We’ve been to lots of previews now – full reports are coming up in our September issue (on sale 1 August). To whet your appetite, we’ve put sneak previews online. 

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Elddis reveals Accordo for 2014

The big news from Elddis is the launch of a new, compact range of coachbuilts – the Accordo. It’s so compact, you could use it daily; like a car.
>>Read more: Accordo


















Bailey launches UK’s first drop-down bed motorhome

The six-berth Peugeot Boxer-based Bailey Approach Autograph 765 has scored a UK ‘first’ – and also a European ‘first’. >> Read more




Cats v dogs: the public has voted

Which do you prefer, dogs or cats? We all know motorhome owners like to be different, and to get away from the herd… so do you agree with this survey’s results?





Win a weekend at UK Autumn Show


We’ve six weekends to give away

Motorhome enthusiasts will head to Newark Showground from 31 August-1

September for the UK Autumn Motorhome & Caravan Show and you could

join them! >> Enter draw


Practical Motorhome: Coming to your TV!


Practical Motorhome on your TV!

Soon you’ll be able to watch the Practical Motorhome team in action via The Motorhome Channel on your TV. We’ll be keeping you posted! 
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Are camper vans out of this world?

Fans of both VW camper vans and Star Trek must have been in heaven when they saw Spock and Kirk ‘Baldly go’ into space in a newspaper article recently. From astrophysics ‘fun facts’ to mugs, this icon pops up in unexpected places.

>>Read more: What’s that, a cosmic camper van?


VW T2 Problems


Thinking of buying a VW camper van?

Camper vans may not actually be cosmic, but (like any motorhome) they can provide exactly the life-enhancing burst of happiness that we all need in this modern world. Check out our troubleshooting guide before you buy a Volkswagen T2.





Do you have a Friendee in need?

If you’re the proud owner of a Mazda Bongo Friendee or a Ford Freda, we suspect you love it to bits. But just in case it actually IS in bits in your garage, here are some tips to help get you back on the road to make the most of the summer.
>>Read more: Mazda Bongo camper van buyer’s guide


Stowford Farm Meadows is one of the campsites reviewed on Caravan Sitefinder


Cut to the chase with Caravan Sitefinder

Everybody’s gone camping… and some of the best sites will be full! Don’t ring around, try out Caravan Sitefinder’s new ‘check availability and book’ facility instead. Just type in the area you’d like to visit and hit search!

>>Find a campsite and book it with Caravan Sitefinder 





PMH Survey sponsored by Coast motorhome insurance specialist

And finally… don’t forget to enter our prize draw to win an iPad. It’s just a little thank you from Practical Motorhome and Coast Insurance when you fill in our short survey to tell us what you think about your (new or old) motorhome – and the dealer you bought it from.


Kate Taylor

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