Welcome Editor Alex Melvin takes you through what you can expect from this month’s issue
Buying a park home – Essential advice for those looking to purchase a mobile home

Essex parks special
East Beach Park We visit a sumptuous park home estate owned by Tingdene Parks
Temple Grove Park Efficient transport links, a peaceful setting and friendly residents. We find out more about this picturesque Essex park
Braintree Park Just a mile from the town centre, this pretty park is well worth exploring.
Halcyon Park Situated on the banks of the River Crouch and just six miles from Southend-on-Sea, this gorgeous park is one of the region’s best
Essex parks round-up One of England’s biggest counties, Essex has a lot to offer, including some cracking park sites. We flag up some more of our park favourites
Help Us Find A Park
Kris Griffiths travels to Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk in search of the perfect park for a pair of retirees


NovConts1The Cambrian Maritime Anne Webb finds much to admire in the latest new offering from Welsh manufacturer Cambrian Homes
The Tingdene Regency 
Established manufacturer Tingdene has gone back to basics with its latest model, the traditional Regency

Rolling back the years Phil Tolhurst examines the influence and impact of the British Holiday & Home Parks Association (BH&HPA)

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Home improvements
NovConts2Competition winners!
Steve Rowe meets up with the winners of our recent competition to win £1,000-worth of under-floor park home insulation
Life is but a dream…
We profile one of the country’s leading park home operators, the Dream Lodge Group, and talk to marketing director Jim Gandon
Your Home Essentials
Steve Rowe brings you more specialist products for your home, garage and garden

Show reviews
Going south We review the homes at The Southern Caravan Show at Beaulieu
Hull for leisure The 2012 Caravan Extravaganza at The Lawns in Hull provided the perfect showcase for the season’s latest new models
Holiday homes to the fore! More interesting new homes from East Yorkshire’s other big caravan and lodge event at Cottingham Golf Club

News and advice
News News and updates from the park community
Letters All the issues that matter to you
Money Matters Steve Rowe’s top tips plus the latest crucial Retail Prices Index (RPI) figures   
Residents reinforce resolve Peter Aldous MP gives us a sneak preview of the Mobile Homes Bill
A Word from Anne Anne Webb shares her thoughts

Buying a Holiday Home All you need to know
Holiday News The latest news from the holiday home world
Deneside Wolsingham Lodge Park We visit a park just 15 miles from Durham
Home and away Updates from the Cotswolds and Andalucia