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Rally Booking Information

All you need to know about 2018 SC&CC rallies

See below for rally details

BOOK YOUR RALLIES NOW!


SOME GUIDELINES

No calls to any committee member after 9pm please.


Rally slips and cheques to be sent to the Rally Officer (see contact details).  All cheques to be made payable to SCCC. You can also telephone or use the “book online” form (click here) to book some rallies. Rallies requiring deposits should be booked in the normal way using a rally slip. BL car disc must be displayed on all rallies.  You should familiarize yourselves with all Association Rules in the rally book (pages 5 to 9).


Visitors: Adults (18yrs and over) wishing to stay in another member’s unit overnight on any Swindon Rally must be paid up members of the BL Association. A fee of £1 per person per night will be charged plus any charges made by the site.


Holiday Rallies.  A £30.00 per week non-refundable deposit is required when booking Holiday Rallies and full payment is required no later than 1 month prior to start of the rally.  Any balance not received by the due date will result in loss of holiday.


Weekend Rallies commence at 5pm on Friday. All slips must be received 14 days prior to rally commencement.  It may be possible to arrive early, but please check with the Rally Officer / Marshal first.  No arrivals before the Rally Marshal unless agreed with the Marshal, as the rally starts when the first unit arrives and lasts for 5 x 24 hrs from then.  Cheques will not be accepted on the rally, payment must be in cash only and paid on arrival.


Limited Rallies: Booking is essential.  Please remember to cancel if you are unable to attend in order to free up spaces.


No noise after 11pm on all rallies except where stated otherwise.  Where dogs are allowed they must always be kept on a lead or tethered.  One small pup tent allowed per unit unless otherwise specified.


Parents are requested to keep their children under control on all rallies and at all times


Personal generators are not to be used between 7pm and 10am, other than for medical reasons, and not left unattended and used with consideration for others. Please inform the Rally Officer / Marshals prior to rally.


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The Latest Rally Information

All you need to know about 2018 SC&CC rallies



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

March 29th - April 3rd (Easter)         West End Farm Caravan Park   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

April 27 - May 1 (May Bank)           The Three Magpies _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _      LINK  Cancelled

May 17 - 21                                     The Spinney Caravan Site          _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK  Cancelled

May 26 - June 02 (Spring Bank)      Stowford Farm Meadows           _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

May 26 - June 02 (Alt. Spri. Bk)      The Old Brick Kilns                     _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

June 22 - 24                                    Tudor Caravan Park                        _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _  LINK

July 12 - 16                                      Royal International Air Tattoo         _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK

July 28 - August 11                         Pooh Cottage, Budleigh Salterton _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _     LINK

August 23 - August 28 (Bank H)     Buckler’s Hard                                _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _       LINK


September 30th - Now 2nd            AGM - MEETING - Coleview Community Centre   Link


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 MARCH 29th - APRIL 3rd (Easter Holiday)


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

Due to the comments from ralliers last year we have booked this site again for 2018. It is situated 3 miles from the centre of Weston Super Mare and 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 and level site in a country setting. 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 has disabled facilities.  

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

Non returnable deposit of £30 per unit required with booking slip. Balance to be paid by 28th February 2018.         

Marshals: Clive and Lyn, Jim & Kim    Places Taken  8     Places Left  2


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APRIL 27- 1 MAY. (MAY BANK HOLIDAY) -  Rally CANCELLED


THE THREE MAGPIES, SELLS GREEN, SEEND, MELKSHAM, SN12 6RN     Limit 10 Units

Rally will be sited on hard standing pitches to the rear of the pub which serves good food. There is a lots to see and do in the area. Close by Devizes, Caen Locks, Melksham, Trowbridge and Chippenham with Bath just a 15 minute drive away.

Route: Route: From Devizes take A361 down Caen Hill towards Trowbridge. Take A365 towards Melksham. The Three Magpies Pub is on the Left.  Look for SCCC signs.


Rally Fee. TBA

Marshals: TBA   Places Taken  0     Places Left  - 0


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MAY 17 – 21 -  Rally CANCELLED


THE SPINNEY CARAVAN SITE, ALRESFORD, HANTS Post Code: SO24 9EP    Limit 7 vans

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


Rally Fee: £18.00 per night including electric.  Limited rally, 7 spaces have been booked but more available to a maximum of 10 units.  For info contact Rally Officer.  Book early to avoid disappointment as this is a popular site and venue.  All bookings to be received by April 17th with full payment. After this date check with Rally Officer. Own sanitation required.


Marshals:   TBA  Places Taken  -    Places Left  -


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MAY 26 – 02 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 April 26th.


Rally Fee: £ 22.00 per night including electric.

Marshals: TBA   Places Taken  1     Places Left  Now Closed


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MAY 26 – 02 JUNE  (Alternative Spring Bank Holiday Rally)


THE OLD BRICK KILNS,  BARNEY, FAKENHAM, NORFOLK     NR21 0NL       LIMIT 10 UNITS
This a full facility site with fishing pond and shop. A restaurant and bar opens 3 or 4 times a week. This site won the AA Campsite of the year for the heart of England region in 2016/2017.   Due to the narrow approach road, no early arrivals are accepted before 1:30 pm and departures must be before 11.00 am.      See web site
www.old-brick-kilns.co.uk for details.    


Route: From Swindon go to Fakenham. In Fakenham take the A148 Cromer road. After approx. 6 miles  fork right onto B1354 sp Melton Constable. In less than a quarter of a mile turn right signposted Barney and in less than half a mile turn first left into little Barney Lane.  The site is at the end of the lane in approx. ¾ mile.

