Where should we go in the UK for one week, Mid November

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  1. colyboy

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    Heading - WHERe?

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  2. seabreezesports

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    Halifax Stunning city . Loads to see and easy parking . We enjoyed our visit .
     
  3. Big bus man

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    With all the autumn colours you can't go wrong with Derbyshire and Yorkshire. The Ironbridge museums are worth a visit so is Fountains Abbey. If you are a corrie fan the tour in Manchester is very good but ends later in the year. I found the Metro Centre in Newcastle a real eye opener, it has all the Christmas decs up, easy to spend a day there and ideal it it is raining.
     
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    For a week I think somewhere near where you live, which is a mystery given your profile. :)

    But I'm going to the Forrest of Dean in a couple of weeks then on to Pembrokeshire. Both places for the walking rather than the sun!
     
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    DBK. The sub-title gave it away for me "Flying the flag for Devon" (y)
     
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    Ah, but the clue is in his signature. Devon is lovely but you couldn't go far wrong in New Forest.

    (Aah sucks - beat me to it!)
     
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    Going to Cambridgeshire as hubby is fitting a kitchen for son #1. We will park up in their neighbours yard (EHU and water and tank empty facilities)
     
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    But my settings don't show signatures!

    Knowing that I suggest Treloan Farm at Gerrans near Portscatho. Sea views, beaches, pubs and plenty of walking. And bird watching, we were there last weekend and I saw my second ever Firecrest.

    I'm organising another rally there next spring for the Murvi Owners' Club. Not the most luxurious of sites or to be blunt the cheapest but a great location.
     
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    Into hospital for a new knee (if they get it right this time) :)
     
  10. PeteH

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    Assuming you are in Devon?. This time of year the Somerset Carnivals are worth a Punt?

    Over a week. you could get to see 3?. back when we lived in Yeovil we saw most of them. The Noise, Lights, and features are quite Spectacular?.

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    We've just spent a few days at Highlands End in Dorset.
    If you can get one of the gravel pitches right on the edge there's a great uninterrupted view of the sunset over the cliffs (if the clouds allow)
    They have a gym (£5), 20m pool, steam room & sauna (£3.50) or £7 gym-&-swim, and restaurant/ bar on site
    On the coast path
    Short walk to Eype with hotel (nice for a 'proper' dinner if you want) & a pub (we had a nice casserole for lunch)
    Walkable to Eype, Bridport and West Bay - the 3 filming sites for Broadchurch
     
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    See where the weather is best and go there.... most places are pleasant if the sun shines, some are stunning! Most places are a bit miserable when the weather is rubbish. Then cities might be the best thing. Come up with 3 or 4 ideas, check the weather 3 or 4 days before then ask again to find out the best bits.
     
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    That's a very sensible/logical approach:).....but we can't resist the New Forest, especially this time of year - whatever the weather:LOL:. As long as you pack the wellies it'll be fine(y)
     
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    Talking of cities.......Abbey Wood cc couldn't be better placed if you fancy London (& can get on:))
     
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    Isle of Wight,gets nice and warm on southern side and is motorhome friendly ..
     
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    Were in barmouth at present wet but very nice, anybody know for sites open nr. Fishguard regards steve
     
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    and you are LEZ compliant.
     
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    Good point;)
     
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    Keswick C &CC site, if you can get in. If weather is good you get fantastic views and the town centre is just a few minutes walk from the site. Plenty of places to eat out, including a Weatherspoons and a good bus service to visit other towns if required. Appreciate it may be too far for you to travel but have just been for 3 days and am going again next month for another visit.
     
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    Depends what you like but I know we would go back to Hartlepool and stop on the south quay ( free to park overnight ) to do the maratime museum again and then back up to Beamish living museum as we did not get to see it all
     
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