Choosing the Best Caravan Layout

Choosing a caravan is a big decision, find the best caravan layout for you with help from our guide to fixed beds, 2 berth caravans, 4 berth caravans and what's best for a family.

Touring Caravan Layout Glossary

Berth - a designated sleeping area in a caravan

Dinette - a dining area that can convert into a bed

Nearside - the side of the caravan that is closest to you as you walk in the door

Wash room - the area of the caravan that normally includes a toilet, shower and wash basin

Unlike cars, for which there are only a few different types of seating configuration, touing caravans are available in many different layouts to suit couples and families of all ages.

British-built caravan layouts can sleep up to six people, so the first thing you should consider is how many berths you want and if you want extra space for guests.

To help you pick the best layout for your caravan, we've put together the following guide to some of the UK's most popular layouts.

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