Stratford Upon Avon Motorhome Show.

14th – 16th June

Appletree Exhibitions invite you to the Caravan and Motorhome Show at Stratford Upon Avon Racecourse. The HCI are to be allocated the same pitching area as last year with a grandstand view of Tuesdays racing, a short walk to the showers and toilet facilities. The fees are £96 for 7 nights camping or £54 for 4 days camping and includes 3 nights entertainment plus a free ticket to the racing on Tuesday 18th June.

 

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HCI Rally to Pentewan Sands

Saturday 22nd June to Saturday 6th July 2019

Ken and I assisted by Nick and Shirley Hardey invite you to join us on the beach at Pentewan Sands between St Austell and Mevagissy.  This wonderful 5 star site offers everything you could wish for in a holiday.  Have a look on the web site at www.pentewansands.com.  This will be the usual relaxed rally and you will be able to explore this lovely area even without transport.  The bus to ‘everywhere’ stops just outside the gate.  We hope to have a couple of scooter/motorcar runs as we did last year. The tourist attractions of the Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligon are close by – the locally baked scones are to die for.  The same bakery supplies us with pasties fresh from the oven. Bring your own transport if you have it to make the most of the area.  A cycle path runs from the site and the nearby St Austell Railway Station will give you entry to Poldark Country.

The fees have again been increased but we are given a third off the commercial rate and we get full use of all the facilities.  The cost for two weeks will be £305 with electric hook up (departing Saturday 6th July).

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SITE DOES NOT ALLOW CATS OR DOGS

 

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HCI Slimbridge Wetland Rally

Monday 8th July  –  Friday 12th July 2019  (4 Nights)

 Nigel and Teresa Goodricke invite you to join them in Gloucestershire for a rally some 800m from the world renowned WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.  The Centre is set against the spectacular Severn Estuary home to a wealth of wildlife.  The rally field is located next to Tudor Caravan Parks  behind the Tudor Arms free house. Unfortunately there will be no electric hook ups available and we will not have use of the main site facilities (own facilities are therefore essential).

In addition to the usual meet and greet, coffee mornings, bring and share meal, quiz sheets etc., the rally fee will include tickets for a group visit to the Wetland Centre and a skittle evening with a basket snack/meal at the Tudor Arms (drinks from pay bar only).

All for the rally fee of £98.00 per Hymer with 2 people  or £78.00 per Hymer with 1 person.

We are also offering the opportunity to visit the Gloucester docks area (by coach) one day where there are of course, the Historic Docks, the National  Waterways Museum, the Dunkirk Ship, Bodicea II, the museum of the Gloucestershire Regiment, ‘The Glorious Glosters’  and numerous shops and  restaurants.. Price £12.00pp including group entry to the National Waterways Museum or just transport to and from the Gloucester docks area at £7.00pp

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HCI Rally to the Norfolk Motorhome Show

Norwich  19th – 21st July 2019

At the Norfolk County Showground, Camp with the Club at this event  

Club members receive a £2 discount and can claim a further  discount if you subscribe to certain Warners publications (see booking form).  Booking fees are:  arrival Thurs to Mon  £50;  Thurs to Mon with EHU £90;  Fri to Mon £47;

Entertainment extra; adults £10; children (5-16) £5

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HCI Rally to Tenby, South Wales

Sunday 4th to Sunday 11th August (7nts)

Charles and Carolyn invite you to join them on their Rally in South Wales. Tenby is a beautiful, picturesque town within easy walking distance of our venue, which last saw us in 2012 so we are told. The Rally will be held on the premises of a school with our main area being on the playing field but with the possibility of hard standing for anyone with mobility issues. There are facilities for chemical emptying , waste water and bagged rubbish disposal. Fresh water is available but No EHU.

We will have the use of a hall for our coffee mornings and evening get togethers. We are hoping to provide at least one night of guest entertainment (no, not a disc jockey, no not head banging music either). We also hope to have some self generated entertainment (thinking TV game shows here, who will be brave enough !!!) There will be a full days coach trip to St David’s with time to enjoy the history of it all and a stop on the way back at Pembroke castle. Details of bike and scooter rides and walks will be given at the meet and greet and there will also be a town quiz, a van picture quiz and who knows what else.  There is a very good golf course between our venue and the town so anyone who fancies a round don’t forget to pack your clubs.

