CAMPSITE I suppose the most exciting news was having Wi-Fi installed on the campsite and in the house in August.  This was planned for last January but because of Covid the idea was shelved, but I should have persevered and had it ready for the season at Easter.  Martin started the installation in the garage […]

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CAMPSITE The early May bank holiday weekend was quite busy and the site looked so much better having had the hardstandings and drive resurfaced.  (1)  I lent campers, without facilities, my portable toilets as they weren’t allowed to use the cabin at that time.  (2)  The end of May bank holiday was really ‘manic’ with […]

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CAMPSITE There was a mad flurry of activity to get the campsite ready for its opening on 12th April. Bibi and Alex, the brilliant cleaning team from last season, came and spring cleaned everything in sight. (1) The ‘hub’ for the electricity on the campsite is situated in the garage. This needed a major overhaul. […]

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CAMPSITE As you know we are still in lockdown until 12 April, and I shall be opening the campsite on that day. There is much work to be done in getting the campsite ready for the great day. Huge potholes have been created on the drive caused by all the rain that we have had […]

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CAMPSITE Sorry, nothing to report because of Covid. FARM Winter work includes fencing, which is never ending on this farm. If I organised fencing a hedge every winter for the next 5 years the job still wouldn’t be complete. In this orchard the sheep have done a good job at eating a lot of the […]

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THE CAMPSITE I have ordered all the infrastructure necessary to have Wifi over the whole of the campsite area (including the big field which is used in the summer for 28 days). This is due to be erected in January. Vodaphone was then going to install the necessary equipment (to be operational from January) to […]

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THIS NEWSLETTER IS COVERING BOTH OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2020 THE CAMPSITE October on the campsite quietly ticked over with several campers arriving at the very end of the season. Three avid motorcyclists came for a Superior Motorcycle Experience weekend in West Dorset and had a wonderful time driving around in the Dorset countryside on their […]

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CAMPSITE The site was busier than usual for September, but the weather was good for a lot of the month.  I opened up the area in front of the farm buildings, called Plot, next to the River Char and 3 families stayed there overnight at the beginning of September. They included people from the DWLT […]

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I apologise for being so late in publishing this. I have had a busy camping season but had to do everything left handed from 10th August after I broke my right wrist in a fall. CAMPSITE It was with trepidation that I approached 4th July 2020 being the day that campsites were allowed to open. […]

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Thank you to all my readers. As you know I reopened the campsite at the beginning of July in accordance with government guidelines. Since then I have welcomed many guests returning to Crabbs Bluntshay Farm Campsite. However, the workload due to reopening and the extra procedures necessary to comply with guidelines in the wake of covid […]

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