RALLIES 2024

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IF YOU ARE GOING TO ARRIVE AT A RALLY AFTER 6 PM CAN YOU CALL THE HOST TO INFORM THEM OF YOUR ARRIVAL TIME.

ALL RALLIES WILL START AT 12 O’CLOCK

If you require any further information with regard to our Rallies for 2023 listed below please contact the WW group Rally Officer Andy Mundy: Email: westwessex.rallyofficer@themotorcaravannersclub.co.uk or andymundy420@gmail.com Mob: 07746058602

DATE VENUE DETAILS
29 Feb – 4 Mar
(4 Nights)
CANCELLED
Shamba Holiday Park
BOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12:00
Facilities: Full facility Site CANCELLED
Attractions: A heated indoor swimming pool, clubhouse and licensed bar, on-site shop (selling a range of provisions, gifts, newspapers etc), games room with pool table, launderette, large dog walking area, and EHU..
Cost: £22
Host: Andy and Gill (07746058606)

Directions: Located off the main A31 Ringwood to Wimbourne Road and a signboard is situated on the main road. Turn left into East Moors Lane (dual carriageway) and the park is situated about a mile down the lane on the right.

Post Code: BH24 2SB
GPS: 50.825067N 1.853117 W
28 Mar – 1 Apr
(4 Nights)
St Michael’s Middle SchoolEASTER RALLY
BOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only, school playground. Use of hall, showers available.
Attractions: Easter Rally, food and entertainment, Friday – Hot cross buns, Saturday – Jacket potatoes, Sunday – Roast dinner
Cost: £70.00 or £55 single Occupancy
Host: Andy and Gill (07746058606)

Directions: From A31 at Canford Bottom roundabout, take the exit sp Colehill and follow road uphill, through traffic calming, for about 1.4 mies, until you come to St Michael’s Church on the hill at crossroads. Turn left, school 100 m on right.

From Wimbourne go past police station on right, at roundabout take a left up Rowlands Hill, keep left at second roundabout all the way up hill, follow until you come to war memorial, turn left there school on left.

Post Code: BH21 7AB
GPS: 50 48′ 34.90″ N 1 57′ 58.89″ W
11 – 15 Apr
(4 Nights)
Parley Glade
CANCELLED BAD WEATHER
BOOKING REQUIRED CANCELLED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only, grass field
Attractions: Curlew Pub at the top of the lane. (Usually best to book) 20mins walk to shops and takeaway.
Cost: £13.50 PUPN or £20.00 with EHU
Host: Robert and Ann Hartley (07774674507)

Directions: Church lane is a turning off B3073, Christchurch road in West Parley, almost opposite “the Curlew” pub. Continue down the lane for approx 2 – 3 miles (almost to the bottom) look out for the MCC signs. At a narrow turning on the right (go past the gate with C&C club sign before turning off lane).

Post Code: BH22 8TR
GPS: 50 46’19.24″ N 1 52’44.18″ W (approx)
20 – 27 Apr
(7 Nights)
Leadstone CampingBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: http://www.pitchup.com/campsites/england/south_west/devon/dawlish/leadstone-camping/
Attractions: Short walk to the beach, farm shop and restaurant next door selling food and drinks
Cost: £20.50 with EHU
Host: Andy and Gill (07746058606)

Directions: From M5 motorway continue onto Devon expressway/A38 (sp Plymouth/Torquay/A380) for 2.3 miles, then keep to left lanes onto A380 (sp Torquay), then take slip road exit for Great Halden, then turn left. After 5.2 miles turn left and then right and continue for 0.3 miles to turn right onto Exeter roadA379, after 1.8 miles continue straight across rbt to stay on A379 for another 0.8 miles where you turn left onto Warren road. Site is in 0.5 miles on the right.

