Awnings & Accessories

The Homestead Caravans Kampa Awning Showroom was officially opened in 2016 to showcase Europe's most popular collection of Caravan Awnings. The new showroom gives our customers a unique opportunity to view the latest designs of Inflatable and Poled Awnings under one roof inside our 15,000 square foot showroom.

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Camping & Outdoor

We are proud of our association with Lafuma, as a UK Supplier of Lafuma Furniture for more than 20-years. It's not hyperbole to say, we cannot recommend Lafuma enough. We have carefully chosen our Lafuma range to best suit our customer requirements. Look out for new Taupe, Graphite and Lac colour options in 2019.

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Caravan & Motorhome

We have chosen 8 models across the Swift Select and Swift Escape ranges designed to give a wide range of model options and equipment. The Select van conversion range offers a greater level of customisation, while the Swift Escape continues to be one of the UKs best selling single motorhome ranges. As things progress we'll be offering a range of quality pre-owned motorhomes. Call 01255-830-229 for more information.

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Motoring & Travel

The nights are drawing in and the weather is cooling; whether you're a winter caravanner or put your vehicle into storage for winter, there are a few essential items available to help you get prepared and protect your investment. With this is mind, we put together a selection of our Winter Care products.

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Parts & Maintenance

If you're about to embrak on a caravan or motorhome DIY project and are in need of some supplies to help the job along, check out our Tools and Consumables category first. While your thinkg DIY, we'd like to remind you that our purpose built, 8 bay workshop is ready to help you resolve any issues you may have. Give us a call if we can help and to book your next carvan service.

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Towing & Trailer

Homestead Caravans holds in stock a wide range of essential electrical equipment for Towing and Trailers at very competitive prices. From basic 12N and 12S plugs to complete pre-wired wiring kits and an array of extension and adapter leads.

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Home Leisure

It comes as no surprise that many caravan and motorhome owners are also pet owners. Homestead Caravans is a pet friendly company - we offer pet friendly holidays at our Homestead Lake Touring Park and pets are permitted into our Accessory Superstore. Check out our brand new range of pet accessories in-store or online including exclusive products from the official Crufts range, all at very affordable prices.

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2020 Swift Challenger & Challenger X

2020 Swift Challenger & Challenger X

With its competitive price tag and high spec the Swift Challenger Range is one of the most popular collections of Swift Caravans ever produced by the Swift Group. If you’re looking for a caravan with contemporary good looks that's well equipped and light enough to be towed by most family cars, then look no further than the Swift Challenger.

Swift Challenger 645 front side viewIn 2019 the Challenger received a major update with the introduction of a new streamlined aerodynamic profile plus, a new sweeping front panel incorporating triple opening windows and a new panoramic sunroof design.

With the demand for wider caravans still growing Swift have increased their 8ft wide offering to include the Challenger, with the introduction of the all NEW Swift 'Challenger X' range. The Challenger X is designed with families firmly in mind, with wider beds and greater storage, and a fully equipped kitchen and washroom. High-performing Alde radiator central heating and water heating is now fitted as standard to all Challengers.

Download the 2020 Swift Challenger brochure using the 'Download PDF Brochure' button at the top of the page for a full list of features.

The extra space of the Challenger X allows for a wider opening central window and front chest, plus larger bed make-up in the front lounge, making it more relaxing than ever to be out on the open road. And thanks to low energy LED lighting throughout and a well equipped kitchen and washroom, this tourer is destined to extend the popularity of Challenger.

Challenger includes 6 models including 4 single axle and 2 twin axle layouts, while Challenger X includes 2 single axle and 2 twin axle layouts including, an all new 850 layout comprising L-shaped front lounge, mid kitchen and transverse washroom plus rear island bed, ensuring an option to suit most needs.

2020 Swift Challenger & Challenger X Models

  1. Swift Challenger 480 / Single Axle / 2 Berth
  2. Swift Challenger 530 / Single Axle / 4 Berth
  3. Swift Challenger 560 / Single Axle / 4 Berth
  4. Swift Challenger 580 / Single Axle / 4 Berth
  5. Swift Challenger 645 / Twin Axle / 4 Berth
  6. Swift Challenger 650 / Twin Axle / 4 Berth
  7. Swift Challenger X 865 / Single Axle / 4 Berth
  8. Swift Challenger X 880 / Single Axle / 4 Berth
  9. Swift Challenger X 835 / Twin Axle / 4 Berth
  10. Swift Challenger X 850 / Twin Axle / 4 Berth

As with all Swift tourer ranges, Challenger X is built on Swift's pioneering SMART construction platform with a timberless bodyshell and durable GRP outer skin, delivering outstanding build quality. Thanks to the incredible durability of Swifts unique SMART construction the Swift Challenger come with a 10 Year Manufacturer Bodyshell Warranty*.

There's also Swift Command, allowing you to monitor and control many onboard systems via a 7-inch touchscreen panel and smartphone app, with the option to subscribe to a pre-installed Thatcham Category S7 approved pro-active tracker** for added protection.

