Editor Alex Melvin introduces your sunny August issue!
Buying a park home
Everything you need to know about the
Andrew Jenkinson reflects on the somewhat sporadic development of double-decker homes over the decades
Ranksborough Hall, Rutland
Bella Brodie visits England’s smallest county in search of park home nirvana
Mill on the Mole Park, Devon
Philip Pond heads for the south-west to find out just what it is that makes a north Devon park in a pretty market town so popular
Flying visit: Broadwell Woods, Warwickshire…..
We take a quick tour of a lovely park in Shakespeare country!
Park People: Otter Valley, Devon
Wendy Lovell is a petite lady with big personality and plenty of drive. We find out more about her life at Otter Valley Park, in Honiton
Park manager of the year 2016
Enter our great new competition!
Park Home Resident of the Year 2016
Enter our great new competition!
The Pathfinder Willow
After wowing the crowds at the recent Stoneleigh Show, we review Pathfinder’s new Willow lodge
The Omar Elveden
Also launched at Stoneleigh, Bella Brodie steps inside the Elveden and discovers why everybody’s talking about Omar’s new model
Lifestyle, offers and refurb
Create your instant summer garden!
Now summer is upon us, it’s the perfect time to liven up your surroundings with instant shocks of bold and bright colour – as well as new textures and gorgeous seasonal scents – by giving container gardening a go!
36 FREE pansy plants
Worth £25 for every reader! Fill your beds and containers with quality plug plants which will grow to display fabulous colour!
Your home essentials
A range of top products for your park home
‘I don’t believe it!’
Philip Pond meets Marilyn and Derek Barton, of Berkeley Vale Park, in Gloucestershire, the lucky couple who recently scooped a fantastic park home exterior refurbishment prize worth £5,000
Save up to 60% on your energy bills!
We profile, Black Box Energy, a company offering park home owners an external wall insulation system that promises to help you slash your fuel bills
Let’s talk windows and doors
M Specialist park home refurbishment company NuVex explain how fitting your property with new windows and doors can give it a new lease of life
News, views and legal
Three pages of park home news
Colin Saunders 1932-2016
Anne Webb, former PH&HC editor and personal friend, shares her reflections on the life and achievements of one of the park home industry’s biggest characters
Views and testimonials from readers
Steve Rowe brings you cash saving tips
An impressive attendance, an expert panel and an eventful question and answer session meant that May’s park home roadshow, at Otford Village Memorial Hall near Sevenoaks, in Kent, was a success
LEASE: frequently asked questions
The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) answers questions on a variety of topics
Buying a holiday home
The buying process explained
Three pages of news from around the UK’s
Haveringland Hall, Norfolk
Steve Rowe visits a holiday park in Norfolk, which boasts luxury lodges surrounded by mature woodland and lakes, once part of a stately home estate
Holiday Park of the Year 2016
Vote for your favourite park and win cash prizes!
Peak District options!
We examine a brace of gorgeous holiday parks, run by the Camping and Caravanning Club’s Club Holiday Homes scheme in the Peak District
RE-LIVE THE STONELEIGH!
Don’t miss our 12 page review of all the highlights – including 50 stunning homes! – from 2016’s World of Park & Leisure Home Show!