Definition of a "Camping Unit"

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Definition of a "Camping Unit"

Post by Ian » Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:34 am

At this year's AGM there was a discussion about what constitutes a "Camping Unit" at our meetings. The discussion arose because some people felt it was unfair to charge a solitary Bongo owner the same price per night as a Bongo towing a caravan with multiple occupants.

It was also noticeable that at this year's Bongo Bash there was a sharp increase in the number of additional cars parked next to Bongos. Although we have no objection to visits, or even overnight stays, by family and friends, this is becoming increasingly difficult to monitor.

So here a few proposals. If accepted they will apply to next year's Bongo Bash, but not to other meetings where local site rules apply.

1. At the Bongo Bash a charge is made per pitch per night. A pitch or "camping unit" shall be defined as a Bongo plus a caravan (if owned), together with a maximum of one tent or awning or gazebo, a maximum of 2 adults (aged 16 plus), and up to 3 children (aged 4 to 15). Infants aged 3 or under are not included in these restrictions.
2. On entry to the Bash everyone in the party will be issued with a wrist band which must be worn for the duration of the stay.
3. Additional vehicles will be charged at £4 per night.
4. Additional adults & children will be charged at £2 per night.
5. Additional tents, awnings or gazebos will be charged the full nightly pitch rate.

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Re: Definition of a "Camping Unit"

Post by g8dhe » Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:47 am

Not sure about the wearing of the wristbands, given that its on a public footpath along the river and down the western side ?
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Re: Definition of a "Camping Unit"

Post by Bob » Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:41 pm

Sounds very fair to me.

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Re: Definition of a "Camping Unit"

Post by marionw » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:11 pm

Sounds fair to me Ian.

Mainly the people wanting to use the Public footpath, not with the Bongo Bash, were fishermen, and they were pretty obvious due to the fishing equipment, so wristbands should be workable.
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Re: Definition of a "Camping Unit"

Post by Bob » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:18 pm

I'd agree with that, Marion, plus a few walkers who just pass along close to the river, not really in the camping area.
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