Caring for your caravan this spring

With preparations for the touring season underway we thought we would put together a checklist for caravan care, enabling your touring caravan or holiday home to shine on its pitch during your first trip of the year.


Guide to Camping for Beginners

Camping for the first time can seem like a daunting prospect but it needn’t be. All you need to do is be prepared! The following guide will help you get the best out of your trip.

The Tent:

If you’re new to camping you may be borrowing a tent, make sure you have all of the pieces if this is the case! Being short of pegs can be easily fixed, missing the inner lining not so much!


Types of Tent

With the British camping season in full swing we thought we’d put together a ‘types of tent guide’ for campers who are eyeing up some new canvas for their break away this summer! (more…)

The A-Z of Towing a Caravan

At Ladram we see all abilities of caravan tower; from the tentative amateur to the seasoned pro who backs his portable home up like a Devonshire farmer in the back lanes. The truth is, most sit somewhere in the middle of the two of the spectrums. As the old saying goes ‘practice makes perfect’, so let’s get things started with our A-Z guide for towing a caravan. (more…)

Top 10 Camping Hacks

Camping holidays can be a great way to embrace the outdoors, be at one with nature and bond with your family; but while it’s the campers’ dream to leave behind work, daily routines and creature comforts, some diligent preparation will make that summer getaway all the more enjoyable. (more…)

How to Pitch a Tent

At Ladram Bay we love camping and have done so for over 70 years and counting, but you’re still going to need to set up your own tent!

If you’re new to the world of pegs, poles and guy ropes then we’re here to offer a helping hand in setting up your portable second home and put some pride into pitching. (more…)

Essential Family Camping Checklist

Looking forward to a family camping trip? Think you’ve got everything you might need? Use Ladram Bay’s camping checklist just to be sure… (more…)