Don’t miss Practical Caravan’s Summer Special, stuffed with sizzling tips for super summer holidays, an exclusive new-for-2017 caravan review and more

Get your summer sorted with our latest magazine – on sale now! We’ve tonnes to inspire you and help you get the best from the season in our 35-page special. So no matter what the Great British weather throws at us, let’s make summer 2016 one to remember!

We’re celebrating staycations and the wonderful caravan holiday opportunities found right on our doorstep in our ‘A-Z of Summer Touring’. From adventure holidays to get your heart racing to tips to ensure you get enough zzzs, via our favourite recipes for refreshing and delicious drinks, expert advice on the perfect summer barbecue, our search for the best cream teas, some stunning secret gardens, top kite-flying tips and much more, there’s plenty to get stuck into – and you’ve a chance to get to know the Practical Caravan team a little better!

Also in this issue, you will not want to miss our Adria Alpina 613UL Colorado review. We were the first inside this new-for-2017 tourer that’s been designed with you, the British caravanner, in mind. Full of clever, thoughtful touches, this Adria caravan could be a luxurious option for touring couples.

But that’s not all as we have three more caravan reviews in this issue, so pick up a copy of our Summer Special to read our verdict on a trio of four-berth vans, the Sterling Elite 560, the Weinsberg CaraOne 400 LK and the Swift Conqueror 580. And if you’re wondering what tow car to buy next, be sure to check out our Jaguar XF and SsangYong Korando tow tests, both of which feature in our brand-new magazine. Or how about a used Vauxhall Antara? With good examples starting at around just £4000, it’s a great value tug.

Thinking of topping up your camping accessories ahead of your summer holidays? We review eight portable 12V fridges, plus check out a range of summer touring accessories, from barbecues and hammocks to coolboxes.

Don’t forget your towing mirrors before hitting the road! In our Summer Special, Practical Caravan’s Nigel Hutson checks out the newest versions from Milenco. And maybe this month you can win big with us – check out our latest competitions!

Elsewhere, regular columnist and TV presenter Martin Roberts considers what it takes to be a successful caravanner, Practical Caravan’s Bryony Symes meets an interior designer who’s really gone to town on her 1974 Abbey eBay buy with simply stunning results, and our Sarah Wakely reveals a brand new adults-only site that’s opened in Wales.

Wherever you take your van throughout the summer months, make sure you take the Practical Caravan Summer Special with you and we hope you have a wonderful time – and we’d love to hear how you get on. Keep safe and happy holidays!

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