The travelling Mcwillies.
Our Motor home travels.

We are back from France and have started to upload the story.
The vlog will be made up of multiple pages on the site due to the amount of media which will be uploaded.
Please note that this web site is purely a diary of our travels.

Please use the 'timeline' page to get straight to the page that you want to view if it's not on the side bar menu.

We used our Google maps time line to make sure that the pages on our web site were in the correct order.

Hyperlinks in green have been added to make it easier to navigate around our site.

You will find that some of the entries in the time line are still grey because they are not linked to pages as they are purely reminders for us and there may not be a page for that memory.

Just click on the green link/page that you would like to go to.


INSTALLATIONS, FIXES AND UPGRADES

2018

15TH SEPT -      DISCOVERING OUR MOTORHOME

3RD NOV -        COLLECTING THE 'NIFTY SWIFTY' (SOON TO BE 'THE MAC SHACK')

3RD NOV -        COLLECTING THE NIFTY SWIFTY PT. 2

3RD  NOV -      THE JOURNEY HOME

2019

4TH JAN -       OUR FIRST TRIP, DOBBS WIER

18TH JAN -     ASHRIDGE FARM

1ST FEB -         BACK TO ASHRIDGE FARM

2ND FEB -      FIELDS END WATER

15TH MAR -  HEATHERBIELD, ELY

16TH MAR -  HEATHERBIELD, ELY PT.2

8TH APR -     THETFORD FOREST OFF GRID

9TH APR -     SYCAMORE FARM, CAISTER

9TH APR -     HORSEY GAP SEALS

10TH APR -   CAISTER BEACH

11TH APR -    WINTERTON BEACH & VILLAGE

12TH APR -    LEAVING SYCAMORE FARM

24TH MAY - SCOTLAND VIA KNOTTINGLEY

25TH MAY - PORTNADORAN AND BEACHES

27TH MAY - WALK TO ARISAIG AND PUB

28TH MAY - LEFT PORTNADORAN FOR PRINCES CAIRN

28TH MAY - MONSTER MIDGE & ARDTOE BEACH

29TH MAY - ARDNAMURCHAN LIGHTHOUSE & MULL

30TH MAY - ISLE OF MULL

CUMBRIA FAMILY TRIP (STILL TO BE COMPLETED)

31ST JULY - KNOTTINGLEY, DONCASTER

1ST AUG -     SANDSEND CLIFFS AND BEACH

2ND AUG -  SETTLE, YORKSHIRE RALLY

3RD AUG -  CONISTON PARK COPPICE SITE

9TH NOV - LITTLE BADDOW HALL FRUIT FARM

2020

18TH FEB -   STANMORE TOURING SITE FOR NEC

19TH FEB -   NEC

17TH JULY - OFF TO BRECON BEACONS, TALYBONT RESERVOIR

18TH JULY - TALYBONT RESERVOIR

19TH JULY - GWUAN HEPSTE FOUR WATERFALL CAR PARK

20TH JULY - WELSH DISTILLERY, WELSH WHISKEY

WE WILL BE WORKING ON THE PAGES BELOW AS SOON AS WE GET TIME, 

14TH AUG - TUNSTALL VIKING TRAIL, SUFFOLK

16TH AUG - ORFORD QUAY, TUMBLEWEED CL SITE FOR 4 NIGHTS

20TH AUG - RENDLESHAM FOREST CAR PARK, SUFFOLK

21ST AUG - SCALLOP AT ALBURGH

22ND AUG - THORPENESS, SIZEWELL, WESTLETON HEATH AONB CAR PARK

23RD AUG - NESS POINT (MOST EASTERLY POINT) VIA MORRISONS FOR WATER AND DIESEL THEN TO FROSENDEN ON A-12 WITH TOILET BLOCK AND BURGER VAN

24TH AUG - SOUTHWOLD PIER AND RENDELSHAM FOREST CAR PARK

25TH AUG - THE SHANNON PUB THEN LAVENHAM VILLAGE CAR PARK

11TH SEPT - SNAPE MALTINGS

12TH SEPT - FREDERICKS MOUNT (DOUGHNUT CAR PARK)

19TH OCT - DUNWICH BEACH CAR PARK

20TH OCT - WALKED TO THE ANCHOR

22ND OCT - SOUTHWOLD

2021

13TH JAN - MOVED OUT OF OUR HOME AND STARTED VAN LIFE AT STANSTEAD MARINA

 LOCK DOWN    SO, WHAT'S NEXT?

