unplanned 'tour'

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  1. Motoberg

    Motoberg Read Only Funster

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    IS M/Hing really the free spirited go anywhere on a whim pastime we dream of or if you were doing a UK 'tour' would you have to do the dreaded planning and book ahead at sites, scotland/lakes etc ?

    Yes during the kids summer hols too to make it worse :BigGrin:
    just curious
     
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    Some like to plan ahead, and have everything set out.

    Others prefer to go with the flow, find a place where you stop when you feel like. Join the clubs (both ideally - cc, ccc) to give you more options, and be prepared to have a quick phone arouind in the afternoon.

    Best adventures are unplanned - no destination, no plans - freedom in its' purest form!

    Only planned things are rallies where funsters get together and well - get dressed up, get drunk and lark about - which looks to be well worth the planning.

    Freedom & Fun - it's what motorhoming is all about!:BigGrin:
     
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  3. FIDGET

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    Hi , personally I only plan area and approx date then work it out as I go but have to set sort of dates as have to book ferries off isle of wight ( expensive)
    Terry:Smile:
     
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    In the UK we plan ahead, in France we just book the crossing.
     
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    I don't think it is. If you have the responsibility if Kids you can't just go and hope in the UK, we don't have enough sites, we are as welcome as the proverbial turd in the punchbowl in many places so "it's getting late we *need* to park" is not a good plan.

    Book that ferry ticket !

    Here or there, the costs sting during the peak season.
     
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    I personally like Scotland for touring, never book ahead, never yet not found a place to stop or site when required. All we do is after lunch look ahead, at worst a couple of phone calls, normally sorted.
     
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    we only ever have a rough outline of where to go, as to where to stop well generslly that is wherever we happen to be at dinnertime. Whe occasionally arange meets along the way, but not always. Don't use sites, have plenty of battery power and solar. We are generally self sufficient.
     
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    If you want to stay on sites then booking is usually necessary at peak periods in England, though seems less essential in Scotland and Wales (perhaps there are proportionately more sites).

    Never book in France,Germany, Italy,Spain.
     
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    Thanks for the replies all....
     
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