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Whether you’re a first time caravan owner or are more of a seasoned tourer, there will always be some new tips or tricks to discover.

That’s where our Practical Caravan Know-How ebooks come in. Each guide provides all the caravanning tips and tricks you could need, on the topics you want to know about. 

Whether it’s mastering the basics, buying used or getting the most from cycling on tour, we have it covered. 

The best bit? You can access our guides as free ebooks below! Simply click on the images or the links below and you’ll be able to read them.

We’ll be adding new guides regularly, so be sure to check back. Until then, happy touring!

NEC Show know how

Issue 470 – Visiting the NEC Show

Here’s how to make the most of your October visit!

Issue 468 – Summer hotspots, in association with Garmin

Set your sat-nav for these brilliant destinations and get ready to enjoy the sun – and the journey!

Know how guide to static caravans

Issue 464 – Static caravans, in association with Ripe Insurance

If you find yourselves returning to a favourite place year after year, it might be time to invest in a static. Here’s how to make the switch!

Know How guide to Continental travel

Issue 463 – Continental travel, in association with Acsi

Now’s the ideal time to hitch up and head overseas!

Know-how guide to caravan security

Issue 462 – Caravan security, in association with Ripe Insurance

Follow our top tips for carefree ownership!

Getting active in the off-season

Issue 461 – Getting active in the offseason, in association with Ridgeback

You can still enjoy the great outdoors, whatever the weather!

Guide to caravan DIYIssue 460 – Caravan DIY

Minimise your maintenance bills with these simple DIY projects!

Winterising your caravan

Issue 459 – Winterising your caravan, in association with The Insurance Emporium

Laying up your tourer for the colder months? Here’s how to ensure that come the spring, it will be in tiptop condition, ready to hit the road.

Know How guide to visiting a show

Issue 458 – Visiting a show

Specialist industry shows can be a brilliant place to find your dream caravan at a competitive price, but you need to know your way around!

Know-how guide to buying & selling

Issue 457 – Buying and selling

A caravan is a major investment of your hard-earned cash, whether you are buying new or used. Here’s how to bag a bargain and avoid the pitfalls.

Know-How Guide to cheaper touring

Issue 456 – Cheaper touring

As prices rise, everyone’s watching the pennies, but with a bit of planning, you can carry on touring. Here’s how to enjoy budget caravanning!

Issue 455 – Family fun, in association with Compass

Caravans are ideal for fantastic family holidays – here’s everything you need to know to enjoy exciting adventures that will entertain all ages.

Guide to Two-wheel adventures

Issue 454 – Two-wheel adventures, in association with Haibike

Cycling and caravanning are a winning combination! Here are some choice cycle trails and expert tips to make the most of your bike on tour.

Caravan cuisine

Issue 453 – caravan cuisine

Touring is even better when you can enjoy good food on your travels! Here’s all you need to know to cook up a storm in your caravan.

Know-how guide to awnings

Issue 452 – caravan awnings

Adding an awning to your caravan is an easily adaptable way to increase your living space and storage capacity. Here’s how to choose and use one!

Practical Caravan Know How guide to Savvy Spending

Issue 451 – Savvy spending, in association with Ripe Insurance

Everybody loves touring, but these days, we all have to keep a close eye on the purse strings. Follow our expert guide for brilliant tips on saving – everything from buying a caravan to staying on great-value campsites.

Know-how guide to owning your first caravan

Issue 450 – Owning your first caravan

When you decide to purchase a caravan, you are buying into a fantastic new lifestyle, full of exciting adventures. But it is a big step, so here’s our expert guide to ownership, to help you on your way.

Issue 449 – New season know-how

There’s so much to look forward to when the new season sees everyone back on the road again, and our expert guide will help you ensure that you and your caravan are all set for exciting adventures!

Issue 448 – Campsites

Selecting the right campsite can make the difference between a memorable holiday and one that is unforgettable for all the wrong reasons! Here’s how to find the ideal site for you and your family.

Issue 447 – Cycling on tour, in association with Haibike

Caravanning and cycling are the ideal combination for exploring the UK’s splendid scenery. Whether your preference is for coast or countryside, here’s everything you need to know about travelling on two wheels…

Issue 446 – The winter season

Winter is wonderful, with sites and attractions much quieter and snowy landscapes sparkling; but whether you’re planning to continue touring or lay up your caravan, here’s everything you need to know.

Issue 445 supplement, buying used

Issue 445 – Buying used

It’s a major investment, but you don’t have to break the bank to hitch up your dream caravan – you just need to enter into any such transaction well prepared. Here are our top tips for buying a brilliant used tourer!

Issue 444 – Towing, in association with MB&G Insurance

Learn how to tow like a pro and discover everything you need to know for stress-free touring. Check out our Know-how Guide to Towing, produced in association with MB&G Insurance, which will help you choose the best tow car for you, show you the best techniques for reversing your vehicle and offers lots more tips and advice for successful touring.

Issue 443 – Photography, in association with Cewe

Enjoy taking photos on your tours, but feel as though you’re not making the most of your camera or smartphone? You need our Know-how Guide to Photography, which we’ve produced in association with Cewe! You’ll learn everything from beginners’ techniques to more advanced photography.

Issue 442 – Summer Touring

We’re on hand to provide all of the information you could need to get the most out of your caravan holiday this summer. We explain how you can cut costs on tour, advise on the quieter spots you can visit that are well worth exploring, share seven of our favourite beaches and much more.

Issue 441 – Walking

One of the best ways to take in a new areas is by exploring on foot! We provide some simple tips for enjoying a safe journey, share some great sites for camping, talk you through the appropriate clothing to wear and much more.

Issue 440 – The Basics

We’re here to explain all of the basics! We answer ten essential caravanning questions, help you choose the right campsite, share must-know tech tips, offer advice on buying a pre-owned caravan and much more.

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