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Caravan sites to visit post-lockdown

The main question on everybody’s minds now is “when will caravan sites open again?”. Whilst we’re waiting for caravan sites to open again, we thought we would share with you some of the top UK caravan sites!  

 

Every site in this list is an absolute must-visit to add to your list post-lockdown, keep reading to see what made our list... 

 

 

Resipole Farm Holiday Park, Argyll – Scotland 

 

The views offered here are enough to convince you to visit. The outdoor surroundings are perfect for re-connecting with nature and exploring. There are nature reserves and distilleries within a short driving distance, or you could fish in the Loch, this is one for those who want to de-stress and relax! 

 

 

Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay – Cornwall 

 

If you’re looking for somewhere for the family, this is a must-visit. Situated just minutes from Newquay’s famous seven beaches, you can explore the beauty of Cornwall or make the most of the site's facilities. With an indoor all-weather pool complex that has fun flumes or the outdoor pool, you can be rest-assured that the whole family will love a trip here. 

 

 

Coed-y-Llwyn Caravan Club Site, Snowdonia – Wales 

 

This site is in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, making it a gorgeous visit that offers something for everybody. The campsite was designed with families in mind, so the site has every option for activity or relaxation. Zip World – home to the largest zip lines in the world is just a short drive away. 

 

 

Holgates Holiday Park, Silverdale – Lancashire 

 

You’re bound to see some beautiful scenery when you visit here, as it is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With over 100 acres of woodland and countryside to explore, this site will help you re-connect with nature. As well as the stunning natural scenery, the site has great facilities such as a restaurant and bar, two outdoor adventure playgrounds and a pool. For the grown-ups there’s even a sauna!  

We’re as excited as you to return to some of our well-loved caravan parks and we recommend giving one of these sites a try!  

 

Whilst your caravan or motorhome is in storage waiting for a trip back out, it is important to keep it protected and safe. You may not be aware but the UV rays from the sun can cause detrimental damage to your caravan’s bodywork, which wouldn’t be ideal for your first trip back out. 

 

The material in our covers has UV protection capabilities, meaning your vehicle can be protected from the damaging rays or other summer elements such as animal droppings and dirt.

 

You can shop all our covers here. 

 

For the latest information we have on Coronavirus & campsites, please click here. 

A Guide to Our Products

At Pro-Tec Covers, we have been helping our customers to protect their caravans and motorhomes for many years. We are all part of one big caravanning family and we are constantly reviewing and modifying our product range to ensure that we can provide our customers with everything that the market is missing.  

  

Whether you have only recently purchased your first caravan or motorhome, or you have been part of the community for many years, we wanted to give you a bit more guidance on our current product range, so you can find the products that are most suited to your needs.  

  

Covers  

  

We are leading the way when it comes to high-quality caravan and motorhome covers. A long time ago we saw that people were crying out for a better standard of covers. Across the market, we saw ill-fitting covers that did not provide the right protection, made from poor quality materials and people were struggling for hours to fit these covers. This inspired us to develop innovative caravan and motorhome covers that provide the level of protection that the caravan community deserves.   

  

We provide customised cover designs for all models, shapes and sizes, we even factor in details such as ladders, solar panels and air-con units to get the exact cover shape you need to provide optimum protection. In addition to this, all of our covers are the most breathable on the market and come with our unique Easy-Fit system as standard, making it quick and super easy to fit your cover. If that wasn’t enough, our covers also come with easy door-access!  

  

We provide bespoke designs for:  

  

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Pro-Tec Vehicle and Cover Cleaner  

  

As well as buying the Pro-Tec cover to suit your needs, the vehicle and cover cleaner is a great addition to keep both your caravan/motorhome and its cover in top condition. It is a waterless cleaner that provides a convenient, eco-friendly solution to clean, shine and protect your caravan or motorhome and cover. If you want to prolong the life of your cover and keep your paintwork looking as fresh and new as possible, the cleaner is an essential buy. One of our customers has mentioned their cover lasting 11 years thanks to proper care and consideration!  

  

  

Camper Trolley Motor Movers  

  

A motor mover can be a caravan owner’s best friend when it comes to getting out of a tight spot. They enable much easier manoeuvring of a caravan, for example, when on challenging terrain, or getting into a tricky angle. We have two powerful and sturdy motor mover models to choose from, available for single and double axles.  

