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Important information regarding our AGM due to take place on Sunday 14th March @ 10.30am at Cairnsmill.

Following advice from Club H.O this must now take place Virtually via the Zoom service. If you would like to take part either contact myself via the Google messaging system or email charlie.calder@hotmail.co.uk or the secretary Jim Burns via email james _c_burns@hotmail.com

 

2021 MEETS  & THS.

These are listed below.

MARCH        CANCELLED 

10  ---- 15    CAIRNSMILL .  AGM & Booked meet. 
 

AGM takes place on Sunday 14th at 10am. Remember to bring your membership card.

A welcome return to Historic St Andrews with its selection of independent shops, cafes and hostelries as well as miles of beaches to walk. Or there are of course Golf courses. 

Stewards  :  Jimmy Ross      07592 003785.

APRIL               CANCELLED 

2  ----  12    IRVINE.   Booked meet.

Maritime museum. 

A popular venue on the Ayrshire coast. It is a fairly tight site, all hard standing, no awnings or tents. The Puffin Cafe is nearby for morning coffee if the weather is being unkind.

Stewards  :    Sheila & Gordon Hynd      07523 556753. .,

MAY 

4  ----  10    TROON 

Glenburn Dairy 

Staying on the Ayrshire coast we move slightly south to Loans, near Troon. Again there are plenty of beaches and golf courses to keep everyone happy. 

Stewards    :    Sheila & Gordon Hynd    07523 556753 

MAY 

18 -- 25    CRATHES , nr BANCHORY 

Milton of Crathes events field.

Opposite the entrance to Crathes Castle with a bus stop for travel to Banchory or Aberdeen. You can of course walk to Banchory along the old railway line which keeps you away from the road. There are many other walking and cycling routes from the site as well. 

Stewards  :    Joan Hendry      07587 150250 

JUNE 

1   --  8      CREETOWN 

Castle Cary Caravan Park.

In Bonnie Galloway this is a grass rally field with full use of the site facilities excluding EHU. There is a pub on site for bar lunches and also a shop. 

Stewards  :    Joan Hendry   07587 150250 

JUNE 

10  --  21    DANDERHALL, Edinburgh 

Drum Estate, Danderhall is only 5 miles from the centre of Edinburgh, but has a bus stop just outside the entrance to the Estate with buses running every 15 minutes into town. This makes it a convenient site for sampling all the delights of this historic city.

Stewards:    Andrew Wilson      01968 677333 

JUNE 

25 -- 5th July     CREIFF.

Creiff and Strathearn Rugby FC 

Moving on to Perthshire we are beside the River Earn on the spacious grassy surrounds of the rugby pitches. Again there is a bus stop nearby with the choice of going up to town or explore nearby Auchterarder, Comrie, Perth. 

There is a garden centre with cafe nearby with Caithness Glass factory unit beside it. Up in Creiff itself there are a good selection of independent shops, cafes, hostelries as well as nice parks for walking. 

Stewards  :      Jimmy Ross    07592 003785 

JULY

16  --  2 August  CRAIL 

Bankhead Farm 

Only one mile from CRAIL with a walking path on the Coastal Trail, or in the opposite direction to Anstruther. There is a bus stop at the site entrance for travel either to Anstruther or the opposite direction to CRAIL and St Andrews. There is a farm shop hut nearby for fresh fruit supplies as well.

Stewards  Jim Burns     07794 564899

AUGUST 

13---- 23.   IRVINE .  Booked meet.

Maritime museum.

Back to this popular venue with its hard standing surface making it ideal for our Scottish weather. Due to it being a tight space no awnings or tents are allowed.

Stewards : Sheila & Gordon Hynd    07523 556753 

AUGUST 

31 -- 6  September 

KELSO 

Borders Events Centre 

Down to the Beautiful Scottish Borders for our annual visit to this lovely town. It is an easy flat walk into town with its selection of independent shops, cafes, hostelries, garden centre , as well as a castle and a new fishing museum to visit. 

