Swindon Caravan and Camping Club

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Contact Us:          President:– Peter Wigham 01793 825404     Chairman: – Steve Morgan, 01793 644068

                      Secretary: – Tony Smith, 01793 523133          Rally Officer: – Nigel New, 01367 252024

                            Treasurer: – Julie New, 01367 252024          E-mail:  swindoncaravanandcampingclub@hotmail.co.uk

The Latest Rally Information

All you need to know about 2017 SC&CC rallies


All 2017 rallies are now completed.  Rallies for 2018 will be published here later this year.


PLEASE NOTE:  The website will only be updated once a month.If you would like to attend a Rally and it starts soon, please contact the Rally Officer for the latest information if any places are available.


DATE & Information Link                VENUE                                                                      Website Link

April 13 - 17 (Easter)                      West End Farm Caravan Park   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

April 27 - May 02 (May Bank)         Monkton Wyld Caravan Site CANCELLED  _ _  _      LINK

May 18 - 22                                     The Spinney Caravan Site          _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

May 27 - June 03 (Spring Bank)      Stowford Farm Meadows           _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

June 9 - 11                                      Cricket Bat Field, Radcot            _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _   No website found

June 16 - 18                                   Victoria Farm, Calybrooke Magna   _ _ -_ _ _ - _ _ _    LINK

June 29 - July 03                             Stowford Manor Farm  CANCELLED _  _ _ _ _  _       LINK

July 13 - 17                                      Royal International Air Tattoo         _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

July 29 - August 12                         Pooh Cottage, Budleigh Salterton _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _     LINK

August 25 - August 29 (Bank H)     Summerlands Caravan Park  CANCELLED_ _  _       LINK

September 2 - 23                            Bay View Farmers Campsite      _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

September 14 - 19                          Bishops Green Farm                   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

September 29 -October 1              AGM - Cotswold Hoburne CANCELLED *_ _ _ _ _     LINK

October 1                                       AGM - MEETING - Coleview Community Centre


* The AGM is now a meeting on 1st October - not a rally.

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CHANGED VENUE - Briarfields replaced with West End Farm


APRIL 13TH - 17th (Easter Holiday)

WEST END FARM CARAVAN PARK, LOCKING, WESTON SUPER MARE.   Post Code: BS24 8RH.       Limit 10 Units

This is a new site for our club and is situated 3 miles from the centre of Weston Super Mare and junction 21 of the M5 motorway. You will find a warm welcome at this site and it offers an ideal location for a relaxing and tranquil holiday. This quiet park is set in 15 acres of land which offers a dry well drained level site in a country setting. It has modern clean facilities. There is a pub which offers good food and drink only a 15 minute stroll away. Available on site is a toilet block with free hot showers, fully equipped laundry, tarmac roads and street lighting and parking alongside unit. Hard standings are available. The site also has wi-fi throughout and disabled facilities.


Route: From Swindon take the M4 west and then M5 South towards Exeter. At junction 21 follow signs for the International Helicopter Museum. Turn right into Laneys Drove at the new roundabout immediately after the Helicopter Museum and follow signs for West End Farm.  Look for SCCC signs. 

                                                                                       

Rally Fee:   £22.50 per night including electric - £20.50 per night without electricity.

Marshals: Clive and Lyn Belcher   Places Taken  15 - FULL     Places Left  FULL


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APRIL 27-02 MAY. (MAY BANK HOLIDAY) - CANCELLED due to lack of interest

MONKTON WYLD FARM CARAVAN SITE, CHARMOUTH. Post Code. DT6 6DB

This is a new site for us which straddles the Dorset / Devon border. It is 3 miles from Charmouth and the historic harbour town of Lyme Regis

which is the centre of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. There is an on site shop. The rally field is level and flat. There is a 2 minute walk from the rally field to the toilet block. The site is clean and well run. See web site www.monktonwyld.co.uk


Route: From A303 exit at Ilminster and take the A358 to Chard / Axminster. From Axminster take the A35 east towards Charmouth.

After approx 2 miles, pass the Hunters Lodge Pub on your right, another mile then cross the county border from Devon into Dorset and immediately turn left, signposted with a brown tourism leisure sign. Monkton Wyld site is 300mtrs on your left signposted Marshwood.

