• Vauxhall Crossland X: first drive
    Practical Caravan – Vauxhall Crossland X: first drive – 1 - The new Vauxhall Crossland X sits alongside the Mokka X and replaces the Meriva MPV, but offers more SUV-like styling (© Vauxhall/Practical Caravan)

    Calling micro-caravan and trailer-tent owners! Vauxhall's new SUV might be small, but being practical, well-specced and keenly priced, it's worth a look

  • Towing with a convertible?
    Practical Caravan – Towing with a convertible? – 1 - What tow car do you drive? We bet that for most of you it isn't a cabriolet – but can a drop-top be a viable, fun tow car? Read on! (© BMW/Practical Caravan)

    When choosing what tow car to buy next, a convertible is out of the question, right? Wrong! Our Motty explains why and embarks on a wistful test drive

  • Coachman Caravans: a family affair
    Practical Caravan – Coachman Caravans: a family affair – 1 - Polyurethane framing for the side panels goes down – this will be a VIP 545 (© Alastair Clements/Practical Caravan)

    It's fascinating to see how our beloved homes from home come together but, says our Group Editor after a trip to Coachman, the difference is in the detail

  • Wet, wet, wet...
    Practical Caravan blog – Martin Roberts May 2017 - Sometimes you're not sure whether to laugh or cry – will Martin and family be ready for their caravan holidays? (© Simon Mortimer/Practical Caravan)

    Ever suffered a caravanning calamity? Read Martin Roberts' latest blog about the perils of not checking your van over winter, until the moment you need it

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Swift Challenger 635

The Practical Caravan 2017 Swift Challenger 635 review – 1 - The four-berth, twin-axle Swift Challenger 635 is priced at £21,470 (£23,060 as tested) (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)
4.0 stars


Bailey Pegasus Genoa

The Practical Caravan Bailey Pegasus Genoa review – 1 - This 6.32m-long two-berth has an MTPLM of 1265kg, but can the baby in this range of Bailey caravans justify its price? (© Peter Baber/Practical Caravan)
3.5 stars


Coachman VIP 565

The Practical Caravan 2017 Coachman VIP 565 review – 1 - The VIP’s looks have stayed fairly constant since 2012, yet it remains a desirable luxury tourer – plus, the front gas locker door boasts double locks (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)
4.5 stars


Caravelair Antarès 476

The Practical Caravan Caravelair Antarès 476 review – 1 - The Caravelair Antarès 476's quirky, one 'eye' looks hint at the unusual layout inside – it has an MTPLM of 1200kg (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)
3.0 stars


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