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By keef and annie hellinger, Jun 21 2015 10:08PM

Mixed weather, great market town, fab company, food & wine


Two Mills touring park, North Walsham, Norfolk


Motorhome trip No21 : June 19th – 21st 2015


NOTTS->NORTH WALSHAM, NORFOLK ->NOTTS 350 miles


Arrived about 1.45 pm after a rather long and tedious journey where our wonderful satnav took us on a rather roundabout journey, hey ho, maybe its back to the map next time *smile*


Nice campsite, best of british, 81 standing pitches some with water. Very peaceful and quiet and an adult only site. We were on the lower level next to Pete & Joy in pitches 12 & 11 respectively. The 2 higher levels were called Panorama & Top acre, O2 phone service only at Top Acre. Had some probs with van i.e service had left ALL water and gap taps on…. Plus smell of surplur caused by new relay over charging habitation battery – not good news , going back into Don Amotts on Tuesday, hence need for phoe service!

Pete & Joy arrived about 6pm-ish. We had some nice ale and wine to get the weekend started.


Had a lovely lasagne and salad that joy cooked , then pud and cheese, bikkies and wine. Lots of happy talking and then to bed.


Saturday was a bit mixed weather wise. We walked into town via the fields and past many lovely bungalows with great gardens and explored this quaint market town. We had lunch in a town hostelry (Kings Arms – would recommend), saw 1st half of the 5th ODI cricket between NZ & us. Exciting, nice lunch and Kings Arms ale. Walked back and just got back in time before downpour. Reading , chillin in P&J’s van then BBQ for tea – chicken, burgers and large jumbo hot dog sausages and salad followed by English strawberries, raspberries and greek yoghurt. Wine, madiera and port HIC!


Sunday cooked breakfast , P&J had to leave cos daughter was coming around for dinner, said our goodbyes just as the weather really picked up (typical) glorious sunshine.


The site is nice with friendly wardens and excellent facilities , we would definitely return


Then after our goodbyes it was off about 11.30 am for us and onto East Runton and a nice walk to the beach and views of Cromer pier, then onto Wells-next-sea with a lot going on as it was father’s day here in the UK. Walked to beach and wind surfing areas and the little train, then back in the van and off home thru Lincolnshire and Grantham to Sandiacre.


All in all a fab relaxing weekend again! Looking forward to the next time we are there.


140 pictures in the SLIDESHOW


If you wish to look at our complete set of UK Campsite stays click HERE, thanks



what a fab tree, north walsham walk
what a fab tree, north walsham walk

friends bbq 2 mills touring park
friends bbq 2 mills touring park


By keef and annie hellinger, May 11 2015 06:04AM

We have a fabulous board currently with 560 pix (or pins if I am being technically correct) and 220 followers.

Its the place I post pictures of motorhome / RVs / campervans we have come across in our travels, either at sites we have stayed at or on the road both in the UK and abroad. I also repin vans that I think will be of interest to other of our blog followers.

Maybe take a look HERE, join the board and repin some of the pins

Enjoy

UPDATE Oct 2021 We now have 1419 pins and 369 followers

Camping / Motorhomes pinboard
Camping / Motorhomes pinboard

By keef and annie hellinger, Apr 9 2015 05:54AM


We have seen quite a few unique Motorhomes in New Zealand on our various trips there. They are keen on conversion but have a look at the video below, it blew our minds away WWWOOOWWW!!!


Can't remember if this one was 2007-8 or 2013


Feb 2021: All images from Blogs 68-145 now available in responsive code, click HERE





By keef and annie hellinger, Apr 8 2015 05:39AM

UPDATE Nov 2020, due to the fact that Flash is removed Dec 2020 all of these mobile views are replaced by responsive code, please see BLOG 143 for further info.


I have reworked all our motorhome travel websites to ensure they are in technical parlance "responsive embedded" and suitable for use on all mobile phones.


They always worked on laptops, macs , desktop pcs and tablets but were a little quirky on phones.


Why not try them out on your phone and let us know of anything we could do better, many thanks and happy motorhoming!



motorhome-travels now on mobile phones
motorhome-travels now on mobile phones


from our travels to southern hemisphere by motorhome in 2007-8. click HERE to try out on your phone or other devices


from our travels across the whole of canada west to east in 2010 by motorhome. click HERE to try out on your phone or other devices


from our travels to malaysia,singapore ,new zealand and australia in 2013 by motorhome (mostly) click HERE to try out on your phone or other devices



Old MotorHome Travels Website for Unmigrated Blogs 1-67 available via INDEX
Old MotorHome Travels Website for Unmigrated Blogs 1-67 available via INDEX

See them HERE

By keef and annie hellinger, Mar 10 2015 10:33AM

Whilst processing some of our old photos for our family tree I came across some reasonable old scenery pictures of our family holiday to the greek isalnd of crete way back when in 1988.


See the picture in the slideshow of the self catering apartments (Argo) we stayed in. Just off the very steep and dangerous beach outside Rethymon town. We walked back into the safe swimming area in the harbour with the boys. Also we hired both a jeep and a car to see lots more of the island, Knossos, Ag Nik, Sumarian Gorge, Phaistos, Mallia, Omolaos, Plains of Messara, North, central and southern areas (although the south is much less easier to travel around by road - boat mostly)


It was a fun family holiday when the boys were quite young and nice to remember almost 30 years ago!


Want to see the SLIDESHOW you need to page down a bit it is towards the end of these slideshows, thanks for looking


Keef & The Boys in Aghios Nikolaos (Ag Nik to us Party People ;) )
Keef & The Boys in Aghios Nikolaos (Ag Nik to us Party People ;) )