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Tips for newbie!!??!!

Discussion in 'MOTORHOME CHAT' started by Mill moll, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. Mill moll

    Mill moll

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    Worcestershire
    Have hired a motorhome for the second week of the Easter holidays to head off into North Wales. Anyone got any useful tips or recommend any sites? We Will be travelling with children(9 and 13)
    if anyone sees us - don"t laugh at our attempts to park or level!!!
  2. golly

    golly Funster

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    Co Durham
    :welcome: long time since I was in North Wales but do a search on here http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk its a good site for ideas. I remember a site that was just on the outskirts over Caernarfon , kids may be interested in the castle etc. Where ever you go have a great time.
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  3. PaulyP

    PaulyP Funster

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    Manchester
    Can't recommend anywhere but the tip for uk campsites will be useful.
    Don't worry about looking silly as everybody has to start somewhere, there will be plenty of help offered from other motorhomers if needed.
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  4. Reallyretired

    Reallyretired Funster

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    Eastbourne East Sussex
    My brother hired a motorhome and I gave him lots of advice. One thing I didn't tell him, is if you have your roll out awning out, make sure one ends lower than the other in case of rain. He didn't and got a gallon of water on his head when he tried to roll it in!:Rofl1:
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  5. gordoncbrown

    gordoncbrown Funster

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    Scotland
    Welcome.:thumb: If you need help just ask a fellow motor homer. Don't struggle. I don't think anyone on here would refuse to help.
    Couple of tips though. Ask them to fit snow tyres and a snow plough to the front. Wave at oncoming motor homes. Stock the fridge up, beer , wine etc. food can be kept in a cool bag outside. It's cold enough. Take a couple of bandanas. The type you use to keep the sun off. They can be rolled up and used as gags if the younger ones start to moan. Seriously though. Pack some games and just have fun. Betws-y-coed is nice. :thumb:
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  6. Taran_Las

    Taran_Las Funster

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    Near Mold North Wales
    :party2::welcome::party2:


    Have a great time in North Wales:thumb:
  7. chaser

    chaser Funster

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    uttoxeter
    seconded:BigGrin:
  8. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster

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    scarborough, nth yorks
    sound advice...every word of it :thumb::Laughing:

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