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Area Camp, Middleton-in-Teesdale, 9-12th June2017

Message from Harry Whitehouse

Summer camp 2017'Phil Trafford and I, with Bob Clutson's assistance, visited the area of the late spring camp on February 16, did a preliminary recce of one of the full-day walks, and confirmed the venue for the camp.

This will be Leekworth Caravan and Camping Park, Leekworth Lane, Middleton, DL12 0TL,
NGR NY959 248, three-quarters of a mile from the town centre.

It is beside the River Tees, in beautiful surroundings, with a brand new shower and toilet block.

Our party will be together in an adults-only area, with a no-noise policy after 10.30pm.

Single occupancy of a tent is charged at £8.50 a night, and double occupancy costs £16.50. Electrical hook-ups are available.

I shall make a block booking for tents, and I shall ask for a deposit nearer the date.

I know that several people have already made B&B bookings in the area, and others may wish to do so now, using the details I supplied with the last email. (Please contact me if you would like me to send a repeat.)

The site has a small cottage, with a double bed, en suite bathroom and catering facilities, for £205 for the three nights of the camp, and this can be booked online at caravancampingteesdale.co.uk .

(In April, we will hold our usual two-night pre-camp to finalise the walk schedule.)

If I can be of further help, or if you hope to attend but have not yet contacted me, please
phone 07535 892131 or email hltw@peaksoft.co.uk