Bye bye 5 stars !!

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  1. LAM

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    Having now bought the 1st M.H. Christmas at a swanky 5 star hotel has been cancelled only to be replaced by a trip in the new acquisition !!
    We are in Wilts, anyone know of an all year site with an indoor pool, at least, please, south/south west ??!! :Eeek:
     
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    Vila Sol.

    Only a small pool but beautifully formed.
     
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    UK South/South West? Sandy Balls, north New Forest?
    Or Devon, Dawlish, there's 2 really close lady's Mile is one.
    I've stayed at Cofton, near Dawlish. Nice pool/sauna /steam room / gym complex.
     
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    Sorry folks I should have said in the UK as we don't have a great deal of time this side of Christmas and the trips will be getting used to our new family member !!
    Cofton sounds ideal !!
     
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    Hilldweller your pics are great which country ?
     
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    Cofton would have been ideal, it looks great. Sadly, not open for Christmas and N.Y. but thank you for the pointer, that will be on my visit list
     
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    Sandy Balls looked ideal. Price for the Christmas period £50 a night........ we are taking our own accommodation !
     
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    Sandy Balls, such a nice place, but notoriously expensive. Hope they don't ask for extra again to extent the 1000hrs departure this time :Eeek:
     
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    Extra ???????? I thought the price was extra !!
     
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    Sorry I'm too lazy to name them all but if you click on ALBUMS the you get the countries. Hopefully I've just tweaked my sig to do this.
     
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    I stayed at Cofton but it was after Xmas. Jan 4th for a month.
    http://www.beverley-holidays.co.uk/accommodation/touring/ not looked round this park, it's a couple of miles from my house. Open Xmas.

    I'm trying to book Cofton and it's giving me availability Xmas week. The pool is closed Xmas day.
     
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    Sadly none of us knows just how much time we do have left so only one thing for it, get out there and party like there is no tomorrow.
     
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    I hate Sandy Balls.

    The best of Sandy Balls is the pub just outside the gate and up the road about 150 metres.
     
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    Hi Lam,
    Just a thought, would this be of any use to you?
    http://www.manorashbury.co.uk/Pages/18/Manor-House-Hotel.html
     
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    Thank you all, I think 'Sandy Balls', (what a name) may be the place. ?
     
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    We didn't see the pub - we were too busy trying to get away from the place. We went to have a look and thought we had better leave before they charged us for the air that we breathed.
     
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    Thanks Chris, we have our own 'pub' and all are welcome.
    If there is anything 'happening' in the Forest over the Festive Season, we would love to participate.
    I am now cooking Xmas lunch in a mechanical vehicle with a kitchen the size of the ............ well, actually, no size at all. Oh god, what have I done ?

    Thank you for that, Southampton. You live in a lovely area
     
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    That's great.

    Just pointing out really that @ £50 a night to camp you might be disappointed.
     
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    Don't know how far you want to travel in the UK, if you don't mind a wee drive try Brighouse Bay in Kircudbright lovely site with indoor pool
     

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