Happy New Year. The new year has arrived. Iona is sitting on the drive waiting for the next trip. Our final trip of 2018 was using her as a bedroom on our son’s driveway while we spent a couple of nights with them over Christmas. Halfway through January and withdrawal symptoms are beginning to develop. … More Preparing for the 2019 Motorhome Season
We decided to have another three night break in North Lincolnshire, this would be ideal for our friend to join us but as it happened they had just returned from a five week trip and could not find the time to join us before Christmas. Our destination was Burton upon Stather just north-west of Scunthorpe. … More Iona goes by the river
We head north towards a small village just past Brigg called Bonby. There is a small private campsite on the outskirts of the village, called Woodside Caravan Site; the site has a fishing pond but I never have my fishing rod with me. Last year we never ventured out in November but this year the … More North Lincolnshire or South Humberside?
We are coming to the end of the season but we still have a few short trips to complete. This week we headed to Nottinghamshire. A local independent site near Farnsfield on the Robin Hood Way. We eventually found the campsite and there was no one around. I rang the owner and was told to … More Robin Hood here we come!
Trip 17: Jubilee Park, Woodhall Spa. We missed the start of the season visit because the ground was waterlogged and all bookings were cancelled. We managed to book this trip before the park closes for the winter. Unfortunately the swimming pool has already closed, last year we were a week earlier and the pool was … More Iona goes to a Spa
Trip 16, Pickering, North York Moors part 2. We left Whitby and headed across the moors to Pickering. Driving up and down some of the hills was interesting. Pickering was busy but we easily found our way to the new campsite. It is more of a lawn than a field and surrounded by trees and … More Iona heads 20 miles South
Trip 15: Whitby , York Moors part 1. So we head for the North York Moors, starting at Whitby for four nights and then south to Pickering at the other end of the North Yorks Steam Railway. This will be our longest trip of eight nights away, without electric hook up, so I will no-doubt … More Iona Heads North