The Motor Caravanners' Club


Avon Group

Note: An individual page containing all details for each Rally, can either be viewed by hovering over "Rallies -" in the header above and clicking on the required rally in the drop down menu, or by viewing the Rally Diary listing below and then clicking the "Click Here" link in the "Main Page" column below:

Rally Campsite Information


Please show consideration to our volunteer hosts by not arriving at rallies earlier than the start time shown. This is particularly important where the venue is at a school. If no times are shown assume a 12 Noon start time and a 2 pm end time for the final day of the rally. Note; Membership cards are required to be shown at all rallies.  Rallies will start at 12 noon, unless otherwise stated.  Five night rallies will close at 12 noon on the fifth day.

For queries about rallies please contact a committee member.  The Group Telephone will be turned on only during rallies - 07510 320636.

​​IF booking is required, please contact Secretary Christine Gautier (Txt: 07976306116, or, ​​email avon@themotorcaravannersclub.co.uk. ).

Providing the following details:
Name of rally venue to be booked
Members names
Your Group
Van reg.no.
MCC Membership no.
Phone no.
Number of people in van

 

Membership Cards must be shown when arriving and booking in at all Rallies.  Sites as a minimum will have a fresh water tap, and toilet emptying facilities.

 
We do our best to ensure that the information shown for each rally is accurate and up to date. It may be subject to change as plans for rallies develop or due to factors beyond our control. Keep an eye on detailed rally page to make sure you have the latest details, If you have any specific questions regards a rally or available facilities, please e-mail the committee rally officers for clarification or assistance.

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WARNING for SatNav users. The exact location of Post Code Points does not always coincide with the best approach for larger vehicles to some sites. For example, schools which have repositioned their main entrance. Recommendation - when you get close use a map, and watch for blue MCC signs. Also helpfull, prior research using "Google StreetView" can sometimes be useful.


Avon Group Mobile Phone: 07510 320636 will be switched on for the duration of each rally.  Members can contact the hosts during the rally period (subject to their being a signal) with any queries you may have, or if assistance is required, or you wish to inform the hosts of a late arrival.

​​We are please to offer these rallies for your enjoyment, we hope you will give us your support by attending and perhaps hosting a rally.  If you are new to hosting we are here to offer support. Thank you.


Any Avon members wishing to act as or help hosts for any of the proposed rallies, please talk to a committee member, the Rally Officer, or e-mail:​  Secretary at ​​avon@themotorcaravannersclub.co.uk. , or  avonweb18@yahoo.com.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Avon Group MMC 2024 Rally Program Diary



Avon Group MMC 2024 Rally Programme


(NOTE: The Links to main pages will be added soon)

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To Book a TC/Rally - Please contact AVON Group Secretary, Contact details and Information required is as detailed above, and also provided on the Avon Group - home page.





All rally sites will have as a minimum, toilet emptying facilities and drinking water.  Unfortunately we cannot  guarantee the provision of a hose pipe.  If you need one, please come prepared.  Thank you


******************VOLUNTEER HOSTS REQUIRED SOME FOR RALLIES *****************

​MEMBERS WILLING TO HOST - PLEASE CONTACT CHAIRMAN, OR SECRETARY:

Late arrivals; Should phone  - Avon Group Mobile Phone:  07510 320636 (Only active during period of Rally) on day to confirm availability.

No
Date
No. of Nights
Venue 
 Address 
Main Page
Site Cost + £1:00 pu rally Fee 
Start Time 
Hosts
Information 
Booking details 
No.Vans
Present

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1

 FEB/MARCH 

Thurs 29th Feb
 to Tues 5th March

5



Northam Farm



South Down Rd, Brean Sands, Somerset, TA8 2SE

Click
Here


£19:00 pupn inc. EHU, plus rally fee £1 pu. 

Pitch fees paid in cash to mcc hosts on arrival to site, arrival NOT before 12 noon.

THIS RALLY IS BOOKABLE.

​Contact Secretary, Txt: 07976 306116



12 Noon

Jane Winkworth & Pat Parker

Hard standing pitches, EHU, full facility site, easy walk to the beach, bus stop at main gate to Weston-Super-Mare, or Burnham-on-Sea
Booking Required33

2

MARCH/APRIL

Easter Rally Thurs 28th March to Tues 2nd April

5

​Wincanton Sport Ground

Wincanton

BA9 9RB​

Click
Here

£15 pupn (+ £1) 
If you come for 5 nights that will be £75 + £1.  A total of £76
If you have any particular questions, please text Secretary on 07976 306116. 

12 Noon

Committee

The venue has a lovely hall for us to use and a kitchen.  Showers/toilets will be available at arranged times.

We have lots planned for you, the usual bonnet competitions of course, games, a tombola, and quizzes.

