Stories, Links & Forums

Delamination of the floor can be an issue with older caravans. Both Patsy 1 & 2 suffered from it but we were able to get it fixed under warranty – thankfully. Basically, it’s when the layers of ply that make up the floor of the van become separated, creating an effect not unlike walking on a mattress. Ok, maybe thats an exaggeration but you get the idea. Take a look at the link below for a very concise blog of a repair on a 1995 Elddis Golden Crown Signet called Elvis:

Caravan Floor Delamination Repair Oct/Nov 2012 (@elvistheelddis)

Some will know that we went to the Spring Caravan and Camping Show at the N.E.C in February 2013, however I couldn’t be arsed to do a blog on our visit. Thankfully, someone else did (on their visit, not ours, just to be clear!) – a fellow Tweeter, and wrote a great article for Cover4Caravans (@cover4caravans), the link to which you will find below.

The Spring Caravan & Camping Show by Amanda Regan (@Amandaregan2606)


Adventures in a Motorhome (@saxyladyz)– Life on Four Wheels. A great travel blog with some lovely photos too


Adventures with my Airstream – and other stuff (@andrewjditton) – Living the simple life in an Airstream, touring with a dog, and general caravan-related ramblings


Bridtrip – lets go! (@bridtrip) – David & Melanie’s blog of travels around the UK & Europe in their Hobby 650 motorhome


How 2 Caravan (@how2caravan) – lots of useful info and advice, even for experienced caravanners.


The Road Snail (@realroadsnail) – “I never wanted to buy a caravan – but I’m really glad we did. This blog exists to give me somewhere to share my thoughts about the places we’ve been, the things we’ve seen and the things that happen in our occasional life on the road.”


Go Static (@gostatic) – Static caravan owners advice forum – friendly and informative 



Caravan Talk Forum (@caravantalk)– Information & chat for caravanners by caravanners



Caravan Times Forum (@caravantimes) – Another popular online forum with all the latest news & reviews


amore Travel (@amore_travel) for ‘people who love to travel’ – impartial Travel Guides, Hotel Reviews, Travel Information & News, Book hotels, holidays, city breaks, flights and insurance.


So many holidays, so little money (@caravantourer) Caravan holidays, days out in the UK and anything caravan related


iFootpath (@iFootpath) – Claire & Richard’s iFootpath ramblings & iPhone app that provides free walking routes, detailed directions, maps & GPS tracking 


Travels in our Caravan (@paul67davis) – Paul’s entertaining and amusing random ramblings about time in their caravan


Bob & June (@bobclewey) – adventures in their motorhome and more with some great photos



kUV6lEfh_bigger Meals in Fields (@mialefield) – recipes, where to stop, shop and dine. An excellent resource for the traveller. On their blog you will also find an article about the second ever Twittercamp which you can read here.



Caravan Larry (@caravanlarry) – What Phil turns out from the kitchen of his caravan looks simply awesome – check out his website for recipes, tips and foodie finds from around the country. We need to get him to the next Twittercamp!

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