  

  

If you would like to find out more information about any of our high-quality products, visit our website 

  

Which cover is right for me?

When you buy a motorhome or caravan, you are buying a long-term holiday home. Just like your home or car, the better you protect it, the longer it stays in good condition and the less money you will need to spend on maintenance. One of the best ways to keep your motorhome or caravan protected is to buy the right type of high-quality cover and this is where Pro-Tec can help.  

 

If you want to really ensure that your caravan or motorhome has the best protection available, simply choose the right one for your needs: 

 

Full covers – If you are storing your caravan out of season, then the best option is to go for a full cover. This will keep your motorhome or caravan fully sheltered from the elements, in comfortable hibernation until it is time to use it again. Your caravan will be protected from UV rays, rust and those annoying, paint damaging bird droppings, amongst other things 

 

All of our full covers for both caravans and motorhomes also come with our exclusive easy-fit system meaning they are a breeze to put on, regardless of the size of your holiday home! The back panel of our covers rolls up meaning you can slide the cover on from front to back without the need for step ladders.  

 

Whatever size or model your motorhome is, Pro-Tec will design the bespoke cover solution. With other cover manufacturers, you won’t get the same custom fit, that perfectly covers your specific model and fits around ladders, air cons and dishes. We tailor our covers to provide the perfect fit, ensuring the ultimate level of motorhome cover protection. 

 

As all of our covers are made to order and fully bespoke, they also come with door access for your habitation access and allowances for anything you may have fitted such as bike racks or solar panels.  

 

Towing covers  These covers are specifically designed for when you are on the move, protecting the front of your caravan whilst in transit. This can prevent stone chips, keep dirt from the road off and protect from all those other problems that might cause harm when you are travelling on a motorway, for example. 

 

Pro-Tec are the leaders in custom motorhome and caravan covers, providing features such as the unique Easy-Fit System and the most breathable covers available. This is what stands Pro-Tec ahead of the rest of the market when it comes to covers.  

 

Every Pro-Tec cover from our range comes with the Easy-Fit System as standard, which means each time you need to cover your motorhome or caravan, it can be done rapidly and requires just one person. If you want to avoid battling the wind and rain with a cover that is difficult to fit, then look at the Pro-Tec range for the best covers around. 

 

5 Best cars for towing a caravan

What better way to explore Britain’s beautiful countryside than with your caravan in tow? Today's modern caravans now offer larger berths that come with all conveniences of your home, which makes them a little on the heavier side! This means that you will need a car that is suitable for towing your holiday home, as well as allowing space for your family and extra luggage.  

From roomy SUV’s and comfortable 4x4’s that are perfect for a family, we will take you through some of the best car models for towing a caravan. Keep reading to see what made our list. 

 

Land Rover Discovery 

 

The Land Rover Discovery is a classic vehicle and has developed a reputation for being safe and powerful enough to climb steep country hills. If you are looking for a luxurious car that is spacious enough for family members and extra luggage, this could be a perfect option for you. It is flexible enough to hold seven-seats and combines an innovative infotainment system to help you stay connected with friends and stay on track during your journey. It will put your mind at ease if you have a large berth caravan due to its capacity of up to 3,500kg. The Land Rover Discovery will make you feel safe during any journey. 

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Nissan Qashqai 

 

The Nissan Qashqai is perfect if you want a smaller, family-friendly SUV. It combines an attractive appearance with practicality and has been praised for its ability to carry out hill starts effortlessly, as well as its stability at speed and smooth braking. The Nissan Qashqai comes with a large 430-litre boot size, so it is great for packing essentials when you are out on the road. You will find that this vehicle also comes with a diesel engine option, to give you increased acceleration during towing. 

 

Volkswagen Tiguan 

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The Volkswagen Tiguan will give you a comfortable and quiet SUV to tow your caravan with. We love that this option provides added all-round visibility for those driving. The Tiguan offers a raised-up driving position to help drivers feel more in control when towing a large caravan through roads and traffic. For added security during long-distance trips, this vehicle also gives automatic emergency city braking which is perfect to ensure you and your passengers are kept safe when towing a large caravan. 

