Caravan Club - the costly way to camp

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  1. MannClan

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    Just booked 3 nights with CC at clumber park week after Easter - 3 adults 2 grandkids 1 motorhome = £140.00

    why oh why is it so expensive to camp in UK ? or is it the Yorkshireman in me that's the problem.

    cannot wait to get across the water and enjoy my motorhoming without being charged the earth.

    Love taking the grandkids and would never not go BUT .............................
     
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  2. Boringfrog

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    £10 each per night? Bargain.
     
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    Have you used the smaller cl type sites? i find that they give good value for money. The larger site are run more on a profit basis ,whereas the small cl types tend to be a bolt on to an existing farm
     
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    It's only expensive if you choose to use the big "club" stalags.

    There are other options that don't charge eye watering amounts - Britstops and the CL/CS network for a start.
     
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    Ouch !!! .not good for families,but Clumber park is one of the most popular sites ,so suppose the can get away with robbing families to camp . Roy
     
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    Why do you use CC sites?

    There are plenty of CL/CS sites around and even private sites which are a lot cheaper than CC and C&CC sites!
    Unless you have to be right in Clumber Park, in which case it's supply and demand!
    Never could see the attraction of Clumber Park itself, and the CC site in particular!
     
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    Temporary holiday sites?
     
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    2 ADULTS + 2 GRANDKIDS for 3 nights £28.50... ALL IN..

    MCC rally. :)
    Lots of company, inc kids so they have someone to play with.
    Based at Rugby club with full use of showers and toilets.
    Use of main hall / room for daytime and evening get togethers,
    Local town a bus ride away, or a 30 min steady walk.
    Local take aways will deliver.

    No EHU but thats what the solar and batteries are for... Get clubbing.....
    Just need the weather now..
     
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  9. MH 55 FUN

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    We're off to Fishguard Bay Resort for 4 nights at Easter & it's £84 for the 2 of us & our pooch with EHU - is that good value or not ?

    To us it is - to others it may not be.
     
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    We are intending going to either Beverley or Catterick with the C&CC over Easter weekend. It will be £6 or £7 a night depending which one we go to.

    Book a popular site at a busy time of year and it's no surprise that prices won't be discounted.
     
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    Sounds excellent value . Is that a club or private site.?"
     
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    We think it's good value - not sure how / where we found it now - they have their own website :)
     
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    Ok haha...please let me know when you have sorted it out . Roy
     
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    Just checked - we booked direct with owners - so probably private :)
     
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    "Ouch !!! .not good for families,but Clumber park is one of the most popular sites ,so suppose the can get away with robbing families to camp . Roy"

    And just for the unwary. Clumber Park provide bike sheds because the locals take advantage of it's Sherwood Forest roots (sic) and squirrel those bikes not VERY securely locked, away.
    You have been warned!!!
     
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    Any idea of the name of site as interested because I am that way in June. Roy.
     
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    As stated, it's the Fishguard Bay Resort - www.fishguardbay.com
     
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    Note self , ! "Read post properly. "' thanks for that . Roy
     
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    Just googled it ,,got great reviews. May give them a bell tomorrow . Thanks
     
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    It looks good, the location is spectacular, the reviews are good & we found the owners a delight to converse with - glad you like it :)
     
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