Warning - Marizion, Cornwall

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  1. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    I've received the following message from a user of my Motorhome Parking web site. Worth bearing in mind if in the area.

     
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  2. Wildman

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    without wishing to cast aspersions the person posting was not the owner of the pub carpark was he? seems strange no dogs in 7 vans to raise the alarm. Have the police corroborated the story?
     
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  3. rangitira

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    All I can say is: People, here, are are getting really peed off with "Freedom Campers" leaving their rubbish, emptying their cassettes, blocking parking spaces for weeks!
    So! the locals are driving by tooting their horns! T U F T T Y Kitty!

    Although I personally draw the line at Criminal Damage, Yeh! I give a blast when I see someone "Freedom Camping"

    Said it before! Will say it again! If you can afford to own and run a Moterhome! You can afford to stay at a Licenced Site! :Angry:
     
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  4. scally

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    I shall be givin cornwall a miss on me snail trail round the coast :Eeek::Eeek:
    funny peeps live there, need our tourist money but don't really want the visitors:Angry::Angry:
    I like wild campin ,and I don't leave a mess:BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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  5. dshague

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    scotland and france for we then :thumb:
     
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  6. rangitira

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    Yeh! funny peeps that care about the countryside!
    That don't want to see "waste" littering the hedgerows! You might not leave a mess! but unfortunately others do! As usual! we are all tarred with the same brush! I reiterate the last line of my previous post!
     
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    Is this the right thread to ask if anyone knows any good wild camping places in the Peak district? :Rofl1:

    All those lovely sites that ask for money are already full - left it too late again...

    Serious question :thumb:

    David
     
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    I've noticed loads of places when riding the single track roads around Buxton, but only on the basis "that would make a good camping spot", I didn't log them.

    It all depends if you are brave enough to drive down roads just a bit wider than your van.

    This type of thing, don't know if it's legal:
    http://maps.google.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&h...=GhjpfgWD0KUiotflKl0Nfw&cbp=12,51.38,,0,19.12


    http://maps.google.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&h...=8ql3IXLd-mSFy_a6nd6owA&cbp=12,206.85,,0,4.61
     
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    "If you can afford to own and run a Motorhome ! You can afford to stay on a Licensed site "
    So does that mean that an elderly couple on a tight pension or a young couple with with kids and a hefty mortgage that own cheap older motor homes shouldn't be allowed to enjoy themselves ,only people that have a lot of disposable income .As for driving past blowing your horn I think that is a really mean thing to do.
    As for not wanting tourists but wanting their money ,Yep thats dead right.
     
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  10. Jim

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    Responsible wild camping has nothing to do with money or the lack of it, well not for me anyway. I wild camp/park quite a bit, I drive till I'm tired, then I will look for somewhere to stop, its one of the joys of owning a motorhome, anyway most campsite wardens are asleep by then. :Smile: Rarely, if ever do I stop in the same place on consecutive nights, and then probably only stop for 5 or 6 hours,in most case its not illegal, however blowing your horn at night always is :Wink:
     
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  11. motor roamin

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    When I lived in Devon many people relied on tourists for their living, I personally can afford to stop in 5 star hotels, but prefer my RV and like Jim I enjoy the freedom of stopping when it suits me and not when I have reached some pre determined stopping place.

    I dont leave rubbish any where I go, I smoke and you will not even see a cigarette end and I only smoke outside.

    So if Cornwall dosn't want my money, I can always stop short and stay in Devon, no problem.

    Perhaps instead of patroling pressing horns, taking registration numbers of offenders and reporting them may have a better result, that is what we did on our trading estate when overseas trucks that were overnighting on the estate threw there rubbish out on the road or thought it ok to use the grass as a toilet. We don't have a problem now.

    All the best Rick.
     
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    rangitira, your post makes me think that you are ether deliberately trying to make enemies or you don't have a clue what your talking about.

    Doug...
     
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    lol

    Lucky I have great earrplugs so tough titty to you! :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    And stuff Cornwall, bet you were not even born there :thumb:

    France and Scotland here we come....yipeeee! Nice friendly peeps there......:BigGrin:
     
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    Action like this will encourage the plonkers who slash the tyres, that lead to blow outs, that cause fatal accidents, that maime or kill innocent law abiding motorhomers!!!
     
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    Hi Spannerman,

    Can I ask you to change your post to something like this below, that way it won't be breaking the rules. Pr Thanks

    Actions like yours/ sounding of horns
    encourage the plonkers who slash the tyres, that lead to blow outs, that cause fatal accidents, that maime or kill innocent law abiding motorhomers!!!
     
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    Woa there saphire, afford it or not we don't like sites and always wild park, leave nothing but footprints and take nowt but photos. stay one night and move on.
    You toot all you like I'm deaf anyway, hee hee
    As for emptying cassettes thats what public toilets are for. I pay the highest rates in the country so have no problem doing so and always clean up behind me. In fact when parked in a layby will often collect and bag otherpeoples rubbish and take it to a bin. So please do not tar us all with the same brush. We are not long back from visiting the area and spent a fortune in the shops and with local attractions.
     
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    :cry:well well the crims are at it again ???? we visited a fun member who lives just a stones through from there not more than half a mile, in december and you guessed it had my home and two others were damaged by these idiots,one was a dutch couple who had travelled all arround europ and this was the only place [ quote ] we have never had this done anywhere else in 2 years ???? we will put it on the web to avoid this place ?? .The police did not want to know ??? NOT A SUPRISE ,,the funster was ashamed of cornish idiots for doing this,,by the way he is somthing like 10 th geanaration cornish and such a great guy and ann his wife xx... mr rangitira, go take a look at the lay bys at goldwithney you will find all the rubish you want ??????? left by all the migrant workers working for the local farmers and an assortment of ileagle caravans ?????? they empty there toilets in the ditch next to the veg we all buy at tesco that they pick ???? i would take a guess that you are not that locall to the named spot. yes im sorry to say dont go to cornwall they have got more mind less idiots than other countys in england sorry h and anne not you
     
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    Hi Rangitira,


    You have a motorhome, so I would have thought you would get it? We can choose to stay on licensed sites (as you put it), or we can just overnight somewhere. That's the freedom that a motorhome gives.
    As to blasting your horn in the middle of the night. What a childish thing to do! never mind also illegal.. Get a life if that's what makes you happy!.....

    That's the behaviour I would expect of feral, chavish idiots, who sadly do not know better, not the behaviour of a member of MHF....
    If you have a genuine grievance, use your intelligence and pursue a reasoned and purposeful debate and resolution, you will earn way more respect that way.... If you are a Cornish man, you reflect poorly on fellow natives of your county and I guess you believe all the businesses in Cornwall do not want the money that we fellow motorhomers spend?...

    So as I started by saying, I hope you are just a wind up merchant, not a total Rodney!..:Eeek:
     
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  19. Heyupluv

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    It would be nice to see you all in FRANCE.....what has Cornwall got ....NOWT that I know off, Been once in my lifetime for two weeks....never again!!!!.......See you all soon....save your Tesco vouchers:Wink:
     
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  20. steveclecy

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    I wonder if you do the same everytime you pass Gypsies/Travellers? Or is your personal campaign directed as what you see as the affluent?

    Regards

    Steve
     
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