Rutland Water

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  1. johnandi

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    Hi, We're planning on moving from the C&CC site at Cambridge (good site) tomorrow to Rutland Water for a day or two but struggling to find a site, CL or otherwise, around or within cycling distance of the reservoir. Can anyone offer any suggestions please.
    The Caravan Club site at Fineshade looks interesting maybe?

    Thanks
    John and Di.
     
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    There is a camp site opposite the sailing club gate, it's just a field

    Stopped there loads when sailing, ring them and ask
    Or Google Rutland sailing club camping
     
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    If you can manage without electric you can park at Lyndon Top for £7 a night with a choice of 8 fields. There is a CL at the entrance to the site but don't know what it's called.
     
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    I second Lyndon Top, the CL is Caravan and Camping Club.
     
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    Third vote for Lyndon Top. Over looks the water, cycle track passes the entrance.
     
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  6. johnandi

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    This sounds perfect, especially with the cycle track. But, unfortunately can't locate in the C&CC book or on their website.
    We'll go find it I'm sure (half the fun!) but any location or coordinates please?
     
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    Fourth'd
    My first "shakedown" trip with my first MH, just three months ago.
    As said - no ehu nor facilities, other than fresh water & elsan dumps.
    But you can't beat the location or the views.
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    Sorry, excuse ignorance, found (googled) it now!
    Looks just right.
    Thanks all
     
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    It's a private site not a CL/CS
    It's down the lane on the way to the Lyndon Osprey Visitor centre

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    Enjoy.
     
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    Also there is a bus service that goes around the lake that you can hop on and off of as you wish for the day
     
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    Many thanks Langtoftlad.
     
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    Cheers, many thanks.
     
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    Lyndon Top

    Also my new favorite local place,

    the guy who meets and greets has to be the nicest, most helpful person I have ever met!

    Really chilled place as camping should be with excellent views and access to the lake and cycling trails

    Andy
     
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    Lyndon top is one of the best camp sites I been on George who meets you on arrival the and his staff Are the best lovely people
     
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    Early start today and we're really looking forward to this place, and hopefully meeting George.
    Thanks for all your help.
     
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    I think George is the owner and Arther is the chap that greats you and is very friendly and helpful
     
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    looks lovely, we were planning to go there in August but thought there wouldn't be enough to see or do, looking at your photo I shall be nagging himself to make it a priority now.
     
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    If the weather stays like this I don't think you'll be dissapointed.
    Arthur says its a 10min walk across the fields to the Golf Club clubhouse - for drinks and they serve meals.
     
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    Horse & Jockey, Manton = 1 mile
    Wheatsheaf, Edith Weston = 2 miles
    Lunchtime snack bar - Wellies CoffeeShop @ Rutland Water Garden Centre = a few hundred yards
     
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