Latest Issue – September 2022

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Welcome

Editor Alex Melvin introduces your September issue, which includes more fantastic parks, homes and specialists from our sector!

Buying a park home

Essential buying advice, legal help, plus specialist industry names to contact

Talking points

Caravan expert Andrew Jenkinson looks back at the Caraboat, a strange amphibious caravan from the 1970s

Parks

Let’s move to Scotland

Park home living north of the border is fairly unique for a whole host of reasons. We turn the spotlight on eight exciting residential options to explore

An exciting new chapter!

Sue Hollingshead visits a leafy Lincolnshire park that’s just been purchased by Cove Communities after decades of family ownership

Beautiful park homes!

Sue Hollingshead finds out more about Woodside Meadows, a brand new development for 91 homes in Cambridgeshire

The cream of Cornwall

Sue Hollingshead explores Tremarle Park in Cornwall, an established residential park that has a great location close to scenic countryside and popular beaches

Our time, let’s live it!

We find out more about Heatherbank Country Park, set in glorious East Renfrewshire countryside

Luxury living in North Wales

We find out more about The Pines, a private new park of just ten plots, offering lovely views of Denbighshire

Friendship that give you a lift!

More from park home resident Peter Jones who extols the virtues of the community spirit on his park, explaining how its helped his wife Kim…

‘Why we love the park lifestyle!’

We revisit interviews with residents who’ve successfully made the move to a park home

Safe as park homes!

Our special feature investigating the fire safety standards of contemporary park homes within a residential context

Homes

A rich heritage for innovation

Bella Brodie reports on Omar’s Heritage park home and likes what she finds inside this fresh new take on a popular model

To the manor born!

Bella Brodie finds out more about a stylish and brilliantly designed model from well respected manufacturer, Manor Park Homes

Debonair by name… and nature

Bella Brodie reviews the eye-catching Atlas Debonair holiday home and is impressed by the style on show

Enjoy it Nick!

Industry stalwart Nick Burgess has retired from Tingdene Homes after 41 years of dedicated service. We look back on his stellar career…

Services

Beat the energy price hikes!

We find out more about Park Home Solar, an innovative company that could save you a pretty penny on your energy bills this winter

Shows and events

The countdown to adventure is on!

Tickets to the UK’s biggest motorhome and caravan show are on sale now! We find out more about the the Motorhome and Caravan Show, which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 18 to 23 October

Holiday

Your holiday section

An introduction to your holiday section

Buying a holiday home

All you need to know about the buying process

Fifty years of ABI

An icon of the holiday home industry, Beverley-based ABI Leisure Homes celebrates 50 years of success this year. Andrew Jenkinson takes a trip down memory lane to find out what makes this company so special…

Holiday news

More news and updates from around the UK

Lifestyle

  • Coffee time!
  • Cookery
  • Nature
  • Home help
  • Products

News, views and advice

  • News
  • Puzzles
  • Your shout
  • Personal finance
  • Legal help
  • Life begins at 50!