Challenger X Enhancements

  • Wide overall body at 2.46m/8'1"
  • Extra wide carbon effect gas locker door with single lever three point locking
  • Wide sweeping front panel in GRP with triple opening windows with wider central window
  • Spacious front lounge with extra 7 inches between seats - compared to standard Challenger models (model dependent)
  • Extra wide front chest featuring a soft close drawer with concealed drawer inside and convenient slide-out extending top (model dependent)
  • Brand new 850 layout featuring L-shaped lounge and rear island double bed
  • Easy Accuride bed makeup system on front beds with beech slat seat and bed bases with fully opening hinged tops for extra comfort and easy access
  • Front seating makes up into larger double bed (7'4 x 4' with chest in situ and 7'4 x 5'3 without chest), Larger front L-shaped lounge double bed 7'4 x 4'2 (850)
  • Wider fixed rear double bed in 850
  • Wider washroom and one additional wardrobe in 835
  • Wider freestanding table (suitable for full size place settings)

Luxury Comes as Standard

Challengers stylish carbon fibre-effect wide gas locker door, chrome-effect grab handles, convenient one-key exterior locks and exclusive bright LED road lighting are just some of the finishing exterior touches that make Challenger so distinctive on the road. Swift Caravans also include a host of money saving developments including improved fuel efficiency and use of low energy lighting.

Swift Challenger 645 front loungeThe panoramic sunroof with recessed lights and speakers allows plenty of natural light into the interior, where ‘Glacier’ soft furnishings with warm natural tones and purple hues are paired with ‘Aralie Sen’ woodgrain and gloss high-level lockers. Additionally there are a number of optional 'Swiftshield' fabrics available to match your personal taste and style. SwiftShield is an exclusive fabric to the Swift Group, which have a soft suede type feel that has been been treated during manufacturing to resist stains and make cleaning easy, using just a dampened soft cloth. Adding to the quality feel are pleated cassette blinds to the windows, with modern curtains complete with tie backs.

For the utmost comfort, the flexible seating and sleeping arrangements feature Swift's exclusive AirWave cushioning, with a unique construction that expertly blends comfort and support. Fixed beds are topped with the ultra-comfortable Duvalay Duvalite™ Apollo Luxe mattress, again exclusive as standard equipment to Swift.

Adding further refinement to the already fully equipped Challenger and Challenger X is the Lux Pack. With such high demand expected, for 2020 the Lux Pack will be fitted to our complete range of Challenger caravans as standard.

Lux Pack Features

Lux Pack includes the following value-added extras:

  • Stylish illuminated kitchen splashback
  • External BBQ point
  • External 230V socke
  • External service door
  • Key fob operated alarm system

Safety and Security

2018 Swift Challenger Security door lock and keyFor anyone considering caravan ownership, security really ought to be a major factor when deciding which caravan to buy. Caravan security has always been a priority for the Swift Group and an important consideration when developing new caravans for production. Swift Challenger owners have a number of tools at their disposal including, a high tech alarm system and a concealed security data strip embedded in the caravan.

Incorporated into the Swift Command control system is a Thatcham Category 6 approved pro-active tracker system, which for an annual subscription fee offers sophisticated caravan monitoring. All Swift caravans are fitted with high security locks, with an interior dead lock facility on the entrance door.

  • Thatcham Category 6 approved pro-active tracker (subject to an annual subscription, part of Swift Command system)
  • Convenient one-key high security locks
  • AKS 3004 stabiliser
  • Receiver for optional AL-KO Secure wheel lock
  • Smoke alarm
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • CRiS identity number labels on windows and caravan chassis
  • Concealed security data chip within caravan construction
  • Interior dead lock facility on entrance door for added security

Give us a call on 01255-830-229, to discuss how we can help you become the proud owner of a brand new Swift Challenger Caravan.

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Buying your Next Caravan at Homestead Caravans

Homestead Caravas Show Caravan with full wrap displayWhen you visit Homestead Caravans you can expect to find friendly and knowledgeable sales staff who, are dedicated to helping you find your dream Swift Caravan, in a relaxed and pressure free sales environment. We offer extensive dealership facilities including one of the largest Caravan Accessory Shops in the country. We even operate own Touring Park located on our premises that boasts a stunning 2-acre fishing lake.

We offer low rates of finance provided by Black Horse on most caravans (subject to status). Ask about our range of flexible finance plans from Black Horse including, Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) and Hire Purchase plans. Call 01255-830-229 for further information.

Optional equipment can be factory fitted by Swift or carried out in our state-of-the-art Caravan Workshop by our team of highly skilled and experienced technicians.

3 Nights FREE at Homestead Lake Park Touring Park

All New and Used Caravans come with 3, free nights stay at Homestead Caravans very own Homestead Lake Touring Park, so you can give your new caravan a dry run without ever leaving the showground. All things considered, Homestead Caravans really is the "Perfect Caravan Dealership' in Essex or the UK for that matter, to buy your next Touring Caravan.

Swift Challenger Gallery

2020 Swift Challenger 480
2020 Swift Challenger 530
2020 Swift Challenger 560
2020 Swift Challenger 580
2020 Swift Challenger 645
2020 Swift Challenger 650
2020 Swift Challenger 530 Front
2020 Swift Challenger Alloy Wheel
2020 Swift Challenger Duvalay Mattress
2020 Swift Challenger External BBQ Point
2020 Swift Challenger External Service Door
2020 Swift Challenger Front Chest Drawers
2020 Swift Challenger Shock Absorber
2020 Swift Challenger Solar Panel
2020 Swift Challenger Sunroof
2020 Swift Challenger Tall Slimline Fridge
2020 Swift Challenger Underbed Storage
2020 Swift Command Control Challenger
2020 Swift Challenger 645 Front Binnacle
2020 Swift Challenger 645 Front Lounge
2020 Swift Challenger 645 Hob
2020 Swift Challenger 645 Kitchen
2020 Swift Challenger 645 Kitchen Splashback Lux Pack
2020 Swift Challenger 645 Washroom