South Essex Centre

New Ralliers Welcomed (aka Centre Festival Weekend)

Date of Rally 30th August - 1st September 2019


Brookfields, 54 Mill Lane, High Ongar, Essex,



Route; From M11 follow A414 to High Ongar.  From Brentwood follow A128

through Chipping Ongar turning right onto A414 to High Ongar.  Follow

yellow SECC rally signs from A414.



Programme:  You're invited to come and join the marshals for a welcome tea

or coffee (please bring cups).  Friday night you're invited over to the

hall to meet other new ralliers, to pay your dues itemised on your rally

envelope and maybe enter a friendly darts competition.


Saturday morning come over to the marshals vans and enjoy a bacon roll

then in the afternoon join us on the field for some friendly family games

with tea/coffee and cake afterwards.  Weather permitting a communal bar-b-q

will be arranged on the field where you're invited to bring your bar-b-q

together with your own food to cook alongside your fellow ralliers, both

old and new.  Saturday night you're invited once again to the hall for an

evening of light hearted fun.


Sunday morning at 11am is normally set aside for what Centres call

'Flagpole'.  This is the name given to the informal gathering where the

Marshals are thanked publicly and items of Centre news are announced etc.

They are usually conducted by a senior Committee Member present at the

rally, near to the Centre flag that is flown at all rallies.



Estimated Weekend Cost: £28.00 (inc VAT)


Slips to Marshal;

Name of Rally: Return to Dan's Meadows

Date of Rally:  29th April - 7th May, 2019

Venue              Dans Meadow Camping & Caravan Park, Bealings Road, Martlesham, Woodbridge, Ipswich, IP12 4RW

Marshals         Phil & Sandie Hegarty

Assistants        Pauline & John Taubert. Wendy & Bob Keen

Programme:    Great new venue located close to Woodbridge. Beauitfully kept rally field, bordered by the River Fynn and woodland. Many country walks and cycle paths. Seckford Golf course is nearby also many local pubs with good food and much more all within walking distance. Park and ride buses to Ipswich and Aldburgh. We have the use of a centrally heated hall on site with full amenities. Full programme on arrival.  A non-refundable deposit of £20.00 is required with booking slip. Cheques made out to The Caravan Club, South Essex Centre.

Site Fee           £8 per night + Admin + Social Fee + Plaque (if required) plus VAT

Limit                25 Units

Route:             A12, close to Ipswich (Toys R Us) roundabout, take 3rd exit and continue along A14 signposted  Felixstowe. A14 over Orwell Bridge, take the exit towards A12N signposted Woodbridge, Lowestoft. A12 over 3 roundabouts and at 4th roundabout, take 3rd exit into Main Road, continue on and at the Red Lion public house, turn sharp left into Bealings Road, site on right hand side. Follow yellow SECC rally signs NO ARRIVALS BEFORE 11am PLEASE

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Name of Rally: Spring at Pooley Bridge

Date of Rally:  10th - 19th May, 2019

Venue              Waterfoot Caravan Park, Pooley Bridge, Ullswater, Cumbria CA11 0JF

Marshals         Edith and Les Farey

Assistants        TBA

Programme:    Electric Hook Up, TV & Water Hook up points, Hot water and Showers.

Attractions: Stunning Scenery, Ullswater Steamers, Lakeland Walks, Social Events, Programme on arrival. No Tents or Gazebo’s or Open Fires.  There may be additional charges as per park rules (Dogs, additional people, vehicles)

Site Fee:          £170.00 Approx

Limit                25 Units

Route:             Leave the M6 at Junction 40, Head West along the A66 (signposted Reghed & Ullswater). Turn Left onto A592. The site is approx 3 miles on the right. If you arrive at the Lake you went too far. (Not recommended to follow Sat Nav) NO ARRIVALS BEFORE 1:00pm PLEASE

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Name of Rally: The National Follow-On

Venue:            Hatton Country World, Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwick,  CV35 8XB

Marshals:       Bev & Alan Walker

Assistants:      TBA

Programme:   Approx 25 Miles from the National at Ragley Hall. A Seven Night Holiday rally, in the Grounds of Hatton Country World Adventure Park. Discounted Entry rates to adventure park. Free Entry to Hatton World Shopping Village. Several Country Walks from site, taking in the longest flight of Locks on the Grand Union Canal, and the estate’s beautiful Pub, overlooking the locks.  Approx 3 miles from Warwick Castle.

Site Fee:          £10.00 per night + Admin + Social Fee + Plaque (if required) plus VAT

Limit:              30 Units

Route:             Just Five Minutes from Junction 15 of the M40. Take the A46 towards Coventry and leave at the first exit, turning left onto the A4177. Then follow the Brown Tourist signs for Hatton Country World. Look out for SECC signs to Rally Field.


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Name of Rally: Come Paddle Your Canoe

Date of Rally:  12th - 16th June, 2019

Venue              Bovinger Retreat, Moreton Road, Bobbingworth, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0LU

Marshals         John & Margaret Mack

Assistants        Gilly Cox and Mike Warren

Programme:    This is a conveniently located site with good access and nice views. Fun and games for both young and young at heart, so bring your Children/Grandchildren over the weekend, come ready to paddle your canoe. Part bookings welcome, full details on arrival.

Site Fee           £9 per night + Admin + Social Fee + Plaque (if required) plus VAT

Limit                25 Units

Route:             From Ongar take A414 for 2 miles towards M11. Then right at signpost for Bobbingworth. Follow yellow SECC rally signs NO ARRIVALS BEFORE 1:00pm PLEASE

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Name of Rally: Chairman's Charity Rally

Venue:            Orsett Showground, Rectory Road, Orsett, Essex, RM16 3JU

Marshals:       Kevin Higgins

Assistants:      South Essex Committee

Programme:   See attached flyer for details

Site Fee:          £67.50 fixed fee

Limit:              Unlimited

Route:             A13 from Southend direction, take A128 Exit, at Roundabout take 3rd exit onto A1013. Turn Right onto Rectory Road, site is on the Right.

Alternative Route: A127 take A128 towards Tilbury, turn onto Prince Charles Avenue, and follow road to the T-Junction. Turn Left onto Rectory Road, drive through Orsett Village, Site is on Left after mini roundabout.

Follow signs for Minor Injuries Unit. Look out for SECC Rally Signs. NO ARRIVALS BEFORE 12 NOON PLEASE.

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Anglia Region Juniors

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