Nigel Donnelly

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THE REMAINING ASSETS of caravan retailer Discover Leisure are being sold off is specially staged events this weekend.

THE REMAINING ASSETS of caravan retailer Discover Leisure are being sold off is specially staged events this weekend. 


Discover Leisure, formerly the UK's largest caravan and motorhome dealer network has been in administration since mid-October. The group's administrators have published information about the sales event on the Discover Leisure website which can be seen by clicking here



Taking stock

The dealer group's sites are open this weekend for the disposal of the remaining stock. This is presumed to be the remaining accessory shop stock, spare parts and those caravans and motorhomes not already sold on through the trade. The majority of the group's new stock, believed to number some 300 caravans from Bailey, Swift and Elddis, has been redistrubuted into the dealer network. The remaining vehicles remain at the sites and will be sold this weekend.


According to the notice, Chorley, York, Delamere, Darlington and Birtley branches will be trading over the weekend on a strictly cash only basis. The opening hours at all sites on Saturday are 9am - 5pm while on Sunday, sites will trade from 10am - 3pm.


The weekend sales include all the sale stock from the branches. The company's other assets such as commercial vehicles, workshop equipment and all other items owned by the country will be sold by online auction. Viewing of those items takes place on 6 December with bids being accepted up to 11am on 8 December. Further details about the auction can be gained from Sanderson Weatherall.


Published stock list

Below is the stock list published prior to the event. This lists caravans and a couple of folders and was taken from Sanderson Weatherall. No reponsibility is taken by Practical Caravan for any inaccuracies in this information. As can be seen, the list includes three new caravans as well as selection of used models.



NEW 2011 Sterling Europa 550

2000 Swift Challenger 520SE

1998 Crown Crest GT

1991 Elddis Wisp 350/2

2000 Swift Lynmere Harringtons SE

2002 Swift Challenger 500

2001 Compass Rallye 460/2

2000 Elddis Gulfstream EX 2000

2002 Swift Corniche

1995 Abbey GTS Vogue 416


2011 Sunncamp 240S


2006 Cabanon Atlantis DL DELUX

2011 Swift Charisma 230


2008 Bailey Senator Vermont

2004 Bailey Senator ARIZONA

2007 Bessacarr Cameo 645GL


2007 Coachman VIP 460/2

2003 Bailey Pageant Majestic

2003 Swift Challenger 530


NEW 2010 Compass Venture 495

NEW 2011 Swift Charisma 545

2002 Bailey Pageant Moselle

2001 Swift Bridgemere

2002 Bessacarr Cameo 625GL

2002 Bailey Senator OKLAHOMA

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