Welcome – Editor Alex Melvin introduces a bumper issue that includes a special anniversary for park operator Berkeleyparks
Chris’s Column – Ever fancied joining a rambling group? Pant Mawr resident scribe Chris Wildgoose explains how her park set one up
Buying a park home – We get to grips with the buying process

Croft Park, Lancashire – Steve Rowe visits a small residential park on the outskirts of the Lancashire town of Leyland
Lone Pine, Dorset –
It’s all about location at Lone Pine, one of the UK’s most luxurious parks
Park People: Meadowside Park, Surrey –
We meet Sean Freeman who recently made big improvements to his park home after being made redundant
Dales View Residential Park, Lancashire –
Steve Rowe visits an exciting new development of park homes, situated within an established Lancashire park

Legal help
Consult to get a result – Who pays for the improvements to the infrastructure of a park site? We investigate with LEASE and Blacks Solicitors

Manor Imagine – We get the lowdown on one of the stand-out homes from this summer’s Stoneleigh Show and find out what makes it so special
An Elite lodge for an elite park! – We follow Wessex’s staggering new Elite lodge down south to its new home at Osmington Mills Holiday Park, in Dorset

Thrifty living – We explore some ingenious ways you can get thrifty this autumn

Reader offer
Three FREE peonies worth £30! – Claim three free peony varieties for your park home garden!

Advice and offers
Money Matters – More great cash saving tips and advice
Pitch fee reviews explained –
Pitch fee reviews can often be a bone of contention. LEASE help explain how to avoid any serious problems
Free 36 pansies, fertilizer and seed! –
Fill your beds and containers with quality plug plants which will grow to display fabulous colour – all absolutely free!
Cool it! –
Here’s how you can cool down by bagging a fantastic air-con unit worth £2,000

News, views and products
News –
Three pages of news and updates
Letters –
Views and forthright opinions from readers
Making the right choice –
Thinking of buying a park home? Book yourself onto a free fact finding day!
Money Matters –
Steve Rowe brings you more great cash saving tips and advice
Your home essentials –
We find out what new products are available for park home and holiday home owners

Show and events
Beaulieu show preview –
We whet your appetite for this year’s show, which takes place from 26 to 28 September
The West Country show preview –
We find out how you can make the most of this year’s West Country Show…
Win tickets to the NEC show! –
We give you the chance to pick up one of 20 pairs of tickets to October’s show!

october contents

Buying a holiday home –
The buying process explained
Holiday news –
All the latest developments
Willowgrove Park, Lancashire –
Steve Rowe visits Willowgrove, an unusual site offering both holiday and residential homes
Lynne’s life –
Cotswolds lodge owner Lynne Pedley looks forward to a fruitful month

october contents