Advice & Expertise
Welcome to our technical
and review section of the magazine,
Advice & Expertise. This part of the
magazine is about the help and guidance
you often need to enjoy some great
camping adventures. Included are our usual
On Test pages and On the Road along with a
closer look at camping products in Gear Guide
and Stuff, as well as our Technical Team providing their
thoughts on topical issues in Tech Talk.
Confused by the array of kit available?
Our Gear Guides explain what to look for if you’re thinking about buying camping kit, while Stuff brings you a selection of the latest products on the market.
Your guide is Sue Taylor, who has been helping Club members for more than 20 years and keeps her towing experience up-to-date with a horsebox on the back of her Land Rover.
There are plenty of re-usable bottles and cups on the market today. CANDY EVANS finds out if price matters
Few bags can truly go from being a smart transporter for your office kit to a practical day sack for the campsite.
This is the place for tent, trailer tent, folding camper, caravan, motorhome and tow car reviews – all conducted by experienced campers, caravanners and motorists.
Candy Evans, who has been overseeing the test pages of the magazine for more than seven years, loves the variety of trying everything from the smallest backpacking tent to the largest American-style motorhome.
Will this larger tent from US-based Kelty make a splash this side of the pond? Stuart Kidman has a closer look
What effect does a mild hybrid engine have on the driving and towing capabilities of the five-seat Volvo XC60?
You’ll find a wealth of technical details on almost every aspect of camping and caravanning here, along with the chance to pose your own question to the Club’s Technical Team.
In between answering Club members’ queries and keeping up-to-date with the industry, Ian Hewlett enjoys touring in his 1960s Triumph TR4, often coupled with a trailer tent.
Our Technical Team answers your questions covering all forms of camping. Browse recent answers or search older ones.
Our team talks toilet fluids, plus we show you how to maintain your cassette toilet in our comprehensive video guide