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    • Miss $
    • By Miss $ 17th Jul 17, 12:43 PM
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    Cravan Parks
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    Cravan Parks 17th Jul 17 at 12:43 PM
    Hi All,
    I'm hoping some of you can help.
    I am trying to book a holiday for my partners brother and their family, they don't have much money and neither can they drive.
    I am trying to find them a holiday through The Sun however it's prooving difficult to know which holiday parks are near a train station.
    Can anyone recommend or know of any caravan parks that are near a train station?
    They could get a taxi then from the train station to the park if it doesnt cost too much.
    They don't go on holiday ever so we thought if we can get them a holiday and get them there it will be really nice for them.
    Something near the beach and town would be ideal!
    Thanks in advance
    Sarah
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    • essex boy
    • By essex boy 17th Jul 17, 6:35 PM
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    Hi, can you let everyone know what area you'd be travelling from?
    As money is tight that would helps lot!!!128522;
    • Miss $
    • By Miss $ 17th Jul 17, 6:38 PM
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    Sorry yes that would be useful lol

    Travelling from Wolverhampton or Birmingham
    • OneYorkshireLass
    • By OneYorkshireLass 17th Jul 17, 7:39 PM
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    This one is 4 miles from the train station (so needs a taxi)
    https://www.haven.com/parks/north-wales/hafan-y-mor/

    Or for something quieter, a few miles from Porthmadog train station.
    https://www.haven.com/parks/north-wales/greenacres/
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    • essex boy
    • By essex boy 17th Jul 17, 8:05 PM
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    I don't know the area but if there's children travelling be sure to get a Family and friends railcard.
    You can use it early mornings and also use it to make train line.com tickets even cheaper.
    • 13Kent
    • By 13Kent 17th Jul 17, 9:58 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 9:58 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 9:58 PM
    Haven Thorpe Park in Cleethorpes, the park is 3 miles from the train station. It's a huge park with loads to do, and really close to the park is a little steam train that runs from the park into Cleethorpes itself, or there are buses that pick up from the park. It's right on the beach also. I think you can get there via National Express too, and the website says they do a 10% discount for Haven guests.

    https://www.haven.com/parks/lincolnshire/thorpe-park/

    • colcheslad
    • By colcheslad 18th Jul 17, 1:00 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 1:00 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 1:00 PM
    Pontins Southport is just 15 minute walk from the nearest station (Ainsdale)
    • ThumbRemote
    • By ThumbRemote 18th Jul 17, 10:58 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 10:58 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 10:58 PM
    Pontins Southport is just 15 minute walk from the nearest station (Ainsdale)
    Originally posted by colcheslad
    Before you even think about booking Pontins, read TripAdvisor to see what you can expect.
    • artichoke
    • By artichoke 20th Jul 17, 1:18 PM
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    • 20th Jul 17, 1:18 PM
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    • 20th Jul 17, 1:18 PM
    Both Haven's near Blackpool are near the town so could be possible via bus or taxi from station.
    • gamston
    • By gamston 21st Jul 17, 6:38 AM
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    hoburne Torbay used to be good, its about 4 mile from Paignton station
    beach is about 1 mile walk, then you can walk into paignton for shopping
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