Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

Know of any good venues for running our boats? Please share them here and give as many details as possible - launch arrangements/costs/restrictions etc.
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stratfordrapier
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Grendon lakes, Northampton - Camping weekend

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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

Tim :wot:

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Hi Tim
Yes i would :wot:
Thanks Carl.

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Missed this posting! Am always interested in midlands events, so keep me posted.
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I'm interested, keep me posted as well. :thumbsup:
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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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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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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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Tim

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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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I am sure I am interested!

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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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