Post Code: EX7 0NG
GPS: 50 35′ 38.51″ N 3 27′ 06.23″ W
11 – 18 May
(7 Nights)
Birchwood Touring Park
CANCELLED
BOOKING REQUIRED CANCELLED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Full facilities site. http://www.birchwoodtouristpark.co.uk
Attractions: On site shop, direct access points into the forest, leading to the Sika trail, walking and cycling.
Cost: £22.00 including EHC
Host: TBC

Directions: Located on a good straight unclassified road called the Bere road half way between Wareham and Bere Regis

Post Code: BH20 7PA
GPS: 50 42′ 50.50″ N 2 08′ 49.90″ W
23 – 28 MayCamper UK Leisure ParkMCC INTERGROUP FESTIVAL
BOOKING REQUIRED
Via the MCC website or in the monthly magazine

Directions: M1 north exit 21A to Newark A46, stay on A46 around Newark following signs for Lincoln approaching Lincoln whisby roundabout turn left (Sp Wisby gravel pit and eagle) in 2.4 miles turn right onto harby lane (gymkhana jumps in the field n the corner) following this lane for 1.2 miles and destination is sign posted at sharp left turn** it may be an different route from the A46 will be sign posted for the event as lanes are narrow so follow club advice.

Post Code: NG23 7EE
GPS: 53 12′ 53.15″ N 0 41′ 31.90″ W
1 – 8 June
(7 nights)
Bridport FCBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only, grass field.
Attractions: 10 min pleasant walk into town along river side footpath, or 20 mins other way to the beach at Westbay. Market day Bridport Saturday. Club house open, showers available
Cost: £15.50 PUPN
Host: Judy and Roy Clark (07831420815) + Dick and Babs

Directions: A35 Dorchester to Bridport, take the ring road as far as crown roundabout, take fourth exit sp town center, at traffic lights for super store entrance keep left, and turn left down side of brewery, entrance is a few 100 yard on the right, through public car park sp football club.

Post Code: DT6 5LA
GPS: 50 43′ 36.37″ N 2 45′ 38.41″W
12 – 19 Jun
(7 nights)
Abingdon Valley CCBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only.
Attractions: Walkable to town center and Thames path way near by.
Cost: £9.50 PUPN
Host: Andy and Gill (07746058606)

Directions: From the South A34 at the Marcham interchange junction, use the left lane to follow signs for A415 (Sp Witney) follow A415 towards Abingdon through several roundabouts and a right turn onto Stert street (still A415) in approx 0.5 miles (and after crossing the river Thames) the cricket club will be on the right, next door to the football club.

Post Code: OX14 3HP
GPS: 51 39′ 57.39″ N 1 16′ 41.96″ W
27 Jun – 1 July
(4 nights)
Weymouth RFCBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic water and Elsan, only grass pitch.
Attractions: Bus stop 5 min walk over at Sainsburys go to town, short walk into Lodmoor country park which has many visitor attractions.
Cost: £12.50 PUPN
Host: Mike and Bett Fletcher (07938966035)

Directions: Site is on A3052 between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth. BUT if approaching from the East/North (Dorchester) via A35 do not turn onto A3052 at Charmouth as this will involve taking your van through center of Lyme Regis which is very narrow. Stay on A35 for approx 5 more miles until a turn right at Abbey Gate onto A358 (signpost Musbury/Seaton/Sidmouth/Axminster) then immediately take a left under the bridge. After 3.6 miles, turn right onto A3052 and the site will be on your right after approx 6 miles.

Post Code: DT3 5HZ
GPS: 50 42’33.55″ N 3 10’30.04″ W
11 -15 July
(4 nights)
Wareham RFCBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only, grass field.
Attractions: 10 – 15 min walk into town market on quay on Saturday
Cost: £11.00 pupn
Host: Steven and Keith Snook (07927665696)

Directions: Turn off A351 into Wareham town center (at Saxon roundabout if coming from the north, Poole/Bournemouth along high street, left into east street, continues as Bestwall road) or (at roundabout junction with A352 from Swanage or Dorchester/Weymouth along worgret road past sports center and fire station, as far as the same traffic lights, east street is straight across) rugby club is at very end on the left.