WARNING. Access to the site is excellent however the holiday park is about 1 mile west of Monkton Wyld. Do not take the road to Monkton Wyld as this is narrow and very steep and not suitable for towing vehicles. PLEASE IGNORE ANY SIGNPOSTS TO THE VILLAGE OF MONKTON WYLD. Look for SCCC signs.


Rally Fee. £16.00 with electric or £13.50 with no electric.

Marshals: Nigel and Julie New   Places Taken  N/A     Places Left  - CANCELLED


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MAY 18 – 22

THE SPINNEY CARAVAN SITE, ALRESFORD, HANTS Post Code: SO24 9EP

We return to this popular level grass site in the beautiful Hampshire countryside and it’s just a 10 minute walk away from the quaint Georgian town of Alresford.  On Sunday the main street is closed to allow the Watercress Festival to take place, including a carnival style procession with various stalls.  There are plenty of interesting places to visit in the area, such as the famous Watercress Steam Railway, Winchester, Alton, Petersfield with Southampton and Portsmouth only a 30 minute drive away.  Own sanitation required.


Route: From M4 Jct 13 take the A34 to Winchester/Southampton. At the island over the M3 take A272 then A31 signposted Alton/ Petersfield. In 5 miles at a roundabout take the B3047 to Alresford. Look for SCCC Signs


Book early to avoid disappointment as this is a popular site and venue.  Bookings to be received by April 18th with full payment, after this date check with Rally Officer,


Rally Fee: £15.00 per night including electric.  Limited rally, 5 spaces have been booked but more available to a maximum of 10 units.  For info contact Rally Officer.  Own sanitation required.

Marshals: John and Hilary Tipping   Places Taken  7 - FULL    Places Left  FULL


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MAY 27 – 03 JUNE

(SPRING BANK HOLIDAY). STOWFORD FARM MEADOWS COOMBE MARTIN NORTH DEVON. Post Code EX34 0PW Limit 15 units

This is a popular site for many with excellent shower and toilet facilities. It also has an indoor swimming pool, snooker room, games room and a bar with entertainment. There are lots more facilities to enjoy during your stay. For more information look on their web site,www.stowford.co.uk


Route: Take M5 to Jct 27, then A361 to Barnstable. In Barnstable follow the signs for the hospital taking A39 towards Lynton. In approx 1 mile after hospital turn left onto B3230 SP Ilfracombe. At the X roads turn right onto A3123 SP Stowford Farm Meadows. The site is approx 1.5 miles on the right. Look for SCCC signs. Website address: stowford.co.uk

A non refundable deposit of £ 30 with booking. BALANCE DUE BY May 7


Rally Fee: £ 21.00 per night including electric.

Marshals: TBA   Places Taken  6     Places Left  9


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JUNE 9th – 11th  

CRICKET BAT FIELD, RADCOT. (NOTE NEW ENTRANCE TO FIELD)

By request we return to this site. The level grass field is set among willow trees and situated on the edge of the river Thames for pleasant walks or just relax. Faringdon, Clanfield and Witney are all close by.


Route: From Faringdon take the A4095 towards Witney. Over the bridge passing the Swan Inn public house road bears left over bridge, take first entrance on right. Pass through barrier and bear left Look for SCCC signs.


Rally Fee: £8.00 per night. No Electric. Own sanitation required

Marshals: Jim and Kim Couling   Places Taken  5  Places Left  15


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JUNE 16th – 18th

VICTORIA FARM, CALYBROOKE MAGNA, FUN RALLY

This is a BLCCC rally - for details see page 142 of the Rally Book.

 

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JUNE 29 – 03 JULY   - CANCELLED due to lack of interest

STOWFORD MANOR FARM, WINGFIELD, TROWBRIDGE. POST CODE BA14 9LH

This is a new site for us and it is a small family run campsite in the beautiful Frome valley. The river Frome is on one side next to the medieval buildings of Stowford Farm. The river is suitable for fishing, boating, swimming and paddling. The farm has a range of interests from the traditional Jersey milking cows to a community of workshops used by local craftsmen.  The site is only a 5 minute drive from the historic town of Bradford-on-Avon and a 15 minute drive from the Georgian City of Bath. Longleat House and Safari Park is nearby, there is also a gentle riverside stroll to the medieval Farleigh Castle. A perfect base for country walks and cycling along the bank of the Kennet and Avon Canal.  There is a farm shop and a tea room.  We will be on the rally field without electric.  Own sanitation required.


