hastings or rye

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  1. Scout

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    on the way to the chunnel, we hope to overnight near hasting or rye to see swmbo's family any good (cheap) stopovers near there
     
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    Hi
    http://www.eaglesgarth.co.uk
    Is a ccc cl £11 for members £14 non members
    we store our m\h there
    it's about 5 miles inland from Rye
     
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    Tried to park with the van in Rye last week, but gave up after half an hour and went elsewhere. Annoying, because we'd travelled from Folkestone to go there for a few hours, having never visited before. Lots of spaces, but most car parks had 2-metre height barriers. And one with a 3.5-metre barrier said 'NO MOTORHOMES' ... doh! (n)

    Just don't understand why some local authorities are so hostile to MHs.

    Mike
     
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    Did you try the parking next to the River Haven hotel? they used to take motorhomes and are central in Rye.

    Also see m/h s parked by the station where the coaches park.
     
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    Yep I parked mine at the station and bought a ticket. But that was a Sunday. I suspect the station may be busy with commuters on weekdays
     
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    Thanks I'll give them a ring later, swbo used to live a Brede and myself at Camber, she has rellies at Hastings/Broad Oak and an elderly aunt at Rye (Rye Hill) so we will do a a quick visit to them befor heading to the chunnel. Weve been away 30 odd years now and got a bit out of thouch
     
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    @pandj

    just a thought, have you ever seen a motorhome overnighing at the Rainbow Trout pub at the Brede/broad Oak crossroads? I seem to remember they have a large rear car park ( it looks over my wifes old house on the farm below so that would perfict for us. I used to know the landlord well but that was a long long time ago.
     
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    There's a farm at Winchelsea Beach that we've stayed at once - River Brede Farm - turn to the farm is on the very sharp bend in Sea Road. Can't find the phone number at present.

    Got it - 01797 224976
    It's a C&CC CS site with limited facilities but much closer than Eagle's Gareth (where we've also stayed).

    If you get stuck then PM me.
     
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    The management at the Rainbow Trout have changed several times over the last few years and I seem to recall it did shut for a while. Don't go that way a lot so can't say but may be worth a call to see.
     
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    We've used Haven River Hotel quite a few years ago, we went for the Rye scallop festival, good for a short stay.
     
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    after a lot of googling were booked dogwood campsite at Brede, its a bit dear for just an overnight but it puts us were we need to be.

    thanks to all
     
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    I was there in December and saw a motorhome parked up to the side of the hotel so I think they are still doing it.
     
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    thanks I might need that parking , we have an elderly aunt to treat to an 80th birthday lunch
     
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