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Want a place to park up for a night but don't need a campsite, worried about 'wild camping? Visit our motorhome stopover section for a listing of legal places to stay. There's a Google Map, sat nav co-ordinates, and you can print the listing!

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MOTORHOME NEWS AND VIEWS


What’s new at the Motorhome & Caravan Show this October?
The UK’s national leisure vehicle launch event opens this autumn, the Motorhome & Caravan Show 13 – 18 October at the NEC, Birmingham. Advance tickets are on sale now from as little as £7.50*. Here’s a first round-up of just some of the new and exciting products that will feature across the six days, all to browse and buy under one roof. Read more...

A Frame failures
Following some reports of A-frame mounting failures and associated body/chassis failures of the towed vehicle, the Vehicle Safety Branch of Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency have taken an interest and would like anyone who has suffered such failures to provide further information. Read more...

All the Aires France - North and SouthAll the Aires - France

Vicarious Books have published a new edition of their guide to French aires, now with over 3034 motorhome stopovers listed.
The guide has been fully revised and is now two volumes and in a larger A4 format.
Also included are 765 LPG/GPLP filling stations and a listing of autoroute aires with motorhome service points.
Read more...

Brit Stops 2015
Brit StopsA new edition of the popular membership scheme providing a directory of motorhome-friendly stopovers in the UK as published in March. Hundreds of country pubs, farm shops, vineyards, breweries, craft / antiques centres, etc. offer an invitation to members of Brit Stops to stay overnight in your motorhome or campervan in a safe environment - free of charge!
Read our review of the 2015 edition

Seaview Camping Highlands and Islands Guide
Seaview Camping Scotland Sea View Camping Scotland Highlands and Islands is a new guide from Vicarious Books - covering all the campsites with a sea view in Scotland.
Completely revised for 2014.
Read our review

New DVLA rules on motor caravan road tax
New motor caravans to be taxed based on CO2 emissions. Read more...

The Motor Caravan Tourism Organisation
A new wesbsite set up to encourage and promote the establishment of motorhome stopovers in the UK. Read more...

Motorhome WiFi
Motorhome WiFi have recently compiled a useful table to compare the 3G data roaming charges for different operators. Read more...

C1 TEST TO BE EASIER FOR NON-COMMERCIAL DRIVERS
An amendment to the EC 3rd Directive on Driving Licences should mean that it will be easier for drivers of privately used vehicles to obtain a C1 licence (required for driving vehicles of between 3500kg and 7500kg GVW). Read more...

No parking for motorhomes
Department for Transport approves new sign. Read more...

Go MotorhomingESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR MOTORHOME BUYERS AND USERS
Vicarious Books have just published a completely revised Second Edition of their much acclaimed guide to motorhome purchase and use, Go Motorhoming.
Re-titled Go Motorhoming and Campervanning, it remains an essential purchase for motorhome buyers and users. Read our review...

DVLA revise their rule change on campervan conversions
Following pressure from interested parties the DVLA have reconsidered their recent change of policy regarding the criteria required for the 'body type' classification on the V5C Registration Document to be changed to 'motor caravan' following a conversion. Read more...

A-frame legislation
Changes to European Type Approval rules for trailers may affect A-frames. Read more...

Christmas Markets
Visiting continental Christmas markets in a motorhome

What to consider when you buy your first family car
Having children changes your life, there’s no doubt about that. Once the nursery has been decorated, the pram has been assembled, and the baby has been born, there is something else to consider... Read more...

PRODUCT REVIEWS

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Otter Trail WP walking boots

TyrePal
Tyre pressure monitoring system

Innergie mCube Mini
Worlds smallest in-car laptop power supply


MOTORHOME SHOWS

MOTORHOME SHOW DATES UPDATED FOR 2015!
See our listing of all the major forthcoming motorhome shows in the UK here

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INFORMATION
Motorhome FAQs
Answers to some common questions on our FAQs page
SEAT BELT LAW FOR MOTORHOMES
Details of how an EU Directive affects seat belt wearing. Read more on the FAQs page
ROAD TAX FOR MOTORHOMES
Which taxation class should your motorhome be in? Are you paying too much?
Read our Motorhome Road Tax page
MOTORHOME MOTs
Read the responses from VOSA and the DfT regarding MOTs for motorhomes here
Speed limits for motorhomes
Do you know the speed limits that apply? Read more
Motorhome Parking
A very useful site giving details from all UK local authorities about parking provision for motorhomes: www.motorhomeparking.co.uk
Stopover SignMOTORHOME STOPOVERS
See the latest news on stopovers in the UK
Listing of UK motohome stopovers
All about European stopovers for motorhomes, also known as aires, stellplatz, aree di sosta... etc.

ANNUAL HABITATION SERVICE CHECK
The National Caravan Council have published a revised checklist of the Annual Habitation Service Check for Motorhomes, that is carried out by members of their Approved Workshop Scheme, we have the checklist available for download here

A-FRAMES
The Department for Transport view on the towing of cars on A-frames behind motorhomes - read it here

LOW EMISSION ZONES
We have information on the London LEZ

For details of Low Emission Zones throughout Europe there is comprehensive information here: www.lowemissionzones.eu

DISCUSSION
Motorhome List: UK based general discussion forum for motorhome users.
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Motorhome Living: UK based discussion forum for owners who live and travel for extended periods in their vehicles and for those who are considering taking up this lifestyle.
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MOTORHOME REVIEWS
Reviewed by UKMotorhomes.net

Avondale Seascape 5-ELX

Autostar Aryal 9

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Devon Monte Carlo

Hymer Starline 640

Timberland Freedom *Updated*

Westfalia James Cook

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BOOK REVIEWS

Brit Stops 2015

Sea View Camping Scotland

Some People Prefer Hotels

All the Aires - France 4th Edition

All the Aires - Spain and Portugal

Go Motorhoming and Campervanning

All the Aires - Mountains

Uneasy Rider

All the Aires - Benelux & Scandinavia

The Motorhome Checklist, and Destinations

GreenStop24

Motorcaravan Handbook

How Katie Pulled Boris

CamperStop Europe

Europe in a Motorhome

Motorhome Trails - Portugal

The Vendée

Motorhomes - an Illustrated History

The Recreational Nomad

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Send us a copy to review. Please contact us.


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