Website see stowfordmanorfarm.co.uk


Route: From Swindon take the M4/A350/A361 into Trowbridge, then the A363 to double mini- roundabout and turn left SP Bath. At gyratory follow signs for A366 Wingfield. In 2.5 miles turn left into site SP Stowford Manor Farm.  Look for SCCC signs.      Post Code BA14 9 LH

Rally Fee: £ 9 per night. No Electric.

Marshals: Clive and Lyn Belcher   Places Taken  2     Places Left  8


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JULY 13 -17

ROYAL INTERNATIONAL AIR TATTOO, RAF FAIRFORD. Post Code: GL7 4DY Max, 65 Units

Again time to book your pitches at the end of the runway.  All those that have attended before will be aware of the great views of the aircraft from the rally field.  This is said to be the largest Air Tattoo in the world. More than 60 plus units attended in 2016. In 2017 it is the 100 yr anniversary of the RAF so it should be good. Book early to avoid disappointment.  Own sanitation required. Arrival is available from 12.00pm on Thursday.  Don’t miss out, book your place today!    


Route: From Lechlade take A417 Cirencester Road.  Turn left at the Shell garage. SP Whelford.  Once in the village turn sharp left into Townsend Farm.  Look for SCCC signs. NO ARRIVALS SATURDAY        Post Code GL7 4DY  


Rally Fee: £ 15.00 per night. No electric.

Marshals: Steve & Clare Morgan, Nigel & Julie New   Places Taken  49     Places Left  16


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JULY 29 – 12 AUGUST

POOH COTTAGE, BUDLEIGH SALTERTON, DEVON EX9 7AQ  -  Limit 10 units

This is another new site for us this year. It is a lovely small site close to Budleigh Salterton which has an old fashioned village atmosphere and pebble beach. Exmouth, with miles of sandy beaches and usual seaside attractions is only 4 miles away Facilities include a small toilet/shower block and a great play area for children in the woods.  Next to the site is an "off-road" cycle path to Exmouth.


Route: From Swindon take the M4 then M5 to Jct30, take the A376 Exmouth road. At Clyst St George turn left onto A3179, turn right

onto A3180/A3179 towards Budleigh Salterton. Turn left into Knowle village on B3178, go past pub and hall, at top of hill turn left into Bear Lane. Go over the railway bridge and left into site. Look for SCCC signs


Rally Fee:  £22.00 per night including electric, £20 per night with no electric.

A non refundable deposit of £ 30.00 per week with booking. BALANCE DUE BY 2nd JULY

Marshals: Steve and Claire Morgan   Places Taken  9     Places Left  1.

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AUGUST 25 – 29 (AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY)  - CANCELLED - due to vey low numbers wishing to attend

SUMMERLANDS CARAVAN PARK COOMBE BISSETT Post Code SP5 4LP

This site is a quiet family run site, and affords peace and tranquillity with the added bonus of superb panoramic views. The park is situated within Cranborne Chase a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is approx 15 minutes drive from Salisbury. This site is ideal for walkers and cyclists. Places to visit within a 10 mile radius are Salisbury City and Cathedral, Wilton House, The New Forest, Rockbourne Roman Villa, Braemore House and Museum.   Own sanitation required.

Route: From Salisbury. On the A354 leaving Coombe Bissett church on your left, look out in 1.5 miles for Summerlands Caravan Park/ College Farm sign. Fork left at signpost for Rockbourne and the “Roman Villa”. After 300 yds turn left at Summerlands Caravan Park College Farm sign. The site is ¾ mile down the track, follow the brown and white caravan signs.  Look for SCCC signs. NO ARRIVALS BEFORE 3pm Friday THIS IS DUE TO THE RALLY FIELD BEING USED PRIOR TO OUR RALLY COMMENCING.    Post Code SP25 4LP

Rally Fee: £ 7.00 per night. No electric. Own sanitation required.

