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Andrew Jenkinson's 10 caravan picks

Caravanning expert Andrew Jenkinson has been searching through our Product Finder and has chosen ten touring caravans he is going to be taking a closer look at when he visits The Caravan & Motorhome Show, Manchester, from 19-22 January 2017. To find out more about each individual caravan click on its link below.

You can also find Andrew's ten motorhome picks here

Coachman VIP Vogue 460 
Berths 2
Displayed by Spinney Caravans & Motorhomes  
Built for Spinney Caravans & Motorhomes, the new VIP Vogues are super luxury tourers with silver sides and Titanium alloy wheels. The Vogues offer a very high specification and a quality build from Coachman who celebrate 30 years in 2017. The VIP Vogue 460/2 has a well appointed end washroom and offers space and luxury for two.  

Alaria TI  
Berths 4
Displayed by Campbells Caravans
Alaria is super luxury range for 2017 manufactured by Lunar. The new range offers a self-levelling system and a host of extras and a contemporary interior with domestic L shaped front lounge. The TI has a transverse rear bed and full width washroom; they even come with an Avtex TV as standard helping create a truly modern luxury tourer.

Venus 590-6
Berths 6
Displayed by Campbells Caravans
One of the best entry level tourers on the market, the Venus range is super light and offers a great choice of layouts. The new 590-6 launched for 2017 enhances their value for money and up-market interior and specification. The layout offers twin fixed bunks, large kitchen and front lounge making it a great addition to the Venus range. 

Elddis Chatsworth 866
Berths 6
Displayed by Glossop Caravans
Chatsworth is a special range by Elddis for Glossop Caravans. A cracking new 8ft wide addition for 2017 means families have acres of room to spread out in this top tourer. Packed with goodies from the Glossop spec list, the Avante based special is a class act with quality added soft furnishings and extras including such things as awning warmer, BBQ point and alarm. Great value with all you need for caravanning comforts. 

Compass Camino 550 
Berths 4
Displayed by Kimberley Caravan Centre
With stunning exterior looks, the Camino sits atop the Compass line-up boasting blue metallic sides. A top choice is the single axled 550; a layout featuring a rear island bed and large front lounge plus well equipped kitchen. Boasting Solid Construction technology, the Camino also has a stunning interior using contemporary colour schemes making this a definite top choice at this price level. 

Swift Basecamp Plus 
Berths 2
Displayed by Swift Group
Swift Group's Basecamp Plus is both new and exciting. Sporty looks and a trendy interior, the Basecamp has a rear entrance door and its optional awning adds acres more space. The Basecamp is for the adventurous and external design choices means you can personalise (13 options) it too. Distinctive and different, the Basecamp offers a new caravanning experience for the young at heart. 

Sprite Major 6TD 
Berths 6
Displayed by Swift Group
One of Britain's best loved names in caravanning, Sprite stretches back to 1948! The Major 6TD offers fixed side bunks large front lounge, and sunroof plus a spec that won't disappoint. For 2017, the Sprite range now has GRP sides plus a new floor construction system. The Major 6TD offers well equipped washroom and a rear side dinette ideal for the kids to have their own space.  

Swift Conqueror 480
Berths 2
Displayed by Swift Group
Swift sure know how to turn on the style and keep abreast with the latest in tourer construction. The 2017 Conquerors offer luxury at a competitive price, the 480 is an end washroom two berth that has a high class finish interior and a specification that includes the Swift Command system. GRP sides and aerodynamic profile with large gas locker make this a cracking choice for the price. 

Bailey Pursuit 530      
Berths 2
Displayed by Lowdhams Leisureworld
Check out the latest Pursuit, another entry level range offering decent spec for the money asked. Alu-Tech construction is the boast here. The 530's end washroom and side fixed bed are a popular layout for many. The light and airy interior is helped by a skylight over the front lounge and large front window too. Well worth a look at in this price and lightweight sector.

Bailey Pamplona 
Berths 4
Displayed by Campbells Caravans
The Unicorn range continues to add appeal to buyers, especially with its additional new layout for 2017 featuring a rear island bed and washroom mid-ships. The latest popular layout has been adopted for Unicorn buyers who are loyal to the last. Sporting a good spec, including 100 watt solar panel and Dab Radio/CD player, excellent LED lighting, the new Pamplona offers Unicorn buyers a popular layout. 

Date: 
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 09:45