canal sites

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  1. 2dogs

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    After staying at a couple, we like them, easy walking for the girls and pubs usually close by.

    Anyone recommend sites next to canals between Bristol and Birmingham,
    preferably out of town.

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    Those are 2 we've been to, just down the road from Slimbridge, nice pub and site with not too many little ones for summer which pleased us, Devizes site we liked and are due back in April, the Barge inn, 1 mile ish along the canal is very good,

    anymore suggestions would be welcomed please:BigGrin:

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    kingsbury water park. C & C C site. nice walk along canal to pub
     
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    Cotton Arms Wrenbury Cheshire Good pub and dog friendly restaurant and campsite.
     
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    Thanks for the replies all,

    will be taking a look at them.

    Cheers
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    Hi, not quite in the right area but there's a nice 5 van site at stoke bruerne next door to the navigation inn , nice canalside walks.
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    Hi all.
    Can I dredge this thread up please. There must be many Funsters that can suggest other camp sites near our canal and water networks that many of us would be interested in.
    Many thanks. ⛵
     
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    2 canal sites we've used are Sampford Peverill in Devon, back gate leading to canal, easy walk to village and pub and 1 just outside Chester, Netherwood touring site also gate to canal walk and pubs a few minutes walk.
     
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    Either of these

    http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/reviews.asp?revid=4699
    Well hidden and tight access for large MoHo, although have seen euro tag axles on there, but definitely no RVs. Right on the canal side camping, little basic but really nice

    http://www.canalsidecaravansite.20m.com
    Even though we discussed our MoHo before we booked. We arrived to be told, "have you booked, we don't have those on here" at 27' we we easily fit on the pitch although we were followed to make sure we did not touch the grass, the seasoners on site we not friendly, and moaned that we used too much electricity, Since this they have fitted a height barrier on the entrance. But your experience may be better.


    Just outside Whitchurch, short canal walk to little cafe, serving teas, cakes snacks, (inc gluten free) right next to a flight of three locks which passes the time watching all that effort by others. Pub serving good meals
    http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restau...and_Jockey-Whitchurch_Shropshire_England.html
    Petrol station selling basic provisions, newspapers, bread, milk etc

    Adrian
     
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    Reedham Ferry Inn on the Norfolk Broads has it's own campsite next door. Good beer, good food and also apparently good for fishing if that's your thing (not mine)

    http://www.reedhamferry.co.uk
     
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    If up north why not try Bridge House Marina, Garstang. This site is right on the canal Abd a few of us 'solos' are meeting here next month.
     
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    Lovely little site. Totally agree with above comments and there is a brilliant farm shop just down the road...
     
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