Trailer tents, folding campers and pop-tops

Trailer tents, folding campers and pop-tops are all welcome on Caravan Club sites. These lightweight leisure vehicles all offer interesting alternative accommodation to the traditional touring caravan.

Many of these vehicles are lighter than conventional caravans and while some are more compact on the road, with awnings extended, they may offer more generous accommodation than many touring caravans.

In the main, their biggest advantages are more compact dimensions when packed down for storage, meaning they can be stored in a modest garage – thus saving on storage fees and reducing security worries.

This guide considers the pros and cons of trailer tents, folding campers and pop-tops.

Information - Lightweight & compact

The biggest advantage to trailer tents, folding campers/caravans and pop-tops is the ability to store them in a modest garage – saving on storage fees and reducing security worries.

Top questions

Does The Club test cars, caravans or motorhomes?

Yes the Club tests cars, caravans, motorhomes and trailers. For information about a specific vehicle, please email technical@caravanclub.co.uk or call 01342 336611.

Do you have an outfit matching service?

Yes, we offer a full online outfit matching service to members. Alternatively, speak to one of our experienced Technical Advisors on 01342 336 611 for further advice.

Do you offer towing courses?

We run two different caravan towing courses, both are open to non-members as well as members. Improve your manoeuvring skills, even if you tow a trailer or horse box.

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