Bristol Caravans

Motorhome solar panel

What’s the Best Solar Panel Kit?

What’s the best solar panel kit for beginners, including installation, be it caravan, motorhome or campervan? Before starting on any new accessory or upgrade, reflect and ask youself a few questions: Here are a few reasons leisure vehicle owners consider solar panels: Depending on your power consumption, it is possible to design and build a […]

EICR safety check

230v PIR EICR Top Tips

The Periodic Inspection Report (PIR) is a specific set of tests completed on the 230v (mains electric) system within your leisure vehicle (caravan, motorhome, campervan), by a trained / competent person. Once completed a Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) is issued, in this article we refer to this service as the PIR EICR 230v safety […]

Lithium battery

Lithium Battery Top Tips

Leisure Batteries come in many different shapes, sizes and types, no wonder it’s difficult choosing the right one. Leisure Batteries discharge (run flat) as you use your on-board 12v devices/appliances/accessories (example: inside LED lights), but don’t forget, appliances like your fridge, heater, cooker need 12v to run the PCB control panel and ignite the LPG. […]

ALDE Heating System FAQs

What is ALDE Heating & How does it work? The ALDE Heating system for Caravans and Motorhomes works in a similar way to your central heating at home. The system heats a transfer liquid, which is pumped through convectors and pipes then back to the boiler. The ALDE Heating system is very efficient, and only […]

Caravan & motorhome presents

Need a last-minute gift that is going to blow them away? Here at Bristol Caravans’, we have come up with five quick, easy ideas to solve your Christmas Shopping quarrels. Already finished your Christmas Shopping? Then download this blog as a PDF for your fellow caravaners next Birthday or Event. Awning Accessories: Spruce up your […]

Bike rack issues solved

Cannot go on holiday without your bike?Have difficulty lifting and loading the family’s bikes? Update to a bike rack which best suits you and your Caravan/ Motorhome. At Bristol Caravans we are here to help you find the best solution whether it is a new bike rack or electrical bike lift. Important things to keep […]

How does the RCD work in my Caravan?

When you are at a campsite, the last thing you want is for your electricity to trip! The kettle is boiling, kids are watching TV, food is heating in the microwave and it all comes to a halt. This article will help you to manage your electricity better and explain why your electricity may be […]

Does my motorhome need an MOT?

Here at Bristol Caravans, we book your Motorhome or Camper van’s MOT with the additional charge for collection and delivery. Before completing your MOT, our technicians complete a visual pre-check including all exterior lights. What is an MOT? An MOT (Ministry of Transport) is a test to check the general health of your Motorhome. Although […]