Places We’ve Stayed (2)

PART TWO: September to December 2019

These are in the order we stayed and not country order. OK – we wouldn’t mind staying again if passing; LOVE – we would go again; NO – we would never stay again.

TYPE – ACSI; CC – Campercontact APP; SP – Stellplatz APP; Sat – Sat Nav CCC – Camping and Caravanning Club; CMC – Caravan and Motorhome Club

NOTES – Things we did or what made it good!

Site NAmeTowntypeVerdictNotes
FINLAND
MericampingMerikarviaCCOKCash only or
International Bank transfer
Strand CampingLarsmoCCOKRestaurant and Smoke House
Hire a Sauna Boat!
Juva CampingJuvaCCLOVEIn forest, by a lake
Helsinki City CampingHelsinkiWebLOVEBy the Metro to the city
ESTONIA
Pirita Harbour CampingTallinnCCLOVEClose to town,
on the Olympic Port
Willipu KulalistemajaPusi, TartumaaCCLOVEOn the lake (border with Russia)
Konse Motel and Caravan & CampingParnuCCLOVEClose to town
Camping PiksekeHaapsaluCCLOVEClose to the Island Ferry
LATVIA
Riga City CampingRigaWebLOVEClose to the city and shops.
Camping Lakeside SiguldaSiguldaCCLOVEquiet small site
LITHUANIA
Camping ZarasaiZarasaiCCOK
Downtown Forest CampingVillniusCCLOVEClose to the city, steep road in
POLAND
Camping MazuryRynCCLOVEPerfect place and site
Camping 222 KaputyKaputyCCLOVEClose to Warsaw
Auschwitz Motorhome ParkingAuschwitzCCLOVEAt the Memorial
SLOVAKIA
ATC JumiNamestovoCCLOVEon a reservoir, beautiful
Stellplatz CillstovCillstovSPLOVEbasic facilities
CZECH REPUBLIC
ATC ApolloLedniceCCNO1950’s feel and facilities
AUSTRIA
Donaupark CampingTullnACSINORally on site, placed out of the way – good facilities
Camping Schloss BurgauBurgauACSINOExpensive, basic facilities
SLOVENIA
Terme Ptuj ResortPtujACSILOVEClose to town, Lovely
Camping Menina Recica ob SavinjiACSILOVEGood facilities and activities
Adria Camping & ResortAnkaranACSILOVE
Camping BledBledACSILOVEPerfect! Walks cycling facilities….
SITE NAMETOWNTYPEVERDICTNOTES
CROATIA
Kamp OpatijaIciciACSILOVEClose to town and beach
Camping StojaPulaACSILOVEClose to town and
beach, good
facilities & restaurant
ITALY
Agriturismo SpongaBellunoSPLOVEAt Fishing Lakes and
Restaurant
(closed Sundays)
Camping SoalMazzinACSILOVEIn the Dolomites
Agricampeggio PardisoLake GardaACSILOVELake Garda, small site
Olive grove and oil sold
Camping Le Fonti BusanaACSILOVEfree coach to train
and beach. Restaurant
Eurocamping CalvisioFinale LigureACSINODISAPPOINTING
FRANCE
Camping l’HippodromeVilleneuveASCILOVEPerfect, supermarket
and town close-by
Yelloh! Village les TournelsSt TropezWEBGOODGood facilities
Camping le BourgDigne les BainsACSIGOODClose to town
Camping les PeupliersLepin-le-LacACSILOVEOn the lake, in mountains
slightly dated but quirky
Camping les GenetsGexACSILOVEClose to town and
Supermarket. Views over mountains
Camping de Besancon-ChalexeuleChalexeuleACSIGOODGood Facilities, close to bread shop and supermaket
Camping d’Ill (Huttopia)ColmarWebLOVEClose to old town
Camping le MoulinAndelotACSILOVEIn the countryside, good facilities
Les Etangs du MoulinSuzyACSINOWestern style saloon and huts
Camping le Port de PlaisancePeronneACSILOVEClose to town and Vet. Good
facilities
Camping de la LicorneDunkirkACSILOVEClose to town and beach, good for tunnel and good facilities
BELGIUM
Camping JeugdstadionYpresCCLOVEClose to Menin Gate and town
Veld & Duin CampgroundBredeneACSILOVEClose to beach and town, Good facilities. CASH only. Chinese next door!
ENGLAND
Bearstead CMC BearsteadCMCGOODClose to tunnel and Dover. Good facilities and dog walk
Polstead CCCPolsteadCCCGoodGood facilities and Indian delivery
Rutland Caravan and Camp SiteOakhamCMCLOVEClose to town, good facilities,
good location
Conkers CCCSwadlincoteCCCGOODnear to National Arberetum
Sheriff Hutton CCCSheriff HuttonCCCGOODClose to York
River Beamish CMCPowburn, AlnwickCMCLOVEGreat facilities and site
Berwick SeaviewBerwickCMCLOVEGreat facilities and site, close to town and beach good views
Hawes CMCHawesCMCLOVEClose to town and countryside
Castleton CMCCastletonCMCLOVEGreat views and facilities
Love 2 Stay Emstry, ShrewsburyCMCLOVEGood facilities and location
Cheddar CMCCheddarCMCLOVEClose to town, good facilities
Hillhead CMCDartmouthCMCLOVEGreat views close to town
Carnon DownsTruroCMCGOODIdeal for Lands End and Lizard Point
Tavistock TavistockCCCLOVEPerfect
Manor FarmCharmouthCCNOExpensive and dated facilities
Hunter’s Moon WarehamCMCGOODGood facilities and site but too many traveller families
BrightonBrightonCMCLOVEGreat site, close to city good facilities close to family!
GatwickCrawleyCMCLOVEGood site, but very close to runway. Close to town and family.
Black Horse FarmFolkestoneCMCLOVEGreat site, just don’t depend on the pub – food OK, no card payments.
SCOTLAND
EdinburghEdinburghCMCNOGood facilities, but bike thefts prevalent
Glenearly Caravan ParkDalbeatieCCGOODOn NW250 route. Good site and facilities, close to town
Low Glengyre FarmStranraerCMC – CLLOVEOn NW250 route, Small CL site
MoffatMoffatCCCLOVEClose to town and facilities
WALES
Morris ParksLlanberisWEBLOVE3 for 2 Close to town and Snowdon

