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Welcome in the new year with the February 2015 issue of Practical Caravan, on sale on New Year's Day – and with lucky subscribers even earlier! Let's hope we can banish the January blues with some springtime touring inspiration and much more.
Perhaps you hope to visit Cornwall in 2015? If so, you do not want to miss our cut out and keep Good Sites Guide to Mid-Cornwall. Whether you want to catch a wave when you visit Newquay, taste award-winning seafood in Padstow, tour Truro's cathedral or just relax on the beach, there are many reasons why people have been taking caravan holidays in Cornwall for years – and why they go back again time after time.
But that's not all, we also take a close look at 10 of the best campsites in Cornwall in the Newquay/Padstow area. We get the low-down on Trekenning Tourist Park, Perran Sands Holiday Park, Hendra Holiday Park, Roseville Holiday Park and more, to ensure you enjoy hassle-free, pitch perfect holidays.
If Cornwall doesn't take your fancy, in the brand new, February 2015 edition of Practical Caravan we also share your top tips as you tell us what the best adult only campsites in the UK are. We also visit the Cotswolds, trundling around this beautiful region's honey-coloured villages, feeding farm animals and enjoying riverside walks. And Practical Caravan's Clare heads to Wiltshire, a gem of south west England, for a weekend getaway full of flamingoes and white horses – you'll have to pick up a copy of the magazine to find out more. Plus, we've details of our 2015 Reader Rally!
Or maybe your 2015 holiday plans include a trip further afield? Well in our new magazine you can join May and Andrew Clark as they embark on an adventure, travelling from Berlin to Prague. From amazing architecture both old and new to poignant memorials, countless history lessons and more, it's a tour many would love to take.
We've also got inspiration for you if you're searching the new caravans for sale pages, eager to buy a new tourer. We've got plenty of wow factor with the Adria Altea 4four Go Signature. It is this issue's cover star – and with good reason. This £18,354 four-berth is just 3.6m long, gives buyers a choice of six different sidewall designs and comes in four exterior colours, meaning you can tailor your tourer so it's as shy and retiring or as in-your-face as you want. This is one new van you need to read about.
We also review the new and very impressive Sprite Major 4 SB, which sees the Swift Group putting a premium island-bed layout at the heart of its budget line-up. Read all about this four-berth which retails from £14,560 in our February 2015 magazine. Plus, get inside the Elddis Sanremo 304, a super, Xplore-based dealer special from Venture Caravans.
If you're pondering what tow car to buy, our expert David Motton is here with more first rate advice and this month he's putting two top wagons through their paces. Find out how our long-term Škoda Superb Estate and a Volkswagen Golf Estate fare in our tough tow car test. Or if you're after a secondhand tow car, Motty considers the merits of the Chrysler Voyager.
And don't forget to enter this month's competitions. You could win tickets to the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2015 at the NEC Birmingham or the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome and Holiday Home Show 2015 in Glasgow – enter now and good luck!
So don't miss the February 2015 issue of Practical Caravan packed with all this, advice on caravan toilets and caring for your hitch head and steadies, a scrummy apple crumble recipe and much more.