To get the very best out of your caravan adventures, manufacturers have created all sorts of gizmos and gadgets to improve your experience. Here’s our pick of the best

Kärcher OC3 Mobile outdoor cleaner

  • Price from £129
  • Battery powered cleaner for rinsing down bike, wellies, dog or pushchair at the end of a muddy day
  • 5 bar pressure and a 4 litre water tank and spray nozzle for fast, efficient cleaning.
  • Up to 20 minutes run time
  • LED battery indication
  • Sealed water tank cover for prevention of water loss

Kärcher’s compact portable cleaner is ideal for cleaning down wellies, bikes and is gentle enough to use on pets. It holds 4 litres of water, delivering 2 litres per minute at 5 bar pressure. The battery can last up to 20 minutes and is charged via a mains connection. The unit’s water tank sits on top of a storage area housing the hose and nozzle. An Buy from adventure, bike and pet accessory box is available and attaches neatly under the unit. www.kaercher.com/uk

Moshi SnapTo Magnetic Wall Mount

SnapTo Wall mount
  • Price £18.95
  • 2.11 oz (60 g)
  • 3.39″ x 2.56″ x 0.35″ (8.6 x 6.5 x 0.9 cm)
  • Only compatible with Moshi SnapTo cases and Moshi SnapTo Transformer
  • Mount your iPhone to any flat surface
  • Attaches using strong 3M adhesive strips
  • Rotates to support portrait and landscape modes
  • Includes 2 SnapTo™ tabs
  • Compatible with these Moshi cases *: iGlaze/Altra/Vesta for iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR
* Does not work with other cases or mounting systems
  • 10 year warranty

If you have an iPhone you might be interested in this magnetic wall mount that can be fitted to any surface to hold your phone in place, perfect for watching TV shows in the caravan without having to splash out on a wall-mounted TV. You will have to buy a Moshi case for your phone, too. These start at £44.95. www.moshi.com

Alcosense Elite 3 Breathalyser

AlcoSense Elite 3 hand shot
  • Price £69.99
  • Successor to the multi award-winning Elite 2
  • 28mm2 premium Semi-Conductor sensor
  • User selectable limits for Scotland/Ireland and England/Wales
  • Memory recall of last 9 results
  • Colour coded results
  • Two digit readings (e.g. 0.29mg/L)
  • Readings in either mg/L or ‰BAC
  • Certified standard ISO9001
  • Recalibration period 12 months
  • Recalibration cost £22.99
  • Warranty 12 months

A pocket-sized breathalyser that uses semiconductor sensors to help make sure you’re clear of alcohol and safe to drive. It has been designed to be user-friendly. To activate the breathalyser, turn it on and wait until it displays the blow symbol on screen. Then blow through the tube for around 6 seconds until it beeps. The results are shown in increments of 0.01, giving you total clarity on your alcohol level.The colour coded results system will alert you when you are near or over your chosen limit, which you can set to any of the three limits in place in the UK and Ireland. www.alcosense.co.uk

Ruffwear Front Range Harness

Front Range Harness
  • Price £44.95
  • Foam-padded construction for comfortable extended wear
  • Four points of adjustment for an optimal fit
  • Two leash attachment points: aluminum V-ring and reinforced webbing
  • ID pocket stores dog tags
  • Reflective trim for visibility in low-light conditions and light loop for attaching The Beacon™
  • Shell: 300 denier polyester ripstop (bluesign® approved)
  • Padding: Closed-cell foam
  • Lining: Polyester knit mesh
  • Webbing: Polyester
  • Front Leash Attachment: Engineered nylon webbing (bluesign® approved)
  • Back Leash Attachment: Anodized 6061-T6 aluminum V-ring
  • Buckles: ITW Nexus Airloc
  • Hand wash

Keep your furry friend safe with the Front Range Harness from Ruffwear, which has a new design, improved materials and funky new colours. The padded harness is easy to put on and has two leash attachment options: an aluminum V-ring centered on the dog’s back, and reinforced webbing at the dog’s chest to redirect dogs that pull on leash. There’s an easily accessed ID pocket for dog tags and reflective trim and a light loop for The Beacon™ to boost visibility in low-light conditions. The Beacon safety light (£26.95), is rechargeable and has three light modes for maximum visibility. www.ruffwear.com

EchoMaster Monitor and Reversing Camera Kit

Echomaster Monitor and Reversing Camera Kit
  • Price £89
  • Camera Viewing Angle: 170°
  • Camera Mount: Pedestal
  • Water/Debris Proof Camera
  • Monitor Mount: Dash
  • Monitor Size: 4.3”
  • Length of cable: 6.7m
  • Reversing Camera
  • 4.3″ Monitor
  • Suction Mount
  • Surface Mount
  • Wiring Harness
  • Fitting Accessories
  • User Manual

This pedestal-mounted camera has a 170-degree viewing angle and a 4.3” screen to help you spot obstacles as you manoeuvre your car into that parking spot, avoiding nasty surprises. Halfords can wire it in, too (fitting £75). For a clearer, more reliable picture in all conditions, the camera is water and debris proof. www.halfords.com

Dog Water & Food Bottle

Colapz water and food bottle
  • Price £12
  • 570ml capacity
  • Reversible leaf-shaped bowl lays flat over bottle when not in use
  • Made of 100% food-safe durable materials
  • Single piece leaf shape design and wide bottle mouth opening which makes dispensing water and food easy
  • Ensures your dog can enjoy food and water safely
  • Includes a removable plastic clip, so you can attach your water bottle to a backpack or belt loop
  • Easy to clean – hand wash only
  • Dimensions: 210mm height x 90mm diameter

This clever food and water bottle has a leaf-shaped bowl that lays flat over the bottle when not in use. When in use the leaf forms a bowl at the neck of the bottle to receive the water or food. The neck is wide to dispense dog treats. It’s a great solution for on-the-go refreshments and easy storage, and you can easily attach the bottle to your belt loop making it easy to carry while you’re out and about with your dog. www.colapz.co.uk

Feetz pocket wellies

Feetz pocket wellies
  • Price 9.99
  • Wash in cool water
  • Sizing is based on an average trainer rather than a pump or boot
  • Stow in waterproof pouch

These handy over-shoe wellies will keep your shoes safe from mud and puddles while being compact and lightweight enough to be easily stored and kept in a rucksack, locker or boot of the car for unexpected bad weather. The pocket wellies come in sizes ranging from extra small through to extra large. Measure the length of your shoe from top to bottom and match it with the Feetz by looking at the sole length to get the best fit. Check the website for a guide to the measurements. www.feetz.co.uk

Blubel cycling navigation

Blubel cycling navigation
  • Price £79
  • Suitable for bikes with handlebars from 18mm to 32mm in diameter
  • Compatible with iPhones 4s and above, Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) and above, with Bluetooth 4.0 / Bluetooth Low Energy for extended battery life
  • 500mAh battery, approx. 3hrs to charge by Micro USB
  • Waterproof grade IP54 – safe from rain and heavy water splashes
  • Audible alerts for safer navigation
  • Track and share activity via Strava
  • Works anywhere in the world

Exploring a new area by bike is easy with Blubel, a clever bell for your handlebars that uses community updates to let you know the safest route. Download your route onto your smartphone and using Bluetooth connectivity the Blubel will take you to your destination. It works visually using a simple system of dots for directions and audibly with bell noises to identify an upcoming turn, when to take the turn and if you have missed a turning it will redirect you. It takes just seconds to clip the Blubel onto your handlebars and the battery lasts for days. www.blubel.co


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