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By having helpful steps for your caravan, entrance into your home on wheels is made easier and safer for all members of your family. There are steps made to match the distance each caravan has above the road surface to the floor level inside your caravan so access is more enjoyable by all.

Caravan steps enable easy entry and exit to your static caravan. Mosts static caravans are raised at least 2 ft above ground level and easy exit and entry is a must. You may have a temporary solution, but these generally are not safe and will hold up against the UK weather. Below we provide a review of the top static caravan steps with and without rails, We laso review freestanding and bolt.

Static caravan steps need not be drab, brighten up your entry with a fashionable colour including red, green or choose a galvanized finish for a classic look. The choice extends to the number of treads, from 2 tread steps to three and four tread options.

Caravan Steps which is the best plastic or metal steps?

Both plastic and metal steps have their advantages. Meeting the priorities of the caravan owner is generally the deciding factor.

Plastic Caravan Steps

  • Plastic is lightweight
  • This material does not rust
  • Depending on the style and design the load factor will vary from 100 kg to 200 kg.
  • Maximum of 2 steps.
  • Plastic tends to be non folding caravan steps

Metal/Aluminium Caravan Steps

  • Most use lightweight aluminium, but a few are made out of steel that is coated so it is rust resistant.
  • Aluminium does not rust, coated steel may rust over time.
  • There are a few that are folding, but most are stationary with no moving parts.
  • Depending on the style and design the load capacity can be from 150 kg to 200 kg.
  • Many have the tread covered with a rubber material that provides a slip resistant surface to step on.
  • Metal is stronger than plastic.
  • Can be 1, 2, 3 or 4 steps.
  • Can be fitted with a handrail.

Do I need a 2 tread or 3 tread set of Caravan Steps?

The number of steps needed for a safe entrance into your caravan will be determined by the model you own.

  • 2 tread step assembly will be approximately 14” on the top step. 7” from step to step.
  • 3 tread step assembly will be approximately 20” to 26” on the top step. 5” to 6.5” from step to step.
  • Depending on the style and design the load factor will vary from 100 kg to 200 kg.
  • Single tread step averages 9” in height.

Do I need static caravan steps with handrail?

Caravan steps with handrail is a safety device that can be incorporated into metal caravan steps. Most handrails are approximately 3’ to 3 ½’ above the steps. They are recommended for those over the age of 60 who will frequently enter a caravan. Caracan steps with handrails can be be PVC/UPVC or metal.

By having a set of steps for a caravan will make traversing the entrance point of your home on wheel easier and safer in all weather conditions. They are easy to store when not in use and are appreciated by the elderly and those with short legs like small children.

Static caravan steps vs Touring Caravan Steps

Touring caravan steps can also be suitable fro a static caravan. The only factor that might come into play is the space that the caravan steps takeup. This can be reduced by selecting folding caravan steps, sothey can be easily stewed away when not in use.

Bolt on Caravan Steps with Central Handrail

Handrails for caravan steps can be fixed to either side depending on your preference. If required you can have steps with handrails on both sides for that extra safety feature for old and young alike. Most options will also have adjustable feet. The adjustable feet enable you not to overcome caravans that are that are not on perfect even ground. This makes them safe and secure regardless of slope

When it comes to maximum safety caravan steps that bolt and also have a handrail provide just that. These can come in stainless steel or aluminum.

Static caravan steps with platform and Handrail

static caravan steps with platform provide additional space that could be used to store footwear or umbrellas or other items that are normally kept outside, but come in handy. 

1 tread step, 2 tread step or 3 tread caravan steps

Most models will come in a variety of sizes and the number of steps. You will need to know the distance from ground level to the base of the caravan door. With this information you can easily select the most suitable size.

2 tread caravan step with built in LEDS

The Royal 999200 LED Double Step-Grey  has built in LED lights that can be activated by a key fob. The Royal steps are of steel tubular construction which gives strength and durability.. Add a quality non slip tread and you have one of my favourite picks for a  practical and innovative double step for a  caravan or Motorhome.

Static caravan steps with LED lights

Caravan Step



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14.72 x 16.93 x 24.8 cm

5 x 4 x 1 cm

72 x 62 x 38 cm

30 x 30 x 30 cm

Sizes 800 mm long x 490mm wide. Height from floor :- 100 mm first step, 260 mm

Sizes 250mm to the first step, 480 mm high to the second step. 430 mm wide. 1030 high including the hand rail. Also includes fitting to bolt down

64 x 38 x 34cm

Royal 999200 LED Double Step-Grey

  • Product of the United Kingdom
  • Inclusive of Remote Control
  • USB and HDMI Port
  • HQ Display of 1024x600
  • 1-year warranty inclusion
  • Wall mountable or integrated stand

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QUEST Caravan Steps with Handrail For Touring Caravan

  • HD 1080P, 22” display
  • 240V AC/12V DC Power Source
  • Freeview receivers, Freeview, and cable
  • VGA, USB, and HDMI inputs
  • TV recording
  • Energy Efficiency (Class A)
  • EU/EK plug
  • Wall-mountable (Optional)

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Portable Static Caravan steps

Portable steps come in a wide variety of options. These options include single, steps, single spets with treads. Folding steps that fold flat for easy transportation, but can be tiresome have to reassemble each time you arrive at your campervan park and then dismantle on departure. Materials include alloy, plastic metal and PVC. Brand names that include fiamma caravan steps and Dukdalf steps with safety arm.

Static Caravan step material

Caravan steps come in a variety of materials. The popular choices are steel, aluminum alloy or PVC. Aluminum alloys are the most expensive, but have many attractive qualities. These include high strength to weight ratio and corrosion resistant. Make it a better long term option over cheaper steel or PVC caravan steps.

Anti Slip Treads

The importance of the tread should not be overlooked. The purpose of the tread is to make the step anti slip in wet weather conditions. Some treads have the surface treated so that will glow in the dark giving an added safety feature.

1 tread step, 2 tread step or 3 tread caravan steps

Steps come in all shapes and sizes, some are cheap and others expensive. Whilst you may not wish to part with much money for caravan steps. Take a moment and think of how important these steps are. They provide access to your caravan and will be used everyday and are expected to be safe , strong and long lasting. It may be worth thinking long term and consider the more expensive items that have these qualities inbuilt.

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