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What to see at the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2019


The Motorhome and Caravan Show – coming to Birmingham’s NEC between 15-20 October - is the UK’s biggest leisure vehicle event.

If you’re heading to the show, here’s a quick guide to some of the best things to see and do, helping you to make the most of your visit.

Unmissable subscription offers on the MMM stand

Come to the MMM, What Motorhome and Campervan stand – no. 6.38a – and you can pick up an unmissable subscription on all our magazines.

In fact, our pre-show subscription offers include free tickets and is still available until midnight on October 10: https://www.outandaboutlive.co.uk/motorhomes/news/special-offer-free-tickets-to-the-nec-motorhome-and-caravan-show

At the show, we’ll be offering a free gift worth over £35, plus five issues of MMM, What Motorhome or Campervan for just £5. Our stand is no. 6.38a.

Expert advice on choosing a motorhome or campervan

If you’re thinking of buying a motorhome for the first time, make sure you watch the presentation from What Motorhome editor and MMM road test editor Peter Vaughan. Peter will be speaking about everything you need to consider when buying a motorhome – including layouts, base vehicles and the vast range of choice.

You can see Peter’s talk at 11.30am in the Live Theatre, Hall 9 on Wednesday 16 October.

Interior layout in a Burstner motorhome

View all Erwin Hymer Group brands on display

For the very first time, all Erwin Hymer Group brands will be on show together. Head to Hall 20 to view the full range from EHG, which includes new 2020 season motorhomes from Bürstner, Carado, Compass, Dethleffs, Elddis, Etrusco, Hymer, Laika and Sunlight.

An Etrusco motorhome

New 2020 campervan launches

There will be huge interest in some of the new campervan models for 2020 being launched at the NEC. Among the must-sees are the right-hand drive form of the VW Grand California, the Vantage Sky – a unique rear lounge van conversion with a drop-down bed – and models from IH, which include the first rear travel-seat layouts from the luxury van conversion specialists. Keep a look out, too, for the Rolling Homes Expedition, a 4x4 VW T6 that comes with lots of specialist off-road gear.

Rolling Homes Expedition campervan

New 2020 motorhome launches

The Motorhome and Campervan Show is definitely the place to be for the 2020 season launches, with a number of manufacturers showcasing their new models. Bailey, Coachman, Morelo, Swift, Adria and Knaus are all hosting live product launches. Meanwhile, exciting models to view include:

Majestic 250 – an exciting new addition from Marquis Motorhomes

Auto-Trail Tribute – new budget-priced range of Ford-based coachbuilts

Bailey Autograph – completely redesigned upmarket line-up

Swift Edge – new range to sit below Escape

Chausson 778 – huge twin-basin washroom becomes a bedroom at night

Morelo Loft – ultimate motorhoming luxury

Rapido M-Series – Rapido and Mercedes together for first time since 2014

The interior of a Morelo Loft motorhome, showing a double bed

Plan your next motorhome holiday

If you’re thinking of your next motorhome or campervan holiday, you’ll find all the inspiration you need at the show. There are loads of destination exhibitors who can help you plan your next trip, at campsites in the UK and all over Europe. Not only that, the Caravan and Motorhome Club have a fantastic competition to win a 23-day motorhome holiday to Australia – head to Club stand 7.12 in Hall 7 or the CAMC travel stand 9.95 in Hall 9 to enter.

Read travel features from MMM and Campervan here.

It’s all about the accessories

If you’re not looking to buy a new motorhome or campervan, why not instead treat yours to a smart new gadget? There’s a dedicated accessories area at the show, where you can check out an extensive range of some of the latest and most exciting new accessories in the industry – including tracking systems from Phantom and protective covers from Pro-tec.

Book a Campervan test drive session

If you’ve never driven a campervan before – or just fancy perfecting your skills – then book a free test drive session. The Caravan and Motorhome Club are hosting 20-minute taster session, under the expert tuition of its instructors. Interested? Just head to stand 7.12 – and don’t forget to bring your driving licence.

The Caravan and Motorhome Club are also hosting motorhome manoeuvring sessions.

Special guest star appearances

There’s a packed list of special guests at the Motorhome and Caravan Show, with appearances from endurance athlete Mark Beaumont – who cycled around the world in 78 days and 14 hours – TV presenters Michaela Strachan and Helen Skelton, adventurer Monty Halls and GB Paralympian and ultra-endurance athlete Mel Nicholls. Making another appearance, after their successful visit to the show back in February, are loveable English Springer Spaniel trio Max, Paddy and Harry.

English Springer Spaniels Max, Paddy and Harry with Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

For latest news, event listings, ticket prices and more, visit the Motorhome and Caravan Show website here.



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