I shall be there, provided the van scrapes through another MOT tomorrow and
I get the Blackstone cooling tank finished. I always mention URES on the
bottom of my display board so you should spot me by that.
As things stand, I have every intention of being there, my pitch number
being 4. Where are the rest of you?
I've not been there before, so would be grateful for any hints and tips
previous attendees might have.
I take it this is an event where one drops off the engine and general
clutter and parks the car some distance away. As I don't walk far all that
easily, can anyone make a sensible guess at approximately how far? I won't
attend the Great Dorset following reports of long-distance hiking requiring
supply drops and stops to let the camels drink.
Very wise Kim.
The Great Dorset is a marathon.
Depending on what time you arrive, car to pay gate can be 1/4 mile.
Perhaps that's why I see a higher percentage of wheelchairs at that rally
than any other.
Even when you get in there, the engine display is disappointingly small.
I still go every year though but mainly for the traders area and the variety
Incidentally, I had my invitation to buy tickets arrive a few days ago. I
noticed that the entry fee reduces after 5pm. It always used to be free
after that time. Now it looks like they will be charging.
I'll be travelling up on Friday night. What's the latest they will let me in?
Hi Kim, they usually work very late but when they do shut for the night
they have an area to park overnight on the field.
This will be mentioned at the next meeting & they will be
ready for a midnight Viking raid. 8^)
I have decided to take the plunge and come along complete with engine.
This is assuming I am not too late to enter.
I need to sort out some transport problems but I think I can manage
I also need to obtain some third party insurance. I had it before from a
company that advertised in the back of SE mag but haven't seen them for
a while. Anybody have any suggestions as to where I can get the relevant
See you all there.