January Motorhome and Campervan Sale attracts thousands

We are thrilled to report the success of our first major event at the Arena following the end of mandatory Covid-19 restrictions, The January Motorhome and Campervan Sale. This midwinter sale event has proven popular since it was first held at the Arena in 2018 by Warners Shows, the organizer also responsible for the Annual National Motorhome and Campervan Show, at the Arena April 22-24 this year, and a string of similar events across the country.

This year’s edition attracted 3911 visitors, exceeding the organiser’s estimate, and improving on last year’s gate by around 1000 guests. This year included the first appearance on the market of several motorhome models, generating significant interest, and demonstrating the value of a winter event in a sector that is traditionally quiet outside the touring season.

Nicole Hankins, East of England Arena’s event manager for the show, said, “Warners shows always deliver a well-organised and resourced event, and this was no exception. Mindful of the widespread circulation of the Omicron variant, we were reassured to see the public and the exhibitors taking responsibility for infection control despite the lack of legal mandates, using the hand-sanitiser we continue to provide throughout the site, and still wearing masks to protect themselves and others.”

Michael Douglass, events digital marketing manager for Warners Shows said, “The dealers, traders and public were evidently delighted to be back at the January Motorhome and Campervan Sale, and we saw genuine excitement around the new motorhome models for 2022 from leading manufacturers Swift and Roller, seen exclusively at our event. As always East of England Arena provided an efficient and integrated venue service, and our thanks go to Nicole and the team for looking after us so well.”

A short video from the event is available here – The January Motorhome & Campervan Sale 2022 –

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By Rail

Peterborough is located on the East Coast Main line running from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh. A number of fast trains run on this network, making London accessible in 45 minutes on specific trains.

The station has its own taxi rank, which means reaching the East of England Arena is approximately 15 minutes away once the train has arrived in the station.

By Car

Arriving by car, you will be guided to one of our hard standing or grassed free parking areas. There are 22,000 spaces – so plenty of room for everyone. We also have plenty of disabled parking bays.

Travelling from Peterborough City Centre – take the Nene Parkway/A1260, follow directions to Oundle Road/A605 and turn right onto this road, which will lead you directly to the venue. The brown highway signs indicating East of England Arena/Showground will help to guide you. The journey is approximately 16 minutes from the centre of Peterborough.

Travelling from the A1(M) South – continue along the A1(M), passing the Peterborough Services (Extra MSA); continue forward onto the A1 and then take the next turn left, signposted East of England Arena/Showground. At the junction with the A605, turn left and travel half a mile. At the roundabout, turn right, and you have arrived at the East of England Arena.

Travelling from the A1(M) North – ignore the very first signpost for Peterborough and continue travelling along the A1 picking up the brown highways signposts indicating East of England Arena/Showground. Follow these signs and leave the A1 at Alwalton, taking you through the village and onto the A605 Oundle Road junction. Turn left at this junction and at the very next roundabout, turn right and you’ve arrived at Peterborough Arena. If you are in a heavy vehicle, or towing a trailer, we advise you to avoid driving through Alwalton. In this case continue on the A1, leaving at Junction 17. Turn left onto Fletton Parkway A1139. After half a mile exit onto the Orton Parkway (still A1139) taking the second exit at the roundabout. Continue on Orton Parkway at the next roundabout. After half a mile turn left onto Oundle Road where you will find the entrance of the Arena on your left after 600m. 

By Public Transport

Peterborough City Centre has a number of taxi ranks, as well as a coach park and bus station located within the Queensgate Centre. The Stagecoach bus service runs a half-hourly service during the week and two-hourly Sunday service, stopping just outside the East of England Arena. The bus number to look for is X4 leaving Bay 15 at Queensgate, Peterborough.

The bus stop is located at the Marriott Hotel, Lynchwood.  A  fifteen minute walk will bring you to our main entrance gate. 

By Air

East of England Arena’s location makes it central for London Stansted, London Luton, East Midlands and Birmingham airports – all four are approximately 60-90 minutes away by car.