Welcome – We celebrate 55 years in print in a special anniversary issue. Editor Alex Melvin explains
Chris’s Column – Pant Mawr park resident Chris Wildgoose looks back on the history of her park
Buying a park home –  Everything you need to know about the buying process including tips on the legalities, surveys, warranties and insurance

march contentsElstree Park, Hertfordshire – To tie in with PH&HC’s 55th anniversary, we reflects on the changes at an historic park home estate
Cupola Park, Derbyshire – We revisit this beautiful park to see what makes it such a stand-out spot. Bella Brodie reports
Blunsdon Abbey, Gloucestershire – Philip Pond visits a pretty Wiltshire park 55 years after the site first appeared in this very publication
Park People: Tower Park, Essex – It took three years to take the plunge and buy her first park home but life’s now rocking for Pat Calton in more ways than one!
Millside Marina, Cambridgeshire – Kris Griffiths is won over by a picturesque waterside park home estate close to St Neots

Home improvements
Why Nuvex is here to help! – We speak with Nuvex ltd’s Director, Darren Baker and ask him the real reason why he is giving away a free refurbishment

Omar Middleton – Bella Brodie runs the rule over the latest incarnation of a popular home, launched by Omar to much acclaim in 2011, and likes what she sees
Pathfinder Forest – Looking for some great new interior design ideas? The all-new Affinity shows the way!

News and offers
march contentsFree Dahlia Collection for every reader – Create a blaze of summer colour with this mixture of colourful dahlias.
How sustainable are park homes? – With demand for the park lifestyle higher than ever, we examine the improvements going on in the build quality and energy efficiency of park homes
News – Four pages of news and updates from around the park home community
Letters – All the latest views and opinions from the people that matter most… you!
Money Matters – Steve Rowe keeps you abreast of the latest Retail Prices Index figures and offers more cash-saving advice
Dangerous trees on parks – Who is responsible for the maintenance and, where necessary, the removal of dangerous trees on mobile home estates? The Leasehold Advisory Service and Blacks Solicitors explain
Your home essentials – Steve Rowe finds out what new products are available for mobile home and holiday home owners this month
Showing off! – We visit Manchester’s Event City for a show that saw several new park homes and leisure homes

Buying a holiday home –
When it comes to explaining the buying process for holiday homes, we’ve got everything covered!
Holiday news –
More developments from the holiday home world
Mears smears caravanning! –
After an ill-judged appearance on BBC television programme Room 101, celebrity outdoorsman Ray Mears is axed from the NEC Show. Kris Griffiths reports
Lynne’s Life –
Lodge owner Lynne looks ahead to an another exciting month