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  1. Bushtrekker

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    Has anyone got any recommendations for site near London reasonably close to rail access which we could use as a base to spend a couple of days in London, travelling in each day?
     
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    LEZ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Keep out of the inner circle of the M25.. Unless you check your vehicle first, something like £200 a day fine even if you make a "wrong turn" and go in "by accident"..

    Sure someone will advise ref sites but thought I would mention the dreaded LEZ..
     
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    Hi, I have been to Abbey Wood near greenwich its a c.c.site its very handy for central london can recommend as ive been there a few times, beautiful site but very popular with tourists so can be a job booking worth a look on the c.c. site:thumb:
     
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    This is good if you are LEZ compliant.

    We keep our van there.

    Not the most desirable area in the world but about a 10 minute walk to the train station.

    Very well kept site.
     
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    Deffinately Abbey Wood Site Train links supurb 5 mins walk £7.50 for a daily travel card train bus and underground great. and staff very helpful site and facilities very clean and showers lovely and warm
    visited for this years London Marathon weekend.:thumb::thumb:
     
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    You obviously walk quicker than me.

    Perhaps it is 5 minutes:BigGrin:
     
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    Well it was to see the Marathon:Rofl1:
     
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    Thanks for the replies...but unfortunately

    according to the LEZ website, the entire population of London will expire from our fumes if we set wheel inside the zone. How long will it be before everybody has to walk round wearing carbon dioxide scrubbing masks, or oxygen re-breathers so breathing out doesn't cause a problem for others on the pavement?:RollEyes:
     
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    Ashford Road,Hollingbourne,Maidstone,Kent,ME17 1XH
    01622 730018. Easy access to train station going into London
    This a Caravan Club site= Bearstead.
     
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    Nice site but the disadvantage is the cost of going into London.

    If you have an LEZ compliant van then Abbey Wood is a good one. If you dont have a compliant van then I would suggest something just on the outskirts of London to minimise the cost of getting into London for the day.

    Sonja
     
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    There is a C&CC site in Chertsey too. I think that is outside the LEZ.

    I would think about 30 minutes into Central London.
     
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    Nice C&cc site in Hertford, regular train service into London and only 5 mins from the A10. Hertford is a very nice small town in its own right with two main line stations.:thumb:
     
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    if you are not lez compliant wyatts covert at denham is just outside the lez you can even drive from the caravan site to the train station (5 mins) park your m/h for the day get the train into marylebone then return later or get off the train at west ruislip and get on the central line and you are already on the underground. its a nice enough site
     
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    sadly not, the LEZ also applies to motorhomes and horseboxes too. its cost ordinary Londoners millions and unenlightened visitors £200 a day
     
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    OK, being really thick, put in my reg no and it says I am compliant.... `whooopppeee`, so what does that mean?
     
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