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Help with overnight stop.

Discussion in 'MOTORHOME CHAT' started by Chris, Jul 20, 2013.

  1. Chris

    Chris Funster - Life Member

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    My Mum and step father are travelling up to meet us in Kent to go over to France next week.

    They are coming up the M4 and are looking for a stop somewhere off the M4 on the English side of the Bridge.

    They are talking about stopping at services but I am not keen on that.

    Any ideas for a night stop?

    Only criteria really is that it needs to be close to the motorway.

    Thanks.
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  3. TheBig1

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    personally I use the caravan club site just 10 minutes inside wales at Newport. just of junction 28 at tredegar house
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    If they want to travel a bit further on, to J17, Chippenham turn off, 25 minutes will then get them to C&CC Devizes, which I can recommend.
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  5. Ladylea

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    Help with overnight stop

    We use this one as a stop off going to the tunnel it is 148 miles from home we live in Pembrokeshire 4miles or so north of the
    Cleddau bridge. it is a caravan club cl no electric £4 per night, you leave M4 J 18 onto the A46 Bath in 3/4miles turn left and site is a few hundred yards on your left.
    Mrs Millard Cotswold view Tolldown Dyrham Tel 01225891277.

    Lesley
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  6. Chris

    Chris Funster - Life Member

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    Thanks, we have all been there but they think it's a bit too far off the motorway for them.

    Yes thanks. I suggested that but they say it isn't far enough.


    I will pass that on. Thank you very much.

    They are setting off from very near to you - Hundleton just outside Pembroke.

    Thanks all:thumb:
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  7. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster

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    On the canal ?

    Grand. And I can remember a great big steak on a pub either their or just down the canal.
  8. TheBig1

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    probably at the 3 horseshoes then as its just down the road and famous for good food. have stayed on the site by the pub and eaten there a few times. certainly recommend it:thumb:
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    hilldweller Funster

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    A quick walk with Google says I was thinking of The Barge Inn.
  10. TheBig1

    TheBig1 Funster-Life Member

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    another pub to sample then when we camp there next time :BigGrin:
  11. Chris

    Chris Funster - Life Member

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    I have eaten there a few times

    Cycling back in the dark on the canal path with beers on board was interesting:BigGrin:
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