Advice please on best route Bodmin to Ilfracombe

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  1. MrJinks

    MrJinks Read Only Funster

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    In a couple of weeks time I will be heading from Carnyvick RV site in Cornwall to Hidden Valley site near Ilfracombe, Devon.

    As I have a RV, is the A39 from Wadebridge up to Barnstable a reasonable road or would I be better going back up A30 to Okehampton and then A386 to Barnstable.

    Any thoughts or advice welcome
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    Hi Garry....

    I cannot help you on route...

    Think I overtook you on the short bit of M5 from exeter going Sou/West..

    About 3pm... Was it you...?

    Have a good holiday.. :thumb:
     
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    Hi Mo,

    Yeh most probably. Headed to Exeter Racecourse. Wasn't you that cut me up then ?:Rofl1:

    Now at Deer Park, Dartmouth for a week. Lovely spot and the sun is shining. :Cool:

    Pub is offering curry & pint tonight for £8.50. Heaven :thumb:
     
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    hidden valley, is that a new way of spelling "The lazy Buzzard campsite" ??????
     
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    A39 will be fine for you, gets a bit twisty approaching Clovelly area but
    if the big trucks can do it you should be fine

    Cheers
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    Thanks for that.

    Big trucks dont worry about their mirrors as much as me though:Eeek:
    It's when the hedges are right on the road edge its a problem as my mirror sticks out about 9 inches beyond the side of vehicle so cant get right in to the kerb.

    As I have already found out they are expensive to replace.:Doh:
     
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    high trucks used it alot at one time .as we couldnt get under the bridge on goss moor . just went up to camelford and carried on . made a nice scenic day out .
    with the new victoria by pass the black bridge isnt a problem anymore .in theory. ha ha .
     
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    cant you pull the mirrors back or push them forward and still see . have to do that on loads of trucks . they dont all just have to stick out like big ears .
     
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    No, not very well as they ratchet when in correct spot.

    Had to today though when met a double decker bus coming the other way on the narrowest bit of road just out of Dartmouth :Eek!:
     
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