How to Tow Your Caravan Safely

A caravan without a tow is no good at all. If you are looking to travel to far-flung holiday destinations in safety as well as style, but are unsure about the basics of how to tow your caravan safely, then read on. Before you tow: get the right driving license Firstly, you need the right […]

How To Get Internet Access On a Motorhome?

If you love the outdoors but can’t give up your creature comforts then a motorhome is perfect for you. The modern motorhome has tackled the challenges of decent beds, quality kitchens and electricals, heating – even showers – but with the dawn of the internet comes another hurdle: many travellers want access to the internet […]

Do I need a sat nav for my motorhome?

In the motorhome industry, we’re often asked to advise customers on satnavs for larger vehicles, such as motorhomes. Cars towing caravans are also affected by inappropriate satnav systems, which don’t take into account the additional length, width and weight of your vehicle. Thankfully, there are many large-vehicle-specific satnavs on the market from brands such as […]

What Are The Best Places In The UK To Visit In Your Motorhome?

There’s literally billions of places to stay in the UK with a motorhome! Not sure where to start? Well, you’ve come to the right place. This month, we’re getting out the maps and compass, and conjuring some paradisiacal images to kickstart your summer travels. From the tin mines of south west Cornwall, to the highest […]

How To Manoeuver A Motorhome Confidently – Part 2: Your Motorhome Driving Licence

Are you thinking of buying a new motorhome or hiring one for the holidays? If so, read on to find out about the licensing entitlements you might require to drive safely and legally. The UK has legal limits on the size and tonnage of the motorhome or campervan you can drive using a regular driving […]

How to Manoeuvre a Motorhome Confidently – Part 1: Driving On The Road

Driving a motorhome is a simple process of practice makes perfect. You’ll soon get used to driving a large campervan or motorhome and in no time be manoeuvring confidently in even the tightest car parks. To give you a headstart, read on to find out all about the unique experience of owning and driving your […]

Motorhome Driving and The Law

To stay safe and legal whilst on the road, it pays to understand the limitations that are imposed by your driving licence. If you’re out to test drive a vehicle – especially a motorhome – you need to know what class of vehicle you can drive without breaking the law. To get started, you need […]

First Time Buyers: The Most Popular Motorhomes & Caravan Choices

A 2016 poll showed Bailey Auto-sleeper motorhomes and caravans are the most popular manufacturer for first-time buyers. The poll was conducted by insurance specialists, Caravan Guard, and they asked new and experienced buyers to indicate the caravan and motorhome manufacturers that they bought their first vehicle or tow from. 10% of motorhome buyers said Bailey […]

How to Save on Motorhome Insurance: Glenns’ Top Tips!

At Glenns Motorhomes, we’re dedicated to supplying top quality motorhomes at the lowest possible prices. Unfortunately, your insurance provider isn’t quite as interested in offering you a bargain on your recreational vehicle insurance, so this month we’re giving you our top tips on how to drive your insurance premiums down. The only driving you’ll have […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Motorhome Insurance – Part 2

Welcome back to Glenns Motorhomes’ Beginner’s Guide to Motorhome Insurance. If you missed Part 1 in the series, be sure to check back on our post from April to learn the basics of what type of motorhome you can insure, the kind of coverage you need and how to get the lowest premium possible. Motorhome […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Motorhome Insurance – Part 1

Welcome to the first of a two part series, covering everything you need to know about motorhome insurance. Our beginner’s guide will give you the tips and tricks you need, to get the lowest premium and the best coverage, while highlighting the common pitfalls that could leave you uncovered in the event of a claim. […]

Your Quintessential Guide to Choosing the Best Motorhome for You – Part 3: Buyers Tips & Types of Motorhome to Choose From

For the final part in this series, we will discuss the practicalities and drawbacks of different sizes of motorhome and suggest some tips and tricks for getting a good deal. We covered the lifestyle change of motorhome ownership in Part 1 and crunched the numbers in Part 2, so let’s quit stalling and consider the […]

Your Quintessential Guide To Choosing The Best Motorhome For You – Part 2: Number Crunching & Logistics

In our last article, we began our look at all important decisions and considerations you should make before choosing the motorhome for you. We’ve looked at initial research and put some thought into how a motorhome might impact your life – as well as how expert advice can inform your decision. But now it’s time […]

Your Quintessential Guide To Choosing The Perfect Motorhome – Part 1: Courting The Motorhome Of Your Dreams

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and invest in a motorhome – that’s great news! You’ll no doubt be eager to get behind the wheel, but if you want to find the perfect motorhome for you, one that will suit your every need and last for many years to come, you’ll need to make […]

Common Motorhome Mishaps – Part 2

This month we are continuing on from part 1 of our look at the most common motorhome mishaps that befall many a motorhome owner. These simple oversights can lead to costly repairs and unnecessary damage, and the team here at Glenns want to make sure that you know exactly what to look out for so […]

Common Motorhome Mishaps – Part 1

Owning a motorhome offers so many advantages and opportunities but only if you keep it healthy. There are plenty of things to maintain and look after with a motorhome that it might seem overwhelming and even the simplest oversights can lead to costly repairs. Here at Glenns we’ve put together this two part guide to […]

The Cost Of Travelling Around Europe For A Year In Your Motorhome

As we fast approach the summer season, there’s no better time than now to start planning a trip in your motorhome! In recent years, more and more people have been choosing to take a year out and drive their motorhome around Europe. This allows travellers to experience a plethora of new places at their own […]

Top Tips for a European Holiday in your Motorhome

As the days become lighter and Spring fast approaches, there’s no better time than now to start planning a summer holiday or trip abroad. Owning a motorhome gives you the freedom to go wherever you desire, giving you the opportunity to experience new places both within the country and overseas; the world truly is your […]