The cost of this 7 nights of fun or relaxation (the choice is yours) is £155.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 19 JUNE 2019

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HCI Rally to the Western Motorhome Show

16th – 18th August 2019

At the Three Counties  Showground, Camp with the Club at this event, Club members receive a £2 discount and can claim a further £5 discount if you subscribe to certain Warners publications

Booking fees are:  arrival Thurs to Mon  £63; Fri to Mon £60;

Entertainment Sat Eve adults £12; Children up to 16 £6

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HCI Rally at L`Isle Verte – Montsoreau

Saturday 31st Aug to Saturday 7th Sept 

Sue and Eddie invite you to the 7 day HCI rally at Camping L`Isle Verte Montsoreau situated in the beautiful Loire Valley. Montsoreau you will find is like a closely guarded secret with its sublime architecture in the subtle shades of French lace that hide the village`s latent luxuries from the fleeting glances of the tourist hordes that stop in their coach loads in neighbouring Saumur. If you want to experience the local Loire without the umbrella wielding tour guides Montsoreau is ideal.

If it is French splendour, style and gastronomy you seek then  the Val de Loire (Loire Valley) will exceed your expectations. Poised on the crucial frontier between northern and southern France the region was once of immense strategic importance. Kings, Queens, dukes and nobles came here to establish feudal castles and later on sumptuous pleasure palaces – that is why this fertile river valley is sprinkled with hundreds of Frances`s most opulent aristocratic estates. With crenelated towers, soaring cupolas and glittering banquet halls, the regions chateaux, villages and vineyards attest to over a thousand years of rich architectural and artistic creativity. 

We have in conjunction with Clement the campsite owner devised an exciting programme for you to explore, experience and taste the delights of this wonderful area, including a visit to a local wine cellar with tasting of course, a visit and tasting at the nearby distillery, experience the local delicacies, compete in a tournament in the local game of “Boule de Fort” and possibly one of the highlights of the week for you will be lunch in a troglodyte cave. 

The all inclusive fee for this 7 night rally is £380 based on an exchange rate of £1 = €1

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HCI Rally at L`ile d`Or - Amboise

After our first week of the Loire Valley Rally at Le`Isle Verte we continue along the route of the Loire River to our next destination at Amboise just 1.5 hours away, but in essence it could be a million miles away. Two completely different destinations yet so close together. Located between the two branches of the Loire, the campsite of l’ile d’Or offers a unique setting where nature and history have combined for your pleasure. A stone’s throw from the campsite tranquility on the island to that of the bustling city, which used to be the Royal City. You may even experience the spirit of the French Kings or that of Leonardo da Vinci!

The campsite is located in the heart of the Loire Valley, opposite the Royal Castle and not far from the Clos Lucé (last home of Leonardo da Vinci),  Amboise is a very special place that you will be sure to enjoy. 

There will be group visits organised to some of the major attractions in the city including a group meal in one of the many hostelries and a final meal together before we depart. You will also have ample free time to explore this beautiful City at your own leisure.

The all inclusive fee for this week will be  £300  with EHU. Based on an exchange rate of £1 = €1.

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HCI Rally to the Peak Rail, Derbyshire

Wednesday 11th  to Monday 16th September 2019  (5 Nts)

Dave and Yvonne Bolton, assisted by Pete and Donna Bonner invite you to join them at Peak Rail, Rowsley, Nr Matlock, Derbyshire where you can take a nostalgic journey back in time through the Derbyshire Countryside on the heritage railway. We will arrive on Wednesday for a meet and greet in a railway carriage to which we have access every night. On this rally your time is your own to explore some of the delights Derbyshire has to offer. Be that via the bus stop adjacent to the site entrance, on cycle or on foot.

