Welcome – Editor Alex Melvin introduces an April issue full of regular treats and springtime surprises
Andrew’s anecdotes
– Andrew Jenkinson looks back on the history of caravan-based events
Buying a park home
– Everything you need to know

april contentsPark of the Year 2015… revealed! –
It’s time to announce our Park of the Year! 2015’s winner is Swiss Park, in Henley-on-Thames. Editor Alex Melvin visited to present the award

Help choose our 2016 champion! – Vote in our 2016 Park of the Year competition!
Lion House Park, Sussex –
Steve Rowe visits an established park which enjoys a rural setting on the edge of Hailsham
Penwortham Park, Lancashire –
Andrew Jenkinson ventures into the ‘Penwortham Triangle’ to review a special park
Glenleigh Park, Cornwall –
Philip Pond visits a beautiful park close to gorgeous sandy beaches and the natural wonder of The Eden Project
Flying visit: Hollins Park, Shropshire –
A flying visit of a top Shropshire park!
Park Home Resident of the Year 2016 –
Enter our great new competition, sponsored by Paul Baker Insurance Services, and win a very special prize
Park people: Downsland Park, Norfolk –
We meet Philip Eaton, of Downsland Park, Great Moulton, Norfolk
Recognising excellence –
New competition to reward the nation’s best park owners, managers and wardens

The Wessex Harbour –
Bella Brodie reports on another big-hitting lodge model from the Wessex stable
The Tingdene Hayden Classic –
Bella Brodie finds out why Tingdene’s Hayden Classic is both chic and stylish
In a nutshell: Sovereign Haywood –
Our taster of this fabulous new home!
In a nutshell: Country Homes –
Find out more about this quality manufacturer
NEC Show review –
Bella Brodie runs the rule over all the exciting new homes at the recent Birmingham show

FREE fuchsias for every reader! – Claim your free hardy fuchsias and DVD!
Getting yourself fit! –
Our top tips on getting in shape!
Your home essentials –
A range of top products for your park home

News and advice
News –
Two pages of park home news
Letters –
Views and testimonials from readers
Money Matters –
Steve Rowe brings you cash saving tips
LEASE: training and outreach events –
More on the training programmes LEASE offers
Help! –
We visit Parliament Square for the launch of the new Park-HELP-Line

Buying a holida
april contentsy home – The buying process explained
Holiday news –
Two pages of news from around the UK
Win a lodge holiday! –
  Enter for your chance to win a four-night stay at Billing Aquadrome, in Northamptonshire
Scottish Show review –
Andrew Jenkinson’s analysis of this top event
Holiday Park of the Year 2016 –
Enter our brand new, competition!
Rolling back the years: Box Hill Caravans.. –
A nostalgic look at this transportation outfit
Lynne’s life –
More from lodge owner Lynne Pedley