Technical advice

Technical advice

If you're having trouble, our in-house experts are here to help

Take a look at our advice pages, designed to help answer all your questions and to get on your way as comfortably and safely as possible.

Most popular topics


Learn what noseweight is and discover how to make sure your caravan’s is correct

Find the right balance

Choice of towbar

Choose your towbar wisely for the perfect link between your towcar and caravan

Which towbar is best?

Breakaway cables

Learn about the best way to attach your breakaway cables with our helpful advice

Read our advice

Coupling up

We’ve got a useful guide on the best way to attach your car and caravan safely

How to couple up

Tyres and wheels

Discover the best way to check your tyres and wheels to ensure safe journeys

Check you're safe

Rear-view mirrors for caravans

Make sure the rear-view mirrors you have on your car meet the legal standards

Get legal details

Caravans and fridges

Read our tips to make sure your food will always be hygienic, even in summer

See helpful advice
Entrance to caravan storage facility with barrier raised and green railings

Motorhome storage facilities

Whether you choose to tour or store this winter, feel total peace of mind when you store your motorhome with us.

Find out more
Save 10% on motorhome hire

Motorhome hire

Spaceships Rentals are offering Club members as well as their friends and family a 10% discount on campervan and motorhome rentals throughout the year

Hire a motorhome

Accessible touring

Touring is a great way to enjoy a holiday without having to worry about access

Find out why

Caravan security

Is your caravan as secure as it can be? Read our guidelines on caravan security

Secure your caravan
Hillhead Club Campsite
People in an outdoor swimming pool at Hillhead Caravan Club site on a sunny day

Club campsite facilities

Our Club campsites offer the highest standard of facilities, catering for both adults and families

Discover our facilities

Cycle carriers

Find out the best and safest way to carry your bikes on your car when touring

Tips on cycle carriers

More technical resources

Top questions

I want to buy a caravan, but have never towed before. What is your advice to beginners?

Our caravan towing and motorhome manoeuvring courses operate from various UK locations. Use our expert tuition to boost your experience and confidence levels.

I'm new to caravanning, how can you help?

Take a look at our advice for beginners section to get you started. You may also be interested in our training courses, outfit matching service or information on where to buy/hire.

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.

Do you offer motorhome courses?

Yes, if you are keen to learn the techniques for driving and manoeuvring a bigger vehicle, our motorhome course will aid you, no matter what your level of skill or driving confidence.

Can I use my motorhome to tow?

Most motorhomes may tow a trailer with a maximum length of 7 metres and a maximum width of 2.55 metres. 

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.

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