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Old 04 September 2013, 13:20   #61
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How about going to St Vaast for a late lunch on the Saturday (gates open 13.51 local) then heading on round to Cherbourg for hotels and open options for return time?
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Old 04 September 2013, 13:31   #62
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La Pizza in Cherbourg is very good, apart from pizza they do good moules & seafood. They have a room upstairs with harbour views which will take a decent size group. We've eaten there on a few diving trips & it's never failed us. It's a 5 minute walk from the marina.
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I sailed to cherbourg during the summer - it's a nice place. Marina yacht club is ok, and great food but you may need to book in advance. Naval museum with titanic exhibition and old nuclear submarine is excellent. Good place for a day or two. We were never asked for passports or papers, but had them just in case.
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Booked two rooms one for me and one for Maximus both with a 'garden' view so we are not a posh as some of you other nobbers

Looks like we're ruffing it Maximus
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La Pizza in Cherbourg is very good, apart from pizza they do good moules & seafood. They have a room upstairs with harbour views which will take a decent size group. We've eaten there on a few diving trips & it's never failed us. It's a 5 minute walk from the marina.
Some good write ups, may be the one to go for, keep it simple seems to be the way forward
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Old 04 September 2013, 15:36   #66
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How about going to St Vaast for a late lunch on the Saturday (gates open 13.51 local) then heading on round to Cherbourg for hotels and open options for return time?
JK might have a good suggestion, if the weather plays ball could be a good lunch stop

Solent spence how far is the museum from the marina
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Booked two rooms one for me and one for Maximus both with a 'garden' view so we are not a posh as some of you other nobbers

Looks like we're ruffing it Maximus
Yep, I've booked a room with a garden view as well, though heavens knows why, I hate gardening
Guess I can slum it for one night
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Booked two rooms one for me and one for Maximus both with a 'garden' view so we are not a posh as some of you other nobbers

Looks like we're ruffing it Maximus
Cheers Alex! Hmmm...
Garden View???.....As in Hanging Gardens of Babilon!!???.. or is that just Torquay??
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What a bunch of gaylords! "My room only has a view of the garden". My mate slept in a partially erected tent with no mattress in a wet sleeping bag on the Scillies . Is he hard? No, just bloody useless!!!! :-D
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What a bunch of gaylords! "My room only has a view of the garden". My mate slept in a partially erected tent with no mattress in a wet sleeping bag on the Scillies . Is he hard? No, just bloody useless!!!! :-D
So, are you coming then Mollers?
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