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Post by Admin on Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:26 am

Had a local camping weekend last week, partly to try the Vitara and how much camping equipment I could carry and secondly to try a local site right in the middle of some Shropshire Byways suitable for the Vitara and a possible Viva Vitara meet up if enough interest?

Brow Farm is located to the West of Church Stretton in a village called Ratlinghope...

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As mentioned above this was a trial run to see what I could get sensibly load with camping gear and to be honest I was surprised how much the Vitara swallowed without having to use the roof basket...

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As you can see, as well as driver, passenger and the dog we managed to easily load the following with room to spare

Tent
Gazeebo
2 Burner stove
BBQ
2 x Folding chairs
Folding table
Double air matress
2 x Sleeping bags
2 x Freezer bags
Various holdalls for clothing/washgear etc

Alongside the campsite is one of the many Byway/UCR's in that area, this one drops past the campsite, into a ford and then climbs uphill with stunning views...

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Looking East over the campsite on top of the Byway...

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If cooking al fresco is not your thing whithin walking distance is the Bridges pub http://www.thebridgespub.co.uk/ but for us it was a burger on the BBQ where we were joined by some of the locals...

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Next morning after a great nights sleep we woke to a blue sky and some morning dew ...

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and to start the day a decent coffee and a bacon sandwich....

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I was honestly thinking I would have to re organise and leave some camping stuff behind but overall was impressed with the way everything easily fitted inside the Vitara with no fuss, hopefully we will be further afield next report



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Post by Gar Green on Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:40 am

Great photos, Karl. I'm glad you had a great time and everything went well.

My father fancies himself as a bit of a Ray Mears so will let him know about this place.

Car's looking good and looks like it was up to the task.
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Post by Admin on Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:29 am

Thanks for the comments Gar, it is hard to see in the pictures but the campsite is on a gradient, with the recent rains you could see where people had been struggling on the lower sections as it was still boggy in places, of course this was an advantage to the Vitara as we managed to get in the far corner away from everyone else..........that was until a guy in a T5 VW with pimp my ride rims on it thought he could join the lower field, it then got lower and lower in the mud until he finally managed a hasty retreat in a cloud of black (I have had my T5 chipped) smoke and two brown strips up the campsite spinning it's front wheels to the higher ground lol!
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Post by Gar Green on Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:33 am

Your typical VW fan, overpaying because someone said so.
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