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What’s a holiday without our four-legged friends coming along for the ride?

Many pet owners are now opting for a staycation closer to home so their pets can come too, and if you’re looking for your next adventure, we’ve got just the event for you.

The Motorhome and Caravan Show 2019 is coming to the NEC, Birmingham from 15th to 20th October.

The UK’s biggest leisure vehicle show offers a unique opportunity to see the largest display of motorhomes, caravans, campervans, trailer tents, caravan holiday homes and lodges and accessories all under one roof.

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Max, Paddy and Harry will be attending on 19th and 20th

Whether you’re a newcomer to the leisure vehicle lifestyle, or a seasoned caravanner, this must-visit show set across 11 halls, offers endless inspiration and exclusive offers.

Discover the latest gadgets and innovations, browse and compare products, try out free towing, motorhome manoeuvring and campervan test drives, and get expert advice and tips.

They’ll also be an exciting line up of famous faces including Countryfile presenter Helen Skelton and super dogs Max, Paddy and Harry with their owner Kerry Irving. The Spaniel trio became an internet sensation in 2006 when Kerry started sharing their adventures. They’ll appear at the Freedom To Go live theatre in Hall 9 on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October, where Kerry will share the story of how he met Max and the benefits of getting outside following a car accident that left Kerry with chronic back and neck pain. Kerry started taking Max on regular walks around the Lake District which dramatically improved his physical and mental health.

Max, Paddy and Harry will be attending on 19th and 20th
Max, Paddy and Harry will be attending on 19th and 20th

Max is also the only therapy dog to be invited to attend the Queen’s garden party where they met the Queen and HRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. After meeting them at Buckingham Palace, Prince William and Kate Middleton invited Kerry and his spaniels to attend their recent royal visit to the Lake District.

Top chefs such as Bake Off’s Karen Wright, passionate outdoor chef Monica Rivron and campervan and cooking enthusiasts Chef Campers will also be at the show – a must for food-lovers!

Get your advance ticket price when you book now online. £8.50 for over 60s, £9.50 adults and under 15s fo free! On the door prices are £12 senior and £13 adult (transaction fee applies). No dogs except assistance dogs.

WIN tickets

We’ve teamed up with show organisers to offer 10 pairs of tickets to our readers. To enter, head to our Twitter account and retweet the competition post and make sure you are following @DogsMonthly & @NECCaravanShow

Tickets can be used on any one day during the show. Tickets will be available for collection from the press office at the NEC at any time/day during the show’s open times.

The competition is open from 23rd September to 6th October at 11.59pm. UK only.


Advanced tickets are £8.50 Senior (over 60s), £9.50 Adult when booking before 23.59 on 14.10.19 after which time prices revert to the on-the-door price of £12.00 Senior and £13.00 Adult. A £1.25 transaction fee applies. Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.

Car parking is included in the ticket price. No dogs (except assistance dogs). Children 15 years and under go free when accompanied by a paying Adult/Senior. Tickets are non-refundable. Free show guide and towing & manoeuvring tuition are subject to availability.


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