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  • France 2011 with Polly and Izzy

    Fri Sept 9thLeft home at 7.15pm for an evening run down to Canterbury and with a 30 minute stop on the way down arrived at 12.30. Had a look at the bus park at the rear of Sainsburys but at £10 for 12 hours (and no sleeping signs) decide to go to Dover road  park and ride. As there were a...
  • France 2016

    FRANCE SEPTEMBER 2016 Sat 10th septLeft sat am for Ferry over at 12pm smooth crossing and no problems in Calais, first stop Honfleur aire @€11. Chocker block     Tues 13th septRun down to Arromanches can’t get on the aire in centre so park on the top near 360 cinema around...
  • Germany 2013

    Friday, 30 August 2013 Germany/France/ Luxembourg/ Belgium 2013   Fri 30th AugLeft Stockport at 11.30 for a 146 mile run down to Gulliver's Caravan and Camping site at Milton Keynes, with a 15 min  brew stop at the services i arriv...
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  • France 2014

        France /Belgium/Luxembourg 2014   Set off at lunchtime on the 25th October after booking a £45 return through Myferrylinks 2nd birthday offers. Called at a friends in Birmingham on the way down and set off from there at around 6pm for the run down t...
  • Europe 2017

    Europe September 2017   Set off from Stockport at 5.30 pm on sat 2nd sept, had a good run down until they closed junction 10-11 on the M25 but after a detour off the motorway arrived at marine parade in Dover for 12.30. There are quite a few vans here so we stop at the Esplanade end. Move a...
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  • France August September 2018

    France Aug/Sept 2018            After a trip to the dog/motorhome show at Malvern and a couple of days at a rough C&C holiday site in North Chailey Sussex we set sail Newhaven -Dieppe on the 21st August for France. A 5.30 crossing meant we arrived at 10.30 and with it...
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  • EUROPE 2019

    Europe 2019 France /Germany/ Luxembourg    Saturday 6th July Set off from home at 10am hoping for a decent run down to Dover , “Big Mistake” only got as far as M6 Knutsford and as i have live traffic on satnav was informed of 50 minute plus delays around stoke ,decided i w...
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  • A month in Ireland 2019

    A month in Ireland September 2019   Tues 3rd September Set off at lunchtime for the 20.15 Irish ferry from Holyhead to Dublin, had a good run down with a stop for a coffee with Fran’s brother and sister at llanfairfechan then into Holyhead for a bit of shopping, quick brew at 7p...
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  • Tour of the south 2012

    Southern Ireland 2012   19th JuneAfter having a solar panel fitted to add to my 2x110amp batteries i booked a Liverpool- Dublin ferry and set off with current girlfriend Gill to do as much as i can in 2 weeks of the southern coastline. I booked the P&O crossing as its only 45 mins from ...
  • Tour of Northern Ireland 2017.

        Ireland 2017  First stop, a couple of nights at Howth great stop with train into Dublin for the day (20+ vans here tonight Saturday) off to Carlingford Sunday 2nd stop at Carlingford Marina, great stop, good pubs in town and very busy for a Sunday. €10 a night with all ...