23rd CHAPTER OF THE NORTH DEVON
LEGENDARY GRAND TOUR 2018
WEDNESDAY 22nd AUGUST BIG SHEEP CAMPSITE IS OPEN
Saturday 25th August
10-00am BIG SHEEP MINI SHOW. The show is free and held in the Car Park; You are welcome to go into the Big Sheep and enjoy the fun at a very reduced rate. The driver will get in free, and up to 6 passengers can go for half price. There will be 8 Big Sheep related prizes and fierce competition for them. If you are only going to the Mini Show, you are still welcome to join us on the country’s biggest cruise, from Northam Burrows back to the Big Sheep for even more fun down the death side. This time the entrance is free.
5-30pm The Saturday night cruise. Meet at the information centre on Northam Burrows use the Sandymere Road entrance. NOT BEFORE 5-30, or they will charge you to get in, should be signposted.
6-30pm Depart the Burrows. Westward Ho! Northam and Appledore
7-00pm Arrive Big Sheep free entry for fun in the EWE-TOPIA indoor play zone. The café will be open and the brewery. 10-00pm the Big Sheep Closes.
There are Toilets on the Burrows somewhere but not sure if they will be open
Sunday 26th August Westward Ho! 10-15am Drivers briefing on Prom
7-30am Westward Ho! Prom is open for parking. Toilets
10-45am Bideford Youth Piped Band starts
11-00am Rock & Roll We leave Westward Ho! up Stanwell Hill Abbotsham roundabout.’
11-30am Arrive Hartland Quay. Toilets & Lunch. Hartland Quay always has a BBQ waiting for us, and they always give a donation for the CHSW.
1-00pm Depart Hartland Quay.
2-00pm Arrive Dartington Crystal Toilets & Devon Cream Teas.
3-30pm Depart Dartington for home going via the two big dippers.
7-00/7-30 Horse Race Meeting at the campsite everyone welcome campers or not. It’s going to be big this year.
Monday 27th August Victoria Park Bideford 10-15am Drivers briefing in Park
7-30am Victoria Park opens Toilets. There will be a Catering Van in the park
10-30am The Bideford Youth Pipe Band starts
11-00am Rock & Roll We’re off. Along the Quay and over the old bridge.
11-15am Turn off the road by Fremington shops and through Housing Estate.
Arrive at Little Bridge House and go round the roundabout the wrong way.
11-45am Arrive Landkey Regroup & Use the bridge to cross over 361.
1-30pm Arrive Valley of the Rocks. Toilets & Lunch Stop but bring your own & regroup
2-15pm Depart Car Park SHARP.
2-45pm Arrive Combe Martin
3-00pm Arrive Ilfracombe ( I don’t think so) Toilets
3-30pm Prize giving & raffle etc.
THIS ITINERARY IS DUE FOR ANOTHER UPDATE THIS YEAR
We do not drive far over the weekend, but the event is intense and knackering, so why not have another night at the campsite and make your way home the next day, you will be glad you did.
WEDNESDAY 29th CAMPSITE CLOSES DOWN