F1’s David Coulthard to open Scottish caravan show

Formula One star David Coulthard is to open the Scottish Caravan and Outdoor Leisure Show.

THE Caravan Club has announced that one of its members, TV presenter David Coulthard MBE, an ex-Formula One driver will officially open The Scottish Caravan & Outdoor Leisure Show on February 3, 2011, from the club’s stand.
The show, Scotland’s only dedicated event for caravanners and those who love the outdoor life, will take place at the SECC, Glasgow from February 3 – 6. This year’s show is a one-stop shop providing products and services from over 150 companies.
Visitors will be able to get up close and personal to the latest 2011 models from all the major caravan and motorhome manufacturers. There will be holiday parks and the largest collection of holiday homes in the UK, as well as outdoor leisure accessories, camping equipment, small boats, marine products, industry clubs and associations.
Lawrence Bate, Marketing Director for The Caravan Club said: “We are looking forward to David Coulthard opening the show and sharing his experiences of motor caravanning throughout his motoring career. As well as telling us about all the luxurious Motor Caravans in the F1 paddock! The Caravan Club offers over 150 locations across Scotland and Club members spend a whopping £19-million in local economies when caravanning in Scotland.”
The show will also feature:
• Free towing lessons and motor caravan manoeuvring taster sessions with The Caravan Club (can be booked daily on stand H30, full driving licence needed)
• Cookery and wine tasting demonstrations
• Farmers Market
• Free expert advice
• Exclusive money saving offers
• New Product Launches
• The chance to win an e-motive electric scooter; easy to manoeuvre and ideal for city or urban commute.
Advance ticket* prices have been held at 2009 levels and cost £7 or £6 for seniors – anyone booking an advance ticket will receive a Towsure voucher to spend at the show which gives £5 off when £50 or over is spent.  On-the-door tickets are £10 each or £9 for seniors. Kids go free (under 16s). All tickets include a show brochure, RRP £5.  The show will be open from 10am until 6pm daily. *Advance tickets available until February 1, and subject to booking fee.
For more information visit www.caravanshowscotland.com or call the ticket hotline 0844 3954000.