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The History of the VW Camper Van

Posted in Motorhomes & Caravans on 26th April 2022

Author - Justin Clarke

The VW camper van has become a national institution, having transported thousands of happy campers on their holidays for decades. Nostalgically known for its bright paintwork, box-like shape and iconic silver badge; the VW camper van has become synonymous with surfing and generally enjoying the great outdoors. © Brooks Original Photos / Shutterstock.com The iconic […]

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Motorhome Awnings

The New Wave of Draught Excluders

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / Great Deals & Offers / Motorhomes & Caravans on 23rd March 2022

Author - James Coplin

You’ve got your Campervan, you’ve hunted down the perfect Drive Away Awning to go with your van and you’re ready for an adventure. You get it all set up and you’re sat with a cool drink in the main part of the awning whilst the kids use their gadgets in the campervan. You want to […]

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Using a Driveaway Fixing Kit

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 1st October 2021

Author - James Coplin

If you buy a driveaway awning and want to secure it to your vehicle, the most secure way to attach it is by using a fixing kit. The kit allows you to easily attach and detach the awning from your vehicle to allow you to head off and explore during the day, then come back […]

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What to expect from my Windbreak?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 13th September 2021

Author - James Coplin

Seemingly essential for many campers these days is the trusty Windbreak. Often referred to by manufacturers, in their wisdom, as the Windscreen Windbreak. Whilst the primary use for this item is, for want of a better term, to break wind. On your average campsite most campers really use the things to set up a boundary […]

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Motorhome Awnings

Choosing the Correct Height Awning + Adjusting the Cowl/Tunnel

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 9th August 2021

Author - James Coplin

When looking at Driveaway Awnings it’s important to choose the correct height awning to ensure that you get as snug a fit as possible between the driveaway awning and the point that you are attaching it to on your vehicle. It’s most likely that this attaching point on your vehicle will either be a pre […]

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Which Motorhome Wind-Out Awning?

Posted in FAQs / Motorhomes & Caravans on 4th March 2021

Author - James Coplin

Which kinds of windout awnings do you sell that will permanently attach to my campervan or motorhome? The most popular brand of wind out awning by far is Fiamma. The Italian company are standout leaders and innovators in the marketplace for this type of product and are therefore the main brand that we trust here […]

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Which kind of awning shall I get?

Posted in FAQs / Motorhomes & Caravans on 4th December 2020

Author - James Coplin

We sell awnings in various different shapes, sizes and price bands and they’re available in both traditional pole and sleeve versions and the ever increasingly popular air awning versions …

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Measuring for an Awning

Posted in FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 30th January 2020

Author - James Coplin

Do you have campervan or motorhome and you want to fix a driveaway awning to it to give yourself a bit more space but don’t know where to start? It’s pretty straightforward, there’s just a few measurements that you’ll need to take in order to work out which kind of awning you will need. There […]

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Prepare your Caravan for the Season

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / Motorhomes & Caravans on 1st February 2019

Author - James Coplin

So you packed your caravan away in storage, on your drive or down the end of your garden at the end of September after your last weekend away when the chills started to come in, now the evenings are getting lighter it may be time to start thinking about preparing it for that first outing […]

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How do I attach a Drive Away Awning to my Van?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 7th December 2018

Author - James Coplin

If you have a Campervan or Motorhome and want to add an extra bit of living space at the campsite then you need a Drive Away Awning. A Drive Away Awning is really just a tent with a small tunnel attached which fixes onto your vehicle, usually by means of a beaded strip which you […]

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