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Driving in France?
Then this web site is a must:
http://about-france.com/travel.htm

email Brian,

Environmentally Safe Toilet Treatment for motorhomes, caravans and boats:
http://www.bioprox.co.uk

For a Holiday with a difference in a Motorhome, see this link:
http://www.landyonline.co.za/off_road/dipli/twd2.htm

Great Ormond Street Hospital
Children's Charity 
Great Ormond Street Hospital, Children's Charity, 40 Bernard Street, London.  WC1N 1LE
Tel: 020 7239 3000 
Click on the link to donate
http://www.gosh.nhs.uk/about-us/

As author and maintainer of this web site. I do not save, retain, or sell  any email addresses of those who email me. Should you not get a reply from me, please send again, I might have missed it in my spam catcher!

Additions to Motorhome pages:-
1.Fitting New Automatic Water System Pump
2.Winterising the water pump.
3.Water Tank Level Meter-modification to electronic circuit

4.Basin Mixer Taps - tip & how to repair a dripping tap.
5.Extending Fresh Water Drain Tap to Outside

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To Page Links & Contents Index

Contents:  
1.  Links to other sites. 2. Arriving on Site. 3. Departing Site.
4. Caravan Club Hook-up Connection Advice. 5. Security for the Motorhome. Check this site to obtain security by using a hidden mobile phone in the Motorhome 6. . Graphics Makeover.


The Motorhome pages were prompted by letters and replies to the,  FORUM site:   www.motorcaravanning.com
Permission to include some of these letters was kindly given by the owners Neil & Dilys King.


Links to other interesting Motorhome sites:

http://www.verilocation.com

Security for the Motorhome. Check this site to obtain security, and locating the Motorhome should it be stolen, by using a hidden mobile phone in the Motorhome.

http://caravan.oktogo.co.uk/index.php

Forum with hints and tips, buy & sell, for Motorhome owners.

http://www.mmmonline.co.uk 

The Motorcaravan Motorhome Monthly Magazine

http://www.motorcaravanning.co.uk/ 

The site for Motorhome owners.

www.caravanol.com

http://www.a-motorhome-on-tour.co.uk/asp/message.htm

http://www.interhike.com Interhike - Camping sites and Camping in Europe
The number one guide to camping, hiking and inter-railing in Europe.

Looking for camp sites? this site has to be the one:

http://www.vayacamping.net/cand.asp?lang=en

Looking for camp sites in Spain?

http://www.marcleleisure.co.uk/

www.soh.me.uk

www.stowford.co.uk/faultfinder/index2.asp

www.caravanparts.net

www.motorhoming.com/contents.htm

www.5van.co.uk 

http://geocities.com/caravanning4u/

Other sites worth checking for spares:

www.sbmcc.com

While this site is dedicated to my Wanderer Motorhome and the work I do on it. A site which is very interesting where you will find a forum from people all over the UK, who are maintaining and modifying their Motorhomes.
The Self Build Motorhome Constructing Club:

 
http://www.electrolux.co.uk/

DOMETIC,  Electrolux Leisure Appliances, PO Box 88, Oakley Road,Luton  LU4 9QQ 

http://www.caravanelectrical.com/products.asp?id=8

Do you require a voltmeter, or even a 12 Volt distribution panel, then try this site.

http://www.knowsley-caravans.co.uk/caravan_breakers.htm

Need a spare part ??
Fed up with unhelpful dealers who are only interested in selling you a new caravan........

www.obrienscamping.co.uk
enquire@obrienscamping.co.uk

This is a required site for newcomers. Also for spare parts. Handy tips for installing Fridges in the Motorhome.

http://uk.weather.com/maps/geography/intleurope/index_large.html

This site for your local and destination weather.

www.caravanninglinks.co.uk/caravanbreakers.htm

This web site for those obscure parts in the caravan section

www.vehicle-wiring-products.co.uk

For all your wiring components, engine bay or caravan section. Fuses and Fuse blocks.

http://www.sunshinesolar.co.uk/

item--SolarMAX-Power-Inverter-High-Quality-400-800-Watt--inverter150

email: sales@sunshinesolar.co.uk

See the 'sunshinesolar' site for your solar panels and other items for battery power.

