Santander Docks

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Santander Docks

Post by gbags » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:01 pm

Afternoon all,

I've left the hotel in Santander and have six hours till the ferry boards.

The weather looks like this:
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So, I've gone three miles out to a shopping centre to get out of the rain.

Can anyone tell me what time they let bikes into the docks and is there a place to get in out of the rain and get food and coffee, within the docks?

Thanks,

Gangs, feeling like Noah

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by nortyrascal » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:05 pm

No idea about the times but there is indeed a cafe and a shop right by the car park where you queue up to get on the ferry.

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by diggermanbob » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:39 pm

I believe they normally let you in and sit in the car parking lanes , good little cafe on site as Norty said (thumbs)

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by gbags » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:50 pm

Thanks lads

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by johnnyboxer » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:53 pm

You will be lucky, the cafe was mobbed last time we were there last autumn and it was peeing down - no room and it's tiny

Ferry delayed by 4 hours and in the end, after 3 hours in the rain in the open car lanes - they put all the bikers in an empty grain warehouse for shelter

Wet through............ was an understatement

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by Kipper » Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:55 pm

There next week - don't like the weather report!

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by gbags » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:01 pm

I plugged MacD's into the Zumo. 5 Km up the road.
Chairs and tables, coffee, books.
Four more hours

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by snaf » Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:36 pm

We always go in as soon as we can then leave the quay via a pedestrian entrance and go in to town.

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by mechanic » Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:56 pm

At the risk of sounding Pessimistic I've been there twice when the cafe /shelter has been closed

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Re: Santander Docks

Post by Brenhden » Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:26 pm

snaf wrote:We always go in as soon as we can then leave the quay via a pedestrian entrance and go in to town.
I've done this. Worked just fine. I was the several hours early.
And now, Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.

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