Post Code: BH20 4HY
GPS: 50 41′ 14.23″ N 2 05′ 59.24″ W
18 – 22 July
(4 nights)
Royal Victoria Country ParkBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only, grass field.
Attractions: http://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryparks/rvcp/visit
Cost: £15.50 PUPN
Host: Robert and Ann Hartley (07774674507)

Directions: From the M27 exit at Junc 8 take A3024 to Hamble for 0.5 miles at Windhover interchange take 3rd exit onto Bats Way/A3024, at the next roundabout take second exit onto Hamble Lane – A3025, keep on this road through two more roundabouts then at third roundabout turn right onto Hound road, after 0.8 miles bear slightly right onto station road and in 0.5 miles at the end turn left onto Victoria road, from there keep straight on for approx 0.3 miles with water on your right the park entrance is ahead. Follow the internal and club signs to the rally field.

Post Code: SO31 5DQ
GPS: 50 52′ 11.73″ N 1 21′ 03.12″ W
8 – 12 Aug
(4 nights)
Salisbury RFCCHARITY WEEKEND
BOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only, grass field
Attractions: Charity auction,(Bring all the stuff you thought you wanted to keep but no longer need and lets auction if off for the charity) Barbecue followed by a Live Band Saturday night and Enigma Road show Disco Sunday Night walkable into Salisbury along the river or take the bus just outside ground. Clubhouse open, toilets and showers available.
Cost: £95 – Single occupancy £80
Host: Gill Horder + Andy +Maria (07746058606)

Directions: On the A345 Amesbury road two miles North of Salisbury on the outskirts of the city, site is visible on the left hand side, entrance shared with CCC site

Post Code: SP1 3SA
GPS: 51 05′ 14.29″ N 1 47′ 54.99″W
22 – 27 Aug
(5 nights)
Holme Bush InnBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only, grass field.
Attractions: Bank holiday weekend – Bar open all weekend serving food, including excellent Sunday lunch. Live music and BBQ on site + other activities during weekend.
Cost: £10.50 PUPN
Host: Maria (07887393137)

Directions: From East: Approach on A31 in direction of Dorchester, through Canford Bottom and Merley court roundabouts, then turn left at next roundabout, sp Corfe Mullen, onto Wimbourne road. Keep straight on at next three roundabouts, now called Wareham road. After exiting third roundabout, Holme Bush Inn is on right after approx 0.8 miles, entrance is through car park.
From West and other directions: Approach on A350 Poole road, turning onto Old Wareham road at traffic lights at Beacon Hill and site will be on the left in 0.5 miles.

Post Code: BH21 3RZ
GPS: 50 45′ 23.51″ N 2 02′ 12.90″ W
5 – 9 Sept
(4 nights)
Brassknocker BasinBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic water and Elsan, Grass field
Attractions: Beside Kennet and Avon canal, bus stop outside into Bath/Warminster
Cost: £8.50 PUPN
Host: Sue and Chum Randall (07706 402880)

Directions: Of A36 Warminster to Bath road at Bassknocker hill traffic lights (at the end of the bridge) turn right/down hill towards the canal visitors center sharp left turn immediately after then immediate right down hill to the rally field.

Post Code: BA2 7JD
GPS: 51 21′ 26.68″ N 2 18′ 53.10″ W
21 – 28 Sept
(7 nights)
Norden Farm CampsiteBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Full facilities site, Grass pitches
Attractions: Working farm with access to some animals/birds, farm shop and plant nursery, short walk (off road) into Corfe Castle and village, bus stop outside in both directions to Swanage/Weymouth and beyond.
Cost: £23.50 PUPN
Host: Judy and Roy Clark (07831420815) +Dick and Babs

Directions: On the A351 beyond Wareham keep following signs for Corfe castle/Swanage but before entering the villaoge of Corfe Castle look out for signs for Norden farm on the right hand side, turn right/there is a turning lane and follow lane up to the site.

