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Portmeirion Village was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village, and is now owned by a charitable trust.
The village is located in the community of Penrhyndeudraeth, on the estuary of the River Dwyryd, 2 miles south east of Porthmadog, and 1 mile from Minffordd railway station.
Portmeirion has served as the location for numerous films and television shows, and was “The Village” in the 1960s television show The Prisoner.
It is home to a cluster of historic cottages, iconic architecture, a spa, stylish shops, award-winning restaurants, exotic gardens and sandy beaches. What a stunning place amazing food, you really wouldn’t believe you were in the UK!
Harrogate is a town in North Yorkshire and home to Whittams motorhomes east of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, a Victorian spa town and rural district that contains the medieval city of Ripon, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and four charming but very different market towns; Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Masham and Pateley Bridge.
In the heart of Yorkshire this is your perfect base for a day, a weekend or a week, you will find there is always something taking place to capture your interest offering something for everyone, We have a wide range of shops, the famous Bettys tea rooms, cosmopolitan townhouses to remote and idyllic country cottages.
You can walk from Whitby to Sandsend via a magnificent three-mile long beach, but you need to be careful to judge tide times to avoid being cut off. Whitby is obviously a huge plus point with its beautiful old town that has no shortage of fabulous fish & chips. Sandsend is a much slower paced village, nice and quiet with a few shops, local pubs & a cafe on the beach.
Here you can enjoy a dip in the sea before breakfast along with the local surfers and enjoy stargazing at night. there are a couple of local campsites dotted around within walking distance to the beach. Beachcombing for fossils is a popular pastime – this is dinosaur coast after all.
Cornwall is a Duchy in the extreme southwest of the UK and includes the isles of Scilly, considered the mystical home of the legendary King Arthur. Lying west of the River Tamar border with its nearest neighbour, Cornwall is one of the more isolated and distinct parts of the UK. It is one of the most popular with travellers and holiday makers.
Its relatively warm climate, long coastline, amazing scenery, and diverse Celtic heritage (combined with tales of smuggling and pirates) go only part of the way to explaining its appeal. Cornwall is increasingly becoming a popular destination for those interested in cultural tourism because its long association with visual and written arts and its enormous wealth of archaeology.
Scotland’s version of Route 66 is a 516-mile loop that starts at Inverness, heads west to Applecross, facing the Isle of Skye in Wester Ross, then turns roughly north up the coast through Durness and John O’Groats and back to Inverness. It incorporates many narrow, twisting roads, including the steepest single track stretch in the UK, at Bealach na Bà.This has become one of the most popular tours our customers take. Sadly our 6 berths wouldn’t do this route but our 2 and 4 berths have no problem.
The peak district
The Peak District National Park is in central England. Steep limestone valleys like Dovedale, with its famed stepping stones, and Lathkill Dale characterise the park’s southern area, which is known as White Peak. North, the Dark Peak area has dramatic gritstone ridges and stark moorland plateaus like Kinder Scout, the park’s highest point. The nearby village of Edale marks one end of the iconic Pennine Way footpath..
The lake district
The Lake District is a region and national park in Cumbria in northwest England. A popular vacation destination, it’s known for its glacial ribbon lakes, rugged fell mountains and historic literary associations. Market towns such as Kendal, Ambleside and Keswick on scenic Derwentwater are bases for exploring the area and home to traditional inns, galleries of local art and outdoor equipment shops.
Europe is the perfect place for camping. You can drive for an hour and be in the next country. Not only are the countries all within close proximity, the landscape invites you to experience life the way the locals do. The countryside is often overlooked by the average city tourist, and so motorhoming gives the adventurous traveller a kinder, slower image of a country. Untouched, peaceful, away from the bustling towns & Cities.
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