Excellent App Search For Sites

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  1. Wombles

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    Not yet fully finished as an app but can try here with your mobile http://www.searchforsites.co.uk/webapp.php . Looks like website has been available for some time but app even better. Found our location & all the CL, CS, Nightstops, Britstops, wild camping, caravan sites etc from all the different organisations in one easily accessible place - absolutely excellent! (y) So good so far that we would pay to be able to access this info. when touring UK. Don't know how good European info. is but app still a work in progress.
    Looks like this could all be a bit contentious unless the app owner has permissions in place but very useful for motorhomers & still need the relevent memberships to stay at some of the locations.
     
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    Hi, Thanks looked at on laptop for france seems very good, I will later on apply app to my tablet and check it out.
    Thanks again Terry
     
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    Tried it with a couple of towns that we know and it misses out lots of campsites.
     
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    That's a bit disappointing but does say that it is unfinished at the moment so hopefully will be sorted. Did you search in UK or Europe? We tried a few UK locations that we know well & found all plus more that we didn't know existed especially in our home area!
     
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    Just tried Andover and South Shields, as you say there were a few that we had never heard of, but it missed out the two main campsites in Shields.
     
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    Similar results here. I suppose they can populate their database from sets published by other organisations to a certain extent (e.g. CLs) but obtaining details of independent sites and pub stops will be more difficult.
     
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    The "about" page is an interesting read ... re MHF... o_O
     
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    Hi , Just put on my tablet , seems very good here on isle of wight, covers most of 5 van sites and c/sites on archies campings. I then put in Caen and it came up with about 30 aires and c/sites within 20 kms also click on site for info also its got googles little yellow man to take you right to the aire spot .
    Very good , it will be handy in this country and France
    Thanks again Terry
     
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    Yep, as above. Some main sites not listed but others that I'd never heard of were, including some interesting stopovers.
    Was interested to read on his website about the row that erupted between them and Motorhome Facts (from which he has been de-selected!) Facts were really miffed with him.

    Overall, a nice idea when it's more complete. I registered with them as a 'guest' to see how it worked.
     
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    Interesting. Having been the victim of copyright infringement myself I can quite believe how unhappy the owners of copied databases may be - especially if they are databases which are only available to purchasers.
     
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    Have just had a quick look and seems good but anyone able to work out the what the different colours are red5 green5 I'm maybe just thick !!!
     
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    If you click the green/red marker it opens up with more info. Green are caravan club cl's , red are caravan & camping club cs's (y)

    Assuming you are aware that these are each club's small 5 van only networks??:)
     
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    Just seen message on Motorhome Sleepyspots Facebook page that this app is now live - will check it out later :)
     
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    Thanks Debs
     
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    Seconded, I was embarrassed to admit my stupidity and ask so thanks cam!(y)
     
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    True, there's a lot of personal unhappiness in that rant..................snigger!:sneaky:
     
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    :):):):):) happy to say this refers to Motorhome Facts not Motorhome Fun :):):):):)
     
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    Any App. that can find you an Aire when it's getting dark in a strange (to you )town, after a long day at the wheel is good by me.
    All info. (so long as it's right) is fine by me. Knowledge is power.
     
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    Thank you for this one-should be really good when fully developed
     
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