Welcome Editor Alex Melvin looks ahead to an exciting November issue
Buying a park home – Essential advice for those looking to buy

South Wales parks special
Castleton Park – Steve Rowe travels to Wales to meet the residents at a homely park
Ham Manor Park – We visit a great park nestled within the grounds of an old manor house
Mill Gardens Park – Steve Rowe checks outs a park that’s close to the seafront, between Swansea and Mumbles, in a very convenient location
Shillingford Park – Set in the centre of a small village, this well-kept park is close to local amenities and transport. Steve Rowe has a look round
South Wales parks round-up – After running the rule over a quartet of fantastic Welsh options, we bring you the best of the rest


Killarney Park Homes – Bella Brodie reports on a trio of family-owned parks in the heart of Nottinghamshire
Part of the solution – More and more people are turning to part exchange. We examine why
Park people – We find out how a couple of Kent park residents overcame a rodent problem with the help of Park Home Chassis Services
Real life stories: Babs Stephens – Helping others can have beneficial effects as Anne Webb discovers after meeting a fascinating park resident…


contentsThe Tingdene ValettaAnne Webb reviews this brand new 40ft x 20 model from Tingdene and finds out what makes it special
The Country Homes Portland – Anne Webb casts a critical eye over Country Homes’ new single unit model and likes what she sees
Masterman Park Homes – It is 40 years since Neil Masterman made inroads into the caravan business. We look back over the decades
Hull’s Belles – Leisure lodge and holiday caravan manufacturers pulled out all the stops at three recent shows. We report on them all

Home refurbishment
Winter Specialists Directory – With winter on its way, here’s our comprehensive directory of useful contacts including 36 different products and services that will help get you through the colder months inside your park home
Space age insulation – Your chance to win one of three great prizes that could help insulate your park home and cut your fuel bills!

novconts2Roadshow event raises questions – The Park Home Owners’ Justice Campaign launched a new petition at a recent roadshow event in Hampshire
News – Four pages of news and updates from the mobile home community
Site rules The DCLG has issued some new proposals for ensuring that site rules are fairer
Letters – All your views and opinions  
Money Matters – The latest Retail Prices Index (RPI) figures and money saving tips
Your Home Essentials – Great new products for your park home, garage and garden
A word from Anne – Anne Webb on the benefits of park home living over traditional brick-built bungalows


Holiday News –
News and dates for your diary
Kelling Heath Park, Norfolk –
Bella Brodie travels to the village of Holt to visit a delightful eco-friendly holiday park
Tydd St Giles Park, Cambs –
We visit a holiday park in the heart of the Cambridgeshire Fens
Lynne’s life –
More life stories from Cotswolds lodge owner Lynne Pedley
Buying a Holiday Home
– Buying tips and advice