and Trough of Bowland Picnic Run
On a fine and sunny morning 10 cars and occupants met at The Millstones for coffee and biscuits (the Club paying for the coffee only)
setting off in the direction of Ilkley via Timble and the Washburn Valley.
Across Rombalds Moor to
and on towards Bolton Abbey. Across open farm land to Embsay and Skipton; a Sheep Fair on Skipton Main Street
caused little difficulty as Lothersdale and Cravendale soon brought the cars to Pendle after 36 miles.
the Colne Golf Club, Lanroyd Hall and the Foulridge Sailing Club to Blacko and
the Barley Picnic Site.
This site has excellent facilities with toilets / coffee shop with refreshments and a large grass area with benches for picnicking.
stream down one side kept many younger members entertained, several enjoyed an
ice cream in the warm sunny
The homeward journey took us passed the foot of Pendle Hill, through several pretty villages as we drove north to
and the A65 towards home. Total mileage for the run was 70 miles and all had a
great day out in an area we donít visit enough.
thanks for coming..Paul and Brian
There are many static shows in the Summer months but this is one that we try to support.
is held in Valley Gardens in aid of the
can retreat to the colonnade for the picnic if the weather is too extreme;
number of members and friends met up at Rainton to visit Martinís garden.
We managed a quick trip round the garden before we were driven in by the rain.
had supper courtesy of Jillís cooking and then a question/answer session
thanks to David & Sandra for
Despite an unpromising forecast for the day we got away with only one short shower.
racecourse was full of classics of many marques and it proved a last
to people that our show was the following weekend.
We had twelve cars on the stand with all models from an early Magnette, MGB, MGC to MGTF and a couple of interloping Jaguars.
thanks to all members who contributed in any way to the show.
got away with one of the few dry days this Summer.
will be a report and photos in next months Distributor.
showground is provisionally booked for 12th August 2018, a week later due to
unavailability of the showground.