Static caravan advice & inspiration

Owning a holiday home, such as a static caravan or lodge, gives you that flexibility and freedom of somewhere beautiful relaxing to escape to - a place to share at different points throughout the year with your friends and loved ones. Starting that journey to own your perfect home away home needn't be complicated. This static caravan advice and inspiration guide outlines all the things you should consider before choosing your holiday home.

Static caravan buying & letting advice

Buying a luxury lodge vs a static caravan

Buying a luxury lodge vs a static caravan

Whether you’re a self-confessed window shopper of holiday homes, an experienced owner, or a complete newcomer to the world of ownership, this article sets out the differences between a static caravan and luxury lodge.

Guide to buying a static caravan

Guide to buying a static caravan

If you fancy joining a world where you know your neighbours as friends and have your own place just steps from the beach, read this article to find out how to buy one of our static caravans.

Buying a new caravan – the costs explained

Buying a new caravan – the costs explained

Buying a new caravan is one of the biggest investments you could make on the leisurely side of life. This article will explain the costs of running your caravan.

Guide to letting out your static caravan

Guide to letting out your static caravan

Letting out your static caravan doesn't need to be a hassle. This article outlines the process and benefits of letting out your static caravan with Haven.

10 reasons to buy a static caravan with Haven

10 reasons to buy a static caravan with Haven

If you’re thinking about joining our community of caravan owners, read on to learn about the top 10 reasons to buy a static caravan with Haven.

Exclusive benefits for Haven owners

Exclusive benefits for Haven owners

Buying a second place to call home has never been more popular. Read about the exclusive benefits that come with buying a holiday home with us.

First time caravan buyer's guide

First time caravan buyer's guide

If you're a first-time buyer choosing your first holiday home can be quite a challenge. Read our simple buyers guide to help you on your ownership journey.

Glossary of technical caravan sales terms

Glossary of technical caravan sales terms

We've put this handy glossary together to help you understand what some of the terms mean that you'll encounter in the world of holiday home ownership.

Guide to caravan finance

Guide to caravan finance

Our team look after you every step of the way and know the need for a great payment plan. Finance for caravans is made easy by us, let’s show you how.

Top 10 locations to buy a static caravan in the UK

Top 10 locations to buy a static caravan in the UK

We’ve cherry picked some of our favourite locations where we think you should consider buying a static caravan in the UK. Take a look at our favourites.

Common pitfalls to avoid when buying a static caravan

Common pitfalls to avoid when buying a static caravan

Buying a caravan is an incredibly exciting step to a more leisurely life, but there are several hurdles to navigate along the way. Find out what we’ve flagged here.

Benefits of letting a static caravan

Benefits of letting a static caravan

We round up why letting out your caravan with us is a great way to make the most out of being an owner at our parks, with a range of exclusive benefits thrown in.

Best static caravan manufacturers

Best static caravan manufacturers

We introduce the magnificent manufacturers that work alongside us to ensure your leisurely life as a static caravan owner is the best in the business.

Haven Exclusive owners only caravan parks

Haven Exclusive owners only caravan parks

We shine the spotlight on three special parks that function specifically for owners. The sense is community is ramped up a notch at these idyllic parks and we explain why.

A guide to static caravan insurance

A guide to static caravan insurance

Insurance is a key consideration in any journey to owning a static caravan. This comprehensive guide is the one-stop shop to explaining all there is to know about insuring your van with us.

How are static caravans made?

How are static caravans made?

We’ve all come to admire the magnificent models you can buy courtesy of our marvelous manufacturer partners, but ever wondered how they’re made? It’s time to find out.

Static caravan decking regulations

Static caravan decking regulations

A good dose of decking really is the icing on the cake of any complete caravan. The possibilities are endless, but there are also guidelines and regulations to follow that we sum up in this informative piece.

How does caravan part exchange work with Haven?

How does caravan part exchange work with Haven?

Part exchanging your caravan is a great way to free up some funds and upgrade your holiday home. We outline the whole process with Haven here.

Can you live in a static caravan all year round?

Can you live in a static caravan all year round?

We all want to make the most of a large lifestyle investment like buying a static caravan, so we’ve summed up how to get the best out of your holiday home for the maximum time possible on our parks

How long does a static caravan last?

