Top 5: Best Christmas markets in England

Top 5: Best Christmas markets in England

on 14 Nov 2019

Marieke Krämer

Visiting a Christmas market is fantastic! All your senses will be stimulated as you walk among the wonderful wooden Christmas stalls, all beautifully lit up. You will be welcomed by the smell of mulled wine and hot chocolate and the Christmas carols will ring around your ears. Visiting a Christmas market will instantly put you in the Christmas mood. We have compiled a list of the top 5 best Christmas markets. And we have added some tips for campsites in the vicinity of the Christmas markets that are very suitable for camping in winter. Make a complete Christmas weekend of it.

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The Caravan and Motorhome Show: 17-20 January 2019

The Caravan and Motorhome Show: 17-20 January 2019

on 14 Jan 2019

Esther Schaap

The Caravan and Motorhome Show is almost ready to get started. And ACSI is in! From 17 – 20 January 2019 you can find us at Manchester’s EventCity with our latest campsite guides and new products for 2019. But that’s not all of it. Of course there’s a lot more to do and discover here during those days. Here are some of our best tips for the event!

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Tourer of the Year Awards – 2019

Tourer of the Year Awards – 2019

on 2 Oct 2018

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On 19 September 2018, the Tourer of the Year 2019 Awards took place in Hampton Manor near Solihull, an event organised by Practical Caravan. Britain’s best caravans, awnings and camping accessories were honoured with this prestigious award by an expert jury. ACSI was also present and sponsored two categories: ‘Best Motorhome for Innovation’ and ‘Best Tourer for Seasonal Pitches’. So without further ado, here are the winners:

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Which bird is sitting in front of your tent?

Which bird is sitting in front of your tent?

on 21 Jun 2018

Joyce Broekhuis

You can hear birds in your back garden, outside in the park but probably best of all around your camping pitch. And you ask yourself, what could be better than to hear the cheerful tweeting of birds as you step out of your tent in the morning? But can you tell a starling from a blackbird? And how do you make sure that the feathered friend does not fly away if you get too close? A bird’s eye refresher course. Become a bird-spotter in 6 steps 1....

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5 great apps for outdoor adventures

5 great apps for outdoor adventures

on 16 Jun 2018

Joyce Broekhuis

You might have spotted a survey on Facebook last week: do you use your smartphone when you head into the great outdoors? And it turns out – more than 80% of you do! You can use these five apps to make your outdoor adventures even more fun! 1. Geocaching: time for a treasure hunt! All over the world, there are small, hidden treasure chests to find. Following directions in the app, GPS coordinates, and wearing a good pair of walking shoes,...

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Camping and bird spotting: 4 hotspots in Europe

Camping and bird spotting: 4 hotspots in Europe

on 7 Jun 2018

Joyce Broekhuis

Don’t forget to pack your binoculars and your camera: we’re going bird spotting! There’s a huge range of different birds in Europe. And when better to enjoy spotting them than when you’re on holiday? Below we list four top destinations where you can discover interesting birds and stay at great campsites. 1. Vogeleiland (Bird Island) It sounds like something out of a fairytale, but we can assure you that it’s a real...

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