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I need somewhere fabulous within an hour or so of swindon.

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EccentricaGallumbits Thu 13-Aug-09 19:08:42

don't mind fairly basic.
water nearby would be nice (river/lake/stream/sea?)

quiteish if poss.

any ideas? by tomorrow?

millenniumfalcon Thu 13-Aug-09 19:24:39

can't do water but can do basic (no showers) plus forest just outside marlborough not been yet, mind.

you're prolly within reach of forest of dean too which is a favourite spot for us, if river nearby counts as steep forest trek to the pub doward park is best site round there imo but likely booked up, all the mn campers have just gone christchurch/bracelands which is equally good for location, but quite big/busy.

MrsKitty Thu 13-Aug-09 19:26:20

Forest of Dean?

GrapefruitMoon Thu 13-Aug-09 19:30:51

I think the Wye valley is about the right distance? Don't know if it's still there but I camped years ago just north of Chepstow (on the east side of the river I think). It was a beautiful setting, though a bit basic. (Just a couple of fields with a toilet block!) Don't know if it's still open though...

Haylstones Thu 13-Aug-09 19:59:03

Hobourne Cotswolds? South Cerney is fab

EccentricaGallumbits Thu 13-Aug-09 21:22:54

excellent. thanks - will put them to the DDs

EccentricaGallumbits Thu 13-Aug-09 21:23:55

millenium didn't you used to be a welsh version?

McDreamy Thu 13-Aug-09 21:24:43

Blackland Lake half an hour outside Swindon.

millenniumfalcon Thu 13-Aug-09 21:44:09

um yeah [shifty]

EccentricaGallumbits Thu 13-Aug-09 22:13:20

HA! no escape!

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