Click here to visit our site: www.marcleleisure.co.uk
 Please don’t forget to bookmark them :o)

Marcle Leisure.co.uk

Fax. : +44 (0) 1531 660 462
Tel. : +44 (0) 785 425 6585
E-mail :  mail@marcleleisure.co.uk
Web : www.marcleleisure.co.uk

Contact Steve & Cathy for your Motorhome parts.

They are planning to add many additional items, however if you don't see what your looking for at any time, let them know so we can investigate and source them for you

Kind regards: Steve & Cathy Monkley 

http://www.western-towing.co.uk/acatalog/Towbar_electrical_parts.html

Online Shop  >  Electrics & Lighting  >  Towbar electrical parts

http://www.satelliteforcaravans.co.uk/emailing.htm

Want to connect your computer for emails etc. while travelling abroad. Then go to this link and you will find instructions on how to do it!
This site is a hive of information on the subject and is recommended.

ARRIVING ON SITE ADVICE

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

See link below:

http://www.thecampingforum.co.uk/forum/folding-campers-caravan-and-campervans/topic3765.html

Page on Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:17 pm 
In light of the recent and somewhat alarming cases of campers and holidaymakers around the UK suffering from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, caused by fumes emitted from barbeques lit inside their tents; I feel it necessary to highlight the importance of CO safety while on holiday.

In early July 2011 Hazel Woodhams was found dead while camping and is thought to have died of carbon monoxide poisoning¹ caused by using a charcoal barbeque in her tent. More recently, Vincent Clare of Milton Keynes was found dead in Ringwood through carbon monoxide poisoning also caused by using a barbeque in his tent²; and just this week, a family of five were rescued in Cornwall³ with carbon monoxide poisoning caused by having a lit barbeque inside their tent.

These tragic events go to prove how vulnerable and unaware people are to CO poisoning with the mindset of ‘it’ll never happen to me’ when taking a break in a caravan, motorhome or tent. The risks are in fact of very real and increasing concern and should be well-documented in the public domain. CO is a colourless, odourless and tasteless gas which can only be detected by a CO alarm, which is why campaigning charity group the CO Angels, is urging people to pack a portable CO alarm wherever they travel this year.

It’s absolutely imperative that anyone going on holiday whether in the UK or abroad, to a hotel or campsite, thinks twice and packs a CO alarm – this simple action could save lives. These vital detectors are small, easy to pack and constantly monitor the environment, providing the early vital warning of carbon monoxide in the air before it reaches a life-threatening level.

Hindsight is a valuable thing and I only wish I had known the risks of CO poisoning both in and out of the home when I lost my son Dominic to CO poisoning in 2006.

Most associate CO poisoning with faulty boilers or electrical appliances in the home, but these cases go to show how people need to be CO safe wherever they are, whether that’s in a tent, caravan or a hotel. The cold and wet summer we have had this year may have driven more holidaymakers to light their barbeques inside their tent in a bid to keep warm and stay dry – a dangerous practice which we would never recommend - but proof that having a portable CO alarm in these instances is vital.

The caravanning industry has already recognised the need for holidaymakers to be CO safe through a new regulation which will come into place this September. The regulation states that CO alarms compliant with BS EN 50291 will be required in new touring caravans and motorhomes from 1 September 2011, preferably with internal batteries for five years or more of operation.

Portable CO alarms are widely available from all major retailers, so we are urging people to visit www.co-angels.co.uk or www.fireangel.co.uk and protect themselves and their families against CO poisoning


Advice from the Caravan Club

Below is some advice I prepared for my Son-in-law who was borrowing our Motorhome:

Caravan Club.   Connect to Electric on Site.



GRAPHICS MAKEOVER

For those who find that they need Graphics done to surfaces, whether it be on your cooker top, as we had to, or the the van exteriors. I would like to recommend Pete, at the "Sign Box," who's business is not far from Carmarthen, South Wales.

We found that our cooker top knob panel was looking extremely "Tatty." After many enquiries locally we found Pete, who took on the job of renovating the cooker panel. We are so pleased with his handy work that I give it a mention here.

The panel mentioned was quite small and I'm sure he would do a mail order job.

If you have outside sign writing work you would like done, then he is quite competent to be able to the work at your premises. Although travel distance would have to be considered.

Contact Pete; "Sign Box"

web site: http://www.thesignbox.co.uk/viewpage.php?page=5
Larkspur Garage,
Templeton,
Narbeth 
SA67 8SD

 Tel. No:  07831 858124.


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