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Best caravan spots for a winter getaway

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January 24, 2018
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Whether you’re a first-time caravanner or a seasoned veteran, it can be tricky to find the right caravan spots, especially during the winter.

While coastal towns and beaches are not practical, there are still beautiful parts of the UK where you can pitch up.

Best caravan spots for a winter getaway:

Melrose, Scottish borders

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The beautiful scenic views of Melrose are treat no matter what time of the year you visit and is steeped with historical landmarks, such as the Cistercian Abbey home to Robert the Bruce’s heart and Abbotsford home to Sir Walter Scott.

This is a caravanning holiday for those who like to take long hikes through the Eildon Hills and has an adults only caravan site named Roulotte Retreat with gypsy-style caravans, meaning you don’t even have to take your own. All of them have hot tubs and wood-burning stoves to keep you warm and cosy in this idyllic setting.

Rowan Park Caravan Club Site

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If you’re looking for sunshine during the winter months then your best bet will be the coastal town of Bognor Regis in West Sussex.

Protected from the northerly winds by the South Downs and from the wet westerlies by the peninsula of Selsey Bill and the Isle of Wight, sees Bognor Regis having a daily average temperature of 8°C during the months of December and January.

This caravan site has all the facilities a modern day caravanner would need, from electric, toilet facilities and wi-fi. Just a mere 30 minute drive away from the Bognor coast, you also have cities to visit such as Portsmouth and Chichester and the historical Arundel Castle.

Parkland Caravan and Camping site, South Devon

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Devon is one of the most aesthetically beautiful places in the whole of the UK no matter what time of year you visit. Kingsbridge has glorious beaches surrounding the area and Parkland Caravan and Camping site is open all year round to this picturesque three acres of land that overlooks Salcombe.

There is a mixture of pitches to choose from hardstanding to grass, but please note that this site does not allow dogs.

Dunnet Bay Caravan and Camping site, Scotland

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Based not far from the most northern point in Britain, Dunnet Head, this outstanding caravan site overlooks the sandy bay and is situated next to the sand dunes. The site is based in such a remote area guests have a portion of the beach virtually to themselves, perfect for, swimming, picnics and flying kites. The caravan site has excellent facilities including a laundry room, showers and lavatories.

Malaga Monte Parc Holiday Village, Costa del Sol, Spain

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Just because it’s cold at home in the UK doesn’t mean you have to stay in the wind and the rain, why not venture to Malaga in the south of Spain?

Part of the enjoyment of owning a caravan is being able to take it to places you wouldn’t usually travel to. This resort is an all-in-one village meaning you never have to leave the area to enjoy the warm weather all year round and stunning mountains and if you do fancy a trip into Malaga you are just 15 miles from the town centre.

Each caravan plot has an individual patio and water and electricity points and a swimming pool that’s accessible all year round. There’s also an on-site bar that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Whether you’re thinking of staying in the UK or going abroad ensure your caravan is covered with insurance. Adrian Flux offer a host of policy features including; free legal expenses cover, European cover up to 120 days, weather damage to awnings and public liability cover.

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