skegness

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  1. hedgefordpete

    hedgefordpete Read Only Funster

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    hi funsters, we are back from skegness, what a week, blue skies, warm breezes,yes and shorts on in march. unbelievable.
    we stayed on the caravan club site at skegness sands, mile and half from the town.
    plenty of bus services, bus pass essential, or cycle along the miles of sea front prom.
    or even hire an electric buggy and tear along with the rest of the mob.
    the bus went very well, 270 miles on half a tank of fuel. after redistribution of weight the ride home was much better. i was advised to have air suspension fitted to the rear axle, any comments on that. also the reasoning behind towing a car on a trailer.
    back home, the lawns are cut and i am repacking for our next trip to france for a month.
    all in all we have not missed the caravan, but are still learning the advantages of a motorhome. regards pete.:thumb:
     
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    Welsh girl Funster Life Member

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    Nice place skegness sands although didnt find the cycle path to town. Had to go the roadway because there is a golf club in between. Would have loved that. Although we enjoyed skegness.wasnt that good weather up there when we were there but it was xmas time
     
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    We often go to Skegness sands, it used to be Derbyshire Miners Holiday camp.
    Worth a look on youtube how it used to be, it also explains why it has the largest indoor pool in Skegness (only remnant left of the old camp site):Cool:
     
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    use to go as a boy for the weekend with St Johns Ambulance Brigade winter camp hundreds of us from all over the country church and parade on Sunday morning Happy Days:Wink:
     
  5. hedgefordpete

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    thanks for all your replies.
    the prom path does go along past the golf course , if you do not mind throwing the bike over two sets of gates and ignoring the trespass signs. i also rode along the hard sand near the waters edge.
    the derbyshire miners home on youtube was fantastic, i was informed that after the miners strike it was declared bankrupt and was sold at auction for £8000-00 to the owner of skegness sands holiday park. i believe that it is still used.
    regards, pete.:thumb:
     

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