It was a chilly November day but we’d promised my parents a trip to the Black Country Living Museum so a combined trip and test of a comfy, warm VW California campervan seemed in order.
2017 saw an unexpected peak in the popularity of winter caravanning, and 2018 looks set for similar success. For many people, exploring snowy mountains or tranquil lakes in crisp sunshine makes for the perfect winter getaway.
Alan Hinkes is Club member and mountaineer, the first and only Briton to have summited all 14 of the world’s 8,000m peaks. Here he recalls his first camp on a Club Site during a memorable visit to the Lincolnshire Aviaition Heritage Centre in East Kirkby.