1st October to 31st December Rallies

Rally Name            ENFIELD (Limited to 20 vans)

Location                Whitewebbs Museum of Transport, Whitewebbs Road, Enfield EN2                               9HW

Start                      Thursday 3rd October, 10 am

Finish                    Monday 7th October, noon

Information            The museum is a working transport museum, run as a charity, by volunteers, in a rural setting. We will be parked on hard standing within the grounds of the museum. We have use of a room in the museum and a tour will be arranged for those interested. Toilets, Elsan point and water are available. There are garden centres with cafes within easy walking distance and trains into London about ½ mile away. Buses to local towns do run nearby but are infrequent. Two pubs serving food within walking distance.


Cost                     £11 pupn plus £1.50 pupn for EHU (5 amp max) and £2 rally fee.

Booking                See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions             From M25 J25 South towards London on A10 keeping right and after 100m at T/L turn right into Bulls Moor Lane. After 200m over opened bumps turn right at mini rbt into Whitewebbs Lane. Museum is approx. 1 mile on left 100m before junction at end of road.



Rally Name            HEREFORD                                    Fully book reserved list in place

Location                Lucksall Caravan and Camping Park, Mordiford, Hereford HR1 4LP

Start                      Saturday 5th October, noon

Finish                    Thursday 10th October, noon


Information            Lucksall Caravan and Camping Park is a family run, riverside park, graded  5-star, with approx. 21 acres of immaculately kept, level grassland, bordered on one side by the River Wye and the other by their own 86-acre woodland. Site amenities include three heated shower and toilet blocks, plenty of fresh water taps, café, well stocked shop, laundry and dishwashing area. Use of onsite café / restaurant for events TBC. Places to visit: the market town of Ledbury, as well as the historic town of Hereford. If enough people are interested we will organise a visit to Stowford Press Cider Mill (at additional cost). Bus stop, shops and nice local pubs nearby.


Cost                      £19 pupn including EHU plus £3 rally fee for up to 2 persons.

Booking                 See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions              On B4224, Hereford Rd, halfway between the villages of                                                Mordiford and Fownhope. From the end of the M50 (Ross) take A449 SP Ledbury, turn onto B4224 SP Hereford, then travel approx. 7 miles. Site is on left. From Hereford take A438 SP Ledbury, turn onto the B4224 SP Mordiford then travel 7 miles. Site is on right. From Ledbury take A438 SP Hereford. Approx. 5 miles east of Hereford turn left, SP Dormington / Mordiford then travel approx. 3 miles and turn left at T junction. Site is on right after 2 miles.




Rally Name           WYRE PIDDLE

The site won Caravan and Motorhome Club Best CL for 2018

Location               Avonbank, Meadow Mill Lane, Wyre Piddle, Worcestershire WR10 2JF

Start                     Thursday 10th October, 10 am

Finish                   Thursday 17th October, 11 am


Information            This will be a free and easy rally at a Marina on the banks of the River Avon. This is a well-maintained, level grass site with EHU for 30 vans. The site has no toilets or showers but there is an Elsan point. We will arrange get togethers as and when dependent on weather. There are two pubs in the village serving food. We would like to hold a meal on Tuesday night, cost to be confirmed at the rally. There are no shops in Wyre Piddle and only two buses a day. Pershore is around 30 minutes’ walk, with several shops, cafes and pubs as well as an Asda.


Cost                     £12 pupn inc. EHU plus £2 rally fee.

Booking                See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions              From M5 J6 take A4538 / A44 Evesham Rd. At 3rd rbt take B4083 to Wyre Piddle. At Monument turn right on to Church St and follow road until you reach Boatyard and Marina on left. Site is through Boatyard (right of way). Look out for ATOC signs.





Location                Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucester                                 GL50 4SH

Start                      Thursday 7th November, 9 am

Finish                    Monday 11th November, 11 am


Information            Cheltenham Racecourse is situated by the Park & Ride where buses can take you in to the vibrant town with excellent shops, bars and restaurants and good transport links around the Cotswolds. We have the use of a room in the evenings where we can bring our own drinks. Entertainment and Doral Photographic Competition on Saturday night. The site is on a slope (mostly on hardstanding, some grass) so big levelling blocks and long lead(s) for EHU advised.


Cost                      £18 pupn including EHU plus £2 rally fee for up to two persons.                                    Additional persons £2pn.

Booking                 See 2019 Rally Book for details.

