Shell Island

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  1. Steve

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    On my way home from the Lincoln show i thought i would take a look at north Wales and Shell Island.
    The distance was about 200 miles but a good drive and found the roads from Chester on good and light traffic.The last few miles being a bit tight but out of season as it is not a problem. The site is a must to see being able to park right upto the beach nice walks and great views, here are a few pics.
    Steve.
     

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  2. geoffles

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    Looks brill, is it a campsite
     
  3. Steve

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    I saw tents, caravans, motorhomes/campervans so i think most things are ok, have a look at the website. During the hight of summer there were 3000 onsite so i was told at reception, not sure if thats people or vans/tents etc.
     
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    Thanks for posting the pics Steve. Shell Island is on our list for 2015
    Regards
    Robert
     
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    Hi steve. Nice photos, looks like you had the place to yourself. Hope you enjoyed and safe home.
    ta andy
     
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    So what did they charge you per night Steve ?
     
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    Hi Steve, I was only saying to Trev last night that I hadn't seen you on the forum. This explains why. We drove past Shell Island at the beginning of September when we were staying at my sisters static caravan in Dolgellau. We discovered a wild camping spot in Fairbourne for when we have the motorhome with us next time. Glad you had a good time!
     
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    £6.50 for one man and his van:) i has happy with that. elecy bike was really good as its a bigggg site with everything you need there.
     
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    No caravans allowed on Shell. Tents, trailer tents and motorhomes only.
     
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    This is correct according to there website but some were near the reception area may be for staff.
     
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    Yup.. Thanks for that Steve..
    The P.O.S. ( piece of S!!! ) that we saw in the office just simply stole from us..
    It was late, he was on his own and wanted cash payment.. We were charged over £50 for two nights in September last year
    If the bloody place was not so far away I would go back and find the geezer ( little rat faced bloke about late 20's ) and 'explain' to him how badly he had messed up..
    Should I ever go back to the area ( unlikely to be honest ) I shall be sure to call in and tell who ever is in charge what happened ( willing to bet 'rat boy' is long gone by now )
     
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    Sorry to hear you had this little s-it mess your vist up
     
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    wow just shows what can happen to any of us. hope the site reads this and returns your cash.
     
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    I passed you by the buffalo farm near Ruthin. I did wave.:D

    I recognised the rather large :)smilie:) on the back of your van.(y) (and the trailer.)
     
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    I hope waved i back, i try to wave at all mh but get little responds from most. They proberble think who's that nutter:)
     
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    Strangely enough ........:LOL::LOL::LOL:
     
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    Steve you were parked right were Joy and us were parked, great pitch, like you said bikes were a blessing.., did you find the cycle track round the back of the Island that took you to the village , the hotel The Victoria Inn, really good food and lovely walk along the river.
     
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    Hope you looked after my Heaven, Steve. I will be back there shortly if I manage before it closes for Winter.. ... ... my time there with Carol and Eddie is etched on my memory forever.
     
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    How did you get this price? I've just looked at website and it is £30 for 2 nights for 2 of us later this month :eek:
     
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