Springwood Park has plenty space to pitch with a toilet and shower block available to use .

Stewards::  Jimmy Ross    07592 003785.

SEPTEMBER 

14 -- 21  BRIDGE of ALLAN.

Strathallan Games Park 

 

This site has a large grass area as well as a fairly large hard standing section so pitching up should not be a problem. No EHU, just fresh water and CDP points.

There are bus stops nearby giving the option of going along into town or venturing to Stirling or Glasgow. There are also train stations nearby giving access to the Central belt. 

Bridge of Allan has a good selection of independent shops and cafes, hostelries with a flat walk from the site.

Stewards:  Jim Burns   07794 564899.

OCTOBER 

4  --  8  SETON SANDS 

THIS IS NOT A SECTION MEET . Book direct with Haven Holidays. They normally have a special deal price for 4 nights. You still get a full facilities pitch with EHU. 

NOVEMBER 

10 -- 15 CAIRNSMILL.   Booked meet.

Back to St Andrews for our end of season rally. This is a full facility site with hard standing, and normally we have the use of the clubhouse and swimming pool. 

The bus stop is at the entrance giving the option of going down into town or on to Dundee if you want to visit the new V & A Museum. 

Stewards: Jimmy Ross  07592 003785

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scottish Area Motor Caravan Section  - SAMCS. ALL members of the Camping and Caravanning Club in motorhomes, caravans or tents welcome,  SAMCS me,mbers or not. Join in activities or not.

Sites suitable for motorhomes although caravans and tents welcome.

Messaging System

If you want to know what's happening it's important to join our email messaging system. If you would like to join please send your name, membership number and email address. Text  Charlie Calder on 0796 7614180 or email him on charlie.calder@hotmail.co.uk 

To help everybody learn names we encourage members to  put up cards with your names on , either on the front or side window of our vans at rallies.  

At almost every rally we have a free fire bucket raffle.  If you have a bucket containing water outside your van you will be entered if in place  on the day of the raffle.  The day varies. The prize is a bottle of wine.

 

 

 

 

Committee Details

 Chair.          

Jimmy Ross

Tel: 07592 003785

Email : irene.jimmy23@gmail.com

 

Vice Chair.

 Joan Hendry

Tel:01259 210840

Email:marquis1948@talktalk.net

 

 Secretary.                                  

Jim Burns

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Treasurer.

Sheila Wilson                                                               Tel : 01968 677333                                             Email : sheilawilson5@sky.com

 

Sites secretary                                                                                     Sheila Hynd                                                                                     Tel : 01698 883121                                                                        Email :ghynd@blueyonder.co.uk

  

Public Relations Officer (PRO), and Messaging System.                                                                                                                                                       Charlie Calder

 Tel: 0796 7614180

 

Email: charlie.calder@hotmail.co.uk

Irene  Ross - Regalia                                                                    Tel : 0759 20037 Committee member :                 

Advisor to committee : 

Susan Lees

Email : susanlees67@outlook.com

 

Webmaster.

Charlie Calder

0796 7614180

charlie.calder@hotmail.co.uk

 

Minutes secretary :

 

 

 

Rep to Scottish Council :                                                                                                                            Andrew C Wilson                                                                                                                                  Tel : 01968 677333                                                                                                                                     E Mail : sheilawilson5@sky.com      

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 If you want to know what's happening it's important to join our email messaging system. If you would like to join please send your name, membership number and email address. Text  Charlie Calder on 0796 7614180 or email him on charlie.calder@hotmail.co.uk

To help everybody learn names we have been trying to remember to put up cards with our names on our vans at rallies.

The rally list is on the main page.

 

04 Jun-06 Jun 2021

Motor Caravan Section 59th National Meet & AGM - Driffield Showground, Kellythorpe, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 9DN - hosted by our Northern Area, who have booked entertainment - go to the National Page for more details

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