 

Audi A6 Allroad 

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The Audi A6 Allroad is a stylish cross between an estate and an SUV, it comes with chunky body mouldings which help give this vehicle a strong and stable appearance. Although it is a more expensive and luxurious car to buy, it comes with low running costs which make it an ideal long-term investment. You will be impressed with the Audi A6 Allroad’s adaptive air suspension, four-zone climate control system, and practical blue tooth connectivity. This is a suitable option for those who want style, luxury, and security.  

 

Ford Mondeo Estate 

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This is a great option if you are searching for an estate that is spacious, but versatile. This vehicle wont look out of place on urban roads or along steep countryside roads. The Ford Mondeo Estate can comfortably tow 1341kg and there is plenty of space inside for passengers and luggage which is ideal for long journeys. The driver's seat also offers adjustments to allow the driver maximum comfort when driving long-distance journeys. 

 

We hope we have given you insight into a range of cars that will cater for caravan towing, and add maximum stability, security, comfort, and space.  

 

If you want to protect your investment when it is in transit, take a look at our towing jackets here 

YouTubers To Watch During Isolation

Since you’ve got a bit of free time, why not stay up to date and entertained with the caravan and motorhome industry? It is the perfect chance to catch up on the latest news, events and products.   

 

We are continuing to provide you with lots to stay busy and have rounded up the very latest YouTubers and Vloggers in the caravan and motorhome industry that you need to watch! Stay in the know with the latest reviews, tours, trading events, news and technical advice to sharpen your knowledge of the industry and help pass some time!  

 

Read our breakdown of the top YouTubers and Vloggers that are very much worth a watch!  

 

  1. HereWeTow  

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Karina and Jules launched HereWeTow in 2016 and have since built up a vlogging community. Their vlogs will show you around many communities in the UK and whilst sharing adventures with you. Since this year’s trade shows are cancelled, you can have a look at their previous vlogs of other shows in the past to get your fix! You will also discover why the channel was launched, information on caravan accessories and so much more. Keep up to date with this exciting and adventurous vlog here 

 

  1.  Lost Weekends  

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Lost Weekends is another great YouTube channel dedicated to the caravan and motorhome industry. Here you will find everything from fun caravan challenges to expert advice on topics such as replacing a caravan locker catch, caravan wood panel repair tips and even advice on our very own Pro-Tec caravan covers. Follow today to be taken on tours around the previous caravan and motorhome events such as NEC Motorhome & Caravan show 2019 and CAMC 2020 show in Manchester. You are sure to be kept busy! Follow here for more.  

 

  1. The Camping and Caravanning Club  

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The Camping and Caravanning Club is a must-watch for top tips! Get taken on a tour around the most sought-after caravan and campsites around England. You may even discover a new site to visit for future trips away! Not only this, but you will discover useful tips such as how to service a motorhome yourself, for when those last-minute break downs occur! We also love that you can find some inspiration on how to eat like a local when you are away, with tips on dishes to make when you are on the road. Follow the Camping and Caravanning Club here 

 

  1. Bob Earnshaw Channel Trailer  

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Bob Earnshaw Channel Trailer shows a range of tours from Scottish caravan and motorhome holiday home tours, to Yorkshire motorhome and accessory shows.  

You will find a range of trips, tips and tours to be inspired by, such as days out around Troutbeck Head, Newport and Caerphilly Castle. You can also stay entertained with the top 5 luxury motorhomes from previous shows and indulge in some product reviews, so you don’t miss out on the very best motorhomes on the market! Follow here today.  

 

  1. Minds Eye Design  

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We think that you will love Minds Eye Design YouTube channel if you love to think outside of the box! Here you will find vlogs on topics such as vintage caravans to help you reminisce on caravans of the years gone by! You can also find the 15 must-see caravans and motorhomes of 2019-2020. You can also be inspired by the top 10 best-selling camper vans and motorhomes to check out in 2020. Follow today for more!  

 

We hope you enjoy the content here and stay busy until you can get out on the road again! If you need a storage cover for the meantime, don’t forget you can still purchase our caravan and motorhome covers, towing covers, front covers and vehicle covers as usual. Click here to shop.  

  

  

UK PRODUCT

british manufacturerAll our covers are designed and manufactured in-house in Bradford, West Yorkshire by Pro-Tec Covers Ltd. None of our caravan or motorhome covers are outsourced. Our material, CaravanShield, has been exclusively developed in the UK and we are proud to say that it continues to be manufactured  here in the UK

 


 

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