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Affordable first caravan

Advantages: Affordable, quite well made
Disadvantages: Short on luxuries

The Discovery is Baileys entry model, the 400 is the largest of the 4 models. The 100 200 300 400 range were sold from 2002 to 2005, the earlier caravan had a more complex number 516 I think and the newest are named after planets. There were 2 basic versi ...

MartinImber 12.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Bailey Discovery 400

Fantastic Sprite Major 5

Advantages: Good value for money and spacious
Disadvantages: Could do with extra electricity socket outside

We bought our caravan new last year (2007) and it has exceeded all our expectations. With three small children holidays can be very expensive so caravaning offers a good cheaper alternative. The caravan is spacious and well equiped. There is a good siz ...

aliceellen1974 06.09.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sprite Major 5

Modern, great value and easy to tow.

Advantages: Made by Swift, quality fittings, flexible layout, light weight and easy to tow
Disadvantages: Bit dark at the dining room end

Bought this van in March 2008 and chose it because of flexible layout for two and light weight. The interior is modern and spacious, unlike many vans where the wood loooks very orange and old fashioned. Rear bunk was easy to remove and now makes a great f ...

chrisdc 01.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Sprite Major 5

good family van

Advantages: light stable and affordable
Disadvantages: needs mor e power points

I purchased the van new in July 2008 after searching for a 2 berth van with a fixed bed. I removed the small bunk bed and purchased a 6ft 6in x 4foot mattress. This fits perfectly across the rear bed, still with plenty of storage under the bed . I t ...

pitlochryman 12.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Sprite Major 5

Abbey Spectrum 535 - What a cracker....!!!

Advantages: Central heating system - Phantom Tracker - Alko security locks - numerous added extras included in price.
Disadvantages: Alignment of wheels to get Alko wheel locks on together.

After having Abbey Swift and Lunar, and nearly deciding to buy the Bailey Louisiana, I decided to go back to what I know is good quality an Abbey caravan. So I have bought the New Abbey Spectrum 535. What a superb decision, a lot better build that the Ba ...

GMD795 18.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Abbey Spectrum 535