 LOCK DOWN     NIGHT TIME RIVER WALK

 LOCK DOWN    OUR NEW DIESEL HEATER

12TH APRIL - FREEDOM DAY AFTER COVID LOCK-DOWN, WATERFORD HEATH

13TH APRIL - ASHRIDGE FARM TOURING SITE

14TH APRIL - THERFIELD HEATH CAR PARK

21ST APRIL -  WATERFORD HEATH CAR PARK AND HERTFORD CLUB SITE

26TH APRIL - GRT EVERSDEN CHURCH

4TH MAY -     DUNWICH BEACH CAR PARK

5TH MAY -     SOUTHWOLD CAR PARK, RED LION PUB, FREDRICK'S MOUNT (DOUGHNUT CAR PARK)

6TH MAY -    THE FORGE (FIR TREE FARM) BLAXHALL AND ALDBURGH

7TH MAY -    AS ABOVE, CYCLED TO PLOUGH AND SAIL

8TH MAY -    ALDBURGH, THE MILL - SIZEWELL

9TH MAY -    SOUTHWOLD, VULCAN ARMS, TUNSTALL WOODS VIKING TRAIL AREA

10TH MAY -  DUKE OF YORK WOODBRIDGE, OLD FELIXSTOWE CLIFFS CAR PARK

11TH MAY -   OPEN REACH SITE LAYBY OFF A-12 OFF GRID OVER NIGHT

15TH MAY - HERTFORD C&C SITE, MORGANS WALK

18TH MAY - SAFFRON WALDEN, SWAN MEADOWS COACH PARK

19TH MAY - HERTFORD C&C SITE

21ST MAY - WATERFORD HEATH CAR PARK

2ND JUNE - GRT EVERSDEN CHURCH

3RD JUNE - HUNTINGDON (GEORGIE), FERRY BOAT INN HOLYWELL

5TH JUNE - STRATFORD - ON - AVON OVERLANDER SHOW

7TH JUNE - HAZLEBOROUGH CAR PARK, SILVERSTONE

9TH JUNE - PETERBOROUGH SHOW, PARKED IN ROAD NEXT TO THE CUCKOO PUB

14TH JUNE - LEFT P'BOROUGH VIA GRT EVERSDEN TO HERTFORD C&C SITE

14TH JUNE - SEASONAL PITCH AT HERTFORD

14TH JULY - FIR TREE FARM (THE FORGE CL SITE, BLAXHALL) WITH RILEY

27TH JUY -  DUNWICH BEACH CAR PARK

30TH JULY - SOUTHWOLD HARBOUR CAR PARK

1ST AUG -    WALBERSWICK BEACH DAY AND FISHERS FIELD CL SITE

2ND AUG - GRT EVERSDEN CHURCH

14TH AUG - WATERFORD HEATH CAR PARK

27TH - 31ST AUG - TWINWOOD FESTIVAL

8TH SEPT -  FULBOURN BOUNDS CL

22ND SEPT - TRING RESERVOIRS

23RD SEPT - DUNSTABLE DOWNS

11TH OCT -   MILL END PLANTS CL SITE

22ND OCT - FULBOURN CL SITE WITH KIDS

25TH OCT - GRAFHAM WATER DAY WITH SCARLETT AND STAN

26TH OCT - BUS TO CAMBRIDGE WITH SCARLETT AND STAN

29TH OCT - LEFT FULBOURN FOR THETFORD THEN WYMONDHAM ABBEY, GREEN DRAGON PUB

30TH OCT - NORTHREPPS AIRFIELD SITE

31ST OCT -  FOUNDRY ARMS, NORTHREPPS

2ND NOV - CART GAP BEACH CAR PARK, HAPPISBURGH

3RD NOV - SOUTHWOLD PIER, SOLE BAY INN

4TH NOV - DUNWICH BEACH CAR PARK

5TH NOV - FLATFORD MILL

17TH NOV - NATIONAL TRUST, SAFFRON WALDEN, WIMPOLE, GREAT EVERSDEN

21ST NOV - MAGLIA ROSSO CYCLING CAFE, BURY ST EDMUNDS

