Campsite Dartmoor

Discussion in 'General Fitness' started by John and Paulin, Feb 25, 2004.

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    Hello, Can anyone recommend a Campsite with toilet facility near or on Dartmoor which is open now
    through March? I need toilet facility due to a dissability otherwise I would camp wild as I used to.
    Best regards, John. http://www.pbase.com/john28july
     
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  2. Si

    Si Guest

    On Wed, 25 Feb 2004 11:53:23 -0000, John and Pauline at Thornbury wrote:

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    Hello, Can anyone recommend a Campsite with toilet facility near or on Dartmoor which is open now
    through March? I need toilet facility due to a dissability otherwise I would camp wild as I used to.
    Best regards, John. http://www.pbase.com/john28july

    You could try the Plume of Feathers in Princetown http://www.smoothhound.co.uk/hotels/plume.html

    Cheers Si,
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    Si, 25/02/2004 18:03:06 www.dartmoorrouteplanner.org.uk
     
  3. Hello, Thank you for this information. It was one I knew of in fact, but still it shows someone is
    interested! Best regards, John.

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    http://www.pbase.com/john28july "Si" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > On Wed, 25 Feb 2004 11:53:23 -0000, John and Pauline at Thornbury wrote:
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    > Hello, Can anyone recommend a Campsite with toilet facility near or on Dartmoor which is open now
    > through March? I need toilet facility due to a dissability otherwise I would camp wild as I used
    > to. Best regards, John. http://www.pbase.com/john28july
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    > You could try the Plume of Feathers in Princetown http://www.smoothhound.co.uk/hotels/plume.html
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    > Cheers Si,
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    > Si, 25/02/2004 18:03:06 www.dartmoorrouteplanner.org.uk
     
  4. Hello, Talked to The Plume of Feathers at Princetown on Dartmoor today. Blizzard conditions!
    Brilliant stuff, I will be there next week, but will I be too late? Regards, John.

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    http://www.pbase.com/john28july "John and Pauline at Thornbury" <[email protected]> wrote
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    > Hello, Can anyone recommend a Campsite with toilet facility near or on Dartmoor which is open now
    > through March? I need toilet facility due to a
    dissability
    > otherwise I would camp wild as I used to. Best regards, John. http://www.pbase.com/john28july
     
  5. Nick Kew

    Nick Kew Guest

    > Hello, Talked to The Plume of Feathers at Princetown on Dartmoor today. Blizzard conditions!

    Nonsense. A little bit of white stuff with very little wind. About as close to a blizzard as a
    desert island.

    I passed that spot (both campsite and pub) yesterday[1], and while the conditions were lovely, the
    moors were also crawling with toy-soldiers on exercise. Evidently they're no longer content with the
    northern parts of the moor shown as "danger area" on the maps, but have made a more wide-ranging
    land grab.

    BTW, the number 82 bus (scenic route Exeter-Plymouth) goes right past it.

    > Brilliant stuff, I will be there next week, but will I be too late?

    If you want snow, probably yes.

    [1] not today, but I live only ten minutes away[2].
    [2] That's cycling - and applies only to the predominantly-downhill direction.

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  6. Paul Upham

    Paul Upham Guest

    > I passed that spot (both campsite and pub) yesterday[1], and while the conditions were lovely,
    > the moors were also crawling with toy-soldiers on exercise. Evidently they're no longer content
    > with the northern parts of the moor shown as "danger area" on the maps, but have made a more wide-
    > ranging land grab.
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    If you care to check your maps, there has been a training area/ranges in the Merrivale area for
    many many years. All Mil training is very strictly controlled. Any training on private land has to
    be planned and approved many months in advance, with the Land owner signing a certificate
    confirming he/she is happy for that training to take place.

    I will be on Dartmoor this Sunday, with a Ten Tors training group. Hopefully there will be some
    snow around still.

    PU
     
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