From A-Class Motorhomes to Teardrop Touring Caravans find your perfect leisure vehicle using our handy guide.
There's a great choice of leisure vehicles of all shapes and sizes to suit the style of holiday you want. With motorhomes and compact campervans to luxurious A-class vehicles, exciting models of caravans and trailer tents (ranging in size and weight to suit your towing vehicle) and caravan holiday homes and lodges - there are leisure vehicles widely available in the UK to suit your lifestyle needs.
Usually the most spacious of the models you will find. The A-Class ranges have fully integrated bodywork and are the pinnacle of luxury touring with opulent living space, ultra-comfortable sleeping areas and generous sized kitchens and bathrooms. Prices range from Pre-owned £20,000 and New £60,000.
The most popular type of motorhome with models incorporating high levels of specification, with everything you would expect to find at home. The overcab area provides extra sleeping space, making them particularly good for families. They also come in a micro version which is compact, car-like and easy to drive with many of the characteristics of a its larger contemporary. It is perfect for one or two people touring. Prices range from Pre-owned £12,000 and New £30,000.
LOW PROFILE MOTORHOMES
A popular alternative to coachbuilt, the overcab on the conventional coachbuilt is dispensed with to allow extra storage. The lower profile allows sleek looks and lower fuel consumption. It’s fitted out as the coachbuilt using many different layouts and is the ideal vehicle for two people who want plenty of space. Prices range from Pre-owned £12,000 and New £35,000.
Campervans come in two versions: one with a high top, the other a rising roof. Both are well-equipped and generally have all the comforts of home. Compact and easy to drive, they often replace the family car. Prices range from Pre-owned £6,000 and New £24,000.
Even if there is only two of you, you may decide the additional space in a 4/5 berth caravan suits your needs better. The size of your car may limit the size of caravan you can tow – some people choose a smaller caravan but supplement it with an awning or tent. Prices range from Pre-owned £3,000 and New £10,000.
Looking to trade up from a tent to something a little more easily transportable then a trailer tent could be the thing for you. Easy to tow and put up it takes away the stress of putting tents up in the dark of night or terrible weather. Prices range from Pre-owned £750 and New £3,500.
A hybrid of the trailer tent philosophy in that it is easy to tow for first timers and is a great step towards a fully fledged caravan. The solid sides simply lever up to provide you with a fully enclosed cosy caravan. Prices range from Pre-owned £2,000 and New £14,000.
CARAVAN HOLIDAY HOMES
Holiday homes come either in one section (a single unit) or two sections (a twin). Large or small, they are very cleverly designed and a luxury home from home. The typical footprint of a holiday home is approximately 3.7 x 10.5 metres whilst some of the larger, more spacious models, can be up to a maximum of 6.8 x 20 metres in size. With prices starting from just £7,000 for a pre-owned holiday home and £20,000 for a new model, this is a very affordable way for you, and your family, to holiday whenever you like. Homes on holiday parks are not intended for year-round occupation.
Lodges range from traditional ‘log cabin’ styles to sumptuous contemporary wooden clad designs that harmonise with their natural surroundings. These spacious, well designed lodges can be as large as 6.8 x 20 metres and are very similar to a conventional modern house. The pinnacle in self-catering holiday accommodation, prices start from £65,000 and go as high as £500,000 for stunning lodges in some of the UK's best locations.