Peak Rail is situated in the Derwent Valley which contains the World Heritage Site of Derwent Mills. It provides easy access to Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock and Cromford. Also, Haddon Hall and the jewel of country houses Chatsworth House. Adjacent to the site is a superb Indian Restaurant with very high standards of service.  Our rally fee includes a 3 course Sunday lunch plus coffee, cooked and served while travelling on the railway in the Palatine Restaurant Car.

Camping will be on hard standing. Own sanitation essential. No EHU. Fresh water and chemical waste disposal available. Dogs are  welcome.

Closing date for applications is Monday 15th July 2019

The cost of this long weekend (including the Sunday lunch) is £107 per unit of 2 people, £72 for single person.

 

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HCI Rally to the Motorhome Show Season Finale, Lincoln Show Ground

20th – 22nd September 2019 

Club members receive a £2 discount and can claim a further £5 discount if you subscribe to certain Warners publications 

Booking fees are:  arrival Thurs to Mon  £55; Fri to Mon £52; 

Entertainment Saturday night  The Hollies plus Manfreds 

Adults  £18, Children £9

 

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ACCEO NATIONAL RALLY 2019

2nd – 7th October 2019 

Ukranian Youth Centre

Weston on Trent, Derbyshire, DE72 2BU

Full Social Program:

Wednesday       Meet & Greet

Thursday          Social Evening

Friday               Social Evening with background music

Saturday          ACCEO AGM, Live Entertainment

Sunday             Social Evening 

Cost for the National £20.00 for the weekend with any additional nights (Wed. Thurs. & Sun.) at £7.50 per night. Admission to the hall at the weekend is by ticket only.  This is for administrative purposes only; there is no charge for entertainment this year.  

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Thursford Christmas Spectacular 2019

Tuesday.10th  – Sunday 5th December 2019. (1+4 Nts)

YES, It really is on again this year! But only 40 tickets available, so bids ASAP I suggest.  We will assemble in the Thursford Collection Car Park from Noon onwards on Tuesday 10th Dec.  There will be plenty of time to visit the Xmas shops and the restaurants etc before the 7pm Show, a wonderful blend of exciting Christmas entertainment with songs, carols, dazzling dancers, beautiful costumes, outstanding music & singing from a cast of over 130.

After the show, we night-stop on the Thursford car park,  (Note, there are no facilities on the CP).  Wednesday am we move off to the full facility Fakenham Racecourse Caravan Park for 4 nights with hardstandings, EHU, toilets, showers etc.  During  Wednesday we will arrange a Meet & Greet, with drinks, nibbles, tea/coffee etc, then perhaps a quiz or fun party games to round off the day!. Thursday is market day in Fakenham  which is about a 15mins walk along the riverside directly from the site.   Friday evening, (18.30/19.00) a 3 course Christmas Dinner in the Prince of Wales suite over-looking the racecourse.

On Saturday,  farewells with afternoon tea/coffee & cakes available.

To vacate the site by 11.00 am Sunday 15th.

All Inclusive Rally Fees:-

Hymer+2 pers.= £220.00, H+1pers = £145.00. Extra Guests = £80.00 ea.

 

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HCI New Year Rally, Worksop

29th December 2019 to 2nd January 2020

It is with great pleasure that once again we have managed to obtain 25 places at the very popular campsite we all know and love right in the middle of Worksop.  Located  within walking distance of all bars, shops, restaurants and supermarkets.  The canal is just around the corner for lovely long walks with your dogs, the bus station is closeby if you wish to explore further afield.

This four night rally has in the past been very popular and gets booked very quickly. New Years Eve is a good time to dress up and enjoy.  With myself and Viv making a  FANTASTIC buffet for you all. 

All the entertainment is in the Clubhouse next to  the campsite.  I am informed that dogs are not allowed in the Clubhouse.  All drinks are bar only EXCEPT New Years Eve when  you must BRING YOUR OWN.

New Years Day we go to the the Shireoaks for a three course meal and this is included in the cost of the rally.

As in years gone by we will hold a ‘Best Dressed Van’ competition so don’t forget your fairy lights.

All this for £175.00 per unit including 2 persons with EHU.  Single person please deduct £15.00.

 

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