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We’ve luxury, family-friendly and French-bed vans in this week’s show, plus we hitch up with the BMW 5-Series – watch on Sky 212, Freesat 161 and online

There’s tonnes to see in our brand-new Practical Caravan TV show, including three reviews of 2018 caravans for sale right now, plus we see what tow car ability BMW’s 5-Series estate has.

As always, you’ve five opportunities to catch this week’s episode:

  • Monday 16 October at 8pm
  • Wednesday 18 October at 6pm
  • Thursday 19 October at 6pm
  • Saturday 21 October at 6pm
  • Sunday 22 October at 6pm.
      

Practical Caravan TV is on Sky 212 and on Freesat 161, or watch for free online, via our live stream.

B for Buccaneer and BMW!

And we kick off this week’s show with something pretty special, as Alastair Clements reviews the new-for-2018 Buccaneer Barracuda.

This twin-axle tourer with its silver sides is a real luxury van, with an L-shaped front lounge and a super standard TV.

Tune in and you’ll see the generously sized kitchen, the split central washroom and the smart rear master bedroom, with an in-line island bed.

And with a top-end caravan, maybe you need a prestige tow car. If so, stay tuned for our tow test with the BMW 5-Series Touring.

Here we have the 530d xDrive Touring, meaning it has four-wheel drive as well as 457lb ft of torque from that 3.0-litre diesel engine.

That means serious performance, even when towing. But is it stable and does it have a spacious interior? Watch Practical Caravan TV to find out!

Adria and Bailey caravan reviews

After the break, join us inside the 2018-season Adria Adora 612 DT Rhine.

This is a family-friendly six-berth, with a rear fixed nearside bed featuring a split mattress, a U-shaped lounge, an offside dinette and an MTPLM of 1700kg.

It’s priced from £22,395, and features Alde hot water and heating as standard.

And then it’s time for our third caravan review of the show, as we take a look at the new-for-2018 Bailey Unicorn Valencia.

This four-berth Bailey caravan also has a French-bed, this time with an end-washroom, while up front there’s an airy lounge – and that French bed is 6ft 4in long!

So don’t miss this week’s packed Practical Caravan TV show, on Freesat 161, Sky 212 and live online. We hope you enjoy watching.

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