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At last people are starting to see through the hype and the poor quality the UK manufacturers are turning out and willing to something about it - Well done.
i have an ageing Bailey at the moment, it’s a good van, way better than their vans they currently make. I retire next year and will be buying a Hobby Caravan, I’ve visited a dealer several times and I find the quality is way ahead of anything British. It saddens me to say this because British used to best with so many things, sadly the uk caravan industry is heading just like the motor cycle industry did, it just needs a couple of viable alternatives and it will go down the tubes.
have a good look at Hobby, Tabbert, Dethels (spelling ?), hymer all of them head and shoulders above UK offerings.
Get a caravan, just make sure it's german.
Hymer get my vote, personally I couldn't be bothered with leaks, sagging roofs, floors, walls and the myriad of other faults that seems to be acceptable with UK vans - and having a 'good' dealer willing to patch up all the fups would be of little consequence, I prefer not to need a direct line to them.
Sounds like you want one and have the budget so go for it.
A lottery win would see me in one of these with an SQ7 attached
https://www. autotrader. co. uk/classified/advert/201805146487036?advertising-location=at_caravans&sort=price-asc&postcode=eh223ln&make=HYMER&radius=1501&page=1
Hi all, after a 30+ year gap owning a caravan I am ready to start some new adventures. .I have been watching this site for a while and see there is a wealth of knowledge to hopefully stop me making basic mistakes. .
Firstly my plan. ...nice weather, hitch up, drive 150 miles max and have 1, 2 or 3 nights away. . I have been doing this this year with a tent. .. the first hour or two putting it all together is a lot of work, especially if it's just for 1 night. . I just want to turn up, lock the car and go walking, fishing or whatever. .
I don't have many needs, just literally a bed which I will leave made up for me and maybe one other (well you never know).. . . oh and maybe a fridge to keep the beer cool.
I do not need a dining table, cooker, shower, or toilet. ..all meals will be taken in local pubs, restaurants etc and I use the site facilities
My limiting factor is I have a car (not planning to change it) that has a max braked towing weight of only 1,000kg. .
What would you suggest for a secondhand lightweight caravan, 2 berth, small, maybe up to 4k. .
your thoughts please, thanks
oh and I'm happy to wait till the winter when I might get a better deal. .