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Our first outing!

After a week of rain delay's we finally rolled into Waterclose Meadows at Houghton Mill in glorious sunshine and temperatures around 26C.

Waterclose Meadows is a delightful site set amongst beautiful cherry blossom trees on the banks of the River Ouse, complete with a working watermill.  Altho…

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Rain stops play!

Having taken delivery of Molly at the end of last week we were all ready for our first trip today, but then the great British weather got the better of us.

OK, we are obviously fair weather motorhomers but conditions at our intended site were reported as very wet so we decided this wasn't the bes…

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Practical Motorhome Release New Guide

Practical Motorhome have released their new top 100 sites guide. Check it out here.

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Motorhome Accessories

With the weather currently less than tropical, it may seem an odd time to be talking of motorhome accessories, but with Spring only weeks away we are keen to get ourselves organised for our summer adventures. 

Having just bought our new motorhome (see earlier posts) here is a list of the …

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Getting Ready for Spring

See our latest article on getting ready for Spring <here>

New for 2018

New for 2018 is our Site Review feature where we will publish reviews of all the sites we personally visit during the year.

To get the page started, we have uploaded two reviews conducted last year.

Enjoy!

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Meet Molly .....

Meet Molly, our new Majestic motorhome!  The one on the right! 

After her delivery from Durham to our local Marquis dealer, we finally got to see her for the first time yesterday - and she didn't disappoint.  All the research done over the previous 14 months has paid off as she met all our…

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Job Done - In 24 hours!

Well, we have bought our first motorhome!

We sent out our emails to three local dealers but that drew a blank - none had the 255 we wanted.  However, an early morning trawl of the Internet reaped huge rewards as we found one with exactly what we were looking for at a very fair price.

We have…

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Let the buying begin!

Having just returned from our two month trip to Australia and Fiji we have now commenced our search for our new motorhome!

As an opener, I have sent an email to three local dealers to see what offers they can come up with in either a new or previously owned van.

As we reported in the 'Dec…

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Stuck for a Christmas present?

Here's the perfect answer for anyone who has a camper van/motorhome or anyone who aspires to own one.

The Camper Van Bible is the definitive glovebox bible for anyone who owns or 'would die for a camper van. In this book Martin Dorey, acknowledged camper van expert and presenter of BBC2 s 'On…

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Decision Made!

For the final part of our research we re-visited the annual Caravan and Motorhome Show in Birmingham this week and, as a result, have finally settled on the make and model of the motorhome that most suits our needs and our pocket!

As we said in the article Try Before You Buy research is everythin…

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Diary Reminder!

The Motorhome and Caravan Show at the NEC Birmingham starts on Monday!

The Motorhome and Caravan Show.

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DID you know?

There are 180,000 motorhomes in the UK and 13,000 new motorhomes are sold each year!

Test Run - July 2017

Try before you buy seemed to us to be the obvious thing to do before lashing out hard earned cash on a motorhome as we didn’t want to rush headlong into the purchase only to find we really didn’t like it!

After doing some basic research we narrowed down the type of home we wanted (fixed b…

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