Bailey of Bristol builds exceptional caravans and motorhomes in the shadow of another engineering icon, Brunel’s dramatic Clifton Suspension Bridge.

The caravan brand was founded in 1947, moving to its present address in 1960.

Bailey has always prided itself on the innovation it’s brought to the leisure-vehicle market over the years. This includes the Alu-Tech construction system, introduced in 2009, which uses exceptionally strong and rigid aluminium frames to create robust caravans and motorhomes. The business has also embraced expert cold-chamber and crash testing to ensure its products are as safe and comfortable as they can be.

Today, Bailey offers 26 fantastic caravans across five ranges. Each range offers a different level of specification, luxury and price, from the wallet-friendly Phoenix and Discovery ranges (such as the Bailey Discovery D4-4L) – with caravan layouts for all needs; to the luxuriously-appointed Unicorn and the extra-wide Alicanto and Pegasus models.

The Bailey Alicanto Grande Evora impressed us enough to make it onto our best caravan guide.

Bailey combines value for money and style in equal measure, and the team continues to test its tourers in some of the planet’s most hostile environments, including the Arctic Circle, the Sahara Desert and Australia’s vast Outback. Each time, the caravans and motorhomes took the challenging environments in their stride.

As it passes its 75th year, Bailey continues to push the boundaries of design and innovation, delivering classy tourers from two to six berths.

Head to our Best of British: Manufacturers section to find out about the other leading brands.

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