Please send Rally Slips and deposits to Chris Tanner (Membership Secretary) Please make cheques payable to Auto-Trail Owners' Club


Directions              From North leave M5 J9 onto A46 SP Evesham. In 2 miles at Queens Head pub turn R towards Bishops Cleeve. After 1.5 miles at T junction turn R onto A435 SP Cheltenham. After 5 miles turn at rbt 1st L into racecourse. Follow ATOC signs.
From South, leave M5 J11 onto A40 SP Cheltenham. In 1.5 mile at rbt turn left into Princess Elizabeth Way (A4103) SP Swindon Village. After 1.5 miles at rbt (A4019) follow sign for P&R, after half mile turn R (look for small white racecourse sign) over level crossing. In 1 mile at rbt take 2nd exit into racecourse, follow ATOC signs.




Location                Hornets Rugby Club, Hutton Moor Road, BS22 8LY

Start                      Wednesday 6th November, noon

Finish                    Saturday 9th November, 11 am


Information            Hornets Rugby Club is situated about ¾ mile from Weston town centre. Bus stop is located just outside club. Carnival will take place on Friday evening (8th November). We have use of the club’s facilities including toilets and showers. NO EHU.


Cost                      £15 pupn plus £2 rally fee for up to 2 persons.

Booking                 See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions              From M5 J21 Follow A370 dual carriageway towards town centre. Take 2nd exit over 1st rbt to stay on A370, at next rbt take 2nd exit over bridge, at next rbt take 2nd exit. Move into RH lane, at T/L follow brown sign Hornets Rugby Club. After turning right, Hornets is 200 yards on RH side.




Rally Name           HARROGATE IN THE AUTUMN


Location                Harrogate Caravan Park, Great Yorkshire Showground, Wetherby                                 Road, Harrogate HG2 8NZ

Start                     Monday 18th November, 12 noon

Finish                   Friday 22nd November, 12 noon


Information            A pretty site located on the south side of Harrogate overlooking the beautiful Crimple valley. Site adjacent to Fodders’ award-winning delicatessen and café selling the very best of Yorkshire food and drink. A short distance away is the Travellers Rest pub serving a variety of locally sourced meals and snacks. Good regular bus service into Harrogate town centre (10 mins). The very popular Christmas Fair will be opening on the Thursday. Hardstanding and Wi-Fi available, price includes electricity, modern heated toilets and shower facilities.


Cost                     £18 pupn plus £2 rally fee for up to two persons.

Booking                See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions              Entrance adjacent to Sainsbury’s supermarket and fuel station on                                Wetherby Road (A661).





Location                Baytree Garden Centre, Weston, Lincs PE12 6JU

Start                     Thursday 21st November, 2 pm

Finish                   Monday 25th November, noon


Information            Hard standing. Large garden centre with plants, pet shop, garden furniture and ornaments. Huge selection of unique Christmas decorations and gifts, Father Christmas and his live reindeer, speciality shops and owl sanctuary. Restaurant and toilets open during the day. Bus stop outside serving Spalding / King’s Lynn (Saturday market). Saturday night, Fish & Chip supper (at extra cost). Use of room in Fun Farm with bar every night. No electric.


Cost                     £6.50 pupn plus £2 rally fee for up to 2 persons.

Booking                See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions              A16 Spalding by-pass at McDonalds rbt turn left on to A151 from North, or right from South, straight across next rbt and Centre is on left.



Rally Name           THE BRIDGE DINNER / DANCE (WETHERBY) (Limited to 25 vans)


Location                The Bridge Hotel, Walshford, Wetherby, N Yorks. LS22 5HS

Start                      Friday 22nd November, noon

Finish                    Monday 25th November, 11 am


Information            Mulled wine and hot chestnuts around a log fire on Friday evening, weather permitting, followed by a get-together for drinks in the bar, (optional, at own expense). On Saturday taxis can be arranged to visit Wetherby or Knaresborough, interesting local market towns. On Saturday evening meet in the bar for pre-dinner drinks, then into a private room for a Carvery Dinner followed by music and dancing. Use of Hotel Spa facilities available at residents’ rates. Good flat area for cycling or walking. No raffle at coffee morning (Bran Tub, wrapped gifts of approx £5 per couple). All hardstanding, Fresh water and toilet emptying only (eco-friendly toilet fluid please) No EHU.


Cost                     £65 per couple (or £32.50 single) including rally fee.

