30s Site Review – Camping Municipal, Penthievre, Brittany, France.

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The View of Quiberon Bay from Camping Municipal Penthievre

Campsite Details

Camping Municipal Penthievre is located on the D768, the main road from Plouharnel to Quiberon. We have been there time and again because of its superb location and it is where we got the idea for our current lifestyle! Click here to find out how.

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Livin’ the Dream Week 2 – Pebble Bank Portland

You Can’t Read That in a Book; Storms, a Sunken Road and a COLOSSAL Sense of Humour Failure…

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The best seat in the house for Trailer Trash – an uninterrupted view of Chesil Beach and The Fleet!

Trying is the first step towards failure – Homer Simpson

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30s Site Review & Top Things to Do – Pebble Bank, Portland

Campsite Details

  • Pebble Bank Caravan Park is located approximately 2 miles from Weymouth town centre and its Blue Flag beach.
  • The campsite is set in countryside with sweeping views over Chesil Beach and Fleet Lagoon (see below for information about these.)
  • There is LOADS to do – just check out Visit Dorset, the Dorset Tourist Information site.
  • Since we have been visiting Portland with windsurfers strapped to our roof for many years, we have selected a few unusual attractions and our absolute favourites to share with you.
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Sunset on the Jurassic Coast – a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Livin’ the Dream Week 1 – Hare Farm, Twyford

Fox Poo, Ticks and Goose Eggs; a Caravan Manoeuvering Course – and a Near Death Experience!

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Our new life on wheels. At Hare Farm, we eventually found what we’d been looking for. PEACE!

D Day (Departure Day) minus 1                                 5th June

Packing up your entire life takes longer than you think. My hot tip here is to keep the pressure off yourself by NOT diverting from the main event by needing to post all the items you sold on eBay the night before you move permanently from a house into a caravan.

Kai helped our efforts tremendously by starting to eat our environmentally friendly packing chips. So besides trying to clean the house, get all remaining worldly goods to fit in the van and frenetically packaging oddly-shaped parcels at 10pm (how do you pack up a golf club for posting?), we were also soaking half-dissolved corn chips out of Kai’s whiskers.

D Day; A Near Death Experience                               6th June

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