Rally Fee: £24.00 per night including electric. No pup tents allowed on the pitch. A non-refundable deposit of £30.00 per unit is required with booking slip. Balance to be paid by 26th April to secure the pitch.  

Marshals: Nigel & Julie   Places Taken  5     Places Left  Now Closed
5.0. MAY 26 – 02 JUNE  (Alternative Spring Bank Holiday Rally)


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JUNE 15 – 17


VICTORIA FARM, CALYBROOKE MAGNA, FUN RALLY

This is a BLCCC rally - for details see page 135 of the Rally Book.


The Tin Shack catering company will be replaced by Pascal’s Place who will be serving cooked breakfast to order and providing a variety of meals, sandwiches and refreshments throughout the weekend. Hopefully summer will be finally with us!  There will be fun & games during the day on Saturday to help raise money for the charity of your choice and live entertainment both Friday & Saturday evening.

 

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JUNE 22 – 24


TUDOR CARAVAN PARK, SHEPHERDS PATCH, SLIMBRIDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE.  GL2 7BP  - 10 places available
Again we return to this lovely site by the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal and the Slimbridge Wildfowl Trust. The site is close to the Tudor Arms pub and restaurant. This is a full facility site and we are in the main site and not the rally field as in previous years.  

Route: BEWARE SAT NAVS WILL SEND YOU THE WRONG WAY. Once on the A38 ignore Sat Navs and follow the brown signs for WWT Slimbridge and Tudor Arms Pub.   From Swindon take  A417 to the Air Balloon pub then follow the signs for  M5. Take M5 to Junc 13. Then A38 to Bristol. In 3.25 miles turn right at roundabout SP WWT Wetlands Centre Slimbridge. Carry on to the Tudor Arms Pub, turn left between pub and the canal bridge. Go through the Tudor Arms pub car park. Follow SCCC signs.


Rally Fee: £21.50 per night inc. Electric and full facilities.

Marshals: John & Hilary   Places Taken  3     Places Left  CLOSED


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 JULY 12 -16


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. 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 or SUNDAY.        Post Code GL7 4DY  


Rally Fee: £ 15.00 per night. No electric. Own sanitation required

A non-returnable deposit of £15.00 required with rally slip


Marshals: Steve & Clare, Nigel & Julie   Places Taken  45    Places Left  20


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JULY 28 – 11 AUGUST


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

We return to this site after our first rally there last 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.  This rally coincides with the Sidmouth Folk Festival.


Route:  From Swindon take the M4 then M5 to Jct 30, Take A376 Exmouth Rd. At Clyst St George turn left onto B3179,  turn right onto B3180/B3179 towards Budleigh Salterton. Turn left into Knowle village on B 3178, 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:  £25.00 per night including electric.

A non refundable deposit of £ 30.00 per week with booking. BALANCE DUE BY 28th June


Marshals: Pete and Marion   Places Taken  4     Places Left  6.


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 AUGUST 23 – 28 (AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY)


BUCKLERS HARD, BEAULIEU, HAMPSHIRE.     SO42 7XB

We return to this site again after the great time had by all on our last visit. Bucklers Hard is in the heart of the New Forest on the banks of the Beaulieu River, just 3 miles from Beaulieu.  The local picturesque towns of Lyndhurst and Lymington are close by.  This picturesque 18th Century maritime village makes an excellent venue from which to explore the beautiful National Park by foot, river or bicycle.  There is also a boat trip available aboard the “Swiftsure” on the River Beaulieu. Own sanitation required, but the toilet facilities in the village can be used during opening times.   

Route: M27 West. Exit junction 2, follow the brown and white tourist signs towards Beaulieu. At Beaulieu Village, follow the brown and white tourist signs to Buckler’s Hard. Look for SCCC signs.


Rally Fee: £ 14.50 per night. No electric.

This includes unlimited admission to Buckler’s Hard village and the Maritine Museum.


Marshals:  Clive & Lin, Jim & Kim   Places Taken  5     Places Left  TBA


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SWINDON CARAVAN & CAMPING CLUB A.G.M.


Please note change of date from 30th, now on 2nd.


2nd SEPTEMBER 2018


SWINDON CARAVAN and CAMPING CLUB AGM - Coleview Community Centre, Swindon, SN3 4AS

Attendance of our members at this meeting would be appreciated to support your club.

Tea, Coffee, soft drinks and biscuits will be available from 10:20am.  Meeting to commence 10.30am.


 Places Taken  5

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                                                                                                                                                                                                               Rally Fee: £ 15.00 per night.  No electric. Own sanitation required.                                                                                                                A non returnable deposit of £15.00 required with rally slip and balance is required by June 12th 2018.  

Marshals:  Steve & Clare Morgan, Nigel & Julie New  

Limit: 65 Vans     Places taken:  2 (Marshals)   Places Left : 63

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Marshals:   TBA

Limit: 15 Vans      Places taken:  0    Places Left : 15



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Rally Fee: £18.00 per night including electric. 7 spaces have been booked but more available to a maximum of 10 units. For info contact Rally Officer. Book early to avoid disappointment as this is a popular site and venue.  All bookings to be received by April 17th with full payment. After this date check with Rally Officer.  

Marshals:  TBA   

Limit: 7 Vans      Places taken: 0    Places Left : 7



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2018 Rally Information



592 hits to 24/4/2017

The rally information is up to date. Make sure you book early if you wish to attend a particular rally. Please note that two rallies have been cancelled and the AGM date has been brought forward.....