The Motorhome Blog

Welcome to the motorhome blog from Comfort Insurance!

As motorhomers ourselves, we are constantly learning new tips from and sharing our own experiences with the wider community and with new friends we meet while out on the road.

That's why we started this motorhome blog - as a place for our customers to find useful resources which can help them to get even more out of the motorhome lifestyle.

Here at Comfort, we understand that there will be some reservations with taking your family away on a motorhome trip for the first time, but they are actually fantastic because of the freedom and flexibility they give. Our blog posts will cover everything you need to know about motorhoming with the family and kids.

motorhome starter kit

Motorhome Starter Kits

Were you one of the lucky ones who had a new motorhome sitting under the tree on Christmas eve? Perhaps you’ve been promised a new four-wheeled friend or you’re looking to hit the January sales over the coming weeks? Whatever you’re looking for, it’s important to remember that motorhomes don’t just run by themselves; you’ll…
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Farm Owners charged £8,000 over Unauthorised Caravans

In Loddiswell, the owners of a South Hams farm have been fined over eight thousand pounds due to the fact that they continuously refused to answer questions about unauthorised caravans on their land. The owners of Avon View Farm near Loddiswell – Andrew and Karen Vooght – have been found guilty of failing to reply…

Motorhome Owners Warned about Laws Concerning Alcohol over Christmas

During the Christmas period, many motorhome owners are planning on driving to their destinations, enjoying the festivities, and then sleeping in their vehicles. However, they are now being warned that if they are not careful they could possibly still be accused of being over the legal alcohol limit and being “in charge” of their vehicle.…
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Caravan Drivers Warned against Potholes over Christmas

In the past couple of weeks it has been reported that those that are planning on spending the festive season in their caravans need to be aware of dangerous road conditions due to ice and flooding, however they are now also being warned against damage that can be caused to their caravans due to potholes…
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Residents Opinion’s Split over new Leisure Complex in Bridport

The Golden Cap Holiday Park in Seatown, near Chideock, has recently been given the green light by local councillors to undergo a commercial development which will see the construction of a 420 seater restaurant, swimming pool and leisure complex. Furthermore, West Dorset Leisure Holidays (WDLH), which owns five holiday parks in Dorset, has also been…

Motorhomes: Stuck in the Mud

We’ve all been there on that rainy April day, eager to get home after an exhausting trip or awaiting dinner after trying to pitch the awning and as you put your motorhome into gear something slips. Normally you’ll stall or, worse, you’ll just end up revving the engine and getting stuck in the mud. Around…