'wildcamping''

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  1. simsy56

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    Sorry about that. What i wanted to say is, are there any problems wildcamping with a 5th wheel.

    Craig
     
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    It's not something I would do personally. I want to be in a vehicle that I can drive away in within a minute or so and not get out of it to do so..

    Just my opinion though.
     
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    i have to say that i dont think thats valid .if i wanted to stop someone driving off you wouldnt be able to. drive a car right up front or rear etc . think its not really valid . have wild camped for years never had to drive off ever. i find it gives a great freedom than a large motor home and can work out cheaper than a small m,home . cheap ferries as a car and caravan. no need for a toad. so cheaper tax ,ins .mot. big fuel tanks ,water tanks etc plus a good payload allows for less frequent shopping trips . and you can carry toys to play with . boats bikes etc. strangely enough the majority havent worked it out yet . but a few of us are leading the way. had mine 12 yrs now .best move i ever did. got the trailer how i want it .changed the truck to a better vehicle . ideal .
     
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    I would not be able to stay in the places I do in a vehicle much larger than mine simply because it wouldn't fit...

    Of course you can off site park with a 5ver... but not in as many places as a smaller, live in vehicle...

    I found this paradise (for me) spot yesterday on the side of an huge but accessible lake... I am always really excited when I discover such places... no other motorhome here, unlike many other lakeside parking places in Portugal and I guess it might be because many front wheel drive and larger vans would be frightened off by the access...


    JJ :Cool:
     
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    i can agree with jj on that one
    . there are places round here that most m,homes cant get to . a vw t2 or early toyota hi ace . even the bongo can .a sherpa pilot but not the convoy .the vito can.
    its a well known local snorkelling place. you can have tents on the beach . in summer we take trailer loads of timber down ready for a weekend bonfire .
    you get about 13 vans on the edge of the beach. several more in a field . but only the small narrow vans get there. my mazda bongo and teardrop easy.
    . there is always these places in every country .but every thing as its limitations.
    i have known there to be three bonfires on the beach and about 50 people there
    . starts on friday afternoon and goes on till sunday late afternoon . you have to get there early or you miss out.
    cant tell you where its a secret. one of the last in cornwall.
     

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