Essential Tips for Cleaning a Caravan Awning
Keep your caravan ‘extension’ looking great and in top condition with our handy cleaning and maintenance guide
Caravan awnings are vital additions to our touring lifestyles, delivering supplementary living space and storage, and providing extra insulation when cold-weather touring.
In recent years, the design and materials technology in modern awnings has exploded, and the prices have increased too. A good-quality awning now typically costs from £600 to £3,000, so it makes sense to look after your expensive caravanning accessory, by keeping it clean and ensuring it is fully waterproof and ready for your next touring holiday adventure.
Our guide reveals the techniques and products you should consider to achieve both.READ MORE
Completing Your Caravan Collection – Things To Do In Shakespeare County
An in-depth guide to Shakespeare’s county, Warwickshire, home to premium leisure-vehicle dealership, Raymond James Caravans We always recommend staying close to your caravan dealership for your first night or two in a new van. That way, if you have any questions or issues, the experts are on-hand to provide the solutions. This […]READ MORE
The Best Heaters for Caravans (2024)
We explore the best heating systems on the market for today’s modern tourers
There’s nothing quite as cosy as a warm and comfy caravan interior on a windy and wet winter day. Shut the door, whack up the heating, close the blinds, and cuddle up on the sofa to read or watch a movie. It is the absolute definition of ‘hygge’.
In this article we’re exploring the different heating systems in caravans, how they work, and their pros and cons.READ MORE
The Ultimate Guide: Best Cars for Towing Caravans
Choosing the right tow car can be tricky. Raymond James Caravans explains all the factors you should consider, to avoid the pitfalls and the potholes! One of the great benefits of caravanning over motorhoming is that, when you get to your destination, you have your lovely car to tootle around in, not a huge, rattly […]READ MORE
Caravan Review: Coachman Acadia and Acadia Xtra Caravan 2024 Ranges
Acadia may be deemed Coachman’s ‘base range’, but the quality of the layouts and build seems exceptional Coachman’s new-look Acadia caravans for 2024 deliver everything we’ve come to expect from the Hull-based manufacturer: style, comfort, versatility and practicality. These four luxury caravans come in standard (seven-foot-five-inch) and Xtra (eight-foot) widths. The standard-width […]READ MORE
Caravan Review: Coachman Laser Xcel range 
Coachman’s 2024 luxury Lasers caravans have reached new heights (and sizes) in Xcel form. Let’s see exactly how good a caravan can get Coachman’s four 2024 Laser Xcel tourers – the 845, 850, 855 and 875 – are bringing domestic practicality, comfort and luxury to a campsite near you! These sumptuous, eight-foot wide caravans […]READ MORE
Caravan Review: Coachman Laser Xtra Caravan Range 
Coachman Laser caravans have always been among the most luxurious tourers available. So, what do the new-for-2024 models have in store? Coachman’s three 2024 Laser Xtra tourers – the 545, 575 and 665 – are luxurious eight-foot wide caravans. The 545 and 575 feature single axles, while the 665 Xtra has twin-axles, all […]READ MORE
Caravan Review: Coachman Lusso Caravan Range 
Review of the Coachman Lusso Caravan Range for 2024 Lusso is Coachman’s new elite range. The Hull-based manufacturer had already set a high bar, so just how good are these new, improved tourers? Coachman’s new Lusso caravans take luxury, comfort and practicality to new levels. For 2024, there are two vans in the […]READ MORE
Caravan Review: Coachman VIP range 
Coachman’s VIP range for 2024 is as extensive as it is brilliant. Five standard-width VIPs – in two, three and four-berth layouts – cater for all caravanners with high expectations of their mobile accommodation. As the name suggests, the Coachman’s VIP range offers a level of leisure-lifestyle luxury that few caravans can match. […]READ MORE
The Ultimate Guide to Discovering the Best Caravan Layouts
Choosing the right caravan layout for your needs is a crucial part of buying a tourer.
First-time buyers often make the wrong choices, prioritising cool looks or features, or underestimating the space they require. Only later, after a few trips, do they realise that the floorplan doesn’t quite suit their needs and is cramping their lifestyle.
Choosing the Right Type of Caravan for Your Touring Adventures!
There’s a huge range of caravan styles to choose from. You could pick a titchy teardrop, a titanic twin-axle, or any size and style in between. John Sootheran explains the pros and cons of each. Matching a caravan to the touring lifestyle you’re pursuing is easy, as there are so many brilliant choices out there. […]READ MORE
Caravan Weight Watchers Guide: Know Your Loads
Almost every element of caravanning involves weight considerations. This crucial factor affects your tow car, packing, licences, manoeuvring, additional equipment, and much more. Our comprehensive caravan weights guide explains all.READ MORE
Caravan Terminology: The Caravanning A-Z
Raymond James Caravans’ comprehensive guide to caravan terminology. Jargon busted! Like many specialist interests, caravanning and motorhoming have lots of unique words, terms, and abbreviations that you need to understand. Some are very important, as they involve your safety and legality. So, to understand why MiRO is different to MTPLM, and what the 85% rule […]READ MORE
Top 10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Caravan
The ultimate guide to choosing the best touring caravan for you and your family Ready to dive into the world of caravans and unlock the secret to finding your perfect match? Feeling a bit overwhelmed by the sea of options out there, and not sure where to start? Hey, I get it! Choosing the right […]READ MORE
The NEC Caravan Show Deals are on at Raymond James Caravans
The NEC Caravan Show Deals are on at Raymond James Caravans. With Coachman Caravans, Bailey Caravans, Elddis & Buccaneer Caravans all on display. As the Home Of The UK’s Best 2023 NEC Motorhome & Caravan Show Deals. The caravans displayed in hall 18 stand number 18.12 from the 18th – 23rd October will be; The […]READ MORE
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