Category Archives: Glamping

Grange-over-Sands, a South Lakes Gem

Night shifts were ahead and with a few days off after it seemed silly to not take advantage of them doesn’t it, even if that means only grabbing a few hours sleep so our batteries doesn’t run totally flat once … Continue reading

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Anglesey rediscovered

Time has finally arrived for out next adventure and to Xplore (excuse the pun) Anglesey.  Been many times in the past but we believe there’s always something or somewhere new to discover. Pod was collected the night before from storage … Continue reading

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2B’s, Pod and her maiden voyage.

D-Day had finally arrived and with a car fully laden with gear we set off to Venture Caravans in Daventry, Northamptonshire to collect our Elddis Xplore 304 Sanremo aka ‘POD’. We had a 2 ½ hour drive ahead for an … Continue reading

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Manchester via John O’Groats – Part 3

Saturday and day 12, where was the time going. Only had 1 wet day so far so we’ve been kind of holding our breath and not checking any weather forecasts in the hope that this keeps the remainder of our … Continue reading

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Manchester via John O’Groats – Part 2

11am on Sunday, day 6 of our Scottish tour and we were on the road again after leaving Brora Caravan and Motorhome site. Our last site on the east coast as we head up to Scotlands northern ridge to Dunnet … Continue reading

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Manchester via John O’Groats – Part 1

Our Scotland adventure has arrived ! Research of locations, sites, timescales and ferries were about to be put to the test. Our version of the Scottish North Coast 500 from Manchester, 16 nights at 9 sites. Decision had been made … Continue reading

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Isle of Arran : Wildlife, Walks and Wishes made.

5.15am and the alarm goes off ! Normally this could be mistaken for a work alarm, but not today as we’re off to the Isle of Arran. Awesome. Out of bed we jump and the first thing to be done … Continue reading

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