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#551988 - 05/01/19 08:47 PM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: HeadlessBlue]
ewn Offline

Has a lot to Say!

Registered: 10/04/16
Posts: 1005
Loc: NE Scotland
We stayed at the Malvern spa on the day before collection, a castle in Carlisle the next day, then the Fairmont in St Andrews the next. Unforgettable trip and treated like royalty the whole way.

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#551989 - 05/01/19 08:48 PM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: HeadlessBlue]
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Registered: 11/10/18
Posts: 73
Loc: West Yorkshire
Originally Posted By HeadlessBlue
Hi Fat Wolfie Actually it was seeing your post and everyone’s great replies and support that made decide to take the plunge and give posting a go. I was uneasy that me posting updates about my Morgan journey would bore others but I can see from your thread that all have “the fizz” around here. I am v excited on your behalf for this coming week by the way..... 😆. I hope your roads are better up your way than down here in south Lincolnshire (somewhat potholey) and you have many happy miles yourself sir!!!
HB


OMG I’ve never had such influence blush

And thanks for the wishes!

The backroads roads round here are not too bad, think they deliberately keep them a bit rough to keep speeds down! Worse are the more urban roads which weren’t designed to take the current traffic volumes...a good reason to keep away from towns!


Edited by Fat Wolfie (05/01/19 08:50 PM)

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#552008 - 05/01/19 10:23 PM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: HeadlessBlue]
Ray Offline

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Registered: 05/04/14
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Just a normal Morgan family
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#552009 - 05/01/19 10:25 PM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: HeadlessBlue]
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Registered: 15/04/14
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Loc: Renfrewshire
Originally Posted By HeadlessBlue
Ps would happily pay a fee if it meant I could drive around Skye again!!!
HB

All bridges in Scotland are free.
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#552065 - 06/01/19 10:39 AM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: BobtheTrain]
Graham, G4FUJ Offline
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Haha,
The Erskine bridge caught me out one trip. Used to paying a toll when heading up to Faslane, slowing down for the booth trying to remember where I'd put the fee (and holding up following traffic) only to find I needn't have bothered smile
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#552072 - 06/01/19 11:29 AM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: Graham, G4FUJ]
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Registered: 29/12/18
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Loc: North of Stamford, UK
We were similarly nearly the cause of a traffic jam the first time we went onto the bridge to Skye... personally I love a car ferry but Lady H not such a fan, so bridge it was..
HB

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#552074 - 06/01/19 11:32 AM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: HeadlessBlue]
BobtheTrain Offline

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Originally Posted By HeadlessBlue
We were similarly nearly the cause of a traffic jam the first time we went onto the bridge to Skye... personally I love a car ferry but Lady H not such a fan, so bridge it was..
HB

Have you tried the Glenelg - Kylerhea ferry?
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#552076 - 06/01/19 11:40 AM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: BobtheTrain]
HeadlessBlue Offline
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Registered: 29/12/18
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Loc: North of Stamford, UK
In my dreams!!!! Last time stayed at Three Chimneys and bridge worked well timewise but if we go to Kinloch House, being near the bottom of Skye, the ferry may be more acceptable to those that count.....
HB

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#552083 - 06/01/19 11:56 AM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: BobtheTrain]
Graham, G4FUJ Offline
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Yes, with a group of Morgans.
It was (IIRC) my suggestion that we used that route. Some of the others used the bridge.

Tim (Hamwich) has some better ones from on board.
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#552087 - 06/01/19 12:09 PM Re: Hello from just north of Stamford [Re: Graham, G4FUJ]
HeadlessBlue Offline
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Registered: 29/12/18
Posts: 63
Loc: North of Stamford, UK
Graham - that picture is probably nirvana as far as I’m concerned. Just showed it to Lady H and her reaction surprised me being rather positive but upon further questioning it was the idea of being part of a group of moggies in such a scene. I asked what if we went on our own and there was marginally less enthusiasm. Main concern appears to be rough water and time spent aboard...dare I ask what is your experience of such a thing please?
Thanks
HB

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