Hi David it took about 20mins to walk to the Gate I'm guessing it was about haif to 3/4 of a mile. There is a Lidl, again about 3/4 of a mile away from the Campsite, you will probably pass it as you drive to the Campsite. There was also a small supermarket in the town about half a mile from the Gate. We might have a map, if so I'll scan it tomorrow and put it on here.
Elnagh Clipper 90.......... Real Names Mike & Hazel
To get to the Menin Gate, head down the Path to the Right of the 'Self Check In' building, continue down the path through 2 Pedestrian Gates until you come to the road. Cross the road then cross the foot/cycle bride over the river.
1) If you feeling fit, this is the most interesting route. Turn right at the wall on to a Metal Grate path. The Metal path takes you to an entrance in the Wall,
climb the steps to the top of the Walls.
Continue along the wall to the Gate.
2) If your not feeling fit. After you cross the Bridge continue through the 'Hole in the Wall' and turn right at the road, continue down the road to the Gate.
Thanks for taking the trouble to do that. At some stage I will need a knee replacement so I have to be careful how far I walk. Last week we were in London and on a couple of days I clocked up over five miles in total but that was in chunks rather than a continuous walk. Six months ago Margaret had a major heart operation so neither of us can over do it.