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My Caravan – Interview with The...

At CaSSOA we love finding out about caravanners and motorhomers. This month, we meet The Trudgians, a caravanning family from Wiltshire....

CaSSOA scoops award for being one...

For peace of mind, we would like to thank CaSSOA for doing its part to minimise theft, especially during the...

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Winter Caravanning

With caravans now providing the heating systems and insulation needed for even Arctic conditions, caravanning even in the depths of...

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Useful Caravan Equipment

Fire Safety Stick The Fire Safety Stick is a small, portable fire extinguisher, which is lightweight and perfect for caravans...

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Caravanning Etiquette

You'd think it would just be common sense, but given the number of grumbles we found when writing this blog...

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Caravan Sites – Your Options

Looking for a caravan site? There are a number of different types to choose from. Here, we take you through...

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Caravan Sites with Farm Shops

How could you improve on a beautiful caravan site? Offer an on-site farm shop brimming with glorious local produce! Here...

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Protecting Your Caravan

In association with Ultra Secure Direct. Caravans are a highly attractive commodity to thieves, as they can often be relatively...

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How to Prepare your Caravan for...

So, you’ve just returned from the last trip of the season, and selected a secure storage site for your caravan....

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Great Caravanning Books

Make the Most of Your Caravan Rob McCabe, £10.99 As well as practical advice, this book will show you how...

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Caravan Vloggers

There's a huge amount of video content available on You Tube for caravan and motorhome lovers. We've collated some of...

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What Do I Need To Start...

Towing License? First things first, you’ll need to check when you passed your driving test. If it was before 1...

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Eco-Friendly Caravanning

It’s safe to say that we should all be attempting to become more eco-friendly and live more sustainably. This shouldn’t...

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Easy Caravan Recipes

Why not have a go at some of these really easy and tasty Caravan Recipes.

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Caravan Awnings

Whilst an awning isn’t an essential piece of caravan kit, they can extend your living space dramatically, giving you more...

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How to Access the Internet in...

When you’re away in your caravan it’s nice to have some home comforts, and that can include internet access. More...

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Vermin Proof your Caravan

Prepare your caravan for long term storage to prevent vermin damage. Caravan Magazine talks us through some top tips for keeping...

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Caravan Scams

Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a caravan, don’t fall foul of pesky fraudsters. Here’s our roundup of some...

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Protect your Caravan with CRiS

CRiS (Central Registration and Identification Scheme) is the National Register for caravan owners in the UK working towards preventing and...

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Home Security – Holiday Checklist

With the summer now upon us, at some point it’s likely we’ll be leaving our homes unattended whilst we go...

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Choosing a Caravan Motor Mover

What is a motor mover? A motor mover is a manual or 12V motorised device which is clamped to a...

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Summer Caravan Maintenance

Summer's the time you'll wanting to be out and about in your caravan or motorhome. If your vehicle has been...

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Caravan Maintenance Checklist

Whilst MOT style testing for caravans and is not mandatory, it’s always worthwhile taking a few minutes to carry out...

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CaSSOA Caravan Storage – Site Surveys

CaSSOA Accreditation – Our stamp of Approval for Secure Caravan Storage  All our caravan storage sites have been comprehensively surveyed...

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Preparing your Caravan for Winter

How to Prepare your Caravan for Winter Storage As summer is coming to an end you may be thinking about...

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Choosing a Caravan Storage Site

How to choose a secure storage site for your caravan or motorhome As the summer season is now drawing to...

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Caravan Security Devices

There are a number of security devices on the market which can help deter a thief and protect your caravan...

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CaSSOA Working in Partnership with Sold...

Sold Secure is a company dedicated to reducing the risk of crime by the assessment of security products through manual...

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The Caravan Industry & Security

Protecting Your Caravan The caravan industry is an ever changing market, and with that comes developments in security as well...

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Setting Up A Caravan Storage Site

Do you have empty land and are unsure of how to use it? Caravan storage might be worth considering. Whether...

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Caravan Storage Options

There are a number of options when it comes to deciding where to store your caravan. Here's our guide to...

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Tips for Caravan Storage Site Owners

Part 2 - Administration In part one of our Top Tips for Site Owners, we looked at security aspects to...

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Tips for Caravan Storage Site Owners

Part 1 - Security There are so many things to consider when setting up a caravan storage business. Here’s our...