Booking                See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions             From A1(M) J46 SP Wetherby follow signs to Bridge Hotel north                                   on old A1 route to Walshford GPS 53.9746° N 1.3695° W



Location                Merley Court Touring Park, Wimbourne, Dorset BH21 3AA
Dinner Dance is at Cobham Sports & Social Club,Merley House 

Start                      Thursday 28th November, 12 noon

Finish                    Monday 2nd December, 11 am


Information            Dinner Dance on Friday SATURDAY night (black tie optional). £28pp (TBC) NOW £34pp INC RALLY FEE. See Rally Updates in magazine and on website for menu choices, which will need to be given to the stewards as soon as possible, at the very latest one month before the rally.
Merley Court is an award-winning site on the edge of the historic and interesting town of Wimborne Minster. Within walking distance of the town for the fit (30 mins, bus part way). Wimborne Market and Antiques Centre (with parking – same distance) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There is also parking for motorhomes near the town. Buses to Poole / Wimborne nearby (ten minutes’ walk). Site bar expected to be open in the evenings, with clubroom available to all on site.
We hope to serve a Ploughman’s Supper one evening, with Coffee Morning and Raffle on Sunday. A Chinese Raffle will be also held at this rally, each prize should be wrapped and should cost approx £5 pp. There will also be a best dressed van competition, theme is Christmas.
All pitches will be pre-allocated. Site entrance barrier operates on number plate recognition. Please ensure that your registration number is clearly printed on booking slip. Drive towards barrier slowly for it to open and book in at Stewards’ pitch (follow yellow ATOC signs), NOT RECEPTION.


Cost                   Site fees £19 pupn inc EHU   

                          NEW COST OF DINNER is£34pp WHICH NOW INCLUDES RALLY FEE



Menu here


Booking                See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions             Signposted (brown signs) from rbt on A31 Wimborne bypass to                                   the west of Wimborne.




Rally Name           SOUTH LYTCHETT MANOR (POOLE) (Limited to 25 vans)

Location               Dorchester Road, Lytchett Minster, Dorset BH16 6JB

Start                     Monday 2nd December, 2 pm NO EARLY ARRIVALS

Finish                   Saturday 7th December, 11 am


Information            Outright winner of the AA Campsite of the Year 2016 award, this is a full facility site with high standard toilets and showers, shop and off licence, free Wi-Fi throughout the park, games room with pool table and TV, information room, book swap library, indoor washing up area and laundry room. Cycle hire is available from Reception and there is a bus stop at the site entrance serving Poole in one direction and Wareham, Corfe Castle and Swanage in the other.
A 5-minute walk along a good footpath will take you to a small Craft Courtyard, where there is a range of craft shops and Dylan’s Restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, where our evening gatherings will be held, including a 3-course Christmas Dinner (additional cost - £20pp) on Friday.
Half-a-mile away (flat walk), in the village, there is a pub where we will book a group meal for Wednesday evening, which will include a free bottle of wine with two main courses (TBC) <>. All pitches are hard standing INC EHU.


Cost                     £17 pupn plus £2 rally fee for up to 2 persons.

Booking                See 2019 Rally Book for details.


Directions              From A31 / A350 rbt take A350 SP Poole. After 2.8m turn R at T/L SP Lytchett Minster. At end of road turn R. Site immediately on R. NARROW GATE.
From A35 / A351 / B3067 rbt  take B3067 SP Lytchett Minster. Drive through village. Site on L. NARROW GATE. GPS: 50.7424 N, 2.0478 W.



RALLY NAME      New Year Rally at Shamba Park (St Leonards). (Limited to 20vans)

Fully booked - Reserve list in place, please email or text stewards to book


Location:            Ringwood Road, St Leonards, Ringwood BH24 2SB

Start:                  Sunday 29th December 2019

Finish                Thursday 2nd January 2020


Information:      Shamba is a full facilities site with a heated indoor swimming pool, Clubhouse and licenced bar, onsite shop selling a range of provisions, gifts, newspapers etc, Games room with pool table, Launderette with washing machines, Large dog walking area and electric hook up.

1st night meet & greet in the bar, followed by a race night with pie and mash on the Monday. Celebrate New Years eve with a cold buffet and party night  with music. Weds evening will be a farewell drink. Other information and activities to follow.

Cost: £125


Booking: To secure this venue we need your bookings asap, please send booking slip with post dated cheque 22nd Nov made payable to RJ Varney.  Please advise your choice of pie when booking: either, Chicken Ham & leek or Steak and Ale.


To book please see your rally book for stewards contact details under any of the 3 Spanish Rallies. If you have already expressed and interest, please contact stewards ASAP


Directions: Shamba Holidays is located off the main A31 Ringwood to Wimbourne road and a signboard is situated on the roadside. Turn left into East Mors Lane and the park is situated about a mile down the lane on the right-hand side. 









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