Marshals: TBA   Places Taken  1     Places Left  9


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SEPTEMBER 02 - 23

BAY VIEW FARMERS CAMPSITE, MORTHOE,  Nr WOOLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON. POST CODE EX34 7HG.

LIMITED 30 UNITS

We have booked this site again for 2017. Lots of things to do and see in the area. It is peaceful with lovely views. The local pub is a traditional inn serving excellent food and only a 50 metres stagger away. Places to visit are Minehead, Ilfracombe and Clovelly. This site has good reviews on Trip Advisor.

See www.bayviewfarmers.co.uk


Route: From Swindon take the M4 west, then M5 south to Jct 27. Take the A361 SP Barnstaple. In 35 miles  at Lake roundabout, take second exit staying on A361 over River Taw flyover. At traffic lights turn left and follow the A361 to Braunton. Follow A361 through Braunton town centre and in approx. 5 miles at Mullacott Cross roundabout take first exit onto B3343 SP Woolacombe. In just over 1 1/2 miles turn right into Bay View Farmers. Look for SCCC signs. Postcode EX34 7HG.



A NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF £30.00 per week WITH SLIP. BALANCE BY AUGUST 3rd.

Rally fee: First week £130.00, Second week £115.00 and Third week £100.00

All prices include electric and toilets facilities. Weekly bookings only


Week 1   Marshals: TBA       Places Taken 1        Places Left  19

Week 2   Marshals: TBA       Places Taken 0        Places Left 20

Week 3   Marshals: TBA       Places Taken 0        Places Left  20


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SEPT 14 – 19

BISHOPS GREEN FARM, NEWBURY. Post code: RG20 4JP

We revisit this site again after a short break. Lots of things to do in the area. There is a toilet / shower block. Fishing is also available on site, don’t forget any licenses or permits required. This weekend the Newbury Show is being held.


Route: From M4 Jct 13 take A34 south then A399 through Newbury. Approx 2 miles after leaving Newbury turn right at roundabout SP Bishops Green. Site on the left in 3/4 mile just past Eagle Road.   Look for SCCC signs.  Post Code RG20 4JP


Rally Fee: £9.50 per night. No electric.

Marshals: John and Hilary Tipping   Places Taken  4     Places Left  6


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1st OCTOBER 2017 - SWINDON CARAVAN and CAMPING CLUB AGM - Swindon Coleview Community Centre

AGM Meeting Rearranged - as Cotswold Holbourne are now developing the touring field for static caravans.

The Annual General Meeting will not be a rally but will take place on Sunday 1st October at the Coleview Community Centre at 10:30 hours and finish at 12:30.   Coffee, Tea and soft Drinks will be available for the meeting. There is parking at the centre.

The address is Coleview Community Centre, Towcester Road, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, SN3 4AS.

Members, please attend the meeting and support the club.


SEPTEMBER 29 - 01 OCTOBER - CANCELLED

(SWINDON A.G.M). COTSWOLD HOBURNE, SOUTH CERNEY. Post Code GL7 5UQ

This is a full facility site with heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, bar, children’s play areas etc etc.  The AGM will be on the Sunday morning with Tea, Coffee, soft drinks and biscuits provided. This is a 3 night rally so you can stay as long as you want after the AGM but must leave by 12 noon on the Monday. Dogs are allowed on site now but must be kept on leads or tethered at all times.


Route. From Swindon take A419 towards Cirencester. Turn Left onto B4696, Spine Road Turn right onto Broadway Lane (signposted South Cerney).

Site on Left. Look for SCCC and Cotswold Hoburne signs.


Rally Fee: £ TBA for "a 3 night" weekend. This is inclusive of all facilities


Marshals: Committee   Places Taken  TBC     Places Left  TBC


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Your Input Please

Have you any better sites at a reasonable cost that you can recommend?

Please attend the AGM to air your constructive views and comments as these are most welcome.


Contact Us:          President: Peter Wigham 01793 825404     Chairman: – Steve Morgan, 01793 644068

                      Secretary: Tony Smith, 01793 523133          Rally Officer:  – Nigel New, 01367 252024

                            Treasurer: – Julie New, 01367 252024          E-mail:  swindoncaravanandcampingclub@hotmail.co.uk

2017 Rally Information



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