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25 September 2023

Top Tips for Motorhome Camping

Interior photo Chausson 660 Motorhome
Chausson 660 Titanium Ultimate New Motorhome

Motorhome camping is a great way to explore new places and enjoy the outdoors. But it's important to be prepared before you go. Here are 10 tips for motorhome camping:

  1. Choose the right campsite. When choosing a campsite, consider the size of your motorhome, the amenities you need, and the activities you want to do. Some campsites are designed specifically for motorhomes, while others are more general.
  2. Plan your route. Before you set off on your trip, plan your route and make reservations at campsites along the way. This will help to ensure that you have a place to stay each night.
  3. Pack carefully. Motorhomes have limited storage space, so it's important to pack carefully. Only bring the essentials, and consider using packing cubes to help organize your belongings.
  4. Set up your motorhome carefully. Once you arrive at your campsite, take some time to set up your motorhome carefully. Make sure that it is level and secure, and that you have access to all of the amenities you need.
  5. Conserve water and electricity. Motorhomes have limited water and electricity supplies, so it's important to conserve them. Take shorter showers, turn off lights when you're not using them, and unplug appliances when they're not in use.
  6. Be prepared for anything. Mother Nature can be unpredictable, so it's important to be prepared for anything when you're motorhome camping. Pack a first-aid kit, emergency supplies, and a plan for what to do in case of bad weather or other emergencies.
  7. Be respectful of your surroundings. Motorhome camping is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, but it's important to be respectful of your surroundings. Leave no trace and be mindful of the noise you make.
  8. Take advantage of the storage space. Chausson motorhomes are known for their efficient use of space. Make sure to take advantage of all the storage compartments available. You can use them to store everything from food and clothes to camping gear and sporting equipment.
  9. Relax in the comfort of your own home. Chausson motorhomes are designed to be comfortable and luxurious. So relax and enjoy your time on the road.
  10. Have fun! Motorhome camping is a great way to relax and enjoy time with your family and friends. So make the most of it and have fun!

With a little planning and preparation, you can have a great time motorhome camping in your Chausson motorhome.

If you would like further information about New Chausson Motorhomes or any of the Used Motorhomes we have in stock or due in please contact our showroom on 01227 289111.

08 September 2023

Lickhill Manor Caravan Park

Aerial view Linkhill Manor Caravan Park

Lickhill Manor Caravan Park: The Perfect Place for Your Next Camping Trip

Lickhill Manor Caravan Park is a 5-star Visit England Park with 65 acres of well-maintained and landscaped grounds. It is also a holder of a Gold David Bellamy Conservation award and a Platinum award for Loo of the Year.

The park's level and well-drained camping field sits directly on a mile of the wonderful River Severn in Stourport on Severn. The field is serviced by 64 x 10-amp electric hook ups, also 100 x non electric pitches, 6 water stand taps, chemical waste sluice, grey waste disposal and 6 pot wash deep sinks. Electricity is also available for marquee lighting or for camping facilities. WI-FI is also available at no additional cost to you.

The washroom facilities have wash basins, free hot showers, electric razor points and hair dryers.

For your enjoyment, the park holds fishing rights over 1 ½ miles, including 26 purpose built platforms, on the river Severn. Permits are available at £12.00 per week/part week. There is also access for launching of small boats or dinghies.

The park is also ideally situated for a ten-minute stroll into Stourport along the river walk where there is a wide choice of eateries or public houses and additionally places to visit during your stay. Near the park entrance are local shops open 7 days a week where you can get most essential items, including a newsagent and launderette.

The park's location provides for some great days out for all ages, including the Severn valley Railway, West Midlands Safari park, Bodenham arboretum, Rays Farm, Little Owl Farm, Wyre Forest & Visitor Centre and Bewdley Working Museum to name but a few.

Click here to learn more about camping rates and availability. 

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06 September 2023

Chausson 660 Exclusive

Married couple next to new motorhome

Alison & Jim are pictured in the warm Kent sunshine collecting their New Motorhome, the Chausson 660 Exclusive.

Now living in Hythe, Alison confirmed that the convenience of the Eurotunnel would be an attraction, and some European touring was being considered, but that there were many many UK destinations that would take priority first.

Shane Catterick, and David Sharp who completed a detailed handover of their  New Motorhome, wish them both many miles of happy motorhoming, both here at home and further a field.

For more information on the new motorhomes or used motorhomes for sale at our showroom in Herne Bay Kent, contact Shane Catterick at TC Motorhomes 01227 289111.

TC Motorhomes are officially Chassons only solus motorhome dealership here in the UK.

04 September 2023

Autumn Road Trip in a motorhome

Motorhome on a road

The best places to see autumn colours in the UK for motorhome holidays.

Autumn is a beautiful time of year in the UK. The leaves start to change colour, and the countryside is transformed into a kaleidoscope of reds, oranges, yellows, and golds. This makes it a great time to take a motorhome holiday and explore the UK's stunning scenery.

Here are some of the best places to see autumn colours in the UK for motorhome holidays:

The Lake District

This national park in the north of England is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK, including mountains, lakes, and forests. The autumn colours in the Lake District are simply breathtaking, and there are many different places to enjoy them, from the shores of Lake Windermere to the peaks of Scafell Pike.

The Peak District

Another beautiful national park in England, the Peak District is known for its rolling hills, forests, and quaint villages. The autumn colours in the Peak District are also very impressive, and there are many scenic drives and walks to enjoy.

The Cotswolds

This region in south-central England is known for its honey-coloured stone villages and rolling hills. The autumn colours in the Cotswolds are a sight to behold, and there are many charming towns and villages to explore.

The New Forest

This national park in southern England is home to a unique mix of heathland, woodland, and farmland. The autumn colours in the New Forest are varied and beautiful, and there are many opportunities to see wildlife, such as deer and ponies.

The Scottish Highlands

This stunning region in northern Scotland is home to mountains, lochs, and forests. The autumn colours in the Scottish Highlands are some of the most dramatic in the UK, and there are many opportunities to go hiking, camping, and fishing.

These are just a few of the many great places to see autumn colours in the UK. So, if you're looking for a last-minute motorhome holiday idea, why not plan a road trip and enjoy the beauty of autumn?

Here are some additional tips for getting the most out of your autumn foliage viewing experience:

  • Visit in late October or early November for the best colours.
  • Dress in layers to be prepared for the changing weather.
  • Bring a camera to capture the beautiful scenery.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and watch out for slippery leaves.
  • Leave no trace and respect the environment.

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