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Wellies and waterproof trousers

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We've had our first week-long campervan holiday in the UK, splitting the week between Cornwall on England's south coast and the Forest of Dean on the English/ Welsh border. There's really no chance of a sun holiday anywhere you can drive to in February and so a UK holiday was as good as anywhere, particularly with countryside as stunning as the Cornish coast and the Wye Valley.

I'm writing this on the last full day of our trip. We've enjoyed and endured a complete mix of weathers. We've had a day of blue skies and full sun, and several days of intermittent rain. We've enjoyed ourselves no matter what Mother Nature has thrown at us. Put on a pair of wellies, waterproof trousers and a coat and you can enjoy hiking or biking just as much in the rain as in the dry.

In Cornwall we stayed at Cosawes Park near to Falmouth. The campsite is immaculately kept and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it. It's only downside was the lack of footpaths or pavements i…