Analysis of caravan data reveals the UK as the most popular country for caravan enthusiasts overall, ahead of Sweden and France, with Ireland in 10th.
Caravan holidays are on the rise – 39% of UK adults have been on a camping or caravanning holiday in the past three years ending October 2018. Safeguard has carried out in-depth research to uncover Europe’s favourite destinations for caravanning.
Safeguard have analysed 5 data points for each country including the number of caravan sites, number of nights spent, number of caravan trips, the amount spent on renting sites and the number of new touring and motor caravan registrations per 100,000 population to produce an index score out of ten, to determine who the continents biggest caravan lovers are.
Caravan lovers treasure the time spent in their second home getting away from the day-to-day routine, spending the most nights in caravans overall out of any countries in Europe, with 232,092 nights overall, followed by France (139,777) and Switzerland (135,659).
Top 10 Countries for Total No. Nights Spent per 100,000 population