Posts made in June, 2016

And breathe…

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 2 comments

And breathe…

Some of my favourite bloggers really do write from the heart. And its so lovely to see others point of view on the caravanning scene. Its interesting to hear other peoples motives and journey into caravan ownership. I asked a fellow Deb from the In Pursuit of a dream blog to write a guest blogger entry on their experiences of owning a caravan.   Here is Debs story : We are a northern couple, who for the last 10 years have been living down south in Hampshire.  Working for a big corporate company, promotion meant we upped sticks and moved from our native town of Bolton to rural Hampshire...

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North Devon

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 0 comments

North Devon

May bank holiday saw us visit North Devon. We stayed at the Caravan Club Exebridge Lakeside club just outside of Dulverton. The site is simply stunning and we managed to get a space on one of the serviced pitches. The serviced pitches here are great. Providing you have a motor mover, the site allows you to “drive” the ‘van onto the pitch and take in some breath taking views of the exe valley. Access to the site is extremely straightforward. Straight off the M5, onto a couple of A roads and you are there. It simply couldn’t be easier. I could of course waffle on about how we set up, what we...

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Tow ball maintenance

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in Featured, Technical | 0 comments

Tow ball maintenance

Pretty much every caravan these days has a dry towing hitch. That means that the tow ball and tow hitch is to remain dry, void of lubricants and grease. Because the tow ball is made of steel, over time the tow ball without grease will to corrode. Maintenance of the tow ball is essential as road dirt, grease and contaminants can corrode the surface of the tow ball. Cleaning the tow ball is an easy task. All you need is some de-greaser (we use brake disc cleaner) and some fine grade wet & dry paper. Tom and I filmed how we maintain our tow ball, the clip shows how the ball should look and...

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