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I am in holiday packing hell!

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petalpower Tue 28-Jul-15 16:42:36

Trying to get my clothes sorted for our trip to Cornwall - everything is laid out but there's just so much (and it's obviously all essential!). The weather looks as if it could do pretty much anything .... There's a weight restriction on luggage for our boat crossing so I can't just pack the car up to the roof unfortunately.

Itscurtainsforyou Tue 28-Jul-15 18:33:38

Will you have access to laundry facilities? We usually do a wash halfway through our holiday so only have to take half the underwear etc...

petalpower Tue 28-Jul-15 19:11:05

I think there are laundry facilities but I don't think we have access to them every day as they are shared between several properties.

CakeNinja Tue 28-Jul-15 20:10:33

That's the worst thing about holidaying in this country - you invariably end up packing for all 4 seasons.
I recommend making an effort to suss out the logistics of the washing situation as it could be a gamechanger!

petalpower Tue 28-Jul-15 20:52:16

The pile doesn't look quite so big when it's squished down - honest! I know that one half of the pile will come back unworn, probably the shorts and vest tops going by the weather forecast.

AddToBasket Tue 28-Jul-15 20:53:45

Tell us how long you are going for, and what you have out ready to go. We can help weed.

WendyTorrance Tue 28-Jul-15 20:56:54

Hey petal, are you me? I'm currently writing my lists for packing to go to Cornwall on Saturday and getting my knickers in a twist over it!

I'm crap at packing so this year I'm only taking jeans and a load of tops for me but the kids stuff....there's loads of it!

petalpower Tue 28-Jul-15 21:40:08

I've gone for a navy/white/neutral theme so everything should interchange.
1 x stripy tshirt dress
4 long sleeved tshirts (can be layered with vests and shirts/cardigan if needed)
4 short sleeved tshirts
4 vest tops
3 pairs shorts
3 shirts
1 long jersey skirt
4 pairs trousers/jeans various types
1 tunic
2 pairs leggings
2 cardigans

I willl wear some of this for travelling but haven't decided what yet.
Oh yes, a waterproof coat with a hoody to go underneath too.

What do you think?

I don't think I'm you Wendy (but if you've finished your packing I'm willing to be!!)
then pyjamas, swimming stuff, underwear etc

petalpower Tue 28-Jul-15 21:40:50

Oh yes, going for a fortnight

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