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SoLiD Construction steals the show at The Caravan Club Design Awards

The Explorer Group Limited – home to Elddis, Compass, Xplore and Buccaneer caravan brands and exclusive, industry-leading SoLiD Construction – is celebrating winning not one, but FIVE of the most hotly contested awards in the caravan industry.

The 2014 Caravan Club Design Awards, judged by a team of industry experts over four days at the Motorhome and Caravan Show at NEC Birmingham, critique every detail of the caravans’ design and construction and are a gauge as to what discerning caravanners are looking for in their ideal ‘van.

The Caravan Club says: “The continued aim of the Awards is to provide Club members, and all caravanners, with guidance when looking to change their current van, and The Club’s award results are always eagerly anticipated for this precise reason.

“The panel of independent judges for the Caravan Design Awards follow rigorous scoring checklists and assess everything from sitting comfort, standing headroom, kitchen design, storage, switches, wiring, security, repair and warranty arrangements to general safety … (the Awards) were fiercely fought due to the extremely high standard of all entrants.”

The Explorer Group came out top in no less than 5 categories, including wins from their ‘entry level’ Xplore range to the unmatched opulence of Buccaneer:



Any Caravan under £14,000

Xplore 402

Any Caravan £14,000 - £17,000

Elddis Avante 550

Small Family Caravan £17,000 - £20,000

Elddis Affinity 540

Caravan with Dedicated Beds £17,000 - £20,000

Elddis Affinity 574

Any Caravan £25,000 - £30,000    

Buccaneer Schooner


In addition to winning five of the eligible eight categories, The Explorer Group won a further six recommendations, sealing the unprecedented level of success of SoLiD Construction caravans:



Any Caravan £14,000 - £17,000

2nd Place: Compass Corona 576

Large Family Caravan £17,000 - £20,000

Joint 2nd Place: Elddis Avante 636

Two Berth Caravan £17,000 - £20,000

2nd Place: Elddis Affinity 482

3rd Place: Compass Omega 482

Caravan with Dedicated Beds £17,000 - £20,000

Joint 3rd Place: Compass Omega 540

Any Caravan £20,000 - £25,000    

2nd Place: Compass Rallye 634


In addition, the lightest caravan from The Explorer Group, the Xplore 304, was Highly Commended in The Caravan Club Lightweight Leisure Trailer Awards.

All models – from the most affordable to the most highly specified are fully bonded using unique and exclusive SoLiD Construction and backed by a class-leading 10 Year Water Ingress Warranty.

All four brands are represented by the UK’s leading retailers – to find your nearest stockist of award-winning SoLiD Construction caravans and motorhomes see the Retailer Locator map at www.elddis.co.uk