We are delighted to announce that not one, but two layouts from our best-selling Elddis Affinity range have won in the prestigious Caravan Club ‘Caravan Design Awards’.

Securing the hat-trick, is the Chatsworth 636 special edition, built by Elddis for leading retailer, Glossop Caravans.

above: The winning Elddis Affinity 554

The Elddis Affinity range continues to go from strength to strength, offering a comprehensive array of specification in a lightweight, easy-to-tow range. Its classic styling and craftman-built finish oozes appeal.


above: The winning Glossop Chatsworth 636 by Elddis

The Glossop Chatsworth range is based on the Elddis Avante range, with additional specification and styling unique to Glossop Caravans – adding further value, whilst maintaining their low weight advantage and price point.


Elddis, along with our other brands: Compass, Xplore Buccaneer, is built with our world-class SoLiD Construction and come backed by our industry-leading 10 year warranty. Every one of our Retailer special caravans and motorhomes, including the Glossop Chatsworth range, is also built with SoLiD.


Elddis Affinity 554 – WINNER

Small Family Caravan £19,000 - £22,000

The team of judges said:

‘Space-efficient transverse island bed with easy-to-use, pull-out mechanism’

‘Well-executed with a quality finish and traditional feel’

‘Good use of space’

‘Comfortable living space’



Elddis Affinity 550 – WINNER

Caravan with Dedicated Beds £19,000 - £22,000

The team of judges said:

‘His n hers wardrobes in bedroom are desirable and practical’

‘Fab central washroom’

‘Retractable rear bed maximises space’



Glossop Chatsworth 636 (by Elddis) – WINNER

Over 4-Berth Dealer Special Caravan

The team of judges said:

‘Good lounge and dinette’

‘Great family layout’

‘Good looking caravan’


Further recommendations for The Explorer Group Limited in the 2016 Caravan Club ‘Caravan Design Awards’:


Any Caravan £16,000 - £19,000

Third Place:

Elddis Affinity 554


Small Family Caravan £19,000 - £22,000

(WINNER: Elddis Affinity 554)

Third Place:

Compass Rallye 530


Two-Berth Caravan £19,000 - £22,000

Second Place:

Elddis Affinity 482


Any Caravan £27,000 - £33,000

Third Place:

Buccaneer Clipper


Two-Berth Dealer Special Caravan

Third Place:

Glossop Elddis Chatsworth 482



The awards were presented during The Motorhome and Caravan Show at NEC Birmingham. Grenville Chamberlain, Chairman of The Caravan Club, who announced the results commented: “The Caravan Club is always keen to encourage a wide range of people – from all walks of life – to enjoy caravanning holidays and to entice new generations of people into becoming caravanners and campers.

“The information gathered in this competition enables people to make an informed choice regarding their choice of vehicle. Our thanks are extended to the manufacturers and dealers who entered and supported these competitions and our congratulations to the winners.”


All four brands – Elddis, Compass, Xplore and Buccaneer - 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