Latest Issue – October 2020

Noticeboard
Welcome
Editor Alex Melvin explains just why park home living is such a shrewd choice in these sometimes dangerous and often uncertain times we’re living through

Buying a park home
Essential buying advice, legal help, plus specialist industry names to contact

Andrew’s anecdotes
Caravan expert Andrew Jenkinson reflects on his first trade show some 36 years ago and what made those events so special

 

Parks
Let’s move to Derbyshire
Combining the Peak District National Park with quick and direct access to some of England’s best towns and cities, we find out why Derbyshire offers the best of both worlds

Homelands Park, Shropshire
Bella Brodie explores a peaceful Shropshire site with a superb community spirit that’s really coming to the fore at present…

Odds Farm Park, Buckinghamshire
A couple of enthusiastic residents at a Buckinghamshire park tells us about their life under lockdown at a great site

More than a home!
We find out more about a park operator with brand new homes for sale at two of its superb sites in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire

Great community? It’s a fair cop!
More monthly musings from park home resident, Peter Jones, who lives at Marston Edge, in Warwickshire

Homes
You’ll never be lonely!
Quickmove Properties tells us why the modern park home lifestyle is perfect for singletons, as well as couples

The Casa di Lusso
We take a more in-depth look at Prestige Homeseeker’s Casa di Lusso – a great addition to the range

The Tingdene Lamport
Bella Brodie steps inside a new model from Tingdene Homes with a welcoming interior and a very practical layout

Lockdown ingenuity!
Zoom – and a home is in the making! Bella Brodie finds out just how…

The Omar Heritage
A high-end luxury residential home to make your own. Bella Brodie learns more…

Dress Pack Solutions
Have you considered how your dream park home or lodge should be dressed? We investigate who you can turn to…

Cutting edge options
Customers are set to benefit from a new Park Home I-Beam design. Bella Brodie reports…

Lifestyle
Home help
Jean Creen and her handyman husband ‘DIY’ Don offer more household tips and advice

Taking it all in
At the end of the strangest summer ever, wildlife expert Jenny Shelton reflects upon the importance of nature to all of us

Perennial passion
Plants that offer masses of colour and interest year after year are definitely worth growing. Benedict Vanheems explains

The couch potato
Alex Melvin explores some interesting programmes to stream while under lockdown

The great eight!
We bring you eight of the best sights and locations across the four corners of the UK

Cookery corner
Alex Melvin cooks up three more tasty courses to impress your friends and neighbours

Your home essentials
Steve Rowe brings you an all-new range of products for your home, garage and garden


News, views and advice
News
Four pages of news from around the country

Money matters
Steve Rowe keeps you updated with the latest financial facts and figures

Letters
Your opinions on the things that matter most!

It’s puzzle time!
More puzzles and challenges than ever to keep you entertained

Legal: FAQs – part 2
Ibraheem Dulmeer answers five more common questions relating to park home life

Need legal help?
Ibraheem Dulmeer explains how he can help you with your legal issues…

LEASE: site rules
LEASE’s Victor Munis takes a look at some of the issues surrounding site rules

Playing a big part
Steve Rowe wonders if park homes will see a big increase in interest because of Covid-19…

Holiday
Your holiday section!
An introduction to your holiday section…

Buying a holiday home
Advice to get you started on your journey

Holiday news
Five pages of news and updates

Queensland Country Park, Lancs
Andrew Jenkinson revisits the Fylde Coast in Lancashire to see a brilliant little park