Post Code: BH20 5DS
GPX: 50 38′ 44.57″ N 2 04′ 06.84″ W
10 – 14 Oct (4 nights)South Lytchett ManorBOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Full Facility Site, weather dependent for hard standing or grass
Attractions: Bus stop outside to Poole/Wareham, all year round tea rooms, court yard craft center near by.
Cost: £25.50 inclusive of EHU and TV Ariel
Host: Sue and Chum Randall (07706 402880)

Directions: Site advises this route for large vehicles: Head west out of Poole on A35 (SP Dorchester), after approx 3 miles turn right at the bakers Arms roundabout and continue through the village of Lychett Minster at the end of the village travel a further 300 meters and the site is on the left.

Post Code: BH16 6JB
GPS: 50 44′ 25.80″ N 2 02′ 55.85″ W
24 – 28 October
(4 nights)
Devizes FCAGM WEEKEND
BOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic water and Elsan
Attractions: Club house open at various times food and entertainment over the weekend
Cost: £12.00 pupn
Host: Dawn and Ali (07889998080)

Directions: From Salisbury on A360, on approach to Devizes, at mini roundabout go right into Southbroom road. Next roundabout go right into Nursteed road, past schools, club on right. Look out for the MCC signs.
Alternately from Salisbury take A345 through Amesbury, left onto A342 at Upavon, this will bring you into Devizes on Nursteed road, club will be on the left not long after entering 30 mph limit.

Post Code: SN10 3DX
GPS: 51 20′ 43.46″ N 1 58′ 47.02″ W
28 – 30 Nov
(3 nights)
Hamworthy ClubBOOKINGS ONLY AND LIMITED NUMBERS. BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINMENT
CHRISTMAS RALLY
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic Water and Elsan only, Car park used for parking, slightly slopping, Levelling blocks may be required.
Attractions: Sports Bar open all day, Bus stop outside gate within 50 m. Food and Entertainment over the weekend including Enigma road show Disco and Santa may make an unexpected appearance.
Cost: £110.00 – SINGLE OCUPANCY £80.00
Host: Andy & Gill, (07746058606)

Directions: From North or East, take A31 past Ringwood in direction of Poole and the South West. As
approaching Ferndown, turn right at rbt. to stay on A31, Sp. Dorchester & Channel Ferry continue on A31 for another 5-6 miles, straight through Canford Bottom until Merley Court
Roundabout.
From the West, take A31 from Dorchester, past Wimborne, until Merley Court Roundabout.
At A31 Merley Court Rbt take 1 st exit onto A349 then immediately over to rt-hand lane
Sp.Poole A349 to bear right at mini rbt and stay on A349 for approx ½ mile. (N.B. It’s a 30
limit!) At top of the hill at traffic lights, turn left onto Queen Anne Drive A341, sp.
Bournemouth. This becomes Magna Road continue on this road for approx 1.5 miles
through 2 sets of lights. Hamworthy Club is on left just after the layby.

Post Code: BH21 3AP
GPS: 50 48’34.90″ N 1 57’58.89″ W
29 Dec 2024 –
2 Jan 2025
St Michael’s Middle SchoolNEW YEAR PARTY WEEKEND
BOOKING REQUIRED
Start Time: 12 Noon
Facilities: Basic water and Elsan
Attractions: New Year Celebrations, with food, disco and entertainment.
Cost: TBC
Host: Andy & Gill, (07746058606)

Directions: From A31 at Canford Bottom roundabout, take the exit sp Colehill and follow road uphill, through traffic calming, for about 1.4 miles, until you come to St Michael’s Church on the hill at crossroads. Turn left, school 100 m on right. From Wimbourne go past police station on right, at roundabout take a left up Rowlands Hill, keep left at second roundabout all the way up hill, follow until you come to war memorial, turn left there school on left.

Post Code: BH21 7AB
GPS: 50 48′ 34.90″ N 1 57′ 58.89″ W