The Journey Centre | Blog


Coronavirus Operating Updates

UPDATE 26/3/2020 Covid-19 Customer Notice Following Government guidelines, we have had to make the difficult decision to temporarily close all of our supply operations with immediate effect. This includes the retail store, our website, Amazon and our eBay shop As difficult as this decision has been, we know it is the right one to protect our staff and customers. We are sorry you will be unable to obtain products from us for a temporary period…. but we will be back! Perhaps during these dormant times you might wish to view... Read More

Welcome to our new site

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers.  Our new site has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient checkout process.  We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site – we will be constantly adding new products... Read More


Roof Box Buying Guide

Looking for a new Roof Box? or may be wanting to replace your existing Roof Box? Help in choosing a Roof Box Size Size: Whilst you could fit most roof boxes available on our web site irrespective of size, to any vehicle with the addition of a pair of roof bars, most people prefer the box to be sufficiently large enough to carry their luggage, but still look balanced to the size of vehicle it is being fitted to. You will see many examples of previous customers cars with boxes attached,... Read More


VW Golf Mk7 GTI, named “VW GTI RS”

We at the Journey Centre first saw this VW Golf GTI, named “VW GTI RS” in the online world about a year ago after doing the rounds on various social media sites. It caught our eyes on so many levels, the photography, the car and most importantly the Thule products. Based on a VW Golf GTI (US Model) so much time and attention to detail has gone into this build. The Pandem Rocket Bunny wide arch kit ( with custom designed and built rear bumper to the Vossen Forged LC-106... Read More


Roof Bar Buying Guide

Buying the correct car roof bars for your vehicle can be both difficult and confusing, therefore we hope this guide will be helpful in assisting you to arrive at the right decision. If you prefer to speak to someone, our friendly team here at The Journey Centre are always available to help you through the maze, and you can either contact us by telephone 01709 835600 or if you live locally just pop in to the store for guidance and advice. Simply follow this guide which should help you to... Read More


Share your passion for jogging and walking with a Thule Stroller – try one out now in Clumber Park*

With a Thule running buggy, you’re free to enjoy and share your passion for walking or running with your child. Whether you prefer a high-performance model for more serious runners or a more manoeuvrable all-rounder to suit urban environments, you’ll find the perfect lightweight buggy for you and your child to enjoy your activity together. Safely, comfortably, and stylishly. With a Thule lightweight running buggy, you always get: Rear suspension for a smooth ride with padded, fully reclining seat for naps Multi-position canopy for added protection with clear roof port... Read More