £30,000.
All-new motorhomes reviewed and rated
Don’t miss our buyer’s guide, news and tests of the latest motorhomes on the market! Live-in test: Dethleffs Globebus 14, First Drive: Laika X595 R, Knaus Van i 600 ME, plus updates on our long-term Auto-Sleeper Broadway EB, Bailey Aproach SE 625 and Bessacarr E494.
5 car-based campervans
We look at five amazing classic car campervans.
Your technical queries answered by our experts. This month: how torque impacts on diesel vans, wheel wrenches and much more.
Our man goes behind the scenes at chassis constructor Al-Ko.
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.
Tours that change lives
Stacie Pardoe on a childhood family holiday that inspired her to carry on camping.
Make mine a motorhome…
not pop a handful of little chocolate Easter eggs in one of our cute
campervan mugs? Treat yourself and your ‘van to some brilliant new
accessories. Roll-up to our online shop for mugs, T-shirts and iPhone covers with cool camping slogans!
Order before 11 April 2013 and quote Practical Motorhome promotional code M0513P
and you will save 15% on the cover price (£4.20) – just £21.50 every 6
issues by Direct Debit. Free delivery direct to your door so you’ll
never miss an issue. Plus exclusive subscriber-only offers and
discounts. Full details – and a form you can fill in if you’d rather do a
postal order – on page 38 of the May issue.
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How to buy a digital edition
Or if you’re off on a long tour, how about trying our digital editions, which are available from Zinio or Exact Editons?
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