How to Prepare Your Motorhome for Storing Over the Winter

As discussed in our previous blog post, it’s important to protect your motorhome from the winter elements to ensure it remains fully functional and safe to drive. For those of you planning on storing your motorhome away over the winter months, it’s just as important to prepare your vehicle so it remains safe and secure […]

Preparing your motorhome for winter touring

As the weather becomes wetter and the temperature starts to drop, there’s no better time than now to prepare your motorhome for the upcoming winter months. Contrary to popular belief, motorhomes are not rendered useless during the winter season – far from it. Winter touring is the latest outdoor leisure trend which has become massively […]

Top tips for storing your motorhome

Purchasing a new motorhome is a major investment which requires a great deal of care and attention both when it’s in use and while it is being stored away. Protecting your investment means you are guaranteed reliable service from your motorhome for many years to come, so its important to carefully consider how it will […]

Top tips for using your motorhome on holiday

Whether you have just bought a motorhome, are new to the world of motorhome holidays, or have decided to hire a motorhome and do some touring this year, here are a few tips which will help ensure your holiday, and motorhome, run smoothly. Getting ready to roll The day before leaving, give your motorhome the […]

Motorhome Maintenance Checklist

If you want to get the most out of your motorhome, you need to take good care of it. The best way to accomplish this is to have a regular schedule of maintenance. This should include steps to take every year, preventative measures to take before winter, and maintenance checks to undertake before starting the […]

What To Do If Your Motorhome’s Engine is Overheating

Here at Glenns Motorhomes, we want to make sure your motorhome remains in top working order for high performance and longevity. Therefore, we’ve put together a list of the main things to look out for if you suspect your motorhome’s engine may be overheating so you can deal with the problem as quickly as possible […]

Motorhome driving advice during bad weather conditions

Driving a motorhome during poor weather conditions can be challenging, dangerous and costly if an accident occurs and damage is sustained. It is strongly advised that unless completely unavoidable, you should opt out of driving a motorhome in challenging weather conditions. If you must drive your motorhome during extreme weather conditions, there are a few […]

Top tips – How to keep your motorhome fuel efficient

Using a fuel efficient motorhome is not only an eco-friendly option, it also saves a considerable amount on running costs and can even reduce the risk of accidents. Your choice of vehicle can affect your overall fuel consumption, but there are a number of things you can do to save money and reduce energy use, […]

Security tips for your motorhome

Your motorhome is a valuable investment so it is highly recommended that you take the appropriate security measures to protect your vehicle for total peace of mind. Not only is the motorhome itself a target for thieves, but it is often filled with valuable contents such as electronics, cash and credit cards so you need […]

Top 5 Tips for Motorhome Weight Management

As England prepares for the hottest summer on record over the next few months, more and more people are choosing to stay in the country for their holiday rather than going abroad. For those of you who are lucky enough to own a motorhome and are preparing to hit the open road this summer to […]

Glenns – Top 5 Sites Guide 2014

For the ultimate caravan holiday experience, it is vitally important to thoroughly research different sites before committing to a specific destination. Planning a caravan holiday gives you total control of every aspect of the trip, as you decide what time to get up, where to go and what to do when you get there. Campsites […]

The National 2014

If you are looking for a fantastic, fun-filled event that is perfect for you and your whole family to attend, then the National 2014 at Northwich is exactly what you are looking for. Following on from last year’s fabulously run and tremendously enjoyable event, this year in May the event will go ahead once again […]

Motorhome Awards 2013

There was good news for the motorhome industry this year with record attendances at the annual motorhome award show in Birmingham. Those figures were coupled with record sales which should put the wind back into the sails of businesses for 2014. Held at the NEC in Birmingham over 5 days in October, the event came […]

Thinking of buying a motorhome – check your driving licence!

If you’re thinking of investing in a new motorhome for the first time, before you get carried away hunting down the perfect model for you and your family, be sure to check your driving licence. Currently, the law states that if you passed your driving test after January 1997, there will be limits to the […]

The History of Caravans

Caravanning has a long and noble history. The word derives from the Persian word ‘Karwan’ meaning ‘van’ and derived from ‘caravane’, the French translation of it, and was used to describe people travelling across the desert. The origins of the Romany caravans go all the way back to antiquity where itinerant Romans travelled the empire. […]

Top 5 Tips to Get your Motorhome Ready for Summer Getaways

The first few warm days of the year have got us all thinking about summer, and more precisely, our summer holidays! For anyone with a motorhome or campervan, that means everything from meticulously planned trips to the South of France to spontaneous trips away to the Cornish coast! So, don’t hold up your holidays! Make […]

Camping or Glamping: The Benefits of a Motorhome

So it’s the beginning of a new year and you have plenty to look forward to and lots of plans to make. And while the weather is still miserable, the first thing many of us are looking forward to is our holiday! Whether you’re planning a trip with friends, your yearly family holiday or a […]

Caravan or Motorhome?

No matter whether you’re looking for a cost effective way to spend your family holidays, or you want a comfortable way to explore the country in your retirement, it’s always worth searching the market for something that will suit your lifestyle as well as your budget. The biggest question facing most people is whether to […]

7 of the Best UK Caravanning Destinations

More and more people in the UK are turning to caravanning getaways as an alternative to expensive foreign holidays, and with the price of caravans making it an affordable and cost effective holiday solution, it’s no surprise! Just because you’re staying in the UK doesn’t mean you have to compromise on adventure, excitement or beautiful […]

Welcome to Glenns new monthly news blog!

We’re dedicated to making sure we always have the best products and services on the market and as such we regularly update the way we work to suit the changes in our industry. We know that with an ever increasing range of products aimed at enhancing your experience of owning a motorhome – from more […]