Welcome to another innovation in the camping market, the British-designed Barefoot Caravan. Beautifully curved, retro in feel, yet on the knife-edge of modern, this caravan is built for a couple with wanderlust who want to savour a bit of luxury.
Brainchild of Cathy Chamberlain, one of the only female caravan-designers in the world, this wonderful space boasts a modern bathroom, a stylish oak-topped kitchen and a 6ft x 6ft bed, as well as a wardrobe, LED ceiling lights, floor lighting and a gas hob, fridge and freezer.
“It was a weekend camping trip which inspired me, when I got cold and wet. It goes dark and everybody gets a bit damp. I thought, ‘Why is there not a trendy caravan?’ It is done to the standard that you would want to have your own home.”
Cathy worked with Ben Matthews and Mike Williams, directors of Blockley-based Watsonian Squire, to build the unique caravan over a three year period. With a price tag of nearly £22,000 to buy one, this little piece of luxury will be a competitive consideration for any couple thinking about owning a caravan.
It is also yet further proof that the camping and glamping market continues to pick up a pace, for where there is innovation, there is growth, and where there is growth, there is investment. Happy camping, happy days!