Also we will be having a Chinese Raffle.  Anyone who wants to join in, please bring a wrapped gift to the value of £2.50 to £3.00.

Plus hot-cross buns, Pat’s sausage sizzle, and home-made soup, all included in the price.


Bookings are not necessary

38
3APRIL
Thurs 25th to Mon 29th
4Caldicot Castle & Country Park Caldicot Castle  Church Rd , Caldicot, 
NP26 4HU
£8 pupn + £1 Rally Fee   Quiet grass site, visit the castle & tea rooms, it’s an easy walk to town/pub.12 NoonJane & Mike Smart
​Sue & Dave Cox
Theme: Medieval, so dress up in the fashion of the time (entirely Optional) for some Olde Worlde fun.
Quiet grass site, visit the castle & tea rooms, it’s an easy walk to town/pub.
Bookings are not necessar42

4

MAY
Thurs 2nd to Tues 7th
5Abbey Hill Steam Festival YeovilYeovil showground one A37 BA22 9TAClick
Here
£50 weekend + £1 pu. for 2 adults and up to 3 children including entrance to the steam fair all weekend, site fees to be paid in cash to mcc hosts on arrival to site.12 Noon

Pat & Pete Watson;

Mike Stock 

Arrival after 12 noon on Wednesday 1st to report to the CC site wardens.   

We have the main hosts, but need helpers please.


large rally field with toilets, clean water, elson point


All vans to be off site by 11am Tues 7th

Bookings are not necessary39
5

MAY
Fri 17th to Sun 19th

NO ARRIVALS BEFORE 3PM 

2CASTLE COMBE STEAM RALLY
Castle Combe Race Circuit, Chippenham, SN14 7EY.
Click Here

£40 flat rate for the weekend irrespective of numbers of passengers or nights stayed.


Payment to MCC Hosts on arrival.  Leave site by 6pm Sunday.

NO ARRIVALS BEFORE 3PM 

Mike Stock &

Pat Parker.

​Stan & Raye Vousden White

​Hosts can arrive from 1pm, 

Music at the bar Fri/Sat evenings. Stalls/fair/engines/steam engines/vintage tractors, cars, military vehicles etc.


 www.castlecombesteamrally.co.uk


MCC ralliers SHALL NOT arrive before 3pm.

Bookings are not necessary

6MAY
Thurs 23rd May to Tue 28th May
5MCC Inter Group festival
Could Avon group members attending the MCC National Rally. Please inform both the Chairman & Secretary, ASAP. Thank you.
Camper UK Leisure Park
Church Road
Swinethorpe
Lincolnshire
NG23 7EE
Click HereSee MCC Magazine & Website for details & costs
Theme is Back to School:
Avon Group has selected: TBC
​National booking info.

AVON Group Marshals

Required

If you are thinking of coming and would like to join in the fun of dressing up as a character for the night.

Theme: Back to School.

Booking Required 
7

JUNE

Thurs 13th to Tues 18th

5Petruth Paddocks (Strawberry Rally), CheddarLabourham Drove, Cheddar, BS27 3XWClick Here£15 pupn + £1 rally fee, a charge of £2.50 pp for the strawberry & clotted cream tea, site fees to be paid in cash to MCC hosts on arrival to site.12 NoonCommittee  arrive on site Wednesday 12thJune.​Parking will be in large field behind the Dutch Barn & Facility block, there are some EHU available which are paid for by meter approx. £3 pdBookings are not necessary





8

JULY

Thurs 4th to Tues 9th

5Tucker's Grave Camp Site

Faulkland

Bath

Radstock

BA3 5XF

Click Here

£12.50 per adult per night, dogs and entertainment are included in this price, + £1 pu rally fee

12 Noon

Sue & Dave Cox


The site is at the famous Inn, with the addition of an outdoor entertainment area, bar and small Cafe.

Music by The Tannoys on Saturday evening


www.tuckersgraveinn.co.uk

Bookings are not necessary




9JULY
Thurs 18thto Tues 23rd 
5The Beehive Field, Bradford-on-Avon
Trowbridge Road
Bradford on Avon BA15 1UA
Click Here
£8.00 pupn + £1 Rally Fee
12 Noon

Hosts Required 

Hosts can arrive on Wednesday 17th July after 12pm. 

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Site is on the side of the canal and buses into Bath and Trowbridge just outside site entrance, with good variety of shops.

Bookings are not necessary






10

AUGUST

Fri 2nd to Wed 7th

5

Pre-Balloon Fiesta Rally

Walcot Rugby Club, Lansdown.

Please be aware that  BATH has a "CLEAN AIR ZONE".  So please plan and check your routes accordingly.

Albert Field, Lansdown, Bath,

BA1 9BJ

Click Here

£12.00 pupn (No EHU).

