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Message posted by lozzie10/11/2007 at 10:06pm
Outfit:   Sorento XS Coachman Pastiche 2008     Location:  Barnsley south yorks
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hello daffyduck would be lovely to see you hope you can join us, we are going on wednesday 14th till sat 17th or sun 18th, we have stayed at this site before and enjoy its close proximity to everything, please let us know if you might join us, take care lorraine x......ps do you like the big rides??????

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Message posted by wingnut4713/11/2007 at 8:05pm
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Message posted by daffyduck13/11/2007 at 8:14pm
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it is too cold for me, still looking foward to our first outing 

Message posted by N0ffy13/11/2007 at 9:01pm
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Hi,

I know your weekends over now but we only ever take our simple put up scenic awning for weekends. Peg them down well and they will withstand the worst of gales. Tried and tested!!

Noffy


Message posted by ian and jean15/11/2007 at 3:48pm
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Get a small porch awning thats what we use in the winter, up in minutes andgreat to use

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Message posted by Kiyasmum15/11/2007 at 4:09pm
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We used our full sized awning at Bashley last weekend, two nights, but then we did decorate for the Fairy Lights.  Not using one this weekend but we will only be in the van to eat and sleep.  We will use the full size one when we go to Hunstanton between Christmas and New Year.

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Message posted by lilbob15/11/2007 at 7:14pm
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me myself id put the awning up but with 2 kids under 5 you need all the space you can get

if your worried about wind etc put a storm strap on


Message posted by hookup16/11/2007 at 9:03pm
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'We have always managed to put up ours even for short weekends,.Until last Saturday. Fitted it to the rail no problem, then Gale force winds ballooned it from the inside.Looked like a van with a spinnaker.Couldn't even hold it down for long enough to get ONE peg in.Gave up and did without ..Too cold to sit in it anyway(-6 c) but "Where can we put the stuff we usually store in it and why is there so much ? "

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Message posted by Carma16/11/2007 at 9:36pm
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Porch awning a must, takes the place of the cupboard under the stairs

Message posted by ivanparkin16/11/2007 at 11:11pm
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Quote: Originally posted by hookup on 16/11/2007


"Where can we put the stuff we usually store in it and why is there so much ? "

Time for a sort out methinks



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Message posted by wizzo196817/11/2007 at 12:02am
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Hi all we use a porch awning for weekends full 1 if we go for a week or 2 we always go 2 blackpool marton mere the super pitches or tight 2 get on because the cars or parked in front off the caravans and the road is narrow just found out about hampton road 1 not been on there wot is it like?



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Message posted by lozzie17/11/2007 at 10:01pm
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hello everyone BIG THANKYOU for all the replies, sorry to tell you all we had to cancel going to Hampton road due to selling our Saab (unexpectedly) that we have just had the new towbar fitted!!! and have exchanged it for a nearly new  X Trail, we feel it will tow the van better, and accomadate children and  a dog, we were in two minds if we were making the right decision!.  however the paperwork was not completed in time and the buyer needed our car. I have been to Hampton Road  before and can reccommend it due to the close proximity to the town, and an excellent clubhouse on site. It is quite a small site with level pitches, the only negative is the age of the toilet and shower block,   last time i went required abit of refurbishment, (may have been since last year???)will keep everyone up to date on our change of towing vehicle.



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