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by bornagaincyclist
4 Mar 2013, 9:17pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Bilbao to St Malo 2 Week Trip
Replies: 19
Views: 7780

Re: Bilbao to St Malo 2 Week Trip

Hi- I hope this helps - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Le-guide-officiel-camping-caravaning/dp/2358390240/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1362431598&sr=8-3-fkmr1 £10.26 & this item Delivered FREE in the UK with Super Saver Delivery. See details and conditions In stock but may require up to 2 addit...
by bornagaincyclist
27 Mar 2012, 7:18pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Epic UK Ride
Replies: 85
Views: 33159

Re: Epic UK Ride

Wales to Ireland is not within the UK. An Eu driving license is acceptable I'D if you are required to produce it otherwise a UK passport or US passport can be used. Best thing you can do for important matters like these is to forget about forum questions and answers but send emails to the relevant ...
by bornagaincyclist
27 Mar 2012, 7:06pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Winter camping in sardinia or corsica?
Replies: 2
Views: 556

Re: Winter camping in sardinia or corsica?

If no one replies here, perhaps you should ask in the main forum...
by bornagaincyclist
19 Mar 2012, 10:29pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Epic UK Ride
Replies: 85
Views: 33159

Re: Epic UK Ride

I would say it is worth joining the CTC for more reasons than the routes. It is worth joining for the 3rd party insurance! They also campaign on behalf of cyclists here in the U.K. I did LEJOG camping roughly following the "hostel route" with some detours - I wanted to see Anthony Gormley'...
by bornagaincyclist
6 Mar 2012, 9:23pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Flying from Wick?
Replies: 8
Views: 7839

Re: Flying from Wick?

Should have posted months ago but the people at Wick were so friendly and so funny. When I told them bout MickF saying Far North Aviation were very helpful they all laughed and said "there must be some mistake" but in fact they were great and got my bike back without hassle. So bonus point...
by bornagaincyclist
30 Nov 2011, 5:53pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Campsite Reviews - England
Replies: 6
Views: 1756

Re: Campsite Reviews - England

Campsite name: Little lodge Location: 24 miles east of Ely and a few miles east of Thetford in the forest. Fees: <£10 Facilities: wc and shower at the farm. Comments: This was a caravan only site but the farmer allowed me to stay down by the river on a beautiful pitch beside the Ouse. One of my favo...
by bornagaincyclist
30 Nov 2011, 5:47pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Campsite Reviews - England
Replies: 6
Views: 1756

Re: Campsite Reviews - England

Campsite name: Fritton Campsite Location: Fritton about 35 miles west of Gt Yarmouth. Fees: I've forgotten, therefore not extortionate or I would remember. Facilities: <list of cycle-friendly/unfriendly facilities> Comments: Shower and toilet. The most immaculately clean toilet I saw on my coast to ...
by bornagaincyclist
30 Nov 2011, 5:43pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Campsite Reviews - England
Replies: 6
Views: 1756

Re: Campsite Reviews - England

Campsite name: <name here>
Location: Hay on Wye about a mile south of town.
Fees: £5
Facilities: shower and laundry
Comments: nice views looking down on the town if you are in the right plot!
by bornagaincyclist
30 Nov 2011, 5:42pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Campsite Reviews - England
Replies: 6
Views: 1756

Re: Campsite Reviews - England

Campsite name: Hillbee Farm
Location: Upton on Severn 1 mile west of town. WR8 0SN
Fees: £5 - this was what they charged me. Sign outside says 15pounds.
Facilities: Shower and toilet.
Comments: pound coins needed for the shower.
by bornagaincyclist
30 Nov 2011, 5:37pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Campsite Reviews - Wales
Replies: 14
Views: 1850

Re: Campsite Reviews - Wales

Campsite name: Cilicwm near Llandovery
Location: Campsite is a field on a farm just outside the village
Fees: £4
Facilities: No shower, just a wc.
Comments: Basic camping. Just fine!
by bornagaincyclist
30 Nov 2011, 5:36pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Campsite Reviews - Wales
Replies: 14
Views: 1850

Re: Campsite Reviews - Wales

Campsite name: Dolbyn
Location: Capel Wen Road, Nr Newcastle Emlyn SA33 9LP
Fees: £4
Facilities: Shower, a barn with a bar at weekends off sales possible at other times.
Comments: Land lady had cycle camped in Holland. I recommend this campsite, it was both peaceful and friendly!
by bornagaincyclist
30 Nov 2011, 5:16pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Pictures of your tents.
Replies: 566
Views: 65006

Re: Pictures of your tents.

The first photo is my Robert Saunders Spacepacker during my easter St.Davids to Lowestoft trip at Easter 2011. https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/e63sruFKr6hvP3RkmuKB0FIWOjfPvtl4z2peuhMgtKA?feat=directlink The second was taken during my summer camping lejog and was taken in Somerset. My Dawes Van...
by bornagaincyclist
29 Nov 2011, 9:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Birmingham to London route?
Replies: 9
Views: 2080

Re: Birmingham to London route?

The forum users at Birmingham Cyclist ( http://www.birminghamcyclist.com/forum/topics/route-to-london?xg_source=activity ) suggested:- "the Old Warwick Road (B4439) to.. er .. Warwick, then followed lanes and villages to the east of the M40 (Harbury, Bishops Itchington, Kinightcote, Fenny Compt...
by bornagaincyclist
16 Jul 2011, 8:36am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Flying from Wick?
Replies: 8
Views: 7839

Re: Flying from Wick?

Thank you both. Rootes - I did actually ask for my money back (in May) but I was told that the airline industry is exempt from the consumer act! MickF I will contact http://www.farnorthaviation.co.uk/ I do think that if I encounter helpful people it will be ok so thank I am encouraged. Right time to...
by bornagaincyclist
15 Jul 2011, 6:51pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Flying from Wick?
Replies: 8
Views: 7839

Re: Flying from Wick?

Eek! I guess no one here has done this before! So I better report back in about a month!! I leave in the morning and am planning to roughly follow the YHA route although I intend to camp - hence no accommodation booked. Hand a left in Cheshire and take the ferry across the Mersey in order to enjoy t...