James Mainwaring

Caravan Sales Team

New and Pre-Owned Caravan Sales
With over 35 years experience altogether, the sales team has a great mix of experience, enthusiasm and product knowledge to guide you through all aspects of purchasing your dream caravan.

The sales team at Winchester Caravans demonstrates a great mix of experience and enthusiasm. With a combined knowledge of over 25 years in the caravan industry, there is not much that our sales team does not know. They are always happy to assist you with the purchase of your new or pre-owned caravan or any caravan extras, like an awning or some accessories. They will guide you through all aspects of starting your caravan journey, from ensuring you have the right tow car to helping you choose the right layout and style best suited to your caravan needs. All without a hint of the pressure sale.

The sales team is led by James Mainwaring and includes Lee Small, whom he has worked with, selling caravans, for well over a decade. They have great product knowledge, particularly on the Bailey and Lunar ranges. They are joined by Peter Appleton, who has almost 20 years experience working in the caravan and motorhome industry. This has enabled him to develop an extensive skill-set and knowledge base that prove invaluable to making sure the right caravan is found for the right people. Zoe Hall has joined the sales team after helping run the accessory shop for the last nine years. She is an expert on awnings and, as well as being able to guide you through your next purchase, has extensive knowledge on all of our accessories.Peter Southwood has re-joined the sales team after an amazing trip around Australia. He has been caravanning for years and his attention to detail is something that impresses all that he meets

Without doubt, Linda Peckham completes the team both for the purpose of this overview and, most notably, on a day-to-day basis. Linda has been working for Winchester Caravans for over 10 years and provides the essential administrative support that enables the sales team to perform at their best. Everyone here would like to congratulate Linda on the birth of baby Ethan on 1st March 2016. She rejoined us last year and we couldn't be happier to have her back.

If you have any questions relating to caravans, do not hesitate to get in touch with one of our sales team, who are always happy to help.



Our other staff

James Southwood

James Southwood

Managing Director

I have over 30 years experience in the caravan industry. Some of you might remember me as I used to be the Centre Manager when it was the Winchester branch of Chichester Caravans.
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Micheal Cole

Accessory shop team

Accessories and awnings sales

Our accessory shop stocks a huge selection of awnings, caravan gadgets and outdoor equipment, and is led by a team with over 20 years experience.
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Trevor Egerton

Aftersales and workshop managers

Aftersales care

Our aftersales and workshop team is run by a core of experienced members of staff. If you happen to have a problem with your caravan, these are the people you need to talk to.
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Matt Baost

Workshop team

Service, repairs and valeting.

Our workshop team has a fantastic mix of experience, youth and product knowledge. They are the experts you turn to in the rare event that something goes wrong.
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Latest blogs


2014 Bailey Unicorn Cadiz
Summer Spotlight - Series II Bailey Unicorn Cadiz

During the Summer Months, we are going to be taking a closer look at a selection of caravans made by various manufacturers, focussing on a variety of models to highlight the diverse options available. Read more ›


Zoe Marie Hall & Peter Southwood
20/07/2018   
2013, 2014, Series II, Top of the Range, Bailey, Unicorn, Cadiz, Four Berth, High End Model, Single Axle, Fixed Twin Single Beds, Rear Washroom, Alde Heating

2018 clubman SR
Summer Spotlight - 2018 Lunar Clubman SR

During the Summer Months, we are going to be taking a closer look at a selection of caravans made by various manufacturers, focussing on a variety of models to highlight the diverse options available. Read more ›


Peter Southwood
12/07/2018   
2018 Range, Lunar, Clubman, SR, Four Berth, High End Model, Single Axle, Rear Island Bed, Centre Washroom




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