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Old 20 September 2005, 10:24   #1
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Best coastal UK holiday spots....

In a similar vein to other threads....

There must be loads of little known but cracking holiday spots with secluded beach, mooring or launching, pub....er.... oh and shops within easy travelling distance (for 'er indoors) around the UK.

I've spent all my life going to Abersoch, N Wales (which I love), where should I take the family next year? If you could narrow it down to a specific location, that would be great...

Come on, I can keep a secret.....

ps I've done Salcombe too.
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Of course it all depends on weather but the Pembroke/Tenby/Saundersfoot area takes some beating - does get rather busy though!!!

There are stunning beaches - old castles - pretty little towns - a great theme park - childrens theme parks etc.

Loads of cheap little guest houses and caravan parks to stay.

Even better it is a boating paradise - around St Davids there are LOADS of rib trips running - not suprising considering they have spotted schools of 2000 dolphins - fin whales and now even leatherback turtles. Also a new record Blue shark has just been caught - 10' long!!!
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Forgot to mention Milford Haven as well - massive harbour and you can travel up the rivers for miles - 300' deep in places!!! There are loads of nice pubs etc - many with their own pontoons!!!
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What's camping,launching and parking for a week at a time like in Salcombe? We were tempted to go down either there or Fowey for a week next year.
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Sorry, Rich, we're not taking any more holiday makers on Anglesey and the Britannia and Menai Bridges are shut to non-residents until further notice. You'd hate it anyway - no traffic jams, no shopping and low chav headcount. No, best try elsewhere, mate. Thought about Clacton?
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That country where the paddies come from is quite nice!
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Isle de' Blanc is fantastic and not too far from England lots of camp sites , shops and things of interest.
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Sorry, Rich, we're not taking any more holiday makers on Anglesey and the Britannia and Menai Bridges are shut to non-residents until further notice. You'd hate it anyway - no traffic jams, no shopping and low chav headcount. No, best try elsewhere, mate. Thought about Clacton?
Anglesey? It's like France - beautiful scenary but the residents (and temporary residents)....cheeez..

Clacton? I've had some fun there in my time....but I won't go in to that....
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That country where the paddies come from is quite nice!
ah yes, but where exactly.....??
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What's camping,launching and parking for a week at a time like in Salcombe? We were tempted to go down either there or Fowey for a week next year.
Salcombe is lovely - but busy - and very difficult to park (but then that was school holidays). Lots of hills & very picturesque. We stayed in self catering and rented a mooring (most of which are semi drying for small vessels ) which combined with my little tender worked well. Pity we had to work round the tides though.

They have a very accessible all tides slip in the town.
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