Caravan and Motorhome Club Collection

A horse-drawn caravan and a caravan towed by a motor car side by side

The First Trailer Caravan

Who built the first caravan to be towed by a motor car? Here the Curator of the Caravan and Motorhome…

A group of people enjoying Christmas dinner on a table outside caravans.

Caravanning at Christmas

A century ago, holidaying in a caravan over the winter months would have been unthinkable for most, with caravan touring…

An early design for a light weight motor caravan, Mr William Appleton’s Aeroplane.

The Birth of Motor Caravanning

The earliest days of the Caravan and Motorhome Club often conjure up idyllic scenes of horse-drawn caravans, exploring the countryside…

Getting Creative for Vote 100

Angela Willis – Curator, Caravan and Motorhome Club Collection This summer we celebrated 100 years of some women gaining the…

Newspaper cover with women in caravans

Census Night in a Caravan

Angela Willis – Curator, Caravan and Motorhome Club Collection Before the First World War the caravan took a pivotal role…

The Suffragist Caravanners

Angela Willis – Curator, Caravan and Motorhome Club Collection At the beginning of the Twentieth Century the craze for the…

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