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My Caravan Peter Harvey
My Caravan – Interview with Peter...

Meet Peter, Director of CaSSOA. A newcomer to caravanning, and already loving it, having spent the summer holidays on the...

Richard Legs Down
My Caravan – Interview with Richard...

Richard Easy is a school minibus driver who has a fantastic website, YouTube channel, as well as being on Facebook...

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My Caravan – Interview with Rolling...

Rolling with the Robsons are a family of 5 from the North East who love to spend with caravanning and...

Caravan Vlogger
My Caravan – Interview with Caravan...

Next in our series of interviews is Caravan Vlogger. Graham and his wife Mandy have been caravanning since 2006 and...

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CaSSOA Caravan Insurance now available!

CaSSOA caravan insurance is now available. Our Caravan Protector insurance is underwritten by global A rated insurer AmTrust Europe Limited...

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My Caravan – Interview with Tin...

Do you have a caravan or motorhome? We have VW T5. Before our camper, we had a VanMaster caravan, which we...

caravan blog wobble boxers
My Caravan – Interview with The...

At CaSSOA we love finding out about caravanners and motorhomers. This month, we meet James, his wife Katy and young...

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CaSSOA Caravan Insurance Now Available

Flexible, competitive caravan insurance exclusive to CaSSOA storage site customers. If you store your caravan on a CaSSOA accredited storage...

New Platinum Accreditation

CaSSOA is extremely excited to announce the introduction of a Platinum award level. The Platinum award will distinguish those providing...

Interview with The Trudgians
My Caravan – Interview with The...

At CaSSOA we love finding out about caravanners and motorhomers. This month, we meet The Trudgians, a caravanning family from Wiltshire....

CaSSOA scoops award for being one...

For peace of mind, we would like to thank CaSSOA for doing its part to minimise theft, especially during the...

Winter Caravanning
Winter Caravanning

With caravans now providing the heating systems and insulation needed for even Arctic conditions, caravanning even in the depths of...

Useful Caravan Equipment
Useful Caravan Equipment

Fire Safety Stick The Fire Safety Stick is a small, portable fire extinguisher, which is lightweight and perfect for caravans...

Caravanning Etiquette
Caravanning Etiquette

You'd think it would just be common sense, but given the number of grumbles we found when writing this blog...

Caravan Site Options
Caravan Sites – Your Options

Looking for a caravan site? There are a number of different types to choose from. Here, we take you through...

Caravan Sites with Farm Shops
Caravan Sites with Farm Shops

How could you improve on a beautiful caravan site? Offer an on-site farm shop brimming with glorious local produce! Here...

UltraSure Direct Protecting your Caravan
Protecting Your Caravan

In association with Ultra Secure Direct. Caravans are a highly attractive commodity to thieves, as they can often be relatively...

How to Prepare your Caravan for Storage
How to Prepare your Caravan for...

So, you’ve just returned from the last trip of the season, and selected a secure storage site for your caravan....

Caravanning Books
Great Caravanning Books

Make the Most of Your Caravan Rob McCabe, £10.99 As well as practical advice, this book will show you how...

Caravan Clubs
Caravan Clubs

There are hundreds of caravan clubs out there, offering great benefits, events, rallies and discounts. Whilst there are far to...

Caravan Vloggers
Caravan Vloggers

There's a huge amount of video content available on You Tube for caravan and motorhome lovers. We've collated some of...

What Do I Need to Start Caravanning
What Do I Need To Start...

Towing License? First things first, you’ll need to check when you passed your driving test. If it was before 1...

Useful Caravan Equipment
Essential Caravan Equipment

Towing License? First things first, you’ll need to check when you passed your driving test. If it was before 1...

Eco Friendly Caravanning
Eco-Friendly Caravanning

It’s safe to say that we should all be attempting to become more eco-friendly and live more sustainably. This shouldn’t...

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Easy Caravan Recipes

Why not have a go at some of these really easy and tasty Caravan Recipes.

Caravan Awnings
Caravan Awnings

Whilst an awning isn’t an essential piece of caravan kit, they can extend your living space dramatically, giving you more...