+ £1 rally Fee

12 Noon

Pete & Pat Watson

​Stan & Ray 

Vousden White

We will have hall most afternoon's and evenings for music quiz card bingo  Jenga and chat.


It is proposed to hold a table-top sale.

Booking is not Required

11

AUGUST

Wed 7th to Mon 12th

5

Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Parsonage Farm, Bristol
(Own sanitation essential).

Please be aware that BRISTOL has a "CLEAN AIR ZONE".  So please plan and check your routes accordingly.

9 Church Lane

​Long Ashton, Bristol,

BS41 9LU

Late arrivals; Should phone  - Avon Group Mobile Phone:  07510 320636 on day to confirm time of arrival.

Click Here

£TBC pupn (No EHU).
+ £1 Rally Fee

12 NoonCommittee & Help
Booking is not Required
12AUGUST
Thurs 22nd to Tues 27th
Rainbow Wood Farm.
Please be aware that  BATH has a "CLEAN AIR ZONE".  So please plan and check your routes accordingly.
Claverton Down,  Bath, BA2 7ARClick Here£14 pupn + £1 rally fee.
12 NoonHosts Required

On the edge of Bath, country walks and nearby bus stop for frequent buses into Bath.

​Hall booked for the Saturday evening.

Bookings are not necessary








SEPTEMBER 

Thurs 5th to Mon 9th

4

Shepton Mallet Motorhome show

Show dates:  September Fri 6th to Sun 10th.

Bath & West Showground

BA4 6QN


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Click Links provided to website for Details & Booking form.

Rally is run by the Warner Group, on line details available “www.outandaboutlive.co.uk"

See  website

Not Applicable

Booking Required

13

SEPTEMBER

Mon 9th to Mon 23rd

14

Orchards Holiday Park

Main Road Newbridge Yarmouth,

Isle of Wight,

PO41 0TS

Click Here

£25 pupn inc. EHU + £50 deposit per week & if required £2 per night cancellation scheme, balance due 4 weeks before holiday date.

If you have any particular questions, please text Secretary on 07976 306116. 

12 Noon

Hosts Required

This is a full facility site and booking is to be made direct with site; Tel: 01983531331. Supplying, name, address, phone number, email, Van Reg & Length & Height will be required and which ferry port and time - ferry booking £105 with Wightlink return up to 5 metres and then £18 per metre thereafter.
Booking Required




14

OCTOBER 
Fri 11th to Sun 13th


Avon Group
45th AGM 

Gartell Light Railway, Yenston


Gartell Light Railway, Yenston, Near Templecombe, BA8 0NB 
Click Here

 £18pupn + £1 rally fee.  


​Please Note: The railway itself will not be open. 

We will be parked on hardstanding. 


The Hall will be open on Friday and Saturday, (Sunday is to be confirmed).

Bring your own drinks and nibbles  

12 Noon

Committee

Please note:
The AVON Group 45th AGM will be held on the 12th October, Starting at 10am for open forum, followed by AGM.

​Membership cards required.


It has been decided to advertise this as an early Halloween rally.

So join in the fun (if you wish) with fancy dress and decorate your own tables.  Carved pumpkin competition is also planned.
A light meal will be included in the price.
entertainment,  Tim Basset, who goes by "BASSETT ALSORTS".
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Bookings are not necessary. 





15

DECEMBER

Thurs 5th to Sun 8th

3

Christmas Dinner & Party  Fromebridge Mill.

Fromebridge Mill, Fromebridge Lane, Whitminster, Gloucester, GL2 7PB.

Click

Here

BOOKABLE RALLY 

Three course carvery on Fri 6th inc entertainment, £40pp approx, tbc by venue by late Sept. 

£10 non-refundable donation to Macmillan in lieu of parking fee will secure your booking.  Book by txt to Christine 07976 306116. 

12 NoonCommittee

Please arrive with a supply of fresh water.
Fresh water top up & Elson point available (please only use Elson before restaurant opens) as it is outside the windows.


Party night is on Friday with a 3-course meal inc a carvery. Menu & meal cost (approx. £40 PP) will be available late September & full payment to be paid by our AGM.
As usual dress will be smart casual for party night.
Saturday evening, we offer our own entertainment with music, games & grand raffle, & chairman’s round up.

Booking Required
16

DEC 2024 / JAN 2025

Sun 29th Dec 2024 to Thurs 2nd  Jan 2025

4

​2024/2025 New Year Party Rally

Whitstone School
Shepton Mallet


​Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet, 
BA4 5PF

Click Here


Price for rally (plus Rally Fee):

£## pupn ( for 2 persons),

£## pupn ( for singles). 

Theme: TBC

12 Noon

Committee

​Hosts Can arrive on Sat 28th Dec.

Entertainment by DAZ on Monday 30th.
Bookings are not necessary.