28TH DEC - GATEHOUSE PELDON, MERSEA ISLAND

31ST DEC -  DEDHAM, THE MARLBOROUGH NYE PARTY

2022

1ST JAN -     SUTTON HOO AND SUTTON HEATH PICNIC AREA CAR PARK

2ND JAN -   DUNWICH HEATH BEACH CAR PARK

2ND JAN -   OVERNIGHT AT FREDERICKS MOUNT (DOUGHNUT CAR PARK IN WOODS)

7TH JAN -    CHILTERNS, WENDOVER WOODS, COOMBE HILL, BERKHAMSTEAD, TRING.

8TH JAN -   ASHRIDGE ESTATE

24TH FEB - STRATFORD UPON AVON LEISURE CENTRE CAR PARK

25TH FEB - NEC SHOW AND THEN CONKERS CAMP SITE

1ST APR -    MOVED ONTO PITCH 16 AT HERTFORD C&C SITE FOR 7 MONTHS.

22ND APR - PETERBOROUGH WARNER'S SHOW

31ST MAY - STRATFORD OVERLANDER SHOW

14TH JUNE - PADDLE BOARDING ON THE RIVER BEANE

25TH AUG     TWINWOOD FESTIVAL

8TH SEPT     SHEPTON MALLET WARNERS SHOW

22ND SEPT   LINCOLN WARNER'S SHOW (SEASON FINALE)

26TH SEPT   RUTLAND WATER

1ST NOV        FOREST OF DEAN

4TH NOV      WALES, COCO'S WILD CAMP

6TH NOV     WALES, PANTMAWR FARM

10TH NOV    CROSS FOXES AND BARMOUTH

11TH NOV     CEUNANT NATURE RESERVE LAY-BY

12TH NOV     PORTMEIRION, CAERNARFON AND BETHESDA

15TH NOV     BETHESDA-CHESTER-BETHESDA

19TH NOV     ANGLESEY

26TH NOV    SWALLOW FALLS AND BETWS Y COED

27TH NOV    LLANBERIS TO ABERSOCH

28TH NOV   ABERSOCH AND ABERYSTWYTH

30TH NOV   NEW QUAY

1ST DEC       MAUDLANDS FARM

3RD DEC      MWNT BEACH AND ST DAVIDS

5TH DEC     THE LAURENNY ARMS

6TH DEC     TENBY

9TH DEC     ABERFAN MEMORIAL AND CRICKHOWEL

10TH DEC   THE GLOBE INN

11TH DEC    SNOW AND THE JOURNEY'S END

2023

4TH MAR     SOUTH OF THE RIVER TOUR

13TH APRIL  STRATFORD UPON AVON ADVENTURE OVERLAND SHOW

17TH APR     LEISURE CENTRE AND WARWICK

19TH APR    MIDLAND AIR MUSEUM

20TH APR   PETERBOROUGH

12TH MAY   TEMPLE AT WAR-CRESSING BARNS

1ST JUNE     VAN LIFE FESTIVAL, SHREWSBURY

20TH JULY  WARNERS ROCK A BILLY, NORFOLK

17TH AUG   WARNERS COUNTRY & WESTERN SHOW, MALVERN

14TH SEPT    BETWEEN FESTIVALS - BOARDING ON THE LEA

30TH OCT     SCOTLAND, THE JOURNEY NORTH

18TH NOV    SCOTLAND, LEWIS AND HARRIS

28TH NOV    SCOTLAND, NORTH AND SOUTH UIST

5TH DEC       SCOTLAND, LEAVING THE ISLANDS

6TH DEC       SCOTLAND, THE JOURNEY SOUTH

13TH DEC     ACROSS THE BORDER-HEADING SOUTH

1ST MAR       FRANCE MARCH 2024

1ST APR        FRANCE APRIL     2024



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