Editor Alex Melvin explains what there is to look forward to in your October issue

Buying a park home   
Everything you need to know about the
buying process

Andrew’s anecdotes   
Caravanning expert Andrew Jenkinson reflects on some of the literature he’s produced for industry heavyweights over the years

October contents

Rusty Well Park, Somerset   
Philip Pond visits a stunning Somerset park in a top location just a short stroll from Yeovil town centre

Takeley Park, Hertfordshire   
Alex Melvin visits a peaceful village park in an enviable location close to Stansted Airport and finds out why residents are so happy there

Cauldron Barn Farm Park, Dorset…..   
Bella Brodie visits a Berkeleyparks’ site in one of the most popular holiday hotspots in Dorset, offering luxury retirement homes

Lone Pine Park, Dorset…..   
We visit another exclusive Dorset park with premier homes in a top location

Park of the year: our runners up   
Last month we revealed our new Park of the Year champion site. This month it’s the turn of our two runner up parks

‘You’re a great park neighbour’   
Do you live near a big-hearted park home resident? If so, nominate them in our competition

Park people: Broadway Park, Hants   
We find out why a pair of garden enthusiasts at a Hampshire park called on Park Home Chassis Services (PHCS)

Park manager of the year   
Enter your deserving park manager, warden or site owner into our new competition


The Pathfinder Croft   
Bella Brodie finds out what makes this gem of a lodge from Pathfinder Homes so perfectly suited to a picturesque countryside location

The Omar Sheringham   
Bella Brodie reviews Omar’s 2016 version of its ever-popular Sheringham and examines why the latest incarnation is so special

In a nutshell: Pemberton Homes   
We find out more about this Wigan-based park and holiday home manufacturer

New building standards   
What does the industry’s adoption of BS 3632:2015 mean? We find out more…



40 FREE mixed tulip bulbs   
Get your superb tulip collection, worth more than £17, couresty of PH&HC!

Here’s to you!   
Our top tips for a happy, healthy retirement

Your home essentials   
A range of top products to peruse for your park home, garage or garden

News, views

Three pages of park home news from around the UK community

Views and testimonials from readers

Money matters   
Steve Rowe brings you more excellent cash saving tips

LEASE: entering a plot   
Who has the right to enter your park home plot and when? The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) explains

October contents4BREXIT: WHAT IT MEANS?
We find out what the ramifications of leaving the EU could be for the park and holiday home industry


It’s showtime!    
We preview top shows at Beaulieu and Exeter and find out what homes to look out for

Buying a holiday home    
Everything you need to know about the buying process

Holiday news   
Two pages of news from around the UK

A holiday home from home   
Osmington Holiday Park offers the perfect rural retreat in a peaceful location on the outskirts of Weymouth

Explore the heart of England!   
We get the lowdown on a fantastically luxurious park with a 12-month holiday licence in a leafy location in Warwickshire

Win tickets to the NEC Show!   
We preview the upcoming Motorhome and Caravan Show 2016 and give you the chance to win one of 20 pairs of tickets!

Home improvements
October contentsWin insulation products worth £6k   
PH&HC has teamed up with leading specialist energy consultant, Park Home Insulations, to offer one reader the chance to win a fantastic prize worth thousands!

A fabulous transformation   
Bella Brodie meets the winner of 2016’s park home ‘freefurb’ competition with NuVex