Though British manufacturers won’t immediately introduce wider caravans now that legislation has changed, it’s likely we’ll soon see more wide caravans on our roads. That’s because several Continental brands that were prevented from entering the market due to their girth are now an option for UK caravanners.

The Italian brand Rimor is one of these. Rimor have been manufacturing caravans for over 30 years, but the brand is just breaking into the UK market. At the time of writing (July 2010) these vans are only available from 3 Counties Caravans (01684 311 927, in Worcestershire. We got our hands on the newest layout, the New Polaris 530LG, to see what first impression it would make.