Latest Issue – February 2020

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Welcome
Editor Alex Melvin ponders what makes a shrewd park choice while introducing another exciting issue of your favourite magazine!

Buying a park home
Essential buying advice, legal help, plus specialist industry names to contact on a range of different topics

Andrew’s anecdotes
Caravan expert Andrew Jenkinson meets a centenarian who’s still loving life on her park

Parks
Firs Park, Hampshire
Sue Hollingshead enjoys meeting the residents at Firs Park, a secluded residential park, in a peaceful Hampshire setting

Fell View Park, Cumbria
Andrew Jenkinson visits a cracking Cumbrian park with a fantastic community of residents that’s in a great position for the Lakes…

Willow Park, Nottinghamshire
Steve Rowe visits a new residential park in Nottinghamshire, where some homes benefit from a lakeside setting, with pontoon decking areas that extend out over the lake

Port Werburgh, Kent
Steve Rowe travels to a unique residential park which occupies its own circular island and is part of an established house-boat marina in the River Medway estuary in Kent

Join the Club!
There’s never been a better time to join the park home community! Start your 2020 the right way with a subscription to PH&HC!

Homes
100% market value!
Discover how to receive full market value for your existing property without estate agents…

The Prestige Homeseeker Anthem
Bella Brodie runs the rule over the latest version of Prestige Homeseeker’s Anthem…

The Omar Alderney
Bella Brodie steps inside a practical, spacious and inviting offering from luxury park home and lodge heavyweight, Omar

In a nutshell: Willerby’s Ashurst
Bella Brodie likes the look of a bijou new holiday home from Willerby that may be small but is most definitely perfectly formed!

Park Homes Scotland
The law surrounding park homes and residential park home sites in Scotland is very different to that in England and Wales. Fortunately, there’s a company that can help…

Sell My Group
Sell My Group’s managing director Justin Allitt’s second column for PH&HC!

Tough at the top!
Visit the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome and Holiday Home Show 2020 and become as inspired by this show as we are!

Lifestyle
A match made in heaven?
Dogs on parks are not universally popular but they bring joy and companionship to thousands of retired people. We find out how…

David Bellamy OBE 1933-2019
We look back on the life of David Bellamy, who contributed much to celebrating eco-conscious residential and holiday parks…

Cookery corner
Alex Melvin cooks up three more tasty courses!

Bird of the month: the kestrel
Jenny Shelton examines the plight of the kestrel, a bird of prey that’s in sad decline

Mature motoring
Looking for a runabout with a little panache? Andrew Jenkinson tests out the Peugeot 108

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

Contain the excitement!
Pots and tubs can help lift your park home garden, says Benedict Vanheems

News, views and advice
News
Four pages of news and events from around the UK, including the attempt by a Turners Parks Group employee at tackling this April’s London Marathon

Letters
Your views and opinions in letters and emails, plus some Sudoku and a great new puzzle for you to try!

Money matters
Steve Rowe keeps you updated with the latest financial facts and figures, plus has some tips for saving money on your holidays

LEASE: QRAs
The Leasehold Advisory Service explain more about Qualifying Residents’ Associations…

Kids, cats and cars – park rules!
IBB solicitor Morgan Wolfe looks at the difficulties that can arise in relation to park rules

Keeping trim
Steve Rowe has some tips for getting fitter, after the seasonal excesses…

Holiday
Holiday homes section
Your holiday section, covering parks and homes

Buying a holiday home
Sound advice to get you started…

Holiday news
News items and updates from the holiday world

Family values
Steve Rowe checks out family-owned holiday parks operator Hoburne

Great choice, top quality
We get the lowdown on a selection of parks owned and run by UK Leisure Parks