DudDubz Roadtrip to Cornwall 2011

Discussion in 'Cornwall' started by duddubz, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. Woooo!! we finally make it to Cornwall on our second attempt! (last attempt we made it from snodland, Kent to Guildford. Only 60 miles...)


    Setting off to Cornwall hoping that we wont have to see a AA van at any point...
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    Travelling to Yeovil in the beautiful sunny weather...
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    Stopped at Fleet services, with smoke pouring out the back, thanks to a fellow v-dubber who said that it was burning oil and it would be fine to carry on..
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    Stopped off at the New Forest for a bacon sandwich and a cuppa tea...
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    Stopped and stayed half way in Yeovil behind a pub...
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    After another rainy journey and a few problems later we made it into Cornwall...
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    AND THE RAIN CONTINUED....
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    Saturday was my nieces wedding and the van was used as the wedding car...
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    Went to Cornwall's VW Jamboree...
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    Monday we went to Newlyn Fish Festival and enjoyed the Cornish Worsels but with NO CIDER THIS YEAR!! WHERE WAS THE BAR??? :(
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    Popped to St Michaels Mount on our travels back from the fish festival...
    DOES THIS PHOTO REMIND ANYONE OF THE CHEESE STRING ADVERT?????
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    mmmmmm..... pasties...
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    Next day went fishing at the caravan park we were staying at... (CALM BEFORE THE STORM...MY DAUGHTER CAUGHT A VERY BIG FISH!!)
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    HER BROTHER....
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    We spent 2 hours at Newquay hospital to have the hook removed!! EWWWW!!!!!
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    Sunsets in the evenings...
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    Crabbing at sunny corner.../>[​IMG]
    Starter Motor got a bit stuck!! WOOOPPPSS!!! cured by a hit of a hammer :)
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    Our favourite place...Malpas... Many years of holidays have been spent by this river...
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    The Sat Nav decided to take us on the scenic route...
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    ...AND THE LANES GOT NARROWER....
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    Perranporth...
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    Watergate Bay...
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    ANOTHER PASTY!!! at Portreath...
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    MY DAUGHTER IS STUDYING PHOTO MEDIA AND ART & DESIGN AT UNI, THIS IS ONE OF HER PIECES FROM THE WEEK...
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    On the way home back to KENT :(
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    WERE HOMMMME!!!!!!!!
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    IN 10 DAYS WE DID 1018 MILES IN TOTAL, WELL DONE REENI!!!
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  2. Honky

    Honky Administrator

    Great post, I was was hooked.
     
  3. Cool trip m8 a fews probs but hey where ever u go u can hav probs good photos to van looked nice as well :)
     
  4. Birdy

    Birdy Not Child Friendly

    Did it rain?? :) nice trip.
     
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  6. Cool pics looked like alot of fun (even with the A+E and rain)
     
  7. Brilliant - loved the pictures! Our sat nav did the same with us and took us up the single file country lanes for tractors, we ended up switching the sat nav off and sticking to the B roads even if it meant taking longer to get from A to B! I want a Cornish pasty right now... :D
     
  8. great piccies mate, your van looks very tidy too..cheers for posting!!
     
  9. cool pics,strange..never seen any rain in cornwall ;D
     
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  10. cornwall is lovely rain and shine.. :)

    nice to have met you all...
     
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  11. hailfrank

    hailfrank Admin esq.

    great pics. bet the lips were sore!
     
  12. looks like you had a gr8 holiday even if you did make a inpromptu visit to the a+e.
    great looking van. glad the trip went ok...
     
  13. thanks lips ok now.Hes got a black eye now from one of hes mates at school who kicked a coke can at him :)

    trip was great planing another one next year..
     
  14. 72wilma

    72wilma Moderator

    that was brilliant, , for a few moments it was summer in Cornwall all over again, thanks muchly, have some k
     
  15. Great pics.. Im dying for a pasty now!! ;D
     
  16. Great pics!!! We went to Perranporth and had a couple of days on Porthreath beach as we were camped at Tehidy site.
     
  17. ya perrranporth is a great place to go and the pasty at the butchers are lovely. :)
     
  18. she made it then :)

    still aint forgotten about your rotor arm,may see you at grill n chill
     
  19. Cheers ,great pictures of a typically uneventful VW holiday :)
     

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