It has been another busy year at Caravanning Life with more content on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and here too. Here is a quick run through what has happened during the year. January In January it was a visit to Manchester and Event City for the Caravan and Motorhome Show. The five berth Coachman VIP … Continue reading Review of 2018 Events
At the 1975 Earls Court Caravan Show Ace Belmont International, or ABI Caravans as they were commonly known, showed off two new ranges, the modern ABI Target and the luxurious Elddis Crusader (Elddis Caravans were part of Ace Belmont International at the time, however operated away from the Beverley headquarters at Consett, Co. Durham). The … Continue reading 1976 Elddis Crusader 2
As mentioned previously, as in 2018, for 2019 the Caravanning Life Awards are returning. As before caravans are split into price classes and also some speciality classes too. We can now announce which caravans have made it to the long list for the price classes, the 8' wide class and and the 1100kg class. Caravans … Continue reading Caravanning Life Awards 2019 – The Long List
Despite being one of the most unusual tow cars, the Mini was used extensively during the 1960s and 1970s by manufacturers and magazines to promote caravans and caravanning to the small car owner. If a Mini could tow a caravan, so could a Ford Escort, Vauxhall Viva or Austin 1300. Here are a selection of … Continue reading Time for a Mini adventure?
Every now and again a caravan comes along where it's designer has been able to create a vehicle without comprise, a design where imagination has run wild. One such caravan was the 1981 A-Line Link 575. A-Line had been known for quite safe, if not slightly staid designs, that was until the legendary caravan designer … Continue reading 1981 A-Line Link 575