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Business Operations: Update

Dear customers, we would like to send our thoughts and prayers to all those that have been affected by the coronavirus, and wish those that have it to make a full and speedy recovery! We would like to give you an update on our business operations; In light of the new measures put in place by the Government on the …

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Motorhome VED Tax Increase Reverted!

On the 11th of March, the new budget was released. It included a reversion of the motorhome VED tax increase that was introduced in September 2019. Click Here to read about the tax increase back when it happened. It saw a 700% on the VED paid for a brand new motorhome, from £265 to £2135. This had negative impacts on …

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Business As Usual

Hello Campers, I’m going to write this blog post and try and not mention the C-word (the new C-word not the old one!) as I’m sure you are hearing it everywhere. We would like to let you know that Southdowns Motorhome Centre is operating as normal, we are still open 7 days a week (Showroom: Mon-Fri – 9.00am – 6.00pm …

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Best Motorhome Destinations [Part 2: Europe]

Once you have explored all of the best motorhoming destinations in the UK, you might feel adventurous enough to travel abroad in your motorhome. A short ferry across the channel opens up a whole continent’s worth of new locations and places to discover. Experiencing Europe in a motorhome allows you to make the most of the stunning mountain roads and coastal …

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Best Motorhome Destinations [Part 1: UK]

In the first of our new series about the best destinations to visit in your motorhome, we take a look at the United Kingdom. The UK has a huge variety of fantastic places to visit. And travelling by motorhome is perhaps one of the best ways to experience them. So if you are planning on where to take your motorhome …

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Southdowns Motorhome Centre 2019 Recap

2019 has been a fantastic year at Southdowns Motorhome Centre, so we thought we would share our favourite moments and blogs from throughout the year. Awards: Back in September, we attended Practical Motorhome’s Motorhome of the Year Awards 2020. It was a fantastic event and it was great to see key figures in the industry coming together. Our brands won …

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Motorhome Essentials: Levelling Systems

There are some bits of equipment that do not come as standard on many motorhomes but are considered essential items. Having these essential products makes travelling in your motorhome a much more enjoyable experience. While they may be considered small improvements, they make a big difference while touring. This blog will go into motorhome levelling systems and why we consider …

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AutoTrader Dealer Discovery Day

It’s great to get out and about, out of the office and away from the day-to-day and see things from a different perspective. Some of the staff members get to go to Germany, Italy or even the Netherlands, however, last week the marketing team and I went to Manchester to visit AutoTrader! If you haven’t been to Manchester it is …

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Motorhome Bed Types Explained

There are a surprising variant in the types of bed you can have in your motorhome. With it being such crucial criteria in choosing your perfect motorhome, we have created a simple guide and explanation of every common type of bed. Twin Single Beds: The twin single bed is perhaps the most popular and featured most commonly in modern motorhomes. …

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Meet Our Newest Member Of The Family

Our team has expanded! Over the summer we took on a new employee. Meet Alex, he is currently at the University of Exeter and doing his ‘sandwich year’ with us working in our Marketing Department. Alex has been with us a few months now but has settled in quickly and we see him as one of the family, you won’t …

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