How long does a static caravan last?

We enter the debate around the longevity of static caravans in this piece that also looks at ways to maximise your van’s lifespan and get the best bang for your buck.

Are static caravans a good investment?

Are static caravans a good investment?

At Haven we’re all about giving you the best bang for your buck, so we’ve looked at the ways in which our owners can offset the cost of their static caravan and sum up what to look for when forking out for a caravan to call your own.

Static caravan owners' legal rights

Static caravan owners' legal rights

So much goes into the process of providing caravan ownership, so we’ve looked at the legal aspect of having a second home so you’re aware of your rights in this lifestyle investment.

Can you get a mortgage on a static caravan?

Can you get a mortgage on a static caravan?

It’s one of the questions we get asked most about, so we’ve looked at the finance options that are available to those that are looking to make the lifestyle investment into static caravan ownership.

Static caravan inspiration

Static caravan bedroom ideas

Static caravan bedroom ideas

Getting a great night sleep is key to an escape from the hustle and bustle in your holiday home, so we’ve compiled some ideas around maximising comfort without breaking the bank.

Static caravan bathroom ideas

Static caravan bathroom ideas

You’ll be hard pressed to find a room more remodelled than the bathroom in a home, but does this apply to caravans too? See our brainstorm before you consider some DIY.

Static caravan kitchen ideas

Static caravan kitchen ideas

The kitchen is a place where creations come to life for all the family. We’ve put together some simple touches to make your workspace a place perfect for bringing ravishing recipes to your plate.

Static caravan interior ideas

Static caravan interior ideas

See our hints and tips for a refreshing interior in this article that covers every part of your static caravan, from kitchen to bedroom, lounge to bathroom.

Static caravan makeover ideas

Static caravan makeover ideas

Sometimes the simplest of changes can have the greatest impact. We’ve fired through a few hacks to get your holiday home looking right as rein in this makeover masterpiece.

Winter preparations for your static caravan

Winter preparations for your static caravan

Preparing your caravan for the depths of winter is one of the most important things you can do in its upkeep. Have a read of this and get your holiday home prepared for its hibernation.

Static caravan curtains and bedding ideas

Static caravan curtains and bedding ideas

Curtains and bedding are two must-haves for a homely caravan. But how do you bring them to the next level? See our recommendations for a holiday home with this interior advice.

The best static caravan furniture

The best static caravan furniture

Furniture can change the look and feel of a room in an instant, and this is just as a big a factor within a static caravan. Inspect our ideas for yourself in this furniture-filled article.

Which caravan layout is best for me?

Which caravan layout is best for me?

Layouts, layouts, layouts. With so many choices, how do you decide what’s best? We whittle through some of the options in this article of ideas and inspiration.

What is the Haven Privilege Card?

What is the Haven Privilege Card?

We introduce the magnificent manufacturers that work alongside us to ensure your leisurely life as a static caravan owner is the best in the business.

Different types of static caravans: a guide

Different types of static caravans: a guide

We have a variety of different caravan types to choose from packed full of unique features and elegant styling. Our handy guide will help you navigate the options.

Why buy a new static caravan versus used?

Why buy a new static caravan versus used?

There are great advantages to owning both a new and used caravan. But which is the best choice for you? Read our guide to find out what you should factors you should consider.

 A day in the life of an owner

A day in the life of an owner

A day in the life of a caravan owner truly provides a unique and richly rewarding feeling towards holidaying.  Read about what the day in life of a typical owner is like.

How to control condensation in a caravan

How to control condensation in a caravan

Condensation affects most homes at some point so we've put together a handy guide to help you understand what condensation is and most importantly how to prevent.

Static caravan decor ideas

Static caravan decor ideas

There are lots of ways of adding those special touches to help you feel truly at home. From paint and wallpaper to furniture and accessories, read about how you make a home away from home.

What blinds are best for a static caravan?

What blinds are best for a static caravan?

Check out some of different blind styles you can choose from to add that personal touch to help make your caravan feel homely.

Guide to getting Wi-Fi in your static caravan

Guide to getting Wi-Fi in your static caravan

We walkthrough some of the ways in which you can make remote life in remote surroundings work with a whole host of internet options to kit your static caravan out with.