Posted on June 8, 2017 by Glossop Caravans


Warm spring sunshine wooed the crowds to come and discover the delights of caravanning and camping at an action-packed Pop-Up Campsite at Glossop Caravans during the half-term break.

Everyone from toddlers to grandparents embraced The Camping and Caravanning Club’s message that spending time in the great outdoors is the real social network – the perfect way to share special moments with family and friends.

Family-run Glossop Caravans – part of the Club’s prestigious Preferred Dealer Network – hosted the free roadshow for all ages during National Camping and Caravanning Week, on Thursday June 1.

Entertainment ranged from ‘Eat Local’ cookery demonstrations and craft beer tastings by Glossop-based Howard Town Brewery to mini-golf and a Scalextric towing challenge.

Glossop area businesses selling everything from cakes and candles to jewellery and jam were showcased at a pop-up artisan market, and activities included craft and play tents, a seaside selfie board, treasure hunt and I-spy.

Competitions offered the chance to win a Hyundai i30 and Swift Basecamp caravan and caravan accessories including a towing caravan cover, chair, footstool and portable barbecue – and there was also a prize for inflating the Vango Airbeam Awning in the quickest time of the day.

High Peak Radio added to the party atmosphere with a live outside broadcast from Glossop Caravans’ seven-acre showroom on the main A57 at Brookfield, Glossop.

“The warm, fine weather brought people out in force, and it was good to welcome so many visitors to enjoy a fun and relaxing day out,” said Brian and Stan Laing, the company’s Joint Managing Directors.

“It was great to work with The Camping and Caravanning Club to stage the free event as part of their countrywide roadshow during National Camping and Caravanning Week.

“And it was a brilliant opportunity to spread the word about the freedom, flexibility and fabulous experiences that caravanning and camping can offer.”