Internet Access in Caravans
How to Access the Internet in...

When you’re away in your caravan it’s nice to have some home comforts, and that can include internet access. More...

Protecting your caravan from Vermin
Vermin Proof your Caravan

Prepare your caravan for long term storage to prevent vermin damage. Caravan Magazine talks us through some top tips for keeping...

Caravan Scams
Caravan Scams

Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a caravan, don’t fall foul of pesky fraudsters. Here’s our roundup of some...

Protect your Caravan with CRiS
Protect your Caravan with CRiS

CRiS (Central Registration and Identification Scheme) is the National Register for caravan owners in the UK working towards preventing and...

Caravan Safety - Keeping your Caravan Safe
Caravan Security

Keeping your Caravan Safe As a caravan owner it is important to make sure that you do all that you...

Holiday Checklist for Home Security
Home Security – Holiday Checklist

With the summer now upon us, at some point it’s likely we’ll be leaving our homes unattended whilst we go...

Choosing A Caravan Motor Mover
Choosing a Caravan Motor Mover

What is a motor mover? A motor mover is a manual or 12V motorised device which is clamped to a...

Summer Caravan Maintenance
Summer Caravan Maintenance

Summer's the time you'll wanting to be out and about in your caravan or motorhome. If your vehicle has been...

Essential Guide to Caravan Maintenance
Caravan Maintenance Checklist

Whilst MOT style testing for caravans and is not mandatory, it’s always worthwhile taking a few minutes to carry out...

CaSSOA Site Surveys
CaSSOA Caravan Storage – Site Surveys

CaSSOA Accreditation – Our stamp of Approval for Secure Caravan Storage  All our caravan storage sites have been comprehensively surveyed...

Preparing your Caravan for Winter
Preparing your Caravan for Winter

How to Prepare your Caravan for Winter Storage As summer is coming to an end you may be thinking about...

Choosing A Caravan Storage Site
Choosing a Caravan Storage Site

How to choose a secure storage site for your caravan or motorhome As the summer season is now drawing to...

Caravan Security Devices
Caravan Security Devices

There are a number of security devices on the market which can help deter a thief and protect your caravan...

CaSSOA Working in Partnership with Sold...

Sold Secure is a company dedicated to reducing the risk of crime by the assessment of security products through manual...

Caravan Industry & Security - Protecting your Caravan
The Caravan Industry & Security

Protecting Your Caravan The caravan industry is an ever changing market, and with that comes developments in security as well...

Setting up a Caravan Storage Site
Setting Up A Caravan Storage Site

Do you have empty land and are unsure of how to use it? Caravan storage might be worth considering. Whether...

Caravan Storage Options

There are a number of options when it comes to deciding where to store your caravan. Here's our guide to...

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Tips for Caravan Storage Site Owners

Part 2 - Administration In part one of our Top Tips for Site Owners, we looked at security aspects to...

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Tips for Caravan Storage Site Owners

Part 1 - Security There are so many things to consider when setting up a caravan storage business. Here’s our...

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Caravan Gadgets & Tech

The nation’s inventors have been busy and there is now a new wave of caravanning-related gadgetry that’s been designed to...

Caravan Gifts
Gifts for Caravan Lovers

iBoost WiFi Booster / Tefal Toast n' Egg / Vango Long Peg Puller iBoost Pro D8 Directional System £159.99 When so many things rely...

Reasons to Buy in a Caravan
5 Reasons to Buy a Caravan

Why not join the increasing number of happy caravanners out there and buy a caravan so you can enjoy unlimited...

Top Caravan Blogs
Top Caravan Blogs

Here at CaSSOA we are always looking to be inspired and love to read about other people’s experiences of caravan...

How to Buy the Right Caravan
How to Buy the Right Caravan

With so many makes, models, designs and layouts of caravan available, making the right decision can be tricky when it...

How To Make Money From Your...

Buying a caravan or motorhome is a lifestyle choice and investment for many owners. For some, it is a home...

