Caravan and Camping Accessories UK & Ireland
Our parent company, Downshire Camping and Caravans, are a family run business founded by Thomas Preston in the early 1900's as a small grocery outlet. The business was grown by Thomas Preston Snr into a thriving retail grocery business with 4 retail outlets.
Thomas Prestons own love of camping and caravanning as a leisure activity prompted in the late 50's to start up Downshire Camping supplying tents and camping equipment.
In 1958 the company was incorporated and with continued growth added caravans to its product list. The company is now managed by Thomas Prestons two sons Andrew and Michael.
Downshire Camping and Caravans, with over 60 years’ experience in retailing Caravan and Camping Accessories in the UK & Ireland, now offers Downshire Leisure, an online shop for both new and old customers to view and buy from our extensive range of outdoor leisure equipment.