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My cool caravan………

I have been yearning for this book for a while, and finally got it a couple of days ago.



It certainly didn’t disappoint – what glorious photo’s







I’ve spent (as a child) a good many holiday’s in a caravan and my mum recollects fantastic holidays she had as a child in a caravan.  Caravan’s for a while became a little passe, but they seem to be making a revival as more and more people are staycationing.








I’m not sure whether I could immerse myself in the whole caravan ‘thing’ but would quite cheerfully have one in the back garden to ‘play’ with.  Having said that, we are off for a little jaunt next Friday evening, to take a ferry to the Isle of Wight and staying in one similar to this for 2 nights –





There’s only 10 Airstreams on site so quite an exclusive affair, and all decked out in vintage style (right up my street). 


We booked it via a company called Vintage Vacations who were featured in Homes and Antiques magazine a couple of months ago.  Now I do think this 2 night break in a caravan will be make or break.  I think I’ll love it, hubby and the boys think not, as trotting across a field to go to the toilet isn’t appealing – where’s their sense of adventure.  I hope the weather’s kind to us though!


Here’s a few more photo’s from the book

Have a great weekend!

19 Comments

  • I loved this book too – I got it from the library – and got some very funny looks from my menfolk whilst reading it :)
    Please blog about your weekend – I’ll be fascinated to know what it’s like – I’ve been looking at that holiday too. Have a lovely time.
    Lynn.

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  • I hope that the weather is kind to you. It will be no fun trotting across a field for the loo in gale force wind and pouring rain!
    I hope you have fun.
    x

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  • Floss says:

    Wow – have a brillaint time! Ben was wondering if buying a teeny-tiny caravan (for camping with parents as they get older) would be a good idea, but I’m afraid our parents REALLY need the toliet in the same building as themselves these days, so the idea peetered out… If we’d gone for it, I would have got that book for sure!

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  • Country Girl says:

    I have seen that book – it is great!
    A friend of mine stayed in a caravan at that place on th IOW a couple of years ago – I think she struggled with the toilet arrangments too!

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  • Green thumb says:

    Have a great weekend Sarah, looking forward to reading about your holiday!
    xx

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  • fee~bee says:

    this book is also on my wish list hope you enjoy you holiday and take lots of photos
    i cant wait to hear about it xx

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  • Tabiboo says:

    I love this book too though I still can’t convert my hubby – I may just have to go it alone!!

    Have a fabulous weekend,

    Nina xxx

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  • Wow what a gorg book and what amazing caravans my partner would go nuts if he saw these 😉 He is a 70’s freak and has a gorg cortina which we take camping along with his 70’s retro dandy (trailer tent) but since the summer he has been on and on about getting a small old retro caravan to pull behind it. I may just have to invest in this book for his birthday next month. Enjoy your weekend ;-)))

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  • Hesta Nesta says:

    Have a great time. I especially love the caravan in the last picture, looks like half of a vintage car – gorgeous!
    Jo xx

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  • Oh that sounds like so much fun, I remember seeing a feature about them but in a different mag. Can’t wait to find out about your experience with it. Lovely book, I was looking through it not so long ago in our local book shop – gorgeous photos. xx

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  • Amanda says:

    I’m really looking forward to hearing how your weekend goes! This book looks really enjoyable….I have caravan envy! Especially the one with the kitchen in the boot! I nearly caused an accident the other day, doing an emergency stop to look at an old caravan on someone’s drive! Lots of love, Amanda xxx

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  • melissa says:

    I love that book! I often fantasise about holidaying in a dinky little caravan, hope you have a great weekend!

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  • Andrea says:

    The book looks really good, am going to try and get it from the library.
    I have always wanted to stay in one of the airstreams! can’t wait to hear all about it1
    Andrea x

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  • swedishouse says:

    Hej Hej

    Sarah I have had my eye on that book for a while too…Glad your enjoying the eye candy.
    Thank you for your comment and your name has been entered into the hat for the CK drawer twice as your follower
    Have a lovely weekend
    GOOD LUCK
    LOVE PEACE enJOY
    Julie
    x

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  • HoldMyHand says:

    Very jealous of your upcoming caravan vacation! Have a great time.

    I have an award for you over on my blog if you’d like it.

    Anna

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  • bellaboo says:

    I love that book! I hope your trip will live up to all your expectations..and more,and I will keep my fingers crossed for good weather.
    ;o)

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  • I recently brought this book too and I love it. I love looking at the interiors and getting inspired, although I don’t have a classic caravan as yet! Hope you have a lovely stay in the Airstream.

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  • pip says:

    …fabulous, I love retro/vintage caravans… have a great break:)

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  • I would love this book, however I would much rather own a vintage caravan or wv camper. Everyone here has such good taste.

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