CaSSOA Caravan Storage UK
5 Reasons to Store your Caravan...

CaSSOA storage sites provide secure and accredited storage for your caravan or motorhome. Here are 5 reasons they should be...

Things to do UK
Days out in England

Whether you’re based in the North, South, East or West, we’ve put together a collection of activities and attractions in...

Caravan Insurance Secrets
Caravan Insurance Secrets

How do underwriters rate your touring caravan? If you are buying a touring caravan this year or when the renewal...

Caravan Tyres
Caravan Tyres – 10 Things you...

Like car tyres, caravan tyres are equally as important and it is vital that they are properly maintained so that...

Autumn Caravan Escapes
Caravan Sites for Autumn Caravanning

Yes, we know we've only just about said goodbye to summer, but there’s nothing wrong with a bit of forward...

Apps for Caravanners
Apps for Caravanners

Here’s a round-up of our 12 favourite apps – from travel apps to keep you moving to first aid apps...

Why do Caravans Snake
Why do caravans snake?

….and how to avoid it. Caravan snaking happens when a tow car and caravan become out of sync with each...

Winter Caravan Sites
Caravan Sites for Winter Escapes

For some, caravanning isn’t just for the spring and summer months. Exploring during the winter can bring a whole new...

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CaSSOA Member Spotlight – The Dorset...

Let us introduce you to Esther and Mike from The Dorset Hideaway in Dorset, who provide caravan storage alongside a...

Buying A Caravan at a Show
How to buy a Caravan at...

There are a number of caravan and motorhome shows throughout the year, taking place at locations across the country. These...

Caravan Battery Maintenance
Caravan Battery Maintenance

Whilst your caravan is in storage, it’s really important that you properly maintain your leisure battery, to ensure it’s ready...

Beginners Guide to Caravan Hitch Locks - NEW
A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing a...

Choosing a hitch lock A common sight on many caravan storage compounds is a vast array of hitch locks. But...

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Caravan Water Systems

A bit of background….. Most caravanners will recognise the submersible pump that sits inside an external water container, like an Aquaroll and...

Caravan Manufacturers
Caravan Manufacturers Explained

The majority of caravans you’ll see on the road in the UK will have been made by one of 5...

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CaSSOA Member Spotlight – Greencrest Storage

Let's meet Pauline Hoy-Green of Greencrest Storage in Somerset. Location Haybow Farm, Hewish - we are just a minute from...

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Make your Caravan Child Friendly

Caravanning is the perfect way to get away with your family for a holiday. But when you’ve got kids, there...

Summer Touring
Summer Touring – Caravan Sites near...

Dove Meadows Marazion, Cornwall Overlooked by St Michael’s Mount, Dove Meadows is a peaceful campsite less than 5 minutes’ walk...

Cover 4 Caravans - Storage & Security
Caravan Storage & Security

Guest post from Cover 4 Caravans Whether it is at the beginning of new season or as it draws to...

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Caravan Fire Safety

It’s easy to forget about fire safety in your caravan whilst you’re enjoying yourself on holiday, but some simple safeguards...

Cover 4 Caravans - Towing Mirrors
Guide to Caravan Towing Mirrors

Guest Post from Cover 4 Caravans Towing a caravan without being able to adequately see to your rear is both...

Caravan City Breaks
Caravan City Breaks

Campsites near Cities Edinburgh - Drummohr Holiday Park Just twenty minutes away from the centre of Edinburgh, and offering both...

buying a caravan
How to Avoid Buying a Stolen...

Guest Post from Caravans For Sale When it comes to purchasing a new caravan or motorhome it’s always best to...

Caravan Covers
Are Caravan Covers a Good Idea?

As the touring season draws to a close, you may want to start thinking about storing your caravan for the...

Security Devices & Insurance
Caravan Security Devices & Your Insurance

Whether you’re sticking close to home or travelling on the road trip of a lifetime, fitting the proper security devices...

Discounted Tickets for The Motorhome &...

CaSSOA is very pleased to be able to offer you a special discount on tickets to the Motorhome and Caravan...

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