Category Archives: Tips & Advice

TV Licensing your Static Caravan

2 October 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

TV licensing has been obligatory for more than one hundred years. It was originally launched to cover the reception of radio broadcasts in the UK in the year 1904. Within its first two years, there were just 68 households who received radio and therefore paid the fee. By the year 1913, this number had risen to more than two thousand. It was during and after the war when radio really became a feature in all homes, d...

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Decorating Your Static Caravan

1 October 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

If you are lucky enough to be the owner of a Static Caravan chances are you will be spending a lot of time there. As an owner, you should not be worrying about decorating your Static Caravan to make it feel like a home away from home. Some owners feel anxious at the prospect of decorating their caravan, mainly because of the space issue, although it’s not necessarily a general prob...

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Why Choose Caravan Park Holidays?

20 September 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

Many people have holidayed in Static Caravans for many years and wouldn’t change it for the world. Others who have always holidayed abroad in fancy hotels, villas or apartments may not even consider a caravan holiday. Caravan park holidays have a wide number of benefits, which is why they are enjoyed by almost 17 million of us annually. Every year more than £1.9 billion is spent on ...

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Top Caravan Tips – How to Keep Everything Hi De Hi

26 August 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

Top Caravan tips for a successful and happy caravan experience: What kind of holiday do you want? Plan your holiday around the activities and facilities your party would want. There are so many options on our website we are sure you'll be able to plan the perfect caravan holiday for you.  Here are a few  top caravan tips: If your party wants to be at the b...

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Preventing Theft From Your Static Caravan

14 August 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

Many caravan owners treat their caravans as a home away from home, so it becomes necess...

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How to Eliminate Odours in Your Holiday Home

2 August 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

Many owners will come back to their holiday home this year to find the familiar, not too pleasant odour of a van that has been locked up for some time unless someone has been airing it for them. There are several ways to Eliminate Odours in your Holiday Home.    ...

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What To Take On a Static Caravan Holiday

25 July 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

As summer approaches, more and more of us are looking forward to holidays, either in the UK or abroad, and if you’re one of the many people heading to some of the countries beautiful caravan parks, then you’re sure to be looking forward to your break.   There are a couple of things that can ruin your Static Caravan holiday, one is the weather and this you can do nothing about (although many make the best of this anyway – is there...

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So you Want a Caravan Holiday?

19 July 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

Thinking about a Caravan holiday? We take a light look at caravanning and suggest something you may find a little - if not a lot more appealing.   The Policeman pulled over the car, strolled up to the driver’s window and said “Excuse me sir, but do you know that you're driving without a rear light?" The driver jumped out and ran to the rear of his car and let out a terrible groan. He seemed so genuinely distressed that the policema...

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Buy and Let Your Static Caravan

10 July 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

If you’re looking to purchase a Static Caravan, whether as an investment or to have your own holiday retreat, then you’re certainly not alone. In the UK there are almost a million caravans in use, on over 76,000 residential parks and the idea of having your own can be extremely tempting, however there are many things to consider to make sure that you make the most appropriate choice for you and your needs.   What to Consider… ...

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Holidaying in Your Static Caravan

3 July 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

The most prominent, if not the only reason you purchased a static caravan is likely to be so that you can holiday there. Holidaying in your static caravan has a whole range of benefits and is one of the most convenient, enjoyable and comfortable ways to a holiday, especially if you have a young family, older relatives or family members that do...

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Static Caravan Underfloor Insulation

1 June 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

  If you are looking at used or new static caravans for sale in North Wales you might find that there is no underfloor insulation. Although manufacturers install underfloor insulation in some models as standard, you should check before you buy whether the van has it or not. It’s not the end of the world if there is no underfloor insulation because it can be installed or if you are ordering a particular model of static caravan it will...

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Health and Safety for your Holiday Home in North Wales

22 May 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

Health and Safety rules apply to every Holiday Home in North Wales and throughout the UK especially if you rent your caravan out. But even if you only use it for your own holidays it’s best to follow the same regulations for your own safety. For those of you who do hire your caravans out please check the following to make sure you are in compliance:   Compulsory safety checks and appliances Annual gas safety ch...

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Looking at Caravans for Sale in North Wales

7 May 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

There are so many Static Caravans for sale in North Wales, from beginner’s models to state of the art luxury holiday homes that making the right choice on what to buy can prove daunting.  You can afford to make a mistake when purchasing something small such as a pair of shoes or a microwave but if you are buying a static caravan as your holiday home, you need to get it right.  Getting the best deal, at the best price that mat...

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View Caravans for Sale in Towyn and Rhyl

7 April 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

So you want to view caravans for sale in Towyn and Rhyl? While we are enormous fans of caravan holidays in, we know that not everyone thinks the same way. Could it be that your other half isn’t as keen as you about buying a new static caravan in North Wales? Are they not convinced that it's just what you need for those fantastic, fun-filled, family holidays?   There is a typical s...

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Static Caravan Rental Opportunities for Owners in North Wales

7 March 2017  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

Static caravan rental opportunities for owners in North Wales are high but what you buy depends on the rental market you want to penetrate. You may think there is only one market e.g. holidaymakers who want to rent caravans but there is a whole lot more to consider before you make your purchase.         Used caravans for sale in North Wales If you want to attract the “cheap and cheerful” caravan rent...

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How to Avoid Problems with Static Caravan Rentals in 2017

31 December 2016  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

As we approach the New Year and start thinking about static caravan rentals, it’s worth reviewing our strategy.   Most guests are great but there’s occasionally the odd one or two that can cause numerous problems unless we adopt measures to avoid them.  Seasoned owners who have rented out their caravan regularly will have got over all the hurdles, but if you’re new to rentals here is some advice:     ...

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Fashionable Beach Accessories for North Wales Caravan Holidays

28 August 2016  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

North Wales Caravan Holidays become more popular every year and most caravan owners or renters enjoy endless days out on glorious Welsh beaches.   For the fashion conscious, a day at the beach isn’t only about brushing up on the tan, having a feel good factor out in the fresh air and swimming in the sea.  We not only want to feel good but also to l...

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Delicious Caravan Barbecue Recipes for Hot Summer Days

23 August 2016  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

What other excuse do you need to have a family caravan barbecue? A free afternoon at your static caravan and a sunny day?   Experiment with colourful salads, char-grilled veggies and spicy marinated meats. Why not mix things up with a theme - we love Mediterranean and American inspired BBQ recipes.     Don’t be tempted to just throw a few boring sausages onto the grill. There are hundreds of tasty recipes for barbe...

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Keep Kids Busy this Summer on North Wales Holiday Parks

13 July 2016  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

With the school summer break looming, most Caravan Parks are ready for the challenge of entertaining the children this summer on North Wales Holiday Parks We know the kids will be getting excited about their holiday plans at Golden Gate Holiday Centre. For any new holidaymakers coming to the site this season, we offer everything you could possibly need. We can keep children occupied from morni...

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4 Top Tips for Upgrading a Static Caravan

10 May 2016  | Comments Off By |   Golden Gate Holiday Centre

Static caravans are a great investment in holidays. They are ideal for when you need a break from the mayhem of everyday life and perfect for family holidays. However, caravans can age fairly quickly and if you purchased your holiday home some time ago, it’s worth considering a static caravan upgrade. Whilst this may seem challenging, upgrading a Static  Caravan is actually quite easy to do. Here are some upgrading tips that will make your car...

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