Editor Alex Melvin explains why there’s a lot to quicken the pulse in this month’s issue

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

Andrew’s anecdotes   
Andrew Jenkinson looks back at some of the interior design disasters we’ve witnessed in our mobile homes over the decades and how things have changed for the better today

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Just champion!   
Alex Melvin visits Duvall Park Homes, in Oxfordshire, and finds out what helped the park pick up our annual Park of the Year award

Anchor Park, Norfolk   
Bella Brodie meets the happy residents at a picturesque Norfolk park that’s full of surprises

Shepherds Grove Park, Suffolk…..   
Philip Pond travels east to a stunning Suffolk park, owned by Berkeleyparks, that’s home to almost 400 residents on some 219 park homes

Flying visit: Torville Park, Devon…..   
We get the low-down on a residential park in North Devon with fantastic sea views

Park people: Hillside Park, Herts   
Jenny Roper has moved back from the Tarn Valley in France to her special park home on Hillside Park, in Hertfordshire


A fresh new alternative   
We get the lowdown on a relative newcomers to the manufacturing scene, Sovereign Park and Leisure Homes

The Wessex Contemporary   
Bella Brodie reviews this chic model, cleverly remastered for 2016

From factory to park   
Bella Brodie follows the journey of a park home from factory to site


Beautiful Britain   
Our pick of the best places to retire to in the United Kingdom

100 FREE Cottage Garden Alliums   
These magnificent Allium bulbs produce an explosion of colour – get yours today for free!

News, views and legal

Two pages of park home news from around the UK community

Views and testimonials from readers

LEASE: terminating an agreement
The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) explains how this should be done

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

Holiday news   
Four pages of news from around the UK’s best holiday parks and homes and information for the trade

The Tingdene Country Lodge   
Bella Brodie reviews this impressive all-rounder from Tingdene Homes – a traditional holiday lodge that’s just perfect for a countryside location

Well done Willerby!   
Bella Brodie looks back on 70 special years for industry stalwart, Willerby Homes – a true British success story!

Leisure Holiday Insurance   
We find out more about an insurance broker offering great holiday and residential home products

Goose Meadow, Leicestershire   
Bella Brodie visits a fantastic Leicestershire holiday park that offers home owners seclusion and privacy in a great central location

Competitions, products and finance

Win 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 of pounds! Don’t miss this excellent opportunity!

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

Money matters   
Steve Rowe brings you more excellent cash saving tips

Joy for park resident   
After much discussion and debate, this year’s ‘freefurb’ candidate has finally been chosen by NuVex…

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

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

september contents12 top shows, 1 great place! We preview the Caravan Extravaganza and the Golf Club Show at Cottingham, near Hull this month