Anyone interested

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by chaser, May 19, 2013.

  1. chaser

    chaser Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2013
    Messages:
    7,137
    Likes Received:
    7,713
    Location:
    uttoxeter
    I am currently cleaning up the farm yard, we have 3 mhs parked there between us and just wondered if anyone would be interested in parking for the night, close to uttoxeter, Alton towers, potteries. Only an idea at the moment , not canvassing or anything just testing the water. It would only be one up from wild camping, just a tap and no interference
     
    • Like Like x 16
  2. chaser

    chaser Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2013
    Messages:
    7,137
    Likes Received:
    7,713
    Location:
    uttoxeter
    Forgot to mention, there's a mobile tyre fitter based here , could do your tyres while you wait and also a pub across the road that does meals, and we have free range eggs, they are so free they will be in your van if you are not careful :Doh:
     
    • Like Like x 5
  3. lorger

    lorger Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2008
    Messages:
    6,185
    Likes Received:
    7,551
    Location:
    Dumfries
    Hi Chaser no where near your area but it sounds ideal to me so I'm sure loads of folk would love to spend the night there and if ever in your area I will pop round although I don't have a clue where uttoxeter is :Rofl1:
     
  4. ericonabike

    ericonabike Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2012
    Messages:
    431
    Likes Received:
    271
    Location:
    Leicester
    Consider signing yourself up for Brit Stops and make a few bob on it! Seems the easiest way to publicise what you have on offer as well.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  5. chaser

    chaser Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2013
    Messages:
    7,137
    Likes Received:
    7,713
    Location:
    uttoxeter
    Yeah thought about that (I am in Britstops ) but it can be expensive if you use the pub ,we were out in Norfolk last week and it cost us £30 a night , not complaining but I haven't got anything to offer in that range, so was thinking of just funsters at £3-5 a night, no hassle just a night or two on a farm with sheep hens geese footpath pub church close to a50. If you think that's too much I won't bother with the hassle but if it sounds ok ,I'll get it sorted :BigGrin:
    Don't reckon much to cc and ccc so not going that route
     
    • Like Like x 1
  6. Wildman

    Wildman Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    May 30, 2008
    Messages:
    15,458
    Likes Received:
    8,598
    Location:
    Ilfracombe, Devon
    Sounds good to me, but remember any more than 3 vans and you need a campsite licence
     
  7. magicsurfbus

    magicsurfbus Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2010
    Messages:
    3,489
    Likes Received:
    8,218
    Location:
    NW England
    Alton Towers access would be a big selling point. Why the park themselves don't offer MH overnighting in their car park (like theme parks in France) is beyond me.

    I'd pay up to a tenner without quibble for what you've described - a fiver sounds like a bargain.

    Would it be year round? We prefer visiting AT in October.
     
  8. Brightspark

    Brightspark Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2010
    Messages:
    236
    Likes Received:
    106
    Location:
    Northallerton , North Yorkshire
    Sounds great but can you give us an idea as to where you are close to the A50
     
  9. chaser

    chaser Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2013
    Messages:
    7,137
    Likes Received:
    7,713
    Location:
    uttoxeter
    That sort of puts the mockers on it then, already got mine, sons and daughters, parked here, does that count, wouldn't be looking at more than another three and don't suppose all ours would be here together . What's involved in a licence?
     
  10. Wildman

    Wildman Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    May 30, 2008
    Messages:
    15,458
    Likes Received:
    8,598
    Location:
    Ilfracombe, Devon
    Having the correct facilities, fresh water, grey and black waste dump, rubbish disposal, 1/3 of an acre for correct van spacing, a suitable entrance and assuming no problems with the local authority (it is after all a change of use) then you could make do with a CL licence if you can find an organisation to issue one, your own vehicles do I'm told count. Failing that you could just wing it and wait for a summons, hee hee
     
  11. JockandRita

    JockandRita Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2007
    Messages:
    5,653
    Likes Received:
    6,772
    Location:
    Lincs/Cambs border
    Are the three MHs that you mention not just stored there privately? :Wink:

    We like the idea, but one important consideration for us would be, how close are you to a bus route, ie, a short walk? Being on a farm, you may be quite remote.

    Regards,

    Jock.
     
  12. stevensson10

    stevensson10

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2012
    Messages:
    651
    Likes Received:
    253
    Location:
    normanton
    uttoxeter

    yes would be interested so fill us in with the details regards sue n steve:Smile:
     
  13. tonka

    tonka Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2008
    Messages:
    5,324
    Likes Received:
    7,579
    Location:
    Cannock, Staffs or Benidorm, spain
  14. chaser

    chaser Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2013
    Messages:
    7,137
    Likes Received:
    7,713
    Location:
    uttoxeter
    This looks interesting, might give it a go, but to be honest I am going off the idea, they want a third of an acre, dought if I could find that in one lump in the yard unless I add a bit of field in, and can't really supply toilet or black water facility's I was thinking along the lines of 1 or maybe 2 at a time just parking for the night and going the next day no bus service at all and nothing but fields and stuff round the farm other than what I have already said
     
    • Like Like x 1
  15. scammellmanswife

    scammellmanswife Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2012
    Messages:
    635
    Likes Received:
    590
    Location:
    leicester
    If you are that far off the road who is to know how many vans you got there and surely you are allowed friends to stop over to break their journey:Wink:
     
  16. WynandJean

    WynandJean Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    2,366
    Likes Received:
    1,325
    Location:
    West Midlands
    • Like Like x 1
  17. freelanderuk

    freelanderuk Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2009
    Messages:
    1,022
    Likes Received:
    541
    Location:
    Saltfleet/Lincolnshire
    I thought Jim had sorted something similar for motorhome fun sites
     
    • Like Like x 1
  18. chaser

    chaser Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2013
    Messages:
    7,137
    Likes Received:
    7,713
    Location:
    uttoxeter
    That's what I was thinking , but even though we are off the main road we do have houses around
     
  19. stevensson10

    stevensson10

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2012
    Messages:
    651
    Likes Received:
    253
    Location:
    normanton
    hi

    when are you thinking of going steve:Smile:
     
  20. stevensson10

    stevensson10

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2012
    Messages:
    651
    Likes Received:
    253
    Location:
    normanton
    uttoxeter

    don't know will try to find out but they always say its in a straight line as the crow flies question is which crow do you follow there are so many of them flying in different directions please let me know if you find out regards steve:thumb:
     
Loading...

Share This Page