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Nigel Hutson

Nigel is a freelance journalist who is a lifelong caravanner and writes on all aspects of his hobby including travel, caravan reviews and technical articles. Together with his wife Kay, they caravan both here in the UK and on the Continent. Nigel became involved with Practical Caravan several years before retiring from the Police after serving for 30 years, mainly on Traffic and Forensic Collision Investigation. To date, Nigel has been an ever-present driving judge at the annual Tow Car Awards and also took part in Bailey Caravans Arctic Adventure. He has a passion for organ music too.

Articles From This Author


Coachman Laser 575 Xtra 2023

1734 kg MTPLM

Nigel Hutson finds the extra width makes all the difference inside a Coachman Laser 575 Xtra


Swift Bessacarr 845 2023

1996 kg MTPLM

The Swift Bessacarr 845 is an elegant, highly specified four-berth with plenty to offer caravanners who are seeking comfort and style

Tow Cars

Škoda Enyaq Coupé iV vRS 2023

1200 kg Max. Tow
339 lbf-ft Torque

The vRS model in any Škoda range is the sporty one, and the Enyaq Coupé doesn’t disappoint in this regard

Tow Cars

BMW 320i Touring M Sport 2023

1600 kg Max. Tow
221 lbf-ft Torque

If your budget will stretch to it, the BMW 320I Touring M Sport is a superb choice, says Nigel Hutson

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