Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

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Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby stratfordrapier » Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:34 pm

Dear all

I have found a watersports lake near Northampton that have a campsite and clubhouse (with bar, restraunt and showers). They are prepared to let us have a lake and facilities for a weekend.

In order to work out costs i have been asked to get rough numbers of boats/campers and how much time we would require on the lake so that they can give me a price.

Would i have any takers for an inland midlands meet?

http://www.grendonlakes.co.uk/

Thanks

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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby carl minshall » Wed May 04, 2011 10:21 pm

Hi Tim
Yes i would :wot:
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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby Rapier » Thu May 05, 2011 8:56 am

Missed this posting! Am always interested in midlands events, so keep me posted.
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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby Alacrity » Thu May 05, 2011 2:19 pm

I'm interested, keep me posted as well. :thumbsup:
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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby Healey75 » Thu May 05, 2011 4:50 pm

Yep interested :thumbsup: ...please keep me informed, dependends on the date...somewhere to run Colliwobble and the other Jinx's? Any issues with a bit of 'Yamato' noise ?
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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby Dakota » Thu May 05, 2011 8:16 pm

Tim,

Looks the part. Count me in :thumbsup: Would suggest a few guys who do not post on the forum would be interested.

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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby stratfordrapier » Sat May 07, 2011 8:18 am

Excellent news.

The site have conformed that they are happy for us to attend and to camp. They want numbers and how long we would like on the lakes so that they can work out prices. As for dates it will propbably have to be early September time as i have a small person about to drop and i might not be allowed out for a while.

Would also like to do a Stratford upon avon river meet sometime, there is an easy slipway and i have room to store several boats under lock and key (about 15 mins tow away) if people want to stay down in a B&B. There is a river festival on the 2nd and 3rd July which is always a good laugh http://www.stratfordriverfestival.co.uk/


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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby welshhealey » Sun May 08, 2011 11:13 am

Wow, sounds great :woo:

always looking for new venues thats not too far to travel and logistically this sounds perfect for most members ! :perfect:

Keep me informed :thumbsup:
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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby Simonp » Wed May 11, 2011 11:12 pm

I am sure I am interested!

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Re: Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Postby solitaire » Fri May 13, 2011 8:12 am

Good find!!
I,m certainly up for this one! (just need to solve a carb flooding problem) - looks like it's nice and central - google earth even shows some boats playing on the lakes
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