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  • Four reasons why the Beijing motor show matters to caravanners!
    Practical Caravan blog – Four reasons why the Beijing motor show matters to caravanners! – 1 - A truly global car market means models launched in China could be the next big thing here in the UK (© Jenny Owen/Practical Caravan)

    Read on to find out why this quartet of SUVs, all stealing the limelight at this week's Beijing motor show, make the world feel a much smaller place

  • Come rain or shine?
    Martin Roberts Practical Caravan November 2015 - Do you tour in all weathers, or carefully check the forecast before every trip in your caravan? (© Simon Mortimer/Practical Caravan)

    Don't you love the British weather?! Do you let it affect your caravan holidays? Martin Roberts reflects on coping when the conditions are less than ideal

  • Testing times
    Practical Caravan blog – Testing times - Come rain or shine, The Camping and Caravanning Club volunteers work tirelessly to make our Tow Car Awards a success (© Practical Caravan)

    Finding out what tow car is Britain's best takes a lot of work and it wouldn't happen without the unseen efforts of our army of volunteers – we salute you!

  • Top five June events for holidays near water
    Practical Caravan's top 5 events in June – fun on the water - Plan your riverside and seaside caravan holidays around our top five water-themed events in June (© Practical Caravan/Simon Mortimer)

    Don't miss our favourite five essential events in June – from boat shows and regattas to floating shops and a bat safari on the River Cam at nightfall

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Swift Conqueror 560

Practical Caravan's Swift Conqueror 560 review - 1 - Bang on trend, the four-berth Swift Conqueror 560 has a central washroom and rear island bed (© Bob McDowell/Practical Caravan)
3.5 stars

£25,495

Swift Conqueror 580

The Practical Caravan Swift Conqueror 580 review 1 - With its 1650kg MTPLM, you'll need a good-sized tow car to pull the new-for-2016 Swift Conqueror 580 (© Practical Caravan)
3.5 stars

£26,540

Xplore 586

The Practical Caravan Xplore 586 review – 1 - The family-friendly, single-axle Xplore 586 has a 1350kg MTPLM and rides on an Al-Ko chassis (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)
4.5 stars

£15,894

Knaus StarClass 560

The Practical Caravan Knaus StarClass 560 review – 1 - With its door on the nearside and bearing the British flag, there's no doubt at which market the Knaus StarClass 560 is aimed (© Andy Jenkinson/Practical Caravan)
3.5 stars

£25,695

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