What's the closest you've been for a night away

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  1. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    Fellow funsters,

    Reading the grouping thread about milage got me thinking.

    Some of the best nights away that Nikki and I have had, have been a total of 4.1 miles from home at a lovely CL overlooking the canal. Just £5 a night, no facilites, only a fulltimer there, peace, tranquillity and close enough to enable me to run to the running club for a run on Sunday Mornings with the gang.

    So excluding your driveway!!!! We've stayed on ours several times. :Laughing:

    What is the shortest distance you have travelled for a night away?

    Why?
     
  2. Chris

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    About 2 miles to the Abbey Wood CC site.

    Great it was too:thumb:
     
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    Probably about a mile - although its was on our daughters drive when we were babysitting and they were due back late.
    Other than that there are a couple of CS sites we used to goto about 7 miles away.
     
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    canna match that.. closest for us is about 5 miles.
     
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    See that's the thing Mr Colpot. Motorhomes are so versatile. They even act as babysitting wagons. Our in laws used to come and see us when ours were little and stop on our drive in their van, saving us to have to ready the guest room. :Smile:
     
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    Closet we went was around 40 miles - that said, It wasn't techinally a night, as the gas Failed and we went home not long after we pitched up!


    Poor site owner probably thought we were stuck up and didn't like her CL - it was lovely, but cannot be off hook-up without gas!
     
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    Closest was about half a mile parked on a friend's driveway for Christmas a few year ago.

    Last year we went to a steam rally just the other side of the river for the weekend. It confused the dogs no end as we were half way to the park where I walk them every day. :BigGrin:
     
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    About 5 miles away on a CL in one of the local villages
     
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    7 miles, pub CL, cheaper than a taxi!:thumb:
     
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    Under a mile. Parked on friends drive for a massive pi$$^p and no taxi's and didn't want to walk home at 3am....

    Ended up with 5 of us sleeping in MH.
     
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    When our kids were young and we had a touring caravan, we used to regularly go about fifteen miles to a nice little farm CL for a couple of days away. There was an old friendly horse in the camping field and, as we were usually the only unit there, the kids it well and thought of ‘Dobbin’ as their own four-legged friend.

    Poor as we were, we had a holiday every weekend (if daddy wasn't working). We were quite impecunious in those days and had to watch the pennies, but the site was only a few quid a night and near a terrific pub, which did wonderful, varied and cheap casseroles every evening. Happy days.
     
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    We have used ours on a few occasions where we have parked on a friends drive if having a few beers even took it to the golf club for a night out as I was playing at 9 next morning and wouldn't be legal to drive so parked up in the car park.

    We often go to a place about 14m away where we wildcamp next to the beach and only 100 yards from pub, normally just stay the night if Sophie is having a sleep over at her friends.
     
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    bottom of the garden pissed :Smile:
     
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    25 miles for us, don't consider I'm away unless I drive for an hour. :Rofl1:



    Hope this doesn't kick off the "drunk in charge of a vehicle" topic again. :Doh:
     
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    Close to home

    We have stayed 4 miles away on the drove next to stonehenge a few times over the years :Smile:
     
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    A little wildspot about 5 miles away
     
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    I don't know if this counts
    On our own drive ?
     
  19. haganap

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    Nope read the thread :Wink:

    Your clearly cheating :Cool:
     
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    Would I :Rofl1:
     
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