Editor Alex Melvin introduces a bumper January issue that includes your popular suppliers and services special

Buying a park home   
We explain everything you need to know about the buying process

Andrew’s anecdotes   
Caravan expert Andrew Jenkinson reflects on how a modern home from Swift reminds him of the Mini Motel model from yesteryear

jan contentsParks
Lower Lodge Park, Staffordshire
We hail Peter Blakeway, the chairman of a Staffordshire park’s residents’ association, and winner of our Best Park Resident award

Park of the year 2017   
Enter our quest to find the UK’s premier park site and you could win a great cash prize!

Norton Manor Park, Powys   
Lynne Pedley discovers a delightful Welsh park, owned and run by the Barr family, that’s built up an enviable reputation for excellence

Takeley Park, Hertfordshire   
We reveal the winner of a new competition to find the UK’s best park home manager and run the rule over this pretty M25 park

jan contentsHomes
The Manchester Caravan and Motorhome Show preview   
We preview the north’s largest outdoor leisure show, The Caravan and Motorhome Show

The Prestige Foresters Lodge   
If you fancy a lodge with a warming cabin feel, and one that’s bang on trend, then look no further than Pretige’s Foresters Lodge

The Pemberton Rivendale   
Bella Brodie takes a trip inside an exciting new residential park home from Pemberton that’s built to BS 3632 standards and looks fab!

Red Rose blooms   
Bella Brodie learns the secrets of success at Lancashire-based manufacturer Red Rose

jan contents specSuppliers and services
A-Z of specialists   
Our whopping 46-page guide to the specialist suppliers and services who can help you to transform your home

Home improvements and lifestyle
Refurb rescue   
For the past two years NuVex has ridden to the rescue of lucky park home owners worried about the condition of their homes. Enter 2017’s freefurb competition!

7 reasons to consider buying a park home today!   
We examine why there’s never been a better time to join the UK’s legion of park home residents

British Baker off to a flying start   
This time a year ago we reported how a brand new specialist insurance company, Paul Baker Insurance Services, had got off to a flying start. Well, now we’re back to see how things are going at the company’s Cheltenham HQ

Win! A top insulation product   
Insulat-MT is a pioneering, powdered paint additive that will insulate your park home home, cut your heating bills and prevent mould and mildew. Here’s your chance to win this fantastic product!

Products, views, news, offers and legal advice
Your home essentials   
A range of top products to peruse for your park home, garage or garden

Readers’ missives, plus our great new Sudoku puzzle and home maintenance cartoon strip!

Three pages of park home news from around the UK community

Free perennials worth £35!    
This collection of impressive perennials will create a rich display of pretty colours making an amazing scene in any garden. Enjoy the long-lasting colour each and every year.

Money matters   
Steve Rowe brings you more excellent cash saving tips

LEASE: mixed use sites   
What rights and protections do park home residents have on sites with residential, holiday and mixed-used licences under the current legislation? Our experts explain…

Buying a holiday home    
Everything you need to know about buying a holiday caravan or lodge

Holiday news   
Your January news from around the UK

Something for everybody!    
We discover more about the myriad of Club Holiday Home choices available from The Camping and Caravanning Club