Latest Issue – September 2019
Editor Alex Melvin introduces another exciting issue that includes some fantastic real life stories, as well as more great new homes and top notch parks
Buying a park home
Essential buying advice, plus specialist industry names to contact
After witnessing the launch of Tingdene’s Quantum recently, caravan expert Andrew Jenkinson winds the clock back 67 years to another ‘double decker’ mobile home
Orchard Park, Gloucestershire
Steve Rowe visits an established park which has undergone major redevelopment
Duvall Park Homes, Oxfordshire
Steve Rowe visits a residential park close to Oxford, where an exciting new development offers luxury park home living
Park of the Year competition
Enter our annual competition to find the nation’s best site!
Keys Park, Cambridgeshire
We visit an established park on the outskirts of Peterborough, well placed for local amenities
One park, three homes, 60 years!
Meet Doreen Shears, who has lived on the same Surrey park for over 60 years, bringing up her family and living in three different homes on the same plot!
‘That’s all folks!’
Bryan and Janet Lovewell, of East View Park, in Norfolk, bring us more comings and goings from their site, in their final column for PH&HC
Sit back and relax!
New park home residents Issy and Nigel tell us what it was like buying, and moving into, their brand new home at Wickham Court, near Fareham, Hampshire…
The Kingston Palazzo
Bella Brodie runs the rule over the Palazzo from Kingston, a model that provides a new and contemporary direction for the company
The Willerby Vogue Classique
Bella Brodie gets a first look at Willerby’s exciting new model at its launch…
In a nutshell: the Omar Middleton
Originally launched in celebration of the Royal Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Middleton is an affordable park home with plenty of charm and class! Bella Brodie reports…
The professional touch
We take a look at the work of Omar Refurbishment Services, which was set up in 2017, and which has already established a strong reputation for high quality renovations
We check out Fred Wood Park Home Refurbishments, a long established park and holiday home refurb company
Shows and events
Your 2019 Hull preview!
Ahead of an exciting weekend for lodge and holiday caravan enthusiasts, we preview The Caravan & Holiday Home Expo, held at The Lawns, near Hull, on 7 and 8 September
Fancy a second round?
Then don’t miss the Cottingham Parks Caravan Show at the Golf Club, which takes place at the same time as the Lawns event…
The world of Citizen Science
We take a look at an emerging trend – the rewarding world of Citizen Science…
Alex Melvin shows you how to cook three delicious courses
A great garden spot
Wildlife expert Jenny Shelton reveals all about the pied wagtail, a friendly garden visitor
Your home essentials
Steve Rowe introduces a range of great new products for your park home
News, views and advice
Four pages of news and events from around the UK, dates for the diary, and much more
Letters, Sudoku and a great puzzle for you
Steve Rowe keeps you updated with the latest financial facts and figures
LEASE: buying and selling a home
Park home legal experts Rawdon Crozier and Ibraheem Dulmeer examine the buying and selling process surrounding a pre-owned park home, with a fascinating case law update, too
Steve Rowe, now in his 50s, considers the topic of build quality when it comes to our homes…
Holiday homes and parks!
A brief introduction to your holiday section and how to get the most from it
Buying a holiday home
Everything you need to know…
Three pages of essential news and updates
UK holiday home brand returns
Bella Brodie reports on the launch of Sunseeker Holiday Homes
The choice is yours!
We profile Club Holiday Homes, a great initiative from The Camping and