As we start to look forward to Spring, our April issue hits shops just in time to inspire you to book your next break in your ‘van. We’ve got some fantastic destinations for you to consider.

For starters, there’s Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, a National Park with stunning scenery and great wild camping potential, as Caroline Mills found out. 

Then there’s touring on a more epic scale with a tour of New Zealand’s North Island – a trip that could be the tour of a lifetime. 

We’ve also rounded up 10 great sites for keen anglers, from sites just steps away from beautiful beaches, to those with babbling rivers running through them and others with large, well-stocked lakes. 

We’ve also got a special feature on touring with toddlers to help young families get out on tour, an insider’s guide to Burton Upon Trent, and everything you need to know about Scotland’s longest road, the A9.

In one of the most important reveals of the year, we can announce the full results of our annual Owner Satisfaction Survey. After more than 2000 responses to the survey, we’ve pulled all the data together to find out the best manufacturers and dealers in the UK market for buying and owning a motorhome. 

We’ve been testing more new ‘vans and products, too, including the Pilote Pacific 696D Essentiel, the Rapido M96 and the Outwell Blossburg 380 Air awning. 

For those wanting a better ‘van on a limited budget, as well as used ‘van buyers guides in the pre-owned section, we’ve also got a DIY special which covers all sorts of projects, including lighting, insulation, damp-proofing and furnishings. 

With all of this and more, it’s an issue you won’t want to miss.

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