Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

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Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

Post by presland123 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:26 pm

Anyone have any info.

Looking online, there doesn't appear to be restrictions in sleeping overnight in car parks in Heacham , Hunstanton or wells next to the sea, but I'm not sure that's really the case. I can see motor homes (wouldn't class my split as motor home) have to park in the coach parks and these have to be cleared overnight, but normal car parks allow overnight parking but not sure if there is a rule banning sleeping in them.

Any local knowledge or experience?

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Re: Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

Post by readyboy61 » Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:54 am

simple if it allows overnight parking, shut the curtains and simply ignore knocks on the van, in the morning peep out, knowone about? good get up smile and continue your day
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Re: Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

Post by clymoj » Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:46 pm

Done this loads all round the country in various vans old and modern. Never a problem.

Only place I've ever had the window tapped is Stanage in the peaks where they have a ranger who came round in the morning.

And once a grumpy attendant in Padstow told me I couldn't sleep there so I went for a pint then came back and did anyway.
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Re: Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

Post by W-W » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:31 pm

Hi David
Where did you end up staying and did you have any trouble.
Might be getting up there late and rather then book an extra night at Stiffkey, could just turn up late at Wells next to the sea.
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Re: Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

Post by presland123 » Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:55 pm

Yes it's worked in wells next the sea in the grass square in the middle near the globe and also found a couple of spots in Blakeney. I think as long as you keep it subtle no one has an issue. I just avoid car parks that state no overnight as heard a few people got caught and fines. Good luck.
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Re: Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

Post by W-W » Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:54 pm

Cheers David,
Just parked up in the square, the Globe has smartned it self up it's fabulous, the food is brilliant.
However we don't blend in very well, especially with two German Sheppard. Image
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We camped in Stiffkey right by the coastal path.

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Re: Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

Post by presland123 » Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:07 pm

Glad it worked out for you, I hope to be back before it gets too cold. We've a mad weimeraner so again, blending in doesn't work too well. It's tight enough with our one, how do you manage with two?
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Re: Overnight sleeping in Norfolk car parks

Post by W-W » Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:43 pm

Arh, it's very cosy. When the bed is made up its level with the engine bay, so it's effectively the full length of the interior.
They should sleep on there but for some reason they think the whole bed area is theirs.

It was really hot while we were there and needed to sleep with the doors open, and the tail gate. I made up a fly screen for the rear hatch so they don't jump out.

We also stopped off in Thetford forest. Although it was of course full of caravans as expected but the wood walk was great.
However we were entertained by air show from the local base , excellent, chinooks, and fighter helicopters, great until it was dark and they were dog fighting over our heads, it's was like scene for black hawk down.


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