Advice and support

Read our latest advice and support articles.


  09 November 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

My nomadic life

Guest writer Siobhan Daniels shares her adventures At 63 years old I am celebrating having spent three years of life on the road in my motorhome and I have never been happier, I have become the women that I always knew I should have been.

  13 October 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Introducing LIBERTY LEISURE GROUP

Introducing Liberty Leisure Group, one of the North’s leading providers of static caravans, holiday lodges and more. We are a family business that buys, sells, brokers, retails and trades an exceptional range of leisure homes.

  13 October 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Park Profile Broadlands Park & Marina

Dan Ellacott recently visited Broadlands Park & Marina, ideally situated for exploring the Broads. The sun was shining, the perfect day to see all that this beautiful park has to offer.

  22 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Buying a park home...... things to consider.....

If you’re thinking about making the move from ‘bricks and mortar’ to a mobile home park it’s important that you do your homework. Critically though, if you are planning to live in a park home it’s essential that you buy on a full residential site.

  22 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

BEST British Beaches...... Rhossili Bay, Gower

Rhossili Bay has been voted Wales’ best beach on numerous occasions, including a 2021 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award... breath-taking!

  22 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

The smallest room in the house

Big ideas for small spaces Travel and design writer Anna Hart on how to brighten up your caravan bathroom

  22 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Caravan Storage Hacks

Monica Stott gives us some handy tips and tricks

  22 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

NACO MEETS.... Caraconnect Ltd

Dan Ellacott meets up with the managing director of Caraconnect Limited, Ian Bloomfield

  22 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

THIS IS OUR LIFE

Scott and Driss give us an insight into what it’s like to live permanently in a motorhome

  15 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

NACO Meets...... THE MAYFIELD GROUP

Dan Ellacott met with Martin Emery, Sales and Marketing Director, at their head office in Poole to learn more about the company, their products and services...

  15 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

ABI initiatives~ small changes to make a big impact

East Yorkshire manufacturer, ABI, has recently launched two new initiatives as part of its ongoing commitment to support its community, both locally and further afield.

  08 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Security Precautions

As we approach the colder months, many people will be thinking about the closed season and alongside winter weather precautions it’s important to consider what measures to take regarding security at your holiday caravan or lodge.

  01 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Energy bills - NACO REPORTS

Folk living in mobile homes are airing their concern over the uncertainty in receiving their £400.00 support payment towards Energy Bills.

  01 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

the POWER of the pen

“...it is a lot more difficult to deny the existence of a written agreement than a verbal one...”

  25 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Why use a Park Home Surveyor?

Nick Norrie of Business Subject II Survey Ltd Chartered Surveyors explains how it helps you have peace of mind when purchasing your residential or holiday park home or lodge.

  25 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Scenes from a South West Staycation

The good people at Victory Leisure Homes have shared with us their guide to leisure activities in the west of England. We hope it gives you some inspiration if you have a caravan or lodge in that region – or if you’re going exploring...

  25 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

INSURANCE SPECIAL: Storm Claims

In late 2021 and early 2022 the UK was battered by a variety of storms that caused significant damage along with some tragic loss of life

  25 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Price Guides 2022

Here is our 2022 holiday caravan price guide.

  24 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

People Power

In this article we will describe how a caravan owners' association my be formed, which will help you in discussions with your park owner particularly if you represent a 'majority vote' of the caravan and lodge owners at the park

  24 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Utility Crisis! How to check you are being charged fairly

As anyone knows by now, the rising cost of gas and electricity is making us all feel the pinch. It’ll affect holiday caravan and lodge owners differently to ‘household consumers’ as it will be your park owner dealing with the utility provider.

  24 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Campaigning issues......

Long-standing NACO members may well remember some of our campaigning over the years in our quest to establish fairer conditions for owners of static holiday caravans across the UK.

  24 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

SOLD! to the highest bidder.....Steve Munro investigates

The news that your park has been sold can come as quite a shock. In many cases there might be rumours of an impending sale, but in some, the first you hear of it is a letter from the new owners!

  21 July 2022 By Dan Ellacott

What To Consider Before Hiring Out your Static Caravan

A simple way to make profit is by using the tools you already have available. If you’re reading this blog post, chances are you’ve already considered hiring out your static caravan for a bit of extra income.

  22 February 2021 By Dan Ellacott

Unfair Terms Challenged!!

UPDATE!!!Are caravan park owners breaching consumer protection laws? (PART 2) - YouTubeUse this link to watch tonight! A really significant movement is developing for our industry and you all have the ability to get involved! On Wednesday e

  28 July 2020 By Dan Ellacott

VAT CUTS!!!

From the 15th July 2020, until 12 January 2021, the VAT rate for hospitality and tourism businesses has been cut from 20% to 5%, which means that restaurants, hotels and certain attractions will be able to reduce their tax on certain items.

  04 June 2020 By Dan Ellacott

Pitch Fee Refunds at UK Holiday Parks

Whilst we have been a little quite across our social media platforms and on our blog over the last couple of weeks that does not mean that we haven’t been doing anything.

  16 April 2020 By Dan Ellacott

Pitch Fees & Coronavirus...

We know that people have concerns about paying their pitch fees and meeting other financial obligations in relation to their holiday homes.

  19 March 2020 By Dan Ellacott

NACO & Covid-19 (coronavirus)

So, it seems that social distancing and self-isolation is paramount whilst not forgetting to look after our older generation too.

  03 May 2019 By Dan Ellacott

Advice: Relocation After a Sale

A common issue that our team has dealt with this year is relocation following a private sale of their holiday caravan.

  25 August 2018 By Dan Ellacott

Advice: Winter Weather

Winter weather? What? We’re having a heatwave….

  10 April 2018 By Dan Ellacott

Advice: Residential Usage

As I’m writing this, we’re still in the throes of dealing with a substantial number of claims relating to freezing water in pipework and boilers up and down the UK.

  13 March 2018 By Dan Ellacott

Advice: Length of Licence

Maybe surprisingly, one aspect of the agreement between a park operator and caravan owners Is the “term” of the agreement or the length of the licence.

  23 February 2018 By Dan Ellacott

Advice: Re-Opening Your Caravan for Spring...

With more and more parks extending their seasons, the good news is that many of us only need be away from our holiday homes for a short while - but whether you have been away from your park for just a couple of weeks or for those of us that still have a l

  02 February 2018 By Dan Ellacott

Advice: Life's a Pitch!

One of the many appealing elements of owning a static holiday caravan or lodge on a holiday park is the associated pitch, which will have been chosen for a variety of reasons.