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Caravan Gadgets & Tech

The nation’s inventors have been busy and there is now a new wave of caravanning-related gadgetry that’s been designed to...

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Gifts for Caravan Lovers

iBoost WiFi Booster / Tefal Toast n' Egg / Vango Long Peg Puller iBoost Pro D8 Directional System £159.99 When so many things rely...

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5 Reasons to Buy a Caravan

Why not join the increasing number of happy caravanners out there and buy a caravan so you can enjoy unlimited...

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Top Caravan Blogs

Here at CaSSOA we are always looking to be inspired and love to read about other people’s experiences of caravan...

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How to Buy the Right Caravan

With so many makes, models, designs and layouts of caravan available, making the right decision can be tricky when it...

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How To Make Money From Your...

Buying a caravan or motorhome is a lifestyle choice and investment for many owners. For some, it is a home...

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5 Reasons to Store your Caravan...

CaSSOA storage sites provide secure and accredited storage for your caravan or motorhome. Here are 5 reasons they should be...

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Caravan Insurance Secrets

How do underwriters rate your touring caravan? If you are buying a touring caravan this year or when the renewal...

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Caravan Tyres – 10 Things you...

Like car tyres, caravan tyres are equally as important and it is vital that they are properly maintained so that...

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Caravan Sites for Autumn Caravanning

Yes, we know we've only just about said goodbye to summer, but there’s nothing wrong with a bit of forward...

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Apps for Caravanners

Here’s a round-up of our 12 favourite apps – from travel apps to keep you moving to first aid apps...

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Why do caravans snake?

….and how to avoid it. Caravan snaking happens when a tow car and caravan become out of sync with each...

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Caravan Sites for Winter Escapes

For some, caravanning isn’t just for the spring and summer months. Exploring during the winter can bring a whole new...

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CaSSOA Member Spotlight – The Dorset...

Let us introduce you to Esther and Mike from The Dorset Hideaway in Dorset, who provide caravan storage alongside a...

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How to buy a Caravan at...

There are a number of caravan and motorhome shows throughout the year, taking place at locations across the country. These...

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Caravan Battery Maintenance

Whilst your caravan is in storage, it’s really important that you properly maintain your leisure battery, to ensure it’s ready...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing a...

Choosing a hitch lock A common sight on many caravan storage compounds is a vast array of hitch locks. But...

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Caravan Water Systems

A bit of background….. Most caravanners will recognise the submersible pump that sits inside an external water container, like an Aquaroll and...

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Caravan Manufacturers Explained

The majority of caravans you’ll see on the road in the UK will have been made by one of 5...

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CaSSOA Member Spotlight – Greencrest Storage

Let's meet Pauline Hoy-Green of Greencrest Storage in Somerset. Location Haybow Farm, Hewish - we are just a minute from...

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Make your Caravan Child Friendly

Caravanning is the perfect way to get away with your family for a holiday. But when you’ve got kids, there...

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Summer Touring – Caravan Sites near...

Dove Meadows Marazion, Cornwall Overlooked by St Michael’s Mount, Dove Meadows is a peaceful campsite less than 5 minutes’ walk...

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Caravan Storage & Security

Guest post from Cover 4 Caravans Whether it is at the beginning of new season or as it draws to...

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Caravan Fire Safety

It’s easy to forget about fire safety in your caravan whilst you’re enjoying yourself on holiday, but some simple safeguards...

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Guide to Caravan Towing Mirrors

Guest Post from Cover 4 Caravans Towing a caravan without being able to adequately see to your rear is both...

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Caravan City Breaks

Campsites near Cities Edinburgh - Drummohr Holiday Park Just twenty minutes away from the centre of Edinburgh, and offering both...

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How to Avoid Buying a Stolen...

Guest Post from Caravans For Sale When it comes to purchasing a new caravan or motorhome it’s always best to...

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Are Caravan Covers a Good Idea?

As the touring season draws to a close, you may want to start thinking about storing your caravan for the...

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Caravan Security Devices & Your Insurance

Whether you’re sticking close to home or travelling on the road trip of a lifetime, fitting the proper security devices...

Discounted Tickets for The Motorhome &...

CaSSOA is very pleased to be able to offer you a special discount on tickets to the Motorhome and Caravan...

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