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B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby sally » Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:52 am

Does anyone have any recommendations for cheap and re-enactor friendly B&Bs for the new location of the ILHF?
I'm in a dither about whether to look for one near the new curry night location or one near the venue, or just curl up in the van in a layby this year



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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby steve stanley » Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:57 am

You won't find many...The Dunton Bassett Arms in the village of that name has some rooms & is rather nice....otherwise,Lutterworth is the nearest town and may have some.


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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby Martin » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:59 pm

or campsites ? caravan sites ? we're thinking of taking the caravan this time :)


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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby steve stanley » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:05 pm

We've got SJ & Redders in the spare room.....And probably a full floor...strange how our popularity has gone up since it moved........ :D


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Postby Redders » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:21 pm

and you'll have research by then too!!!!!



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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby steve stanley » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:25 pm

If I haven't been stuck in the Bastille.......... :D We're going to ILHF on the Friday afternoon,then I'm going on to work,so will see you in the afternoon...


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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby Tod » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:05 pm

Steve the going rate is £50 per person per night. Accept no free loaders and make them take there rubbish home with them, and no pets.



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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby steve stanley » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:11 pm

Tod wrote:Steve the going rate is £50 per person per night. Accept no free loaders and make them take there rubbish home with them, and no pets.


And the takeaway is on them......... :D


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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby Jackie Phillips » Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:42 pm

We're staying at the Narborough Arms about 6 miles away. It's about halfway between the venue and the curry house too. It's nothing special as far as I can see, but it's cheap-ish and being a pub has beer and food.

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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby steve stanley » Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:47 pm

Jackie Phillips wrote:We're staying at the Narborough Arms about 6 miles away. It's about halfway between the venue and the curry house too. It's nothing special as far as I can see, but it's cheap-ish and being a pub has beer and food.

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About sums it up! :D


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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby boblad » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:00 pm

Try the Plough at Wigston, about 7 miles away. £130 for bed and breakfast with en suite.

We tried Farmstay but they came up with nothing. hopefully we will be able to caravan on site in the future.
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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby steve stanley » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:08 pm

That'll be Wigston........


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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby levyarcher » Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:48 pm

Check out this website: http://www.bruntingthorpe.com/

Have list of local B&B's etc.
I've booked into Croft Farm-good price and close

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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby Maggie » Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:28 pm

If you would like to look on the living History Site, you will see that Victory Farm
has both B & B and Caravan Parking, they also will allow people to sleep in cars/vans
plus they have showers & wc



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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby Martin » Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:20 pm

we'll be booking in there with the caravan :)


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Re: B&Bs for the new ILHF location

Postby Miel » Sat Jan 22, 2011 10:48 pm

Holiday Inn,Leicester.
Managed to get a double room for £45 a night, all in, using one of those "last minute" type web sites.
Have to pay for overnight parking but what the hell. It's got a swimming pool, gym, free WiFi, and really comfy beds.


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