Places We’ve Stayed (1)

PART ONE July and August ( and a bit of September, it seemed wrong to leave out two dates in Sweden)!

These are in the order we stayed and not country order. OK – we wouldn’t mind staying again if passing; LOVE – we would go again; NO – we would never stay again.

TYPE – ACSI; CC – Campercontact APP; SP – Stellplatz APP; Sat – Sat Nav

NOTES – Things we did or what made it good!

JULY 2019

Site NAmeTownTYpeVERdictNotes
NETHERLANDS
Camping BuitenlustAlphen, ACSIOK
BELGIUM
Camping Fort BedmarDe KlingeACSIOK
NETHERLANDS
Vankantie De KleppersteeOuddorp?LOVEcycling routes
Camperplaats Het Groene HartAbbenesCCOKStellplatz
Gaasper Camping AmsterdamCCOKclose to city centre short tram ride
Recreatiecentrum MounewetterWitmarsumACSIOKOn canal short walk to town
GERMANY
Elbdeich CampingKollmarACSILOVEFlag raised in honour cycling routes nearby
DENMARK
Tønder CampingTønder ACSIOKClose to town and shops
Søndervig CampingSøndervig ACSIOK
Bygholm Camping ThyVesløs ACSIOK
Skagen CampingSkagenACSILOVECycle Routes and close to town centre
Aalborg Familie CampingAalborgACSILOVECycle routes and close to town centre
Faaborg CampingFaaborgACSILOVELovely town nearby
SWEDEN
Lomma CampingLommaACSINOMosquito city
City CampHalmstadSPOKStellplatz in town centre
Bua HamnBuaSPLOVEHarbour parking
Hamnen I Henån Henån SPOKclose to town centre
NORWAY
Bogstad CampingOsloCCOKCity Centre camping
Lystang CampingNotoddenLOVEon a river; cycle to town been before and love
Flothyl Camping EdlandCCOKfound by accident and would go back
Taulen Camping VossestrandCCOKfound by accident and would go back
Horndøla CampingHorndøla SatOKlook out for tour coaches – cafe on site
Gullberget Camping Åsen ACSIOK
Mosjøen Camping MosjøenACSIOK

AUGUST 2019

SITE NAMETOWNTYPEVERDICTNOTES
NORWAY
Saltstraumen CampingSaltstraumenACSIOKGo see the tide
Ballangen CampingBallangen ACSILOVEfish in the Fjord
Tromsø  Lodge & CampingTromsdalenACSIOKcurry delivery to pitch!
Fosselv CampingSandelvaACSIOK
Russenses Hotel & CampingOlderfjordACSIOKenroute to Nordkapp
NordkappNordkappLOVEincluded in entry price wild camp with facilities til 00:00 from 06:00
Iford CampingIfordCCLOVEBasic and rustic but being renovated
Wild CampNeidenOKstop for night – no facilities
FINLAND
UkonjarvenLomakylaCCLOVE
Wild Camp SiteOlkkajarven VenesatamaCCLOVEon a lake, with toilet, close to Santa’s Village
Iin SillatIiCCLOVE
SWEDEN
Gallivare CampingGallivareCCLOVENear Ski resort, free laundry close to town (with Chinese)
Ljuselfosens RastplatsMoskosel CCOKWild camp with toilet. Right on the river
Kvarkenfisk StellplatzTafteaSPLOVEDon’t be tempted to try the stinky fish
Snubbens CampingRamvikCCLOVE
Galtstrom Vid HavetGaltstromSPLOVELPG in town Facilities Wild camp Fishing available
Wildlife SwedenAngraCCLOVE
Lesjors StellplatzLesjorsSPLOVENext to Lake toilet & Disposal
Ornas CampingAmalCCLOVEOn the Lake
Hamnen I HenanHenanSPLOVEharbour location, close to town with facilities and free laundry
Holsljunga StellplatzHolsljungaSPOK
Alholmens Sand & CampingSolvesborgACSIOK
Tostsberga HamnTostebergaSPLOVEmight be a squeeze but worth it Euro or SEK CASH Only
Dalskars CampingBergkvaraACSIOK
Gronhogens HamnGronhogensSPLOVECycle trips out on Island
Boda HamnBoda, BorgholmSPLOVEFacilities and restaurant
Paskallaviks GasthamnPaskallaviksSPLOVEPizza take away, near by and Free Laundry and Facilities
Grannas Camping ValdermarsvikACSIOKCheck the Stellplatz in town first.
Femore GasthamnOxelosundSPLOVE
Rosjobaden CampingSollentunaCCLOVEWalking and cycle trails. Good facilities close to Stockholm
Tallink Silja GalaxyFerryTo Finland