Thursford Christmas Show

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  1. Lucky one

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    I really enjoyed this show in 2012 but didn't plan it very well and ended up in a not very suitable layby for the night. Can anyone recommend a more suitable place to stay nearby . They are taking bookings now for 2014 :Eeek:
     
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    It might be worth contacting Thursford to see if they would let you overnight there.
     
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    Thanks but that's what I thought I may be able to do last year but car park attendant was not having it that's why I ended up in lay by:Sad:
     
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    Hi Hilary, is there a pub car park nearby and if so might be worth asking them can you stay there overnight. Even if they charge a fiver it might be safer than a layby ...... says pot calling kettle black...:winky:
     
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    The nearest site is the CC club site at Fakenham racecourse, but you will of course pay normal rates as there are no Funster discounts I'm aware of. :ROFLMAO:

    There is also a CL at Old Brick Kilns, Barney just over a mile away if you are in CC.

    Many local pubs will allow you to overnight if you eat there. It has to be worth few phone calls to see.

    We certainly agree that Thursford is worth a visit and its easily accessible from the North Norfolk Coast if you fancy making a few days of it.
     
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    From halfway down the page at http://www.thursford.com/places-to-eat.aspx

     
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    Thanks joy I have plenty of time to sort somewhere lol back of a pub would be fine specially if they do meals :thumb:
     
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    This is about the nearest I can think of at the moment http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/details.asp?revid=3318
    but these are not too far away
    http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/details.asp?revid=5390
    http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/details.asp?revid=7837
    although I would look for a pub in the area I'm sure most would let you overnight if you have a drink or meal etc
    also these
    http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/reviews.asp?revid=10709
    http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/reviews.asp?revid=2361

    there is also a couple of sites in Fakenham one at the racecourse but the one at Little Barney is definitely the nearest although from memory not exactly cheap even if you use their CL site
     
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    Thanks for input I like the look of the green man :ROFLMAO: couldn't find web site so have sent email :Smile:
     
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    well worth putting up as a 2014 rally if you can get the tickets booked now
     
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    Please report back as I love the Christmas Show at Thursford and would love to find somewhere to stay close by!
     
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    yes this is one i have always wanted to do again, ideal if we would take RV as it was a VERY long journey on the coach when i went a few years ago. so will look on with interest Hillary
     
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    got email back from green man at the moment its £10 per night plus 3 for leccy but if 2 people eat they wave site fee only charge leccy. Says may do same deal this December and is sending me a brochure in post. Sounds promising :Smile:
     
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    I've lived within 20 miles of the place since birth, (many moons ago), never set foot in the place!
     
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    :ROFLMAO:
    Is that the pub or the museum or both
     
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    Organplayer

    Went to the Thursford Xmas show few weeks ago, for 6th time over last 10 years or so. Phil Kelsall on that superb Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. The show had a cast of 130 we were told. As usual the auditorium was full. Bookings to


    attend the show must be made in Feb/Mar to be sure of getting seats. oopps.

    Our little club uses the campsite at Swaffham.
     
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    That could be classed as incriminating evidence !?
     
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    Hi, we were there December 2013 & loved the show. It was our first rally with Hymer Club International (do I get banned for saying that?) & we stayed over that night then had 3 nights at the Old Brick Kilns. So I guess there could be a Funster rally there...
     
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    You can count me in for this one, if it does turn into a rally! :thumb:

    and even if it doesn't!
     
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